Category Archives: Academic

First Annual Discovery Forum a Success!


Last Thursday, October 1st, ten teams participated in the first Discovery Forum hosted by East Carolina University’s College of Business and sponsored by the NC State University’s Institute of Emerging Leaders, BB&T . This event was designed to discover innovative ideas from young social entrepreneurs. On October 1st, the teams presented their ideas to a panel of judges consisting of […]

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Beta Gamma Sigma Student Highlight: Rachel Richmon


“The College of Business gives students so many opportunities to make their dream a reality. The one thing I take most pride in is the number of intelligent professors who care the success of their students. My professors have always been there for me throughout my college career, in terms of dealing with stress, guidance, and achieving goals.”   Looking […]

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Beta Gamma Sigma Student Highlight: Kristina Boycheva

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“One of the most significant and special things about the ECU College of Business is the small classroom environment that the school offers. I prefer small classroom settings because the instructor is able to have more interactions with the students and assist them better.“ Originally from Bulgaria, Kristina Boycheva is an international student in her final semester of the MBA […]

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Tapping Week for Beta Gamma Sigma Coming Soon!


  In the upcoming weeks new members will be invited (or “tapped”) to join Beta Gamma Sigma, the “premier” honor society for business students and the highest national recognition a student in business can receive.  Beta Gamma Sigma is only associated with AACSB accredited programs and membership is by invitation only.  Students are invited to join based upon academic performance and are […]

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Lucthenberg Earns Best Paper Award


Dr. Kimberly F. Luchtenberg, assistant professor in the ECU Department of Finance, and her co-author, Dr. Michael J. Seiler, professor at the College of William and Mary, recently earned the Best Paper Award at the American Real Estate Society’s (ARES) 31st Annual Meeting. ARES members selected their paper, titled “Did the Recent Financial Crisis Impact Integration between the Real Estate […]

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Accounting Professor Implements Scratch Off Card Method in Classroom


This summer I had the privilege of attending a two day workshop taught by Dr. Dee Fink.  The focus of the workshop was learning how to redesign your course to create a more significant learning experience for the student.  Since the workshop was held in the summer, I was a little hesitant about attending “school” for two days, but now […]

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Finance Professor Wins Award for Best Article


The American Risk and Insurance Association (ARIA) recently honored Assistant Professor Brad Karl with the Award for Best Article, recognizing the Risk Management and Insurance Review’s top research for 2014. The award was given for the paper titled “Market Implications of Public Policy Interventions: The Case of Florida’s Property Insurance Market,” which Dr. Karl co-authored with colleagues from Florida State University. Dr. […]

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