VCU School of Business

At the VCU School of Business we’re developing world-ready business leaders. Producing game-changing News & World Report (2011). The part-time M.B.A.

The VCU School of Business ranks in the top 100 best undergraduate business programs according to U.S. program is ranked nationally at No. 51 by Bloomberg Businessweek (2011). The Princeton Review includes VCU in its Best Business Schools guide. VCU Business maintains the distinction of being one of only 637 business schools, or less than 5 percent worldwide, to have earned accreditation by the pr

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"Scholarships give some of us hope." - Donye' Dailey, Scholarship Recipient, Class of 2024

Today is VCU Giving Day!

At VCU Business, we blend foundational business knowledge with cutting-edge technologies to prepare our students to lead in various industries. Since our founding in 1937, over 40,000 alumni have significantly impacted the business world. Our commitment to innovation drives our mission to create opportunities and transform lives.

We invite you to support two critical areas of impact at VCU Business:

🌟 Together We Transform Business Education 🌟

• School of Business Annual Fund: Provides flexibility in resources that fuel innovation, high-quality teaching, research, and enriching co-curricular experiences.

• Business Career Services Fund: Offers career coaching, networking, and mentoring opportunities to prepare students for their future careers.

🌟 Together, We Make a VCU School of Business Education Possible 🌟

• Pam El and William Bey Diversity Scholarship in Business: Supports undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need and are committed to serving the African American community.

• Opportunity Scholarship in Business: Provides need-based scholarships to undergraduate and graduate business students.

• Oraphine Crump Scholarship for First-Generation Students in Business: Aids students who are the first in their families to attend college and demonstrate financial need.

• School of Business Foundation PLUS Scholarship Fund: Supports high-achieving students requiring financial assistance to maintain full-time enrollment.

Thank you for making a gift today. You help provide our students with needed financial resources and prepare them for life after VCU. 🐏🖤💛


Looks like Rodney decided to take a dip in Snead's new fountain! Just when you thought business school couldn't get any cooler ...

Photos from VCU School of Business's post 02/14/2024

Love was in the air this Valentine's Day at VCU Business, thanks to the Office of Student Engagement!
Goodie bags filled with self-care essentials and heartwarming moments with Dogs on Call, courtesy of VCU Health's Center for Human-Animal Interaction, made for a paw-sitively perfect day. Who needs cupid when you've got self-love and furry companions?

VCU Business - Virginia Commonwealth University 02/02/2024

This February, VCU Business commemorates , a special time to celebrate Black leaders in the community by recognizing their remarkable contributions and "Leading Voices."

Follow along throughout the month for stories of individuals, student organizations and community leaders who embrace the notion that leadership can emerge from anywhere.

See what's coming up for Black History Month at VCU Business:

VCU Business - Virginia Commonwealth University The Virginia Commonwealth University School of Business features state-of-the-art labs, centers and institutes dedicated to giving you the experience you need to move ahead in today’s fast-paced world.


VCU Business is seeking an Executive Assistant for the Interim Dean. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for high-level administrative support, managing schedules, coordinating events and ensuring optimal support for school leadership.

Ready to get started? Learn more and apply:


VCU Business is pleased to announce the appointment of Brian Brown, Ph.D., marketing professor, as interim dean.

Dr. Brown is an accomplished scholar, educator and community leader with expertise in brand strategy, B2B marketing and marketing management. His research has appeared in leading academic journals and he has been recognized for his excellence receiving the VCU School of Business’ Award of Excellence in 2019, the Teaching Excellence Award in 2014 and more recently was named a 2022-2023 Provost Faculty Fellow.

Join us in extending a warm welcome to Dr. Brown!


VCU Business faculty member, Shannon L. Harris, Ph.D., alongside a stellar team of authors, have been recognized with the 2023 Management Science Best Paper Award from the Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Journal (M&SOM)!

Their paper, "Overbooked and Overlooked: Machine Learning and Racial Bias in Medical Appointment Scheduling," stands out for its contributions to the theory and practice of operations management.

Join us in congratulating our faculty and authors:
Michele Samorani, Leavey School of Business, Santa Clara University
Shannon L. Harris, Virginia Commonwealth University
Linda Goler Blount, Black Women's Health Imperative
Haibing Lu, Santa Clara University
Michael A. Santoro, Santa Clara University

Read the full paper:


Wishing all the Rams a Happy New Year filled with fresh opportunities, joy and success!

Navigating the AI Evolution | CapTech 12/19/2023

AI is uncovered in the latest CapTech Trends podcast, "Navigating the AI Evolution," discussing ChatGPT's impact on education, the leadership responsibilities in steering organizations through the AI evolution and more.

Paul Brooks, Ph.D., Professor and Chair for the Department of Information Systems at VCU Business, joins CapTech co-hosts Brian Bischoff, Jason Snook and Ajit Mandgi from Dominion Energy, to talk increasing trust and verification in AI tools across industries.

Listen to the podcast episode:

Navigating the AI Evolution | CapTech Tune in to learn how AI is impacting various industries and gain helpful insights to navigate the future as this technology continues to evolve.

Photos from VCU School of Business's post 12/18/2023

Recent weeks have seen our Accounting Department in full swing!

The Accounting Advisory Council, in their fall meeting on December 1, Colleen Conrad, EVP, and COO of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) presented insights on the state of the accounting profession. Council members connected with students followed by discussions on community involvement.

Just a week later on December 8, achievements were celebrated at The Jefferson during the 2023 Accounting Luncheon where guest speaker Wendy Lewis, CPA, and Office Managing Partner at KPMG's Audit Practice and current Chair of the Virginia Board of Accountancy inspired attendees in telling of the strides made toward diversity and inclusion within the accounting profession throughout her career.

