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Top Ten UTSA College of Business Stories of 2019

Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2019. #10–College Partners with Engineering to Offer New Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Technology Commercialization #9—College Launches New Graduate Certificates in Intelligence Studies and Project Management #8—UTSA MBA Program Ranked by U.S. News &… Read more »

50th Anniversary Alumni: Michelle Banks, ’14

A self-proclaimed Googler, Michelle Banks is thankful for the support she received from the UTSA College of Business that helped her land a dream job with Google. Active as a student, Banks was a member of the Business Scholars Program which provides support for first-generation students. She also chartered the UTSA Upsilon Nu chapter of… Read more »

50th Anniversary Alumni: Dave Baumgartner, MSIT ’06

As a digital crime fighter, Dave Baumgartner chose to study at the UTSA College of Business because of its unique specialization in cyber security. “The curriculum made me select UTSA,” said Baumgartner, CTO for the Americas at FireEye, Inc. “Other programs seemed too generic. I was looking for something that would flex my technical skills.… Read more »

50th Anniversary Alumni: Ruben Mancha, MS ’05, Ph.D. ’10

Rubén Mancha traveled almost 5,000 miles from the Canary Islands to continue his education at UTSA. He came as part of a certificate exchange program and stayed to finish his master’s degree in the management of technology. He returned to UTSA to pursue a Ph.D. in information technology. Prior to entering the program, he considered… Read more »

Roadrunners on Wall Street

Although it technically only comprises eight blocks in lower Manhattan, Wall Street is the heart of the financial industry. And for finance students, it is an elusive goal to earn a spot working with one of these prestigious financial firms. But, most recently, Roadrunners have been flocking to New York City and finding success with… Read more »

50th Anniversary Alumni: Cheryl Garcia, ’85, EMBA ’99

Utilizing her entrepreneurial mindset, Cheryl Garcia embarked on a journey with 17 other students as part of the college’s first Executive MBA cohort. While an undergraduate at UTSA, Garcia had started a successful moving and storage company with her boyfriend (now husband) and had fulfilled her definitions of success. But she was looking for help… Read more »

Julieta Nelson Joins Consulting Giant Accenture in New York City

Viewing life as an adventure Julieta Nelson has been on an extraordinary journey during her time in the UTSA College of Business.  She graduates this month with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a new career as a consulting analyst in New York City with Accenture, a global Fortune 500 company. “I am so grateful… Read more »

Major Ryan Dittmer Finds Career Path in MBA Program

Recognizing that his 10-year career in the Army had transitioned from a combat to business focus, Major Ryan Dittmer enrolled full-time in the UTSA College of Business MBA program utilizing the Army’s advanced civil schooling program. Researching business programs while deployed to Cuba, he chose UTSA because of the college’s business accreditation and its reputation… Read more »

Graduate Natalie Torresdey Taking on the World of Banking

Natalie Torresdey is known for giving back to her community, being an excellent student and having a drive for success. Graduating this fall from the UTSA College of Business with honors and a bachelor’s degree in finance, she is ready to take on the world of banking. Her family immigrated to the United States from… Read more »

Graduate Carolina Cruz Begins Career with Eli Lilly

Taking her first step on the career ladder, Carolina Cruz graduates this month with a bachelor of business administration degree in economics from the UTSA College of Business. Following an internship this summer with Eli Lilly, she received a full-time offer as a sales representative where she will visit and consult with doctors about medications… Read more »

Executive MBA Celebrates 20th Anniversary with First Graduating Class

In a year of significant milestones at UTSA, the College of Business Executive MBA (EMBA) program celebrated the 20th anniversary of its first graduating class. Hosted by the college’s Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) and in collaboration with the newly-formed Executive MBA Alumni Council, graduates from the first class spent the morning with peers and… Read more »

Cyber Security Major Will Smith Finds Success at Mastercard

Will Smith’s passion for technology began in the first grade when he received his first computer. By the time he was in fourth grade he had formed his own technology company helping individuals and businesses with their technology problems. Now as a senior in the UTSA College of Business, Smith will graduate this spring in… Read more »