Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

Tuesday, Dec 13: Planned Electrical Outage – 8:00 – 9:30 am

Please plan on either working from home or coming in after 9:30am on Tuesday. The building will NOT have workable conditions from 8-9:30am. This outage is part of the college’s Electric Grid Infrastructure Upgrade project to provide additional electric capacity to the Simons Center for the Arts, currently under renovation. Let me know if you…

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Impact X Alumni in the Charleston Regional Business Journal

Charleston startup rates businesses on sensory triggers, accessibility Many mobile apps let visitors rate restaurants, bars and tourist attractions on a five-star scale based on service, value or cleanliness, but a new app called SAFE-ROAM, created by College of Charleston students and graduates Noah Futch, Madison Gardner, Nicole Nelson and Tyler Smithhart will let users…

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VanDenburgh Quoted in The Wall Street Journal

Accounting professor William VanDenburgh was quoted in The Wall Street Journal regarding his research on cryptocurrency. His comments related to the papers that he and professors Roxane DeLaurell and Roger Daniels published this year on the topic. Read the article here.

MBA Program Sees Stellar Job Placement Stats

Congratulations to Erin Halford, director of MBA Employer Relations and Professional Development, and the MBA team on their great job placements stats for MBA12 (the Class of 2022)! Placement % at graduation 92% Placement % 90 days after graduation 100% Average starting salary $70,314 These numbers will be part of the next U.S. News ranking…

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Got News?

Do you have news you would like to share on The Pulse? Use this form to provide a write-up and it will be put into the queue to be reviewed. I will review (not write!) your post and get it out quickly. There’s a lot of good happening, and our goal is to share and…

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We’re Hiring! Assistant Professor of Management

The Department of Management and Marketing invites applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Strategic Management/General Management beginning August 16, 2023. Please share the job posting with your networks! For questions, please contact Ivana Milosevic.

Encourage your students to manage stress with Cougar Countdown!

Finals are approaching next week! Please be sure to share the CSL’s Cougar Countdown calendar with your students. This annual tradition is a wonderful way for students to take a break from their studies.  

Supporting The Right People

In my first email to faculty and staff back in July, I wrote about how apparent it was that our business school is a special place because of spectacular people – the right people. This week, I think about how we can intentionally develop, support, and empower them. That said, I’m pleased to remind you…

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Student Entrepreneurs Put Business Skills in Action at Holiday Marketplace

The School of Business hosted its first-ever two-day Holiday Marketplace on November 15 and 16, showcasing student-owned businesses. The campus community put nearly $3,000 into the pockets of our students. Read more on School of Business Highlights.

The College Today: CofC Students Score High in Statewide Pitch Competition

Pitch competitions can be nerve-racking, especially when you’re pitching to an audience of over 200 people with judges watching intently and cash prizes on the line. That’s part of why it’s so impressive that five student teams from the College of Charleston made it to the semi-final round of SC Innovates 2022 – a statewide pitch competition….

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Wiley Hybrid Journals

We recently learned of an amazing resource to CofC as part of Carolina Consortium institutions’ agreement with Wiley hybrid journals. We have an agreement that covers open access journal fees in Wiley’s hybrid journals if the corresponding author is at one of the participating schools. This is an incredible value! Open access fees are roughly…

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Mueller Named Co-Chair of South Carolina International Trade Coalition

Congratulations to Rene Mueller on this appointment! “It is a privilege to co-chair the South Carolina International Trade Coalition,” said Mueller. “95% of the world’s consumers live outside the U.S. To be successful in today’s market, firms need to seek international opportunities. For over 15 years, the members of S.C. International Trade Coalition have worked…

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12/1 – Campus Master Plan Open House

Facilities Management is working with a team of planning consultants and the university community to update the college’s Campus Master Plan. The Master Plan will serve as a tool to help establish a continuing framework to guide the orderly growth and development of the campus while protecting and enhancing important open spaces as well as…

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Thankful

Often, I think Thanksgiving should be more than once a year. Not because I like turkey but because being thankful is good for the soul. Last Friday, as I was walking down the stairs of the parking garage, a mom was walking with her son while he sang BINGO – loudly. She apologized and offered…

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MBA13 Students on No Struggle No Story Podcast

Traveling this week for the holiday? Heading out on a turkey trot? Pass the time by listening to this podcast hosted by MBA13 student Patrick Cacciatore. He speaks with his classmate Max Wild in the latest episode of his mental health-focused podcast No Struggle No Story. “In Episode 41, former UCLA Tennis Player and Kalamazoo…

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We’re Hiring! Hospitality & Tourism Management Chair

We are searching for a Department Chair – Professor or Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management to join our hospitality department. Please share the job posting with your networks! For questions, please contact Bob Frash.

Register Today! 9th Annual Strategic Investment Symposium

Registration is now open for the 9th Annual Strategic Investment Symposium taking place Friday, Feb. 24! It is a unique opportunity for the financial community to interact with other professionals and students, faculty and staff of the School of Business.

We’re Hiring! Instructor of Entrepreneurship

We are searching for a new instructor for entrepreneurship to join Lancie Affonso, Sarah Castle and Dave Wyman here at the College. Our signature program, Impact X, is expanding to three cohorts in the spring and recently won two awards — the AACSB 2021 Innovations That Inspire​ and the 2022 SBAA Social Impact Award. Please…

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We Just Do It

Last Friday at the Metro Chamber’s Board orientation, I met with several people from industry, and they all had a positive experience with the School of Business to share. Then, at the start of the week, I met with Southern Business Deans, where we received the Societal Impact Award for ImpactX. During my presentation, I…

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Congrats to our SC Innovates Pitch Finalists

Over 200+ attendees cheered on the Top 15 teams across SC for the SC Pitch Competition. Congratulations to all of our student innovators, especially those from the College of Charleston: 1st Place… $5,000… VeriMist (Clemson University) 2nd Place… $2,500… Tyronet (Coker University) 3rd Place… $1,500… MitRx Therapeutics (Medical University of South Carolina) 4th Place… $1,000… Sail…

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