UTSA College of Business Newsletter
May 8, 2012
UTSA Launches Top-Tier Campaign

Business Scholars Program
College's Business Scholars Program Graduates Largest Class

Established in 2002 as a program to help first-generation college students make a smooth transition from high school to college and on to graduation, the Business Scholars Program (BSP) in the College of Business celebrates its biggest accomplishment yet—the graduation of 22 students from the program in one semester.

Briefcase Over Baby
Study Finds a Lack of Men Leads Women to Choose Briefcase Over Baby

Research from Kristina Durante, assistant professor of marketing at the UTSA College of Business, has found the ratio of men to women dramatically alters women’s choices about career and family. When men are scarce, women delay having children and instead pursue high-paying careers.

CITE Student Venture Competition
Student Entrepreneurs Compete for $100,000 in Prizes

UTSA business and engineering students competed for $100,000 in business-related services and prizes during the UTSA $100,000 Student Technology Venture Competition held on April 28. The competition, hosted by the UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship, promotes student entrepreneurship by pairing engineering students who create new technologies with business students who create business plans to market those technologies through a viable start-up.

Briefcase Brigade
College's Briefcase Brigade Marched in the Battle of Flowers Parade

For the fifth year running, the UTSA College of Business Briefcase Brigade marched in the Battle of Flowers parade on April 27. The group placed second in the amusements category for this year's performance. The brigade was comprised of UTSA faculty, staff and students who performed a "precision" briefcase dance routine along the 2.6-mile parade route.

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