Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

SB Alumni Drop-In on May 3

You are cordially invited to the School of Business Alumni Mix & Mingle Drop-In on Friday, May 3, from 5-7 p.m., in the Beatty Atrium. Join our business alumni for drinks and light bites as they tour the Student Success Center, hop in our podcast studio to record some advice for students, and learn about…

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Schottland Scholars Class of ’25

** From Co-Directors Esta Shah & Jessica Madariaga ** Please take a moment to recognize and congratulate the following rising seniors who have recently been selected as the Class of 2025 Schottland Scholars! Class of 2025 Schottland Scholars Chris Amons (Major: FINC | ECON, Minor: Data Science) Lily Bagwell (Major: REAL, Minor: ENTR) Madeline Bendziewicz…

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AI in the Room

This week, Carrie and I attended AACSB ICAM in Atlanta. It’s always a busy couple of days with a lot of learning and networking. This year, in every session, AI was a consistent topic of conversation, from how we can use it to help with our Societal Impact Goals to how it can help with…

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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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TLT – Thank you, Victor!

Thank you to Victor Ruiz for 3 years of assisting the School of Business through TLT! April 30th will be Victor Ruiz’s last day at the College. “I have thoroughly enjoyed my time here assisting the School of Business over the last 3 years and connecting with you all, along with many other individuals and…

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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.

AACSB Continuous Improvement Report – IMPACT

This past week at the AACSB ICAM conference in Atlanta, I had the invaluable opportunity to attend several sessions dedicated to reflecting on our impact. The timing couldn’t have been more fitting as we gear up for our AACSB CIR Pre-Visit. One highlight of my year has been crafting Table 9.1 for the Pre-Visit, in…

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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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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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Finding Inspiration When You’re Worn Out – Short and Sweet

At this point in the semester, many of us are reaching our limits. I know I am. One thing we can do when is ask for help, so I did. You know I’ve been playing with AI, so I thought I would let Grammarly AI help me out with a simple prompt. It didn’t disappoint….

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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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AACSB Continuous Improvement Review: Publication Quality

On Thursday and Friday of next week (April 18-19), the chair of our AACSB continuous improvement review (CIR) team will be on campus. In our office we have been working feverishly to get the documents together for his review. It is incredibly rewarding work, and I am humbled by the good work you do in…

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Annual Evaluation Survey: Chairs and School of Business Leaders

Be on the look-out… By early next week, our office will send annual chair surveys to faculty (instructors, tenured, and tenure-track faculty); the survey also includes an opportunity to provide additional feedback on other members of the leadership team. We will also send a survey to all members of our staff, providing an opportunity to…

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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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