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The Proving Ground win helps MBA/JD candidate, his brothers launch military apparel company

Franklin McGuire is balancing the Moore School's MBA and UofSC law degree programs and a career as a U.S. Army officer with launching his and his brothers' new company, CIVVIESUPPLY. CIVVIESUPPLY is a patriotic and military-centered apparel company which in 2019 won the Moore School's The Proving Ground entrepreneurial competition.

Management chair and professor appointed editor of a top business journal

Moore School professor Sherry Thatcher has been appointed as the incoming editor for the Academy of Management Review. Thatcher, chair of the Moore School management department, will assume full editorial responsibility for all manuscripts in summer 2020 with her new appointment.

Master of Human Resources students grapple with advising an entire industry on cultural change

Recent Master of Human Resources graduates completed a consulting project in their final semester that gave them hands-on experience dealing with a real human resources issue while providing recommendations for an international corporate partner.

Two Professional MBA program students work with two SmartState Centers, two South Carolina companies to further new technology applications

The Moore School and Professional MBA students collaborated with two SmartState Centers and two South Carolina companies to apply new technologies in aerospace manufacturing to prosthetic limbs.

International MBA alumnus uses data analytics knowledge to stand out in multinational corporation

Moore School International MBA alumnus Brennan Dobbins ('18 IMBA) took his undergraduate engineering background and combined it with a top-ranked IMBA to launch a successful career as a senior strategy project manager for Lenovo's data center group.

Professor teaches students about management of international companies

Moore School International MBA professor Tatiana Kostova centers her research on how multinational companies are managed and their global strategies surrounding cultural and institutional influences.

New Moore School professor studies pricing strategies via primary and resale markets

New Moore School management science assistant professor Necati Tereyağoğlu thinks that management science with a focus on data can impact how value is determined in business markets.

MBA alumna uses international experience to gain Michelin promotion

Moore School MBA alumna Erika Davis ('18 MBA) has already seen her hard work pay off within a year of graduating from the Professional MBA program after receiving a promotion at Michelin.

Moore School alumnus still building Proving Ground-winning company

Moore School alumnus Ian Mackintosh ('13 IMBA, '07 UofSC JD) won The Proving Ground competition in 2015 for his bottle cooler product and business idea that he calls Brevino; four years later, Mackintosh is still expanding his company while balancing a full-time job and family.

New Moore School professor researches shortage of child care options, its rippling effects

New Moore School economics assistant professor Jessica Brown focuses her research on labor and public policy like the potential scarcity of quality child care options for working parents as well as the role people's awareness plays in areas like insurance.

Master of Human Resources candidates win first place at Purdue case competition

Five Moore School Master of Human Resources candidates recently won first place in the graduate division at the Krannert HR Executive Dinner and Case Competition at Purdue University.

Industry Summit showcases operations and supply chain students' ability to understand complex processes, analyze data and provide solutions

Moore School operations and supply chain students gathered with representatives from 11 companies for the twice-annual Industry Summit in December to share the results of their capstone consulting projects.

Alumna trains for 2020 Olympics while taking on new data analytics job in the Netherlands

Moore School alumna Jeanelle Scheper ('17 economics, '18 MAEcon) is spending 2019 balancing a new job in data analytics for adidas in the Netherlands while training for the high jump competition in the 2020 summer Olympics in Tokyo.

December 2019 Graduates

Congratulations to our December 2019 Moore School graduates! In celebration of graduation, here's a look at what a few of our newest Moore School alumni learned during their time here, their advice for current students and what's next.

Analytics Hackathon provides international company with inventory solutions

Seventeen Moore School and College of Engineering and Computing students participated in the inaugural Analytics Hackathon in November to solve an operations and supply chain real-world issue for Schaeffler, USA.

Two Moore School faculty recognized as being among the top 1 percent of researchers

Two Moore School faculty have been named by the Web of Science Group among the top 1 percent of influential researchers in economics and business.

Moore School marketing student creates UofSC's first book club

Moore School sophomore Alisa Berindea started her own student organization earlier this semester when she realized out of the 500+ organizations, UofSC doesn't have a student book club.

UofSC economists' forecast suggests slower growth but 'best job market in a generation'

Despite extended trade negotiations between the U.S. and China and a deceleration in global economic growth, South Carolina's economy remains resilient, according to University of South Carolina economists at the Darla Moore School of Business. The full forecast, which will be presented at the 39th annual Economic Outlook Conference today, predicts slower growth in 2020 but no recession.

Family provides scholarship to pay it forward

Tom ('90 economics and management science) and Sharon Barnes created in 2018 the Barnes Family Business Scholarship Endowment Fund to assist students with a financial need. Both Tom and Sharon Barnes paid their way through college and benefited from scholarships, grants and loans, so they wanted to help ease the financial burden for students in similar situations.

Moore School professors share valuable CEO succession tips for companies

CEO succession planning is vital to business success and longevity, yet many companies get it wrong. Three Moore School management professors have gathered valuable evidence to compile an aggregate set of data that companies can use to plan their next CEO hire.

New Moore School management science professor researches balance between computer intelligence and human awareness

Management and operations might sound daunting to some business students, but Moore School management science assistant professor Blair Flicker thinks that everyone can relate to the topics covered in his field.

Moore School alumnus provides leadership to exponentially grow Midlands catering company

When he completed his degree a decade ago, Moore School alumnus Jesse Bullard ('09 entrepreneurial management, real estate) had high aspirations as an entrepreneur.

Professor to publish book on federal bank bailouts, private bank bail-ins

Moore School banking and finance professor Allen Berger is publishing a book next year about the 2008 government bailouts and the newer concept of private sector bail-ins of struggling banks.

Alumnus establishes scholarship to inspire next generation of insurance executives

According to Moore School alumnus Terrance Williams ('90 insurance and economics), the University of South Carolina has played a substantial role in the man he's become and the success he's had as an insurance executive, so much so that he created an endowed scholarship to honor the business school in 2018.

Ph.D. student makes career change to aspiring business professor

After a career as a violinist, music teacher and data analyst for Disney, Moore School Ph.D. candidate Caitlin Ray realized her passion for academia and decided to pursue her Ph.D. in business administration to one day hopefully secure a tenured faculty position.


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