2024 News Stories

From Military Service to Executive Dustin Roberts MBA '25’s Notable Journey
From Military Service to Executive: Dustin Roberts

Dustin Roberts, MBA '25, embodies resilience, advancement, and achievement in navigating career transitions. Having engaged in William & Mary's Veteran-to-Executive (W&M VET) Certificate Program: Flourishing Through Life Transitions, he offers insights into his transformative experience and its significant influence on his shift from military service to the executive world in a most recent Q&A session.

2024 Best & Brightest Business Major Matthew Hovelsrud
2024 Best & Brightest Business Major: Matthew Hovelsrud

Matthew Hovelsrud is one member of this year’s 100 Best & Brightest Business Majors from Poets&Quants. Now in its ninth year, the Best & Brightest honors seniors whose infectious energy and unrelenting commitment to personal growth represent the best of their cohorts.

2024 Best & Brightest Business Major Fiona Basewitz
2024 Best & Brightest Business Major: Fiona Basewitz

Fiona Basewitz is one member of this year’s 100 Best & Brightest Business Majors from Poets&Quants. Now in its ninth year, the Best & Brightest honors seniors whose infectious energy and unrelenting commitment to personal growth represent the best of their cohorts. As a whole, women account for 60 members of this year’s Best & Brightest class, including seven students from outside the United States.

2023-2024 Academic Year Inducts 95 Students into Beta Gamma Sigma
2023-2024 Academic Year Inducts 95 Students into Beta Gamma Sigma

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business is pleased to announce the induction of 95 new graduate students into the prestigious honor society, Beta Gamma Sigma, for the 2023-2024 school year. This accomplishment reflects these exceptional students' hard work, dedication, and academic excellence.

Sean McDermott Principled Achievement Award 2024
Buffalo Bills Head Coach Sean McDermott ’98 Receives William & Mary's Principled Achievement Award for Exemplary Leadership

The prestigious Principled Achievement Award from William & Mary’s Raymond A. Mason School of Business will find a new home this evening in the hands of Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott ’98. McDermott will be presented the award on March 21 in New York City at a ceremony celebrating his exceptional leadership and commitment to principled achievement both on and off the football field.

McLeod Business Library and W&M Libraries Launch Data Education Initiative
McLeod Business Library and W&M Libraries Launch Data Education Initiative

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business is pleased to announce the launch of an innovative data education initiative by W&M Libraries and the McLeod Business Library. The Data Crunch Lunch & Learn Series is a comprehensive program aimed at enhancing data literacy among students, faculty, and staff.

Christian Chisolm MBA '24 A Flourishing Transition from Military Service to Executive Success
Christian Chisolm MBA '24: A Flourishing Transition from Military Service to Executive Success

Christian Chisolm, MBA '24, is a great example of resilience, growth, and success regarding career transitions. As a participant of William & Mary’s Veteran-to-Executive (W&M VET) Certificate Program: Flourishing Through Life Transitions, Christian shares his transformative journey and its profound impact on his transition from military service to the executive realm in a brief Q & A.

US News & World Report 2024 Best Online Programs Image
U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Online Programs

The Raymond A. Mason School of Business at William & Mary has reached a significant milestone in academic excellence within online education. According to the latest U.S. News & World Report 2024 Best Online Programs rankings, the Online Master's in Business Programs has distinguished itself as one of the Top 20 offerings in the Nation, securing the impressive rank of #18.

Empowering Employees and Fostering Meaningful Work: Professor David Long's Insights on the Power of Variety
Empowering Employees and Fostering Meaningful Work: Professor David Long's Insights on the Power of Variety

Professor David Long, an associate professor at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business, is a thought leader in employee empowerment and job satisfaction. He emphasizes the importance of variety at work as a key factor in fostering team member empowerment and meaningful work. In a world where millions of workers are quitting their jobs, understanding and addressing the needs and desires of employees is crucial for retaining high performers and improving morale and engagement.

Conor Sokolowsky puts the real world on hold for another year in the pool
Conor Sokolowsky puts the real world on hold for another year in the pool

A year ago, Conor Sokolowsky understood that his swimming career at William & Mary was in its final weeks. He was set to graduate with the Class of '23 and start his career as an investment banking analyst with Clearsight Advisors. But then he got to thinking about graduate school...and the opportunity to keep swimming!

Business Smarts Biz Schools Begin Prepping Students for Work’s AI Future
Business smarts: Biz schools begin prepping students for work’s AI future

Since the public debut of OpenAI’s ChatGPT generative artificial intelligence platform in November 2022, business leaders have been avidly exploring the benefits and potentials of generative AI. And business schools have accordingly come to see the need to integrate AI training into their curricula to ensure graduates are prepared to succeed in fast-changing workplaces where generative AI may be here to stay.