Dr. Joseph Scarpaci Discusses Cuban Economy at World Affairs Council of Los Angeles

  Marketing Professor Joseph Scarpaci delivered a lecture to the World Affairs Council of Los Angeles April 11 on the topic “The ABCs of the Cuban Economy: Implications for Southern California Industry.”  The council hosts authoritative, influential figures in world affairs and provides them an open forum. Scarpaci was also interviewed live April 12 on […]

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Management Professor Vishakha Maskey to Present Unique Sustainability Exhibits

The word “sustainability” has become part of our collective conversation, but many people may not realize the economic and societal depth and reach of adopting a sustainable lifestyle. Gary E. West College of Business management professor Dr. Vishakha Maskey hopes to change that through a series of unique “pop-up shows,” sponsored by the Lexicon of […]

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CIS Professor Ho-Chang Chae to Publish Research in MIS Quarterly

Computer Information Systems Professor Ho-Chang Chae’s paper, “IT Capability and Firm Performance: Contradictory Findings and Their Possible Causes” has been accepted for publication in the MIS Quarterly.  The subject of the study is the relationship between the information technology capability of a firm and its business performance. Unlike the 1990s, when proprietary information systems prevailed, […]

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WCOB Economics Professor Dr. Serkan Catma Authors WV Jobs Study

A new jobs study released by the West Liberty University Institute for Innovation in Education is the work of Gary E. West College of Business professor Dr. Serkan Catma.  WLU President Robin Capehart introduced Catma at a February 18 press conference announcing the study findings. The “West Virginia Jobs and Education Report” documents future labor […]

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Center for Entrepreneurship to Hold New Business Funding Event Mar. 20

Crowdfunding is one of the hottest trends in small business capitalization, and The Center for Entrepreneurship at the Gary E. West College of Business has announced an upcoming crowdfunding event for potential business owners who hope to get a new idea off the ground.  The Entrepreneurs’ Pitch Contest will be held March 20, 2013 from […]

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Center for Entrepreneurship Debuts New Show on WLTV-14

The Center for Entrepreneurship at the Gary E. West College of Business now has a featured slot on West Liberty University television.  The new program, entitled “In Your Business,” will feature small and family businesses as well as budding entrepreneurs in a talk format.  Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship, Carrie White, serves as the […]

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Tourism Instructor Annette Godown Attends 3rd Annual WVHTA Hospitality University

Annette McKain Godown, Instructor of Tourism and Event Management, attended the third annual Hospitality University held February 2-4 at The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs.  The event, sponsored by the West Virginia Hospitality and Travel Association, brings together tourism business owners, hoteliers, restaurant managers, and legislators for seminars and discussion about West Virginia’s third largest industry, […]

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Dr. Joseph Scarpaci Receives Editing Appointment, Presents at Educational Travel Conference

The Library of Congress has reappointed Dr. Joseph L. Scarpaci, Associate Professor of Marketing and Chair of the Department of Marketing + Management, as a regional editor for Volume 69 of the Handbook of Latin American Studies. This marks Scarpaci’s third re-appointment.  He also completed a review for McGraw Hill’s forthcoming edition of Marketing, authored […]

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Spring Semester 2013 Begins Jan 14

Business students return to the hilltop Monday, January 14 for a new semester of challenges as they pursue future careers in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Management, and Marketing.  It is not too late to register – contact Brianne Poilek at [email protected] or call 304-336-8419.

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West College of Business Shares Concern for Alumni Affected by Hurricane Sandy

  The faculty, staff, and students of the Gary E. West College of Business extend our concern to all WLU and WCOB alumni, families, and friends caught in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.  WLU/WCOB alums can be found throughout the East Coast, and our hope is that you have fared well through the storm.  Please […]

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