Tag Archives: Business Administration

W&L Junior Wins Entrepreneurship Award and Grant

Matthew Kordonowy tries his hand at weaving.

Matthew Kordonowy, a junior business administration major at Washington and Lee University, was awarded a $15,000 grant by the venture capital fund Entrepreneurs of New York this summer.

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Rob Straughan Featured in International Business Times Articles on Big Food and Corporate Social Responsibility

Rob Straughan

Rob Straughan, an expert on corporate social responsibility, is quoted in two recent articles in The International Business Times on the new push by major food companies to address shortfalls in their corporate social responsibility, sustainability/environmental and organic/natural programs and offerings.

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Shelbi Hendricks '16: Attending McKinsey’s Women’s Undergraduate Summit Confirms One Student’s Career Focus

Shelbi Hendricks '16

Shelbi Hendricks '16, didn't go directly home after she completed her six-week London internship. The business administration and psychology double major from Louisville, Kentucky flew to New York City to participate in the McKinsey & Company Women's Undergraduate Summit, which was held July 26.

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You’re Never Too Old to Ask Your Former Professors for Advice

Ramsey Kubal '13

It's not unusual for Washington and Lee students to keep in touch with their favorite professors after they graduate. But what they really love—no matter how long their students have been out of school—is being asked for advice.

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W&L Accounting Major Gains Valuable Consulting Experience in Copenhagen

Bailey Ewing '15 in Denmark

Bailey Ewing '15 will be the first to tell you that she's a huge fan of structure. So it wasn't a big surprise when the Dallas, Texas native took her first accounting class with Professor Afshad Irani and fell in love with the discipline.

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Research on Corporate Governance Helps Local Non-Profits Manage Their Boards

Denny Garvis talks with local non-profit leaders at his summer workshop on non-profit board governance

Business administration professor Denny Garvis has long been interested in the processes that govern boards. His research into the corporate governance of publicly held companies has shown that, while board governance has little impact on the performance of large companies, strong boards can make a big difference to small firms.

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Williams School Hosts First Social Entrepreneurship Summit

Matthew Kordonowy, Azmain Amin and Darby Shuler

The Williams School's J. Lawrence Connolly Center for Entrepreneurship hosted its first Social Entrepreneurship Summit on May 2.

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Dillon Myers is Venture for America Fellow

Dillon Myers

Dillon Myers, a Washington and Lee University senior from Foxborough, Mass., has been selected as a Venture for America Fellow.

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W&L Announces Final Winners of 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants

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Washington and Lee University has announced the final round of students who will receive 2014 Johnson Opportunity Grants. The grants cover living, travel and other costs associated with the students' proposed activities, which are designed to help them with their future careers and fields of study.

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Kester to Teach at University of Hawai'i During Sabbatical Leave

George Kester, Martel Professor of Finance at Washington and Lee, will be a Distinguished Visiting Scholar at the University of Hawai'i at Manoa in Fall 2014.

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