Professor, Marketing Program
Director, MBA/MPA Program, M.B.A. Program
Chairperson, University Review Council
Phone: 814-871-5755
Office: B 311A
messina001@gannon.edu

  • Courses Taught
  • Educational History
  • Professional Experience
  • Professional Societies
  • Publications
  • Scholarship/Research
  • Service

Courses Taught

Graduate Courses

GMBA 651    Strategic Marketing Management

GMBA 753    Marketing Research

GMBA 531   Management and Marketing Concepts

GMBA 752   Consumer Behavior

GMBA 791   Marketing Ethics

GMBA 631   Organization Theory

GMBA 799  MBA Thesis

Undergraduate Courses

MKTG 410  Marketing Research

MKTG 450  Marketing Management

MKTG 300 Consumer Behavior

MKTG 399 Marketing Ethics

MKTG 350 Organizational  Marketing

BCOR 480 Experiential Learning

BCOR 241 Principles of Marketing

TECH 300 Technical Selling

SMPT 100 Introduction to Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Educational History

             John Carroll University  BSBA

             Youngstown State University  MBA

             Kent State University  PhD

             Dissertation: "A Longitudinal Study of Alcohol Advertising: a Multivariate Analysis Addressing Business and Social Exchange"

Professional Experience

1982-present              Gannon University

2011 to present          Professor of Marketing & Director of Graduate Programs -- School of Business--

2010                             Professor of Marketing &  Director of the Marketing Program

2000 to 2009              Associate Professor of Marketing & Director of the Marketing and Business Administration Programs 

2002-2006                  Director of the Dahlkemper School of Business Administration

Sept 2000 - Apr-2001  Interim Director of the Small Business Development Center   

1992 - 1998                Director of the Industrial Distribution Program  (a joint Business and Engineering Degree)

1997 - 1998                Director of the Business Administration Program  

1982                            Assistant Professor of Marketing

1980 to 1982      Kent State University, Ashtabula, Ohio

                           Instructor in Business

 

1976 to 1980     Youngstown Sheet & Tube Company • (J&L Steel Corporation)

                          (LTV Corporation)    Marketing Department

                          Youngstown, Ohio     

                         

 

Professional Societies

             Marketing Management Association  -  Board Member  2005 -present

             American  Marketing Association  -      1983 - present

             Marketing Management Journal   -       Associate Editor  2010 - present

             National Association of Supply Chain Management  1990 - present

            Academy of Marketing Science             1984- 2010

Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES:

 

Messina, M.J., Guiffrida, A.L., and Wood, G.

"Faculty/Practitioner Differences:  Skills Needed for Industrial Marketing

Entry Positions."  Industrial Marketing Management, Elsevier Science

Publishing Co., Inc., February 1994..

 

 

REFEREED PUBLISHED PAPER PROCEEDINGS and CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Lewis Stephen A, Messina, Michael J. and Wellington, J.  "Social Media Survey of Marketing Students",

-upcoming paper- MBAA 50th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. 2014. 

 

 Messina, M.J., Kunz, M.A., Geringer, S.A., Vanderschee 

Panel Presentation,  “What Are We Doing to Market Our Marketing Program”  Marketing Management Association MBAA 49th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. 2013.

 

 Messina, M.J., Kunz, M.A. and Geringer, S. Panel Presentation,

“Online versus Face2Face Classes:  The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” Marketing Management Association MBAA 49th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, 2013.

 

Guiffrida, A.L., Messina, M.J. and Wellington, J.F., Lewis, S.  “A Delivery Performance Model For

Multi-Stage Supply Chains”  MBAA 48th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. April, 2012.

 

Messina, M.J. “Millennial Students:  Can Educators Connect with this New Generation?

MMA 19th Fall Educators’ Conference, St. Louis, MO. September, 2011.

