Frost Distinguished Lecture Series
February 15, 2024

Graham Weston to Keynote Frost Distinguished Lecture Feb. 27

Graham Weston, chief executive officer of Weston Ventures, will present the keynote address during the Carlos Alvarez College of Business Frost Distinguished Lecture Series.

Participants in the Arboretum San Antonio project
February 14, 2024

Business Students Provide Recommendations for Arboretum San Antonio

Alvarez College of Business
Students in Andrea Marquez' Management Strategy class conducted a semester-long project to assist Arboretum San Antonio with launching their business plan.

Dian Wang, Assistant Professor of Marketing
January 7, 2024

Marketing Professor Explores Effects of Online Shopping on Brand Loyalty

Alvarez College of Business
With the digital era offering endless opportunities for people to shop online with just a tap of a button, marketing to shoppers is impacted by this shift as well.

Deepa Chandrasekaran, Associate Professor of Marketing
January 7, 2024

Marketing Researcher Studies Technology Disruption

Alvarez College of Business
Technological change is inevitable. Whether that is electric versus gasoline cars, streaming versus cable service or laptops versus tablet computers.

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December 31, 2023

Top 10 Stories of 2023

Alvarez College of Business
Looking back through the past year in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2023.

Joe Broschak
December 13, 2023

Two Faculty Receive Endowed Chair Appointments

Alvarez College of Business
Two faculty members have recently been named to newly-created endowed chair positions in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA.

December 4, 2023

Graduate Megan Nguyen Begins Cyber Career with Black & Veatch

Alvarez College of Business
Megan Nguyen, a senior cyber security major looks forward to crossing the Alamodome graduation stage and making her immigrant parents proud.

December 4, 2023

Juan Carlos Gallegos Gears Up for Finance Job at JP Morgan

Alvarez College of Business
Juan Carlos Gallegos will graduate with a degree in finance from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business this fall, following the footsteps of his older brother who inspired him to attend UTSA.

December 4, 2023

Graduate Student Chris Engstrom Completes His Master's in Business

Alvarez College of Business
Non-traditional graduate student Chris Engstrom was born in Frankfurt, Germany to a military mother and later adopted at the age of 2.

December 4, 2023

Graduate Adrian Rodriguez Combines Passion for Sports with Marketing Degree

Alvarez College of Business
Moving from Querétaro, Mexico to San Antonio at the age of 10, Adrian Rodriguez grew up with big dreams of becoming a professional soccer player.

December 4, 2023

Jeremiah Follis Earns Job with Microsoft Post Graduation

Alvarez College of Business
Born and raised in San Antonio and in close proximity to the university, Jeremiah Follis has been influenced by the richness of UTSA culture his whole life.

November 8, 2023

UTSA Alvarez Alumna Named CEO of Tech Bloc

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Going above and beyond in all aspects of her life, Ileana Gonzalez, ’16 has made bold choices throughout both her professional career and her time as a student at UTSA. From wrangling Rowdy at the Alamodome to serving as student body president and Ms. UTSA, Gonzalez uses her passion for success to foster her success in all that she sets her mind to.

Cyber security lab
November 2, 2023

College's Cyber Enrollment Growing to Meet Industry Demands

Alvarez College of Business
With a cyber security threat occurring every 39 seconds and costing more than $6.9 million in fraud annually according to the FBI, the need for professionals trained to thwart these attacks is critical. The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA is helping fight this danger through its nationally recognized cyber security programs.

Eric Bachura, Assistant Professor in Information Systems and Cyber Security
November 2, 2023

Eric Bachura Uses Data to Pursue Research that He Loves

Alvarez College of Business
Growing up in rural Kansas, Eric Bachura, Ph.D. ’20, assistant professor of information systems and cyber security in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, is a Renaissance man, a scholar and adventurist.

November 1, 2023

UTSA Takes Top Spot at Cybersecurity Competition

Alvarez College of Business
A team of UTSA cybersecurity and computer science students won first place in the central region Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) held last month in Tennessee. The students will compete in the global finals in January 2024.

November 1, 2023

Ph.D. Student Receives Scholarship from the American Marketing Association

Alvarez College of Business
Erika Zuloaga Cosme, M.A. ’19, a marketing doctoral student in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was selected as a recipient of the Valuing Diversity Ph.D. scholarship from the American Marketing Association.

November 1, 2023

UTSA Accounting Students Attend Deloitte Leadership Summit

Alvarez College of Business
Seventeen accounting students from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA were selected to attend the Deloitte Making Accounting Diverse and Equitable (MADE) Leadership Summit at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas last month.

Ramiro Cavazos
October 18, 2023

Ramiro Cavazos to Keynote Frost Distinguished Lecture Oct. 24

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October 13, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Emily Herrera

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA is proud to be a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution. Our foundation underpins our commitment to positioning Hispanic students, staff and faculty for growth, leadership and success. This month, we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage of the students and faculty roaming the halls of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

October 12, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Stephanie Florez

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA is proud to be a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution. Our foundation underpins our commitment to positioning Hispanic students, staff and faculty for growth, leadership and success. This month, we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage of the students and faculty roaming the halls of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

October 12, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Juan Carlos Gallegos

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA is proud to be a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution. Our foundation underpins our commitment to positioning Hispanic students, staff and faculty for growth, leadership and success. This month, we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage of the students and faculty roaming the halls of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

October 11, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Jasmine Mendoza

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA is proud to be a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution. Our foundation underpins our commitment to positioning Hispanic students, staff and faculty for growth, leadership and success. This month, we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage of the students and faculty roaming the halls of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

October 11, 2023

Roadrunner Spotlight: Jeff Miller

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Jeff Miller, an undergraduate student from Katy, Texas earning a B.B.A. degree in Information Systems and Cyber Security at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

October 10, 2023

Hispanic Heritage Month: Ana Rivera Fernandez

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA is proud to be a federally-designated Hispanic Serving Institution. Our foundation underpins our commitment to positioning Hispanic students, staff and faculty for growth, leadership and success. This month, we celebrate the Hispanic Heritage of the students and faculty roaming the halls of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

October 10, 2023

Roadrunner Spotlight: Juan Pablo Olazaba

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Juan Pablo Olazaba, a graduate student from Jalisco, Mexico earning his Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

October 10, 2023

UTSA Student Recognized for Entrepreneurial Achievements with Texas Business Hall of Fame Award

Alvarez College of Business
The Texas Business Hall of Fame Foundation recently named UTSA student Anna Almaraz ’23 the 2023 Harvey Najim Future Texas Business Legend award recipient. Almaraz, who is being recognized for her accomplishments in entrepreneurship and leadership, will receive the award at the Texas Business Hall of Fame’s annual induction dinner in November.

October 3, 2023

Real Estate Alumnus Matthew Reynolds Named Chief Financial Officer

Alvarez College of Business
Growing up just 20 miles from campus in Boerne, Matthew Reynolds ,’12, MBA ’16 originally had his sights set on an education and career in mechanical engineering at another university.

Alper Arslan
September 27, 2023

Economics Professor Explores Variable Ticket Pricing in the NFL

Alvarez College of Business
Combining his interest in data analytics and economics, Hayri Alper Arslan, assistant professor of economics at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, used this knowledge to study variable ticket pricing in the National Football League (NFL).

September 20, 2023

Lorenzo Garza Has Built a Successful Career at the Federal Reserve

Alvarez College of Business
Lorenzo Garza (left) received the highest Federal Reserve honor from Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve in 2018.

CEO_compensation
September 19, 2023

Finance Professor Uncovers Gender Pay Gap Across Cultures

Alvarez College of Business
It is no secret that a gender pay gap exists in industries across the globe. No matter where you go and what the role is, the likelihood that you would discover a woman earning less than a man in a similar position is inevitable. Natasha Burns, professor of finance at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, has built her research career exploring how differences in people’s choices and values affect various market outcomes, including the gender pay gap.

September 11, 2023

College Welcomes New Faculty for Fall 2023

Alvarez College of Business
The college welcomed 21 new full-time faculty to start the fall semester, including 12 new tenure-track faculty.

September 6, 2023

Roadrunner Spotlight: Sarah Pennington

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Sarah Pennington, a graduate student from Fredericksburg, Texas earning her Master of Science in Business at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

Mark Leung Headshot
September 1, 2023

Leung Named a Romo Endowed Professor

Alvarez College of Business
Mark Leung, associate dean of undergraduate studies in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, has been selected as the newest recipient of the Ricardo Romo Ph.D. Endowed Professorship. Established in 2009, the two-year appointment awards faculty in the Honors College for their exceptional teaching, research, leadership and service to students.

Angela Otuokere
August 24, 2023

UTSA Marketing Student Lands Internship with the NFL

Alvarez College of Business
An affinity for creativity and an intrigue for business sparked Angela Otuokere’s interest in pursuing a B.B.A. in Marketing at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA. She got to further her passions this summer by working as an intern for the National Football League (NFL).

Wenbo Wu Headshot
August 23, 2023

Wenbo Wu Named a Texas Academic Leadership Academy Fellow

Alvarez College of Business
Wenbo Wu, the Graham Weston Endowed Professor and chair of the Department of Management Science and Statistics, has been accepted into the Texas Academic Leadership Academy (TALA) for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Photo of Pamela Smith, Ph.D.
August 7, 2023

College Mourns Loss of Faculty Member Pamela Smith

Alvarez College of Business
Pamela C. Smith, associate dean of administration and professor of accounting in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, died on Aug. 2 following a chronic health battle at the age of 52.

August 2, 2023

Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Business Students Create Startup Companies During Immersion Experience

Alvarez College of Business
Seven Carlos Alvarez College of Business students are participating in the European Innovation Academy (EIA) this summer in Porto, Portugal. EIA is a three-week accelerated learning opportunity that focuses on entrepreneurship and includes students from over 80 countries. Teams comprised of five business students came together to experience the real-life process of building a startup company with the guidance of mentors from companies such as Google, Uber and Amazon.

August 1, 2023

Business Faculty Member Receives NSF Grant to Defend Against Online Hate

Alvarez College of Business
Nishant Vishwamitra, assistant professor in the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was recently awarded a National Science Foundation Computer and Information Science and Engineering Research Initiation Initiative research grant totaling $175,000.

July 28, 2023

Meet A Roadrunner: Emmanuel Collingwood

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Emmanuel Collingwood, an undergraduate finance student minoring in economics in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

July 14, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Daisy Flores

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Daisy Flores, an undergraduate accounting student from Wichita Falls, TX in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

Business students at the graffiti museum.
July 9, 2023

Business Students Travel to Germany and Chile

Alvarez College of Business
Business students traveled to historical sites while in Germany.

June 28, 2023

College to Offer B.B.A. in Human Resources Management

Alvarez College of Business
Recognizing the need for individuals trained in employee management, the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA will once again offer a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Human Resources Management beginning this fall.

June 20, 2023

Alvarez Professor Explores Entrepreneurial Racial Disparities

Alvarez College of Business
With the goal of expanding the minds of business scholars by exploring the connections between entrepreneurship, structural disadvantage, social class, gender and agency, Alexander Lewis, ’20, assistant professor of management in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, is determined to use his research to make a positive impact on society.

Washington, D.C. immersion
June 4, 2023

Students Embark on Business Trek to Washington, D.C.

Alvarez College of Business
Nineteen Carlos Alvarez College of Business students traveled to our nation’s capitol to participate in the college’s Global Business Trek experiential learning program.

May 17, 2023

UTSA Team Places Third in National Supply Chain Competition

Alvarez College of Business
A team of students from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA placed third in the Historically Black College (HBCU) and Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) National Supply Chain case competition held at Arizona State University. Ten teams participated in the competition.

President Eighmy presents award to Mark Leung
May 17, 2023

Leung Receives Richard S. Howe Outstanding Teaching Award

Alvarez College of Business
Mark T. Leung, associate dean for undergraduate studies and professor of management science and analytics in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, was named the recipient of the Richard S. Howe Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award during the University Excellence Awards event last month.

May 16, 2023

Joshua Lazaro Prepares for his Ph.D. and Career at the CDC

Alvarez College of Business
From clearing Rocky Mountain trails to attending medical research programs at Stanford and Yale, Joshua Lazaro will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in statistics and data science with a concentration in biology this May. His next stop will be beginning his Ph.D. at Stanford University and career at the Center for Disease Control this fall.

May 16, 2023

Entrepreneur Anna Almaraz Gears Up for MBA Program and Expanding Business After Graduation

Alvarez College of Business
Starting her own marketing company at just 15 years old, Anna Almaraz has a heart for servant leadership and entrepreneurship. Graduating this May with her B.B.A. degree in marketing from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, Almaraz looks forward to her internship with H-E-B this summer and heading back to school in the fall for her MBA.

Lilian Udenenwu
May 15, 2023

Graduate Lilian Udenenwu Cherishes Her Time at UTSA

Alvarez College of Business
Lilian Udenenwu’s graduation from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA will be bittersweet. She is excited to start a new chapter in her life with Whirlpool, but she will miss the friendships that she’s developed during her time at UTSA. Udenenwu will receive her B.B.A. in operations and supply chain management this month.

Data analytics graphic
May 12, 2023

College Partners with San Antonio Area Foundation on Nonprofit Data Program

Alvarez College of Business
Data visualization and analysis aren’t typically areas of strength for many - if not most - local nonprofit organizations.

Headshot of Spring 2023 graduate Sara Daredia
May 8, 2023

Cyber Security Graduate Sara Daredia Is Passionate About Helping Others

Alvarez College of Business
Helping others has always been a passion for Sara Daredia. Whether it was within her religious community or her family. She quickly realized that this character trait could apply to her future career as well.

Headshot of Spring 2023 graduate Ethan Woods
May 8, 2023

Graduate Ethan Woods Continuing His Educational Journey

Alvarez College of Business
A high school AP Statistics course changed the trajectory of Ethan Wood’s career path. Woods, who will graduate this month with a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Data Science, will continue on with his studies as a doctoral student at Rice University.

Headshot of Spring 2023 graduate Angel Morales
May 5, 2023

Angel Morales Completes His Academic Journey

Alvarez College of Business
Inspired by his grandfather to chase his dreams and finish what he started, Angel Morales will receive his bachelor’s degree in management from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA 15 years after he first started his educational journey.

Image of Spring 2023 graduate Destiny Agrela
May 4, 2023

M.S. Business Graduate Destiny Agrela Following Her Passions at H-E-B

Alvarez College of Business
Not even appendicitis could stop Destiny Agrela, ’21 from reaching her goal of obtaining her Master of Science in Business at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA this month.

May 3, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Jessica Hernandez

Alvarez College of Business
Jessica Crystal Hernandez, a senior business management student, began her Carlos Alvarez College of Business journey back in 2016. When life gave her lemons and a set of twin girls in 2017, Hernandez’s life looked much different than before. From expanding her family to gifting her mother with a kidney in her time of need, Jessica’s powerful story is anything but traditional.

Rankings badge from CEO Magazine #13 Global EMBA in 2023
May 1, 2023

College's MBA Programs Ranked by CEO Magazine

Alvarez College of Business
The Executive MBA (EMBA) program in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA was ranked No. 13 globally and fourth in the United States by CEO Magazine in their 2023 Global MBA Rankings. The UTSA MBA was ranked as a Tier One Global MBA program. This is the fifth consecutive year that both programs were ranked.

Pepe Chang Headshot
April 25, 2023

Pepe Chang Paved a Unique Path to Professorship

Alvarez College of Business
Becoming a college professor can be a fairly straightforward path for many aspiring instructors: earning bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, spending time as a teaching assistant, conducting and publishing research and writing dissertations.

Life 360 app
April 19, 2023

Graduate Students Find Security Vulnerabilities in Life360 App

Alvarez College of Business
Is anything ever safe and secure in today’s digital age? Probably not, but a group of graduate students in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA were surprised to discover security vulnerabilities in a location sharing mobile application designed to promote family safety.

Zahra Heydarifard
April 18, 2023

Business Researchers Study How Workplace Impacts Sleep

Alvarez College of Business
Zahra Heydarifard

April 13, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Tito Sanchez

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Tito Sanchez, an undergraduate cyber security student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

Daniel Sass Headshot
March 20, 2023

College Announces Changes to Leadership Structure

Alvarez College of Business
The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA has realigned its leadership team to better support college strategic initiatives. The college’s associate dean roles have been restructured and expanded into four positions.

March 20, 2023

Researcher Explores Correlation Between Natural Disasters and Entrepreneurship

Alvarez College of Business
Do natural disasters impact the creation of new business ventures? According to research by Arkangel Cordero, assistant professor of management at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, the correlation of the two is uncanny.

March 20, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Brian Vu

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Brian Vu, an undergraduate finance major at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Kaylen Garza

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Kaylen Garza, a MBA graduate student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Daniel Loeza

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Daniel Loeza, a MBA graduate student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Jackson Billings

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Jackson Billings, a Master of Science in Information Technology graduate student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Katrina Swafford

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Katrina Swafford, an undergraduate marketing student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Anna Almaraz

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Anna Almaraz, an undergraduate marketing student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Ashley Niemeyer

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Ashley Niemeyer, an undergraduate finance student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Ana Sanchez

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Ana Sanchez, an undergraduate finance student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Dante Okpala

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Dante Okpala, an undergraduate finance student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Russel Ogbor

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Russel Ogbor, an undergraduate real estate finance and development student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Jacob Corder

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Jacob Corder, an undergraduate cyber security student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Christine Ziese

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Christine Ziese, an undergraduate online cyber security student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Brittani Rasmussen

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Brittani Rasmussen, an undergraduate operations and supply chain management student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

March 16, 2023

Meet a Roadrunner: Lauren Valadez

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Lauren Valadez, an undergraduate accounting student at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business!

Jonathan Clark
March 7, 2023

Management Professor Offers Insights on Leadership

Alvarez College of Business

March 6, 2023

Business Students Participate in National Diversity Case Competition

Alvarez College of Business
Focusing on the value of diversity in business, a team of four undergraduate business students in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA were selected to participate in the National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC) hosted by Indiana University this spring. The competitive event featured teams from 32 universities.

March 2, 2023

UTSA Cyber Competition Team Competes in Global Finals

Alvarez College of Business

February 23, 2023

Study Abroad Experience Life Changing for Abel Garcia Chavez

Alvarez College of Business
Abel Garcia Chavez experienced the opportunity of a lifetime when he chose to study abroad in France last fall. Chavez’ journey began when he was awarded the prestigious Gillman Scholarship that provides students with limited means the ability to study abroad.

David Johnsen
February 17, 2023

College Mourns Loss of Retired Faculty Member David Johnsen

Alvarez College of Business
David Johnsen, a retired associate professor of practice in marketing in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, died on Feb. 4 following a battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 75.

