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International MBA case competition team places 3rd in SEC MBA Case Competition

Four International MBA candidates -- Wes Treiber (B.S. '16), Laura Dorn, Nick Sonek and Bhaskar Shankar -- took home third place at the SEC MBA Case Competition held at the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee in early April.

Mentorship aspect of Master of Human Resources program fosters close, honest relationships between faculty, students

For some, relationships with faculty members might not be top of mind, but the structured faculty mentorship aspect of the Master of Human Resources (MHR) program has been exponentially beneficial to MHR students over the last three years since its implementation.

Boeing competition challenges Moore School, Engineering students to address real-world scenarios

Five teams of UofSC Darla Moore School of Business and College of Engineering and Computing students recently shared their innovative ideas gleaned from hours of analyzing data sets in the inaugural Boeing Analytics Case Competition held in the Moore School.

Accounting students win national Deloitte audit challenge

Six Darla Moore School of Business students recently won first place in the 2019 Deloitte National Audit Innovation Challenge at Deloitte University in Westlake, Texas.

Moore School exceeds donor goal and raises more than $75,000 on Giving Day

The Darla Moore School of Business raised $75,797 from 729 unique donors for the University of South Carolina's annual Giving Day.

Moore School fourth year's exhibit wins runner-up in UofSC Creativibe category for visualizing Spotify listening habits

Claire Fisher used her data visualization, titled "Millennial Music Habits," in an exhibit at the first UofSC Creativibe event, where students, faculty and staff across the university showcased their creative and innovative ideas.

Moore School alumnus to supply tuxedos for students attending Centennial Gala

Tux on Trux is the Moore School's chosen tuxedo rental provider for the students attending the Centennial Gala on April 25. As a recent alumnus of the school, Moore is thrilled to be serving its students in this way.

Moore School student elected student body vice president

Sophie Davish, a third-year finance student at the Darla Moore School of Business, will serve as the University of South Carolina's next student body vice president.

MAEcon student uses teamwork skills both in class and as student athlete

As a lifelong Gamecock fan, Master of Arts in Economics (MAEcon) candidate Carson Strom (B.S. '18) always knew he wanted to come to the University of South Carolina for school.

First African American Leadership Conference hosted at Moore School

The first African American Leadership Conference provided a forum for university students and members of several corporate partners to meet and share important insights. The conference was hosted by the Black Business Student Association (BBSA) on Saturday, Feb. 23, at the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business.

Impact of shopper goals, product displays on consumer purchases

How does displaying numeric information, such as the number of calories in a product, work with shoppers' goals to influence what they buy?

Moore School to hold international business strategy, trade forum April 18

Hosted by the Folks Center for International Business at the Darla Moore School of Business and co-sponsored by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, the forum will focus on recent shifts in the global trading sphere and the subsequent impact on U.S. trade policy and practices.

The globalization debate and its impact on South Carolina

In light of the current backlash against globalization and the revision of international trade agreements in the United States, one must consider the implications for South Carolina. To what degree and in what ways does South Carolina benefit from international trade and investment?

MAEcon candidate benefits from program partnerships

MAEcon candidate Joseph Hackett values the integration of his program with other master's programs at the Moore School because it gives him the chance to hear other students' perspectives on real-world business problems.

Moore School International MBA program retains No. 1 ranking

Both the International and Professional MBA programs have retained their No. 1 rankings this year.

MHR, MBA Moore School teams excel at case competitions

A team of Master of Human Resources (MHR) candidates representing the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business won the Ohio State MHR Case Competition held at the end of February, beating out Cornell University (second place) and the University of Illinois (third place). A team of Moore School MBA students also placed well at a recent case competition -- the team of four MBA candidates reached the finals of the Texas Christian University (TCU) MBA/MS Supply Case Competition.

Executive development classes refine old skills, build new ones to help leaders adapt to changing business landscape

"We prioritize the design of learning in our classes, and we get great feedback on how our courses are structured and the benefits they've given our clients," said Ray Smith, associate dean for executive development.

Moore School alumnus wins Judith M. Davis volunteer award

Drew Stevens (B.S. '10) was awarded the Judith M. Davis Volunteer of the Year award from United Way. Stevens, who studied finance, economics, and risk management and insurance while at the Moore School, now works at Northwestern Mutual as a wealth management advisor.

International MBA alumnus uses multinational experience to tackle diverse business challenges

"My favorite thing about the Moore School International MBA was the opportunities it gave me to shape my own experience."

UofSC teams win first, fourth at Third Annual Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge

Two teams made up of University of South Carolina law and Master of Accountancy (MACC) students placed first and fourth in the Third Annual Southeastern Regional Tax Challenge last week.

Master of International Business alumnus carries spirit of networking and mentoring into career

Master of International Business (MIB) alumnus Carlos Cueto realized the importance of networking and being open to differing perspectives during his time at the Moore School.

Double alumna enjoys flexibility, diversity of programs

Caroline Jones (B.S. '08, PMBA '15) now works as a National Accounts Sales Executive for BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. Jones earned her bachelor's degree in marketing and economics, but her time with Moore School did not stop with her bachelor's degree -- she completed the Professional MBA (PMBA) program in 2015 while working a full-time job.

Ph.D. alumnus establishes fellowship fund to honor economics professor emeritus

John "Jack" Helmuth and a group of former Ph.D. students at the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business are leading the effort to create a fellowship fund for economics students in the Ph.D. program to honor of Professor Emeritus Ron Wilder.

Differentiating Your Degree to Make Your Career Path Unique

As one of the top-ranked MBA programs in the country, the UofSC MBA is competitive by any standard. Putting that degree on your resume is sure to make you stand out in your career, and adding a UofSC law degree on top of that will differentiate you even further.

Moore School team takes title for second year

The University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business team won first place at the Technological University of Dublin's International Case Competition for the second year in a row. It was a unanimous decision from the judge panel after the team presented a case on Disney entering the world of streaming services.


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