2017 News Stories

Student going up stairs in Miller hall
Leadership & Business Podcast receives numerous awards in 2017

Cote was the first guest on the Leadership & Business Podcast series of the Center of Corporate Education at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business. Since the series started, nearly 100 business professionals have offered advice to hundreds of thousands of listeners.

Dublin, Ireland - global business minor
As business goes global, so does new undergraduate minor

That’s why William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business created the Global Business Minor, offering undergraduates studying business as well as other majors an opportunity to understand the nuances and culture differences of business and commerce in an international setting.

Winners of Deloitte Competition
William & Mary team wins Deloitte competition

A five-student team from William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business has been named one of nine regional winners of Deloitte FanTAXtic, Deloitte’s student tax-case study competition. The team advances to national FanTaxtic case-study finals in January.

Jesse Anderson
MSBA Student Scores a Touchdown Future

Jesse Anderson is a well-known success story among students and faculty at William & Mary, especially those at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business. As a current student in the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program, and the starting long snapper of the football team, Anderson spends his days alternating between attending classes in Miller Hall and drilling with his teammates at Zable Stadium.

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Business school grad sells upscale bags made from recycled bottles

Hamilton Perkins, a 2014 graduate of the Executive MBA program at the Raymond A. Mason School of Business, has partnered with Threat International to produce one-of-a-kind duffel bags made from recycled plastic water bottles, poster art, and billboards.

Jennifer Dahnke talking to crowd
Mason School hosts parents and students for Family Weekend

William & Mary recently celebrated Family Weekend by welcoming student's parents, siblings, and other family and friends to the campus. They gathered to learn more about college life as more than 1,500 freshmen settled into their first semester.

William Stauffer
Professor Stauffer Named One Of 'Best Lawyers in America'

William Stauffer, Clinical Associate Professor at William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business, has been recognized by his peers as one of the Best Lawyers in America for his work in Commercial Litigation, Banking Litigation, and Real Estate Litigation. This is his 10th consecutive year being awarded.

Beta Gamma Sigma Induction
Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremony

On Friday, September 15, the Raymond A. Mason School of Business inducted 21 undergraduate seniors and two Masters of Accounting graduate students into Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honors society that recognizes the academic achievement of business students.

Katherine Guthrie
Mason School Professor Awarded Dungan Fellowship

Katherine Guthrie, Associate Professor at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, has been awarded the 2017 Thomas and Teri Dungan BBA Teaching Fellowship Award.

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Accounting Firm Competition Increases Participation Giving for Second Year

William & Mary alumni working in the accounting industry came together for the second-annual Accounting Firms Competition. Created in 2016 by the Accounting Programs Board and Raymond A. Mason School of Business, the competition encourages alumni to give back to the university.

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.

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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,