Dr. Mary U. Henderson currently teaches management, marketing, sales, and Business Practicum courses within the School of Business and Leadership at St. Catherine University. She is the Faculty Internship Advisor for Business Administration students. Her teaching priority is to bring together theory and application to prepare students for rewarding professional careers.
Henderson has 18 years of industry experience in buying, marketing, and management. This includes experience as a vice president for a Fortune 500 corporation.
Dr. Henderson’s scholarship focuses on business ethics, Catholic Social Teaching, innovation, and career preparation. In 2011, she coauthored a book, Start Your Career Staging Your Internship Success.
Doctor of Education
University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 2008
Master of Business Administration
College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1988
Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration/Marketing
College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1980
MN Business Ethics Award Judge. (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015).
St. Catherine. (2014). St. Catherine Mentor Designated by Student
St. Catherine University. (2013). Bonnie Jean Kelly and Joan Kelly Faculty Excellence Award
St. Catherine University Global Studies Grant (2015).
UMAIE Global Studies Travel Grant (2015).
Henderson, M. & Schleeter, L. (2012). Start Your Career Staging Your Internship Success - updated version w/supplements added.
Johnson, N., Kalina, M. & Henderson, M. (2014). "A Module Approach: Expanding Financial Acumen through Integration in an Undergraduate Sales Program," Proceedings
Kalina, M. & Henderson, M. (2013). "Social Responsibility and Social Media: Analysis and Action through a Business Ethics Case"
Henderson, M. & Kalina, M. (2012). "The Ethical Evaluator (c): From Concept to Classroom," above, above
Henderson, M. (2009). "Women Whistleblowers in the Workplace."
Kerr, S. & Henderson, M. (2013). "Nimble and Quick: Curriculum Development in a Dynamic Marketplace"
Bell-Haynes, J., Henderson, M., Johnson, C. & Veronda, C. "Relevant Business Curricula: Integrating Corporate Feedback into the Classroom"
Kalina, M. & Henderson, M. (2015). "Sustainability and the Triple Bottom Line: Integration into a University Business Program," Chicago, IL
Bell-Haynes, J., Henderson, M., Johnson, C. & Veronda, C. (2015). "Panel Chair -- Relevant Business Curricula: Integrating Corporate Feedback into the Classroom." Marketing Management Association Fall Educator's National Conference September 2015
Henderson, M. (2015). "National Conference Panel Chair 2014 Henderson, Mary U., Acting Chair of Panel, Other Participants: Katherine Fleck (ONU), Lori Lohman (Augsburg College), and Laura Dix (Ferris State University), Internships, Assessment and Student Learning panel Marketing Management Association Fall Educators’ Conference, September 2014, Houston, TX." Marketing Management Association National Fall Educators' Conference
Shikha, D., Henderson, M. & Keepers, C. (2015). "A Collaborative Model to Develop a Study Abroad Graduate Course." ACBSP 2015 Conference
Johnnson, N., Kalina, M. & Henderson, M. (2014). "A Module Approach: Expanding Financial Acumen through Integration in an Undergraduate Sales Program Proceedings for the 2014 MBAA International Conference, Marketing Management Association Track." International MBAA Conference, Marketing Management Association (MMA) Track
Henderson, M. (2013). "Innovations in Teaching Professional Selling - Panel Participant." Marketing Management Fall Educators' Conference 2013
Henderson, M. (2012). "Making the Transition from Student to Professional panel." Marketing Management Fall Educators' Conference
Henderson, M. & Kalina, M. (2012). "The Ethical Evaluator (c): From Concept to Classroom." 8th International Conference on Catholic Social Thought and Management Education
Larson, F., Henderson, M., Schleeter, L. & Biderman, N. (2012). "A New Process for Sustainable Cross Sector Partnerships: Blending Commitment, Strategy, and Voice of Partner." 2012 Strategic Business-NGO Partnerships Conference at the Copenhagen Business School
Kerr, S. & Henderson, M. (2011). "Innovation and Social Media: The Development of an Integrated Marketing Communications Class." Marketing Management Fall Educators' Conference
Henderson, M. & Schleeter, L. (2011). "Co-Facilitator of Executive Panel at National Conference in Sales Management (NCSM)." National Conference in Sales Management (NCSM)
Henderson, M. (2011). "Facilitator of Best Buy Executives Panel - Leading in an International Corporation." Best Buy Executives Panel
Henderson, M. (2010). "Empowering and Educating Undergraduate Women about the Dynamics of Power within Organizations: Applying Knowledge from a Doctoral Dissertation Grounded in Feminist Theory to Practice." Midwest Qualitative Research Conference