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Business Faculty

Dr. Bruce GarrisonDr. 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.