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.