- Reinstatement of Pi Sigma Epsilon (Business Marketing Fraternity) – over 40 students joined, making the Delta Gamma chapter of Catawba College one of the largest in the state.
- PSE, business faculty, and the Music Department (supervised by Dr's. Fish and Chamberlain) held the Salisbury Idol competition as a fundraiser and brought in over $3000 in revenue.
- The Business School faculty collectively have memberships in six national and international professional organizations covering each discipline in Business.
- The approval to candidacy for ACBSP accreditation was a joint effort by all faculty in the Business School.
- The Business School faculty supported the evening program by teaching as many as two overloads each per semester.
- Business School faculty are regular and avid supporters of athletic events at Catawba College.
- Business School faculty worked with Environmental Studies to develop and offer the new interdisciplinary degree in Sustainable Business and Community Development.
Specific Faculty Accomplishments
- Jack Green
One of the professors responsible for reinstating Pi Sigma Epsilon (business marketing fraternity) last year. Submitted paper to European Journal of Marketing Summer, 2007. Will be offering the trip to China in May, 2008 to members of the Ketner School of Business, alumni, and business school supporters.
- Dr. Stephen Hiatt
Completed a study guide for Daft's management text and Thomson Learnings Custom Enterprise Courseware. Responsible for the four week Faculty Online Training course at Catawba. Facilitated several sessions of the Ketner School of Business strategic planning initiative. Bishop of the Salisbury Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
- Dr. Slate
Offered first year of Economics I and II as Social Science credit for Catawba (three full sections) increasing interest in Business studies to freshman and sophomore students. Prepared two new courses in support of the Sustainable Business and Community Development Interdisciplinary major at Catawba, and will serve as an advisor in the program. Presented a paper and served as a referee for article submissions for the Journal of Economics and Finance Education, and continues to work on his book. Published the NC Berry Report in the Fall of 2006 with the aid of a Catawba College student research assistant. Advises the Business Honors Society.
- Pamela Thompson
Served as Department Chair and facilitated strategic planning initiative and ACBSP accreditation efforts for the department. Presented research at UNC Charlottee Research Symposium, Spring, 2007. Paper titled "Mining the Tinnitus Database and Developing New Temporal Based Features" accepted for publication and presentation at International Conference for Intelligent Agent Technologies November, 2007 in Silicon Valley. Assisted Dr. Green with reinstatement of Pi Sigma Epsilon, helped coordinate Salisbury Idol Competition with Music Department. Received Ph.D. in 2011.