April 2017

 VSB’s Fireside Chat with Dean Russell and Coach Wright

VSB and Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, the Helen and William O’Toole Dean, hosted a fireside chat with Coach Jay Wright of the Villanova Men’s Basketball team to discuss Wright’s leadership philosophies and his new book, Attitude. Coach Wright and a panel that included Team Chaplin Father Rob Hagan; Michael Sheridan, co-author of Attitude; and athletes Ryan Arcidiacono ’16 CLAS, Henry Lowe ’16 CLAS, '18 MBA, and Kevin Rafferty ’16 VSB, '18 MBA, spoke about culture, failure, and most importantly attitude.

VSB’s Executive MBA Program Ranked as “Tier One”

VSB's Executive MBA is now ranked as a "Tier One" program by CEO Magazine. This ranking is based on quality of faculty, international diversity, class size, professional development and work exposure. CEO Magazine notes the importance of an EMBA program, as it provides unique networking and career progression opportunities for its students.

Pitch Day and Meyer ICE Awards
Chinasa Nwokocha ’17 VSB won the Meyer Innovation and Creative Excellence (ICE) Award for VSB for her company Ataria NYC, an online clothing brand that aims to create a sense of pride in global culture through every piece of clothing it creates. VSB students were also part of winning teams in other categories. Congratulations to all VSB winners and participants in the Pitch Day competition!

Left to right: Narda Quigley, PhD, Chair, Management & Operations and Associate Professor of Management; Brooke Thon ’20 VSB; Madeline Shiley ‘17 VSB; John Leahy ’75 VSB, President and COO of KIND Snacks.
John Leahy, President and COO of KIND Snacks, Visits VSB

John Leahy ’75 VSB, President and COO of KIND Snacks, visited classrooms to present “What Kind is All About,” emphasizing how to preserve company values and culture in today’s business world. Leahy stressed the importance KIND places on helping its community and how to keep it an intrinsic part of a company. Leahy challenged students to learn more about how they can use their VSB skills to better their employers.

#being VSB Video Series

#beingVSB is back with its newest video featuring accounting major Manny Garcia '18 VSB. Watch to learn what makes Manny so proud of #beingVSB!

VSB Annual Fund
Be a part of this year’s excitement and help elevate our college by making your gift to support the Villanova School of Business by May 31!

UPCOMING EVENTS
Wednesday, May 10
12 noon
MBA Virtual Information Session
Online
Saturday, May 20
10 a.m.
2017 Commencement

School of Business Convocation
Mendel Field
Wednesday, May 17
6 p.m.
Main Campus Information Session

Bartley Hall - Room 1011/PwC Auditorium
Wednesday, May 24
6 p.m.
MBA Center City Info Session

Convene CityView
Saturday, May 13
8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
VSB Day of Service

As part of the University’s Augustinian mission, VSB invites faculty and staff to help serve the surrounding communities through its Family Day of Service.

Register today!