College of Business News

 Accredited by AACSB International, the WNE College of Business serves as a bridge from academics to business through experience-based, data-informed learning that prepares graduates to navigate the future of work. The College of Business delivers a world-class, evergreen education through its ability to adapt programs to align with changing business needs and new models of work. With a commitment to a student-centric experience the College of Business prepares students for success through hands-on learning, faculty/industry mentorship, and a focus on connection and community.
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Diana Szynal, President of Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce, Inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

May 14, 2024

Diana Szynal, Springfield Chamber President, inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma for exceptional leadership and support of business education, strengthening ties between academia and industry.

Winning teams of the inaugural FinTech + AI 413 Startup Pitch competition.

College of Business Announces Inaugural FinTech + AI 413 Startup Pitch Winners

May 08, 2024

College of Business announces winners of inaugural FinTech + AI 413 Startup Pitch, showcasing innovative ventures in FinTech landscape.

College of Business Dean Sharianne Walker addressing students, faculty, and guests at the Senior Award Ceremony.

College of Business Honors Students For Outstanding Achievements

May 01, 2024

Exceptional academic achievements are showcased as Western New England University acknowledges 13 graduates’ accomplishments at the College of Business Senior Award Ceremony.

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Western New England University's College of Engineering to Host 2024 Emerging Engineers Expo

April 15, 2024

Join Western New England University for the 2024 Emerging Engineers Expo, featuring diverse projects from first-year students and seniors, fostering innovation and networking opportunities on Tuesday, April 30th.

Participants to the first in a series of FinTech Incubator events gather in the WNE College of Business.

Successful Launch of FinTech Incubator's Idea Jam Kicks Off Startup Launch Series at Western New England University

April 13, 2024

The FinTech Incubator at Western New England University launches its Startup Launch Series with an engaging Idea Jam, drawing participants from local colleges and businesses. The event sets the stage for upcoming Pitch Camps and further collaboration in the FinTech and AI realms.

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Western New England University’s FinTech Incubator Launches FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series

April 05, 2024

The FinTech Incubator at Western New England University's College of Business launches the WNE FinTech + AI 413 Startup Launch Series, empowering Massachusetts entrepreneurs with coaching, resources, and funding opportunities to help them launch startups in Financial Technology and Artificial Intelligence.

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Announcing the 2024 Teaching Excellence Award Finalists

March 07, 2024

Finalists for the 2024 Teaching Excellence Award revealed at Western New England University. Input from students, alumni, faculty, and staff sought to help select the winner.

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Western New England University Welcomes Cutting-Edge Lambda Echelon High-Performance Computing Cluster for FinTech Incubator

March 06, 2024

Western New England University integrates Lambda's high-performance Echelon GPU clusters into its FinTech Incubator, enhancing student learning in AI, ML, and FinTech while fostering industry connections and innovation.

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Western New England University Students Excel at Mass FinTech Hub Bootcamp

March 05, 2024

Western New England University's College of Business makes an impact at the Mass FinTech Hub Bootcamp, with students demonstrating remarkable talent and active participation in industry-focused discussions.

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Western New England University Presents Wellen Davison Seminar: "Disability 101" Featuring Keynote Speaker Nadine O. Vogel

March 01, 2024

Join Western New England University for the Wellen Davison Seminar, "Disability 101," featuring keynote speaker Nadine O. Vogel, a global leader in disability inclusion, on March 14th.

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Western New England University and Greenfield Community College Forge Joint Admissions Agreement

February 23, 2024

Western New England University (WNE) and Greenfield Community College (GCC) reaffirm their commitment to student success through the re-signing of a joint admissions agreement, enhancing transfer pathways and academic support for GCC students.

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Western New England University's College of Business Hosts "How to Network on the Golf Course" Event with President Robert Johnson

February 14, 2024

Western New England University's College of Business presents "How to Network on the Golf Course" with President Robert Johnson, offering vital insights for professional success.

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Former Professional Basketball Player Turned Owner, Sir Charles Evans, to Speak at Western New England University's College of Business Future of Work Week

February 12, 2024

Western New England University's College of Business hosts Sir Charles Evans, former professional basketball player turned owner, during Future of Work Week, offering insights into basketball, coaching, and entrepreneurship.

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Western New England College of Business Triumphs in Stock Market Challenge

December 08, 2023

Western New England University’s College of Business students have emerged as the 1st Place winners of the 2023 Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts Stock Market Challenge – College/Corporate Competition.

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College of Business Students Honored For Outstanding Achievements

May 03, 2023

Exceptional business students recognized for academic achievements at WNE's Senior Awards Ceremony.

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Western New England University Inducts Business Students into Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society

April 28, 2023

Western New England University's College of Business celebrated the induction of 35 exceptional students into the esteemed Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) honor society. The international society recognizes academic excellence and personal achievements in business studies.

Professor Elizabeth Elam at the podium

Western New England University Students Inducted into Alpha Mu Alpha National Honor Society

April 26, 2023

Alpha Mu Alpha National Honor Society welcomed MaryKate Caron and Irankunda Roza, honoring their exceptional marketing achievements at the University's induction ceremony.

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Western New England University Students Inducted into Sigma Nu Tau National Honor Society

April 26, 2023

Western New England University's Sigma Nu Tau chapter honored Leah Cunha and Alexander Krawiec for their academic achievements and entrepreneurial spirit, promoting principled entrepreneurship in the field.

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Western New England University Students Inducted into Beta Alpha Psi National Honor Society

April 21, 2023

Beta Alpha Psi National Honor Society welcomed 20 students at the University's induction ceremony, honoring scholastic and professional excellence in finance, accounting, and information systems.

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Announcing the 2023 Teaching Excellence Award Finalists

March 06, 2023

Finalists for the 2023 Teaching Excellence Award revealed at Western New England University. Input from students, alumni, faculty, and staff sought to help select the winner.

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College of Business CFA Challenge Team Earns High Praise from Industry Experts and Peers

February 28, 2023

Babson College emerges victorious in the global CFA Challenge, while WNE's team earns accolades for their impeccable presentation and comprehensive analysis. Judges and mentors recognize the team's hard work and expertise.

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Western New England University Named Finalist in CFA Institute Research Challenge

February 02, 2023

WNE students shine as finalists in the prestigious CFA Institute Research Challenge, showcasing their financial analysis skills and dedication. The university praises their hard work and values the learning opportunity provided by the competition.

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Innovation, Creative Thinking, and Entrepreneurship on Display at the 8th Annual Product Innovation Showcase

December 08, 2022

The Product Innovation Showcase at Western New England University saw collaborative efforts between Business and Engineering students who developed prototypes and m arketing strategies for marketable products.

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Tabarek Al-Kowami, Jason Shumilla, and Kyle Zemba Named 2022-23 Cohen Scholars

December 06, 2022

The Cohen Scholar Program at Western New England University welcomes Tabarek Al-Kowami, Jason Shumilla, and Kyle Zemba as its tenth cohort. These exceptional students will serve as College of Business ambassadors, receive a $5,000 merit scholarship, and engage in various activities to advance their business acumen and leadership abilities.

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Western New England University Honors Veterans

November 04, 2022

WNE community gathers at Deliso Lawn's Gazebo to pay tribute to U.S. veterans on Veterans Day, featuring speeches by Dean Sharianne Walker and President Dr. Robert Johnson, and a keynote address by Major Brian Alexander.