 

Messina, M.J. and Guiffrida, A. L.  “Making the Connection Between Supply Chain Management and a Business Curriculum that Offers Marketing and Management Majors” MBAA 47th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April, 2011.

 

Messina, M.J.  “Integrating Marketing,  Supply Chain, and Operations Practices in Today’s Business Curriculum”, Marketing Management Association 18th Fall Educators’ Conference, Indianapolis, IN September 2010.

 

Guiffrida, A.L. and Messina, Michael J., Wellington, J. “Maintaining Customer Satisfaction in Complex Supply Chains” MMA 17th Annual Conference, Chicago IL April, 2010. --Award winning paper--

 

Guiffrida, A.L. and Messina, Michael J. “Service Supply Chains with Independent and

Dependent Stages:  The Impact on Consumer Wait Times”, CORS/INFORMS International Meeting, Toronto, Canada, June, 2009.

 

Messina, M.J., Guiffrida, A.L., Wellington, J.

“Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Diversity, and Global Business Education”, Proceeding of the 45th Annual MBAA Conference, Chicago, Il, March, 2009  

 

Guiffrida, Alfred L. and Messina, Michael J. “A Cost-Based Model for Improving Customer Waiting Times”, Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, Waikoloa, Big Island, Hawaii,  January 5-7, 2009.

 

Guiffrida , Alfred, Messina, MJ, Jaber, Mohamad Y,

“A Parametric Supply Chain Model for Assessing Market Share Potential”, October, 2008, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

 

Messina, M.J.

“Evaluating University Student Team Projects”, 16th Annual Fall Marketing Educators Annual Conference, Louisville, Ky. September 24-26, 2008.

 

Messina, M.J. and Wellington, J., “The Marketing Implications of Assessing the Value of Real Estate”, Marketing Management Association MBAA 17th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL April, 2008.  Award Winning Paper --

 

Messina, M.J. and Wellington, J., “Relationship Marketing and Measuring the Cost of Life Style”, Marketing Management Association MBAA 16th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March, 2007.

 

Messina, M.J., Wellington, J. and Slabaugh, S.

Special Panel Session on “Doing Business in China

MBAA 16th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, March 2007.

 

Messina, M.J.

“Using Teaching Evaluations Effectively

Marketing Management Association Fall Educator’s 13th Annual Conference

Nashville, Tennessee, September, 2006.

 

Messina, M.J. chair,  Kunz, M., Erffmeyer, R., & Wellington, J.

“Encouraging an Interest and Use of Technology by Business Faculty and Students”

Marketing Management Association (MBAA International) 15th Annual Conference

Chicago, Illinois, March, 2006

 

Messina, M.J. and Wellington, J.

“Exchange Theory and Alcohol Advertising”  

Marketing Management Association (MBAA International) 14th Annual Conference,

Chicago, Illinois, March, 2005

 

Messina, M.J. and Wellington, J.

“Alcohol Consumption, Advertising, and the Theory of Exchange”

The Academy of Marketing Science 24th Annual International Conference Proceedings

San Diego, California, May, 2001

 

Messina, M.J, Wellington, J. and Narula, S.

“Forecasting Domestic Beer Consumption”

INFORMS, Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences

Salt Lake City, Utah 15th Annual International Conference, May, 2000.

 

Messina, M.J. and Volpe, R.J.

"A Comparative Analysis Between Industrial Marketers and Consumer Marketers

Concerning Ethical Marketing Practices", Proceedings of the 1st Association of Marketing Theory and Practice, Annual Meeting, Hilton Head, South Carolina, 1993.

 

Messina, M.J. and Guiffrida, A.L.

"Quality Control Techniques in Services Marketing"

Proceedings of the International Conference on Services Marketing, Academy of

Marketing Science, Cleveland, Ohio, October, 1988.

 

Messina, M.J. and Guiffrida, A.L.

