Faculty awarded promotions at the end of the fall semester
The Moore School had four professors earn promotions at the end of the fall semester.
Weather Update: UofSC Columbia campus will be closed Friday, Sept. 30 due to inclement weather. Classes are canceled and only essential personnel are required to report to campus. See sc.edu/weather for updates.
The Moore School had four professors earn promotions at the end of the fall semester.
The Moore School's risk management and insurance program was recently named the fourth largest risk management and insurance school in the U.S. by Business Insurance.
Now more than ever, an MBA is a way to move forward. Whether you are seeking advancement within your company, a career change or the opportunity to launch your own business, a comprehensive MBA education is one of the best ways to get there.
Moore School Distinguished Professor Emeritus Jim Kuhlman celebrated 50 years of teaching at the University of South Carolina in 2020.
The future looks bright for Moore School students graduating in December. Read more about their UofSC experiences and their future plans.
International business faculty Daniel Ostergaard was named among the 2020 Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors by Poets & Quants this week.
UofSC's Folks Center for International Business and Risk and Uncertainty Management Center recently hosted an online forum featuring financial and risk expert Preston Keat who discussed the biggest global financial risks for 2021. Close to 500 registrants from a cross-section of business, government and academia attended the event.
Moore School and UofSC School of Law alumna J. Michelle Childs was recently named chair of the American Bar Association's Judicial Division.
Professor Patrick Wright recently published a scholarly paper in the Human Resource Management Review that explores how companies can build community and acknowledge their employees' intrinsic value to make their organizations more competitive.
The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business will host its next installment of the 40th Annual Economic Outlook series on Monday, Nov. 30, with a special session dedicated to post-election economic impact. The event will feature Thomas I. Barkin, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, as the keynote speaker.
Moore School alumnus Brandon Williams ('18 HR management and marketing, '20 MHR) is taking the skills that he learned through the Master of Human Resources program to technology conglomerate IBM, where he will assume the role of human resources professional within IBM's Human Resources Leadership Development Program.
Moore School marketing professor Ram Janakiraman will publish a scholarly article in the American Marketing Association's November issue of Journal of Marketing exploring how adoption of nutrition labels to the front of product packages affects the nutritional quality of food. He is also studying the differing impacts of positive- versus negative-toned tweets by political candidates and their impact on audience engagement.
Moore School alumnus ('18 PMBA) and U.S. Army veteran Dave Duffy was already an entrepreneur when he enrolled in the Professional MBA program, but he credits his courses with helping him more successfully run his businesses. Duffy also took on the role of chief operating officer for a veteran staffing company just as the COVID-19 pandemic was beginning in March.
Moore School alumnus Matt Pangle ('18 MBA) uses his experiences from being in the U.S. Navy along with skills from the Moore School's Professional MBA program in his role at Global Lending Services LLC.
The Moore School's Folks Center for International Business hosted a virtual forum with David Firestein, the President and CEO of the George H. W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations. More than 450 people from 15 countries registered for the virtual discussion.
The University of South Carolina's Folks Center for International Business and Risk and Uncertainty Management Center are presenting an online forum Thursday, Nov. 12, with Preston Keat, head of political and country risk for UBS, one of the largest and most influential global financial services firms in the world.
Moore School alumna Julie Hayne ('96 MACC) has applied the skills and knowledge that she gained from the Master of Accountancy program to the hospitality industry with the opening of her own bed and breakfast in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Moore School's Center for International Business Education and Research provides professional development opportunities for Minority Serving Institutions and community colleges in the southeast and across the nation to promote and expand international business education.
Moore School alumnus Bill Harley ('93 MBA) is an experienced entrepreneur having been part of six startups in the past 23 years. Maneuvering a company through a worldwide pandemic is one obstacle he hadn't experienced until 2020.
The Moore School's Marketing Scholars Program provides undergraduate students hands-on experience with some of the top brands, including Coca-Cola, Sonoco Packaging Company, ESPN and Lionsgate. Specifically with Lionsgate, one of the leading entertainment companies in the world, teams of Marketing Scholars have worked on projects that involve top franchises like The Hunger Games and John Wick.
Moore School Ph.D. student Matthew Harvey studies how corruption impacts interpersonal trust and focuses his research on community trust levels after police brutality incidents.
Moore School International MBA candidate Joey Smith developed a passion for working with overseas businesses while living in Vietnam for more than seven years. Smith's experiences in Vietnam led him to pursue a career that would allow him to work with multinational companies.
