College of Business News Archive

Marshall to team up with Coalfield Development to host Appalachian Social Enterprise Summit
September 23, 2022 · College of Business, Featured, News Release
Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business is teaming up with Coalfield Development to host the Appalachian Social Enterprise Summit Oct. 3-4. The summit will be the area’s largest gathering of social entrepreneurs this year, providing an opportunity to learn from and support some of the most creative and compassionate leaders in Appalachia.
Foundation to receive gift toward Center for Business and Innovation
September 14, 2022 · College of Business, Featured, News Release
The Marshall University Foundation has announced that Jenkins Fenstermaker PLLC has pledged a gift of $75,000 in support of the new Brad D. Smith Center for Business and Innovation at Marshall University.
Leonard joins Lewis College of Business as iCenter’s assistant director
The Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (iCenter) in Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business welcomes Paige Leonard as its new assistant director. In her position, Leonard will mentor students from the Brad D. Smith Student Incubator and further develop programs to support innovation across the university and students pursuing an entrepreneurship pathway in West Virginian Career Technical Education (CTE) programs.
Business students take home honors from SAM International Collegiate Competition
Marshall University’s chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) brought home 27 awards from the 2022 SAM International Business Conference this spring. It won first place in the Campus Chapter Performance Program for the Large Chapter Division.
Beta Gamma Sigma Class of 2022 inducted
Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business and Brad D. Smith Schools of Business inducted its Beta Gamma Sigma Class of 2022 in a ceremony April 22 in the Don Morris Room at the Memorial Student Center. Forty-four students were inducted in the Class of 2022, one of the largest in the chapter’s history.
Society for Human Resource Management welcomes new leader into its Hall of Distinction, presents Outstanding Young Professional award
The Marshall University Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) chapter has welcomed Michael Shrewsbury into its Hall of Distinction for the 2021-22 academic year, and presented its Outstanding Young Professional award to Jessica Tackett-Napier.
iCenter welcomes Shives as new entrepreneur in residence
Marshall’s iCenter in the Lewis College of Business has welcomed a new entrepreneur in residence. Ariana Shives is a UX and UI (user experience and user interface) designer. As entrepreneur in residence, Shives mentors students from the Brad D. Smith Student Incubator and supports the iCenter with innovation across the university.
Dutch Miller Auto Group commits $1 million to new College of Business facility
The Marshall University Foundation has announced that the Dutch Miller Auto Group has pledged a gift of $1 million in support of the Brad D. Smith Center for Business and Innovation at Marshall University.
Marshall to host Business Leadership Symposium April 14
The Lewis College of Business BB&T Center for Leadership at Marshall University will host the Business Leadership Symposium: Business Project Competition and Networking Event beginning at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 14, in the Don Morris Room of the Memorial Student Center on the Huntington campus.  The community is invited to attend.  
Marshall University to host West Virginia Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship this summer
West Virginia students in ninth, 10th and 11th grades interested in exploring entrepreneurship as a career can begin by applying to the West Virginia Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship (WVGSE), a three-week experience which will take place this summer on Marshall University’s Huntington campus. The faculty and staff of Marshall’s Lewis College of Business will host