Getting Started for Spring 2017

Published January 16, 2017

The Spring 2017 semester starts tomorrow, looking forward to seeing all in Melcher 180 for an exciting series of lectures on information systems and MOS applications!

Below are the essentials for class (books, gadgets, notepads, pens, vitamins and lots and lots of snacks!), quick tips and helpful links for student success.

Welcome Back, Welcome On Board!

Published August 22, 2016

Excited to start the Fall 2016 semester, looking forward to welcoming students in Melcher 160 tomorrow morning and afternoon!

Below are a few quick tips and helpful links for student success to assist you as you navigate a transition into/back to campus life.

Transfer Student Connection Event

Published August 19, 2016

I was thrilled to be a part of a panel  comprised of faculty, staff, alumni, and current students at this recent event.

It was exciting to see students who join Bauer, great questions and perspective from my fellow panelists. Dr. Smith won the Gold Medal for her appearance and her incomparable presentation.

Catching Up With Robert Grilli

Published June 21, 2016

Baseball champion and Bauer grad Robert Grilli wrote a helpful book about succeeding on the field and in the classroom while also having a social life.

It’s a quick read that will help athletes and non-athletes alike get tips and tools to stay on track and perform well. Be sure to visit

Leadership Lessons From Tom Herman

Published April 14, 2016

Dean Ramchand hosted UH Football Coach Tom Herman for an interview and discussion on leadership and motivation as part of the Inspiring Minds Speaker Series at Bauer College on April 13.

Watch the video recording of this terrific event and learn of traits that may benefit all regardless of the field they are in.

Inside Bauer, Fall/Winter 2015

Published January 22, 2016

The Dean’s inspirational letter and the Back to the Future features now available in Hungarian (my mother tongue) for international audiences.

For those unfamiliar with the Hungarian language, it has a 44-letter alphabet, it is agglutinative in nature (i.e. has some pretty long words) and belongs to the Uralic family.

Bradford Tatum – Student Q&A

Published December 28, 2015

Read Part I of the Q&A with Bradford Tatum, author of Grey Matters: Fictional Dialogues for the Real World. 

The first selection of student submitted questions and corresponding responses from Fall 2015 sections are now available. Many thanks to those who submitted questions and for Bradford Tatum for his time.

Leading With Civility

Published July 18, 2015

Encouraging a trusting and cooperative environment will result in more meaningful experiences and relationships in any context.

Below are a handful of TED talks of emotional intelligence, mindfulness, neuroscience, and empathy that challenge us to rethink traditional leadership roles.

Civility Matters

Published May 18, 2015

The Golden Rule. Ethical reciprocity. Civil and considerate conduct. The tenet of ‘do unto others’ was recorded in laws and literature in ancient Babylonia, Egypt, China, Greece, and Rome.

See how the simple act of paying attention to others has transformative effects on our relationships at home, at work, and at school.