"A Comparative Analysis Between Industrial Marketing Faculty and Industrial

Marketing Practitioners: Criteria Viewed Important In The Recruitment of Four

Year Marketing Graduates," Proceedings of the 11th Annual Conference of the

Academy of Marketing Science, Montreal, Canada, May, 1988.

 

Guiffrida, A.L., Messina, M.J., and Rzepka, R.J.

"Designing Acceptance Sampling Plans With Lotus 1-2-3," Midwest Decision

Science Institute, Proceedings, 19th Annual Meeting, Louisville, Kentucky, May, 1988.

 

Messina, M.J

"Recruiting A New Marketing Graduate:  What Criteria Are Important For Today's

Industrial Marketing Manager?"  X, Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference

of the Academy of Marketing Science, Bal Harbour, Florida  May, 1987

 

REFEREED ARTICLES IN BOOKS:

 

Guiffrida, A.J., Rzepka, R.A., and Messina, M.J.

"A Dual-Criteria Performance Evaluation Model for Vendors Under JIT", 

pp. 213-224, Ahmit Satir (ed.), Just-In-Time Manufacturing Systems

Operational Planning and Control Issues, Elsevier Publishers, London "

New York - Tokyo, Vol. 14, 1992.  

 

 

Scholarship/Research

 

TEST BANK CONTRIBUTIONS:

 

December, 2011, Excelsior College Test Bank contributor for Principles of Marketing,  

Sage Publishers.

 

February, 2005, Invited contributor for a peer reviewed marketing research exam with questions developed within my area of expertise in marketing for the ASME, American Society of Mechanical Engineers exam.   These original blind reviewed marketing research questions were used to develop a standardized exam for engineering students seeking professional certification as managers. 

 

VIDEO PRODUCTION: Developed and Edited an Industrial Distribution video presentation with local industry support that was used for student recruitment and corporate informational purposes regarding an interdisciplinary business and engineering degree. 1994-1995 academic year     

 

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS:

 

 Michael J. Messina, Ph.D.

“Marketing Essentials for Today’s Business” presentation made to the

 7th Annual Tool and Die Seminar in Meadville, Pa., 2002.

 

 Messina, M.J.

"Integrating Business and Engineering: The Industrial Distribution Program." 

Western Marketing Educators' Association, 18th Annual Conference

Scottsdale, Arizona, 1994.

 

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE TEACHING PROFESSION:

 

Educational teaching contribution "Making Students Aware of Legal Developments in Marketing", published in Great Ideas For Teaching Marketing by Hair, Lamb and McDaniel, Southwestern Publishing Company, 1994, 1996 and 1999.

 

PROFESSIONAL MANUSCRIPTS and TEXTBOOKS REVIEWED:

 

Sustainable Enterprise  a Macromarketing  Approach, Peterson, Sage Publisher, 2013.

 

Consumer Behavior, Kardes, Cronley and Cline, Cengage Publishers, 2012.

 

Marketing Management, 3rd Edition, Sheth, Prentice-Hall Publishers, 2006.

 

Consumer Behavior, 2nd Edition, Arnould, Wiley-Irwin Publishers, 2003.

 

Purchasing, 1st Edition, by Giunipero and Kolchin, Harcourt Brace Publishers, 2000.

 

Strategic Marketing Problems: Cases and Comments, Kerin and Peterson, Macmillan Publishers, 1999.

 

Marketing Strategy: Relationships, Offerings, Resource Allocation, and Timing,

D. Sudharshan, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1994.

 

Consumer Behavior, John C. Mohen, Third Edition, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1993.

 

Retail Management A Strategic Approach, Barry Berman and Joel R. Evans, Fifth

Edition, Macmillan Publishing Company, 1993.

 

Industrial and Organizational Marketing, by Michael H. Morris, Merrill

Publishing Company, 1988, 1992.

 

 

UNIVERSITY RESEARCH PROJECTS:

 

Chair, Middle States Steering Committee • with responsibilities to survey the

Gannon University Board and tabulate and analyze the responses.  Was responsible for completing the Middle States Steering Report with included the results of a mail survey distributed to all board members. 2002 - 2003

.

