economics

Randolph offering business mentorship program to students

A new Business and Economics Mentorship Program will match up current students with graduates who have found success in the business world.... READ MORE >>

Economics professor Mark Harrison retires after a decade behind the Red Brick Wall

Economics professor Mark Harrison is a man on the move.... READ MORE >>

What’s in a name? Summer research analyzing the role brand affiliation plays in hotel industry

This story is part of an ongoing series featuring the work of faculty and students participating in Randolph’s Summer Research Program. Randolph College’s Summer Research Program began May 17. But for Ariadne Pojedinec ’22, it’s been several months in the making. She’s spent most of the spring semester learning how to use Python, a programming language... READ MORE >>

Telling their stories: Summer Research looking at how schools reflect social, economic changes

SRP 2020 Crystal Howell

Kyle May ’21 and education professor Crystal Howell are working to tell the stories of three different communities, reflected in both the industries that sustain them and the conditions of their schools, through work for Randolph’s Summer Research Program.... READ MORE >>

Randolph professor's article published in Virginia Science Journal

John Abell

An article by economics professor John Abell was published in the Fall 2019 edition of the Virginia Social Science Journal. “Redlining in Lynchburg” analyzes Lynchburg’s experience with the federal housing policies of the Homeowners Loan Corporation, which were openly racist in their intent and implemented in ways that precluded blacks from benefiting from them in... READ MORE >>

Three Randolph faculty to present at Race, Poverty, & Social Justice Conference

(From left) Julio Rodriguez, Karin Warren, and John Abell

Three members of the Randolph College Faculty will participate in the 6th Annual Race, Poverty, & Social Justice Conference this weekend at the University of Lynchburg. The theme of the event is “Uprising: Organizing Social Justice in America.” On Saturday morning, John Abell, the Carl Stern Chair of Economics, will present “Redlining in Lynchburg,” and... READ MORE >>

Two students selected for new study abroad opportunity at Queens University Belfast 

Gunnar Copeland (left) and Wade Hall

Since he arrived at Randolph, Wade Hall ’21 has dreamed of studying abroad. Now, thanks to a new partnership between Randolph and Queen’s University Belfast (QUB), he’ll get to spend a semester abroad in Ireland. What’s more, he’ll get to experience it with one of his best friends, Gunnar Copeland ’21.  The two students are... READ MORE >>

Meet the faculty: A Q&A with new economics and business professor ATM Sayfuddin

ATM Sayfuddin

Randolph College’s 2019-20 academic year is officially underway, and several new faces have joined the faculty. Economics and business professor ATM Sayfuddin is one of the new additions: Where are you originally from and what is your career/educational background? I am originally from Dhaka, Bangladesh. I completed a bachelor’s degree in public administration at the... READ MORE >>

Global Journal of Business Pedagogy publishes article by Randolph business professor

Jeffery Heinfeldt

An article by economics and business professor Jeff Heinfeldt has been published in the Global Journal of Business Pedagogy. The article, titled “The Identification of Stakeholders in Holiday Films: An Illustrative, Pedagogical Analysis,” was part of Heinfeldt’s sabbatical research project. In his writings, Heinfeldt identifies and analyzes stakeholder relationships from a number of classic, holiday... READ MORE >>

It all adds up: Business and economics major helps handle money at Busch Gardens

Cody Carpenter in front of a large statue of the Busch Gardens logo

As a cash control intern at Busch Gardens this summer, Cody Carpenter ’21 is getting to work at a place he has loved his entire life.  “I wanted to do this internship since I was born in Williamsburg and already knew the area and the park,” Carpenter said. “I also feel like having a name... READ MORE >>