The Williams College of Business educates students of business, enabling them to improve organizations and society, consistent with the Jesuit tradition.
The mission of the College is in keeping with the university's mission, articulated by President Michael Graham, S.J. as "Xavier's mission is to serve society by forming students intellectually, morally and spiritually, with rigor and compassion, towards lives of solidarity, service and success."
Cuba is hot! Pope Francis visited in September 2015. President Obama is the first American Commander-in-Chief since Calvin Coolidge to stroll the cobblestones of Havana. But Xavier's already been there—twice. In early January 2015, Scott Quertimont, an undergraduate international business major in the Williams College of Business, found himself discovering Cuba one conversation at a time.
President Obama made history as the first sitting American president to visit Havana in nearly nine decades. But for business majors at Xavier, visits to Cuba have become a yearly event. Here’s their latest annual report in words and pictures.
For someone who didn’t know what he wanted to do when he came to college, Tai Piazza sure made the most of his Xavier experience. Now he travels around the world for the company that turned his internship into a full-time job.
As a finance and accounting major, Josh Ulery has a good head for numbers—and problem-solving. When he and some friends began brainstorming how to make studying outside easier, the idea for the GoDesk was born. It’s a desk you can take wherever you want. Where Ulery wanted to take it next was to market. But first he had to swim with the sharks…
"Mr. Cuntz is having a profound and lasting impact on Catholic schools and the future.”