UTSA College of Business Newsletter
May 10, 2013
Executive MBA Information Sessions

Wm. Gerard (Gerry) Sanders
College of Business Receives $1 Million for Digital Forensics Research

Is someone from your organization stealing trade secrets and selling them to your competitors? Does your organization struggle with detecting and stopping Internet attacks? Researchers at the UTSA College of Business have received two grants totaling $1 million to help companies better detect insider threats and enhance computer security. “We are pioneering a new approach in insider threat detection using digital forensics and data mining,” said Nicole Beebe, assistant professor of digital forensics and principal investigator of the project.

Dean's Distinguished Fellows
Retired Executive Roger Hemminghaus Shares His Insights with Students

Twenty business students learned the nuances of the corporate world from Roger Hemminghaus, the former CEO and chairman of Ultramar Diamond Shamrock, during a networking dinner hosted by the college’s Center for Student Professional Development.
Following introductions from the students, Hemminghaus shared his business philosophy and answered student questions. "Learn the business you are in, never turn down a challenge, find mentors and have fun on the job,” said Hemminghaus who is a member of the UTSA Development Board.

CITE $100K Technology Venture Competition
Early Success Prompts UTSA to Increase
Capital Campaign Goal to $175 Million

UTSA has increased the goal of its first-ever capital campaign by $55 million to $175 million following the remarkable early success of the campaign. UTSA publicly launched We Are UTSA -- A Top-Tier Campaign in April 2012 with an initial goal of $120 million. However, less than one year later it had total pledges and gifts of more than $121 million. To date, the capital campaign has supported 135 new student scholarships, 26 new endowed faculty positions, and nine new research centers or institutes. Nearly 20,000 donors have supported the campaign, which is scheduled to continue through August 2015.

Great Conversation
Business Graduate Linda Campos Uses Her Language Skills
to Land Her First Job

When international business major Linda Campos crosses the stage at the Alamodome next week she will truly be one of a kind.  She’ll be the only student graduating with a bilingual business certificate in the College of Business. The college’s bilingual business certificate program in Spanish was created to prepare business students with the language and cultural skills necessary for successful international business careers. By assuring professional business vocabulary and fluency, students can turn their language skills into a highly-valued asset in the job market. Campos did just that when she secured a position with JPMorgan Chase upon graduation. 

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