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Liberty’s HR team won first place in a D.C. competition

April 8, 2014: Liberty University School of Business

Following six months of practice and preparation, the Liberty University Human Resources (HR) competition team won first place in the 2014 Southeast Regional HR Competition in Washington, D.C., March 14-15...

 

Making a difference at the Family Foundation

April 7, 2014: Liberty University School of Business

Recently, four students from Liberty University accompanied School of Business professor Dr. George Young, to Richmond to meet with the Family Foundation – a non-profit advocating for family-related...

 

Liberty University Ranks Among Top Business Schools

March 26, 2014: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty University’s School of Business ranked among the nation’s top 64 Best for Vets Business Schools in the 2014 rankings...

 

Enactus team competes in Ideafest competition

March 10, 2014: Liberty University School of Business

The Liberty University Enactus team participated in the 2014 Ideafest sponsored by the Danville Regional Foundation. Its goal is to unite the community in order to draw entrepreneurs to present their ideas for new business ventures...

 

Microsoft visits campus

December 3, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Students from the Liberty University School of Business heard from representatives from the Microsoft Corporation Wednesday, Nov. 13 about how to get ahead in the world of information technology.

According to School of Business Dean Scott Hicks, the Liberty Information Technology Operations...

 

School of Business programs receive ACBSP accreditation

November 27, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty University’s business programs recently received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

ACBSP is a specialized accreditation association for business education that supports...

 

Session included guest speakers from Mythics

October 29, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty University’s School of Business hosted a special Convocation, Oct. 25, featuring guest speakers from award-winning Oracle Platinum Partner, Mythics.

Held in the School of Law Supreme Court room, three members from Mythics took part in a question-and-answer session...

 

Business students apply skills on summer service trips

July 18, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Four Liberty University School of Business students traveled to Asia this summer to participate in month long outreach opportunities as part of a new partnership between the school and the Center for Global Engagement.

Read the Liberty Champion Article: Four students travel to Asia

 

Business students honored by Governor’s Office

June 3, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

A business plan to import coffee and sell it locally has earned Liberty University business students Honorable Mention for Best Social Enterprise in this year’s Governor’s Business Plan Challenge...

 

Signs of success

May 1, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Since its inception, Liberty University has educated students not only in the essential knowledge of their chosen field, but also in the attributes that would make them valuable assets to any workplace.

Liberty has taught its students that hard work, faithfulness, honesty, and job competence still matter to employers...

 

A pen and a purpose

May 1, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

When Donald Trump visited Liberty University last fall, Anders Bengston had a unique gift awaiting him.

Bengston, a Liberty senior, has been handcrafting high-end, custom-made writing pens from specialty woods since he was in the sixth grade in his native Ohio...

 

Flipping the energy ‘Switch’

April 30, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty students recently had the opportunity to learn about various energy resources by attending a showing of the energy documentary “Switch” and hearing from experts in the energy field in DeMoss Hall, April 22...

 

Students present ideas at Shark Tank

April 30, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty University students of various majors presented their company ideas to be picked apart by a panel of judges in hopes of getting an investment at Shark Tank. This event was held by the Association of Marketing Professionals (AMP) Monday, April 22.

 

First graduate from new program passes Certified Financial Planner Certification

April 24, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

The School of Business would like to congratulate Joshua Swartz for passing the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) exam. Joshua Swartz graduated in May 0f 2011 with a degree in Finance, while also completing the education...

 

LU Enactus team receives award for Rookie of the Year

April 1, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

The Liberty University Enactus team recently had the opportunity to compete against other colleges and universities in the Mid-Atlantic Enactus Regional Competition in Charlotte, North Carolina. Regional competitions are dramatic, energy-filled events...

 

Blackboard exec speaks to business students

March 18, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty University School of Business students participated in a question-and-answer session with Siegfried Behrens, president of global sales at Blackboard, Inc., on Monday in the Williams Stadium tower for the school’s fourth alternative convocation of the semester...

Liberty Champion Article: Blackboard president of global sales speaks

 

From Liberty to military leader

March 8, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

During the winter intensives, the School of Business welcomed LU alumni, Master Sergeant (MSG) Will Gunzelman.  MSG Gunzelman served for 23 years in the U.S. Army, 20 of which was in Special Forces, more commonly known as “Green Berets”...

 

School of Business hosts career fair

March 5, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty University’s business students and alumni practiced their business etiquette and networking abilities for 28 companies that attended the School of Business Career Fair, Feb. 28 in the Williams Stadium Tower...

 

2013 Business study tour opportunity to Rome, Italy

February 28, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Space is still available for you to study in Rome, Italy with Dr. Brian Satterlee (June 15 - 24). This 10-day tour features living in the heart of Rome in a college resident hall- style building, entrance fees to all sites, very comfortable...

