(Photo by: Shantanu Chandra) My experience at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business has taught me that the quantitative piece alone won’t be what sets your experience apart and it won’t be what sets you apart.
The Executive Partners program at William & Mary’s Business School is growing—and preparing for a transition.
In the business world, non-profit organizations often face the unique challenge of striving to make an impact with limited resources. Here for the Girls, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides support to young women diagnosed with breast cancer, became interested in expanding their services due to the increased demand for their kind of support.
It’s really a big move to go back to school after working for 7 years in the offshore oil & gas sector. The MBA application process is not only about submitting written materials online, but also a unique experience, especially for an international applicant just like me.
In the Flex MBA Program, the number of women students has been increasing in recent semesters. But the majority-women entering classes in fall 2018 and spring 2019 represent the first time the 220-student program has seen the trend sustained for a full academic year.
It was dedication and emphasis on helping people that drew the clinic and the Raymond A. Mason School of Business to come together for a collaborative project.
One subsection of the b-school seems to be particularly skilled when it comes to juggling the undergraduate program with all their other obligations: the athletes. Approximately 15% of the undergraduate business population is composed of varsity student athletes.
For the past two years, the William & Mary School of Business’s students have been given the opportunity to work with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to help create a business model for a cohousing unit in Williamsburg.
Founded in 1982, the Williamsburg Hospice was created to support the needs of both those facing the last days of their life as well as their loved ones. In 2002, the Hospice House was officially built, providing a four-bedroom home for patients to live.
Class of 2020 full-time MBA student Matt Keith grew up in Virginia Beach, VA and earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from the United States Coast Guard Academy. He joins the School of Business family as a current Active Duty member of the Coast Guard with over 8 years of experience as an Officer.
As an associate professor in organizational behavior at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, Inga Carboni has spent a substantial amount of time working with both undergraduate and graduate students to help them build their communication skills and develop effective networks.
Last month, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business held the Graduate Business Career Symposium for all students pursuing an MBA at William & Mary. The symposium included lunch and a keynote speaker, three alumni panels, and time for networking.
On November 29th, William & Mary alumni and friends attended the Boehly Center for Excellence in Finance Reception in New York City. The annual reception is held to celebrate W&M alumni, parents, and friends who work in the field of finance.
From Germany to New Zealand, Qatar to the United States, EY to the United Nations, and the soccer pitch to Coaches Across Continents, my mindset and skills have allowed me to thrive in incredibly diverse and challenging environments.
It has now been over a decade since I graduated from the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary. There is not a week that goes by without my putting into practice the things I learned during my time as a student there - I am not exaggerating.
The story of his lost dog inspired Stowers to write a book, Lost In a Cornfield: Never Losing Faith, guiding people through seemingly impossible predicaments and challenges.
The new Bloomberg Businessweek rankings come after William & Mary ranked high in several other recent reviews of MBA programs.
The summer of 2018 was one to remember for Christopher Groll, MAcc ‘17, who received the highly prestigious Elijah Watt Sells award for his outstanding performance on his Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination administered by the American Institute of CPAs in 2017.
Agnew was formally installed Tuesday as the Richard C. Kraemer Business Professor, a position endowed with a gift from Kraemer, president of Chartwell Capital Inc., a private investment firm, and a William & Mary alumnus.
Americans hear a lot about consumerism and materialism. But most either think it applies to others or succumb to the notion that there’s no way around it, given our culture and the pervasive influence of the market, which doesn’t always have their best interests at heart.
William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business announced a $1 million commitment from Dan Akerson and his late wife, Karin Akerson, to create a scholarship for students who are active duty or veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces enrolled in the business school.
Each year, the brightest minds in sports analytics attend the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference presented by ESPN. Sports analytics has gained popularity in recent years and is a rapidly growing industry.
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary is dedicated to providing students, faculty and staff with the resources necessary for success. In 1970, the William & Mary Business School Foundation was established to promote and oversee this goal. Foundation trustees advance the mission of the Mason School and provide strategic leadership while working closely with Dean Larry Pulley and his leadership team.
