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Sellinger-alumnus and BGE COO Stephen Woerner honored by The Children’s Guild

March 23, 2017

Stephen Woerner, MBA ’95, president and chief operating officer of BGE, received The Children’s Guild’s Sadie Award, which recognizes people who embody the organization’s spirit and vision of making the seemingly impossible possible.

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Accounting professor J.P. Krahel answers your tax questions on WBAL TV

March 20, 2017

J.P. Krahel, assistant professor of accounting, discusses protection against tax fraud and answers viewer's tax questions during a two part series on WBAL’s “11 TV Hill”show.

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Alumni Spotlight: John Cuddy, MBA ’85

March 17, 2017

John Cuddy, CFO of Omni House Inc., talks about his decision to go for his MBA amid a career change and working with a protégé in Sellinger's Alumni Mentoring Program.

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Tech Trek 2017: A tour of Irish tech companies

March 9, 2017

Loyola business students are on their second annual Tech Trek to Ireland. Follow student photos from the trip with #is360loyolamd and check out Prof. Paul Tallon's blog as they tour more than a dozen leading technology companies.

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How to study for the GMAT

March 6, 2017

Your GMAT score helps business school admissions committees assess your academic potential and ability to succeed in an MBA program. Consider these four tips to help you study for and do well on the GMAT exam.

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Five Tips for Writing a Great MBA Essay

February 20, 2017

A well-written essay can help you stand out when applying the business school. The blog provides five tips to help get your essay noticed by MBA admissions committees.

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Alumni Spotlight: Elizabeth Dodson, MBA ’97

February 17, 2017

Elizabeth Dodson, Co-Founder of HomeZada, reflects on the benefits of her MBA program and shares her experience celebrating women in business and technology and mentoring female entrepreneurs.

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Loyola to host “Building a Better World Through Business” event series

February 15, 2017

The Sellinger School's “Building a Better World Through Business” series of events will celebrate of the good that business does for society by transforming the world through sustainable economic and social development.

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Sellinger faculty talk with The Sun, Daily Record, WJZ TV, MPT News

February 14, 2017

Sellinger faculty discussed the business implications of recent Presidential Executive Orders, growth in Baltimore City, and other topics in the media during February 2017.

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Admission Tips for Graduate Management Programs

February 6, 2017

A member of Loyola's Graduate Business Office offers some key takeaways and advice for those pursuing graduate degrees in business.

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Loyola’s Executive Education program offers spring seminars for aspiring managers

January 27, 2017

Professional development seminar programs for Spring 2017 focus on leadership, innovation, and understanding the financial tools used by organizations.

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Sellinger faculty discuss business news in The Baltimore Sun, Business Monthly

January 19, 2017

Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of business topics. Read the selected highlights from the first part of January 2017.

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Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Miller, MBA ’12

January 13, 2017

Andrew Miller, Executive Vice President & Head of Business Development (Americas) for Europ Assistance, shares his thoughts on the most valuable pieces of the MBA experience, and he discusses his involvement in the Sellinger Alumni Mentoring Program.

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Sellinger students compete in PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Challenge

January 9, 2017

Undergraduate students took part in a case competition that models real-world business scenarios focusing on strategic issues facing companies all over the world..

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What are the benefits of a part-time MBA?

January 5, 2017

The blog considers the up-front benefits of a part-time MBA program, including flexibility, self-pacing, and being able to work and pay toward tuition while learning.

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Sellinger faculty quoted in The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and Daily Record

December 22, 2016

Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of business topics. Read the selected highlights from December 2016.

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Alumni Spotlight: Adrian Johnson, MBA ’97

December 15, 2016

Adrian Johnson, senior vice president and chief financial officer at MECU, talks about his connection to the Sellinger Alumni Mentoring Program and shares what he values most about his Loyola education.

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Why should I get an MBA?

December 12, 2016

Are you trying to decide if an MBA is the right choice for you? The blog details five benefits to consider that have the the potential to help meet your personal and career goals.

