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UofSC alumni, current students vie for seed money for their new businesses

Four teams recently competed in the Moore School's virtual The Proving Ground entrepreneurial competition and won more than $40,000 in total seed money for their innovative business concepts.

Professional MBA program student promoted to innovation lead for multinational company just ahead of graduation

Professional MBA student Nathalie Baulain looks forward to taking the skills and knowledge she has gained from the Moore School and implementing them in her career path after she graduates this week.

Marketing lecturer wins international case writing competition

Moore School marketing lecturer Doug Quackenbos was recently announced as the winner of the European Foundation for Management Development international case writing competition in the Bringing Technology to Market category for "SAM 100: Will Construction Robotics Disrupt the US Bricklaying Industry?"

UofSC one of three hosts for business analytics Master Modeler Competition

The Center for Applied Business Analytics at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business hosted its inaugural Master Modeler Competition in March.

Alumna demonstrates Moore School skills with global technology company

Alumna Meghan Peterson ('19 marketing and operations and supply chain) credits the Moore School with providing her the skills and opportunities that allowed her to launch her career with Intel Corporation.

Beloved management science professor awarded top UofSC professor of the year designation

Moore School management science professor Sanjay Ahire was awarded this week the Michael J. Mungo Distinguished Professor of the Year award by UofSC. Ahire received numerous recommendations for the award from Moore School senior leadership, students, alumni and industry partners.

Four Moore School faculty among top 1 percent of worldwide researchers

Moore School faculty members Paul Bliese, Tatiana Kostova, Robert Ployhart and Patrick Wright are included in the top 1 percent of all management professors worldwide in terms of their scholarly impact, according to a comprehensive database of 100,000 top scientists.

UofSC's Center for Applied Business Analytics to host forum for business analytics professionals May 14

The Center for Applied Business Analytics at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business will hold a virtual event May 14 to bring together leading practitioners and academics in the business analytics field for the Applied Analytics Forum 2021: Return to Data.

NPR France correspondent says 'whole new world opened up' with UofSC MIBS degree

Moore School alumna Eleanor Beardsley ('91 MIBS) called Columbia, South Carolina, home growing up and during her time in the Master of International Business program. After traveling and living abroad in Europe, Beardsley realized her passion for foreign affairs and now works as an NPR correspondent in Paris, France.

Finance professor examines major data set to determine the pros and cons of a public/private merger

Moore School finance professor Donghang "DH" Zhang recently published research surrounding special-purpose acquisition (SPAC) company mergers and the advantages and disadvantages for a private company to undertake such a merger.

Management, MHR professor appointed incoming chair of UofSC Faculty Senate

Moore School professor Audrey Korsgaard was recently named the incoming chair of the UofSC Faculty Senate.

Moore School ambassador profile: Lily Averkamp

Sophomore Moore School ambassador Lily Averkamp is a marketing and management student from Kieler, Wisconsin.

Financial advisor gains leadership and management skills with Professional MBA program

Moore School Professional MBA student Dipali Patel looks forward to strengthening the skills she has gained from the PMBA program to assist her clients in making smart and informed financial decisions after she graduates in May 2021.

Senior finance, real estate student named Southeastern Regional Collegian of the Year

Moore School finance and real estate student Antoine Kahaleh was recently recognized as the 2021 Southeastern Regional Collegian of the Year.

Economics professor teaches students the impact of U.S.'s relief or stimulus packages

Moore School economics associate professor William Hauk focuses his research on international political economy issues, and since the U.S. is such a powerhouse in the world economy, domestic economic policy has a major impact globally as well. The main economic issue that has impacted the world in the past year is the COVID-19 pandemic.

Professional MBA program provides skills for alumnus to acquire role of chief operating officer with growing beverage company

Moore School alumnus Chad Webb ('19 MBA) has utilized the skills and knowledge that he gained while in the Professional MBA program to advance in his career as the chief operating officer of Island Brands USA, producers of premium beer.

UofSC Folks Center board member and UPS president imparts vast knowledge of international business

UPS president of global freight forwarding Romaine Seguin has had a storied career with the multinational shipping conglomerate and wants to share what she's learned over her almost 40-year career with Moore School international business students and faculty.

Professional MBA program propels medical professionals to executive positions

Now more than ever, an MBA is a way to move forward. Whether you are seeking advancement within your company, a career change or the opportunity to launch your own business, a comprehensive MBA education is one of the best ways to get there.

Multidisciplinary research finds natural disasters have a long-lasting impact on economy, financial well-being

Natural disasters are big business. Hurricanes, tornadoes and floods can wreak millions, if not billions, of dollars of damage in one fell swoop. Four Moore School faculty are focusing their research on the economic preparation for and aftermath of natural disasters.

Young Alumni Board mentoring Rising Scholars' underrepresented students

The Young Alumni Board is giving back to the Moore School by mentoring the Rising Scholars students for their annual service project.

Pandemic cancels alumna's Peace Corps assignment, provides a new career opportunity

Moore School alumna Allison Thompson ('18 international business and finance) was stationed in Uganda as a member of the Peace Corps in 2020 until growing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic ended her service early.

International MBA adapts to pandemic with virtual immersions with multinational executives

The COVID-19 pandemic caused innumerable disruptions for all industries, but one of the main ones impacted was travel. When the Moore School's International MBA faculty couldn't send their degree candidates to their expected immersion countries because of the pandemic, the faculty and program staff brought the immersions to the students.

Moore School International MBA program retains No. 1 ranking

The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business announced today that its International MBA program is ranked No. 1, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools publication released on March 30. The International MBA program has been ranked in the top three for 32 consecutive years and No. 1 for the past eight years.

Alumnus wields MBA to elevate global career with Bank of America

For Moore School alumnus Alfredo Azpurua ('10 MBA), obtaining his MBA has provided him with the opportunity to progress in his career at Bank of America and undertake more duties and responsibilities on a global scale.

MBA provides upward trajectory for former insurance executive

Moore School alumnus Charlie Bagwell ('20 MBA) enrolled in the Professional MBA program to further develop his business skillset while also continuing to grow in his career and support his family.

 

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