Senior Student Focus Group Interviews • studies conducted during the

1999 - 2000 academic years

 

Freshman Focus Group Project • a longitudinal study conducted from 1997 through 2001 with the purpose of defining the key likes and concerns of freshman students.  This project was intended to increase the University retention rate.

 

SELECT MENTORED RESEARCH STUDIES:

Telephone survey research study conducted for Erie Exports Limited by the Gannon University Marketing Club, May • 2005

 

A research study conducted for The Erie Sport Store with MBA students to determine the extent and variety of local competition.    • 1995

 

A research study conducted for Lord Corporation to determine customer preferences and levels of satisfaction with MBA students • 1993  

 

Study conducted for Alpha Kappa PSI business fraternity in determining how a Gannon University student’s GPA correlated to employment hours worked per week • 1986

 

Service

Service to the Profession , Service to the University, Service and to the Community

 

INVITED FACULTY REFEREE FOR AMA STUDENT CASE COMPETITION:

 

Served as a faculty case judge for the International 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2007 American Marketing Association AMA Student Case Competition.

 

 Judge for "Hormel Best Teacher Award" 2009 - present Awarded annually at the MMA Annual Conference

 

 

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL PARTICIPATION:

 

Conference Track Chair, Discussant, Session Chair, Organizing Committee and/or Paper Reviewer for the following:

 

MMA  Marketing Management Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. 2013.

 

MMA  Marketing Management Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. 2012.

 

MMA  Marketing Management Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 2011

 

International Symposium on Green Supply Chain1st Annual Conference, Akron Ohio, July, 2010.

 

MMA Marketing Management Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 2010

 

MMA Marketing Management Association 18th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 2009

 

MMA Marketing Management Association 16th Annual Fall Educator’s Conference, Louisville, KY September, 2008

 

Midwest Decision Sciences Institute 39th Annual Conference, Erie, PA., February, 2008

 

MBAA Marketing Management Association  Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 2007

 

MMA Marketing Management Association  Annual Fall Educators Conference, Nashville, TN 2006

 

MBAA Marketing Management Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 2006

 

MBAA Marketing Management Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL 2005

 

Decision Science Institute 35th DSI Annual Conference, Boston, MA 2004

 

Academy of Marketing Science 26th Annual Conference, Miami, FL 2003

 

Academy of Marketing Science 24th Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. May 2001

 

INFORMS 15th International Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah. May 2000

 

Western Marketing Educators 24th Annual Conference, Lake Tahoe, Nevada 2000

 

Academy of Marketing Science 23rd Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada 2000

 

Academy of Marketing Science 22nd Annual Conference, Coral Gables, Florida 1999

 

Western Marketing Educators' Association 21st Annual Conference, Scottsdale,

Arizona 1997

 

Western Marketing Educators' Association 19th Annual Conference, San Diego,

California 1995

 

Academy of Marketing Science 18th Annual Conference, Orlando, Florida 1995

 

Academy of Marketing Science 17th Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee 1994

 

Western Marketing Educators' Association 18th Annual Conference, Scottsdale,

Arizona. 1994.

 

Academy of Marketing Science 16th Annual Conference, Miami, Florida 1993

 

Association of Marketing Theory and Practice, 1st Annual Conference, Hilton Head, South Carolina. 1992.

