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Hospitality Management Students Plan Gala for Water Missions International

Some College of Charleston business students are helping Water Missions International marks its 10-year anniversary by planning a formal gala for the non-profit organization. College of Charleston Hospitality & Tourism Management instructor Andrea Canberg, Ph.D, has structured her event management class for students to plan and implement all aspects of the elaborate event.

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Benchmarking in Costa Rica

Business majors recently traveled to Costa Rica with Dr. Marvin Gonzales and Dr. Gioconda Quesada to explore international commerce and earn credit for the course, International Benchmarking.  The study abroad trip and benchmarking course, organized and taught by Dr. Gonzales, exposed students to several companies to compare best practices and gain broader perspectives on small businesses to […]

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Leadership Changes Focus Resources on Student Achievement and Program Excellence

Alan T. Shao, Ph.D., and dean of the College of Charleston School of Business, recently announced key appointments to focus resources on building high quality programs and advancing student achievement.   Dean Shao named Jocelyn Evans, Ph.D., as associate dean of undergraduate programs.  She replaces Kent Gourdin, Ph.D., director of Global Logistics and Transportation, who will focus his expertise on […]

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School of Business Strengthens Ties With Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce

The College of Charleston School of Business announces a new partnership with the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce to support top priorities at the Chamber.  The joint project will be to evaluate small business and entrepreneur growth across South Carolina.  The School of Business will allocate funding and resources to measure the Chamber’s FastTracSC program, […]

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Business Students Head for Honduran Micro-finance Experience

Twenty two socially conscious MBA and undergraduate students and two professors in the School of Business are headed to Honduras on March 6 as part of a growing trend to support under-resourced businesses in developing countries and frontier markets.  The purpose is to improve the welfare of citizens in impoverished countries by giving financial resources […]

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Dr. Laquita Blockson Wins Entrepreneurship Conference Award

Laquita Blockson, Ph.D. and assistant professor of management and entrepreneurship in the School of Business, was awarded the 2011 Journal of Developmental Entrepreneurship’s John Jack Award for her paper, “Giving Voice to Gender: Constructing Entrepreneurial Experiences”.  “This is a significant accomplishment for Laquita,” says Dr. Kent Gourdin, associate dean for undergraduate studies.  “It’s a prestigious award for […]

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MBA Program Cited in US News & World Report

The article “MBA Programs Go Global” appeared in last week’s issue of the U.S. News and World Report.  Our MBA program was referenced, along with the UPenn’s Wharton School, as an example of how the graduate curriculum  is adapting to the global nature of business.  Alan T. Shao, dean of the School of Business, was quoted in the article as […]

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Where in the World? Off to Taiwan

Five hospitality and tourism management students joined Dr. Bing Pan, assistant professor and director of the School of Business’s Office of Tourism Analysis, on a three-week study abroad in Taichung, Taiwan.  Emily Bergtholdt, Jerry Kowal, Melanie Baker-Matthews, Morgan Fermin and Blair Kaufman attended Asia University with students from the U.S., Australia and New Zealand on […]

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