WCOB Business Advisory Board Meets at WLU

The Gary E. West College of Business Advisory Board met October 11, 2012 at the Boyle Conference Room. Board members Jack Adams, Brad Blair, Jack Bodkin, John Bonassi, Les DeFelice, William Hehr, Gary West, David Wilkinson, Mike Meastle, Mindy Wells, John Stavovy, John Rock, and Raymond Skundrich participated in a day-long slate of updates on […]

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Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour Visits WLU Gary E. West College of Business

An exciting day of Entrepreneurship Education is underway at West Liberty! Over 100 students are on hand for the Extreme Entrepreneurship Tour, a nationally recognized mobile introduction to starting a new business or applying entrepreneurship skills to any business. Best-selling author E.J. Carrion, real estate success story Steven Washington, and home health care entrepreneur Rob […]

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WCOB Remembers L. A. “Libby” Orsini

Faculty, staff, and students of the Gary E. West College of Business extend our heartfelt sympathy to retired faculty member Dora Orsini and family on the death of her husband, alumnus (’49) and former Assistant Professor of Business, L. A. “Libby” Orsini.  Orsini, who served West Liberty State College as Director of Finance for 39 […]

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Freshman Business Student Investiture Barbeque is First Step to Career Success

Incoming WLU freshmen who have declared a major in Business joined Dean Loren Wenzel and the WCOB Faculty and Staff for an informal welcome, recognition, and barbeque on Friday, August 24.  Many parents and family members also attended to share in the students’ first steps toward successful business careers. Dean Wenzel welcomed the students, introduced […]

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WCOB Senior Consultant Networks with WV Business Leaders

West College of Business Senior Consultant and Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship John Bonassi is representing the WCOB at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 76th Annual Meeting and Business Summit in White Sulphur Springs this week. The event is the premiere yearly gathering of West Virginia’s business leaders. This year’s agenda features West Virginia Governor […]

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West Virginia Business Plan Competition Open to All WLU Students

Expert help to launch a new business idea and $10,000 cash…what more could a student ask for?  If a great business idea has been incubating in your head, the West Virginia Business Plan competition could be your ticket to success.  Open to any and all West Virginia college students, the competition involves submitting a business […]

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Fall 2012 Semester Kicks Off at the Gary E. West College of Business

Classes are underway for the Fall 2012 semester at the Gary E. West College of Business, and the faculty extends a warm welcome to new students, as well as a hearty welcome back to returning students.  This semester, the full-time WCOB faculty and four professional adjunct instructors are offering 48 different classes in accounting, finance, […]

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Recruiting Specialist Joins WCOB Team

Motivating high school students to choose her university alma mater is an exciting challenge for 2011 WCOB graduate Abby McCreery, who recently joined the West College of Business as Recruiting Specialist.  The Marketing major, Elbin Scholar, and former Hilltopper volleyball standout is looking forward to sharing her experiences with prospective students.  McCreery, a native of […]

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WCOB Faculty Prepares for New Semester

The faculty of the Gary E. West College of Business is gearing up for the Fall 2012 Semester with a series of speakers and meetings addressing such issues as assessment, technology, and curriculum.  Faculty events began Monday, August 20, with an all-day Assessment Meeting held at Oglebay, featuring Marie Archambault, Ph.D., C.P.A., CMA, Associate Professor […]

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West College of Business Looks Ahead to Fall as Spring Semester Comes to a Close

Another successful group of Gary E. West College of Business graduates will walk across the stage on Saturday, May 12, as the Spring 2012 semester comes to a close.  The college congratulates all of our graduates and wishes them great success in their careers. The Spring 2012 semester ended Friday, May 11 with the completion […]

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