Dr. Twyla J. Cummings
585-475-5567
tjcppr@rit.edu
www.cias.rit.edu/~tjcppr


EDUCATION
Ph.D., The Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH
Major: Management
M.S., Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Major: Business and Industrial Management
B.S., Wright State University, Dayton, OH
Major: Chemistry

AREAS OF SUBSTANTIVE KNOWLEDGE
Business management, management development, marketing, product management, project management, research methods, strategic planning

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Graphic communication markets and applications, diversification of services in the graphic communications industry, mentoring practices and trends, diversity, customer relationship marketing, Internet marketing, future management trends and women’s studies

PATENTS

Number 5,244,496 “Rub-Resistant, Water-Fast Ink for Ink-Jet Printers,” September 14, 1993

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

• Association of University Women (2000 – 2003)
• National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), Board of Directors (2005-present)
• Project Management Institute (2002-2003)
• Research and Engineering Council of NAPL - VP Binding, Finishing and Distribution, Steering Committee, Conference Chair for Binding, Finishing and Distribution Seminar (2004, 2005)
• Rochester Women’s Network – Bd of Directors & Executive Committee (2002, 2003,2004)
• Society for the Advancement of Management (2003 – 2005)
• Union & University Institute Alumni Association
• Who’s Who Among American Female Executives Wright State University Alumni Association


HONORS/AWARDS

Industry
• Nominee for 2008 Isaac L. Jordan Award in Pluralism
• Inducted into Walter E. Soderstrom Society, October 2006
• Inducted into RE Council of NAPL Nonpareil Society, January 2004
• Recipient of FEAD Grant, October 2005
• Recipient of FEAD Grant, December 2003
• Recipient of FEAD Grant, November 2002
• RIT Inventors Honoree, April 2002
• Gamma Epsilon Tau Fraternity, Teacher of the year Nominee, April 2002, 2003
• Honorary Member Gamma Epsilon Tau Fraternity (RIT), May 2001
• Recipient of FEAD Faculty Development Grant, April 2001
• Provost Excellence in Teaching Award nominee, January 2001

Community

• Recipient of Rochester Women’s Network 15 Up and Coming Award, Oct 2004
• Recipient of Urban League of Rochester Community Leadership Award, April 2004
• Nominated for ESL Jefferson Award March 2004
• YWCA (Dayton, Ohio) Tribute to Mentors Award, May 1995
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