USF gets donation to invest in 'Fintech' - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
April 19, 2022 The University of South Florida received a $14 million donation.
Kate Tiedemann, Ellen Cotton give $14M to USF for fintech program - Florida Politics
April 19, 2022 St. Petersburg philanthropists Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton are donating $14 million to the University of South Florida (USF) to support the USF Muma College of Business.
St. Petersburg Philanthropists Give $14 Million to Enhance USF Finance Program
April 18, 2022 Philanthropists Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton, long-time supporters of the University of South Florida’s programs on its St. Petersburg campus, recently made gifts totaling $14 million to support efforts to make the USF Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance a “hub of excellence” in fintech education.
USF receives $14M to create fintech ‘hub of excellence’ - Business Observer
April 18, 2022 The donations came from St. Petersburg philanthropists Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton.
USF gets ‘transformational’ $14M gift for fintech education - Tampa Bay Times
April 18, 2022 The gift from philanthropists Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton will go toward new faculty, curriculums and more for a financial technology program.
Longtime donors Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton give $14M to USF St. Pete to boost
fintech education - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 18, 2022 “We are becoming the innovation hub of the southeast and hopefully the nation."
St. Pete School of Business receives $14 million donation for fintech center - USF Oracle
April 18, 2022 Long-time donors Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton collectively contributed $14 million for the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance’s efforts to become a hub in fintech education.
Taxes are due April 18: Tax expert shares how to avoid penalties - ABC Action News
April 18, 2022 “Everybody ought to be aware that the due date is Monday, April 18,” said Luke Richardson, Associate Professor of Instruction for Accounting at the University of South Florida.
University of South Florida Gets $14M Donation for Fintech - Government Technology
April 18, 2022 The university received a gift from philanthropists Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton that will go toward developing its financial technology program, eventually to include a fintech center and degree programs.
Florida and Fintech: University of South Florida Receives $14 Million Donation from
Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton to Build Fintech Hub - Crowdfund Insider
April 18, 2022 The University of South Florida announced a $14 million donation today from Kate Tiedemann and Ellen Cotton. The gift is to be used to create a Fintech “hub of excellence” at USF Muma College of Business.
USFSP receives $14 million gift for fintech ‘hub of excellence’ - Catalyst
April 18, 2022 The Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg was abuzz Monday as university officials announced a “transformative” $14 million gift from the school’s namesake.
Muma College of Business introduces FinTech|X Accelerator Program - USF Oracle
April 17, 2022 The Muma College of Business’ new FinTech|X Accelerator program is expected to promote innovation within the field of financial technology, or fintech, by providing resources, mentorship and investment advising to a cohort of 16 national and international startup companies.
Alumni Spotlight: Internship at Not Your Mother’s Haircare Pays Off for Victoria Celis
April 14, 2022 In 2021, Victoria Celis got her dream job during her last semester at the University of South Florida.
Adidas CEO on work-life balance conundrum: Wear it proudly - Business Observer
April 14, 2022 On his first U.S. trip since the pandemic, Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted offered words of wisdom to students at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.
Backlog of trucks at U.S.-Mexico border could impact meat, produce supply chains - WFTV9
April 14, 2022 Some of your favorite groceries could be a little harder to find next week due to a backlog of trucks along the U.S.-Mexico border.
USF Researchers and Business Leaders Unpack Key Tampa Bay Metrics at “State of the
April 13, 2022 Researchers from the University of South Florida Muma College of Business and Tampa Bay Partnership unveiled on Wednesday findings from two data-driven reports examining how the eight-county region stacks up against its demographic peers.
Boundless Bulls: Shivendu Shivendu - USF News
April 13, 2022 Ask Shivendu Shivendu what he’s most passionate about and you will get a master class lesson about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and token economics.
Top reviews influence consumers' buying more than products with high ratings, study
finds - ConsumerAffairs
April 13, 2022 Experts say online shoppers are swayed the most by reviews when choosing what to purchase
Study finds top reviews, not average ratings, sway consumer decision-making - ScienceDaily
April 12, 2022 The research debunks a widely held notion that serious online consumers buy products with a higher rating
Study finds top reviews, not average ratings, sway consumer decision-making - Phys.org
April 12, 2022 When it comes to online shopping habits, the collective wisdom dictates that consumers gravitate toward the highest-rated products.
Home prices in Tampa Bay continue to climb, competition rises with investors making
cash offers - ABC Action News
April 12, 2022 This is a historic housing market in the Tampa Bay area. Usually, rising interest rates on home loans would slow down investors from buying, but that’s not what housing experts are seeing here.
University of South Florida, Tampa Bay Wave’s Fintech Accelerator Cohort has Been
Announced - Crowdfund Insider
April 12, 2022 St. Petersburg’s fast-evolving Fintech sector continues to expand as Tampa Bay Wave and the University of South Florida have confirmed the inaugural cohort of startups for its Fintech|X Accelerator program.
Innovative Tampa investment firm joins local fintech cohort - 83 Degrees
April 12, 2022 Inflated prices, market volatility, and dire predictions of a looming correction are making investing in the stock market more challenging these days. But a Tampa startup is taking out some of the guesswork.
Meet the tech companies tapped for USF, Tampa Bay Wave's first fintech accelerator - TampaBayInno
April 11, 2022 Companies focused on cryptocurrency, student loan debt, crowdfunding and sneaker sales have been tapped for the first cohort of the region's inaugural fintech accelerator.
USF, Tampa Bay Wave’s inaugural fintech accelerator cohort announced - Catalyst
April 11, 2022 St. Petersburg’s burgeoning financial technology scene continues to grow as Tampa Bay Wave and the University of South Florida have announced the inaugural cohort of startups for its much-anticipated Fintech|X Accelerator program.
Tampa Bay Wave and USF announce 16 fintech startups for the inaugural FinTech|X Accelerator
2022 cohort - USF St. Petersburg campus
April 11, 2022 Tampa Bay Wave and the USF Muma College of Business have partnered on a FinTech|X Accelerator to showcase USF’s strategic entry into FinTech and promoting St. Petersburg as a major hub for financial technology talent and innovation.
Bodily Injury Liability Insurance - WalletHub
April 11, 2022 All drivers should meet with their insurance agent or an attorney to help them make this decision. However, owners/drivers should generally have sufficient liability insurance coverage to protect their personal assets.
Faculty Spotlight: Shivendu Shivendu
April 7, 2022 Ask Shivendu Shivendu what he’s most passionate about and you will get a master class lesson about blockchain, cryptocurrencies, Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) and token economics.
When the “Stars” Don’t Align: Study Finds Top Reviews, Not Average Ratings, Sway Consumer
April 7, 2022 When it comes to online shopping habits, the collective wisdom dictates that consumers gravitate toward the highest-rated products.
How did tech startup Fast’s big Tampa plans unravel so quickly? - Tampa Bay Times
April 7, 2022 The company was held up as a local economic success story. Now some are comparing it to WeWork and Theranos.
Aluminum shortage affecting pet food, beer supply - ABC Action News
April 5, 2022 Aluminum is in short supply, leading to shortages in both the pet food aisle and at your local brewery. Experts say production isn't meeting up with demand.
A walk in his shoes: Adidas CEO describes his journey for USF students - Catalyst
April 4, 2022 Kasper Rørsted, who heads one of the world’s largest athletic wear companies, gave the University of South Florida students a look into how he built his career and the obstacles he faced, including his mistakes.
Aluminum shortage impacting cat food, canned beer, and more - ClickOrlando.com
April 4, 2022 Experts predict issue may linger well into 2023
What a great time for USF and its future | Column - Tampa Bay Times
April 1, 2022 With a new president, historic new funding, plans for a new on-campus stadium and a steady drumbeat of alumni and philanthropic support, we are experiencing a remarkable transformation for USF and for Tampa Bay.
Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted Talks ‘Owning the Game’ and Sustainability at USF Muma College
of Business Thought Leader Series
March 31, 2022 During a wide-ranging informal discussion before a sold-out crowd, the head of one of the world’s most iconic brands spoke about having a mindset of innovation, being committed to sustainability, and leading a company where people always come first.
USF and ConnectWise founder team up to help Tampa Bay’s talent pipeline | Editorial - Tampa Bay Times
March 31, 2022 An old business axiom goes something like Don’t forget to celebrate your successes.
Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted talks balancing priorities, business - The Oracle
March 31, 2022 Excited to speak to the university that represents the three stripes in competition, Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted shared the importance of keeping priorities straight while running a business and managing one’s personal life.
Kasper Rørsted to provide business advice at Thought Leader Series - The Oracle
March 30, 2022 As part of the Muma College of Business’ Thought Leader Series, Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted will speak Thursday about his experiences of becoming CEO of one the world’s largest companies and leading the multibillion-dollar corporation’s innovative catalog of shoes and athletic wear.
Experts say Florida's supply chain stands strong for 2022 - Bay News 9
March 25, 2022 Since the beginning of the pandemic, issues with the supply chain have impacted just about every industry across the world.
USF Receives $10.6 Million Gift to Open the Bellini Center for Talent Development
March 24, 2022 The University of South Florida Muma College of Business today celebrated the grand opening of the Bellini Center for Talent Development, an innovative career-development program housed in a state-of-the-art “business hub” adjacent to WUSF public media.
USF receives a $10.6 million gift to establish Bellini Center for Talent Development - Bay News 9
March 24, 2022 The University of South Florida announced a 10.6 million dollar gift from USF alumni, Arnie and Lauren Bellini. This gift will fund the Bellini Center for Talent Development.
USF receives a $10.6 million gift to establish center focused on enhancing the talent
pipeline for Tampa Bay employers - Tampa Bay Newswire
March 24, 2022 The University of South Florida today announced a $10.6 million gift and celebrated the grand opening of a new center, which will benefit all students in the Muma College of Business and ultimately businesses in the Tampa Bay area.
USF celebrates opening of Bellini Center thanks to $10.6M donation - Catalyst
March 24, 2022 The University of South Florida celebrated the opening of the Bellini Center for Talent Development on Thursday (today) at the Tampa campus.
USF center eyes a goal: someday, a guaranteed job for every business grad - Tampa Bay Times
March 24, 2022 The new “talent development” facility is made possible by a $10.6 million gift from the Bellini family.
Bellini Center for Talent Development receives $10.6 million donation - USF Oracle
March 24, 2022 The Muma College of Business hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning, unveiling a $10.6 million donation to the USF Foundation for the Bellini Center for Talent Development. Photo Gallery
USF receives $10.6 million gift to build talent center - WTSP
March 24, 2022 The center will look to provide the Tampa Bay area with a talent pipeline of employees through a three-year-plus certification program.
USF unveils Bellini Center backed by $10.6M donation to 'transform' talent pipeline - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 24, 2022 The center, hosted through the Muma College of Business, will focus on building the talent pipeline through internships and partnerships with local businesses.
Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference Awards Innovator Award to Orlando Magic
March 23, 2022 When it comes to using business analytics to lure fans into seats, the Orlando Magic team is an early adopter and has seen tremendous success in using ticket holder data to generate revenue.
Student cook up meals at Hospitabull - YourObserver
March 23, 2022 The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Hospitality Management program students put their knowledge to the test and cooked up dishes at the annual HospitaBull dinner at the Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota.
State Supply Chain Leaders Promote Growth Opportunities at Summit
March 22, 2022 Public and private stakeholders in the supply chain management industry gathered Tuesday to discuss ways to strengthen the state’s supply chain and maximize its growth at the 2022 Florida Supply Chain Summit.
Top 5 Colleges For A Master’s Degree In Florida - CEOworld Magazine
March 21, 2022 Florida is not just popular for tourism but is also approachable by students from all over the world for higher education.
Sarasota Accountant Takes Up SEAL’s Call to Action with Cross-Country Charity Run
March 18, 2022 Nels Matson always admired those called to serve in the military. He also thrived at pushing himself to his physical limits and believed joining the U.S. Marines would be the ultimate test of his mettle.
USF researchers pivot projects after scammers spoil study - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
March 17, 2022 Scammers find a way to dupe people in new ways all the time, and now they’re targeting online research surveys that pay you to participate.
Florida bill requires high school students take financial literacy class - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
March 10, 2022 A bill is headed to the governor’s desk that would make a personal finance class mandatory to graduate high school.
Adidas CEO to speak at USF business event - Catalyst
March 10, 2022 Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted will speak at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business Thought Leaders Series on Mach 31.
Kasper Rørsted, CEO of Adidas, is the Muma College of Business Thought Leader Series
Speaker on March 31
March 9, 2022 Adidas CEO Kasper Rørsted’s definition of success is simple — to be the best sports brand in the world and to do it sustainably.
Former Fullbright Student at Sarasota-Manatee Campus Returns to USF as an Instructor
March 9, 2022 Nefike Gunden arrived at the University of South Florida as a 22-year-old Fulbright scholar determined to make the most of her opportunity, improve her English and explore her career options – possibly as a college professor.
Florida Supply Chain Summit on March 21-23 to Focus on Kinks Linked to Shortages on
Shelves - PerishableNews.com
March 9, 2022 If you are interested in doing business in Florida or are performing vital supply chain, logistics or trade services, this action-packed 3-day summit is for you.
The evolution of the Florida MBA experience: changing workforce and student needs - Florida Trend
March 9, 2022 The MBA was originally designed for those without an undergraduate business degree — engineers, for example, who wanted to move into management. But today, about half of Charles Michaels’ MBA students have an undergraduate business degree.
Florida higher education news about university MBA programs - Florida Trend
March 9, 2022 The University of South Florida Muma College of Business and McKibbon Hospitality announced a partnership that creates an innovative hospitality teaching lab program.
Moheet Nagrath Guest Lectures at USF Muma College of Business Speaker Series
March 7, 2022 For more than 30 years, Moheet Nagrath worked in human resources at global consumer goods giant Proctor & Gamble, traveling to more than 50 countries and living in five different countries.
Florida Supply Chain Summit on March 21-23 to Focus on Kinks Linked to Shortages on
Shelves - Silicon.co.uk
March 4, 2022 If you are interested in doing business in Florida or are performing vital supply chain, logistics or trade services, this action-packed 3-day summit is for you.
Experts: Sanctions on Russia means gas prices in Florida will continue to rise - ABC Action News
March 1, 2022 Drivers in Florida are paying an average price of $3.52 per gallon, according to AAA. It’s the most expensive daily average since July 2014.
To Mitigate ‘The Great Resignation’ Refocus on the Employee Experience - Modern Restaurant Management
March 1, 2022 The landscape of the restaurant industry has changed forever due to Covid and the operational complexities that the pandemic introduced.
Vital contributions of women create opportunities at USF and beyond - USF News
March 1, 2022 March marks the University of South Florida’s celebration of Women’s History Month and an opportunity to highlight the contributions of women throughout history and contemporary society.
Student Spotlight: Janae Barnes Sets Sights on Hospitality Degree
February 28, 2022 Janae Barnes has tried college before. Three times, in fact.
What to Know About Synapse Summit 2022 and Florida’s Energized Innovation Economy - Nasdaq.com
February 28, 2022 The 5th annual 2022 Synapse Summit returned to Tampa’s Amalie Arena this February calling together Florida’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, which consists of startup founders, funders, tech talent, executives, educational institutions, support organizations and local/regional/state government entities, especially the economic development boards.
Sarasota CPA firm's gift pays off with fellowship announcement - Business Observer
February 28, 2022 The gift was previously announced in November to help with the development of a fellowship program and scholarships.
The top 125 institutions that produced the most Fulbright scholars in 2021-22 - University Business
February 28, 2022 The possibilities are endless for students and scholars who are chosen to participate in the Fulbright Program each year. Their commitment to education, to their country and to being leaders also shows how well their colleges and universities are preparing elite talent for the future.
From Space to Sustainable Spinoffs: USF Muma College of Business Students Win Patenthon
Competition With NASA Technology
February 25, 2022 A team of University of South Florida students won first place at the inaugural Patenthon competition, an event where college students took NASA-patented technologies and turned them into new business ideas that addressed global sustainable development goals.
Restaurants turn to automation to fill positions — and increase productivity - Business Observer
February 25, 2022 As the hospitality industry grapples with a shortage of workers, robots are becoming more enticing.
Esports Class Gamified Like a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Video Game
February 24, 2022 “The class is more like a choose-your-own-adventure,” said Visiting Assistant Professor of Instruction Greg Greenhalgh, who designed the course that teaches the business side of the $2 billion gaming industry.
Synapse Summit 2022: The Role of High Tech Corridor Universities in Florida Innovation - USF News
February 24, 2022 USF President Rhea Law joins a panel of leaders from the 23-county Florida High Tech Corridor at Synapse Summit 2022 where they discuss their hallmark partnership approach, the role of universities in Florida’s innovation economy and how their universities are preparing the next generation of innovators.
Concern grows about gas, food prices in Florida as Russia invades Ukraine - WFLA
February 24, 2022 As war enters Europe and the Biden administration announces new sanctions on Russian financial institutions and oligarchs close to President Vladimir Putin, Florida braces for the impact it could have on gas and food prices.
Three-day Florida Supply Chain Summit Set for March 21
February 14, 2022 Stroll down any grocery store aisle and the continued impacts from the pandemic-induced supply chain disruptions are clear.
Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference Set for March 23-24
February 11, 2022 The 2022 USF Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference is returning for its eighth consecutive year in March, bringing together industry experts who combine cutting-edge data collection and analysis with the sports and entertainment industry.
Gulfport realtor makes history with first US cryptocurrency home sale - Fox 13
February 11, 2022 The Gulfport house listed for sale as an NFT is off the market, helping Tampa Bay made history in real estate.
Tampa Bay’s 9.6 percent inflation still tops other cities. These 5 charts show how. - Tampa Bay Times
February 10, 2022 Since November, local prices have shot up faster than in any other market in the country.
IRS has gave a warning of tax refund delays as department is overburdened - TheAltWeb
February 10, 2022 Now that tax season has begun, Treasury Department officials warn that they are facing issues due to a backlog of millions of unfiled returns from the previous year.
USF Muma College of Business Opens New Fintech Center, Appoints Director
February 10, 2022 The University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business is opening a new center specializing in the rapidly evolving financial technology industry — one that will serve as a “hub of excellence” for all things fintech-related.
How Tampa General Hospital is Successfully Investing in its Workforce - healthleaders
February 10, 2022 John Couris, CEO of Tampa General Hospital, details how the organization's People Development Institute aims to better the organization by investing in its team members.
Tenants call for housing committee to move forward with rent control in St. Pete - WTSP
February 9, 2022 The St. Pete Tenants Union is hoping the Housing, Land Use and Transportation committee will take the first steps to bring rent control to the area.
Is Tampa Bay’s housing market reaching its peak? - Tampa Bay Times
February 9, 2022 The average home sold for 41 percent above the expected price at the end of 2021, a Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University study found.
How to easily transpose data in Excel - Journal of Accountancy
February 8, 2022 Occasionally you may have a worksheet with data in columns that you want to rearrange into rows. Instead of reentering the data, you can easily rotate the data using the Transpose feature.
Kerkering Barberio Fellows at USF Muma College of Business Announced - SRQ20
February 7, 2022 The University of South Florida Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy in the Muma College of Business has named three accounting faculty members in the school as Kerkering Barberio Fellows, a prestigious honor that recognizes continued excellence in undergraduate teaching.
Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy in the USF Muma College of Business Names Three
Faculty Members as Kerkering Barberio Fellows
February 4, 2022 The University of South Florida Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy in the Muma College of Business has named three accounting faculty members in the school as Kerkering Barberio Fellows, a prestigious honor that recognizes continued excellence in undergraduate teaching.
This program is helping high schools prepare young talent | Column - Tampa Bay Times
February 4, 2022 3DE is a Junior Achievement education model, a school within a school, that is expanding in Tampa Bay.
‘Bold Adventure’: Pinellas realtor lists Gulfport home for NFT - Fox 13
February 4, 2022 A Pinellas County realtor is selling a house as an NFT at auction next week, a first in the country.
Popular Content Creator and Gamer Headlines Third Annual USF Esports Summit
February 3, 2022 Gaming content creator Jeremiah Woodward, better known as Jpw03 among his more than 100,000 YouTube fans and 30,000 Twitch followers, considers himself a “dorky guy” who is “kind of bad” at video games.
Tom Brady to leave a lasting legacy behind in the Tampa Bay area - ABC Action News
February 1, 2022 During his football tenure, Tom Brady has made his name a household one, and even those who aren't the biggest football fans more than likely know his name.
Third Annual Esports Summit Features Speakers, Workshops and Collegiate Tournament
January 31, 2022 Competitive video gaming fanatics can see their favorite collegiate teams face off in a live esports tournament at the Third Annual USF Esports Summit set for Feb. 3 at the USF Marshall Student Center.
Bad managers, burnout and health fears: Why record numbers of hospitality workers
are quitting the industry for good - The Conversation
January 31, 2022 About 3.5 million people have at least temporarily left the U.S. workforce since March 2020. Over one-third of them – 1.2 million – are in the leisure and hospitality industry.
USF online graduate programs rank among nation’s best - Crow's Nest
January 31, 2022 USF’s online Information Technology graduate program ranks No. 14 in the country.
DBA Program Director and Family Establish DEI Scholarship to Honor Father
January 28, 2022 Throughout his life, USF faculty member Matt Mullarkey had a front-row seat to his father’s grit and perseverance.
Revealed: 2022 Power 100, Tampa Bay’s most influential leaders - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 26, 2022 These are the most influential businesspeople in Tampa Bay right now.
USF’s online graduate programs rank among the nation’s best - Tampa Bay 100
January 26, 2022 The University of South Florida had five of its online graduate programs rank in the top 100 of a new list released by U.S. News and World Report.
USF's online MBA program rises in national rankings as virtual classes hit new popularity - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 25, 2022 Amid growing costs and cut budgets, offering flexible degree programs could set universities apart from the pack.
USF’s online graduate programs rank among the nation’s best - USF News
January 25, 2022 The University of South Florida delivers some of the best online graduate programs in the country, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report (U.S. News).
U.S. News & World Report Ranks Muma College of Business online MBA program No. 31
in the nation
January 25, 2022 The University of South Florida’s online MBA program took the No. 31 spot in the nation – No. 25 among public universities – on the U.S. News and World Report’s annual survey of the 2022 Best Online Programs released this week.
NASA opens patent portfolio to bay area students - Catalyst
January 18, 2022 Through a partnership with NASA, college students now have the opportunity to utilize patents originally intended for use in space right here in Tampa Bay.
The new fintech accelerator aims to rapidly grow Tampa Bay Area technology companies - Tittle Press
January 18, 2022 The nonprofit Tampa Bay Wave is accepting applications for its new FinTech | X Accelerator, its fourth program designed to help entrepreneurs grow technology-based businesses in Tampa Bay.
New fintech accelerator aims to quickly grow Tampa Bay Area tech companies - 83 Degrees
January 18, 2022 The non-profit Tampa Bay Wave is accepting applications for its new FinTech|X Accelerator, its fourth program intended to help entrepreneurs grow technology-based companies in Tampa Bay.
Some store shelves empty as pandemic pressure wreaks havoc - Boston 25 News
January 18, 2022 Finding your favorite foods may be harder this past month.
Applications Open for Free Cybersecurity Training Lab at USF
January 12, 2022 If you have a knack for sleuthing and a passion for stopping hackers and other scamming bad actors, a career in cybersecurity might be for you.
Student Spotlight: Jack Luba Lands Summer Investment Banking Internship with Raymond
James in Chicago
January 12, 2022 As a finance major in the USF Muma College of Business, Luba started focusing on that on day one.
Student Spotlight: Giselle Vazquez-Soto Combines Passion for Health Care and Finance
January 10, 2022 While she is enjoying her last few months at the University of South Florida, her long list of leadership roles and volunteer work has been so varied that even a Venn diagram couldn’t explain the connections.
There’s a cat food shortage, and Tampa Bay felines are not happy about it - Tampa Bay Times
January 5, 2022 Remember when grocery store shelves practically sagged with rows of every kind of cat food imaginable?
Business Honors Program Makes Its Debut on the St. Petersburg Campus
January 3, 2022 The first cohort of the University of South Florida’s Business Honors Program on the St. Petersburg campus made its debut in Fall 2021.
Two Indian American students win the Amgen Strategy Competition - The American Bazaar
December 28, 2021 The pair’s winning proposal centered on making people’s stories of bias and belonging relatable
Pandemic prompts surge of online employee monitoring. One executive calls it 'soul
crushing' - Miami Herald
December 19, 2021 Employee monitoring software stalks websites workers visit, tracks clicks on a keyboard and captures periodic screenshots throughout the workday.
Two Indian American Students at USF Take Top Prize in Amgen Strategy Competition - IndiaWest
December 18, 2021 Their winning pitch beat out competing proposals from dozens of other universities across the country, the report said Dec. 10.
City of St. Pete approves USF and community researchers’ recommendations on how to
address systemic racism - The Weekly Challenger
December 17, 2021 City Council members are moving forward with a plan created by an interdisciplinary team of researchers coordinated by the University of South Florida on identifying and addressing structural racism in the community.
Online MBA Program Ranked Among the Top 20 in the Nation
December 17, 2021 The online MBA program at USF’s Muma College of Business is continuing its upward trajectory, landing in the No. 20 spot among the nation’s top programs, according to rankings released this week by The Princeton Review.
Best Online Master’s In Information Technology 2021: Top Picks - Fior Reports
December 16, 2021 Businesses, organizations, and government agencies rely on information technology professionals to keep their computer networks and systems functioning and protected.
New study finds USFSP’s economic impact is nearly $443 million annually - Catalyst
December 15, 2021 A study released last week stated that across three campuses, the University of South Florida generates $6.02 billion annually in economic impact.
Supply chain issues continue, impacting holiday shopping, prices, and product availability - ABC Action News
December 14, 2021 “Across the board, we’re seeing higher costs for products and services that we buy,” said Robert Hooker, Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of South Florida.
Muma College of Business Launches Mentoring Program on USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus
December 13, 2021 The USF Muma College of Business launched a mentoring program on the Sarasota-Manatee campus that matches students with business executives.
Six USF Students Awarded Prize Money in Frank and Ellen Daveler Pitch Competition
December 10, 2021 Six University of South Florida students, including three from the Muma College of Business, won awards at the annual Frank and Ellen Daveler Entrepreneurship Program pitch competition held virtually on Dec. 4.
USF Muma College of Business Students Win Big at Amgen Strategy Competition
December 10, 2021 Two USF Muma College of Business students took the top prize at the Amgen Strategy Competition for a strategy proposal aimed at keeping a company’s workforce diverse.
Tampa Bay Wave Launches New FinTech|X Accelerator To Grow Tampa Bay’s National Reputation
For FinTech Talent/Innovation - EIN Press Wire
December 9, 2021 Tampa Bay Wave announces FinTech|X, promoting Tampa Bay as a major fintech hub in partnership with University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.
USF’s economic impact increases to over $6 billion annually, according to a new study - WUSF
December 9, 2021 The study analyzes USF's role in enhancing the growth in the Tampa Bay region and the state of Florida.
NASA opens patent portfolio to HCC, USF students in Tampa - 83 Degrees
December 7, 2021 A Sarasota-based business is partnering with NASA to grow flowering vegetables and greens on the International Space Station. By using a silica clay medium like that on Mars, the project could facilitate future plant life on the red planet.
Student Spotlight: Sam Hoo Helps Lightning Boost Student Rush Ticket Program
December 3, 2021 When it comes to landing a prime fellowship that gives you real-world experience in your field of study, Sam Hoo hit the jackpot.
Student Spotlight: Carlos Taguchi Godoi Bueno Trades Tennis Court For Business Classroom
December 3, 2021 Carlos Taguchi Godoi Bueno’s dream of becoming a successful student-athlete playing collegiate tennis in the United States ended before it truly began.
Watch: How the Pandemic Affects Supply Chain Sustainability - Supply Chain Brain
December 3, 2021 Vigilance in dealing with vendors and suppliers is crucial to sustainability, says Jim Stock, University of South Florida professor, but the pandemic has interrupted inspections and other preventive measures.
Student athletes at UW can now earn money. But it's complicated - Crosscut
December 3, 2021 The NCAA's rule changes are a boon to some athletes, but limitations and hurdles are frustrating to some.
USF announces new partnership to give students access to 93 teaching hotels - Business Observer
December 2, 2021 USF and McKibbon Hospitality have teamed up to attack an industry-wide issue: an acute talent shortage.
Omicron variant may impact supply chain - ABC Action News
December 2, 2021 As the omicron variant spreads, you've probably read up on how to keep yourself healthy.
See where USF, UT land among the best entrepreneur programs in the country - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 1, 2021 Entrepreneur programs have been increasing in popularity in the last decade, along with businesses' buy-in to bolstering the offerings.
Cyber Monday? Cyber Weekend? Cyber Week? It's the busiest ecommerce time of the year - Sarasota Herald-Tribune
November 29, 2021 Cyber Monday is Nov. 29, but the emails started way sooner.
Retailers closing on the holidays is 'the right thing to do,' USF marketing professor
says - ABC Action News
November 25, 2021 Carol Osborne, a marketing professor at the University of South Florida and Director of the Zimmerman Advertising Program, said she believes stores should close on the holiday. She thinks it is a positive thing for both the consumer and employees.
Retailers closing on the holidays is ‘the right thing to do’ - Eminetra
November 25, 2021 Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Coles, Target, JCPenny and Dick’s sporting goods were one of the ones that closed on Thursday.
Tampa hotel company’s USF deal aims to train hospitality’s next generation - Tampa Bay Times
November 24, 2021 The hotel industry needs new leaders, says McKibbon Hospitality’s Randy Hassen. Turning hotels into classrooms will help.
The impact of the supply chain crisis - Bay News 9
November 24, 2021 The supply chain issues are not new but the pandemic exposed this problem like never before.
Workers and small businesses want vaccine mandates, so why is Gov. DeSantis stopping
them? | Column - Tampa Bay Times
November 24, 2021 Gov. Ron DeSantis, in a recent speech to the Florida Chamber of Commerce, blasted corporate America for supposedly “kowtowing to a very elite ideology and an ideology that’s not reflective of the vast vast majority of the country.”
Host an unforgettable meal with science and a personal touch - Popular Science
November 22, 2021 Even if your food isn't great, dinner can still be memorable.
Publix Limiting Thanksgiving Food Items - WFLA
November 22, 2021 Seckin Ozkul is the director of the supply chain innovation lab at USF. He says Publix is trying to prevent what happened in the early days of the pandemic.
USF and hotel operator partner to help train the next generation of hospitality managers - Herald-Tribune
November 21, 2021 When Cihan Cobanoglu took over as dean of USF's School of Tourism and Hospitality Management in August, one question he asked was how the college was different compared to other programs across the state.
USF and hotel operator partner to help train the next generation of hospitality managers - Yahoo! News
November 21, 2021 When Cihan Cobanoglu took over as dean of USF's School of Tourism and Hospitality Management in August, one question he asked was how the college was different compared to other programs across the state.
Inflation: Why is it so bad, and what it means for St. Pete and the holidays - Catalyst
November 20, 2021 The holidays can be a stressful time; cooking, cleaning, decorating, in-laws and holiday shopping are enough to occasionally bring out the Grinch in anyone, and now families across the U.S. have an added worry – the highest inflation in 30 years.
It’s a bad time to buy used cars in Tampa Bay. Blame the supply chain. - Yahoo! News
November 19, 2021 Troy Julian calls them “vanilla cars.” Nissan Altimas, Hyundai Sonatas, Kia Optimas, Chevy Impalas — the sort of middle-of-the-road vehicles independent used-car dealers often pass up at wholesale auctions.
Firm establishes five-year gift for accounting students - Business Observer
November 18, 2021 The partnership will provide scholarship and internship opportunities.
Price of Paradise: A broken supply, impacts to businesses and why Florida is positioned
to benefit - ABC Action News
November 18, 2021 Costs are going up, and it's anyone's guess how long it lasts and if they will ever go back down.
The Student Managed Investment Fund reaches milestone, exceeds $1.5M
November 16, 2021 Under one consolidated Muma College of Business USF now holds stocks in two student managed investment funds, one on the Tampa campus and one on the St. Pete campus.
USF becomes Florida’s top university for international students - USF News
November 16, 2021 New report on international student enrollment finds USF is a leader for global diversity
Top 50 Best Graduate Programs for Entrepreneurs in 2022 - Entrepreneur
November 16, 2021 The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur have again partnered to rank the top programs for studying entrepreneurship at the graduate level.
Professor to Join Board of Government Accounting Standard-Setter - Bloomberg Tax
November 16, 2021 Jacqueline Reck, associate dean of financial management and academic affairs at the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida, will join the accounting standard-setter for state and local governments.
The Great Resignation: Survey finds employees want flexibility, but are managers ready
to oblige? - Fox 13
November 15, 2021 About 4.4 million people quit their jobs in September, a record high according to the U.S. Labor Department.
Tech CEOs credit USF talent pipeline for decision to expand and relocate to Tampa
Bay - USF News
November 15, 2021 Tampa Bay is one of the nation’s fastest growing regions and much of that success is associated with the talent pipeline created by the University of South Florida.
USF teams with McKibbon Hospitality on a hands-on ‘teaching hotel’ program - WUSF
November 15, 2021 The partnership will allow students to train in hotel work at McKibbon properties like Marriott, Hyatt, and Hilton.
Yes, some companies are charging customers a ‘supply chain surcharge’ - WTSP
November 14, 2021 As pandemic-related shortages and supply chain issues persist, companies are passing higher prices onto customers.
Arena Bonds Failed in Denver and Albuquerque: Here's Why - Westword
November 14, 2021 The National Western Center hoped to replace the Denver Coliseum with a multi-use arena, but voters rejected the proposal.
Kerkering Barberio Establishes Gift to Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy - SRQ Magazine
November 12, 2021 Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, has established a five-year gift to the University of South Florida Muma College of Business that will encompass multiple components in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, including scholarships to students.
College students, inns profit from hands-on school program - Tucker Tourism News
November 11, 2021 Students at the University of South Florida‘S Hospitality and Tourism Management School will soon be able to gain first practical experience in a hotel diploma.
With McKibbon partnership, USF’s hospitality workforce pipeline to expand - Catalyst
November 11, 2021 The University of South Florida is gearing up to expand its hospitality program in the midst of a growing workforce shortage in Tampa Bay.
5 Things To Know for Nov. 11 - CoStar
November 11, 2021 Tampa, Florida-based hotel management company McKibbon Hospitality has formed a partnership with the University of South Florida to help train hospitality students.
USF and McKibbon Hospitality partner to turn iconic hotel brands into teaching labs
November 10, 2021 The University of South Florida is teaming up with a hotel management powerhouse that runs some of the world’s largest hotel brands to fill that pipeline of hospitality industry workers.
Muma Researchers Ranked Among Top 2% in World by Stanford University
November 10, 2021 A study by Stanford University has placed six USF Muma College of Business faculty among the top 2% of scientists in the world.
Partnership between USF and McKibbon Hospitality creates hospitality teaching lab
with iconic hotel brands - USF News
November 10, 2021 The University of South Florida Muma College of Business and McKibbon Hospitality today announced a new partnership that will turn some premier hotel brands into intensive student training grounds.
USF, McKibbon Hospitality Create Hospitality Teaching Lab - Sarasota Magazine
November 10, 2021 USF hospitality and tourism management students will have access to nearly 100 teaching hotels across the country that are managed by McKibbon.
USF, McKibbon Hospitality join to train students headed for hotel careers - Tampa Bay Times
November 10, 2021 Students will be able to learn the business at McKibbon properties around the nation.
Students, hotels benefit from hands-on college program - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
November 10, 2021 Students at the University of South Florida's School of Hospitality and Tourism Management will soon be able to get hands-on experience working in a hotel before graduation.
Muma College of Business launches partnership with McKibbon Hospitality - The Oracle
November 10, 2021 The Muma College of Business launched a partnership with McKibbon Hospitality, creating a teaching lab program for students across 100 nationwide hotels.
Exclusive: USF teams up with McKibbon Hospitality to create more than 100 teaching
hotels - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 10, 2021 University of South Florida hospitality students will soon have access to learn in nearly 100 hotels across the nation as part of a new partnership between USF and McKibbon Hospitality.
USF, McKibbon Hospitality create hospitality teaching lab - Hotel Management
November 10, 2021 The University of South Florida Muma College of Business and McKibbon Hospitality have formed a new partnership to turn some hotel brands into intensive student training grounds.
Gil lands JP Morgan Global Finance Internship in NYC
November 9, 2021 Xiomara Mantes Gil, a junior majoring in finance and business analytics, has earned herself a spot in the JP Morgan Global Finance Internship program in New York City for the Summer of 2022.
USF and Tampa Bay Wave partnership aims to make region major fintech hub - The Tampa Bay 100
November 9, 2021 The University of South Florida Muma College of Business and Tampa Bay Wave is launching the FinTech|X Accelerator, designed to assist startups in finance technology.
Holidays come early as retail ramps up - The Villages Daily Sun
November 8, 2021 With supply chain issues threatening to disrupt Christmas shopping this season, local businesses are ready to step in and save the day.
Infrastructure Bill Funding - Bay News 9
November 8, 2021 USF professor of supply chain management, Robert Hooker says there's not money for these improvements, but keeping track of where it's going is just as important.
Gaming the political system corrupts us all | Column - Tampa Bay Times
November 8, 2021 The United States has fallen into the ranks of flawed democracies. Let’s stop the slide.
THAT'S ALL I'M SAYING November 2021: Tampa Bay Pro Sports Impact On Economics
November 4, 2021 Exploring the connections, if any, between the recent success of Tampa Bay area sports franchises and the economics of our region.
How scents, lighting, and music can ease diners back into restaurants - The Hustle
November 4, 2021 Experts believe scents, lighting, and music could be key to luring diners back indoors.
2021's Best Places to Retire in Florida - WalletHub
November 3, 2021 Florida may not be the ideal place for retirees at the moment due to the COVID-19 pandemic and rising cases. Once the pandemic is under control, though, it should continue to rank as the best state for Americans to spend their golden years.
Partnership between USF and Tampa Bay Wave aims to make region major fintech hub with
new St. Petersburg-based accelerator - USF St. Petersburg Campus News
November 2, 2021 An innovative multi-year partnership between the University of South Florida Muma College of Business and Tampa Bay Wave is launching the FinTech|X Accelerator, with its first cohort to be selected in 2022.
How Restaurants Can Win Back Customers: What Research Reveals - Wall Street Journal
November 2, 2021 How do restaurants lure back diners—and boost business—after long months of shutdowns and mandates? Researchers may have some answers.
USF, Tampa Bay Wave create multiyear startup accelerator - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 2, 2021 Cohort companies will participate in a demo day event to a room full of accredited investors and venture capitalists at the end of the program.
USF, Tampa Bay Wave collaborate on new St. Pete-based fintech accelerator - Catalyst
November 2, 2021 Tampa Bay Wave and the University of South Florida Muma College of Business are launching a new accelerator to bolster the fintech industry in the region.
Small and diverse business owners prepped to bolster profits with conclusion of new
USF-Skanska mentor-protégé program - USF News
November 1, 2021 The inaugural cohort of the Construction Management Building Blocks mentor-protégé program has graduated after completing eight weeks of training with industry professionals from the University of South Florida and Skanska, a multinational construction and development company.
Bulls Bistro Caters to Community While Letting USF Hospitality Management Students
October 29, 2021 On a recent Thursday night, about 35 local patrons enjoyed dinner out along Main Street in Lakewood Ranch.
Tampa General, USF Announce People Development Institute - Patch
October 29, 2021 The first of its kind in the country, the comprehensive educational program is committed to enriching the careers of healthcare workers.
What Tom Hanks and ‘Cast Away’ can teach us about inflation, immigration and the American
economy | Column - Tampa Bay Times
October 29, 2021 Tom Hanks yells at "Wilson," the volleyball, which kept his character company on an island in the movie "Cast Away." What can his marooned character teach us about the American economy?
Experts encourage people to start holiday shopping early as supply issues will likely
worsen - ABC Action News
October 28, 2021 “It’s the perfect storm, right? We’re hearing about this everywhere,” said Robert Hooker, Professor of Supply Chain Management at the University of South Florida.
Tampa Bay food banks brace as rising prices foreshadow hunger increase - Tampa Bay Times
October 28, 2021 Acquiring turkeys for charitable meals usually gets tricky a week or two before Thanksgiving. Groups wanting to offer last-minute events through Feeding Tampa Bay often have to pick a different entrée.
USF Celebrates Grand Opening of Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management &
October 26, 2021 The importance of training USF students on the challenging and complex ways to unravel the nation’s supply chain knots was at the forefront of Tuesday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony.
Moffitt CEO Predicts Cure for Cancer Within 50 Years
October 21, 2021 Nearly a year since taking the helm at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center, Patrick Hwu is on a mission to stamp out cancer within 50 years — possibly even within 30 to 40 years — by bridging the business and scientific research communities together.
2022’s Best Colleges Ranking - WalletHub
October 18, 2021 Size matters when it comes to higher education. That’s generally true when choosing between colleges and universities. Although the term “college” is used broadly to refer to post-secondary education in the U.S., it’s more narrowly defined as a smaller institution than a large university.
Muma tests HyFlex class modality for future semesters - The Oracle
October 17, 2021 The Muma College of Business has been experimenting with a HyFlex modality of teaching, where students can take a course synchronously online or in the classroom, which will be extended to spring for further evaluation.
Alumnus Spotlight: Samuel Armes on the Front Lines of Cryptocurrency, Blockchain Surge
October 14, 2021 Sam Armes has a front-row seat to the cryptocurrency revolution taking place in Florida. The 2018 USF graduate with bachelor’s degrees in economics and finance is the founder and president of the Florida Blockchain Business Association, a nonprofit focused on promoting cryptocurrency- and blockchain-friendly policies in Florida.
TGH expands USF relationship with new Muma partnership to boost talent pipeline - Tampa Bay Business Journal
October 14, 2021 Tampa General Hospital has further expanded its relationship with the University of South Florida with its latest partnership with the Muma College of Business.
Tampa General, USF create new People Development Institute - Catalyst
October 14, 2021 Through a new partnership with the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business, Tampa General Hospital looks to invest in its most valuable resource – its people.
Muma College of Business and TGH Create a Program to Teach Hospital Staff Critical
October 13, 2021 USF’s Muma College of Business and Tampa General Hospital today announced the launch of a groundbreaking initiative to provide critical people skills to hospital staff ranging from top-shelf surgeons to valets.
Angry Online Reviews Are Not Helpful But Can Influence Consumer’s Decision Upon Purchase,
Study Says - The Science Times
October 13, 2021 Online e-commerce platforms have been actively serving their customers throughout the past decade, and the demands for online products have been heightened because of the pandemic.
Muma College of Business Offering Full Online DBA Degree
October 12, 2021 The popular Muma College of Business’ Doctor of Business Administration program, which provides seasoned business executives with a chance to further their careers through rigorous research and networking opportunities, is set to offer its instruction completely online.
Anonymous Donor Makes Executive MBA Student Pitches Matter for Nonprofits
October 12, 2021 Students in the Muma College of Business Executive MBA program learn the intricacies of leadership, the value of human resources, a bit of accounting and information systems and the latest trends in marketing.
Amid Supply Chain Crunch, Analyst Warns ‘There Will Definitely Be Weeping Children’
During Christmas - The Epoch Times
October 11, 2021 The supply chain crunch is starting to threaten holiday shoppers’ wishlists, said financial experts this week.
Study Finds Use of Anger in Online Reviews Simultaneously Unhelpful but Influential
in Purchase Decisions - Georgia Tech
October 8, 2021 E-commerce shopping has risen sharply over the last decade, and most consumers are now reading product reviews prior to making their purchase decisions.
Supply chain havoc is getting worse — just in time for holiday shopping - Vox recode
October 7, 2021 The most popular holiday gifts might not arrive in time for the holidays, even if you order now.
Hey Tampa Bay, where are our Uncrustables? And other snacks gone AWOL - Tampa Bay Times
October 6, 2021 There’s a particularly plaintive pandemic-related consumer complaint currently playing out on Facebook and Twitter: Oh, Uncrustables. Where have you gone?
What Happens If We Default? - Spectrum News 13
October 6, 2021 It's like a domino effect. America's credit rates go up. That causes banks to limit the money they lend. Small businesses are impacted, leading to layoffs, no money, no bills and on and on.
Patrick Hwu, president and CEO of Moffitt Cancer Center, to be the Next Guest at the
Conversation with a CEO
October 5, 2021 Not satisfied that the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center already has an international reputation as a leading cancer research hospital, Patrick Hwu plans to take it not only to the next level, but to the top tier of research facilities on the planet – and, perhaps, beyond.
Helpful Reviews are Ranked First, So Unhelpful Ones Should Matter Less? A New Study
Reveals the Curious Case of Angry Reviews
September 30, 2021 What do reviews of products or services tell us? Learn how researchers examine the commonly accepted assumption that helpful reviews are more impactful on future consumers' decision-making, and the commonly observed emotion of anger expressed in reviews.
"Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace" Certificate Offered as a Self-paced
September 28, 2021 A self-paced version of the relevant and impactful “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace” certificate program is being offered through the USF Muma College of Business.
USF hopes new esports lab brings students together - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
September 23, 2021 Esports has a big interest and big money worldwide, meaning new rivalries in college sports may be on the screen and not on the field.
Student Spotlight: Philip Jimenez Focuses on a Career in Underwriting After 15 Years
as Baggage Handler
September 22, 2021 Thirty-five-year-old Philip Jimenez was working full time as a ramp agent with Southwest Airlines at Tampa International Airport and had been for 15 years when he reached a point at which the physical job began taking its toll on his body.
How to Move Workplace Diversity and Inclusion From Awareness to Action - Yahoo! Finance
September 21, 2021 Duke Energy employees earn DE&I certificate from University of South Florida program focused on inclusive change in the workplace
Esports enhances its visibility at USF - USF News
September 20, 2021 USF Esports will soon have a physical presence on the Tampa campus. Located inside the Recreation and Wellness Center, the 2,500-square-foot Esports Living Lab will feature 40 PCs and will be divided into spaces for casual gaming and watch parties, content creation and competitive gaming.
Product shortages one reason you should start your holiday shopping now - 10 Tampa Bay
September 16, 2021 Shopping for the holidays right now might seem too early for some, but major issues in the supply chain are expected to impact package deliveries and store shelves.
Might want to start that Christmas shopping now, Tampa Bay. Thanks, pandemic. - Tampa Bay Times
September 16, 2021 Will someone in your household be hoping for a LEGO Harry Potter Hogwarts Chess Set under the Christmas tree this year?
Is it better to buy or rent in Tampa Bay? Both come with hurdles - Tampa Bay Times
September 14, 2021 To rent or buy a house? That is the question many around Tampa Bay face when looking for a place to live right now.
Marketing Class to Create a Shark Awareness Public Service Campaign for the FWC
September 13, 2021 Ever since “Jaws” splashed across the big screen in 1975, sharks in general have gotten some pretty bad press. Beachgoers stopped wading in surf that came up past their knees and many just plain stopped going into the water at all.
Are Monday Blues Real? Here’s What Research Says - Forbes
September 12, 2021 A new study examined two competing theories about how employees perceive Mondays, and it turns out employees view the beginning of the week differently from the end.
HART CEO Adelee Le Grand to be the Guest at the Next Conversation with a CEO
September 10, 2021 Adelee Marie Le Grand, the relatively new CEO of HART, the public transportation system in Hillsborough County, was brought on board to rebuild and revise the system.
Conversation with a CEO Guest Mike Sutton Leads Habitat to National Recognition
September 9, 2021 Mike Sutton has been with Habitat for Humanity of Pinellas and West Pasco Counties for nearly eight years and even though he oversaw a merger and brought national recognition to the affiliate, he’s just getting started.
Biz Researchers Study What You're Missing When You Look Over an Online Menu
September 8, 2021 With the aid of emotional AI tools, researchers with the USF Center for Marketing and Sales Innovation have taken a hard look at online menus’ composition to determine what is appealing to customers and what remains hidden in plain sight.
Business Honors Students Make Debut on St. Petersburg Campus
September 8, 2021 The fall 2021 semester launched the inaugural Muma College of Business’s cohort of Business Honors Students on the St. Petersburg campus.
Tampa rent prices up 22 percent in 2021, data shows - News Channel 8
September 8, 2021 Are you new to Tampa and or trying to find a place to live? Turns out you have a pretty steep hill to climb with this current rental market. But why, is the question?
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Ranked No. 3 in the World: SportBusiness
Postgraduate Course Rankings
September 7, 2021 The USF Muma College of Business’s Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program again is listed among the elite on the planet.
Pat Nickinson, Sworn Enemy of the Dangling Participle, Devoted Lover of Literary Nuance,
September 7, 2021 For many Muma College of Business faculty, staff and students who have written important reports, impactful research papers or even thank-you letters knows of the importance of a good editor.
Michelle Harrolle, USF | Universities rising to the challenge of educating esports
leaders - SportsBusiness
September 7, 2021 Michelle Harrolle, director of the University of South Florida's Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management programme, writes that universities have a chance to get in on the ground floor by offering cutting-edge education to the esports leaders of the future.
Ohio crowned world’s best postgraduate sport management course by SportBusiness - SportsBusiness
September 7, 2021 In third place is the University of South Florida’s Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program, which furthers its impressive rise up our rankings, having only launched itself in 2012.
Startup with Tampa ties hits $1B unicorn status with latest investment - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 2, 2021 The Boston-based company plans to hire at least 50 more local employees by the end of the year.
Tampa Bay Wave unveils startups to watch, new fintech focus at latest pitch night - TampaBayInno
September 2, 2021 The Tampa Bay Wave closed Q3 by featuring 15 must-know companies from its latest TechDiversity cohort.
What to Buy (and Skip) in September 2021 - Yahoo! Finance
September 2, 2021 Thanks to seasonal retail cycles, products tend to go on sale at the same time each year. September is known for blowout deals on mattresses, appliances and outdoor furniture.
The Best Small Business Insurance Companies for 2021 - AdvisorSmith
September 1, 2021 Finding the right insurance for your small business is an important step in protecting your company and achieving long-term success.
US Cities Most Impacted by Leisure and Hospitality Job Loss and Recovery - moneygeek
September 1, 2021 COVID-19 has impacted every sector of the economy, but the leisure and hospitality (L&H) industry has been hit particularly hard.
Finance Professor Researches Connections Between the Stock Market and Presidential
August 31, 2021 Looking for new ways to invest in the stock market? Consider presidential power and political geography.
New Data Finds Game Based Learning is More Effective Than Traditional Video-Based
Learning - Globe Newswire
August 30, 2021 A New Study from the University of South Florida Demonstrates Game-Based Learning on 1Huddle is 2X More Effective than LinkedIn Learning
Student Spotlight: Brittney Canning Leaves Laurels Behind, Focuses on the Future
August 20, 2021 This summer, she found herself in Salt Lake City, as a summer analyst with Goldman Sachs for a nine-week summer program to support the Client Implementation Team within the Global Markets Operations Division.
Alumnus Spotlight: Loren Isakson, Allergist, Immunologist, Pediatrician, Beats the
Drums on the Side
August 13, 2021 Calling Loren Isakson a Renaissance man is almost an insult. He is an allergist, immunologist, pediatrician who helped establish a clinic on MacDill Air Force Base, treated patients for free in St. Petersburg, coached lacrosse to 9-year-old kids, takes acoustic guitar lessons, does the occasional pencil sketch and plays drums for a classic rock ‘n’ roll band.
Rent is higher than the average mortgage in Tampa Bay, experts say - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
August 13, 2021 Rent in the Tampa Bay area increased by 20% compared to last year, putting the region in the top five metros for having the highest rent increases in the country, according to data analyzed by Dr. Lei Wedge, an associate professor of finance from the University of South Florida specializing in real estate.
Pat Moreo, Dean of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management for Five Years
August 12, 2021 Pat Moreo, the dean of the Muma College of Business’ School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, is stepping down after five years at the helm of the innovative and evolving program.
Student Spotlight: Nia'Symone Francisco's Spoken Word Is Heard Loud and Clear
August 5, 2021 Nia’Symone Francisco takes her academics seriously – she’s studying for a business advertising degree – because she knows that advertising and marketing is one of the many ways to make an impact on the world.
Tech job boom in Tampa Bay continues as companies relocate to Sunshine State - Fox 13
July 20, 2021 Hundreds of jobs are up for grabs in the Tampa Bay area, but one of the hottest markets right now is the technology industry.
Biz/Sports Professor: Court Ruling and NCAA Changes Will Lead to Big Changes in College
July 14, 2021 A gathering storm for college athletes hit last month. A U.S. Supreme Court decision first opened the way for universities to pay athletes and provide other benefits related to education.
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Grad Students Help Stage Esports Competition
July 13, 2021 Students with the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program got a taste last month of what it’s like to stage an esports competition, serving as production assistants, social media assistants and stream supporters, all paid positions in the inaugural Tampa Beasley Gaming Series Tournament.
Alumnus Spotlight: Nicholas Morris Reflects on his Time Studying Finance at USF
July 13, 2021 Nicholas Morris just finished his degree in finance with a minor in entrepreneurial studies and the Tampa native, who studied both in the Muma College of Business and the USF Judy Genshaft Honors College, is on the threshold of the next chapter of his life. Still, he looks back at his academic career fondly.
USF Hospitality Leadership Program reimagined to help industry address staffing crisis - USF St. Petersburg Campus News
July 13, 2021 To address an ongoing staffing crisis, the University of South Florida’s Hospitality Leadership Program is being re-tooled to help industry leaders in the Tampa Bay area hire and retain top talent.
Ethics and Debate Team brings home first place at the International Business Ethics
July 12, 2021 The Ethics and Debate Team, a student organization sponsored by USF’s Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership, has risen above the pandemic and continues to bring home awards.
MSA students place second in National Sports Forum’s Case Cup Competition - Ohio University News
July 7, 2021 OHIO was one of 12 teams that competed in the Case Cup. In the preliminary round, the team went up against Grambling State, University of Oregon, and University of Texas at El Paso, and they were named one of three finalists along with University of South Florida and University of Massachusetts.
Twenty students awarded scholarships to take SIE Exam
July 2, 2021 In the spring 2021 semester, the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance launched the Securities Industry Essentials (SIE) Exam Scholarship Program. The program, sponsored by Franklin Templeton, provided 20 scholarships for students to take the exam.
Muma College of Business Management Expert: Disenfranchised Gen Xers About to Spark
a Workforce Migration
July 2, 2021 As corporate executives wrangle with an evolving workforce dynamic in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, including more flextime and remoting, they now have this challenge: Employees, especially the younger ones, are seriously considering just plain quitting.
Chessler Holdings Donates $500,000 to Fund HUSTLE, an Entrepreneurship Program
July 1, 2021 USF students interested in owning their own business have a chance to participate in a real-world start-up venture using autonomous and robotic food production kiosks and earning $20 per hour -- and potentially some of the company's profits -- thanks to a new $500,000 initiative between Chessler Holdings and the University of South Florida Center for Entrepreneurship.
Coronavirus and 4th of July: 36% of Americans Will Spend More Money This Year - WalletHub
Jun 28, 2021 The 4th of July is one of America’s most treasured holidays, and Americans typically celebrate the anniversary of their independence with massive parades, flashy fireworks displays, family gatherings, beach trips and more.
Take notice of unexpected surprise from the Child Tax Credit advance payments - Bay News 9
June 23, 2021 Make sure you talk to your accountant soon and determine if you need to unenroll in the American Rescue Plan’s Child Tax Credit’s expanded benefits.
Food costs are way up, and Tampa Bay restaurants are feeling the crunch - Tampa Bay Times
June 19, 2021 Pandemic-related production lags are causing shortages in a reinvigorated restaurant industry.
Business Researchers Find CEOs Have Big Hearts During the Pandemic
June 18, 2021 An in-depth study of how corporate America responded during the COVID-19 crisis has found something uplifting: Chief executive officers have generally turned out in support of their communities, fulfilling social responsibilities, and in particular, making donations to the community.
The 10 Best Books On Communication Skills - Hurricane Valley Times
June 16, 2021 Communication skills in the 21st century have come to be valued above specialized knowledge and professional experience. Because all relationships – not only personal but also business ones – are built and maintained through communication.
Alumni Spotlight: Chris Arroyo, First in his Family to Attend College, Heads to Georgetown
to Study Finance as a Post Graduate
June 15, 2021 In spite of the obstacles that stood in his way, Chris Arroyo was not going to let them stand in the way of a college degree.
How adapting during a pandemic made us stronger - SportsBusiness University
June 15, 2021 Janelle E. Wells, associate professor at the University of South Florida's Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program, on the lessons learned when students' practice interviews with partners were moved online.
USF Accounting Circle's Annual CPE Conference Honors Deloitte US CEO Joe Ucuzoglu
with Lynn Pippenger Recognition Award
June 14, 2021 The 2021 Accounting Circle CPE Conference, hosted May 20-21, by the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy within the USF Muma College of Business, featured leaders and experts from around the nation, who spoke to key industry trends and the emergence of the industry following the pandemic.
2021’s Best Cities for Hockey Fans - WalletHub
June 14, 2021 Hockey, like all sports, was impacted greatly by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the NHL could be facing around $2.5 billion in lost revenue as a result. That said, the 2020-21 season has still proceeded despite some delays, and the Stanley Cup semifinals are approaching.