 

Keys of success from VP of Sales from McGraw-Hill and CEO of Area 9

February 27, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

The School of Business welcomed special guest Doug Hughes to their convocation service Monday, Feb. 18, where students heard first-hand what it takes to succeed and the steps to getting there. Hughes, the chief sales officer at McGraw-Hill...

 

Special guest from Cisco Systems visits Liberty University

February 22, 2012: Liberty University School of Business

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Dave West, Director of Systems Engineering for Cisco Systems’ Public Sector, visited Liberty University to address students of the School of Business and the School of Engineering as well as IT administrators. He spoke to students about current changes in the information technology industry and how they will impact their future careers...

 

Leading jeweler CEO speaks to business students

February 6, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Every semester, Liberty University welcomes prominent speakers from across the professional, political, and spiritual spectrum, as a supplement to classroom learning. On Wednesday, business students heard from Marc Fink, CEO of Fink’s Jewelers, one of the top jewelers in the country...

 

LU AMA team finished as semi-finalists in national competition

February 6, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

The 2012-2013 Liberty University AMA Collegiate Case Competition Team was named a Semi-Finalist team in a national competition among 61 participating universities in North America.

This Semi-Finalist Award placed the Liberty team in the top 13 papers submitted as judged by a panel of marketing professors and professional marketers...

 

Plunging off fiscal cliff

January 22, 2013: Liberty University School of Business

Like many college students, Congress has the habit of procrastinating whenever it has something difficult to do. However, just like college students, procrastinated work does not turn out nearly as well as it could have...

 

Founder and CEO of Bud's Best Cookies comes to LU

December 4, 2012: Liberty University School of Business

The Small Business Entrepreneurship (BUSI 435) and the Principles  of Management (BUSI 310) class had the pleasure of welcoming Bud Cason, founder and CEO of Bud's Best Cookies on December 3rd  and 4th to the classroom. Mr. Cason shared his story and passion for the cookie-making business. Concluding the presentation, Mr. Cason provided bags of cookies for every student to take with them... 

 

CEO seeks to motivate

November 13, 2012: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty University business students had the opportunity to listen to Dean Parker, founder and CEO of Callis Communications, a leading company in unified cloud communication services...

 

Entrepreneur from Premiere Companies brand speaks to students

October 25, 2012: Liberty University School of Business

Entrepreneur Scott Jones, founder of multiple companies and organizations under the Premiere Companies brand, spoke to Liberty University students in the Small Business Entrepreneurship (BUSI 435) class on Wednesday, October 24, 2012...
 

 

 

Liberty ranks in top 5 for online accounting degrees!

June 20, 2012: Liberty University School of Business

TopCollegesOnline.org, a website for people researching online programs of study, recently ranked Liberty University No. 4 in its list of top 10 online accounting degree programs. According to the site, “Liberty’s world renowned online programs have catered to the intellectual and educational..."



 


Alumnus wins prestigious award

June 13, 2012: Liberty University School of Business

Our Liberty University School of Business Online students has shown their skills and finesse once again as '06 Alumnus Eric Hartel was named one of the 19 top scorers on the CPA certification exam earning him the Elijah Watt Sells Award in a test that over 100,000 people nationwide...



 


Overton Graduate School of Business and ACBSP

May 25, 2012: Liberty University School of Business

Although already accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), the Liberty University School of Business has chosen to pursue specialized accreditation for the MBA and MSA business programs. The Graduate Business Programs in the Overton School of Business have been accepted for candidacy for accreditation by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs. ACBSP was recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a specialized accreditation agency for business education. Membership includes 585 educational institutions as members, 413 of which have successfully achieved accreditation. In addition membership includes fifteen corporations and twenty emeritus members.


Student's competition highlights in the School of Business

May 21, 2012: Liberty University School of Business

Liberty University University School of Business students have been known to be innovative and "go-getting," and ABC 13 news took notice. Young entrepreneurs from LU, as well as other neighboring schools, will be participating in a competition that allows the students to take their ideas and pitch them to a panel of judges to sell them on their idea or product. "This competition will not only pave the way for this regions economy but it will also motivate our students", Region 200 Executive Director Bryan David says.

The School of Business strives not only to train champions in the workplace, but also, as our motto states, to train champions for Christ. This competition will allow our students to participate in an event that will not only get their talents and abilities notices, but also be a witness unto the other schools and judges. The Center for Entrepreneurship will continue to work with these students throughout this process and further develop their skills and hopefully open the door for other business students to participate.

 

Graduate School of Business named for longtime supporters

October 24, 2011: Liberty University School of Business

Chancellor and President Jerry Falwell, Jr. announced today that Liberty University is naming its Graduate School of Business the A.W. and Lois Overton Graduate School of Business, after longtime supporters who played a significant role in Liberty’s history.

Alton Woodley (“A.W.”) Overton was a successful businessman who supported Liberty’s founder, Dr. Jerry Falwell...

 

 

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