Sellinger Business School News
March 5, 2018
When considering GRE vs GMAT, be sure to research the MBA admissions requirements of the business schools you’re applying to, so you know which exams are accepted. The Sellinger School of Business requires part-time MBA and full-time one-year MBA applicants to submit a GMAT score, but accepts a GRE score in place of a GMAT score from applicants who have already taken the GRE (August 2011 and later).
February 13, 2018
Sellinger has introduced two new specializations in the school’s part-time Professional’s MBA program: Data Analytics and Investments and Applied Portfolio Management. Through specializations, students can customize their MBA to provide deeper knowledge and experience in the selected field.
January 30, 2018
Sellinger will present "Building a Better World Through Business," an annual series of events celebrating the good business does for society by transforming the word through sustainable economic and social development. The keynote address will be delivered by Casey Gerald, co-founder and former CEO of MBAs Across America. He will present "Purspose Is the New Bottom Line."
January 26, 2018
Choosing a business school for your MBA degree is no easy task. Forbes likens the process to buying a new car; there are a lot of options, and you’ll want to thoroughly research and test-drive your top choices before committing. Each business school has different attributes that may make one a better fit for you than another. The key is in identifying which schools offer the programs, community and networks that are aligned most closely with your needs and goals.
January 17, 2018
Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of current business topics and sharing their expertise from conducting research that aims to serve and engage in the world around us through scholarship that impacts business disciplines, the community, and pedagogy.
January 12, 2018
In the early 2000s, Jorge Eduardo Castillo was working in the restaurant industry when he decided to pursue an MBA. It was a far cry from his original plans in college to go into medicine, but Sellinger’s leadership focused Professional’s MBA program helped him find his way into the world of business. Today, Jorge is an award-winning executive and consultant and chair of the Maryland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, who has coached countless entrepreneurs to develop successful businesses.
January 5, 2018
“What do future employers look for in an MBA graduate?” and “how will an MBA degree help advance my career?” are key question for those considering MBA careers. Read on to learn more about how an MBA degree can prepare you for post-graduation success.
January 4, 2018
Loyola's accounting program in the Sellinger School of Business and Management has earned endorsement from the Institute of Management Accountants. The endorsement recognizes programs that meet educational standards enabling students to pursue and earn designation as a certified management accountant. To qualify for endorsement, schools must substantially cover CMA exam content, have ample faculty resources, and hold accreditation.
December 29, 2017
An introduction to business management explores a range of topics that provide a foundation for understanding the functional areas of business and how they contribute to the management of a company. An introduction to business management will help you develop an understanding of how good managers create and maintain efficiency through strategy, organizing, accomplishing goals, minimizing risks and taking advantage of opportunities. A basic business management introduction course covers managerial roles, including how a manager leads and utilizes critical thinking and negotiation skills. It identifies vital management skills and outlines management principles, according to Study.com. If you are considering a career in business, an introduction to business management will also present a range of potential employment options and may be helpful in narrowing your focus to specific jobs and roles within an organization.
December 13, 2017
Loyola undergraduate students in the Sellinger School and in the College of Arts and Sciences - with support from OneMain Financial and a partnership with Kiva - helped secure microloans for local Baltimore business owners.
December 8, 2017
Applying to business schools can be daunting. You need to present the perfect mix of professional, personal and academic accomplishments to stand out from the competition. Here are some tips to help you manage this process and capture the attention of MBA admissions committees.
November 28, 2017
Deciding to go to business school may be easy for those with a clear career path, but many prospective students go back and forth before committing to a program. Is it worth the monetary investment? Is it worth the time? How will it help further my career? These are some of the questions that may come up as you consider whether to apply to business school.
November 8, 2017
Loyola is engaging with the entrepreneurial community of Baltimore with the goals of finding ways to create jobs, strengthen Baltimore's economy, and ensure that Loyola has an even greater impact on the community.
November 3, 2017
The blog shares tips to best navigate the admissions process and gain admission into an MBA program.
November 1, 2017
The technologically rich space, open to all members of the Loyola community, offers various activities and technologies designed for user engagement and creativity.
October 23, 2017
What to consider when to choosing a MBA specialization, including career plans and how you want to use your MBA.
October 20, 2017
Sellinger faculty discussed taxes, brand reputation, Baltimore’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2, and other topics in the media.
