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Two Students Selected to Join Alvarez Fellows Research Program


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. Established in fall 2021, the Alvarez Fellows Program is a two-and-a-half… Read more »

Soledad Bautista Competes in HSI Battle of the Brains


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. Bautista was motivated to apply for the competition for a chance to meet like-minded students… Read more »

Graduate Hannah Hardee Finds Her Fit in Cyber Security


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… Read more »

Statistics Student Victor Feagins Transformed by UTSA Experience


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. While a student at Brandeis High School in San Antonio… Read more »

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


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. Growing up on the south side of San Antonio, she noted that most people from her community… Read more »

Business Graduate Makes an Impact Through Campus Involvement


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. His will to influence change also inspired him to join several student organizations… Read more »

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


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. Growing up in the Caribbean, he came to the United States to attend college. After receiving his undergraduate and graduate degrees in mathematics from… Read more »

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


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. A San Antonio native, Okhiria chose to attend UTSA because it was close to home, and he was attracted to the college’s No. 1… Read more »

UTSA Students Place Third in Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition


A team of UTSA students placed third in the Southwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) held in Tulsa, Oklahoma. CCDC is one of the most prominent cyber security defense competitions in the nation.  Requiring students to display both technical and business skills, the competition provides a controlled, competitive environment to assess the students’ depth… Read more »

College Names Distinguished Graduate Students


Twenty students were chosen as Distinguished Graduate Students in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business. Recipients were required to have a 3.5 GPA or higher, embody academic excellence and demonstrate leadership within their academic field. This year’s honorees include the following students: Majed Abdulaziz, M.S. Finance Lisa Cortinas, M.S.I.T. Cyber Security Sunanda Das, M.S.… Read more »

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


San Antonio-based real estate investment company Embrey has donated $100,000 to the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business to endow the Embrey CREW Scholars Program. “Embrey has been a partner of UTSA for many years, and we are excited to build on this relationship through the CREW Scholars Program,” said Trey Embrey, president and CEO… Read more »

Statistics and Data Science Program Nationally Ranked


The Master of Science in Statistics and Data Science program in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business has been ranked 79th in the United States by U.S. News and World Report in their 2023 Best Graduate Schools rankings. U.S. News and World Report collected statistical survey data from more than 2,150 programs and reputational… Read more »

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