 

Academy of Marketing Science 11th  Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada 1988

 

PROFESSIONAL SEMINARS and WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION:

 

Council of Independent Colleges Workshop for Deans and Directors

Issues in Higher Educations

Mitchell, Kentucky • June 14-17, 2004

 

Leadership Erie • Training Seminar for Nonprofit Organizations   Spring, 2001

                             seminar was used to develop the MBA course in Nonprofit  Marketing     

 

Gannon University • Grant Writing Tools Workshop    Fall, 2000

 

Gannon University • The Basics of Grant Writing Seminar   Summer, 1999

 

Gannon University • Faculty Computer Workshops 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

 

Total Quality Management Training Seminar • 1993-1994 academic year

Erie Chamber of Commerce co-Sponsor with Gannon University

 

“Developing The Annual Marketing Plan” 1988

Seminar Sponsored by The University of Pittsburgh • presented by

Dr. Edward Mazze, Dean of The University of Pittsburgh School of Business

 

Select Contributions to the Erie Community

2008   Erie Insurance Segmentation Survey involving Gannon University students

 

2006    Assisted with the questionnaire development to survey attitudes toward the Erie 

            golf courses.

           

1998    Mentored MBA student projects to assist local businesses and nonprofits.

to

present

 

2005     Moderated a focus group session composed of Erie area professionals to assist a

             Small Business Development Center client that requested exploratory input from

             a diverse population on a new type of senior living facility.

 

2005     Participated in a community initiative representing the Dahlkemper School of

             Business along with National City Bank to conduct a seminar on

              Identity Fraud” that was held on the Gannon University campus.

 

2000    Community Shelter Services Annual Recognition Luncheon ? Presentation “CSS:  

            A Brighter Tomorrow through Service Efforts Today.”

 

1999    Community Shelter Services Annual Recognition Dinner Presentation “Where

            Will CSS and Homelessness Be in the New Millennium?”

 

1998    Community Shelter Services Annual Recognition Dinner, Presentation on  

            “The Impact of Homelessness in the Erie Community”

 

1984     Conduct tours and educational sessions of local and regional industrial and

    to      non profit organizations as Advisor to the Gannon Chapter of the American

present  Marketing Association

 

1997      Moderator for a longitudinal focus group survey of Gannon University

   to        freshman within the College of Humanities, Business and Education

 2001

 

1998    Coordinated all-day career interviewing sessions for Gannon business graduates

             in conjunction with the Gannon Placement Office for the American Tobacco Company.

 

1997     Supervise tours of local industrial firms with Gannon Marketing Club including:

 to        General Electric Company, Lord Corporation, Howard Industries, Troyer Farms    

present  and Reed Manufacturing.

 

1996    Presentation on "Business Careers" at North East High School, North East, PA.

 

1995   Supervised a market research study for a local Erie sports retailer conducted by             

           Gannon MBA students • assisting with market segmentation and research               

           methodology. This study made recommendations on retail location that was

           successfully implemented in 2003.

 

1994   Presentation of the Industrial Distribution Program and ID career

           opportunities to Erie Area Guidance Counselors.

 

1994   Presentation to students at Corry High School, "An Industrial Distribution

           Career:  Combining Business and Engineering”.

 

 

1984     Organize and supervise student educational tours to a variety of industries

    to      including Honda U.S.A., Columbus, Ohio;  Lord Corporation, Erie,    

present  Pa.; General Electric Nela Park, Cleveland Ohio; General Electric Locomotive 

             Division, Erie, PA; and American Sterilizer (Steris Corporation); just to identify

                a few select examples.

 

1993      Supervised and consulted on an industrial market research study conducted with                         

              MBA students for Lord Corporation, Erie, Pa.

 

1993       Participated in Erie engineering trade shows promoting and recruiting for

    to     Gannon University's Industrial Distribution (technical marketing) Program.

1997

 

1990    Initiated book donation drives to strengthen the holdings of the business 

    to     collection of Gannon University’s Nash Library.

2000                  

 

1988   "The Career Search" Presentation made to the Gannon Chapter of the

            American Marketing Association as well as other Gannon business students.

 

1987    Established and developed with departmental colleagues, the first

Marketing Department at Gannon University. 

 

1986    Arranged all day interviewing sessions for graduating marketing students with  

            Beecham Corporation and Premier Industrial Corporation resulting in the    

            hiring of several Gannon business students for these firms.

