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Community Outreach

The faculty and staff members at the Huizenga College of Business actively contribute to our local and global community. Their outreach efforts include a variety of services, such as: serving as guest speakers and lecturers, donating their time to volunteer and support local businesses and not-for-profit organizations, being interviewed by the media regarding their area of expertise, working with local high schools and business clubs, and more. The following provides a listing of the many contributions of our faculty and staff members, and showcases the various ways in which the Huizenga College of Business supports and gives back to the community.

  • Albert Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics: Interviewed on CBS-4 news on June 1, 2011 to discuss the impact of the minimum wage increase from $7.25 to $7.31/hour.
  • Steven Harvey, Executive Director of Program Operations and SEC Development: Gave presentation on higher education on May 17, 2011 to the Nassau Rotary Club in Nassau, Bahamas.
  • Karen McKenzie, Ph.D., Professor of Accounting and Michael Hoffman, D.B.A., Professor of Taxation: Serve as members of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) for the Town of Jupiter.
  • Albert Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance and Economics: Gave presentation titled "Hot Issues in the Economy" to the Floral Lakes Men's Club in Boca Raton.
  • Bob Preziosi, D.P.A., Professor and former Chair of Management: Published article titled "Ten Management Must-Dos for Captains," in Dockwalk magazine. Click Here to read article.
  • Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., former Chair and Professor of Management: Published article titled "Sustainability in Service Operations," in the Service Sector of the International Journal of Information Systems.
  • Barry Barnes, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of Leadership: Featured in a blog posting on The Atlantic website about forthcoming book called "Everything I Know about Business I Learned from the Grateful Dead: The Ten Most Innovative Lessons from a Long, Strange Trip."
  • Matthew G. Kenney, D.B.A. and Nile M. Khanfar, Ph.D., Adjunct Professors of Marketing: Present paper titled "How Best Buy Implements the Five Forces Model to Build Market Share and Customer Loyalty," at the International Journal of Arts and Science conference at Harvard University.
  • Pan G. Yatrakis, Ph.D., Professor of Finance and Economics: Paper titled "An Empirical Study of Japanese Market Efficiency: Comparing the Risk-Adjusted Performance of an ETF Portfolio Versus the Topix Index," published in March 2011 Global Journal of Management and Business Research.
  • Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., Professor of Management and Cynthia P. Ruppel, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Information Technology: Present research titled "Country as a Moderator in the Relationship between Work Stress, Job Satisfaction, and Intention to Turnover," at Southwest Academy of Management Annual Conference.
  • Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Public Administration: Participated in a PBS panel discussion about Florida Governor Rick Scott's unveiling of proposed budget.
  • Bob Preziosi, D.P.A., Professor and former Chair of Management: Published book titled, "Team NOW! A Resource for Team Leaders."
  • Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D., Professor of Information Technology; Baiyun Gong, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Management; Randi Sims, Ph.D., Professor of Management; and Leslie Tworoger, D.B.A., Associate Professor of Management: Publish two papers in the Southern Management Association Conference Proceedings. The first paper was titled "The Impact of Human Development and Culture on National Corruption: A Contingency Theory View," and the second paper was titled "Boundary Creep: Communication in Global Virtual Teams."
  • Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., Professor of Management: Presented research titled "The Relationship Between Workplace Bullying and Employee Attitudes: A study of Chinese Manufacturing Employees" at the Academy of Business Disciplines Annual Conference.
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