Health and media experts discuss why some people don’t trust the COVID-19 vaccine - USF St. Petersburg Campus Newsroom
June 14, 2021 More than half the population has received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Case numbers are declining, but with nearly half of the people not yet vaccinated, it’s clear that trust is not there for many Americans.
USF Experts Explore Trust In COVID-19 Vaccines - WUSF
June 10, 2021 Health experts say vaccine engagement efforts are helping build trust in communities, but there is still a lot of work to do.
Teaching through the pandemic | Suncoast View - ABC 7
June 9, 2021
The Rays' Future In Tampa Bay Remains Murky After Recent Drama Among St. Petersburg
Officials - WUSF
June 8, 2021 Late May brought a whole new round of tense discussions about the team's future here. Only this time, it mostly involved St. Pete's mayor and the City Council.
Richard Kopelman, CEO of Aprio, Talks Pandemic, Diversity, Analytics at Conversation
with a CEO
June 4, 2021 Richard Kopelman has come a long way from when he was 13, helping his mother make cold sales calls in South Florida. For pre-paid funerals.
As the Travel and Tourism Industry Rebounds, USF Hospitality Program Keeps Pace
June 4, 2021 Anastasia Taylor was just settling in to what she had hoped would a long career in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Feeling anxious about getting back to a traditional workplace? - 83 Degrees Media
June 2, 2021 Russell Clayton, an expert in the USF Muma College of Business School of Marketing and Innovation, talks solutions for going back to a traditional workplace after months of working remotely and from home.
You Were Unsure about Working Remotely, Now You're Unsure about Returning to the Office.
Russell Clayton Has the Answers
May 27, 2021 Some 15 months ago, the face of the American workplace changed. Has it changed forever? Perhaps. Maybe some innovations will stick.
Graduate Students Win Top Honors in International Case Competition
May 27, 2021 A team of graduate students in the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program took first prize in the National Sports Forum case competition earlier this month, winning out over a dozen other schools from the United States and around the world.
Job Ghosting - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
May 25, 2021 Russell Clayton teaches business administration at the University of South Florida. Speaking remotely, he tells us the consequences could follow you.
What an Analysis of Covid-19-related Lawsuits Shows About the Future of Hotels and
Restaurants - HospitalityNet
May 21, 2021 Even businesses with ‘business-interruption’ coverage fail to win awards from insurance firms. But no lawsuits were found to have been filed by customers who became ill.
Annual Forum Features Cutting-Edge Business Analytics Experts from Across the Nation
May 20, 2021 Artificial intelligence identifies, screens and in some cases treats children with dyslexia. Algorithms now detect high-risk patients to funnel them into preventative care programs. Other algorithms can predict a patient’s mortality based on random scans of chest X-rays.
Travel Influencers Used To Have The Dream Job. Where Will They Go Next? - Refinery29
May 18, 2021 When the pandemic hit last spring, popular travel and food YouTuber Mark Wiens was relatively lucky: He had recently returned home to Thailand, narrowly avoiding being stuck abroad when the country locked down. In other ways, he wasn’t so lucky.
USF Muma College of Business hosts forum on business analytics - ModernGlobe
May 18, 2021 Healthcare will be a major focus of this year’s Florida Business Analytics Forum, taking place on Thursday. The event is hosted by the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business.
Are Companies Really Learning From Failure? - WilmingtonBiz Insights
May 14, 2021 Their research suggests that companies should consider conjoining failure tolerance with structured conversations that steer employees in a direction of productivity rather than embarrassment or resentment by peers.
Muma College of Business Students Earn Golden Bull Awards
May 12, 2021 Two exceptional Muma College of Business students were honored with Golden Bull awards, recognizing not only their academic accomplishments, but also their leadership skills and engagement capabilities with USF communities and beyond.
Muma College of Business Plays a Major Role in Tampa's Economic Advisory Committee's
May 12, 2021 The city of Tampa is moving forward with a plan to improve the quality of life for its citizens by promoting inclusion, economic growth, poverty reduction, racial equality commitments and emphasizing educational opportunity.
Two USF Students Win Scholarship Money in Annual Frank and Ellen Daveler Pitch Competition
May 12, 2021 Two University of South Florida students, including one enrolled in the Zimmerman Advertising Program, won scholarships at the annual Frank and Ellen Daveler Pitch Competition held on a virtual format last month.
Donna Davis, Marketing Professor and Former Chair, Retires
May 12, 2021 Donna Davis, a Muma College of Business professor since 2013, former chair of what is now the School of Marketing and Innovation, and academic director of the Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management and Sustainability, retired this month.
Workforce shortage contributing to a product shortage, experts say - Fox 4
May 11, 2021 More than a year after pandemic began, product shortage still a problem
Women and Leadership Initiative’s Mentorship Forward Supports MBA Students -Women
of Color and their Allies
May 7, 2021 The Women and Leadership Initiative’s Graduate Business Mentorship Forward Program, in keeping with the overall WALI theme of race and representation, has two focuses this year.
Help wanted crisis has restaurants scrambling - Business Observer
May 6, 2021 The timing is like burnt toast: just as the economy opens up, restaurants are facing a critical shortage of employees. But solutions are percolating.
Sports betting in Florida is a bigger bet than you think - Bollyinside
May 6, 2021 Turn to that tried-and-true favorite: the sin tax. It’s easy. Select a behavior that people want to undertake but is illegal.
Going to the mall in Tampa? In the future, that could look very different - Tampa Bay Times
April 29, 2021 Before long you won’t recognize Westshore Plaza and University Mall. Meanwhile, upscale International Plaza plans to keep on keeping on.
Tampa continues to struggle in economic competitiveness compared to other metro areas - Bay News 9
April 28, 2021 Two different economic reports released last week reveals what has been an ongoing trend for years: Tampa ranks behind many of its peer cities nationally and in Florida when it comes to key economic measures such as job growth rate, local average wage, household income and education attainment.
Mayor Castor's Economic Advisory Committee - Bay News 9
April 28, 2021
Committee releases report on inclusive economic growth in Tampa - Bay News 9
April 26, 2021 An economic advisory committee appointed by the Mayor of Tampa has outlined where the city measures up when it comes to inclusive economic growth.
Tampa Vows To Address Racial And Educational Divide - WJCT
April 26, 2021 The region's economy is bouncing back from the pandemic, and some local officials are trying to make sure the growth reaches everyone.
Workforce 2021: How Tampa’s top educational institutions are addressing workforce
needs - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 23, 2021 In an ever-changing workforce, the type of education and skills that college students need to be effective in their careers is evolving.
Committee Releases Recommendations to Reduce Poverty, Inequality - Patch.com
April 23, 2021 Tampa Mayor Jane Castor's Economic Advisory Committee announced key findings aimed at addressing local economic and social disparities.
Survey: 1 in 4 workers plans to switch jobs, post-pandemic - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
April 22, 2021 A new Prudential survey of 2,000 people found one in four workers plans to switch jobs once the health crisis calms down, so companies may risk losing talented workers if they don’t change.
Tampa's advisory committee makes recommendations for economic growth - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 22, 2021 The report focused on four key areas: promoting inclusive economic growth, reducing poverty, committing to racial equity and emphasizing educational opportunity.
Indian students in US welcome easing of OPT rules - The Times of India
April 20, 2021 Indians studying at US universities have welcomed the recent decision by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to allow online filing of Optional Practical Training (OPT) employment authorisation - or Form I-765.
USF internship program matches students with ethically responsible businesses - Catalyst
April 19, 2021 Students from all three USF campuses will participate in the newly created Business for Good internship program. The program brings students and business leaders together in a consultancy model with the goal of helping businesses achieve their B Corp Certification.
Food tastes better if you see it before smelling it, shows study - Life Sciences News
April 15, 2021 The order in which your senses interact with food has a tremendous impact on how much you like it.
New study explains why you should look at your food before casting judgment - EurekAlert!
April 14, 2021 The order in which your senses interact with food has a tremendous impact on how much you like it.
New Research Says WallStreetBets Traders May Be Smarter Than We All Think - Money
April 14, 2021 Would you ignore investing advice from a group of Internet trolls who seem eager to YOLO away their life savings while calling themselves degenerates and idolizing Elon “Daddy Musk”? Probably. But maybe you shouldn’t.
USF partners with eco-friendly businesses for apprenticeship program - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 14, 2021 The University of South Florida has launched a program allowing students to become apprentices for socially and environmentally conscious local businesses.
Customer Experience Lab - St. Petersburg, Bridging Community and Academic Research
April 13, 2021 Professor Phil Trocchia took over as the director of the USF Customer Experience Lab - St. Petersburg (formerly the Consumer Insight and Sales Lab) in the fall of 2020.
Florida Business Analytics Forum Set for May
April 13, 2021 Renowned experts of artificial intelligence and machine learning will speak at the Florida Business Analytics Forum, hosted by the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business in May.
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Offers First Course on Esports Management/Marketing
April 13, 2021 As esports makes its way into mainstream, with gamers making millions and playing (before the pandemic) in front of packed arenas, there is the other side of the emerging culture away from the splashy graphics and lightning hand-eye coordination.
Internship program pairs students with socially and environmentally responsible businesses
April 13, 2021 More than two dozen students in the colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering and the Patel College of Global Sustainability will intern with seven businesses across various industries in Florida and Texas during the pilot program.
‘I’m Speaking’: Community panels explore gender equity in employment - St. Pete Catalyst
April 12, 2021 According to the Equal Pay Today project, U.S. women made just 82 cents on the dollar compared to U.S. men in 2020.
AACSB Recognizes Muma College of Business' "Post-Crisis Leadership Certificate Program
April 9, 2021 The forward thinking of the USF Muma College of Business in offering a free-of-charge certificate focusing on the business community emerging from the worst pandemic in a century was recognized last month by the AACSB, the accrediting agency for business colleges around the world.
Student Spotlight: Kenu Louissaint Studies Management, Writes Books
April 9, 2021 Kenu Louissaint was a performer at the Superbowl LV halftime show in Tampa this February. But he is not a dancer.
Expert Opinions: The rise of Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance
April 8, 2021 “Success leads to success,” he said. “There has been a lot of work and research done on ESG measurements that have shown that companies that score well in their ESG scoring have outperformed others.”
Student Spotlight: Jan Hanousek – Following in his dad’s footsteps
April 8, 2021 Not only is Hanousek following his father’s example, but he also conducts research alongside him. They are currently working on a number of papers together regarding ownership structures, private and public firms.
Alumni Spotlight: Darin Ostrowski, Kopernik Global Investors, LLC.
April 8, 2021 “The ASA course was by far the most applicable to real-world experience that you can get in any college setting,” Ostrowski said. “The same research I do now in my job, we did in that class.”
Faculty Spotlight: Yuting DiGiovanni
April 8, 2021 “It is a course that is directly translated to the work world,” DiGiovanni said, “and students find themselves exceling because of this.”
Melissa Seixas, Head of Duke Energy in Florida, Discusses the Glass Ceiling, Diversity
at Conversation with a CEO
April 1, 2021 Melissa Seixas flies in the face of parents’ argument that a university education must be tailored for gainful employment after graduation.
A Pair of Business School Professors Made Their Students Read Fiction. Amazing Things
Happened - Inc.
April 1, 2021 Could reading fiction have similar benefits for you and your company?
Duke Energy president shares lessons learned in chat with business school dean - Catalyst
April 1, 2021 Newly minted Duke Energy Florida President Melissa Seixas was the guest of honor in the latest installment of “Conversation with a CEO” — a series of chats with influential business leaders facilitated by Moez Limayem, dean of the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business.
Intelligent.com Announces Best MBA in Entrepreneurship Degree Programs for 2021 - PRWeb
March 31, 2021 Degree holders gain increased earning potential with career opportunities upon graduation from these top ranked institutions.
USF, University of Tampa grad programs hold steady in national ranking - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 30, 2021 Both Tampa universities have held their own in a national ranking despite a tumultuous year across higher education.
Universities rising to the challenge of educating first generation of esports leaders - SportsBusiness University
March 23, 2021 We are now seeing another evolution of sports, and it is likely to be the next ‘Big League’, in real time: the emergence of esports, not just as a trend among young people around the world, but as a multi-billion-dollar business that could globally eclipse all other sports within a decade or two.
More than 110,00 register for free "Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" Certificate Program
March 22, 2021 The University of South Florida Muma College of Business’ online certificate program about workplace diversity is sparking interest worldwide with more than 110,000 registrants – from corporate executives and small business owners to educational leaders and others – signed up for the seven-week course.
New study uses facial tracking tools to analyze response to public health advertising - The Oracle
March 22, 2021 Fears surrounding COVID-19 have led to homebound lifestyles across the globe, but a team of USF researchers are studying the way those homebodies are responding to advertisements that encourage them to seek in-person health care without any fear.
USF, Restaurant & Lodging Association to Explore Covid-19′s Impact on Food Safety - Sarasota Magazine
March 22, 2021 The virtual panel discussion is titled “Planning for the Future: How Covid-19 Will Alter the Food Safety Landscape.”
Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference Goes Virtual
March 19, 2021 There is a reason high school football Coach Kevin Kelley has won five of the last six Arkansas state championships. It’s analytics, stupid.
2021 Progressive Car Insurance Review - WalletHub
March 19, 2021 There is a big segment of potential customers who strongly rely on reviews when making insurance purchase decisions.
145 Million Americans Cannot Afford Another Year Like 2020 - WalletHub
March 18, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic had a staggering impact on the U.S. in 2020, both in terms of public health and the economy.
Free EDI in the Workplace Certificate at USF - Campus Rec
March 16, 2021 USF Muma College of Business is offering a free, seven-week Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace certificate program.
Conversation with a CEO: Melissa Seixas
March 15, 2021 Melissa Seixas may be the new public face of Duke Energy in Florida, but she is no stranger to the field of energy production and distribution, having started with the utility way back when it was Florida Power.
USF’s M3 Center uses technology to connect scholars and the hospitality industry - Herald-Tribune
March 15, 2021 The M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation used specialized software and other online technologies, such as Zoom, to connect graduate students and faculty members with scholars from Turkey, Pakistan and Arizona.
From Grocery Store Merchandise to COVID-19 Vaccines, the 2021 Florida Supply Chain
Summit Explains It All
March 10, 2021 Florida, already on the map as a hub for global commerce, now is looking to go where no supply chain executive has gone before.
More Than 1,000 High School Students Attend Big Data Days 2021
March 10, 2021 More than 1,000 high school students gathered around their computers and mobile devices to attend the annual USF Big Data Day, an event that highlights career paths within the information systems industry for computer-savvy students and the paths offered by USF to get there.
COVID-19 Pandemic Broadens Access to Training for Entrepreneurs
March 9, 2021 With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March 2020, the Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida immediately halted all of its in-person events.
Add the Data Analysis ToolPak to Excel - Journal of Accountancy
March 9, 2021 Are you interested in running more advanced data analysis in Excel? If so, you can add the Analysis ToolPak to your current version of Excel.
Pandemic continues to keep women out of work - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
March 9, 2021 COVID-19 drove millions out of the workforce when the pandemic first hit, impacting women more than men.
USF Sarasota-Manatee to offer master’s program in hospitality - ABC 7 WWSB
March 9, 2021 The University of South Florida is offering online course options plus an accelerated one-year program in Sarasota to help international and part-time students earn a master’s degree in hospitality management.
Business Students from Sarasota-Manatee Campus to Learn about Marketing, Merchandizing
and Concessions at PGA Tourney
March 8, 2021 University of South Florida students received a behind-the-scenes lesson in marketing and hospitality when the PGA Tour last month visited The Concession Golf Club in Manatee County for a four-day, nationally televised tournament.
Student Spotlight: Sara Atta's Persistence Pays Off After a Call from Goldman Sachs
March 8, 2021 It has been five years in the making, five years of applying and being unsuccessful.
USF Launches Cybersecurity Major at Sarasota-Manatee Campus - Sarasota Magazine
March 5, 2021 Course topics include cybersecurity analytics, cybersecurity threat intelligence, database management and more.
In-depth: how implicit bias in banking makes homeownership harder for people of color
to attain - ABC Action News
March 5, 2021 Anthony Hill is digging deeper to find out how implicit bias is preventing many people of color from getting loans and what one local organization is doing to level the playing field.
Researchers use neuromarketing tools to assist Baycare Health System, national public
health agencies to assess impact of COVID-19 messaging - Mirage
March 3, 2021 An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of South Florida has pooled its expertise and resources in order to help influence the effectiveness of public health messaging related to COVID-19.
Novel engineering based on a specific client need – a collaboration story - IMotions
March 2, 2021 Rob Hammond had a big problem last March. He and his research collaborator, Claudia Parvanta, had a major study for the Florida Department of Health when news of COVID-19 reached the U.S.
USF researchers use neuromarketing tools to assist Baycare Health System, national
public health agencies to assess the impact of COVID-19 messaging - USF News
March 2, 2021 An interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of South Florida has pooled its expertise and resources in order to help influence the effectiveness of public health messaging related to COVID-19.
The new faces of Florida's MBA professors bring eclectic mix of talent and knowledge - Florida Trend
March 1, 2021 Moving to Florida hadn’t been an objective for Kong. But his visit to the University of South Florida changed that.
Muma College of Business to host free, virtual supply chain summit - The Oracle
February 28, 2021 Through a virtual summit, the Muma College of Business (COB) will bring together several business executives across the state as well as the country to discuss and analyze the growing supply chain industry in Florida.
LISTEN: Thousands Sign Up for Free USF Course on Workplace Diversity - WFLA
February 28, 2021 More than twenty thousand people have signed up for a seven week business certificate program designed to educate business and community leaders on increasing diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace.
Just Getting Started: Sri Sundaram - Catalyst
February 28, 2021 Dr. Tomalin's guest is Sri Sundaram, dean of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg's Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance, and the current chair of the St. Petersburg Area Chamber of Commerce.
Re-strategizing Tourism through festivals, food and culture - eTN India
February 28, 2021 Even as vaccines are being administered and there is hope for the return of travel and tourism post COVID-19, the strategies to build the industry back is a challenge in itself.
Restaurant relief grants worth $25 billion could arrive via new stimulus bill - Tampa Bay Times
February 27, 2021 Should the bill pass, bars and restaurants would get targeted, debt-free aid. How and when, however, are unknown.
Tens of thousands sign up for workplace diversity course - Catalyst
February 26, 2021 Since it was first announced less than a week ago, the University of South Florida’s new workplace diversity certificate program has already enrolled more than 34,000 participants.
Muma College of Business, Tampa Bay Lightning, Jabil Offer Free Certificate Program
on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Workplace
February 24, 2021 Three power players in the Tampa Bay business community have joined together to educate business and community leaders on the essential practices and tools designed to increase employee diversity and to create a sustainable business model that embraces equity and inclusion.
USF, Lightning, Jabil team up to certify businesses for diversity and inclusion - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 24, 2021 Three Tampa Bay powerhouses have teamed up to offer business leaders a chance to learn more on fostering equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
USF, Tampa Bay Lightning and Jabil launch business certificate program focusing on
workplace diversity, equity and inclusion - Florida Trend
February 24, 2021 Free seven-week online certificate program will emphasize essential business practices and initiatives designed to increase diversity among employees at all levels.
Tampa Bay Lightning, Jabil Inc., Muma COB to offer free online certificate on diversity,
equity, inclusion - The Oracle
February 24, 2021 In partnership with the Tampa Bay Lightning and Jabil Inc., the Muma College of Business will offer a free certificate program focused on ways to cultivate a workplace that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion.
The Tampa Bay Lightning and Jabil have partnered with the University of South Florida
Muma College of Business to offer a free, seven-week certificate program focusing... - Spot on Florida
February 24, 2021 The Tampa Bay Lightning and Jabil have partnered with the University of South Florida Muma College of Business to offer a free, seven-week certificate program focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.
USF, Tampa Bay Lightning and Jabil launch business certificate program focusing on
diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace - News Break
February 24, 2021 Three power players in the Tampa Bay business community have joined together to educate business and community leaders on the essential practices and tools designed to increase employee diversity and to create a sustainable business model that embraces equity and inclusion.
Lightning, Jabil, USF team up on workplace diversity program - Catalyst
February 24, 2021 The Tampa Bay Lightning and Jabil Inc. have partnered with the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business to offer a free, seven-week certificate program that will focus on ways organizations can create a more diverse workplace as well as address equity issues and foster inclusivity.
Bolts launch certificate program focused on diversity, equity & inclusion - NHL.com
February 24, 2021 In conjunction with USF and Jabil, the free seven-week online certificate program will emphasize essential business practices & initiatives designed to increase diversity among employees at all levels
Biden Admin to Review Chip Supply Chain - Cheddar Business
February 24, 2021
USF joins national business leaders in co-organizing Florida supply chain event, includes
discussion on impacts of COVID-19 vaccine distribution - USF Newsroom
February 22, 2021 The University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business is partnering with various industry giants to co-organize the 2021 Florida Supply Chain Summit.
Brian Butler, Head of Vistra Communications, Is the Next Conversation with a CEO Guest
February 17, 2021 Brian Butler has seen a lot over the course of his lengthy military and corporate career. As founder, president and CEO of Vistra Communications and with more than three decades of leadership, Butler is constantly facing challenges, but maybe the biggest challenge right now is the question of diversity in the workplace.
Wintry weather puts freeze on COVID-19 vaccine supply shipped to Florida - WPTV
February 16, 2021 Supply chain disruption should only last 'one or two days,' expert says
Selling with the Bulls, the Intercollegiate Version, Pushes Though the Pandemic
February 15, 2021 In the face of a pandemic that continues to cripple academic conferences and events, the 2021 Intercollegiate Selling with the Bulls competition took place earlier this month, with competitors facing off virtually instead of personally.
Vincent Jackson, Former Bucs Wide Receiver, Dead At 38 - WUSF
February 15, 2021 The three-time Pro Bowl receiver played for the Bucs from 2012 to 2016, but Jackson may be better known for his community work off the field while with the team and after his retirement.
Vietnam's advantages in the evolving international supply chain - VNExpress
February 15, 2021 A skilled but relatively inexpensive workforce, good infrastructure and a slew of free trade agreements position Vietnam as a key supply chain hub, experts say.
Academics Teach The Next Generation Of Advisors To Attain Success - Investor's Business Daily
February 12, 2021 At universities across the country, future financial planners learn the basics. Their professors teach them what it takes to succeed.
M3 Center for Hospitality Turns to Tech to Support Visiting Scholar Program
February 11, 2021 The University of South Florida’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is helping international scholars connect with students to enhance their knowledge and career prospects.
World on a Plate, Episode 37: Can Technology Save Hospitality with Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu - WorldChefs Podcast
February 10, 2021 In this episode, Ragnar connects with renowned hospitality and tourism technology expert, Dr. Cihan Cobanoglua. They dive into the world of technology and ask, in the new frontier created by the global pandemic, can technology save hospitality?
Women in sports: Defy impostor syndrome with FAST thinking - Sports Business Journal
February 8, 2021 It’s not unusual to work in the sports business for decades and still ask: “Am I qualified? Do I deserve this position? Am I good enough?” This mental dialogue is unrelenting — and particularly common among women.
Companies spend millions on ads for captive Super Bowl audience - Fox13 Tampa Bay
February 5, 2021 Companies spent millions of dollars to land a Super Bowl ad, but this year’s commercials will likely look and feel a bit different.
A Virtual 2021 Florida Supply Chain Summit Scheduled for March 9
February 3, 2021 The significant shocks to the global supply chain during the pandemic opened consumers’ eyes to the importance of a stable global supply chain.
Little Known Super Bowl Fact: Auditing Takes a Back Seat to a Strong Passing Game
February 3, 2021 This week, traffic around Tampa is more aggravating than usual. Hotel rooms are in short supply. Reservations at restaurants are a must. Even the drive-thru lanes at fast food eateries are backed up.
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Graduate Students Intern at Super Bowl
February 3, 2021 Having the Super Bowl in Tampa is bittersweet. Sweet because the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are playing for the championship in their home stadium, bitter because COVID-19 means there only will be 25,000 fans in the stands cheering on the team.
School of Information Systems and Management Researchers Rank No. 5 in the World
February 3, 2021 The researchers in the Muma College of Business’ School of Information Systems and Management were ranked No. 5 in the world in 2020 for the number of publications in IS journals, according to a survey recently released by the University of Texas at Dallas.
People trust black COVID-19 masks more than others. But why? - Fast Company
February, 3, 2021 If you want someone to feel safe around you, go with a black (or white) mask.
Big name brands opt out of Super Bowl advertising - News Channel 8 WFLA
January 27, 2021 Viewers will notice new players in the advertising game for Super Bowl LV.
Muma College of Business Online MBA Program Ranked No. 26 in the Nation
January 26, 2021 The University of South Florida’s online MBA program ranked No. 26 – No. 19 among public universities – on the U.S. News and World Report's annual survey released this week. It is the third national ranking achieved for the graduate program in a month.
USF's Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership Offers Executive-Level Training for Women
Leaders in Tampa Bay
January 26, 2021 According to a recent Forbes article “one in four women are considering reducing hours or leaving the workforce altogether in the next year due to the pandemic.” Now more than ever, companies need to invest in women.
USF online MBA program soars inside top 30 in new U.S. News and World Report rankings - Florida Trend
January 26, 2021 The University of South Florida is among the best in the nation for delivering online graduate programs, according to new rankings released today by U.S. News and World Report (U.S. News).
Yes, customers do like it when waiters and hairdressers wear a mask – especially if
it’s black - The Conversation
January 25, 2021 Customers perceive a better quality of service, feel less anxious and exhibit more trust in businesses when waiters and other service workers wear a mask, according to a new study we just submitted for peer review. And we found this to be especially true when the mask was black.
Leading Inclusion As A Growth Strategy Minimizes Risk In Times Of Crisis - Forbes
January 23, 2021 Being able to lead amidst uncertainty is probably the single most important skill we can have today. I can’t remember a time within my own lifetime where there was more unpredictability facing us in every aspect of our lives.
Researchers release, discuss regional competitiveness report - Catalyst
January 18, 2021 On Friday, the Tampa Bay Partnership held its fifth annual State of the Region event, an occasion that coincides with the release of a 68-page Regional Competitiveness Report compiled from data gathered by the partnership, Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, United Way Suncoast and the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business.
How diverse are Tampa Bay universities' leadership teams and boards? - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 15, 2021 A look at the breakdown of sex and race on local higher education institutions' leadership teams and boards.
State of the Region report shows Tampa Bay lags in economic competitiveness, but there's
hope for the future - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 15, 2021 Tampa Bay is still standing in the back of the pack when it comes to wages and the working labor force, but there are positive indicators as the region heads into 2021.
Good News, Bad News in the Tampa Bay Partnership’s Regional Competitiveness Report
and the Center for Analytics and Creativity’s E-Insights Report
January 15, 2021 The Tampa Bay E-Insights Report 2021, compiled from real-time sources such as Google searches, Zillow postings and LinkedIn employment connections mined by researchers with the Muma College of Business, reveals the attitudes, culture and economic viability of the Tampa Bay region in comparison to other municipalities of similar size and demographics.
More than 5,700 worldwide attend USF certificate program to help hospitality industry
emerge from COVID-19 crisis
January 14, 2021 The University of South Florida’s recent certificate program to help hotels, restaurants and other hospitality businesses navigate COVID-19 and pivot to the post-pandemic environment attracted thousands of hospitality professionals worldwide.
42 MBA Programs With the Highest Percentage of Underrepresented Racial Minorities - Yahoo! News
January 13, 2021 Based on data collected by U.S. News, here are the 42 schools with the highest percentage of domestic full-time students who are underrepresented minorities, meaning that they self-identify as either African American, biracial, Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander.
In the Wake of Civil Unrest in Washington, Financial Experts see Markets Remaining
January 9, 2021 As the nation watched in shock as an unruly mob smashed windows and occupied the Capitol in Washington, 225 miles away Wall Street took in the surreal scene as well and the economic impact of the incursion and the response of trading remains largely uncertain.
USF Business Professors' Research Productivity Published in Top Journals Among the
January 9, 2021 Researchers with the USF Muma College of Business continued to rank high on a nationwide survey of scholarly publications in 24 of the nation’s leading business journals.
Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan Ebberhart
January 8, 2021 Ebberhart’s first internship (as a freshman) was with a boutique firm, Anchor Wealth Management, in his hometown of Sanford, Florida. It was an opportunity for him to get real-world exposure early in his education and he believes it was an important stepping stone in landing the internship with J.P. Morgan as a junior.
Faculty Spotlight: Daniel Bradley
January 8, 2021 A champion of research, Bradley earned his PhD from the University of Kentucky, he received the Muma College of Business Research Award in 2013, 2017-19, the USF Outstanding Research Faculty Award in 2018, and was named a Fulbright Core recipient in 2018 where he did research at ISCTE in Lisbon.
Jane Mason continues to contribute to USF community
January 8, 2021 Jane Mason, CEO of Clarifire, USF alumna, and Chair of the Kate Tiedemann School of Business and Finance Dean’s Advisory Board, donated $5,000 towards the Dean’s Advisory Board Leadership Award fund.
Real Estate Concentration Spotlight
January 8, 2021 Finance students at USF have the opportunity to select one of several concentrations, becoming increasingly popular is the concentration in real estate.
This Isn't Your Father's Internship. Virtual Opportunities Available This Fall and
January 7, 2021 Not long ago, business college students interned at the office, working shoulder to shoulder with professionals, participating in face-to-face meetings, networking in person, learning how to work within a team and generally preparing themselves for careers that mirror their internships.
Want to Know How the Tampa Bay Region Measures Up? Find out on Jan. 15 at the Annual
State of the Region Meeting
January 6, 2021 The Tampa Bay E-Insights Report 2021, complied from real-time sources such as Google searches, Zillow postings and LinkedIn employment connections, has furthered the understanding of how the Tampa Bay region compares to other municipalities of similar size and demographics.
21 predictions for 2021 from Tampa Bay’s business and community leaders - Tampa Bay Times
January 4, 2021 We asked experts what’ll happen in the next 12 months in the economy, medicine, education, entertainment and more.
No Balance Transfer Fee Credit Cards - WalletHub
January 4, 2021 When considering balance transfers, or any credit card offers, people should remember, "Caveat Emptor," which is Latin for, "Let the buyer beware!" Credit cards are not issued by charities as tools for distributing money -- they are legal debt agreement instruments, offered by businesses intent on earning a profit.
USF Offers Online Real Time MS Degree In Business Analytics And Information Systems
For Indian Professionals - BW Education
December 30, 2021 Applications are now being accepted for the new program.
Genetic algorithm discovers sets of programs with affinities to politics - NevadaToday
December 22, 2020 New research from the University of Nevada, Reno and the University of South Florida, suggests that television viewing data can be used to estimate political and social preferences.
Systems that use AI to match medications with patients can reduce prescription costs,
FIU Business study reveals - FIU News
December 17, 2020 As a result of rising medication costs, patients often stop following medical treatment plans and fail to get better. Without detailed information, medical practitioners can do little to help.
Online MBA Program Ranked Among the Top 25 in the Nation
December 15, 2020 The Online MBA program at USF’s Muma College of Business continues to rank among the best in the nation, placing among the top 25 on two separate national rankings.
USF Biz Alumni Contribute to Jamaica's Corporate, Nonprofit Future
December 15, 2020 Over the course of the past three decades, a handful of USF business alumni have become movers and shakers on the island nation of Jamaica, operating at the highest levels of finance, development and even nonprofit.
Top solution to begin to close regional inequities? Improve transportation in Tampa
Bay - 83degrees Media
December 15, 2020 It’s a straightforward notion: Provide lower-income workers with reliable, fast public transit and they will be able to access more job opportunities and better pay.
Students Find More Choices in the Wake of Consolidation
December 14, 2020 Before July 1, business students on USF’s Sarasota-Manatee campus had to make the long trek to Tampa to take a course in entrepreneurship. Likewise, students at the Muma College of Business’ Tampa campus had to take the ride to Sarasota Manatee to find out about risk management and insurance.
Tampa Bay universities land among Princeton Review's best business schools in 2021 - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 14, 2020 Tampa Bay universities have landed among the best business schools in the nation, according to the latest Princeton Review report.
Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership's Goal: International Recognition
December 11, 2020 Founded in 2006, the Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership has been laser focused on providing relevant and impactful instruction for both students and business leaders in the outside community.
Three USF Sarasota-Manatee campus professors among world’s top researchers - ABC 7 WWSB
December 10, 2020 Three professors from the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus – Faizan Ali, Thomas Becker and James Unnever – have been included in a database of the top 160,000 scientists worldwide, placing them among the elite in their fields across all disciplines.
University of South Florida Offers Online Real Time MS Degree in Business Analytics
and Information Systems for Indian Professionals - India Education Diary
December 10, 2020 The University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business will launch an online and synchronous STEM-certified Global Master of Science in Business Analytics and Information Systems (BAIS) in May 2021.
Tony Kong, Faculty Director of the Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership, Named a Sam
and Bonnie Rechter Fellow
December 9, 2020 Tony Kong, faculty director of the Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership on the St. Petersburg campus of the Muma College of Business, was recently named a Sam and Bonnie Rechter Fellow by the University of Louisville, an inaugural award given to five fellows to promote ethical leadership.
Frank G. Daveler, Philanthropist, Entrepreneur, Dead at 102
December 9, 2020 Frank G. Daveler, a Southwest Florida entrepreneur and philanthropist whose generosity over the past four years has touched the lives of a number of USF students on paths to entrepreneurial careers, died last month in Naples.
Student Profile: Timothy Henning Endures Two Years of Amateur Hockey Before Focusing
December 7, 2020 After four internships and two years of playing amateur hockey, Timothy Henning has found his groove.
Webinar takes in-depth look at the future of clinical research - Outsourcing Pharma
December 7, 2020 OSP's free Digital Advances in Clinical Trial webinar (on December 9) will feature experts discussing recent advancements in the rapidly evolving field.
5 Things Hotels Can Do Now to Increase Consumer Confidence in Travel - Hospitality Tech
December 7, 2020 The impact of the pandemic on every industry is undisputable. Travel and tourism are no exception. The pandemic has not only impacted the economics of these industries, but it has also changed the behaviors of consumers, most likely forever.
US varsity to offer online MS programme - The Hindu
December 6, 2020 It includes coursework on Data Mining, Database Management, among others
Ray Ferrara’s Gift to Muma College of Business
December 4, 2020 We are excited to announce a new partnership with the Barron’s in Education Program from Dow Jones which will provide Muma College of Business students, faculty and staff complimentary 24/7 digital content from Barron’s.
Emergency Fund, Why and How
December 4, 2020 Life is full of surprises, from a lottery award to a promotion, from a broken arm to a car accident. Sometimes we may not have a strong feeling that we are better off with the positive change in life.
It Is Time to Review Your Homeowners Insurance Coverage
December 4, 2020 Many of us hold homeowners insurance to protect ourselves from huge potential financial loss due to the damage to our sweet homes, especially if we still have mortgage balance outstanding.
USF Offers Online Degree For Working Professionals in India
December 3, 2020 Working professionals in South Asia have a new opportunity to earn an American business degree in business analytics and information systems – in one year and without leaving their jobs or the region.
USF students learn the science of beermaking - Herald-Tribune
December 2, 2020 University of South Florida students in the Chemistry and Microbiology of Beer class recently showcased their projects and thanked local brewers and other industry partners for supporting the unique program.
It is time to show you CARE! - HospitalityNet
December 1, 2020 The impact of the pandemic on every industry is undisputable. Travel and tourism are no exception.
'Yes, you can deliver that to my house': How the pandemic is giving shoppers an edge
over retailers - ABC Action News
November 30, 2020 Cyber Monday brings out deals, steals and scammers
Financial Experts Discuss the Post-Election Financial Market Scenarios
November 20, 2020 Financial experts participating in a webinar hosted by the University of South Florida and Sarasota-based Cumberland Advisors said the improving economy and recent good news about potential COVID-19 vaccines point to an upward trend in financial markets next year.
University of Tampa, USF rank among top 20 best entrepreneurship programs in U.S. - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 19, 2020 University of South Florida ranked No. 18 on the graduate programs list.
Students Volunteering for and Working at Feeding Tampa Bay Say it's a Rewarding and
November 13, 2020 With the hopes of achieving a hunger-free Tampa Bay by 2025, Feeding Tampa Bay focuses on providing food to the hundreds of thousands of food insecure families in the 10-county area of West Central Florida.
What a $15 an hour minimum wage accomplishes | Column - Tampa Bay Times
November 13, 2020 The academic literature is mixed when it comes to the effects of minimum wage increases on employment, but the benefits for the worker are clear, writes a USF professor.
Nandini Agarwal, Former 25 Under 25 Honoree, Wins Top Graduate Award
November 12, 2020 Nandini Agarwal, no stranger to awards and recognition for excellence throughout her college career, added one more accolade to the trophy case: Outstanding Graduate for the fall 2020 semester.
Politics as (Un)usual: How the Presidential Election Could Impact Financial Markets
November 9, 2020 The roller-coaster presidential campaign, and still to-be-determined results of the election, have many investors concerned about the impact that politics will have on the future of financial markets.
USF Will Host Panel on Post-Election Financial Markets - Sarasota Magazine
November 6, 2020 The event will take place virtually on Nov. 17 from noon-1:30 p.m.
Student Spotlight: Luiza Marques Remote learning from Brazil
November 5, 2020 Luiza Marques is a finance major and Muma College of Business 25 under 25 student from Brazil. When the university turned to remote learning in March she went home to continue her studies.
Next Up at Conversation with a CEO: Rogan Donelly, President of Tervis on Nov. 3
October 28, 2020 Being the president of Tervis, a leader in the business of beverage containers, Rogan Donelly does not let that alone define who he is.
Fall Selling with the Bulls Competition Held on Virtual Platform
October 26, 2020 The fall 2020 version of Selling with the Bulls, a popular Muma College of Business competition open to all USF students, happened this month, with outside business partners serving as mentors and judges and students vying for salesmanship bragging rights.
A chart of unemployment under Trump and Obama tells quite a tale | Column - Tampa Bay Times
October 23, 2020 The truth is, neither former President Barack Obama nor President Donald Trump deserve much credit for the decline in unemployment that occurred over the last decade until the pandemic changed everything.
With Rays in World Series, home team pride soars as stadium decision looms - Tampa Bay Times
October 20, 2020 Merch is selling fast for the American League champs. Will it lead to renewed fan interest long-term?
Supporting underrepresented entrepreneurs is our best hope for jump-starting the economy - Boston Globe
October 20, 2020 Consider this: If US women launched high-growth firms at the same rate as men, we’d add 15 million jobs in only two years.
USF to present free online classes to help hospitality professionals with COVID and
aftermath - Herald-Tribune
October 19, 2020 The University of South Florida School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is offering a free certificate program to help hotels, restaurants and other hospitality businesses navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for the post-pandemic environment.
3 Accelerators Solving Covid-19’s Cybersecurity Crunch - Forbes
October 18, 2020 Entrepreneurs and cybercriminals have at least one thing in common: a nose for opportunity. With attacks worsening, leaders need the talent and tools to fight back.
Post Pandemic: How Must Colleges And Universities Reinvent Themselves? - Forbes
October 17, 2020 We’re all being disrupted right now because of the pandemic. But I think it’s fair to say that higher education has been forced to change more than anyone else.
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management to Offer Post-Crisis Certificate
October 16, 2020 The University of South Florida School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is offering a free certificate program to help hotels, restaurants and other hospitality businesses navigate the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare for the post-pandemic environment.
Business Honors Program to Expand onto USF St. Petersburg Campus
October 15, 2020 The Business Honors Program at the Muma College of Business is poised to expand onto the USF St. Petersburg campus next year, allowing admitted students to live together on a floor of a new residence hall.
USF Esports Summit Offers Keynote Speakers, Observations in Virtual Event
October 15, 2020 Jordan Zietz personifies the trajectory of esports around the globe. He is young, adept at video games of all kinds; he has the ability to pivot to new opportunistic directions at a moment’s notice.
In the Time of COVID-19: To Refinance or Not to Refinance; Finance Faculty Give Advice
October 15, 2020 As COVID-19 continues to blanket the nation for the seventh consecutive month, laid-off or furloughed workers struggle to make mortgage payments.
Muma College of Business Researchers Look at Cybersecurity Risk Management
October 15, 2020 As the cybersecurity risks facing publicly held companies advance each day, the way those companies provide assurances that they are mitigating that risk may affect how willing investors are to invest, according to a recent study conducted by USF Muma College of Business accounting researchers.
2020 USF Esports Summit Settles on Speakers, Leaders in the Gaming Industry
October 12, 2020 The list of speakers is set for the 2020 USF Esports Summit and it includes leaders in an industry that is growing into a multi-billion enterprise that one day may rival professional sports.
Alumnus Spotlight: Google Duane Driskell and You'll Find Him at Google
October 12, 2020 Duane Driskell, an alumnus of the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, just started a job of a lifetime, working as a corporate finance associate at Google.
Tampa Bay Inno Under 25 Lists USF Students with Some Bright Ideas
October 9, 2020 Innovation knows no age or background. That much is true based on the list of entrepreneurs named in Tampa Bay Inno’s Under 25 list, ranging in age to seasoned graduate students to a 7-year-old whose idea focused on saving the oceans.
Alumni/Students, now Employees/Interns with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Savoring the
October 9, 2020 Aside from the Stanley Cup skaters on the ice, the Tampa Bay Lightning organization is well represented by interns and alumni of USF.
Student Spotlight: PhD student, Kirill Pervun, presents his research on the relationship
between athletics and business success
October 6, 2020 PhD in finance student Kirill Pervun has presented his paper, Athlete CEOs and Corporate Outcomes, at a number of finance conferences in the 2019-2020.
Muma College of Business Professor Researches "Face-Threat Sensitivity" Dynamics in
September 30, 2020 New research by a Muma College of Business professor disputes long-held beliefs about the subtleties imbedded in the fine art of negotiation.
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Enters National Collaborative to Examine
Gender Inequality in Sports
September 30, 2020 The USF Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program is collaborating with sports and entertainment-marketing agency Wasserman’s think tank, The Collective, in an ambitious effort to address gender parity and diversity.
Area’s biggest cyber companies back Tampa Bay Wave’s new accelerator - Catalyst
September 28, 2020 Tampa Bay Wave wants to make the Tampa-St. Petersburg area a hub for cybersecurity talent and innovation.
After selling out almost instantly, USF launches another round of coronavirus leadership
course - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 21, 2020 "Our community is hungry for whatever it takes for a safe and smooth return to the new norm."
USF Muma business college plans second leadership course - Catalyst
September 19, 2020 The University of South Florida Muma College of Business will offer a second session of its "Post-Crisis Leadership" certificate program this fall.
Luke Richardson, Accounting Instructor, Explains the Pluses and Minuses of Payroll
September 18, 2020 The presidential executive order to implement a deferral of federal payroll tax for American workers intends to stimulate an economy mired in the COVID-19 crisis.
Muma College of Business Offers Second “Post-Crisis Leadership” Certificate Program,
Beginning in October
September 17, 2020 The immense interest and popularity of the “Post-Crisis Leadership” certificate program, held over the summer, has prompted the Muma College of Business to offer the course again, beginning on Oct. 1.
USF Wearable Devices Study Aims To Predict When COVID-19 Symptoms Will Worsen - WUSF News
September 17, 2020 Researchers in several University of South Florida departments – including medicine, nursing and business – are recruiting volunteers from Tampa General Hospital’s COVID-19 clinic for a new wearable devices study to predict when symptoms will worsen.
Muma College of Business Risk Management and Insurance Program is One of Just Two
Offered by Florida Public Universities
September 16, 2020 The Muma College of Business’ School of Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) is providing students with new career opportunities while responding to the pressing needs of local employers.
USF Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Serves Up its USF Esports Summit
on Virtual Stage
September 16, 2020 Rivaling professional sports on the field and in arenas, esports is catching on across the nation and the world.
The Bishop Center for Ethical Leadership reflects on the passing of Bill Heller
September 15, 2020 Heller served as the director of the center during its formative years and helped guide its vision on ethical leadership.
Marketer of the Year awards celebrate creativity and innovation - Catalyst
September 12, 2020 Awards also were given out for educator of the year, which went to Dr. Paul J. Solomon at USF Muma College of Business and volunteer of the year, which went to Jodi Ciccarello.
Bill Heller, former USF St. Pete leader and lawmaker, dies - Tampa Bay Times
September 12, 2020 University announces his death in an email sent to school employees.
Muma College of Business Students Take First, Third places in the Florida Blue Health
September 10, 2020 Two of the top three winners of the annual Florida Blue Health Innovation Challenge were students from the Muma College of Business, including the overall winner of the competition.
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Achieves Top 5 Ranking in the Nation;
No. 6 in the World
September 10, 2020 The USF Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program continues to rank among the best in the world, according to SportBusiness International, which published its rankings this week.
USF selects 23 research projects for funding in anti-racism effort - Mirage
September 10, 2020 A University of South Florida research task force working to address racial issues and attitudes on a local, national and global scale has selected 23 projects exploring a wide range of issues in systemic inequality, economic and health disparities, Black history and contemporary challenges for funding.
USF announces anti-racism projects, including two in Sarasota - Herald-Tribune
September 10, 2020 The University of South Florida has announced $500,000 worth of grants to fund 23 research projects aimed at reducing racism, including two projects that will be conducted at USF’s Sarasota-Manatee campus.
How Businesses in Florida are Handling the COVID-19 Pandemic, including Securing Loans
and Business Credit - CardRates.com
September 8, 2020 When the COVID-19 pandemic began spreading across Florida, schools and businesses in the state — like so many around the country — were quick to close their doors to help prevent further spread of the virus.
To Go Out or Not to Go Out ... Marketing Professor Researches the Impact COVID-19
has on Restaurants in the Tampa Bay Area
September 4, 2020 Restaurants took a hard hit during the COVID-19 crisis. They shut down months ago, and with no revenue coming in, many were unable to keep staff.
How America Became Obsessed With ‘Food Lube’ - Men'sHealth
September 3, 2020 We’ve become a nation that relies on dips, sauces, and dressings to make everything taste better—or at least bolder. Where exactly does that end?
Halloween candy still hitting shelves early, despite pandemic - Tampa Bay Times
August 29, 2020 Sweet sales have increased slightly as shoppers seek to indulge
The economy? Adequate isn’t ’spectacular’ | Column - Tampa Bay Times
August 29, 2020 Comparing the past three years with the three years that came before is instructive, writes a USF professor.
Keys to growing a small business in a pandemic: Research and marketing - Tampa Bay Times
August 27, 2020 Carl Hadden, of USF’s small business development center, has seen entrepreneurs struggle in 2020, but also survive and expand. Here’s how.
Religious tourism has been hit hard in the pandemic as sites close and pilgrimages
are put on hold - The Conversation
August 27, 2020 Religious tourism is among the oldest forms of planned travel and to this day remains a huge industry.
It's time to talk about holiday shopping in Sarasota-Manatee. Yes, really - Herald-Tribune
August 25, 2020 Normally, I wouldn’t come here with a hot take about what holiday shopping is going to look like until at least next month.
The workforce will return to a sense of normalcy - Tampa Bay Times
August 24, 2020 More people will return to an office than you might guess, surmises a USF professor.
Cihan Cobanoglu, Director of the M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation
on the Sarasota-Manatee Campus, Receives Prestigious Award
August 19, 2020 University of South Florida Muma College of Business Professor Cihan Cobanoglu is the recipient of the prestigious Stevenson W. Fletcher Achievement Award for innovative contributions to hospitality and tourism research.
Remote Learning: Are You Really Engaged? Biz Researchers Examine 'Social Presence'
August 19, 2020 Online learning is not new, but it now is nearly all encompassing as the pandemic grips the nation in its fifth month and colleges and universities must offer more courses online this fall semester, when nearly a third of all students are taking online courses.
Faculty Spotlight: Sharon Segrest, Management Professor, Helps Refugees from War-Torn
August 14, 2020 When Sharon Segrest isn’t teaching Muma College of Business students the finer points of management or earning awards for her research, she helps refugees from the Middle East and Africa assimilate into cultures of whatever country that welcomes them, land well-paying jobs and live without the threat of suicide bombs and IEDs.
New Campus Dean Teaches Entrepreneurship to State Prisoners
August 13, 2020 Jean Kabongo, the new Muma College of Business campus dean at the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus, is busier than ever, but he still makes time for a program close to his heart, the entrepreneurship course at the Hardee Correctional Institution.
Is it a Seller's Market or a Buyer's Market in Real Estate? Muma College of Business
Faculty, Supporters in the Business Give Advice
August 13, 2020 A scarcity of available houses, low interest rates and newly developed virtual ways to tour and purchase homes are among the reasons the real estate market has withstood the onslaught of the COVID-19 crisis over the past few months, according to faculty at the Muma College of Business and outside real estate professionals.
Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management and Sustainability Begins Master's
August 13, 2020 The Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management and Sustainability at the USF Muma College of Business is launching a new master’s degree program in supply chain management this fall.
On-Boarding in a Virtual Working Environment - SOF-ONE
August 10, 2020 On-boarding can be a stressful and overwhelming process in any setting, so as many people are now maneuvering in a virtual space, we need to carefully and intentionally plan out onboarding to ensure new employees feel welcomed and connected.
USF researchers aim to predict when coronavirus cases go bad - Tampa Bay Times
August 10, 2020 Using data from wearable devices, they hope to learn if the body sends clues before symptoms get worse.
Castor names members of her new economic advisory committee - Tampa Bay Business Journal
August 10, 2020 Tampa Mayor Jane Castor announced the members that will make up her Economic Advisory Team, which plans to help guide the Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow program.
Tyler Crutchfield Graduates with a Future Set in Accounting; It Didn’t Start Out that
August 10, 2020 First-generation college student Tyler Crutchfield graduated this weekend from the USF Muma College of Business, earning a master’s degree in accounting.
Getting Their Diplomas this Month, Sarah Rodhouse and Hayley Dwy Have Set Themselves
August 10, 2020 Of all the USF business graduates who walked across the virtual stage this weekend, two stand out.
Tracking cell phone movement is helping researchers predict COVID cases, hospitalizations - WTSP 10 Tampa Bay
August 5, 2020 USF researchers say studying the number of places people go and how many other people are there has produced a strong correlation with COVID-19 hospitalizations.
USF School Of Hospitality And Tourism Management Receives Accreditation - CBS Tampa Bay
August 2, 2020 Dean of the Muma College of Business: “This valued recognition confirms that the programs offered through the school are innovative, relevant and result in graduates landing high-paying positions in this dynamic industry.”
Viral movement: Team led by business professor tracks path of disease - Business Observer
July 31, 2020 Matthew Mullarkey’s Project ASPeCT harnesses the power of Big Data to predict spikes in COVID-19 cases.
USF hospitality program recognized - Herald-Tribune
July 31, 2020 The School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of South Florida, which is based at USF’s Sarasota-Manatee campus, received official accreditation earlier this month from one of the nation’s top bodies overseeing hospitality programs.
Uber Eats pilots online ordering service for restaurants - Tampa Bay Times
July 31, 2020 The program will be commission free through the end of 2020
Delivery service goPuff opens another Tampa delivery warehouse - Tampa Bay Times
July 31, 2020 The groceries to-go app has seen increased business during the pandemic
Solutions expert - UIC | College of Applied Health Sciences
July 30, 2020 “Technology should translate to better patient care,” insists Raja Talati ’14 MS HI—especially as the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Impactful Research by a Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Professor Aims to Change
the Culture of High School Hockey
July 27, 2020 A new study by University of South Florida researchers found that while players and parents alike agree about the importance of good sportsmanship in youth hockey programs, the culture change many hoped would accompany such awareness programs has not yet occurred.
More women are interested in cybersecurity, a new report says. What could that mean
for Tampa Bay's talent pool? - Tampa Bay Business Journals
July 23, 2020 A cybersecurity workforce study indicates women not only become interested in the field earlier than their male counterparts, but also have intentions to have a lengthy career in the field.
New Data Pinpoints Coronavirus Spread In Bay Area - Bay New 9
July 23, 2020 USF Researchers released months of raw data on how the behavior of Tampa Bay residents led to the spread of COVID-19.
Trump’s ban on foreign work visas may have longterm effects - Tampa Bay Times
July 23, 2020 While short-term effects will likely be minimal, any extension could pose problems.
USF researcher: Reopening schools could increase Covid-19 hospital admissions - Catalyst
July 23, 2020 The principal investigator in a study that used cell phone data to track the spread of Covid-19 is warning that reopening schools in the Tampa-St. Petersburg area could lead to increased Covid-19 cases at already-strained area hospitals.
USF Appoints Business Campus Dean - ABC 7 News
July 23, 2020 University of South Florida's Sarasota Campus manatee name and the dean for the business
USF study shows a correlation between mobility and increase in Covid hospitalizations - Tampa Bay Business Journal
July 22, 2020 USF researchers say there's a strong correlation between the number of coronavirus-related hospital admissions and how often and far Tampa Bay residents travel.
University names campus dean for business school - Business Observer
July 21, 2020 Campus dean positions were established as part of the consolidation of the three USF campuses that took effect on July 1.
Toilet paper’s back, but these items have become hard to find - bizwomen
July 20, 2020 Demand for outdoor recreation equipment and backyard improvements remains high.
Retailers say they’re stocked for hurricane season, despite pandemic shortfalls - Tampa Bay Times
July 20, 2020 Shoppers may see higher prices to cover the cost of storing extra inventory.
Sports Fans Remain Engaged with Pro Athletes, in Spite of COVID-19 Shutdowns
July 17, 2020 The stadiums and arenas are dark. What should be a time of exuberance for the NBA and the NHL is silent and MLB’s home stretch is stalled.
We need a national dashboard to track coronavirus | Column - Tampa Bay Times
July 17, 2020 We need standardized ways of comparing what's going from state to state and across America, writes a USF professor.
Helping Florida's Small Businesses Survive The Pandemic - WUSF
July 17, 2020 Eileen Rodriguez is regional director of the Florida Small Business Development Center at the Muma College of Business at the University of South Florida. She said the coronavirus pandemic has hurt nearly every enterprise.
Hey Tampa Bay, where’s my Fresca? - Tampa Bay Times
July 16, 2020 Toilet paper and hand sanitizer have crept back onto shelves, but other items we want remain mysteriously scarce
USF's Muma College of Business names professor its new Sarasota-Manatee dean - Tampa Bay Business Journal
July 16, 2020 He has served at USF for 10 years, most recently as a professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship.
Jean Kabongo appointed USF Muma College of Business campus dean at Sarasota-Manatee
July 16, 2020 Jean D. Kabongo has been named the USF Sarasota-Manatee campus dean for the USF Muma College of Business. Kabongo, professor of strategic management and entrepreneurship, joined the faculty as an assistant professor in 2010.
USF Muma College of Business receives $5 million gift - Tampa Bay Newspapers
July 16, 2020 The University of South Florida’s USF Foundation recently received a $5 million gift from alumna and longtime donor, Lynn Pippenger of Largo.
Researchers see fewer travelers to densely-populated areas over July 4th weekend - Fox 13
July 15, 2020 Leading up to the Fourth of July weekend, there was plenty of concern about the potential for travel and large gatherings to cause COVID-19 to spread.
M3 Center at USF Sarasota-Manatee campus makes global impact on hospitality and tourism
July 14, 2020 Tampa businessman John McKibbon made one key request in 2013 when he endowed the M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee campus.
Florida SBDC at USF Expands Business Training, Education With U.S. SBA CARES Act Grant
July 13, 2020 The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida is expanding its training and education services for small businesses through the use of a $1.3M U.S. Small Business Administration CARES Act grant.
New Supply Chain Innovation Virtual Lab Launches
July 10, 2020 A new lab at the University of South Florida will bring industry and academic supply chain management experts together in a “living lab” to tackle some of the industry’s biggest challenges – particularly as it relates to the ongoing transformation to digital supply chains and efforts to design networks that can help companies be more competitive in a global marketplace.
USF St. Petersburg MBA Grad, a Medical Doctor in the Reserves, Runs Toward the Pandemic
Fire in NYC
July 10, 2020 The battleground for U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Raja Talati over the past couple of months wasn’t the mountains of Afghanistan or the deserts of Iraq, but the hallways and intensive care units of Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx.
Project ASPeCT - State of the Region
July 9, 2020 What ASPeCT is finding is a direct correlation – with a 21-day delay – between the increased or decreased movement of the region’s residents, and the subsequent number of hospitalizations due to the virus.
Alumna donates $5 million to college of business for creation of endowed deanship - The Oracle
July 8, 2020 The Muma College of Business will create an endowed deanship as a result of a $5 million gift from alumna and longtime donor Lynn Pippenger.
USF Muma College of Business receives $5 million gift from longtime donor Lynn Pippenger
July 7, 2020 The University of South Florida today announced the USF Foundation has received a $5 million gift from alumna and longtime donor, Lynn Pippenger. This generous gift will create an endowed deanship in the Muma College of Business, which will support the dean’s strategic direction for the college.
USF Muma College of Business receives $5 million donation - Tampa Bay Times
July 7, 2020 Lynn Pippenger, the former Raymond James executive, adds another in a series of gifts to the university's business programs.
USF Muma College of Business receives $5 million donation - Catalyst
July 7, 2020 The USF Foundation has received a $5 million gift from alumna and longtime donor Lynn Pippenger. The gift will create an endowed deanship in the Muma College of Business.
USF Foundation receives $5M for College of Business from longtime donor - Tampa Bay Business Journal
July 7, 2020 The donation is specifically slated to create an endowed deanship within the school's Muma College of Business.
