Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

Destiny Humphrey Wins the Presidential Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Service

Congratulations to Destiny Humphrey (marketing and arts management double major/entrepreneurship minor) on winning the college’s 2024 Presidential Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Service! This is the highest and most selective honor a graduating student can receive from the College of Charleston. Recipients of the award are chosen on the basis of demonstrated leadership and academic…

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CRASE Training

There were some great takeaways from our Civilian Response to Active Shooter Events (CRASE) training last Friday. It’s never fireworks – call public safety (top right button on all campus phones) Take 5 when you walk into a new or unfamiliar room – check for exits, fire extinguishers, etc. If it is an emergency, turn…

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End of Year Business Bash

Join us for a celebration of another impressive year in the School of Business! Awards! Refreshments! Community! Thursday, May 2, 2024, 3–5 p.m. Halsey’s Hill Gallery 161 Calhoun Street We hope to see you there! RSVP to the calendar invite or email Stacey at hassardsk@cofc.edu.

Reminder: Applications Due 4/22

TLT is now accepting applications for the (seven-week) Summer 2024 Online Education (OE) Readiness Course (June 19 – August 16). “Faculty planning to teach online beginning Fall 2022 and in all future semesters must complete, or have already completed, the seven-week OE Readiness course” (Policy on Alternative Online Education Certification, 2022). To apply today, please visit: bit.ly/oercapp. The deadline to apply is April 22, 2024. Applicants will…

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Don’t Delay, Register Today! TLTCon (May 7-8)

Hi All, We are very excited to announce that registration for the 8th Annual Teaching, Learning, and Technology Conference (TLTCon) is now open! Like past conferences, TLTCon 2024 (May 7-8, 2024) is FREE and fully online (via Zoom). In addition, this year, as part of EdFest, some CofC presentations will be presented in person at Addlestone Library (see Whova…

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Way to go, Sarah!

Our colleague Sarah Castle, instructor of entrepreneurship, didn’t back down for a second at the Battle on the Bricks 2 competition this year. Between training and raising funds to help support MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, Warrior Surf Foundation, and the College of Charleston Athletic Fund, Sarah was an excellent example of grit and determination….

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Last Full Week for CSL Tutoring, Coaching, and SI

** from Lindy Coleman, Director, Center for Student Learning ** CSL Tutoring, Coaching, and SI are open for business and ready to support students in their studying and Exam prep through the last day of classes, Wednesday, April 24. Note: The CSL is not open for services during Exam Week, as our tutors, coaches, and…

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S.C. Public Radio and the College of Charleston Bring ‘Teachable Moments’

South Carolina Public Radio and the College of Charleston are proud to announce a partnership aimed at delivering concise, impactful insights tailored for both students and parents. The one-minute radio segment, Teachable Moments, is designed as a platform to address pressing educational issues dedicated to offering valuable perspectives to listeners beginning April 12, 2024. From the prevalence…

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Your expertise is needed

As dedicated faculty members and prolific researchers, your intellectual contributions have undeniable business implications. It’s time to share your expertise with a wider audience! Join other CofC faculty who have published more than 25 articles accounting for more than 1.4 million reads on The Conversation. The Conversation is an independent, non-profit news organization that publishes…

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Belonging in Business Efforts Taking Off!

Photo Caption: Event hosts and Members of the Belonging in Business Student Advisory Council  Pictured Left to Right – Bhoomi Gohil (International Business, Senior), Destiny Humphrey (Marketing, Senior), Amelia Friday (Business Admin, Junior), and Benjamine Cordova (Accounting, Junior) ** Submitted by Josette Pelzer, associate professor of Accounting ** Belonging in Business had its first Bingo…

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New Concentration in Advanced Manufacturing added to BPS

Effective Fall 2024, Bachelor of Professional Studies (BPS) will add a new concentration in Advanced Manufacturing. The concentration, created in partnership with the School of Science, Math and Engineering, will provide students with innovative, industry-relevant curriculum that provides a degree completion pathway for working adults in the manufacturing sector. This unique curriculum provides fundamental computer…

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Learn more about Generative AI from one of our very own

Did you know that our colleague Calvin Blackwell teaches a class on Generative AI (GAI)? If you’ve been interested in learning more about tools like ChatGPT and Microsoft Copilot, curious faculty and staff are invited to sit in on his class this fall. MGMT 260 will meet Mondays at 1 p.m. in the Wells Fargo…

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Gia Quesada to speak at Spring Commencement Ceremony

Congratulations to our colleague Gia Quesada, assistant provost for assessment and professor of Supply Chain and Information Management, on being selected to speak at the College’s spring 2024 commencement. She will give the commencement address to graduates of the School of Business, School of Education and School of Health Sciences at 10 a.m. on May 11, 2024. Faculty members…

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The Center for Public Choice & Market Process Hosts Another Successful Adam Smith Week

The Center for Public Choice & Market Process hosted a success-filled 16th Annual Adam Smith Week (ASW) March 18th – 21st. This year’s ASW revolved around a theme of Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE). The week kicked off with an opening reception at Alumni Memorial Hall. Acting CPM Director Jordan Ragusa, CPM Director Peter Calcagno,…

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Business faculty in the news

Faculty have had a busy week in the news. Check out some recent articles below. Ask the Experts Jennifer Brannon Barhorst, associate professor of marketing, provided expert commentary to WalletHub on the impending use of AI digital humans for insurance company service encounters. Deadline approaching for over $12.5 million of unclaimed tax refunds Accounting instructor Thomas…

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Reminder: Applications Due 4/22

TLT is now accepting applications for the (seven-week) Summer 2024 Online Education (OE) Readiness Course (June 19 – August 16). “Faculty planning to teach online beginning Fall 2022 and in all future semesters must complete, or have already completed, the seven-week OE Readiness course” (Policy on Alternative Online Education Certification, 2022). To apply today, please visit: bit.ly/oercapp. The deadline to apply is April 22, 2024. Applicants will…

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SCIM 2024 Summer Research Support

** from Chen-Huei Chou, Chair, Department of Supply Chain & Information Management ** The Department of Supply Chain & Information Management will be offering summer research stipends for projects related to supply chain management, global logistics, and/or transportation. The funding would be available to all School of Business faculty to promote research collaboration with our…

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Reminder: Chris Nassetta, President & CEO, Hilton Worldwide Visit

Join us in Wells Fargo Auditorium on Friday, March 29 at 2 p.m. for an exclusive speaking engagement featuring Chris Nassetta, the visionary President and CEO of Hilton Worldwide. In this session, Mr. Nassetta will share his insights on leading a global hospitality giant and navigating the ever-changing landscape of the international business scene. Don’t…

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Battle on the Bricks: Faculty, students, alumni box for Charity

Get your tickets now for Battle on the Bricks, taking place in TD Arena on April 12, 2024! The College of Charleston will be in the ring for Round Two of Battle on the Bricks. The event will take place from 6–11 p.m. on April 12, 2024, in TD Arena, where the CofC community will be…

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Upcoming Workshop: Microcredentialing in courses using Coursera

Please come and learn how to embed microcredentialing using Coursera’s Career Academy into your courses: Monday, April 1 3:30-5:00 OR Tues., Apr. 2 9:25-10:50 This workshop, led by Dr. Elizabeth Hornsby– an expert in online education and in alignment of coursework with microcredentialing — will explore various options across various disciplines. If you’re curious about…

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