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History

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008

  • GLE launches Journal of Strategic Leadership.
  • Regent SIFE hosts leadership training conference for Virginia SIFE teams.
  • GLE completes pioneering leadership program in Peru.
  • GLE co-hosts the Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards.
  • Regent SIFE Team wins multiple awards at SIFE National Exposition including the 2008 Jack Shewmaker SIFE Spirit Award, First Runner-Up in their league and First Runner-Up in MPAA Anti-Piracy PSA competition.
  • GLE explores leadership and Christian spirituality through new journal: Inner Resources for Leaders.
  • GLE launches new business development program in Peru.
  • GLE hosts Annual Roundtables of Contemporary Research & Practice.
  • New GLE online journal, Emerging Leadership Journeys, highlights doctoral research.
  • New MBA capstone course involves real-world expertise from industry leaders.
  • Regent SIFE Team member chosen to carry Virginia flag at national competition.
  • Regent SIFE Anti-Piracy PSA Advances to Nationals.
  • Regent SIFE Wins Regional Championship, Advances to Nationals.
  • GLE leads Study Abroad Program in Italy: In the Footsteps of St. Benedict, St. Francis of Assisi and St. Clare of Assisi.
  • GLE leads final phase of entrepreneurship training program in Peru.
  • GLE kicks off a series of meetings with the African Christian Democratic Party at the South African Parliament.
  • GLE conducts training for top CEOs in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa.
  • GLE hosts third annual Autonomous Learning World Caucus at Oxford.
  • GLE co-sponsors second Colloquium on Christian Leadership with St. Augustine's College in Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • GLE co-sponsors inaugural International Servant Leadership Research Roundtable with Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

2007

  • GLE's Center for Latino Leadership conducts second phase of national entrepreneurship training program in Peru.
  • The First Lady of Peru visits Regent and is a guest on GLE's Entrepreneurs' Guild.
  • Regent professors address members of Peru's Congress
  • GLE's Center for Latino Leadership hosts congressional breakfast for Peruvian legislators to discuss entrepreneurship development.
  • GLE's Center for Latino Leadership begins national entrepreneurship training program in Peru.
  • GLE hosts Foresight 2007 with featured speaker Graham Molitor.
  • GLE hosts the Servant Leadership Research Roundtable.
  • GLE launches the Entrepreneurs' Guild.
  • GLE leads study abroad program in Italy: In the Footsteps of St. Paul and St. Francis.
  • GLE hosts the inaugural biblical Perspective in Leadership Research Roundtable.
  • GLE launches the Regent Global Business Review.
  • Dean Winston awarded Most Supportive Dean at National SIFE competition.
  • GLE hosts the second annual Autonomous Learning World Caucus at Oxford.
  • The Regent SIFE team is named First Runner-Up at National SIFE competition in Dallas, Texas.
  • Regent SIFE team wins fifth consecutive regional championship.
  • GLE launches the Journal of Biblical Principles in Leadership.
  • GLE co-hosts the International Conference on Integrating Spirituality & Organizational Leadership in India.

2006

  • The Regent Schools of Business and Leadership Studies combine to create the School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship (GLE) under the leadership of Dr. Bruce Winston as dean.
  • GLE launches the Master of Arts in Strategic Foresight degree program.
  • The School of Global Leadership & Entrepreneurship launches the Journal of Practical Consulting.
  • GLE hosts the first Autonomous Learning World Caucus at Oxford.
  • The Regent SIFE team hosts regional Duel in the Colonies competition.

2005

  • For the second year in a row, the School of Business is ranked #1 Christian Graduate Business Program in the Nation and also receives #1 Top Business Faculty by Business Reform magazine.
  • The School of Leadership Studies leads second study-abroad program to Turkey.
  • Dr. Bruce Winston is appointed dean of the School of Leadership Studies.
  • The School of Leadership Studies launches the International Journal of Leadership Studies.
  • The School of Leadership Studies launches LeadershipTalks.
  • The School of Leadership Studies hosts third annual conference on Strategic Foresight.
  • Center for Latino Leadership launches training initiative with Chamber of Commerce.
  • New student applications reach record high in the fall semester.
  • The School of Leadership Studies introduces new Ph.D. degree program in Human Resource Development.

