Category Archives: Academic

SHL Welcomes Disney International Participants


New Pirates! The School of Hospitality Leadership (SHL) welcomed the 2015 Disney International Program participants. Twenty-eight students from four South American universities. From Ecuador: the Universidad del San Francisco (Quito), from Peru: the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) and Universidad Nacional San Augustin, Arequipa (UNSA), and from Colombia (Politecnico Grancolombiano – Bogota). Students were recruited in the spring by […]

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ECU’s School of Hospitality Leadership Relocates to the College of Business


ECU’s School of Hospitality Leadership moved to the College of Business on July 1 as part of the university’s academic restructuring, which involved dissolving the College of Human Ecology. Established as a program in 1987, the School of Hospitality Leadership is currently the largest hospitality department of its kind in the state and one of the largest in the Southeastern […]

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E-Commerce for Fun and Profit


Looking for a fun and engaging class next fall? In MIS 4153, I teach students how to develop their own website and how to analyze existing e-commerce websites. The first half of the semester is spent learning to create websites – learning HTML, CSS, and PHP.  Students make their own professional website, much like the BUSI 3200 requirement, but built […]

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Changes to the Graduate Programs Office


We are sad to report that later this month Assistant Director Tendai Ndabvonga will be leaving our Graduate Programs team and pursuing other opportunities.  An integral part of our team, we will miss her sunny disposition but we wish her the best of luck.  We will begin the process of finding her replacement as soon as possible. Congratulations are also […]

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New Student Technology Center


The College recently received approval and funding for its new Student Technology Center. Construction is planned to begin January 2016. The current student computer lab and the two teaching computer labs in Bate 3001, 3004, and 3005 will be remodeled to provide students with collaborative work space, quick use stations, multi-screen stations, and hang-out space, all in an inviting environment. […]

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