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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.

Master of Accountancy candidate thrives in Accelerated program

As part of the Accelerated Master of Accountancy program, MACC candidate Stone Bauguess has had no problem standing out at the Moore School. Before graduating with his bachelor's, he had already started taking courses toward his master's degree.

Moore School contributes economic insights, talented workforce to South Carolina

Here at the Darla Moore School of Business, state support goes toward making tangible differences in the way it provides research insights, advises strategy development and develops talent, which in turn impact the state as a whole.

MAEcon alumna continues analytics work with Federal Reserve Bank in Boston

"Pursuing the thesis track in the Master of Arts in Economics gave me an incredible opportunity to hone my research skills and learn more about an economics topic I'm passionate about," said Melissa Gentry (MAEcon '18)

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.


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