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College Welcomes Four New Faculty for Fall 2021

The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business welcomes four new full-time faculty members this fall 2021 semester. Department of Economics Jon Moreno-Medina was named an assistant professor in the Department of Economics. His research focuses on urban, public and media economics as well as developmental economics and political economy. Moreno-Medina received his Ph.D. in economics… Read more »

Albert Huang Named Faculty Director of EMBA Program

Albert Huang has been named the faculty director of the Executive MBA (EMBA) program in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business. He will be responsible for developing the strategy of the program, overseeing the academic curriculum, coordinating program faculty and designing enriching experiences for the students. “We are excited to welcome Albert to this… Read more »

College Appoints New Faculty Fellows

The UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business has appointed two faculty members to serve as Faculty Fellows. Deepa Chandrasekaran, associate professor of marketing, will focus on new faculty orientation and mentoring. She joined the college in 2014 and received her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. “I have always been deeply interested in engaging… Read more »

Executive MBA Graduates Recognized at Hooding Ceremony

In celebration of their recent graduation, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business Center for Professional Excellence hosted a hooding ceremony for the 2021 Executive MBA (EMBA) graduates. Graduates participated both in-person and virtually to celebrate their successes as well as their perseverance due to the educational challenges faced during the pandemic. During the ceremony… Read more »

Marketing Student Jaci Finch Publishes Children’s Book

The next time you are looking for an entertaining and educational book to read to a child in your life, consider picking up one penned by business student Jaci Finch. Her latest is the second in a series promoting the importance of financial literacy to children—particularly, the finiteness of money and the importance of saving.… Read more »

Business Researcher Receives $500,000 NSF Grant to Study Ransomware

UTSA will receive new funding to support its efforts to fight cyberattacks. The National Science Foundation (NSF) awarded a $500,000 grant to the Cyber Center for Security and Analytics, an academic center within the Carlos Alvarez College of Business. The money will go toward developing data-driven methods and algorithms to make cyberinfrastructure more resilient against… Read more »

Victor De Oliveira Named Fellow of American Statistical Association

Victor De Oliveira, professor of management science and statistics at the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business, was named a fellow of the American Statistical Association. He will be honored during the association’s annual meeting this August. De Oliveira was recognized for his “innovative and transformative methodological research in Bayesian spatial statistics and modeling non-Gaussian… Read more »

Ph.D. Graduate Qiang Zhou’s Research Accepted by Top-Tier Journal

Graduating with his Ph.D. in marketing, Qiang Zhou leaves UTSA with a job offer from Renmin University, a leading Chinese university, and an accepted publication in the Journal of Marketing–one of the top journals in marketing. Zhou’s path did not initially point to academia. After graduate school, he pursued an entrepreneurial venture with a friend,… Read more »

Finance and Economics Student Lauren Chung Will Graduate Debt Free

Feeling financially liberated, Lauren Chung will graduate from the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business debt free this month. When her father passed away unexpectedly during high school, obtaining financial support was an important concern for her.  UTSA offered Chung a Presidential Scholarship, Pell grants and financial aid to help offset the cost of her… Read more »

Accounting Graduate Yaksh Patel to Join Big Four Firm EY

Yaksh Patel had a dream of obtaining a position with a Big Four accounting firm. He achieved that goal when he received a full-time offer with EY in the tax division this semester. Traveling from Kenya to attend UTSA, Patel will graduate this spring with his bachelor’s in accounting, but will continue as a graduate… Read more »

Finance Graduate Sally Sullivan Valued UTSA’s Resources

Always knowing that business was the path for her, San Antonio native Sally Sullivan began her career at UTSA after transferring from Texas A&M following her freshman year. Unsure at first about her major, she was soon drawn to the field of finance after an internship experience she had with Rackspace as a sophomore. A… Read more »