A retirement reception celebrating Dr. Chong Kim’s 35 years of service to Marshall University and the College of Business will take place today (Wednesday, April 11) at 1:30 p.m. in the Shawkey Dining Room.
Currently serving as dean of the College of Business, Kim joined the COB in 1977 as an assistant professor of management and has devoted his entire academic career to the business school, previously serving as division head for the Management/Marketing department. In addition, he has compiled a notable record as a researcher.
Long active in serving the community, Kim has taught Taekwondo to the Tri-State community for over 30 years, is an interpreter of Korean for those in need of an interpreter, is active in his church, the First Presbyterian Church and is a member and board member of numerous civic, university and community groups.
Kim is the recipient of numerous awards. He was given Marshall University’s Distinguished Service Award in 2003 and most recently he received The Distinguished Global Leadership Award from Pan-Pacific Business Association in 2010. Currently he is serving as the National Vice President for the U.S. Taekwondo Grandmasters Society and as chair of the Selection Committee of the Hall of Fame for the Society. He also received the Daughters of the American Revolution Americanism Award in 1984.
Born in Northern China, Kim grew up in Seoul, Korea, and served as a Korean army officer. After coming to the U.S., he earned an M.B.A. degree from Miami University in Ohio and a Ph.D. from the Ohio State University in Organizational Behaviors in Business. He has published more than 60 articles in the management field in refereed journals, proceedings, and other journals.
community is invited to attend this event honoring Kim.
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