February 9, 2023

College Named One of the Best Business Schools by The Princeton Review

Alvarez College of Business
The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA has been named one of the best on-campus MBA programs by The Princeton Review in its list of Best Business Schools for 2023.

Investment Society students in Costa Rica
February 7, 2023

Investment Society Students Give Back to Costa Rican Community

Alvarez College of Business
Nine finance majors from the Investment Society student organization in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA learned firsthand about mircrolending by participating in an experiential learning experience in Costa Rica with Ron Sweet, MBA ’91, associate professor of practice in finance.

January 31, 2023

Pre-Ph.D. Students Participate in The PhD Project Conference

Alvarez College of Business
Two UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business graduate students attended The PhD Project‘s annual conference in Chicago last year. The participants were Veronica Diaz, a MBA student, and Holly King, ’22 a graduate student in the master’s of economics program. They were two of only 180 students selected to participate nationwide.

Krishna Garza-Baker
January 30, 2023

College Recognizes Staff Members for Excellence

Alvarez College of Business
The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA recognized the outstanding contributions of staff members in 2022 during the annual awards ceremony in January. Five staff members were recognized for making significant contributions to the college through leadership, service, innovation and extra effort.

Pamela Smith with Dean Halbesleben
January 30, 2023

College Honors Faculty Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service

Alvarez College of Business

Joe Broschak
January 19, 2023

Joe Broschak Named Chair of the Department of Management

Alvarez College of Business
Joe Broschak has been named chair and professor in the Department of Management in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA. He will begin his duties on Sept 1.

Bianca Diaz
December 12, 2022

Fall 2022 Graduate Showcase: Bianca Diaz

Alvarez College of Business
When it was time for Bianca Diaz to choose which university to attend after graduation, she had a hard time picking the right fit for her. Upon touring UTSA, interim dean of the Honors College,  Jill Fleuriet, quickly made Diaz feel like she was back at home in the valley.

December 9, 2022

Fall 2022 Graduate Showcase: Daniel Reyna

Alvarez College of Business
Daniel Reyna,’18 earned his first bachelor’s degree in environmental science almost 10 years ago. But the COVID-19 pandemic prompted him to return to UTSA to follow his passion for biological advances and statistical data. Reyna, a native of El Paso, will graduate next week with a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Data Science with a concentration in Biology from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA.

December 8, 2022

Fall 2022 Graduate Showcase: Katie Celaya

Alvarez College of Business
Katie Celaya, ’21 has always had a special place in her heart for San Antonio. Frequenting the 210 for family vacations, Celaya knew that someday she would attend UTSA and live here. When the Midland native first arrived in San Antonio for her undergraduate degree, she knew no one. But when Celaya crosses the stage next week to receive her Master of Accountancy (MACY) degree she’ll have a community of friends and fellow Roadrunners cheering her on.

Riley Hamilton
December 7, 2022

Riley Hamilton Earns Her B.B.A. at the Age of 19

Alvarez College of Business
The beginning of Riley Hamilton’s college experience was anything but normal. Not only did she kick off her freshman year at UTSA during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, but she did so at the age of 17. Next week, Hamilton will earn her B.B.A. in Management, with a concentration in Human Resources Management, at just 19 years old.

Image of graduate Farah Hamed for December 2022 graduate student profiles, wearing cap and gown in front of the waterfall in the Sombrilla
December 4, 2022

Fall 2022 Graduate Showcase: Farah Hamed

Alvarez College of Business
Born and raised in San Antonio, Carlos Alvarez College of Business student Farah Hamed will graduate this December with a double major in both finance and management. Though she spent most of her childhood traveling to and from the Middle East visiting family, Hamed’s passion for the 210 is eternal. With a high school class of only 70 students, she was eager to experience the beauty of a 30,000-plus community of Roadrunners and found herself immersed in the culture almost instantly. Now moving on to the next chapter of her life, Hamed will attend graduate school at UTSA to obtain her MBA while beginning her full-time job as a Financial Analyst for USAA.

Headshot of graduate Dominic Pastucci for December 2022 graduate student profiles - Photo by Jeff Huehn/UTSA Athletics
December 4, 2022

Fall 2022 Graduate Showcase: Dominic Pastucci

Alvarez College of Business
Dominic Pastucci is no stranger to the Alamodome. As a former offensive tackle for the UTSA football team, Pastucci spent his undergraduate years dominating foes on the field with the back-to-back conference championship-winning Roadrunners.

November 17, 2022

Carlos Alvarez College of Business Names Four Faculty Fellows 2022-2023

Alvarez College of Business
The college has appointed four faculty to serve as fellows for the 2022-2023 academic year. The Faculty Fellows program was created to provide faculty members with leadership opportunities and to help develop the next generation of college leaders. With an emphasis on mentorship, shadowing and one-on-one training, the fellowship is personalized to meet the needs and professional goals of each individual faculty member who participates in the program.

Students partipate in UTIMCO Experience
October 25, 2022

From Scholars to Interns: Students Reflect on UTIMCO Experiences

Alvarez College of Business
Five students in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business were chosen to participate in the inaugural UTIMCO Scholars’ program, where they were immersed in the asset management industry to refine their professional development and networking skills.

October 13, 2022

Students Build Startups as Part of Portugal Immersion

Alvarez College of Business
Twelve Carlos Alvarez College of Business students embarked on a journey 4,973 miles away across the Atlantic Ocean for an experience of a lifetime. They participated in a Global Business Trek to Porto, Portugal hosted by the European Innovation Academy this past summer.

Elias Bou-Harb
October 12, 2022

Cyber Professor Awarded $1.5 Million in Grants

Alvarez College of Business
Continuing his work on Internet of Things (IoT) and critical infrastructure security, Elias Bou-Harb, associate professor of cyber security in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, has been awarded $1.5 million from the National Science Foundation for two grants focused on related research, development, operations and training. These grants include collaborations with researchers at UTSA, Vanderbilt, San Diego State University and the University of the Incarnate Word—including two Ph.D. alumni from UTSA.

October 11, 2022

Roadrunner Spotlight: Online Cyber Student Jacob Luevanos

Alvarez College of Business
Only one of 326 students in the online cyber security program here in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, Jacob Luevanos first chose UTSA to experience life outside of his hometown, but later appreciated UTSA’s flexible modality.

October 9, 2022

College Hosts Annual Accounting Recruiting and Networking Event

Alvarez College of Business
The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA held the 2022 Accounting Recruiting and Networking Expo (ARNE) on Thursday, October 6 for accounting and finance students.

Christopher Placencio
October 5, 2022

Roadrunner Spotlight: Cyber Student Christopher Placencio

Alvarez College of Business
After almost eight years of working on his degree and beginning at a community college, cyber security transfer student Christopher Placencio is ready to finish his degree at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA.

Carlos Alvarez gift presentation by SGA President
September 29, 2022

College Recognizes Benefactors Carlos and Malú Alvarez

Alvarez College of Business
College benefactors Carlos and Malú Alvarez were honored during a celebration Sept. 22 for their historical $20 million gift to the UTSA business college that resulted in the naming of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business—the first named college at UTSA.

September 16, 2022

Roadrunner Spotlight: Graduate Student Raymond Riojas

Alvarez College of Business
Pursuing a M.S. in Data Analytics, graduate student Raymond Riojas aspires to work for a Fortune 500 company after completing his degree. With his rich experience as a Junior Cyber Security Analyst interning for San Antonio’s B.E.A.T. LLC., Raymond is on the right track to achieve his goals.

Joshua Speshock
September 9, 2022

Roadrunner Spotlight: Graduate Student Joshua Speshock

Alvarez College of Business
Playing an active role in student organizations and having the passion to invariably learn has helped Joshua Speshock succeed in his graduate student journey. With an impressive Technical Marketing Engineer internship with XSOAR under his belt, Joshua shares his knowledge as a leader of several study groups within the university while pursuing a M.S. in Information Technology with a Cyber Security concentration.

September 7, 2022

Susan Thibodeaux Named Outstanding Accounting Alumnus

Alvarez College of Business
Susan Thibodeaux, ’85 has been named the 2022 Accounting Alumnus of the Year in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA. Thibodeaux is a managing director in EY’s Oil and Gas Center in Houston.

Carlos Alvarez
September 7, 2022

Carlos Alvarez to Keynote Frost Distinguished Lecture Sept. 22

Alvarez College of Business
Carlos Alvarez, founder of The Gambrinus Company, will present the keynote address during the Frost Distinguished Lecture Series in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA. The lecture begins at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 in the Business Building Liu Auditorium (BB 2.01.02). The event is free and open to the public.

September 7, 2022

College Launches New Applied Cyber Analytics Program

Alvarez College of Business
Leading the way in cyber security education once again, the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA has launched a new B.S. in Applied Cyber Analytics program that is the first degree program of its kind and scale in the country.

Mark Leung Headshot
August 17, 2022

Mark Leung Named Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Alvarez College of Business
Mark T. Leung has been named associate dean of undergraduate studies in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA. Leung had served as the interim associate dean since 2021.

July 13, 2022

Faculty Member H. R. Rao Named a Fulbright Scholar

Alvarez College of Business
H. R. Rao, the AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, was named a recipient of the Fulbright U.S. Scholar award.

July 11, 2022

Alumnus Jeff George Has Pursued the Road Less Traveled

Alvarez College of Business
Following the road less traveled came naturally for business alumnus Jeff George, MACY ’10. By taking the advice of poet Robert Frost, George has been able to find fulfillment both professionally in the field of finance and academically while he was a student in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA.

San Francisco trip
July 1, 2022

Business Students Participate in Domestic Immersion to San Francisco

Alvarez College of Business
A group of 25 Carlos Alvarez College of Business students traveled to San Francisco last month to participate in a domestic immersion hosted by the college’s Alvarez Student Success Center. During the four-day trip, students networked with leading companies, engaged with professionals and college alumni and immersed themselves in the city’s culture.

Anthony Rios
June 16, 2022

Anthony Rios Awarded NSF Grant to Conduct AI Research

Alvarez College of Business
Anthony Rios, assistant professor of information systems and cyber security at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, received a $550,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award to study natural language processing (NLP) within artificial intelligence.

Wenbo Wu Headshot
June 15, 2022

Wenbo Wu Named Chair of the Department of Management Science and Statistics

Alvarez College of Business
Wenbo Wu has been named chair of the Department of Management Science and Statistics in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA. He has served as interim chair of the department since fall 2021.

Jonathon Halbesleben, dean of the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business (thumbnail image)
June 8, 2022

Jonathon Halbesleben Begins Duties as Dean of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business

Alvarez College of Business
Jonathon Halbesleben began his duties as the seventh dean of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at The University of Texas at San Antonio this month. He is the first UTSA dean to hold two chaired appointments as both the Bodenstedt Chair for the Dean of Business and the Tom C. Frost Distinguished University Chair for Business Excellence.

Photo of Shawn Marchand
June 2, 2022

Two Students Selected to Join Alvarez Fellows Research Program

Alvarez College of Business
The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA has selected two business students to join the Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program for spring 2022. The new fellows are Shawn Marchand, a junior information systems major, and Luis Nino, a junior economics and finance major.

May 16, 2022

Soledad Bautista Competes in HSI Battle of the Brains

Alvarez College of Business
When Soledad Bautista, a senior marketing major in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, applied to participate in the Hispanic Serving Institute (HSI) Battle of the Brains competition, she didn’t realize how much she would gain from the experience.

May 9, 2022

Graduate Hannah Hardee Finds Her Fit in Cyber Security

Alvarez College of Business
Feeling like she never really belonged in the world of cyber security, Hannah Hardee’s impostor syndrome finally lifted when she was offered a position as an associate technical analyst in cyber security with Southwest Airlines. On this path since middle school, Hardee will complete her journey when she receives her B.B.A. in cyber security this month from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

Victor Feagins
May 6, 2022

Statistics Student Victor Feagins Transformed by UTSA Experience

Alvarez College of Business
If there was a blueprint for how to have the ideal college experience, Victor Feagins executed the plan perfectly. Graduating with a B.S. in Statistics and Data Science from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, he boldly leveraged every opportunity to pursue his passions.

Lisa Cortinas
May 6, 2022

Lisa Cortinas Lands Her Dream Job with the U.S. Census Bureau

Alvarez College of Business
As Lisa Cortinas prepares to receive her second degree from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business this May—a Master’s in Science in Information Technology with a Cyber Security concentration—she can’t remember why she originally doubted her abilities.

Mufaro Chitakure
May 6, 2022

Business Graduate Makes an Impact Through Campus Involvement

Alvarez College of Business
Mufaro Chitakure seeks out solutions. It’s why the UTSA Honors College and Top Scholar student chose to major in actuarial science, a degree offered in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business that uses mathematical and statistical models to solve problems in insurance and finance.

Kerron Joseph
May 5, 2022

Obtaining His Ph.D. Was a Lifetime Dream for Kerron Joseph

Alvarez College of Business
Following his lifelong dream of obtaining a Ph.D., Kerron Joseph will achieve that goal this month when he receives his Ph.D. in Finance from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

Tonnie Okhiria
May 3, 2022

Graduating B.B.A. Student Tonnie Okhiria Boldly Following His Dreams

Alvarez College of Business
Combining his passion for business and technology, Tonnie Okhiria will graduate this May with dual B.B.A. degrees in Information Systems and Cyber Security from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

UTSA cyber competition team
April 27, 2022

UTSA Students Place Third in Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA’s 2022 CCDC team members include (from left to right) Ryan Longoria, Joshua Gutierrez, Dylan Gonzales, Mason Eckenrod, Henry Graham, Jacob Rahimi, Timothy Avram and Alex Bryant

April 26, 2022

College Names Distinguished Graduate Students

Alvarez College of Business
Twenty students were chosen as Distinguished Graduate Students in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

CREW Scholars Program past recipients
April 21, 2022

Embrey Donates $100,000 to the UTSA Embrey CREW Scholars Program

Alvarez College of Business
Past CREW Scholars participants are pictured with UTSA program faculty and Trey Embrey (right).

April 13, 2022

Statistics and Data Science Program Nationally Ranked

Alvarez College of Business
The Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science program in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business has been ranked 79 th in the United States by U.S. News and World Report in their 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings.

CFA Competition Team
April 7, 2022

UTSA Team Wins Southwest Regionals of CFA Challenge

Alvarez College of Business
A team of undergraduates at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) won the Southwest Regionals of the CFA Institute Research Challenge this spring, beating out 20 teams from leading business schools in Texas and Louisiana. This is the first time that a UTSA team has won this competition.

April 6, 2022

UTSA Business School Earns AACSB Reaccreditation

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business earned reaccreditation in business and accounting from AACSB International, the longest-serving global business accrediting agency. With only 926 accredited business schools and 189 accredited accounting programs, AACSB accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for business schools worldwide.

April 5, 2022

Alumnus Jakeim Jackson-Bell Scores with Milwaukee Bucks

Alvarez College of Business
Jakeim Jackson-Bell, ’15 dreamed of the day he’d win an NBA championship—a goal he achieved last summer. But, his path didn’t follow the route he envisioned as a child of becoming an NBA superstar. He received his NBA championship ring while serving as the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Outreach Manager with the Milwaukee Bucks and Fiserv Forum Arena.

Arkajyoti Roy
March 4, 2022

Arkajyoti Roy Using AI to Track Efficacy of Cancer Treatments

Alvarez College of Business
Arkajyoti Roy, assistant professor in the Department of Management Science and Statistics in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business is leading a first-of-its kind study working with colleagues at UT Health San Antonio to explore how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to track cancer tumor shrinkage in patients who receive radiotherapy.


CEO Magazine No. 8 Global Executive MBA Ranking
March 2, 2022

College's MBA Programs Globally Ranked by CEO Magazine

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Executive MBA (EMBA) program was ranked No. 8 globally and tied for first place in North America by CEO Magazine in their 2022 Global MBA Rankings. The UTSA MBA was ranked as a Tier One Global MBA program.

H. Raghav Rao
March 1, 2022

Professor H. R. Rao Named AIS Fellow

Alvarez College of Business
A leader in the field of information systems, H. Raghav Rao, the AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was named a fellow of the Association for Information Systems (AIS).

Veteran and Civilian shaking hands
February 8, 2022

Graduate Students' Research Identifies Ways to Assist Veterans

Alvarez College of Business
A UTSA management faculty member and his students partnered with a Marine Corps combat veteran to shed light on the need for new veterans’ programs in the post-9/11 world, especially those that create a strong sense of community for vets.

Jonathan Moreno-Medina
February 1, 2022

Economics Professor Studies Links Between Rain, Church and Crime

Alvarez College of Business
Drawing from the widespread belief across the U.S. about the benefits of religion, Jon Moreno-Medina, assistant professor of applied microeconomics in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, is studying the causal effect of church attendance on crime and the role weather plays in this dynamic.

Joanna Garza
January 31, 2022

Business Student Joanna Garza Places in Top 10 in Social Media Competition

Alvarez College of Business
Joanna Garza, a senior management major in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, placed in the top 10 in the Mimic Pro Digital Marketing Competition.

January 26, 2022

Business Researcher Protecting EV Charging Stations from Cyberattacks

Alvarez College of Business
As the number of electric cars on the road grows, so does the need for electric vehicle (EV) charging stations and the Internet-based managing systems within those stations. However, these managing systems face their own issues: cybersecurity attacks.

January 25, 2022

Alumni Frank and Nancy Kudla Double Their Gift to Kudla Fellowship

Alvarez College of Business
Nancy Kudla, MBA ’87 and her husband, Frank, ’85 generously committed $700,000 to their existing fellowship, the Nancy and Frank Kudla Endowed Fellowship in Cybersecurity. Longtime supporters of UTSA and U.S. Air Force veterans, their gift doubles the size of their endowment.

Staff and Faculty Award Winners 2021 UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business
January 25, 2022

Faculty Members Recognized for Contributions to the College

Alvarez College of Business
Eight faculty members and four staff members were recognized during the 2021 awards ceremony.

2021 Staff Award Winners - UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business
January 25, 2022

Carlos Alvarez College of Business Staff Honored at 2021 Awards Ceremony

Alvarez College of Business
Top left: Danielle Gawronski receives the Rising Star Award from Rosa Garza-Girdy. Top right: Judy Olivarez is recognized for leadership in the college. Bottom left: Laura Sheehy is recognized for always going the extra mile. Bottom right: Rick White receives the college’s Order of the Roadrunner.

Jonathon Halbesleben
January 19, 2022

Jonathon Halbesleben Named Dean of Carlos Alvarez College of Business

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy today announced the selection of Jonathon Halbesleben, dean of the College of Continuing Studies at the University of Alabama, as dean of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, Bodenstedt Chair and Tom C. Frost Distinguished University Chair for Business Excellence. He begins his duties June 1, 2022.

