CofC School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

CofC Sophomore Heads Up Successful Local Honey Business

Check out Holy City Sinner’s feature on William Helfgott (Honors Finance/Spanish)’s local business, River Bluff Honey!

School of Business Distinguished Faculty Awards

Be on the look out for an upcoming email calling for nominations for the School of Business Distinguished Faculty Awards. In addition to our traditional School of Business Distinguished Faculty Awards , we will also be making the call for nominations for the Bank Of America Teaching Professorship.  

Documentation of Outside Employment

We’ve recently had a few queries regarding outside employment of faculty. Take a second to read through the policy regarding outside employment to determine if you need to complete the form. If you’re unsure, initiate a conversation with your Chair. 7.1.10 Outside Employment of Faculty (FAM V.G)  

Weniger Aber Besser

I am continually impressed by the excellent teaching, research, and service prevalent in the School of Business and across the College. As we have conversations about our future and build out our strategic plan, I am aware that we often talk about new classes, programs, ideas, and even new newer ideas. It’s easy. We are…

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What’s in the water?!

The Supply Chain and Information Management Department was triple blessed in 2022 when it came to new additions to the family! PL Meena’s Kenisha born 6/3/22 Rafael Teixeira’s Lucas born 10/11/22 Olga Biedova’s Maximilian born 12/12/22 Will 2023 bring even more adorable little ones?!

Bank of America Teaching Professorship

From the School of Business Faculty Development Committee via Bob Pitts Colleagues – the Faculty Development Committee has completed the workup for the Bank of America Teaching Professorship.   The Bank of America Teaching Professorship will be awarded to a roster faculty member designated by their colleagues as embodying the highest standards and commitment to teaching excellence…

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Strategic Investment Symposium – Feb. 24

The College of Charleston School of Business Investment Program will host its ninth annual Strategic Investment Symposium on Friday, Feb. 24, 2023, at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston, South Carolina. Over the past eight years, the symposium has attracted more than 1,400 attendees from across the country interested in investment strategy, including financial professionals, institutional wealth managers and…

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German-American Business Summit – Feb. 8

Higher education and industry will meet again when the College of Charleston hosts the seventh annual German-American Business Summit on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2023. The summit, presented by the College of Charleston German studies program, School of Languages, Cultures, and World Affairs and School of Business, has stimulated collaboration and discussion between the German industry and the university to create job…

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2023 Student Entrepreneur of the Year

From Dave Wyman We are looking for applications for the College of Charleston “2023 Student Entrepreneur of the Year.” The winner will be recognized on April 12th at the Tommy Baker Entrepreneurship Hour and receive an award of $1,000 to help grow their business. Please complete the short application form by clicking below:                Apply:…

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Faculty in the News: Thomas Spade

It’s tax season, and you know what that means…our colleague Thomas Spade is making his media rounds! Check Thomas out on Live 5 News and Fox 24 Charleston detailing the changes to SC taxes this year. Live 5 News ‘That’s gone’: Changes coming to SC taxes this year Fox 24 Charleston “When tax news breaks,…

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Infinite Success

Happy 253rd Birthday, CofC! What an impressive accomplishment, and it didn’t happen by accident. It happened because people like you cared and did what they could to advance our institution. As I think about what our future looks like, I can’t help but think about one of my favorite books – The Infinite Game, by…

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Middle Eastern Grant Reminder

From Rene Mueller This is just a reminder to submit your proposal for the Middle East and its Periphery (MENAP) grant funds.  The application suggests that you have to present a paper and, while that is preferable, that is not necessary.  If you just attend a conference, you should plan on doing something else eg…

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Peer Advisor Applications are Open

From Karen Hauschild, Director of Academic Advising The Academic Advising and Planning Center at the College of Charleston is seeking Peer Advisors applicants for the 2023-24 academic year.  One position will begin this summer and an additional three will join us this fall.  For all of the details and the application, you can reference our…

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Faculty/Staff and Student Headshots

The Student Success Center will be hosting  professional headshots sessions this semester. Our next session is 2/1 from 10:00-3:00 on the 4th floor of Beatty Center. No registration is required You will be able to download your photos a few days after the session. We have 3 other opportunities this semester 2/23 3/14 4/12

Do you remember SB Faculty Award Recipients from past years?

We are trying to get a historical list of the SB Faculty Award winners. We need a little help from our friends. Have you received SB Faculty Awards? What year? Do you remember other winners, or are there any lingering faculty development committee members who kept a record? I made a spreadsheet to gather information,…

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Lancie Affonso Featured in CofC Magazine

Every homemaker knows the importance of the family table – the place we come together, share stories and connect with one another in meaningful ways. That is how we build family – and that is what makes a home a home.  And that’s why, at the College of Charleston, Lancie Affonso ’96 (M.S. ’08) has made sure everyone has…

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Small Talks, Big Ideas: presented by the CofC MBA

From Seaton Brown ’09 The Master of Business Administration program is proud to be the 2023 Educational Partner for Lowcountry Local First, and kicking off our partnership with an exciting new venture. Join us Thursday, January 26, 5:30pm, at the Queen Street Playhouse, 20 Queen Street, for the inaugural live taping of “Small Talks, Big Ideas”,…

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Alumni Update: Justin Lee ’22

From Lancie Affonso A little life update…from our recent INTB/SPAN graduate, Impact X and SB Student Ambassador Justin Lee ’22. He will join USC’s MIB Program as a UPS Global Scholar.

Annual Evaluation for Adjunct Faculty

At last week’s School of Business faculty meeting, I presented on faculty annual evaluation. Afterwards I emailed documents for faculty annual evaluation to the members of the School of Business. Several adjunct faculty emailed asking if that process includes them. Formally it does not. However, if you are adjunct faculty and would like a letter…

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The Gift of Giving

Mark your calendar. The 4th annual CofC Day is next Thursday, January 26. It’s an important day as we continue to build a culture of giving. CofC Day is the College’s 24-hour day of giving that takes place on our founding day – that’s significant. It reminds us that we have a long-distinguished history and…

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