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Diverse group teaches International MBA candidate importance of perspective

"The Moore School's greatest asset is its ability to bring together a diverse group of individuals that are driven and wildly intelligent," said International MBA alumnus Tyler Gear. "Regularly butting heads with people smarter than me taught me to approach problems from different perspectives."

MHR alumna finds commitment to diversity in program

"I really enjoyed how committed the MHR program is to bringing in diverse executives," said Christian Nunnley, Master of Human Resources alumna. "Those speakers were the most inspirational in sharing knowledge on how to break barriers and become a successful young black professional in the HR field."

Students learn all things blockchain in new financial innovation course

A newly offered course at the Darla Moore School of Business aims to teach students about the basics of blockchain and its myriad of practical applications.

Professional MBA alumna finds convenience, personal resilience through program

"By going through this experience, I learned that we're incredibly resilient and capable of accomplishing so much more than we ever thought possible," said Jessica Chiu (PMBA '18), fuel contract manager at Westinghouse Electric Company.

Ph.D. candidate thrives in collaborative atmosphere

When Patrick Flynn was looking for a Ph.D. program a few years ago, he wasn't just looking for a top research school with stellar human resources rankings. He was looking for invested faculty that truly engage with and care about their students. As a researcher deeply interested in human interactions at work, he wanted that personal edge in his program too.

Moore School faculty members publish research to benefit food banks

The work resulted in Harvest Hope's capability to deliver 1.7 million additional meals per year from the donations collected during promotional events, an increase of 41%

MAEcon professor finds motivation in student learning, excitement

"The most fulfilling thing in teaching isn't simply giving students knowledge but instead giving them new perspectives to consider," Master of Arts in Economics professor Chun-Hui Miao said. "When a former student tells me how what they learned in my class has helped them understand something new -- it's the ultimate reward for me."

International MBA candidate attracted to international immersion in program

International MBA candidate Kate Schaufelberger was looking for "something beyond traditional MBA classes" -- something she found at the Moore School

Moore School's one-of-a-kind award recognizes excellence in CEO talent development

"Our hope is that with this award, the Moore School begins to be recognized as the place that is most known for awarding CEOs that are trying to build leaders themselves," said Patrick Wright, faculty director of the Center for Executive Succession.

The Natural Thing To Do

Vince Mooney (B.S. '82, MACC '83), managing director at Deloitte in Charlotte, is one of the Moore School's longest consecutive donors, participating in giving in multiple capacities for the last 35 years. And he has no plans of stopping.

Professional MBA candidate applies classroom learning to job immediately

"After just five weeks of my MBA program, I was applying what I learned in meetings and projects at work," Professional MBA candidate Dipali Britton, business development manager at Upward Star Center.

UPS Foundation donates $150,000 to Moore School's Folks Center

"We know that context matters, and we know that the more diverse your team is, the better your team will be, in terms of developing strategy that's appropriate for different contexts and being successful in executing it."

The Dark-Side of User Reviews: The First-Review Effect and Incentivized Reviews

How a Moore School marketing professor is changing the way companies think about online product reviews.

MAEcon candidate found program to launch his dream career in his own backyard

Master of Arts in Economics (MAEcon) candidate Kirk LeCureux was looking for a program that would help him transition to a career in economic and financial research. He found it in the MAEcon program, which allows him to simultaneously earn his Master of Applied Statistics degree.

Doug Hanslip joins career services team to help MBA students leverage their experiences

"The depth of our graduates' true international immersion and language study programs is what allows our business school students to differentiate in a field of what can be commoditized MBA programs."

Finance lecturer uses 30 years of international business experience to engage students

After a career spanning 30 years in international business, Jim Thetford now serves as a finance lecturer for the Moore School.

Riegel & Emory Human Resources Research Center becomes 3rd educational institution to be inducted into National Academy of Human Resources

"The NAHR is essentially the hall of fame for the human resources field," said Anthony Nyberg, a professor in the Department of Management and the academic director of the Master of Human Resources (MHR). "Being inducted into the NAHR is the equivalent of a lifetime achievement award for HR practitioners."

MHR candidate takes the next step

Jewel May, a former starter on the women's basketball team, is now pursuing her Master of Human Resources degree at the Moore School.

Moore School ambassador finds success in the State House

Wilfredo Anderson, a third-year student at the Darla Moore School of Business, serves as the director of the Legislative Action Network for the University of South Carolina and as a student ambassador for the Moore School.

Moore School faculty receives prestigious award in operations research

Dr. Sanjay Ahire, a professor of operations research and management science and the co-director of the Moore School's Operations and Supply Chain Center, has received one of the most prestigious awards in operations research and management science practice.

MHR candidate learns importance of adaptability, open-mindedness

Master of Human Resources candidate Jalen Maxton has realized through the program just how important adaptability can be: "Things are ever-changing. You can't get complacent."

MHR alumna credits program's 'close relationships' with helping her land her job

Taylor Lawrence, '17 Master of Human Resources alumna, had several opportunities while at the Moore School to network with Fortune 500 companies, including PepsiCo, her current employer.

Professional MBA alumnus uses multiple UofSC degrees to lead confidently

Cedric Green, VP of Gas Services for SCE&G and PSNC Energy, holds four degrees from UofSC. He uses skills he gained through the Professional MBA program to better communicate with those he works with.

MHR candidate finds 'home,' 'incredible network' in accelerated program

"I've been able to build an incredible network in this program. I've met some of my best friends and amazingly bright people," said Sasha Einziger, '18 Master of Human Resources candidate.

MHR alumnus appreciates confidence gained through program

"My performance at work, as well as the confidence I have in my role, can be attributed to what I learned through earning my degree," said Master of Human Resources alumnus Robert Devane (MHR '17).


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