Awards & News
Welcome to our new Assistant Dean, Kim O’Neill! Kim comes to us from the School of Business at the University of Washington (UW) Bothell, where she was the Director of Undergraduate Programs and Accreditation for the School of Business. She also taught courses primarily in the areas of project management, operations management, process improvement, and statistics. In her role here, she will support our accreditation and assessment processes and workload planning, among other things.
Prior to UW Bothell, Kim held management positions at several medical device companies in the Seattle area, including Phillips, Sonosite and Cardiac Science. She started her professional career in the defense industry, contributing to an assortment of satellite, launch vehicle, tracking station, national defense, and missile projects.
Kim holds an MBA from UW Bothell, an MS in Electrical Engineering from University of Southern California, an MS in Engineering Management from California State University - Long Beach, and BS degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Loyola Marymount University.
COACHING EDUCATION PROGRAM RE-ACCREDITED
The Department of Sport Management and Leadership Studies has successfully re-accredited the Coaching Education Program under the USCCE’s National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE). The coaching and athletic administration minor was re-accredited at Level 3 which it has maintained since the original accreditation in 2006. It is one of only 12 higher education institutions to accredit a Coaching Education Program within the United States.
The College of Business 2019 Awards Banquet
(Left to Right) Lauren Latchford, Leslie Soffa, Taylor Thames, Brandon McDonnaugh, Ryan Hubley, Deven Messner, Sandra Gee (not pictured: Kristopher Gelsinger)
Chambliss Award, April 5, 2019
Anthony Lee, from Willow Grove, Pa., is a Sport Management Major graduating in May 2019. He was awarded the Chambliss Academic Achievement Award Silver Medal in the category of noteworthy achievements in athletics. Lee is the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Athlete of the Year for 2019. He is a two-time all-region basketball player and four-time All-PSAC selection. He graduates with 2,292 career points, second in school history and fourth in PSAC history. He is also the school-record holder for points in a game, points in a season, scoring average for a season, three-pointers made in a game, season and career, as well as three-point percentage in a season and career, and free-throw percentage in a season.
Anthony Lee, Dr. Carlson R. Chambliss
He is a two-year team captain, a seven-time PSAC Athlete of the Week and is a member of KU's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. He finished his basketball career scoring in double-figures in 59 straight games. Lee plans to play professional basketball before pursuing a collegiate coaching career.
Pennsylvania Sport Business Conference, April 5, 2019
Our students attend the Pennsylvania Sport Business Conference in Indiana, PA to compete in the case competition and present their research. This year the competition was excellent and our students represented the College of Business phenomenally well!
L to R standing: Taylor Thames, Jake Chronister, Brandon McDonnaugh, Cole Single, Laura Bisco L to R kneeling: Ty Chronister, Deven Messner
April 5, 2019 PA Sport Business Conference
Deven Messner (Left) and Brandon McDonnaugh (Right) present their research.
Team A ties for Third Place
(L to R) Laura Bisco, Brandon McDonnaugh, Ty Chronister
Team B ties for Third Place
(L to R) Cole Single, Taylor Thames, Jake Chronister
COSMA Master Professor Award, February 8, 2019
Master Professor Award Winner
Dr. Yongjae Kim