Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

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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Registration Season Reveals Good Problems

We are currently a week and a half into registration season, and it’s clear that our enrollments are on the rise. Core courses are already at capacity, and upper-level courses are quickly filling up. The Student Success Center has reported a significant increase in usage compared to last year. By March 31 of this academic…

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Leadership Opportunity: EDBA Program Director

The EDBA Program received a positive vote in Senate this week, and will be presented to the College of Charleston Board of Trustees in the coming weeks. After that, the proposal will go through external steps of approval (South Carolina Commission for Higher Education; SACSCOC). We are accepting letters of interest for a Program Director….

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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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Solid Foundation Meets Bright Future

One of my favorite events of the year is when Betty Beatty has dinner with the Beatty Scholars (aka Beatty Bunch). Watching Betty engage with each and every student is inspiring. She’s authentic and sincere and offers a word of encouragement to each of them. The students follow her lead. A great reminder of our…

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Recruiting Future Fulbright Scholars

Next Tuesday (April 2), the School of Business will host Dr. Sidney Woram, Associate Director of Nationally Competitive Awards for an information session with our current students to learn about Fulbright and other competitive awards. The College is strategically investing in these initiatives, as a way to strengthen the College’s reputation as an elite institution….

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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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A network of speakers

I love to brag about how many industry leaders you integrate with our students. In Spring 2023, we stopped counting at 160 different engagements. In Fall 2023, we reached 260, and I realized today we are still missing several programs that regularly bring speakers. It’s amazing. A couple of opportunities recently crossed my desk to…

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April 1: Textbook Submission Deadline

Don’t forget! Textbook submissions are due April 1 for Summer and Fall. Here’s an update on our submission status: Summer 2024: 65% submitted Fall 2024: 27% submitted

Extraordinary Happens Here

It was a privilege to start the week in New York City with Bill Finn, Carrie, Molly, alums, donors, and parents. While New York is an incredible place, it’s in Charleston where I see extraordinary happening. And it’s quickly spreading across the globe. On Monday evening, we had a Schottland Alumni dinner with about a…

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Recent research publications by Anderson, Wang, and Hefner

Congratulations to our business faculty on their latest research achievements: Technology has Agency too! Disentangling Technology’s Causal and Structural Agency in a Service System Kelley Cours Anderson, Hans Hansen, and Debra Laverie Journal of Macromarketing (ranked A on the ABDC list, impact factor 3.1) The article argues that technology has agency and highlights the impact…

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Welcoming Chris Nassetta, President & CEO, Hilton Worldwide

Join us in Wells Fargo Auditorium 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. Gain invaluable leadership lessons you can apply to…

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Advising Drop-In Support for Fall Registration

Fall registration begins next week based on students’ earned credit hours. To learn more about when students register, visit this webpage: https://charleston.edu/registrar/students/registration-dates.php The advising team in the Student Success Center will offer extended drop-in hours through fall registration to support students. Drop-in hours are as noted below: Monday, March 25 – 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday,…

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Student Success Insights Training

** from Jessica Zuber, Director, Center for Academic Performance and Persistence ** I’m excited to invite you to a training on Student Success Insights! The objective of this new platform is to allow for cross campus collaboration to drive persistence and graduation. Join us on April 9th at 3pm (on Zoom) to learn more about…

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The Business of Literature

** From Irina Erman, Associate Professor of Russian Studies; Chair, German and Russian Studies ** Please share with students! The Business of Literature: The Inside Story of an Entrepreneur’s Success With Translation Publishing: A talk and Q&A with Will Evans, Founder and CEO of Deep Vellum Thursday, March 28th at 3:30pm in the Alumni Center,…

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Professional Clothing Drive

The Center for Civic Engagement is partnering with the Center for Sustainable Development and Career Center to host a professional clothing drive for a Cougar Free Store Pop-up Event that will be held on 4/1. We are asking you to donate your gently used professional clothing now through March 29th. The Professional Clothing Pop-up is…

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