Blog Posts in: Spotlight or Colleagues Corner

Victoria Parker

Business Schools share approaches to diversity, equity & inclusion

Thursday, September 24, 2020
As the 2020 AACSB Diversity & Inclusion Summit approaches, check out this article about last year's event in which Associate Dean Vicky Parker is quoted: https://bized.aacsb.edu/articles/2020/march/driven-by-difference Read More
Debbie Hensley

Paul College Unmasked: Debbie Hensley

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
Unmasked: The stories behind staff and faculty at Paul College Deborah Hensley | Executive Assistant to the Dean - Debbie is a left-handed insomniac who is always happier when she’s busy, even if you hear her complaining about it. She loves to sing, and even made an album with her gospel choir when she was young. Read More
Luciana Echazu

Luciana Echazú named associate dean for undergraduate education

Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Paul College welcomes Luciana Echazú as our new associate dean for undergraduate education and associate professor of economics. She will join us August 15. Lu currently is associate dean of undergraduate programs and operations and associate professor of economics and financial studies at Clarkson University’s David D. Reh School of Business, an R2 stem-focused private university in upstate New York. Read More
BiP Instructor Kim Clark

Struggling small businesses get help from Paul students

Wednesday, July 15, 2020
Internships fell by the wayside at many companies this year, but some college students still found a way to get valuable experience while helping small businesses adapt to a new business environment. Paul College students are working as unpaid consultants helping New Hampshire businesses pivot during the Covid pandemic. Read More
Griffith, Jennifer A.

ForbesWomen welcomes Jennifer Griffith as new contributor

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Jennifer Griffith is now a contributor to ForbesWomen, the arm of Forbes that focuses on women, gender equity, and leadership. Her work there will focus on the ways that gender impacts decision making, leadership, advancement, and collaboration in the workplace. Read More
michelline dufort

New unemployment claims slow amid debate over extending enhanced benefits

Tuesday, June 23, 2020
However, Michelline Dufort, director of the Center for Family Enterprise at the University of New Hampshire—who held a conference call with dozens of CEOs Wednesday—said not all business owners are eager to see more assistance from the government before they know what their true needs are. Read More
Zhaozhao He, Mihail Miletkov, Viktoriya Staneva

New Kids on the Block: The Effect of Generation X Directors on Corporate Performance

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Generational identity can influence many aspects of life, from family and work to political views to consumer and corporate behavior. In the United States today, there are four adult generations: Millennials (born 1982 – 2005), Generation X (born 1961 – 1981), Baby Boomers (born 1943 – 1960), and the Silent Generation (born 1925 – 1942).[1] Of these four, only one – the Baby Boomers – have a dominating presence in U.S. corporate boardrooms. Read More
Mike Merenda at podium

Mike Merenda

Thursday, May 7, 2020
Mike will be retiring at the end of this year, after a 42 year career as an award winning researcher and educator. He first came to UNH in the fall of 1978. That same year, “Grease” was released, “Space Invaders” was created, and Kobe Bryant was born. But all of these events pale in comparison to the impact that Mike has had on UNH, WSBE/PCBE, his students and his colleagues. Read More
Jennifer-Cardoza,-working-at-home-for-her-job-in-the-marketing-department-at-John-Hancock-Investment-(Jim Michaud / MediaNews Group/Boston Herald)

Working from home ‘new normal’ in coronavirus era, likely to become permanent

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
A “silver lining” of the coronavirus crisis is that it has forced companies to “think creatively and innovatively” to stay in business, said Michelline Dufort, director of the Center for Family Enterprise at the University of New Hampshire. Read More
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif. signs the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (AP Photo_Andrew Harnik)

Pelosi pushes infrastructure, more state and local assistance for next stimulus bill

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
“The stimulus package is really targeted at areas that businesses need right now, finding ways to support cash flow and helping businesses keep people employed,” said Michelline Dufort, director of the Center for Family Enterprise at the University of New Hampshire. Read More