“Post-Crisis Leadership” Certificate Holders Poised to Bring Back the Economy
July 6, 2020 Fresh from graduating from a certification program at USF’s Muma College of Business, more than 6,000 participants are poised to lead their corporations, small businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurships into a market emerging from the COVID-19 crisis.
USF Sarasota-Manatee officially merges with campuses in Tampa and St. Petersburg - Bradenton Herald
July 2, 2020 USF Sarasota-Manatee began its transformation on Wednesday, when it officially merged with the USF campuses in Tampa and St. Petersburg.
What to know about the July 15 tax deadline - WTSP
July 1, 2020 The IRS pushed back the deadline from mid-April to mid-July.
New unemployment seeker numbers growing as old DEO issues remain unsolved - News Channel 8
July 1, 2020 As COVID-19 cases in Florida continue to spike, the number of first-time unemployment claims in Florida is creeping up as well after previously leveling off in June.
July 1 is an Historic Day for USF and the Muma College of Business
July 1, 2020 It isn’t a holiday, it isn’t a birthday or anniversary. But it is an important date. Perhaps among the most important dates in the history of the University of South Florida and the Muma College of Business.
USF researchers working to find early warnings for severe COVID-19 illness - ABC Action News
June 24, 2020 Researchers at the University of South Florida are working to identify the physiological response to COVID-19, in hopes of developing an early warning system for patients who may be at risk for severe illness.
3 Ways to Increase Your Emotional Intelligence - Psychology Today
June 24, 2020 Reduce stress at work and home.
USF’s expansion of hospitality program across the region is expected to boost local
workforce - Tampa Bay Business Journal
June 23, 2020 Mass layoffs and furloughs have been sweeping the hospitality industry due to the coronavirus pandemic, but one local hospitality executive said it is further proof the region needs more talent than ever when the industry bounces back.
Movement of mobile devices correlates with spread of COVID-19, scientists say - Fox 13
June 23, 2020 You might not realize it but your cell phone and other mobile devices could be helping government leaders and medical experts plot the next steps in fighting COVID-19.
Tampa Bay’s esports community looks to take advantage of increased interest during
coronavirus pandemic - Tampa Bay Business Journals
June 23, 2020 As traditional sports continue to work their way through various return-to-play plans, there is one sport that has flourished during the pandemic. Esports.
Trump’s ban on foreign work visas may have longterm effects - Tampa Bay Times
June 23, 2020 While short-term effects will likely be minimal, any extension could pose problems.
Can Wearable Tech Help Detect COVID-19 Progression? - Healthcare Innovation
June 17, 2020 A team of researchers will monitor the physiological conditions of more than 100 study participants
Why do some people with COVID-19 get really sick but not others? Wearable sensors
might answer that. - 10 Tampa Bay
June 16, 2020 Researchers at the University of South Florida are monitoring skin temperature and other physiological patterns of 150 COVID-19 patients.
Philanthropists Tiedemann, Cotton give $1 million to USF business school - Tampa Bay Times
June 15, 2020 The gift will fund a professorship in finance on the university’s St. Petersburg campus.
Developing a Wearable Device to Detect COVID-19 Progression in At-Risk Patients - Irish Tech News
June 15, 2020 A new study from researchers at the University of South Florida is shedding light on the human body’s physiological response to COVID-19, insight scientists say could help them develop an early warning system for those most at risk of severe infection.
Upskilling transforms Jabil employees into data scientists - CIO
June 11, 2020 The global manufacturing services provider struggled to find data scientists to leverage its data, so it developed them internally with its Citizen Data Science program.
University of Tampa to launch leadership course for the 'new normal' post-coronavirus
world - Tampa Bay Business Journal
June 8, 2020 It's the latest in several efforts to educate the business community on leadership in a post-coronavirus world.
Diversity in the workplace includes elevating minorities into leadership roles - Fox13
June 5, 2020 Big-name corporations nationwide are sharing messages of solidarity, but many communities are calling on companies to practice what they preach and make the effort to include diverse voices in the boardroom.
As clothing stores reopen, retailers face excess inventory - Tampa Bay Times
June 5, 2020 Supply chain struggles, out-of-season clothing bring discounts
'Post-Crisis Leadership' Certificate Program Draws 8,000 Participants from 80 Countries
June 5, 2020 As a major section of the workforce is working remotely – or laid off – because of the COVID-19 crisis, thousands took the opportunity to better themselves through an online certificate program offered by the Muma College of Business. The “Post-Crisis Leadership” certificate could not have been timelier as businesses big and small begin to emerge from under the lockdown imposed to stem the spread of the deadly virus.
Local Businesses Hit by COVID-19, Smacked by Riots Have Some Recourses
June 5, 2020 On the verge of emerging from the COVID-19-caused lockdown in which businesses large and small were forced to shut their doors and take a massive revenue hit, some near USF were brutally victimized by looters and vandals during the civil unrest that swept through Tampa over the last weekend of May.
ISDS Professors Land Rare National Science Foundation Grant
June 4, 2020 An artificial intelligence-based software designed to help PhD students formulate their paths through the rigorous academic programs and subsequent careers is being designed by a group of USF faculty and alumni, including three from the Muma College of Business’ Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department.
Some Students Able to Find Unique Summer Internships in the COVID-19 Wasteland
June 2, 2020 When COVID-19 came to town, it ended public gatherings, face-to-face classroom experiences and made most traditional internship opportunities more difficult to find.
University of South Florida officiates esports program - Esports Insider
June 2, 2020 The University of South Florida (USF) has launched its esports program across the university’s three campuses to allow students to connect and compete.
COVID-19 has likely quickened the end of malls as we knew them - Tampa Bay Times
May 28, 2020 International Plaza grew into a shopping and dining destination even as suburban malls withered in competition with Amazon.
Silver linings and sobering statistics emerge in Tampa Bay Partnership State of the
Region - Catalyst
May 28, 2020 Record high unemployment, declines in homes sales and a murky prognosis for air travel are among the impacts the Tampa Bay region has felt from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Accounting Circle's CPE Conference Takes Place on a Virtual Format; Nearly 500 'Tune
May 27, 2020 In normal times, the Oval Theater on the second floor of the USF Marshall Student Center would have been filled with accountants, many with laptops or legal pads on their laps, maybe a bagel or Danish in one hand, listening to experts giving them the latest in federal tax updates and whatever else is new in the accounting industry.
Remote Without Control - Sports Business Daily
May 25, 2020 The class of 2020 never thought the school year would end like this. Virtual classes, and graduation. Important moments lost to a pandemic. And opportunities to be part of a solution in sports.
Local survey shows Tampa Bay residents aren’t ready to resume normal activities - Tampa Bay Times
May 22, 2020 Despite the lifting of state and local stay-at-home orders, bay area residents are still reluctant to emerge from quarantine to conduct pre-pandemic activities, according to the most recent survey by a group of Tampa Bay area business boosters.
USF’s Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Continues to Innovate Despite
May 20, 2020 Despite the ever-growing challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic presents to higher education, the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program continues to innovate, kicking off a new podcast partnership with “Life in the Front Office.”
Nicholas Morris, Third-Year Finance Major, Named Daveler Scholar
May 19, 2020 Nicholas Morris, a third-year finance major in the Muma College of Business with a minor in entrepreneurial studies and also a student of the Judy Genshaft Honors College, was selected as a Daveler Scholar, one of five in Florida and the only USF student to achieve the honor.
Scott Bayus, From Developing Rides at Universal to Running his own Engineering Company
May 19, 2020 With the business knowledge he picked up while earning his Executive MBA at the Muma College of Business, along with the engineering skills he learned while developing rides at Universal Orlando Resort, Scott Bayus’ next career step is clear: starting his own engineering firm. Bayus aims to open PSB Engineers, based in Orlando, focusing on projects there as well as in the Tampa Bay area.
Muma College of Business offers 8,000 participants free certificate program - The Oracle
May 18, 2020 In a time of apprehension and ambiguity for many individuals, businesses and institutions, the Muma College of Business has created and offered a course to earn a collegiate-level certificate — and at no cost.
Survival of the skilled - India Today
May 15, 2020 Add new skills to your portfolio to stay relevant in the changing job market
USF's Muma College of Business launches coronavirus leadership course - Tampa Bay Business Journal
May 15, 2020 After a 40-minute sell out, USF has over 8,000 participants in the certification course.
How to prepare for your financial future during the pandemic - News Channel 8
May 13, 2020 While some jobs are continuing during the coronavirus pandemic, experts say now is the time to create a financial plan, just in case the worst happens in the future.
Tampa Bay colleges see entrepreneurship interest spike during COVID-19 crisis - ABC Action News
May 12, 2020 As Florida’s economy begins to rebound, local education leaders are tracking new opportunities for people looking to launch a new product or service.
Supply Chain Expert Talks About Lessons Learned in the COVID-19 Crisis
May 11, 2020 One previously obscure field that COVID-19 put a spotlight on is supply chain management. Most consumers probably had never given a second thought about the complex method that gets products and services from producer to customer.
Florida Matters: The Future of Tampa International Airport - And Small Businesses - WUSF
May 8, 2020 When almost everybody is staying at home, that obviously doesn't bode well for the state's tourism industry.
Hospitalizations from long-term care facilities jump in Hillsborough - Tampa Bay Times
May 7, 2020 Mayor Jane Castor said she is alarmed at the rise in cases in those facilities.
Latest On Coronavirus: Florida Cases Grow To 38,000, Real-Time Pinellas Beach Updates,
And More - WUSF
May 7, 2020 WUSF will be providing the latest news and information on coronavirus in Tampa Bay and across the state.
Supply chains stressed, but are run by 'incredible foragers,’ USF expert says - Tampa Bay Times
May 7, 2020 Talking supply and demand, meat and toilet paper, with Donna Davis, University of South Florida professor of marketing and supply chain management.
Project ASPeCT - a collaboration between the County, TGH and USF to re-open the Region
safely - Emergency Policy Group, Hillsborough County
May 7, 2020
Students Come up with Ways to Reduce Waste for Bottling Giant Coca-Cola
May 6, 2020 A competition to come up with ideas to help Coca-Cola reach its goal of being 100 percent recyclable by 2030 has paid off for some USF students who took home cash prizes and the chance of having their ideas used by the soft drink giant in this ambitious project.
Muma College of Business to Offer Free Certificate Program in 'Post-Crisis Leadership'
May 6, 2020 The world of business is largely locked down right now to stem the spread of COVID-19. Small businesses along with larger corporations are eager to jump back into the game and get revenues moving again.
Supply chain disruptions are a "learning experience" for many manufacturers - PlantServices
May 6, 2020 Because nearly every industry in the country has been touched in some way by the coronavirus, the crisis doubles as a perfect opportunity for manufacturers to think creatively about how and where to create their products and source their materials, Seckin Ozkul, a supply chain management expert at the University of South Florida, told Business Insider.
Minority-owned small businesses disproportionately affected by coronavirus in Tampa
Bay - Florida Politics
May 6, 2020 Data shows again that minority-owned businesses and those in low-income areas in the Tampa Bay region are struggling significantly more than those in highly educated areas or owned by white counterparts.
A supply chain expert breaks down how US companies can emerge from the pandemic 'better
on the other side' - Business Insider
May 6, 2020 Americans adjusting to the coronavirus pandemic and the pivot to stay-home life have struggled for months with major shortages of key products, including everything from vital medical equipment and grocery items, to cleaning supplies and Nintendo Switches.
Florida Matters: The (Maybe Not) Dismal Short-Term Future Of Tampa Bay Business - WUSF
May 6, 2020 As we transition back to normal, Florida Matters looked for some analysis on the unique challenges Tampa Bay businesses, non-profits and the economy will be facing as we transition from stay-at-home orders to heading back to work again.
Uncomfortable Participating in Vitural Meetings? Here Is Some Advice
May 4, 2020 By now most people who are called upon to work remotely in this COVID-19 outbreak have learned the basics of how to accomplish the needed tasks while sitting at a laptop on the kitchen table or on the desk in a home office that up until March may have been seldomly used.
Smart move or risky gamble? Derby Lane poker room set to reopen - News Channel 8
May 3, 2020 A Tampa Bay poker room set to open up next week could be one of the first that reopens in the country.
Latest On Coronavirus: Increase of 1,000 Florida Cases, Reopening State Parks A 'Low
Risk', And More - WUSF
May 1, 2020 WUSF will be providing the latest news and information on coronavirus in Tampa Bay and across the state. Here are the latest developments:
Lisa Krouse works to build on FCCI’s caring culture, and to elevate the business community - Tampa Bay Business Journal
May 1, 2020 FCCI said it is closely monitoring the coronavirus pandemic and adapting operations and business strategies.
Alumnus Spotlight: Garrett Walker, Class of '18 and Giving Back with his own Scholarship
April 30, 2020 With two bachelor’s degrees and a few years of experience, Garrett Walker is already making his mark in the world of wealth management. Now, he is ready to make an impact on the lives of Business Bulls with his very own scholarship.
Tough Questions For Businesses That Want To Reopen - WUSF
April 30, 2020 Under phase one of the plan announced Wednesday by Governor Ron DeSantis, a number of businesses in Florida will be allowed to reopen Monday. But one analyst says there are still lots of unknowns.
ABC7 News at 7 Roundtable Discussion - ABC 7 News
April 30, 2020
Tampa Bay Partnership finds slightly better employment outlook in region than Florida - Florida Politics
April 29, 2020 The Tampa Bay Partnership estimates the Tampa Bay region is faring slightly better than other regions and the state as a whole in terms of unemployment stemming from the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Florida SBDC at USF Continues to Assist Businesses Affected by Coronavirus Pandemic
April 28, 2020 Although the source of funding for the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan program has dried up, consultants with the Florida Small Business Development Center at USF continue to advise business owners about alternative ways to stay afloat during the COVID-19 outbreak and shutdown.
There will be a glut of toilet paper after the coronavirus panic buying subsides,
a supply-chain expert says - Business Insider
April 28, 2020 Toilet paper has been slowly creeping back onto store shelves across the US, but it will most likely experience a major glut once consumers stop panic buying and stockpiling, a supply-chain expert said.
Is 'WFH' the New Normal? - 10 News
April 28, 2020
How Companies Can Make the Most from Failure - BizEd
April 27, 2020 Many experts offer this advice to organizations that want to encourage greater innovation: Create cultures where employees are not afraid to fail.
Accounting Student Organization Continues its Work in Spite of COVID-19
April 27, 2020 Like classes, student organizations have had no choice but to move to all kinds of different technology in order to continue meeting and hosting virtual events.
Muma College of Business Researcher, Student Devise App that Allows Hurricane Evacuees
to Register for Shelter Space
April 27, 2020 Just as the COVID-19 curve is expected to flatten out in Florida, the 2020 hurricane season begins.
Stocks of hand sanitizer, Lysol and Clorox wipes won't return to normal until AUGUST,
supply chain experts predict - Daily Mail
April 27, 2020 Cleaning products and hand sanitizers will not be fully stocked at stores and online retailers for several more months supply chain experts have said.
50 Million Travel Industry Jobs May Be Lost, 50 Percent Of Travel Cut — Due To Coronavirus - Forbes
April 26, 2020 Tourism has been a tireless, growing economic engine, an $8 trillion industry based on a rosy future whatever the world’s setbacks. And it has surmounted challenges in the past, such as after 9/11 when it shrank by 31.6%.
Student Spotlight: Juliana Dunlap, Mentoree and Mentor
April 24, 2020 From the moment she stepped onto the University of South Florida campus, Juliana Dunlap knew this was her home for the next four years of her life.
Survey finds Tampa Bay residents cautiously optimistic on coronavirus future - Florida Politics
April 24, 2020 A scientific poll release Friday shows Tampa Bay area residents are growing more optimistic about a post-coronavirus future, but remain cautious about reopening the local economy.
Muma College of Business Grad Students/Health Care Professionals Juggle Front Line
Duties with Academic Responsibilities
April 23, 2020 Professionals in the health care industry are the infantry in this war against COVID-19. Emergency room doctors, ICU nurses and respiratory therapists all put their lives on the line to treat those infected and there appears to be no immediate end in sight.
Tracking COVID-19 - Bay News 9
April 23, 2020 Balaji Padmanabhan, Director, USF's Center for Analytics and Creativity "It's hard to predict long term. Searches don't tell us in the long term what will happen, but in the short term, it's 100 percent shown us that it's very serious. So we look to monitor these to see when we're likely to see recovery."
Business Researchers Examine Real-Time Data in Tampa Bay COVID-19 Economy
April 22, 2020 Online searches for fancy downtown restaurants have dropped to nearly zero while inquiries about Vitamin C, immunity boosters – and treadmills – have skyrocketed over the past month.
USF Analysts Collecting Internet Search Data to Track Changes to Tampa Bay's Economy
in Light of COVID-19 - Florida Trend
April 22, 2020 Analysts at the University of South Florida are closely monitoring the economic implications of COVID-19.
USF, Tampa Bay Partnership release early data detailing the economic impact of coronavirus - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 22, 2020 This is the first of the biweekly findings report.
Kate Tiedemann, Ellen Cotton donate thousands to USF St. Pete fund - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 21, 2020 The couple joins the growing list of philanthropists who are giving to the university's relief fund.
Global tourism industry may shrink by more than 50% due to the pandemic - Beaumont Enterprise
April 21, 2020 Due to the coronavirus, people around the world have canceled their travel plans. Governments and health officials have warned the public to avoid boarding cruise ships and long flights.
Pandemic could change the way we shop forever - Fox13 Tampa Bay
April 21, 2020 Retailers closed during the coronavirus pandemic forced consumers to shop online and through apps, but the temporary changes could have some lasting impacts on the industry.
Dispatches from the Remote Front Lines
April 16, 2020 The dispatches from the remote front lines have revealed innovation, insights, advice and some chuckles as the faculty and staff of the Muma College of Business write about what life is like, not so much in the trenches, but at home, working remotely.
Selling with the Bulls Competition Held in a Virtual World
April 15, 2020 Selling with the Bulls competitions typically rely on students focused on future careers in sales coming together, meeting face-to-face, shaking hands and networking in person.
Online Work Surge Creates Business School Opportunity in Cybersecurity - AACSB
April 14, 2020 With the mass move to online work amid COVID-19, business schools can provide graduates with the cybersecurity know-how to lead in the digital workplace.
USF Center for Analytics and Creativity Research Predicts COVID-19 Peaks in Florida,
April 10, 2020 Recently released research by the Muma College of Business Center for Analytics and Creativity at the University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital has predicted Florida should reach its peak of COVID-19 cases around April 21.
USF Center for Entrepreneurship Taking Initiatives to Help Startups Succeed during
April 9, 2020 What could be worse for young entrepreneurs who have just started out than to have the government ordering them to close up shop indefinitely?
Another Email? Why Retailers Host Sales During Coronavirus Outbreak - NerdWallet
April 8, 2020 While Americans nationwide are hunting for toilet paper and hand sanitizer in the midst of COVID-19, our email inboxes are being inundated with advertisements for discounted apparel, luggage, accessories and other nonessential items.
Analytics Team Works with TGH to Determine Hospital Bed Availability in Different
April 8, 2020 As the nation struggles against COVID-19, hospitals are mounting their own battle on the front lines of the viral war.
Another Email? Why Retailers Host Sales During Coronavirus Outbreak - StarNews Online
April 8, 2020 While Americans nationwide are hunting for toilet paper and hand sanitizer in the midst of COVID-19, our email inboxes are being inundated with advertisements for discounted apparel, luggage, accessories and other nonessential items.
Gig workers have changed Florida’s workforce. The coronavirus response is starting
to reflect that. - Tampa Bay Times
April 8, 2020 The coronavirus led officials to extend unemployment benefits to workers like independent contractors and gig workers.
Businesses seek help during pandemic - The Laker / Lutz News
April 7, 2020 The economy has been flattened by coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19), and businesses are seeking a way to continue operating or to reopen their doors.
Florida SBDC at USF Pulling Small Businesses out of the COVID-19 Mire
April 6, 2020 Small businesses across the nation are reeling in the face of coronavirus.
Drawing Dead: COVID-19 and the World Series of Poker - Psychology Today
April 5, 2020 The World Series of Poker is the longest-running, best-attended poker tournament on the planet.
On the Other Hand, Impacted People Are Helping Impacted People
April 3, 2020 There is no time like the present for Corporate America to become human.
USF AMA Chapter Cleans Up at National Competition
April 3, 2020 The USF AMA chapter placed No. 3 in the nation for the American Marketing Association case competition.
Eileen Rodriguez leads the Florida SBDC at a critical time for small businesses - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 3, 2020 Eileen Rodriguez has seen hurricanes come and go and has facilitated small business support programs, but the coronavirus outbreak is causing an unprecedented time for the organization.
Non-Essential Businesses Struggling with Shut-Downs, Lay-Offs, Focusing on Surviving
April 2, 2020 The past president of Beef ‘O’ Brady’s and owner and current president of Little Greek Franchise Development, Vojnovic now oversees some 44 Little Greek franchises and has had to shut down his entire operation to help stop the spread of the deadly COVID-19.
Accounting 101: What Accountants Should Tell You About the COVID-19 Stimulus Checks
April 1, 2020 The COVID-19 crisis, spreading across the globe, infecting hundreds of thousands of people and devastating economies in its path, has come at crunch time for U.S. taxpayers.
Alumni Spotlight: Gil Gonzalez, Keeping an Essential Business Running in the Time
April 1, 2020 Mission Critical Solutions has been in business for 30 years and founder/CEO Gil Gonzalez has never seen anything like this.
Retail Versus COVID-19: Some Changes May Become Permanent
March 30, 2020 There is an old adage in business: “Nothing happens until someone sells something.”
Sports cancellations may cost Tampa Bay economy more than $300M - 24/7 Sports
March 30, 2020 The mass cancellations and postponements of sporting events due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is a bitter pill for fans everywhere to swallow.
USF, United Soccer League partner on Rowdies marketing initiative - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 30, 2020 This is the first year of a partnership between USF and USL.
COVID-19 Makes its Mark on the Housing Market
March 27, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has already disrupted life as most Americans know it.
Losing big sports events cost Tampa Bay some $360 million in economic impact - Tampa Bay Times
March 27, 2020 The cancelations were announced in early March just as the coronavirus spread: No WrestleMania, March Madness, Grand Prix or Valspar Championship.
Supermarkets Scramble To Meet Demand During Coronavirus Pandemic - WUSF
March 27, 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has filled homes across the globe but has emptied shelves at supermarkets.
Cyber Threats Rise in Times of Uncertainty, Fear
March 26, 2020 The dark threat of someone intruding into your cyberspace is ever present. It’s no secret that hackers have a variety of ways to infiltrate your computer systems, steal your identity, your Social Security, bank account and credit card numbers.
USF expert: Toilet paper, other supplies should return to stores once coronavirus
panic buying ends - WFLA News Channel 8
March 26, 2020 All across the Tampa Bay area and Florida, store shelves are empty of essential items for many families.
Demand Sparks Shortages - WFLA News Channel 8
March 26, 2020 A USF professor says if consumers will calm down and stop panic buying, things could return to store shelves much sooner because the supplies still there just can't keep up with the current demand.
As Tampa's food halls close, restaurateurs open their real estate to displaced chefs - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 26, 2020 Consolidating their real estate isn't about making money, they say. It's about preserving what few jobs they can.
Grocery Stores and Other Retailers Forced to Cope with Consumer Demand during COVID-19
March 25, 2020 In normal times, shoppers browse the aisles of the grocery store, pick what they want or need, toss it into the cart and move on their way.
Major Sports and Entertainment Businesses Taking a Big COVID-19 Hit; How Soon Will
March 24, 2020 With the economy in a COVID-19 free fall, everyone is feeling the pinch. But among those hit hardest are sports – professional and collegiate – and entertainment.
Here’s how state, feds are helping small business and why one St. Pete business owner
is calling for more - Catalyst
March 24, 2020 Mike Harting, CEO of 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Petersburg, is calling on elected officials to take quick action to help small business owners during the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Florida SBDC at USF Processing Emergency Loans to Help Small Businesses Weather the
March 23, 2020 As more and more small businesses begin to feel the pinch of closure or restrictive hours due to the COVID-19 outbreak, there is a helping hand for small business owners caught in this pandemic-dug tunnel.
Coronavirus: How Small Businesses Can Get Help - WUSF
March 20, 2020 Many small businesses have closed or cut staff due to coronavirus. But federal and state help is available.
Coronavirus Florida: Sarasota-Manatee restaurants shift to to-go, delivery - Herald-Tribune
March 20, 2020 Before Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered all restaurants to switch exclusively to takeout and delivery, many Sarasota-Manatee restaurants were already going that way.
On coronavirus, we should be more like Taiwan | Column - Tampa Bay Times
March 20, 2020 The country has lessons to teach us on big data and public health, writes a USF professor.
Airbnb Said It Would Give Full Refunds For Coronavirus Cancellations. Vrbo Told Renters
To Take A Hike. - Buzzfeed News
March 19, 2020 The home-sharing platform is siding with its hosts over renters — which consumers may not forget.
Small business loan program help for businesses suffering from coronavirus closures
opens in Tampa - Flapol
March 19, 2020 The Florida SBDC at the University of South Florida will facilitate the Florida Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program for small businesses in the Tampa Bay area, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor announced Wednesday.
Bridge Loans Available - WFLA
March 19, 2020 Governor DeSantis says released funding provides no interest bridge loans. The regional director for the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida Eileen Rodriguez tells PM Tampa Bay a loan can be processed within 3 weeks.
How to be an Effective Manager When the Team is Working Remotely
March 18, 2020 With COVID-19 upending our lives, we all have to adjust to a new normal. One of the aspects of the new normal is remote work. It is the time when true priorities of the organizations are revealed.
Some Tips on Working Remotely
March 18, 2020 Are you finding yourself now at home working remotely? Is it something new for you? Are you finding it a little cumbersome?
New Restaurant Restrictions - WTVT Fox 13
March 18, 2020 A USF expert on the local ecomony says some releif to hourly employees would help. He says the state is offering new emergency loans to small businesses. Congress is talking about help for hourly workers.
Coronavirus Florida: Sarasota-Manatee businesses can seek disaster loans - Herald-Tribune
March 18, 2020 Small businesses in Sarasota and Manatee counties that are suffering economic losses from the coronavirus pandemic can apply for emergency loans through the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida.
USF grad school programs inch up on U.S. News and World Report rankings - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 17, 2020 The University of South Florida graduate schools overall, have inched up in a national ranking.
For U.S. Sports Leagues, The Cost Of Coronavirus Is $5 Billion—And Climbing - Forbes
March 17, 2020 When Utah Jazz All-Star Rudy Gobert tested positive for the coronavirus last Wednesday, it triggered the NBA and other sports leagues to suspend play. Many fans thought (hoped?) teams would be back in action sometime in April. No more.
May Conversation with a CEO Features U.S. Special Operations Command General Richard
March 12, 2020 The guest at the May Conversation with a CEO is a well-seasoned leader of men and women on the battlefield.
Bulls Business Community Students Tour Melitta, Talk Corporate Culture, Coffee
March 12, 2020 Members of the Muma College of Business Bulls Business Community toured Melitta’s Clearwater headquarters, which houses all of the company’s North America operations, in what may have been a coffee lover’s dream-come-true.
Incoming DBA Cohort is Flush with Diversity
March 12, 2020 In a program that, year after year, assembles proven business, government and military leaders from all walks of life, this year’s incoming cohort in the Muma College of Business’ Doctor of Business Administration cohort is something special.
Robert Tiller Named Director of the Personal Financial Planning Program
March 12, 2020 With decades of experience in financial planning, Robert Tiller, a graduate of the USF Muma College of Business Doctor of Business Administration Program, has been named the Raymond James Financial Director of the Personal Financial Planning Program.
Florida's state universities to move classes online, citing coronavirus - Florida Trend
March 12, 2020 Florida higher education leaders on Wednesday directed all state universities to move classes online as soon as possible, citing the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus fears causing Tampa Bay stores to run low on supplies - News Channel 8
March 4, 2020 Hand sanitizer, toilet paper and face masks are just some of the products that are now in short supply. COVID-19 concerns have now caused some consumers to stockpile items and empty shelves.
Florida businesses could suffer as coronavirus spreads to Brazil - Florida Politics
February 28, 2020 Brazil’s government confirmed Wednesday its first case of the coronavirus and suspects there could be more of them.
Scenes from this year’s Bizwomen Mentoring Monday in Tampa Bay - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 25, 2020 Tampa Bay Business Journal held its seventh annual Mentoring Monday, an event that connects local businesswomen with mentors for one-on-one mentoring sessions across American City Business Journal markets.
The Science of the Sell - WTVT-Fox 13
February 23, 2020 Companies are learning how to get you to spend money at one of the few labs in the world that combine sales and marketing research.
USF Collects Biometric Data to Measure Impressions of Democratic Presidential Debate - Mirage News
February 21, 2020 Thirty-five University of South Florida students and faculty members participated in an experiment during Wednesday night’s Democratic presidential debate that has never been conducted before.
Thompson: new solutions for a new age — finance and banking - Herald-Tribune
February 20, 2020 If you were to make a list of fields least likely to value creativity, finance and banking might hit the top. This sector is rife with strict rules, regulations and compliance requirements, and rightly so.
USF research team to track live Democratic debate reaction using biometrics - News Channel 8
February 19, 2020 Researchers at the University of South Florida will use biometrics to track real time responses to Wednesday’s Democratic presidential debate.
Wiring Up For Debate Reaction at USF - 95.3 WDAE
February 18, 2020 Some Florida college students and professors will be giving their "gut reactions" to tonight's Democratic presidential debate.
What a feelin’: USF to analyze viewers' biometric data during next Democratic debate - WTSP-10 News
February 18, 2020 Instead of asking what they think about the candidates, University of South Florida researchers will measure how viewers feel in real-time.
Alumna Spotlight: Rebecca Scheuer Breaks Free, Plans Events on her Own
February 14, 2020 Armed with a master’s degree in marketing and several years of networking, gaining experience, attending countless meetings and conferences, Rebecca Scheuer has found her own path.
ISDS Prof. Denny Yin Co-authors Paper on Effectiveness of Online Medical Sites
February 14, 2020 In a world that is increasingly looking for answers online, the sick and injured now are relying more and more on the Internet to address their health problems.
Bloomin' Brands Chief David Deno Scheduled to be the Conversation with a CEO Guest
February 12, 2020 Overseeing a corporation that runs nearly 1,500 restaurants in 48 states, not to mention nearly two dozen other countries, David Deno seldom has time to even sit down for a relaxing meal.
Muma College of Business Researchers, Students to Assist in Analyzing Biometric Data
Collected at Feb. 19 Democratic Presidential Debate
February 12, 2020 So, how do you feel about the Democratic presidential candidates? Really?
Former Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio Featured at the February Conversation with a CEO
February 12, 2020 Among Tampa’s favorite sons and daughters – dedicated people who over the years have proven themselves through focused public service – Pam Iorio is near the top of the list.
Pump it up or turn it down? Restaurant patrons weigh in on music - bizwomen: The Business Journals
February 4, 2020 Looking forward to an evening out with good food and good friends? You might want to save your conversation for an after-dinner drink at home.
India’s Draft National Strategy On Blockchain Calls For Official Cryptocurrency - Inc 42
January 28, 2020 Nearly two months after the government said that it was working on a national framework for blockchain, the National Institute for Smart Governance (NISG) has now submitted a draft national strategy on blockchain for stakeholder comments.
Government calls for stakeholder comments on national strategy on blockchain - TechCircle
January 28, 2020 In its first step towards creating a legal and a regulatory architecture around blockchain technology, the National Institute for Smart Government (NISG) has sought stakeholder comments on the ‘National Strategy on Blockchain.’
Kobe Bryant jerseys in short supply after ex-NBA star's death - CBS News
January 28, 2020 Kobe Bryant fans are struggling to find his Los Angeles Lakers jersey one day after the superstar's death.
Nike: We've run out of all Kobe Bryant merchandise - CBS News
January 28, 2020 Sports fans looking to buy Kobe Bryant related merchandise from Nike won't find any products available because the company has run out of Bryant jerseys, shoes, t-shirts and more, a company spokesman confirmed to CBS MoneyWatch on Tuesday.
USF Sarasota-Manatee to welcome ‘Drone TETRA 2020’ drone technology conference - Your Sun
January 28, 2020 Interest in drone technology is soaring with conventions and expositions globally. Now, the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is partnering with drone experts to hold a conference to explore drone use in educational, commercial and recreational settings.
This is the best week to buy a TV! - WTSP-10 News
January 27, 2020 There are always deals before the big game.
Kobe Bryant jerseys in short supply after ex-NBA star's death - WCBI
January 27, 2020 Bryant’s jersey wasn’t available on NBAStore.com, the official website for ordering NBA gear, for much of Monday, and there were slim pickings on Monday afternoon at the league’s flagship New York store in Manhattan.
Sixth Annual Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference to be held in April
January 15, 2020 For the sixth consecutive year, the USF Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference Powered by Ticketmaster will present cutting-edge trends to its audience of sports marketers, business data analysts and students.
U.S. News & World Report: Florida schools that rank in top 100 for online degree and
MBA programs - Florida Today
January 15, 2020 Florida colleges and universities rank among the top 100 for online programs in several subjects, according to the latest U.S. News and World Report ranking.
USF, SPC ranked among top online programs by U.S. News and World Report - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 14, 2020 U.S. News added 18 new specialty rankings within several disciplines to the list, including civil engineering, special education and nursing administration.
ISDS Researchers Identify Public Transportation as Key to the Region's Upward Trajectory
January 9, 2020 The State of the Region conference is the annual forum in which a year’s worth of research is unveiled, research that measures factors that contribute to the quality of life of this and other regions.
Grow Financial Donates to Scholarship Fund Named for Retiring CEO Bob Fisher
January 7, 2020 Bob Fisher is among the longest serving members of the Muma College of Business’ Executive Advisory Council, having been a mainstay on the board for the past 14 or 15 years.
Thrift stores and ’90s fashion are so in, they’re disrupting traditional retailers - Tampa Bay Times
January 3, 2020 With ′90s style trending and the environment on their minds, teens and 20-somethings have a growing appetite for secondhand clothes.
What’s new at H-FARM? - Innovators Magazine
January 3, 2020 H-FARM is a great example of what effective education should look like in the 21st century.
Jeff Vinik bought the Lightning. Then his influence spread over Tampa Bay. - Tampa Bay Times
December 29, 2019 Vinik and his family have left a mark on development, transportation, and tech, among other things.
Column: Ralphs is now charging 50 cents for cash back at the register - Los Angeles Times
December 20, 2019 Airlines, banks, phone companies — each has boosted its bottom line by hitting customers with nickel-and-dime charges for services that were once offered for free.
Michael Fountain Looks Back At How USF's Approach To Entrepreneurship Evolved - WUSF
December 18, 2019 When Michael Fountain retires next May, the founding director of the University of South Florida Center for Entrepreneurship will be leaving behind both a school and field, that have changed greatly in the almost 25 years he’s been there.
Tech-skill certificates may be more valuable than a college degree - TechRepublic
December 17, 2019 The Florida-based cybersecurity company ReliaQuest partnered with the University of South Florida and its Muma College of business, pledging $1 million over five years for cybersecurity training program, a four-week immersive program on cybersecurity.
ZAP Students Headed to Harvard to Present Pitch for Website Supporting Sensory-Impaired
December 12, 2019 Two Zimmerman Advertising Program students and a biomedical science major are headed to Harvard University in the spring to pitch an idea aimed at paving a path to inclusion for sensory-impaired people.
Studying Abroad: Much More than Classes and Tours; A First-Person Account
December 12, 2019 I never expected this, but the trip abroad as part of the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program last month did more than just show me how the business of marketing works across the pond.
Alumnus Spotlight: J.C. Milam's Start-up Takes a Fresh Look at Sustainability
December 12, 2019 When you go into the grocery store for milk, do you check the expiration date? And do you fish around in the back of the shelf to get the expiration date that is a week later than the one on the jugs in the front?
The new Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Applied Technologies - H-FARM
December 5, 2019 We have signed an agreement with the University of South Florida (USF), which for the first time will bring its highly successful Master of Science in Entrepreneurship and Applied Technologies (MSEAT) to Europe.
Marketing Research is Going High Tech - KSHB-KC (NBC)
December 4, 2019 A team at the University of South Florida is using eye tracking, facial expression, and skin response software to detect your response to things like ads and menus.
USF combining science and marketing to revolutionize how items are sold to consumers - ABC Action News
December 3, 2019 The University of South Florida is combining science and marketing in a way that could revolutionize how items are sold.
Muma College of Business Signs Agreement with H-FARM in Italy to Offer Graduate Degrees
December 2, 2019 An agreement signed earlier this fall will span an ocean, connect continents and link the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business with H-FARM Education, a private institution in Italy that creates and nurtures startups and educates budding entrepreneurs.
Generation Z: Still in school, and already their own boss - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
November 21, 2019 Connor Totten's bedroom isn't just his sanctuary at home. It's where he's creating his future in clothing design.
Muma College of Business Signs Agreement with H-FARM in Italy to Offer Graduate Degrees
November 19, 2019 An agreement signed earlier this fall will span an ocean, connect continents and link the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business with H-FARM Education, a private institution in Italy that creates and nurtures startups and educates budding entrepreneurs.
USF receives $250K from ConnectWise founder to study cybersecurity - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 18, 2019 This is the latest philanthropic donation from Bellini and his wife, who donated $7 million to Tampa Catholic earlier this year.
Former USF football player now tackles roles at theme parks - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
November 18, 2019 In 2011, USF football center Chaz Hine was a mix of brawn and baritone. One of his singing performances was at a luncheon at the College of Business where he got his MBA.
Special ceremony at USF will formally welcome President Steve Currall - Tampa Bay Times
November 14, 2019 An investiture ceremony is set for Thursday at 2 p.m. inside USF’s Yuengling Center in Tampa. Currall and other USF leaders will speak about the school’s future.
USF Center for Entrepreneurship Ranked No. 8 in the Nation by The Princeton Review
November 13, 2019 For the third time, the University of South Florida’s Center for Entrepreneurship cracked the Top 10 ranking for graduate entrepreneurship programs by The Princeton Review.
Sounds, smells can drive what we buy - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
November 13, 2019 Marketing pros say our senses have a lot to do with what we buy, how much we spend, and where we shop.
See how USF and UT ranked among the nation's top entrepreneurship programs - Tampa
Bay Business Journal
November 13, 2019 The University of Tampa also placed for the first time in the top 50 entrepreneur undergraduate programs.
Elaine Singleton Tapped as Director of the Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management
November 8, 2019 The newly named Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability has a brand new director.
NASA Lands at the Muma College of Business, with Astronaut and Moon Rock in Tow
November 6, 2019 When an ounce of fruit punch escapes a straw in the zero-gravity, it forms a perfect sphere. Flames in space also are perfectly round. And, the cuisine aboard a shuttle or the International Space Station … not that good.
Commerce In Space Is The Final Frontier, Say NASA Scientists, Former Astronaut - WUSF
November 5, 2019 NASA scientists and a former astronaut on Tuesday told a group of local students and future entrepreneurs that doing business in space can be on everyone's agenda.
USF-NASA exhibit connects business, engineering-minded stargazers to possibilities
of space travel - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
November 5, 2019 In the 1960s, the space program was remarkable and almost unbelievable. That generation saw it become routine for the shuttle to fly to the International Space Station.
ISDS Professor Lands a $250K Grant to Study Cybersecurity, Dark Web
November 5, 2019 A contingent of USF faculty made the treacherous I-4 trip to Orlando late last month, and it paid off.
ConnectWise-initiated IT threat intelligence sharing body gears up for launch to provide
‘Star Wars’ defense against cyber attacks - channelbuzz.ca
November 5, 2019 The idea is to provide an open source SOAR that will stop the present practice of doing threat intelligence in isolation, and the plan is to have its initial iteration live by January 1.
President Trump Making Florida His Primary Home - Bay News 9
November 2, 2109 USF accounting instructor Luke Richardson says it's a possibility that President Trump is looking to escape the hefty income taxes of New York.
USF Jabil Innovation Institute Aims For Interdisciplinary Solutions - WUSF
October 30, 2019 The origin of the University of South Florida Jabil Innovation Institute is like that of many great ideas thoughout history – drawn up on a cocktail napkin by two people talking over drinks.
NCAA Reversal On Student-Athlete Pay Likely Not Fair Fix, Sports Marketing Expert
Says - WJCT
October 29, 2019 The National Collegiate Athletic Association announcement on student-athlete compensation Tuesday came after years of pressure from the athletes, lawyers and politicians. But critics of the change warn that it might not provide much fairness.
Student Spotlight: Johanna Rytkoenen, from Finland, a Fulbright Scholar
October 28, 2019 Johanna Rytkoenen is a long way from her native Finland and there is a lot to learn over here in the United States, ranging from the content in lectures in the graduate courses she’s taking to the tiniest of details outside of the university.
USF Partners with Jabil - Bay News 9
October 25, 2019 USF announced a new million-dollar partnership with Jabil. The St. Petersburg-based company is investing in the school to create the USF Jabil Innovation Institute.
Jabil Donates $1 Million, Creates USF Jabil Innovation Institute to Benefit Muma College
of Business, College of Engineering
October 24, 2019 The close relationship between USF and Jabil, one of the world's largest contract manufacturers, with more than 180,000 employees working in 102 locations throughout 30-some countries, grew a little closer Thursday with the announcement of a $1 million gift that establishes the USF Jabil Innovation Institute.
USF and Jabil Inc. Announce $1 Million Partnership to Establish the USF Jabil Innovation
Institute - Florida Trend
October 24, 2019 The University of South Florida today announced a $1 million partnership with Jabil to launch the USF Jabil Innovation Institute.
USF and Jabil launching Innovation Institute - Tampa Bay Times
October 24, 2019 The initiative, to which Jabil will contribute $1 million in its first year, began with an idea sketched on a bar napkin.
USF And Jabil Teaming Up For Innovation Institute - WUSF
October 24, 2019 Two Tampa area leaders in education and technology are teaming up, as the University of South Florida Jabil Innovation Institute was unveiled Thursday.
University of South Florida, Jabil announce $1 million joint institute - Tampa Bay Business Journal
October 24, 2019 Jabil will lease space in in the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator, located in USF's Research Park.
QS World ranks MS in Business Analytics and Information Systems No. 27 in the Nation,
No. 47 in the World
October 22, 2019 The MS in Business Analytics and Information Systems in the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business was recently ranked No. 47 worldwide – and No. 27 in the United States and No. 1 in Florida – in the 2020 QS World ranking for business analytics programs.
Data Analytics, Creativity Is Essential For Future Leaders to Survive: Dr Moez Limayem,
Dean USF - BWEducation
October 19, 2019 In an exclusive interaction with BW, Moez Limayem, Dean of the University of South Florida (USF) Muma College of Business, talks about the evolving management education – challenges and opportunities.
Похудеть раз и навсегда. Теория заговора. Выпуск от 19.10.2019 - YouTube
October 19, 2019 Все мы осенью набираем лишний вес. Всему виной серость за окном и, как следствие, плохое настроение.
Alumni Spotlight: Pair of Accounting Alumni Honored by Tampa Hispanic Heritage
October 11, 2019 Two University of South Florida accounting graduates were recognized earlier this month for their dedicated work during their long careers and giving back to the community from which they rose.
Student Spotlight: Tomas Yeatts, 21, Finance Student Bringing Alpaca Wool to the Market
October 11, 2019 Tomas Yeatts grew up in Bolivia, amid the sweeping Andes where the indigenous people herded those strange, wide-eyed animals called alpacas.
Faculty Spotlight: Marvin Karlins Pens Autobiography of Tampa Philanthropist
October 11, 2019 With dozens of books having passed through his keyboard and into publication, Marvin Karlins, a professor in the Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department at the Muma College of Business, is most jazzed about this one.
Proposed Center for Real Estate Studies Broadens Scope of Education at the Muma College
October 11, 2019 With an ever sharpening focus on student success and a strategic plan to provide the tools graduates need to land well-paying jobs, the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business is moving toward creating another center of excellence.
Faculty, Staff, Students, Les and Pam Muma Attend the Five Year Anniversary of the
Muma College of Business Naming
October 10, 2019 Since 2014, when Pam and Les Muma gave USF $25 million to support and rename the business college, the bonds have only grown closer.
How Tech Data stays ahead of the IT curve - Catalyst
October 10, 2019 If there’s one thing that keeps Tech Data Corp. CEO Rich Hume up at night, it’s making sure the Clearwater-based IT distributor’s strategy is on the right track.
Groundbreaking Research To Study Menu Design In The New Era Of Online Ordering - Yahoo! Finance
October 1, 2019 Study uses eye-tracking software to reveal how digital natives and non-natives react to menu medium and design
A Look Back at USF eSports Summit 2019 - USF eSports Blog
September 25, 2019 One week ago the inaugural USF eSports Summit brought together a sold-out audience of over 400 attendees including national esports industry leaders, sports and entertainment executives, investors, media, government leaders, economic development professionals, university students, and faculty to learn about the business of the $1 billion eSports industry.
Opportunities, accessibility and other top takeaways from Tampa Bay's first esports
summit - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 23, 2019 Esports goes beyond video games — it's a billion-dollar industry that Tampa Bay wants in on.
Could competitive video gaming be the next big thing in Tampa Bay? - Tampa Bay Times
September 19, 2019 Jeff Vinik isn’t ready to build a dedicated arena in Tampa for video games. But he doesn’t rule out the city “getting there” in a few years.
Vinik’s ‘remarkable’ investment could fuel corporate talent pipelines - Catalyst
September 19, 2019 Esports are big business, with the global esports industry expected to top $50 billion in revenue this year.
What the CEO of Nestlé USA, a USF grad, looks for in new hires - Catalyst
September 19, 2019 The University of South Florida graduate who heads the U.S. division of the world’s largest food company is more concerned about his workers’ EQ than their IQ.
Inaugural USF eSports Summit Explains it All at a Sold-Out Event
September 18, 2019 Move over Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Rays, Lightning, Rowdies, there’s a new sport in town.
Video Gaming Industry's Potential Focus Of USF Summit - WUSF
September 18, 2019 Video gamers and national eSports industry leaders gathered in Tampa Wednesday to talk about gaming as a culture and as a business, across the country and in the Tampa Bay area.
Huge eSports Summit happening today at USF - WTSP 10 News
September 18, 2019 The inaugural eSports Summit is hosted by Jeff Vinik’s sports and entertainment management program at USF.
Business of gaming comes to USF eSports Summit - Fox13
September 18, 2019 You may love the graphics, the controls, and what happens on the screen, but students who attended the University of South Florida's first e-summit love the work, opportunities, and dollar signs.
The future of sports lies in the hands of pro gamers - The Oracle
September 18, 2019 Students and business professionals flocked to the USF Muma College of Business atrium Wednesday to listen to eight panels of speakers talk about none other than video games.
Donation from Little Greek President Nick Vojnovic Names Reception Area
September 13, 2019 Nick Vojnovic is no stranger to the Muma College of Business. He is a member of the Executive Advisory Council, an Executive MBA graduate and occasional guest lecturer, and president of Little Greek Fresh Grill, a restaurant that often provides the grilled chicken or falafels or hummus that feeds the masses at the college.
Residential Communities Provide Lasting Impact for Students - USF News
September 12, 2019 Hundreds of residential students at the University of South Florida live in smaller, tight-knit clusters known as Living and Learning Communities (LLCs).
Consolidation plans demand ‘a desire for clarity’ - The Oracle
September 11, 2019 Most consolidation details are still yet to be known, however, USF President Steve Currall started the discussion in establishing the organizational structure for USF as a single-accredited university at the Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday morning.
Try smelling food when you crave for it! - The Siasat Daily
September 9, 2019 If you are a food junkie but worried about putting on weight, try whiffing the meal!
Muma College of Business to Host Inaugural USF eSports Summit Later this Month
September 6, 2019 Playing video games for fun – and now profit – has gotten as close to mainstream entertainment as it can and is positioning itself as what may be the next prime-time phenomenon.
USF summit will define the Tampa esports scene right now - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 6, 2019 USF's eSports Summit on Sept. 18 will gather leaders from across the esports ecosystem to discuss the growth and future of the industry.
Craving For Greasy And Fattening Food? Just Smell It - India.com
September 5, 2019 Study says smelling fattening food could possibly satisfy your cravings as the brain doesn't necessarily differentiate the source of sensory pleasure.
Craving junk food? Just take a whiff of it and save up on the calories - hindustantimes.com
September 3, 2019 Just a whiff of fried food may entice you to order a high-calorie meal, but a new study says ambient food scent can directly satisfy the belly.
Craving for fattening food? Just smell it! - Big News Network.com
September 3, 2019 Just a whiff of fried food may entice you to order a high-calorie meal, but a new study says ambient food scent can directly satisfy the belly.
Footloose Theme Highlights the Journey of Students and Donors at the Annual Muma College
of Business Scholarship Luncheon
August 30, 2019 The paths of some 400 people converged Friday morning in the USF Marshall Student Center, though it was the journey of Renata Gomes Martins that took center stage at the annual Muma College of Business Scholarship Luncheon.
Five USF Teams to Compete in the 2019 Florida Blue Health Innovation Competition
August 29, 2019 University of South Florida international students Aigerim Ibraimkhanova and Nasibakhon Khodieva have teamed up to earn a spot in the 2019 Florida Blue Health Innovation Competition.
For A Better Dining Experience, Please Be Seated - WUSF
August 28, 2019 If you want to enjoy the food you're eating more, a sensory marketing expert from the University of South Florida suggests you have a seat.
Student Spotlight: Timothy Boynton, MBA Student, Named to the 40 Under 40 List of
International Philanthropy Organization
August 23, 2019 Tim Boynton saves lives, though he’s not a doctor or a physician’s assistant or a registered nurse.
Faculty Spotlight: Seckin Ozkul's Specialty: Moving Freight Safely and Efficiently
August 23, 2019 Moving loads of freight from one place to another is what Seckin Ozkul is all about.
Why shakedown artists find it so easy to bamboozle Florida cities out of cash and
data - Miami Herald
August 23, 2019 Over just eight weeks, four Florida cities announced network security breaches.
Who’s coming into your home? Boca homicide makes you wonder - The Palm Beach Post
August 22, 2019 The man accused in the beating death of a woman whose appliances he had just delivered for Best Buy didn’t work for the electronics giant. He worked for a company hired by a company hired by Best Buy.
Hollywood Casino Toledo Slots Allegedly Used for Attempted Laundering of $138,000 - Casino.org
August 17, 2019 A man accused of trying to launder $138,843 of alleged “drug profits” through “fast feeding” at Hollywood Casino Toledo pleaded not guilty this week to all charges, according to Ohio federal court officials.
Cyber leaders must take ownership of cyber skills gap - SC Magazine
August 15, 2019 We’ve all heard about the cyber skills gap by now. As cyber adversaries grow more advanced and organizations struggle to manage these evolving threats, cybersecurity jobs are getting harder to fill.
G.I. Bill Offsets the Costs for Many Enrolled in the Doctor of Business Administration
August 13, 2019 The students of the Muma College of Business Doctor of Business Administration program are seasoned executives with decades of experience leading companies through good times and bad.
The needs of baby boomers will keep unemployment low | Column - Tampa Bay Times
August 12, 2019 In 2011, during the dismal depths of the recession, I had written a column for the then-St. Petersburg Times stating that the unemployment rate would decline faster than forecast once the huge wave of seniors would begin to retire.
NASA's Destination Station Set to Touch Down this November in the Muma College of
August 9, 2019 Having already visited such exotic places as the moon, Venus, Mars and even an asteroid named Eros, NASA now has plans to land a little closer to home: Touch down is expected at USF and the Muma College of Business’ breezeway in November.
Tech Data's Rich Hume to be the Guest at the October Conversation with a CEO
August 8, 2019 After spending 30 years at IBM, Rich Hume did what few settled into a career do: He considered a change.
Faculty Spotlight: Murad Antia Sees the Economic Future, Explains Where it is Headed
August 8, 2019 Murad Antia knows where to find answers to troubling questions about the nation’s economy and where it’s going.
USF Enters Agreement with Florida Bankers Association to Market Online MBA Program
August 8, 2019 The Muma College of Business’ online MBA program may soon get an influx of students from the banking, savings and loan and other affiliated institutions around the state, thanks to an agreement recently struck between USF and the FBA.
Researchers: Blockchain Emerging as the Next Big Innovation in Global Trade
August 7, 2019 Blockchain technology is poised to impact businesses – and society – by transforming commerce through low-cost, immutable, truthful, transparent systems without relying on a trusted third party.
USF professor on artificial intelligence: 'Data is the new oil' - Fox13
August 6, 2019 President Trump says China manipulated its currency to gain an unfair trade advantage. But, while many watch the stock market, another battle with China is brewing. It’s a race for artificial intelligence, or AI.
Helping Kids Eat More Food - WINK News
July 30, 2019 it's a problem many parents have ... how do you get your kids to eat the foods they don't like? well one researcher at the university of south florida says... he has the answer!
Study: Standing may make yucky foods more tolerable - Fox13
July 29, 2019 Sometimes it's not easy to get kids to eat foods they don't like. Dipayan Biswas, a marketing professor at the University Of South Florida, may have a solution.
This Is What Experts Say Will Turn the Tide Against Increasing Cyberthreats - Security Intelligence
July 25, 2019 Despite the $124 billion that Gartner estimated organizations would spend fending off cyberthreats this year, the frequency and severity of incidents continues to grow.
Gene Frenette: Ramsey brings Jaguars needed entertainment value - Jacksonville.com
July 25, 2019 Leave it to the Jaguars’ biggest celebrity, Jalen Ramsey, to bring levity to his own contract situation and make the start of training camp a lot more interesting.
Junk Food Places Lure You in With Scent, But This Brain Hack Beats Them at Their Own
Game - Inc
July 23, 2019 Yes, it's possible to get all the satisfaction with none of the calories.
Gen Z Is Ready To Disrupt The Multifamily Space - BisNow
July 18, 2019 With an estimated $143B in buying power, they are ready to take over and disrupt the multifamily space, Streetsense Managing Principal Eric Burka said.
This Brandon Kohl's is busy returning your Amazon orders - Tampa Bay Times
July 12, 2019 The unlikely partnership is just the latest example of how retailers are experimenting to attract shoppers.
Does Food Taste Better When You’re Sitting? - RateMDs
July 10, 2019 Not just a gauge of confidence level, posture can determine how good your food tastes, too.
Timberwolves, Lynx take big steps for ticket sales compensation - Sports Business Journal
July 8, 2019 In a world where base salaries for entry-level ticket sales representatives have been below $30,000 for more than a decade, it has become more difficult to attract talented young men and women.
USF gets into the game of e-sports - Fox 13
July 4, 2019 You may think video games are just for fun, but now e-sports are turning into big competition and big business.
Best U.S. Colleges And Universities For Entrepreneurship Studies, 2019 - CEOWorld Magazine
July 1, 2019 While landing into a dream job is one of the important aspirations for every MBA enthusiast, some love to become entrepreneurs and lead a company with the acquired knowledge during the course.
Renata Gomes Martins' Journey Passes Through USF, Brazil, Prague and Nairobi ... And
That's Just This Year
June 28, 2019 Growing up, Renata Gomes Martins had food on the table, but not much else.
Michigan State Professor Doug Hughes to Chair the Muma College of Business Marketing
June 28, 2019 Michigan State University’s Doug Hughes is making the trip down to the Sunshine State to land in the chair of the Marketing Department at USF’s Muma College of Business.
Showing Support for the Rays - Bay News 9
June 28, 2019 While they agree the Trop isn't the best place for the Rays, they say Tampa Bay is. Now, they're encouraging fans to get out to games and show their support.
How the CEOs of KnowBe4, ReliaQuest view tech hiring - Catalyst
June 26, 2019 Top executives at two of the largest and fastest-growing cybersecurity companies in the Tampa Bay area say they don’t have any trouble hiring workers.
New Research Shows Food May Taste Better If You Eat While Sitting - Boston 25 WFXT
June 13, 2019 If you're getting ready to eat breakfast you may want to take a seat. Research says food may taste better while you are sitting.
Foods May Taste Better If You're Sitting - U.S. News and World Report
June 12, 2019 Everybody eats while standing at parties, picnics and food trucks, but science suggests we'd all enjoy our food much more if we sat down.
Study: Sitting Down is Better for Eating - Bay News 9
June 11, 2019 Researchers say you will enjoy your food much more if you take a seat.
Deterrence-based audit policies reduce excess costs in health care, study finds - FIU News
June 10, 2019 Skyrocketing spending and excess costs in the health care industry are reduced by innovative auditing methods that focus on increasing overall deterrence of waste and abuse in the long run.
Fussy children enjoy vegetables more when STANDING UP, study reveals - Mirror
June 10, 2019 Researchers from the University of South Florida have found that foods you don't enjoy taste better when you're standing up
Here's Why You Shouldn't Stand and Eat, According to Research - Martha Stewart
June 10, 2019 Researchers at the University of South Florida say there's only one instance where you may benefit from eating a meal while standing.
Your eating posture may impact taste of food - TheWeek
June 10, 2019 Food tastes better when you are sitting down, say scientists
Bay Area malls making big changes to lure online shoppers - Fox 13 News
June 10, 2019 In the 2004 movie "Mean Girls," the shopping mall was where the cool kids hung out. But for Gen Z, not so much.
