Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

P3: Power in Partnerships

At the Provost’s suggestion, today, I am at the P3 EDU conference in Denver. Public-private partnerships have had my attention for a long time. This is a continuation of the partnership theme I experienced last week with the Chamber. The stories and examples are inspirational. I am learning a lot and am encouraged about how…

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GLAT Students Finish Strong at 2023 IANA Case Competition

Congratulations to Global Logistics and Transportation (GLAT) program students Kay George, Annika Dogger and Matthew Durigon for securing second place at this year’s case competition at the IANA Expo 2023 in Long Beach, CA! The trio vied with seven other schools to analyze the same case study and present their findings in a 10-minute presentation…

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Advising Data Updates

We’re working to keep you in-the-know on advising efforts underway in the Student Success Center.  Part of that transparency includes the regular sharing of key data points. Please find below three updates that offer insight on the work completed and underway: Mandatory Transfer Advising Appointments Context: All transfers who are declared in a School of…

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Building Safety

A reminder to make sure doors secure behind you when you leave. Especially be cautious when the building has been locked for the night and you close the external doors. Campus has had incidents of people checking doors to get in after hours. Thanks!

Spring Registration Dates/Times

Registration entry dates are posted for Spring 2024 registration.  Students register based on earned credit hours.  You can view the schedule here:  https://registrar.cofc.edu/calendars/entrytimes.php All School of Business students (with the exception of first-year students) will hear from their Student Success Center advisor on Monday, October 2 encouraging them to connect with an advisor, if desired,…

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Xie Attends Exclusive Conversation with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

Earlier this week, Henry Xie, professor of marketing and department chair, was invited to a roundtable conversation with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Richard R. Verma. The invitation was only extended to a small number of Charlestonians. The event, which took place Monday at the Mayor’s Office, was an interesting discussion about…

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Student Combines Economics Major with Pop Star Passion

What do the world’s biggest pop sensation and the study of Economics have in common? According to one School of Business student, quite a lot. Meet Evan Williams; an Economics major, Marketing minor, and Taylor Swift enthusiast. “The Wall Street Journal explained that the Eras Tour is helping to recover some of the losses that…

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New Study Abroad Pre-Proposal Form

In efforts to be more strategic in our study abroad offerings, there is now a new pre-proposal form for spring break and summer faculty-led study abroad programs. The goal is to have the right number of programs in a variety of geographic locations. Additionally, this new form will help us identify potential conflicts earlier in…

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Updated New Website Launch Dates

Here’s a website update: Everything on the website at the School level (the pages the Dean’s Office has historically been responsible for) is still due for rebuilding on the new templates by Sept. 30 for a Dec. 15 launch. All academic departments, programs and centers now have until Friday, Dec. 1 to rebuild in Cascade…

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Spring 2023 Schedule

Last Friday, our academic departments submitted their Spring 2023 schedules for thorough review. In this collaborative effort, our Chairs and Deans are working together to create a Spring 2023 Schedule that caters to diverse student populations. This includes upperclassmen, working adults, athletes, and graduate students, all with unique scheduling needs. Additionally, we consider various other…

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SB in the News

Here’s a roundup of recent news articles featuring School of Business faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage includes: Personal View: Motivating others to perform, innovate and learn Professor Angela Passarelli pens an op-ed alongside her co-researchers for Crain’s Cleveland Business Idalia’s Tax Extensions and The Future of Crypto & the IRS Professor Thomas…

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SB Events: 9/22–10/5

Here are School of Business events we’ve been made aware of for the next two weeks: Friday, 9/22 Kirst Kuipers, Managing Director, Head iShares Institutional Sales EMEA at BlackRock to visit FINC 313 class Tuesday, 9/26 Founders Club Elevator Pitch Workshop at 5:30pm (Billy Barlia – barliaba@g.cofc.edu) other Founders Club events on 10/3 & 10/6…

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Beatty Envelope Update

Building update! They’re expected to start scaffolding to fix the outside of Beatty on Tuesday, September 26th. There will be less parking on Liberty Street as some spots will be bagged for construction, but everyone will still be able to access the building through the main entrance. They will likely be doing work on the…

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Beyond CHS

Greetings from Austin, Texas. I am currently at The University of Texas as a part of the Charleston Metro Chamber’s Metro Leadership Visit. It’s a jampacked couple of days, but I am spending time with Charleston business leaders and learning more about the great things happening in Austin. Austin is a city that Charleston can…

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Biz-eWerk: George Stone, Storyteller, Writer, Editor

Biz-eWerk is on the air! New interview with George W. Stone discussing his current travel and writing experiences, and his previous work for the former Nat Geo Traveler magazine. Or click here to listen to the episode

Bully Pulpit Series: Charleston Mayoral Forum on 9/25

The Bully Pulpit Series, in conjunction with The Post and Courier’s Palmetto Politics LIVE, will host the Charleston Mayoral Forum from 7-8pm on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023 in Sottile Theatre, 44 George Street. Event details are below. All the confirmed mayoral candidates on the ballot have been invited to participate, which includes: William Cogswell Mika…

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Sign Up for the Majors/Minors Fair

Dear School of Business Colleagues, The Majors and Minors Fair is next week, and we invite you to join our Student Success Center advising team and Ambassadors as both declared and potential Business majors/minors stop by to learn more about all that’s possible in the School of Business! One-hour time slots are available for sign…

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Demographic Cliff

We’ve been discussing a pending enrollment/demographic cliff for years. Declining birth rates, an aging population, economics, and other factors mean fewer traditional college-age students in the future. As academics, we understand that the data supports this conclusion. It’s happening. We need to have strategies to deal with it so we can control our own destiny….

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Beemok Hospitality Collection Establishes New Scholarship, Leadership Program at CofC

The Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management is excited to announce a new scholarship and leadership program it has established with Beemok Hospitality Collection (BHC). As a part of this partnership, students in the BHC Service Leadership Scholars program will benefit from enriching experiences beyond the classroom. A big shout to Jeremy Clement for leading…

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New MBA Rankings by Bloomberg Businessweek, Fortune and College Consensus

Congratulations to the MBA program on its latest rankings! On Bloomberg Businessweek’s 2023-24 Best Business Schools & MBA Programs list, CofC came in at #67. We constantly rank higher each year thanks to improvements in weighted indicators like compensation, learning, networking and entrepreneurship. Fortune Education’s 2023 Best MBA Programs list ranks the College of Charleston #71….

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