In every community, health and safety are large priorities. Every three years, Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center and Riverside Doctors’ Hospital Williamsburg complete a Community Health Needs Assessment in order to improve health care services.
The Edward T. Tokar Graduate Wing of Alan B. Miller Hall now houses a new portrait of alumnus Ed Tokar, MBA ’71, in recognition of his leadership contribution to the MBA program at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
Last month, fourteen women in the MSBA program traveled to Houston for the annual Grace Hopper Celebration for Women in Computing (GHC). GHC aims to showcase women in tech and all that we can accomplish, and it was an amazing experience to be able to attend it.
Twenty-five students at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business will be inducted tonight into Beta Gamma Sigma, the scholastic honor society for business education.
William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business has been ranked the No. 1 online MBA program in Virginia by Online MBA Today.
This past summer, William & Mary alumni from around the globe tuned into the Raymond A. Mason School of Business Webinar, a special online seminar designed for alumni to engage in lifelong learning through the college. At no cost to them, the alumni are able to participate and learn about a relevant business topic.
William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business is launching a new William & Mary School of Business Center for Online Learning to grow its portfolio of online graduate business degree programs and to build on its tradition of delivering high-engagement and student-centric experiences.
The Global Business Minor consists of 18-credit hours that includes a one-week residency at the business school, two weeks of on-line learning and an eight week summer experience in Dublin, Ireland.
The Online MBA graduates from the Class of 2018 recently gathered together virtually to celebrate the announcement of their class gift. Collectively, the group raised $4,051 to go toward both the Raymond A. Mason School of Business Annual Fund as well as the Kyle Milliken Memorial Scholarship.
This year, Professor Stauffer has been honored for the 11th consecutive year by being named one of the Best Lawyers in America (in two categories: (i) commercial litigation and (ii) litigation – banking and finance).
This year, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business is proud to celebrate the fourth year in a row of placing 100% of full-time MBA students in successful and well-aligned summer internships.
On June 13th, a group of business professionals from Bioventus, a cutting edge orthobiologics company, stood in a circle in Miller Hall’s Innovation & Design Studio at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary.
This year the EPs program is celebrating its 20th anniversary. From humble roots—born of a simple desire to connect students to retired or working executive who could help them navigate studies and careers—the program has become one of the signature features of William & Mary business education.
As the fall semester starts, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary is welcoming eight new faculty members to campus.
Through the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary, the Center for Corporate Education (CCE) provides executive education experiences to develop the skills professionals need to be successful.
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business is proud to announce the final results of the 2018 Accounting Firms Giving Competition.
This week, July 9th-13th, the Center for Corporate Education will host a five-day Certificate in Business Management program with participants from Smithfield Foods. This certification is one of many open enrollment programs the William & Mary School of Business offers throughout the year.
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business would like to welcome Robert S. McKenna as the Chamber’s new President and CEO. McKenna’s active involvement in the Chamber since attaining this new role in February signals a new vitality for the Peninsula area, as well as growth for the business community.
Since 1997, Chesapeake’s MiCar Collision Center has been the epitome of a family business – right down to the name. When starting their auto repair business, Mike and Carolyn Maddox took the first letters of their first names, signaling both what they do and their personal commitment to the business.
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business welcomed more than 300 MBA graduates and guests from across five decades for its first MBA Alumni Weekend held last month.
In today’s fast-changing economy, businesses are more focused than ever on entrepreneurship and innovation. Not surprisingly, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business is responding.
This annual award acknowledges two faculty members each year, one from the Raymond A. Mason School of Business and one from William & Mary’s Law School, who are dedicated to excellence in teaching.
“I’ve been wanting to work in the theater industry for a while,” Marksteiner says, “but I didn’t apply to any conservatory programs because I wanted to supplement my skills in theater with other skills I could learn at a liberal arts college.
As the co-founder and managing director of Monaco, the pioneering payments and currency platform, Bobby Bao works with bright minds every day to create products that mainstream consumers can use with ease.
