Charleston School of Business Faculty & Staff Updates

Young alumnus establishes endowed scholarship for MSA students

Extraordinary happens with Justin Herp. With a passion for learning and a desire to experience all the campus had to offer, Justin Herp ’15 (M.S.A. ’16) embodied everything the College of Charleston looks for in a student. Now as an alumnus, Herp exemplifies a model graduate, one who is engaged and giving back to the College thanks…

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Internship Drives College of Charleston Student’s Career Forward

Thanks to a Career Center Internship Award, international business major Julia Skladzinski found the perfect internship at Omnisight, an AI tech company in the intelligent transportation industry. The best part? She works alongside Aaron Pennell, Omnisight’s chief revenue officer and her professor for management and organizational behavior! Read more on The College Today

Recent grad begins promising career with information management minor

When asked why he decided to minor in information management along with his major in supply chain management, Griffiths Walker ’24 will tell you he wanted a more specialized degree. “I knew I wanted a business degree, but also wanted to have something that would make me stand out more. The combination of supply chain…

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Collaborative Alignment

Earlier this week Carrie and I were in Greenville, SC for the Southern Business Deans Summer Workshop. SBAA is one of my favorite groups, and I always walk away inspired – I think Carrie would agree. Greenville is a neat city (very different from the NC version) and we learned a lot. We learned about…

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Congratulations, Michelle!

Congratulations to Michelle Futrell for receiving the 2024 Fred Hoover Excellence in Athletic Training Award by the South Carolina Athletic Trainers Association (SCATA)! The award is named after the longtime Clemson University athletic trainer and is SCATA’s most prestigious honor. It was created to recognize members who have shown a lifetime of commitment to improving…

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School of Business sponsors the Chamber’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference

Last week, over 250 business leaders from more than 70 organizations gathered at the Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce’s 5th Annual Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Conference. The School of Business supported the event as a table sponsor, and colleagues from all across campus attended. Speakers covered a range of topics, including income constraints, education, criminal…

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A Future with AI

We don’t need to answer the question of if or when AI in higher education. We have to think about why and how AI. It’s summer, and several of my podcasts are doing reruns. One of my favorites, Future U, ran an episode from October 2023. It was titled “The Future of Online Ed.” The…

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Welcoming Conner Berger

The School of Business welcomes Conner Berger as the new Associate Director of Graduate & Executive Recruitment. Conner will perform research, admissions and marketing duties related to the EMBA program. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas. He brings a host of experience in a…

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Good News from the Department of Economics

Did you know this year that the Department of Economics: Had a graduating class of 21 majors (3 with honors)? Reached 106 majors (up from a low of 70 in Spring 2019) and 85 minors (from a low of 30 in Spring 2022)? Created an economics-related podcast, Multiple Economists Goofing Off (MEGO)? Had faculty members…

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School of Business Represented at Future Business Leaders of America

Recently Hayden Smith, along with student ambassadors Makenna Stone ’25, Brian Fell ’25 and Dane Shuart ’26, attended the 2024 Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference for Middle and High Schools in Orlando, FL. Over 15,000 students were in attendance and there was a steady flow of prospective students over the 3 day…

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Happy 4th!

Today, Independence Day, we honor those who have fought for our country. I am also thankful for you our faculty and staff, for your service and dedication. May your Fourth of July be a time of reflection, celebration, and pride. YOU make a difference! Ponder this with me …

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

This week, I am taking a few days away with Christine. There’s always something significant happening in our School, and even when away, I stay updated and participate in activities that drive us forward. During these moments, it was clear what a great team we have. They are not skipping a beat or waiting on…

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Saunders Family Gift Supports College of Charleston Business Students

A family with a storied history in community banking has established a new scholarship for business students at the College of Charleston in memory of their father, Frederick “Freddie” Saunders Sr. Brothers Rick, Paul and Mark Saunders together with their family and community have created the Freddie Saunders & Family Endowed Scholarship to support School…

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Center for Public Choice and Market Process 23-24 Annual Report

From Peter T. Calcagno, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Director, Center for Public Choice & Market Process: Please find attached the Center for Public Choice & Market Process 2023-2024 Annual Report. We hope you enjoy reading about the achievements of this academic year, as well as the programs and events that reached students, academics, and community…

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James Malm selected for a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

James Malm, Ph.D., associate professor of finance, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program. As a Diaspora Fellow, Malm will collaborate with Host Fellow Joshua Ofori-Amanfo, Ph.D., at the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) to develop the curriculum for the newly launched graduate program in business analytics. Malm…

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Build Your Professional Brand with Erin Halford

Charleston School of Business is excited to partner with Charleston Young Professionals (the arm of the Charleston Metro Chamber designed to attract, retain and develop young professionals in the region) for a professional brand building workshop. During this workshop, attendees will sort through the noise of resumes, roles and responsibilities and uncover their unique skillsets…

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Critical Path Sheets

Our 2024-2025 critical path sheets are live! Critical path sheets provide a visualization of the requirements for each of our majors, and they are an important advising and degree planning tool. To view them, visit the Student Success Center page in the Hub here: https://cofc.sharepoint.com/sites/hub-sb-student-success-center/SitePages/Majors-and-Minors(1).aspx

Six join the Alumni Association Board of Directors

Congratulations to our business school alumni who recently began their board service on the Alumni Association Board of Directors! ALEXIS HEIFNER CARRICO ’03, Board Member, Mount Pleasant, SC JUSTIN HERP ’15, MSA ’16, Board Member, Charleston, SC JACK HOEL ’22, Board Member, Atlanta, GA RYAN MORRIS ’08, MBA ’21, Board Member, Mount Pleasant, SC TRIPP…

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Beatty Center Carpet Cleaning 6/27-6/28

Budd Group will be cleaning the carpets in all offices, hallways, conference rooms and classrooms in the Beatty Center on June 27 and 28. Both days will start at 8:00am. If there is anything on the floor of your office, please try to pick it up. They will move chairs around but not heavy furniture….

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Belonging in Business

Last week, I was honored to join the MBA14 cohort (pictured above) on their end-of-year celebration cruise. What a great group. You could tell they knew each other well after spending an intense year together. They laughed, they cried, and they talked about their future aspirations. After the planned activities were completed, everyone mingled, and…

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