PRESS RELEASES

  • Rabih Moussawi, PhD, Named Katherine M. and Richard J. Salisbury Jr. Endowed Professor in VSB

    Villanova, Pa., August 1, 2022 - Rabih Moussawi, PhD, associate professor, Finance & Real Estate, has been named the Katherine M. and Richard J. Salisbury Jr. Endowed Professor in Finance. This professorship, named in honor of Richard J. Salisbury, Jr. '58 VSB and his mother, Katherine, enhances the quality of scholarship within the Villanova School of Business (VSB).

  • Villanova School of Business Dean Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, Elected Chair of AACSB’s Women Administrators in Management Education Group

    Villanova, Pa., July 1, 2022—Joyce E. A. Russell, PhD, The Helen and William O’Toole Dean of VSB, has been elected chair of the Women Administrators in Management Education (WAME). WAME is an affinity group within the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) that includes women business education leaders such as: female deans, associate deans, assistant deans, program directors, center directors, and academic department chairs and seeks to “transform business schools and business education.”

  • Villanova School of Business Wins Five 2022 Hermes Creative Awards

    Villanova, Pa., May 26, 2022 – Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of five 2022 Hermes Creative Awards administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP). AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

  • Study by Corinne Post, PhD, measures how appointing women into the C-suite influences innovation via M&As, R&D

    Villanova, Pa., May 2, 2021 - What changes take place when women enter the C-suite? According to a new study, adding female executives changes how the C-suite thinks about and pursues innovation. When female appointees join top management teams, the C-suite’s way of thinking changes in two ways to become more open to change and less risk-seeking. As a result of these changes in thinking, firms rely less on an acquisitive approach (e.g. performed fewer M&As) and more on building their innovative capabilities internally (e.g. invested more in R&D).

  • VSB Earns Four Awards for Creative Excellence in Marketing and Communication

    Villanova, Pa., April 28, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of four awards from industry evaluators of creative excellence in marketing and communications.

  • The Villanova School of Business Has Achieved an Extension of Accreditation Through AACSB International

    Villanova, Pa., April 20, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has achieved an extension of accreditation through AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) for both business and accounting degree programs offered by VSB.

  • Herbert G. Rammrath ’57 Selected as the 2022 Recipient of the Bartley Medallion of the Villanova School of Business

    Villanova, Pa., April 16, 2022 - The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has selected Herbert G. Rammrath ‘57 as the 2022 recipient of The Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, OSA Alumni Medallion. The Bartley Medallion is the highest distinction VSB can bestow to an alumnus/a, and is awarded annually to recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers while also demonstrating extraordinary service to their communities and to VSB.

  • Two VSB Students Selected as Poets & Quants 2022 Best & Brightest Business Majors

    Villanova, PA, April 5, 2022 - Two Villanova School of Business (VSB) students – Maria Espinoza ‘22 VSB and Austin Glass ‘22 VSB – were selected as Poets & Quants for Undergrads 100 Best & Brightest Business Majors of 2022. Poets & Quants chose 100 students from around the nation who use their skills to impact business in creative ways and who are poised to be the future leaders of the business world.

  • 2022 Poets&Quants Undergraduate B-School Ranking

    Villanova, Pa. January 27, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is pleased to announce that the VSB undergraduate program has been ranked among the top ten business programs in the nation by Poets&Quants for Undergrads, securing the #9 spot. VSB performed exceptionally well in the admissions category, achieving the #8 spot.

  • Villanova School of Business Online MBA and Graduate Business Programs Rank highly in U.S. News & World Report

    Villanova, Pa., January 25, 2022 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was ranked among top schools in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Business Programs, and the Best Online MBA rankings, earning the #5 and #16 spots respectively.

