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Lorenzo Garza Has Built a Successful Career at the Federal Reserve

What started as an internship at the Federal Reserve in Washington, D.C. while he was a student at UTSA, turned into a lifelong career in the banking industry for Lorenzo Garza, ’99. Throughout his 24-year career, Garza has focused on the field of bank risk management working for Goldman Sachs, Scotiabank and the Federal Reserve… Read more »

Finance Professor Uncovers Gender Pay Gap Across Cultures

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… Read more »

College Welcomes New Faculty for Fall 2023

The college welcomed 21 new full-time faculty to start the fall semester, including 12 new tenure-track faculty. ACCOUNTING Teena Philip, postdoctoral fellow Abigail Zhang, assistant professor ECONOMICS Rodrigo Velez, professor Natassa Zervou, associate professor FINANCE Tim Zhang, assistant professor INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND CYBER SECURITY Brent Bloodworth, assistant professor of practice Thomas Ervin, assistant professor of… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Sarah Pennington

Meet Sarah Pennington, a graduate student from Fredericksburg, Texas earning her Master of Science in Business at the Carlos Alvarez College of Business! Expected Graduation: Spring 2024 Favorite class, professor, or topic you’ve learned about this year? My favorite class so far has been MGT 5043, Management and Behavioral Organizations. In this class we were… Read more »

Leung Named a Romo Endowed Professor

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. Over the course of the… Read more »

UTSA Marketing Student Lands Internship with the NFL

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). Discovering the opportunity through Handshake, UTSA’s student career… Read more »

Wenbo Wu Named a Texas Academic Leadership Academy Fellow

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. TALA is a year-long experience that develops leadership skills in aspiring academic leaders. TALA Fellows are guided by senior academic leaders and mentors… Read more »

College Mourns Loss of Faculty Member Pamela Smith

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. Visitation services will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25 at Lewis Funeral Home. The funeral service will be… Read more »

Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Business Students Create Startup Companies During Immersion Experience

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… Read more »

Business Faculty Member Receives NSF Grant to Defend Against Online Hate

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. Awarded to support promising new faculty in jumpstarting their academic research careers, Vishwamitra will be… Read more »

Meet A Roadrunner: Emmanuel Collingwood

Meet Emmanuel Collingwood, an undergraduate finance student minoring in economics in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business! Expected Graduation: December 2024 Favorite class, professor, or topic you’ve learned about? My favorite class has been the GBA business ethics class because I love philosophy. My favorite professor has been Professor Patrick Lee. I took Honors Accounting… Read more »

Meet a Roadrunner: Daisy Flores

Meet Daisy Flores, an undergraduate accounting student from Wichita Falls, TX in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business! Expected Graduation: December 2023 Favorite class, professor or topic you’ve learned about this year? I am surprised to say that my favorite class this year was Intro to Environmental Science with Professor Terri Matiella. Learning about the… Read more »