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College Launches Inaugural Business Honors Program

The UTSA College of Business inducted its first class of 28 students into the new Business Honors Program on February 15. “We are happy to welcome our inaugural class of Business Honors students to this program,” said Rosa Garza-Girdy, assistant dean of undergraduate studies. “The program will feature both academic and co-curricular experiences. We look… Read more »

Business Students Participate in India and Hong Kong Immersions

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. The winter immersions are two-week, faculty-led programs where students visit local businesses, attend academic lectures and explore the cultural locations of the host country. “This… Read more »

EMBA Class Gains Global Perspective in Southeast Asia

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. “The purpose of the international trip is to provide students with diverse perspectives on how business… Read more »

UTSA Finance Students Aid Costa Rican Community

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. The students were sponsored by Indigenous Community Development International (ICDI), a charity founded by Ron Sweet, MBA ’91, a… Read more »

Professor Emeritus of Marketing Joel Saegert Passes Away

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. Saegert will be remembered by his friends and colleagues for his dedication to his… Read more »

Top Ten UTSA College of Business Stories of 2018

Looking back through the past year in the UTSA College of Business, we’ve compiled below the Top 10 stories of 2018. #10–Business Students Receive $250,000 in Scholarships #9—UTSA College of Business Hosts Cyber Endeavour Conference #8—Allen Zhang Named Tom C. Frost Endowed Professor #7—College of Business Launches New Executive Education Programs #6—Finance Students Advance to… Read more »

Finance Graduate Tracy Conner to Continue Her Education and Earn CPA

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. Conner’s… Read more »

UTSA Cyber Security and IS Student Jessica Lê Starts Career at Chevron

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. “I love the feeling of being in a fast-paced, diverse and challenging environment,” said Lê, a first-generation student. “Cyber security is such a… Read more »

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

It has become too commonplace to learn about major data breaches at financial institutions, retail stores or restaurant chains. Traditional cyber security methods are not enough to stop these attacks. But, with the advent of new analytical tools including deep learning and artificial intelligence, cyber professionals are going on the offensive to prevent these occurrences.… Read more »

EMBA Students Study Innovation Through Crowdsourcing

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. “I want students in my class to have a paradigm shift,” said Keeton. “When we introduce… Read more »

Record Number of Business Students Participate in CAP Program

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. CAP, the college’s signature professional development program, is comprised of 17 hours of professional development education including the conference, resume writing training, mock… Read more »