Alvarez Student Success Center
January 17, 2022

College Launches New Student Success Center

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business has launched a new Student Success Center to enhance support services for business students. The center will combine already successful programming in the college to provide a one-stop resource center for business students to achieve their academic, personal and professional goals.

Top Ten Graphic in Gold
January 3, 2022

Top 10 Stories of 2021

Alvarez College of Business
Looking back through the past year in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2021.

Najim Strategist participants
December 17, 2021

UTSA Students Participate in Najim Strategist Program

Alvarez College of Business
Recognizing the value of experiential learning, four UTSA students were selected as inaugural participants in the Najim Strategist program sponsored by the Harvey E. Najim Center for Innovation and Career Advancement.

UTIMCO logo graphic
December 13, 2021

Business Students Participate in Inaugural UTIMCO Scholars Program

Alvarez College of Business
Five students in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business were chosen to participate in the inaugural UTIMCO Scholars program.

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December 13, 2021

Undergraduate Real Estate Program Ranked Among Most Affordable Programs

Alvarez College of Business
The B.B.A. in Real Estate Finance and Development at the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business was named one of the top 10 undergraduate real estate programs in the country for affordability according to the editors at Bachelor’s Degree Center.

Rozina Dhanani
December 8, 2021

Graduating Senior Rozina Dhanani Begins a New Journey

Alvarez College of Business
Completing a milestone journey, Rozina Dhanani will graduate this month with her B.B.A. in accounting and a 4.0 grade point average from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business. An international student from India, Dhanani transferred to UTSA from San Antonio College.

December 6, 2021

Graduating Senior Mackenzie Hogan Working for the Happiest Place on Earth

Alvarez College of Business
Fulfilling a lifelong dream, Mackenzie Hogan will begin working for the “happiest place on Earth” when she graduates with her B.B.A. in marketing from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

Jade Russell
December 5, 2021

Graduating Senior Jade Russell Pursuing Career with AIG

Alvarez College of Business
Solving puzzles is a passion for Jade Russell. So when it was time for her to select a major for college she was looking for options that would allow her to follow this pursuit. Researching careers online, she stumbled onto the field of actuarial science. Not sure where this path would take her, she enrolled in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business. Now, four years later, she’ll graduate this month with a B.B.A. in Actuarial Science.

Juan Pablo Flores
December 5, 2021

Graduating Senior Juan Pablo Flores Is Achieving His Dreams

Alvarez College of Business
When Juan Pablo Flores first moved to the United States in 2018 to begin classes at UTSA, he took a side trip to Austin. Falling in love with the city, he dreamed that one day he’d be able to live there. Now, just three years later his dreams have come true. After graduating with his B.B.A. in management from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, he’ll move to Austin to begin his career at Dell as part of their financial development program.

December 3, 2021

Graduate Chris Parafinczuk Strives to Protect Nation's Infrastructure

Alvarez College of Business
Cyberattacks are a frequent threat to individuals and corporations. Almost everything that takes place connects to the Internet in some way. To ensure that people are able to safely connect and do business online, UTSA is preparing the next generation of cyber security professionals.

Kayla Sulpizio
November 24, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Kayla Sulpizio

Alvarez College of Business
Kayla Sulpizio knew as a Harlan high school student that she wanted to pursue a degree in cyber security. As a junior, she met with faculty member Max Kilger to learn more about the college’s cyber security degree program and the industry. Now with almost one semester under her belt as a freshman, she has jumped headfirst into the pursuit of her passions.

Robert Ranara with food truck
November 7, 2021

Robert Ranara is What-A-Graduate

Alvarez College of Business
Robert Ranara, ’21 landed a dream job for most new college graduates—he gets to road trip for a living in the Whataburger food truck.

Cyber security classroom
November 7, 2021

College Launches Innovative Degree in Applied Cyber Analytics

Alvarez College of Business
Continuing to excel in all things cyber, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business will offer a new B.S. in Applied Cyber Analytics degree in fall 2022.

UTSA Cyber Range
October 30, 2021

UTSA Cyber Range Hosting Open House Nov. 9-10

Alvarez College of Business
The Cyber Range at the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business is hosting an open house from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9-10 to showcase their world class, interactive cybersecurity training facility. Simulating real world cyber-attack scenarios, the range provides individuals and companies with hands-on training in a safe and secure environment.

Harrison Louis
October 24, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Harrison Louis

Alvarez College of Business
Cyber security major Harrison Louis values the practical experience that he has gained from lab work in his classes as well as his professional experience with Advanced Micro Devices. Taking classroom concepts and implementing those skills in real-life projects is instrumental in his learning. Harrison encourages students to follow their passions by committing fully to their studies.

Tu Thai Photo
October 17, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Tu Thai

Alvarez College of Business
Undergraduate business student Tu Thai is majoring in one of the college’s newest degree fields–business analytics. A member of the college’s Business Honors program, he encourages other Roadrunners to not be afraid to ask for help from their advisors or college faculty and staff members.

Victor Feagins
October 7, 2021

College Launches Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program

Alvarez College of Business
Promoting undergraduate research initiatives, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business has named three senior business students as inaugural fellows in the Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program. This opportunity was created due to the generous contributions of Carlos Alvarez, founder of The Gambrinus Company.

October 3, 2021

Nicole Beebe Selected for IAspire Leadership Academy

Alvarez College of Business
Cyber security expert Nicole Beebe has been named a fellow in the third cohort of the IAspire Leadership Academy, a national leadership program for academics in the STEM fields. The program aims to help STEM faculty from underrepresented backgrounds ascend to leadership roles at institutions of higher learning.

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October 3, 2021

Researcher Hamid Beladi Explores Link Between COVID-19 and Obesity

Alvarez College of Business
Links between obesity and mortality have become increasingly evident, since the earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading researchers from The University of Texas at San Antonio Carlos Alvarez College of Business and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee investigated if excess body weight may have been associated with high rates of COVID-19 mortalities around the globe.

Kai Xu Headshot
September 24, 2021

Kai Xu Named Lutcher Brown Fellow

Alvarez College of Business
Kai Xu, associate professor of management at the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was selected to receive a Lutcher Brown Fellowship.

Juan Manuel Sanchez
September 15, 2021

Juan Manuel Sanchez Named Fellow of HACU Leadership Academy

Alvarez College of Business
Juan Manuel Sanchez, associate dean of graduate studies and research in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was one of 25 academics nationwide named a fellow in the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Leadership Academy/La Academia de Liderazgo.

M.S. Business program graduates
September 9, 2021

M.S. Business Program Named Finalist for 2021 Examples of Excelencia

Alvarez College of Business

Tom C. Frost
September 2, 2021

Carlos Alvarez Honors Tom C. Frost with Creation of $2 Million Chair to Support Business School Dean

Alvarez College of Business
Malú and Carlos Alvarez

Global Logistics
September 1, 2021

College Launches New Operations and Supply Chain Management Degree

Alvarez College of Business
Beginning this fall the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business will offer a B.B.A. in Operations and Supply Chain Management. The degree program is a rebranding of the college’s previous B.B.A. in Management Science.

Michael Johnston
August 31, 2021

Michael Johnston Named Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Alvarez College of Business
Michael Johnston, MS ’99 has been named the 2021 Accounting Alumnus of the Year in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Department of Accounting. Johnston is an assurance partner in capital markets at EY in Munich, Germany.

Naveen Ratnayeke
August 27, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Naveen Ratnayeke

Alvarez College of Business
Graduating senior Naveen Ratnayeke is a management major with a concentration in human resources. Active with the Society for Human Resource Management, during the past year he has participated in three online internships. Most recently he interned with UTSA’s Talent Acquisition team.

Xiaohong Xu fall 2021 new faculty
August 17, 2021

College Welcomes Four New Faculty for Fall 2021

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business welcomes four new full-time faculty members this fall 2021 semester.

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August 16, 2021

Albert Huang Named Faculty Director of EMBA Program

Alvarez College of Business
Albert Huang has been named the faculty director of the Executive MBA (EMBA) program in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

Deepa Chandrasekaran
June 25, 2021

College Appoints New Faculty Fellows

Alvarez College of Business
Deepa Chandrasekaran

Executive MBA 2021 Graduates
June 24, 2021

Executive MBA Graduates Recognized at Hooding Ceremony

Alvarez College of Business
In celebration of their recent graduation, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Center for Professional Excellence hosted a hooding ceremony for the 2021 Executive MBA (EMBA) graduates.

Jaci Finch Holding Book
June 18, 2021

Marketing Student Jaci Finch Publishes Children's Book

Alvarez College of Business
The next time you are looking for an entertaining and educational book to read to a child in your life, consider picking up one penned by business student Jaci Finch.

June 14, 2021

Business Researcher Receives $500,000 NSF Grant to Study Ransomware

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA will receive new funding to support its efforts to fight cyberattacks. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $500,000 grant to the Cyber Center for Security and Analytics, an academic center within the Carlos Alvarez College of Business. The money will go toward developing data-driven methods and algorithms to make cyber infrastructure more resilient against ransomware attacks.

Victor De Oliveira
May 25, 2021

Victor De Oliveira Named Fellow of American Statistical Association

Alvarez College of Business
Victor De Oliveira, professor of management science and statistics at the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was named a fellow of the American Statistical Association. He will be honored during the association’s annual meeting this August.

Qiang Zhou giving a thumbs up
May 12, 2021

Ph.D. Graduate Qiang Zhou's Research Accepted by Top-Tier Journal

Alvarez College of Business
Graduating with his Ph.D. in marketing, Qiang Zhou leaves UTSA with a job offer from Renmin University, a leading Chinese university, and an accepted publication in the Journal of Marketing –one of the top journals in marketing.

Saba Banihashemi
May 10, 2021

Statistics and Data Science Graduate Saba Banihashemi Finds Beauty in Math

Alvarez College of Business
Finding beauty in math and statistics, Saba Banihashemi will graduate this summer with a master’s of science degree in statistics and data science from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business.

May 8, 2021

Finance and Economics Student Lauren Chung Will Graduate Debt Free

Alvarez College of Business
Feeling financially liberated, Lauren Chung will graduate from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business debt free this month.

Yaksh Patel Headshot
May 8, 2021

Accounting Graduate Yaksh Patel to Join Big Four Firm EY

Alvarez College of Business
Yaksh Patel had a dream of obtaining a position with a Big Four accounting firm. He achieved that goal when he received a full-time offer with EY in the tax division this semester.

Sally Sullivan
May 8, 2021

Finance Graduate Sally Sullivan Valued UTSA's Resources

Alvarez College of Business
Always knowing that business was the path for her, San Antonio native Sally Sullivan began her career at UTSA after transferring from Texas A&M following her freshman year.

Valerie Quintana
May 1, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Valerie Quintana

Alvarez College of Business
Giving back to her peers and her community, Valerie Quintana is a senior finance major who will graduate this May. During her tenure at UTSA she completed internships with Booz Allen Hamilton and USAA and was active on the President’s Student Advisory Council and with the Investment Society. Upon graduation she will begin her career as a digital product manager at USAA.

Lindee Fiedler
April 23, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Lindee Fiedler

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA Top Scholar Lindee Fiedler has a passion for statistics. An actuarial science major, she will intern with USAA this summer as an actuary analyst. As founder and president of the Adopt a Grandparent student organization, she had to adapt during the pandemic to continue serving seniors through letter writing and grocery deliveries.

Glenn Remoreras
April 22, 2021

EMBA Alumnus Glenn Remoreras Finds Path to C-Suite

Alvarez College of Business
While he had accomplished a great deal in his 20-year technology career, Glenn Remoreras, EMBA ’19, had one professional goal that he still wanted to attain—earning a spot in the C-Suite.

Ranking Badge Top 30 Dual Degree
April 21, 2021

Two Business Programs Receive National Recognition

Alvarez College of Business
Two business programs have received national praise and recognition from Intelligent.com and MPH Online, both online resources dedicated to helping students find their perfect program match.

Anastacia Lange
April 21, 2021

Anastacia Lange Values Quality of College's Online Cyber Security Program

Alvarez College of Business
Ranking as one of our most remote Roadrunners, Anastacia Lange is a student in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business online undergraduate cyber security program.

Shelby Rowland
April 15, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Shelby Rowland

Alvarez College of Business
Looking to make a name for herself in the world of commercial real estate development, Shelby Rowland is poised for success in that endeavor. Majoring in real estate finance and development, she credits her mentors as well as organizations such as the Commercial Real Estate Women with helping her pursue that goal. She is currently interning with Embrey Partners, the namesake for the college’s real estate program.

Raneen Aljamal
April 9, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Raneen Aljamal

Alvarez College of Business
Building a sense of community at UTSA, accounting major Raneen Aljamal is a member of the Muslim Student Association and the Debate Team. Adjusting to the online environment was a struggle for her at first due to her learning disability, but she has learned how to succeed in her studies. Raneen is currently interning as a tax associate at Kruppa Nelson & Kovner.

Sophia Irizarry
April 2, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Sophia Irizarry

Alvarez College of Business
As someone who was previously homeschooled, Sophia Irizarry is looking forward to being able to experience campus life next fall. A cadet in UTSA’s Air Force ROTC, she is a cyber security major who hopes to work for the Air Force’s Office of Special Investigations when she graduates.

Kefeng Xu Headshot
April 1, 2021

Kefeng Xu Receives Best Paper Award from Decision Sciences Institute

Alvarez College of Business
Kefeng Xu, professor of management science and statistics at the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, received the best problem-driven analytical research paper award from the Decision Sciences Institute.

Isabel Hinojosa
March 28, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Isabella Hinojosa

Alvarez College of Business
For someone whose career path leads to pediatric oncology, Isabella Hinojosa is an unlikely business major. But, Hinojosa has found that the college’s bachelor’s degree in statistics and data science is the right fit for her along with her pre-med major. She is the founder and president of the Rowdy Chess Club.

Carlos Alvarez
March 24, 2021

Carlos and Malú Alvarez Commit $20 Million to UTSA College of Business

Alvarez College of Business
Carlos and Malú Alvarez have committed a $20 million gift to The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business. The gift from the Alvarez family is the first of its kind in the university’s history and will be used to advance research-enhancing activities, including establishing endowed faculty positions, graduate research fellowships and undergraduate research programs.

March 17, 2021

Business Students Participate in Virtual Spring Break Global Experience

Alvarez College of Business
Twenty-one business students participated in a virtual Spring Break experience that explored the coffee industry in Columbia and Costa Rica.

March 17, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Megan Siegel

Alvarez College of Business
Accounting student Megan Siegel is a member of the college’s Business Honors Program and president of Beta Alpha Psi, an accounting honor society. Always working to pursue her dream of becoming a CPA, she will intern this summer in Israel for an international tax firm.

Sergio Terrazas
March 12, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Sergio Terrazas

Alvarez College of Business

Ashwin Malshe on Short Selling
March 3, 2021

Marketing Researcher Finds Connection Between Customer Dissatisfaction and Short Selling

Alvarez College of Business
Always looking to gain an edge in the stock market, financial investors conduct extensive research before making any investment decision. According to research by Ashwin Malshe, assistant professor of marketing in the UTSA College of Business, he has found a new resource for short sellers — customer satisfaction data.

Roxana Hinojosa
February 26, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: MBA Student Roxana Hinojosa

Alvarez College of Business
Networking is a critical component when it comes to career development, and MBA student Roxana Hinojosa can attest to that. Through participation in the student organization APICS, a leading supply chain professional organization, she connected with an executive from Dell and was offered a full-time position with their Global Supply Chain Operations Group. In addition to her degree, she is also pursuing a graduate certificate in operations and supply chain management.

Farah Hamed Headshot
February 26, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Farah Hamed

Alvarez College of Business
Farah Hamed has grown to understand the need for adaptability not only from her management courses but also as a result of living life during a pandemic.

Ann Janson
February 24, 2021

Human Resources Alumnus Ann Janson Gives Back to Her Alma Mater

Alvarez College of Business
Recognizing that she wouldn’t be where she is today without the UTSA College of Business, Ann Janson, ’97 is giving back to the institution that helped her launch her career in human resources.

Huy Le Headshot
February 23, 2021

Business Faculty Member Researches Key Predictors for College Retention

Alvarez College of Business
Can test scores and grade-point averages (GPA) predict success in college?

Micela Biggs
February 12, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Micaela Biggs

Alvarez College of Business
Micaela Biggs is a senior majoring in cyber security. A native of Anson, Texas she is currently interning with Digital Defense. Biggs has learned the value of obtaining certifications as well as the need to continue to learn new technological skills in order to be successful post-graduation. She is the co-president of the Hunger and Homelessness Movement at UTSA and a member of the Computer Security Association and the CompTIA student chapter.

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February 11, 2021

Elias Bou-Harb Named Director of the UTSA Cyber Center for Security and Analytics

Alvarez College of Business
Elias Bou-Harb, associate professor of information systems and cyber security in the UTSA College of Business, has been named the new director of The Cyber Center for Security and Analytics at UTSA.

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February 9, 2021

Business Alum is First Black American Elected Harris County Attorney

Alvarez College of Business
Christian Menefee, ’10 is breaking barriers in the Texas public service sector. An alumnus of the Carlos Alvarez College of Business, Menefee has taken the reins as the newest Harris County attorney, making him the youngest at 32 years old and the first Black American in the seat.

February 7, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: MBA Student Brianna Molinar

Alvarez College of Business
As a new student in UTSA’s MBA program this fall, Brianna Molinar is excited about how the MBA coursework will help her pursue her dreams as a marketer within the entertainment industry. She currently works in the college’s Center for Student Professional Development helping communicate programming opportunities to business students.

February 5, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Management Major Amanda Nelson

Alvarez College of Business
Amanda Nelson is grateful for the knowledge and support that she receives from the UTSA College of Business. Concentrating on the field of human resources, she is currently the president of the Society for Human Resource Management chapter at UTSA. When she graduates this May she will begin her career as a sourcing specialist/recruiter.

Corey DeAngelis
February 2, 2021

Economics Alumnus Named to Forbes 30 Under 30

Alvarez College of Business
Forbes has recognized UTSA alumnus Corey DeAngelis ’12, M.A. ’15 among its list of 30 Under 30 —the magazine’s annual nod to young trailblazing entrepreneurs, activists, scientists and entertainers who are making the most significant impact.

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January 29, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: MBA Student Marisa Llano

Alvarez College of Business
A Roadrunner at heart, Marisa Llano returned to her alma mater after completing her undergraduate degree in biology to study in the MBA program. The flexibility of the program as well as the rankings from Hispanic Business and the Princeton Review solidified her choice. “I hope to gain business and management skills and create lasting relationships with my peers where we can support and encourage one another,” she said.

