COLLEGE OF BUSINESS WHAT’S HAPPENING... SPRING 2011 VOLUME 1, ISSUE 1 NEW COLLEGE AND SCHOOLS New executive Appointments The Board of Trustees at Husson University approved a new Executive Director, “College of Business” and four new “Schools” within the Academic Affairs College. According to Dean Ronald Nykiel, Dean of the Thomas Hutchison College of Business: “this action by the Board provides for (photo on left below) an overall appropriate structure for our growing academic offerings an a great framework for future expansion.” Executive Director, Administrative Affairs The College of Business, which is Maine’s Largest College of Marie Hansen Business with nearly 1400 students, consists of four schools (photo on right below) and offers over 200 courses in Bangor, Portland, Presque Isle and this fall in York County. Nykiel added: “the new structure allows for each school to grow in its own respec- tive academic area as well as provides greater opportunities for development, and corporate and community relations.” Under the new College, there are four Schools, which include: the School of Accounting, the School of Business and Management, the School of Hospitality, Sport and Tourism Management, and the School of Legal Studies. Husson has been offering business education for over 100 years NEW DIRECTOR and just recently launched a new MBA degree, with concentrations APPOINTMENTS in Corporate Management, Health Care Management, Hospitality Management, and Non-Profit Management. Director, School of Accounting Dewey Martin (photo on left below) Director, School of Business and Management SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTING Thomas Hutchison The following are recent achievements by Grease at the Wang Center for the (photo on left above) students in the School of Accounting: Performing Arts. They will also Director, School of walk the Freedom Trail, visit historic Hospitality, Sport and 1. Eric Lawson, accounting major, has sights in Boston, tour four museums Tourism Management passed the Internal Revenue Service and visit the offices of Pricewater- Lee Speronis examination for Enrolled Agents and houseCoopers, CPA's. (photo on right below) has earned that designation. 2. Nick Norton and Charmy Anonuevo, Karen Kydd, a Director, School of Legal Studies accounting majors, are preparing tax proud alumna, has returns on a volunteer basis for RSVP been teaching Marie Hansen in Bangor. Accounting for over (photo on right above) 3. Accounting majors Shannon Cote and 21 years on a part Charmy Anonuevo are enrolled at time basis at Husson. Harlaxton College near Grantham, Karen has recently England for an International Business been appointed to a course in May through an alliance with full time instructor the University of Evansville. position where she 4. 10 Accounting majors will be traveling teaches at both the undergraduate and to Boston with Professor Dewey Martin graduate level in the School of in late April to attend a performance of Accounting. WHAT’S HAPPENING... Page 2 DIVISION OF SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT EXTENDED Congratulations are in order for Paul Morrow received news LEARNING Jesse Baker’s BA 414 Business regarding the acceptance of Jennifer Flynn (pictured below left) Policy students. The students his article “Cyberlaw: The has been named as Site Director for are using an innovative online Unconscionability/ Northern Maine. Husson delivers approach to the course. They Unenforceability of Contracts undergraduate offerings in have thus far ranked in the top on the Internet” by the Accounting and Business, and 100 Global performers for the University of Pittsburg Law graduate offerings in Business, Criminal Justice, and Nursing on GLO-BUS program in two School’s Journal of Science, the Northern Maine Community different weeks. GLO-BUS allows students to Technology, and Public Policy for spring 2011. College campus. simulate the management of a digital camera Tom Hutchison co-authored The Music Business company in head-to-head competition against other and Recording Industry in Nov. 2010. The book was Russell Strout (pictured below right) classmates companies. The companies produce has been named as Site Director for entry level and upscale cameras in a Taiwan facility recently named book of the month by Routledge, Southern Maine. Husson delivers Taylor and Francis Group publishing. and ship the cameras to all over the world. undergraduate offerings in Ac- counting, Business, Criminal Justice, Education, Paralegal Studies and graduate offerings in Business, SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY, SPORT Criminal Justice, Education and Nursing at its campus in South AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT Portland. Beginning in the fall, Tom Collins joined the from East Carolina University. He is currently undergraduate business classes will College of Business in the fall working on completion of an Ed.D. in Higher be offered through Husson on the York County Community College and is the Program Manager Education Administration. campus. for the Sport Management The Richard Dyke Center for program. Tom joins us from Family Business is currently North Carolina where he held being directed by Lee positions including: Director Speronis. He is supervising of Athletics, Dean of the experiential learning for Students, Assistant Football coach, Sport Informa- students to participate in the day-to-day operation tion Director, and Assistant Commissioner to the of the Center. Holly Adams and Brandon Kenney Big South Conference. Tom has a Bachelor’s are two students handling event coordinating for degree in Social Studies from Campbell University groups from Husson and the outside community. and a Master’s degree in Athletics Administration UPCOMING EVENTS Dean’s Distinguished SCHOOL OF LEGAL STUDIES Lecturer: F. Lee Bailey, John Michaud has completed Mock Oral Boards are scheduled for April 5, 2011 April 29, 2011 in Gracie Theater at 1:00 p.m. a review for the publisher to assist other students preparing for jobs and the Jones and Bartlett of the Academy. Awards Ceremony for the book Criminal Procedure Law: College of Business, Cornel Plebani has authored new Web quizzes for Police Issues and the Supreme May 2, 2011 in Gracie Cengage publishing’s text Criminal Procedure (8th ed). Court. He has also completed Theater at 5:30 p.m. He has also authored learning activities for a review for Pearson Pearson publishing’s Criminal Justice Interactive Graduate Hooding publishing of the text Criminal on-line text. Additionally, over Ceremony: May 13, 2011 Justice: A Brief Introduction over the Spring Break. Spring Break he completed a Two students, Ben Murtiff and Kyle McDonald, text reviews of Criminal Procedure: Graduation: Bangor campus, May 14, 2011 are currently attending the Maine Criminal Justice Constitution and Society (6th ed.) for Academy’s Basic Law Enforcement Training Pearson publishing and Serial Graduation: Southern program as tuition cadets. Ben has accepted a Murderers and Their Victims (4th Maine, May 21, 2011 position with Augusta Police Department. ed.) for Wadsworth publishing.
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