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College Hosts Intelligence Studies Boot Camp

The UTSA College of Business Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence hosted a data analytics boot camp this fall for 10 undergraduate students. Students were selected based on their prior knowledge of statistics, interest in a national security career, essay and general academic success.  The interdisciplinary and intercollegiate cohort included six students from UTSA, two… Read more »

Business Honors Students Participate in Entrepreneurship Startup Weekend

Hoping to expand their entrepreneurial mindset, two UTSA business honors students participated in and placed at two Techstars Startup Weekend events held virtually last month. Reem Youssef, a junior management major, attended the event hosted at Temple University in Philadelphia. Oliver Ortiz, a junior majoring in finance, competed in the event at the University at… Read more »

Roadrunner Spotlight: Tyler Mathews

Tyler Mathews is a graduate student pursuing a master’s in economics with a concentration in business data analytics and forecasting.  Recommended by faculty member Ron Sweet, MBA ’91, he is a member of the college’s Investment Society. Mathews shares personal insights with us as part of this week’s Roadrunner Spotlight. Favorite Class  I really enjoy… Read more »

Business Researcher Studies Team Communication in Virtual Environments

Workplaces looked very different nine months ago. For those who became telecommuters in the era of COVID-19, office door knocks and team meetings ’round the conference table have been replaced by pinging chat bubbles and cascading Zoom windows. During this nine-month transformation, researchers have learned many lessons about team communication and performance in the virtual… Read more »

Dean Gerry Sanders Stepping Down for Role at UNLV

William Gerard “Gerry” Sanders, dean and Bodenstedt chair of the UTSA College of Business, has been named dean of Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, effective January 1, 2021. “Gerry Sanders has helped to raise the stature of the College of Business as a socioeconomic driver for our region in alignment… Read more »

Kesley Smith a Rising Star in the Publishing Industry

Imagine hearing that you’ve been promoted and named a rising star in your industry on the same day.  That is exactly what happened to Kesley Smith, ’16, MS ’18 this fall. A graduate of the college’s M.S. in Business program, Smith was promoted to director of business development and corporate communications at Greenleaf Book Group… Read more »

Finance Student Discovers Passion for Oil and Gas at Valero Energy

Growing up in Houston Tomas Alvarado’s passion for the oil and gas industry came naturally. Alvarado originally thought he wanted to pursue a career in petroleum engineering, but instead found his true calling in business. “I enjoy corporate finance the most,” said Alvarado, who will graduate with his B.B.A. in finance this December. “In that… Read more »

Dr. Rajeev Suri, EMBA’20 (Health Professionals Track)

Dr. Rajeev Suri from UT Health San Antonio reflects on his recent experience as part of the first graduating cohort of the EMBA for Health Professionals at UTSA. “When I joined the program, my basic plan was to understand more about the finances and the budgeting, because that was the biggest challenge that I had.… Read more »

College of Business Receives $400,000 Grant from Raytheon Technologies

Researchers at The University of Texas at San Antonio College of Business Cyber Center for Security and Analytics have partnered with Raytheon Intelligence & Space to study the use of artificial intelligence to detect malicious attacks. The project, funded by a $447,000 grant from Raytheon Intelligence & Space, is being led by Nicole Beebe, professor… Read more »

Graduate Students Gain Networking Experience

The UTSA College of Business Office of Graduate Studies sponsored 18 graduate students who attended two virtual professional development and career conferences this fall. Five students participated in the National Black MBA Association conference in September. They were Andres Cuellar, Winona Johnson, Khiry Milton, Gabriella Villanueva and Tya White. The conference featured keynote speeches, panels,… Read more »

Business Students Place Second in Cyber Security SOCathon Competition

A team of students from the UTSA College of Business placed second in the 2020 UTSA Cyber Range SOCathon competition. The students were members of the CompTIA student chapter at UTSA.  Team members were juniors Cris Rivera and Ryenn White; seniors Chris Bates, Brandon Taylor Bonnell, Adam Kissee and Chandler Santos; and graduate student Steven… Read more »