Larry L. Luing School of Business® Faculty Accomplishments

In August 2016, Vinita Ittoop, Ph.D., and Maya Reddi, Ph.D., both Management, led instructional classes for faculty members from Guizhou University of Finance & Economics (GUFE) in Guizhou, China, introducing them to American instructional techniques and styles. The Chinese faculty members will stay in White Plains, NY, through September 2016. In October 2016, four Berkeley College faculty members will travel to GUFE to teach management and accounting courses.

Darshan Desai, Ph.D., Management, was recently interviewed by The Record newspaper about how retail businesses and educational institutions can benefit from the craze surrounding the augmented reality game, Pokémon GO. Click here to read The Record article featuring Dr. Desai’s comments.

In June 2016, Raul Mendez, Ph.D., Management, was appointed as a session chair and presented “Should Academic Integrity be Crucial in Distance Education?” at the 2016 International Education Conference in Venice, Italy.

In April 2016, Martin Shapiro, Ph.D., Marketing, presented “Cloud Computing: An Accelerated Paradigm in Classroom Setting: Opportunities and Challenges” at the International Academy of Business Disciplines conference in Las Vegas, NV.

In June 2016, Syleecia Thompson, D.B.A., Management, was invited to attend The White House’s first United State of Women Summit. The Summit was attended by President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, and U.S. first lady Michelle Obama, and covered topics including economic empowerment for women and families, gender diversity, and opportunities for women in non-traditional careers and technical education fields. Click here to read the full story.

In July 2016, Joshua Williams, Chair, Fashion, was a guest on One-on-One with Steve Adubato. Mr. Williams discussed Berkeley College’s Fashion Merchandising and Management program, as well as the College’s support of the inaugural group of designers-in-residence as part of theBROOKLYNfashionincubator. Click here to view.

In May 2016, Robert Woods, Fashion, received a Ph.D. in Higher Education: Leadership, Management, and Policy from Seton Hall University.