Steve Reinemund will step down as Dean of the Wake Forest School of Business at the end of this academic year. Despite his many accomplishments, his greatest legacy will be his unwavering commitment to developing passionate, ethical business leaders driven to achieve results with integrity.
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James Beshara (’08), CEO and co-founder of Crowdtilt, a social group-funding platform, came to campus to meet with student innovators and shared ideas with faculty on how to prepare students to launch start-ups after graduation.
Students at the School of Business turned an assignment about food insecurity and hunger in Forsyth County into a competition that raised $20,000 to feed school children over the holiday break. They presented a check to Forsyth Backpack, a nonprofit agency founded by School of Law professor Barbara Lentz.
Surrounded by friends, family, fellow donors and members of the Wake Forest community, University Trustee Mary Farrell (P ’10) helped dedicate Farrell Hall, the new home for the Wake Forest School of Business. The ceremony marked the fulfillment of the dream she and her late husband, former Trustee Mike Farrell (P ’10, LLD ’13), began three years ago with a $10 million leadership gift.
“I’m only 10 days into this program, but I already know I’m making friends for life,” Simone Watson (MA ’14) said. “The students and faculty here are incredibly kind and supportive of each other.”
A School of Business professor studies how organizations that don’t support family life may end up causing more turnover among employees. The secret might just be to gaining the spouse’s support.
Wake Forest’s Sean Hannah and a team of researchers have found measuring activity in the prefrontal cortex of the brain can help assess that person’s potential for leadership — which could have a big impact on how future leaders are tested and trained.
April 12th, 2013 | School of Business
Students enrolled in Wake Forest’s Master of Accountancy (MSA) program find themselves in a prime spot to be vital resources to American taxpayers and businesses as millions of Americans line up hoping for a tax-refund from Uncle Sam.
Bloomberg Businessweek ranked Wake Forest’s undergraduate business program No. 1 in the nation for academic quality and among the top 20 programs overall for the fifth consecutive year. “The Best Undergraduate Business Schools” ranking report was released on March 20.
March 6th, 2013 | School of Business
For many, the eight-hour workday is a marker of landing your first “real” job, but MA in Management students at the Schools of Business will be getting a taste of 9-to-5 ahead of schedule. Beginning next year, they will be required to be on campus and dressed in business casual attire from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., whether they’re in class, doing group work or participating in a campus activity.