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Fogelman College of Business & Economics, December 2009

In this Issue...

Welcome to the Fall 2009 Fogelman College e-Newsletter

The Fogelman College Improves Its Stakeholder Communications

Dhaliwal Is Named Associate Dean of the Fogelman College

Siegfried Is Named Fogelman College Director of Development

Fogelman College News Briefs

Fogelman College Alumni News

MBA Programs and Admission Requirements

Master of Science in Business Administration - Concentration in Real Estate

Fogelman College Faculty Awards and Promotions

Meet Our New Faculty Members

Fogelman College Faculty Publications

Fogelman College Faculty Presentations

Support Your Fogelman College

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Go To Fogelman College Website

Update Your Contact Information

Fogelman College Internships

UM Alumni Association

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For information about any of our programs please contact E. Kenneth "Ziggy" Siegfried, Alumni Relations.


Phone: +1 901.678.3759

Meet Our New Faculty Members

The Fogelman College is adding two new full-time faculty members to its Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management this fall. As always, the Fogelman College seeks top notch professors to join its world-class faculty. Help us welcome our new faculty members:

Leonard Jackson

Leonard Jackson, Ph.D., joins the Fogelman College as an Assistant Professor in its Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management.  Dr. Jackson received his Ph.D. from Oklahoma State University, MBA from the University of Guelph, Canada, BA from Ryerson University, Canada and Associate in Arts degrees from George Brown College, Canada.

Dr. Jackson is a Certified Hospitality Accountant Executive (CHAE), Certified Hospitality Revenue Manager (CHRM), Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) and Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE). He also earned a certificate in Revenue Management from Cornell University. Prior to entering academia, Dr. Jackson acquired substantial experience in the hospitality industry. He held managerial positions with leading hospitality enterprises including resort and commercial hotels, free-standing restaurants, and a national airline.


Carol Silkes

Chef Carol Ann Silkes, Ph.D., joins the Fogelman College as an Assistant Professor in its Kemmons Wilson School of Hospitality and Resort Management. She received her Ph.D. in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Purdue University, her M.B.A. from Nicholls State University and her B.S. in Marketing from Western Illinois University. Dr. Silkes is classically trained in culinary arts and is recognized as a Certified Executive Chef by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).

Dr. Silkes' industry experience includes the Hyatt Corporation, independent restaurants, and Chef John Folse and Company. She spent twelve years in South Louisiana exploring Cajun and Creole cuisine. Her experiences include corporate chef, fine dining and catering, product research and development, wholesale food production, production of a weekly radio cooking show, cooking demonstrations and classes for television and live audiences, food styling, and cookbook editing.


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