UNCG Campus Weekly

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Dr. Dianne Welsh

031611CampusPeople_WelshDr. Dianne Welsh (Bryan School) was elected president of the Small Business Institute for 2013. Welsh (UNCG) and Mariana Dragusin (Bucharest School of Economics) won the Best Pedagogy Paper at the Small Business Institute Feb. 14-17; the paper was titled, “The New Generation of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOC) and their Potential Impact on Higher Education Worldwide.” Also, the Spartan Trader Retail Store was a finalist for the Best Practices Award.

Welsh also presented a paper titled “The Impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on Women’s Entrepreneurship” (co-authors Kaustav Misra, Esra Memili (UNCG), and Hanqing Fang).

In the Project of the Year Competition for the Small Business Institute, SouthData Inc. with the student team of Neha Gupta, Yi-Chen Hung and Alison Weeks and Project Director Jason Bohrer and SBI Director Dianne Welsh placed 2nd placed in the Graduate Comprehensive Category nationally. Their project was part of the MBA capstone course.