Like many college students, sophomore William Mendoza loves coffee. However, Mendoza's passion for coffee diverges from other students since Mendoza's parents cultivate coffee in Mexico.
The Moore School Professional MBA program can benefit professionals from any industry, including engineering. The skills learned through the Professional MBA program help engineers have a broader understanding about business and strategic decision making as managers. Having a greater understanding about the financing, supply chain and other business aspects of a business are crucial for those in leadership roles.
It is with deep sadness that we mourn the tragic loss of Moore School student Sam Laundon.
For sophomore Taniah German, the Moore School's Rising Scholars program has provided her with many opportunities throughout her college career, one of them being the chance to work with elementary schoolers through Carolina Reads.
A number of accounting undergraduate and graduate students recently received scholarships and fellowships from the South Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants for the 2020-21 academic year.
The University of South Carolina's Folks Center for International Business is presenting an online forum Thursday, Oct. 1, with David J. Firestein, president and CEO of the George H.W. Bush Foundation for U.S.-China Relations.
The Moore School's Center for International Business Education and Research is sponsoring a virtual Conference on Intercultural Competence and Communication Sept. 25 for minority serving institutions and community colleges in the U.S. southeast.
The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business will host the first of two livestreaming events Sept. 29 for the 40th Annual Economic Outlook Series. The first session will feature experts on the political and economic outlook for fall 2020.
The fourth annual Chief Marketing Officer Summit will be held online Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. featuring more than 25 marketing professionals from some of the nation's top brands. This year's theme is Inspiring, Transforming and Thriving in a Digital and Diverse World, Personally and Professionally.
The Darla Moore School of Business' Executive Education department is signing today a memorandum of agreement with the U.S. Army Finance and Comptroller School to continue offering professional development opportunities for soldiers.
The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business announced today that its undergraduate international business program is ranked No. 1 according to U.S. News & World Report's 2021 Best Colleges publication released on Monday, Sept. 14. This announcement marks the 22nd consecutive year that the program has been ranked as the top undergraduate international business program in the country.
In response to the challenges many are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of South Carolina Professional MBA program has modified its standardized test requirement for the remainder of the spring 2021 application cycle.
The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business will feature experts on the political and economic outlook for fall 2020 with two livestreaming events Sept. 29 and Nov. 3 for the 40th Annual Economic Outlook Series.
Moore School alumnus Joseph Etris ('15 MBA) has used the skills he learned at the Moore School for a variety of industries.
The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business will present the Center for Executive Succession's 2020 Leadership Legacy Award to Ellen R. Alemany, chairwoman and CEO of CIT Group Inc. Alemany will accept the award and present a keynote at a Sept. 29 livestreamed event from 5-6 p.m.
Three International Business and Chinese Enterprise cohort program alumni were recently named among the Forbes 30 under 30 in Asia.
Information about the upcoming Business EXPOs, undergraduate and graduate career coaching, open job opportunities, interviewing assistance and engaging with employees.
Moore School alumnus Jeremy Martinez's South Carolina Honors College case study thesis was recently published by Ivey Publishing. A collaboration with Moore School faculty, Martinez's case study focused on a bribery scandal involving Cognizant Technology Solutions, an American information technology outsourcing company with operations in India.
Moore School Ph.D. graduate Xing Liu joined the faculty at Wayne State University as an assistant professor after graduating in May 2020.
Moore School Ph.D. candidate Sanghoon Cho said he has experienced the importance of operations efficiency firsthand as a member of the Republic of Korea Air Force, which influenced his decision to focus his degree in production and operations management.
Moore School Ph.D. student Justin Kistler has spent the past five years studying how changes in the U.S. health care industry affect hospitals and physicians.
Moore School Ph.D. student Pengxiang Zhang has focused his degree in international business because he believes that globalization is the driving force that shapes the world.
Moore School alumnus Noman Shaheer ('19 Ph.D., international business) recently received the Peter J. Buckley and Mark Casson AIB Dissertation Award during the Academy of International Business Conference 2020.
Four Moore School students win UofSC COVID-19 Ideas Challenge and earn money to begin their entrepreneurial business ideas.
Marketing clinical assistant professor Kealy Carter ('07 IMBA, '14 Ph.D. marketing) uses her passion for sustainability to guide her research and show her students how they can navigate data-rich environments and analyze diverse pieces of information.
Alumnus Landry Phillips ('19 MBA) immediately applied the skills he learned in the Professional MBA program by creating a business plan for and opening his new business, the Regal Lounge.
