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Graduate Chris Parafinczuk Strives to Protect Nation’s Infrastructure

Cyberattacks are a frequent threat to individuals and corporations. Almost everything that takes place connects to the Internet in some way. To ensure that people are able to safely connect and do business online, UTSA is preparing the next generation of cyber security professionals. Chris Parafinczuk enrolled at UTSA to learn how to develop secure… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Kayla Sulpizio

Kayla Sulpizio knew as a Harlan high school student that she wanted to pursue a degree in cyber security.  As a junior, she met with faculty member Max Kilger to learn more about the college’s cyber security degree program and the industry. Now with almost one semester under her belt as a freshman, she has… Read more »

Robert Ranara is What-A-Graduate

Robert Ranara, ’21 landed a dream job for most new college graduates—he gets to road trip for a living in the Whataburger food truck. As the marketing coordinator for the Whataburger food truck program, he promotes their brand on the road across their 14-state footprint. When he isn’t traveling, he works in their corporate office… Read more »

College Launches Innovative Degree in Applied Cyber Analytics

Continuing to excel in all things cyber, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business will offer a new B.S. in Applied Cyber Analytics degree in fall 2022. One of only a few cyber analytics degrees in the nation and the only program of its kind in Texas, this innovative degree will allow students to receive… Read more »

UTSA Cyber Range Hosting Open House Nov. 9-10

The Cyber Range at the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business is hosting an open house from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9-10 to showcase their world class, interactive cybersecurity training facility. Simulating real world cyber-attack scenarios, the range provides individuals and companies with hands-on training in a safe and secure environment. “Given the nationwide shortage… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Alejandro Mansbach

Looking to grow professionally, Alejandro Mansbach, ’19 returned to his alma mater this fall to expand on his technical expertise by pursuing a M.S. in Finance degree. “Graduate school was always in the back of my mind,” said Mansbach, who earned his undergraduate degree in management. “I wanted to gain some experience before going back… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Harrison Louis

Cyber security major Harrison Louis values the practical experience that he has gained from lab work in his classes as well as his professional experience with Advanced Micro Devices.  Taking classroom concepts and implementing those skills in real-life projects is instrumental in his learning. Harrison encourages students to follow their passions by committing fully to their… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Tu Thai

Undergraduate business student Tu Thai is majoring in one of the college’s newest degree fields–business analytics. A member of the college’s Business Honors program, he encourages other Roadrunners to not be afraid to ask for help from their advisors or college faculty and staff members. Favorite class One of my favorite classes so far is… Read more »

College Launches Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program

Promoting undergraduate research initiatives, the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business has named three senior business students as inaugural fellows in the Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program. This opportunity was created due to the generous contributions of Carlos Alvarez, founder of The Gambrinus Company. “The program is designed to cultivate research interest and to instill… Read more »

Nicole Beebe Selected for IAspire Leadership Academy

Cyber security expert Nicole Beebe has been named a fellow in the third cohort of the IAspire Leadership Academy, a national leadership program for academics in the STEM fields. The program aims to help STEM faculty from underrepresented backgrounds ascend to leadership roles at institutions of higher learning. Beebe is chair of the Department of… Read more »

Researcher Hamid Beladi Explores Link Between COVID-19 and Obesity

Links between obesity and mortality have become increasingly evident, since the earliest stages of the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading researchers from The University of Texas at San Antonio Carlos Alvarez College of Business and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee investigated if excess body weight may have been associated with high rates of COVID-19 mortalities around the globe.… Read more »