October 18, 2017
The DeFrancis Lecture, presented by M&T Bank, brings leaders in business who demonstrate entrepreneurial spirit and who are of interest to the academic, business, and civic communities.
October 17, 2017
The University will explore how it can use its assets to engage with and support the entrepreneurial community of Baltimore.
October 13, 2017
The Sellinger School congratulates alumni who have won community awards during the fall of 2017.
October 9, 2017
The blog offers advice on how to choose a business master's program with an eye on career goals, program flexibility and comparing rankings vs. reputation of a school.
September 29, 2017
Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J., president of Loyola University Maryland, has written an op-ed in support of Amazon's proposed second headquarters being located in Baltimore City.
September 27, 2017
Tracy Green, president of IRG Realty Advisors, discusses his experience at the Sellinger School, including the values that aided his career and make the Loyola MBA unique.
September 20, 2017
Determining the value of an MBA – including impact on career goals, satisfaction, ROI and prestige – is one of the first steps in a student’s research process.
September 6, 2017
Dublin-based Sellinger alumna Brittany Beckert, '13 explains how she is putting her Loyola degree in marketing with a minor in information systems to work and also discusses how she stays connected to the Sellinger School through Tech Trek Ireland.
September 1, 2017
Mr. Peake discusses his path from Under Armour to his new role at the Sellinger School, and offers his advice to business students.
August 30, 2017
Executives in Residence are business practitioners who bring significant industry knowledge to the classroom and beyond.
August 28, 2017
Tips for paying for your MBA include budgeting, employer reimbursement, scholarships and grants, and considering the school's return on investment.
August 18, 2017
Sellinger faculty discussed major bank acquisitions, city development, activist investing, and other topics in the media.
August 11, 2017
Full-time MBA programs offer many advantages, including full academic immersion, internships, and experiential learning.
August 3, 2017
Alex Bullington, ’14, and Greg DiNardo, ’13, turned their interest in sports, social media, and data into the mobile app Arbit.
July 27, 2017
Bobby Waldrup, Ph.D., will lead in the areas of curriculum, instruction and research as associate dean.
July 24, 2017
Kathleen Getz, Ph.D., dean of the Sellinger School of Business, discusses how businesses operating in a free enterprise system are well positioned to help build peace.
July 14, 2017
The Sellinger School will support the work of Dr. Gerard Athaide, Dr. John Burger, and Dr. Yoon Shin in serving the business community, developing other Sellinger faculty and conducting scholarly research.
July 10, 2017
John Campanella '17 and Dale Maholage '17 won the Citizen-Centric Report Contest held by the Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants.
June 27, 2017
Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, MBA '96, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the American Institute of CPAs, is grateful for her experience at Loyola, especially for the emphasis on ethics. Professors helped guide students to think about right and wrong in business, she said, without overtly defining “right” or “wrong.”
June 20, 2017
Dr. Leggio, who specializes in mergers and acquisitions, discussed how Whole Foods might change under Amazon’s ownership.
June 19, 2017
The blog discusses the characteristics between a graduate accounting certificate versus as masters degree and the benefits of each for different career stages and goals.
May 30, 2017
Leadership Essentials Baltimore County is a six-month leadership program for young professionals living and working in the Baltimore area.
May 24, 2017
The award honors business executives who embody Loyola’s Jesuit commitment to community and service in the leadership of their organization. Loyola will honor Mr. Hankin at the annual Business Leader of the Year dinner on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in Baltimore.
May 19, 2017
More than 1,200 students will officially become the Class of 2017 at Loyola University Maryland’s 165th Commencement Exercises on Saturday, May 20. Graduating undergraduate and graduate students, including Sellinger students, share their plans for the future, what they are excited for, what they will miss, and how their experiences at Loyola will shape their futures.
May 16, 2017
Loyola undergraduate students have been awarded the Ted Keys/Barb Summerson Undergraduate Scholarships by the Baltimore Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors.
May 15, 2017
Sellinger faculty discussed the economics of major sporting events, government contracts, and other topics in the media during May 2017.
May 11, 2017
Core tax accountant by day, famous fashion blogger by night, Hanyeh Khoshnevisan, ’12, speaks on breaking down barriers as accountant and modest/Hijabi fashionista.
May 9, 2017
The Emerging Leaders MBA Class of 2017 visits Panama and Peru for their 2017 International Field Study. Students blog about their travel and learning adventures with photography by student Conor Souki.