James Haltiner and Phil Shane, two long-serving faculty members at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business plan to retire at the end of the academic year.
Twenty-one undergraduate students studying diversity in the workplace at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business got a chance to learn directly from the working world on a recent trip to the Washington, D.C., area.
Excitement filled Alan B. Miller Hall on a Saturday morning in March as more than 50 women from 16 top universities prepared to compete in the Mason School’s third annual Women’s Stock Pitch. For the undergraduate women who came to compete, the event provided the direct, hands-on experience that will help them launch a career in an industry that is typically dominated by men.
More than 65 students, making up 9 teams, participated in the competition. Each team proposed an idea and was given a $100 budget to develop the concept into a website for the proposed business. At the end of the week, all of the teams presented their business ideas and websites to four venture capitalist judges.
There's no one type of ideal candidate for the Mason School, but current students know what it takes to be successful and happy in the business school. Here are their tips for how prospective business majors can strengthen their applications in hopes of attending classes in Miller Hall.
“Technology plays a role in everything we do, and our cyber footprint has grown accordingly,” said Mitchener, now the FBI’s senior national intelligence officer for cyber issues. “Today, it’s important to understand where our systems are connected.”
As 79 graduate students at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary were inducted into the worldwide honor society for business education, they were urged not only to continue their hard work but also to take a similarly rigorous approach to themselves and their careers.
Some students in William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business bridge the gap that divides business and the liberal arts. Call them Mason’s poets in the program. One is Hailey Arindaeng, a senior finance major who also is pursuing a dance minor.
“Women now own more than half of the nation’s personal wealth and that number is predicted to rise,” says Caroline Cooley ’83, partner and CIO of hedge fund strategies at Crestline Investors, Inc. in Texas. “Women need to be independent and know how to manage their finances.”
Registration is just around the corner, and that means students are starting to feel anxious about what courses to choose for next term. But luckily for students at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, there's no shortage of amazing options.
McGlothlin is a philanthropist whose generosity has benefited many arts, medical and educational institutions, including the Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary.
At William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business, students read all the time, and not just business-related books. Though business students have busy schedules packed with classes, clubs and networking, most still find time during the semester to crack open a good book for fun.
William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business is focused on adapting today’s curriculum to meet the needs of companies in the technology industry. Equipping students with big data knowledge and how to apply analytics in terms of driving company results is helping to craft the ideal candidates for big tech companies.
Tania Bukach never planned to be an accountant. Originally from the west coast of Canada, Bukach graduated from the University of Richmond in 2012 with an interdisciplinary studies degree focused on historic costume design.
Immersive. That’s the way 18 members of William & Mary’s Student Marketing Association described the trip they took in February to New York City. They embarked on a three-day excursion to experience firsthand some of the world’s top marketing executives in action, many of whom are alumni of W&M’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
Ken Bouyer develops and implements the global recruiting strategy for Ernst & Young, but he is the first to acknowledge that an emphasis on diversity was nearly nonexistent when he joined the firm in 1990.
Rebecca Outten’s interest in teaching was the initial spark that brought her to William & Mary.
Students interested in learning more about starting and operating online businesses are invited to Entrepreneurship Week: Building a Web-based Business, an event sponsored by the student-led Miller Center Fellows at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
Dr. Jonathan C. Lee is in the midst of his Online MBA program at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business, but he’s already seeing benefits.
It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of beloved Professor Wagih Dafashy who passed away on Friday at his home in Williamsburg at the age of 78.
The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary has announced the launch of its new Online Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program.
Military personnel from across the country make Williamsburg their temporary home as they undertake a new endeavor. In the full-time MBA program at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, 20 percent of students are active-duty military members or veterans.
Poets & Quants for Undergrads, a website offering news and advice for current and prospective undergraduate business students, lists William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business as one of 10 U.S. business schools worthy of attention.
William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business is highlighted for developing the unique program that allows participants to earn a Master of Science Degree in Business Analytics in 10 months. The program requires full-time enrollment and intensive coursework. Students complete the program as a cohort.