News Releases

January 22, 2014
Staffing is most significant issue facing CEOs at small and mid-sized companies in central Virginia

The fourth quarter 2013 CEO Economic Outlook survey by the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business and the Virginia Council of CEOs finds staffing (finding, hiring, retaining and training) to be the most significant business issue executives are currently facing.

January 8, 2014
Accounting Professor Joe Ben Hoyle publishes book about attaining success

Joe Ben Hoyle, associate professor of accounting at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business, has published “Don’t Just Dream About Success: Stack the Odds in Your Favor.”

January 2, 2014
Athlete, business owner Brian Jordan to be C-Suite Conversation guest
Brian Jordan, a two-sport professional athlete and founder of Gameface Apparel, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Jan. 16, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
December 18, 2013
Reynolds Foundation makes $250,000 gift to support MBA program's international business education focus

The Richard S. Reynolds Foundation will donate $250,000 over five years to the University of Richmond’s Richard S. Reynolds Graduate School of Business to support international business education for students in the MBA program.

November 20, 2013
Product to keep fly fishermen's lines untangled wins top prize in Business Pitch Competition
Lauren Grainger, who grew up fly-fishing with her family in Wyoming, won the top prize in the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition with a product designed to keep anglers’ lines untangled.
November 14, 2013
Five student teams advance to Business Pitch Competition finals Nov. 18; winner to receive $3,500
Five student teams will test their entrepreneurial skills Nov. 18, in the final round of the University of Richmond’s Business Pitch Competition.
November 11, 2013
Wall Street executives to discuss U.S. financial climate at "Word on Wall Street" Nov. 21

Wall Street executives will share their experiences in the financial management sector and answer audience questions about the state of the U.S. financial climate during “The Word on Wall Street” Nov. 21, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.

October 29, 2013
McKesson Medical-Surgical president to participate in C-Suite Conversation Nov. 12
Stanton McComb, president of McKesson Medical-Surgical, will participate in a C-Suite Conversation Nov. 12, 8 a.m., at the University of Richmond’s Robins School of Business.
October 18, 2013
Cynthia Cooper, CEO, author and Time 'Person of the Year,' to discuss ethical leadership Nov. 5

Cynthia Cooper, internationally recognized speaker, best-selling author and CEO of TheCooperGroup LLC, will discuss ethical leadership, Nov. 5, 6 p.m., at the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.

Ethical decision making is topic of 2013 Crimmel Colloquium with management consultant Mary Gentile

Mary Gentile, director of the business curriculum “Giving Voice to Values” and senior research scholar at Babson College, will give the keynote presentation at The 2013–14 Hays and Margaret Crimmel Colloquium on Liberal Education Nov. 4, 4:30 p.m., in the University of Richmond’s Queally Hall, Ukrop Auditorium.