Contact: James Carskadon
STARKVILLE, Miss.—A longtime Mississippi State college member is now serving in a brand new capability as affiliate dean within the college’s School of Enterprise.
Nicole Ponder, professor of selling, started a brand new place July 1 as affiliate dean for graduate applications and evaluation. Ponder has been a college member within the Division of Advertising, Quantitative Evaluation, and Enterprise Regulation since becoming a member of the college in 2001. From 2015-2021, she served as director of the school’s graduate research. Within the new place, she’s going to oversee the entire faculty’s graduate applications and evaluation efforts.
“Dr. Ponder brings in depth expertise to this place and shall be a robust asset for our administrative group,” stated MSU School of Enterprise Dean Sharon Oswald. “Our faculty provides a variety of nationally aggressive graduate applications, and I stay up for seeing these applications proceed to develop and excel. Moreover, Dr. Ponder’s experience in evaluation is essential to the school’s accreditations by way of the Southern Affiliation of Schools and Faculties Fee on Schools and the Affiliation to Advance Collegiate Faculties of Enterprise.”
Along with a protracted observe report of award-winning analysis publications, Ponder has held a spread of service positions for each the School of Enterprise and the college. Since 2016, she has served as the school’s evaluation coordinator. She has been a member of the college’s Institutional Effectiveness Committee since 2008, and the Educating Effectiveness Committee since 2014.
Ponder earned a bachelor’s diploma in advertising from the College of South Alabama earlier than acquiring grasp’s and doctoral levels within the area from the College of Alabama. Previous to becoming a member of MSU, she was an teacher on the College of Montevallo.
Because the oldest faculty of enterprise in Mississippi and among the many oldest within the SEC, MSU’s School of Enterprise boasts greater than 34,000 alumni from all 50 states and 142 nations. Study extra at www.business.msstate.edu.
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