 

1986   Presentation on the career opportunities in the Marketing field to the Erie area high     

           school guidance counselors.

 

1986   Presentation on careers paths in Marketing and Business for the Boy Scouts of

           America held on the campus of Gannon University.

 

1985   Represented the School of Business by participating with enrollment services in  

           out-of-town recruiting presentations to high school students. 

 

1985    Presented radio broadcasts for WERG, Gannon University's radio station, on

the topics "The Career Search" and "The Importance of University Involvement"

 

Supervised business fraternity students on a study determining how a

student’s GPA was influenced by hours worked while attending

Gannon University.

 

1983     Co-founder and current faculty advisor to the Gannon Student Chapter of the

   to       American Marketing Association involving students in a variety of

present  educational experiences and professional business opportunities. 

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE:

 

2009       Marketing research study conducted with a colleague in partnership with major

               insurance corporation to determine college student insurance needs.

 

2004       Presentations to various high schools representing the School of Business

 to           in partnership with ACES.

2007

 

2005       Participated on a three person faculty panel of judges representing Gannon

               University in conjunction with WICU television to select a student to earn a

               tuition free Gannon MBA based on the completion of tasks and assignments. 

 

2002       As faculty advisor to the Gannon University Marketing Club, our student

organization achieved recognition in earning a community achievement award 

for hours of dedicated work raising funds and helping homelessness in the Erie Community.

 

1991       Contribute ongoing consulting in the areas of marketing planning and  

    to        marketing research for the following nonprofit organizations:

 present   

 

 1994       Community Shelter Services, Inc.

      to         

2012           

 

2002      Athena PowerLink Project

   to        Board of Corporators

present         

 

2001       Gannon University Small Business Development Center

  to          Board Member

2006

 

1997    Community Shelter Services, Inc. Erie, PA.

  to       President of the Board of Directors ° Elected to four consecutive terms °

2010

 

1996   Ecclesia Center, Erie, PA - Board of Directors

  to     Chair of Marketing and Public Relations

2007 

 

2007  WSEE, November 22, interview with Kelley Gaughan regarding Black Friday and 

           an explanation of  consumer shopping behavior patterns.

 

2006  Erie Times News, November, solicited comments on Black Friday and the  

      retailing kick-off  to Christmas sales.

 

  2006  Erie Times News, March, solicited comments on retailing and upper Peach Street

            growth including a discussion of shoppers outside the vicinity. Richard Guerraro

            reporter.

 

 2005 Erie Times News, May, comments were provided on the closing of various

          pharmaceutical stores and the competitiveness of Wal-Mart in the Erie area.

 

 2002  Erie Times News, November 3, commentary on business intersections and

           retailing: the pros and cons, Richard Guerraro reporter.

 

 2002  WSEE television broadcast May 12, comments on recent graduates and

           the potential for career employment opportunities after 2002 Gannon

           commencement exercises.

 

 2002  Erie Times News, March 10, commentary on the importance in developing 

          new small businesses to improve the job market, Jim Martin reporter.

 

 2002  Erie Times News, March 5, commentary on how independent restaurants compete

          with chain restaurants for dining dollars, Scott Westcott reporter.

 

 2002   Erie Times News, January 18, commentary on Kmart’s bankruptcy impact to the 

           Erie community, Gary Wertman reporter.    

 

 2002   WSEE television broadcast, January 17, “Kmart , What Happened?”

            David Belmondo, WSEE reporter.                            

 

 2002   Erie Time News, January 9, “The Motivation of the Erie Workforce”

 

 2001   WSEE live television broadcast, November 23, on the topic of “Retailing on  

             Black Friday” Cara Calabreze WSEE reporter.

 

 2001  Erie Times News, November, The 2001 Christmas shopping season  

          forecast of retail sales in the Erie area.  