A Moore School MBA advanced marketing research class worked with FedEx in the spring to conduct an international research study and inform potential growth opportunity areas for the multinational shipping company.
The Moore School's 12th annual Dr. Alfred N. and Lynn Manos Page Prize for Sustainability Issues in Business award winners were recently recognized for their efforts to introduce or substantially upgrade sustainability courses or associated coursework into national and international business school curricula.
International MBA alumni Adam Chardukian and Reynolds Broker earned roles on an executive team at a technology discovery firm in part because of the stellar professionalism and higher standards they had grown accustomed to after being part of the Moore School's No. 1-ranked program.
The Moore School's newest full-time MBA cohort is one of the first groups of students to attend classes at UofSC in person since the COVID-19 pandemic began; they may be among the first groups of college students in the U.S. to meet face to face since courses across the country went virtual in March.
Moore School Master of International Business alumna Floriane de Longvilliers ('16 MIB) strives to enhance diversity and equal opportunity in both her personal and professional endeavors.
Moore School alumnus Sailesh S. Radha ('03 MBA) utilizes his economics and finance skills to predict the best countries and markets investors should consider.
Rising sophomore Hart Bridges decided out of boredom and necessity to make his own reusable masks when he went home to Gaffney, South Carolina, after the COVID-19 pandemic moved UofSC classes online in March.
Moore School Ph.D. student Destan Kirimhan said her background of growing up in Ankara, Turkey, a place where economic problems are complex and long-lasting, is her inspiration for pursuing her Ph.D. in business administration focusing on finance.
Moore School Ph.D. student Gustavo Schneider wants his current and future research to benefit both businesses and consumers.
Moore School Ph.D. student Christina Hymer has been interested in human resources and organizational behavior since she was an undergraduate student and began researching the disconnect repatriates can feel among their various identities when they return home from an international assignment.
Moore School and UofSC alumnus Cedric Green has realized growth opportunities with large energy companies by combining his engineering skills with his MBA degree.
The Moore School's undergraduate operations and supply chain program is ranked No. 5 in North America, according to the Gartner Top 25 Supply Chain University Programs for 2020 released on Wednesday. The Moore School's graduate operations and supply chain program is ranked No. 22 in North America, according to Gartner.
Recent graduate Gabrielle Pierce wanted to be a more well-rounded leader as a pharmacist, so she decided to combine her Pharm.D. with an MBA from the Moore School.
Moore School international business and marketing junior Vincent Buccini had plans to intern with UPS Singapore during summer 2020 until the coronavirus pandemic caused his program to be canceled. Unwilling to let the pandemic stop him from gaining real world marketing experience, Buccini coordinated with UPS and is now working stateside.
Today, on Juneteenth, we stand in solidarity with the African American community.
Two doctoral students and an accounting professor were honored with Ph.D. awards from the Moore School at the end of the academic year.
International business assistant professor Michael Murphree recently received the Emerging Scholar in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award at the Industry Studies Association's annual conference.
Ph.D. May 2020 graduate Sotires Pagiavlas said that he has wanted to be a professor since he began writing and presenting research papers in elementary school.
Moore School economics assistant professor Philip Brookins is interested in individuals' behavior in workplace competition settings and, more generally, any contest-like situation.
Every spring, UofSC holds Awards Day to recognize the accomplishments of its students during the academic year. Although the ceremony had to be held virtually in spring 2020, UofSC was proud to recognize its exceptional students for their commitment to personal and academic excellence and their dedication to leadership, scholarship and service.
Three Moore School MBA alumni were named some of the most impactful individuals in the state of South Carolina. For the past 17 years, The State and thestate.com have recognized 20 of South Carolina's best adults under age 40.
In response to the challenges many are experiencing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of South Carolina Professional MBA program has modified its standardized test requirement for the remainder of the fall 2020 application cycle.
The Moore School's undergraduate team won first place at the John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition earlier this spring.
Moore School alumna Lauren Truslow ('05 management and marketing) has not been sitting on her couch waiting for the COVID-19 pandemic to pass. The barre3 and The Nail Barre business owner has been busier than ever virtually teaching classes and constantly engaging with her clients.
At this stage in the COVID-19 crisis, citizens and politicians alike are asking how we can rejuvenate the economy and allow greater personal mobility while limiting the risks of exponentially increasing the number of infections and deaths.
Six teams of UofSC students and alumni won more than $50,000 in total prize money for The Proving Ground pitch competition held virtually in April.