Posture Impacts How You Perceive Your Food - USF News
June 10, 2019 Summertime is often filled with outdoor parties and food trucks, meaning you’re spending more time standing up and eating. But if you want to actually enjoy your meal, researchers say you’re better off finding a seat.
Meals taste better when you are seated: Study - Business Standard
June 9, 2019 Food tastes better when you are sitting down, say scientists who found that holding a standing posture for even a few minutes prompts physical stress, muting taste buds.
Why eating while standing can be dangerous for you - Times of India
June 9, 2019 Researchers have found that spending more time standing up and eating for even a few minutes prompts physical stress, muting taste buds.
To Your Health - WTOP-DC
June 8, 2019 Your food may taste better if you sit down, but that may make you eat too much.
Do you stand and eat in office? It may increase physical stress, mute taste buds - The Economic Times
June 8, 2019 When people experience discomfort, food that normally tastes good doesn't appear as pleasant to the palate.
Eating while standing ups stress, mutes taste buds - India TV
June 8, 2019 When people experience discomfort, foods that normally taste good do not appear as pleasant to the palate.
Eating while standing ups stress, mutes taste buds - Times of India
June 8, 2019 Researchers have found that spending more time standing up and eating for even a few minutes prompts physical stress, muting taste buds.
Posture impacts how you perceive your food - ScienceDaily
June 7, 2019 Summertime is often filled with outdoor parties and food trucks, meaning you're spending more time standing up and eating. But if you want to actually enjoy your meal, researchers say you're better off finding a seat.
Steve Presley, Head of Nestlé USA and USF alumnus, to be the Next Guest at the Conversation
with a CEO
ISDS Professor's NSF Grant Will Fund Research Aimed at Protecting Scientific Instruments
from Cyber Attack
June 5, 2019 The rapidly evolving computer technologies in scientific instruments makes it possible to make huge strides in the breadth of knowledge about the universe.
How much are people willing to spend at theme parks? More every year - Tampa Bay Times
May 30, 2019 Prices keep rising and so does attendance. Theme parks had attendance of more than a half-billion visits for the first time in history.
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Ranked No. 4 in the World for Second
May 30, 2019 For the second consecutive year, the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program has been ranked fourth best in the world by SportBusiness International and No. 3 in North America.
Top Student from India Conducting Research in Exclusive BAIS Summer Internship Program
May 23, 2019 Someone special is here over the next month, participating in an exclusive internship program at the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business.
Can't Stand the Food You're Eating? Sit Down Then
May 22, 2019 In Japan, restaurateurs continue to grow a centuries’ old tradition of forgoing seats and tables and providing space at counters where patrons order and eat while standing up.
How do Great Companies Stay on Track? Les Muma Reveals the Formula of Success at Accounting
Circle's CPE Conference
May 21, 2019 If you’re looking for someone who holds the real keys to business success, look no further than Les Muma, whose 30-some-year career began on a risk, but ended with a retirement from a company that now posts billions in profits.
Ask the doctors: Smelling junk food long enough may quash a craving - The Spokesman-Review
May 16, 2019 I read about a study that said smelling junk food you want to quit eating — hello, pizza and doughnuts — will stop your craving. Is that really true? I want to eat healthier, but some foods are so hard to resist.
Latest Trends in Artificial Intelligence, Cybersecurity and the Dark Web Revealed
at the Florida Business Analytics Forum
May 14, 2019 When you are unlucky enough to find out a stranger has already received your tax refund, or that you purchased a new living room suite in California when you’ve never been to California, your first thought is which restaurant server or convenience store clerk had your credit card last night.
KnowBe4 Donates $1.75 Million to Anti-Phishing Research and to Train Students for
a Widening Job Market
May 14, 2019 A prominent cybersecurity training company in Clearwater will donate $1.75 million in cash and software to the USF Foundation to teach and train Muma College of Business students to serve on the front lines in the growing battle with cyber threats.
Clearwater cybersecurity firm donates training, money to USF College of Business - Tampa Bay Business Journal
May 14, 2019 The in-kind training and donation equal $1.75 million, the company said.
Turn Down the Muzak - Winsight Grocery Business
May 14, 2019 A recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science reports that people make poorer food choices in noisier environments and healthier dining choices in quieter ones.
Uber shares continue sliding in first full day of trading - StarTribune
May 13, 2019 Uber's earliest investors are still making money off the IPO, but "for late-round investors, it's possible by the time they exit they will end up with a loss," said Jay Ritter, finance professor at the University of South Florida.
USF approves three new majors in College of Business - Tampa Bay Business Journal
May 10, 2019 One approved degree is a direct response to the need for talent in Florida’s growing supply chain industry.
Too much smiling in a sales pitch could kill the deal - Domain-B
May 2, 2019 Spending too much time exuding joy is one of the fastest ways to lose a potential investor. A new study published in the Academy of Management Journal concludes one of the keys to financial persuasion is to strategically incorporate emotion and limit its duration.
USF To Graduate Youngest Student In School History - WJCT
May 1, 2019 Ceremony includes master’s and doctoral degree recipients from the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Behavioral and Community Sciences and Muma College of Business. Pamela Muma will receive an honorary doctorate in business administration. Richard Gonzmart will receive the President’s Distinguished Citizen Award.
Mark Taylor Named Director of the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy After a Two
April 30, 2019 After a two-year search, the Muma College of Business has selected a new director for the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy: Mark Taylor, department chair and accounting professor with the Weatherhead School of Management at Case Western Reserve University.
Too Much Smiling in a Sales Pitch Could Kill the Deal - USF News
April 30, 2019 Spending too much time exuding joy is one of the fastest ways to lose a potential investor. A new study published in the Academy of Management Journal concludes one of the keys to financial persuasion is to strategically incorporate emotion and limit its duration.
Too much smiling in a sales pitch could kill the deal - EurekAlert
April 30, 2019 Spending too much time exuding joy is one of the fastest ways to lose a potential investor. A new study published in the Academy of Management Journal concludes one of the keys to financial persuasion is to strategically incorporate emotion and limit its duration.
Final Presentations of ASA Class Features Stock Pitches to Investors and Alumni
April 29, 2019 After the stock pitches were methodically presented and all the difficult and sometimes confrontational questions were asked – creating an atmosphere of student angst and investor hubris – it was all Kumbaya at the final presentations of the Applied Securities Analysis class earlier this month.
2019 Foreign Transaction Fee Survey - Wallet Hub
April 29, 2019 Most people don’t pay attention to the fine points of bank disclosures. Banks probably also don’t want you to notice these charges.
University Of South Florida And Tampa Bay Lightning Are Flourishing Together - Forbes
April 28, 2019 In a corner by the door to Joe Hice’s office is an autographed stick of former Tampa Bay Lightning great Vinny Lecavalier. The stick is not visible when the University of South Florida marketing director’s door is open, which it always is in a figurative sense and quite often literally.
PitchLyst exclusive: What entrepreneurs need to know about joy - Catalyst
April 25, 2019 When you smile and how much you smile can impact the success of your quest for funding or for customers.
Pitching Your Entrepreneurial Idea to get Investors Interested? Know When to be Enthusiastic,
When to Rein it In
April 24, 2019 Picture this: You’ve come up with a viable idea that is ready for the marketplace and you’re pitching your idea to potential investors or customers who need to be talked into backing your venture.
Guest Lecturer Greg Celestan Tells Honors Biz Class the Importance of Failure on the
Path to Success
April 24, 2019 "How many of you are in advertising or marketing?” asked Greg Celestan, during a recent guest lecture in a Dean’s Speakers Series class. More than half raised their hands.
USF dean shares tips for successful negotiations - The Laker / Lutz News
April 24, 2019 When it comes to negotiations, there are two basic truths. One, everyone negotiates. And, two, everything is negotiable. At least that’s how Moez Limayem, dean of the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business, sees it.
BankUnited, Florida SBDC to Offer Quick Start Series for Small Business Owners - SRQ
April 22, 2019 BankUnited is sponsoring the Quick Start Series for small business owners in Sarasota, in collaboration with the Florida SBDC at University of South Florida, beginning April 29.
5 Tech Markets Emerging In Unexpected Places - BIsnow
April 21, 2019 ReliaQuest, a cybersecurity specialist that started 10 years ago with three employees and now has more than 300. Recently the company donated $1M to the University of South Florida for its cybersecurity program.
Stopping Food Cravings with a Whiff - WSLS 10 Virginia Today (NBC)
April 16, 2019 Nearly 100% of young women in 70% of young men report having food cravings. There are some simple ways to not give in and wreck your diet. Researchers at the University of South Florida found simply smelling food may do the trick.
Pact inked with US varsity for dual degree course - The Tribune
April 11, 2019 Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) has entered into a partnership with one of the leading universities in the US, University of South Florida (USF), to establish a programme of exchange and collaboration in terms of having dual degree programmes in B.Com and selective MBA courses.
Biz Student Mosheh Vann, and Brother, Eliiahu, a Recent Grad, Establish a Scholarship
April 10, 2019 Mosheh and Eliiahu Vann can’t wait to pay it forward.
ISDS Assistant Professor Sagar Samtani Lands a National Science Foundation Grant to
Study the Dark Web
April 10, 2019 For those researchers in the Muma College of Business who seldom apply for grants from the National Science Foundation because, well, because they usually go to scientists and engineers, meet Sagar Samtani.
MercuryGate’s Wooden donates $5 million to university - American Shipper
April 9, 2019 The Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability at the University of South Florida will help “keep the United States at the forefront of this industry.”
USF Receives $5 Million Gift for Newly-Named Center for Supply Chain Management &
April 8, 2019 A gift from MercuryGate cofounder Monica Wooden will name the center in her honor
USF receives $5M gift from MercuryGate co-founder - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 8, 2019 The gift will benefit the Muma College of Business.
USF expands and names Center for Supply Chain Management for $5 million donor Monica
Wooden - Tampa Bay Times
April 8, 2019 Wooden co-founded and served as CEO of MercuryGate International, a transportation management software company that sold for more than $400 million in August.
USF Receives $5 Million Gift for Newly-Named Center for Supply Chain Management &
Sustainability - Florida Trend
April 8, 2019 The University of South Florida today announced a $5 million gift to the USF Foundation to benefit students and faculty in the Muma College of Business.
USF gifted funds for high-demand supply chain management education - Fox 13 News
April 8, 2019 A Bay Area woman who made a fortune getting things from one place to another wants to help others get into supply chain management.
Muma College of Business receives $5 million donation - The Oracle
April 8, 2019 The donation will be used to build the Monica Wooden Center for Supply Chain Management and Sustainability.
The unexpected link between music and food consumption - MDLinx
April 2, 2019 People make poorer food choices in noisier environments and healthier dining choices in quieter ones, according to the results of a recent study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science.
'Telling Stories With Data' Highlights Fifth Annual Sport & Entertainment Analytics
March 28, 2019 Data is data. It’s cold. It’s hard. It’s unwavering in both its simplicity and complexity. It isn’t nuanced, it doesn’t make suggestions or give advice.
Alumnus Spotlight: Aitemir Yeskenov, Moving Up at Raymond James, Credits Connections
Made in Corporate Mentor Program
March 28, 2019 Even though Aitemir Yeskenov was raised halfway around the world, he held on to a hope of one day earning success in America.
Einstein's Theory Meets the World of Finance - University of Kentucky
March 21, 2019 Although it may seem like a stretch, Albert Einstein's theory of space and time may have a relevant connection to the world of finance.
USF ranks among universities with the best MBA programs - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 20, 2019 More 83 percent of the surveyed students ranked tuition price as their No. 1 consideration when choosing a program.
Florida Business Analytics Forum Draws Renowned Experts From Across the Nation
March 13, 2019 Experts in the fields of mobile analytics, artificial intelligence and dark web cybersecurity are coming from as far away as Massachusetts, Arizona and California to take part in the third-annual Florida Business Analytics Conference, hosted by the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business in May.
Professor encourages all ages to search for passion - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
March 4, 2019 Renata Martins is on a path towards her future. The 20-year-old traveled from Brazil to study at the University of South Florida in Tampa in hopes of finding not only a profession but a passion. USF career counselor Doug Myne is helping her find her purpose.
Nick Vojnovic, President of Little Greek Fresh Grill, Enlightens EMBA Class on Career,
Life as Part of the Distinguished Speaker Series
March 4, 2019 Nick Vojnovic’s lecture to the Executive MBA class was short on dry textbook language and long on home-spun advice based on his life and career.
WEIGH IT UP Three ways to turbo-charge your weight loss… from SNIFFING food to eating
half your partner’s meal - The Sun
March 2, 2019 Cutting calories is easier said than done but there are a few tips you can try to make it harder to over-eat
Could Netflix have happened in a place like Tampa Bay? - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 25, 2019 In an exclusive one-on-one conversation with the TBBJ, co-founder Marc Randolph said a Netflix could have come out of Tampa, but really only more recently.
Netflix cofounder Marc Randolph's key to success is confidence - Tampa Bay Times
February 22, 2019 Netflix’s big meeting with Blockbuster was a dud.
What Netflix co-founder Marc Randolph looks for in people who will come up with the
next big thing - Catalyst
February 22, 2019 Got an idea for a new technology? Veteran entrepreneur Marc Randolph wants to hear about it.
Mentoring Monday - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 22, 2019 I have been very lucky in that I have had some excellent bosses and could give quite a few stories. One that stands our set me on a path that most people in the early stages of their careers don’t think about.
Netflix Cofounder Marc Randolph Offers Up a Primer to Entrepreneurs at the Muma College
of Business Thought Leader Series
February 21, 2019 The key is to have an idea, to have a tolerance for risk and to have confidence, he said. And don’t be afraid to make mistakes. They certainly will come.
Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Talks Entrepreneurship At USF - WJCT
February 21, 2019 Marc Randolph shared lessons on how to become a successful entrepreneur with 700 people at the University of South Florida Thursday. But first, the co-founder of the multi-billion dollar streaming service Netflix took a selfie.
Inaugural Open House at the Muma College of Business Draws High-Achieving High School
Seniors to Sample Life as a Biz Major
February 19, 2019 Dozens of high-achieving high school students took to the USF campus on Presidents Day to find out what life would be like as a student in the Muma College of Business.
USF Produces More Fulbright Scholars Than Any Other U.S. University - WUSF
February 19, 2019 The University of South Florida is the 2018-19 top producer of Fulbright Scholars with 12 recipients, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education.
USF leads nation in producing Fulbright Scholars - 83 Degrees Media
February 19, 2019 USF led all the research institutions in the nation with 12 Fulbright Scholars (Florida State is second with nine) in the 2018-19 academic year.
TECO Chief Nancy Tower to be the Next Guest at Conversation with a CEO
February 13, 2019 Nancy Tower was instrumental in the 2015 acquisition of Tampa Electric Company by Emera, a Canadian conglomerate, in 2015. At the time, she was the chief corporate development officer for Emera, focusing on mergers and acquisitions.
University of South Florida Named the Nation's Top Producer of Fulbright Scholars - Florida Trend
February 12, 2019 The University of South Florida (USF) is the number one producer of Fulbright Scholars in the United States for 2018-2019, according to a new list released Monday.
Matt Mullarkey Awarded Core Fulbright Scholarship to Study in Ireland
February 11, 2019 Matt Mullarkey, instructor with the Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department and director of the DBA program at the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business, has been awarded a Fulbright scholarship.
USF produces the most Fulbright scholars, report shows - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 11, 2019 This is the second time USF has received the top spot.
Faculty Spotlight: Sagar Samtani Dives Deep into the Dark Web to Find Answers, Solutions
February 8, 2019 Think of cyberspace like it’s the ocean. On the surface, boaters enjoy the sunshine, waterskiing, sailing, swimming, or just floating about. Fifty feet below the surface is a different world.
ISDS Faculty Reaches New Heights in the Fall of 2018; Papers Published in Prestigious
Journals, Research Presented, Awards Given
February 5, 2019 The New England Patriots may have grabbed all the attention this month but the fall of 2018 belongs to the professors of the Muma College of Business’ Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department.
Raymond James CEO speaks out on regulations, robo advising and leadership - Catalyst
February 5, 2019 Regulatory pressures on financial service firms have not eased much under the Trump administration, said Paul Reilly, chairman and CEO of Raymond James Financial Inc.
USF Entrepreneur Turns Family Dream Into 'Yummi' Business - WUSF
January 30, 2019 When Adriana Florez’s family came to the U.S. from Colombia a little over a decade ago, each family member was only allowed to bring two bags. The night before they set off, she caught her mother packing an empanada maker.
Two-minute trick to stop craving fatty food - NZ Herald
January 29, 2019 Golden hot chips. Bubbling cheesy pizza. Crispy chicken. Heartwarming hamburgers. We know they're bad for us. But just one whiff of their smell is just so compelling.
Business school gets $3 million gift - The Crow's Nest
January 28, 2019 The biggest benefactor in the university’s history has done it again. Retired entrepreneur Kate Tiedemann and her partner, Ellen Cotton, have pledged $3 million to endow the deanship of the business school, which was named for Tiedemann after she donated $10 million in 2014.
Center for Marketing and Sales Innovation Lab, Largest of its Kind in the Eastern
U.S., Nears Completion
January 25, 2019 The facility isn’t just for research. It is equipped to facilitate dozens of conversations in-person and on the phone as students participate in experiential learning.
Addicted to junk food? Sniffing pizza for 2 minutes will help curb your cravings for
sugar - Times Now
January 24, 2019 The study, published in the Journal of Marketing Research, found a surprising link between ‘ambient scents’ and food choices. This 2-minute trick will stop your cravings for junk.
The Surprising Way to Resist the Lure of Junk Food - Time
January 22, 2019 Just about everyone has ordered a side of fries after catching an intoxicating whiff. But new research, which was published in the Journal of Marketing Research, says that basking in the scent of junk food for at least two minutes can actually help you make healthier food choices.
Forscher entwickeln einen 2-Minuten-Trick, nach dem ihr keine Lust mehr auf fettiges
Essen habt - Business Insider Deutschland
January 22, 2019 Abnehmen wäre gar nicht so schwer — wenn nicht überall Verlockungen lauern würden.
Easy Trick to Stop Unhealthy Food Cravings Through Smell Revealed by Scientists - Newsweek
January 21, 2019 Resisting the urge to tuck into a pizza heavy with melted cheese can be a true test of willpower, but researchers believe just smelling an indulgent food for a couple of minutes can prevent us from caving.
How To Stop Your Food Cravings In Less Than 2 Minutes, According To Science - Men's Health
January 21, 2019 This will help you step away from the pizza
This Two-Minute Trick Will Help You Keep Your Cravings Under Control - Women's Health
January 21, 2019 But it won’t be for everyone.
Sniffing a burger or a pizza for two minutes could help you resist junk food - Metro UK
January 19, 2019 Apparently, sniffing a burger or a pizza for two minutes can stop the cravings for junk food.
Smelling Food Scents For More Than 2 Minutes Can Curb Your Cravings, Study Finds - CBS Philly
January 18, 2019 Looking for a way to satisfy those high-calorie meal cravings? A new study finds if you breathe in the smell for longer than two minutes, you’re more likely to be content with fruit.
Smelling junk food for two minutes could convince you to eat less of it - Nine
January 18, 2019 Today in tedious weight-control strategies: Sniffing your not-so-healthy favourite foods for two minutes could quell your cravings to eat them.
Science says smelling junk food can help you avoid craving it - AOL
January 17, 2019 Ever get a strong craving for a burger and fries? How about cookies and ice cream? Well, according to a new study, smelling your cravings could help deter you from actually eating them.
Addicted to chips? Making yourself SMELL a portion could help to curb cravings - Mirror UK
January 17, 2019 Forcing yourself to endure the smell for longer than two minutes can actually help you to curb the craving
Smelling high-calorie food for 2 minutes can help you eat less - Business Standard
January 17, 2019 Does a whiff of pizzas, burgers or sandwiches entice you, but you refrain from eating them due to the high-calories it contains? Take heart, smelling these for longer than two minutes will make you feel satiated, suggest researchers.
Can’t Resist The Smell Of Fries? Soak In The Scent For 2 Minutes To Curb The Craving,
Study Finds - Study Finds
January 17, 2019 Study finds that people are more likely to eat healthier when they’re exposed to the smell of unhealthy foods for long periods of time.
Paul Reilly, CEO of Raymond James Financial, Is the Next Conversation with a CEO Guest
January 14, 2019 Paul Reilly’s business pedigree is impressive. He currently is chairman and chief executive officer of Raymond James Financial, leading a diversified financial services company with more than 7,800 financial advisors and, as of September, some $790 billion in client assets.
Muma College of Business to Host Open House for Incoming Business Major Prospects
January 10, 2019 An innovative approach to the traditional open house will take place at the University of South Florida’s Muma College of Business in February.
USF entrepreneur grad program gets high ranking from Princeton Review - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 10, 2019 While there are changes ahead for the University of South Florida in 2019, the Tampa campus' Muma College of Business has started the year on a high note.
Move over Millennials; Generation Z to take over buying power, workforce - Fox13 Tampa Bay
January 10, 2019 Plugged in and ready to head out into the workforce; Generation Z is about to become the purchasing powerhouse of the U.S. economy.
Slate of Speakers for the USF Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference Set
January 9, 2019 For the fifth consecutive year, the USF Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference Powered by Ticketmaster will present cutting-edge trends to its audience of marketers, business data analysts and sport/business students and this year’s conference is expected to continue to break new ground and raise the standard for excellence in academic conferences.
Dave Sobush, Director of Policy and Research with the Tampa Bay Partnership, Addresses
Executive MBA Class
January 7, 2019 Dave Sobush, a true guru when it comes to economic drivers and indicators, painted a dissonant picture of the Tampa Bay region with some encouraging – and some disheartening – brush strokes, before an Executive MBA class earlier this month.
Philanthropy roundup: Wells Fargo, Bank United, Habitat for Humanity and more - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 4, 2019 With various initiatives and missions, Tampa Bay's philanthropic businesses are changing the community for the better.
The Nose May Know When It Comes To Food Choice - WUSF
January 3, 2019 If your New Year's resolution is cutting down on sweets and other foods that aren't good for you – you may want to follow your nose.
UO prof teaches that leadership should be exceptional and kind - University of Oregon
January 2, 2019 Managing employees goes beyond growing a company’s bottom line, says Kate Zipay of the UO’s Lundquist College of Business. In her management course, she aims to foster a balance in which bosses build employee loyalty but also allow workers to embrace their outside lives.
Free air for tires is so popular at Wawa that it’s adding more pumps at its stores - Tampa Bay Times
December 31, 2018 Air may be free, but not at most of the machines where you pump it into your tires.
Ten Digital Marketing Predictions For 2019 - Forbes
December 27, 2018 “The future is much like the present, only longer,” said baseball pitcher Dan Quisenberry. Here are some predictions for the future of marketing in the year 2019 and beyond from some thought leaders I polled, plus a few of my own prognostications.
USF Expert Doesn't See Second Professional Football League Succeeding In Tampa - WJCT
December 27, 2018 A second professional football league is supposed to come to Tampa in 2020. But one local sports marketing expert says its likelihood of success isn’t high.
2018: A Year in Review
December 21, 2018 Two-thousand-eighteen, or twenty-eighteen, or as most know it, 2018, has come and just about gone and the end of the last month is the right time to reflect on what we’ve achieved at the Muma College of Business over the past 12 months.
Holiday sales hold strong - Herald Tribune
December 21, 2018 When it comes to retail, change one thing ever-so-slightly and you’re in for a vastly different experience than you thought you were. And you might as well strap in, because a lot of those things will end up being out of your control anyway.
University of South Florida Marketing Professor Mark Bender, PhD Discusses Digital
Marketing for Digital Platforms & Beyond - MarketScale
December 18, 2018 Traditional marketing has been around since products needed selling, and is something that continues to evolve as we navigate through the digital era. With the use of digital devices amongst consumers increasing, businesses more than ever must adapt to this changing landscape, and insert themselves where consumers are finding their information.
Limayem’s vision at USF is a business college with 100 percent job placement - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 14, 2018 USF Muma College of Business Dean Moez Limayem has worked to seed the faculty with seasoned business executives who can share real world experiences and mentoring.
Sub chain CEO: 'I'll clean the worst restrooms' - Florida Business Observer
December 14, 2018 Though some see the restaurant business as an entry level job, Don Fox has made it a 44-year career. Starting as a dishwasher at a small local New Jersey restaurant called the Godfather when he was 16, Fox says he put his head down and worked hard “because you never know how that might benefit you.”
USF, Partnership identify what businesses can do to improve Tampa's economy in new
reports - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 13, 2018 The USF's Muma College of Business and Tampa Bay Partnership think they may have some answers to Tampa's economic issues.
Tampa Bay Partnership study shows lag in job growth, pay and transit - FlaPol
December 12, 2018 The Tampa Bay Partnership’s 2019 Regional Competitiveness Report shows the Tampa Bay region has room for improvement in several areas — some surprising, others not so much.
Muma College of Business Profs, Grad Students Provide Research for the State of the
December 12, 2018 An exhaustive survey of local tweets over the past two months shows people just love downtown Tampa, but hate the traffic getting there. The findings also included facts such as most of the people in the region work in Hillsborough County, but live elsewhere and that interest in USF spikes each fall, maybe because of football or maybe because of fall is the beginning of the academic year.
USF deans get ahead of consolidation with a plan for three business schools - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 7, 2018 The USF deans see it as an opportunity to work together and share resources.
Student Spotlight: Annika Abell, Marketing Doctoral Student, Heading to University
of Tennessee to Teach, Conduct Research
December 5, 2018 With a background that includes founding a digital marketing agency and more than a decade as a graphic designer in Germany, Annika Abell left it all behind for academia.
The Four Letters Transforming The Municipal Bond Market And Government Finance - Forbes
December 4, 2018 While at a public finance conference recently, a colleague from another firm gave me some good-natured chiding about my comments regarding the need for standardized digital disclosure for the municipal bond market.
Food Scent Study - WTVT-Tampa (FOX)
November 30, 2018 A new study by a usf professor or looked at how food scent can directly satisfy the belly
102 schools for financial planning: Where are they located? - FinancialPlanning.com
November 30, 2018 As the academic world of financial planning continues to grow, prospective planners have an array of choices to make when selecting a program. Advisors looking to hire new college-educated recruits also have a wider base to draw from.
Rankings: Tampa Bay second-best in job growth, second-worst in road safety - Tampa Bay Times
November 27, 2018 When local business leaders unveiled a study comparing Tampa Bay to 19 other areas across the country, the results were a mix of good news and bad news.
In her own words: A Golden Bull from India tells her story - 83 Degrees Media
November 27, 2018 Nandini Agarwal is two years away from graduation, but already she is working to better the lives of women in her native India.
Leading generational change: 1 in 4 at USF is first in family to attend college - 83 Degrees Media
November 27, 2018 Almost every college student faces a number of challenges from homesickness to juggling finances to meeting deadlines to balancing time for work and play to figuring out what they want to do in life.
Co-founder of Netflix will headline spring semester Thought Leader Series - The Oracle
November 26, 2018 Netflix co-founder and former CEO Marc Randolph will speak in the Marshall Student Center (MSC) Oval Theater on Feb. 21 at 2:30 p.m. as the second lecturer in the Muma College of Business Thought Leader Series.
62 Who Knew - Episode 18 - YouTube
November 26, 2018 Our guest is Dr. Laura Mattia , Ph.D., MBA, CFP and is the Raymond James Personal Financial Planning Program Director at University of South Florida, where she started a brand new degree program for students interested in working as a Personal Financial Planner and is the author of “Gender On Wall Street: Uncovering Opportunities for Women in Financial Services”.
Bill Sutton Retires, Students and Grads of the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management
Program Sound Off
November 23, 2018 Commonly known as “Doc” to the students enrolled in the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management program, Bill Sutton is the only director the program has ever had.
Marc Randolph, Cofounder of Netflix, to be the Muma College of Business Thought Leader
Series Speaker in February
November 15, 2018 Marc Randolph knows how to put ideas into plans that result in reality. The cofounder of Netflix, and numerous other entrepreneurial endeavors, gives this advice to people with bright ideas: Run with them. Don’t try to be perfect. Change things along the way.
USF, UT land on Princeton Review's Best Business Schools list - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 11, 2018 USF's Muma College of Business was placed among the top Best Business Schools and Best Business Schools in the southeast. It has been on the list for 11 straight years.
USF Center for Supply Chain Management and Sustainability Poised to Take the Lead
in Making Florida a Global Trade Hub
November 9, 2018 The Sunshine State typically has been a Mecca for tourists, those seeking warmth in the winter, theme parks for the kids, maybe a cruise to the Caribbean. Tourism, for decades, has been the one of the state’s main money-maker. But now, a new industry may be taking root: global commerce.
ISDS Associate Professor Terry Sincich Retiring after 30 Years of Teaching and Researching
November 6, 2018 For those who think studying statistics is the most difficult, maddening, worthless part of a college education, consider Terry Sincich’s life as a consultant.
A Major Obstacle Facing New Entrepreneurs: Student Debt
October 31, 2018 Entrepreneurial-minded students focused on starting their own businesses upon graduation – after their ideas have been refined and methods perfected – may find something out there they had not fully considered; something that could will doom them to failure.
Fintech CEO Credits Partnership With Biz Students in Creating Multi-Billion-Dollar
October 31, 2018 Scott Riley, founder and CEO of Fintech, was doing just fine handling the transactions between alcohol makers and retailers, through a system to regularly pay the bills for package stores, restaurants and bars and collect a fee for the service.
USF Teams With ReliaQuest On $1M Cybersecurity Labs - WUSF
October 31, 2018 Thirty-five students are members of the first group of a four-week intensive training program launched earlier this month called the ReliaQuest Cybersecurity Labs at the USF Muma College of Business.
USF Teams With ReliaQuest On $1M Cybersecurity Labs - WJCT
October 31, 2018 The University of South Florida Muma College of Business is home to a new laboratory that doesn’t consist of beakers and microscopes. Instead, it’s a high-tech virtual lab where students are learning the latest techniques in the fast-evolving, fast-growing world of cybersecurity.
Episode 7: Part II - Kerry Myers - Crimeversation
October 31, 2018 Following our second death penalty case, our expert today is Kerry Myers from the University of South Florida. Myers played a pivotal role in the Timothy McVeigh case and testified against him at trial.
Ben & Jerry's launches Donald Trump-inspired ice cream flavor, Pecan Resist - USA Today
October 30, 2018 Ben & Jerry’s is launching a new flavor, Pecan Resist, which the company made to promote activism in the U.S.
US varsity raises stipend for Kalam PhD fellowship - Indian Express
October 29, 2018 The fellowship has so far been awarded to Avijit Sengupta of IIT Bombay, Veena Subramanian of the Indian Institute of Sciences in Bangalore. Both of them are currently pursuing their PhD researches at the university. The deadline for applications for the 2019 fellowship is March 1, 2019
Five on the 40 Under 40 List Compiled by the Tampa Bay Business Journal Are Affiliated
With the Muma College of Business
October 25, 2018 Brian Kornfeld’s mind is buffeted by the winds of innovation, stoking his passion to help start-ups and entrepreneurs navigate early-state ecosystems and to connect entrepreneurs through summit events. This, he said, “enables me to continue my mission.”
Bill Sutton retiring from USF post at end of school year - Tampa Bay Business Journal
October 19, 2018 Longtime sports business professor and mentor Bill Sutton today will announce that he is retiring from his post as director of USF’s Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program at the end of the school year.
Sport & Entertainment Management Lecture Series Takes A Glimpse Into the Future of
October 18, 2018 The merging of sports and marketing has always been a marriage of necessity, of finding innovative ways to fill seats or to tune in on television. But with the digital revolution emerging at such a fast pace, the way sports is presented and how its appeal is molded is as important as ever.
In cord-cutting era, what’s the future of Facebook and live sports programming? - Tampa Bay Times
October 18, 2018 One of the biggest, most interesting questions about the future of sports is this: How will we watch games in five or 10 years?
Can Restaurants Manipulate What We Order? - BYU Radio
October 16, 2018 Next time you are out to eat and suddenly decide to order a greasy burger instead of the salad you’d planned on, you might want to stop and listen for a moment.
DBA Endowment to be Named for Program Founder, T. Grandon Gill
October 15, 2018 Five people involved in the Muma College of Business Doctor of Business Administrative program have given a total of $150,000 to start an endowment that, once fully funded, will be named for the program's founder and current academic director, T. Grandon Gill.
Florida SBDC at USF Making Emergency Bridge Loans Available for Businesses Impacted
by Red Tide
October 12, 2018 The year-long scourge of red tide along the Southwest Florida coast has killed millions of fish and other marine life and can cause respiratory problems for beach goers. The bloom has plagued areas as far north as Pinellas County.
Scott Morrison Takes Over as Muma College of Business Senior Director of Development
October 12, 2018 Scott Morrison, a veteran of business development with extensive experience in partnership management both in the Tampa Bay area and New York City, started this month as the new senior director of development.
‘Tampa is on fire’: Where Vincent Jackson sees opportunities in the bay area - Catalyst
October 11, 2018 There are pockets of real estate opportunity all over the Tampa Bay area, says Vincent Jackson, CEO and co-founder of CTV Capital and former Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver.
Restaurants rise to fame over Instagramable food - CNN
October 10, 2018 In early April, my younger sister and I waited for about 45 minutes in the rain to eat at Black Tap in midtown Manhattan. The line extended along the block, and both tourists and locals stood with umbrellas, buzzing about the trendy restaurant's popular "Crazy Shakes."
ReliaQuest gift to USF funds innovative cybersecurity training program - 83 Degrees Media
October 9, 2018 The program, being funded by a $1 million donation from ReliaQuest, will train USF students from any degree program, at any level of instruction, on any USF campus. The course began Friday, October 5, and will last for four consecutive weeks on a not-for-credit basis.
Muma College of Business Lands its First World Class Scholar: Sunil Mithas
October 5, 2018 The quiet dignity and grace that surrounds Sunil Mithas when he engages a room full of intellectuals is something to see. The academic/researcher/consultant/author speaks in hushed tones amid humility and intensity.
Eileen Rodriguez Named 2018 Pathways Award Winner
October 5, 2018 Eileen Rodriguez, regional director of the Florida SBDC at USF, was awarded the 2018 Pathways Award earlier this month by the University of South Florida Latin Community Advisory Committee and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal Opportunity.
Faculty Spotlight: Erwin Danneels Externing with M Ventures to Define, Measure Strategic
Returns on Investments
October 5, 2018 M Ventures invests in innovative start-up companies. Its portfolio consists of companies forging cutting-edge developments in pharmaceuticals, life sciences and performance materials; the kind of entrepreneurial ideas that have the potential to change the world, or at least make it better.
USF launches new cybersecurity program - Fox 13 News
October 5, 2018 USF's College Of Business and Tampa-based cybersecurity company ReliaQuest, kicked off a partnership that could launch students into a well-paid career.
Marketing Professor Diana Hechavarria Helps Everyone Succeed in Entrepreneurships
October 4, 2018 Making successful entrepreneurs out of everyone, including women, minorities and the underprivileged, is what gets Diana Hechavarria stoked.
IT firm pledges $1M to cybersecurity education - Business Observer
October 3, 2018 ReliaQuest, a Tampa-based IT security firm, has committed to a $1 million gift, payable over five years, to the University of South Florida to fund the ReliaQuest Cybersecurity Labs at the USF Muma College of Business.
Cybersecurity firm donates $1 million for new USF program - Florida Politics
October 3, 2018 Security model management company ReliaQuest is committing $1 million to the University of South Florida for cybersecurity labs at the school's Muma College of Business.
USF/ReliaQuest Partnership Aims to Fill the Talent Gap in the Emerging Cybersecurity
October 2, 2018 Cybersecurity technology and services provider ReliaQuest is familiar with the University of South Florida, through involvement with student interns, faculty and researchers; and now the company has agreed to a $1 million commitment over five years to pay for a first-of-its kind, cybersecurity-certificated program to draw more students into the emerging field.
$1 Million Gift to Help Cybersecurity Education - WFTS ABC Action News
October 2, 2018 USF is getting a boost to prepare the next line of defense.
ReliaQuest Gifts $1m to Build Cyber Lab at USF - InfoSecurity
October 2, 2018 The University of South Florida (USF) has received a $1m gift to fund a cybersecurity lab at the USF Muma College of Business. With the goal of making Florida the "Cyber State," ReliaQuest extended the gift to USF, payable over the course of five years.
ReliaQuest commits $1 million to prepare students for careers in cybersecurity at
the University of South Florida Muma College of Business - Tampa Bay Business Journal
October 2, 2018 The first-of-its-kind initiative will give real-world experience to students interested in cybersecurity careers; first participants begin learning on Oct. 5
Cybersecurity firm ReliaQuest donates $1M to USF for cyber training program - Tampa Bay Times
October 2, 2018 Tampa cybersecurity company ReliaQuest is donating $1 million to the University of South Florida for the "ReliaQuest Cybersecurity Labs." The facility, which will be housed at the USF Muma College of Business, will be used to train students in cybersecurity with hands-on programs.
ReliaQuest commits $1 million to prepare students for careers in cybersecurity at
the University of South Florida Muma College of Business - Markets Insider
October 2, 2018 ReliaQuest, the leader in security model management, today announced that it has committed a $1 million gift to the University of South Florida to fund the ReliaQuest Cybersecurity Labs at the USF Muma College of Business.
Cybersecurity firm ReliaQuest donates $1M to USF for cyber training program - TBO.com
October 2, 2018 Tampa cybersecurity company ReliaQuest is donating $1 million to the University of South Florida for the "ReliaQuest Cybersecurity Labs." The facility, which will be housed at the USF Muma College of Business, will be used to train students in cybersecurity with hands-on programs.
ReliaQuest commits $1 million to prepare students for careers in cybersecurity at
the University of South Florida Muma College of Business - Market Watch
October 2, 2018 The first-of-its-kind initiative will give real-world experience to students interested in cybersecurity careers; first participants begin learning on Oct. 5
ReliaQuest commits $1 million to prepare students for careers in cybersecurity at
the University of South Florida Muma College of Business - The Virginian-Pilot
October 2, 2018 ReliaQuest, the leader in security model management, today announced that it has committed a $1 million gift to the University of South Florida to fund the ReliaQuest Cybersecurity Labs at the USF Muma College of Business.
ReliaQuest commits $1 million to prepare students for careers in cybersecurity at
the University of South Florida Muma College of Business - PR Newswire
October 2, 2018 The first-of-its-kind initiative will give real-world experience to students interested in cybersecurity careers; first participants begin learning on Oct. 5
Fake news, the DNA of tech firms: The big fight against fake news - The Asian Age
October 1, 2018 Technology companies like Google, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft are also gearing up to fight the menace of fake news.
Fake news, the DNA of tech firms: The big fight against fake news - Deccan Chronicle
September 30, 2018 Technology companies like Google, Twitter, Facebook and Microsoft are also gearing up to fight the menace of fake news.
Career change - can you afford it? - ABC.net
September 29, 2018 Have you dreamed of changing your career? For most of us, that's where it ends, we don't take the next step and actually begin to change careers.
From Pot Scrubber to CEO of Firehouse Subs, Don Fox is the Guest of Honor at the November
Conversation with a CEO
September 27, 2018 Don Fox, the chief executive officer of Firehouse Subs who started his restaurant career in the kitchen scrubbing pots and pans, is not stingy about sharing the wealth.
Graduates from the Muma College of Business All to be Citizen Data Scientists in Groundbreaking
September 27, 2018 With a stated emphasis on analytics and creativity in the world of commerce, the Muma College of Business has implemented a program that will bestow the certified title of Citizen Data Scientist on each and every undergraduate of the college.
Women in Sports and Events launches Tampa Bay chapter - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 13, 2018 Adding to a growing list of more than 19 chapters across the North America — some which are in the works — the Tampa Bay chapter of WISE will provide educational programming and national resources for local sports and events professionals to bring to the Bay area.
Speed Dating for Researchers Proves Successful for Exchange of Ideas
September 11, 2018 Speed dating for those looking significant others and speed dating for researchers looking for answers have a lot in common. Both seek collaboration through engaging pitches of what each has to offer.
Biz Researchers Paving the Way for Groundbreaking Video Engagement Corporation
September 11, 2018 Atlanta-based onQ is a company that knows how to engage. Its cutting-edge model of real-time video engagement is just getting started in the interactive video world.
Stonehill Chief Executive Officer Selected by the University of South Florida to Teach
Design Thinking - EIN PressWire
September 11, 2018 Stonehill announced today that its Chief Executive Officer, Doug Pace, has been selected by University of South Florida to teach a class on Design Thinking.
Fall Conversation with a CEO Guest: Vincent Jackson, Pro Football Player/Entrepreneur
September 6, 2018 After 12 seasons cutting pass patterns in the NFL, including three Pro Bowls, Vincent Jackson's career as a pro-football player is in the rear-view mirror.
Are You Playing The Right Game? - Forbes
September 6, 2018 As a youth, I viewed chess grand champions like Garry Kasparov as big as the stars of today.. LeBron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, and Serena Williams.
Young USF Business Student Nandini Agarwal Named to the Top of the Class - IndiaWest
September 1, 2018 An Indian American student at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business, Nandini Agarwal, wasn't certain what the future would entail when she and her family moved from India – her native country – to the U.S. in 2015.
How to Learn Soft Skills in Business Settings: Improvise
August 30, 2018 The group of 20, standing in a circle, started out with a clapping exercise in which they faced the person next to them and clapped together. Most started out watching their own hands and there wasn't much unison.
Alumnus Spotlight: Larry Nicholson's Rise at Work Reflects What He Learned in the
Executive MBA Program
August 30, 2018 Though Larry Nicholson graduated from the Executive MBA program at the Muma College of Business two years ago, he still collaborates with former classmates to find solutions in his career.
Can You Afford to Change Your Career? - Harvard Business Review
August 29, 2018 Who wouldn't want a meaningful career and better balance between work and home? For many of us, it's finances that keep us from making a career change.
Gabriel Rodriguez, High-Achieving Business Student Focused on a Career in Medicine
August 29, 2018 Gabriel Rodriguez grew up in a family of doctors and his dream always has been to follow the family tradition. Although he knows his future lies in medicine, he wound up majoring in finance.
What Stops Women in Finance? It's Culture, Culture, Culture - WealthManagement.com
August 28, 2018 All the well-meaning policies the industry rolls out to promote women will be ineffective until the cultural perceptions of the industry change.
Alumna Spotlight: Rhea Law, Named USF Alumni Association 2018 Distinguished Alumna,
Traces Beginnings of Success to A USF Business Degree
August 28, 2018 Rhea Law has found a way to fit a week's worth of work into a single day and she's been doing it for four decades. Reflected in her pages-long resume are gubernatorial appointments, community and military involvement and accolades from near and far.
2018 Scholarship Luncheon: A Mix of Donors and Recipients, Joy and Tears
August 24, 2018 At the annual Muma College of Business Scholarship Luncheon, at which $600,000 was awarded to 300 deserving, high-achieving students, the keynote speaker – a student herself – is both a recipient and a donor of scholarship money.
ZAP Interns Pitch Marketing Plan at McDonald's Global Headquarters
August 21, 2018 After pitching an impressive marketing plan to an advertising company in South Florida, a couple of USF interns found themselves on an airplane to Chicago the next day to deliver the same pitch to executives at McDonald's.
Student Spotlight: Zavier Garcia, Full-Time Student, Full-Time Employee, Full-Time
Husband and Father of Twins, Sergeant in the Florida National Guard
August 14, 2018 When Zavier Garcia gets a little time off, he plays Mario Bros. video games with his 5-year old son, Isaiah, or is a guest of honor at a tea party thrown by Isaiah's twin sister, Hannah.
Survey of Bulls to Business Students: The Program Works
August 13, 2018 The month-long program that kick-started the college careers of 31 select students is over and judging by the comments the students gave in a survey, the inaugural initiative accomplished its goals.
Subliminal serenades: How grocery store playlists affect purchases - FoodDive
August 10, 2018 "High-volume music is more exciting and makes you physically more excited, less inhibited and more likely to choose something indulgent,"
Heavy Hitters in the World of Sports Slated for the Annual Vinik Sport & Entertainment
Management Program Lecture Series
August 10, 2018 Three front-office superstars in the business of sports are slated to share the stage at the annual Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Lecture Series this year.
Cybersecurity sector bear hugs Tampa region - Business Observer
August 10, 2018 With business and so many other aspects of our daily lives increasingly moving online and into the cloud, it's never been a better time to be part of the cybersecurity industry.
What's the ideal soundtrack for grocery shopping? - RetailWire
August 9, 2018 A new study from the University of South Florida finds that loud music in a restaurant or grocery store leads to more unhealthy food choices, while quieter music leads to heathier ones.
The Table Is Set for the Florida Blue Health Innovation Pitch Competition, Seven from
USF Among the Finalists
August 9, 2018 The table is set at the 2018 Florida Blue Health Innovation Pitch Competition.
Overcoming Adversity Is Only Part of What Ashley Reeves Does
August 9, 2018 When it comes to a good sales pitch, Ashley Reeves knows how to make a lasting impression. From her work both inside and outside of the classroom, she prides herself on making the best out the unexpected.
USF study says music can play a role in food selection - Fox 13
August 1, 2018 The foods you choose may not have much to do with what you see, but what you hear.
Breaking New Ground: Joint Special Operations University Taps Muma College of Business
Educators in First-of-a-Kind Workshop
August 1, 2018 Over the course of human history, situations that have arisen around the world that called for military intervention always were handled, more or less, in one simple way: Identify the adversary and eliminate the adversary.
Alumni Spotlight: Demelza Hays: Researcher on the Cutting Edge of Cryptocurrencies
August 1, 2018 Just six years after walking across the Sun Dome stage to receive a bachelor's degree, she travels the world, manages a cryptocurrency fund for an investment firm in Liechtenstein and is pursuing a PhD in business economics at the University of Liechtenstein.
Kicking Off an Innovative Admissions Program, the First Bulls to Business Students
July 20, 2018 Dancing, party tunes, snacks and balloons. The sounds of squeaky moving cart wheels, dinging elevators and new students timidly introducing themselves one-by-one echoed in the halls, as proud parents blamed teary goodbyes on some sweat in their eyes.
Faculty Spotlight: Alan Hevner, USF Distinguished Professor, Honored at Purdue University
July 16, 2018 No stranger to awards and accolades for his life's work, Muma College of Business Information Systems and Decision Sciences Professor Alan Hevner traveled to West Lafayette, Indiana, recently to what may be the most poignant recognition he has received over his long, research-rich career.
Alumni Spotlight: Ann Dzuranin, An Innovative Educator
July 16, 2018 For Ann Dzuranin, being a Certified Public Accountant, doing taxes and taking care of the books for businesses and corporations for a decade-and-a-half wasn't quite enough.
New survey shows executives heavily underestimate cybersecurity threats - Tampa Bay Business Journal
July 3, 2018 "Executives aren't aware of the threats that could jeopardize their assets," Limayem said. "This is why we're trying to bridge that gap, so that IT professionals and businessmen and women speak the same language in addressing these types of threats."
Loud music and food - The Telegraph India
June 27, 2018 Here's evidence that loud background music in restaurants affects food choices - and not in a good way. Behavioural scientists who ran a series of lab studies and field experiments found that participants selected more unhealthy items like red meat and cake when the ambient music was loud.
Tampa Bay job centers gave away millions in gift cards and boosted hiring totals - Tampa Bay Times
June 21, 2018 Tampa Bay's two largest job placement agencies handed out $6 million in Visa and gas cards since 2014 – all paid for with public tax dollars – and a share of that money went to people who didn't use the centers to find work and never had to account for how they spent it.
USF Study Shows Music Volume Affects Consumers' Choices - WJCT
June 19, 2018 If you've ever dined out and wondered why you chose a cheeseburger over the salad, the choice may not have entirely been your own -- you might have been influenced by the music the restaurant was playing.
Music - Food Choices - WUSF
June 19, 2018 A USF marketing professor has published some research that's getting media attention worldwide. His study found that both the kind of music being played at a restaurant or supermarket, as well as the volume, can affect whether people make healthy food choices or not.
Beauty is truly in the eye of the beholder at PGA Tour events - SportsBusiness Journal
June 18, 2018 I have been blessed to work on my bucket list this year and I have attended both the Masters and the Players Championship. As the Masters is very popular, I have been besieged with questions that affirm or deny what people have heard.
The stock market suffers from seasonal affective disorder too - MarketWatch
June 17, 2018 Seasonal variations in investors' moods impact stock market returns, according to new studies
The stock market suffers from seasonal affective disorder, too - New York Post
June 14, 2018 Economist John Maynard Keynes said that "animal spirits" move the markets, but maybe the sun and the clouds have something to do with it, too.
Alumna Spotlight: Maithilee Pagay Accepted into the London School of Economics and
June 12, 2018 Maithilee Pagay has a passion for business and is eager to get into the investment banking business. But the finance major who graduated in May will put that off for a while. She just got word she has been accepted into the graduate program at the prestigious London School of Economics and Political Science. There, she plans to study for a master's degree in accounting.
USF's Vinik Sports and Entertainment Management program best in state, fourth in the
world - Tampa Bay Business Journal
June 8, 2018 It's the third honor the school has collected this week.
USF Sport Management Program Ranks 4th in World - WFTS Tampa Bay
June 8, 2018 A big honor for USF's Sport & Entertainment Management program now the top of its kind in Florida
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Ranked Fourth Best in the World
June 7, 2018 The Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program jumped 15 spots in a newly released ranking by SportBusiness International and was named in the most recent issue as the fourth best program in the world and the top program in Florida.
Amazing Suncoast Woman - Laura Mattia - WWSB My Suncoast
June 5, 2018 "We are creating the new breed of financial planners, planners that will be more for the consumer, the client, as opposed to just making a lot of money," said Mattia.
'I'll Have the Cake.' The Music Made Me Do It. - New York Times
May 31, 2018 People were more likely to pick unhealthful or calorie-laden items when the ambient music was loud, and healthful items when softer music was played.
Loud restaurant music, junk food consumption go together - StarTribune
May 31, 2018 In noisy restaurants, patrons order more unhealthful foods.
Noisy restaurants affect how you order — and not in a good way - Livestrong
May 31, 2018 Watching your weight? You may want to stick to quieter restaurants. According to a new study, you're more likely to order something unhealthy when you're eating in a noisy venue compared to one that's more chill.
Innovative Mini-mester Course Explores the Economics of Women and Men at Work
May 31, 2018 The pay gap disparity in the workplace has been a source of contention and an issue that has received considerable news coverage in recent years.
Loud music at restaurants could make you order burgers over salads, study says - Financial Review
May 30, 2018 Noisy restaurants are a source of perennial complaints, but it's not just diners' ears that are affected - it's their waistlines, too.
Study: Loud Music in Restaurants Appears to Influence Food Choice - Fox Detroit
May 30, 2018 A new study published in Marketing and Science found the louder the music, the more likely people are to order unhealthy meals.
Why a noisy restaurant makes you crave a cheeseburger over a salad - Sunday Times
May 29, 2018 Diners take note: If you're eating at a restaurant that's playing loud music, you may be more prone to making unhealthy food choices.
Loud music may steer you toward unhealthy food - The Takeout
May 29, 2018 The link between sound and hunger may appear tenuous, but researchers in Stockholm, Sweden, led by and led by Dipayan Biswas of the University Of South Florida Muma College Of Business in the U.S., have made a surprising find.
How music impacts what you order at a restaurant - Nine.com.au
May 29, 2018 It's a factor that's often overlooked when you're dining out. But it turns out it has a major impact on what you order.
Loud music at restaurants could be leading you to order burgers over salads, study
says - Washington Post
May 29, 2018 Noisy restaurants are a source of perennial complaints, but it's not just diners' ears that are affected — it's their waistlines, too. A new study published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science has found that if ambient music played in a restaurant is louder, the customers are more susceptible to choose unhealthful foods.
Student Spotlight: Yeseul Kim Awarded Prestigious USF Presidential Doctoral Fellowship
May 29, 2018 The Muma College of Business, for the first time, will be home to a University of South Florida Presidential Doctoral Fellow, considered the most prestigious honor awarded to doctoral candidates university-wide each year.
New Research on Music Volume at Restaurants - ABC Dallas
May 29, 2018 The louder the music, the more likely to order cherry pie.
Sales volume: music influences food choices - Cosmos
May 28, 2018 Study shows loud and quiet soundtracks influence healthy meal picks.
Restaurant music can influence what people order - Business Standard
May 28, 2018 Ambient music in restaurants can influence what food people choose, say scientists including one of Indian origin who have found that louder environments inspire diners to crave greasy cheeseburgers and fries instead of making healthier choices like salads.
Music Influences Our Food Choices, New Research Finds - The Talking Democrat
May 28, 2018 According to a new study, music can influence our food choices. In restaurants and supermarkets, the higher the volume, the more inclined we are at choosing junk food over healthier options.
Why music volume matters when trying to lose weight - Medical News Today
May 28, 2018 It is commonplace for cafés and restaurants to play music while you eat. A new study asks whether the volume of these tunes might impact how healthful our dietary choices are.
The volume of music in a restaurant can actually impact the food you order - National Post
May 28, 2018 A booming playlist can lead diners to make unhealthy restaurant choices, according to a new study
Restaurant music actually affects what you order, study finds - Earth.com
May 26, 2018 A new study has found that music volume has a significant impact on people's food choices, and when soft music is playing in the background of a restaurant, people prefer healthy options like salads.
Loud music may be to blame for why you order unhealthy food - SHEmazing
May 25, 2018 If you find yourself ordering cheeseburgers more than salads, well, maybe you're just going to restaurants where the volume's been turned up a bit too high.
How loud restaurants can lead to unhealthy eating choices - TODAY.com
May 25, 2018 Enjoying a meal over a little melodious clamor can be a wonderful part of dining out. But it turns out the volume of that tune may play a role in what we order — and it could be bad for our waistlines.
Music makes us happy, motivated, determined ... and hungry? - Tampa Bay Times
May 24, 2018 Music is the ultimate mood setter. Faster beats gets us pumped up to work out. A slower rhythm can set a romantic mood or help one unwind at the end of a long day.
Noisy Restaurants Actually Influence How Diners Order, New Study Says - Food & Wine
May 24, 2018 Increasing the volume in a restaurant can lead to unhealthy dining choices.
The music playing while you order could change what you choose to eat - Newsweek
May 24, 2018 Music can affect our brains in fascinating ways. Various studies have suggested, for example, that songs which feature fast beats may improve our workouts and that our favorite tracks can have a profound affect on our mood.
Cheeseburger or salad? How music volume impacts your decision - Science News
May 23, 2018 Music can be the ultimate mood setter. Faster beats ignite excitement, while slower songs help one relax. And that makes all the difference in what we order from restaurant menus.
Alumni Spotlight: Matt James Work At Zoo Miami Includes the Business of Animal Care
May 22, 2018 Caring and treating animals is part of the everyday challenges for a zoo keeper and bringing a six-ton elephant to Florida from 10,000 miles away presents a unique set of obstacles.
ZAP Beefs Up Student-Mentoring Efforts
May 22, 2018 The Zimmerman Advertising Program has ramped up its student-mentoring efforts to counsel younger students enrolled in the program that meshes advertising with the business of marketing.
ISDS and Straz Center partner to offer public speaking workshop to students
May 22, 2018 I never want you to give a speech again," Matthew Belopavlovich, theater department teacher of the Patel Conservatory at Straz Center for the Performing Arts, told a group of University of South Florida students at a recent public speaking workshop. "I want you to think of it as just a conversation."
Business analytics: USF forum highlights health, machine bias and more - 83Degrees Media
May 22, 2018 The university brought in thought leaders who shared how they are using analytics to solve problems. The goal was to showcase their work and the work of USF researchers to the business community.
Full menu selling and other thoughts for ticket sales success - SportsBusiness Journal
May 21, 2018 I have long been a believer in full menu selling. I know this is contrary to what some of my industry friends and even my clients believe and practice, but in 2018 I really don't see an alternative — and in fact I think it is a best practice.
Alumni Spotlight: Frank Yiannas Uses Blockchain to Makes Sure the Food on Your Table
May 18, 2018 Keeping track of food that ends up on the tables of more than 260 million customers in 28 countries and making sure that food is untainted and just plain delicious is the job of Frank Yiannas, a USF alumnus who now is vice president of food safety at Walmart.
USF Football Coach Charlie Strong Addresses Accountants and Auditors at Annual Accounting
May 18, 2018 Amid the presentations on Securities and Exchange Commission rules, federal tax reforms and cryptocurrencies, Charlie Strong stepped up to the podium and talked to a room full of accountants and auditors about team building and the importance of character and leadership.
Tampa crowds hear tale of two ideas: Diversity and data drive business success - Tampa Bay Times
May 16, 2018 To grow an innovative and competitive economy — the model the Tampa Bay area is aiming for — companies need both inclusive teams and the smarts to turn massive amounts of data to their advantage.
Hundreds Hear About Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Data on the Cloud at the
Florida Business Analytics Forum
May 15, 2018 From disturbing biases of machine learning and artificial intelligence to the wonders of blockchain technology, about 365 business executives in information systems professionals were schooled Tuesday on the latest trends at the Florida Business Analytics Forum.
Florida Small Business Development Center at USF Hosts Annual Government Conference
May 9, 2018 "The whole purpose of the conference is to expose our small business owners to the possibility of doing business with the government – particularly the federal government," said Eileen Rodriguez, regional director of the center.
The Florida Cup plans more wins for Orlando, despite other suitors - Orlando Business Journal
May 9, 2018 This annual tournament brings soccer to the region every January, which helps boost the region's number of visitors.
