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Centers host talk with international finance and risk expert about possible economic recovery post-pandemic

UofSC's Folks Center for International Business and Risk and Uncertainty Management Center recently hosted an online forum featuring financial and risk expert Preston Keat who discussed the biggest global financial risks for 2021. Close to 500 registrants from a cross-section of business, government and academia attended the event.

Alumna and U.S. District Court judge honored with leadership position for the American Bar Association

Moore School and UofSC School of Law alumna J. Michelle Childs was recently named chair of the American Bar Association's Judicial Division.

Management and MHR professor publishes research on the importance of human aspect of strategic human capital

Professor Patrick Wright recently published a scholarly paper in the Human Resource Management Review that explores how companies can build community and acknowledge their employees' intrinsic value to make their organizations more competitive.

Federal Reserve Bank president to speak at Nov. 30 installment of University of South Carolina Economic Outlook series

The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business will host its next installment of the 40th Annual Economic Outlook series on Monday, Nov. 30, with a special session dedicated to post-election economic impact. The event will feature Thomas I. Barkin, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, as the keynote speaker.

Alumnus demonstrates MHR skills in IBM internship, attains full-time position

Moore School alumnus Brandon Williams ('18 HR management and marketing, '20 MHR) is taking the skills that he learned through the Master of Human Resources program to technology conglomerate IBM, where he will assume the role of human resources professional within IBM's Human Resources Leadership Development Program.

Marketing professor publishes research about health benefits of front food labels, studies impact of tweets in political campaigns

Moore School marketing professor Ram Janakiraman will publish a scholarly article in the American Marketing Association's November issue of Journal of Marketing exploring how adoption of nutrition labels to the front of product packages affects the nutritional quality of food. He is also studying the differing impacts of positive- versus negative-toned tweets by political candidates and their impact on audience engagement.

MBA alumnus and U.S. Army veteran takes on military staffing company COO role amid COVID-19 outbreak

Moore School alumnus ('18 PMBA) and U.S. Army veteran Dave Duffy was already an entrepreneur when he enrolled in the Professional MBA program, but he credits his courses with helping him more successfully run his businesses. Duffy also took on the role of chief operating officer for a veteran staffing company just as the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning in March.

Navy veteran combines experience abroad with Moore School MBA skills to lead international teams

Moore School alumnus Matt Pangle ('18 MBA) uses his experiences from being in the U.S. Navy along with skills from the Moore School's Professional MBA program in his role at Global Lending Services LLC.

Folks Center forum focused on fraught U.S.-China relations draws large crowd

The Moore School's Folks Center for International Business hosted a virtual forum with David Firestein, the President and CEO of the George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations. More than 450 people from 15 countries registered for the virtual discussion.

UofSC's Folks Center hosting forum about biggest global financial risks for 2021

The University of South Carolina's Folks Center for International Business and Risk and Uncertainty Management Center are presenting an online forum Thursday, Nov. 12, with Preston Keat, head of political and country risk for UBS, one of the largest and most influential global financial services firms in the world.

Master of Accountancy alumna and her husband realize dream of opening Caribbean bed and breakfast

Moore School alumna Julie Hayne ('96 MACC) has applied the skills and knowledge that she gained from the Master of Accountancy program to the hospitality industry with the opening of her own bed and breakfast in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

UofSC's CIBER enriches international business initiatives for Minority Serving Institutions and Community Colleges

The Moore School's Center for International Business Education and Research provides professional development opportunities for Minority Serving Institutions and community colleges in the southeast and across the nation to promote and expand international business education.

MBA alumnus steers medical technology startup through pandemic's unprecedented challenges

Moore School alumnus Bill Harley ('93 MBA) is an experienced entrepreneur having been part of six startups in the past 23 years. Maneuvering a company through a worldwide pandemic is one obstacle he hadn't experienced until 2020.

Marketing Scholars showcase their skills to Lionsgate entertainment executives

The Moore School's Marketing Scholars Program provides undergraduate students hands-on experience with some of the top brands, including Coca-Cola, Sonoco Packaging Company, ESPN and Lionsgate. Specifically with Lionsgate, one of the leading entertainment companies in the world, teams of Marketing Scholars have worked on projects that involve top franchises like The Hunger Games and John Wick.

Economic Ph.D. candidate examines timely topic of communities' mistrust after incidents of police violence

Moore School Ph.D. student Matthew Harvey studies how corruption impacts interpersonal trust and focuses his research on community trust levels after police brutality incidents.

International MBA student aspires to create consulting agency that assists small towns with improvement strategy

Moore School International MBA candidate Joey Smith developed a passion for working with overseas businesses while living in Vietnam for more than seven years. Smith's experiences in Vietnam led him to pursue a career that would allow him to work with multinational companies.

First-generation Moore School student hopes to someday sell his Mexican parents' coffee

Like many college students, sophomore William Mendoza loves coffee. However, Mendoza's passion for coffee diverges from other students since Mendoza's parents cultivate coffee in Mexico.

MBA presents engineers with a broader scope beyond operations

The Moore School Professional MBA program can benefit professionals from any industry, including engineering. The skills learned through the Professional MBA program help engineers have a broader understanding about business and strategic decision making as managers. Having a greater understanding about the financing, supply chain and other business aspects of a business are crucial for those in leadership roles.

Message from the Dean: Sam Laundon

It is with deep sadness that we mourn the tragic loss of Moore School student Sam Laundon.

Student and Rising Scholar serves elementary school reading program

For sophomore Taniah German, the Moore School's Rising Scholars program has provided her with many opportunities throughout her college career, one of them being the chance to work with elementary schoolers through Carolina Reads.

Accounting students awarded scholarships by South Carolina organization

A number of accounting undergraduate and graduate students recently received scholarships and fellowships from the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants for the 2020-21 academic year.

UofSC's Folks Center hosting forum about current challenges in the U.S. - China relationship

The University of South Carolina's Folks Center for International Business is presenting an online forum Thursday, Oct. 1, with David J. Firestein, president and CEO of the George H.W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations.

UofSC CIBER center to sponsor an international business conference for minority serving institutions and community colleges

The Moore School's Center for International Business Education and Research is sponsoring a virtual Conference on Intercultural Competence and Communication Sept. 25 for minority serving institutions and community colleges in the U.S. southeast.

UofSC Economic Outlook Series to kick off with Sept. 29 livestreaming event

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business will host the first of two livestreaming events Sept. 29 for the 40th Annual Economic Outlook Series. The first session will feature experts on the political and economic outlook for fall 2020.

UofSC to virtually host fourth annual Chief Marketing Officer Summit Oct. 8

The fourth annual Chief Marketing Officer Summit will be held online Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. featuring more than 25 marketing professionals from some of the nation's top brands. This year's theme is Inspiring, Transforming and Thriving in a Digital and Diverse World, Personally and Professionally.

 

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