• College of Business Student News CoB Truist partnership helps build leadership skills
    December 2, 2020: The Office of Professional Development and Engagement (OPDE) recently hosted its third group of students in a partner sponsored leadership certification course, with plans to host another session in the spring. 
  • David Baker ('97) talking with a Marketing student about his resume - 2016 New CoB LinkedIn group to connect students and alumni for mentorship
    May 28, 2020: Office of Professional Development and Engagement finds new and innovative ways to keep programming effective and relevant, even during a pandemic.
  • Virtual Career Trek - 2020 Networking from home in a virtual career trek
    May 26, 2020: Office of Professional Development and Engagement adapts traditional career treks to be done from home.
  • Barron's in Education - Helping develop the next generation of business leaders. Barron's program to partner with JMU College of Business
    October 29, 2019: Because of a generous gift from alumnus Brian Gracie (’89), the College of Business can now participate in the Barron’s in Education Business School Experiential Learning Program over a two-year period.
  • Lauren Calderaro, Samantha Dawkins and Charlie Dean Making the connections that matter
    October 22, 2019: Many CoB students take advantage of professional development opportunities at the College of Business that open doors to their careers, even before they graduate.
  • Sam Collier and Anna Boley of the Office of Professional Development and Engagement - 2019 New Office 205M—new name, new face
    September 4, 2019: The Office of Professional Development and Engagement at the College of Business begins the 2019-2020 academic year with a new name and a new face.
  • Students at Hire Virginia event - 2018 Hire Virginia Partnership
    November 14, 2018: Hire Virginia is a state-wide recruiting partnership designed to engage Virginia-based university students with employers in the Hampton Roads area.
  • Internship Panel lead by Leandra Rios - 2018 Students Share Stories of Success at Event
    October 9, 2018: On Oct. 3, the Office of Experiential Learning hosted a panel discussion aimed at demystifying the process of securing an internship.
  • CoB Students in a lecture hall Career Kickstart Event
    September 10, 2018: More than 500 students gathered on a recent Saturday morning to participate in this year’s Career Kickstart.
  • Etiquette pro demonstrating a point at the 2017 Etiquette Dinner Dining Like a Pro
    February 13, 2017: CoB students learn the basics of professional dinner etiquette.
  • Sam Collier - 2016 Learning by Doing
    December 2, 2016: As director of experiential learning, Sam Collier plans and promotes programs that give students hands-on opportunities to develop their professional skills.
  • Sophomore Connection Logo Sophomore Connection
    September 23, 2016: More than 500 sophomores participated in the Sophomore Connection event held on Saturday, September 17th.

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