 

 2001  Television Interview Live with Fox 66 News, January, Subject: “The State of

           Layoffs in the Erie Area”, reporter Brian Sheridan

 

2000  Television Interview on the Christmas Retailing Season for WSEE

          (CBS) affiliate; December, WSEE reporter Cara Calabreze

 

1997    Ongoing professional contributions on stories concerning business and 

   to      advertising for the Erie Times News.  Some recent published stories included 

present discount department store competitiveness, local supermarket competitiveness, 

            and the expansion of pharmacies and discount store operations in the Erie market.

            Erie Times News reporters - Ryan Fisher and Peter Penapento

           1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

 

1995   Elected and served as vice president of Community Shelter Services of Erie 

           Board of Directors consulting in the areas of real estate and public relations.

 

1991   Community Shelter Services of Erie - Board of Directors

 to       Real Estate Committee Chair, Finance Committee Chair

present

 

1993-2003    Rotary Exchange International Erie Student Exchange Chaperone

 

1990-1992    Habitat For Humanity, general volunteer assistance

 

1988-1990    Provided the Erie Area Chamber of Commerce and the Erie Excellence       

                      Council with input on promoting the Erie community, working with the

                      Director of the Erie Chamber of Commerce.

 

1987       Provided marketing research expertise for an Erie Chamber of Commerce

               study addressing: "The State of Retailing in the Erie Community”.

 

 

UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE COMMITTEE RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 

2005 to 2015       University Review Council  (chair)

 

2002 to present    University Rank, Tenure and Academic Committee – chair 2008-2010

 

2011 to present     University Graduate Council

 

2010 to present   Middle States Committee – Integrity subcommittee

 

2011 to present    Distance Education Advisory Board Committee

 

2012 to 2013        University Planning and Budgeting Committee

2008 to 2011        

 

2005, 2006          College Search Committee for the Director of the School of Business

 

2002 to present    Member of the College Academic Affairs Committee

 

2002 to present    Member of the Chairs and Program Director’s Committee

 

2004                     Chaired the Committee to revise the BTS program.                            

                             Successfully launched the ABT – Advanced Business Technology

                             Certificate Program in Fall/04.

 

McGowan Scholarship Committee Judge 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

 

1982 to present    Gannon University Task Force on Student Alcohol Abuse 

                             (P.R.O.M.I.S.E.) Providing Ongoing Management in Social 

                             Environments –monitoring and developing alcohol awareness among 

                             University students 1999 - 2003

 

Middle States Governing Board Review Committee  Chair   2001- 2002

 

Freshman Student Faculty Advising Volunteer  2000 - 2005

 

Directed three years of Freshman Focus Group interviews involving Gannon University students as part of a University requested longitudinal focus group study 1996 - 2000

                                                                                                                                                                                   

Pew Charitable Roundtable Discussant (two day seminar) 2000

 

University Academic Affairs Committee (served three 3 yr. terms) 1986-1989 1990-1993 & 1999-2002

 

University Planning and Budgeting Committee 1995 -1996

 

University Middle States Admissions Subcommittee 1993

 

University Middle States Review Committee (two terms) 1993 - 2001

 

University Outcomes Assessment Committee 1992 - 1999

 

University Retention Committee 1996 - 1998

 

Search Committee for the Dean of School of Business Administration  Chair 1990

 

University Faculty Development Committee 1989 - 1997  Chair 1992

 

University Governing Board Middle States Accreditation Committee Chair 2001

 

University Curriculum Review Subcommittee 1997 -1998

 

University Student Retention and Recruitment Committee 1997 - 2000

 

University Braeger Award Referee for Graduate and Undergraduate Papers 1990 - 1999

 

University Student Conduct Committee (two 3 year terms) 1984- 1987   1993-1996

 

Academic Affairs Committee - DSBA (two 3 year terms) 1988 - 1991   2000 - 2003

 

College Accreditation Committee – DSBA 1997 - 2000

 

College Recruitment Committee – DSBA 1995 - 2000