Seven business seniors and two humanities students have been selected for the 2005 Wall Fellows program at Coastal Carolina University, it was announced today.
It's the first time the Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts has been included in the traditionally exclusive business program piloted by the Wall College of Business Administration
The new business fellows, all juniors, are: Patrick Hall, a management major, of Richmond, Va.; Timothy Kazimir, a professional golf management/marketing major, of Highland Heights, Ohio; Joseph Koster, a PGM/marketing major, of Burton, Ohio; Kelly McCoy, accounting major, of Temperance. Mich.; Matthew Miller, a finance major, of Sauquoit, N.Y.; Bradley Morgan, a finance major, of Tampa, Fla.; and Jeffrey Ungurean, a management major, of East Sparta, Ohio.
The humanities fellows are Michael Jaruszewicz, an English major, of Erie Pa., and Amanda Stepp, a history major, of Myrtle Beach.
"At Coastal, business and the humanities have joined hands and hears because we all want to explore - students and faculty together - the supreme qualities of hand and heart requisite to genuine leadership in the 21st century," said Edwards Collge of Humanities and Fine Arts Dean Lynn Franken.
The plan is for humanities to form its own Fellows program patterned on the Wall program, which is an 18-month program designed to prepare top business students for high-level careers in major U.S. and international corporations and organizations. It was initiated in 1995 by the late Conway businessman E. Craig Wall Jr. in response to the need, expressed by the leaders of top U.S. corporations, for business graduates with stronger leadership, critical thinking and interpersonal skills.
Students are chosen for the Wall Fellows program through a competitive application process at the beginning of their junior years. Up to eight students are admitted into the program each year.
The primary focus of the program is a rigorous three credit-hour per semester course which covers specific non-traditional areas including interpersonal and communications skills, ethics, personal health and appearance, business and social etiquette, foreign languages, and cultural skills.
The course prepares the students for the highlight of the program: a series of internships and international experiences during their senior year. Since the program was initiated, Wall Fellows have had internships at major companies in New York, Atlanta, London, Barcelona and Santiago, Chile, as well as other metropolitan cities. Many graduates of the program have earned leadership positions throughout the United States and abroad.
For more information contact Coastal's Office of Marketing Communications at 349-2015.