May 1, 2017
Are you deciding between a Master of Science in Finance or an MBA program? Learn about the main points of difference, including time commitment and curriculum, and how each degree will compliment the skills you need to develop to achieve your future goals.
April 26, 2017
Mark Bixler, regional finance manager at Noodles & Company, discusses the importance of the connections made in the MBA program and his involvement in the Alumni Mentoring Program.
April 25, 2017
Sellinger faculty discussed the business implications of media group mergers, changes to interest rates, and other topics in the media during April 2017.
April 20, 2017
The Fulbright Specialist Program sends U.S. faculty and professionals to serve as expert consultants on curriculum, development and research, and institutional planning at an academic institution abroad as part of State Department’s Fulbright Specialist Program. Dr. Athaide hopes to work with a university that wants to develop its educational capabilities in innovation management.
April 18, 2017
An MS in Finance is in-depth and advanced finance-related degree you can earn, and it opens the doors to a range of finance and management careers. The blog highlights five popular finance jobs to consider.
April 13, 2017
Loyola University Maryland graduate business students participated in a special town hall meeting with JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon following the release of his annual letter to shareholders. Approximately 150 top performing graduate students from the Mid-Atlantic region were invited to review the letter and ask questions pertaining to business growth, responsible regulatory reform, and public policy that creates inclusive economic growth and opportunity.
April 3, 2017
Are you thinking about a master’s degree in accounting or a master’s in finance, but are unsure which path to take? The blog helps you understand the differences to match your career goals.
March 31, 2017
Dean Getz writes that businesses do good in two ways: by performing effectively as businesses with a clear mission and through philanthropy and social programs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
February 6, 2017
A member of Loyola's Graduate Business Office offers some key takeaways and advice for those pursuing graduate degrees in business.
January 27, 2017
Professional development seminar programs for Spring 2017 focus on leadership, innovation, and understanding the financial tools used by organizations.
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.
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.
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..
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.
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.
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.
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 potential to help meet your personal and career goals.
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.
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..
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.
November 7, 2016
Dr. Phillips-Wren presented a keynote on decision support for healthcare IT at the UniversidadAutónoma de Aguascalientes (UAA).
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.
October 31, 2016
MBA programs develop the skills top employers value while opening networking channels and providing greater employment opportunities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 27, 2016
Take charge of the application process and improve your chances for acceptance by avoiding these five common business school application mistakes.
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.
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.
September 19, 2016
The Forum for Closely Held Firms will promote ideas and relationships designed to help small and medium-sized businesses thrive.
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.
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.
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.
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.
August 22, 2016
Career outcomes for MBA graduates are expanding to reflect the diversity of the students pursuing their MBA degrees.
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.
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.
August 10, 2016
Moores will build and lead program of business seminars for managers aspiring to leadership positions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
June 15, 2016
Nancy Noppenberger, MBA ’91, CFO of the Maryland Zoo, credits Loyola with providing her an education that goes beyond business.
June 9, 2016
Janine DiPaula Stevens, MBA ’01, has started and sold a business, created a caffeinated chewing gum, teaches entrepreneurship, led two professional women’s organizations and became part-owner of a commercial property in Canton all before she turned 40. Now she’s looking toward the future.
June 1, 2016
Loyola University Maryland's Student Chapter of the Financial Management Association has attained the "Superior Chapter" designation for 2016. Financial Management Association International (FMA) oversees more than 175 active student chapters, and less than 10% of chapters receive the "Superior Chapter" honor each year.
May 18, 2016
The Sellinger School of Business and Management is pleased to announce that Ms. Susan Hasler has been named Assistant Dean for Business Programs. She comes to the position with over 25 years of experience in the areas of student development and enrollment management.
May 17, 2016
Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of business topics. Below are selected highlights from May 2016.
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.
May 3, 2016
Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management received reaccreditation for its business and accounting degree programs by the International Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools.
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.
April 14, 2016
Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business welcomed new members to its chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society, at an induction ceremony on April 9, 2016.
April 5, 2016
Sellinger faculty regularly serve as experts in the media, sharing their knowledge on a range of business topics.
This March, Karyl Leggio, Ph.D., professor of finance, commented on a number of stories concerning mergers and acquisitions involving Baltimore area firms.