University of South Florida College of BusinessDecember 2013
Tampa Heights Unites to

USF entrepreneurship alumni give back

Some of our entrepreneurship alumni are helping a community center in the Tampa Heights neighborhood open in the new year. Learn more.


Student Spotlight: Thang Ryan Nguyen

When USF business student Thang "Ryan" Nguyen moved to the United States from Vietnam, he could barely speak English. Nguyen offered to tutor his classmates in math and science -- subjects in which he excelled -- in exchange for English lessons. Now, he is a leader in the College of Business.

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University of South Florida College of Business Holiday E-Card 2013

Holiday Greetings from the College of Business

The College of Business wishes you and yours happy holidays. Thank you for making our college great. We hope you enjoy this video from our leadership, faculty, staff and students.

Go Bulls!
Students take real-world lessons from competition


USF marketing students landed top spots in a global competition that helped  students develop real-life business skills in the classroom. Read more.

New online-only degrees offer flexibility

People seeking a USF degree will be able to achieve a variety of graduate degrees from the USF College of Business with several new online degree options -- and they can do it all without entering a traditional classroom.
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In Other News
  • At USF's fall commencement, accounting student Ahad Khan was designated a King O'Neal Scholar, recognizing his achievements in graduating from USF with a 4.0 GPA. He was also a 25 Under 25 Recipients during his time at USF.  
  • Accounting Instructor Jennifer Cainas and ISDS Professor Grandon Gill were selected to receive USF's Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award for 2013-2014, an award that recognizes the best teachers at the university.   
  • The USF Sport & Entertainment Management program, in partnership with Fox Sports Florida, is hosting a sports lecture series January 13-16. The lecture series will feature some leading thinkers in the sports industry: Eastman and Beaudine CEO Bob Beaudine, ESPN Analyst Andrew Brandt, Women's Tennis Association CEO Stacey Allaster, and "Zebras and Cheetahs" author Colby B. Jubenville. For more information and to RSVP, visit  
Alumni Notes

John Avery ('78, Business Administration) has joined the University Park office of RE/MAX Alliance group as a sales associate.


Samantha Lutz ('13, Finance & Psychology) joined the marketing department at TAG Alliances. She attended the TAG Alliances 29th International Conference in Munich, Germany, assisting with the management of the three-day event.


Additional alumni updates here.

Faculty and Staff Notes


ISDS Associate Professor Manish Agrawal was named associate editor of MIS Quarterly,  a top journal in the field.


Michael Hageloh joined the dean's office as director of special projects. 


More updates here.

 Upcoming Events


Dec. 31: Canvas migration complete, Blackboard no longer available.  

Jan. 6: Start of spring classes.  

Jan. 13-16: USF Sports Lecture Series, presented by Fox Sports Florida.


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