Posts tagged ‘Business Administration’

Moyer-Drabick Wins Woman-Owned Business Award

Wendy Moyer-Drabick’s consulting firm, Moyer-Drabick & Associate Ltd., was named the Eastern Pennsylvania Woman-Owned Small Business of the Year for 2020 by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Moyer-Drabick, LVC adjunct instructor in business administration, founded the firm 19 years ago and today specializes in the selection, implementation, training, and support of various software accounting packages for all types of businesses.

Martin ’22 Releases Debut Novel

Dylan Martin ’22, business administration and economics, writing under the penname L.T. World, published Prophesy through Crave Press in March. Prophesy is the story of Thomas, who has always felt like an outcast in a politically divided medieval city.

Students Excel in University of London Law Modules

Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences and associate professor of political science, announced that LVC students had a 100% success rate on the University of London law modules completed this summer. Five students—Samantha Paradise ’23 (psychology), Allison Jedrzejek ’22 (business administration), Ariana Genna ’22 (political science), Noah Tapp ’21 (political science), and Kaitlyn Reed ’21 (political science)— remotely completed the Legal System and Method 4 module. Jedrzejek, Genna, Tapp, and Reed also completed the Public Law module. This success will help these students accelerate their LVC graduation by transferring back credits for each module.

Dr. Josephson’s Advice Piece Published by University Business

Dr. Kimberlee Josephson’s “How to prepare for protest potential on campus,” was published by University Business Sept. 9. Josephson, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, detailed “four strategies for empowering students and confronting uncertainty in an era of student unrest”.

Dr. Setley Quoted in Newsweek

Dr. David Setley, director of the MBA Program and Eugene C. Fish Endowed Professor of Business, was quoted in the Newsweek article, Should You Pursue and MBA Amid Coronavirus? Among other advantages, Setley noted “MBA hopefuls whose companies do offer tuition reimbursement should consider capitalizing on that benefit while they have access to it” since there’s a “possibility that this benefit could be rescinded in the near future due to the bad economy.”

Dr. Josephson’s Advice Published on Quartz

Dr. Kimberlee Josephson’s, associate dean of the Breen Center for Graduate Success and assistant professor of business administration, article, “Do not underestimate the power of company swag at a time like this,” was published by Quartz. 

Professor Leonard Leads 16th Annual Strategic Management Case Competition

Robert Leonard, professor of business administration, announced that the Department of Business, Accounting, and Economics will present the 16th annual Strategic Management Case Competition on March 10 in Leedy Theater at 6 p.m. Two student teams, each representing a section of BUS 485 (Strategic Management) will present and defend their analysis of Vail Resorts Inc., in front of classmates, fellow students, and campus members.

 

Strategic Management is the department’s capstone course intended to finalize the communication and analysis skills of senior business majors. We invite you to participate by asking questions of the presenting teams or to simply watch the students as they complete this final course project.

Diane Rhine-Longenecker M’98 Joins JBT

Diane Rhine-Longenecker M’98, business administration, joined Jonestown Bank & Trust Co. as commercial relationship officer. She has more than 35 years of financial experience.

Kaitlyn Partington ’17 Named “30 Under 40”

Kaitlyn Partington ’17, business administration and digital communications, was recognized by the New Jersey Ad Club among the Best Marketing & Communications Professionals Under 40. Partington, one of just 30 to be so honored, is a marketing assistant at Paradigm Marketing & Design in Mt. Tabor, N.J.

 

According to a release on the Paradigm website, “To be considered for the award, nominees must demonstrate a profound impact on their respective fields and companies. They also have to exhibit qualities such as leadership, career progress, community involvement, and creating and/or achieving recognition from their peers, the public, or their employers.”

Paige Bryson ’20 and Rachael Speck ’20 Publish Piece on “Navigating Undergraduate Publications

LVC is well known for student-faculty collaborations that lead to presentations and publications. However, two current students – Paige Bryson (English and business administration) and Rachael Speck (English) – took the next step by writing “Navigating Undergraduate Publications,” which was recently published on “Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies.” The writers created a list of college literary journals, including LVC’s own Green Blotter, that welcome student submissions. Bryson is managing editor for Green Blotter, and Speck is an assistant poetry editor for the long-running annual publication.