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Moody Business News: September 2020

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Each month, we will share news and accomplishments of Moody College of Business faculty, staff, and students.

September 2020

Programs and Events

  • Valerie McGehee hosted Scott Gibson, HR Director at Stuller, as a virtual guest speaker in MKTG 360 Sales Management. He provided students with the Predictive Index Test and will review their results with them next week. The students also learned about the general hiring process as a sales manager and were able to ask questions about interviewing.
  • Lisa Bowles incorporated virtual guest speakers in her classes including:
    • Travis Tague, General Manager of Hyatt Centric French Quarter spoke to HMGT 371 Lodging Management I about leadership qualities and responsibilities of a hotel general manager. The Director of Sales, Adrienne Breaux - HMGT Graduate, reviewed the virtual tour of the hotel, a reflection of the hotel's adaptation to site visits during COVID-19.
    • Steve Bertogli, Business Development Director for TravelZoo, spoke to HMGT 331 Principles of Tourism about the OTA's customer profile, business model and how they create online content for specific marketing campaigns for upscale hotels and resorts using data to produce results.

Awards and Accolades

  • The Princeton Review named UL Lafayette among the nation's best colleges.
  • Josh Bendickson was reappointed as an Associate Editor at the Journal of Small Business Management. JSBM is an “A” ranking on the ABDC List, a “3” ranking on the ABS list, had a 2019 impact factor of 3.461, and is distributed to more than 60 countries. JSBM Associate Editors oversee, on average, 20-24 manuscripts per year.
  • Anthony Greco was invited to participte on the International Journal of Law and Society Editorial Board/Reviewer Team.

Research, Innovation, and Publications

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