Dr. Ziette Hayes Dr. Ziette Hayes Dean Location:Ethel Buckman Hall, 120 Phone:757-727-5166

I. Current Rank

Associate Professor - Graduate

II. Department

Department of Business Administration

III. Education

Doctoral Degree:

Doctor of Business Administration, 2007, University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ

Masters Degree:

Master of Business Administration, 2001, Management, Long Island University, Orangeburg, NY

Baccalaureate Degree:

Bachelor of Science, 1990, Finance, Central State University, Wilberforce, OH

IV. Courses Taught

Financial Accounting

Financial Reporting

Business Finance

Managerial Accounting

Accounting Information Systems

Business Communications

Marketing Management (grad/undergrad)

Information Systems Applications

Advanced Topics in Information Systems

Business Management & Organization

Organizational Behavior

Introduction to Hospitality & Resort Management

Understanding Hospitality Accounting I

Accounting for Hospitality Managers

Applied Business Math

V. Intellectual Contributions


Beale, R., Hayes, Z., Johnson, L., Rose, S., West, C.  (2014) Training Graduate Students to Deliver Culturally Sensitive Financial Education Workshops in Primarily Low-Income Communities with Longitudinal Research Objectives. Institute of Strategic and International Studies-ISIS Multi-Disciplinary Academic Conference, Key West Florida- Published Abstract & Virtual Presentation Participation

Beale, R., Johnson, L., Caulder, C., Hayes, Z., Rose, S. (2015) Retirement Financial Literacy: The Role of Culturally Sensitive Financial Education Workshops; Allied Academies Academy of Economics & Economic Education Spring International Conference – Abstract Proceedings and Presentation, New Orleans, LA

Hayes, Z and Credle, S. (2008) An Application Of Social Cognitive Career Theory: Exploring Factors Influencing The Decision To Select Public Accounting As A Career Choice. International Academy of Business & Economics(IABE):  International Journal of Business Research. Volume 8, No. 5, pp. 53-63. Presented at IABE 2008 Las Vegas Conference



Beale, R.,  Rose,S., Hayes, Z., Johnson, L., Caulder, C., Owens, M., Dezonie, S., Tekle, T. (2015).  “Using active learning strategies to conduct financial literacy workshops in underserved populations” Abstract accepted as Conference Proceedings and Presentation at the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD)  in Dallas, Tx  (April 24-25)

Nare,O., Z. Hayes, Coghill, C, Brinkman, J. (2014) An Evaluation of Microgrid Design Projects Integrated in a Pre-College Summer Program. ASEE-SE Conference Proceedings

Beale,R., Hayes, Z., Johnson, L. Rose, S., Baker, S. (2013) Training Graduate Students to Deliver Culturally Sensitive  Financial  Education Workshops and Conduct Research. Review of Social Studies, Law & Psychology, Vol. 8, pp. 5.

Z. Hayes, Nare, O., Reynolds, M. (2013) The Business of Engineering: Developing Non-Technical Skills in a STEM based Summer Program. The Journal of Business Finance and Research, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp 33

Nare, O., Hayes, Z., Reynolds, M., & Davis,S. (2013). “The Economics of Electric Microgrids: An Engineering Conceptual Design Approach for Pre-College Students”,  2013 ASEE-SE Conference Proceedings

Nare, O. Hayes, Z. Reynolds, M. (2012). “The Business of Engineering – Leadership and Innovation Training for Future Engineers. 2012 ASEE-SE Conference- Published Abstract

T. Paul, L, West, Z. Hayes (2012). U.S. Manufacturing Unemployment in the Recession: The Impact of Offshoring and Unauthorized Resident Populations.  The Journal of Business Finance and Research, Volume 3, No. 2, pp 46-56.

Z. Hayes, Nare, O., Reynolds, M. (2011) The Business of Engineering: Developing Non-Technical Skills in a Summer Program in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM). The Journal of Business Finance and Research, Volume 3, No. 5, pp 68 Published Abstract

Nare, O., Hayes,Z., Sheppard, E. (2010) The Business of Engineering: Sharing Lessons on Motivating Potential Future Engineers.  American Society for Engineering Education.   Conference Proceedings

Credle, S. and Hayes, Z. (2006) Accounting Departments at Historically Black Colleges & Universities Prior to Enactment of the 150-Hour Rule: Evidence of the Role Model Effect on Motivation and Performance on the CPA Examination, International Academy of Business & Economics: Journal of Academy of Business and Economics


VI. Commendations

Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Inspiring Educators Award (Regional)        

Presidents Ambassador of Excellence Award                                   

Pearson ONE Professor Award                                                         

Edward L. Hamm Distinguished Teaching Award                            

Center for Teaching Excellence- Honorary Faculty Associate          

Provost Teaching Innovation Award