  • 2022 Poets & Quants Online MBA B-School Ranking

    2022 Poets & Quants Online MBA B-School Ranking

    Villanova, Pa., November 8, 2021 - The Villanova School of Business (VSB) Online MBA ranked among top programs in the annual Poets&Quants ranking, coming in at #17 in the nation. VSB performed exceptionally well in the Admissions category, earning the #15 spot. There were 52 schools included in the ranking this year, and inclusion was on an invitation-only basis. This is the third year the VSB Online MBA participated in the ranking.

  • Villanova School of Business Wins Four 2021 MarCom Awards

    Villanova School of Business Wins Four 2021 MarCom Awards

    Villanova, Pa., October 29, 2021 –The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of four 2021 MarCom Awards. The international competition, which is judged by industry professionals, recognizes marketing and communication content that is a benchmark for the industry. This year, there were over 6,000 entries from 41 countries.

  • Aronté Bennett, PhD, Named Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at VSB

    Aronté Bennett, PhD, Named Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at VSB

    Villanova, Pa., October 1, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has named Aronté Bennett, PhD, associate professor, Marketing & Business Law, the new associate dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for VSB beginning October 1, 2021.

  • VSB Welcomes New Faculty Members

    VSB Welcomes New Faculty Members

    Villanova, Pa., August 30, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) is pleased to announce the addition of 16 new faculty members to join its team of teacher-scholars.

  • VSB Announces New Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics Degree Program

    VSB Announces New Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics Degree Program

    Villanova, Pa., August 25, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) will offer a new Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (MBT) program beginning fall 2021. The full-time, 12-month on-campus program integrates advanced coursework in tax and accounting with quantitative applications in modeling, data and analytics, and technology. Developed in partnership with KPMG, LLP, the program is designed for students seeking to launch careers as tax professionals within the accounting profession.

  • VSB Selected as a Winner of Two 2021 CUPPIE Awards for Creative Excellence in Marketing and Communications

    VSB Selected as a Winner of Two 2021 CUPPIE Awards for Creative Excellence in Marketing and Communications

    Villanova, Pa., June 21, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of two 2021 CUPPIE Awards for creative excellence in marketing and communications in education by the College and University Public Relations and Associated Professionals (CUPRAP).

  • New MBA Specialization in Applied Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

    New MBA Specialization in Applied Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning

    Villanova, Pa., June 14, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) will offer an Applied Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) specialization within the MBA program starting fall 2021. Artificial intelligence and machine learning have become increasingly important technologies across all business disciplines such as finance, banking, marketing, healthcare, accounting, real estate and more. The three-course specialization will examine AI and all its components–natural language processing, expert systems, robotic process automation, machine vision, image recognition and AI development platforms–and especially supervised and unsupervised machine learning.

  • Two VSB Faculty Receive Villanova University Research Awards

    Two VSB Faculty Receive Villanova University Research Awards

    VILLANOVA, Pa., June 10, 2021 - Villanova School of Business (VSB) is proud to announce two of its faculty members—Christopher Kilby, PhD, professor, Economics, and Manuela Priesemuth, PhD, associate professor, Management & Operations—have received 2021 Villanova University Research Awards.

  • Villanova School of Business Professor Jonathan Doh Elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Management

    Villanova School of Business Professor Jonathan Doh Elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Management

    Villanova, Pa., May 7, 2021.—Villanova School of Business (VSB) professor Jonathan Doh, PhD, has been elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Management (AOM)—the largest and most prestigious professional organization of management scholars globally. Election as an AOM Fellow is a permanent designation and honors a select group of scholars who have made significant contributions to the science and practice of management and distinguished themselves at the top of their fields.

  • VSB Honored with Five Hermes Creative Awards

    VSB Honored with Five Hermes Creative Awards

    Villanova, Pa., April 28, 2021 – Villanova School of Business (VSB) was selected as a winner of five 2021 Hermes Creative Awards administered by the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (AMCP). AMCP judges are industry professionals who look for companies and individuals whose talent exceeds a high standard of excellence and whose work serves as a benchmark for the industry.