2004

  • The School of Business is ranked #1 Christian Graduate Business Program in the Nation by Business Reform magazine.
  • Dr. Michael A. Zigarelli is appointed dean of the School of Business.
  • The School of Leadership Studies leads first study-abroad program to Turkey.
  • Dean Kathaleen Reid-Martinez is appointed executive vice president at the Church of God Theological Seminary.
  • Dr. Bruce Winston is appointed acting dean for the School of Leadership Studies.
  • The School of Leadership Studies hosts International Leadership Studies Conference.
  • The School of Leadership Studies hosts second annual conference on Strategic Foresight.
  • The School of Leadership Studies hosts second Servant Leadership Research Roundtable.

2003

  • The School of Business enters into a strategic agreement with the C12 Group.
  • The School of Leadership Studies Research Center establishes online presence.
  • Center for Latin American Leadership is selected by the Peruvian government to train Peru's youth.
  • The School of Leadership Studies hosts first Strategic Foresight Roundtable.
  • The School of Leadership Studies hosts first Servant Leadership Research Roundtable.
  • Bruce Snyder is appointed associate dean of administration & marketing.

2002

  • Center for Leadership Studies becomes School of Leadership Studies. The new organizational structure includes the following:
    • Center for Leadership Studies (CLS)
    • Research Center
    • Center for Latin American Leadership (CLAL)
    • Leadership Training and Consulting Services
  • The School of Business hosts the Consultation for Holistic Entrepreneurs at The Founders Inn, gathering 200 individuals from around the world with a passion for combining missions with business.

2001

  • The Center for Leadership Studies launches Doctor of Strategic Leadership program.
  • The School of Business enters into a “sister school” agreement with Henan University located in Kaifeng, China, with the purpose of providing enhanced educational opportunities to both Chinese and American students.
  • The SIFE Team enters their first competition, winning First Regional Champion in their league at the Regional SIFE Competition in Raleigh, N.C. The SIFE Team also wins the Rookie of the Year Award for their league.
  • Regent SIFE competes against 160 other regional winners for national title and wins the National Rookie of the Year Award for their league at the National SIFE Competition on May 15, 2001.

2000

  • The Regent University Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) Team was founded as the first all-graduate SIFE team in the world.
  • Dr. Bruce Winston is appointed associate dean of Center for Leadership Studies.
  • The Center for Leadership Studies launches Journal of Organizational Leadership and Leadership Advance Online.
  • Dean Reid-Martinez is appointed dean of the Robertson School of Government and the Center for Leadership Studies.
  • The Center for Leadership Studies hosts first Servant Leadership Conference.

1999

  • The Center for Leadership Studies Training is established.
  • The Center for Leadership Studies conducts first international training conference on leadership in Altea, Spain.
  • Leadership training programs begin in South Africa.

1998

  • The School of Business awards its Servant Leadership Award to J. Gunnar Olson, founder and chairman of the International Christian Chamber of Commerce (ICCC).
  • The Center for Leadership Studies commissions first graduate, Debbie McCormick (M.A. in Organizational Leadership).
  • Dr. Kathaleen Reid-Martinez is appointed dean of the Center for Leadership Studies.

1997

  • The School of Business awards its Servant Leadership Award to:
    • Ken Melrose, president and CEO of The Toro Company.
    • C. William Pollard, chairman of The ServiceMaster Company.
    • Foster Friess, chairman of Friess Associates of Delaware, Inc.
  • Dr. Kathaleen Reid-Martinez is appointed as executive director of the Center for Leadership Studies.
  • The Center for Leadership Studies launches the M.A. in Organizational Leadership.

1996

  • The School of Business awards its first Servant Leadership Award to S. Truett Cathy, president and founder of Chick-Fil-A. The Servant Leadership Award recognizes business and industry leaders who demonstrate a commitment to the principles of servant leadership exemplified by Jesus Christ.
  • Dr. Ken North appointed as director of the Center for Leadership Studies.
  • The Center for Leadership Studies launches the first online Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership program in the world.

1995

  • The Center for Leadership Studies is founded.

1994

  • School of Business students place first and second among colleges in Virginia in the Securities Industry Association Stock Market Game.

1993

  • The School of Business hosts the national Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA) conference.

1990

  • Dr. John E. Mulford is appointed dean of the School of Business.
  • The School of Business launches the Master of Arts in Management.

1989

  • The School of Business is the first Regent school to expand into the new frontier of distance education with an MBA degree offered through videotapes, audiotapes and study guides.
  • Dr. Wayne W. Adams is appointed dean of the School of Business.

1988

  • Dr. John E. Mulford is appointed interim dean of the School of Business.

1984

  • The School of Business graduates its first class.

1981

  • The School of Business is founded with Dr. Homer R. Figler as dean.




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