Author Archive | Liz Wolfe

School of Business Alum Makes Charleston Regional Business Journal “Forty Under 40” List

The Charleston Regional Business Journal recently recognized School of Business alum Melissa Barbour in their “Forty Under 40” list, which honors local business professionals for their commitment to community service. A native of Virginia, Barbour graduated from James Madison University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting in 2005 and received her master’s degree in accounting from […]

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Marketing Executive to Bring Comedy to the School of Business

They say laughter is the best medicine, and Ted Birkhahn — partner and president of New York-based marketing and PR agency Peppercomm — wholeheartedly agrees. In fact, he has seen firsthand how comedy can not only improve morale and confidence in one’s personal life, but also in one’s professional endeavors and workplace performance. Birkhahn, who requires his employees take […]

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Economics Major Hones Leadership Skills as Student Government President

School of Business Economics major and Student Government Association (SGA) President, Michael Faikes, discusses leadership, social science, sports and more with the b-school communications team. School of Business: Hi Michael, thank you for joining us today! Let’s start off with a little background. Tell us about yourself. Michael Faikes: No problem, thanks for having me. […]

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School of Business Professor Receives Fulbright Honor

Professor Rene Mueller, director of the International Business Program at the College of Charleston School of Business, is the recipient of a Fulbright grant to teach marketing and international business at the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI), University of Applied Sciences in Innsbruck, Austria. Mueller was nominated by Fulbright Austria and selected by the J. William […]

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School of Business Partners to Host German-American Business Summit

  Editor’s note: The event was rescheduled from its original date on Oct. 6 due to inclement weather.  The College of Charleston School of Business, School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs, Career Center and German department have partnered to host the first-ever German-American Business Summit on Feb. 2. And, the timing could not be better. According […]

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School of Business Junior Named CAA Men’s Basketball Player of the Week

On Monday, Jan. 9, the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) named School of Business student and Cougar point guard Joe Chealey the men’s basketball Player of the Week. The honor came after the junior and Business Administration major scored a career-high 31 points versus Hofstra University, a team-best 22 points versus Towson University and 19 points at the University […]

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New School of Business Hire Brings Strategic Vision to Student Success Center

Kristen McMullen has dedicated nearly 20 years of her life to higher education, bolstering various universities’ alumni relations, spearheading career service initiatives and creating programs that connect students with the resources they need to succeed at the likes of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn State University and Duke University. Now she’s bringing her talents and […]

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