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Study Abroad Experience Life Changing for Abel Garcia Chavez

Abel Garcia Chavez experienced the opportunity of a lifetime when he chose to study abroad in France last fall. Chavez’ journey began when he was awarded the prestigious Gillman Scholarship that provides students with limited means the ability to study abroad. With the help of Krishna Garza-Baker, assistant director of experiential learning in the Carlos… Read more »

College Mourns Loss of Retired Faculty Member David Johnsen

David Johnsen, a retired associate professor of practice in marketing in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA, died on Feb. 4 following a battle with pancreatic cancer at the age of 75. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held from noon-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 22 at River City Community Church,… Read more »

College Named One of the Best Business Schools by The Princeton Review

The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA has been named one of the best on-campus MBA programs by The Princeton Review in its list of Best Business Schools for 2023.   “This ranking reflects the quality of our program in comparison with other schools throughout the world,” said Juan Manuel Sanchez, associate dean of graduate… Read more »

Investment Society Students Give Back to Costa Rican Community

Nine finance majors from the Investment Society student organization in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA learned firsthand about mircrolending by participating in an experiential learning experience in Costa Rica with Ron Sweet, MBA ’91, associate professor of practice in finance. Student participants were Devin Driskell, Juan Carlos Gallegos, Alinna Garcia, Bryan Gonzalez,… Read more »

Pre-Ph.D. Students Participate in The PhD Project Conference

Two UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business graduate students attended The PhD Project‘s annual conference in Chicago last year. The participants were Veronica Diaz, a MBA student, and Holly King, ’22 a graduate student in the master’s of economics program. They were two of only 180 students selected to participate nationwide. Both students are members… Read more »

College Recognizes Staff Members for Excellence

The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA recognized the outstanding contributions of staff members in 2022 during the annual awards ceremony in January. Five staff members were recognized for making significant contributions to the college through leadership, service, innovation and extra effort. Krishna Garza-Baker, assistant director of experiential learning, received the Rising Star Award… Read more »

College Honors Faculty Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service

The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business recognized the outstanding contributions and accomplishments of faculty members in 2022 during the annual awards ceremony in January. Ten faculty members were honored for excellence in the areas of teaching, research and service. Teaching Excellence Mark T. Leung, professor of management science and statistics, was named the recipient… Read more »

Joe Broschak Named Chair of the Department of Management

Joe Broschak has been named chair and professor in the Department of Management in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA. He will begin his duties on Sept  1. “I’m very excited to have Joe join the Alvarez College of Business in this leadership role,” said Jonathon Halbesleben, dean of the Alvarez College of… Read more »

Fall 2022 Graduate Showcase: Bianca Diaz

When it was time for Bianca Diaz to choose which university to attend after graduation, she had a hard time picking the right fit for her. Upon touring UTSA, interim dean of the Honors College, Jill Fleuriet, quickly made Diaz feel like she was back at home in the valley. Both from Harlingen, Fleuriet’s hospitality… Read more »

Fall 2022 Graduate Showcase: Daniel Reyna

Daniel Reyna,’18 earned his first bachelor’s degree in environmental science almost 10 years ago.  But the COVID-19 pandemic prompted him to return to UTSA to follow his passion for biological advances and statistical data. Reyna, a native of El Paso, will graduate next week with a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Data Science with… Read more »

Fall 2022 Graduate Showcase: Katie Celaya

Katie Celaya, ’21 has always had a special place in her heart for San Antonio. Frequenting the 210 for family vacations, Celaya knew that someday she would attend UTSA and live here. When the Midland native first arrived in San Antonio for her undergraduate degree, she knew no one. But when Celaya crosses the stage… Read more »

Riley Hamilton Earns Her B.B.A. at the Age of 19

The beginning of Riley Hamilton’s college experience was anything but normal. Not only did she kick off her freshman year at UTSA during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic, but she did so at the age of 17. Next week, Hamilton will earn her B.B.A. in Management, with a concentration in Human Resources Management, at just 19… Read more »