Happenings around the McColl School
This year we welcomed our new dean, Dr. Ron Shiffler! If you haven't had a chance to meet him yet, be sure to check out his blog. We've also had other exciting news from our faculty and staff members, including some new faces.
- New faculty:
- Dr. Dawn Chandler is a Management Professor at the McColl School of Business. Dawn earned her Ph.D. at Boston University's School of Management and an MBA from San Jose State University. She comes to us from California Polytechnic State University.
- Dr. Charlene Geisler is an Accounting Professor and comes to us from Singapore. Charlene obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin. She and her family, including her three children, and enjoying Charlotte and Queens!
- Dr. Dan Saint is an Instructor in the MS of Organization Development program. He holds a Ph.D. in Organization Development from Benedictine University, an MBA from the University of Detroit, and a BA from the University of Pittsburgh.
- Christa Robaina and her family welcomed their second child into the world in August! Isabel Nicole is precious, and mother and daughter are happy and healthy. We are very excited for the Robaina family!
- While Christa is on maternity leave, we have been very lucky to have Diane McGowan filling in. Diane is an alumnus of both our PMBA and MSOD programs, and she has been delightful to have back on campus.
- Two MSB staff members recently celebrated engagements! Jamie Grauel said ‘yes' to her significant other in July, and Christina Pak's sweetheart asked for her hand in August (she too said yes).
- Andrea Kiessling is new in the Executive Leadership Institute (ELI) program as the program coordinator. She comes to us from West Virginia and has a background in leadership, marketing and entrepreneurial endeavors.
- Author Michael Lewis Shares His Thoughts on Wall Street
- Jeff Brown Named Ally CEO
- Jane McIntyre Named Charlotte's 2014 Woman of the Year
- Local Author Helen Weaver Speaks at Queens to Encourage Students' Fundraising Campaign for St. Jude
- The Dean's Digest - February 2015
- Queens to Expand and Enhance Knight School of Communication with $3 Million Gift
- Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Captivates Audience at Spring Convocation
- Professor Tosha Arriola Served as Event Chair for Mayor's Mentoring Alliance Ceremony
- MFA Events, Undergraduate Workshop Engage Community of Writers
- Alumnus Brian Williams '09 Featured in Creative Loafing