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Student Team Advances to Regional Finals of CFA Research Challenge


A team of UTSA undergraduate finance majors advanced to the regional finals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge. The competition, which was hosted at UTSA, featured 10 teams from leading business schools in Texas and Louisiana. Team members were seniors Crystal Banda, Sean Cato and Kevin Espinosa. The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual competition… Read more »

UTSA MBA Program Ranked by U.S. News & World Report


The UTSA College of Business MBA program was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as part of its Best Graduate Schools ranking. The college’s part-time MBA program was ranked as the No. 4 Hispanic Serving Institution in Texas, No. 9 in Texas and No. 127 in the nation. “This ranking is a recognition by our peers and… Read more »

Accounting Professor Elaine Sanders Named Outstanding Educator


Elaine Sanders, associate professor of accounting in the UTSA College of Business, received the Outstanding Educator Award from the American Accounting Association Southwest Region. The award was presented this month in Houston by the Federation of Business Disciplines. Sanders, who has taught at UTSA since 1994, is director of the Master of Accountancy/150 hour program… Read more »

Business Students Gaining Valuable Experience at Harland Clarke


Thirteen UTSA College of Business students are gaining valuable real-world experience this summer working at Harland Clarke Holdings. Headquartered in San Antonio, Harland Clarke Holdings consists of a portfolio of brands including Harland Clarke, RetailMeNot and Scantron. UTSA business interns are playing an integral part in their business operations working in accounting, client relations, controllership,… Read more »

UTSA College of Business Hosting Cyber Endeavour Conference


The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business will host the 2018 Cyber Endeavour conference “Cyber and the Future of Military Affairs: Shaping the Next Evolution” June 19-21 at UTSA’s campus. The symposium brings together military and civilian practitioners from across government, industry and academia to address critical cyber challenges. The conference is… Read more »

IS Student Saara Sayani Develops Marketable Skills


For as long as Saara Sayani can remember she’s been involved in community and campus life. Her interest in listening and working with others has motivated her to pursue multiple internship positions and extracurricular activities, which provided her with an added benefit—the ability to develop marketable professional skills. For Sayani, a senior information systems major… Read more »

College Recognizes Faculty, Staff and Students with Gold Medals


In celebration of this month’s Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, the UTSA College of Business awarded our faculty, staff and students with gold medals in celebration of their achievements. Nominations were made by their peers, and 12 individuals were presented with inaugural College of Business gold medals this week. Recipients included individuals who were nominated for… Read more »

Alumnus Adrian Quintanilla Shares Leadership Lessons with Business Students


Alumnus Adrian Quintanilla,’96, assistant vice president of talent acquisition at AT&T, presented the keynote address at the Career Action Program (CAP) conference held by the college’s Center for Student Professional Development. “I’m proud to be among my fellow Roadrunners,” said Quintanilla. “I get nostalgic coming back to campus.” While at UTSA Quintanilla worked at the… Read more »

Cyber Faculty Member Nicole Beebe Named Innovator by Texas Monthly


Nicole Beebe is the director of the UTSA Cyber Center for Security and Analytics. She specializes in digital forensics, a branch of cyber security that involves the recovery and investigation of material found in digital devices. This month, Beebe was named by Texas Monthly as one of “15 Innovators Reshaping Texas.” As one of the… Read more »

Top Ten UTSA College of Business Stories of 2017


Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2017. #10–Carolan Research Institute Funds Marketing Research with $100,000 Gift #9—McCarter Receives Howe Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award #8—College Receives $350,000 for Cyber Security Programs #7—UTSA Launches First Fully Online Degree Program in Cyber Security #6—College… Read more »

MBA Student Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List


Fatema Basrai, a MBA student at the UTSA College of Business, was named to Forbes 30 under 30 in Education list. Basrai is the executive director of Leadership SAISD, a leadership development program for public education advocates. Surprised by the nomination, Basrai was grateful for the honor. “It was really exciting to have been nominated and chosen,”… Read more »

For-Profit Social Ventures Viewed Negatively by Public


Consumers are traditionally supportive of businesses that support charitable causes. But recent research from a UTSA marketing faculty member has found that this can backfire when social ventures retain a profit. “For-profit social ventures are new to the marketplace,” said Saerom Lee, assistant professor of marketing in the UTSA College of Business and the lead author… Read more »

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