Dr. Virginia Hemby-Grubb

Professor, Business Communication, Jones College of Business

Dr. Virginia Hemby-Grubb
(615) 962-0944
Room N429, Business & Aerospace Building (BAS)
Post Office Box 4751, Johnson City, TN 37602

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Grubb is an expert in business and workplace communication with an emphasis on generational differences in the skillsets of millennials and baby boomers and how they can better communicate with and benefit one another.

Areas of Focus

Business/Workplace communication | Meeting, Event, Exhibition and Convention Management | Talent development

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Degree Information

  • PHD, University of Southern Mississippi (1995)
  • MED, University of Southern Mississippi (1992)
  • BS, University of Southern Mississippi (1991)

Areas of Expertise

Business/Workplace Communication; Talent Development; Meeting, Event, Exhibition, and Convention (MEEC) Management

Biography

Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE); Certified Online Instructor (COI); Ph.D., The University of Southern Mississippi (August 1995) Concentration: Human Resource Development/Adult Education/Business Dissertation: The Effects of Age, Learner Profile, and Keyboarding Skill on Self-Reported Computer Anxiety Among Traditional Versus Non-Traditional College Students M.Ed., The University of Southern Mississippi (August 1992) Concentration: Human Resource Development/Adult Education/Business B.S., The University of Southern Mississippi (May 1991) Concentration: Business Education

Research / Scholarly Activity

2021-2023 Research Projects include the following:

  • Courtesy Titles in the Era of Non-gender Specific Identities (survey in process)
  • Business Students' Perceptions of a Premium Grammar Program on the Development of their Writing Skills (in process)
  • Employers' Perceptions of a Premium Grammar Program on Writing Skills in College Graduates (in process)
  • 21st Century Workplace Attire:  Professional or Casual (with Dr. Raholanda Whi...
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2021-2023 Research Projects include the following:

  • Courtesy Titles in the Era of Non-gender Specific Identities (survey in process)
  • Business Students' Perceptions of a Premium Grammar Program on the Development of their Writing Skills (in process)
  • Employers' Perceptions of a Premium Grammar Program on Writing Skills in College Graduates (in process)
  • 21st Century Workplace Attire:  Professional or Casual (with Dr. Raholanda White) [manuscript in development]
  • Employers' Perceptions of the Use of Emojis in Professional Messages as a Means of Personalizing Digital Communication (survey in process)

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