(Photo: Chancellor Sartarelli with David S. Congdon and his wife, Helen Congdon at the announcement reception)
This blog post was originally shared on WilmingtonBiz.com on January 4 and is adapted from the UNCW news story by Christina Schechtman, UNCW Office of University Relations.
On Dec. 6, the University of North Carolina Wilmington received a $10 million gift commitment from alumnus David Congdon, ’78, and his wife, Helen.
This represents the largest outright gift commitment in university history. With it, UNCW will establish the "David S. Congdon School of Supply Chain, Business Analytics and Information Systems," supporting these programs within the Cameron School of Business. The Computer Information Systems Building will also be rededicated as David S. Congdon Hall.
Guest Blogger: Dr. Christopher Sibona, Assistant Professor of Information Systems, Cameron School of Business, and is based on his 2014 research published in the International Journal of Business Environment. Find out more about his research here.Raise your hand if you’ve ever been offended by someone “unfriending” you online (we won’t tell).
We know that social networking sites are prevalent. They give people the ability to connect with each other and create and share content. They also present the opportunity for a new way to disconnect.
This employee profile is from UNCW’s ‘We Are UNCW’ series and was posted on January 30, 2018.
Christopher Sibona, assistant professor of information systems, has a lot of experience with “unfriending,” a social media phenomenon he has studied since 2010.
March 2017 Editor's Note: This post was originally published in July 2016 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
Susan Hermanson and Thomas Janicki, professors in the UNCW Cameron School of Business, are the recipients of distinguished professorships.
Hermanson has been appointed to a five-year term as the Cameron Distinguished Professor of Accountancy. Janicki has been reappointed for another five-year term as the Duke Energy/Gordon C. Hurlbert Distinguished Professor of Information Systems.