Center for Stakeholder Engagement

About the Center

The Center for Stakeholder Engagement seeks to raise the visibility of the college as it fulfills its mission to be the major contributor to the region’s economic development.

Center Goals

  • Drive demand for undergraduate and graduate business students.
  • Promote student engagement and professional development.
  • Connect faculty, students, alumni, and corporate partners through strategic projects.
  • Communicate college initiatives to stakeholders.
  • Engage our partners by developing internships and jobs for students and graduates.

Community Connection Highlights

Cohen Business Professionalism Speaker Series & Certificate Program

Named after alumnus Ron & Sandy Cohen, the series allows students to make the connection between classroom teachings and real-world business applications through meeting and learning from experienced and successful professionals.

Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Series

The series showcases a C-Suite executive who has had significant regional or national impact on the business world.

College Advisory Board

The board consists of leaders from across a broad spectrum of industries, each bringing unmatched experience and visionary leadership to the table. These exceptional individuals gather to provide insight to the College, act as a sounding board, and share best practices and lessons learned from their respective experience in leading some of the world’s largest organizations.

Business Hall of Fame

To be inducted into the Lewis College of Business Hall of Fame is the highest honor awarded to business leaders by Marshall University. Nomination requires that candidates be of the highest moral character and their business and personal reputations be meritorious. Each candidate will have served in his or her professional life for a substantial period of time, and each candidate must either be a graduate or have made a significant impact on Marshall University.

Business Student Organizations

Student organizations are an important part of the Lewis College of Business and provide valuable interaction, knowledge, and experience for those who participate. There are incredible networking opportunities that have proven year after year to be one of the best sources of job opportunities upon graduation.

Student Advisory Board

The Student Advisory Board is composed of student leaders representing each student organizations within the College of Business. These representatives are actively engaged in the College and provide a sounding board for student concerns. The Board works with the Dean and faculty of the College on projects to improve student learning and to enhance the student experience.

Corporate Partners

Our partnerships help create closer ties to the business community, the future employers of our graduates. They provide support for scholarships, experiential real-world learning opportunities, research, and many other enterprising initiatives that advance excellence in business education.

Center for Stakeholder Engagement Contact Information

Glen Midkiff, Director
Center for Stakeholder Engagement
Lewis College of Business – Dean’s Office
107G Corbly Hall

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