Faculty Profile for Dr. Jana Roberta Minifie

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Dr. Jana Roberta Minifie
Professor — Department of Management
MCOY 520
phone: (512) 245-2571

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Director, Service-Learning Excellence Program, Fall 2015-Present

Teaching Interests

•Business Plan Development
•Business Plan Implementation
•Small Business Marketing

Research Interests

• Small Business
* Health Care E-Marketing
•Teaching Effectiveness

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Minifie, J. R., & Park, H. (n.d.). Service-Learning Volunteerism Reboot:  A Case Study of a Funded Community Engaged Scholarship. In Preparing Students for Community-Engaged Scholarship in Higher Education.
  • Minifie, J. R., & Irvin, J. A. (2018, October 15). Faculty Research Spotlight: Business and Science Collaboration Is Key to Successful NSF I-Corps Grant. Engaging Research. San Marcos, TX: Texas State University OAVPR.
  • Minifie, J., Bell, J., & Zhang, Y. (2018). Recruiting at Campus Job Fairs: Matching Candidate to Industry Requirements. Journal of Behavioral and Applied Management, 18(1), 33–46. Retrieved from https://jbam.scholasticahq.com/
  • Minifie, J., & Davis, K. (2013). Ensuring Gen Y Students Come Prepared for Class; then Leveraging Technology to Most Effectively Engage Them. American Journal of Business and Management, 2(1), 13–19. Retrieved from http://worldscholars.org/index.php/ajbm/article/view/1078
  • Minifie, J., Middlebrook, B., & Otto, V. (2011). Generational Specific Teaching Methods Applied To Entrepreneurial Students. The Business Renaissance Quarterly, 6(3), 79–96. Retrieved from www.brqjournal.com

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Barshop Excellence Professor In Entrepreneurship, McCoy Foundation. January 2016 - December 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Paper, SBDC Track, Small Business Institute. February 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: President's Excellence in Service, McCoy College of Business. August 27, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Best Practice SBDC Award Presentation, Small Business Institute. February 13, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. March 24, 2014

Selected Grants

  • Irvin, Jennifer A (Principal), Minifie, Jana Roberta (Co-Principal). Type I: Texas State I-Corps Site for Entrepreneurship, National Science Foundation, Federal, $254107. (Submitted: February 8, 2018, Funded: October 1, 2018 - September 30, 2021). Grant.
  • Middlebrook, Bill (Co-Principal), Minifie, Jana (Co-Principal). How Public Schools are influencing our Business Leaders of Tomorrow, McCoy Grant Committee, Texas State University. (Funded: 2005 - 2006). Grant.
  • Dietert, Judy, Minifie, Jana, Wardrope, William. A Study of Organizational Culture in South Texas, CBA Research Grant, Texas State University, $1000.00. (Funded: 2005). Grant.
  • Dietert, Judy, Minifie, Jana. Longitudinal Study of Small Businesses, CBA Research Grant, Texas State University, $1000.00. (Funded: 2005). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

New Ventures
October 2018-Present
Greater San Marcos Partnership - Entrepreneurial Committee
June 2018-Present
Women's Entrepreneurship Week
September 2017-Present
Advisory Board Member
Council for Community and Interdisciplinary Research Groups
September 2017-Present
Task Force Member
EverGreen Advisory Board
October 2016-Present