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January 29, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Rashid Omer

Alvarez College of Business
Rashid Omer is a senior majoring in economics and management. Graduating this May, he has taken our new virtual existence and turned it into a benefit by enrolling in online courses with Harvard Business School.

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January 22, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: MS Business Major Gigi Kamali

Alvarez College of Business
As a member of the college’s Master of Science (M.S.) Business cohort, Gigi Kamali has learned a lot during the one-year program.

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January 21, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Cyber Security Major Brandon Taylor Bonnell

Alvarez College of Business
Making the 3,600-mile trip from his hometown in Honolulu, Brandon Taylor Bonnell chose to study at the UTSA College of Business because of its top-ranked cyber security program.

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January 13, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: MA Economics Student Rafae Ahmed

Alvarez College of Business
Rafae Ahmed is a graduate student in the college’s Master of Economics program.

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January 12, 2021

Roadrunner Spotlight: Actuarial Science Student Jade Russell

Alvarez College of Business
Senior Jade Russell is a first-generation student from Houston majoring in actuarial science. A member of the College of Business Business Honors Program, Russell has participated in a study abroad to Costa Rica, made lifelong friends and great strides academically and professionally as part of her Roadrunner journey.

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January 12, 2021

Advance Your Career with these Professional Development Tips

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business wants you to “Get it Done in 2021” by setting a New Year’s resolution to work on professional and career development this year.

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January 1, 2021

Top 10 College of Business Stories of 2020

Alvarez College of Business
Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2020.

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December 9, 2020

Ramsey Ochoa is the First Graduate of Business Honors Program

Alvarez College of Business
Walking by the colorful, scrolling stock ticker in the college’s Financial Studies Center, Ramsey Ochoa was enthralled by the display showing companies and stock prices.

December 8, 2020

College Recognizes Faculty for Teaching, Research and Service Accomplishments

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business recognized the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of faculty members during the annual Carlos Alvarez College of Business Awards Ceremony. Ten faculty members were honored for excellence in the areas of teaching, research and service.

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December 8, 2020

Economics Graduate Jacob Reyes Begins Career at Dell

Alvarez College of Business
Understanding the relationship between the human and technical elements of a problem has been a unifying element of Jacob “Jay” Reyes’ studies in the UTSA College of Business.

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December 7, 2020

Graduate Turquoise Richardson Excels in Digital Forensics

Alvarez College of Business
Leaving home for the first time at 27, UTSA business student Turquoise Richardson traveled to Washington, D.C. this fall in the midst of the pandemic to intern with NASA’s Office of Inspector General as a technical investigator.

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December 2, 2020

Roadrunner Spotlight: MS Finance Student Hector Emiliano Morales

Alvarez College of Business
When Hector Emiliano Morales, ’19 graduates this December with his Master of Science in Finance degree he will leave San Antonio for his dream job at Dimensional Fund Advisors, headquartered in Austin. As a full-time analyst, he will work with notable finance professionals including Nobel laureates.

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November 30, 2020

Nancy Scott Jones Named Associate Director of Employer Relations

Alvarez College of Business
Nancy Scott Jones has been named associate director of employer relations for the UTSA College of Business.

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November 25, 2020

Roadrunner Spotlight: MBA Student Stephanie Thornton

Alvarez College of Business
After transitioning from a technical to a business role at work, Stephanie Thornton enrolled in the UTSA College of Business MBA program to expand her career potential. In her new marketing role at Finlays, an independent business to business coffee and tea manufacturer and supplier, she has launched national coffee programs with established brands and has seen double digit sales growth.

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November 24, 2020

Pamela Smith Named Interim Dean of College of Business

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy announced the appointment of Pamela Smith as interim dean of the College of Business, effective January 1, 2021, while a national search is conducted.

November 20, 2020

Musician and Veteran Joey Berrios Finds Value in M.S. Business Program

Alvarez College of Business
Artist and musician Joey Berrios, BA ’20 has found a home in the college’s M.S. in Business program.

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November 16, 2020

College Hosts Intelligence Studies Boot Camp

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence hosted a data analytics boot camp this fall for 10 undergraduate students.

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November 12, 2020

Business Honors Students Participate in Entrepreneurship Startup Weekend

Alvarez College of Business
Hoping to expand their entrepreneurial mindset, two UTSA business honors students participated in and placed at two Techstars Startup Weekend events held virtually last month.

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November 10, 2020

Roadrunner Spotlight: Tyler Mathews

Alvarez College of Business
Tyler Mathews is a graduate student pursuing a master’s in economics with a concentration in business data analytics and forecasting. Recommended by faculty member Ron Sweet, MBA ’91, he is a member of the college’s Investment Society. Mathews shares personal insights with us as part of this week’s Roadrunner Spotlight.

Shannon Marlow
November 6, 2020

Business Researcher Studies Team Communication in Virtual Environments

Alvarez College of Business
Workplaces looked very different nine months ago. For those who became telecommuters in the era of COVID-19, office door knocks and team meetings ’round the conference table have been replaced by pinging chat bubbles and cascading Zoom windows. During this nine-month transformation, researchers have learned many lessons about team communication and performance in the virtual environment.

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November 4, 2020

Dean Gerry Sanders Stepping Down for Role at UNLV

Alvarez College of Business
William Gerard “Gerry” Sanders, dean and Bodenstedt chair of the UTSA College of Business, has been named dean of Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, effective January 1, 2021.

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November 4, 2020

Kesley Smith a Rising Star in the Publishing Industry

Alvarez College of Business
Imagine hearing that you’ve been promoted and named a rising star in your industry on the same day. That is exactly what happened to Kesley Smith, ’16, MS ’18 this fall.

Tomas Alvarado
October 28, 2020

Finance Student Discovers Passion for Oil and Gas at Valero Energy

Alvarez College of Business
Growing up in Houston Tomas Alvarado’s passion for the oil and gas industry came naturally. Alvarado originally thought he wanted to pursue a career in petroleum engineering, but instead found his true calling in business.

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October 27, 2020

Dr. Rajeev Suri, EMBA '20 (Health Professionals Track)

Alvarez College of Business
Dr. Rajeev Suri from UT Health San Antonio reflects on his recent experience as part of the first graduating cohort of the EMBA for Health Professionals at UTSA.

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October 26, 2020

College of Business Receives $400,000 Grant from Raytheon Technologies

Alvarez College of Business
Researchers at The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business Cyber Center for Security and Analytics have partnered with Raytheon Intelligence & Space to study the use of artificial intelligence to detect malicious attacks.

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October 23, 2020

Graduate Students Gain Networking Experience

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business Office of Graduate Studies sponsored 18 graduate students who attended two virtual professional development and career conferences this fall.

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October 22, 2020

Business Students Place Second in Cyber Security SOCathon Competition

Alvarez College of Business
A team of students from the UTSA College of Business placed second in the 2020 UTSA Cyber Range SOCathon competition.

October 19, 2020

UTSA Cyber Range Partners with the State of North Dakota

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business Cyber Range recently made a partnership with the state of North Dakota to provide training and workshops for their cybersecurity team.

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October 15, 2020

Professor Raymond Choo Named Leadership Fellow

Alvarez College of Business
Named an Advancing Next-Gen Faculty Leadership fellow for 2020-2021, Kim-Kwang Raymond Choo is a professor in the College of Business and holds the Cloud Technology Endowed Professorship in addition to being an information technology Ph.D. adviser.

October 14, 2020

Phil Green Presents Frost Distinguished Lecture Oct. 13 Virtually

Alvarez College of Business
Phillip Green, chairman and chief executive officer of Cullen/Frost Bankers, Inc., presented the UTSA College of Business Frost Distinguished Lecture Series on Oct. 13.

October 1, 2020

College's Provides Professional Development Training to Business Students

Alvarez College of Business
Working to transform our business students into business professionals, the UTSA Center for Student Professional Development hosted more than 115 professional development events during the academic year 2019-2020.

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September 30, 2020

UTSA Place-kicker Hunter Duplessis Taking Things One Kick at a Time

Alvarez College of Business
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September 28, 2020

Phillip Green to Present Keynote Address at the Frost Distinguished Lecture Series Oct. 13

Alvarez College of Business
Phillip Green, chairman and chief executive officer of Cullen/Frost Bankers Inc., will present the keynote address during the UTSA College of Business Frost Distinguished Lecture Series. The virtual lecture begins at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, October 13.

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September 25, 2020

Clinton Langford Named UTSA Accounting Alumnus of the Year

Alvarez College of Business
Clinton Langford, MBA ’05, has been named the 2020 Accounting Alumnus of the Year in the UTSA College of Business Department of Accounting. Langford is a partner at BKD LLP, CPAs and Advisors in San Antonio.

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September 21, 2020

UTSA Finance Department Receives $50,000 Gift to Support Research

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business Department of Finance received a $50,000 gift from Vittal Kadapakkam in support of faculty research with Ph.D. students. The gift will establish the Kadapakkam Chenthamarai Finance Research Excellence Fund.

September 17, 2020

UTSA Student Chapter Receives Superior Merit Award from SHRM

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) earned the Superior Merit Award for 2019-2020 from the national chapter of SHRM.

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September 8, 2020

Alumna E'Mon Carson Gains Insights from National Black MBA Association Conference

Alvarez College of Business
It is hard not to feel energized and excited after listening to E’Mon Carson ‘19, MSB ’20 share her experience from the 2019 National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) Conference. Carson was selected as one of five students from the MBA and Master of Science in Business (MSB) programs at the College of Business to attend the annual conference last year.

August 28, 2020

Business Faculty Receive Tenure and Promotion

Alvarez College of Business
Three College of Business faculty members earned tenure; two faculty were promoted to full professor; and one retiree was granted emeritus status in Fall 2020.

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August 28, 2020

Twelve New Faculty Join College of Business

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business welcomed 12 new faculty members for Fall 2020.

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August 19, 2020

CPE Delivers Professional Development Programs in Virtual Environment

Alvarez College of Business
As part of the mission to create a collaborative learning community for local professionals, the Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) at UTSA’s College of Business is responding to the new reality of remote work by adapting their professional development programs for fall to a virtual format.

August 14, 2020

Business Researcher Finds Bias in Disease-Tracking Algorithms on Social Media

Alvarez College of Business
Social media has become the latest method to monitor the spread of diseases such as influenza or coronavirus. However, machine learning algorithms used to train and classify tweets have an inherent bias because they do not account for how minority groups potentially communicate health information.

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August 14, 2020

Pre-Ph.D. Pathway Established in College of Business

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business has launched a Pre-Ph.D. Pathway to increase students’ awareness of career paths to academe and to provide them with education and real-world training in the area of business research.

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July 21, 2020

College Launches New B.B.A. in Business Analytics Degree

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business is launching a new Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Analytics degree this fall.

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July 21, 2020

Kelly O'Connor, EMBA '20

Alvarez College of Business
Kelly O’Connor who is a museum professional, artist, mother and recent Executive MBA graduate, shares her experience as part of the UTSA EMBA Class of 2020.

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July 1, 2020

College Offers New Graduate Certificate in Cyber Security

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business is offering a new graduate certificate in cyber security. This 12-hour certificate program is designed to give non-cyber professionals the knowledge and technical skills needed to deal with cyber security issues that impact a wide variety of fields.

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June 25, 2020

Cyber Security Student Victor Alejandro Researches Toxicity in Social Media

Alvarez College of Business
It might not come as a surprise to anyone that while social media is typically a harmless pastime for some, it is also a breeding ground for negativity.

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June 24, 2020

Andrea Fernandez Recognizes Value of MBA

Alvarez College of Business
Realizing the value of an MBA degree, Andrea Fernandez, MBA ’20 enrolled in UTSA’s program to be a part of the growth and energy occurring at UTSA.

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June 23, 2020

COB Researcher Finds that Competition Lowers Quality of Care in Hospitals

Alvarez College of Business
Competition is typically good for consumers. But according to research by UTSA College of Business faculty member Deepa Wani, competition actually lowers the quality of care in hospitals.

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June 19, 2020

Eric Hansen, EMBA '20

Alvarez College of Business
Listen to recent Executive MBA graduate, Eric Hansen, share his experience as part of the Class of 2020 and find out what surprised him most about the program.

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June 8, 2020

Crystal Sepulveda, EMBA '20

Alvarez College of Business
Listen to recent Executive MBA graduate, Crystal Sepulveda, share her experience as part of EMBA Class of 2020.

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June 2, 2020

UTSA College of Business Liu Family Foundation Program Alumni Donate Medical Masks

Alvarez College of Business
Don Lien, the Richard S. Liu Distinguished Chair in Business at UTSA, (right) presents Brandon Hartman, senior director of ACO and business development at UT Health San Antonio (left) with the medical masks donated by Liu Program alumni.

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May 20, 2020

UTSA Soccer Player Sarah Bayhi Scores Dream Job

Alvarez College of Business
Balancing her time as a UTSA soccer player and a star business student, Sarah Bayhi graduates this May with a bachelor’s degree in finance and a minor in marketing.

May 18, 2020

UTSA College of Business Receives SimSpace Software Donation

Alvarez College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business has partnered with SimSpace Corporation to provide a cloud-based cyber range for the college’s cyber security program.

Kelsey Waters
May 15, 2020

EMBA Alumnus Kelsey Waters Named the 2020 Drymala Scholar

Alvarez College of Business
Kelsey Waters, ’20, senior director of operations at Packet, was chosen by her UTSA College of Business Executive MBA (EMBA) classmates as the 2020 Wayne J. Drymala Scholar.

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May 5, 2020

UTSA Cyber Range Provides Training for San Antonio CyberPatriot Teams

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business partnered with the CyberTexas Foundation to provide free training to San Antonio high school students who were competing in the CyberPatriot National Finals in the college’s newly-launched Cyber Range.

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April 27, 2020

College's Information Systems Program Ranked No. 11 by GradReports

Alvarez College of Business

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April 16, 2020

Are Stock Markets Susceptible to COVID-19?

Alvarez College of Business

April 15, 2020

UTSA Opens Cyber Range to Provide Simulated Cyber Security Training

Alvarez College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business has opened the UTSA Cyber Range to provide businesses, governmental organizations, military units and individuals with a hyper-realistic environment to hone their cyber security skills against real-world attack scenarios and to test incident response plans in both a virtual and in-person environment.

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April 9, 2020

Professor Reveals the Risks of a Global Economy

Alvarez College of Business
Ever since the novel coronavirus was discovered in China and subsequently found its way into the U.S. and other countries, we are learning to live in a “new normal.”

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March 11, 2020

College's EMBA Program Highly Ranked by CEO Magazine

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business Executive MBA (EMBA) program was ranked No. 8 globally by CEO Magazine in their 2020 Global MBA Rankings. The UTSA MBA was ranked as a Tier One Global MBA program.

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March 5, 2020

College of Business Celebrates International Women's Day

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business celebrated International Women’s Day by hosting two events featuring women business leaders.

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February 19, 2020

UTSA College of Business Inducts New Class of Business Honors Students

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business inducted 82 new members into the Business Honors Program this semester. The Business Honors Program equips high-achieving students with the academic and interpersonal skills they need to become leaders in the business world.

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February 14, 2020

Undergraduate Real Estate Program Ranked Among Most Affordable Programs

Alvarez College of Business
The ranked Real Estate Finance and Development program at The University of Texas at San Antonio Carlos Alvarez College of Business has been ranked No. 25 among the 40 most affordable undergraduate real estate programs in the nation according to Affordable Schools.

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December 23, 2019

50th Anniversary Alumni: Michelle Banks, '14

Alvarez College of Business
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.

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December 22, 2019

50th Anniversary Alumni: Dave Baumgartner, MSIT '06

Alvarez College of Business
As a digital crime fighter, Dave Baumgartner chose to study at the UTSA College of Business because of its unique specialization in cyber security.

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December 20, 2019

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

Alvarez College of Business
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.

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December 19, 2019

Roadrunners on Wall Street

Alvarez College of Business
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.

Cheryl Garcia
December 18, 2019

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

Alvarez College of Business
Utilizing her entrepreneurial mindset, Cheryl Garcia embarked on a journey with 17 other students as part of the college’s first Executive MBA cohort.

Julieta Nelson
December 13, 2019

Julieta Nelson Joins Consulting Giant Accenture in New York City

Alvarez College of Business
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.

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December 13, 2019

Major Ryan Dittmer Finds Career Path in MBA Program

Alvarez College of Business
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.

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December 12, 2019

Graduate Natalie Torresdey Taking on the World of Banking

Alvarez College of Business
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.

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December 11, 2019

Graduate Carolina Cruz Begins Career with Eli Lilly

Alvarez College of Business
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 available for their patients.

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November 21, 2019

Executive MBA Celebrates 20th Anniversary with First Graduating Class

Alvarez College of Business
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.

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November 20, 2019

Cyber Security Major Will Smith Finds Success at Mastercard

Alvarez College of Business
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.

Kathleen Martinez
November 18, 2019

50th Anniversary Alumni: Kathleen Martinez, '94

Alvarez College of Business
Making connections and bringing people together have been the hallmark characteristics that have led to Kathleen Martinez’s success in her 25-year career in marketing and community relations.

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November 8, 2019

Business Students Participate in Dell Innovation Lab

Alvarez College of Business
Four business students from The University of Texas at San Antonio participated in the BE SMART Dell Innovation Lab this fall in Austin. Participants were Bryce Hudson, Shakera Flores, Bhavjett Sachdeva and Natalie Torresdey.

Taylor Martin
October 24, 2019

Finance Major Taylor Martin Hired by JPMorgan Chase in New York City

Alvarez College of Business
San Antonio native Taylor Martin made it her mission to find her career path when she joined the UTSA College of Business.

Glenn Dietrich
October 24, 2019

College Receives Over $750,000 from Department of Defense

Alvarez College of Business
Glenn Dietrich, professor of information systems and cyber security in the UTSA College of Business, was awarded $771,220 from the Department of Defense to fund three cyber security scholarship programs within the College of Business.

Jerry Deitchle
October 23, 2019

50th Anniversary Alumni: Jerry Deitchle, MBA '75

Alvarez College of Business
Jerry Deitchle’s, MBA ’75, memories of his time at UTSA include reminiscing about the Koger Center, not the Main Campus which opened the semester he graduated. Looking for a program close to home and to Randolph Air Force Base, where he was stationed, UTSA fit the bill.

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October 22, 2019

Faculty Use Data Analytics to Predict Waiting Times

Alvarez College of Business

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September 23, 2019

College Announces Leadership Changes

Alvarez College of Business
In an effort to better align the college’s administrative team with the college’s strategic goals, Dean Gerry Sanders has announced two changes within his leadership team.