Moore School Master of International Business candidate Sunnie Duong was the first Vietnamese student to graduate from the program in May 2020.
While the COVID-19 pandemic is delaying their official on-campus celebration, May graduates are still recognizing their hard work and all they have learned during their time at UofSC.
Message from Dean Brews and Associate Dean Hazzard I, Associate Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Deborah Hazzard, and all at the Darla Moore School of Business stand in solidarity with the Association of African American Students (AAAS) at the University of South Carolina following the unconscionable behavior of individuals who invaded AAAS's year-end celebration on April 24.
The Moore School offers more than 20 student organizations for undergraduate students to get involved in, from business fraternities and service organizations to leadership societies and more. Students with a passion for their organization step into leadership roles every year to better their group and the Moore School community.
In everyday life, consumers visit small businesses like restaurants, boutiques, salons, barbershops and a host of other independent retailers. With the COVID-19 pandemic severely impacting these consumer-facing businesses, some of them may not survive the abrupt shutdown. Moore School faculty weigh in on the impact the pandemic may have on small businesses and what they can do to try to survive the disruption.
Moore School management professor Anthony Nyberg was recently awarded a Fulbright award to research through a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods how organizations compete through human capital resources in Ireland.
The Moore School's Executive Education department is leading a South Carolina Public Radio and Zoom video series, "Managerial Insights: Supporting Businesses During an Uncertain Time," to provide advice for the business community about weathering the challenging business environment created by COVID-19.
A Moore School international business faculty member is leading virtual networking efforts to connect students during the COVID-19 pandemic. While students have been instructed not to return to campus until August due to the ongoing pandemic, international business clinical associate professor Daniel Ostergaard is still encouraging students to have conversations and engage in networking opportunities through the Zoom online chat room platform.
Moore School sophomore Hannah White was recently elected the new student body vice president of the University of South Carolina.
The Proving Ground pitch competition will feature six finalists in a Facebook Live video April 21 at 5 p.m. UofSC students, alumni, faculty and staff are encouraged to tune in to the live-pitch event, when the winners of the 11th annual competition will be determined.
While the full economic impact of COVID-19 won't be determined for some time, one Moore School expert anticipates the impact of the pandemic on the insurance industry to be modest overall.
Moore School MBA and UofSC alumna Caroline Brown ('11 UofSC public relations, '19 MBA) earned a new role with the Medical University of South Carolina as chief external affairs officer after she completed her MBA last year.
Moore School International MBA alumnus Yogesh Chavda ('92 IMBA) is now working for U.S.-based social media conglomerate Pinterest after an already successful 27-year marketing career with companies Procter & Gamble, Amway, Kimberly-Clark and Spotify and as founder of Y2S Consulting in Chicago.
In June 1966, Robert Kennedy used a phrase in a speech in Cape Town now part of our vocabulary: May we live in interesting times. Commenting on the times he found himself in he noted: "Like it or not we live in interesting times. They are times of danger and uncertainty; but they are also more open to the creative energy of men than any other time in history."
The University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business announced today that its International MBA program is ranked No. 1, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools publication released on March 17. The International MBA program has been ranked in the top three for 31 consecutive years and No. 1 for the past seven years.
Fourth-year economics Ph.D. student Zehra Valencia recently won the Melayne Morgan McInnes Memorial Award for the best third-year economics Ph.D. paper in the Moore School.
The Darla Moore School of Business is experiencing huge payoffs after a strategic new direction for its Office of Career Management that was implemented in conjunction with a curriculum overhaul four years ago.
The Moore School management department faculty is among the most productive researchers in U.S. business schools, according to the Texas A&M/University of Georgia Rankings of Management Department Research Productivity released last month.
Moore School alumnus Lyderic Champetier ('18 MBA) immediately applied the skills he learned through the Professional MBA program to his full-time position at Michelin, the French tire manufacturing company.
Moore School alumnus Michael Roth is famously known by the Gamecock community as one of the star pitchers that helped lead UofSC to back-to-back College World Series wins in 2010 and 2011. After spending seven years in professional baseball, Roth officially retired after the 2018 season and dedicated himself to a new career in commercial real estate.
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.
Moore School alumnus and retired business school administrator and professor William "Bill" Putnam died Feb. 13 at the age of 90.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Moore School management professor Robert Ployhart is one of five UofSC faculty honored with the 2020 Breakthrough Leadership in Research Awards.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.