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Annual Reports

Aspiring Entrepreneurs: Business Students Create Startup Companies During Immersion Experience

Seven Carlos Alvarez College of Business students are participating in the European Innovation Academy (EIA) this summer in Porto, Portugal. EIA is a three-week accelerated learning opportunity that focuses on entrepreneurship and includes students from over 80 countries. Teams comprised of five business students came together to experience the real-life process of building a startup… Read more »

Business Students Travel to Germany and Chile

This summer two groups of Carlos Alvarez College of Business students traveled abroad to participate in the college’s experiential learning programs to Chile and Germany.  As part of the program the students attended academic lectures, met with local business leaders and visited cultural sites. Eighteen Roadrunners traveled to Germany where they visited the U.S. Department… Read more »

Students Embark on Business Trek to Washington, D.C.

Nineteen Carlos Alvarez College of Business students traveled to our nation’s capitol to participate in the college’s Global Business Trek experiential learning program. Student participants were Ricardo Ayala, Anyssa Bravo, Sofia Chapman, Emmanuel Collingwood, Lily Espinoza, Andrew Estrada, Daisy Flores, Stephanie Florez, Sydney Jackson, Jasmine Mendoza, Luis Nino, Dante Okpala, Angela Otuokere, Cynthia Pena-Baker, Beverly… Read more »

UTSA Team Places Third in National Supply Chain Competition

A team of  students from the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA placed third in the Historically Black College (HBCU) and Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) National Supply Chain case competition held at Arizona State University. Ten teams participated in the competition. Team members were Austin Chong, Patrick McAuliffe, Meklit Mennu and Chris Winans. The students… Read more »

Business Students Participate in National Diversity Case Competition

Focusing on the value of diversity in business, a team of four undergraduate business students in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA were selected to participate in the National Diversity Case Competition (NDCC) hosted by Indiana University this spring. The competitive event featured teams from 32 universities. Team members were economics students Jasmin… Read more »

UTSA Cyber Competition Team Competes in Global Finals

UTSA’s cyber competition team competed in the global finals of the Collegiate Penetration Testing Competition (CPTC) in New York this spring. The interdisciplinary team, comprised of cyber security and computer science majors, was one of 15 groups worldwide who advanced to the finals.  Team members were Timothy Avram, Alex Bryant, Aditya Dindi, Mason Eckenrod, Julian Peña and Jacob Rahimi. Team coaches were… Read more »

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 »

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 »

From Scholars to Interns: Students Reflect on UTIMCO Experiences

Five students in the UTSA Carlos Alvarez College of Business were chosen to participate in the inaugural UTIMCO Scholars’ program, where they were immersed in the asset management industry to refine their professional development and networking skills.    Participants were nominated by senior leaders at their schools. Forty-one juniors from 10 campuses across The University of… Read more »

Students Build Startups as Part of Portugal Immersion

Twelve Carlos Alvarez College of Business students embarked on a journey 4,973 miles away across the Atlantic Ocean for an experience of a lifetime. They participated in a Global Business Trek to Porto, Portugal hosted by the European Innovation Academy this past summer.  The three-week accelerated learning opportunity included 500 students from over 80 countries.… Read more »

Business Students Participate in Domestic Immersion to San Francisco

A group of 25 Carlos Alvarez College of Business students traveled to San Francisco last month to participate in a domestic immersion hosted by the college’s Alvarez Student Success Center. During the four-day trip, students networked with leading companies, engaged with professionals and college alumni and immersed themselves in the city’s culture. With the college’s… Read more »

Two Students Selected to Join Alvarez Fellows Research Program

The Carlos Alvarez College of Business at UTSA has selected two business students to join the Alvarez Fellows Undergraduate Research Program for spring 2022. The new fellows are Shawn Marchand, a junior information systems major, and Luis Nino, a junior economics and finance major. Established in fall 2021, the Alvarez Fellows Program is a two-and-a-half… Read more »