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September 4, 2019

College Graduate Programs Ranked by Eduniversal

Alvarez College of Business
Two UTSA College of Business graduate programs were ranked among the best in the world by Eduniversal, a Paris-based global ranking agency specializing in higher education.

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September 3, 2019

Rao Inducted into UTSA Academy of Distinguished Researchers

Alvarez College of Business
H. Raghav Rao, the AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security in the UTSA College of Business, was one of three faculty members inducted into the UTSA Academy of Distinguished Researchers.

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September 3, 2019

College Partners with Engineering to Offer New Master of Science Degree in Biomedical Technology Commercialization

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business and College of Engineering are collaborating to offer a joint Master of Science degree program in Biomedical Technology Commercialization, beginning in the Spring 2020 semester.

Nicole Beebe
August 29, 2019

Beebe Named Chair of the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security

Alvarez College of Business
Nicole Beebe, the Melvin Lachman Distinguished Professor, has been named chair of the Department of Information Systems and Cyber Security in the UTSA College of Business. She will serve a three-year term.

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August 28, 2019

Business Students Expand International Business Skills

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business hosted two faculty-led immersion programs this summer to Ireland and Spain.

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August 23, 2019

College Offers New Graduate Certificate in Project Management

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business has launched a new graduate certificate in project management. Tailored to appeal to both novices as well as industry veterans, the 12-hour certificate program combines theory with applied practice to prepare students to manage projects in today’s technology-driven economy.

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July 15, 2019

In Memoriam: Management Professor Matthew McCarter Passes Away

Alvarez College of Business
Matthew McCarter, associate professor of management in the UTSA College of Business, passed away last week at the age of 39.  McCarter will be remembered by his friends and colleagues for his effervescent personality, his dedication to his students and research, his kind soul and positive attitude.

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July 12, 2019

Business Students Participate in Leadershape Institute

Alvarez College of Business
Twenty of UTSA’s top business students were selected by the College of Business Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) to attend The Institute, a week-long leadership program offered in Boston and Champaign, Illinois this summer.

June 19, 2019

Five Tips from an Executive Coach to Fast Track Your Career

Alvarez College of Business
Do you want to fast track your career? Sure, you can read free career advice online in articles like this one, but implementing ideas from an article can be a lot like making a New Year’s resolution. Eighty to 90 percent of New Year’s resolutions fail—they are a great idea at the time, but hard to sustain long term.

May 30, 2019

Eleven Faculty Retire from the UTSA College of Business

Alvarez College of Business
A record 11 faculty members with a combined 392 years of service at UTSA are retiring from the College of Business.

May 29, 2019

College of Business Staff Honored at Awards Ceremony

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business recognized the outstanding contributions of staff members this past year during the annual College of Business Awards Ceremony.

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May 29, 2019

Business Faculty Recognized for Teaching, Research and Service Excellence

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business recognized the outstanding contributions of faculty members during the annual College of Business Awards Ceremony. Seven faculty members were honored for excellence in the areas of teaching, research and service.

May 28, 2019

College Hosts Internship Week for Business Students

Alvarez College of Business
In an effort to highlight experiential learning opportunities for business students, the UTSA College of Business Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) hosted Internship Week last month for almost 300 business students.

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May 23, 2019

Investment Society Hosts Sector Wars Competition

Alvarez College of Business
Battling it out using Bloomberg Terminals, the UTSA College of Business Investment Society student organization hosted their sixth annual Sector Wars competition last month.

Hanyong Park
May 16, 2019

UTSA Doctoral Student Accepts Academic Position at Michigan State

Alvarez College of Business
When Hanyong Park began his doctorate in marketing, he was drawn to the college’s program based on his research fit with marketing faculty members. His laser-focus on research was instrumental in his hiring as an assistant professor at top-ranked Michigan State University upon graduation this May.

Kristen Healey
May 15, 2019

M.S. Business Students Find Success in the Workplace

Alvarez College of Business
Master’s students in the UTSA College of Business M.S. in Business program are not only discovering their passions, but they are graduating with jobs utilizing these newfound skills.

May 13, 2019

Cyber Security and Information Systems Graduate Joshua Flicker Starts Career at Microsoft

Alvarez College of Business
Joshua Flicker grew up in different cities across the world, including Hong Kong, Tokyo and New York, but the one thing that did not change was his love for science and computers. Flicker will graduate this May with his B.B.A. in cyber security and information systems.

May 10, 2019

MACY Student Brianna Caban Begins Career with ExxonMobil

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San Antonio native Brianna Caban will graduate this May with three College of Business degrees: a BBA in management science, a BBA in accounting and her master of accountancy degree as part of the MACY program.

May 9, 2019

UTSA EMBA Student Glenn Remoreras Named Drymala Scholar

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Glenn Remoreras and his family met with representatives from the San Antonio Food Bank to present his donation.

cyber secuity online UTSA student
May 6, 2019

Giovanni Serrato Graduates with First Class of Online Cyber Security Students

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Meet Giovanni Serrato. He will be walking the stage this May as part of the first graduating class of the nationally ranked online UTSA B.B.A. in Cyber Security program.

April 29, 2019

College Launches New Graduate Certificate in Intelligence Studies

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The UTSA College of Business has launched a new graduate certificate in Intelligence Studies. The certificate is part of the college’s new Critical Technology Studies Program, which was founded last year following a $2 million grant from the Defense Intelligence Agency.

April 19, 2019

Three Business Faculty Receive UTSA Presidential Awards

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Three College of Business faculty members were named recipients of the UTSA 2019 President’s Distinguished Achievement Awards.

NIBC Competition Participants
April 18, 2019

Finance Students Advance to Finals of Investment Banking Competition

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Two teams comprised of UTSA College of Business undergraduate and graduate finance students advanced to the finals of the National Investment Banking Competition (NIBC) in Vancouver. Only the top 32 undergraduate and graduate teams advanced from the more than 400 competitors.

Enterprise Holdings Fireside Chat
April 17, 2019

Enterprise Holdings Executive Andrew Taylor Chats with EMBA Students

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The UTSA College of Business Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) hosted Andrew Taylor, executive chairman of Enterprise Holdings Inc., for a fireside chat with current EMBA students. Enterprise Holdings operates Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental brands. Taylor’s father founded the privately-held business in 1957.

M.S. Business Community Service Day event
April 17, 2019

M.S. Business Students Utilize Project Management Skills to Benefit College of Business

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Graduate business students in Kevin Grant’s Essentials of Project and Program Management class recently completed experiential final projects that benefited fellow students in the UTSA College of Business.

CEO Magazine No. 11 EMBA ranking
April 10, 2019

College's EMBA Program Ranked No. 11 Globally by CEO Magazine

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Two UTSA College of Business MBA programs were ranked by CEO Magazine in their 2019 Global MBA Rankings. The college’s Executive MBA program was ranked No. 11 globally and No. 4 in North America. The UTSA MBA was ranked as a Tier One Global MBA program.

Fiesta Medal
April 8, 2019

Order Your Inaugural College of Business Fiesta 2019 Medal

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The UTSA College of Business is selling our inaugural 50th anniversary Fiesta medal. The medals are $5 each.

EY student panel
March 29, 2019

College Hosts Mentoring Event with EY and Lanier High School Students

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The UTSA College of Business hosted 13 representatives from EY and 50 Lanier High School students as part of the EY College MAP (Mentoring for Access and Persistence) program.

CFA Challenge participants
March 28, 2019

Student Team Advances to Regional Finals of CFA Research Challenge

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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.

Graduate students
March 26, 2019

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

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The UTSA College of Business MBA program was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as part of its Best Graduate Schools ranking.

Elaine Sanders receiving award
March 26, 2019

Accounting Professor Elaine Sanders Named Outstanding Educator

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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.

March 25, 2019

Business Students Travel to Houston to Learn About Careers in the Oil and Gas Industry

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Twenty UTSA College of Business undergraduate and graduate students visited the corporate campuses of two of the world’s leading international oil and gas companies—Exxon Mobil  (Exxon) and British Petroleum (BP) to learn about careers and internships in the oil and gas industry.

Business Honors class
February 21, 2019

College Launches Inaugural Business Honors Program

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The UTSA College of Business inducted its first class of 28 students into the new Business Honors Program on February 15.

February 20, 2019

Business Students Participate in India and Hong Kong Immersions

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Incorporating experiential learning into the academic experience, 34 undergraduate and graduate business students recently visited India and Hong Kong as part of the UTSA College of Business International Immersion Program.

EMBA international trip
February 15, 2019

EMBA Class Gains Global Perspective in Southeast Asia

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Experiencing global business firsthand is an important component of the UTSA College of Business Executive MBA program.  Integrating what they’ve learned in the classroom, this year’s graduating class participated in an international trip last month to Singapore and Vietnam.

February 14, 2019

UTSA Finance Students Aid Costa Rican Community

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Eleven students from the college’s Investment Society student organization took a trip to the remote jungles of Costa Rica at the beginning of the year to see how finance can improve the lives of economically-deprived communities.

Joel Saegert
January 30, 2019

Professor Emeritus of Marketing Joel Saegert Passes Away

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Joel Saegert, professor emeritus of marketing in the UTSA College of Business, passed away last week at the age of 74. One of UTSA’s founding faculty members, Saegert was an administrator, educator and researcher for 36 years before retiring in 2012.

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January 1, 2019

Top Ten UTSA College of Business Stories of 2018

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Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2018.

Damien Cato Photo at H-E-B
December 13, 2018

Management Graduate Damien Cato Leverages Education for Promotion at H-E-B

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Damien Cato never imagined that a high school job working at H-E-B would transform his professional career. Cato will graduate this December with a bachelor’s in management.

Tracy Conner
December 13, 2018

Finance Graduate Tracy Conner to Continue Her Education and Earn CPA

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Working with numbers may not be for everyone, but for Tracy Conner, it has become her passion. She will be receiving an undergraduate degree in both finance and real estate finance and development this month from the UTSA College of Business. Conner plans to continue her education and pursue a Master of Accountancy degree.

Jessica Le Photo
December 10, 2018

UTSA Cyber Security and Information Systems Student Jessica Lê Starts Career at Chevron

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Born in Irving, TX and raised by two immigrant parents, Jessica Lê has always had a mission for success. Lê will graduate this December with undergraduate degrees in cyber security and information systems.

UTSA data analytics class
November 15, 2018

College of Business Is a Leader in Cyber Security and Data Analytics

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It has become too commonplace to learn about major data breaches at financial institutions, retail stores or restaurant chains.

EMBA students learn about crowdsourcing
November 15, 2018

EMBA Students Study Innovation Through Crowdsourcing

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As part of an Innovation and Entrepreneurship class for the UTSA College of Business Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) program, Associate Professor Kathryn Keeton is challenging EMBA students to consider how they can innovate using crowdfunding and crowdsourcing.

CAP program participants
November 14, 2018

Record Number of Business Students Participate in CAP Program

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The UTSA College of Business Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) kicked off the Career Action Program (CAP) last month with a full-day conference for over 400 undergraduate and graduate business students.

Graduate students at NBMBA conference
November 13, 2018

Graduate Students Attend National Black MBA Conference

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The UTSA College of Business Graduate Studies Office sponsored five students to attend the National Black MBA Conference this fall in Detroit, Michigan.

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November 7, 2018

UTSA College of Business Awarding Critical Technology Studies Program Scholarships

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The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business is accepting applications for the Critical Technology Studies Program (CTSP) scholarship.

Chris Rosas with family
October 25, 2018

Rosas Named Accounting Alumnus of the Year

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Chris Rosas ’00, MBA ’02 was named the Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year by the UTSA College of Business Department of Accounting.

Scholarship Dinner
October 24, 2018

Business Students Receive $250,000 in Scholarships

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The UTSA College of Business awarded over $250,000 in scholarships to 123 business students this year thanks to the generous contributions of our benefactors. The students and donors were honored at a banquet this week recognizing their accomplishments.

UTSA students
October 23, 2018

College Experiences Record Fall Enrollments

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Enrollments at the UTSA College of Business continue their climb reaching a record-high 6,763 students for Fall 2018. Undergraduate enrollment is 5,807, and graduate enrollment is 956.

UTSA data analytics class
October 22, 2018

UTSA College of Business Receives $2 Million Grant to Train National Security Analytics Cyber Workforce

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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business received a $2 million grant from the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) as part of its Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence Critical Technology Studies Program.

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September 27, 2018

Economics Faculty Member Studies Unauthorized Immigrants

Alvarez College of Business
Studying the economic interactions of unauthorized immigrants from a policy perspective, Hamid Beladi, associate dean of faculty and research and Janey S. Briscoe Endowed Chair in Business, conducted research in this area with colleagues.

Executive MBA class
September 26, 2018

College's Center for Professional Excellence Expanding Executive Programming

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With a focus on creating a collaborative learning environment for local professionals, the UTSA College of Business Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) has expanded their partnerships as well as their program offerings within the business community.

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August 22, 2018

Marketing Researchers Explore Design Crowdsourcing

Alvarez College of Business
Leveraging insights from the community into functional product design is a burgeoning new field in new product development called design crowdsourcing.

August 21, 2018

Business Student Montana Meeker Interns in Ireland

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Leaving the United States for the first time to intern in Dublin, Ireland, Junior Montana Meeker became the first UTSA College of Business student to participate in an international internship program.

Jonathan Clark
August 21, 2018

Clark Named Chair of the Department of Management

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Jonathan Clark, associate professor of management, has been named the new chair of the UTSA College of Business Department of Management. He will serve a three-year term.

Tom C. Frost Jr.
August 13, 2018

UTSA Mourns Loss of Civic Leader and University Champion Tom Frost

Alvarez College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio has lost a good friend with the passing of Tom C. Frost Jr., a renowned business leader, philanthropist and passionate advocate of UTSA.

Harland Clarke Interns
July 20, 2018

Business Students Gaining Valuable Experience at Harland Clarke

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Thirteen UTSA College of Business students are gaining valuable real-world experience this summer working at Harland Clarke Holdings.

Executive walking into the Business Building
June 21, 2018

College of Business Launches New Executive Education Programs

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With a focus on creating a collaborative learning community for local professionals, the UTSA College of Business Center for Professional Excellence (CPE) is launching a new series of executive education programs beginning this fall.

IP Secure check presentation
June 8, 2018

UTSA College of Business Hosting Cyber Endeavour Conference

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Glenn Dietrich accepts a check from IP Secure executives Jesse Rodriguez and John Trabucco.

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June 4, 2018

UTSA Data Analytics Students Conduct Class Project that Benefits their Employer

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Classmates and colleagues James Perry and Robert Steele recently completed a project as part of their Data Foundations class in the UTSA College of Business M.S. Data Analytics (MSDA) program that resulted not only in a top grade, but also benefited their employer.

Bernadette Henderson
May 30, 2018

Faculty, Staff and Retirees Honored at College of Business Awards Dinner

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The UTSA College of Business recognized the outstanding contributions of faculty, staff and retirees during the annual College of Business Awards Ceremony.

Erica Perez Headshot
May 9, 2018

Erica Perez Finds Dream Job in Business Analytics at USAA

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Grateful to find a career path that she loves, Erica Perez will graduate this May with a bachelor’s degree in management science and a certificate in business analytics.

Mariah Taylor
May 7, 2018

Internships Allow Business Students to Excel in Workplace

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No longer relegated to just summers, UTSA business students are gaining valuable experiential experience by participating in internships all year long.

Nikki Long in front of Financial Studies Center
May 4, 2018

Nikki Long Excels at Both Academics and Athletics

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Excelling at both athletics and academics while at UTSA, Nikki Long will graduate this May with her bachelor’s degree in economics.

Tyler Werland
May 3, 2018

Tyler Werland Earns His BBA in Management

Alvarez College of Business
Getting a head start on his career in academia, Tyler Werland will graduate this May with his bachelor’s degree in management. A Distinguished Business Student and member of the Honors College, he participated in UTSA’s undergraduate research and creative inquiry showcase this spring highlighting work that he’d done on “Individualism-Collectivism and Bias Against Outgroup Members” with Associate Professor Huy Le.

Sheyenne Brubaker
May 1, 2018

Sheyenne Brubaker Completes Master of Accountancy Degree

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Sheyenne Brubaker might not consider herself an overachiever, but when she graduates this May with her Master of Accountancy degree she will have completed three internships, one international experience and numerous leadership experiences in the UTSA College of Business.

Armaan Chakkiwala
April 30, 2018

Armaan Chakkiwala Will Graduate with a BBA in Cyber Security

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Taking full advantage of all of the opportunities in the UTSA College of Business, Armaan Chakkiwala will graduate this May with his bachelor’s degree in information systems and cyber security.

Outstanding Student
April 19, 2018

College Recognizes Most Outstanding Business Students

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As part of the 2018 University Life Awards, two business students were named Most Outstanding Students in the College of Business.

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April 18, 2018

Business Students Intern at Valero Energy

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Four UTSA business students are making their mark on the corporate world by interning at Valero Energy. Interestingly, there is another quality that they have in common–they were also named Distinguished Business Students (DBS).

Allen Zhang Headshot
April 18, 2018

Allen Zhang Named Tom C. Frost Endowed Professor

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Yinlong (Allen) Zhang, professor of marketing at the UTSA College of Business, has been named the Tom C. Frost Endowed Professor in International Business.

Ashwin Malshe on Short Selling
April 18, 2018

Marketing Professor Studies the Politics of Brands

Alvarez College of Business
Does a consumer’s political affiliation affect their views about a brand? Ashwin Malshe, assistant professor of marketing at The University of Texas at San Antonio’s (UTSA) College of Business, and his colleagues have found that it does.

Evelyn Ekundare
March 23, 2018

Distinguished Business Student Sees Education as the Key to a Better Life

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Distinguished Business Student Evelyn Ekundare has excelled as a student in the College of Business. Ekundare, a first generation marketing major and immigrant from Nigeria, knows firsthand the impact a small opportunity can have on an individual’s future.

CFA Team Photo
March 22, 2018

UTSA Team Advances to National CFA Competition

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A team of UTSA finance majors advanced to the national CFA Research Challenge in Boston this month by beating out 27 competitors from schools such as Baylor, Texas A&M, University of Houston and UT-Austin.

Max Kilger SXSW
March 22, 2018

Faculty Member Max Kilger Shares Cyber Insights at SXSW Conference

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UTSA College of Business faculty member Max Kilger showcased his research on emerging cyber threats during the annual SXSW Conference in Austin this month.

Saara Sayani
February 22, 2018

IS Student Saara Sayani Develops Marketable Skills

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For as long as Saara Sayani can remember she’s been involved in community and campus life.

Lisa Cortinas
February 21, 2018

College Recognizes Faculty, Staff and Students with Gold Medals

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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.

