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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.

Moore School alumnus dedicates his career to nonprofit work, ending poverty in New Orleans

Moore School alumnus Michael Williamson ('90 marketing) has a plan to end poverty in Louisiana.

Focus on data proficiency equips Moore School students with sought-after skills

U.S. businesses face a shortage of 1.5 million managers with the skills to capitalize on and transform massive amounts of data into insights that can guide decision making and provide value to their organizations, according to a recent study by McKinsey Global Institute.

New Moore School undergraduate chooses management major to eventually start her own business

Moore School freshman LaTerra Frechette is majoring in business management because she wants to someday open her own gymnastics facility.

New Moore School professor focuses research on boardroom diversity and business ethics

New Moore School finance assistant professor Matthew Souther is an advocate for membership diversity in all boardrooms.

Moore School's The Proving Ground pushes entrepreneurs to formalize and pitch their ideas

A recent UofSC grad and current doctoral student, Brooks Herring is working on a business plan for a program to help veterans be their best selves after possible injuries and mental health diagnoses. Earlier this year, Herring, a veteran himself, won the fan-favorite award from The Proving Ground for his RunPHASE veteran rehabilitation idea.

UofSC president to speak at the Moore School's 39th annual Economic Outlook Conference in December

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business will feature South Carolina President Robert "Bob" Caslen at the 39th annual Economic Outlook Conference on Dec. 3.

Moore School, Bank of America's diversity and inclusion event to celebrate alumnus's impact, scholarship recipients

The Moore School is partnering with Bank of America to host a panel on diversity and inclusion Nov. 14 to celebrate the scholarship Bank of America has funded in honor of its long-time leader and Moore School alumnus W.W. "Hootie" Johnson ('53 business administration).

2019 Leadership Symposium held at Moore School

The Moore School and the Graduate Women in Business student organization hosted the Leadership Symposium Nov. 1. Tribetan CEO Tiffany Norwood delivered a keynote on growing the next generation of leaders.

Moore School professor's research illustrates trust may not be reliable in financial dealings

Darla Moore School of Business international business assistant professor Christopher Yenkey uses a social approach to how investment markets are built.

MBA program, UofSC boosting recruitment and support for student veterans

In 2019, the Moore School implemented a targeted military MBA initiative to encourage more military veterans to pursue their MBAs at the University of South Carolina.

Rising Scholars program seeks to create a more inclusive Moore School

During the 2018-19 academic year, 19 Moore School freshmen participated in the inaugural Rising Scholars Program, an excellence initiative to develop future business leaders and bridge the opportunity gap for underserved students from South Carolina.

Moore School alumna opens her own insurance office five years after graduation

Darla Moore School of Business alumna Jamesha Gore-Coggin (B.S. '13) went from first-generation college student to opening her own State Farm agency over the span of a decade.

Veteran combines military skills with Moore School MBA degree to land challenging supply chain position

Moore School alumnus K. Derrick Brosius transformed a military career into a successful business career with the help of the Professional MBA program.

Russian and East European scholar points to political interference as next "hybrid war" in Moore School talk

The Moore School's Folks Center for International Business drew a standing-room-only crowd for a recent discussion about Vladimir Putin and the future of Europe with Mitchell Orenstein, the chair and a professor for Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.

Moore School accounting students receive scholarship honors

The South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants awarded scholarships to 11 UofSC undergraduate accounting or Master of Accountancy students in 2019.

New Moore School faculty evaluates millennial spending tendencies

Moore School finance clinical assistant professor Jimmie Lenz researches how the monetary habits of millennials are affecting the United States' economy.


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