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2010 Annual Conference

2010 Post-Conference

2010 Annual Conference - "Recognizing Excellence in Business Education"
June 25 - 28, 2010 - JW Marriott at L.A. Live - Los Angeles, California

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Thank you for making the 2010 ACBSP Annual Conference in Los Angeles one of the most successful conferences to date. You've helped us set a new conference record. Final numbers show 610 individuals from educational institutions. This breaks all previous records, including 568 in 2009 and the all time record of 598. The total number in attendance this year, including sponsors, exhibitors and others, equals 693.

Despite budget cuts that we know those of you in higher education were facing this year and will continue to face, 610 individuals recognized the value of the ACBSP conference and the educational sessions offered, and kept it on your calendars. We thank you for that and invite you to look through some of the photos taken at the conference, as well as download and presentations you may have missed. We hope to see you next year in Indianapolis!


PhotoAnnual Conference Photos

Hundred of photos were taken at the Annual Conference and are available for viewing on the ACBSP PhotoBucket. In the 2010 Annual Conference album, there are several sub-albums on the left side of the page. Use these sub-albums to view photos.

All Photos from the Annual Conference
EvaluationPost-Conference Evaluations

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PresentationsPresentations and Papers Available for Download

The Board of Directors and ACBSP Staff thank all those who presented during our Annual Conference held in Los Angeles. Listed below are papers and presentations available for download. Not all presentations are available electronically. You must have a Gateway Account and be logged-in to download and view presentations. Please contact if you are unable to download any documents.

Concurrent Session Tracks
|| Recognizing Excellence in Business Education || Recognizing Excellence in Teaching ||
|| Global Landscape of Business Education ||
|| Baccalaureate/Graduate Standards and Criteria ||
|| Associate Degree Standards and Criteria ||
|| Accreditation Process || ACBSP Leadership ||

Pre-Conference Workshop
Student Learning Outcomes: Closing the Loop
Janice Stoudemire


Keynote Speakers
Keynote Luncheon
Ed Andrews, Director
Academic and Educational Programs & Services, Project Management Institute
Opening Luncheon Chuck Wall
Kindness, Inc.


Concurrent Sessions - Recognizing Excellence in Business Education
Using Executive Advisory Boards, Best Practices
Jan Duggar
Holy Family University
Examining the State of Assessment at ACBSP Institutions
Tracie Dodson
West Virginia Wesleyan College
Optimizing Education Through Brain-Based Learning
Amanda McKinney
Sun Life Financial
Pedagogy for Teaching Undergraduate Organizational Ethics
Karen Shumway and James Cummings, Jr.
Angelo State University
Professional Criteria for Tenure and Promotion Decisions in the Business Discipline, Revisited
Bill Russell, Ron Galloway, and Jeff Lineman
Northwest Nazarene University
Impact of Quality and Standards on Application Trends and Employment Outcomes
Marina Murray
Graduate Management Admission Council
What First Year Business Students Should Know Marsha Jance and Anita Morgan
Indiana University East
Latin American Schools in the Accreditation Landscape Beatriz Rivera-Cruz
University of Puerto Rico

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Concurrent Sessions - Recognizing Excellence in Teaching
The Impact of Online vs. Traditional Modality on Graduate Programs
Anthony Negbenebor and Earl Godfrey
Gardner-Webb University
The Challenge of Teaching Today's Students Scott Williams
County College of Morris
Hybrid Classes: The Best of 2 Worlds OR the Worst of 2 Worlds Barbara Minsky and Khamis Bilbeisi
Troy University - Dothan
Strategies to Activate the Desire to Learn Juanita Rodriguez
University of Puerto Rico
Teaching Presentation Skills in 2010 Nancy Nowlan
Capilano University
Using an Online Homework Manager in Accounting Courses Anita Morgan
Indiana University East
Take Online Learning to the Next Degree Jack Calhoun
South-Western Cengage Learning
Teaching Corporate Finance: The Power of Anecdotes Ogugua Anunoby
Lincoln University
International Economic Development: Preparing Students for and International Internship Thomas Herskowitz
Southern Nazarene University
Online MBA Prematriculation Products Robert Holt
Ivy Software
Achieving Career Excellence (ACE)
Laura Earner and John Eber
Saint Xavier University
Recognizing Excellence in Teaching by Collecting Evidence of Student Learning Hamid Khan
Our Lady of the Lake University
Quantifying Program and Student Success Using Direct Assessment Tools Olin Oedekoven and Mike Ewald
Peregrine Academic Services
Applying Psychological Contract and Engagement Constructs to Adjunct Faculty Training and Development Lynda Wilson and Edythe McNickle
University of Phoenix - Southeast Region
Interactive Signage for Business School Communcation and Donor Recognition Jason Berberich
Rise Display
How Baldrige Supports ACBSP Accreditation Jeff Lucas
Baldrige National Quality Program
Engaging the iGeneration Justin Joffe and Neville Joffe
AME Learning
Using a Business Advisory Board to Enhance Teaching Excellence Paul Stumb
Cumberland University

Ron Ford
Pepperdine University
Using Twitter to Ensure Student Learning Experiences Charla Lord and Patrick Powers
Webster University
Teaching Excellence through SIFE Morgan Clevenger
Promote Professional Business Thinking and Behavior Among Your Students Steven Pietsch and Shandale Robertson
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
On-The-Job Training Through Student Organizations Debbie Gaspard
Southeast Community College