Adrian Quintanilla
February 20, 2018

Alumnus Adrian Quintanilla Shares Leadership Lessons with Business Students

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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.

Nicole Beebe
February 7, 2018

Cyber Faculty Member Nicole Beebe Named Innovator by Texas Monthly

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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.

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January 2, 2018

Top Ten UTSA College of Business Stories of 2017

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Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2017.

Fatema Basrai
December 13, 2017

MBA Student Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List

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Fatema Basrai, a MBA student at the UTSA College of Business, was named to Forbes 30 under 30 in Education list.

A helping hand
December 12, 2017

For-Profit Social Ventures Viewed Negatively by Public

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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.

Ricky Esquivel
December 11, 2017

Ricky Esquivel Is One of the First MS Data Analytics Graduates

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Meet Ricky Esquivel. He’s using the knowledge he’s attained at UTSA in analytics to help mitigate risk in anti-money laundering.

Scholarship Donors and Students at Dinner
November 9, 2017

Business Students and Donors Recognized at Scholarship Dinner

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The UTSA College of Business recognized scholarship donors and recipients during the annual Scholarship Banquet this week. For the 2017-2018 academic year, 177 students were awarded scholarships, and their average G.P.A. was 3.8.

Patrick Seaworth
November 8, 2017

Finance Student Patrick Seaworth Pursuing His Passion

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Choosing to follow his passion, Patrick Seaworth diverted course from his original plans to become a lawyer and refocused his efforts in finance at the UTSA College of Business.

College CSPD Business Leaders
November 8, 2017

UTSA College of Business Is Launching Business Leaders

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Launching the careers of business students is the goal of the college’s Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD).

Lorenzo Gomez
November 7, 2017

Lorenzo Gomez to Present Frost Distinguished Lecture Nov. 15

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Lorenzo Gomez, chairman of The 80/20 Foundation and Geekdom, will present the keynote address at the Frost Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by the UTSA College of Business.

David Garcia
October 18, 2017

Management Alumnus Named CEO of Geekdom

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Melissa Chong
October 18, 2017

Distinguished Business Student Shapes Her Future at UTSA

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Roadrunner Melissa Chong has shaped her future in the UTSA College of Business.

Student pondering implications of Big Data
October 17, 2017

UTSA to Host Big Data Conference Oct. 24

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Recognizing the benefits and challenges of data analytics, UTSA is hosting the “Big Data, Big Challenges” conference on October 24 to share recent knowledge and experience gained in the area of Big Data by researchers in academia, industry and the government sectors.

Business students visit AT&T
October 16, 2017

Business Students Visit Dallas Corporations

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Nineteen business students at The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business traveled to Dallas to learn about business opportunities at area Fortune 500 companies as part of the college’s inaugural corporate visit program this month.

Students walking across campus
September 20, 2017

College of Business Experiences Record Enrollment Growth

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The UTSA College of Business experienced record enrollments for Fall 2017. Total College of Business enrollment was 6,376, a 10 percent increase from Fall 2016 and the highest enrollment in the college’s history.

Geraldine Fennell
September 19, 2017

Carolan Research Institute Funds Marketing Research

Alvarez College of Business
The Carolan Research Institute has donated $100,000 to the UTSA College of Business Department of Marketing in support of marketing research.

Faculty and students in SCADA lab, paid for with help from the cyber security grant
September 19, 2017

College Receives $350,000 Grant for Cyber Security Programs

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Glenn Dietrich, professor of information systems and cyber security, received a $350,000 grant from the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) for cyber security educational programs.

New College of Business administrators
August 23, 2017

UTSA College of Business Welcomes New Administrators

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With the start of the academic year, the UTSA College of Business has announced several new administrative appointments that will support faculty, student development, academic programs and executive education.

MSDA students studying
August 21, 2017

College Graduates First Class of Data Analytics Students

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Culminating a momentous year of firsts, the UTSA College of Business graduated the first cohort of students in the M.S. in Data Analytics program and placed them on the pathway to professional success.

Accounting students at case study competition
August 21, 2017

Accounting Students Place Third in National Case Competition

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Accounting students at The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business placed third in the ALPFA/KPMG National Case Competition.

Ricky Vasquez
August 21, 2017

Honors Student Interning with the NCAA Men's Final Four

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Meet Ricky Vasquez. He’s an Honors College student who’s learning how to organize mega-sized sporting events.

Jaciel Castro
June 14, 2017

MBA Student Becomes First UT System Student Regent

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A University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) graduate student has been selected as the newest UT System Student Regent, the first UTSA student to serve in the role. Jaciel Castro, a UTSA master’s of business administration student pursuing a real estate finance concentration, will represent the UT System student voice at Board of Regents meetings.

Carla Juarez
May 31, 2017

Accounting Major Supports Other First-Generation Students

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Carla Juarez grew up in a small Texas town, and although neither one of her parents attended college she was a star student. With the second highest grade-point-average in her high school, Juarez expected to breeze through college.

Ron McKenzie
May 31, 2017

Marketing Alumnus Promotes the Ultimate Theme Park Experience

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Meet Ron McKenzie ’89. This UTSA alumnus is creating thrilling experiences for the young and young at heart as the director of marketing at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

Aaron Risinger celebrates with fellow EMBA graduates Ryan McLeaird and Jason Silberberg
May 30, 2017

EMBA Graduate Receives Wayne Drymala Leadership Award

Alvarez College of Business
Being recognized for exemplary leadership in a class of 35 executives is quite the feat. But, recent Executive MBA graduate Aaron Risinger, EMBA ’17 rose to the challenge and was voted by his classmates as the Wayne J. Drymala Memorial Endowed Leadership recipient this year.

Jonathan Clark receives award from Dan Hollas
May 18, 2017

College Recognizes Faculty and Staff at Awards Dinner

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The UTSA College of Business recognized the outstanding contributions of faculty, staff and retirees during the annual College of Business Awards Ceremony.

Charlotte Husoe
May 18, 2017

Husoe Completes Her Texan Adventure with Graduate Degree in Cyber Security

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Recent cyber security graduate Charlotte Husoe ’15, MSIT ’17 traveled 4,800 miles across the Atlantic Ocean from Ålesund, Norway to pursue her studies at the UTSA College of Business.

MS Business class photograph
May 11, 2017

First Cohort of M.S. in Business Students Graduate Saturday

Alvarez College of Business
When the first cohort of students in the Master of Science in Business program receive their diplomas this Saturday, they’ll graduate knowing that their new degree has placed them on the pathway to professional success.

May 10, 2017

Graduate Roberto Talamas Pursuing Career in Quantitative Finance

Alvarez College of Business
When Roberto Talamas graduates this week with a bachelor’s degree in statistics, he leaves knowing he has done all he could to prepare himself for a career in quantitative finance.

Tyler Werland presenting at a conference
May 9, 2017

Honors Student Pursues His Passion for Research

Alvarez College of Business
Pursuing his passion for research senior Tyler Werland won the Gayle Webb White Prize in Business Administration for a research presentation that he made at the Alpha Chi national convention last month.

Freddie Cuellar
May 1, 2017

Freddie Cuellar Found His Calling at UTSA

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Meet Freddie Cuellar. He’s taking his talents as a natural leader into the world of finance.

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April 27, 2017

UTSA College of Business Earns Reaccreditation

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The UTSA College of Business earned reaccreditation in business and accounting from AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Matthew McCarter
April 26, 2017

McCarter Receives Howe Teaching Award

Alvarez College of Business
Matthew McCarter, associate professor of management in the UTSA College of Business, was named the recipient of the Richard S. Howe Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award during the UTSA University Excellence Awards.

Colton Barton receiving his award
April 26, 2017

Marketing Major Named Outstanding Business Undergraduate

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Epitomizing the ideal business student, Colton Barton was named the Most Outstanding Undergraduate in the UTSA College of Business during the University Life Awards.

CITE winning team Chiron
April 25, 2017

Super-absorbent Gauze for Combat Wounds Wins UTSA Entrepreneurship Competition

Alvarez College of Business
Chiron, a student team that created a new type of gauze that has increased absorbency to prevent external hemorrhaging, won the top prize at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) $100K Student Technology Venture Competition. The challenge was sponsored by the UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE).

CITE 2017 spring competition
April 18, 2017

UTSA Students Pitch Their Innovations for a Shot at $100K in Prizes

Alvarez College of Business
On April 25, UTSA students will pitch their exciting new innovations to business leaders for a chance to start their own companies at the annual UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) $100K Student Technology Venture Competition. The event is combined with the College of Engineering’s Tech Symposium, which will showcase innovative student projects.

Barry Nussbaum
April 12, 2017

American Statistical Association President Demonstrates How Statistics Can Influence Decision Making

Alvarez College of Business
Barry Nussbaum, president of the American Statistical Association (ASA) and former chief statistician at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), spoke at The University of Texas at San Antonio April 3. His lecture, “What Did You Tell the President: Using Statistics to Make a Difference,” was well attended by students, faculty and community members.

Luke Scamardo
April 4, 2017

Scamardo Recognized for His Entrepreneurial Spirit

Alvarez College of Business
In recognition of his entrepreneurial spirit, Luke Scamardo was awarded the Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarship.

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April 4, 2017

UTSA Launches First Fully Online Degree Program in Cyber Security

Alvarez College of Business
In the fall of 2017, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) will begin offering its first fully online degree program, which will allow students to earn a B.B.A. in cyber security through the internet.

Andy Thomas Photo
March 22, 2017

Andy Thomas Challenges Graduate Students to Get Involved

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Andy Thomas challenges graduate students in the UTSA College of Business to get involved with student organizations and activities.

Russell Bellomy
March 22, 2017

MBA Student Russell Bellomy Flying High in His New Career

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Finding success both on the gridiron as well as in the classroom, Russell Bellomy will graduate this spring from the UTSA College of Business with both his MBA and a dream job at American Airlines.

Income inequality
March 6, 2017

Economics Professor Studies Income Inequality and Inflation

Alvarez College of Business
A new study by Edgar Ghossoub, associate professor of economics at The University of Texas at San Antonio, posits that income inequality, in varying economies, can have substantial positive and negative effects for people in all walks of life depending on what kind of financial system they live under.

Alexander Hilmy
March 1, 2017

Alumnus Alexander Hilmy Is Building His Brand

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Alexander Hilmy ’11. He’s the founder and CEO of Hilmy, an up-and-coming design firm in San Antonio.

NovoThelium team members winning the CITE competition
February 23, 2017

Student Biotech Startup NovoThelium Has Winning Formula

Alvarez College of Business
Combining business acumen with an innovative biomedical solution has been a winning combination for NovoThelium, a student-led startup biotechnology company.

Matthew Mussenden
February 22, 2017

Finance Student Chosen for Prestigious Goldman Sachs Internship and Scholarship

Alvarez College of Business
Matthew Mussenden is the first to admit that he didn’t know anything about finance a year ago.

CSPD event featuring Rod Colon
February 20, 2017

College's Sponsored Leadership Seminar for Students and Alumni

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More than 150 UTSA business alumni and students learned how to become the chief executive officer of Me, Inc. at a series of leadership events hosted by the UTSA College of Business Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD).

Matthew McCarter
January 25, 2017

Management Faculty Member Receives International Fellowship

Alvarez College of Business
Management faculty member Matthew McCarter will travel to New Zealand this spring after receiving the prestigious Visiting Erskine Fellowship at the University of Canterbury.

H. Raghav Rao
January 9, 2017

Business Researcher Shows How Phishing Scams Thrive on Overconfidence

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A new study by H.R. Rao, AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), examines overconfidence in detecting phishing e-mails. According to Rao, most people believe they’re smarter than the criminals behind these schemes, which is why so many fall easily into a trap.

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January 2, 2017

Top Ten UTSA College of Business Stories for 2016

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Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2016.

Richard Peretz
December 16, 2016

UTSA Alumnus Richard Peretz Named CFO at UPS

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Trading in a brown delivery uniform for a three-piece suit, Richard Peretz, ’85 has had an illustrious 35-year career working for UPS.

Elyas Mercado
December 15, 2016

Actuarial Science Graduate Completes Degree in Record Time

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Graduating in record time, Elyas Mercado will receive his bachelor’s degree in actuarial science this Saturday at UTSA’s commencement. Completing his UTSA course work in 2½ years, Mercado followed his passion for statistics and turned it into a successful college career.

Business Building
December 6, 2016

UTSA Study Examines CEO Influence on Corporate Political Activity

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November 21, 2016

Marketing Doctoral Students Enjoy Top Tier Successes

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The UTSA Department of Marketing has experienced great success this past semester with its current doctoral students as well as alumni.

Business Building on Main Campus
November 18, 2016

Finance Alumnus Finds Success on Wall Street

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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.

national debt
October 31, 2016

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

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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 it doesn’t start taking its spending problem seriously.

Richard Peretz
October 25, 2016

UPS CFO Richard Peretz to Present Frost Lecture Nov. 4

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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.

astroturfing
October 24, 2016

New UTSA Study Describes Method to Detect Dishonesty Online

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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.”

October 20, 2016

College Welcomes First Class of Data Analytics Students

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Sixty-three students began this fall as part of the first class of the new Master of Science in Data Analytics program.

Cyber Analyst Challenge
October 18, 2016

Business Students Finalists in National Cyber Analyst Challenge

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Cyber security students from The University of Texas at San Antonio have been named finalists in the 2016 National Cyber Analyst Challenge.

October 6, 2016

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

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Thanks to a generous $50,000 donation by BB&T, 12 business students received invaluable experience working at local nonprofit organizations.

Cyber security graphic
September 26, 2016

Business Faculty Training Army Reservists to Become Cyber Warriors

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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.

kpmg competition
September 22, 2016

Accounting Students Place Second in National Case Competition

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Accounting students at The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business placed second in the ALPFA/KPMG National Case Competition in Grapevine.

September 21, 2016

College Announces Administrative Restructuring

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The College of Business has recently made several administrative changes to better reflect the college’s strategic priorities.

Cyber Hall of Honor
August 23, 2016

UTSA Professors Inducted Into San Antonio Cyber Hall of Honor

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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 and Cyber Security, will be part of the first class of leaders and pioneers in the cybersecurity industry in San Antonio.


online shopping
July 25, 2016

New UTSA Study Delves Into Data Breaches and Customer Confidence

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According to a new study by H.R. Rao, AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), the willingness of online shoppers to return to a store after a breach is mostly dependent on age.

espionage prevention
July 18, 2016

Federal Grant Supports UTSA Research in Espionage Prevention

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Nicole Beebe, director of the Center for Education and Research in Information and Infrastructure Security at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), and Daijin Ko, UTSA professor of management science and statistics, have received a $649,172 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to strengthen insider threat detection.

Matthew McCarter
June 21, 2016

UTSA Professor Honored with Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

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Matthew McCarter, associate professor of management in The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business, was selected to receive the 2016 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award (ROTA) from the University of Texas System.

Suman-Basuroy
June 21, 2016

Suman Basuroy Named Graham Weston Endowed Professor

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Suman Basuroy, professor of marketing and chair of the Department of Marketing in the UTSA College of Business, has been named the Graham Weston Endowed Professor.“Dr. Basuroy is truly deserving of this honor,” said Wm. Gerard Sanders, dean and Bodenstedt Chair of the UTSA College of Business.“He is a prominent scholar in marketing, and he has been recognized internationally for his work.”

numbers
June 20, 2016

Business Researcher Studies the Importance of Numbers in Marketing

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How important are the numbers that surround us every day such as sales pricing, brand names or product attributes? And, do these numbers impact how we make purchasing decisions and conduct negotiations?

D. Anthony Miles
June 17, 2016

Marketing Alumnus Leads Consulting and Venture Acquisition Firm

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Featured most recently as a marketing expert in Forbes magazine, D. Anthony Miles, ’92 has built his career on assessing start-up companies and finding gaps in industry.

June 16, 2016

Doctoral Student Wins Dissertation Competition

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Marketing doctoral student B.J. Allen won the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) Dissertation Proposal Competition for his Ph.D. dissertation “Measuring the Positive Halo and Negative Cannibalization Effects of New Product Introductions in High-Tech Markets.”

Rhea Palicha
June 14, 2016

Marketing Alumna Is a Social Media Success

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Armed with a portfolio of marketing projects developed while a student at UTSA, recent marketing alumna Rhea Palicha, ’15 capitalized on her experiences to land a position as a social media specialist with IBM in Austin.

video game
June 13, 2016

UTSA Professors' Research Shows What Makes and Breaks a Video Game

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Research by Suman Basuroy, Graham Weston Endowed Professor and chair of the UTSA Department of Marketing, and Richard Gretz, UTSA associate professor of marketing, is delving into what makes or breaks a video game. A series of top-tier papers and presentations, including one at the Big Data, Big Movies conference in Berlin, Germany this fall, show that the video game industry has developed several innovative tactics to snag and keep customers.

Jose Ignacio Zambrano
June 3, 2016

Networking Was the Key to Accounting Student's Success

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From his hometown of Tampico, Mexico to his success as a UTSA senior in the College of Business Master of Accountancy program (MACY), Jose Ignacio Zambrano’s drive to achieve is inspired by his cultural heritage.

Neel Mehta Photo
June 3, 2016

Neel Mehta Values the Technical Skills He Gained in the College of Business

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Student involvement, internships and passion are the makings of a successful undergraduate career in information systems and cyber security.

Daisy Gonzalez
June 3, 2016

Marketing Student Interns with the Spurs

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Daisy Gonzalez, a UTSA College of Business junior majoring in sports, event and tourism management, walked into the San Antonio Spurs locker room one night at a game to record media interviews with the players. Being around the players often is an exciting experience, but as a communications intern for Spurs Sports and Entertainment, Gonzalez has maintained and perfected her professionalism at events.

UTSA Cybersecurity
June 3, 2016

UTSA Cyber Security Graduate Programs Ranked Among the Very Best in the Nation

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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has been ranked as one of the top two graduate cyber security programs in the United States, according to an analysis of 70 programs by Universities.com. The ranking highlights UTSA’s success in generating a pipeline of talented students with the knowledge and practical skills to excel in cyber security careers.


Hamid Beladi
June 1, 2016

Hamid Beladi Named Janey S. Briscoe Endowed Chair in Business

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Hamid Beladi, professor of economics and associate dean for research in the UTSA College of Business, has been named the Janey S. Briscoe Endowed Chair in Business.

May 19, 2016

Graduate Finance Students Place Third in Case Study Competition

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A team of graduate finance students placed third in the Association for Corporate Growth case study competition in Houston this semester. It was the second year that a UTSA team had participated in this competition.

