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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management


Center for Retailing

Results

Dr. Bickle has secured millions of dollars in grant funding to support the projects and retailing needs of her clients and her students.

Selected Grants and Projects

Examples of funding ($4,348,592.00 funds generated)

Bickle, M.C. (2009). $830 College of HRSM internal grant. Funds used to support travel costs associated with visit to the American InterContinental University.

Bickle, M.C. and Kellet, C. (2008). $50,000 gift from Keith Bregelt in support of the Department of Retailing lecture series and internship program.

Bickle, M. C. (2008). $240,000 grant renewal from the Prosper Foundation and BIGresearch LLC. BIGresearch's Simultaneous Media Usage Study knowledgebase and Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey. Software databases used for writing white papers, research briefs, seminars, and demonstrations

Bickle, M. (2008). $5,000 from Target Campus Grant Program. Funds used to support scholarships for students enrolled in the Department of Retailing.

Bickle, M. (2007). $1,005,000 gift in software and maintenance from JDA Software Inc. Software included 30 Space Planning Plus by Intactix licenses, 30 Floor Planning Plus by Intactix sites, and 60 Efficient Item Assortment by Intactix sites.

Bickle, M. (2007). $2,000 from Target Campus Grant Program. Funds used to support the Department of Retailing Executive Speaker Series.

Bickle, M. C. and Moody, M. (2007). $10,000 grant from the Piggly Wiggly Community Pride Fund of Coastal Community Foundation. Funds support undergraduate education.

Bickle, M. C. (2007). $240,000 grant renewal from the Prosper Foundation and BIGresearch LLC. BIGresearch's Simultaneous Media Usage Study knowledgebase and Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey. Software databases used for writing white papers, research briefs, seminars, and demonstrations.

Bickle, M. (2006). $3,910 gift from Sherwin-Williams Company. Gift includes paint and wallpaper to refurbish Department's new location.

Bickle, M. (2006). $5,000 from Target Campus Grant Program. Funds used to support the Department of Retailing Executive Speaker Series.

Bickle, M. (2006). $5,000 from Macy's Central, Atlanta GA. Funds used to support undergraduate scholarships in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina.

Bickle, M. (2006). $1,804,500 gift in software and maintenance from JDA Software Inc. Software included 30 Space Planning Plus by Intactix licenses, 30 Floor Planning Plus by Intactix sites, and 60 Efficient Item Assortment by Intactix sites for three years.

Littrell, M., Hyllegard, K., Ogle, J., Bickle, M. C., Buell, J., and Rudd, N. (2006). $448,504 from United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Challenge Grant. "Socially Responsible Advertising and Promotion of Food, Fiber and Related Products: Developing an Integrated Set of Undergraduate Courses." The collaborative project includes three institutions: Colorado State University, University of South Carolina, and The Ohio State University.

Bickle, M. C., and Berry, C. D. (2006). $10,000 grant from Piggly-Wiggly of Carolina. Funds used for undergraduate scholarships in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina.

Bickle, M. C. (2006). $240,000 grant from the Prosper Foundation and BIGresearch LLC. BIGresearch's Simultaneous Media Usage Study knowledgebase and the Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey. The software databases used for writing white papers, research briefs, reports, seminars, and in-class demonstrations.

Bickle, M. C. (2005). $1,000 grant from Target Corporation. Funds used for two $500 undergraduate scholarships in the Department of Retailing at the University of South Carolina.

Bickle, M. C. (2005). $1,500 grant from Target Corporation. Funds used to purchase a laptop computer for faculty use.