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Announcements about department events, and/or other College of Business and Public Management events, will be posted periodically on this page. Check back frequently or call 610-436-2304 to obtain information about dates, venue, etc. 

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Past Events

What: Supply Chain Management UPS Tour
Description: The Supply Chain Management minor will offer to students interested in the minor the opportunity to tour the UPS facility. 

What: Entrepreneurship Minor Information Session
Description: Students interested in the Entrepreneurship minor are invited to an open house at the Cottrell Center to learn more about the minor. Lunch will be provided.

What: Supply Chain Management Information Session
Description: Dr. Qi Zou, Assistant Professor at Management, hosted an Information Session for SCM (Supply Chain Management) Minor students. Dr. Evan Leach, Dean of the  College of Business and Public Management, gave a speech to kick off the Supply Chain Management Minor in the Fall 2019. Representatives from SAP, Teva, UHS, UPS, and the U.S. Navy presented SCM practices and job opportunities at their companies, and gave suggestions about career paths in the SCM field. 

Student Groups

The Management Department sponsors five student groups: Net Impact, Sigma Iota Epsilon, Pre-Law Society, the West Chester University Human Resources Association (WCUHRA), and the WCU Entrepreneurship Club - C.E.O. These activities provide members with the opportunity to develop their leadership skills, socialize with one another, engage in service projects and network with business and nonprofit professionals.

Net Impact

WCU Net Impact is part of an international organization of business students and professionals who strive to create positive social and environmental change on campus, at work and in the community. WCU Net Impact is one of only six undergraduate chapters in Pennsylvania including University of Pennsylvania, Temple, Penn State, Saint Joe's, Villanova and Marywood. The organization is open to all undergraduate business majors and other majors interested in business. Find out more on RamConnect!

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Sigma Iota Epsilon

Sigma Iota Epsilon is the Honorary and Professional Fraternity of the Academy of Management. The organization strives to recognize academic excellence and give back to the community. SIE members meet throughout the academic year to plan and execute various fundraisers and community service projects. Membership requirements include a GPA of 3.25 or better, completion of at least 30 credit hours, and acceptance into the management major.

The purpose of SIE is twofold: To encourage and recognize scholastic excellence and to promote cooperation between the academic and practical aspects of management. The Goals of SIE are: to stimulate interest and achievement in the field of management; to stimulate scholarship in management; to facilitate contacts between students and practicing managers; to recognize persons who have made contributions to the field of management; and to gain recognition of the contribution and value of scholastic achievement in the management discipline.


Pre-Law Society

The Pre-Law Society is an organization also open to all students, but may be of particular interest to those students aspiring to law school. The Society sponsors trips to law schools and an annual moot court competition.

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West Chester University Human Resources Association

shrmWest Chester University Human Resources Association (WCUHRA) is a student-affiliated chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, or SHRM. The purpose of the WCUHRA is to provide opportunities for students interested in human resources to connect with other students and HR professionals in the region to learn more about the dynamic field of HR. The group promotes the exchange of work-related experience of established business professionals with the theoretical academic perspectives of student and faculty members through open forums and information exchanges.

WCUHRA sponsors two meetings per semester that are open to all students. Membership is free to interested students. However, students who are serious about pursuing a career in HR are strongly encouraged to join the National SHRM as student members.

WCUHRA members can participate in the many HR activities throughout the year, including:

  • Participation in local SHRM chapter meetings

  • Networking opportunities

  • Scholarship opportunities

  • Resume workshops

  • Guest speakers

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WCU Entrepreneurship Club - C.E.O.

The WCU Entrepreneurship Club aims to inspire, enlighten, and empower its members to be entrepreneurial and seek opportunity through enterprise creation. The Entrepreneurship Club's weekly meetings introduce student entrepreneurs to a variety of entrepreneurial concepts through workshops, guest speakers, chapter activities, presentations and conferences. In addition, members are also members of The Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization (C.E.O.), a national organization with more than 250 collegiate chapters globally. The highlight of the year is the annual C.E.O Global Conference hosted each fall. Find out more by visiting Cottrell Center Programs/Internships.





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