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New Moore School professor focuses research on boardroom diversity and business ethics

New Moore School finance assistant professor Matthew Souther is an advocate for membership diversity in all boardrooms.

Moore School's The Proving Ground pushes entrepreneurs to formalize and pitch their ideas

A recent UofSC grad and current doctoral student, Brooks Herring is working on a business plan for a program to help veterans be their best selves after possible injuries and mental health diagnoses. Earlier this year, Herring, a veteran himself, won the fan-favorite award from The Proving Ground for his RunPHASE veteran rehabilitation idea.

UofSC president to speak at the Moore School's 39th annual Economic Outlook Conference in December

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business will feature South Carolina President Robert "Bob" Caslen at the 39th annual Economic Outlook Conference on Dec. 3.

Moore School, Bank of America's diversity and inclusion event to celebrate alumnus's impact, scholarship recipients

The Moore School is partnering with Bank of America to host a panel on diversity and inclusion Nov. 14 to celebrate the scholarship Bank of America has funded in honor of its long-time leader and Moore School alumnus W.W. "Hootie" Johnson ('53 business administration).

2019 Leadership Symposium held at Moore School

The Moore School and the Graduate Women in Business student organization hosted the Leadership Symposium Nov. 1. Tribetan CEO Tiffany Norwood delivered a keynote on growing the next generation of leaders.

Moore School professor's research illustrates trust may not be reliable in financial dealings

Darla Moore School of Business international business assistant professor Christopher Yenkey uses a social approach to how investment markets are built.

MBA program, UofSC boosting recruitment and support for student veterans

In 2019, the Moore School implemented a targeted military MBA initiative to encourage more military veterans to pursue their MBAs at the University of South Carolina.

Rising Scholars program seeks to create a more inclusive Moore School

During the 2018-19 academic year, 19 Moore School freshmen participated in the inaugural Rising Scholars Program, an excellence initiative to develop future business leaders and bridge the opportunity gap for underserved students from South Carolina.

Moore School alumna opens her own insurance office five years after graduation

Darla Moore School of Business alumna Jamesha Gore-Coggin (B.S. '13) went from first-generation college student to opening her own State Farm agency over the span of a decade.

Veteran combines military skills with Moore School MBA degree to land challenging supply chain position

Moore School alumnus K. Derrick Brosius transformed a military career into a successful business career with the help of the Professional MBA program.

Russian and East European scholar points to political interference as next "hybrid war" in Moore School talk

The Moore School's Folks Center for International Business drew a standing-room-only crowd for a recent discussion about Vladimir Putin and the future of Europe with Mitchell Orenstein, the chair and a professor for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Moore School accounting students receive scholarship honors

The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants awarded scholarships to 11 UofSC undergraduate accounting or Master of Accountancy students in 2019.

New Moore School faculty evaluates millennial spending tendencies

Moore School finance clinical assistant professor Jimmie Lenz researches how the monetary habits of millennials are affecting the United States' economy.

First-generation Moore School student successfully transitions to UofSC with help of inaugural Rising Scholars Program

Sophomore Ailean Salinas gained the tools needed to navigate her first year at the University of South Carolina thanks to the Moore School's inaugural Rising Scholars Program.

Retired Moore School professor awarded national honor for his academic research, mentor relationships with students

Retired Moore School professor William Bearden recently received the Association for Consumer Research Fellows award at a ceremony in Atlanta, Georgia.

New technology helps Moore School alumnus solve spectator problem

Alumnus Myles Hilliard (B.S. '16) is working on an app to ensure sports enthusiasts don't miss a play while they're waiting in long lines to buy concessions.

Alumnus volunteers his time and resources to the Moore School, Columbia organizations

Moore School alumnus Drew Stevens ('10 finance) believes it's important to give back to the University of South Carolina and the Midlands community after finding success in the investment industry.

Moore School, Bank of America to celebrate diversity with November event

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business and Bank of America are hosting a diversity and inclusion panel Nov. 14 in the Moore School's W.W. Hootie Johnson Performance Hall, room 101, at 5 p.m. Bank of America's South Carolina president Kim Wilkerson will facilitate the panel featuring Kieth Cockrell, Bank of America's head of specialty client services in Charlotte, North Carolina; Deborah Hazzard, the Moore School's associate dean for diversity and inclusion and management clinical assistant professor; and Sherry Thatcher the Moore School's management department chair and professor.

Moore School professional MBA candidate appreciates program flexibility with new executive job and busy family life

Moore School Professional MBA student Nicholas Fernandez intends on finishing his final five classes even while balancing a new leadership role with First Citizens Bank, being a husband and the task of parenting three young children. Because of his busy schedule, Fernandez is extremely grateful to the Professional MBA program for its flexibility as he pursues his master's degree.

Empowering style: Moore School IMBA alumna elevates women's professional apparel brand with $4 million in investment funds

Sali Christeson has combined her innate entrepreneurial talent with skills she learned at the Darla Moore School of Business to shake up the women's workwear world. Argent - her affordable, comfortable and bold apparel line - aims to "dropkick the glass ceiling." And it is getting national and celebrity attention.

Moore School program intersects business with nonprofits

The Business and Community Leadership Fellows program familiarizes selected Moore School students with the business of nonprofits. The students in each cohort are placed with a nonprofit organization in Columbia where they volunteer for a minimum of four hours every week over two years.

Moore School's Center for Executive Succession recognizes retired Aetna CEO, leadership consultant and author

The Moore School will present the Center for Executive Succession's 2019 Leadership Legacy Award to former Aetna Inc. chairman and CEO, Ronald A. Williams. Williams will accept the award and present a keynote at a Nov. 4 event in the Moore School's W.W. "Hootie" Johnson Performance Hall from 6-7 p.m.

Moore School to host Leadership Symposium for students on Nov. 1

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business is hosting the 2019 Leadership Symposium Nov. 1 from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Moore School's Sonoco Pavilion. Tribetan CEO Tiffany Norwood is delivering the keynote on growing the next generation of leaders.

Economics professor researching how economics are affected by public health epidemics

A researcher at the Moore School is providing new understanding of how a public health crisis can impact an economy, decades or even a century later.

Family scholarship supports Moore School thanks to anonymous donor, daughter's bequest

The Kittrell family has supported the University of South Carolina for decades even though none of their immediate family members graduated from the university.

 

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