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One of first Moore School MBA graduates learned "markets drive everything" as greatest lesson from his program

A member of the first Moore School MBA graduating class recounts a "camaraderie" and feeling of "learning something others didn't' know" with the other nine students in his program as he looks back almost 60 years later.

Retired 35-year administrator and alumnus dies at age 90

Moore School alumnus and retired business school administrator and professor William "Bill" Putnam died Feb. 13 at the age of 90.

Former Chick-fil-A senior analyst emphasizes data proficiency as management science instructor

UofSC alumna and Moore School management science lecturer Beth Walters ('92 UofSC mathematics, '97 UofSC master's, statistics) shares the data analysis skills she obtained while working at Chick-fil-A, Inc., in her business classroom.

Moore School's Center for Business Communication Student Writing Award contest open for all business students

The Moore School's Center for Business Communication is hosting a competition for their Student Writing Award with cash prizes and the chance to advance to the national Association for Business Communication Student Competition.

Data Lab a "physical statement" showing Moore School's commitment to students becoming data proficient

The Moore School opened a Data Lab in the past year that assists students in becoming comfortable with data analytics, especially important as U.S. businesses face a major shortage of managers skilled in transforming large-scale data into insights that can guide decision-making and provide value to organizations.

UofSC graduates bequeath $100,000 to Moore School for future scholarships

Timothy Finch ('12 MBA) and Alice Jilling Finch ('90 psychology UofSC, minor in business administration) have made a provision in their will to provide $100,000 to the Moore School to support future undergraduate scholarships for students who have proven they are hardworking and eager to learn.

Management professor receives UofSC 2020 Breakthrough Leadership in Research Award

Moore School management professor Robert Ployhart is one of five UofSC faculty honored with the 2020 Breakthrough Leadership in Research Awards.

Associate management science professor elected to INFORMS board of directors

Moore School associate professor Pelin Pekgün was recently elected to the 2020 INFORMS Board of Directors as the vice president of membership and professional recognition.

International course project teaches students consulting, sustainability

Eleven Moore School Master of International Business students are getting a firsthand look at how an organization considers the viability of expanding internationally while also trying to protect the environment.

New Moore School faculty researches how interactions with dogs versus cats vary consumer behavior

Moore School marketing associate professor Xiaojing Yang is interested in understanding the impacts of marketing practices on consumers' day-to-day lives. He applies a consumer behavior lens to his understanding of marketing.

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.


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