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School of Business, Charleston Metro Chamber Partner to Support Local Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

The College of Charleston School of Business and the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce have joined forces to provide pro bono consultations to Charleston-area businesses affected by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in a new initiative called Profs on Call. Profs on Call aims to help business owners and their management staff navigate this […]

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BBC News Highlights Hospitality Professor’s Analysis of Airbnb Impact on Communities

With its renowned location in one of the top tourist destinations in the world, the College of Charleston School of Business reinforces its unique position as a leader in the exploration and examination of the tourism industry. Daniel Guttentag, professor of hospitality and tourism management and director of the Office of Tourism Analysis, recently discussed […]

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Former CofC President, Supply Chain Professor Re-elected Chair of Baldrige Foundation Board of Directors

The College’s former president, P. George Benson, Ph.D., who currently teaches supply chain classes at the College of Charleston School of Business, has been re-elected as chairman of the Foundation for the Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award for the third consecutive year. Hailing from Lewisburg, Pennsylvania — home of his alma mater Bucknell University — […]

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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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Dr. Laquita Blockson Wins Entrepreneurship Conference Award

Laquita Blockson, Ph.D. and assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in the School of Business, was awarded the 2011 Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship’s John Jack Award for her paper, “Giving Voice to Gender: Constructing Entrepreneurial Experiences”.  “This is a significant accomplishment for Laquita,” says Dr. Kent Gourdin, associate dean for undergraduate studies.  “It’s a prestigious award for […]

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Business Professor to Ring Bell on Wall Street

Ringing the infamous bell at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.  The chance to close the markets for Tracy Clifford, CFO of Pernix Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (PTX) and a finance adjunct professor in the School of Business, will happen this week.  She will join Cooper C. Collins, the Company’s CEO, who accepted an invitation from the NYSE Amex to ring the closing bell […]

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Dr. Josh Davis Covers IT Architectures for Global Firms

Josh Davis, Ph.D., and assistant professorof decision sciences and MIS in the School of Business, recently published “Designing Enterprise IT Architectures to Optimize Flexibility and Standardization in Global Business” in the MIS Quarterly Executive, June 2010. The paper, published in the top executive-oriented research journal for management information systems, provides a long-range, high-level view of strategic IT […]

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