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Business Faculty

Dr. Bruce Garrison

Dr. Bruce Garrison

Dean and Professor, Business Management
Herrington Hall, Room 109
918-343-7610
bgarrison@rsu.edu

 

Education

Ph.D., Business Teaching
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

M.Ed., Secondary Education (Business Education)
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

B.A., Business Administration
University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, OK

Administrative Experience

2000-Present, Dean, School of Business and Technology
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

1983-1998: Dean, College of Business and Economics
Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

1977-1983: Associate Dean, School of Business
1979-1979: Acting Dean, School of Business
1974-1977: Coordinator, UNC/CSAP Graduate Program in Business
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

1969-1971: Director of Admissions
Central State University, Edmond, OK

Teaching Experience

2000-Present: Professor of Business
Rogers State University, Claremore, OK

1983-2000: Professor of Management
Houston Baptist University, Houston, TX

1978-1983: Associate Professor of Business
1974-1978: Assistant Professor of Business
1973-1974: Instructor of Business
1971-1973: Teaching Assistant in Business
University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

1967-1969: Social Studies Teacher
Edmond High School, Edmond, OK

Boards, Directorships & Committees

  • Member of the Board of Advisors, RSU Innovation Center
  • Board of Directors, Fort Bend YMCA, 1992-1995
  • Board of Directors, Southern National Bank, Houston, Texas, November 1989 to 1998
  • Business Development Board, First Interstate Bank of Texas, N. A. Southwest Freeway Office, September 1987 to September 1988
  • Board of Directors, Lamar Magnet School of Business Administration, Houston Independent School District, December 1987 to 1990
  • Accounting Advisory Committee, Houston Community College System, 1985-1998
  • Board of Directors, Greeley Area Chamber of Commerce, 1980-1982.
  • Board of Directors, Junior Achievement of Greeley, 1982-1983.

Selected Consulting & Training Activities

  • American Automobile Association, Texas Division, Houston, TX
  • American Land Title Association, Houston, TX
  • AMOCO, Kansas City, MO
  • Colorado Hospital Association, Denver, CO
  • Gulf Oil, Houston, TX
  • Monfort of Colorado, Greeley, CO
  • Parkview Episcopal Hospital, Pueblo, CO
  • Weld County Personnel Department, Greeley, CO
  • Wyoming Human Resources Conference, Casper, WY
  • Western Atlas, Houston, TX

Workshops, Conferences & Seminars Attended

  • 2004-Annual Meeting of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL
  • 2003-Annual Meeting of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL
  • 2002-Annual Meeting of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL
  • 2001-Annual Meeting of the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Chicago, IL

University Service

Rogers State University

  • Academic Council
  • Higher Learning Commission 2004 Self Study Criterion 3A Co-Chair
  • Various Other Committees

Other Activities

  • Alpha Alpha Chapter, Delta Pi Epsilon
  • Sigma Beta Delta, Charter Member
  • Member of Reveille Rotary Club, Claremore, Oklahoma

Publications, Papers, and Other Professional Activities

"Business Trends, Greeley, CO, 1950—1980,” Bureau of Business and Public Research, School of Business, University of Northern Colorado, 1973.

"Greeley Growth Indicators, Demographics and Economic Growth in Greeley.” Bruce Garrison and Grant Millis, Northern Colorado. Business Review, Fall, 1974.

"Economic Trends in Weld County,” UNC Foundation Fall Symposium, 1978.

"Business Ethics and Social Responsibility,” 54th Winter Conference, University of Northern Colorado, 1982.

"Selected Economic and Philosophical Implications of Curriculum Design,” Mountain-Plains Management Conference, Denver, Colorado, 1982.

Discussant, Academy of Management Session B, Labor and Industrial Relations, Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines, 1987.

Chair and Presenter, Special Session, "Education for Business by Interactive Television,” Southwestern Federation of Administrative Disciplines, 1990.

Comments on "An Overview of Strategic Planning for Human Service Organizations,” Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, Inc., November 1989, Volume 13, Number 4.

Comments on "Theory:  Human Resource Needs:  The Staffing Function in Rehabilitation-Part I,” Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, Inc., November 1990, Volume 14, Number 4.

Comments on "Theory:  Human Resource Needs:  The Staffing Function in Rehabilitation-Part II,” Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, Inc., February 1991, Volume 15, Number 1.

Comments on "A Realistic Assessment of Economic Benefits of the Rehabilitation Program Using Worklife Expectancy Tables,” Journal of Rehabilitation Administration, Inc., February 1992, Volume 16, Number 1.

"The Economics of Diversity,” Paper presented at the Leadership Houston-Graduate Diversity Colloquium, June 3, 1994.

Reviewer and Discussant, Human Resources/Conflict Management Track, Federation of Business Disciplines, 2001, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Reviewer and Discussant, Human Resources/Conflict Management Track, Federation of Business Disciplines, 2002, St. Louis, Missouri.

Reviewer, Human Resources/Conflict Management Track, Federation of Business Disciplines, 2003, Houston, Texas. (Did Not Attend Conference)

Tollison, Bert and Bruce Garrison (2003).  A Comparison of Learning Outcomes in a Course Offered On-Campus, On-Line, and by Compressed Video.  Presented at 2003 Oklahoma State Teaching and Learning Conference, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 10 April 2003.

Tollison, Bert and Bruce Garrison (2004).  A Further Comparison of Learning Outcomes in a Course Offered On-Campus, On-Line, and by Compressed Video.  Presented at 2004 Oklahoma State Teaching and Learning Conference, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 10 April 2003.

Garrison, Bruce (2005).  Comparative Issues for the Growth of Tele-working in the European Union and the United States.  Academy of International Business, U.S. Southwest Chapter, Dallas, TX, 3 March 2005.