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Marriott Hotels CEO's death signals succession challenges, according to Moore School experts

Center for Executive Succession executive director Patrick Wright and research director Donald "DJ" Schepker analyze the CEO succession possibilities for Marriott Hotels after their CEO died this week.

Management professor uses Center for Teaching Excellence grant to teach her students consulting practices

Moore School management Clinical Associate Professor Wanda Chaves was awarded a Center for Teaching Excellence teaching grant last year to support her lessons to students stemming from her vast consulting experience.

International MBA alumni influencing sustainability, philanthropic practices with multinational companies

Two Moore School International MBA alumni, Renee Paris ('14 IMBA) and Mihai Scrobotovici ('19 IMBA), have applied the skills and knowledge they gained from the IMBA program to implement higher corporate social responsibility standards with their respective organizations.

Ph.D. student seeks to tie in COVID-19 auditing impacts to dissertation

Current Moore School Ph.D. candidate Kristen Steury decided to pursue her doctorate in accounting so she could combine both her passion for mathematics and teaching.

Assistant professor applies his own real-world experience and research to IMBA Global Strategic Management course

Moore School management assistant professor Jeff Savage brings his own experiences and research findings surrounding innovation strategy, technology-to-market commercialization and entrepreneurship to his lessons for his International MBA Global Strategic Management course.

MHR program skills lead to strategic HR leadership position with Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical division

Moore School Master of Human Resources alumnus Jason Koshy ('14 MHR) said the MHR program helped him understand and influence data "to drive tangible decision-making," which has served him well in his roles at two large companies.

Alumna completing her MBA, earns two promotions with technology company in less than a year

Moore School Professional MBA program student Tiffany Crumpton ('02 marketing and human resources management) chose to get her MBA because she wanted to enhance her leadership skills and allow for more opportunities for advancement. While working on her degree, she has been promoted twice since May 2020.

Alumna attributes career advancement to Master of Human Resources skills

For Moore School alumna Karyne McCray ('15 MHR), the decision to further her education in human resources at the Moore School was easy because of the exceptional reputation and overall strength of the Master of Human Resources program.

International MBA student creates study abroad experience during pandemic, will join Microsoft after graduation

Moore School International MBA candidate Robert Campos ('21 IMBA) is a first-generation college student who was inspired to pursue his IMBA after growing up in an entrepreneurial family.

Master of International Business students present useful insights, recommend efficiencies for UPS

Twenty Moore School Master of International Business students were able to gain real-world consulting experience last semester when they created a business strategy for UPS, one of the largest global package delivery and supply chain management companies in the world.

Accountant shifts career path to concentrate on human resources

Master of Human Resources student Tori Lucyk ('21 MHR) decided to further her knowledge of the human resources field after working in accounting for more than five years.

Business Communication courses explore the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on colleges

Moore School undergraduate students in Brad Stratton's fall 2020 Business Communication courses chose for their semester project to focus on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on higher education institutions and students.

MHR and undergraduate alumna excels in Honeywell human resources

Moore School alumna Kendall Smith ('16 human resource management and supply chain, '17 MHR) drives influential results as a senior human resources generalist at Honeywell, a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address tough challenges linked to global macro-trends.

Accounting student wins first place in national writing competition

Moore School accounting and economics sophomore John Boyar recently won first place in the Association for Business Communication's national writing competition.

MBA alumna rounds out business skills to advance to chief operating officer

Moore School alumna Karen Canup ('20 MBA) decided to obtain her MBA to expand her business knowledge and take on more responsibilities in her position as chief financial officer for a South Carolina college.

Moore School experts say Amazon's succession planning ensures new CEO prepared to lead

With Amazon officially naming Andy Jassy its new CEO, the multinational e-commerce company demonstrates a clear succession plan as now former CEO and founder Jeff Bezos transitions to executive chairman of the Amazon Board of Directors.

Moore School's accreditation renewed by prestigious national organization

The Darla Moore School of Business received last week confirmation of accreditation renewal by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Moore School expert explains the GameStop market shock

This week, some web sleuths on user-contributed website Reddit managed to upend the stock market by driving the price of video game store GameStop's stock to unprecedented levels.

The Proving Ground winners represent UofSC at SEC Student Pitch Competition, UofSC to host in 2021

UofSC will host in October 2021 the SEC Student Pitch Competition, which is an entrepreneurial challenge for SEC universities' students. UofSC students Jonah Rotholz and Nick Jeffcoat competed against 14 other collegiate teams, some of which included PhD students, in the 2020 SEC Student Pitch Competition hosted virtually by the University of Georgia in the fall.

Client services manager completing MBA to boost her resume, create promotion opportunities

Moore School Professional MBA student Sandra McNeal looks forward to seeing how her degree will assist her in advancing in her career at Nuveen, one of the world's largest asset managers, after graduation in December 2021.

Master of Accountancy alumna advances to staff accountant role

Moore School alumna Coker Hall ('19 MACC) has used the skills and knowledge that she gained from the Master of Accountancy program to attain a new role as staff accountant at Smith Sapp CPAs in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Developing valuable insight through data

The Darla Moore School of Business has launched a new Master of Science in Business Analytics, a flexible, one-year program that will train students to apply statistics and data visualizations to real-world business problems and teach them how to translate data into actionable insights for companies and organizations.

Moore School announces standardized test exception for fall 2021 Professional MBA applicants

In response to the challenges many continue to experience due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the UofSC Professional MBA program has modified its standardized test requirement for the Fall 2021 application cycle.

MBA alumnus shares tips for owning a successful franchise with aspiring entrepreneurs

Moore School alumnus Kimico Myers ('05 MBA) has utilized the skills and knowledge that he gained from the Professional MBA program to start his own franchise of a successful national IT company and mentor other entrepreneurs in the Columbia, South Carolina, area.

Faculty awarded promotions at the end of the fall semester

The Moore School had four professors earn promotions at the end of the fall semester.

 

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