Business Focus New Edition Now Available

The second edition of the Gary E. West College of Business’ news magazine, Business Focus, is now available.

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Faculty/Staff Prepare for New Academic Year

The faculty and staff of the Gary E. West College of Business are looking ahead to a new semester with an eye toward enrollment growth, quality assessment, and program development.  Interim Dean Jean Bailey kicked off the first week with an Assessment Workshop on August 20, followed by the opening WCOB Faculty Meeting August 22.  […]

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Faculty Opening Meeting 2014-15

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Students Head to Investiture

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Looking to Launch a Business Career? It’s Not Too Late to Register!

Returning students and incoming freshmen are already heading to campus, but there is still time to apply and register for classes in the Gary E. West College of Business.  For students who have been undecided about attending college or concerned about finances, a closer look at West Liberty University might be a step toward a […]

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WCOB Marketing Professor Provides Cuban Expertise to 60 Minutes, Cleveland Plain Dealer

Gary E. West College of Business Associate Professor of Marketing Joseph Scarpaci continues to be sought out as an expert on Cuba’s progress toward economic freedom and the growth of entrepreneurship in the island nation. Last week, Scarpaci gave two background interviews to the CBS News program 60 Minutes for a story on the changing […]

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Center for Entrepreneurship Announces 2013 Pitch Contest Winners

The second annual Entrepreneurs Pitch Contest was held September 26 at the WLU Center for Entrepreneurship’s  downtown Wheeling business incubator, Intellectual Capitol, located in the First State Capitol Building.  Entrepreneurs Vishesh Maskey and Tyler Jones tied for the top prize, each taking home $2,500 in funding for their new venture.   This year’s Pitch Contest was […]

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Center for Entrepreneurship Announces Activities

The Center for Entrepreneurship has announced a list of upcoming projects and events for Fall, 2013. In partnership with the WLU Foundation, the Center for Entrepreneurship has acquired space for a business incubator. The space is located in the First State Capitol Building in downtown Wheeling and will be called “Intellectual Capitol.”  The new space […]

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WCOB Tourism and Event Management Student to Serve on 2014 Italian Festival Board

Summersville native Elizabeth Hughes had never heard of the Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival before becoming a student at West Liberty University, but now she’s one of the festival’s biggest fans — and the newest member of the 2014 board of directors. The senior tourism and event management major served as coordinator intern for […]

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WCOB Volunteer Effort Keeps Highway Clean

A stretch of highway leading to the WLU campus from points east is litter-free, thanks to the efforts of WCOB students and Professor Joseph Scarpaci.  Two cleanup days have been held since the West College of Business adopted the section of Pennsylvania Route 50. The most recent effort, on Wednesday May 1, was conducted by […]

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