2017 News Stories

MBA 50th Fireworks
Over 600 attend MBA 50th anniversary celebration

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business recently celebrated the 50th anniversary of its Master of Business Administration program with a grand two-day event that was the largest in the school's history.

Women's Leadership Summit
Mason celebrates International Women's Day with 2-day event

In honor of International Women’s Day, William & Mary's Mason School of Business recently held its annual Women’s Marketing Competition. Offered in conjunction with the Women’s Leadership Summit (WLS) and Stock Pitch Competition, the 2-day event drew over 140 students from William & Mary and other top universities from across the nation.

Kyle Milliken
W&M community mourns Kyle Milliken

On May 5th, Navy Seal and Mason School MBA student, Kyle Milliken, was killed in action during an operation in Somalia. Kyle was a 15-year decorated veteran and was completing his second semester in the Online MBA Program.

Group Diversity
New Course Brings Diversity into the Workplace

In 2015, Professor Katherine Guthrie was honored with the two-year Mansfield professorship, and was given $10,000 worth of funds to spend on initiatives to benefit students. Guthrie used the majority of the funds to spearhead a diversity initiative in the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.

Door to Brinkley
Winners announced in Carlyle Group's annual case competition

Two teams of students at the Mason School of Business won the 2017 Carlyle Case Competition, held February 17 at William & Mary's Miller Hall. The Carlyle Group sponsors the challenge which provides students with the opportunity to put their education to work in a real-world, complex business situation.

Atrium with Pierre
Student-run fund reaches $1 million milestone

The Batten Fund, an investment portfolio managed by second year MBA students at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, reached $1 million for the first time in its history.

Professor Paul Blossom
Professor Blossom Awarded Dungan Fellowship

Paul Blossom, a William & Mary Professor of Operations and Information Technology at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, was recently awarded the Thomas and Teri Dungan BBA Teaching Fellowship Award.

Sam Pressler '15
Mason alumnus among Forbes' top 30 under 30

Graduate Sam Pressler ’15, was recently named among the top 30 social entrepreneurs under the age of 30 by Forbes. Pressler, who studied finance at William & Mary,