Fulbright Finland Partnership Award with University of South Florida - The Fulbright Center
May 9, 2018 Fulbright Finland Foundation works together with the University of South Florida (USF) to support Finnish students interested in Business studies in the U.S..
Students showcase entrepreneurial spirit at innovation challenge - Lynn University
May 7, 2018 "Shoedometer wants you to own your health one step at a time," said Parks. A clear contender in the entrepreneurial community, Parks was named a University of South Florida Frank and Ellen Daveler Entrepreneurship Program 2018 Scholar at another pitch for the product.
Best Credit Card Deals - WalletHub
May 4, 2018 Great credit card deals are bountiful these days. There are cards offering hundreds of dollars in initial bonuses as well as offers with 0% financing for nearly two years. But the details change often, and the very best credit card deals are available only for a limited time.
International Scholarships Abound; Study-Abroad Students Heading to Europe This Summer
May 3, 2018 A record number of USF students have won Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship awards and five are business and advertising students. The award allows those five to travel this summer and study in such locales as the Czech Republic, Florence, Italy, and London.
Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Adamchak, Third Generation Financial Associate
May 3, 2018 It was an internship in a retirement services department with an investment house that convinced Ryan Adamchak, then a marketing major, to change direction and head into personal financial planning.
Tech Bytes: TiE recognizes area business leaders - 83Degrees Media
April 30, 2018 Have you been wondering how business analytics can help you make strategic decisions? Then the Florida Business Analytics Forum is for you.
Sajeev Varki Is the Latest Muma College of Business Professor to Land a Fulbright
April 30, 2018 Sajeev Varki, an associate marketing professor in the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business, became the third faculty member of the college to receive a Fulbright Core scholarship in less than three months.
Five USF Students Place Among the Top 20 at Daveler Pitch Competition
April 26, 2018 Five young entrepreneurs from the University of South Florida finished among the top 20 students from universities all over the state last month in a statewide business pitch competition held in the Muma College of Business.
Student develops health care app - The Oracle
April 25, 2018 A current USF student has developed CareValet, a free service that that helps connect consumers with health care providers in logical and simple ways.
As big box retailers go bankrupt, what businesses could fill those space? - ABC Action News
April 23, 2018 "A lot of the big box stores that used to be anchor stores at malls are bailing," said USF Marketing Professor David Ortinau.
Student Spotlight: Zach Otto, Among the Sales Leaders at AMA International Collegiate
April 23, 2018 On a recent trip to New Orleans, Zach Otto found himself among some skilled sales people. And the junior marketing major at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business out-sold most, taking third place in the sales competition of the 40th annual American Marketing Association International Collegiate Conference.
Muma College of Business, Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy Achieve Five-Year AACSB
April 18, 2018 The University of South Florida's Muma College of Business this week received its five-year accreditation renewal from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. The renewal includes a separate accreditation of the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, making the college one of 186 around the world certified in both overall business and accounting programs.
Photo Credit Cards: Ask the Experts - WalletHub
April 18, 2018 While photos on credit cards won't stop fraudulent online purchases or in purchase scenarios at automated machines (e.g., vending machines, gas pumps, etc.), it can be a deterrent for store purchases where the store clerk asks to see the credit card.
Minor leagues continue to crack code on fan engagement - SportsBusiness Journal
April 16, 2018 When I think of MiLB, I think of the McDonald's tag line that was a core message during its 1990 ad campaign "Back to the Basics."
Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage - Business Facilities
April 16, 2018 As cyber threats multiply at an exponential rate, an emerging cybersecurity sector tries to keep pace, with government agencies forming close alliances with world-class institutions of higher education.
Innovative Bulls to Business Program Opens Summer Session to Qualified Freshmen
April 13, 2018 The Bulls to Business initiative targets high-achieving high school students who have applied to and been accepted as business majors and can't wait until the fall to start their college careers.
Pro basketball executive scores competitors in mining data - Business Observer
April 13, 2018 Being good at having data — and knowing how to use it — is a business necessity. A pro basketball executive shares some how-to behind his successes.
Another Viewpoint: Florida takes lead in local government financial transparency - Herald Tribune
April 13, 2018 Last month, Florida Gov. Rick Scott signed a measure that will convert local government financial audits across the state from PDF documents to machine-readable formats beginning in 2022.
Students Sell Ideas, Pitch Themselves at Inaugural Selling With the Bulls
April 12, 2018 Selling yourself to a future employer may be among the most difficult tasks for students to conquer. But this month, more than 60 University of South Florida students sat across from corporate professionals, touting strengths and pushing reasons why those companies would benefit from hiring them.
Boiling Down Years of Research to a Six-Minute, 40-Second Presentation Is the Challenge
of Pecha Kucha
April 12, 2018 Think about it: You work for months, maybe years on a research project, generating reams of data, spending hours analyzing the numbers and facts, all to arrive at a groundbreaking conclusion.
Alan Hevner, Recently Named Distinguished University Professor, Gives a Talk on Innovative
Design in Scientific Research
April 12, 2018 Few people know innovation like Alan Hevner. The USF Citigroup/Hidden River chair of Distributed Technology and Eminent Scholar delivered a speech earlier this month at the USF Provost's Distinguished University Professor lecture series. The talk touched on a topic that is near and dear to his heart: innovative design in scientific research.
Student Spotlight: Nandini Agarwal, at 18, Working, Researching, Studying Beyond Her
April 11, 2018 Nandini Agarwal is two years away from graduation, but already she is working to better the lives of women in her native India. The freshman at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business is working on an undergraduate research project for her Business Honors thesis titled "Impediments to Indian Women's Financial Literacy and Participation."
Florida Matters: The Changing State Of Retail - WUSF
April 11, 2018 Shopping as we know it is changing fast. Big box stores are vanishing; Amazon is going bricks and mortar. What does it all mean for the health of our local economy?
The Lasher Center for Financial Markets Dedicated
April 10, 2018 Accounting and finance students now have a state-of-the-art space to navigate the complicated world of stocks, bonds and investments.
Council recommends boosting universities' R&D to bolster Florida's future workforce - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 10, 2018 A coalition of business and civic leaders is recommending ways to boost research return on investment.
Darren Wells, Former Goodyear Executive, Now Muma College of Business Executive MBA
April 9, 2018 Students enrolled in the MBA programs at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business now have a little help along the sidelines in the way of Darren Wells, the newly hired executive-in-residence and MBA coach.
Student Spotlight: Aleksandar Popovic, International Student/Entrepreneur
April 5, 2018 Aleksandar Popovic came to the United States with only one goal in mind: to pursue and reach what the Serbian student calls his "American Dream." And as an aspiring entrepreneur, the 21-year-old knows that being innovative is key to being successful.
Sport and Entertainment Management Students Spend Time in the City of Angels, Visit
April 5, 2018 Second-year students at the Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program hit the West Coast in January to explore the city's impressive sport and entertainment industry and to network with some of its high-level executives.
ISDS Instructor Doreen MacAulay Receives the Muma College of Business Outstanding
April 5, 2018 Midway through a recent teaching symposium in the Muma College of Business, the attending business educators took time out to honor one of their own.
Dean Moez Limayem Awarded Administrative Fulbright Scholarship
April 2, 2018 Muma College of Business Dean Moez Limayem was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship that will send him to Japan in June.
Students, Visiting Faculty and Marketing Professionals Examine Cutting Trends in the
Sports and Entertainment Industry
April 2, 2018 The opening message at the fourth annual University of South Florida Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference was foreboding: Interest in professional athletics is waning and it's been on the decline for years.
University of South Florida is on the map and on the rise - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 30, 2018 The school is gathering accolades for everything from graduation rates to research and innovation.
Pro sports leader looks for edge in wooing more fans - Business Observer
March 30, 2018 Drastic changes are never easy to pull off, no matter the size or scope of the organization. Long odds won't stop one area executive.
Naming rights for sale at St. Pete's Mahaffey Theater, likely the Pier - TBO.com
March 27, 2018 It isn't unusual for buildings to be named in tribute to their financial benefactors. Increasingly, though, companies are eager to pay large sums to have their names displayed on sports stadiums, other facilities and even portions of public spaces.
Lightning CEO reworks leadership style, business soars - Business Observer
March 23, 2018 There was a time when few people wanted to make a career working for the Tampa Bay Lightning. But with a CEO who reworked his leadership style, the business side has soared. Can he maintain the success?
Want To Be Known as an Expert? Write a Book - WealthManagement.com
March 23, 2018 Advisors who write books benefit from the power of authority marketing.
Zimmerman Speaks: Dream Bigger
March 22, 2018 The message delivered to a standing-room-only crowd of students in the Muma College of Business atrium Wednesday afternoon was clear: Dream bigger and make sure the dream is your own.
USF's Part-Time MBA Program Ranked Among the Top 60 Public School Programs in the
March 20, 2018 Rankings for the full-time and part-time MBA programs at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business were released today in the Best Graduate Schools issue of the U.S. News and World Report.
Brian Lamb Named One of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America - BusinessWire
March 20, 2018 Brian Lamb, executive vice president, head of wealth and asset management, Fifth Third Bank (NASDAQ: FITB), has been named to Savoy Magazine's 2018 list of the Top 100 Most Influential Blacks in Corporate America.
USF board chair, WellCare marketing executive rank among nation's most influential
black leaders - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 20, 2018 Honorees are selected by analyzing spheres of influence, including corporate sector influence, scholastic achievement, career growth, community outreach and recognition.
Moving around: Creative spaces can lead to amazing places - SportsBusiness Journal
March 19, 2018 The most innovative and creative spaces I have seen are in baseball parks, which makes sense given both the size of the venue and the number of games needing to attract an audience.
Alumni Spotlight: Andrea Soto, Rising Star at Raymond James
March 9, 2018 Within four years of her enrollment at the University of South Florida, Andrea Soto landed a position as a marketing strategy analyst with Raymond James Financial. This benchmark achievement – just a month after she graduated – comes as no surprise to those who know Soto and her impressive academic track record at the Muma College of Business.
Marketing Students Compete in Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition
March 5, 2018 Students from four Florida universities, including the University of South Florida, spent the last weekend in February immersed in the D.G. Yuengling & Sons brewing business.
ISDS Hosts Breakfast With A CIO With Mike Whitaker as Guest Speaker
March 5, 2018 Innovation, determination, and cutting through the noise of the workplace were topics of discussion at the fifth annual Breakfast with a CIO, sponsored by the Muma College of Business Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department.
Supply-Chain Management Students Invited to Take Part in an Elite Case Competition
March 2, 2018 With the Muma College of Business working to make supply-chain management a new major, students currently learning about the emerging field of study will get a chance to test their knowledge at a prestigious case competition in Jacksonville next month.
Conversation with A CEO's Next Guest: Dave Dunkel, Chairman and CEO of Kforce
March 1, 2018 Dave Dunkel took his first gutsy leap in 1982 when he convinced his father, a founding member of the then Romac & Associates staffing company, to let him open an office in Tampa. It turned out to be a smart move.
Two Muma College of Business Professors Receive Fulbright Core Awards
March 1, 2018 Two Muma College of Business professors recently were awarded Fulbright core scholarships, bringing the number of USF business faculty recognized by the auspicious program over the past three years to seven.
USF Center for Entrepreneurship Celebrates the 10th Annual Fintech Business Plan Competition
Coming Up In April
February 23, 2018 The annual competition will celebrate its 10th anniversary on April 28 and to mark the occasion, the center, which is located in the part of the Muma College of Business, is recognizing winners and finalists of the Fintech Business Plan Competition over the past nine years by publishing a "where-are-they-now" list.
Marketing and Supply Chain Students Research Habitat for Humanity Procedures, Present
Options That Could Save Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars Annually
February 22, 2018 An exhaustive study of Habitat for Humanity procurement procedures conducted by marketing and supply chain students in the Muma College of Business may lead to more homes being built for the Florida needy.
Accounting Students Win Awards at Beta Alpha Psi Competition
February 22, 2018 A team of students from the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy returned from a recent regional competition as winners of two prestigious awards.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak speaks out on net neutrality, privacy and Star Trek
versus Star Wars at USF - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 21, 2018 The inventor, engineer and entrepreneur drew applause when he talked about the only times he decided to get involved with a political issue.
Wozniak brings wisdom, humanity to USF Thought Leader Series - Catalyst
February 21, 2018 Greeted by a standing ovation from thousands at the USF Sun Dome, Steve "The Woz" Wozniak was named the inaugural 2018 USF Muma College of Business Thought Leader.
Apple Inventor Steve Wozniak Speaks at USF Emphasizing People Over Technology - 813 Area
February 21, 2018 For a technology guru, Steve Wozniak is pretty philosophical. Speaking yesterday at the University of South Florida, Wozniak spoke about his happiness equation which is basically "smiles minus frowns". He addressed the crowd, more general population than students, as the inaugural speaker for the Business Thought Leader series for USF's College of Business. He emphasized people over technology.
The Woz Comes to USF, Chats with Thousands in the Sun Dome
February 20, 2018 What came through loud and clear during Steve Wozniak's chat in front of more than 2,000 people in the USF Sun Dome on Tuesday wasn't his expertise in engineering, his philanthropy, his entrepreneurship. But rather, it was his humanity.
Alumni Spotlight: Alex Keeler Investigates Money Laundering/Fraud Cases For Deutsche
February 8, 2018 Tucked into his office at Deutsche Bank in Jacksonville, Alex Keeler investigates intricate cases of suspicious financial activity. As an anti-money laundering analyst, he is part of a team that unravels complex schemes to conceal ill-gotten currency through auditing and monitoring activities.
Long-Time Accounting Professor Terry Engle to Retire After 35 Years
February 6, 2018 After some 35 years of standing in front of classes extolling the wonders of numbers and how they all make sense when properly entered into ledgers, Terry Engle, Advisory Council Professor in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy, is hanging up his green eyeshades and shutting down his adding machine.
2018 Florida Business Analytics Forum to Feature Tech Experts From All Over the Nation
February 5, 2018 On the surface, artificial intelligence is a way to help humankind reach new levels of existence, enhance healthcare, facilitate leaps in technology and even bump the marketing of products and services to a more sophisticated level.
Tampa Bay Lightning CEO Steve Griggs Reveals Secrets of Success at Conversation With
February 1, 2018 Steve Griggs fell in love with hockey early on, beginning at 3 years old when he first learned to ice skate. He started playing in organized leagues in preschool.
Alumni Spotlight: Lynn Pippenger, A Testament to Perseverance
January 31, 2018 Lynn Pippenger, whose name adorns the Muma College of Business School of Accountancy on the University of South Florida's Tampa campus and the Kate Tiedemann College of Business at USF-St. Petersburg, after making millions in contributions, is a monument to perseverance.
Florida SBDC at USF Offers New Cybersecurity Service for Small-Business Owners
January 31, 2018 The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida now offers small-business owners a new cybersecurity service designed to provide a sound understanding of the risks of cyber attacks and common cyber threats.
What is the future of the sports industry in the academic world? - The Sport Industry Access Podcast
January 30, 2018 Today's episode, Bill will share his sports career journey and explain the future of the sports industry in the academic world.
USF Lessons Help AquaMelon Creator Squeeze Out Success - WUSF
January 30, 2018 Dez Williams isn't aiming low when it comes to an ultimate goal for his watermelon juice company, AquaMelon.
Governments Worry That Cryptocurrencies Could Be the 'Next Swiss Bank Account' - Bloomberg
January 29, 2018 Authorities around the world worry that cryptocurrencies could become tax havens.
Orlando's XFL hopes come down to our ability to land Tim Tebow as QB - Orlando Business Journal
January 29, 2018 Orlando's chance to land a professional football team will require a lot of hurdles to be cleared by the new league.
Faculty Spotlight: Rob Hammond, Fresh Out of the DBA, Heads Up the Newly Created Center
for Marketing and Sales Innovation
January 22, 2018 Few disciplines in business are undergoing a foundational change like marketing and sales, where tried-and-true approaches that for decades, even centuries, led to success. Now, those practices no longer seem to work as efficiently and on the horizon, new models are emerging.
Talent search blooms - Business Observer
January 19, 2018 USF, particularly its Muma College of Business, has already shown leadership in trying to foster closer ties between the academic and corporate worlds.
ISDS is Now Offering A Concentration on Human Resource Management
January 16, 2018 With human resource management becoming the focus of business intent on renewing an interest in taking care of and keeping employees happy, the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business has embarked on a path to offer a concentration that very topic.
Tampa Bay Lightning CEO Steve Griggs to be Guest Speaker at Feb. 1 Conversation with
January 16, 2018 Aside from each year rolling out one of the more successful franchises in the NHL – the Tampa Bay Lightning, Steve Griggs also treats the team's fans to a top-shelf experience at every turn at the Amalie Arena.
Top USF donor and Sarasota executive tapped as new USF trustees - Tampa Bay Times
January 16, 2018 Now Gov. Rick Scott has appointed Les Muma to the university's board of trustees, along with Charlie Tokarz, a Sarasota executive.
How Three Musketeers' credo could turn perception of NFL - SportsBusiness Journal
January 15, 2018 I have always loved the NFL — even when my beloved Steelers were a laughingstock in the 1950s and '60s. In fact, they were so bad that when the Vikings joined the NFL, they became my team and I was such a fan that I was on the fence at the start of Super Bowl IX. However, the Steel Curtain convinced me it was time to assert my hometown allegiance.
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program Hosts Cutting-Edge Analytics Conference
January 9, 2018 Strategies revealing how to get sport and entertainment fans into seats and engaged are the focus of the fourth annual University of South Florida's Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference, scheduled for March 28-29 on the Tampa campus.
Raymond James' Donation Names the Personal Financial Planning Program's Directorship
January 9, 2018 The University of South Florida's Muma College of Business will use a contribution from Raymond James to support the college's new personal financial planning degree program, which began offering courses this fall.
Student Spotlight: Rogan Donelly, President of Tervis, Seeks Wider Perspective as
an Executive MBA Student
January 9, 2018 Nestled between the sunset-drenched beaches of Casey Key and the lush expanse of the Myakka River State Park is the factory in Sarasota County that churns out the iconic Tervis tumblers; the popular insulated drink containers that come with a lifetime guarantee, don't leave rings on your coffee tables and are embossed with, well, whatever your interests may be.
Fox Sports Florida & Florida Panthers Invite Fans to 'Follow the Hunt' - NHL.com
January 5, 2018 FOX Sports Florida and the Florida Panthers jointly announced today the launch of a new interactive marketing campaign for aimed at engaging fans for the remainder of the 2017-18 season.
What will climate change mean for Florida? - 83 Degrees Media
January 3, 2018 Severe weather events such as flooding and hurricanes concern researchers such as Dr. Robert Hooker, a professor at the Muma College of Business Center for Supply Chain Management & Sustainability.
Love to Teach - Business Observer
December 15, 2017 Broader traces her success to the breadth of experiences she's had — even those she wasn't that excited about.
Year in Review: 2017 Saw Faculty Receiving Honors, Research With Impact being conducted
and Groundbreaking Conferences and Symposiums
December 12, 2017 Twelve months. Fifty-Two weeks. Three-hundred-sixty-five days. That's 2017 broken down to its barest essentials. But the year was much more than that. Here's a list of some of what made 2017 a special year.
Sport and Entertainment Management Students Soak Up Business Culture and Historic
British Tradition During Five-Day Trip
December 6, 2017 In a country steeped with history and culture and in a city that is at the forefront of the global business scene, 24 graduate students from the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business got a first-hand look at work and life in the United Kingdom during a whirlwind six-day trip last month.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to speak at USF in February - Florida Politics
December 5, 2017 Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak will speak in Tampa next February at the USF Sun Dome.
USF changes venue following sellout to see Apple co-founder - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 5, 2017 Overwhelming demand to see Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has prompted University of South Florida to change the venue for the much-anticipated Feb. 20 event.
Tech Bytes: Tech-related events look at success, failure - 83 Degrees Media
December 4, 2017 Starting a new business can be challenging, but it's a whole lot easier with help from a friend. That's the idea behind this December's Trep Talks, which is all about startups. Whatever you consider them to be.
Peering into 2018: Gifts that will improve lives, livelihoods - SportsBusiness Journal
December 4, 2017 While I usually write a book column every December, I decided this year to do something a little different. After all, this space is about things happening in the world of sports and sports business that have an impact. So, for the sports world: The holidays and 2018 would be better served with these gifts ...
Digital Marketing Certificate Helps Professionals Advance Careers
November 30, 2017 The Digital Marketing Certificate program offered at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business is gaining traction with executives near and far and its attendees are finding the certificate translates into promotions, higher salaries and company-transformative responsibilities.
Marketing Students Study Up on Terrace Community Middle School, Present Plans to Boost
November 30, 2017 Splashing a nonprofit, charter school's website with vibrant colors and adding more photos, starting a "Trick-or-Treat Street" and keeping better track of alumni were just a few suggestions offered by Muma College of Business marketing students to help the Terrace Community Middle School boost its profile in the community.
Center for Entrepreneurship's Graduate Program Ranked in Top 25 Nationally for the
11th Consecutive Year
November 30, 2017 For the 11th consecutive year, the graduate program at the University of South Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship was ranked among the top 25 in the nation by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
Marketing Professor Jim Stock Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement
November 28, 2017 The Distinguished University Professor and the Frank Harvey Endowed Professor of Marketing in the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business, Stock was one of six USF professors selected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The award is considered among the top honors in academic research.
Accounting Professor and Former FBI Special Agent Kerry Myers Provides Security for
Relief Trip to Puerto Rico
November 28, 2017 When the "Flight of Hope" was being planned to bring 23,000 pounds of much needed supplies to hurricane ravaged Puerto Rico earlier this month, a security officer was needed. So they asked around and settled on ... an accounting professor at the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy.
USF professors honored as AAAS Fellows - Tampa Bay Times
November 21, 2017 Six University of South Florida professors whose research efforts span biology, engineering, chemistry and business have been selected as Fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the organization announced Nov. 20.
3 signals that the Tampa Bay technology community is on a growth track - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 20, 2017 Three companies that received global or regional recognition in recent days are positive signs for the technology industry in the Tampa Bay area.
Six professors help USF's quest to be a top research institute - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 20, 2017 Six University of South Florida professors researching biology, engineering, chemistry and business were selected as Fellows to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Tech superstar sparks a sell-out at USF Muma business college event - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 17, 2017 Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Wozniak will be the inaugural speaker at the University of South Florida Muma College of Business' new Thought Leader Series.
3 strategies to grow Tampa Bay's talent pipeline - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 17, 2017 Corporate and nonprofit programs could help the area address its talent shortfall, cited as the biggest challenge in a new report on regional competitiveness.
Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Named Inaugural Speaker for the Muma College of Business
Thought Leader Series
November 15, 2017 As thought leaders go, you can't get much headier than Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, philanthropist and entrepreneur and now, the inaugural speaker at the Muma College of Business Thought Leader Series, scheduled for Feb. 20 on the Tampa campus.
Center for Creativity and Analytics Plays A Major Role in Collecting, Interpreting
Big Data in The 2018 State of The Region Report
November 14, 2017 Exhaustive joint studies comparing the Tampa Bay region to metro areas with similar demographics and business potential used – for the very first time – groundbreaking analytics compiled and interpreted by the Muma College of Business' Center for Analytics and Creativity.
Where Tampa Bay soars and sinks compared to other metros - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 14, 2017 The Tampa Bay region fares poorly in wages, transportation and education in a new report comparing the area with 19 other metros nationwide.
Trigaux: Can we grasp potential of two new ways to track region's ability to compete? - TBO.com
November 14, 2017 Two fresh ways to track how the Tampa Bay is doing compared to other metro areas were unveiled Tuesday to business and community leaders here during a luncheon held at the University of South Florida.
Les And Pam Muma Talk About Their $15M Gift To USF - WUSF
November 14, 2017 One of the major headlines coming from the University of South Florida's gala celebration of its Unstoppable Campaign reaching its billion dollar goal was the announcement of another $15 million gift from philanthropists Les and Pam Muma.
Pam and Les Muma gift $15 million to USF, becoming the school's largest individual
donors - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 13, 2017 Pam and Les Muma have donated $15 million to the University of South Florida to support business and health programs and the school's athletics programs.
Couple announces $15M gift to university - Business Observer
November 13, 2017 Pam and Les Muma announced Saturday they plan to donate $15 million to the University of South Florida.
Dozens Attend 41st Annual Basic Economic Development Course Offered through the Florida
SBDC at USF
November 13, 2017 The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida completed its 41st Annual Basic Economic Development Course last week, with some attendees coming from as far away as Wyoming and the Virgin Islands.
Pam and Les Muma Announce $15 Million Gift as USF Celebrates Reaching its USF: Unstoppable
Fundraising Campaign Goal of $1 Billion - USF News
November 12, 2017 The Mumas, whose landmark philanthropy has made a transformative impact on the University of South Florida, announced a new major gift of $15 million to benefit three areas of the university they already support: business, athletics and health.
With $15 million donation to USF, top donors urge others to follow their lead - TBO.com
November 11, 2017 The university had already hit its $1 billion fundraising goal, and the college sweethearts had already cemented their spot as the top donors to their beloved alma mater.
Personal Financial Planning Program Gets Approval From CFP Board of Standards
November 6, 2017 The Muma College of Business's new Personal Financial Planning course of study was approved last week by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards in Washington, D.C.
Hundreds of High School Seniors Attend Big Data Day
November 3, 2017 High school students, hundreds of them, all considered the best and brightest in their computer science and tech courses, spent Friday learning about the University of South Florida and the Muma College of Business and how enrolling here can lead to lucrative careers in business analytics and information systems.
Orlando won't join other cities for World Cup bid — yet - Orlando Business Journal
November 1, 2017 The region will be meeting with U.S. bid executives on Nov. 13.
Graduate Business Students Win a Chance to Compete in Statewide Case Competition in
October 31, 2017 A team of graduate students won the Fall Muma College of Business Graduate Business Case Competition last weekend. The students' evaluation of a case presented by a big-data analytics firm in downtown Tampa gets them a spot in the 2018 statewide competition.
Cybercrime has cost more than $10 trillion; how you can protect yourself - Wink News
October 27, 2017 Equifax, an agency that's tasked with protecting your credit, announced it was the victim of a data breach affecting around 146 million Americans. That's more than half of the U.S. adult population.
Collaboration Between Muma College of Business Students and ReliaQuest Wins Technology
October 27, 2017 A collaborative effort between Muma College of Business students and a local tech company has won an award from the region's top technology advocate.
ISDS Students Come Up With Solutions Benefitting Credit Union Services
October 27, 2017 Students with the Muma College of Business Information Systems and Decision Sciences department recently completed a project in which they developed a system to introduce voice command interfaces with credit-union records systems.
Unified Front - Business Observer
October 27, 2017 As CEO of Tech Data, Bob Dutkowsky oversees a business with more than $36 billion in revenue that sells $150 million of inventory daily to more than 100 countries. But "none of that matters if people aren't engaged in what we do," he says. The fundamental ingredient in a successful company, he adds, is "acknowledging the importance of people."
Retired Raymond James CFO Pippenger named philanthropist of year for USF business
gifts - Tampa Bay Times
October 26, 2017 Retired Raymond James Financial chief financial officer Lynn Pippenger, whose name adorns the recently opened centerpiece building at the Kate Tiedemann College of Business on the campus of USF St. Petersburg, was named Thursday as the "Philanthropist of the Year" by the Suncoast Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals.
DBA Students Shine at Prestigious Research Conference
October 26, 2017 Business scenarios including felony theft, a devastating fire, heart attacks and whether the owner of a family feed store should hand the business to his daughter were among the cases studied and written about by Muma College of Business students in a prestigious business research conference in Chicago recently.
2017's Best Baseball Cities - WalletHub
October 25, 2017 What does it take to be a true baseball fan? Mostly a lot of patience and sometimes a lot of dough, depending on how closely you want to follow the sport
USF lab takes first steps towards robotic caretakers - Fox 13
October 23, 2017 A USF researcher believes he will be able to build a robot that can care for elderly people in their homes within five to 10 years.
Hooper: After living through them, she pulls people out of credit woes - TBO.com
October 19, 2017 Atlanta, a place known for rising from the ashes of the Civil War to become an international city, proved to be a perfect backdrop for Artricia James-Heard's own rise from what she calls "a very vulnerable time in her life."
Chico's Shelley Broader, Next Conversation With a CEO on Nov. 8
October 18, 2017 Sitting at the top of the Chico's FAS empire, Shelley Broader traces the beginnings of her mega-successful business career to a time when she may have oversold her experience.
Atlanta Video Technology Firm onQ Raises $7 Million - Metro Atlanta CEO
October 16, 2017 onQ, developer of a ground-breaking solution for interactive group communications and learning, announced the closing of an early stage equity financing round totaling $7 million, led by a diverse group of seasoned private investors.
A Magic Moment For Orlando Season Ticket Holders - Forbes
October 11, 2017 One of the biggest challenges that sports organizations at the professional, collegiate, and high school levels face is filling their venues by selling season tickets for games or events.
Stadium guru: Baseball can work for Tampa Bay in the right spot - Tampa Bay Times
October 10, 2017 Before sunrise on Monday morning, Tim Leiweke walked around the Channel District-Ybor City area that could someday house a new ballpark for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Muma College of Business Undergraduates' Case Review May Help Boy Scouts Turn its
October 10, 2017 A list of recommendations aiming to bump membership in the Boy Scouts of America – formulated by a team of Muma College of Business undergraduates – is headed for the organization's international leadership council.
Future of Sports And Entertainment Revealed at Lecture Series
October 10, 2017 From heightened security at sporting events, to holographic professional games played in home stadiums of teams playing away games to the emergence of esports as a profound money maker, the future of sports and entertainment – or at least a hazy vision of what it might be – played itself out Monday night in the University of South Florida Sun Dome.
USF Bulls Make Up Seven of 16 Finalists in Statewide Pitch Competition
October 9, 2017 A virtual personal assistant for the homebound elderly, a ride-share app for disabled people and even a home-care robot are among the ideas being pitched to a panel of health-care professionals this month in the Florida Blue Statewide Health Care Innovation Pitch Competition.
A bolt of funds - Business Observer
October 6, 2017 Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik has put his stamp on yet another piece of Tampa — The University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.
Free USF Lecture To Bring Big Sports Business Names To Sun Dome - WUSF
October 6, 2017 This year's program features a trio of speakers including Brendan Donohue, the managing director of the NBA 2K League, a competitive basketball video game league launching next year.
Tech Data, Florida Blue: Integrating People Strategies into the Bottom Line
October 5, 2017 Executives in two top industries in the Tampa Bay region – Tech Data and Florida Blue – met in an informal setting Thursday morning to discuss the latest trend in business: allowing human resource officers to breathe the rarified air of the C-suite.
USF helps after Irma with small business loans - Fox 13
October 3, 2017 "Immediately after the hurricane when funds were appropriated we were already in place to help these small businesses receive financial assistance," says Eileen Rodriguez, SBDC's executive director.
Consultants With the Florida SBDC at USF Keep Busy Helping Small Businesses Stay Afloat
in the Wake of Hurricane Irma
October 3, 2017 Recognizing that 40 percent of all businesses that shut down following a disaster never re-open, the Florida Small Business Development Center at USF is helping to heal property and economic damage caused by Hurricane Irma last month.
USF Forum Provides Insight into Transformational Approach to HR Strategy
October 2, 2017 Fortune 100 Execs Discuss National Trend Aligning HR and Business Strategies
DBA Program Director Matt Mullarkey Still on the Mend After Bike Wreck in June
September 28, 2017 Matt Mullarkey pedals his bicycle about 30 miles every other day, most often around the sunny, sea-breeze-swept streets near his St. Pete Beach home. This day started out no differently. He was making his way toward Fort DeSoto Park, cruising at about 24 mph, a pretty good clip.
USF Business Program Named For Vinik Family - WUSF
September 27, 2017 Jeff Vinik's ties to the University of South Florida continue to get stronger, as a Muma College of Business program now bears his family's name.
A Transformational Gift Turns the Sport & Entertainment Management Program into the
Vinik Sport & Entertainment Management Program
September 26, 2017 After five years of giving graduate business students the tools they need to succeed in the world of sports and entertainment, the program that boasts a near 100 percent placement rate for its graduates now is named after the philanthropists who helped found it in 2012.
USF Honors Vinik Family Generosity by Naming Program After Couple
September 26, 2017 USF Muma College of Business names its Sport & Entertainment Management program after Tampa Bay business leaders and philanthropists Jeff and Penny Vinik
Work begins on USF building to anchor Water Street Tampa - 83 Degrees Media
September 26, 2017 Vinik is a part owner in SPP, which is developing Water Street Tampa over a 10-year period. He and his wife Penny were recognized by USF September 26 when the university named its dual-degree Sports and Entertainment Management program after them. The Viniks helped launch, and provided more than $5 million of support, for the program run by USF's Muma College of Business.
USF to Name College of Business Program for Vinik Family - Bay News 9
September 26, 2017 University of South Florida announced today that it plans to honor Jeff and Penny Vinik for their commitment to the school.
Degree Re-named for Vinik - WFLA
September 26, 2017 USF named a college of business program after Penny and Jeff Vinik.
USF honors Vinik Family generosity by naming program after couple - NHL.com
September 26, 2017 Sport & Management program to be named after Tampa Bay business leaders and philanthropists Jeff and Penny Vinik
After $5M in gifts, USF names graduate program for Jeff and Penny Vinik - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 26, 2017 Jeff and Penny Vinik have given more than $5 million to a sports management program at the University of South Florida, and on Tuesday, USF officially named the program in their honor.
Lightning's Vinik puts name on USF sports management program in 15-year deal - SportsBusiness Journal
September 25, 2017 The University of South Florida's sports management program will further cement its connection to its founding benefactor this week when it announces a 15-year naming-rights agreement with Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik.
USF to rename graduate program for Viniks - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 25, 2017 A program within the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business will be renamed in honor of Jeff and Penny Vinik.
Update: USF business program acknowledges $5 million in support from Vinik family - Tampa Bay Times
September 25, 2017 Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik, along with his wife, Penny, and the team, helped launch USF's dual-degree, sports-centric graduate program in 2012.
Cool Credit Cards: Best Terms, Designs & Trends - WalletHub
September 21, 2017 "Cool" is a subjective term that few people associate with credit cards. Sure, celebrities seem pretty sweet when they're flashing their black cards, but how cool can us common folk really look when we pull out our plastic at the gas station or grocery store?
Neha Sathe competes in Florida Healthcare Innovation Pitch - College of Public Health
September 20, 2017 USF College of Public Health undergraduate student Neha Sathe was selected as a finalist at the annual Florida Healthcare Innovation Pitch Competition.
Business Continuity and Disaster Preparedness - SBDC Tampa Bay
September 19, 2017 When disaster strikes, businesses in the Tampa Bay region can find the education, training and assistance needed to survive through our Business Continuation Services.
Sport & Entertainment Management Program Hosts Nationally Recognized Speakers at its
Annual Lecture Series
September 15, 2017 Three heavy hitters in the business of sports are the guest speakers at the Muma College of Business Sport & Entertainment Management program's annual fall lecture event.
Muma College of Business Staffers Mount a Post-Irma Food Drive for the Feed-A-Bull
September 14, 2017 Out of the frightening experience of going through a hurricane, comes some good.
ISDS Professor Marvin Karlins' Latest Book Translated into 15 Languages
September 14, 2017 Besides standing in front of a principles of management class in the Muma College of Business teaching the ins and outs of business and administration, Marvin Karlins likes to sit in front of a keyboard. And write. And write. And write.
Several stores in the Tampa Bay area continue to have no food or run very low - ABC Action News
September 13, 2017 Day by day the grocery and restaurant situation in the Bay Area is getting better, but it's going to take two weeks for everything to get back to the way it was before Irma.
Arnie Bellini, ConnectWise CEO and Endurance Swimmer, Next Up in Conversation With
September 6, 2017 Arnie Bellini sees the connection between running a successful tech business – one that will top $200 million in total revenue this year – and swimming. And that doesn't mean swimming a couple of laps in a pool.
The Forward Scholarship for Women of Excellence, In Just One Year, Receives Enough
Donations to Reach Endowment Level
August 30, 2017 A scholarship that was implemented just last year by four Muma College of Business accounting graduates has grown to the point of endowment.
Press '1' if you're sick of customer satisfaction surveys - Tampa Bay Times
August 25, 2017 They're everywhere you look now, the ubiquitous customer feedback survey.
Longtime Business Law Professor Bob Welker Tops All Donors: Makes Donations For 41
August 25, 2017 Business law professor Bob Welker is no stranger to the halls of the Muma College of Business. And the college is no stranger to Welker's largesse.
It's A Record: Nearly $600,000 in Scholarships Given Out At the Annual Muma College
of Business Scholarship Luncheon
August 25, 2017 The amount of scholarships awarded to business students was the most ever given out in the history of the event.
Inaugural Class of the Muma College of Business Doctor of Business Administration
Program Getting Ready to Graduate
August 22, 2017 The inaugural cohort of the Muma College of Business's Doctor of Business Administration was fitted last week for commencement gowns. The doctoral candidates who graduate in December, see the degree not only as a significant accomplishment, but as an achievement that enriches each of their lives in different ways.
Faculty Spotlight: Leo Chen Takes Over the Reins of the Student Managed Investment
August 16, 2017 There's no Monopoly money in the Student Managed Investment Fund Program. It is "real money in real time," said Leo Chen, the new director of the program at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.
Student Spotlight: Nicole Perone, Graduating in December, But Not Your Typical Undergraduate
Majoring in Marketing
August 16, 2017 For some 20 years, Nicci Perone's path was her own. She started, built up and ran Bella Studios and Bella Coatings. She hand-painted signs – even billboards – and then expanded into custom painting, decorative finishing and specialty plaster work on high-end homes and businesses.
USF to Host Seventh Annual Executive DBA Council Conference; Hundreds From Around
the World Expected to Attend
August 11, 2017 The Executive Doctor of Business Administration Council's Engaged Management Scholarship Conference, which draws scholarly practitioners from around the world, is set to take place here on the University of South Florida campus from Sept. 6-10.
Alumni Spotlight: Shivam Patel Is Part of a Growing Trend: Recent Grads in the Workplace
Creating Scholarships for Deserving Students
August 10, 2017 Patel's first scholarship was awarded last year to Luis Duque, now is a social media analyst with the Bank of America, after graduating earlier this year from the business analytics and information systems program. He has not had an easy road in his young life. A couple of years ago, he found himself taking college courses while homeless and sleeping in his car.
Student Spotlight: Pallavi Gopee paves the way for students of diverse backgrounds
at the Muma College of Business
August 9, 2017 No challenge goes unconquered by Pallavi Gopee. Whether it's the hurdle of moving to a new country, becoming a college student or adjusting to a new culture, this business administration major has overcome each of them, one by one, making them chapters in her book on how to succeed.
Beta Alpha Psi Accounting Chapter Wins Impressive Award at National Conference in
August 7, 2017 The University of South Florida's Beta Alpha Psi chapter was one of 11 chapters worldwide to be recognized as a prestigious Gold Chapter and one of only two chapters to have received the award each year since the award's inception nine years ago.
A new look at outsourcing your marketing rights - SportsBusiness Journal
August 7, 2017 The first notable instance of a professional sports organization providing sponsorship sales and consulting services to a college athletic program occurred in 2001 when Fenway Sports Group agreed to represent Boston College and assume control of the marketing rights related to athletics.
Student Spotlight: Alexis Drees Makes Her Mark at the Muma College of Business and
in Hong Kong
August 4, 2017 Alexis Drees is wasting no time becoming a citizen of the world, a businesswoman on the cutting edge of international finance and product innovation. And she hasn't even graduated yet.
Tokens, Vaults, Ties and Taxes - Bloomberg
July 26, 2017 Here is a paper by Donald Berndt, Saurav Chakraborty and James McCart of the University of South Florida and David Boogers of FinaMetrics.com on "Using Agent-Based Modeling to Assess Liquidity Mismatch in Open-End Bond Funds." They run agent-based simulations for a bond-market shock with various levels of mutual-fund ownership.
USF's Sport & Entertainment Management Program Ranked Among the Top 20 on the Planet
by SportBusiness International
July 24, 2017 The 5-year-old Muma College of Business program, which boasts a near 100 percent placement rate within three months of graduation, ranked No. 19 on the list which included public and private universities.
Jerry Jones' vision of game-day hospitality is the stuff of Legends - Dallas News
July 20, 2017 "Jerry Jones is a person who's always thought 'I can do better,'" said Will Sutton, a sports marketing professor at the University of South Florida. "He's done it with stadium design. He's done it with stadium amenities, stadium pricing and stadium marketing. Now he's doing it with other people's stadiums."
Marketing Students Researching Habitat for Humanity Supply-Chain Procedures
July 14, 2017 Ten University of South Florida marketing students are researching ways to improve how Habitat for Humanity does business.
Information Systems and Decision Sciences Department Research Productivity Receives
July 11, 2017 The Information Systems and Decision Sciences department with the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business was ranked No 30 in business school research rankings compiled by the University of Texas at Dallas.
Dreaded Statistics Class: Because It's Challenging Doesn't Mean It Has To Be Hard
July 7, 2017 There are students – a few – who actually relish the chance to enroll in a business statistics class. They enjoy the cold comfort of hard-and-fast numbers, how those integers relate to one another and the clarity they possess when fully understood.
Alumni Spotlight: Ishrain Hussain Crashes Through Cultural, Professional Barriers
July 6, 2017 A simple note on the Facebook page of University of South Florida alumna Ishrain Hussain appeared at midnight on June 12: "Moved to Penang, Malaysia."
Looking for Professional Status in All the Wrong Places - Journal of Financial Planning
June 30, 2017 University programs are the future of the profession for satisfying the demand for financial planners in both quantity and quality.
Innovation Fusion showcases local talent, global diversity in Tampa - 83 Degrees
June 24, 2017 The Tampa Bay Area's growing innovation culture may not be as well known as those in some other cities, but it has the talent, ideas and raw materials to succeed like none other, says Tampa Bay Lightning Owner Jeff Vinik.
Moving Up After Moving Out: Getting Promoted in the Real Business World
June 12, 2017 As the dean of a thriving business college in a metropolitan area teeming with business-related job opportunities, the biggest part of my responsibility to students is assuring their success, both in the classroom and later on in their professional careers.
Digital Marketing Certificate Program Uses Seasoned Experts, Marketing Instructors
to Teach Professionals
June 8, 2017 Professional marketers and managers attended a digital marketing certificate program at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business last week, learning how to maximize their marketing efforts through cutting-edge technology.
Breakfast with a CIO Reveals Great Things Happening in the Business IT Field; Horizons
Expanding, Fresh Ideas Sought
June 7, 2017 The world of information systems is booming right now, with new advances bringing challenging – and plentiful – job opportunities for those entering the field, according to speakers at the annual Breakfast with a CIO, sponsored by the Muma College of Business Information Systems and Decision Sciences department this week.
Analysts With Industry Experience Might Be Better Watchdogs - Wall Street Journal
June 4, 2017 Study finds evidence that such analysts are more likely to challenge CEOs and earnings manipulation
Muma College of Business Marketing Department Plans To Offer a New Major, Supply-Chain
Management, by 2019
June 1, 2017 Supply-chain management currently is offered as a concentration in the bachelor's and master's degrees in marketing and in the MBA program. If the new degree is approved, it likely would be the first time in Florida that business students can obtain a bachelor's degree in supply-chain management.
Hackers at the Gate: We Can Turn the Tide Against the Threat to Our Connectivity - BizEd
May 29, 2017 We are facing a threat to our way of life that doesn't include mushroom clouds or troops massing on beachheads. This threat doesn't pit armadas of missiles lobbed over oceans heading toward unsuspecting cities.
Alumni Spotlight: Daniel Labossiere, USF Business Graduate, Entreprenuer, Authors
a Book About His Life
May 26, 2017 When Daniel Labossiere emigrated from Haiti during the repressive François "Papa Doc" Duvalier era, his new home in the United States was not quite what he had expected. It was difficult. And hateful.
ISDS Offers Innovative Programs to Help Pay Tuition and Costs of Certification Exams
May 24, 2017 An outreach program offered through the Muma College of Business' Information Systems and Decision Sciences department to teach technical skills to disadvantaged youths is taking place this summer with the hopes those students will be hired by the businesses that help support the federally funded program.
New USF Program Hopes To Turn Out Next Generation Of Financial Planners - WUSF
May 23, 2017 Before coming to work at the University of South Florida, Dr. Laura Mattia was a personal financial planner, with her own firm in New York State.
Wheelchair-bound Man with FA Walks Across USF Graduation Stage, Inspiring All - Friedreich's Ataxia News
May 19, 2017 As a kid growing up in Seattle, Sam Bridgman lived and dreamed sports. An avid Seahawks fan, he loved football, baseball, hockey, soccer, skiing and boxing. In fact, world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali was his idol, and "Impossible is Nothing" his mantra.
Hundreds Attend USF Accounting Circle Conference, Hear About Leadership, Cybersecurity,
May 18, 2017 What do accountants and Navy SEALs have in common? Most would say not much. Accountants sit in safe, climate-controlled offices in front of computers full of numbers. SEALs generally spend thousands of hours in grueling training suffering through all kinds of weather for the chance to take part in a mission that involves all-out warfare.
Information Systems Professor's Research on Stock Market Dynamics Says Market Make-Up
Could Spell Trouble
May 18, 2017 "Considering its current evolution, the bond market ranks fairly high on the list of potential risks to financial stability," said USF Muma College of Business professor and lead researcher Don Berndt, "prompting regulators and industry participants to question its resilience under stress."
College student rises from wheelchair to walk at his graduation - Today
May 12, 2017 A University of South Florida graduate student with a progressive disease that limits mobility received thunderous applause when he walked across the stage to receive his MBA.
[Video] Wheelchair-Bound Graduate Stuns Spectators By Walking Onstage To Receive His
Scroll - Malaysian Digest
May 12, 2017 Graduation day is always special. It marks the culmination of all your efforts, the proof that your sweat, blood and tears during all those years are finally worth it.
Como no puede oír, los compañeros de este hombre le sorprendieron con el cumpleaños
feliz en señas - Univision
May 12, 2017 Los empleados de un restaurante en Lawton, Oklahoma, sorprendieron a su compañero con discapacidad auditiva con una interpretación de "Feliz Cumpleaños" en señas.
This guy lived up to his motto "impossible is nothing" when he left his wheelchair
to walk at graduation - Buzzfeed News
May 11, 2017
In video: Wheelchair-bound student walks to collect diploma - Daily Mail
May 11, 2017 Sam Bridgman lives with Friedreich´s ataxia. It is a life-shortening disease that causes loss of coordination from the toes to the fingertips. But Sam rose from his wheelchair to walk across the stage at the University of South Florida and receive two master´s degrees from the USF Muma College of Business.
This wheelchair-bound student walking to collect his Masters degrees is the most inspiring
thing you'll see all day - The Irish News
May 11, 2017 "Inspirational" is a word that is used altogether too often, but it couldn't be more perfect when used to describe student Sam Bridgman.
Why restaurants dim the lights - The Franklin News-Post
May 10, 2017 "Lighting can set the mood in your restaurant, creating a soothing ambience that encourages customers to linger or a vibrant atmosphere that helps turn tables," the advice reads.
A USF professor was featured during Jimmy Fallon's 'Tonight Show' opening - Tampa Bay Times
May 10, 2017 Tuesday, Fallon told his crowd, was "National Teacher Day." He asked if there were any teachers in the room, and soon about a dozen audience members were walking down toward the stage. At the end of the pack was Rick Kelso, a beloved instructor in USF's marketing department.
MBA student who uses wheelchair walks across stage at commencement ceremony - ABC News
May 10, 2017 A business school graduate from the University of South Florida took some of the most meaningful steps of his life last Saturday.
MBA student who uses wheelchair walks across stage at commencement ceremony - Yahoo! News
May 10, 2017 Sam Bridgman, 25, who has been in a wheelchair since he was 18 because of a rare genetic condition, challenged himself to walk across the stage to accept his diploma at his college commencement ceremony.
25-year-old University of South Florida MBA graduate Sam Bridgman rises from his wheelchair
to walk across the stage at graduation - Good Morning America
May 10, 2017 Also posted on Twitter and posted on Instagram
Graduate Who Uses Wheelchair Walks Across Stage to Receive His Degree - Inside Edition
May 10, 2017 It was an inspiring sight as a graduate at the University of South Florida stepped out of his wheelchair and walked on stage to accept two masters' degrees Saturday.
Graduate in Wheelchair Walks Across Stage to Receive His Degree - CBS 8
May 10, 2017 It was an inspiring sight as a graduate at the University of South Florida stepped out of his wheelchair and walked on stage to accept two masters' degrees Saturday.
Student Confined To Wheelchair Stands And Walks Across Stage For College Graduation - 98.7 KLUV
May 10, 2017 Sam Bridgman just graduated from the University of South Florida with a master's degree and an MBA from the Muma College of Business Sport & Entertainment Management program. He's been confined to a wheel chair since he was 18 years old due to Friedreich's ataxia.
USF student with rare disease wanted to walk at graduation — then he did it (w/video) - Tampa Bay Times
May 8, 2017 Though Freireich's ataxia, a rare degenerative disorder that began taking over his body at 15, cut short his days as a baseball standout and double black diamond skier, he hoped to remain active in sports with a degree in sports and entertainment management.
G.J. de Vreede's Research Publications, Citations Ranked Among the Top in the Nation
May 5, 2017 Gert-Jan de Vreede was named the top management information systems scholar from USF on a list that measures research productivity and citations of their work.
Student Spotlight: Kaitlyn Franza's Love For Business Develops Skills in the Dean's
May 5, 2017 Kaitlyn Franza, now one of the faces of the Muma College of Business Dean's Suite with her engaging smile and gregarious manner, might never have come here had it not been for a chance visit to the Bulls Business Community open house during her senior year in high school.
USF To Award More Than 6,000 Degrees - WUSF
May 5, 2017 Almost 6,500 students from across the University of South Florida System will receive their degrees this weekend during nine ceremonies in the school's 111th commencement convocation.
ISDS' Alan Hevner Named Distinguished University Professor by Provost's Office
May 4, 2017 Alan R. Hevner, an Eminent Scholar in the Information Systems Decision Sciences Department, has one more esteemed title to add to his curriculum vita: Distinguished University Professor.
Student Mentors Recruited to Help Classmates Struggling in Principles of Finance Class
May 4, 2017 Cold, hard data collected from a challenging online prerequisite finance course has revealed an unlikely variable that dramatically impacts student success: Humans.
Special USF grad: 'I'm always moving forward' - Daily News Links
May 3, 2017 A USF scholar, who's sure to a wheelchair, plans to stroll throughout the stage to get his graduate levels this weekend.
Special USF grad: 'I'm always moving forward' - Bay News 9
May 3, 2017 A USF student, who is bound to a wheelchair, plans to walk across the stage to get his graduate degrees this weekend.
Muma College of Business Grad Student Sam Bridgman Will Bring His Own Brand Of Inspiration
May 2, 2017 Of the thousands of mortarboard-and-robe-clad graduates crossing the University of South Florida Sun Dome stage this weekend to receive their diplomas, Sam Bridgman's steps may be the most poignant.
Muma Trading Challenge 2017 Winner: Matthew Henricksson, Finance PhD Student
May 2, 2017 The gavel has fallen and the financial dust has settled on the 2017 version of the Muma Trading Challenge. Emerging at the top of the heap was Matthew Henricksson, a first-year finance PhD student who made more than $300,000 in virtual cash in three months.
USF to battle financial illiteracy - Fox 13
May 1, 2017 It's a younger generation that's diverse and highly educated. But when it comes to money matters, they could apparently use some advice.
International Business Symposium 2017 Features Commerce Experts
April 27, 2017 The sea on which global commerce sails is no longer calm. Political divisions and economic differences are churning up those waters and the course set by international companies and traders is now beset by hurricanes and typhoons.
Center for Entrepreneurship's Educational Programs Are Among the Best in the World,
April 26, 2017 The University of South Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship, recently ranked No. 10 in the nation for the quality of its curriculum, today was named among top 35 programs on the planet.
Is baseball too slow? The battle lines are drawn -- and MLB is taking a side - ESPN
April 26, 2017 Art Nelson knows that up the New Jersey Turnpike on Park Avenue, Major League Baseball's deepest thinkers are hard at work trying to solve maybe the hottest topic on commissioner Rob Manfred's to-do list: pace of game.
It's Official: The Big Screen in the Atrium Is Now Known as the Richard A. Corbett
April 26, 2017 Though the new Muma College of Business digital wall has been up and dry-running for several weeks, the man who paid for it hadn't seen it. He hadn't seen the content created just for the high-resolution wall; the faculty, alumni and student spotlights; the social media feeds or the four cable channels broadcasting simultaneously on half the screen.
Small Business Development Center at USF Offers Cybersecurity Tips for Small Businesses
April 24, 2017 As if you don't have enough to think about while running your own business – ever increasing competition for customers and employees, managing bills and cash flow, learning the ins and outs of social media marketing and which human resource laws apply to you – along comes cybersecurity and data breaches.
USF unveils a degree for financial planners - News Chief
April 21, 2017 Surveys seem to come out by the boatload and all say essentially the same thing. Too many people know diddly about money, investing, insurance, how to save, how to spend or borrow wisely, or how to prepare for retirement.
Citi Executive Gregg Morton Leads Global Banking Boot Camp
April 20, 2017 As boot camps go, this one was pretty relaxed. There was no obstacle courses, no bellowing drill sergeants and no 10-mile runs in the rain with full gear.
USF to offer new personal financial planning degree - 83 Degrees Media
April 18, 2017 The University of South Florida will be offering a new bachelor's degree program next fall to meet a growing demand for personal financial planners, who help people manage their retirement accounts.
Rob Hammond: First to Defend his Dissertation in the Muma College of Business Doctor
of Business Administration program
April 17, 2017 Rob Hammond enrolled in the Muma College of Business' Doctor of Business Administration program because he wanted to research and revolutionize the way sales teams do their jobs.
You might be a successful organization if you have these traits - SportsBusiness Journal
April 17, 2017 I 'm using Jeff Foxworthy as my inspiration for this month's column. Foxworthy, famous for his "You might be a Redneck if" humor, was able to paint a picture that everyone could visualize and comprehend. I hope I'm able to do the same. Enjoy!
Want to be a personal financial planner? USF unveils a degree to help fill talent
pipeline - Tampa Bay Times
April 14, 2017 Surveys seem to come out by the boatload and all say essentially the same thing. Too many people know diddly about money, investing, insurance, how to save, how to spend or borrow wisely, or how to prepare for retirement.
College chases lucrative field for new major - Business Observer
April 14, 2017 The University of South Florida's Muma College of Business is introducing a new major in personal financial planning.
Troy Taylor Talks Coca-Cola Bottling, Distributing at Conversation With A CEO
April 13, 2017 Coca-Cola bottler and distributor Troy Taylor kept the room full of business leaders, USF alumni and faculty engaged during an hour-and-a-half chat Thursday morning.
Rick Linger Presented Invited Lectures on Software Behavior Computation - Lenvio
April 13, 2017 Rick Linger, Lenvio CTO, recently presented invited lectures on software behavior computation to classes in the graduate programs at the Muma College of Business, University of South Florida, located in Tampa, Florida.
RIAs zero in on golden goose of client prospecting: entrepreneurs - InvestmentNews
April 13, 2017 Advisers who like risk-tolerant, type-A clients are a fit with entrepreneurs
Nineteen Entrepreneurs Pitch Ideas at the Frank and Ellen Daveler Pitch Competition
Over the Weekend
April 11, 2017 The Muma College of Business this weekend was flush with young entrepreneurs who pitched their unique ideas for recognition and awards at the Frank and Ellen Daveler Pitch Competition.
2017's Best Places to Celebrate Easter - WalletHub
April 11, 2017 You know it's Easter when grocery stores devote special aisles to chocolate bunnies and marshmallow peeps while the dairy section is perpetually depleted of eggs.
2017 Tax Facts Infographic - WalletHub
April 10, 2017 No one likes Tax Day, except for accountants and Uncle Sam. In fact, disdain for filling out forms and forking over funds to the government drives many of us to contemplate some pretty kooky alternatives.
Steve Freedman, USF Alumnus and Office Furniture Magnate, is this Month's Guest at
the EMBA's Distinguished Speaker Series
April 7, 2017 Freedman, a 1980 graduate of the University of South Florida business college, stopped by to chat with executive MBA students last week as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series. He talked about his career, which, he said, literally started with $200 in graduation cash (he earned a bachelor's degree in finance) and a Sears' credit card that, in those days, was mailed out to every college graduate.
As National Recognition of Graduate Programs Grows, Muma College of Business Offers
New, Innovative Options
April 7, 2017 As the national academic rankings roll out year after year, more and more attention is being paid to the University of South Florida's graduate business degrees, including the most recent designation of the part-time MBA program moving up in the rankings, placing No. 56 in the nation among public universities.
Graduate Business Association to Host Dinner Around the World for International, Domestic
April 6, 2017 Part of the appeal of the University of South Florida campus is its international flavor. Some 5,000 international students are enrolled here, along with 200 research scholars. Combined, they represent more than 145 countries.
Faceless of the Game: Where have all the MLB superstars gone? - ESPN
April 5, 2017 How many active major leaguers rank among America's 50 favorite pro athletes? Twenty? Ten? Five? Try zero. Baseball has a marketing problem it must solve -- fast.
