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Marketing&Supply Chain Management Department hosts Southeast Marketing Symposium for regional Ph.D. marketing students

Marketing & Supply Chain Management Department hosts Southeast Marketing Symposium for regional Ph.D. marketing students

The Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management and the Fogelman College of Business & Economics will host approximately 65 participants at the 4th annual Southeast Marketing Symposium on Friday, February 5th.  The Symposium is comprised of program coordinators and Ph.D. students from eight business schools from the southeast region (Florida State; Louisiana State; Mississippi State; Alabama; Kentucky; Memphis; Ole Miss; and Tennessee-Knoxville).  The purpose of the Symposium is to facilitate sharing of research interests and activities among the participating Ph.D. students,  as well as to provide networking opportunities for these students upon their graduation.  This year’s Symposium is sponsored by the Fogelman College of Business & Economics, the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management, and the FedEx Center for Supply Chain Management

The program opens with a reception and dinner upon arrival Thursday night, followed by a day of student research presentations and panel discussions by the Ph.D. coordinators In addition, Florida State University is sponsoring a breakfast on Friday morning honoring Dr. O.C. Ferrell from the University of New Mexico for his consistent and long-running support of doctoral education in marketing.  Dr. Ferrell was a Distinguished Professor of Marketing & Business Ethics at the University of Memphis from 1989 – 1998.  Dr. Ferrell is a past President of the Academic Council of the American Marketing Association and has been a strong supporter of doctoral education in marketing throughout his career.


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