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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Fifteen Students Honored at Ninth Annual WCOB Honors Banquet

The Gary E. West College of Business held its ninth annual Honors Banquet April 30, 2013, celebrating the accomplishments of fifteen top students from various disciplines.  The event, held at the West Event Hall at Stratford Springs in Wheeling, welcomed students and their guests to a reception, dinner, and awards ceremony.  Awards were presented by […]

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Bonassi to Attend Entrepreneur’s Growth Conference

WCOB Consultant and Adjunct Professor John Bonassi is scheduled to attend the 15th Annual Entrepreneur’s Growth Conference on May 10, 2013 at Duquesne University in conjunction with their Small Business Development Center. The Small Business Development Center provides, at no cost, confidential consulting services and training workshops for small business and those thinking of starting […]

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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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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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