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  • Villanova School of Business Celebrates its Fifth Annual Family Day of Service

    Villanova School of Business Celebrates its Fifth Annual Family Day of Service

    Villanova, Pa., May 12, 2016 — As part of the University’s Augustinian mission, the Villanova School of Business (VSB) faculty and staff led by example last weekend by serving the surrounding communities through its Family Day of Service. read more

  • Brava! Dean Melina German Appointed Ambassador for the University of Urbino

    Brava! Dean Melina German Appointed Ambassador for the University of Urbino

    Villanova, Pa., May 6, 2016 — On May 3, Melinda German, associate dean, undergraduate business program, was named Academic Ambassador to the University of Urbino, Italy. Urbino University Rector Vilberto Stocchi, PhD, and Vice Rector Giorgio Calcagnini, PhD, presented German with a diploma to express their esteem, trust, and respect for both her and the Villanova School of Business (VSB). read more

  • Villanova School of Business team takes second place in Real Estate Challenge

    Villanova School of Business team takes second place in Real Estate Challenge

    Villanova, Pa., April 26, 2016 — A team of six Villanova School of Business undergraduates placed second among eight universities earlier this month at the USC Marshall International Case Competition. read more

  • Villanova’s Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Institute Announces 2016 Meyer Innovation and Creative Excellence Award Winners

    Villanova’s Innovation, Creativity, and Entrepreneurship Institute Announces 2016 Meyer Innovation and Creative Excellence Award Winners

    Villanova, Pa., April 26, 2016 – The Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship Institute (ICE Institute) at Villanova University has announced the winners of the annual Meyer Innovation and Creative Excellence (ICE) Awards. Six students were selected to receive this honor: Abigail Buckenheimer ’16 COE, Natalie Galvez ’16 CLAS, Meghan Long ’16 CON, Lincoln Escobar ’16 VSB, Michael Bambrick ’16 CPS, and Sara Resetar ’16 VLS. Sue Metzger, Instructor of Accountancy & Information Systems in the Department of Computing Sciences, earned the faculty ICE award. read more

  • VSB Selected as Winner of Four 2016 Hermes Creative Awards

    VSB Selected as Winner of Four 2016 Hermes Creative Awards

    Villanova, Pa., April 22, 2016 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of four 2016 Hermes Creative Awards administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP). read more

  • Villanova School of Business Ranked as #1 Undergraduate Business School in the Nation by Bloomberg Businessweek

    Villanova School of Business Ranked as #1 Undergraduate Business School in the Nation by Bloomberg Businessweek

    Villanova, Pa., April 19, 2016—The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was ranked as the #1 undergraduate business school in the nation in the 2016 Bloomberg Businessweek ranking, released today. Over the past decade, VSB has consistently been recognized among the top business schools in the country. read more

  • Four VU Alumnae Help Collect Nearly 80,000 Water Bottles for Flint

    Four VU Alumnae Help Collect Nearly 80,000 Water Bottles for Flint

    YouGiveGoods, an innovative online company that connects donors and charities recently worked with managed care company Aetna to collect 80,000 water bottles for Flint, Michigan. Founded by Lisa Ferrari-Tomasi, ’86 CLAS, YouGiveGoods boasts three more VU alumnae: Mary Keenan-Lonergan’86 VSB, senior director, strategic partnerships; Nancy Ferrari-Ehnot, ’87 VSB, director, finance and accounting; and Diane Ferrari-Frain, ’91 CLAS, director, marketing and communications. read more

  • VSB was Selected as a Winner of the 2016 CUPPIE Awards

    VSB was Selected as a Winner of the 2016 CUPPIE Awards

    Villanova, PA., March 21, 2016 – The Villanova School of Business was selected as a winner of the 2016 CUPPIE awards for creative excellence in marketing and communications in education from CUPRAP (College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals.) read more

  • Dr. Pankaj Patel named The Frank J. and Jane E. Ryan Family Endowed Chair in Strategy and Innovation

    Dr. Pankaj Patel named The Frank J. and Jane E. Ryan Family Endowed Chair in Strategy and Innovation

    VILLANOVA, Pa., February 22, 2016–Pankaj Patel, PhD, joined the Management & Operations department as an Associate Professor and was recently given the distinctive honor of serving as the inaugural Frank J. and Jane E. Ryan Family Endowed Chair in Strategy and Innovation. read more

  • VU Women in Tech

    VU Women in Tech

    VILLANOVA, Pa., February 18, 2016– On January 30, 2016, Villanova University presented the inaugural VU Women in Tech conference to celebrate women who are leading, innovating, and inspiring with technology. This one-day event brought together more than 130 students, faculty, staff, alumnae and professionals to encourage women to explore the possibilities of technology-based careers; learn about successes and failures; engage in technology-driven discussions; and network across schools, disciplines, and generations. read more

  • Charles Zech, PhD, Receives Award for Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Intellectual Life

    Charles Zech, PhD, Receives Award for Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Intellectual Life

    VILLANOVA, Pa., February 9, 2016 - Charles E. Zech, PhD, faculty director, Center for Church Management & Business Ethics, and professor of Economics at the Villanova School of Business, has been awarded the Monika K. Hellwig Award for Outstanding Contributions to Catholic Intellectual Life. Bestowed by the Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities, the award honors an individual who has significantly advanced Catholic intellectual life. read more

  • VSB students placed third in Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) International Case Competition

    VSB students placed third in Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) International Case Competition

    VILLANOVA, Pa., February 1, 2016 - Four VSB seniors placed third against 16 teams in the sixth annual Consortium for Undergraduate International Business Education (CUIBE) International Case Competition held at Northeastern University. Professor Ward Utter served as the faculty advisor for the team, which was sponsored by the Center for Global Leadership. Allison Meade ‘16, Kyle Roffina ‘16, Jacqueline Inserra ‘16 and Luke Waggoner ’16 were asked to analyze a case about Amazon’s international operations and present their conclusions to a panel of judges. read more

  • VSB Celebrates National Mentor Month by Expanding Mentor Program

    VSB Celebrates National Mentor Month by Expanding Mentor Program

    Villanova, PA., January 21, 2016 -- After a very successful two-year pilot program, the Villanova School of Business (VSB) Mentor Program is expanding. Established in January 2014, the VSB Mentor Program pilot paired 200 undergraduate women from the classes of 2016 and 2017 with volunteer VSB alumni mentors. The program will now grow to include mentoring opportunities for VSB undergraduate male students and graduate students. read more

  • VSB's Center for Global Leadership (CGL) organized a People to People educational exchange program to Cuba

    VSB's Center for Global Leadership (CGL) organized a People to People educational exchange program to Cuba

    Villanova, PA, January 25, 2016– The Villanova School of Business (VSB) Center for Global Leadership (CGL) organized a People to People educational exchange program to Cuba for 27 Villanova faculty, staff, alumni and guests in January. read more

  • Villanova School of Business Online Graduate Program Ranked #10 by U.S. News & World Report

    Villanova School of Business Online Graduate Program Ranked #10 by U.S. News & World Report

    Villanova, Pa., January 12, 2016 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was recognized among the top schools on the U.S. News & World Report’s annual “Best Online Degree Programs: Graduate Business” ranking, earning the #10 spot in the U.S. In addition to #10 overall, VSB was also ranked #10 in the “Student Services and Technology” category which takes into consideration the diversity of the online learning technologies used, as well as the student support structures beyond classes. read more

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