Professor of Business; Graduate Program Coordinator
Doctor of Philosophy, State University
Master of Business Adminstration, Iona College
Bachelor of Business Administration,
Office: Aquinas Hall, Room 200
Office Hours: T/TH from 1–2:30 pm.
BUS 1010 – Principles of Management
BUS 3080 – International Business
BUS 3150 – Organizational Behavior
BUS 4010 – Seminar in Management
MGT 5130 – International Business Environment
MGT 5050 – Organizational Behavior
MGT 6600 – Research Seminar in Planning and Implementation of
During Professor Tolan's early career, she worked for nine years
in marketing for Burroughs, Unisys and Standard Register, selling
custom business forms and financial equipment to financial firms in
New York’s financial district. She achieved the 100 Plus Club in
each year that she was eligible, a prestigious recognition that
annual quotas had been exceeded.
Professor Tolan has taught finance, marketing and management
courses in the business division at Mount Saint Mary College since
1992. Professor Tolan's area of specialization in her research is
management education. She currently serves the college as Business
Graduate Program Coordinator.
Professor Tolan has served on the Board of Directors of the
Northeast Business and Economics Association since 2014 and is the
Vice President and Program Director of this group for their 2016
conference that is to be held at the Thayer Hotel at West
A priority of Professor Tolan's has been to develop a lifelong
love of learning in her students so that after a particular course
is over, they will have refined many of the skills that are
necessary for the attainment and expression of knowledge.
A continual focus on the development of reading and writing
skills and the use of technology as a learning facilitator helps
her to achieve her goals. She also emphasizes each topic’s
relevance to contemporary society in order to build enthusiasm for
the subject matter. Students are encouraged to actively participate
in all of her classes.