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SCM program named tops by Study.com

Bloomsburg University's Supply Chain Management (SCM) program has been recognized by Study.com as one of the top schools in the country for the major. The program offers a B.S.B.A. in supply chain management and a minor in the field. The SCM program makes graduates competitive in the workforce with training in SAP, Salesforce, and Block Chain.

The undergraduate program, combining principles of technology and business, offers a virtual business world where students and faculty interact, brainstorm ideas and make decisions. SCM concepts and principles learned in the classroom come to life through visits to manufacturing facilities and guest lectures from industry leaders.

Supply Chain Management

Endowed professorships and faculty fellowships announced

Bloomsburg University is announcing its endowed professorships and faculty fellowships for 2019 recognizing the positive impact a faculty mentor can have on the life of a student. Honored are 12 faculty members who have been impacting students through mentoring and research projects.

“Bloomsburg University has an established reputation for attracting faculty who provide our students the personal attention necessary for life-long success,” says BU President Bashar W. Hanna. “BU faculty pride themselves on engaging students in the classroom and in professional experiences that complement and enrich the academic experience for students and sets those students up for successful careers in their chosen field."

Faculty Fellows

NSSE: Tell us what you think

Freshmen and seniors complete the 2019 National Survey of Student Engagement online survey by April and be entered into a drawing to receive one of these gifts: $100, &50, $25 Amazon gift cards; BU cell phone card holders; BU coffee mug; BU drawstring bags; BU iPod armband holders; BU koozie can holders; BU lanyards, PopSockets cell phone grips; BU smartphone power banks; BU spirit flags; BU travel mug.

Through its student survey, NSSE annually collects information at hundreds of four-year colleges and universities about first-year and senior students' participation in programs and activities that institutions provide for their learning and personal development. The results provide an estimate of how undergraduates spend their time and what they gain from attending college.

NSSE Survey

 

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February 2019

January 2019

Faculty Scholarship

Eric Kahn

Eric Kahn, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics and digital sciences, published a paper entitled, “Teaching History of Mathematics: A Dialogue,” in the Journal of Humanistic Mathematics (HMNJ). This work was in collaboration a mathematician at the University of Kentucky. HMNJ was inspired by the work of Alvin White, a former professor of mathematics at Harvey Mudd College. White believed wholeheartedly in the importance of recognizing mathematics as a humanistic discipline and played a significant role in bringing this idea to the forefront of many minds.

Dina Clark

Dina Clark, Ph.D., assistant professor of accounting, presented a paper (Clark D., Lin S., Turner E., Clark W. Does comparability with local GAAP improve when firms adopt IFRS?) on the International Accounting Session (IAS) of the American Accounting Association (AAA) conference in January. AAA is the largest community of accountants in academia. Founded in 1916, we have a rich and reputable history built on leading-edge research and publications.

Kevin Ferland

Kevin Ferland, Ph.D., professor of mathematics and digital sciences, gave a talk, “Advancing Results in Maximum Toughness,” at a joint meeting of the American Mathematical Society and the Mathematical Association of America in Baltimore. Ferland spoke about his work on finding communication network designs that are maximally resistant to node failures that he conducted while on sabbatical (Fall 2017).