Watch the video of Fulbright Scholar, Professor Olga Shabalina, speaking on Rhetoric of Marketing Communications in Russia to students and faculty.
The Bolte School News
Thomas H. Powell, President of Mount St. Mary's University, is pleased to announce that Professor Sandra Sjoberg, lecturer in business, has been appointed to the honorary post of BB&T Scholar effective immediately. Professor Sjoberg will serve a three-year renewable term and will work with the dean of the Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business on the planning and implementation of events associated with the BB&T Center for the Study of the Moral Foundations of Capitalism.
Founded in the fall of 2010 with a generous grant from the BB&T Foundation, the BB&T Center for the Study of the Moral Foundations of Capitalism advances current dialogue in business ethics,...Click here to read more.
Keywords: bb&t center for the study of the moral foundations of capitalism, bb&t scholar, richard j. bolte sr. school of business, shabalina, sjoberg
Dr. Kirk Davidson, Morrison Professor of International Studies, Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business is heading to China and India this fall to continue his research and explore further the nature and status of corporate social responsibility in China and India.
Dr. Davidson: "For some reason there has been very little such exploration here in the United States, in Canada, or in Western Europe. That is surprising, given how important both countries have become to the global economic picture. I will spend part of the fall semester in California...Click here to read more.
Keywords: china, corporate social responsibility, davidson, india, richard j. bolte sr. school of business
Ray Speciale, Associate Professor of Business Law and Accounting, author of two prestigious textbooks on aviation law, will spend a sabbatical this fall completing three articles he is writing on aviation law and accounting. The first article "Squaring the FARs and IRS Ticket Tax Rules: An Excise in Futility?" The article reviews updated IRS rules related to the "ticket tax" excise tax on aircraft used for commercial purposes. Unfortunately, owners and lessees of business aircraft are faced with confusing and often conflicting rules from the FAA and the IRS. Professor Speciale expects the article to be published in an aviation based law review journal or a professional tax journal....Click here to read more.
The Bolte School welcomes Mr. Terry McCune as a course developer and instructor in the area of government acquisition and contracting. Terry has extensive experience in government contracting and served for many years as a contract manager with the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity (USAMRAA). Terry will be developing and teaching contracting courses that the Bolte School will deliver in Frederick to USAMRAA employees and the general public. The contracting courses will be designed so that they may be applied toward Defense Acquisition University (DAU) certifications....Click here to read more.
Keywords: defense acquisition university, intergovernmental personnel act, mccune, new staff, richard j. bolte sr. school of business, usamraa
Richard J. Bolte, Sr. School of Business Introduces a New Graduate Certificate Program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management
The Maryland Higher Education Commission has approved the Bolte School's request to begin offering a new graduate certificate program in Logistics and Supply Chain Management. The post-baccalaureate certificate will enable the Bolte School to continue to provide a challenging and relevant academic program of graduate and professional studies that reinforces the development of analytical, strategy-specific, decision-making, and problem-solving skills delivered within a framework of ethical and socially responsible behavior....Click here to read more.
Keywords: certificate program, logistics, new program, richard j. bolte sr. school of business, supply chain management
This summer, I have the incredible opportunity to work with the Hagerstown Suns, the Class-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals. Being a sport management major, my dream has always been to work for a professional baseball organization. With the help of the Career Center and my advisor, Dr. Corinne Farneti, I was able to locate this internship and work for credits towards my major while gaining important career experience....Click here to read more.