|New Dean for the College of Business
Moez Limayem, a global scholar and researcher on information systems and emerging voice on the power of knowledge management and social media to shape world events, has been tapped as the next dean of the College of Business at the University of South Florida. Read more
|Infosys Chairman Emeritus Honored During Visit to USF
N.R. Narayana Murthy, founder-chairman of Infosys, a global software consulting company headquartered in Bangalore, India, spent a whirlwind day at USF, receiving top honors and reflecting on the importance of entrepreneurship and sustainability. Read more
|USF Business Student Selected for Fulbright U.S. Student Program
International business major Demelza Hayes was one of about 50 participants selected to go to India on the prestigious grant. Read more.
|Finance Professor Examines IPOs
Associate Professor Dan Bradley's latest research focuses on the pricing decisions behind IPO launches, in the news recently because of Facebook's initial public offering. Read more.
|USF Forms Alliance with Nielsen
|The agreement with the global consumer and media giant will allow USF faculty access to Nielsen data. Read More.
|Winners named in Fintech Business Plan Competition
College of Business students took second and third place in the Fintech Business Plan Competition, put on by the Center for Entrepreneurship. Read More.
In Other News...
USF's Small Business Development Center is focused on helping companies grow and succeed in a changing global environment. Regional director Eileen Rodriguez comments on the economic conditions in the 10 west-central Florida counties served by the center. Click here to read more.
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Jane Mutchler (77, MAcc) was appointed dean of the School of Management at Purdue University Calumet. Mutchler currently is associate dean at Georgia State University, where she is also a professor of accounting. Mutchler assumes her new role Aug. 1.
Bill McCausland (96, Executive MBA) is the new associate vice president/executive director of the USF Alumni Association. McCausland was previously chief operating officer for the Ex-Students' Association of The University of Texas.
Zak Boggs (10, marketing) has been awarded a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Study Grant scholarship to the United Kingdom. Boggs is one of only 35 students to study in the U.K. under this program and one of more than 1,600 U.S. citizens who will travel abroad or the 2012-2013 academic year through the Fulbright U.S. program. Boggs will pursue a master's degree in medical sciences at Leicester University under the mentorship of Dr. Ian Eperon, examining potential cancer treatment pathways through mRNA splicing.
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|Faculty and Staff Notes|
James Stock, professor in the Marketing Department, was named Distinguished University Professor for 2012 as a result of his service to USF, the high level of his scholarship and his international reputation in the field of logistics. He will have the title formally bestowed at the Faculty Honors & Awards ceremony during the Fall 2012 semester.
Hilary Lehman has joined the College of Business as the new communications & marketing specialist in the Dean's Office. Most recently, she was a business reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal, but she has also worked at the Tampa Bay Times and the Associated Press in Miami.