Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce President Richard Perez presented UTSA College of Business Dean Lynda de la Viña with a proclamation recognizing the college for its recent No. 1 ranking by Hispanic Business.
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|Business Ethics Symposium Oct. 21 Highlights Ethical Behavior and the Financial Meltdown
“Ethical Behavior and the Financial Meltdown” is the theme for the Business Ethics Symposium hosted by The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business. The symposium will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21 and is free and open to the public.
The daylong program will begin at 9:30 a.m. and conclude at 3:15 p.m. All lectures will be held in the Richard S. Liu Auditorium (2.01.02) in the Business Building on the UTSA Main Campus.
|UTSA College of Business Ranked #1 by Hispanic Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business has been ranked the #1 graduate business school in the nation for Hispanics by Hispanic Business in their September 2009 edition.
This is the second year that UTSA has been included in the listing and the 12th year that Hispanic Business has conducted their study. The rankings (in order) included UTSA, UT - El Paso, University of Miami, UT - Austin, Stanford University, University of New Mexico, Dartmouth, Florida International University, University of California at Berkeley and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Hispanic Business ranked the top 10 business schools nationally based on a number of criteria that illustrated commitment to diversity, including enrollment of Hispanics, percentage of full-time Hispanic faculty members, student support services, graduation rates and graduate program reputation.
College Partners with USAA to Host Networking Event
Wayne Peacock, executive vice president of enterprise business operations at USAA, was the keynote presenter. Peacock shared insights from his career development, discussed skills required of today's employees and highlighted recent innovations at USAA during the networking luncheon.
The event was co-sponsored by the college's Center for Student Professional Development. More than 1,500 business students were impacted by the networking event.
Princeton Review Ranks UTSA College of Business for 5th Straight Year
The UTSA College of Business was ranked No. 5 and shared the spotlight with such schools as Howard University, Thunderbird, University of Michigan and University of Miami.
“Nationwide MBA programs average only 10 percent minorities. UTSA is leading the nation with more than 36 percent of our graduate student body being minorities,” said Lynda de la Viña, dean of the College of Business. “In addition, our faculty is diverse as well with half representing minority groups.”
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