The faculty has been quite busy over the summer! Check out what they’ve been up to:

  • Jim Kucher, D.P.A., Assistant Professor, had an article published July 3 in the International Journal of Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation entitled “The voice of the constituent: participatory development and opportunity identification in social entrepreneurship”.
  • Vicki Doby and Barbara Rowell, Accounting Professors, served on the Maryland Association of Certified Public Accountants Educator’s Conference Committee which was held at the University of Maryland. The agenda for the conference included: State Board of Accountancy Update, Data Analytics and Its Impact on the Accounting Profession, Global Money Laundering and Other Frauds.
  • In August, Ann Kayes, Business Professor, presented Talent Wars: Teaching Introductory HRM Experientially at the 78th annual meeting of The Academy of Management in the session: Innovative and Experiential Methods in Teaching HRM.
  • Takisha Toler, Assistant Professor of Marketing, hosted over 70 minority marketing faculty from across the US at the 10th annual Marketing Ethnic Faculty Association (MEFA) conference and gala in Boston, Mass. Dr. Toler has served as president of MEFA for the past three years and works to foster greater awareness and appreciation of racial, ethnic and cultural diversity in Business Schools and other higher education institutions within the US and abroad.
  • Accounting faculty did all the prep work for a new exciting student opportunity: Pizza with Professionals: linking with Career Services to bring professionals from a variety of accounting backgrounds to the students. Our first meeting will be with Cohen and Co. on Thursday, September 27, from 12-1:30 pm. Students will lunch and chat with people involved in tax, audit, and crypto-currency. There will be a second event in November. Stay tuned for more details!
  • Accounting faculty also did all the preparatory work for the Accounting Fair on Monday, September 24, from 4:30-6:30pm. Students, with the support of Dr. Wernecke as moderator, worked to advertise, sign up, and receive payment from local and regional firms. In addition, students have purchased gifts, lined up Rockland as the venue, and ordered food.