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Benefits of Business School Networking

November 28, 2016

The blog offers tips on how business school students should network, including choosing which events to attend and making connections with alumni.

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Sellinger faculty discuss business news in The Baltimore Sun, Washington Post

November 21, 2016

Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of business topics. Read the selected highlights from November 2016..

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Alumni Spotlight: Susan McCarthy, ’87, MBA ’90

November 15, 2016

Susan McCarthy, president of Classic Forms & Design, discusses her MBA background and how the Sellinger Alumni Mentoring Program provides alumni with connections to Loyola through counseling of MBA students.

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Sellinger named to The Princeton Review’s list of best graduate business schools for 2017

November 10, 2016

The Sellinger School of Business and Management has been included in the 2017 edition of The Princeton Review’s Best 294 Business Schools, an annual ranking of graduate business schools that offer academically outstanding degrees.

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Info Systems professor Gloria Phillips-Wren delivers keynote for university students in Mexico

November 7, 2016

Dr. Phillips-Wren presented a keynote on decision support for healthcare IT at the UniversidadAutónoma de Aguascalientes (UAA).

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Loyola's Financial Management Association chapter embraces experiential learning

November 4, 2016

The Financial Management Association (FMA) student chapter has enjoyed a busy Fall semester with visits to numerous financial institutions and hosting events on campus.

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How will an MBA help my career?

October 31, 2016

MBA programs develop the skills top employers value while opening networking channels and providing greater employment opportunities.

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MBA alum named Chairman of the American Institute of CPAs' Board of Directors

October 27, 2016

Kimberly N. Ellison-Taylor, MBA ’96, has been named Chairman of the Board of Directors for the American Institute of CPAs. Ms. Ellison-Taylor is the first Marylander to serve as AICPA chair. 

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Should I visit the campus before applying to an MBA program?

October 14, 2016

Getting an MBA is a lifetime investment that starts with getting to know the schools you’re interested in and figuring out if a particular program is a good match.

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Sellinger Alumni Mentoring Program Benefits Mentors and MBA Students

October 5, 2016

The Sellinger Alumni Mentoring Program pairs a current MBA student with an MBA graduate for a six-month period of insight and guidance. Mentoring gives Sellinger alumni the opportunity to stay connected to the University and counsel a student through the program, while students gain personal career consulting.

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Three Tips for Better MBA Recommendation Letters

October 3, 2016

Recommendation letters play a key role when applying to business school, providing an outside perspective on your resume. Follow these tips to secure the best possible MBA recommendation letter.

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Under Armour SVP of global communications, entertainment, and events to deliver DeFrancis Lecture

September 30, 2016

The Sellinger School welcomes Diane Pelkey, senior vice president of global communications, entertainment, and events at Under Armour, for the annual DeFrancis Lecture on Thursday, Nov. 10. The lecture, presented by M&T Bank, brings to campus leaders in business who demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and who are of interest to the academic, business, and civic communities.

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Five Common MBA Application Mistakes to Avoid

September 27, 2016

Take charge of the application process and improve your chances for acceptance by avoiding these five common business school application mistakes.

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Sellinger MBA and undergraduate programs earn high marks for career salaries from PayScale.com

September 22, 2016

PayScale.com ranks Loyola University Maryland in the top 6 percent of U.S. colleges and universities for mid-career salary potential of graduates and in the top 2 percent for best salary potential of undergraduate business majors.

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Career Paths for a Master of Accounting Degree

September 21, 2016

In today's business world, accounting skills are in high demand. Careers in accounting span all industries, offering exciting growth and well-paying options for graduates.

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Loyola’s Sellinger School of Business introduces Forum for Closely Held Firms

September 19, 2016

The Forum for Closely Held Firms will promote ideas and relationships designed to help small and medium-sized businesses thrive.

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Sellinger faculty discuss business news with The Baltimore Sun, WJZ-TV

September 16, 2016

Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of business topics. Read the selected highlights from September 2016.

