Alicen Flosi

Contact 

Dr. Alicen Flosi
Instructor and Director of Sustainability

Phone: (409) 880-8612
Email: flosiab@lamar.edu
Office: Galloway Business Building Room 216

Ph.D.   Nova Southeastern University
M.S.-M.I.S.   Nova Southeastern University
M.B.A.   Lamar University
B.B.A.   Lamar University

Courses Taught

MBA:

Special Topics in Management 

Bachelors:

Business Communications 
Intro to ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning)
Introduction to Business Technologies 
Principles of Management Information Systems 
Special Problems in Business 
Special Topics in Management Information Systems 
Visual BASIC Development 

Courses taught, but not in the Schedule:

E-Commerce, Business Communications 

Professional Experience

Academic Experience 

Director of Sustainability, Lamar University (January, 2015 - Present), Beaumont, Texas.

Instructor, Lamar University (January, 1999 - Present), Beaumont, Texas. Teach courses in Management Information Systems.

Non-Academic Experience 

Chief Financial Officer, Port Arthur Independent School District (July, 1997 - June, 1999), Port Arthur, Texas.

Assistant Superintendent for Business Services, Community Consolidated School District 59 (July, 1994 - June, 1997), Arlington Heights, Illinois.

Assistant Superintendent for Business Operations, McHenry School District 59 (July, 1993 - June, 1994), McHenry, Illinois.

Assistant to the Superintendent for Business Operations, Country Club Hills School District 160 (July, 1991 - June, 1993), Country Club Hills, Illinois.

Consulting 

2013:  LIT, Excel training for LIT employees

Service

Professional Service 

Academic Conference: Panelist
2015:  All College Day - LIT (Local).  Present session on advanced spreadsheet features

Member: Committee/Task Force
2015:  Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference, Houston, Texas (National).  Program committee member and session chair for conference
2014:  Construction Management Accreditation Meeting (Local).

Reviewer: Conference Paper
2014 – 2015:  Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference (State).

Institutional Service 

Department Assignments

Faculty Advisor:
2011-2012:  Association for Information Systems  

Department Assignments

Faculty Advisor:
2013-2014:  Student Organization Fair  

Member:
2014 – 2015:  Recruitment Committee for MIS Professor  

Department Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2011-2012:  MIS Session: Kristine Estes, November 10, 2010  

College Assignments

Faculty Advisor:
2012-2013:  Assist students competing in Big Idea Competition  

Member:
2015-2016:  Facilities, Technology, & Space Development Committee  
2014-2015:  Conferment  
2014-2015:  Accreditation and Assessment Committee Lamar University  
2011-2012 – 2014-2015:  General Business Program Committee Lamar University  
2012-2013 – 2013-2014:  Institutional Resources Committee Lamar University  
2011-2012:  Institutional Resource Committee Lamar University  

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2014 – 2015:  Business Development Week  
2013-2014:  Career Week: Schedule professional speakers for classes during Career Week
2012-2013:  Freshman Orientation  

College Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2011:  Judge - Big Idea Challenge  
2011:  Spring Open House  

College Assignments

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2013-2014 – 2015-2016:  Sustainability: Assist/coordinate recycling in the College of Business

Member:
2012-2013:  Ad Hoc Committee for Academic Lecture Series  

University Assignments

Chair:
2014-2015:  Academic Lecture Series: Ed Begley, Jr. Lecture on Sustainability

Member:
2015-2016:  Recruitment Committee for HR AVP Candidate  
2013-2014 – 2014-2015:  Educator Preparation Council Meeting  
2011-2012:  Campus Relations Sub-Committee for University Success Seminar  
2011-2012:  University Success Seminar Committee  

University Assignments

Member:
2011-2012:  University Success Seminar course development  

University Assignments

Mentoring Activities:
2014-2015 – 2015-2016:  Honors Student Supervision  

Other Institutional Service Activities:
2015:  Sustainability: Presentations to numerous student organizations, freshman learning groups, and classes.
2013-2014:  Excel Training for Undergraduate Advising Center  
2012:  Campus Wide Trash Off Day  

Community Service 

Member of a Committee
2011 – 2015:  Lifeshare Civic Advisory Committee
2012 – 2013:  Westbrook High School, Assist with school activities: book fair, band concerts
2012:  AIS Pie Your Professor
2012:  AIS Bake Sale
2011 – 2012:  Toy Collection

Other Community Service Activities
2014:  School Supply Collection for Buckner Home, Faculty Advisor for AIS; assist/coordinate Santa in Blue participation
2013:  Develop Promotional Materials for Beaumont Botanical Gardens
2011 – 2013:  Assist in hosting American Valve & Hydrant Speech Contest
2012:  Lifeshare
2011 – 2012:  Southeast Texas Food Bank volunteer

Intellectual Contributions

Refereed Articles 

  • Dyson, J. & Flosi, A. (in press, 2015).  Leadership: Using case studies to increase learning and interest.   Southwestern Business Administration Journal, 15 (2).
  • Flosi, A., Boone, R., Dyson, J., Brown, D., Kaufman, R., Bethany White, Lamar University, United States of America (in press, 2014).  Service Learning: Real World Experience in a Classroom Setting.   Southwestern Business Administration Journal.
  • Mandal, P., Flosi, A., & Large, J. (2014).  Title: Paradigm shift in teaching IT-based courses in a teaching university.   International Journal of Business Information Systems.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Moss, G., & Flosi, A. (2013).  ERP Integration in the Accounting Curriculum.   Competition Forum.
  • Moss, G., Dyson, J., & Flosi, A. (2012).  Impact Teaching: Lead or Be Left Behind.   College Teaching Methods & Styles Journal, 7 (2), 6.
  • Mandal, P. & Flosi, A. (2011).  Horizontal Integration of Courses through SAP: Implementation in a Business School.   International Journal of Business Information Systems.

Refereed Proceedings 

  • Flosi, A. & Dyson, J. (2015).  Leadership: Using case studies to increase learning and interest.   Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference.
  • Flosi, A., Boone, R., Dyson, J., Kaufman, R., White, B., Darrell Brown (2014).  Service Learning: Real World Experience in a Classroom Setting.   22nd Annual Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Moss, G., & Flosi, A. (in press, 2013).  ERP Integration in the Accounting Curriculum.   American Society of Competitiveness.

Presentation of Refereed Papers 

  • Flosi, A. & Dyson, J. (2015, October). Leadership: Using case studies to increase learning and interest.   Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference, Houston, Texas.
  • Flosi, A., Boone, R., Dyson, J., Kaufman, R., White, B., Darrell Brown (2014, October). Service Learning: Real World Experience in a Classroom Setting.   22nd Annual Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference, Houston, Texas.
  • Bandyopadhyay, K., Moss, G., & Flosi, A. (2013). ERP Integration in the Accounting Curriculum.   American Society of Competitiveness, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Working Papers 

  • Fontenot, Sr., D. (2016). "Going Green from Red Using the 4 Disciplines of Execution: Making a Difference through Shared Learning and Research," targeted for Southwestern Business Administration Teaching Conference.