From insightful discussions to spirited team support, there's one common theme throughout: Accounting ROCKS!


Who’s Who at VCU Business – the series where we uncover the exceptional stories of our accomplished faculty and staff!

Step into the personal and academic story of Shannon L. Harris, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management and Analytics, researcher and recent tenured trailblazer. From George Mason to the University of Pittsburgh, her journey is as intriguing as her expertise and genuine heart in the classroom.

Ready for a closer look? Let’s go!


Join the leadership team at VCU Business!

VCU Business is seeking a Chief Operations Officer to join our dynamic team. Reporting directly to the Dean, this role will shape financial health, operational efficiency and administrative effectiveness for the School.

Ready to make an impact? Learn more and apply:


Rain or shine, the VCU Business Winter Commencement was a tale of joy and accomplishment!

Join us in reliving the memories made and the rockin’ celebration at the historic Altria Theater through our graduation gallery:

A special thanks to the families for their proud spirit and to the VCU Business faculty and staff for their continued support. Congratulations to the incredible Class of 2023!

Photos from VCU School of Business's post 12/11/2023
Photos from VCU School of Business's post 12/10/2023

Congratulations, Rams! 🎓

“Tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” - Eric Cevis, Commencement Speaker Dec. ‘23

And today, we celebrate your accomplishments! Here's to your next chapter filled with even greater triumphs. 💛🖤


As the VCU Business Winter Commencement draws near, the air is buzzing with excitement! Before you step out to celebrate, take a moment to "know before you go."

🖤 For those unable to be here in person, share the livestream link on the VCU Business website with friends and family to ensure they can join the celebration virtually.

💛 The ceremony kicks off at 2:00 p.m., and doors open at 12:45 p.m.

🖤 Wondering about parking? Get last-minute FAQs and venue details on the VCU Business website.

Plan now:

Let's make this graduation a memorable one!


Elevate your understanding of financial technology at the the upcoming panel discussion "Predictive Analytics in Capital Markets," where industry leaders will address key topics such as regulatory frameworks, conflicts of interest and the impact on retail investors. Limited seats available - reserve yours by December 4th!

Save your spot:


Graduation Alert: Only two weeks left!

VCU Business' winter commencement is around the corner on Sunday, December 10. As we gear up for this special occasion, it's our pleasure to announce this year's keynote speaker – Eric Cevis, Group President of Verizon Partner Solutions for Verizon Communication Services Inc.

A pioneer in communications integration and community leader, Eric is sure to inspire our Class of 2023.

Read more about Eric:


Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Our faculty and staff are taking time to appreciate family and friends. Please note that our offices are closed today and will resume regular hours on Monday, November 27th. Enjoy the festivities!


As we reflect on the many things we're thankful for this semester, mentorship comes to mind.

Recently, students in the VCU Business Mentoring program gathered to write thank you notes to a faculty/staff member that has made a positive impact in their lives. This was a great exercise of gratitude and reflection to prepare them to be paired with their official mentors next semester!

We are incredible thankful to have faculty, staff, alumni and community partners who care so much about our students lives and professional success! 💛 🖤


Congratulations to VCU Business alum, Adele McClure '11, on last night's victory! Your alma mater celebrates your outstanding achievements and public service.


Happy Halloween Rams! 🎃🖤


Pop Quiz: How can we do better?

Christopher Reina, Executive Director of the VCU Business Institute for Transformative Leadership, joined Virginia Humanities' With Good Reason podcast to answer this very question while unpacking leadership tactics and mindful approaches in the workplace.

Tune in for a dose of wisdom with a side of inspiration on this weeks episode 'Dragons and Creatives' with Chris as well as other contributors: Dorothy Suskind, Longwood University, Alexandra Dunn, PhD, University of Mary Washington and Benjamin Biermeier-Hanson, Radford University.

Link to full episode:

Link to Chris' segment:


We are so grateful to the Kappa Sigma Lambda-Zeta Alumni Association for the generous annual Will Sheffey Memorial Endowment contribution. The memorial endowment provides annual scholarships to deserving VCU Business students who have displayed both academic excellence and an exceptional commitment to community service.

Thank you Craig Corrieri, Brad Welles, and Kevin Jones for stopping by Snead Hall this week to chat with students and present this year’s gift! Your generosity and commitment to this fund allows us to continue to provide our VCU Business students with transformative learning experiences.

Photos from VCU School of Business's post 09/21/2023

We're delighted to announce the success of our Fall 2023 VCU Business Internship and Career Fair hosted by Business Career Services! With 900+ students and 72 companies in attendance, it was a fantastic two days filled with talent and networking.

Our students showcased their unique skills and ambitions while our partner organizations shared exciting internship and career opportunities.

Thank you to all the participating companies, alumni, students and our incredible Business Career Services team for making this event another success!


Congratulations to the Online MBA Class of 2023 on graduating last weekend! We celebrated their achievements with a graduation luncheon at the Jefferson Hotel. 🙌🏻

We can’t wait to see what you do next! Go rams!🎓💛


Join the Virginia Credit Union (VACU) Financial Success Center at VCU and VCU Alumni on Tuesday, August 8th at 6 p.m. for their upcoming webinar, "Student Loans: What You Need to Know About Repayment."

Federal student loans have been paused since 2020. These loans begin accruing interest in September, and borrowers will have to resume payments in October. Join this webinar to learn more about your student loans and the options you have for paying them back.

Register here: #/registration


This Fourth of July, VCU Business honors the American spirit of innovation and entrepreneurship that drives our university's and nation's success.

From visionary pioneers to fearless risk-takers, we celebrate the relentless ambition that shapes the American dream. Happy Fourth of July! 🎆🎉

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