Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

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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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: 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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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 – 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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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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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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Did you know we’re a part of The PhD Project?

Did you know we’re a part of The PhD Project? It was founded in 1994 by the KPMG Foundation, Citi, AACSB, and GMAC on the idea that advancements in workplace diversity could be enhanced by increasing the diversity of business school faculty. We have been posting our open positions on their job board. Let us…

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Majors and Minors Fair

The CofC Majors and Minors Fair is Wednesday, September 27 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Cistern Yard!  For more information, visit

Market Process Scholars Tour Nashville

The Center for Public Choice & Market Process 2023-2024 Market Process Scholars fall trip took place in Nashville, TN. Grayson Foley, Riley Haas, Corey Holcomb, Hunter Poe, and Addy Stanley traveled with Dr. Peter Calcagno where they spent time with a wide array of prominent business individuals. The students benefitted from the expertise of Dr….

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Special Faculty & Staff Discount Tickets for the Women for Women Summit

You are cordially invited to join us at the 2023 Women for Women Summit on Thursday, October 5, 2023 at the Francis Marion Hotel.  There is very special pricing for faculty, staff and students. Please use promo code: W4WCOFC to access the tickets at $25 in the promo code space. View the wonderful program, speakers,…

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Jennifer Barhorst Joins the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Business Research

Congratulations to Jennifer Barhorst, associate professor of marketing, for being selected to join the Editorial Review Board for the Journal of Business Research (JBR) to support the Digital Marketing area of expertise. JBR is the top marketing journal in terms of citations on Google Scholar, is ABDC Ranking = A;  Impact factor = 10.969: SJR…

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MBA14 Kicks off Business, etc. at Charleston City Hall

** by Seaton Brown ’09 ** On September 1, Charleston’s MBA program sat in Council Chambers at Charleston City Hall to kick of its year-long, weekly co-curricular program: Business, etc. The MBA14 cohort was hosted by Councilman Michael Seekings who shared a detailed presentation about the business of municipal government and the impact and balance between tourism…

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Faculty in the News

Here’s a roundup of recent news articles featuring School of Business faculty, staff, students or alumni. Recent media coverage includes: Price tag of Ashley River Pedestrian Bridge nearly doubles Economics professor Frank Hefner talks to Live 5 News (WCSC-TV).  You Can Make Money by Paying Your Taxes With a Credit Card — Here’s How Thomas Spade,…

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Live Taping of Small Talks, Big Ideas: presented by the CofC MBA

The Master of Business Administration program is proud to continue its partnership with Lowcountry Local First. Join us Thursday, September 7, 5:30pm, at the Queen Street Playhouse, 20 Queen Street, for a live taping of “Small Talks, Big Ideas,” hosted by Steve Fletcher and presented by the College of Charleston School of Business Master of Business…

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