Details for Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania

Participant Status


Type of Organization

Business School

Type of Education

Undergraduate, Post Graduate

Institution is part of

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)


Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania, United States


Sign Up Date to PRME

22 Apr 2014

Current Sharing Information on Progress Report Submission

02 Jul 2018

Sharing Information on Progress (2018)

Skppery Rock University - SIP - View Report

Period Covered: Jun 2016 to Jun 2018

This PRME report from Slippery Rock University for 2016 - 2018, complete with goals and updates.

Achievements Curriculum Integration in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

• We created a separate undergraduate major in sustainable management
• Redesigned MGMT370 Sustainability, Entrepreneurship and Innovation course to include sustainability.
• Redesigned MGMT459 Sustainable Business Consulting
• Redesigned ECON315 Economics of Sustainable Development
• Creation of Sustainable Enterprise Accelerator (SEA) for training and development of students and regional businesses to include sustainability and entrepreneurial activities.
• SEA Internship opportunities

Achievements Research Development in the Field of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability

Amatucci, F., “Effectuation: An Alternative Approach for Developing a Sustainability Architecture in Small Business” (with R. Grimm) Journal of Small Business Strategy, 2013
Amatucci, F., “Sustainability: A Paradigmatic Shift in Entrepreneurship Education,” (with N. Pizarro and J. Friedlander) New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 2013
Amatucci, F., “Re-Inventing the Business Plan Process for Sustainable Start-Ups,” (with R. Grimm) Journal of Strategic Innovation and Sustainability, 7(1), 2011.
Amatucci, F., “Radha Jalan and ElectroChem, Inc: Energy for a Clean Planet,” Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 31(6), 2007.
Culp, D. “A Matrix Model for Integrating Sustainability into the Business Curriculum” at the Pennsylvania Economic Association (June 2012) at Clarion University.
Jirasakuldech, Benjamas, Tom Zorn, John Geppert, and Donna Dudney “Financial Disclosure, Investor Protection, and Stock Market Behavior: An International Comparison”, Review of Quantitative Finance and Accounting, 2011, 37, 181-205.
Nicholls, Jeananne, Joseph F. Hair, Jr, Charles B. Ragland, Kurt Schimmel (2013) “Integrating Ethics, Sustainability, and Corporate Social Responsibility into the Undergraduate/Graduate Business School Marketing Curriculum” Journal of Marketing Education, Vol. 35 Iss. 2, pp. 129 - 140.
Nicholls, Jeananne, Charles B. Ragland, Kurt Schimmel, Joseph F. Hair (2013) The Relevance of Ethics, CSR, and Sustainability Topics in the Business School and Marketing Curricula: An Initial Survey of Deans and Department Heads, Marketing Management Association, New Orleans, LA.
Nicholls, Jeananne and Joseph F. Hair (2012) “An Exploratory Study of Ethics, CSR and Sustainability Education in Graduate/Undergraduate Business Schools: Specifically in the Marketing Curriculum”

Continued future research encouraged. SEA grant-funded research and faculty community outreach.

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