College of Business News Archive

Brad D. Smith Business Incubator welcomes new leadership
The Marshall University Brad D. Smith Business Incubator has named Tricia Ball as the new leader of the entrepreneurship facility, located in downtown Huntington.
iCenter and Intuit partner to present Virtual Prosperity Pop Up to Marshall and Intuit communities
Marshall University’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation (iCenter) and Intuit, makers of QuickBooks, TurboTax and Mint, partnered to present a Virtual Prosperity Pop Up, featuring local small business Heritage Farms May 29. The virtual Prosperity Pop Up was a special opportunity exclusively provided to the Marshall University and Intuit communities and was co-hosted by Marshall alumnus and Intuit Executive Chairman Brad D. Smith, Marshall alumna and Intuit Associate Marketing Manager Mya Linden and Marshall student and iCenter Fellow Kelly Leonard.
New fully online undergraduate business degree now available
The Brad D. Smith Undergraduate School of Business at Marshall University will launch its first fully online Bachelor of Arts degree in general business beginning Fall 2020.
SAM chapter brings home five awards from International Management Conference
The Marshall Society for Advancement of Management (SAM) chapter was recognized with five awards during the 2020 International Management Conference held virtually from March 19 to 21.
Business dean available for interviews about economic impact of COVID-19
April 6, 2020 · College of Business, COVID-19
Dr. Avinandan “Avi” Mukherjee, dean of the Lewis College of Business and its Brad D. Smith Schools of Business, is available for interviews today and tomorrow regarding the impact of COVID-19 on entrepreneurship, supply chain issues and the economy as a whole.
Ohio Valley Bank makes gift for new College of Business facility
Ohio Valley Bank recently made a $50,000 gift in support of Marshall University’s new College of Business facility, which will be constructed at 4th Avenue and 15th Street. Construction will begin soon, as the Marshall University’s Board of Governors recently approved the off-campus location, further expanding Marshall University into downtown Huntington and the local business sector.
Brad D. Smith honored as 2020 AACSB Influential Leader
Marshall University alumnus Brad Smith is one of 25 business school graduates honored by AACSB International (AACSB)—the world’s largest business education alliance—as a member of the 2020 Class of Influential Leaders. The annual challenge recognizes notable alumni from AACSB-accredited schools whose inspiring work serves as a model for the next generation of business leaders.
Second TEDx event set for March 14; tickets on sale now
Marshall University will host the 2nd annual TEDxMarshallU event organized by students, faculty and staff. The event will take place at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 14 in Jean Carlo Stephenson Auditorium in Huntington City Hall. TEDxMarshallU is a public event, but will require the purchase of tickets. Tickets went on sale Jan. 28.
CEO Panel Moderated by Brad D. Smith to Feature Nike, Abode & PayPal Leaders
Marshall University’s Lewis College of Business and its Brad D. Smith Schools of Business will host the inaugural CEO panel of the Dean's Distinguished Speaker Series at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in Huntington’s historic Keith-Albee Performing Arts Center.
Student wins in Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2019 Global Leadership Summit
Lydia Bunner, a junior in Marshall University’s Brad D. Smith Undergraduate School of Business, and her fellow team members from other schools won the case category during the KPMG sponsored Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2019 Global Leadership Summit (GLS). The team was selected as a winner based on their innovative and creative