Idalene Williams
Metropolitan Community College

Andy Saucedo
NMSU - Doña Ana Community College
Moodle's Feedback Module Tridib Chatterji
Higher Colleges of Technology - Dubai Women's College
Teaching Excellence: Strategies for Sustainability Freda Hartman
University of Phoenix - Phoenix Campus
A Quantitative Framework for Assessing Students Learning in Business Ethics Will Sparks and Marcia Stefan
Queens University of Charlotte
Aligning Traditional Educational Outcomes Assessment Practices With Today's Best Practice Business Excellence Models Robert Budnik and Fred Scott
Translating Real Business Needs into the MBA Curriculum Katrin Muff
Business School of Lausanne
Assessing the Writing of MBA Students Michael Bourke
Houston Baptist University
Are Assessing for Accreditation and Assessing for Continuous Improvement Mutually Exclusive? Marvin Bates
Lewis University

Von Plessner
Northwest State Community College

Hanora O'Sullivan
Marymount University
What Drives Assessment Results? Improve Student Success Nicole Cornell Sadowski
York College of Pennsylvania
Streaming Videos, Interactive Tutorials, and Online Assessments Designed to Enhance Students' Learning Mary Olson and Gerard Olson

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Concurrent Sessions - Global Landscape of Business Education
Study Abroad - Faculty Guide
Jeremy Cripps and Athmar Al-Salem
American University of Kuwait
Pedagogical Process for Teaching Quantitative Methods in Management
Maja Fosner
American University of Maribor (Slovenia)
Striking the Balance: Internationalized Business Programs for Diverse Student Populations
Kurt Kirstein and Corrine Holden
City University of Seattle
Joining Two Economics Classes Internationally: Building a Video Bridge between Ryazan University and North Carolina Wesleyan College
Nancy Floyd
North Carolina Wesleyan University
Utilizing Study Abroad for Building Competency, Collaboration and Recruitment: Community Colleges and Universities
Nabarun Ghose and Scott Freehafer
The University of Findlay
Faculty Led Study Abroad: Faculty Responsibility and Liability
Janis Petronis
Tarleton State University

Tim Bridges
University of Central Oklahoma
A Study Abroad Program for Community College Students Sandra Bailey and Mary Dentino
Ivy Tech Community College
How to Realistically Internationalize Your Campus with Little or No Connections or Funding Steven Moff
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Engaging Locally, Connecting Globally Dale King and J. Wayne King
Lenoir-Rhyne University

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Standards and Criteria
Standard Four - Student Learning Outcomes: Measures and Presentation
John Millar
Tiffin University

José David Marín
EAN University
How to Complete a Quality Assurance Report Using Best Practices
Tim Anderson
Chadron State University

Rick Puetz
Dakota State University
Explaining ACBSP Faculty Credentials Using the Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Guidelines
Peter Horn
International School of Management (ISM)

Sam Dunn
Northwest Nazarene University
What is Assessment Doing for Us?
David Marion
Ferris State University

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation - Associate Degree Standards and Criteria
Ask the Commissioners - Open Forum
Rose Marie Kuceyeski
Owens Community College

Carol Ricke
Pratt Community College

Von Plessner
Northwest State Community College

Lynnette Yerbury
Salt Lake Community College

Ali Roodsari
Baltimore City Community College
So Now You Are Accredited. What Happens Next?
Rose Marie Kuceyeski
Owens Community College

Carol Ricke
Pratt Community College

Von Plessner
Northwest State Community College

Lynnette Yerbury
Salt Lake Community College

Ali Roodsari
Baltimore City Community College
Grow Yourself Through ACBSP Standard Five - Faculty Development
John Espey
Volunteer State Community College

Andy Saucedo
NMSU - Doña Ana Community College

Betsy Davis
Florida State College at Jacksonville

Charles Beem
Bucks County Community College
Industry as a Stakeholder
Mitch Villanueva
The Boeing Company

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Concurrent Sessions - Accreditation Process
Accounting Accreditation is New. Is it for You?
Cindi Bearden
LaGrange College
Initial and Reaffirmation Process for Associate Degree Institutions
Larry Zachrich
Initial and Reaffirmation Process for Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Institutions
Ron DeYoung
Experienced Evaluator Feedback Session for Associate Degree Evaluators
Larry Zachrich
Experienced Evaluator Feedback Session for Baccalaureate/Graduate Degree Evaluators Ron DeYoung
The Value of Dual ACBSP and ECBE Accreditation Laura Silvestro Mays and John Millar
Tiffin University
Effective State Articulation Agreements Linda Baldwin, George Muncrief, and Laurie Barfitt
Western New Mexico University
Accreditation Lessons from the Frontline Maureen S. Heaphy and Van Edgerton
Ferris State University

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Concurrent Sessions - ACBSP Leadership
Member Services Survey
Karen Cayo
Kettering University

Heidi Hansel
Kirkwood Community College
Co-Champion Training
Douglas Viehland
Regional Officer Training
Douglas Viehland
Paths to Leadership
Janice Stoudemire and Annette Craven
Implementing the New Brand Melinda Dorning
Developing Global Business Leaders David Ho
Metropolitan Community College

Dick Symons
Ashland University

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For presentations and other conference-related issues, contact Sarah Schwartz (

  • Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Campus Labs
  • Capsim
  • Cengage Learning
  • Delta Mu Delta
  • Edevate
  • ETS
  • Enactus
  • Global Academy of Financial Management International Board of Standards
  • Institute of Management Accountants
  • Interpretive Simulations
  • Kappa Beta Delta
  • Keystone Academic Solutions
  • Latin American Council of Management Schools
  • LiveText
  • Peregrine Academic Services
  • PlanningShop
  • Project Management Institute
  • Rise Display
  • Sigma Beta Delta
  • The College Board
  • Worldstrides