Alyssa Dunn Photo
May 17, 2016

Alyssa Dunn Is Ready to Make a Difference Through Cyber Security Service

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Alyssa Dunn’s first introduction to cyber security was as a freshman at UTSA. Following her passion, Dunn received her bachelor’s from UTSA and continued on to complete her Master of Science in Information Technology degree this month.

International Business
May 13, 2016

MBA Students Place Second in International Business Plan Competition

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A team of MBA students from the UTSA College of Business placed second in the International Business Plan competition hosted by the Free Trade Alliance San Antonio last month.

Karla Cruz
May 11, 2016

Karla Cruz Completes an Outstanding Journey at UTSA

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Leaving on a high note, Karla Cruz will graduate this week with high honors, a bachelor’s degree in management and with the distinction of being named the Most Outstanding Undergraduate Student in the College of Business for 2016.

Abigail Medina
May 10, 2016

Abigail Medina Hopes to Go from UTSA to CPA

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San Antonio native Abigail Medina likes challenges. And, that drive led her to major in accounting and graduate with her Master of Accountancy degree this May.

Destinee Williams
May 9, 2016

Honors Student Overcomes Many Hardships to Shine at UTSA

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Overcoming a variety of hardships the summer before she entered UTSA, Destinee Williams will graduate this week from UTSA with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and will enter law school in the fall.

commencement
May 6, 2016

UTSA Commencement Celebrates the Accomplishments of 4,300 Students

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More than four thousand Roadrunners will toss their caps in celebration after they receive their diplomas at UTSA’s spring commencement ceremonies, scheduled Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15 at the Alamodome.

Matthew McCarter
May 6, 2016

Business Students Raise Almost $25,000 for Local Charities

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Students in Matthew McCarter’s Organizational Behavior and Management class recently completed an experiential learning project that resulted in almost $25,000 being raised for local charities.

Honeynet
May 5, 2016

UTSA Hosts The Honeynet Project Workshop

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On May 9 to 11, The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) will host the The Honeynet Project Workshop, a unique information security trends conference focusing on the tools, tactics and motives involved in computer and network attacks. Attendees from around the world, including a delegation of cyber experts from San Antonio, will take part in world-class hands-on trainings, technical discussions and information exchange.

Mark Leung
May 4, 2016

College Recognizes Faculty and Staff at Awards Ceremony

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The UTSA College of Business recognized the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff members during the annual College of Business Awards Ceremony.

Businessman looking at economic forecast
April 27, 2016

Economics Department Ranked Top 10

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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business Department of Economics was ranked one of the Top 10 economics departments in the South for faculty productivity according to an article in Applied Economics Letters.

tech contest
April 21, 2016

UTSA Students Vie for $100K in Prizes in Technology Start-up Contest

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Get your pitch ready: The $100K Student Technology Venture Competition is back at UTSA on April 26. The competition, hosted by the UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE), challenges UTSA students to create and pitch a product exciting enough to nab $100,000 in prizes and business-related services. The event is combined with the College of Engineering’s Tech Symposium, which will showcase innovative student research projects.

CFA research challenge
April 21, 2016

Finance Majors Reach Nationals of CFA Research Challenge

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A team of UTSA finance majors advanced to the national CFA Research Challenge in Chicago this month by beating out 26 competitors from schools such as Rice, Texas Tech and UT-Dallas. This was the second time that a UTSA team had advanced to the third round.

businessweek-top5ranking
April 20, 2016

College's Undergraduate Program Ranked Top 5 in Texas by Bloomberg Businessweek

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The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business was ranked one of the Top 5 schools in Texas and the No. 1 Hispanic Serving Institution in the nation by Bloomberg Businessweek in their 2016 ranking of Best Undergraduate Business Schools.

Business Building
April 18, 2016

Be Counted! Help Support the College in Giving Competition

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The UTSA College of Business needs your help to win $15,000 to support student services and programs in the college.

Sisters Daniela and Lorena Vazquez
April 18, 2016

Sisters Daniela and Lorena Vazquez Find Success in the College of Business

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Twin sisters and graduating seniors Daniela and Lorena Vazquez maximized their opportunities and found success in the UTSA College of Business.

sanders
April 15, 2016

Dean Wm. Gerard Sanders Presents State of the College Address

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College of Business Dean Wm. Gerard Sanders presented the annual State of the College address on April 13.

najim
March 22, 2016

Founder of Sirius Computer Solutions Harvey E. Najim to Present Frost Distinguished Lecture April 6

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Harvey E. Najim, founder and chairman emeritus of Sirius Computer Solutions, will present the keynote address at the Frost Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by the UTSA College of Business.

wilson
March 10, 2016

UTSA Receives National Award for Business Faculty Member's Volunteer Project

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The University of Texas at San Antonio has been honored with the United States President’s Bronze Volunteer Service Award by Junior Achievement.

leader
February 29, 2016

New UTSA Study Delves Into What Makes a Great Leader

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According to a new study by Dina Krasikova, assistant professor of management at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), the key to a successful, creative leader is confidence. Krasikova, an expert in leadership, took a closer look at the modern workplace and noted that many factors lead to a productive, well-led team.

Michael Sikorski
February 18, 2016

Malware Analysis Expert Michael Sikorski to Speak March 3 at UTSA

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The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business will host cyber security icon Michael Sikorski, the director of the FireEye Labs Advanced Reverse Engineering (FLARE) Team, for a lecture at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, March 3.

najim
February 18, 2016

Pathways Scholarship Program Established at UTSA College of Business

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San Antonio philanthropist Harvey E. Najim has established the Harvey Najim Pathways Scholarship program in the UTSA College of Business to prepare underserved students for jobs in high-demand fields.

H. Raghav Rao
February 18, 2016

College Names New AT&T Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security

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Following a comprehensive search process, H. Raghav Rao, a leading scholar in information assurance, has been named the new AT&T Distinguished Chair in Infrastructure Assurance and Security at The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business.

conference
February 17, 2016

UT System to Host Big Data Conference at UTSA March 30-31

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Taking a glimpse into the future of data analytics, the University of Texas System is hosting the Texas FreshAir Big Data & Data Analytics Conference March 30-31 at The University of Texas at San Antonio.

m.s. business
January 21, 2016

College Launching New M.S. in Business Degree Program this Summer

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Recognizing the need for all students to be able to receive education in business fundamentals, the College of Business is launching a new Master of Science in Business degree program this summer designed for non-business majors.

cyberloafing
January 18, 2016

UTSA study explores how to increase productivity by stopping cyber loafing

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A new study by Matthew McCarter, associate professor of management at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), looks into the bane of managers in nearly every industry: employees slacking off by excessively surfing the Internet, an activity known as cyber loafing.

Top 10 for 2015 award
December 18, 2015

Top Ten UTSA College of Business Stories for 2015

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Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2015.

Outgoing associate dean Diane Walz and incoming associate dean Pamela Smith
December 9, 2015

Pamela Smith Named Associate Dean of Graduate Studies

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After serving 12 years as the college’s associate dean of graduate studies, Diane Walz will step down from this administrative role on Dec. 31 and return to her faculty appointment as professor of information systems and cyber security.

Charlie Paulette presenting Dean's Forum January 27
December 9, 2015

Alumnus Charlie Paulette to Headline Inaugural Dean's Forum Jan. 27

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The College of Business will launch its inaugural Dean’s Forum lecture series next month featuring alumnus Charlie Paulette, ’92, EMBA ’01.

William Cavanaugh
December 8, 2015

Entrepreneurship Graduate and Athlete Creates App to Help Students

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Meet William Cavanaugh. For the past four years, you’ve seen him on the football field playing right guard for the Roadrunners. When he’s not on the offensive line, though, he’s making a difference in the lives of students.

Susan Pape
December 8, 2015

Accounting Alumna Named COO of Express-News

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Susan Pape ’86, who graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business with a degree in accounting, has been named Chief Operating Officer of the San Antonio Express-News.

Steven Gonzales
November 19, 2015

Alumnus Steven Gonzales Is a Leader in Cloud Computing

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STEVEN GONZALES, ’13 Consultant Software Engineer at EMC

November 19, 2015

Faculty Member Max Kilger Presents NATO Course on Cyber Terrorism

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The recent tragic events in Paris have underscored the need for international cooperation in the struggle to deal with terrorism throughout the world. Just this month Max Kilger, senior lecturer in cyber security and marketing, traveled to Turkey with an international team to conduct NATO training on cyber terrorism.

Student leaders Zack Dunn and Ileana Gonzalez
November 18, 2015

Business Students Leading UTSA Student Government

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According to business guru Peter Drucker, management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

Student pondering implications of Big Data
November 18, 2015

College of Business Launches New Big Data Program

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Big Data refers to data sets that are so large and complex that traditional information technology and analytical techniques are inadequate. Researchers use characteristics like the three “Vs” to describe the data created by this phenomenon: volume (amount of data), velocity (speed of information retrieval and processing) and variety (types of data).

Jenna Stoeltje
October 20, 2015

Graduate Real Estate Student Receives National Scholarship

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Jenna Stoeltje, a graduate student in the Embrey Real Estate Finance and Development Program, was one of only 10 students nationwide chosen to receive the CREW Network Foundation Scholarship.

Mike Garcia
October 20, 2015

Mike Garcia to Present Frost Distinguished Lecture Nov. 10

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Mike Garcia, ’85, chief financial officer and senior vice president of acquisitions and development for the Omni Hotels & Resorts, will present the keynote address at the Frost Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by the UTSA College of Business.

Gino Chincarini
October 19, 2015

Alumnus Gino Chincarini Is Longest-Running Alumni Supporter

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Gino Chincarini, ’79, MBA ’82 remembers his experience as a UTSA student as vividly as if it were yesterday. To this day, he cherishes the professors, the proud students and lifelong friendships. He personifies the spirit of a proud Roadrunner, and his 24 consecutive years of giving to the university are the evidence.

Zhongxia (Shelly) Ye
October 19, 2015

Do CEOs Influence Nominations for their Board of Directors

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Board of directors oversee the governance of public companies, but how much influence do CEOs have in the nomination process for directors? According to recent research by UTSA accounting faculty member Zhongxia Ye and her colleagues at Kennesaw State University, they found that CEO influence can vary widely.

Jennifer Suarez
October 7, 2015

Jennifer Suarez Joins College's Center for Student Professional Development

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The UTSA College of Business has appointed Jennifer Suarez, BA ’96 as the associate director of the Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD).

Wall Street Bull statue
October 5, 2015

Economics Professor Takes on "Too Big to Fail" Banks in New Study

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The financial crisis is nearly a decade in the past, but UTSA associate professor of economics Edgar Ghossoub says we’re still feeling the effects and are essentially living in a brave new financial world. In a study published in the European Economic Review, Ghossoub argues that because large banks have become bigger than ever, their market power is unprecedented and competition is rapidly becoming a thing of the past.

Walter Embrey
October 5, 2015

Walter Embrey Donates $1 Million to Real Estate Finance and Development Program

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Creating a legacy in the UTSA College of Business, San Antonio real estate legend Walter M. Embrey Jr. has made a $1 million gift in support of graduate student real estate education. In recognition of his gift, the college’s program will be named the Embrey Real Estate Finance and Development Program.

Kudla Foundation Research Laboratory Dedication
September 28, 2015

College Dedicates Laboratory in Honor of Alumni Nancy and Frank Kudla

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The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business dedicated the Kudla Foundation Research Laboratory last week in UTSA’s North Paseo Building.

investment_society
September 21, 2015

Investment Society Creates Tomorrow's Wall Street Leaders

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In just six years, the Investment Society at UTSA has gone from a finance club with half a dozen student members to one that holds meetings packed with over a hundred eager future investors. It’s fitting that the student organization is something of an upstart, because it takes ambitious college students and turns them into ready-made finance professionals.

Green Housing
September 15, 2015

What is the Value of Green Housing?

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Do energy efficient designations such as Energy Star homes and features such as double-pane windows and low flow toilets increase the value of a home?

Keying Ye
September 15, 2015

Keying Ye Named American Statistical Association Fellow

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Keying Ye, professor of statistics, was named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association.

Pat Clynes
September 15, 2015

Three Business Alumni Honored at Alumni Gala

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Three business alumni were honored by the UTSA Alumni Association during their annual Alumni Gala this fall.

Sharad Asthana
September 8, 2015

Sharad Asthana Named Chair of the Department of Accounting

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Sharad Asthana, professor of accounting, has been named chair of the Department of Accounting.

Matthew Chavana at JetBlue's Headquarters
August 19, 2015

Business Student Interns at JetBlue’s Headquarters

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Business student Matthew Chavana left San Antonio this summer to pursue an internship opportunity with JetBlue, a Fortune 500 company.

Max Kilger
August 19, 2015

College Offering New Master's Degree in Data Analytics

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Highlighting the college’s vision of championing innovative programs that provide students with applied skills, the UTSA College of Business will offer a new master’s degree in data analytics beginning Fall 2016.*

Nicole Beebe
August 3, 2015

Faculty Member Nicole Beebe Shares Insights on Hackers

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From your personal laptop to Target’s databases, it seems that since the digital age dawned cyber terrorists have been lurking just around the corner. But who are these people? What are their methods? Why do they do it? Nicole Beebe, the Melvin Lachman Distinguished Professor in Entrepreneurship and associate professor of information systems and cyber security in the UTSA College of Business, says it comes down to the hard truth that information is power.

Jerome Keating in a classroom teaching
August 3, 2015

Jerome Keating Receives Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

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You might never guess that a faculty member whose philosophy is that statistics is learned by solving problems—lots of problems—would be a student favorite. But, Jerome Keating is famous for keeping his class enraptured while he shares statistical problems from his days at Bell Helicopter or consulting with NASA.

Ernest Bromley
July 29, 2015

Alumnus Ernest Bromley Is Taking on the World

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Meet Ernest Bromley, ’78, ’80. He’s 64 years old and plans to retire from Bromley, the advertising agency he founded, to pursue a Ph.D.—but not before he completes a 375-mile bicycle race around Puerto Rico. He’s also one of UTSA’s first students.

Birthday cake
July 27, 2015

Marketing Researcher Studies Milestone Ages

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It’s hard for most people to look ahead to the next milestone age without cringing. According to a new study by UTSA marketing assistant professor Rajesh Bhargave, though, milestone ages aren’t just a time to look in the mirror and dread another wrinkle. Most people use them to take a long hard look at their health.

July 22, 2015

For the Spurs It's All About Human Resources

Alvarez College of Business
It’s hard to look at the Spurs’ locker room as any old office, but just as the team’s higher-ups rightly look at the franchise as a business, the players themselves follow the same general concepts of office living. Just in the past few weeks, Matt Bonner, Kawhi Leonard and (after much speculation) Manu Ginobili have signed with the Spurs for another season, and Trail Blazers’ star player LaMarcus Aldridge announced he’d be joining the team. UTSA Department of Management Professor Mark Lengnick-Hall says that how this shakes out next season is mostly a matter of human resources.

Julian Acosta
July 21, 2015

Business Alumnus Is Founder of Capital City Records

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Meet Julian Acosta ‘12. He started out studying music in his hometown of Querétaro, Mexico, but transferred to UTSA in 2010 to study business. Since then, he’s founded Austin-based music label Capitol City Records, which was named a top-10 label at the SXSW Music Awards.

Matthew McCarter
July 7, 2015

Management Researcher Finds Choice Motivates Employees

Alvarez College of Business
It seems to be the questions managers are often pondering: How do you keep employees motivated? How do you keep them happy? How do you get them to work harder? UTSA’s Matthew McCarter has arrived at some of that insight. He’s just released a co-authored study in the Human Resource Management Journal that suggests that choice in health plans plays a big role in employee motivation and happiness.

African Entrepreneurs Visiting UTSA
June 19, 2015

Business Faculty Member Helping Young African Leaders Become Entrepreneurs

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On June 17, 25 young leaders from nearly two-dozen different African nations arrived at UT-Austin to make their hopes and dreams for their countries a reality. Anita Leffel, senior lecturer in UTSA’s Department of Management and director of Entrepreneurship Programs in the College of Business, will show them how.

Hamid-Beladi-Nicole-Beebe
June 17, 2015

Two Business Faculty Members Receive Endowed Professorships

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Two College of Business faculty members have recently been appointed to endowed professorships.

Robert Cardy
June 12, 2015

Business Researcher Looks at Lying and Likability in HR Decisions

Alvarez College of Business
For the every day employment-seeker, a job interview can be terrifying. But who knew that the people doing the hiring also have something to fear?

Robert Cardy
June 8, 2015

Robert Cardy Named Chair of the Department of Management

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Robert Cardy, professor of management, has been named chair of the Department of Management. He replaces outgoing chair Stewart Miller, who had served as chair since 2013.

Hany Marie standing next to a Porsche
June 3, 2015

Marketing Alumnus in the Driving Seat at Porsche

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Hany Marie, MBA ’04, is a proud Roadrunner. At UTSA Marie received the necessary foundation to become successful in his marketing career. Now, he leads the marketing team at the Porsche Center in Kuwait.

Dempsey Thornton
June 1, 2015

Dempsey Thornton's Sports, Event and Tourism Management Degree Has Set Her Up for Success

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With the same passion and energy that she showed on the court, UTSA women’s volleyball player Dempsey Thornton was driven academically as well. Majoring in sport, event and tourism management, Thornton graduated from UTSA last fall.

Baby wearing the gel shield
May 27, 2015

MBA Student's Invention Receives FDA Approval

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Daniel Mendez ‘10 MBA ’14 was having a casual chat with friends one evening when one of them, a neonatal nurse, mentioned something about her workplace: Part of her routine was rotating the heads of newborns to keep their soft skulls from becoming deformed.

May 18, 2015

Business Faculty Members Receive Research Grants

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Seven College of Business faculty members were among 20 UTSA faculty members selected to receive research funding through the UTSA Office of Research INTernal Research Awards (INTRA) program.

Class photo of EMBA 17
May 7, 2015

College Graduates 17th EMBA Class

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The 17th UTSA Executive MBA class will graduate this weekend. The Executive MBA program began in 1997 and is a comprehensive 21-month lockstep MBA program designed for experienced managers, professionals and rising leaders.

Angeline Mathew
May 6, 2015

Angeline Mathew Breaks Stereotypes and Heads to Wall Street

Alvarez College of Business
Angeline Mathew doesn’t fit into a mold, she breaks them. A native of Dubai, Mathew moved to San Antonio with her family when she was 12 and graduated from Health Careers High School.

Timothy Breidenbach
May 6, 2015

Investment Society Leads Timothy Breidenbach to Goldman Sachs

Alvarez College of Business
As a child Timothy Breidenbach dreamed about being the guy dressed in a business suit seated in first class on an airplane. Well, his dream could soon become a reality as he graduates this week with his undergraduate degree in finance and economics and heads to Wall Street to work at Goldman Sachs.

