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First, I hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving and took some time for yourself. Me? I spent time with my extended family and caught up on some reading (surprise). My reading list included: Hidden Potential: The Science of Achieving Greater Things, by Adam Grant Happy Mind, Happy, Life: The New Science of Mental Well-Being, by…

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Join Us for Today’s Holiday Party!

The School of Business Student Ambassadors are excited to host School of Business faculty, staff and students at the Wall Street Wonderland held under the lights of Cistern Yard. Attendees can tackle the Charging Bull of Wall Street by riding a mechanical bull or take photos in the inflatable igloo. The first 75 students will…

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Department of Accounting and Business Law Welcomes Back Alumni

The Department of Accounting and Business Law recently hosted an alumni event in conjunction with the other activities happening during Fall Alumni Weekend. Faculty and graduates of the program reconnected at the Blacklock House.

Upcoming Academic Dates/Deadlines

Below are important dates and deadlines on the horizon as we bring the fall semester to a close: Monday, December 4 – Last day of full semester courses Tuesday, December 5 – Reading day Wednesday, December 6 – Full semester and Express II grading open for faculty Wednesday, December 6-Monday, December 11 – Full semester…

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Announcing SAP University Alliance’s first New Faculty JumpStart session

For anybody interested in using SAP in their classes, below is a JumpStart training opportunity at no cost for UA members like us. This is particularly useful for those teaching Accounting information systems, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, and will include integrated business processes such as Sales, Purchasing, Production, Materials Planning, Accounting, Projects, and more….

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Thankful

“Thankful” – such a simple, everyday word. But in my experience, it’s also one of the most potent words. I’m thankful we have a holiday that reminds us to be grateful. When we focus on being thankful, things seem to go better. We are mentally in a better place. Hopefully, we each take a few…

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2024 EXPO is scheduled for April 18

The 2024 EXPO is scheduled for April 18, 2024. If you are new to the College, or have never attended the EXPO, the purpose is to provide a space where students present their major research, creative activities, or community service projects. If you are supervising a Bachelor Essay project or similar independent work, we encourage…

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MGMT 301 Students Visit the Ronald McDonald House

Alexis Carrico brought 100+ MGMT 301 students to the Ronald McDonald House (RMH) on November 14th to learn about how leaders use their business skills toward impact-related work. Speakers covered topics in Marketing, Management, Development, Strategy and Operations. Thus far, Carrico’s MGMT 301 students have also contributed 4.5 gallons of “pop tabs” (or 13.5 lbs!)…

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Bully Pulpit Series: Cenk Uygur

The Bully Pulpit Series will host Cenk Uygur on Monday, 11/27. Event details are below. Conversation with Presidential Candidate Cenk Uygur, Monday, Nov. 27 @ 4:00pm (doors open at 3:45pm) in Alumni Center, School of Education building There will be a student meet-and-greet immediately following the event.    

Here’s to 22 Years!

One of our colleagues reached a huge milestone this week! Sabrina Holloway, administrative assistant for the Department of Supply Chain and Information Management, is celebrating her 22nd work anniversary with the School of Business. Thank you for all you do!

OpenSAP transitions to the SAP Learning Site

SAP is transitioning OpenSAP to the SAP learning site. Those interested in pursuing SAP certifications at various levels and exploring topics such as artificial intelligence, analytics, sales and customer relations, purchasing and vendor relations, integration with accounting, etc., can visit the site at learning.sap.com. SAP will discontinue the openSAP platform in July 2024. Learn more about integrating SAP…

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Anderson Awarded Best Paper at the Society for Marketing Advances Conference

At the recent Society for Marketing Advances Conference in Fort Worth, Texas, Kelley Cours Anderson, assistant professor of marketing, was awarded the Society for Marketing Advances Best Paper in Track Award in Consumer Behavior! Kelley and her co-researchers Karen Anne Wallach, Pia Albinsson and Ryann Tracy won for their paper Affective Aesthetic Atmospheres: Redefining Beauty…

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Entrepreneurship students compete in SC Innovates Competition

Our students Zoe Willis, Evan Villamor and Savana Kate Schwanda had a great time at the SC Innovates state competition and the SC Growth Summit! They did a wonderful job representing the College. We look forward to our students competing again next year.    

Collaboration Abounds

This week, I found myself thinking a lot about collaboration. How do we leverage collaboration that makes us all better without creating more work? I spent Sunday – Tuesday with about 90 other deans from the south (SBAA). It’s great to have a network that supports each other. Worthy rivals, not competition. There are several…

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Kelley Anderson publishes two articles on social media wellness, peer-to-peer community

Congratulations to our colleague Kelley Cours Anderson, assistant professor of marketing, on her latest research publications! Peer-to-peer community on social media: An exploratory cross-cultural study Kelley Cours Anderson, Pia A. Albinsson and Caroline Ducarroz Journal of Consumer Behavior This exploratory research utilizes the lens of uses and gratifications theory (UGT) to examine cross-cultural differences in…

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SB Events: 11/17-12/1

Here are School of Business events we’ve been made aware of for the next two weeks: Tuesday, 11/21 Founders Club Elevator Internal Pitch Competition at 5:30pm (Billy Barlia – barliaba@g.cofc.edu) Tuesday, 11/28 Founders Club Networking Session at 6pm (Billy Barlia – barliaba@g.cofc.edu) Thursday, 11/30 Wall Street Wonderland Holiday Party!

Garth Cook Joins the School of Business as new Director of Business Engagement

Garth Cook, Ed.D., has joined the School of Business as our new director of business engagement. In this role, he will be pivotal in fostering strategic partnerships between the academic community and the business world. Garth will also be responsible for enhancing the School’s relationships with local, regional, and national businesses, promoting collaboration, experiential learning…

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You’re Invited! Continuing & Professional Education Open House

The School of Business Continuing and Professional Education team is excited to welcome you to their new location! Come enjoy refreshments and socialize with colleagues. Thursday, Nov. 16 11AM-1PM JC Long, Rooms 315 and 316

338: What’s the significance?

To support students through spring registration, Student Success Center advisors (Robin Bradley, Kenndal Rote, and Drew Newton) provided a blend of expanded drop-in hours and appointments for students. Expanded drop-in hours ran from Monday, October 30-Tuesday, November 14. The results are in on how many students were supported! 211 sign-ins for drop-in support 127 advising…

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Upcoming Virtual Bystander Intervention Trainings

** from Courtney Howard, Chief Diversity Officer & Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion ** There are two upcoming virtual trainings that are important and timely. These interactive trainings will be facilitated by Right To Be and are open to students, faculty, and staff. Bystander Intervention Training to Stop Antisemitic Harassment (November 16, 7pm)…

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