Capitalizing on Internet Sensations - WTSP News
April 5, 2017 USF marketing professor Robert Hooker says there's a reason this makes people spend their hard earned dollars, and once the calf is born... even more opportunities.
Hooper: Malls are more than retail centers - Tampa Bay Times
April 5, 2017 I'm worried about what we lose if malls disappear, and I'm not talking about big sales and free food court chicken.
Real-time Tampa communications company automates business operations - 83 Degrees Media
April 4, 2017 Software companies usually offer free trials that attract potential users of their software to their websites. But if that software is not really easy to use, the potential customers move on to other websites.
USF forum tackles online data and privacy concerns - Fox 13
April 4, 2017 By now, most people have looked at something on Amazon, and then been bombarded by ads for that item on other websites.
Hundreds Attend the Florida Business Analytics Forum to Hear the Latest Developments
in Data Collection, Analytics and Creativity
April 4, 2017 The mantra that data never sleeps was hammered home during the inaugural Florida Business Analytics Forum at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business on Tuesday.
New Major in Personal Financial Planning to be Offered in the Fall
March 31, 2017 With the number of qualified financial advisors dwindling – and with the government poised to impose tighter regulations on the profession – the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business is moving forward with a plan to offer a new major in personal financial planning.
USF Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference Attracts Hundreds; Features Speakers,
Panelists from Across the Nation
March 30, 2017 The two-day conference, held in the USF Alumni Center, featured speakers and panel discussions of the latest trends in the rapidly evolving field were discussed during the two-day conference along with the growing importance of analytics.
New Online MBA Program Offers a Chance for Working Professionals to Get Their Graduate
Degree On Their Own Time
March 30, 2017 A new online MBA program that can enhance careers, boost salaries and make graduates the envy of all their bachelor's degree-holding friends begins this fall at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business and two informational sessions held over the next couple of weeks are scheduled to illuminate the benefits of the new online degree.
2017's Most & Least Financially Literate States - WalletHub
March 29, 2017 The issue of widespread financial illiteracy garnered significant attention in the aftermath of the Great Recession. The housing-market collapse and ensuing financial crisis served as a stark reminder of our societal obsession with debt as well as the dangers of fingertip financial access in the hands of under-informed consumers.
Alumni Spotlight: For Muma College of Business MBA Grad Linda Civitillo, The Road
to Success Was Long and Winding
March 24, 2017 Business and marketing is and always has been in Linda Civitillo's blood, but after earning an Executive MBA from the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business – at the ripe young age of 43 – she is focused and her career is soaring.
Muma College of Business to Offer New Master's Degree Designed for Working Professionals
March 24, 2017 Most working IT professionals would relish the chance to earn a post-graduate degree, but the problem with this: They are working professionals.
SBDC at USF Celebrates Its Own Day With Mayoral Proclamation
March 23, 2017 Business has changed dramatically over the last 37 years and America's Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has been there throughout. Since 1980, SBDCs—the nation's largest business assistance network—have helped aspiring and emerging small business owners achieve the American dream of entrepreneurship.
USF hosts third annual Sports and Entertainment Analytics Conference - The Oracle
March 22, 2017 From tracking where fans stop in a stadium to better locate potential spots for stores and restaurants to tracking probabilities of a game to develop innovative strategies, analytics have become an integral part of today's sports and entertainment industry.
Brand builder - Business Observer
March 17, 2017 Dennis Adamovich has built an impressive career in marketing by understanding his audience.
Muma College of Business Part-Time MBA Program Moves Up in National Rankings, Places
at No. 56 Among Public Universities
March 14, 2017 The part-time MBA program at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business jumped 10 points in national rankings from a year ago, cracking the top 100 for the first time and placing the program in the top third of U.S. universities, according to the U.S. News and World Report, which released the rankings Tuesday.
Hundreds Attend the Celebration of Free Enterprise Event Wednesday Honoring Sports,
Hospitality, Entertainment Magnate Sheila Johnson
March 9, 2017 Sheila Johnson, whose grace belies her hard-nosed business style, told a room full of high achievers that her career as a determined woman of firsts would not have happened without flexibility, tenacity and a knack for negotiation.
Speaker Of Sweden's Parliament Shares Thoughts With USF Students - WUSF News
March 7, 2017 A boardroom in the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business may be the last place you expect a leader of a European country to turn up – but that's been the case twice in the last four months.
Troy Taylor, CEO of Coca-Cola Florida, to be the Next Guest at April's Conversation
with a CEO
March 6, 2017 Though he is chairman and CEO of the largest Coca-Cola bottler and distributor in Florida – and among the top five in the nation – Troy Taylor says it's the little things, like relentlessly following the dream and building and maintaining relationships that make him a success.
Like a bull - Business Observer
March 3, 2017 Dez Williams came up with the idea for his watermelon juice company, Aquamelon, after he trained with friends for a 12.5-mile Tough Mudder obstacle course. They would go home and devour a watermelon after training, finding the juice refreshing after a long workout.
Muma College of Business in the Fall to Offer a New Major: Personal Financial Planning
March 3, 2017 With the number of qualified financial advisors dwindling – and with the government poised to possibly impose tighter restrictions on the profession – the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business is moving forward with a plan to offer a new major in personal financial planning.
Hackers Use Facebook Quizzes to Steal Personal Info - NBC News
March 3, 2017 Security experts warn that hackers often use Facebook quizzes to access your personal information. WFLA's Lindsey Mastis reports.
SBDC Cautions Small Businesses About Cybersecurity; Offers Protection Tips
March 2, 2017 Cybersecurity is a big scary unknown term to most small-business owners, but it is an issue that could cost them embarrassment, legal entanglements and significant amounts of money.
Intercollegiate Case Competition Featured Fake News, Other Vexing Issues at JobDiva
March 1, 2017 The grueling 24-hour Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition, hosted this weekend by the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business, featured a study of a New York business vexed by fake news, retention of potential customers and pricing issues.
Improv Night for Business Freshmen Proves to Boost Interview, Communication Skills
February 28, 2017 The group of mostly freshmen business students stand around a large room at the Juniper Poplar Hall dormitory on a recent evening, giggling, getting to know each other a little bit.
Muma prof: Businesses Rather than Government Will Save Us from Climate Change
February 27, 2017 In the face of global climate change, which brings with it the threat of catastrophic rising sea levels, extreme weather patterns and perhaps a crunch on water resources, there is some hope: A proliferation of businesses poised to lead the world out of the predicted end of days.
Muma Profs Travel the World, Bring Back Global Perspectives
February 23, 2017 Some professors with the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business may seem to be skipping class lately, but they have pretty good excuses.
Workshop for Accounting Majors at the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy Draws a
Special Guest: Lynn Pippenger
February 18, 2017 The Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy in the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business celebrated a notable anniversary on Friday: It was two years ago to the day that Lynn Pippenger's name went up on the wall, thanks to a $10 million naming gift.
Students Who Are Good With Numbers Urged to Major in Accounting
February 17, 2017 If you want to make a career out of business but you're not sure what field to focus on, accounting just might be for you. That was the theme delivered to just over 100 students, many of whom were still in high school, attending the Accounting Preview Day at the University of South Florida's Marshall Center.
Students, Professionals Gather at the Muma College of Business To Take a Third-Party
Risk Management Certification Course
February 16, 2017 About 75 people, many University of South Florida students, are attending a three-day, third-party risk management certification course held in the Muma College of Business, learning how to protect clients who use other companies to perform some regular business functions.
Dennis Adamovich, USF alumnus and CEO of the College Football Hall of Fame, Talks
Career, Marketing Strategies at Conversations with a CEO
February 15, 2017 With football season coming to an abrupt end during overtime at Super Bowl LI, Dennis Adamovich, the uber-busy CEO of the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in Atlanta, found a moment to take a breath. So, what did he did he do with his free time?
Generous Naming Gift Results in a Name Change for the Doctor of Business Administration
offices, Now Known as the Mohamad Ali Hasbini DBA Suite
February 13, 2017 The University of South Florida is the Hasbini family's home away from home. Both Mohamad Ali Hasbini, his wife, Sawsan, have earned degrees here and their three children either have USF degrees or are currently taking classes.
What are the best business credit cards for a new business?
February 3, 2017
Credit cards provide the best mix of flexibility and low transaction costs. - Sean Lux
Credit cards are great for managing working capital and cash flow needs, but not for major purchases that you cannot afford to pay off. - Laura Mattia
Muma College of Business to host the Florida Business Analytics Forum in April; Hundreds
expected to attend
February 1, 2017 Cutting edge business and corporate leaders know this: Data never sleeps. In fact, it grows exponentially with Internet browsing and purchasing, social media engagement, GPS traffic and health and business transactions that generate massive amounts of data; data that can be mined and used to make strategic decisions that move the bottom line.
Muma College of Business' Brightest Students Treated to Dinner, Pep Talks
January 31, 2017 Dozens of the brightest and most motivated freshmen at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business were treated recently to dinner and inspiring speeches; talks telling them they are special because of their high grade-point averages and urging them to stay in college even when times are difficult.
Student teams a win-win-win for businesses, students and Florida SBDC network
January 30, 2017 The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida working with professors on campus have come up with an innovative concept that helps students, the center and involved businesses.
Philicia Douglas, Group Sales Account Executive, Miami Dolphins - TeamWorkOnlineMedia
January 25, 2017 Philicia's advice is to go to grad school.
Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition Coming Up in February
January 25, 2017 The Florida Intercollegiate Case Competition (FICC), hosted by the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business, is soon approaching and the field is expected to be full.
Alumnus Spotlight: Mustafa Sagun's Career Has Been an Upward Spiral Since Earning
a Doctorate at USF 23 Years Ago
January 25, 2017 From those long-ago days of teaching undergraduate business courses at the University of South Florida while he worked toward a doctorate in finance, Mustafa Sagun has proven his worth many times over.
Info Systems Professor Donald Berndt Lands Externship with the Treasury Department
January 25, 2017 Just as Muma College of Business marketing professor Mike Mondello returns to class from his Tampa Bay Rays externship – in the front office, not in centerfield – a second professor is getting ready to take his turn in the real world.
USF Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference Slated for March 29-30
January 24, 2017 The technical side of sports and entertainment marketing takes center stage at the Annual University of South Florida Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference in March.
Finance Professor Dan Bradley receives a Fulbright Core Scholarship; Heading to Portugal
January 23, 2017 Dan Bradley, a professor of finance in the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business, was awarded a Fulbright scholarship in January and becomes the fourth Muma business professor since 2015 to be honored with the prestigious Fulbright core scholarship and the fifth to be recognized by the auspicious program.
Muma College of Business Students Excel at Hackathon Challenge
January 19, 2017 Competition was fierce among 20 enterprising University of South Florida students who wrapped themselves up with chatbots over the weekend, competing for a cash prizes in a Jabil-sponsored Hackathon.
UA faculty weighs whether to stay in sports bloc - Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
January 19, 2017 Faculty members from the University of Arkansas helped found the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics, creating an organization that since 2002 has given professors at universities a voice on issues relating to college sports.
Sheila Johnson, Hospitality and Entertainment mogul, to be Honored at Celebration
of Free Enterprise fundraiser
January 13, 2017 Sheila Johnson, CEO of Salamander Hotels & Resorts and the first woman to own or be an ownership partner in three professional sports teams, is this year's honoree at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business Celebration of Free Enterprise, scheduled for March in downtown Tampa.
SBDC Offers Advice for Companies Looking to Win Government Contracts
January 13, 2017 The Florida Small Business Development Center at University of South Florida helped business owners reap some $65.5 million in government contracts in 2015, the most recent state statistics available.
Muma Donor to Create a Tampa Think Tank Dealing with South American Trade Issues
January 13, 2017 The best way to create groundbreaking pro-trade polices involving the burgeoning markets in Latin America is by taking little steps, at least at first, said E.J. Otero, CEO and chairman of the board of the Course of Action Foundation.
How to Connect With Students in Your Online Classes - AICPA
January 10, 2017 Online classes have become popular, and with good reason. They enable students who work outside of school or have full schedules to attend class on their own time. However, teaching an online class has its challenges. Online, students can't see or talk to their classmates or the instructor.
Center for Entrepreneurship: Here are Some Success Stories - USF Center for Entrepreneurship
January 10, 2017 To recognize the center and its remarkable work, here are profiles of 10 graduates who have used what they learned and lit out on their own to create their own thriving entrepreneurship opportunities.
2017 Summer Program for Business Students in Florence, Italy
January 9, 2017 The Muma College of Business and USF World are sponsoring its 2017 six week Summer Program in the birthplace of the Renaissance - beautiful Florence, Italy.
Victor Poirier, developer, financer and marketer for the first artificial heart talks
to Executive MBA class
January 6, 2017 You may wonder why a master of mechanical engineering who built the first artificial heart was called upon to talk to an Executive MBA class, but there's more to Victor Poirier than just that life-changing invention.
Dennis Adamovich, CEO of the College Football Hall of Fame, will be the next guest
at the Conversation with a CEO series
January 6, 2017 Dennis Adamovich, CEO of the College Football Hall of Fame and Chick-fil-A Fan Experience in downtown Atlanta, returned to his old school Friday as a side trip to his real Tampa purpose: attending the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama and Clemson on Monday night at Raymond James Stadium.
Advisors Debate the Need for DOL Rule - Financial Advisor IQ
December 29, 2016 This article is a summary of a two-part series exploring advisor views on the DOL rule, after the November 9 presidential election result.
Muma College of Business Professors, Students Take Top Honors at WITS 2016 Conference
December 21, 2016 A pair of University of South Florida Muma College of Business professors won prestigious awards at the annual Workshop on Information Technology and Systems conference.
Do This With Your Finger To Make Healthier Food Choices - Men's Health
December 20, 2016 Making the healthy snacking choice might be as simple as flicking a switch: You're more likely to choose healthy foods in a brightly lit room than in a dim one, a new study in the Journal of Marketing Research suggests.
Jabil Circuit is Sponsoring a Hackathon Focusing on Chatbots at USF's Muma College
of Business on Jan. 14.
December 16, 2016 With the national narrative focusing on the computer hacking of political campaigns, you might raise an eyebrow to find out USF is hosting a hackathon in January.
S. Korean baseball teams should become more fan-centric: U.S. expert - Yonhap News Agency
December 14, 2016 South Korean professional baseball teams should strive to become more "fan-centric" to enjoy sustained success at the gates, a U.S. sports marketing expert said Wednesday.
Consider Business Schools That Provide Work Experience - U.S. News & World Report
December 12, 2016 Work-based MBA programs help students learn how to think like executives, experts say.
United Airlines to charge some customers for overhead bin space - News Channel 8
December 8, 2016 United Airlines will soon start charging some its customers to use overhead bins on its planes. Beginning next year, travelers who buy United's cheapest tickets won't get to use the overhead bin.
USF Business Grad Does Good: Rich Martino, VP of Mondelēz, Returns to Address MBA
December 6, 2016 Rich Martino still carries the swagger of a kid growing up in the Bronx, but it's softened a bit by a move to Florida with his family three decades ago to care for an ailing grandfather in New Port Richey.
USF Muma College of Business Holiday Greeting 2016
December 5, 2016 We wish our entire USF Muma College of Business family - students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, volunteers, and friends - a very happy holiday season. We had a great time creating this special holiday video greeting for you.
Tech giant - Business Observer
December 2, 2016 As CEO of a company that does $26.4 billion in annual sales, Bob Dutkowsky says his family is what keeps him grounded, reminding him he's just like everybody else.
CBIZ MHM Gift Creates a Teaching Fellowship in the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
December 2, 2016 CBIZ MHM, a Top 10 accounting and professional business services provider, has given a gift to the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business that will keep on giving for years to come.
Hundreds of local high school students attend USF's Big Data Day
December 2, 2016 Hundreds of students from nine Hillsborough County high schools spilled into the University of South Florida this week to participate in the Muma College of Business Big Data Days.
Michael Duke, Retired Wal-Mart CEO, Pops in on Business Research Class
November 30, 2016 A classroom of business research students presenting their projects this week were treated to a special guest: Michael Duke, who, before retiring two years ago, ran the worldwide operations of Wal-Mart.
Tipping Well Because of Good Service? Study Shows There's More to it Than That
November 30, 2016 According to a recently published article co-authored by a University of South Florida professor, the little billfold that contains your tab at the end of your meal may have more to do with how much you plunk down in a gratuity than you ever realized.
No-Cost Online Coding Program for USF Students - WFTS Tampa Bay
November 29, 2016 Something USF students should take advantage of tonight: a free online program and the opportunity to attend a coding boot camp. They are providing this service. Students and alumni interested in coding can enroll in the course.
Students learn how to pitch products in a "Shark Tank" format
November 28, 2016 How to sell products is the stuff of Carol Osborne's marketing class and she uses a "Shark Tank" team of student inquisitors posing as investors to poke holes in the pitches and rattle the pitchers.
How Fox Sports uses college students for an R&D lab - Digiday
November 22, 2016 Earlier this year, students from the University of South Florida's sports management program were tasked with developing a multiplatform marketing strategy to get people to watch Tampa Bay Rays games on the Fox Sports Go mobile video app.
USF Center for Entrepreneurship Ranked Tops in the Southeast, 10th in the Nation - The Bradenton Times
November 21, 2016 The University of South Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship has the best graduate program in the southeast and is ranked No. 10 in the nation, according to new rankings released this week by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.
Hernando County residents encouraged to spend locally on Shop Small Saturday - Tampa Bay Times
November 21, 2016 Local business leaders are urging consumers to save some dollars for Shop Small Saturday, which targets shoppers who might be jumping into frenzied holiday gift-buying on Black Friday at area malls.
USF Center for Entrepreneurship ranks alongside Harvard - whoistampabay.com
November 20, 2016 The University of South Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship has the best graduate program in the Southeast and is ranked No. 10 in the nation by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.
USF Graduate Business Program Named Number One in Southeast - Fox WTVT
November 19, 2016 Some good news for the University of South Florida. Their business program has been named the number one graduate program in the southeast by Entrepreneur magazine.
USF Center for Entrepreneurship ranks alongside Harvard for graduate program - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 18, 2016 Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review also ranked USF's Center for Entrepreneurship No. 10 in the U.S.
USF Grad and Top-Tier Exec Rich Martino to Speak to MBA students on Dec. 5
November 17, 2016 Rich Martino, a University of South Florida business grad, who now is a top executive with one of the largest companies on the planet, is returning to his old school to talk to an MBA class.
Bob Dutkowsky - Conversations with a CEO
November 17, 2016 When Bob Dutkowsky enrolled in Cornell University, he had only one priority: to pitch for the Ivy League school's baseball team.
Students Recommend Stocks to Increase Their Managed Investment Fund
November 17, 2016 The well-prepared pitches of stocks delivered students in the Applied Security Analysis class to a roomful of real-life financial advisors and brokers did not go easily. It was a difficult room, as the professionals picked apart the proposals in language that only those in the world of finance can understand.
Anthropology and Marketing: A Marriage Made in Muma College of Business
November 17, 2016 At first blush, the comingling of anthropology and marketing in a single course would seem to be a head scratcher; kind of like blending classes of partial differential equations and dodge ball. But beneath the surface, researchers are discovering, the disciplines of anthropology and the business of marketing really have a lot in common and are mutually beneficial.
USF Center for Entrepreneurship Ranked Best in the Southeast, 10th in the Nation
November 16, 2016 The University of South Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship has the best graduate program in the Southeast and is ranked No. 10 in the nation by Entrepreneur magazine and The Princeton Review.
Tampa Bay's entrepreneurial ecosystem? It's still young and could use a boost, new
study says - Tampa Bay Times
November 16, 2016 Professor Diana Hechavarria teaches entrepreneurship at the University of South Florida and is part of the academic team behind this study. She cited study findings that show Tampa Bay's warm weather and low cost of living are big appeals to entrepreneurs.
2016 Black Friday Freshness Report: Retailers Recycle About 1 in 10 Deals from 2015 - WalletHub
November 15, 2016 Do some Black Friday deals smell stale to you? That's probably because they are. With all the hype around Black Friday, you'd expect retailers to wow their customers with new and better deals when the event rolls around again.
Soft skills are essential to success but hard to find in millennials - SportsBusiness Journal
November 14, 2016 The term "soft skills" is a synonym for what we commonly refer to as "people skills." These can be summarized as personal attributes that indicate a high level of emotional intelligence.
Marketing prof Rob Hooker is the fourth Muma College of Business professor to be named
a Fulbright Scholar in two years
November 14, 2016 Robert Hooker has spent most of his academic life focusing in supply-chain management and now the assistant marketing professor in the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business is taking his expertise to a new level as a Fulbright scholar presenting his research and making connections in Europe.
Tampa panel: How Trump will handle trade, infrastructure and security - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 14, 2016 A former NATO representative and the CEO of a multibillion-dollar manufacturing firm were among the panelists who speculated on how Trump might handle those challenges, during a discussion at the Oxford Exchange hosted by the Florida chapter of the German American Chamber of Commerce of the Southern U.S.
Fake Apps tricking online shoppers - WTSP
November, 11, 2016 "Don't click on anything that is suspicious. Secondly, don't allow automatic installation and make sure you have the latest updates to your software," says Cyber Expert, Dr. Robert Hooker.
November 10, 2016 Students, faculty and staff of the University of South Florida will stay home on Veteran's Day, or they will attend ceremonies and commemorations for those who have served in this nation's military. But not everyone.
EMBA Distinguished Speaker Series
November 4, 2016 If you think a degree in accounting means long days hunkered down in front of a computer gazing over eye-numbing spreadsheets or punching an endless litany of numbers on a calculator, you haven't heard Kimberly Ross' story.
How to boost your buying power this Christmas - WFTS Tampa Bay
November 1, 2016 USF marketing expert Rob Hooker says watch out for the "Black Friday" bait and switch.
TV Viewing Habits May Predict Election Result - The Nevada Sagebrush
November 1, 2016 This year has proven to be difficult for polling, from the unexpected rise of Donald Trump's to an equally unforeseen Brexit. But two college professors may have found a surprising alternative — voter television viewing habits.
Sports can fix society's inequities and bind nation, ex-Lightning executive tells
USF students - Tampa Bay Times
October 27, 2016 The negative headlines coming out of the National Football League are symbolic of the times we live in, a top league executive said Wednesday night during a visit to the University of South Florida.
Lightning franchise never stops building its relationship with Tampa - TBO.com
October 27, 2016 Forgive those who were slow to catch on. Hockey was a sport we didn't know we wanted — not helped by the fact the Bolts didn't spend their early years showing how not to do business. It's easy to forget now how unstable this franchise was.
What Do Our Athletes Really Learn? - Inside Higher Ed
October 26, 2016 Intercollegiate athletics programs, which are only justifiable on our campuses if they can offer significant learning experiences, should be assessed for their educational impact, argues Michael G. Bowen.
Football & Fútbol
October 26, 2016 Fans of football, considered by many to be emblematic of this American culture, and fútbol, what the rest of the world is hooligans about, were treated to some fascinating insider insights from a pair of heavy hitters Wednesday, in the latest installment of a popular and increasingly prominent lecture series put on by University of South Florida's Sport & Entertainment Management Program.
Citi contributes $25,000 for USF's Corporate Mentor Program
October 25, 2016 Citi has contributed $25,000 to the USF's Muma College of Business's Corporate Mentor Program, a program aimed at first generation college students who excel in both leadership and business skills.
Griggs' focus centers on Lightning's next level - SportsBusiness Journal
October 24, 2016 "He talked about wanting to build a world-class organization, like the Green Bay Packers — why couldn't we do that here in Tampa?" Griggs said.
DBA Students Receive International Research Awards
October 19, 2016 USF's Doctor of Business Administration program, debuting just two years ago, but is already building an international reputation for excellence. And its students are garnering research awards early in their academic careers, too.
Business Of Football And Fútbol To Be Discussed At USF - WUSF
October 18, 2016 Executives from the most financially successful U.S. sports league and one of the up-and-coming leagues will speak at the University of South Florida next week.
Citi Contributes $25k for USF's Corporate Mentor Program
October 17, 2016 Citi will provide volunteers and financial support for a program targeting students who are the first in their families to attend college and demonstrate leadership potential.
Graduate Case Competition Yields Innovative Results
October 13, 2016 The non-profit organization Friends of the Riverwalk, which helps attract residents and tourists alike to the area, challenged a select group of Muma College of Business graduate students to devise a plan to improve the Tampa Riverwalk, using real-world partnerships, to bring more visitors to the downtown area.
USF Sport MBA Building Reputation for Job Placement Focus
October 12, 2016 Four years ago, William Sutton made the drive back to Orlando from Tampa. He had been invited to discuss the possibility of upstarting a Sport and Entertainment graduate program at the University of South Florida, being the first of its kind at the school.
USF to Host NFL, MLS Executives for Lectures on Oct. 26 - The Bradenton Times
October 11, 2016 Two influential, national leaders in the professional sports industry - the chief operating officer of the National Football League and the commissioner of Major League Soccer - will discuss their experiences in the business of sports as part of a lecture series on Wednesday, Oct. 26, hosted by USF's Sport & Entertainment Management Program.
Study shows trading cards not far removed from trading stock - Fox 2
October 8, 2016 Now a professor of finance at the University of South Florida, Williams and his colleagues recently used baseball cards to test a market trading strategy called momentum.
Sport and Entertainment Management MBA Lecture Series
October 7, 2016 Executives from the National Football League and Major League Soccer will have a candid conversation about the business of professional sports
Conversation with a CEO: Kenneth Feld
September 30, 2016 In 2014, Forbes opened a story profiling Kenneth Feld by calling him the hardest working man in show business. The son of an entertainer who bought Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus, Feld grew up under the big top and took over the business in the 1980s.
NFL, MLS represented at USF lecture series - Tampa Bay Times
September 30, 2016 Tod Leiweke, COO of the National Football League; and Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber are the featured speakers at the event, sponsored by Fox Sports Florida and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Study shows trading cards not far removed from trading stock - Fox 13
September 23, 2016 A recent study by a USF professor pinpoints similarities between the stock market and the baseball card industry. It shows a common Wall Street investment strategy pays even larger dividends when employed in the sports card market.
Florida SBDC at USF staff win two state business awards
September 22, 2016 Javier Marin, a business consultant and assistant director for the Florida SBDC at University of South Florida, won the Florida SBDC Network State Star Award during the opening day of the ASBDC National Conference in Orlando on Sept. 19.
People On The Move - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 20, 2016 Koehler will teach executives in the former Soviet Union about business next year, thanks to a Fulbright award to Belarus. Koehler, a USF Muma College of Business management professor, will teach in the Executive MBA program at the School of Business at Belarus State University.
Muma Marketing Department Ranked Among Best in the World
September 19, 2016 The Muma College of Business's Marketing Department at the University of South Florida is making great strides toward becoming one of the best in the world, and over the past three years, it has moved much closer toward that goal.
Is a recession looming for Florida and Tampa Bay? - Tampa Bay Times
September 16, 2016 After decades advising banks and other businesses at the center of Tampa Bay's financial community, Tampa securities lawyer Marty Traber is an old hand at reading economic tea leaves. Lately many of those leaves point to a slowdown, if not an outright recession.
Jeff Vinik among those investing $1 million in St. Petersburg startup - Tampa Bay Times
September 12, 2016 A group of startup investors that includes Jeff Vinik is investing $1 million in a St. Petersburg startup founded by a University of South Florida St. Petersburg graduate in entrepreneurship and rising player in local business startup circles.
Half billion available in Sarasota County contracts - Herald-Tribune
September 12, 2016 I was amazed to learn recently that Sarasota County spends half a billion dollars annually on purchasing various products and services.
USF in London
September 9, 2016 When Drake Goebelbecker got on a plane headed to London in June, he had no idea how a global advertising agency worked.
10 business card mistakes that can tank your credit - Yahoo! Finance
September 7, 2016 Business credit cards can be a great way for small business owners to grow their companies and build credit. If they're not used properly, however, they can do more than create a financial black hole.
Amid Growing Scrutiny of Trust Accounts, Lawyer to Be Sentenced in $12M Scheme - Law.com
September 6, 2016 As more eyes focus in on how lawyers use trust accounts to handle client funds, a rare prosecution of a lawyer for improperly filtering large sums through such an account is set to take place today.
When seeing is believing - The Oracle
September 5, 2016 Student escapes war, gains second chance at education
How nontraditional activation can work in a traditional game - SportsBusiness Journal
September 5, 2016 When considering a list of my favorite things, baseball and creatively activated partnerships rank high on my list. So when I find the intersection of these two things, it really draws my attention.
Fox Sports University Spring 2016 Class Project - YouTube
August 30, 2016 Experiential learning for USF's Sport & Entertainment Management students
FOX Sports Florida, USF team up for Rays 'Take A Seat' campaign - Fox Sports
August 29, 2016 In the Spring of 2016, a team of FOX Sports Florida and FOX Sports Corporate Marketing executives traveled to the University of South Florida to present Sport and Entertainment Management MBA students with their FOX Sports University project.
Fulbright professor headed east - The Oracle
August 28, 2016 Jerry Koehler, a professor in USF's college of business administration and Fulbright Award winner, will be teaching at Belarus State University starting in February. He won't escape the cold during his four-month stay, and it's not something he is looking forward to.
Veinticinco años del Programa para Becas Latinas de la Universidad del Sur de la Florida
(USF) - Libre Online
August 23, 2016 Una selección del estudiantado universitario que presenta necesidades económicas y logra altos rendimientos docentes puede alcanzar el programa de becas para latinos de la Universidad del Sur de la Florida.
Can we encourage healthier choices by the way we display food options? - Oxford University Press
August 22, 2016 Does the way food is displayed influence the choices you make? Given worldwide concerns related to obesity, it is critical to understand factors that affect healthful consumption.
Baseball cards provide test for financial theories in USF researcher's study
August 18, 2016 As a kid trading baseball cards, Jared Williams spotted a few similarities between his hobby and his dad's career as a stockbroker.
It's no secret: Dogs want their lives to include baseball - SportsBusiness Journal
August 15, 2016 As a pet owner who works full time, I face the same problem as millions of other "pet parents." After being away from my dog all day, do I want to come home, walk and feed her, and leave again so that I can go to a baseball game?
HealthAxis Group, USF partner on Parkinson's Research Project
August 8, 2016 Researchers will be able to study whether a group of commonly used drugs affect the onset of Parkinson's disease, thanks to a new grant partnership between the University of South Florida and HealthAxis Group.
Longtime USF professor receives Fulbright award to teach in Belarus
August 5, 2016 USF Professor Jerry Koehler will be teaching executives in the former Soviet Union about business next year, thanks to a Fulbright award to Belarus.
USF partners with Jabil to offer intensive analytics course to employees
August 3, 2016 While every company is interested in harnessing the power of analytics and data science to improve its business, employees with a deep understanding of how to interpret those mountains of data are few and far between.
Trigaux: Tampa Bay's rising tech scene helps secure nonstop San Francisco flight - Tampa Bay Times
July 26, 2016 "As a former resident and entrepreneur in Silicon Valley prior to coming to USF, the ability to have a direct flight is a strong step in the right direction to building opportunities not only for investment in our community but also for stronger collaborations and partnerships with San Francisco-based companies, both early-phase as well as established companies," says Michael Fountain, director of the University of South Florida Center for Entrepreneurship. "Let's hope that these flights will be heavily used in both directions."
Momentum, greed and baseball cards - St. Louis Post-Dispatch
July 23, 2016 To paraphrase Walter Matthau on poker, it seems baseball card collecting combines all the worst aspects of capitalism (and investing) that have made our country so great.
Federal Grant to Help USF Muma College of Business Train Tech Workers - USF News
July 18, 2016 Faculty will design month-long boot camps to improve the skills of young adults and low-wage workers in the Tampa Bay area.
Quantitative and qualitative research: A marriage of necessity - SportsBusiness Journal
July 18, 2016 Being involved in sports consumer research for almost 35 years, I have seen lots of things that pass for research but are woefully inadequate.
Florida researchers draw parallels between baseball cards, stock markets - Florida Trend
July 15, 2016 A new study finds that the market for baseball cards shows some of the same kinds of anomalies, or factors, as the stock market.
SAFT ON WEALTH-Momentum, greed and baseball cards: James Saft - DailyMail.com
July 13, 2016 a new study finds that the market for baseball cards shows some of the same kinds of anomalies, or factors, as the stock market. Baseball cards that out- or under-perform in value tend to keep on rising or falling, a phenomenon called momentum.
How the NL won baseball's star wars - ESPN
July 12, 2016 "Just about all the young stars in major markets are in the National League," said Bill Sutton, one of America's pre-eminent sports-marketing minds, and the director of the Sports and Entertainment Management MBA program at the University of South Florida.
Manatee homeless center's economic impact raises eyebrows - Herald-Tribune
July 11, 2016 Homeless service centers get a bad wrap. But a new study of the Turning Points center in Bradenton shows why that reputation should change.
USF professor to work with Rays in new faculty externship
July 7, 2016 A USF Muma College of Business professor will take his research out of the classroom and into the ballpark this August as he heads to work for the Tampa Bay Rays.
How Stock Markets are Like Baseball Cards - equities.com
July 7, 2016 I still have a Ken Griffey Jr. Rookie Card. To be honest, I don't even know where the thing is, but I hope it is it worth a ton of money at this point (although I doubt it).
Turning Points a valuable community asset - Bradenton Herald
July 5, 2016 South Florida's Muma College of Business study finds organization worth more than $43 million to county
Is There Room for Sports to Get Even More Commercialized? - The Atlantic
June 13, 2016 Sports fans know as well as anyone that marketing, like nature, abhors a vacuum. On practically every previously unmarked surface in stadiums and arenas—floors, walls, fences, scoreboards—corporate sponsors have planted their flags.
The Godmother with heart: Filippell defines sports job placement - SportsBusiness Journal
June 13, 2016 Providing a communication channel and a service that helped connect employers and potential employees — including myself — more than 100,000 times is a remarkable accomplishment.
Dining under bright lights linked to healthier food choices - MinnPost
June 1, 2016 When people dine in dimly lit environments they are more likely to make unhealthy food choices than when they eat in a brighter venue, according to a new study published in the Journal of Marketing Research.
USF alumna and PSCU executive travels all seven continents in under a decade
May 31, 2016 Sheila Porter brings the same tools she uses in her project management career to plan her world travel expeditions - using spreadsheet organization, financial management, and people skills - with a level of attention to detail that explains how she has been so successful at both.
Setting the Mood for Dinner Might Be Sabotaging Your Diet - Shape
May 31, 2016 Dimmed lights. Soft music. Does a restaurant's ambience make you more likely to order unhealthy food?
The Surprising Way Lighting Can Affect What You Eat - Huffington Post
May 31, 2016 It's no secret that sticking to your healthy diet is tougher when you eat out. There are the massive restaurant portion sizes, and sneaky calorie bombs (buffalo chicken salad, we're looking at you!) — and now new research suggests ambient lighting can trick you into eating more too.
Memorial Day 2016 By The Numbers - WalletHub
May 30, 2016 Memorial Day is more than just a day off, an excellent occasion for a backyard barbeque or a chance to travel, though all of those awesome staples ultimately speak to the holiday's true spirit.
Bright lit restaurants encourage healthy food choices - Business Standard
May 29, 2016 Those dining in well-lit rooms are about 16-24 per cent more likely to order healthy foods than those in dimly lit rooms, researchers said.
Bright lit restaurants encourage healthy food choices - The Statesman
May 29, 2016 Next time you visit a restaurant, make sure it is well-lit, as researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that people are more likely to order healthy food if they are dining in bright light.
Dim Lighting Makes You Eat More at Restaurants - Food & Wine
May 27, 2016 A study found that diners seated in darker rooms ordered dishes with 39 percent more calories on average.
Candlelit dinners lead to over indulgence - Xposé
May 27, 2016 Trying to be healthy when eating out? Choose a well lit restaurant.
Diners more likely to order healthy foods in well-lit rooms - CTV News
May 26, 2016 Diners order healthier items from the menu and consume fewer calories when they are in a well-lit room, according to a study in the Journal of Marketing Research.
Want to lose weight? Turn up the lights! People eating in bright restaurants are '25%
more likely to order healthy food' - DailyMail
May 26, 2016 For those trying to shed pounds, eating out can prove a difficult dieting hurdle to overcome. Calorific dishes, tempting desserts and cocktails can wreak havoc with the best of intentions.
The Surprising Way Lighting Can Affect What You Eat - Health
May 26, 2016 Researchers have found the brightness of a room matters more than you think.
Bright lights, healthy choices - ScienceDaily
May 26, 2016 Dining in dimly lit restaurants has been linked to eating slowly and ultimately eating less than in brighter restaurants, but does lighting also impact how healthfully we order? A new research study suggests that it does.
Is there a limit to fan interest in Kentucky basketball? - KentuckySports
May 21, 2016 "Making people feel important and making them feel part of something," Sutton said. "That's what Cal does."
CFDC hosts Polk Goes Global 2.0 - The Ledger
May 20, 2016 Last year, Polk County businesses exported about $2 billion dollars in goods and services throughout the world. David Petr, president and CEO of the Central Florida Development Council, thinks Polk can do even better.
Tampa Bay Lightning fall to NBA's Golden State Warriors in bid to be professional
sports' best business team - Tampa Bay Times
May 18, 2016 The Tampa Bay Lightning fell short Wednesday night in its bid to be named the top professional sports business team of the year by SportsBusiness Journal, a national sports business industry publication.
Recent USF Alumna Establishes $10,000 Scholarship
May 17, 2016 Some people find success by chance. Some people find it by choice. Some people, like USF grad Ashley Washington, find it with a little bit of both.
In high-tech era, high-touch still counts, no matter the market - SportsBusiness Journal
May 16, 2016 The Thunder is not averse to technology and uses beacons, online preference centers, mobile apps and so forth. The team just wants to capitalize on as many personal interactions as possible.
Tampa Bay Lightning could be professional sports' business team of the year - Tampa Bay Times
May 16, 2016 The Lightning is fighting this season to hoist the franchise's second Stanley Cup. But this week Tampa Bay has the chance to win its first championship in a different kind of contest: the business of professional sports.
Gift from Ali Hasbini names Doctor of Business Administration office suite
May 4, 2016 Hasbini wanted to recognize the business school for its role in his business success. That desire moved him to donate a naming gift for the suite of offices that houses the doctoral program of which he is a member. The offices will be known as the Mohamad Ali Hasbini Doctor of Business Administration Suite and will be located in the space that was the former home to the Management Department.
The New Entrepreneurs - Resident Magazine
May 2016 Oftentimes we miss opportunities that are right 'in our backyard' simply because we don't know to look for them, nor do we have the awareness to recognize the specific opportunities.
KPMG Faculty Fellowship
April 28, 2016 As one of the Big Four accounting firms, KPMG has long been a company where the brightest and most competitive students want to work and intern. But less widely known are KPMG's contributions to scholarship at USF through faculty fellowships.
Ybor's LiveArt Laboratories wins first place in 8th Fintech Business Plan Competition
April 22, 2016 A space for artists and tech geeks alike to create something new is the latest winner of the Fintech Business Plan Competition.
USF accounting grad among top performers on 2015 CPA exam
April 21, 2016 A USF accounting grad is among 75 certified public accountant candidates nationwide honored for their scores on the CPA exam.
Eye disease diagnosis, hand sanitation, and self-powered battery take top prizes in
Florida Healthcare Innovation Pitch Competition
April 12, 2016 University of South Florida PhD student Gabriel Saffold's idea for the next big thing in healthcare came from his young son's beloved toy.
Bieber puts you off your food? Use him to lose weight! - Times of India
April 12, 2016 It turns out that listening to Justin Bieber or eating in a dimly-lit room are just a few of the many ways to lose weight. Read on to find out what they are.
Positively Tampa Bay: USF Professor Honored - ABC Action News
April 6, 2016 American Marketing Assoc Tampa Bay Chapter names USF Professor Jill Solomon "Educator of the Year!"
Entrepreneur U - Business Observer
April 1, 2016 Likewise, the USF Center for Entrepreneurship has always been multi-disciplinary, open to all students. "They approach problem-solving in ways our business students may not," says Fountain.
Small businesses taking off in South County - Herald-Tribune
April 1, 2016 By the time Jamie Lovern started making her signature candles, she was burned out on corporate America.
USF Changes MIS Degree, Emphasizes Business Analytics and Information Systems
March 30, 2016 New program offers more coursework in analytics, business intelligence, and project management.
Retailers know more about you than you think - WTSP.com
March 30, 2016 But, it's not necessarily a bad thing. Hooker says, "They want all of that shopping information, all that demand information so they can provide the best possible product to the right consumers."
Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition seeks next generation of health ideas
March 29, 2016 On Wednesday, April 6, college student innovators from across the state will share their ideas for revolutionizing the quality and delivery of healthcare at the fifth annual State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Pitch Competition
Jabil CEO conversation kicks off new event series
March 29, 2016 Jabil Circuit CEO Mark Mondello runs a company that far surpasses the term of "local business:" a publicly traded company, the St. Petersburg-based Jabil is one of the world's largest contract manufacturers, with more than 180,000 employees throughout 102 locations in 28 countries.
U.S. News Data: Job Rates, Starting Salaries for MBA Grads - US News & World Report
March 16, 2016 Find out which schools' alumni make almost $150,000, on average, when they start their first jobs.
How technology puts fans in the game, measures enjoyment - SportsBusiness Journal
March 14, 2016 For the past four months, University of South Florida students and faculty have been involved with Enthrall Sports and the Tampa Bay Lightning to create and test a fan-friendly app that transforms the game experience by involving the fans in the game presentation, delivery and evaluation of the experience.
USF Business, English Researchers Team Up to Create Educational App
March 10, 2016 Interdisciplinary project is awarded $50,000 NSF Innovation Corps Grant
Gift from Naples entrepreneurs could help next generation of innovators - Naples Daily News
February 27, 2016 A $2.9 million gift from Naples entrepreneurs will help the University of South Florida launch a statewide effort to educate the next generation of startup leaders.
Multi-million dollar gift launches USF's program for next generation of start-ups - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 26, 2016 The estate and cash gift will seed the new Frank and Ellen Daveler Entrepreneurship Program at USF's Muma College of Business.
Analytics conference delves into behind-the-scenes business of sports and entertainment
February 26, 2016 The changing nature of the business and how to better understand it through analytics was the basis for discussion at the University of South Florida Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference, powered by Ticketmaster.
A spotlight on MBA programs in Florida - Florida Trend
February, 26, 2016 Across Florida, universities are rolling out a variety of MBA programs to attract working professionals who see the value in the degree. Those who make the effort to advance their business education find the experience gives them big-picture thinking skills that employers value.
2016's Best & Worst Cities for Football Fans - WalletHub
February 24, 2016 William Sutton answers some questions about the best football cities.
University Beat TV: Episode 2 - YouTube
February 21, 2016 This week on University Beat you'll learn how the University of South Florida has become one of the top research schools in the nation and what that means to Tampa Bay. You'll see how some of that research is benefitting police departments and the citizens they serve. And you'll meet a pioneer the first African-American student to attend USF. These stories and much more this week on University Beat.
Charitable Gift Totaling $2.9 Million to Help Young Entrepreneurs in Florida
February 18, 2016 USF's Muma College of Business will launch the Frank and Ellen Daveler Entrepreneurship Program
Pink pricing: Why women pay more than men - WTSP
February 16, 2016 A recent study from New York's Department of Consumer Affairs looked at 800 items that have clear male and female versions. On average the female version cost seven percent more.
Measure for Measure: Shakespeare's advice to sports marketers - Sports Business Journal
February 15, 2016 It might seem like an odd topic, but according to literary critic Harold Bloom, "Shakespeare has taught us to understand human nature, and he has a presence even in the most unlikely contexts."
NASCAR's Matt Kenseth, Daytona Speedway President Joie Chitwood visit USF - Bright House Sports Network
February 14, 2016 NASCAR entered the classroom at the University of South Florida Thursday. Two-time Daytona 500 winner Matt Kenseth and Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood met with USF MBA students and talked racing, marketing and even Twitter.
Professional racing stars Kenseth and Chitwood visit USF
February 11, 2016 Two of professional car racing's stars - one on the racetrack, the other in the boardroom - visited USF on Wednesday in advance of the Daytona 500 later this month, chatting with students about the business and engineering of the sport.
Kenseth in college spotlight on Daytona tour - NASCAR.com
February 11, 2016 Two-time Daytona 500 champion Matt Kenseth drew a captive audience while visiting the University of South Florida campus in Tampa on Thursday as part of the Road to Daytona tour.
NASCAR educates at USF - WTSP
February 11, 2016 Today, two-time Daytona 500 champ and speedway president met with students at USF.
Eighth annual Fintech Business Plan Competition opens for applications
February 10, 2016 Applications are open for the 2016 Fintech Business Plan Competition, whose winners have gone on to launch a watermelon water manufacturer, a competitive paintball field, and a medical modeling company, among other businesses.
USF conference to bring sport, entertainment leaders to Tampa - 83 Degrees Media
February 9, 2016 The University of South Florida will welcome key decision makers and business leaders in the sports and entertainment industries to Tampa on February 18-19.
USF Researcher: TV Viewing Habits Can Predict Presidential Voting Outcome - WUSF
February 2, 2016 "The days of surprise about actual election outcomes in the big data world are likely to be fewer in the years ahead, at least to those who may have access to such data."
Donors get dibs in higher ed - University Business
February 2016 Managing the expectations that come with philanthropy
USF Accounting Professor Appointed to Governmental Financial Reporting Task Force
January 28, 2016 A USF business professor has been named to the board that advises on technical issues, project priorities and other matters that affect standard setting for state and local governments' accounting and financial reporting.
Sport & Entertainment Analytics Conference hosted by USF coming to Tampa
January 27, 2016 Business leaders who deal with data and use it to drive key decisions in the sport and entertainment industries will discuss industry trends and the importance of analytics in downtown Tampa in February.
Lightning, USF team up for lecture series - Fox Sports
January 23, 2016 The Tampa Bay Lightning embrace the Tampa community by teaming up with the University of South Florida to put together a lecture series.
USF marketing professor awarded Fulbright Distinguished Chair position
January 21, 2016 University of South Florida Marketing Professor James Stock, who is a Distinguished University Professor and Frank Harvey Endowed Professor of Marketing, was selected to receive an award from the Fulbright Scholar Program on Tuesday.
Lectures Series Brings Giants in the Sport and Entertainment Industries to USF - USF News
January 19, 2016 From building corporate culture, to leveling the sports playing field across genders, to building a better pizza, the USF community heard wisdom from giants in the sport and entertainment industries.
Former WNBA President Orender gives insight into gender in sports - The Oracle
January 15, 2016 Former WNBA President and business executive Donna Orender spoke at USF's Sports and Entertainment Management Lecture Series Thursday evening.
Papa John's CEO tells USF group how he mixes pizza and sports - Tampa Bay Times
January 14, 2016 John Schnatter's pizza empire is firmly hitched to Americans' obsession with football. Papa John's is one of the NFL's most-recognized sponsors. It has inked deals with more than two-thirds of the league's teams.
'Papa' John bridges gap between sports and marketing - The Oracle
January 13, 2016 As part of the Sports and Entertainment Management MBA Lecture Series, John Schnatter — founder and CEO of Papa John's Pizza — sat in a chair on the stage of the Marshall Student Center Oval Theater ready to tell his story about a small pizza company that flourished into a national powerhouse using sports to market his product.
Sports & Entertainment Series Serving Up Papa John, Ex-WNBA Commish - WUSF
January 12, 2016 In its previous two editions, the University of South Florida Sport and Entertainment Lecture Series has featured a variety of guests from both worlds, ranging from agent David Falk and BET co-founder Sheila Johnson to ESPN analyst Andrew Brandt and Women's Tennis Association CEO Stacy Allaster.
Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series - WUSF Radio
January 12, 2016 The USF Muma College of Business is preparing for its third Sport and Entertainment Lecture Series on January 13th and 14th.
NBA, WNBA executives set for USF lecture series - Tampa Bay Times
January 7, 2016 A nationally known entrepreneur and NBA/NHL executive are among the guest speakers scheduled for the third annual USF Sport and Entertainment Lecture Series, to be held next week on campus.
Marketing majors seek golfers for USF ScramBull tournament - The Tampa Tribune
January 6, 2016 The Bulls are set to hit the links at a golf tournament aimed to support the University of South Florida's American Marketing Association chapter, which in March strives to raise its ranking at the AMA international conference in New Orleans.
USF Continues to Climb in Education-Related Rankings - Tampa Bay Reporter
January 5, 2016 In the latest of several national rankings, the University of South Florida ranks well as a good place to seek affordable education.
'Papa John' highlights USF's upcoming sports and entertainment lecture series - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 5, 2016 Annually, the series, presented by FOX Sports Florida, brings high-level industry professionals to USF to discuss global sports and entertainment industry topics.
100+ Sports Business Professionals Discuss Hot Topics, Bold Predictions For 2016 - Forbes
January 5, 2016 Last year, I posed two questions to 85-plus sports business professionals heading into 2015: what are the trends and hot topics to follow in the industry and also, how will the different niches within sports (legal, business, fantasy, media, social, etc.) change over the next 12 months?
The science of eating - new ideas for a healthier 2016 - Yahoo! News
December 30, 2015 The first issue of The Journal of the Association for Consumer Research out of Cornell University Food and Brand Lab has brought together some of the newest ideas in the science of eating for its January 2016 issue.
2015 emerges as a big year for philanthropy dollars aimed at Florida universities
— including USF - Tampa Bay Times
December 29, 2015 To say it has been a very good year for philanthropic giving to certain Florida universities would be an understatement.
This simple weight loss tip is guaranteed to help you shed the pounds - Mirror
December 29, 2015 "The findings of our research show whether you eat the same food with a spoon or a fork has strong implications for how much food you eat.
USF, a favorite among Indians - The Hindu
December 28, 2015 During their recent visit to India, Ralph C. Wilcox, provost and executive vice-president, and Moez Limayem, dean of Muma College of Business (USF's business school), talked about the newly-launched APJ Kalam Fellowship for Indian students and what makes the U.S. such a lucrative education destination for Indians.
ISDS graduate student project benefits Bradenton homeless center
December 22, 2015 Homeless service centers across the country face ugly stereotypes. People think the work they do is an uphill battle; that centers bring down neighborhood property values; that after treatment and assistance, homeless people will be back on the street. True or not, such stereotypes can do real damage.
Consumer Wise: Holiday gift card buying etiquette - News 13
December 21, 2015 "When people don't have the time or information to find the right gift, they see gift cards as a safe choice, and they're also very convenient," Mena said.
Want to Work in Sports? Get Comfortable With Analytics - The Business of Sports
December 16, 2015 Bill Sutton, sports industry legend, has steered the University of South Florida towards developing an analytics track in its graduate program.
2015 AIS Fellow Award Winners - Association for Information Systems
December 15, 2015 The AIS Fellow Award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the information systems discipline in terms of research, teaching and service.
ISDS professor recognized with AIS Fellow award
December 14, 2015 USF Muma College of Business ISDS Professor Alan Hevner has been named a 2016 Fellow of the Association of Information Systems, an honor given to leaders in the information systems research field.
Local business briefs - Highlands Today
December 13, 2015 Ever wanted to start your own business but not sure how to get started? The Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida, located at South Florida State College, will host a Starting Your Business Seminar.
Manipal Global Inks Agreement With University of South Florida - EducationWorld
December 12, 2015 On December 7, Bengaluru headquartered Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) signed an agreement for collaboration with the Muma College of Business, University of South Florida (USF), USA, in Mumbai. This agreement aims at facilitating collaboration and cooperation to enhance student experience at both entities.
Manipal Global signs MoU with Open University UK - Press Release Watch
December 11, 2015 This MoU will allow collaboration between Manipal ProLearn -- the certification arm of MaGE -- and other parts of the Manipal Education Group and the Open University (OU) in the areas of content and technology.
Son of migrant workers graduating college with two degrees - Bay News 9
December 10, 2015 Marcos Gonzalez is about to graduate with not one, but two degrees from the University of South Florida.
Manipal Global signs MoU with Open University UK - Not in Town
December 10, 2015 Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) signed a MoU with Open University, UK, one of the world's oldest open universities, at a high profile event at the ITC Windsor Hotel in Bangalore on Thursday.
Manipal Global signs MoU with Open University UK - India Blooms
December 10, 2015 Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) signed a MoU with Open University, UK, one of the world's oldest open universities, at a high profile event at the ITC Windsor Hotel in Bangalore on Thursday.
Manipal Global signs MoU with Open University UK - Just Earth News
December 10, 2015 Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) signed a MoU with Open University, UK, one of the world's oldest open universities, at a high profile event at the ITC Windsor Hotel in Bangalore on Thursday.
Manipal Global Inks Agreement With University of South Florida - PR Newswire
December 9, 2015 Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) signed an agreement for collaboration with the Muma College of Business, University of South Florida (USF), USA, in Mumbai today. This agreement will facilitate collaboration and cooperation to enhance student experience at both entities.
Manipal Global Inks Agreement With University of South Florida - Sify.com
December 8, 2015 Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) has signed an agreement for collaboration with the Muma College of Business, University of South Florida (USF), USA, in Mumbai.
Ranking of Top 50 Doctorate in Business Management Programs for 2016 Released by Top
Management Degrees -
December 8, 2015 The University of South Florida's Muma College of Business, Tampa, FL came in first, followed by Harvard University Business School, Boston, MA, and the University of Florida's Warrington College of Business, Gainesville, FL.
Ranking puts USF Muma doctorate program above Harvard, UF - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 8, 2015 A new ranking of management degree programs shows a doctorate program at University of South Florida Muma College of Business in Tampa is the best in the country.
La. Tech faculty team selected for NSF Pathways to Innovation Program - The News Star
December 8, 2015 In addition to the Louisiana Tech team, teams from Binghamton University – SUNY, California State University-Northridge, The City College of New York – CUNY, Florida A&M University/Florida State University, Grand Valley State University, Portland State University, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, South Dakota State University, University of New Hampshire, University of North Alabama, University of South Florida, Western Carolina University, and Western Kentucky University were selected for the 2016 Pathways to Innovation Program.
Manipal Global Inks Agreement With University of South Florida - Pocket News Alert
December 8, 2015 Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) signed an agreement for collaboration with the Muma College of Business, University of South Florida (USF), USA, in Mumbai today. This agreement will facilitate collaboration and cooperation to enhance student experience at both entities.
Manipal Global inks agreement with University of South Florida - newKerala.com
December 7, 2015 The agreement will facilitate collaboration and cooperation to enhance student experience at both entities.
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Selected for Entrepreneurial Program - WCTV.com
December 7, 2015 The college is one of 14 teams selected nationwide. The University of South Florida is the only other Florida university to participate in the program.
Where would the Rays go? If talks OK'd, we might know in 2016 - Tampa Tribune
December 6, 2015 "While the population has definitely changed in the past five years, the corporate environment has not," said Sean Lux, a University of South Florida assistant professor of entrepreneurship who served on an ABC Coalition subcommittee. "There is not the corporate environment in downtown St. Petersburg that would be spending a lot of money on suites."
Tourism in the Highlands - Highlands Today
December 5, 2015 "Some of our tourism businesses may want do some planning, building for success," said David Noel, a University of South Florida small business development counselor. "We can help you assess where you are now, and help you grow."
Papa John, MLS commissioner and others to speak at third Sport & Entertainment Lecture
Series in January
December 4, 2015 This January, the USF Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series presented by Fox Sports Florida and the Tampa Bay Lightning will feature top executives in the sport and entertainment industries - the head of Major League Soccer, former head of the WNBA, CEO of the Philadelphia 76ers, and the pizza mogul best known as Papa John.
Tampa Bay wins rare chance to assess health of its emerging start-up scene - Tampa Bay Times
December 2, 2015 In addition to White, director of UT's Lowth Entrepreneurship Center, the academic team includes University of South Florida assistant professor of entrepreneurship Diana Hechavarria, as well as researchers representing the London School of Economics and George Mason University, Indiana University and Lund University in Sweden.
Experts say Black Friday sales numbers trending down - ABC Action News
November 27, 2015 USF marketing professor, Dip Biswas says the luster of Black Friday has been wearing off for years. Shoppers are growing wise to great deals both in-store and online throughout the year.
Is Black Friday relevant anymore? - WTSP.com
November 24, 2015 Dr. Robert Hooker, University of South Florida marketing professor, says it's different now. "It's changed. It's not Black Friday anymore. It's the shopping season of Thanksgiving week."
Are you getting strange friend requests on Facebook? - WTSP.com
November 23, 2015 University of South Florida information systems professor Grandon Gill says there's no definitive answer as to why people who you don't know are requesting to be your friend, but you should be cautious.
USF graduate entrepreneurship education ranked 11th nationally
November 20, 2015 It is the program's ninth consecutive year ranked by The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine.
Jeff Vinik talks sports, philanthropy at USF
November 9, 2015 Just before his 50th birthday, the then-hedge fund manager was living in Boston wondering about his future. "I'm turning 50 years old, what am I going to do for fun the rest of my life?" he said to a friend. Then he decided: "I'm going to buy a hockey team."
Taking it In: 'Transformative' gifts channeled into 'soft skills' - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 6, 2015 A $25 million gift from Les and Pam Muma to the USF College of Business last year first allows the College of Business to go beyond what it does routinely, and to make a bold promise: a job for every student when they graduate or shortly after.
Vinik to lecture on success, sports - The Oracle
November 3, 2015 Jeff Vinik, owner of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Bay area leader, will speak at USF on Thursday in a sold out event.
