Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

Faculty Feedback – Convocation and The College Reads

** From Christopher Korey, Associate Provost for Student Success ** Dear Colleagues, I am writing on behalf of a faculty and staff committee that is examining how we introduce students to the academic life of the College through Convocation and The College Reads! Program. All academic schools are represented on this committee. Each fall on…

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Food Security Summit

The College of Charleston’s Office of the President and Provost, and the Schools of Humanities and Social Sciences, Languages, Cultures and World Affairs, and the Mroz Global Leadership Institute will be co-sponsoring a summit on Food Security: Local to Global. Hunger is a global challenge and it reaches right into our own backyards. Come join…

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We are members of CARMA!

** From Angie Passarelli, associate professor of management ** The Dean’s Office used grant funds to purchase an institutional membership to CARMA (Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis). They offer a plethora of resources for both qualitative and quantitative methods, all of which are accessible to us via this membership. There are…

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Interested in Teaching in France?

**Information from Melissa Ochal, Director of the Center for International Education** EM Strasbourg Business School is currently recruiting international faculty for its Visiting Professorship (ViP) Program 2023/2024 (for a two-week period).ViP Program – Brochure 2023-2024 For further information on our ViP Program, please see our brochure attached in this email. Applications can be made online,…

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Interested in Teaching in Austria?

***From Melissa Ochal, Director of the Center for International Education*** If you have additional questions, Rene Mueller has taught at MCI for a number of years.   Greetings from MCI, Austria!   We are happy to send you a list of courses available for Teaching Mobilities for the next academic year (Fall 2023/24 (October 2023…

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Have a guest speaker coming?

If you have a guest speaker attending class or coming for a presentation, please email their information to Hayden Smith ( or Cory Werkheiser ( and we will create a Welcome Slide for the digital screens. Please include the following: Name, Title/Company and why they are attending.

IRS Citizen Academy Shows Another Side of Accounting

Earlier this academic year, Karrie Saboe, instructor of Accounting, hosted the IRS Citizen Academy to show students how working in the field of accounting is more than sitting behind a desk! For years, IRS Criminal Investigation field offices have brought the Citizen Academy to college and university campuses nationwide. Classes participate in a simulation of…

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Biz-eWerk: Project Management with Taylr Sharp ’19

The first interview of Biz-eWerk season 3 is here! Cory Werkheiser sits down with Taylr Sharp ’19 to talk all things project management in her role as a digital project manager at Target. Listen below and share!

Industry Partner Receives Prestigious Governor’s Cup Award

Congratulations to Explore Charleston, our industry partner through the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, on receiving the prestigious Governor’s Cup Award for their Intern Cultural Enrichment Program (ICEP). ICEP is a first-of-its-kind initiative that connects undergraduate minority students, many from Historically Black Colleges and Universities, with world-class, paid summer internship opportunities in the local…

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Reminder-Call for Nominations: 2023 Distinguished SB Faculty Awards

Howard F. Rudd, Jr. Distinguished Faculty Award for Service Leadership This is the official call for nominations for the Howard F. Rudd, Jr. Distinguished Faculty Award for Service Leadership. Please note that this largest award given and is open only to Business school professors that received “exceeds expectations” in all categories of their most recent annual…

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The Fog is Clearing

It’s been more than two decades since my family and I took our first trip to the North Carolina mountains. It was an important trip because we were looking for a house and schools for the kids. We were moving because I was starting my first job after grad school. It was an exciting time…

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Midterm Stress Relief

From Rachael McNamara ’00, Director, Office of Student Wellness & Well-being Please share with fellow faculty members and of course students: Good afternoon, the Office of Student Wellness & Well-being is aware that midterm time is almost here. We wanted to promote healthy stress reduction techniques to help students perform their best during the exams….

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Teach the Teachers

On Friday, Feb. 17th, the Center for Public Choice & Market Process (CPM) along with the Bridwell Institute at SMU hosted a “Teach the Teachers” event. Local middle and high school teachers from Charleston and Berkeley County School Districts who teach economics participated and learned about trade, economic freedom, markets, government and immigration. The event…

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School of Business Student Research Pool

From Kelley Anderson, assistant professor of Marketing It’s not too late to sign up!  We’d love to have your students sign-up for SSRP, and we are at the prime stage to take in studies for our students to engage in. Faculty and students’ participation is integral to making this pilot a success. Here is how…

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The Power of “We”

Earlier this week, Chris Mothorpe sent Carrie and I an email noting that we like quotes. He thought something he heard at church would resonate with us: The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say “I.” And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say “I.” They don’t think…

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Microsoft Online Webinar for Students (and faculty & staff)

This week, I re-connected with Victoria Thompson (Class of 2015, Elementary Education). Victoria was a member of the Teacher Leaders program in the School of Education at a time when I was director of Schottland Scholars, and I was able to get to know her a bit then. She now works for Microsoft, and offered…

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Riley Center Tourism Project

From Catherine Holmes, Graduate Assistant – Community Assistance Program, Master of Public Administration Candidate Hello, My name is Catherine Holmes, and I am a Graduate Assistant at the College of Charleston, and am currently working on a project for the Joseph P. Riley Center for Livable Communities. I am reaching out to ask if you…

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Grant Writing 101

From Rene Mueller Grants are a great way to fund personal research and professional development. While grants do require a lot of time and effort to write and administer, grants provide independence from School and College resources. For those interested in writing grants, I will offer a short 1.5 hour Grant Writing 101 workshop on…

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Faculty Panel – Accepted Students Day

From Grace Vail ’18, Admissions Representative Greetings Faculty! The Office of Admissions will be hosting an Open House for prospective students and families on Saturday, February 25th . We are expecting 1300 registered guests for this event and we hope to provide them with the best campus visit experience possible. This special day will feature…

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7th Annual German-American Business Summit

Thank you to everyone who supported the 7th annual German-American Business Summit! We had 11 employers represented at the Job & Internship Expo in the Atrium, and over 250 students attended the day’s events. Employers Mercedes-Benz Vans, BLG Logistics, BMW, Bosch, DB Schenker, IFA, KION, Mankiewicz Coatings, P3, Software Projects Consulting, SWJ Technology Summit Speakers…

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