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Loyola ranked among top universities in North region by U.S. News & World Report, Sellinger marketing program in national top 25

September 13, 2016

Loyola University Maryland is ranked No. 3 among the best universities in the North region ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its “Best Colleges” guide for 2017. The University’s undergraduate business programs were ranked among the top programs nationally, including marketing in the national top 25.

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Student Spotlight: The MBA Admissions Process

September 12, 2016

Current MBA student Andrew Lolley, National Sales Manager at Active Minerals, reflects back on his application process and offers advice to those considering an MBA program.

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How do I find an MBA that fits my schedule?

August 29, 2016

Prospective students considering MBA programs list flexibility, location, and time as three of the most important factors in their search. The blog looks at these and other factors to keep in mind when applying to MBA and other graduate business programs.

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Business School Career Options

August 22, 2016

Career outcomes for MBA graduates are expanding to reflect the diversity of the students pursuing their MBA degrees.

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Sellinger School of Business launches Executive Education

August 15, 2016

Executive Education offers non-degree business seminars and networking for qualified professionals that will expand leadership acumen through personal and group outcomes.

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Do I have to pick an MBA concentration?

August 15, 2016

An MBA concentration can help add focus and prepare you for a career in a specific field. The blog considers advantages of an MBA specialization from employer, market, and student perspectives.

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Sellinger School names Scott Moores director of new Executive Education program

August 10, 2016

Moores will build and lead program of business seminars for managers aspiring to leadership positions.

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Best Paying MBA Specialties

August 8, 2016

When considering an MBA, the specialization you choose may have significant impact on your long-term earning potential.The blog examines the top MBA specialties for earning potential and the job opportunities associated with those specialty fields.

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Sellinger faculty comment on the Olympics, Port Covington, and more in the news

August 5, 2016

Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of business topics. Below are selected highlights from July 2016.

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Ronald R. Peterson, president of Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, named Loyola’s Business Leader of the Year

August 1, 2016

Ronald R. Peterson, president of Johns Hopkins Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, has been named Business Leader of the Year for 2016 by Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management. The award honors business executives who embody Loyola’s Jesuit commitment to community and service in the leadership of their organization.

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How to pay for business school

July 29, 2016

It’s no secret that an MBA or M.S. is a huge investment of time and money. While earning a graduate business dgree significantly increases your value in the workforce, contemplating the cost of business school tuition can be daunting. The blog offers tips on paying for business school, including business school financial aid, scholarships, and tuition.

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Sellinger School revises Professional's MBA curriculum

July 25, 2016

The revised part-time MBA program follows a more streamlined and integrated curriculum, strengthens the program’s emphasis on business communication, and offers increased flexibility via hybrid/online course formats.

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Sellinger faculty discuss gun sales, Amazon and Uber in the media

June 22, 2016

Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of business topics. Read the selected highlights from June 2016.

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MBA alumna shares insight on the Jesuit difference in business education and her role as CFO

June 15, 2016

Nancy Noppenberger, MBA ’91, CFO of the Maryland Zoo, credits Loyola with providing her an education that goes beyond business.

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Sellinger students pilot microfinance program with support from OneMain Financial

May 5, 2016

Loyola University Maryland undergraduate students in the Sellinger School of Business have been working on a pilot program that provides business consulting services and will encourage microfinancing options in the local community. The program, made possible through the support of OneMain Financial, partners students with local business owners along the York Road corridor to offer residents access to healthy foods.

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Accounting Alum Recognized for Top CPA Exam Performance

April 15, 2016

Diana Lynn, ’15, was recently announced as the winner of the 2015 Elijah Watt Sells Award. The award is given to candidates who have obtained a cumulative average score above 95.50 across all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination, passed all four sections of the Examination on their first attempt, and completed testing in 2015. Only 75 candidates out of the 93,742 individuals who sat for the Examination in 2015 qualified for the award.

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