Sarah Alhouti received the Providence College School of Business Dean’s Research Fellowship Award in May.
Matthew Callahan received the PCSB MBA Outstanding Faculty Award in May.
Piotr Chelminski & Mark DeFanti presented a poster on the effects of brand heritage on consumers’ brand attitudes and purchase intentions at the 4th International Consumer Brand Relationships Conference in Porto, Portugal, in May.
Mark DeFanti was promoted to the rank of associate professor of marketing in May.
Cary Collins delivered the luncheon speech at the Professional Development Conference for Community College of Rhode Island business administration students in Warwick, R.I., in April.
He also wrote a piece titled “Rhody Makeover: Focus on 21st-century Industries” for Providence Business News and was interviewed for three of this publication’s articles: “10 Things That Will Turn Rhode Island Around,” “A Tortoise-like Recovery,” and “Can Startup Incubators Give R.I. an Economic Jolt?”
Matthew Eriksen made a presentation with Kevin Cooper titled “Developing Relationally Responsive Leaders” at the 7th Developing Leadership Capacity Conference at the Henley Business School in Oxfordshire, England, in June.
He also presented “Developing Responsible Leaders by Developing Their Response-ability” with Kevin Cooper and “Student-established Course Commitments: Implications and Possibilities for Learning and Development” with Ariel Galipeau at the Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference in La Verne, Calif., in June.
Additionally, Matthew received the Dirigo Honorary Membership Award from Dirigo, a Providence College honor society for students who have excelled as leaders throughout their college tenure.
Carol Hartley received the PCSB Service Excellence Award in May.
Daniel Horne was selected as associate dean of the PCSB effective in July.
Matthew Keane was promoted to the rank of associate professor of accountancy in May.
Patrick Kelly was selected as program director for ethics in business education beginning in July.
He also presented a paper titled “The U.S. Federal Budget Project” and facilitated a panel discussion called “The U.S. National Debt and the Public Interest” at the American Accounting Association Public Interest Midyear Meeting.
Additionally, Pat was interviewed for three casino-related stories for WGBH and the Boston National Public Radio Station in April and May.
Michael Kraten received the PCSB Teaching Innovation Award in May.
His sustainability work was featured in “Message from the Editor-In-Chief” and his article “Reimagining the Financial Statements” was published in the April edition of the CPA Journal. He also was featured in the May edition of What Counts, the newsletter of the Rhode Island Society of CPAs, in the article “Small State, Big Impact: RISCPA at Forefront of Sustainability Discussion.”
He was the founding chair of the Rhode Island Society of CPAs’ Sustainability Valuation Committee, which launched in May.
Additionally, Michael presented “From Social Media to Blue Frogs: Designing Educational Games” at the 2nd Annual Biz Ed Inno Conference at Providence College in April. He also presented “Save the Blue Frog” at the Annual Meeting of the Rhode Island Association of Accounting Professors in April.
Marcin Krolikowski presented a paper titled “How Do Customer-supplier Relationships Affect Innovation?” at the Eastern Finance Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans in April.
Brian Lamoureux participated as a panelist at the annual R.I. Bar Association conference in June. He led a presentation called “Social Media in Litigation and Lawyering: Trends, Traps & Tricks.”
He also was interviewed on-air by NBC10 in connection with schools’ monitoring of students’ social media accounts.
Additionally, Brian received the PCSB Teaching Excellence Award in May.
Gregory Light received the PCSB Teaching Innovation Award in May.
Christopher Logan participated in a panel discussion titled “Protecting Your Patients’ ePHI from Cyber Security Threats,” at the Institute for Health Technology Transformation’s Boston Health IT Summit in May.
He also participated in a panel discussion called “Security, Risk Management and Compliance,” at the 2015 Information Security Summit hosted by MassBay Community College in June.
Additionally, Christopher was quoted in an article titled “Providers Work for Security in Healthcare, Lock Down Mobile Devices,” published on TechTarget.
Sylvia Maxfield was interviewed about the Rhode Island budget for Rhode Island Public Radio’s The Bottom Line with Dave Fallon.
Her paper titled “Risk Aversion Among Women: Reality or Simply ‘Doing Gender’?,” co-authored with Mary Shapiro, Susan Haas, and Vipin Gupta, was published by Edward Elgar Publishing. Another paper, co-authored with Jegoo Lee, titled “Doing Well by Reporting Good: Reporting Corporate Responsibility and Corporate Performance,” was accepted for publication by Business and Society Review.
David McIntyre wrote a paper titled “Uncertainty in Strategic Management Research: Three Unresolved Tensions” which was published in Strategic Management Review this spring.
He also received the PCSB Research Excellence Award in May.
Valerie Peterson made a presentation titled “Financial Reporting Project for Undergraduates” at the 2nd Annual Biz Ed Inno Conference at Providence College in April.
Michael Shafer received the PCSB Teaching Excellence Award in May.
Deirdre Snyder presented a poster on her research on boomerang employees at the Association for Psychological Science convention in New York City in May.
Edward Szado received the PCSB Dean’s Research Fellowship Award in May.
Liu Wang received the 2015 Fletcher Bowl Award from the CFA Society Providence, an honor designated for one person who can best predict the market trend. She also received the PCSB Research Excellence Award in May.
She also was invited to be one of the distinguished Ph.D. seminar tutors at the European Financial Management Association 2015 Annual Meeting in the Netherlands in June.
Scott Wright wrote an article titled “The Influence of Repetitive Health Messages and Sensitivity to Feelings of Fluency on the Truth Effect in Advertising” that was published in the Journal of Advertising. The article demonstrates that repeated marketing messages are more persuasive when consumers focus on their feelings.
David Zalewski organized three joint sessions on finance, globalization, and labor economics for the conference of the Western Economic Association International and the Association for Evolutionary Economics in Honolulu, Hawaii. His paper titled “Corporate Tax Reform and Sustainability” was accepted for presentation at this conference as well.
His paper titled “Finance in Light of Catholic Social Thought,” co-authored with Charles M.A. Clark, was published in the Journal of Catholic Social Thought.
Additionally, David was appointed external evaluator by an academic institution of a faculty member and the chief economist of a U.S. Senate committee. The specific details of this appointment are confidential.