Dr. Jeanne Aurelio (Management) is a participant, for the third year, in Project Compass, a Nellie Mae grant-funded initiative to strengthen retention among first generation college students, students of color, and low income students. She is a member of the Research Subcommittee, which is responsible for collecting and reporting upon relevant data, including the success of the various programs generated by the grant. She is also heading up the Ad Hoc Committee to Explore Accounting Student Support.
Dr. Jeanne Aurelio (Management) acted as a session Chair and a discussant in July at The 2009 Business and Economics Society International Conference in Kona, Hawaii.
Dr. Jeanne Aurelio (Management) has been selected as the School of Business facilitator for the Teaching for Inclusive Excellence initiative, formerly reported as Peer Cognate Coordinator. The initiative is focused on providing support for culturally inclusive teaching to interested faculty members through monthly workshops. Two have been held, and the third will occur Nov. 5.
Dr. Tami Knotts (Management) has had an article approved for publication in the Journal of Entrepreneurship Education and co-authored an additional article accepted for publication in the Journal of Business and Retail Management Research.
Dr. Martin Grossman (Management) has been invited to Taiwan from November 14 to 26, by the Taiwan Ministry of Education, as the 2009 Taiwan Study Scholar for the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office of Boston. Marty will be engaged in research during his 12 days in Taiwan.
Professor Mark Crowley (Accounting & Finance) was selected for honorable mention for the Mark Chain/Federation of Schools of Accountancy (FSA) Innovation in Graduate Teaching Award. This award recognizes successful innovative practices in the teaching of graduate accounting courses and builds awareness of those practices among other accounting academics. Mark was nominated for his IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards ) Immersion course in ACFI 595, Accounting Seminar. Mark presented the innovation at the Effective Learning Strategies Forum at the American Accounting Associations Annual Meeting last spring. He has been invited to present at the Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting in San Francisco in July 2009.
Dr. Shannon Donovan (Accounting & Finance) was interviewed by WBXR about the Fall 2009 launch event for the Center for Entrepreneurship Studies.
Dr. Tami Knotts (Management) has authored two articles that have been accepted for publication. Experiential Learning through the Feasibility Project: A Partnership with the Small Business Development Center will appear in the Business Journal for Entrepreneurs on June 15, 2009. Innovation Evaluation and Product Marketability will be published in the Marketing Management Journal in the fall 2009 issue.
The Mass Center for Economic Education, directed by Dr. Margaret Brooks (Economics), received an Excellence in Economic Education grant. Many teachers in Massachusetts will receive economics training and teaching materials, free of charge, as a result of the grant. The grant is funded through the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Innovation and Improvement.
Dr. Margaret Brooks
(Economics) was quoted in an opinion piece by Judith Reisman,
speaking out against decriminalized prositution in Rhode Island.
Professor Mark Crowley (Accounting and Finance) made two presentations at the American Accounting Association meeting in August. He presented IFRS Immersion at the American Accounting Associations Effective Teaching Strategies and Technology Teaching Tips at the Conference on Teaching and Learning (CTLA).
Dr. Ilter Bakkal (Economics) initiated and oversaw the formation of the BSC Student Canada Club and will serve as the club's faculty advisor.
Professor Mark Crowley (Accounting & Finance) will be a contributor to questions on the AICPA CPA examination. His area of expertise is financial reporting.
Dr. Matthew Parrett (Economics) was appointed to the advisory board of the Center for the Advancement of Research and Teaching (CART). Matt will serve a three-year term on CART, starting in Fall 2009.
Dr. Margaret Brooks (Economics) testified at the Massachusetts State House hearing in support of a bill (Senate Bill 299) which would require financial literacy topics to be taught within the Massachusetts mathematics curriculum framework.
Dr. Margaret Brooks (Economics) authored an article published by the Chronicle of Higher Education, 5/29/2009 entitled "The Excellent Inevitability of Online Classes". As a result of the article, she was invited to be interviewed for a radio program sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education. The interview aired on June 13.
Professor Michael Farley (Aviation) was selected to become one of two Portfolios of Excellence (POE) faculty advisors for Project Compass during the 2009/2010 academic year. Learn more about this honor.
Dr. Jeanne Aurelio (Management) was selected to become a Peer Cognate Leader to create curriculum on diversity inclusion.
Dr. Shannon Donovan (Accounting & Finance) is a keynote speaker at the spring 2009 conference of the Massachusetts Women in Public Higher Education.
Dr. Margaret Brooks (Economics) has written an opinion piece that the Chronicle of Higher Education published. The article is advice on 'red flags' to look for to evaluate whether a conference is a legitimate professional and academic conference.
Dr. Martin Grossman (Management) has authored a paper accepted for presentation the Fourth International Conference of Institutes and Libraries for Chinese Overseas Studies. The title of the presentation is "American Chinese Business Networks and the Economic Growth of China."
Through the sustained efforts of Frank Sargent, Associate Dean of the School of Business, the BSC Flight School has received FAA certification. Read the story in the Boston Globe, 2/15/2009.
Dr. Jon Bryan (Management) has been appointed to two positions with academic organizations. He has been appointed to the International Program Committee, "Global Management 2009," of the International Association of Scientific Knowledge. (Dr. Bryan presented at the IASK conference in October, 2008.) He has also been appointed to the advisory board of the Journal of Academic Research in Economics, auspices of Spiru Haret University, Romania.
Dr. Martin Grossman (Management) attended the 2009 conference on Advancing Entrepreneurship, hosted by the USASBE (US Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship) in Anaheim, CA. Dr. Grossman was sponsored by BSC's Center for Entrepreneurship.
Dr. Ilter Bakkal (Economics) presented a paper, "Environmental Degradation and Poverty" at the Western Economics Association.
Dr. Ilter Bakkal (Economics) presented a paper "U.S. Demand for Canadian Tourism" and chaired a session at the Association for Canadian Studies Conference.
Dr. Margaret Brooks (Economics) has received an award from the TD Charitable Foundation for a project, "Mentoring Financial Literacy in Massachusetts" at Bridgewater State College. Dr. Brooks is the Principal Investigator for the this grant; Dr. Jonathan White is working on the project with her. Dr. White (Sociology) is BSC's Service Learning Faculty Associate. They will be introducing a financial literacy training component to the newly-launched "FAM for Change" mentoring program between Bridgewater and Brockton High School.
Dr. Martin Grossman (Management) has authored a paper accepted for publication by the Journal of Knowledge Management and Information Systems. 38(4). The paper is An emerging global knowledge management platform: the case of iBridge. The current issue of the journal is available at www.emeraldinsight.com/.
Prof. Michael Farley, chair of the Aviation Science Department, was selected through a competitive process to become one of two Portfolios of Excellence (POE) faculty advisors for Project Compass during the 2009/2010 academic year. Each POE advisor will help recruit the pilot group of students and mentor 25 students during the pilot year. He will also help the Project Compass Student Programming subgroup to develop the advising protocols that will shape and expand the POE beyond the Project Compass target population to the entire student body.
Dr. Frank Sargent, Associate Dean of the School of Business, was recently nominated by Dr. Felice Billups, Professor of Research at Johnson & Wales University, for the John Schmitt Award for outstanding research. The paper was entitled "Legal Services Delivery at Institutions of Higher Education" which was presented at the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO Conference - 2010) in Portsmouth, NH.
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