Do outlets have better deals than department stores? - WTSP.com
October 29, 2015 Deal hungry shoppers are eagerly stopped by the new Tampa Premium Outlets on Thursday looking for deep discounts.
USF: Now if football would just cooperate - The Tampa Tribune
October 28, 2015 We're well into that season. Note the flags — UF, FSU, USF, Auburn, Georgia, LSU — flying from porches. Notice how many conversations begin with the less-than-grammatical, rhetorical question: "How 'bout them ...?"
Homecoming speaker series features outgoing Women's Tennis Association CEO
October 23, 2015 The branding of tennis - especially women's tennis - might bring to mind soft clapping, graceful athletes, and glamour. But, as the demographics and generations of fans and athletes change, the brand of women's tennis has changed as well.
Sports management club hosts esteemed alumni - ocolly.com
October 22, 2015 An entrepreneurial spirit is crucial in the sports management world. That was the overbearing message Bill Sutton from the University of South Florida, Andy Gillentine from the University of South Carolina and Curt Waugh from the San Diego Padres had for the students in the Sports Management Club at Oklahoma State University on Thursday night.
USF part-time MBA ranked 11th public program in nation
October 20, 2015 The University of South Florida's part-time MBA is No. 11 among public schools in the nation, continuing to rise in new rankings released by Bloomberg Businessweek.
Feds target casino money laundering - Arizona Daily Star
October 17, 2015 The river of cash flowing through casinos can attract drug traffickers looking to launder their profits, but authorities in Southern Arizona and across the country are stepping up efforts to keep dirty money from mixing with clean.
Analyze this! - SportsBusiness Journal
October 12, 2015 The ideas, insights and individuals driving the data explosion in sports
USF researchers: TV viewing habits can predict elections - WFLA-TV
October 9, 2015 Researchers at the University of South Florida believe that the tv shows we watch can help predict presidential elections.
Bolts build business partnership with bulls - The Oracle
September 30, 2015 Some Lightning season ticket members may not know they're sitting next to potential business partners while enjoying a hockey game at Amalie Arena, but a new program from the Tampa Bay Lightning and USF could help to bridge the gap.
Jeff Vinik honored at 24th Celebration of Free Enterprise
September 29, 2015 Tampa businessman Jeff Vinik has many accolades attached to his name: business visionary, community leader, generous philanthropist. This past week, he added another: the 24th Honoree of the Celebration of Free Enterprise.
New chipped credit cards designed to protect against fraud, identity theft - ABC Action News
September 24, 2015 If you haven't gotten a new credit card with an embedded chip in the mail, you should be getting one any day now. The new technology is designed to protect you from identity theft and hacking.
Lightning, USF Introduce the Bolts Business Alliance - Tampa Bay Lightning
September 23, 2015 The Tampa Bay Lightning and the University of South Florida are proud to announce a new initiative, the Bolts Business Alliance, which aims to connect business professionals year round through the Lightning.
Business Scholarships - WUSF
September 22, 2015 The recent USF Muma College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored nearly 175 students who received almost 450-thousand dollars in awards.
Angry TECO shareholders file suit, say sale price not high enough - The Tampa Tribune
September 22, 2015 TECO Energy, its board of directors and the organization's new Canadian parent company face a shareholder's suit that claims the offer of $27.55 per share wasn't a fair price for the Tampa utility.
USF credit union program gives students future to bank on - WTSP
September 22, 2015 You could call it banking for students -- by students. A new, and innovative program at the University of South Florida is putting business majors in charge of the campus's credit union.
USF opens first student-run financial services center - The Oracle
September 21, 2015 After a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday, the USF Federal Credit Union (FCU) will begin a new era of student-run services for the branch located in the Marshall Student Center.
USF credit union preps future financial service workforce - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 17, 2015 There will be a notable difference in the newly renovated branch of USF Federal Credit Union that opens next week on the University of South Florida campus.
Largo resident praised for contributions to library, region - TBNweekly.com
September 16, 2015 Largo resident and retired Raymond James Financial executive Lynn Pippenger added the Citizen of the Year award to her résumé during the 63rd annual Central Pinellas Chamber of Commerce Meeting and Awards Breakfast on Sept. 8 in Sand Key.
Business Success Center - WUSF
September 14, 2015 For the third time in the last twelve months, the University of South Florida Muma College of Business has received a multimillion dollar donation from an alumnus.
USF grad student----- Impossible is Nothing - YouTube
September 14, 2015 Sam Bridgman USF grad student
USF grad student fighting disease, shares inspiring message - BayNews 9
September 13, 2015 Sam Bridgman , who suffers from the debilitating disease Friedreich's Ataxia, is pursuing his dream of working in professional sports through an MBA program at the University of South Florida.
Experts discuss Iran nuclear deal during USF forum today - The Tampa Tribune
September 9, 2015 Against the backdrop of congressional debate on the Iran nuclear deal, the University of South Florida is bringing together current and past diplomats and military leaders to hash out the pros and cons at a forum today beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Moving Forward with President Genshaft - The Oracle
September 8, 2015 Before USF President Judy Genshaft, the campus was covered with sandy lots and lacked much of the vibrant landscaping that, today, lies between buildings that look upon a completely different campus.
Under new policy, Tampa Bay Lightning to monitor selling habits of season ticket holders - Tampa Bay Times
September 7, 2015 Throughout last season's Stanley Cup playoff, the Tampa Bay Lightning acted aggressively to ensure its fans had first dibs on playoff tickets over those from opposing teams.
University of South Florida Business School Receives $10.9 Million - Philanthropy News Digest
September 6, 2015 The University of South Florida has announced a gift of $10.85 million from alumnus Barron (Barry) Gift Collier III ('82) and his wife, Dana, in support of student success and career preparedness programs.
Collier scholarship benefits USF business students who face uphill battle - Tampa Bay Times
September 4, 2015 More than 70 students at University of South Florida's Muma College of Business have Barry and Dana Collier to thank for helping launch their careers.
Meet the Dean - USF News
September 4, 2015 Dean Moez Limayem has seen significant progress and change since joining the University of South Florida to lead the Muma College of Business.
Barron Collier III gives USF $10M for work-ready school - Suffield Times
August 29, 2015 For the fifth time prior to now, the University of South Florida has acquired a present of $10 million or extra — this time, to determine a complete program designed to ensure college students are able to enter the world of labor.
Big donation given to USF - Bay News 9
August 28, 2015 The University of South Florida just got a multi-million dollar donation for its College of Business. Barry and Dana Collier donated more than 10 million dollars.
Tampa Bay flood-affected businesses can get emergency financing and loans - Tampa Bay Business Journal
August 28, 2015 Gov. Rick Scott has activated Florida's Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program, in an effort to help businesses and families recover from severe storms and flooding in the Tampa area in early August.
USF gives new hope to driven student with rare disease - The Tampa Tribune
August 28, 2015 A worn poster hangs in Sam Bridgman's bedroom, a black-and-white photo of a triumphant Muhammad Ali after a boxing match, with the caption "Impossible is nothing."
USF Muma College of Business gets $10.85 million gift - Tampa Bay Business Journal
August 27, 2015 Barron (Barry) Collier III and his wife, Dana, have given a $10.85 million gift to the University of South Florida — money earmarked to support student achievement.
Collier family's $10.9 million donation will help USF business students - Tampa Bay Times
August 27, 2015 The University of South Florida's Muma College of Business got a $10.9 million shot in the arm that will put the names of Barry and Dana Collier atop the college's student success program.
Collier family donates $10.85 million to University of South Florida - Naples Daily News
August 27, 2015 The prominent Collier family name in Naples is behind one of the largest gifts ever made to the University of South Florida's business school.
Student Success Goal of $10 Million USF Business Gift - WUSF
August 27, 2015 The start of a new school year brings yet another multi-million dollar donation to the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business.
USF Supporters Barron and Dana Collier Give $10.85 million gift to support student
success at the USF Muma College of Business
August 27, 2015 The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a $10.85 million gift from Barron (Barry) Gift Collier III and his wife, Dana Collier, to name a unit of the business school that focuses on student success and career preparedness programs.
Tournament officials, USF team up to study economic impact of Valspar Championship - Tampa Bay Business Journal
August 27, 2015 A team of University of South Florida business students have spent the past year evaluating the economic impact of the Valspar Championship in Tampa Bay.
2015's Healthiest Housing Markets - WalletHub
August 26, 2015 Housing's back. Indeed, the very same industry that sent the U.S. economy into freefall during the not-so-distant past is on its feet again — and expectedly has Americans worried that an overheating market will escort us back into recession.
College of Business expected to receive another large donation - The Oracle
August 25, 2015 The year of 2015 is a good one for fundraising at USF.
Financial experts advise avoiding panic after stock market plunge - ABC Action News
August 24, 2015 No way to tell if three-day dip predicts future
USF program in Peru graduates third cohort
August 11, 2015 When USF partnered with USIL in 2011, it was the first -- and is still the only -- U.S. business program to offer an undergraduate, AACSB-accredited degree program taught in English in South America.
State pension plans putting politics above retirements - Reuters
July 31, 2015 State public pension funds love buying shares in local companies, but it is not so much a matter of "buying what you know" as "buying shares of companies with political clout."
USF student research program a win-win with partners like Citi, Chase - Tampa Bay Business Journal
July 31, 2015 In Tampa Bay, a trend in higher education is to find valuable ways to prepare students entering the workforce.
Sports Business Journal discusses Rays use of USF students - Tampa Bay Baseball Market
July 30, 2015 It seems the Rays are using students from the USF Sports MBA program like they do relief pitchers from the Durham Bulls – as low-cost talent who can be cycled in and out while they are cheap.
Making the most of its connections - SportsBusiness Journal
July 27, 2015 How the University of South Florida leverages local ties to garner national attention for its upstart sports MBA program
Publix among companies challenged to retain millennial workers - Tampa Bay Times
July 17, 2015 For years, Publix Super Markets captured accolade after accolade for being one of the best places to work in the United States.
Get a sneak peek at Amazon's "Prime Day" deals - WFTS Tampa Bay
July 14, 2015 Amazon and Walmart are giving us a first look at some of the deals they plan to offer Wednesday to customers.
Holding white-collar crime accountable - The Oracle
July 12, 2015 To train students for the rising demand for forensic accounting, USF launched a new graduate certificate program in Compliance, Risk and Anti-Money Laundering this summer, which was recently featured in a blog on the Wall Street Journal.
University Mall could be cornerstone to revitalization around USF - Tampa Bay Times
July 10, 2015 Commuters heading down E Fowler Avenue near the University of South Florida these days might notice some subtle hints of change along the North Tampa thoroughfare.
Florida SBDC Network Announces Winners of 2015 Performance Excellence Awards - Florida Small Business
July 8, 2015 State, Regional Winners Recognized for Efforts in Support of Florida Businesses
Computer glitches lead to worries about cybersecurity - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
July 8, 2015 "We heard several incidents of United Airlines having to hand-write boarding passes," said traveler James Dailey, who arrived at Tampa International Airport from Newark.
Small Business Development Center helps McClane's Country Garden - Fox 13 Tampa Bay
July 8, 2015 "I have to give credit to the SBDC at USF. They will help us. They have come many times to check the place and to give us a lot of ideas."
Florida SBDC At USF Employee Wins State Award - Tampa Bay Times
July 8, 2015 Stacey Pierce of Plant City, marketing and communications officer for the Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida, was recently named Employee of the Year for the Florida SBDC Network.
USF students behind latest marketing campaign for Tampa Bay Rays on Sun Sports - Fox Sports
June 30, 2015 Learn more about FOX Sports University and go behind the scenes of this year's 'My Homefield Advantage' campaign created by University of South Florida students.
Management grad invents product to train tomorrow's baseball players
June 26, 2015 A recent Muma College of Business graduate is combining a love for baseball and entrepreneurship to bring a new sports product to the market.
Why Tampa Bay executives go back to school for USF doctorate - Tampa Bay Business Journal
June 26, 2015 Unlike the standard doctorate of philosophy in business, this program is one of 11 in the country to target executives still working full time, business professor Grandon Gill said.
Executive MBA Students Study Abroad in China
June 22, 2015 With a recent study abroad trip to China, USF's Executive MBA students came back with more than photos and souvenirs – They returned with a better understanding of what it takes to succeed in international business.
Movers and Shakers: Two USF Student Veterans Selected as Tillman Scholars - The Bradenton
June 16, 2015 The University of South Florida and Pat Tillman Foundation announced today that two students have been selected as 2015-16 Tillman Scholars. Mary Lynn Conroy, an MBA student, and John Pasciak, a student in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, are the recipients of this year's scholarships.
Where the Tampa Bay Lightning go from here - Tampa Bay Business Journal
June 15, 2015 The Tampa Bay Lightning didn't win the Stanley Cup, but this playoff run has put the business side of the organization in a great position for next year.
Compliance, Risk, and Anti-Money Laundering Program - WINS-AM
June 12, 2015 University of South Florida becomes a first school in the nation with a graduate certificate program training people specifically to fight money laundering.
University To Train Money Laundering Experts for Banks - The Wall Street Journal
June 11, 2015 Banks, facing increased pressure from regulators to stop drug lords, corrupt officials or terrorists from moving money illicitly, will soon have a new source of talent to help in their fight.
Lightning helps ignite record Stanley Cup ratings - Tampa Bay Times
June 10, 2015 Chicago took the first game. Tampa Bay stole back the next two. But NBC won all three. The network and the NHL are enjoying record U.S. television ratings as the Tampa Bay Lightning battle the Chicago Blackhawks in the Stanley Cup final.
Unionization and the Creativity Conundrum - The New York Times
June 9, 2015 In 1954, union membership represented 28 percent of all workers in the United States. As of last year, that figure is down to 11 percent. These statistics are alarming for union advocates. If current trends continue unions very well could be on the verge of extinction.
Knowing when to bring team merchandising back home - SportsBusiness Journal
June 8, 2015 Whether an organization should consider owning and running its own in-venue team merchandise store is not an easy question because it is a situational decision and certain factors influence that decision.
Lightning Owner Wants to Build to Last, in Tampa and on Ice - The New York Times
June 7, 2015 As a money manager, Jeff Vinik made hundreds of millions of dollars by taking big bets on undervalued assets. But when he turned 50, he wanted to do something else. He did not play golf and could visit only so many museums.
USF Muma College of Business professor awarded Core Fulbright grant
June 5, 2015 USF Professor Grandon Gill recently received one of academia's most prestigious awards. But the research for which he received the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant is more than just academic - he is helping universities in Africa teach students how to use technology in their business and personal lives.
USF Federal Credit Union invests in students' future after remodel - The Oracle
June 3, 2015 The USF Federal Credit Union reopened recently in the Marshall Student Center and is scheduled to be run exclusively by students in the future via a partnership with the Muma College of Business.
Lightning's ticket limits stir serious debate, as well as howls - The Tampa Tribune
June 3, 2015 A lawsuit involving Tampa's football team has helped give its hockey team the authority to tell some fans what they can wear to a game at Amalie Arena. The lawsuit, filed by a fan who cried "unconstitutional" over security pat downs at Tampa Bay Buccaneers games, made it to a federal appeals court in 2007 and helped clarify the meaning of a ticket.
Cybersecurity, fraud headline USF Accounting Circle Conference
June 1, 2015 The accountants who attended USF's Accounting Circle Conference this month came away with a wealth of information, from how to keep bank accounts safe from cybercriminals to the varying state laws on collecting sales tax from remote internet retailers.
Software company learns as it grows with SBDC business assessment - SBDC Florida
May 31, 2015 "SBDC provided our financials in a format that made it much easier to visualize and to make decisions – that was huge for us," he said. "A big realization to us revolved around receivables and cash flow."
National designation for USF to turn research into commercial products, launch start-ups - Phys.org
May 20, 2015 The University of South Florida has been named an I-Corps Site by the National Science Foundation (NSF), becoming the second site in Florida and one of only three dozen institutions around the country to earn the designation.
USF Marketing Professor's Research Impacts Consumer Decision Making - USF News
May 19, 2015 Marketing Professor Dipayan Biswas recently received the Academy of Marketing Science Outstanding Marketing Teacher Award.
Entrepreneurs expand future of business - The Oracle
May 17, 2015 Entrepreneurship has always been a strong value in the U.S., one that lends itself to innovation and pushes for new businesses.
Starbucks app users targeted by hackers - WTSP
May 14, 2015 Hackers are at it again. This time, allegedly targeting Starbucks customers who pay using the mobile app. Dr. Grandon Gill, a cybersecurity professor at the University of South Florida, says the breach is a big deal.
Pam and Les Muma honored as Lightning Community Heroes - Tampa Bay Lightning
May 12, 2015 The Tampa Bay Lightning honored Pam and Les Muma as the 48th Lightning Community Heroes of the season during the first period of tonight's Game 6 contest against the Montreal Canadians. The Mumas, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate the money to the University of South Florida Sport and Entertainment Management Program.
Crime Trend: Crooks cloning credit cards - WTSP
May 7, 2015 Right now, thieves are secretly slipping into wallets all over the Bay area. You won't know your credit card has been cloned until it's too late.
The bottom line on Winston: It's all about money - Tampa Bay Times
May 1, 2015 When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers drafted quarterback Jameis Winston, the franchise did more than bet its future on his skills, talent and work ethic.
Medical modeling company wins 7th Fintech Business Plan Competition
April 24, 2015 A medical 3D printing company came out on top in a "Shark Tank" style competition at the Muma College of Business, taking home $15,000 for their company.
New cooperation opportunities with the University of South Florida (USF) - The Bonch-Bruevich Saint-Petersburg State University of Telecommunications
April 24, 2015 The Dean of the Muma College of Business (University of South Florida – USF), professor Moez Limayem visited the Bonch-Bruevich St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications (SPbSUT) on April,16, 2015.
Community Spotlight: $15,000 Prize at Stake for USF Students in Fintech Business Plan
Competition - The Bradenton Times
April 19, 2015 USF students with great business ideas don't have to wait for their big break on "Shark Tank." Instead, they have a chance to win $15,000 with the Fintech Business Plan Competition.
Sports & entertainment professionals talk data at USF analytics conference
April 16, 2015 Whether sports teams want to connect with fans, entertainment companies work to develop a ticket pricing structure, or are trying to figure out the peak time to hold a hot dog race in order to sell more hot dogs, big data and analytics can hold the key.
5 things to start the day - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 16, 2015 Tampa's Fintech is sponsoring a "Shark Tank"-style competition for University of South Florida students on Friday afternoon, with a $15,000 prize at the end.
Eileen Rodriguez Rocks - USF Alumni Voice
April 16, 2015 When business consultant Eileen Rodriguez went on vacation to Iceland, she traveled with members of USF's Geology Alumni Society. She couldn't have chosen better companions.
Fintech Business Plan Competition makes USF students' business dreams into reality
April 14, 2015 USF students with great business ideas don't have to wait for their big break on "Shark Tank."
Bucs, Lightning, Rays not playing games when it comes to analytics - Tampa Bay Times
April 10, 2015 Moneyball-style analytics isn't just being used on the field anymore. Off the field, data analysis is increasingly being used by sports franchises to keep fans engaged, loyal and spending money.
First IdeAlytics Fest emphasizes intersection of creativity, analytics
April 9, 2015 The Center for Analytics and Creativity at the Muma College of Business hosted the first IdeAlytics Fest on Thursday, April 2.
Students win $17,500 in prize money in third State of Florida Healthcare Innovation
April 3, 2015 A USF undergraduate mathematics major won $10,000 Thursday for having an innovative healthcare idea: the ability to manage disease pathology using cloud-based computer analysis.
USF to hold annual government small business conference - The Tampa Tribune
March 31, 2015 A conference that in 2013 helped small businesses in this region secure $49 million in government contracts is scheduled for May 6.
Years-old Al-Arian terror case in limbo - The Tampa Tribune
March 30, 2015 Retired FBI Agent Kerry Myers, who was the lead agent in the Tampa investigation, said he has no inside information about what is happening in Virginia. But he noted that figuratively, defendants charged with contempt hold the keys to their cells.
Jihadi e-book advises sleeper cells - The Tampa Tribune
March 30, 2015 The e-book "is more of a propaganda piece aimed at inciting Muslims in Europe to act as lone wolves in support of the Islamic State," said Kerry Myers, a former FBI supervisory special agent who specialized in bomb forensics and assisted operations in Afghanistan.
State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition offers students $10,000 prize
March 27, 2015 What does a breath-actuated glucose monitoring system, polymer-hinged finger brace, and a wheelchair home navigation system have in common? They're all inventions by Florida university students designed to meet a need in the healthcare industry.
Campus-based, Student-Managed Credit Union to Allow USF Business Students Executive
Internship Opportunities in Banking, Finance, and Marketing
March 25, 2015 A New Executive Internship Program at USF Federal Credit Union Planned
Agents' chatter in Osmakac sting skirts line between protection, entrapment - The Tampa Tribune
March 21, 2015 "For entrapment to work, it requires more than the government merely providing the defendant with an opportunity to commit the crime," Myers said. "It's not just providing the opportunity. For an entrapment defense to work, they have to show the government pressured or induced or actually created the actual intent to commit the crime.
Moffitt physician, MBA alumnus, reduces waste for cancer center
March 20, 2015 Physician Tim Kubal's helps cancer patients fight their disease at Moffitt Cancer Center. But that's just his "day job" as a doctor. In his other role at Moffitt, the 2013 USF MBA alumnus works to help patients spend less time in the waiting room and more time getting the life-saving medical attention they need.
Trigaux: 10 Tampa Bay projects we can't afford to screw up - Tampa Bay Times
March 20, 2015 Most promising are special USF, University of Tampa and area community colleges that increasingly tailor education to reflect the market demand for specialty workers. My latest favorite: In Tampa, USF Business School's brand-new program in Anti-Money Laundering.
ESPN, NBC Sports Executives among Speakers for USF Sport & Entertainment Analytics
Conference April 9-10
March 12, 2015 Event also features analytics experts from the Lightning, Rays, Bucs and Orlando Magic
Muma College of Business ranked among Best for Vets for second year
March 9, 2015 For military veterans seeking a business education, the University of South Florida Muma College of Business is among the top 30 programs for veterans in the nation for the second year running.
How One Alums' Big Pledge Influenced Another Alum to Give Big: A Case Study - Inside Philanthropy
March 5, 2015 Now, USF has recently announced that $10 million more is headed to the Muma School of Business, towards scholarship and student recruitment at its School of Accountancy.
What Lynn Pippenger's $10 Million Gift Means to USF's School of Accountancy - WUSF
March 3, 2015 USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy Director Uday Murthy talks about the three programs Pippenger's $10 million gift to the school will support.
School of Accountancy - WUSF
March 3, 2015 Thanks to a $10 million gift from a retired Raymond James Financial executive, another University of South Florida business school has a new name.
University of South Florida Receives $10 Million Gift - Philanthropy News Digest
March 1, 2015 The University of South Florida has announced a $10 million gift from alumnus Lynn Pippenger in support of scholarships and student recruitment efforts at its School of Accountancy at the Muma College of Business.
USF small business center offers entrepreneurship certificate program - The Tampa Tribune
February 25, 2015 The University of South Florida's Small Business Development Center is teaming up again with USF Connect to host a six-part series on the basics of starting a business.
Tech Data CEO shares successful business traits with Executive MBA students
February 20, 2015 Recently, Dutkowsky shared the wisdom he has gained from years as an executive in the tech industry with students in USF's Executive MBA program.
Pippenger gifts $10 million to USF School of Accountancy - FICPA News Flash
February 19, 2015 The University of South Florida (USF) recently announced that its School of Accountancy will be named for retired Raymond James executive Lynn Pippenger, a longtime supporter.
Sport & entertainment management students win national competition
February 19, 2015 Students in USF's Sport & Entertainment Management program won a national case competition this month, impressing judges with their plan to woo millennials to racing events -- at the USF program's first appearance in a national competition.
Pippenger donates $10M to USF - Business Observer
February 18, 2015 Faculty working in the University of South Florida's School of Accountancy will need new business cards now that the institution has been renamed to honor a $10 million donor. - See more at: http://www.businessobserverfl.com/section/detail/pippenger-donates-10m-to-usf/#sthash.7tWBWW0u.dpuf
New USF accounting school namesake a quiet storm for biz women - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 18, 2015 "I was taught to do three things," she told the crowded atrium. "One, always give back – in time, treasure and talent. Two, I had to save some of my money. And three, I could spend some. I still do those same things today."
USF School of Accountancy Named After Lynn Pippenger - WFTS
February 17, 2015 Today was a big day at the University of South Florida. Officials naming the School of Accountancy after retired Raymond James executive, Lynn Pippenger.
USF Accounting School Takes Name of Successful Alum - WUSF
February 17, 2015 Now, another long-time USF donor is stepping up. The college's School of Accountancy is now named "the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy," after the former Raymond James executive gave $10 million to the school.
USF to Name its School of Accountancy to Honor Long-time Donor
February 17, 2015 Recognizing gifts totaling more than $22.5 million, the school will now be known at the USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy
Lynn Pippenger makes $10 million gift to School of Accountancy - USF:Unstoppable
February 17, 2015 The University of South Florida announced today that its School of Accountancy will be named for Lynn Pippenger, a long-time supporter.
USF accountant school gets $10M from Raymond James alum - The Tampa Tribune
February 17, 2015 Lynn Pippenger led off remarks she gave at USF on Tuesday with a lesson learned early in life, around age 4 or 5, when she earned a small allowance.
USF alumnus and supporter Lynn Pippenger donates $10M to School of Accountancy - Accounting Today
February 17, 2015 The University of South Florida (USF) announced today that its School of Accountancy will be named for Lynn Pippenger, an MBA alumnus and long-time supporter, following a $10 million donation.
USF expected to unveil large gift to Muma College of Business - Tampa Bay Times
February 16, 2015 The University of South Florida said it will make a "significant announcement" regarding its Muma College of Business today, an event expected to introduce a new donor and a fresh commitment of millions of dollars to the USF business school. USF offered no details about the donor.
USF's Doctor of Business Administration Classes Begin - USF News
February 11, 2015 The first class to enroll into the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program at USF's Muma College of Business is hitting the books in their first semester back to school. For many of the returning students participating in the program, it's been more than 20 years since they have been in a classroom on a college campus.
Engaging the Corporate Community - BizEd Magazine
February 10, 2015 Moez Limayem, dean of the University of South Florida Muma College of Business, shares the school's strategies for embedding faculty and students in the local business community.
How teams, venues can enhance the 'sizzle' rather than 'steak' - SportsBusiness Journal
February 9, 2015 During my University of South Florida graduate class trip to Los Angeles last month, we met with representatives of Legends to provide the students with a better understanding of the consulting space in sports and entertainment.
'Fifty Shades of Grey' comes out of hiding and into big business - Tampa Bay Times
February 4, 2015 From a more practical business standpoint, word of mouth is huge and helps move anything from Harry Potter to Fifty Shades. If your friends are buying something, it's an automatic sale.
A Surge in Entrepreneurial Thinking - Florida Trend
February 2015 All manner of college disciplines - from engineering to the arts - have incorporated entrepreneurship into their teaching.
USF awarded grant to study cybersecurity - WTSP
January 28, 2015 Cybercrime is epidemic. Proof can be found in the massive hack attacks on the information systems of retail stores prior to Christmas that exposed the sensitive information of millions of people.
USF cybersecurity program gets $300k boost - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 28, 2015 The National Science Foundation is giving University of South Florida $300,000 to teach students cybersecurity using actual cases.
Taste again, with feeling: an update on food texture research - FEI-Online
January 26, 2015 Recent innovations in food texture include studies that examine the relationship between food texture and perceived calorie content as well as perceived saltiness, the characterization of an alternative source of pectin with advantages over citrus-derived pectin, and the use of bovine proteins to improve the texture of gluten-free bread.
Daily Fantasy Sports, is it Gambling or Addictive? - WTSP
January 19, 2015 "The fact that there is a skill component to this allows them to justify it is not gambling that could be debatable," said USF Associate Director of Sport and Entertainment Management Dr. Michael Mondello.
Legendary sports agent speaks about storied career
January 15, 2014 If you want people to like you, don't look for a job in the sports industry. That advice came from Michael Jordan's former sports agent, David Falk, who runs the FAME agency and was a guest speaker at the USF Marshall Center Oval Theater as part of the second annual USF Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series.
Iconic sports agent traces path to the top - The Oracle
January 15, 2015 Sports agent great David Falk spoke Wednesday night in the Marshall Student Center Oval Theater to hundreds of people to close out the USF Sports and Entertainment Lecture Series, sponsored by Fox Sports Florida and Tampa Bay Lightning.
Innovator decodes new tech generation in USF lecture
January 15, 2015 Omniscience, omnipresence, and omnipotence are qualities that in the past were typically only spoken of in reference to a deity. But today, said academic and innovator Don Marinelli, the newest generation has all these powers at their fingertips with technology.
Leading entrepreneur Sheila Johnson speaks at USF
January 14, 2015 As the embodiment of many firsts -- first black woman to be owner or partner in three professional sports teams, first African-American female billionaire -- Sheila Johnson knows first-hand how difficult it can be for women to succeed in sports, and in business, and in life.
Feld Entertainment CEO shares insights from globalized family company
January 14, 2015 Producing a 145-year-old live show means being ready to embrace change, says CEO Kenneth Feld, who runs the company that owns the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus. After all, what other show besides the circus has been around that long?
Female sports billionaire makes way in man's world - The Oracle
January 13, 2015 Sheila Johnson spent a lifetime breaking the entrepreneurial glass ceiling through which no other African-American woman had ever shattered.
College football playoff success creates calls for expansion - Chicago Tribune
January 13, 2015 "They didn't leave any money on the table, but they're going to need a bigger table," said sports consultant Bill Sutton. "There's more money out there. Expansion's got to be on the horizon."
College Football Playoff Success Creates Calls for Expansion - Bloomberg Business
January 13, 2015 College football's first playoff, instituted after a generation of pleas for its creation, was so successful that it has already led to calls for expansion.
Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series - University Beat
January 13, 2015 USF's Sport and Entertainment Management Program is bringing in an all-star team of experts to talk about the economic balls and strikes of sports in an upcoming lecture series.
USF Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series presented by FOX Sports Florida - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 13, 2015 The second annual USF Sport and Entertainment Lecture Series presented by FOX Sports Florida brings together top industry professionals to discuss global sport and entertainment industry topics.
Sports lecture series brings entertainment industry insiders - The Oracle
January 12, 2015 Four leaders of the sports entertainment industry, two of whom are the former agent of Michael Jordan and the first African American woman to own a professional sports team, will take part in the second annual Sports and Entertainment Lecture Series today and tomorrow.
Top things to do in Tampa Bay for Jan. 13 - Tampa Bay Times
January 12, 2015 The lectures in this special series are free and open to the public, though tickets are required.
Centcom social media sites back online after hack - The Tampa Tribune
January 12, 2015 Tampa became the latest epicenter of cyber attacks as Twitter and YouTube accounts belonging to U.S. Central Command, headquartered at MacDill Air Force Base, were temporarily taken over by a group calling itself the Cyber Caliphate, which claims to be aligned with the Sunni insurgent group Islamic State.
USF experts say today's CENTCOM hack is a new type of attack - WFLA
January 12, 2015 While the hack on CENTCOM's social media accounts did not appear to compromise security, experts say this type of attack is new.
Sports super-agent, CEOs among leaders at free USF lecture series - Tampa Bay Times
January 8, 2015 Some of the most powerful executives in sports and entertainment will appear at the University of South Florida next week to discuss how they got to the top of their craft as part of the second annual USF Sport & Entertainment Lecture Series.
Health & Fitness Issue: Rollin' on the river - Creative Loafing
January 8, 2015 Last October, Dan Fleischbein looked out his Harbour Island office window and came up with an idea. An executive recruiter with Lucas Group, he was enrolled in USF's Master's in Entrepreneurship program (class of 2015) and was pondering how he could start his own company.
University Beat: National & Competitive Intelligence - WUSF Radio
January 6, 2015 USF Students interested in executive positions, whether in business or government, are encouraged to take part in a program in "National and Competitive Intelligence." The program, which is backed by a grant from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, helps students learn such skills as information gathering, analysis and presentation.
Fund-finding Missions - BizEd
January 2015 Business schools take new paths to financial autonomy.
Bring it, 2015! Amy Scherzer's Diary looks back at the 2014 Tampa social scene - Tampa Bay Times
December 30, 2014 Philanthropists extraordinaire: Pam and Les Muma, here supporting the Broadway Ball at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 18, deserve a standing ovation for supporting myriad causes, including donating $25 million to the University of South Florida College of Business, which now bears their names.
To those who made Tampa Bay economy better in 2014 — thanks - Tampa Bay Times
December 26, 2014 Bravo to every person noted here for making the 2014 Tampa Bay economy stronger, smarter and more confident to try new things.
5 intriguing USF inventions patented in the past year - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 26, 2014 University of South Florida is the 12th highest academic patent producer in the country and among the top 300 U.S. patent owners worldwide.
Epic fail of 2014: Digital security - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 26, 2014 Whether it was stores with a national presence and millions of peoples' information, or one movie production company with intentions to release a controversial film, if there was information wanted, hackers found a way to get it.
Three USF innovators receive national honor - Tampa Tribune
December 25, 2014 Three University of South Florida professors are among 170 across the country designated as 2014 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors.
Marketing students help Tampa International Airport with website launch
December 17, 2014 Marketing senior Ashlee Heirman put off taking the required marketing research course until her last semester, thinking it would be boring. But a semester-long project with Tampa International Airport changed her mind about marketing research -- even to the point where she is now interested in a career in the field.
National Academy of Inventors announces 2014 NAI Fellows - PR Newswire
December 16, 2014 Those named today bring the total number of NAI Fellows to 414, representing more than 150 prestigious research universities and governmental and non-profit research institutions.
Sport, entertainment leaders to speak at USF lecture series in January
December 16, 2014 Top executives in the sport and entertainment industries will participate in a series of free lectures Jan. 13 and 14, hosted by the University of South Florida Sport & Entertainment Management Program, FOX Sports Florida, and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
USF program takes businesses beyond U.S. borders - Tampa Tribune
December 14, 2014 Chemical Containers Inc. has been in business for 30 years, saturating the Florida market and expanding into the Carolinas and Georgia, even procuring government contracts.
Business students come up with real-world solutions in case competition
December 12, 2014 Students at the University of South Florida's Muma College of Business teamed up with The Goodman Group to develop innovative ideas for meeting consumer demand in the next decade for The Palms of Largo's senior living & health care communities.
Entrepreneur Raxit Shah Shares His Story
December 12, 2014 Indian-born entrepreneur Raxit Shah brought in a catered dinner for a group of information systems students in November, providing them with authentic Indian cuisine before he talked with them about his life and career.
T. Rowe Price executive talks tech to ISDS students
December 4, 2014 When Steve Sullivan joined T. Rowe Price in 1987, he worked in a small department -- about 40 people in a firm of about 400. Now, Sullivan heads T. Rowe Price's Global Technology Services Division of more than 500 associates working globally, and the jobs in his division are some of the most critical roles in the company.
USF teams receive grants to develop socially beneficial products - 83 Degrees
December 2, 2014 Five teams at the University of South Florida in Tampa were recently selected as part of the National Science Foundation's Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program.
Mannequin Eye Contact and Other Ways Retailers Get You to Spend More - Kiplinger
December 2014 Your perception of value can be skewed by the "contrast effect," says marketing professor Dipayan Biswas, of the University of South Florida. A $20 shirt seems like a bargain when it's placed next to $40 shirts. Even the color of the ink used on sale signs matters: Markdowns in red seem more drastic and therefore more compelling.
Competition teaches students realities of supply chains
November 20, 2014 Students pursuing the new Supply Chain Management concentration for undergraduate students at the USF Muma College of Business might go in thinking that they can't gain firsthand experience in supply chains outside of a real-world internship.
2014's Best and Worst Cities for Hispanic Entrepreneurs - WalletHub
November 14, 2014 I believe that government agencies should focus on developing programs to help all immigrants, and not just Hispanics. Immigrants are one of the largest sources for business creation in the U.S., often due to their difficulty in finding jobs in the labor force.
Stores' subliminal signals make you spend more - 10 News
November 10, 2014 Dipayan Biswas, professor of marketing at the University of South Florida, has conducted consumer trend research around the globe, and says the holidays are prime time for retailers to lure you in.
Tailoring your sales staff for their survival and your success - Sports Business Journal
November 10, 2014 While I have written about some of these thoughts previously, I thought I would compile my six best ideas and alterations for your consideration as you review your sales productivity and look to challenges in the coming year.
N.B.A. Pounds Pavement for Fitness Effort - New York Times
November 2, 2014 "This is highly unique, to be this visible, but actions speak louder than words," said Bill Sutton, who worked in team marketing at the N.B.A. and now teaches sports business at the University of South Florida. "Everything you do is the portrayal of your brand."
2013 Standards Exemplified: Engagement - AACSB International
November 2014 Last month, philanthropists Pam and Les Muma donated 25 million USD to the AACSB-accredited University of South Florida's College of Business, now named the Muma College of Business in their honor.
Speakers discuss analytics, white-collar crime at business homecoming event
October 30, 2014 When Walt Pavlo began as a 29-year-old manager at MCI, he could hardly have foreseen that his burgeoning career in the telecom business would land him in prison.
Business students inspire middle-schoolers on Diploma-See Day
October 29, 2014 Students studying at the USF Muma College of Business have already learned the importance of staying in school and succeeding in their pre-college studies. But high-risk students in middle school and high school may not have that same knowledge or hope.
Small Business Development Center's global involvement helps businesses internationally
October 29, 2014 The USF Small Business Development Center is well-known for the work it does locally, helping budding entrepreneurs and longstanding small businesses alike grow and succeed.
Name Change for USF Muma College of Business Signals A Push Forward - WUSF News
October 29, 2014 The USF Muma College of Business was formally unveiled in front of a standing-room only crowd in the lobby of College's main building October 10th. The new name came as the result of a $25 million gift from Tampa businessman Les Muma and his wife, Pam.
SunTrust CEO dispenses financial, life wisdom to USF students
October 28, 2014 Bill Rogers' philosophy for having an enjoyable and fulfilling career is a simple one: do whatever you do with purpose.
MIS student's Walmart internship let him experience corporate world
October 28, 2014 When management information systems graduate student Sushil Akhare was offered a summer internship at Walmart's headquarters, he knew the experience would be far beyond scanning barcodes for the retail giant.
College of Business - WUSF
October 28, 2014 The Colleges of Business on both the USF Tampa and St. Petersburg campuses are undergoing monumental changes. Both have new names after multimillion dollar donations from local philanthropists, and USF St. Pete's College of Business will soon have a new building.
As wealthy loosen purse strings, is Tampa Bay philanthropy on the upswing? - Tampa Bay Times
October 27, 2014 After a post-recession lull in giving by the wealthy, Tampa Bay area universities are enjoying a charitable bonanza that some area philanthropists hope will accelerate in the coming years.
Back Home From the Cold: How Deep Roots Shaped a $25 Million Gift to USF - Inside Philanthropy
October 17, 2014 Leslie "Les" Muma and his wife Pam returned to Florida after Muma handed over the reins of his financial services technology firm, Fiserv. Both Muma and Pam attended the University of South Florida, and have been instrumental in several fundraising campaigns at the university, so their recent $25 million gift to the USF Tampa School of Business is no surprise.
Gift to USF Athletics, Muma College of Business Benefits Students
October 17, 2014 Gift from Copperhead Charities was made possible by proceeds from 2014 Valspar Championship presented by BB&T, an official PGA TOUR Tournament
Editorial: Record USF gift validation of school's growing academic standing - Tampa
October 17, 2014 Among the many reasons to cheer the recent $25 million donation to USF's business school are the hands-on learning programs that will benefit students and faculty.
University of South Florida Receives $25 Million Gift - Philanthropy News Digest
October 16, 2014 The University of South Florida has announced a $25 million gift from alumnus Les Muma and his wife, Pam, to establish a leadership program in its College of Business.
Four University of South Florida professors receive Excellence in Innovation Award - Tampa Bay Newswire
October 15, 2014 Award recognizes exceptional achievement in technological innovation and entrepreneurial success.
UNC-Chapel Hill faculty speak out on athletics issues - The Herald-Sun
October 15, 2014 Mike Bowen, an instructor at the University of South Florida College of Business and the chair of a committee for the Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics, a group seeks to represent faculty on intercollegiate sports issues, said his group and two faculty athletic representative groups were allowed to give input into the decision. He said faculty "had their say; they just weren't listened to." His group opposed the autonomy decision.
Four USF professors receive Excellence in Innovation Award - Business Observer
October 14, 2014 Four faculty members from the University of South Florida have received the USF Excellence in Innovation Award for exceptional achievement in innovation and research.
Four University of South Florida professors receive Excellence in Innovation Award - USF Research & Innovation
October 14, 2014 Award recognizes exceptional achievement in technological innovation and entrepreneurial success
Four USF professors receive Excellence in Innovation Award - Business Observer
October 14, 2014 Four faculty members from the University of South Florida have received the USF Excellence in Innovation Award for exceptional achievement in innovation and research.
$25-Million Gift Boosts U. of South Florida Business School - The Chronicle of Philanthropy
October 13, 2014 Florida businessman Les Muma and his wife, Pam, have donated $25-million to the business school at the University of South Florida's main Tampa campus, which was renamed Friday in recognition of the gift, writes the Tampa Bay Times.
In social-media driven world, leaders must check 'thermostat' - Sports Business Journal
October 13, 2014 The emotionally charged events that continue to take place in the sports industry have given us a great to deal to contemplate about the industry, its leadership, our society and, not least of all, ourselves.
Couple gives $25 million for USF business school - St. Augustine Record
October 13, 2014 The University of South Florida is getting a $25 million donation and a new name for its business school.
USF gets $25 million donation for business school - WTSP
October 12, 2014 The Mumas have now donated $41 million to USF. The couple said they wanted to keep their donations anonymous but were persuaded that by going public, it could spur others with wealth to make donations.
USF gets $25 million donation for business school - WFLA.com
October 12, 2014 The University of South Florida is getting a $25 million donation and a new name for its business school.
USF gets $25 million donation for business school - Miami Herald
October 12, 2014 The Tampa-based university announced that businessman Les Muma and his wife Pam are making the donation. In return, the business school will be renamed the USF Muma College of Business.
Longtime USF Supporters Pam and Les Muma Give $25 million to the USF College of Business - Tampa Bay Newswire
October 11, 2014 The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a $25 million gift from Pam and Les Muma, the single largest individual gift in its history, to name the College of Business.
Muma College of Business - YouTube
October 10, 2014 The University of South Florida announces that it has received the biggest individual donation in its nearly 60-year history from Pam and Les Muma
Record $25 million gift spurs newly named USF Muma College of Business - Florida Trend
October 10, 2014 It's a very good time to be a College of Business at the University of South Florida. USF president Judy Genshaft announced at a Friday morning community unveiling that Les and Pam Muma are donating $25 million to name the College of Business in Tampa.
$25M donation for USF College of Business - Bay News 9
October 10, 2014 The College of Business at the University of South Florida has just gotten a very generous donation.
USF business school receives $25M gift - Business Observer
October 10, 2014 The University of South Florida announced a $25 million gift today from entrepreneurs and philanthropists Pam and Les Muma.
Mumas give USF largest donation in school history for College of Business - The Oracle
October 10, 2014 After receiving the largest individual donation in USF History, the College of Business will now be the USF Muma College of Business after alumni and philanthropists Les and Pam Muma donated $25 million to the university.
USF College of Business gets $25M gift, to be renamed after the Mumas - Tampa Bay Business Journal
October 10, 2014 The University of South Florida received a $25 million gift from Les and Pam Muma, the single largest individual gift in the school's history.
Editorial: Gift to USF drives a new mission - Tampa Bay Times
October 10, 2014 Les and Pam Muma, left, with USF College of Business dean Moez Limayem, said they wanted to give back to an institution that was so pivotal to their success.
Record $25 million gift spurs newly named USF Muma College of Business - Tampa Bay Times
October 10, 2014 It's a very good time to be a College of Business at the University of South Florida. USF president Judy Genshaft announced at a Friday morning community unveiling that Les and Pam Muma — long-standing contributors, leaders in money raising for the university and both USF graduates — are donating $25 million to name the College of Business in Tampa.
Mumas Make Mark with $25 Million Gift to USF College of Business - WUSF News
October 10, 2014 Les and Pam Muma talk exclusively with WUSF's Mark Schreiner about their record $25 million dollar donation to the newly named "USF Muma College of Business."
USF gets $25 million donation for 'Muma College of Business' - The Tampa Tribune
October 10, 2014 Les and Pam Muma started dating in 1964 as students at the University of South Florida. Fifty years and a rewarding life later, the Mumas are giving their alma mater the single largest donation it has received in its near-60-year history.
USF Announces a New Name for College of Business
October 10, 2014 Longtime USF supporters Pam and Les Muma give $25 million, the single largest individual gift in the university's history, to the USF College of Business.
A New Era in Business: The Muma College of Business
October 10, 2014 With the single largest gift in USF's history, the Muma College of Business is poised to join the top echelon of business schools across the nation.
BarCamp Tampa Bay Grows with the Local Tech and Business Community - EIN News
October 9, 2014 Dispelling the myth that there is too little technical talent in Florida, BarCamp Tampa Bay will be hosting 800-900 of the region's developers, designers, freelancers and start-up founders at its 7th annual event on October 18th at the USF Muma College of Business.
Former white-collar criminal to share crooked past - The Oracle
October 9, 2014 In the corporate world, it is taxing to walk the line while fixated on the bottom line. Before Walter Pavlo saw he had crossed the line of corruption, he was already too astray to escape his $6 million crime.
Short mortgages available to some buyers - WTSP
October 7, 2014 Renters like the Verma family and Kama Conrad are hoping to find a home one day at the right price. A new program that's being tested is called "15-year Wealth Builder Home Loan" might help them get there.
Former white-collar criminal uses experience as a lesson in business ethics - Tampa Bay Business Journal
October 1, 2014 After receiving his master's degree in finance from Mercer University, Walter Pavlo began his career like many graduates, confident and optimistic about the road ahead of him. He never thought that one day his path would lead him to becoming the poster boy for white-collar crime.
USF grad student's 'Aquamelon' juice to soon hit shelves - Bay News 9
September 27, 2014 A University of South Florida graduate student is behind a new product called Aquamelon that is slated to hit shelves in a few days.
Faculty group urges override of autonomy for power conferences - USA Today
September 26, 2014 An alliance of faculty senates at NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision schools said Friday it has sent a statement to the presidents and chancellors of every Division I school urging them to support an override of the proposed governance changes that would give schools in the five power conferences greater autonomy in rules-making.
Longtime accounting teacher Celina Jozsi retires
September 25, 2014 The love Jozsi developed for accounting, and the knowledge she passes on to her students, is based on her deep belief that accounting as the language of business can add tremendous value to an organization – but only if it is understood and communicated properly.
Florida Export Series to help grow export market
September 25, 2014 With the largest port in the state of Florida, Tampa is the perfect place to break into the international market. The Florida SBDC at University of South Florida will present the Florida Export Series for local entrepreneurs who want to break into the export market, beginning October 7 at Port Tampa Bay.
College of Business researchers receive $300,000 grant to develop new course
September 24, 2014 A new $300,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will prepare USF graduate students to take on today's cybersecurity challenges by giving them real-life business cases.
Business Schools Bring FinTech Into The MBA Classroom - BusinessBecause
September 23, 2014 Business schools are rolling out classes in financial technology – as a surge in investment has allowed financial services companies to expand the fintech market.
USF Entrepreneurship Program, Graduate Pick Up Honors - WUSF
September 18, 2014 The University of South Florida's efforts to give students the skills they need to start their own businesses continue to gain attention, with both the College of Business and a nonprofit started by a graduate in his dorm room receiving separate national honors this week.
University of South Florida Entrepreneurship Program Ranked 13th Nationally - Tampa Bay Partnership
September 18, 2014 Small businesses are the engine of the U.S. economy, and according to rankings released today by Entrepreneur magazine and the Princeton Review, the University of South Florida (USF) is one of the best at teaching its students to start new businesses.
Students learn Bulls' market - The Oracle
September 17, 2014 USF undergrads invest university funds for stock trading class
In Tampa, USF graduate program ranks high for entrepreneurs - Tampa Bay Times
September 17, 2014 New rankings by Entrepreneur magazine and the Princeton Review rank the University of South Florida among the nation's best at teaching students to start new businesses.
USF entrepreneurship among best in nation - The Oracle
September 17, 2014 If entrepreneurs are the heart of the U.S. economy, then USF's entrepreneurship program is getting the blood pumping, according to rankings released Tuesday.
Princeton Review ranks USF entrepreneurship center - Business Observer
September 17, 2014 The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine ranked the University of South Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship as the 13th best graduate business school.
Student entrepreneur creates fresh watermelon business - The Oracle
September 16, 2014 Desmond Williams, a business administration graduate student and paraprofessional at the USF Center for Entrepreneurship, founded the company that produces Aquamelon Water.
USF Entrepreneurship Program ranked 13th nationally
September 16, 2014 Small businesses are the engine of the U.S. economy, and according to rankings released today by Entrepreneur magazine and the Princeton Review, the University of South Florida is one of the best at teaching its students to start new businesses.
USF Entrepreneurship Center moves up on Princeton Review list - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 16, 2014 The center came in at No. 13 among 2,000 colleges and universities surveyed and published in the 2015 Top 50 Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs.
Business Scholarships - WUSF
September 16, 2014 The recent USF College of Business Scholarship Luncheon honored around 175 students who received almost $400,000 dollars in awards.
Homecoming 2014: Once Upon A Homecoming
September 15, 2014 Former white-collar criminal and current Forbes contributor Walter Pavlo will kick off a panel discussion on the danger of white-collar crimes on Oct.10, 2014 at 4:30 P.M. at the University of South Florida College of Business.
USF Faculty Share Their Knowledge
September 9, 2014 When members of the media have questions about how companies and organizations do business they often turn to USF College of Business faculty members to learn how the news of the day will affect the bottom line.
Technology marries a sports event's social media, activation ROI - Sports Business Journal
September 8, 2014 Last spring, my sports marketing graduate class at the University of South Florida was working on a project for its participation in Fox Sports University. Each group had to address how to create more fan interaction and connectivity with the sports product. Three of the four groups had technology solutions that involved an app or some type of radio-frequency identification device to solve the problem.
Levenson To Sell Hawks After Internal Investigation Finds Racially Charged E-Mail - Sports Business Journal
September 8, 2014 Hawks Managing Partner Bruce Levenson "will sell his controlling interest in the franchise because of an 'inappropriate and offensive' internal e-mail sent two years ago regarding, in part, the lack of white fans at Philips Arena," according to a front-page piece by Chris Vivlamore of the ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION.
Atlanta Hawks Owner Selling Team After Racist Email Surfaces - Boston.com
September 8, 2014 For the second time this year, the owner of a professional basketball team will sell his controlling interest of a franchise after his racially insensitive views were made public.
Atlanta Hawks owner stepping aside over racially charged email - LA Times
September 7, 2014 Nearly a month after Donald Sterling was stripped of his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, ending a contentious legal battle sparked by his remarks about blacks, his comments have created fallout in another corner of the National Basketball Assn.
Views on Race Again Prompt an N.B.A. Sale - New York Times
September 7, 2014 Bruce Levenson Will Sell Atlanta Hawks After Racially Charged Email Is Revealed
Atlanta Hawks owner stepping aside over racially charged email - LA Remix.tv
September 7, 2014 Nearly a month after Donald Sterling was stripped of his ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers, ending a contentious legal battle sparked by his remarks about blacks, his comments have created fallout in another corner of the National Basketball Assn.
Impressed by his grit, readers offer help to USF student - Tampa Bay Times
September 3, 2014 Dakota Rockwell never asked for help. He was reluctant to share all his hardships. But after he spoke at a University of South Florida banquet for new business students and the Times ran a story about him Monday, hundreds of strangers reached out, applauding his perseverance, wanting to ease his difficult journey.
Losing his mother turned USF student all business - Tampa Bay Times
August 31, 2014 He got the letter in July, at his mom's house in Seminole. She never would have believed it. Not after everything that had happened. Dakota Rockwell, 20, had applied to the University of South Florida as a long shot, hoping — but never dreaming — he would be accepted. Then the admissions office emailed. He could start in August, in the business school.
Doctor of Business Administration - WUSF
August 26, 2014 An MBA is a Masters of Business Administration degree — but have you heard about a DBA? USF is unveiling a new Doctor of Business Administration program that targets CEO's and other upper-level executives looking to transform their business practices.
Sam's Club stocking holiday items in August - ABC Action News
August 21, 2014 "If you can create the ambiance that it's like Christmas, the Christmas season, the assumption is that might make people spend more," said Dipayan Biswas, associate marketing professor at the University of South Florida.
Strong Buying Opportunity: General Electric's Synchrony Financial Quiet Period Expiration - Seeking Alpha
August 15, 2014 The 40 day quiet period for SYF will conclude September 8, allowing SYF's IPO underwriters to publish (likely positive) analyses of the GE consumer financial services spin-off on September 9.
An American bachelor's degree - Afternoon Despatch & Courier
August 13, 2014 The National Management School has partnered with Broward College and University of South Florida to offer an American Associate degree and an American Bachelor's degree to students from India.
Photos - Jaspinder Narula, Kavitta Verma, Amy Billimoria at an educational programme
launch - ApunKaChoice
August 7, 2014 The National Management School has partnered with Broward College and University of South Florida to offer an American Associate degree and an American Bachelor's degree to students from India.
Password Security - News Radio 610 WIOD
August 7, 2014
Tampa Bay residents possible victims of Russian internet hack - WFLA
August 6, 2014 With more than a billion people affected by the Russian cyber ring hacking into people's internet accounts, a USF professor believes some Bay area internet users accounts may have been hacked into.
Password Security - WFLA
August 6, 2014 According to USF cybersecurity expert Manish Agrawal, you can change your password and make it as difficult as you want, but you always run the risk of being exposed.
Diebold claims skimmer-proof ATM device - WTSP
July 30, 2014 As the number of cases that involve skimming devices installed on ATM increases across the Bay area, an Ohio-based company unveiled what it calls the "world's most secure anti-skimming card reader."
Doctor of Business Administration Degree Now Offered at USF - Bradenton Times
July 26, 2014 Set to begin at the start of next year, this program is designed for upper-level industry executives who wish to further their education in the managerial field. Students will participate in both traditional and advanced classroom studies, as well as online courses, real-world industry studies and in-depth research within their own companies.
University of South Florida students to study software at Infosys - EDU Tech
July 25, 2014 Students from the University of South Florida (USF) will be visiting India to study a module on software engineering at the education and research wing of Infosys.
Software module - TMCNet
July 23, 2014 The nine undergraduates and four graduate students of management information systems (MIS) are going to spend three weeks at Infosys in Mysore in July-August as part of a tie-up entering the fifth year.
How thieves clone your credit cards - WFLA
July 21, 2014 The Target security breach last year proved just how widespread and simple it can be to clone credit card information.
Software module - The Times of India
July 21, 2014 A group of students from the University of South Florida (USF) are coming to India to study a module on software engineering at the education and research wing of a company.
Flight 17 and Social Media - Bay News 9
July 19, 2014 There was confirmation today that updates on Malaysia flight 17, and public reaction to the downed plane, are playing out on the web, but a University of South Florida professor says all those social media posts may not be a good thing.
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17: Does Social Media Help or Hurt Disaster Response?
July 18, 2014 New research from a University of South Florida professor finds false information spread on social media leads to spread of rumors, confusion and added delays in first responders providing the public with accurate details in a crisis
Hernando business digest for July 18 - Tampa Bay Times
July 17, 2014 The Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida, in partnership with the Greater Hernando County Chamber of Commerce, will offer a business seminar, "Basic Business Taxes," 2 to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the chamber office, 15588 Aviation Loop Drive, south of Brooksville.
10 News spurs more secure county websites - WTSP
July 16, 2014 We checked dozens of local government websites local residents use to pay water bills, apply for permits, and check tax records.
USF Launches New Doctor of Business Administration Program - Tampa Bay Newswire
July 15, 2014 CEOs and other upper-level executives will soon be able to earn doctoral degrees in business without interrupting their careers, thanks to a new Doctor of Business Administration degree program launching at the University of South Florida.
Business Buzz - Herald-Tribune
July 15, 2014 USF's College of Business is launching the DBA, designed exclusively for executives and business leaders with at least a dozen years of upper-level industry experience.
Mike Trout's All-Star coronation - ESPN
July 15, 2014 "You never hear anything about this guy that's not apple pie," said Bill Sutton. "He's Jack Armstrong, and that's extremely rare. He's very quiet. He's very humble. He signs a big extension, and he's still about the team, all about winning. He's very Jeter-like. 'I' never comes up. It's always 'we' and 'us.'"
USF Launches New Doctor of Business Administration Program
July 14, 2014 Applications are now being accepted for program targeting working professionals in experienced executive and business leadership roles.
New USF degree adds DBA to the C-level alphabet soup - Tampa Bay Business Journal
July 14, 2014 Top level business executives now have an opportunity to earn doctoral degrees in business without interrupting their careers.
Businesses take a broader role in shaping higher education - Tampa Bay Times
July 11, 2014 Sri Sridharan is on a daunting mission: to create the state's first cybersecurity center at the University of South Florida, developing a curriculum by this fall for an inaugural class of master's degree candidates.
