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Stretching EKU Around the World

ASEAN handshake - Dr. Robles is third from left.

Dr. Marcel Robles, EKU Professor of Corporate Communication and Technology, represented not only EKU but also the United States with four other countries - Korea, Germany, Hungary, and China - at the Chinese Business Communication and Negotiation Committee of Industrial Technology Association of Economic Management Colleges. Earlier this month, Robles was appointed as advisor for the China Communication and Negotiation Committee to a three-year term through November 2020.

Robles spent three days with the College of Business Administration at Capital University of Economics and Business in Beijing, presenting on cross-cultural communications.

During her trip to China Dr. Robles attended the conference and signed a Memo of Understanding among Business Communication Associations. Robles signed the MOU as First Vice-President of the Association for Business Communication (ABC), of which she will assume the role of President next year.

Interim Chair of EKU's Department of Management, Marketing and International Business, Dr. Weiling Zhuang congratulated Dr. Robles on her accomplishments, “We are so proud of Marcel's achievements. She represents us very well promoting MMIB, the school, and the university internationally.”

Robles made great connections for EKU School of Business and even discussed the potential for an MBA program taught in Mandarin.

Published on November 14, 2017

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