Scorpio Rogers

  • Vice President, MercyManhattan and Bronx Campus
  • Assistant Professor, Business
Scorpio Rogers

Scorpio Rogers is an Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor at Mercy College in the School of Business on the Bronx Campus. He is the Director of Entrepreneurship for the School of Business across all campuses where amongst other things he manages the annual Student-Preneur Conference and Business Plan Competition. He is also the Executive Director of the Mercy Business Incubation Center (MIC) tasked with aiding in the growth of start-up and bourgeoning entrepreneurial businesses. Additionally, he is the advisor to the Mercy chapter of CEO, Collegiate Entrepreneurs' Organization, a student-run organization that fosters entrepreneurship amongst college students.

Scorpio is currently a candidate for a Ph.D. in Business Administration at the University of Denver Daniels College of Business.
He has an MBA in Management with concentrations in Entrepreneurship and Strategy from the Columbia University Graduate School of Business.
He has a BA in Computer Science and Technology from Dartmouth College.

Scorpio's research is examining Black entrepreneurs that studied and received a degree in entrepreneurship and the benefits they and their businesses provide Black communities.

Scorpio's academic specialty is Entrepreneurship, which he has been teaching for almost two decades.  He teaches multiple Entrepreneurship, Business, Marketing, and Economics credit courses. He primarily teaches Entrepreneurial Concepts, Entrepreneurial Marketing, Entrepreneurial Finance, and New Ventrue I & II.  In the past, he has conducted numerous non-credit Entrepreneurship seminars and has taught high school students the NFTE (Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship) curriculum.

 

In 2014, Scorpio received the New York State SUNY Chancellor Award for Excellence in Teaching.