After serving since January 2018 as Interim Associate Dean, Dr. Kent Ragan became permanent Associate Dean of the College of Business (COB) effective January 1, 2020. He joins Dr. Elizabeth Rozell, as one of two Associate Deans in the College. His primary areas of responsibility are international programs (China Campus, Executive Option MBA Program, and Study Away for COB … [Read more...] about Kent Ragan named Associate Dean
This past fall break, College of Business faculty members led students to Scotland and New York for opportunity and adventure. Kilchrenan, Scotland, United Kingdom Dr. Jason DeBode, interim management department head, took a group of students to the west of Scotland to study small business consulting. Dr. DeBode and his students have been working on a consulting … [Read more...] about Faculty-led study away trips over fall break
By: Kent Ragan We have all heard this question asked and answered – many times. “What did the market do today (WDTMDT)?” I just made up the “WDTMDT” textspeak, hoping that this forum might launch its use — just not while driving, PLEASE! Maybe it will go viral! As is sometimes the case, asking a question can lead to many other questions. While I tend to believe that … [Read more...] about Bears Business Brief: What did the market do today?
On May 2, 2017 College of Business Faculty were honored at the campus wide Faculty Recognition Reception. A special congratulations to the following faculty members: Kent Ragan was recognized for Excellence in Study Away Programming. Michael Hammond, Cathy Van Landuyt, and Christine Tibbs were recognized with the Certified Distance Educator Award. Wayne Anderson and … [Read more...] about COB Faculty Honored at All-Faculty Recognition Reception
Finance and General Business Senior Instructor Dr. Nancy Allen has signed a contract with HarperCollins, Inc., for a new legal thriller series. The first book, “The Code of the Hills,” is set for release in spring 2014. A sequel is planned to follow in 2015. The books will first be available in digital format, under the HarperCollins William Morrow/Witness imprint. Allen, a … [Read more...] about Faculty Spotlight