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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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.

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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.

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College of Business and Engineering Students Partner to Create and Innovate at the WNE Golden Bear Innovation Jam

November 01, 2022

PeoplesBank-sponsored Golden Bear Innovation Jam at WNE encourages entrepreneurial ideas, leading to five diverse innovations presented by Business and Engineering students.

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College of Business to Host One-Day Financial Technology Bootcamp for High School Students

October 10, 2022

WNE College of Business and Mass. Fintech Hub present the Fintech Bootcamp, providing high school students with an educational opportunity to discover fintech careers.

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Western New England University Sigma Nu Tau Chapter Inducts New Members

July 11, 2022

Sigma Nu Tau, the national entrepreneurship honor society at WNE, welcomes two students and an honorary entrepreneur for their academic excellence and entrepreneurial spirit.

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Western New England Inducts 43 Student-Athletes into Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society

July 05, 2022

WNE inducts 43 student-athletes into Chi Alpha Sigma Honor Society, recognizing their contributions to their teams and academic excellence.

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College of Business Offers Adjunct Workshop for Business Professionals Interested in University Teaching

June 09, 2022

Western New England University's College of Business offers a free workshop, "So You Wanna Teach?" for business professionals interested in adjunct teaching. The half-day event explores the role, qualifications, and strategies for effective teaching.

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Entrepreneurial Curiosity and Innovation is the Formula for Success

June 07, 2022

Entrepreneurial spirit thrives at Western New England University as students excel in local innovation competitions across various fields.

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College of Business Students Honored for Academic Excellence

May 21, 2022

College of Business Dean Sharianne Walker commends 13 high-performing students for academic excellence and community service during the Senior Awards Ceremony at Western New England University.

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WNE Sport Management Students Crowned Champions at 2022 NE Sport Management Case Competition

May 20, 2022

WNE's sport management team emerges as champions in the New England Sport Management Case Competition, impressing judges with their creative solutions and research-backed proposals.