|Beyond the Books Excelling in the classroom matters, stepping outside the classroom and applying those concepts to real-world applications allows USF students to shine. Read more
|Student Managed Investment Fund
|High pressure stakes: A group of upper classmen are responsible for investing and managing $180,000 worth of real-life money in the stock market. Read More
|Business Alumnus is Awarded Fall 2010 Outstanding Graduate
|The USF Alumni Association names one Outstanding Graduate each semester. Ryan Kania, an inaugural honoree in the College of Business 25 Under 25 program (who also holds a frequent spot on the Dean's List and founded a non-profit organization) receives this year's honor. Read More
|Students Tackle Business Case in 24 Hours
|Pulling an all-nighter, while chock full of caffeine, teams of graduate students compete against each other to solve a real life business case. Read More
|Coca-Cola Refreshments Connects with Business Students
|Networking through the eyes of an employer: Coca-Cola Refreshments shares tips on how to get hired in today's economy. Read More
|Fostering Success Through Small Communities
|The USF College of Business does more than simply share knowledge. The College is shaping business thinkers and equipping students with the skills and knowledge to take leadership positions in business and society. Read More
|Area Business Leaders Spend One-on-One Time with Students
|Getting through school can be tough, let alone experiencing it as the first one in your family to go to college. That's where the Corporate Mentor Program bridges the gap, pairing students with business executives in the community. Read More
|Student Spotlight: Ashley Ciccarello
|Seven classes, a mentor to three students, positions in various student organizations, and a student employee in the Dean's office: Ashley Ciccarello likes to stay busy. Read More
|New Alumni Spotlight: Kerryann Kauffold
|Working for Secretary of State Madeleine Albright is just one Kerryann Kauffold's accomplishments. She recently completed her second master's degree last month and hasn't ruled out going back to school in the future. Read More
|Student Spotlight: Michael Kotarinos
|As a five-year-old, Michael Kotarinos was interested in stocks and bonds. Now, he's into economics and statistics. On top of that, this whiz kid is slated to publish his first research article very soon. Read More
|Featured Alumnus: Carl Lum
|Carl Lum gets to visit Busch Gardens every day. As the park president for Busch Gardens and Water Country USA Virginia, he is responsible for all operations and strategic planning for both parks. Read More
|Featured Alumnus: Dr. Louis Saco
|The CEO and Chairman of Watson Clinic since 2002, Dr. Louis Saco provides the secret to success during a presentation to undergraduate students. Read More
|Featured Alumnus: Derrick Warren
|"When was the last time you did something for the first time?" It's just one mantra Executive MBA alumnus and former model Derrick Warren lives by. Read More
Taurean Barnwell ('06, international business) is now a diplomatic assistant in the Japanese embassy in Washington. Barnwell spent a semester in Japan on behalf of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program. Before this experience, Barnwell says he was shy and wary of new, particularly foreign, experiences. He says the trip to Japan changed his life and his self-esteem so much that he returned there after graduation to teach English.
William Woeltjen ('84, accounting and '97, MBA) was promoted to chief financial officer at Sarasota Memorial Health Care System. Woeltjen, who previously served as Sarasota Memorial's treasurer, has been serving as the interim CFO since July 2010. Woeltjen is responsible for all financial matters related to the health care system, including financial reporting, financial planning, revenue cycle, reimbursement, debt management and managed care contracting.
Traci Malik ('02, accounting and '03, Macc) has been named a partner at Jones & Company CBP's, Trinity. Malik, who joined the firm in 2002, became a Certified Public Accountant in 2004 and is a member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
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|Featured Faculty: Uday Murthy
Uday Murthy's expertise in accounting information systems, and his national reputation as one of the most productive researchers in this field, is making an impact on both professional and individual investors. Read More
|Featured Faculty: Rosann Collins
|Rosann Collins didn't take the usual path to a business PhD, going from fine arts to library science, and ending up in management information systems, but she says becoming a professor is her dream job - satisfying her need to know, learn, and discover. Read More
|Featured Faculty: Sean Lux
|Sean Lux, a veteran of the U.S. Army, discovers a correlation between corporate political activity and boosting a company's bottom line. Read More
|Faculty and Staff Notes
|For more information regarding faculty and staff additions, honors, publications, and moves within the College of Business, click here.
Dates to Remember
Week of Welcome Event
January 12, 2011
USF College of Business will host its spring Week of Welcome event: Welcome Business Bulls! Mingle with fellow business bulls and enjoy music provided by a DJ from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the BSN covered walkway. There will be FREE food and College of Business t-shirts (while supplies last). For more information, log on to www.ctr.usf.edu/wow/.
MBA and Executive MBA Information Sessions
January 18, 2011
Februay 5 & 22, 2011
March 8 & 19, 2011
USF College of Business will hold MBA and Executive MBA information sessions at 6 p.m. at the Sheraton Suites Tampa Westshore on January 18, February 22, and March 8. The information sessions on February 5 and March 19 are scheduled for 11 a.m. in the College of Business, BSN 115. To register for an event, click here.
Goldman Sachs Information Session
January 27, 2011
Goldman Sachs will hold an information session from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Robert L. Andersen Exective Boardroom in the College of Business. For more information, contact Pavla Ozkul at email@example.com.
USF Career Networking Fair
February 2 & 3 , 2011
USF will host a Career Networking Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Marshall Student Center. The fair is open to all majors on February 2; accounting, finance, engineering, and computer science majors are invited to attend February 3. For more information, log on to www.career.usf.edu.
Florida Summit on Global Business
February 11, 2011
The International Business Board will host the Florida Summit on Global Business from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Marshall Student Center. The event, which is free and open to all majors, will feature speakers and exhibits from roughly 40 companies from throughout the state. For more information, visit floridastudentsummit.com.
February 11, 2010
The USF American Marketing Association will host its 10th Annual Golf ScramBULL beginning at 11:00 a.m. at MacDill Air Force Base's Bay Palms Golf Complex. The golf tournament, USF-AMA's largest fundraiser of the year, is $50 per student and $80 per non-student. For more details, visit www.usfama.com.
February 24, 2010
USF College of Business will host its Corporate Connections event from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the College of Business atrium. The reception-style networking event is catered towards graduate students. For more information, contact Pavla Ozkul at firstname.lastname@example.org.