Geneva College

 

 

Matt Fuss

Matt FussOffice Phone: 724-847-6617
mafuss@geneva.edu

Disciplines/Field of Instruction

  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Management
  • Business Communication
  • Compensation
  • Benefits
  • Labor and Employee Relations
  • Staffing

Degrees Received

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Communication and Rhetorical Studies, 2013, Duquesne University
  • M.B.A., 1994, Geneva College
  • B.A. Business Administration, 1994, Geneva College
  • B.S.B.A. Spanish, 1994, Geneva College

Courses Taught

  • BUS 110, Foundations of Business
  • BUS 115, Business Communication
  • BUS 350, Human Resource Management
  • BUS 453, Employee & Labor Relations
  • BUS 454, Total Rewards; Compensation & Benefits
  • BUS 455, Strategic Human Resources
  • BUS 456, Strategic Staffing
  • BUS 550, Human Resource Systems
  • I have also taught courses in Business & Professional Communication as well as Public Speaking at another institution.

Presentations/Publications

  • Is there a current use of alienation for/in IMC and, is there a place for “alienation” as a strategy or part of a strategy in branding; A Ricoeurian Perspective of Alienation”, Presented at the 2010 Communication Ethics Conference, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, June 2010
  • “The Role of Distance in Communication philosophy and practice”, Presented at Duquesne University’s Communication and Rhetorical Studies Department Colloquia Series, Pittsburgh, PA, September 2010
  • An Augustinian perspective on Public Relations”, Presented at the IMC/CMM Conference at UNC Wilmington, Wilmington, NC, June 2011
  • “An Ongian Perspective: The rhetoric of technology and the practice of integrated marketing communication”, Presented at the 97th Annual National Communication Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, November 2011
  • Buber: An Ethic born out of Responsibility”, Presented at Duquesne University’s Communication Ethics Conference,  Pittsburgh, PA, June 2012
  • Business Communication: The Emergence of Two Disciplines as a Communicative Orientation for Graduating Seniors into Their Professional Lives”, Short Course Co-Presented at Eastern Communication Association Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2013

Awards & Distinctions Received

  • Awarded Membership in Golden Key National Honor Society, 2009
  • SPHR Certified Professional, 2011-2015
  • Honorary Member Delta Mu Delta Honor Society, 2012

Affiliations, e.g., membership in professional organizations, etc.

  • Faculty Advisor, Society for Human Resource Management Club
  • Member National Communication Association 2010-Present
  • Member Eastern Communication Association 2010-Present
  • Member Pennsylvania Communication Association 2010-Present
  • Member Society of Human Resource Management 2011-Present
  • Member Christian Business Faculty Association 2011-Present

Miscellaneous, e.g., hobbies, sports, personal info, etc.

  • My hobbies include all things outdoors including camping, hiking, boating, hunting & fishing. I am a firearms enthusiast and an amateur gun collector.

 

Point of Excellence

Among a recent sampling of chemistry graduates, 83% were able to work in an internship or research experience during college years, and 100% had employment in their field or were accepted into graduate school within three months of graduation.

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