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Annual Reports

MBA Students Partner with Kinetic Concepts

A team of UTSA MBA students were chosen to participate in “mock executive interviews” for Kinetic Concepts, Inc. The students were interviewed by teams of human resource professionals, who were perfecting behavior-based interviewing techniques. Student benefits included gaining practical experience in a “live” but risk free business environment, and preparing them for the job search… Read more »

Twelve New Faculty Join College

Twelve new tenured or tenure-track faculty members joined the College of Business this fall. New faculty members include a new chaired professor and a chair for the Department of Management. Dana Forgione, professor of accounting, has been named the Janey S. Briscoe Chair in Business. In this role, he will lead the college’s initiatives in… Read more »

COB Students Participate in Brazilian Immersion Experience

This summer six undergraduate students and two faculty members participated in a business immersion course that included a 10-day field experience in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. During the experience, the students were trained in Brazilian business practices and introduced to top-level corporate executives. Executives included the Vice President of Marketing for Globo Television,… Read more »

Management Students Participate in Ethics Project

Teams of UTSA College of Business students in a business ethics course taught by Victor Heller, associate professor of marketing, participated in a community service project for the Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health. The students conducted an educational assessment project to identify the first recipients of the center’s San Antonio Ethics in Business Awards. They… Read more »

College Graduates First Doctoral Class

UTSA’s College of Business graduated its first class of doctoral students during commencement exercises May 11. Four doctoral students completed their degrees this spring. They were Paramita Bandyopadhyay, Brian Daugherty, James Hackard and Wayne Tervo. They received their degrees in accounting and finance and each have accepted faculty positions at leading institutions. Also participating in commencement exercises were Craig Armstrong, organization… Read more »

Three Faculty Receive President’s Distinguished Achievement Award

Three College of Business faculty members were honored at the university’s Faculty Honors Convocation in May. Yiuman Tse, professor of finance, received the President’s Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching Excellence. Tse develops courses that are challenging, but still receives outstanding ratings from his students. He translates theoretical knowledge into practical applications and incorporates current affairs… Read more »

COB Staff Award Winners Announced

The College of Business honored the accomplishments of staff members during an awards reception May 5. The Dean’s Excellence Awards were instituted last year by Dean Lynda de la Viña to recognize the accomplishments of professional and classified staff members who excel in their job duties in the college. The three recipients were John Jennings, Elaine Miller and Judy… Read more »

Five College of Business Faculty Honored

Five faculty members were honored for excellence in the areas of teaching, research and service at the College of Business Awards Reception May 5. Yiuman Tse, professor of finance, received the E. Lou Curry Teaching Excellence Award. The college’s premier teaching award, the E. Lou Curry Award is presented in memory of Lou Curry, a… Read more »

Business Dean Named Recipient of Oppenheimer Achievement Award

Dr. Lynda de la Viña, dean and Peter Flawn Professor of Economics at the UTSA College of Business, was awarded the Jesse H. and Sue Oppenheimer Achievement Award last week at the Beyond the Glass Ceiling dinner sponsored by local law firm Oppenheimer, Blend, Harrison and Tate. The event was held to commemorate National Women’s… Read more »

Panelists Discuss the Prospects for Professional Women

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the College of Business hosted a panel March 30 titled “Glass Ceiling or Broken Barriers?: Prospects for Professional Women at the Start of the 21 st Century. Panelists were Ann Bohl Deacon, founder and CEO of Deacon Recruiting; Dr. Denise Dimon, director of the Ahlers Center for International Business at the… Read more »