Author Archive | Erika LeGendre

Hospitality Students Ditch First Day of Class for Hotel Grand Opening

Traditionally, the first day of classes is a bit lackluster. Commonly referred to as “syllabus day,” a significant portion of the class meeting is dedicated to giving introductions, discussing expectations and — you guessed it — reviewing the course syllabus. Luckily for students in professor Steve Litvin’s HTM 350 hospitality and tourism marketing class, that […]

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Investment Program Alum on the Fast Track to Career Success

The School of Business prides itself on the experiential learning opportunities that we provide to our students that ensure career readiness after — and even before! — graduation. Having spent time in both the School of Business and the Honors College, alumna Ariel Benton ‘18 (Finance) has successfully made the transition from one of our […]

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Data Reigns Supreme for Marketing Major at Summer Internship

Leanna Conti ‘19 is all about storytelling through data. Equipped with a knack for analytics and a tenacity to hone her digital marketing skills, the information management minor successfully landed an internship this summer with SnapCap by LendingTree, a lending firm founded by CofC alum Hunter Stunzi that connects small businesses with loans. The School […]

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Ruben Urquiza

Internship Spotlight: Logistics Intern at Mercedes-Benz Vans

Ruben Urquiza is an efficient guy. Or rather, he likes executing tasks in a logistical manner so that the end goal is met in an efficient and effective way. This summer, the international business major from Westminster, South Carolina, is fine tuning his logistics and efficiency skills with an internship at Mercedes-Bens Vans in North […]

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School of Business Hosts Retired Boeing SC VP Jack Jones, Names Student Entrepreneur of the Year

The College of Charleston School of Business recently hosted a fireside chat with local businessman Tommy Baker and retired vice president and general manager of Boeing South Carolina Jack Jones during the Fifth-Annual Tommy Baker Entrepreneurship Hour. At this year’s event, hosted by the business school’s Center for Entrepreneurship and Carter Real Estate Center, Baker […]

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Williams Impact Scholars

Impact Entrepreneurship Visionary Mentors Students Through New Scholars Program

According to Stuart Williams, impact entrepreneur-in-residence at the College of Charleston School of Business, he doesn’t have an “off” switch. “My brain never shuts down because I’m always thinking about the many things that need to be fixed in the world,” says Williams, founder of impact ecosystems architecture firm, In Place Impact. But it’s not […]

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5 Things the School of Business is Thankful for This Year

On any given day, the School of Business is bustling with students, faculty and staff who work hard to sustain its mission — to educate socially responsible graduates through practical undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. But as the halls of the Beatty Center quiet down for the Thanksgiving holiday, the School would like to take […]

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