History of the College of Business & Technology

1999

College of Business and Technology was formed under Dean Robert Rogow.

College of Business merged with College of Applied Arts and Technology bringing new programs such as Business, Finance, Accounting, Agriculture with chairman Dr. Danny Britt, and Aviation.

The college was reorganized to include new departments: 

  • Finance joined Accounting and Information systems to form AFIS with chair Dr. Jessica Frazier.
  • Management, Marketing, and Administrative Communication merged to form MMAC with chair Acting Chair Dr. Jana Vice until Dr. Norb Elbert was appointed chair in 2001.

2003

The School of Business earned AACSB accreditation.

2006

PGA Golf Management Program was introduced.

The first phase of the new building for the Business and Technology Center was completed.

The second phase began soon after with a grant that was awarded from the state.

2010

The building for the College of Business and Technology was completed.

2011

The College of Business and Technology was divided into two schools

  • The School of Applied Arts and Technology, and
  • The School of Business
  • Management, Marketing, and Administrative Communication changed its name to become Management, Marketing, and International Business under chair Dr. Lana Carnes.

2015

Dean Robert Rogow retired as Dean and Dr. Thomas Erekson was named the new Dean of the College.

2016

The School of Applied Arts and Technology becomes the School of Applied Sciences and Technology.