CWI Co-Hosting Regional Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs Conference

Published: October 6, 2022

Colleges from around the western United States will be on the College of Western Idaho (CWI) campus for the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Region 7 Fall 2022 Conference Thursday, Oct. 13. CWI is co-hosting the conference alongside Northwest Nazarene University (NNU).

ACBSP is business education organization that offers accreditation to all levels of collegiate business educational degree programs from associate to doctoral. CWI’s Business department has been accredited through ACBSP since 2018.

This fall’s conference theme is Celebrating Collaborative Alliances: Stronger Together.

The three-day event will kick off Wednesday, Oct. 12, with a welcome reception at the Nampa Civic Center. ACBSP members will then make their way to Nampa Campus Micron Education Center (NMEC) Thursday morning for the first day of the conference, which will include a welcome by CWI Business Department Chair, Richard Sotto, and CWI President, Gordon Jones, followed by several presentations from regional faculty on various topics, such as collaborating with community partners, engagement between high education and businesses, volunteering, and more.

The second day of the conference will be at NNU’s Helstrom Business Center on Friday, Oct. 14.

“I am excited to showcase CWI’s campus and the Treasure Valley to our regional faculty business leadership teams,” said CWI Associate Professor of Accounting, Joe Welker. “I have been part of these conferences for a while, and I love what it represents and the rigor it upholds for business curriculum and faculty.”

ACBSP Region 7 Fall 2022 Conference is not open to the public.

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