  • Villanova School of Business Appoints Two New Endowed Positions in the Accounting & Information Systems Department

    Villanova School of Business Appoints Two New Endowed Positions in the Accounting & Information Systems Department

    Villanova, Pa., April 28, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has appointed two new endowed positions within the Accounting & Information Systems (A&IS) department. Starting Fall 2021, Lucy H. Chen, PhD, will be the new John M. Cooney Endowed Professor in Accounting and Denise Hanes Downey, PhD, ’05 VSB, ’08 MAC will be the new KPMG Endowed Professor in Accounting.

  • Two VSB Students Selected as Poets & Quants 2021 Best & Brightest Business Majors

    Two VSB Students Selected as Poets & Quants 2021 Best & Brightest Business Majors

    Villanova, PA, April 20, 2021 - Two Villanova School of Business (VSB) students – Rohan Parikh ’21 VSB and Kelsea Wong ’21 VSB – were selected as Poets & Quants for Undergrads 2021 Best & Brightest Business Majors. Poets & Quants chose 100 students from around the nation who use their skills to impact business in creative ways and who are poised to be the future leaders of the business world.

  • Archdiocese of Philadelphia Renews Partnership with Villanova School of Business to Offer Master of Science Degree in Church Management

    Archdiocese of Philadelphia Renews Partnership with Villanova School of Business to Offer Master of Science Degree in Church Management

    The Archdiocese of Philadelphia is pleased to announce it has renewed a unique partnership with Villanova University’s Center for Church Management (CCM) to offer an innovative two-year, online Master of Science in Church Management (MSCM) degree designed to provide students with a high-level skill set in effective church management.

  • Denise L. Devine ’77 VSB, ’83 MT, P ’06, ’09 Awarded the Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, OSA Alumni Medallion

    Denise L. Devine ’77 VSB, ’83 MT, P ’06, ’09 Awarded the Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, OSA Alumni Medallion

    Villanova, Pa., March 10, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has selected Denise L. Devine, CPA,’77 VSB, ’83 MT, P ’06, ’09 as the 2021 recipient of The Rev. Joseph C. Bartley, OSA Alumni Medallion. The Bartley Medallion is the highest distinction VSB can bestow to an alumnus/a and is awarded annually to recognize alumni who have distinguished themselves in their careers while also demonstrating extraordinary service to their communities and to VSB.

  • Corinne Post, PhD, Named the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership at VSB

    Corinne Post, PhD, Named the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership at VSB

    Villanova, Pa., March 4, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) has named Corinne Post, PhD, the Fred J. Springer Endowed Chair in Business Leadership and professor of Management. In this role, Dr. Post will enhance the quality of scholarship, leadership and service within and beyond Villanova.

  • Barron’s in Education Program Continues for VSB with Support from Jacobi Wealth Advisors

    Barron’s in Education Program Continues for VSB with Support from Jacobi Wealth Advisors

    Villanova, Pa., February 10, 2021 – Villanova School of Business (VSB) is continuing its experiential learning program with the Barron’s in Education from Dow Jones to offer its students, faculty and staff digital subscriptions to Barron’s online content due to the generosity of Jacobi Wealth Advisors. Barron's is America's premier financial magazine and provides in-depth analysis and commentary on the markets, updated every business day online.

  • Villanova School of Business Online MBA and Graduate Business Programs Rank highly in U.S. News & World Report

    Villanova School of Business Online MBA and Graduate Business Programs Rank highly in U.S. News & World Report

    Villanova, Pa., January 26, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) earned high ranks in the annual U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Business Programs, and the Best Online MBA ranking, earning the #5 and #17 spots respectively.

  • 2020 Poets & Quants Undergraduate B-School Ranking

    2020 Poets & Quants Undergraduate B-School Ranking

    Villanova, Pa. January 12, 2021 – The Villanova School of Business (VSB) undergraduate program has placed #13 in the annual Poets&Quants for Undergrads ranking. VSB performed exceptionally well on the results of the academic experience rank, achieving the #12 spot in that portion of the ranking.

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