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Roadrunner Spotlight: MS Finance Student Hector Emiliano Morales


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. Favorite Class I really enjoyed Corporate Restructuring with faculty… Read more »

Nancy Scott Jones Named Associate Director of Employer Relations


Nancy Scott Jones has been named associate director of employer relations for the UTSA College of Business. She has served the College of Business since 2016 as an associate director with the Center for Student Professional Development. In this new role Scott Jones will be a member of the Dean’s Office team and has been… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: MBA Student Stephanie Thornton


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… Read more »

Pamela Smith Named Interim Dean of College of Business


UTSA Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs Kimberly Andrews Espy today announced the appointment of Pamela Smith as interim dean of the College of Business, effective January 1, 2021, while a national search for a permanent dean is conducted. College for Health, Community and Policy Dean Lynne Cossman will chair the search advisory committee; Lorenzo Gomez, CEO of Geekdom and co-founder of… Read more »

College Hosts Intelligence Studies Boot Camp


The UTSA College of Business Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence hosted a data analytics boot camp this fall for 10 undergraduate students. Students were selected based on their prior knowledge of statistics, interest in a national security career, essay and general academic success.  The interdisciplinary and intercollegiate cohort included six students from UTSA, two… Read more »

Business Honors Students Participate in Entrepreneurship Startup Weekend


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. Reem Youssef, a junior management major, attended the event hosted at Temple University in Philadelphia. Oliver Ortiz, a junior majoring in finance, competed in the event at the University at… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Tyler Mathews


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. Favorite Class  I really enjoy… Read more »

Business Researcher Studies Team Communication in Virtual Environments


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… Read more »

Dean Gerry Sanders Stepping Down for Role at UNLV


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. “Gerry Sanders has helped to raise the stature of the College of Business as a socioeconomic driver for our region in alignment… Read more »

Kesley Smith a Rising Star in the Publishing Industry


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. A graduate of the college’s M.S. in Business program, Smith was promoted to director of business development and corporate communications at Greenleaf Book Group… Read more »

Finance Student Discovers Passion for Oil and Gas at Valero Energy


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. “I enjoy corporate finance the most,” said Alvarado, who will graduate with his B.B.A. in finance this December. “In that… Read more »

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