Stephanie Dalmau
May 5, 2015

Stephanie Dalmau Looks at Business Globally

Alvarez College of Business
International business and finance major Stephanie Dalmau will complete her UTSA journey this Sunday when she receives her BBA–graduating cum laude with international distinction and highest honor.

Edgar Ibarra
May 4, 2015

Entrepreneurship Runs In Edgar Ibarra's Blood

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Edgar Ibarra. He knows that working hard and stepping out of one’s comfort zone is the key to being successful.

Elaine Sanders being congratulated by a student after receiving her award.
May 1, 2015

Elaine Sanders Receives President's Distinguished Achievement Award for University Service

Alvarez College of Business
Elaine Sanders, associate professor of accounting in the UTSA College of Business, received the President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Excellence in University Service during the 2015 University Excellence Awards Ceremony in April.

Deeksha Munjal receiving her award
April 29, 2015

Doctoral Student Wins People's Choice Award at Research Competition

Alvarez College of Business
Deeksha Munjal, a first year doctoral student in organization and management studies, won the People’s Choice award at the Ready, Set, Research Competition sponsored by the UTSA Graduate School.

Cynthia Lengnick-Hall
April 23, 2015

College Recognizes Retirees, Faculty and Staff at Awards Ceremony

Alvarez College of Business
The College of Business will recognize the outstanding contributions of faculty and staff members during the annual Business Awards Ceremony.

Janet Garcia
April 23, 2015

Business Student Janet Garcia Makes the Most of COB Opportunities

Alvarez College of Business
Janet Garcia knows how to make the most of opportunities that are presented to her. Garcia took control of her destiny by enrolling in the UTSA College of Business. A native of Weslaco, Texas in the Rio Grande Valley, Garcia will graduate this spring with a BBA in marketing. Ironically, she didn’t envision going to college until she was inspired to apply her senior year by her high school counselors.

Business plan graphic
April 22, 2015

College Hosts $100K Student Technology Venture Competition April 28

Alvarez College of Business
Seven UTSA teams comprised of undergraduate business and engineering students will compete in the $100K Student Technology Venture Competition, hosted by the UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE).

Lisa Montoya
April 21, 2015

College Expanding Entrepreneurship Program

Alvarez College of Business
In an effort to highlight the cross disciplinary nature of entrepreneurship, UTSA College of Business Dean Wm. Gerard Sanders has named Lisa Montoya as Associate Dean of Entrepreneurship Programs. She will also continue to serve as Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies in the College of Business.

Dan Karam
April 20, 2015

Business Alumnus Dan Karam Issues Alumni Challenge

Alvarez College of Business
Business alumnus Dan Karam, ’97, MS ’01 loves UTSA. And in an effort to share his love for his alma mater, he has challenged his fellow alumni to show their support for UTSA and their respective colleges by making a donation.

Students attending the San Antonio Women in Technology Symposium
April 10, 2015

UTSA Cyber Security Students Attend San Antonio Women in Technology Symposium

Alvarez College of Business
Six UTSA cyber security students from the College of Business recently expanded their networking opportunities by participating in the San Antonio University Women in Technology Symposium sponsored by the San Antonio chapter of Women in Technology.

Academy of Distinguished Researchers Logo
April 7, 2015

Hamid Beladi and John Wald Inducted Into UTSA's Academy of Distinguished Researchers

Alvarez College of Business
As part of its continuing commitment to research excellence, the University of Texas at San Antonio announces the establishment of the Academy of Distinguished Researchers. The purposes of the academy are to honor outstanding faculty who exemplify excellence in research; to foster a culture of exceptional research practices at UTSA; and to create a collective of faculty advocates who can serve as a resource for their colleagues.

Mike and Brigitte Perkins standing in front of the Business Building
March 24, 2015

Perkins Family Establishes Scholarship in Honor of Their Parents

Alvarez College of Business
Mike and Brigitte Perkins received a Christmas gift from their children that will last a lifetime. Their children Kimberly Stanley, ’95, Keri Saiz, ’01 and Michael Perkins, a UT-Austin alumnus, established the Mike and Brigitte Perkins Commitment to Education Endowed Scholarship in the UTSA College of Business.

Tracy Jackson receives award from Jim Groff and Gerry Sanders
March 23, 2015

Tracy Jackson Named Outstanding Accounting Alumnus

Alvarez College of Business
Tracy Jackson ’93, EMBA ’12, vice president and controller at Tesoro Corporation, was named the Outstanding Accounting Alumnus of the Year at the annual Accounting Stars luncheon this spring.

Cyber-defense-competition
March 20, 2015

UTSA Wins Regional Cyber Defense Competition

Alvarez College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition team won the Southwest Regional and will advance to the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) in partnership with Raytheon. The competition will be held at the San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk April 24-26.

Jan Clark
March 6, 2015

College Mourns Loss of Retired Faculty Member Jan Clark

Alvarez College of Business
Jan Guynes Clark , a retired professor of information systems in the UTSA College of Business, passed away March 2 at age 65. A champion of the college’s cyber security program, Clark was instrumental in leading the college’s doctoral program in information technology.

COB-honor-roll
February 23, 2015

Dean Sanders Announces Inaugural Recipients of Teaching Honor Roll

Alvarez College of Business
Twenty-nine faculty members in the UTSA College of Business have been chosen as inaugural members of the College of Business Teaching Honor Roll.

Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Talley signs Army Reserve Cyber Private Public Partnership Program agreement
February 20, 2015

U.S. Army Reserve Taps UTSA to Create Education Pathways for Cyber Warriors

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA has been selected by the United States Army Reserve as a founding member of the Army Reserve Cyber Private Public Partnership Program (Cyber P3). The initiative will produce highly qualified cyber warriors with advanced knowledge, mission-critical skills and military expertise, trained to protect and defend the nation from persistent threats, cyber terrorists and international criminal networks.

India immersion participants in front of the Taj Mahal
February 19, 2015

Business Students Participate in India Immersion Program

Alvarez College of Business
Getting out of their comfort zone, 16 UTSA business students visited India in January as part of the college’s international immersion program.

February 19, 2015

College Showcasing National Speakers at Big Data Symposium March 17

Alvarez College of Business
Recognizing the value of big data to businesses today, the UTSA College of Business is hosting “Big Data, Big Challenges,” a daylong symposium on March 17 dedicated to sharing recent knowledge and experiences in big data within the areas of business, cyber security, healthcare and visualization.

Albert Lee in his Iron Man costume
February 18, 2015

International Business Student Transforms Into Iron Man to Help Kids with Cancer

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Iron Man. Most know him as student Albert Lee, but when he pulls on one of the three Iron Man suits he’s custom-made, he transforms into his favorite superhero - someone looking to save the world, or at least make it a little brighter.

Kim Lubel
February 18, 2015

Kim Lubel to Present Frost Distinguished Lecture March 26

Alvarez College of Business
Kim Lubel, chairman, president and CEO of CST Brands, Inc., will present the keynote address at the Frost Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business. The lecture begins at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, March 26 in the Richard S. Liu Auditorium (2.01.02) of the Business Building on the UTSA Main Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

February 11, 2015

Women Seek Variety in Men and Consumer Products

Alvarez College of Business
New research from The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) College of Business suggests women seek more options in dating partners near ovulation — when they are most fertile — which may lead them to also seek a greater variety of products and services.

Cyber security graphic
January 27, 2015

Kudla Fellowship in Information Assurance and Security Seeking Applicants

Alvarez College of Business
Current or new full-time UTSA College of Business graduate students enrolled in the Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Cyber Security program are invited to apply for the prestigious Kudla Foundation Endowed Fellowship in Information Assurance and Security.

Money wrapped up in a bow
January 26, 2015

College Awarding $200,000 in Scholarships to Business Students

Alvarez College of Business
Applications are now being accepted for UTSA College of Business scholarships. The UTSA College of Business awards over $220,000 in scholarships each year to deserving business students.

Top Ten
December 19, 2014

Top Ten UTSA College of Business Stories for 2014

Alvarez College of Business
Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2014.

George Barrera
December 16, 2014

Entrepreneurship Graduate George Barrera Completes His Academic Journey

Alvarez College of Business
When George Barrera receives his BBA in entrepreneurship Dec. 20, he comes full circle in a journey that led him to ultimately open his own business.

Litzinger children
December 10, 2014

Family Endowed Scholarship in Tribute to Father

Alvarez College of Business
Siblings Jill (Litzinger) Grimes, John Litzinger and Linda Litzinger have established the Dr. William D. Litzinger Endowed Memorial Scholarship in memory of their father, William D. Litzinger, the first director of the college’s Division of Management and Marketing.

CITE competition 2014
December 9, 2014

Prototype Sleep Apnea Device Wins UTSA Entrepreneurship Competition

Alvarez College of Business
ISleepTech, a start-up company offering a breathing mask for people suffering from sleep apnea, triumphed at last weekend’s $100K Student Technology Venture Competition hosted by the UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE). Six UTSA undergraduates majoring in business and engineering developed a prototype and wrote a business plan to market the technology.

Nathan Hearn
December 9, 2014

Master's Student Nathan Hearn to Pursue Ph.D. in Labor Economics

Alvarez College of Business
Meet Nathan Hearn. After serving four-and-a-half years in the Marines — the seventh generation in his family in the Corps — he looked to higher education to help him achieve new career goals.

David Whyte
December 4, 2014

Renowned Poet David Whyte to Present Jan. 17

Alvarez College of Business
Internationally renowned poet and author David Whyte will present “The Harvest of Winter” at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17 in the Business Building Liu Auditorium (2.01.02) on UTSA’s Main Campus.

Technology graphic
December 3, 2014

Students Compete for $100K in Cash and Prizes in CITE Tech Start-up Contest

Alvarez College of Business
Seven UTSA teams comprised of undergraduate business, computer science and engineering students will compete for cash and prizes at the $100K Student Technology Venture Competition, hosted by the UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE). The competition is 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 6 in the Business Building Liu Auditorium (2.01.02) on the UTSA Main Campus.

Alex Rich
December 2, 2014

Dedication Drives Finance Alumnus Alex Rich

Alvarez College of Business
Alex Rich,’06, strategy and operations consultant at Deloitte, has always been driven. As an undergraduate, he completed his UTSA degree in finance in less than three years. Now, as a professional in oil and gas consulting in Houston, his dedication, passion and focus has led to a successful consulting career.

Charlie Paulette
November 20, 2014

Marketing Alumnus Charlie Paulette Shares His Story with Undergraduates

Alvarez College of Business
Charlie Paulette, ’92, MBA ’01, chief sales and marketing officer at The Gambrinus Company, spoke to a classroom of undergraduates in Marye Tharp’s Principles of Marketing class this month.

Martin Salinas with his wife Rebecca
November 13, 2014

Martin Salinas Is Invested in UTSA

Alvarez College of Business
Martin Salinas, ’94 credits his family for his personal success. “My parents were first-generation U.S. citizens,” said Salinas, who grew up near Harlingen, Texas. “Their parents encouraged them to go to school and get an education. They instituted the ethics and values that my parents instilled in me.”

UTSA business students intern at Ford
November 12, 2014

Business Students Intern at Ford Motor Company

Alvarez College of Business
This summer UTSA College of Business students Alicia Cordes and Lynsey Curran traded the hot, sunny weather of San Antonio for the chance to intern with Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, Michigan.

November 11, 2014

College Appoints New Advisory Council Members

Alvarez College of Business
Eight business and community leaders joined the UTSA College of Business Advisory Council this year. The Advisory Council is a senior-level advisory group whose purpose is to assist the dean, faculty and staff in raising the academic profile of the College of Business.

Charitable giving
November 11, 2014

Cultural Attitudes Impact Charitable Behavior

Alvarez College of Business
Can someone’s geographic location impact their charitable behavior?

Research showcase
October 28, 2014

College Unlocks Business Research in Nov. 6 Research Showcase

Alvarez College of Business
Hear from top business faculty as they “Unlock Business Research” during the UTSA College of Business Research Showcase on Thursday, Nov. 6. The event begins at 3:30 p.m. in Business Building Room 2.06.04.

Health technology
October 27, 2014

UTSA Awarded $400,000 DHS Grant to Train Students to Respond to Digital and Biological Threats

Alvarez College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has been awarded a two-year, $400,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop a DHS Scholars program, aimed toward building a future workforce for federal and private organizations addressing biological and digital threats.

Patrick Mulva speaking to business students
October 22, 2014

Patrick Mulva Shares his Stories of Leadership with Business Students

Alvarez College of Business
Patrick T. Mulva, MBA ’75, retired vice president and controller for Exxon Mobil Corporation, returned to his alma mater today to visit with business students and present the keynote Frost Distinguished Lecture address.

Patrick Mulva
October 17, 2014

Patrick Mulva to Present Frost Distinguished Lecture Oct. 22

Alvarez College of Business
Patrick T. Mulva, MBA ’75, retired vice president and controller for Exxon Mobil Corporation, will present the keynote address at the upcoming Frost Distinguished Lecture Series, presented by The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business. The lecture will begin at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 22 in the Richard S. Liu Auditorium (2.01.02) of the Business Building on the UTSA Main Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

tech contest
October 8, 2014

CITE to Host Boot Camp for Technology Entrepreneurs

Alvarez College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) will host its biannual Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp, sponsored by Jackson Walker LLP, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 11 in the Business Building University Room (2.06.04) on the UTSA Main Campus.

MBA athletes Nicholas Johnston and Jeromie Hill
October 8, 2014

MBA Students Excel in the Classroom and in Athletics

Alvarez College of Business
When classes began this fall at UTSA, two of the college’s newest MBA students had a competitive advantage over their classmates—they are both standout athletes on the UTSA football and basketball teams.

Paper Clip project participants
October 7, 2014

Business Students Learn the Art of Negotiation from the Paper Clip Project

Alvarez College of Business
What is a paper clip worth to you? For the more than 200 students in faculty member Matthew McCarter’s management classes this past year, their paper clips were transformed into a fully catered dinner by Taco Cabana’s executive chef, sofas, patio furniture, microwaves, flat screen televisions and $4,000 in gift cards, to name just a few.

John-Warren
October 1, 2014

John Warren Named Associate Dean of Recruiting

Alvarez College of Business
John Warren, associate professor of information systems and cyber security, has been named associate dean of recruiting in the UTSA College of Business. In this newly created position, Warren will be engaged in actively recruiting undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty members.

Cyber security image
September 11, 2014

UTSA Named a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense

Alvarez College of Business
The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is one of only 44 institutions in the nation designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Information Assurance (IA)/Cyber Defense (CD) by the National Security Agency (NSA) and Department of Homeland Security (DHS).

Michele Maasberg
September 9, 2014

Kudla Fellowship Program Supports Cyber Security Doctoral Student

Alvarez College of Business
Michele Maasberg had two passions growing up–computers and flying. She satisfied her love of aviation by serving as a helicopter pilot for the U.S. Navy. And, she is realizing her dreams in cyber security through the Nancy and Frank Kudla Endowed Fellowship in Information Assurance and Security.

Graduate business students
September 5, 2014

College Ranked Top 10 Graduate Business School for Hispanics

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business was ranked the No. 10 graduate business school in the nation for Hispanics, according to HispanicBusiness‘ 2014 Annual Diversity Report.

Project management students
August 25, 2014

Seven UTSA Students and Alumni Selected for Project Management Program

Alvarez College of Business
Seven UTSA students and alumni were selected to participate in Operation Career Launch, a joint partnership program between the UTSA College of Business and the Alamo Chapter of the Project Management Institute.

August 22, 2014

College Partners with Chase to Offer On-site Executive Education

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA College of Business has partnered with Chase to offer customized business training to its employees.

A man divided in half wearing a business suit and military fatigues
August 14, 2014

Business Ph.D. Student Conducting Groundbreaking Research on Veteran Hiring Decisions

Alvarez College of Business
In the coming years, increased troop withdrawals from the Middle East may result in greater numbers of combat veterans searching for jobs in the private sector. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, military veterans have numerous problems gaining and maintaining jobs in the United States, and their unemployment rates are consistently higher than nonveterans.

Bruce Rudy
August 14, 2014

Bruce Rudy Receives Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

Alvarez College of Business
Bruce Rudy fell in love with teaching during his first teaching assignment as a doctoral student at the McCombs School of Business at UT-Austin. Ironically, he hadn’t even considered teaching before walking through that classroom door. Now, four years later he has been named the recipient of the 2014 Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award.

Trent Berryman
August 13, 2014

Business Student Passionate About Entrepreneurship

Alvarez College of Business
Trent Berryman’s dream is to start his own company. His enthusiasm and dedication to entrepreneurship has been a hallmark of his studies at the UTSA College of Business.

Melody Lo
August 12, 2014

New College of Business Department Chairmen Chosen

Alvarez College of Business
Melody Lo

Robert Flores
August 7, 2014

Robert Flores Prepared for Success in Cyber Security

Alvarez College of Business
Robert Flores’ interest in computers began when he was a child. “I’ve always liked computers ever since I was young,” said Flores, a junior majoring in infrastructure assurance. “I got my first computer when I was four or five.”

Dana Forgione
July 29, 2014

Dana Forgione Reflects on the Creation of Medicare

Alvarez College of Business
Thanks to President Johnson, a rite of passage upon turning 65 has become enrolling in Medicare. Medicare was signed into law on July 30, 1965 and celebrates its 49th anniversary this month.

Anita Leffel teaching entrepreneurship to future African leaders
July 15, 2014

Business Professor Provides Entrepreneurship Training to Africa’s Future Leaders

Alvarez College of Business
This summer, Texas has been host to 25 young African leaders for an entrepreneurship training course at UT Austin and taught by UTSA entrepreneurship senior lecturer Anita Leffel.

July 14, 2014

UTSA Leaders Promote Cyber Security Efforts in D.C.

Alvarez College of Business
UTSA President Ricardo Romo led a contingent of university officials to Washington, D.C., the week of July 13 to discuss critical issues in cyber security and UTSA’s growing capabilities in cyber security and cloud computing.

tech contest
July 11, 2014

CITE Receives $300,000 Gift from 80/20 Foundation

Alvarez College of Business
The UTSA Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship (CITE) has received $300,000 from the 80/20 Foundation to continue its growth as San Antonio’s pipeline for young tech entrepreneurs. On the heels of becoming the first Texas university to receive distinction as a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps Site, UTSA’s focus on technology entrepreneurship is about to expand even further.

Russia immersion
June 13, 2014

Business Students Take Inaugural Immersion Trip to Russia

Alvarez College of Business
Twelve business students participated in the college’s inaugural international immersion to St. Petersburg, Russia last month. The trip also included a visit to Helsinki, Finland.