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Finance Alumnus Finds Success on Wall Street


Almost a decade ago Sergio Silva Cisneros,’09 CFA made a decision that would not only impact his life, but the lives of countless UTSA finance students—he decided to found the Investment Society, a student organization dedicated to educating future business leaders about the financial markets and the economy. The organization’s motto is to outperform, and… Read more »

New UTSA Study Shows How the U.S. Can Avoid a Debt Disaster


A new study by John Merrifield, professor of economics at The University of Texas at San Antonio, describes a way for the United States to curb its spending and stop the growth of the astronomical national debt, which is now close to $20 trillion. According to Merrifield, the country could be headed for disaster if… Read more »

UPS CFO Richard Peretz to Present Frost Lecture Nov. 4


Richard Peretz,’85, chief financial officer at UPS, will present the keynote address at the Frost Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by the UTSA College of Business. The lecture begins at 1 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4 in the University Room (2.06.04) of the Business Building on the UTSA Main Campus. The event is free and open… Read more »

New UTSA Study Describes Method to Detect Dishonesty Online


A new study by Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo, associate professor of information systems and cybersecurity and Cloud Technology Endowed Professor at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), describes a method for detecting people dishonestly posting online comments, reviews or tweets across multiple accounts, a practice known as “astroturfing.” The study describes a statistical method… Read more »

College Welcomes First Class of Data Analytics Students


Sixty-three students began this fall as part of the first class of the new Master of Science in Data Analytics program. “We’re excited about the response we received to this program from both students and the business community,” said Max Kilger, director of the Data Analytics program. “There is a tremendous demand and need for… Read more »

Business Students Finalists in National Cyber Analyst Challenge


Cyber security students from The University of Texas at San Antonio have been named finalists in the 2016 National Cyber Analyst Challenge. “This is an interesting competition because it is industry sponsored, academically administered, provides cash prizes to students and advancing schools, and includes training,” said Nicole Beebe, Ph.D. ’07, Melvin Lachman Distinguished Professor and… Read more »

Business Students Gain Valuable Skills as Part of BB&T Nonprofit Internship Program


Thanks to a generous $50,000 donation by BB&T, 12 business students received invaluable experience working at local nonprofit organizations.Through the BB&T Nonprofit Internship Program, business students interned this summer at Boys and Girls Clubs of San Antonio, Goodwill of San Antonio, San Antonio Education Partnership, National Association of Latino Community Asset Builders, Catholic Charities, and… Read more »

Business Faculty Training Army Reservists to Become Cyber Warriors


Glenn Dietrich, professor of information systems and cyber security in the UTSA College of Business, has received a $471,549 federal grant to support UTSA’s Army Reserve Cyber Private Public Partnership Program (Cyber P3). UTSA was tapped by the United States Army Reserve as a founding member of the program in 2015. As part of the… Read more »

Accounting Students Place Second in National Case Competition


Accounting students at The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business placed second in the ALPFA/KPMG National Case Competition in Grapevine. Team members were Sheyenne Brubaker, Kendall Mayfield, Brittany Salinas, and Jack Vann. They were advised by Elaine Sanders, associate professor of accounting, and Sara Vargas-Flores, ’14 MACY ’15, audit associate at KPMG.… Read more »

College Announces Administrative Restructuring


  The College of Business has recently made several administrative changes to better reflect the college’s strategic priorities. Kevin Grant, associate professor in the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security, has been appointed as the new associate dean of undergraduate studies. An active scholar and teacher, Grant will be responsible for all undergraduate academic… Read more »

UTSA Professors Inducted Into San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor


Two professors from The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) are are set to be inducted into the Inaugural San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor on Tuesday, August 23. Gregory White, professor of computer science and director of the UTSA Center for Infrastructure Assurance and Security (CIAS), and Glenn Dietrich, professor of Information Systems… Read more »

UTSA College of Business Receives Grant from BB&T to Fund Student Internships


  The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business received a $50,000 grant from BB&T to support paid internship opportunities for 12 business students at San Antonio nonprofits. Working to advance the areas of community economic development, children and youth, education and literacy and social justice, BB&T selected six nonprofit organizations to participate… Read more »

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