What are the Best 4th of July Sales? - WFLA-TV
July 7, 2014 USF marketing professor Rob Hooker discusses the top items to shop for among many 4th of July sales.
USF College of Business teaches high-schoolers data analytics in half-day bootcamp
July 5, 2014 Local high school students recently learned that data is more than numbers on a page -- they saw first-hand that data can be the deciding factor in making crucial business decisions.
Hackers Stealing Information Without Anyone Knowing - WFLA-TV
July 1, 2014 A new report finds 97% of small or medium size businesses have been hacked and most don't realize it's happened. USF cybersecurity expert Sri Sridharan explains how hackers are so effective.
June 30, 2014 When it comes to women in business -- and more specifically, women in entrepreneurship -- the stereotypes of business suits, Wall Street banker capitalists, or the desire for a fat bottom line aren't always accurate.
Chew On This - New York Times
June 29, 2014 In a series of tests, Dipayan Biswas, a marketing professor at the University of South Florida, asked students to eat brownie bits as they watched TV. They generally ate more if the brownies were gooey and soft, rather than hard and dry.
Incubating Innovation - USF Magazine
June 25, 2014 Advised by USF research leaders, USF students run a business incubator of their own
First Class - USF Magazine
June 25, 2014 Most people know that an MBA gives people from a variety of backgrounds a chance to become better versed in managerial and business operations.
USF MBA in Sport & Entertainment Management's Inaugural Class Accepts Job Offers Locally
and Across Nation - Tampa Bay Partnership
June 25, 2014 Just weeks after graduation, 16 of the 19 graduates from the inaugural class from the University of South Florida MBA in Sport & Entertainment Management have accepted offers for professional and executive-level industry jobs in the Tampa Bay and across the nation.
Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Recipients to Study Abroad in China
June 16, 2014 Two College of Business students have been awarded the chance to study abroad as Gilman Scholars this summer. Michelle Tjahjono and Austin-James Cox will study Chinese language and culture with the USF Chinese Learning in the Culture: Tier 1 program.
Business leaders discuss international trade at USF
June 12, 2014 "Exports are the key to economic prosperity. What you're doing here is so important to our state," said Moez Limayem, dean of the USF College of Business, as he welcomed the attendees. "Here at USF, we're so proud to make global impact and business engagement our strategic priorities."
Marketing instructor wins national AMA award
May 21, 2014 At the annual AMA conference held in New Orleans in April, Solomon was presented with the Hugh. G. Wales Outstanding Advisor of the Year Award, given to only two advisors nationwide.
Retailers offering big discounts for Memorial Day weekend - ABC Action News
May 20, 2014 Stores typically try to move seasonal items out of their inventory and into the hands of customers, said University of South Florida assistant professor of marketing Rob Hooker said.
Political ads hit the web for Fla. governor's race - WFLA
May 16, 2014 Web ads can be cheaper, offer a way to link to a place to donate and give campaigns the opportunity to see who is watching and clicking on them, said Robert Hooker, assistant professor of marketing at the University of South Florida.
Morgan Family Makes $8 Million Gift to benefit USF Athletics, Colleges of Business
and Marine Science
May 15, 2014 George '76 and Jane Morgan have had a life-long love affair with the University of South Florida. Now, thanks to a deferred gift, they've ensured that their passion for George's alma mater will be felt long after they are gone.
New Study: Paid-For Analyst Reports Can Benefit Investors - AccountingWEB
May 12, 2014 Recently published research by three accounting professors found that reports from paid-for stock analysts offer nearly the same relevant information to investors as reports from sell-side firms.
Talk Back Florida: The Fight Against Ovarian Cancer - News Talk Florida
May 12, 2014 Cyber security and keeping your data and smartphone information safe was also part of the conversation. Sri Sridharan, Managing Director of the new cyber security department/degree program at USF gave us some practical safety tips.
Student Healthcare Innovators Do Battle 'Shark Tank' Style - WUSF
May 7, 2014 Twelve teams of students from eight Florida universities recently faced off at the Second Annual State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition to determine whose medical technology reigned supreme -- and the winners walked away with $10,000.
Grants allow ISDS Department, Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy to expand undergraduate
May 7, 2014 Two new grants from the State of Florida will help information systems and accounting students at USF take smaller classes, learn more, and, ideally, graduate in less time.
'Breakfast with a CIO' event brings banking executive to tech community
May 5, 2014 JPMorgan Chase moves more money every day than the GDP of the United Kingdom, about $5 trillion daily -- but it's not the dollar bills we typically carry in our wallets.
Family of Grads, Retiring Announcer among USF Commencement Highlights - WUSF News
May 2, 2014 In addition to the "to selfie or not to selfie" debate, there are a number of other stories making news at this weekend's University of South Florida Spring Commencement - including a family of graduates, a former migrant worker turned educator, and a USF professor whose voice is recognizable to thousand of alumni.
Healthcare Innovation Competition - WUSF
May 2014 It's "Shark Tank" – USF style – as students from eight Florida colleges recently faced off at the University of South Florida to see who created the most innovative healthcare technology.
FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum Highlights Growing Indo-U.S. Business Relationships - Tampa Bay Partnership
April 30, 2014 The stars of Indian film, politics, and business, along with leaders in those arenas in the U.S., all came together for the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum in Tampa last week.
Clippers face crisis management as sponsors flee owner Sterling - Chicago Tribune
April 29, 2014 The National Basketball Association must focus on its relationships with sponsors as it investigates comments attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, according to a crisis manager.
Clippers See Sponsors Flee as NBA Investigates Owner Remarks - Bloomberg Businessweek
April 29, 2014 The Los Angeles Clippers lost four sponsors and a half-dozen more suspended deals as the National Basketball Association called a news conference to address racist comments attributed to team owner Donald Sterling.
On The Agenda - The Ledger
April 26, 2014 There will be an "Ask-the-Experts" session, a counselor from the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida and a social media discussion.
FICCI-IIFA speaker Sajan Pillai: 'Technology is the new oil' - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 25, 2014 Presenters at the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum Friday morning expressed enthusiasm about the climate for business and the possibilities of technology, despite the economic troubles of recent years.
FICCI-IIFA forum panel: Enticing tourists from overseas - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 25, 2014 Luring international visitors is one of the most significant challenges tourism marketers face, as it requires convincing people to travel great distances to experience a destination.
FDA proposes broad rules for e-cigarettes - Tampa Bay Times
April 24, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed sweeping new regulations for electronic cigarettes, including a ban on sales to anyone under 18, in the first step toward oversight of a fast-growing industry untouched for years by federal rules.
IIFA business forum promote trade ties between U.S., India - Tampa Bay Times
April 24, 2014 More than 250 people gathered for the Global Business Forum at the Tampa Convention Center to discuss ways to strengthen the countries' trade and business relationship.
Bollywood means business, forum told - Tampa Bay Times
April 24, 2014 The International Indian Film Academy got down to business - the economic kind - on Thursday during a forum to promote ties between the United States and India.
New partnership gives students global business experience
May 1, 2014 Florida's economy has always been dependent on the beaches and sunny skies that bring tourists from all over the world. But with seasonal ups and downs and economic uncertainty taking its toll on disposable incomes, Florida businesses have diversified to meet other global demands.
FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum 2014
April 28, 2014 The stars of Indian film, politics, and business, along with leaders in those arenas in the U.S., all came together for the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum in Tampa last week.
News roundup for Food Texture Study
April 22, 2014 Marketing professor Dipayan Biswas has a forthcoming article in the Journal of Consumer Research.
How Food Texture Influences Your Calorie Intake - Women's Health
April 21, 2014 According to a new study, people perceive foods that are hard or rough to have fewer calories—meaning they might consume more of those foods regardless of their actual nutritional value.
The Snacking Trick You Fall For - Men's Health
April 21, 2014 Soft foods, soft stomach? Unless you're focused on counting calories, you tend to mindlessly munch more food if you're eating something with a smooth or soft texture, shows new research from the University of South Florida.
USF Student Innovation - Bay News 9
April 21, 2014 Desmond Williams, co-founder of the USF Student Innovation Incubator speaks about the program.
UCF Students Take First Place in USF Innovation Pitch Competition - Florida Blue
April 21, 2014 A device that will help provide a more sanitary restroom experience for females took first place April 7 in the second annual Innovation Pitch competition, a partnership between Florida Blue and the University of South Florida Center for Entrepreneurship.
Advertising students give their all to national competition
April 18, 2014 For more than two decades, USF has been sending students to the National Student Advertising Competition, which asks students to spend a year coming up with a multimillion dollar campaign for a national sponsor client.
Chewing the fat away? How dieters perceive crunchier foods as low-calorie - Daily Mail
April 18, 2014 Dieters are more likely to pick crunchy foods over soft snacks because they believe they are better for the waistline, according to a new study.
5 studies you may have missed - CNN Health
April 18, 2014 Here's a roundup of five medical studies published this week that might give you new insights into your health, mind and body.
People perceive food that is either hard or has a rough texture to have fewer calories,
study finds - IBN Live
April 17, 2014 "We studied the link between how a food feels in your mouth and the amount we eat, the types of food we choose, and how many calories we think we are consuming," researchers said.
Judge A Food By Its Texture And Risk Being Wrong - Fast Company
April 16, 2014 Texture counts for a lot when we eat. New research, in the Journal of Consumer Research, says people assume that "hard" foods, such as raw vegetables, have fewer calories than "soft" foods, such as ice-cream.
Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories - U.S. News & World Report
April 16, 2014 Creamy butter or ice cream versus a crunchy granola bar: A new study suggests that the texture of foods influences people's dieting choices.
Food texture affects our calorie intake - The Times of India
April 16, 2014 According to the study, people perceive food that are either hard or have a rough texture to have fewer calories.
Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories - WebMD
April 16, 2014 When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft
How Food Texture Influences Our Perception Of Calories - Huffington Post
April 16, 2014 Everyone knows that crunchy carrot sticks are a less-caloric choice than, say, mashed potatoes loaded with cream and butter. And a new study shows just how the texture of these foods might also help us to discern the calorie estimations.
How Food Texture Affects Your Calorie Intake - Shape
April 16, 2014 Next time you are snacking on a handful of nuts, be sure to portion them out: According to new research published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people perceive foods that are either hard or have a rough texture to have fewer calories.
Here's How a Food's Texture May Make You Eat More (or Less!) - Glamour
April 16, 2014 There are the crunchy foods you love and the creamy foods you love...and now new research is suggesting that those very textures may influence your perception as to how many calories are in each.
Ejemplo de superación y constancia sin límites - Centro Tampa
April 10, 2014 Giampiero Fuentes recuerda que su primera 'incursión' en los negocios ocurrió cuando tenía 6 o 7 años de edad. No era algo muy complicado: venderle a los amigos de barrio las historietas y revistas que coleccionaba.
Wall Street recruiter and USF alumna speaks with students about her career path
April 9, 2014 Now the executive director for finance analyst and associate programs for JPMorgan Chase in New York City, the two-time USF College of Business alumna recently told a group of USF finance students that she owes her career to three things: hard work, luck, and sponsors who believed in her potential.
State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition offers students $10,000 prize
April 4, 2014 What do a grocery store, Google Glass apps, and a motorized surgical device have in common? They're all inventions by Florida university students designed to meet a need in the healthcare industry.
5 speakers you have to see at the IIFA Global Business Forum - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 2, 2014 The forum, an initiative of the International Indian Film Academy and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, is scheduled at the Tampa Convention Center April 24-25. It will coincide with the 2014 IIFA Weekend & Awards, also known as the "Bollywood Oscars."
Global Business Forum April 24-25 - Building Bridges to Indian Business - KhaasBaat
April 2014 Many people know that Tampa Bay's port is easily linked to rapidly expanding markets in Central and South America, but did you know that, in 2012, India was the Tampa Port Authority's largest export destination?
Business leaders booked, registration open for FICCI-IIFA business forum - Tampa Bay Business Journal
March 24, 2014 Expect a who's who of Indian business leaders, including CEOs, technologists and ambassadors, to speak at the FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum, the business forum and expo scheduled at the Tampa Convention Center April 24-25, in conjunction with the 2014 International Indian Film Academy awards.
After Bollywood glitz, Tampa Bay aims to deepen ties with India - Tampa Bay Times
March 19, 2014 We're just a month or so away from the Bollywood Oscars, a multiday extravaganza here that culminates in a high-glitz, hyper-fun awards show set for Raymond James Stadium before an expected live audience of 35,000 and global viewers estimated at an astonishing 800 million.
Indian influence boosts local economy - Tampa Tribune
March 16, 2014 Locally, Florida had the six largest groups of Indians among all states; in Hillsborough and four adjoining counties, the 2010 census reports 27,939 people of Indian descent.
Starting Your Business class offered - News Sun
March 16, 2014 "Starting Your Business" is a free seminar presented by the Small Business Development Center at University of South Florida.
People And Changes - The Ledger
March 16, 2014 The Florida Small Business Development Center of the University of South Florida has added two certified business consultants to its Polk County staff.
Achievers - Tampa Tribune
March 16, 2014 Military Times announced the University of South Florida College of Business, Tampa, is No. 9 in its second annual "Best for Vets: Business Schools 2014" rankings, the only Florida school in the top 10.
Study Says Many CEOs are Too Friendly with Audit Committees, Urges SEC Action - CPA Practice Advisor
March 12, 2014 A decade after scandals at Enron, Worldcom, and other companies dramatized the need for improved corporate financial monitoring, this critical regulatory challenge remains in essential ways unmet, new research suggests.
Center for Cybersecurity - WUSF
March 12, 2014 A group of faculty and executives at USF would like to see the Tampa Bay area become that kind of pioneering region when it comes to the rapidly growing field of cybersecurity — and they're hoping the university will lead the way.
USF College of Business ranked ninth for veterans
March 10, 2014 For military veterans seeking a business education, the University of South Florida College of Business is now among the top 10 programs for veterans in the nation.
Generalizations are offensive to marketing programs, students - SportsBusiness Journal
March 10, 2014 I have always had the philosophy that there is something that can be learned from almost anyone or any experience. Thus, I have learned a variety of things from Mark Cuban over the years, some positive and some negative.
Tampa ranks third among best cities for jobs - ABC Action News
March 5, 2014 An online consumer advocacy site has ranked the best 60 cities in America to find jobs, and Tampa placed third behind Washington, D.C. and Fort Worth, Texas.
Learning on the Job - USF Magazine
March 5, 2014 Internships enrich the student experience, preparing students for the workplace.
27th Annual Government Small Business Conference - FOX 13 News
February 28, 2014 Selling to the Government Made Easy "Rebuilding American Businesses"
USF cybersecurity program gets a lot of love from nerds and suits - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 24, 2014 Amid growing national concerns about cybersecurity, the University of South Florida is positioning itself to take the lead on working with businesses to ward off cyber threats.
CEO talks challenges of citrus industry with students
February 12, 2014 The citrus industry is different from the 1950s when every member of the family had a glass of orange juice with breakfast.
USF students pushing for new Cybersecurity Center - WTSP
February 12, 2014 College students from USF weren't coming home from a bar at 3:30 in the morning Wednesday, they were heading to Tallahassee to make a difference.
Your smart phone and other gadgets, a new frontier for hackers - WFLA
February 11, 2014 Sri Sridharan, the Director of the Center for Cyber security at the University of South Florida says, "If you are using free wi fi at a coffee shop, you're an open book because that's not a secure connection."
Experts: CVS tobacco sales may be "smartest move ever" - WTSP
February 5, 2014 Bold and risky -- that's how marketing experts describe CVS' recent decision to stop selling tobacco products.
Another Major Company Hacked - WTSP
February 1, 2014 In the aftermath of Yahoo's security breach, USF cybersecurity expert Sri Sridharan analyzes why a growing number of major corporations are falling victim to hackers.
USF sees potential in rise of cybersecurity for education and economy - Tampa Bay Times
January 31, 2014 Tampa Bay is learning how to fight back against electronic security breaches such as recent attacks against Yahoo Mail accounts and at leading retailers.
Target credit card breach breeds worry - Tampa Bay Times
January 31, 2014 In the end, the cost of security breaches will be passed on to consumers in the form of increased prices and credit cards fees, said Sajeev Varki, an associate marketing professor at the University of South Florida. Everyone will pay a few cents more as the cost of doing business on plastic.
"Shark Tank" gives would-be entrepreneurs a practice pitch
January 31, 2014 Like the popular show "Shark Tank," USF's first event of the same name on Jan. 21 gave students the chance to get their business ideas in front of professionals who invest money in promising ventures.
Executive MBA speaker series brings business leaders to the classroom
January 31, 2014 The Executive MBA Distinguished Speaker Series brings in well-known business leaders to speak exclusively with the program's students about what the leaders learned in their career journeys and how it applies to the students' own burgeoning executive careers.
What students have to say about the USF Bulls Business Community - YouTube
January 31, 2014 Freshman students have a terrific living-learning opportunity with the Bulls Business Community, home to 105 business majors and located in USF's newest residence hall.
Infosys executive chairman to present at IIFA business forum - Tampa Bay Business Journal
January 28, 2014 Narayana Murthy, co-founder and executive chairman of Indian IT giant Infosys, is scheduled to appear at a business forum during the International Indian Film Academy Weekend & Awards.
Architects' billing boost may indicate more big construction projects - Bradenton Herald
January 28, 2014 Area architecture offices are designing more buildings and hiring more people as they buck a national trend in the commercial design and construction industry.
University of South Florida MBA Sport Management - YouTube
January 21, 2014 The University of South Florida teamed up with the Tampa Bay Lightning and FOX Sports Florida for a unique partnership with the university's MBA program.
'Starting Your Business' seminar set - newssun.com
January 21, 2014 From how to determine feasibility and legal structure to the type of license you will need, this class covers all the essentials that will help you get started.
Sport Lecture Series Wrap-Up
January 17, 2014 An ESPN analyst, global CEO, sports search firm partner, and author/professor came to USF this week share their wisdom and insights on the sports industry with students and community members.
ESPN analyst shares career path with USF audience
January 17, 2014 ESPN football analyst Andrew Brandt says his career has been a series of doors closing and opening.
NFL insider talks business to students - The Oracle
January 16, 2014 For a businessman in the NFL, climbing the hierarchy isn't as simple and clean-cut as other office jobs.
Women's Tennis CEO shares challenges of global brand
January 16, 2014 "(The WTA) can't be the best in sports," Allaster said. "We can't beat the NFL. What can we own, how can we be different?"
Sports search firm CEO links relationships, success
January 15, 2014 Eastman & Beaudine CEO Bob Beaudine recently told a crowd who came to hear him speak on the business of sports to send a text message to the most important person in their life.
USF Opens Incubator to Hatch Students' Businesses - WUSF
January 14, 2014 Members of the incubator and other USF-backed companies were on display as part of USF CONNECT's S BEAT (Building Entrepreneurship Around Tampa) event.
USF Lectures Break Down the Business of Sports - WUSF
January 13, 2014 Doctor Bill Sutton, Director of the USF Sport and Entertainment Management Program, talks to WUSF's Mark Schreiner about the USF Sports Lecture Series.
Sports lecture series to offer industry, professional insight this week - The Oracle
January 13, 2014 For students preparing to enter the job market in the next few years, several top professionals will speak on campus this week, sharing their advice from working in the sports and business industries through a sports lecture series.
Tampa Bay Ambassador: Irene Hurst, USF College of Business - Tampa Bay Partnership
January 9, 2014 Irene Hurst first set foot in the United States in 1984 when she landed in Tampa Bay to attend the University of South Florida (USF).
USF Sports Lecture Series Features ESPN Analyst, CEOs, Influential Authors
January 8, 2014 Free lecture series brings top speakers to region
Cybersecurity Trends - Bay News 9
January 8, 2014 Sri Sridharan, director of the USF-based Florida Center for Cybersecurity, discusses current and future trends in cybersecurity.
Online shipping will never be 100% on time - CNN Money
December 27, 2013 Building up infrastructure to meet a level of service that's demanded only a few days each year doesn't make sense.
What we can learn from holiday shipping delays - WFLA
December 26, 2013 UPS workers across the country, including here in the Bay area, continued to work Thursday to deliver packages that were promised to people by Christmas but didn't make it.
University of South Florida Grows its Online Program Presence - Broadway World
December 23, 2013 The University of South Florida is proud to announce additions to its partnership with Colloquy to support two new online programs – an online MBA with a Concentration in Sport Business and an online Graduate Certificate in Business Foundations.
Security expert: Target shoppers should cancel cards - WTSP
December 20, 2013 It didn't take long Thursday to find some of the estimated 40 million potential victims of the Target credit card security breach.
Empiecen a Exportar para Obtener Mayores Ganancias - Tampa Bay Business Journal
December 19, 2013 Our first column, "Start exporting to generate higher profits," is by Eileen Rodriguez, regional director of the Florida Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida.
New online-only degrees offer students flexibility
December 18, 2013 "These new programs make a USF business degree accessible to students who may not have the flexibility to complete an on-campus degree program," said Kaushal Chari, associate dean of the College of Business.
Students take real-world lessons from class competition
December 17, 2013 When Donna Davis joined USF as an associate professor this fall, she decided to bring a favorite teaching tool with her: a global competition that would help her students develop real-life business skills in the classroom.
Dr. Bill Sutton Talks about USF's online MBA with a Concentration in Sport Business
program - YouTube
December 11, 2013 Dr. Bill Sutton discusses the University of South Florida's online MBA with a Concentration in Sport Business program.
Study: CEOs Have Too Many Friends on the Audit Committee - AccountingToday
December 10, 2013 These friendships, according to the study, "have a significant negative impact on corporate financial integrity, fostering earnings manipulation, low levels of audit effort, concealment of financial distress, and cover-ups of internal-control weaknesses."
USF entrepreneurship alumni give back
December 10, 2013 When Jennifer Sineway and her colleagues in USF's entrepreneurship master's degree program graduated from USF in 2011, they decided they didn't want their USF and community involvement to end there.
Happy Holidays from the College of Business
December 6, 2013 The University of South Florida College of Business extends its warmest holiday greetings to our students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors, corporate partners, and friends.
Amazon's Drone Plan - Fox 13
December 2, 2013 Amazon's drone flew in to the news just in time for Cyber Monday.
Business schools need to throw away the rule book - Tampa Tribune
December 1, 2013 Today's students are not like previous generations. They don't remember life before social media and an always-on world.
Entrepreneur Speaks to New Venture Class
November 26, 2013 Recently, students studying entrepreneurship had a chance to hear from serial inventor Ron Klein, the inventor behind the magnetic strip on billions of credit cards worldwide, as part of the final meeting of Sean Lux's new venture formation class.
New business incubator encourages student entrepreneurship
November 26, 2013 A new Student Innovation Incubator, a partnership between the USF Center for Entrepreneurship and USF Connect, will help aspiring entrepreneurs take their business ideas from concept to reality.
Citi seminar prepares students for success
November 25, 2013 Anti-money laundering expertise might seem like a specialized skill, but for many students in the National & Competitive Intelligence Program, the knowledge they gained from a summer seminar with Citi has helped make them marketable in whatever career fields they choose.
USF accounting students participate in Great American Teach-In
November 25, 2013 Do get an internship. Don't post party pictures on Facebook. Don't skip class. Do figure out what motivates you.
Board of Governors OKs USF cybersecurity center - Tampa Tribune
November 21, 2013 The state university system's Board of Governors has signed off on a proposal to create an ambitious Florida Center for Cybersecurity on the University of South Florida campus.
Bulls Business Community Connects to Tampa International Airport
November 21, 2013 Students from the Bulls Business Community met with senior Tampa International Airport management during an exclusive tour of the airport's facilities on Friday.
USF plans Center for Cybersecurity - Tampa Bay Business Journal
November 20, 2013 The University of South Florida is proposing the creation a Florida Center for Cybersecurity, a national center of research on the increasingly important topic.
Scripps Networks Interactive Names Senior Vice President of Investor Relations - MarketWatch
November 19, 2013 A certified public accountant, Gallentine holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Georgia State University, and a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of South Florida.
Collier Student Success Center
November 19, 2013 The new Collier Student Success Center at the USF Muma College of Business focuses on the value students can add to their degrees outside of the classroom as well as within it.
Incubator to help USF students launch businesses - Tampa Tribune
November 19, 2013 Some of the shining stars of the University of South Florida's entrepreneurship push – including the purple-clad Megabyte and Sublimation, superheroes who are educating youngsters while saving the world from the evil Dr. Entropy – joined school officials Tuesday in launching the Student Innovation Incubator on the Tampa campus.
USF poised to create Florida cybersecurity center - WFLA
November 19, 2013 Cyber attacks reported by federal agencies have grown nearly 800 percent in the past six years.
USF poised to create Florida cybersecurity center - Tampa Tribune
November 19, 2013 USF officials will appear before the state university system Board of Governors today to pitch the creation of a Florida Center for Cybersecurity at the Tampa campus, an organization called for by Gov. Rick Scott and the Legislature to put the state at the forefront of the growing field.
How to Increase Revenue, Add Stability to Your Practice - MPR
November 18, 2013 To make a business successful, entrepreneurs should spend about 60% of their time servicing customers.
Part-time MBA tops state in Bloomberg rankings - The Oracle
November 18, 2013 USF's part-time MBA program was ranked first of Florida state universities, No. 16 of public universities and No. 36 of public and private universities by Bloomberg Businessweek last Thursday.
Hall of Fame nod to Emeritus Professor - PhD Project
November 18, 2013 Mimi is a tireless mentor advising her own and her 'adopted' PhD Project doctoral students. Through her efforts and presence—in addition to passion and big heart—she has paved the way for women (and men) of color in the Academy.
'Starting Your Business' seminar set - newssun.com
November 17, 2013 You've got the idea. Now you need to know how get on your way. "Starting Your Business" is a class that teaches just that.
USF could become a hub for cybersecurity training - Tampa Bay Times
November 16, 2013 The modern shootout between good and evil is happening on a new battlefield.
Young CEOs share stories of business challenge, success, personal growth - Tallahassee.com
November 14, 2013 It was a day Carley Ochs still recalls with a mix of first disappointment, then elation. Ochs, founder and CEO of the jewelry company Bourbon and Boweties, had her first appointment with a retail store in Charleston, S.C. She got there four hours late.
In Tampa, USF's part-time MBA program ranks high in state, nation - Tampa Bay Times
November 14, 2013 The University of South Florida's part-time MBA is the top program among Florida's 12 state universities, and No. 16 among public schools in the nation, says a new ranking released by Bloomberg Businessweek.
USF part-time MBA program ranked first in state - Tampa Bay Times
November 14, 2013 The University of South Florida's part-time MBA program has been ranked first among Florida's public universities by Bloomberg Businessweek, university officials said Thursday.
Orlando Magic exec talks financing with students
November 8, 2013 Sports teams can be an economic boon to communities -- but often, they need the support of their communities to be able to succeed.
Students raise $2K using paperclip - The Oracle
November 7, 2013 A paperclip is primarily used to hold papers together, but some students in the College of Business think it just may be able to hold a community together.
USF, Tampa partner with Brazil - The Oracle
November 5, 2013 A few weeks ago, the team from Tampa met with Brazilian officials to sign an agreement to make Porto Alegre the ninth sister city to Tampa.
Three alternatives are proving successful for team ticket sales - SportsBusiness Journal
November 4, 2013 Selling and buying have always existed in one form or another. As society has developed, and as technology has evolved and influenced everything that we do, we have always searched for the next best way to reach our customers and sell more effectively.
Jabil CEO talks leadership and success with EMBA students
November 1, 2013 "Customers think, 'I don't see a Jabil on a shelf, I can't go out and buy a Jabil,'" CEO Mark Mondello said recently, when he came to campus to speak to USF Executive MBA students.
Alumni flock to data-driven event
October 30, 2013 About 250 alumni and other guests gathered at the College of Business on Oct. 25 to learn more about data-driven decisions -- from the lessons Boston Market's Chief Brand Officer took back from her experience on the "Undercover Boss" TV show, to a panel discussion with top-level executives on how they use data in their jobs.
'Undercover Boss' Sara Bittorf speaks at College of Business - The Oracle
October 28, 2013 As part of Homecoming activities, the College of Business went "undercover" Friday afternoon, hosting a lecture by Sara Bittorf.
Campeones del estudio - Centro Tampa
October 24, 2013 Educación es poder. Marcos González (izq) y Alvaro Ruiz, son parte de una generación de alumnos hispanos con sed de triunfos.
USF relationship with T. Rowe Price spurs student success
October 22, 2013 Recently, some of USF's best and brightest students were given the opportunity to travel to Baltimore and meet with executives at T. Rowe Price's corporate headquarters.
Marketing Professor Fulfills Dream In Bull Run
October 21, 2013 When Andy Artis' son ran with the bulls in Pamplona six years ago on his 21st birthday, the USF associate professor of marketing was proud, but also a little envious.
Sun State President Discusses Career Journey
October 21, 2013 Rising through the ranks of International Harvester (now Navistar) in the 1980s and 1990s, Oscar Horton faced post-civil rights era prejudices.
USF Alumnus On Front Edge Of Education
October 21, 2013 "You need to be a decorator crab," Marshall said, comparing professional development to the crab's survival mechanism. "Take what you need along the journey that helps you conduct the journey."
USF College of Business Goes "Undercover" with Speaking Event
October 21, 2013 The first executive to ever fire someone on the hit CBS show "Undercover Boss," along with other senior-level industry executives, will speak to University of South Florida business alumni as part of an event focusing on how companies can collect and use information to make better business decisions.
USF Looks At Adding Cybersecurity Program - WFLA.com
October 18, 2013 Whether it's getting your credit card account hacked, or the National Security Agency spying on everyday people, cybersecurity is becoming one of the biggest jobs in information technology.
How Latin America Kills Small Businesses -- But How Obama Might Help Them - WRLN.org
October 16, 2013 Liliana Arevalo helps run a small company in El Salvador that makes artisanal wines. She has received technical assistance from SBNA-related groups.
How to Increase Revenue, Stability in a Practice - Renal & Urology News
October 16, 2013 To make a business successful, entrepreneurs should spend about 60% of their time servicing customers. The other 40% should be focused on administrative tasks such as human resources and accounting, according to Mario Iezzoni, certified business analyst at the Small Business Development Center at University of South Florida.
Congress, shutdown turn Grinch, slow holiday spending plans - Tampa Tribune
October 16, 2013 Some in the retail industry fear the government stalemate will raise fears among consumers, and lead to less spending over the holidays.
White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes Partners with USF for Research Study - Fox 25 48,
La Crosse - Eau Claire
October 15, 2013 White Cloud Electronic Cigarettes is pleased to announce the signing of a research partnership agreement with the University of South Florida's (USF) Marketing Department.
Local and National Experts Come Together to Help Develop USF Cybersecurity Program
October 15, 2013 Discussion to focus on how USF can fill needs and create local jobs in the high-demand field.
5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Tuesday, October 15 - ABC Action
October 15, 2013 The University of South Florida is hosting a discussion on Tuesday to help develop a Cybersecurity Program for the school.
5 things you need to know happening in Florida on Tuesday, October 15 - ABC Action
October 15, 2013 The University of South Florida is hosting a discussion on Tuesday to help develop a Cybersecurity Program for the school.
ObamaCare launches, small businesses scramble - MyFox Tampa Bay
October 2, 2013 Many small business owners ventured into new territory Tuesday, having to offer their employees health insurance but wondering where to get their questions answered.
'Geeks' have their day at BarCamp Tampa Bay - Tampa Tribune
September 28, 2013 Saturday's BarCamp Tampa Bay gave the tech-minded a chance to mingle with like-minded geeks at the University of South Florida.
USF Students at Infosys - SPAN
September 25, 2013 Infosys founder and Executive Chairman N.R. Narayana Murthy met with students and faculty from the University of South Florida at Bangalore as part of a study abroad partnership program between the Tampa-based university and Infosys.
USF Entrepreneurship Program in National Rankings
September 20, 2013 USF's graduate program is the only Florida university included in the new rankings of the nation's best entrepreneurship education programs.
The Princeton Review & Entrepreneur Magazine Name The Top 50 Schools For Entrepreneurship
Programs - CNBC
September 19, 2013 The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine announced today the results of The Princeton Review's annual survey that names the schools with the top 25 undergraduate and top 25 graduate entrepreneurship programs in the nation.
Retailers begin Christmas shopping push - WTSP.com
September 17, 2013 The calendar might say September and Halloween is still more than a month away but several major retailers already want you to be thinking about the holiday shopping season.
How a team injects fun, games into sales culture to good result - SportsBusiness Journal
September 16, 2013 The majority of tickets sold for sporting events and teams are probably sold by men and women under 30 years old.
From the fields to the classroom - USF Oracle
September 12, 2013 Migrant field worker becomes rising business student
Distinguished Speaker Series: Dr. Kiran Patel
September 10, 2013 When Dr. Kiran Patel was a boy in Zambia, Africa, his father helped their neighbor, a widow, negotiate down her debt.
Socom hears Syria analyses from USF students - Tampa Tribune
September 8, 2013 Standing before a group of intelligence analysts at U.S. Special Operations Command's MacDill Air Force Base headquarters, Maia offered her analysis of what role special operations forces should take in the bloody two-year-old Syrian civil war.
USF scholarship recipient emerges from humble beginnings - Tampa Bay Times
September 6, 2013 When Marcos Gonzalez walked to the stage to address the other USF College of Business scholarship recipients recently, he wore a fitted suit and tie and carried a bucket of unripened tomatoes on his shoulder.
Gettin' Down To Business: Certify Your Company - MyFox Tampa Bay
September 6, 2013 A new monthly segment with FOX 13, the Small Business Development Center discusses women, minority, and disabled veteran certifications for business.
University Beat: Business Scholarships - WUSF
September 2013 The College of Business recently celebrated the nearly 200 scholarships awarded to its students.
University Beat: Business Scholarships - WUSF Radio
September 2013 The numbers are impressive enough on their own, 190 scholarships totaling $380,000 awarded to College of Business students.
Honor al estudio y preparándose para los negocios - Centro Tampa
August 30, 2013 José Carlos Jarquín y Julio C. Novo no solo comparten el hecho de ser jóvenes, talentosos y estudiantes de origen hispano en la Universidad del Sur de la Florida (USF). Hay más que eso.
USF's Peru program offers unique opportunity
August 27, 2013 Growing up in Peru, Jose Fernandez Alvarez always enjoyed his English classes. And two years ago when his university, Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola in Lima, announced the opportunity to earn a double degree in business administration with both a Spanish and English program, he jumped at the chance.
USF Beta Alpha Psi, advisor receive top awards
August 27, 2013 Accounting instructor Jennifer Cainas and accounting honor society Beta Alpha Psi received top awards at the national Beta Alpha Psi Annual Meeting recently.
Young Bulls in The Big City
August 26, 2013 Some young alumni of the College of Business have ventured to New York City to try their luck in the Big Apple -- with impressive results.
Executive MBA students learn international business firsthand
August 26, 2013 The students studied abroad in China this summer and met with corporate partners there.
Pinellas Hope Service Day
August 26, 2013 "Volunteerism is not only a huge part of our program but of the sports community itself," said student Katie Hatch "It's a big part of what teams do, so it's preparing us for what we'll be in for in the future as well."
USF Hosts Cybersecurity Summit
August 26, 2013 The new Florida Cybersecurity Center at USF recently hosted a cybersecurity summit to discuss issues in the field.
USF Grads Create New Approach To Online Giving - 83 Degrees
August 20, 2013 People interested in charitable giving now have a way to donate to Tampa Bay's hidden gems with complete transparency and assurance that 100 percent of their donation will be used for the intended purpose.
Selig to jumpstart Rays stadium talks - ABC Action News
August 16, 2013 They built it, but they didn't come. The Rays ballpark has been the Tropicana Field of Nightmares as the team sits in second-to-last place in attendance so far this season, a trend that's continued for years.
ISDS ranking reflects program's excellence
August 16, 2013 Undergraduates in the College of Business Information Systems and Decision Sciences department now have confirmation of what they believed all along: USF has one of the best information systems programs in the country.
Industry standouts lead sports into new era of decision-making - SportsBusiness Journal
August 12, 2013 More than 20 years ago when working with a client, I used a regression analysis to explain why certain giveaway items were not driving attendance the way the team thought they were.
Business buzz: Entrepreneur workshop; CS&L rates high; Be Creative teams with PGT - Herald-Tribune
August 9, 2013 Jean Kabongo, assistant professor of management in the College of Business at the University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee will discuss entrepreneurship, creativity and why innovation shapes the marketplace as well as how to be innovative.
Business news and notes for Pasco County - Tampa Bay Times
August 9, 2013 The chamber offers free and confidential consultations in partnership with the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida.
Julius Davis still learning, even from an exec's chair - Tampa Bay Business Journal
August 2, 2013 Through the USF executive MBA program I'm learning different skills that will improve my leadership abilities for my business as well as in the community.
USF College of Business, DTCC Partner To Further Workforce Development - 83 Degrees
July 30, 2013 With the rapid growth of Tampa Bay's information technology industry creating a need for a highly skilled technical workforce, businesses and academia have an opportunity to work together to create synergies.
Front lines of the future? Business owners age 30 and younger - Tampa Bay Times
July 26, 2013 They are young, creative and adaptable. Experts say they grew up with parents telling them they could do anything only to experience the depth of economic lows with the recession.
Supply chain management: A look back, a look ahead - CSCMP's Supply Chain Quarterly
July 18, 2013 Key events in the past that have made supply chain management what it is today are likely to shape what the profession and discipline will become in the future.
Worries over a Florida boycott - FOX 13 News
July 17, 2013 Thousands of people are taking to social media sites, calling on others to join a "Boycott Florida" movement until the state repeals the "Stand your Ground" law.
MLB's elusive face of the game - ESPN
July 16, 2013 Can one of Tuesday's All-Stars become MLB's version of LeBron James?
NBA's TMBO a launchpad for high-level executives - SportsBusiness Journal
July 15, 2013 In just the past two weeks, Scott O'Neil has been named CEO of the Philadelphia 76ers, Chris Granger has been named president of the Sacramento Kings, and Lou DePaoli has been named chief revenue officer of the New York Mets.
Ask Farnoosh: What's the Right Business School Program for Me? - Yahoo! Finance
July 11, 2013 Irene Hurst, director of MBA programs at the University of South Florida, says prospective MBAs should first consider where they are in their career trajectory. Timing matters.
Ask the Experts: Should Small Business Owners Seek Venture Capital Financing? - CardHub
July 10, 2013 The Great Recession has reinvigorated America's entrepreneurial spirit. As the job market soured during the housing market crisis and ensuing economic swoon, business creation rates soared to record heights.
Incubator aims to nurture events from idea stage to success - SportsBusiness Journal
July 1, 2013 Last month, Higgins launched the Event Development Institute. The concept is the first sports and entertainment event incubator, where potential ideas for startup events and properties are given industry expertise and consulting, financial resources, and access to key partnerships. Think of it as a more altruistic version of "Shark Tank."
Welcome New Faculty!
June 27, 2013 See our new faculty members.
Tampa Bay at a crossroads in nurturing startup culture - Tampa Bay Times
June 15, 2013 Tampa Bay stands at an innovation crossroads. While its emerging startup community exudes enthusiasm, big concerns persist about the long-term viability of this region as a serious hub for entrepreneurs.
SBDC at USF interview on Fox 13 regarding Small Business Environment in Tampa - YouTube
June 5, 2013 Eileen Rodriguez, Regional Director for the Small Business Development Center at the University South Florida's College of Business was interviewed on June 5, 2013 by Fox 13's Russell Rhodes regarding the Small Business climate in Tampa Bay.
Cheerios commercial featuring interracial family draws harsh comments - ABC Action
June 4, 2013 The joke is that she wanted to make his heart healthy. But the reality is, this ad that ends in "love" has generated a lot of hate.
How safe is your personal password? - WFLA
June 3, 2013 As we get more tied to our technology, passwords are quickly becoming the keys to our lives.
Perfect Pitch - USF Magazine
June 2013 When Casey Henry walked before the panel of judges in the Fintech Business Plan Competition in April, she was unsure about her chances of getting funding for her startup business: a paintball field.
Bi-Lo to buy Sweetbay: sweet or sour deal? - ABC Action News
May 30, 2013 The estimated $267 million sale to Bi-Lo of Jacksonville could lead to possible business growth, according to marketing professor Dip Biswas of USF.
A leap of faith - The Hindu
May 26, 2013 Karthik Chandrasekaran shares his thoughts on the MIS programme at the University of South Florida.
Vietnamese students explore the emergent field of Management Information Systems (MIS)
and its career opportunities in the US - Vietweek
May 17, 2013 For students who are passionate about studying in the United States, Education USA is not a strange name.
The Second Annual Tampa Bay Entrepreneurship Gala
May 15, 2013 Wearing offbeat bowties or eccentric jackets in keeping with the night's "creative black tie" theme, the attendees at the Second Annual Tampa Bay Entrepreneurship Gala showed off the creative spirits that made them successful entrepreneurs.
USF business students receive prestigious scholarships
May 15, 2013 Five USF College of Business undergraduate students will be studying abroad this summer on prestigious scholarships.
Paintball plan wins business competition - The Tampa Tribune
May 15, 2013 She was up against executive MBAs, lawyers and engineers pitching services from biomedical waste disposal to feeding the poor. Undergraduate Casey Henry had to sell a panel of entrepreneurs on her passion.
MBA students advise USF Health center on marketing
May 10, 2013 From the Board Room to the Exam Room, Monsour Executive Wellness Center at USF Health
Coca Cola Japan CEO talks about USF MBA
May 10, 2013 Coca Cola Japan CEO Michael Coombs likes to think of himself as a student in the university of life.
Business Honors Program helps great students thrive
May 10, 2013 Although Ambily Joseph graduated this spring after only three years at USF, she doesn't feel like she's missed out on the opportunities college offers.
USF to host healthcare innovation competition
May 9, 2013 Next week, innovators from across the state will gather in downtown Tampa to share their ideas for revolutionizing the quality and delivery of healthcare -- and they may receive a chance to make those ideas reality.
USF Entrepreneurs Face Off for $15K - WUSF
May 1, 2013 If the success of the last two winners of the USF Center for Entrepreneurship 's Fintech Business Plan Competition is any indication, the future may be promising for Casey Henry and South Tampa Paintball .
Elevator Interview - WUSF
April 2013 USF Business students recently took part in a contest where they had sixty seconds—the length of an elevator ride in one of Tampa's tallest buildings—to see who had the best self-pitch.
The Business of Ballroom Dancing - USF News
April 29, 2013 USF students in the College of Business turn to the dance floor to become comfortable in the corporate world.
USF program helps students manage money, debt - Tampa Bay Times
April 28, 2013 Six business students sat in a classroom at the University of South Florida, facing a screen with concern and curiosity. They were ready to graduate, and the reality of the massive amounts of money they'd borrowed was sinking in.
Hernando County business digest - Tampa Bay Times
April 27, 2013 The Florida Small Business Development Center Network is bringing four experts to Hernando County to help serve the growing needs of business owners with free consulting
Pasco business digest for April 28 - Tampa Bay Times
April 27, 2013 The chamber offers free and confidential consultations in partnership with the Small Business Development Center at the University of South Florida.
Living Learning Communities continue to grow on campus - USF Oracle
April 25, 2013 Living Learning Communities (LLCs), or residential communities that focus on either an academic major or a special interest, have sprung up around campus over the past six years and may continue to grow.
USF Student Makes Cosmetics From Moroccan Oil Plant - 83 Degrees
April 23, 2013 In March 2012, Abdelaoui launched Prettymanagement.com, an online solution that allows beauty salon and spa managers to manage their customers, inventory, staff and marketing.
USF students learn business skills through ballroom dancing - Tampa Bay Times
April 16, 2013 When Sade's Smooth Operator came on, the dance teacher clenched his teeth into a grin, pointed both fingers to his cheeks and instructed his class to follow suit. It was, after all, the ultimate job skill.
Sport professionals talk analytics
April 11, 2013 Professionals in the sport and entertainment management industry know that when they tell people what they do for a living, it often seems like a glamorous career to those on the outside, one that conjures images of work hours spent in boxes at baseball games or backstage at concerts.
April 11, 2013 Instead of sleeping in like many of their peers, 25 sharply dressed students in dark business suits and conservative shoes headed into downtown Tampa's Regions Bank tower early Saturday morning, mentally rehearsing what they planned to say to an area hiring manager awaiting in the elevators.
AACSB announces new accreditation standards for business schools - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 10, 2013 For the first time in 10 years, AACSB International, or the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, has recast its standards for business school accreditation.
Florida business schools face new accreditation standards - Tampa Bay Times
April 9, 2013 Young people have lived through the Great Recession, seen banks collapse and corporate leaders hauled away in handcuffs. They've watched the housing bubble burst, their parents endure layoffs and foreclosures. They've entered a world of burgeoning student loans and new technologies.
Ideas Sought Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition, Tampa - 83 Degrees
April 9, 2013 Do you have an idea for a product or service that will help improve healthcare? Maybe you want to improve patient engagement or health provider effectiveness? Submit your innovation to the 2013 First Annual State of Florida Healthcare Innovation Competition.
Balancing content, frequency is central to managing up - Sports Business Journal
April 8, 2013 Managing up is at its very essence a communication strategy and practice for keeping your "boss" informed. The challenge is determining the content (what the boss should know) and the frequency (how often you should be communicating).
Column: Putting brakes on health care costs - Tampa Bay Times
April 7, 2013 With millions of Americans rapidly approaching an age where they will be covered by Medicare and additional millions soon to be insured by the Affordable Care Act, there is no question that government's total expenditures on health care will increase.
USF hosts business plan battle with $15,000 top prize - WFLA.com
April 5, 2013 The University of South Florida Center for Entrepreneurship at the College of Business hosted a unique business plan competition among students Friday.
Paintball business wins entrepreneurial contest at the University of South Florida - Tampa Bay Times
April 5, 2013 Seven groups of entrepreneurs went into the University of South Florida's version of the Shark Tank on Friday. One came out with the top prize — a $15,000 check to help fund their startup.
Undergraduate-owned business wins $15,000
April 5, 2013 If you don't think competitive paintball sounds like a lucrative, innovative business proposition, think again.
Local companies partner with marketing department to close jobs gap
April 5, 2013 Ashley Macaluso, a 2007 marketing grad, has come a long way only to find herself right back where she started – in class at USF. The difference is that this time around she is in front of the class, featured as a guest lecturer representing her employer, Bayshore Solutions.
Fintech partnerships benefit students, company
April 5, 2013 A longtime businessman and serial entrepreneur, Scott Riley used to think of internships as students answering phones or getting coffee over their summer break.
EDC, USF to host real estate workshop - Tampa Bay Business Journal
April 3, 2013 The Tampa Hillsborough Economic Development Corp. and the University of South Florida will present an educational workshop on April 25 highlighting opportunities for commercial real estate professionals through the EDC and USF's College of Business.
USF College of Business Maintains AACSB Accreditation
April 2, 2013 The USF College of Business and the Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy were recognized for excellence this week when the Board of Directors of AACSB International reaffirmed their accreditation,
USF Offers Scholarship for Non-profit Executives to Earn an MBA
March 28, 2013 Applications for the scholarship are due no later than June 1, 2013
USF AMA, advisor receive top awards
March 25, 2013 USF's American Marketing Association received a Silver Chapter Award at the association's awards banquet on Saturday in New Orleans, continuing the student organization's run as a top chapter in North America.
Fintech Nurtures New Generation of USF Student Entrepreneurs - Yahoo! News
March 12, 2013 Fintech believes fostering new generations of business students leads to better prepared graduates and savvier entrepreneurs.
USF's Executive MBA Program Builds Confidence, Careers - Florida Trend
March 11, 2013 With her busy work and family life, Chitty said the structure of the University of South Florida's Executive MBA was the only way she could complete the degree.
Florida's MBA professors are pushing the limits - Florida Trend
March 11, 2013 Professors talk about their approaches to teaching leadership skills.
Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy programs make top rankings
March 8, 2013 For the first time, the USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy's undergraduate and graduate programs are both ranked in the top 50 accounting programs nationally.
Auditors notice execs' ego, new study by USF instructor finds - Tampa Bay Times
March 4, 2013 By the time Randy Kuhn started living out of a hotel to audit one of the biggest corporate fraud scandals in history, many of the major players already had been handcuffed.
Business Woman - Reachout - WUSF University Beat
March 2013 USF's College of Business recently hosted members of the "Committee of 200," an organization made up of some of the leading women in business.
Citizens Insurance report shows employees watching porn, gambling on the job - ABC
February 28, 2013 "How did these people get hired in the first place? But that being said, they got caught in a net. They're dealing with that catch the best they can," said USF Business Ethics Lecturer Sharon Hanna-West.
Yahoo surprises with work and home news - WFLA-TV, News channel 8
February 27, 2013 Workers and tech watchers were buzzing Wednesday on reports that Yahoo will no longer allow employees to work from home, starting this summer.
CEOs Impart Wisdom - USF News
February 27, 2013 Women business leaders, part of the Committee of 200, spent the day sharing experiences and ideas with USF students.
Smith: Tampa Bay community offers a variety of business opportunities for women - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 26, 2013 Students at the University of South Florida will have the chance to hear top women executives from the Committee of 200 speak at the school on Tuesday.
Female executives talk shop with USF business students - Tampa Bay Times
February 26, 2013 The next class of female CEOs donned crisp suits and gathered in the atrium of the University of South Florida's business school, their peers flip-flopping behind them on the way to class.
Accounting professor finds auditors spot narcissists
February 22, 2013 "Auditors do make that conscious relationship between a narcissistic type of person and fraud," Kuhn said. "Evidence shows those type of individuals believe they're above the law."
Top women executives set to speak at USF - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 20, 2013 Roughly 20 women CEOs and other top executives from the Committee of 200 will speak to students at the University of South Florida on Feb. 26.
Nation's Top Women in Business to Share Expertise with USF Students - Tampa Bay Newswire
February 20, 2013 Aspiring business leaders from the University of South Florida will get an opportunity to work directly with some of the most successful women executives in the country during an event on Tuesday, Feb. 26.
Workshop targets one-stop shop for small businesses - Tampa Bay Online
February 15, 2013 Tampa City Councilwoman Lisa Montelione would like to give Scott and the rest of Tampa's small-business owners a hand in tough economic times.
Former professor gives $100,000 to Business Honors Program
February 15, 2013 Former Management Professor Dick Dutton donated $100,000 to the program, saying he wanted to be a part of a new program that could use additional funding to make its mark on the university.
Mixing Love & Business: Tips to Owning a Business with Someone you Love - SBDC Tampa
February 14, 2013 Unless you're mixing love and business, cash flow projections, feasibility analyses and marketing plans aren't in the typical date night convo.
SBDC gets $50,000 grant to help businesses
February 13, 2013 "Wells Fargo chose the Small Business Development Center as a recipient because its small business training and consulting helps entrepreneurs create the jobs needed in order for people to become homeowners," Wells Fargo Regional President Carl Miller said.
USF program helps women lead the team - My Fox Tampa Bay
February 11, 2013 When Jamie Grant looked around the room, she couldn't believe it. "I was shocked when I saw how many women are in the program," said Grant, a student in the new Sport and Entertainment Management MBA program at USF.
Fintech Business Plan Competition Seeks Student Entrepreneurs
February 11, 2013 USF student-entrepreneurs looking for cash flow to get their startup companies off the ground don't have to look far.
USF accountancy school earns top ranking - Tampa Bay Business Journal
February 7, 2013 The USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy has been ranked first in the nation in the accounting information system field.
USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy receives top rank in accounting information
systems research - USF Research & Innovation
February 7, 2013 The USF Lynn Pippenger School of Accountancy is ranked first in the nation in the accounting information systems field, with its faculty leading the way in research at the intersection of accounting and information technology.
10th Coalition on Intercollegiate Athletics Sparks Faculty Discussion
February 7, 2013 More than 50 faculty representatives from various universities recently sat down at USF with officials from the NCAA and worked to ensure that college athletics don't detract from the university's academic mission.
Amphitheatre needs a new name - WTSP.com
February 5, 2013 So why are companies willing to pay big bucks to put their name on a building? USF Marketing Professor Dip Biswas says it's a way to gain name recognition and advertise, without hitting people over the head.
USF researcher examines why people text and drive - WFLA-TV, News channel 8
January 31, 2013 A researcher at the University of South Florida believes it's going to take more than a ban on texting behind the wheel to actually keep people from doing it.
Distinguished speakers make USF appearances
January 22, 2013 A full slate of business leaders will appear at the USF College of Business this spring to share their business expertise, life lessons, and personal wisdom with students.
Fifth Annual Elevator Competition approaching
January 16, 2013 For the fifth year, the College of Business is sending its students to the elevators -- literally.
Corporate Mentor Program spurs student success
January 16, 2013 Corporate Mentor Program Director J.R. Haworth said not only did these students have job offers upon graduating, but many of them students had multiple companies hoping to hire them at above-average salaries.
Leading businesswomen coming to USF
January 15, 2013 Nearly two dozen of the world's top women in business will be coming to USF's College of Business February 26 to share their expertise with USF students in a series of of breakout sessions highlighting the positive aspects of a business career.
Dell Executive Teaches Innovation
January 11, 2013 "Customers don't know what they don't know," Stikeleather said. "You can do all kinds of market surveys, and you'll never innovate if you do that."
ANALYSIS-NHL-Winning Stanley Cup may be easier than winning back fans - Yahoo! Sports
January 7, 2013 "I don't think there will be a backlash but I do think there will be some apathy," Sutton told Reuters. "I think some people are already over it, they've moved on, spent their money, spent their time, made their commitments.
USF's new business dean will speak to New Tampa Rotarians - Tampa Bay Online
January 3, 2013 Moez Limayem, the University of South Florida's new dean of the College of Business, will be the featured speaker at the Jan. 4 gathering of the Rotary Club of New Tampa.
FedEx CIO Offers Insight into Future of Technology
January 3, 2013 FedEx Chief Information Officer Rob Carter said the technology boom of this century is only beginning.
Online Masters - WUSF University Beat
January 2013 USF is offering a pair of new Master's degrees: one in electrical engineering and another in management information sciences.
Creating Your Own Job: Preparing for the Unexpected - Tampa Bay Community Net
Dec 27, 2012 Watch video on YouTube
USF professor charts local house prices
December 12, 2012 USF Professor Greg Smersh knows the ins and outs of Florida's complex and high-profile real estate market.
Professor receives teaching award
December 12, 2012 Professor Rick Kelso says his experience in business reminds him that in this line of work, the student is the customer.
Verizon teams up with marketing students
December 10, 2012 Looking to a target market for fresh ideas, Verizon FiOS turned to USF students for inspiration.
Cancer researcher finds business acumen with USF MBA
December 7, 2012 Jillaina Menth said she cried every day her first semester in the MBA program.
New convenience stores could bring gas price wars - MyFox Tampa Bay
December 3, 2012 USF marketing professor Dip Biswas says a gasoline price war could break out because of the new stores, but they like that.
Best day for holiday shopping is later in the season; buy gifts after December 17
- ABC Action News
November 27, 2012 Biswas, with USF's Marketing department, says if you procrastinate until December 17, the final week before Christmas, it may save you money.
Getting to know USF Dean of College of Business Moez Limayem with this week's 10 questions
for? - ABC Action News
November 27, 2012 This week we hear from a dean at one of the biggest universities in the U.S. and among the top three in Florida: Dean of USF College of Business Moez Limayem.
Malls follow major retailers' lead and open at midnight on Black Friday - Tampa Bay Times
November 21, 2012 First the major retailers got an early jump on Black Friday. Now the rest of the mall is joining the party.
Power of Gratitude: Giving Thanks - Gulfport Patch
November 21, 2012 Thanksgiving is the time to focus on gratitude, giving and the tradition of sharing. Gratitude has the power to heal, energize and give hope.
Teams looking closer at secondary ticket market - Hawaii News Now
November 21, 2012 A few hours before Michael Bourn stepped into the batter's box for Jeff Locke's first pitch, there were 23 tickets listed on StubHub.com for 15 cents or less.
Is Black Friday starting too early? - ABC Action News
November 20, 2012 If you have been paying attention to those Black Friday TV ads, you may notice a trend. Some of the big sales actually begin Thursday.
The dark side of earlier Black Friday: Millions of workers miss Thanksgiving with
family - ABC Action News
November 20, 2012 By one count, over 2 million people have signed online petitions asking Target to reverse their decision to open at 9 PM Thursday.
Black Friday or Black Thursday? - The Bradenton Times
November 20, 2012 University of South Florida marketing professors in the College of Business see a trend in which this year's Thanksgiving Day deals could become the norm.
Ellis Levin | Forensic accountant, 65 - Philadelphia Inquirer
November 16, 2012 In the arcane world of accounting irregularities and audit failures, Mr. Levin was widely considered a whiz, driven by a passion to "get at the truth," as his family put it.
Management Instructor Receives Undergraduate Teaching Award
November 15, 2012 Management Instructor Rick Kelso was presented with the university-wide Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award on Wednesday morning by Vice Provost Kofi Glover, Associate Dean Jacqueline Reck, and Management Department Chair Sally Fuller. Congratulations!
Raymond James COO Shares Advice with Students
November 15, 2012 When Raymond James Chief Operating Officer Dennis Zank told his father that he wanted to go to college, the response wasn't one most young people would hope for.
Facebook stock jumps as lockup expires - USA Today
November 14, 2012 Shares of Facebook (FB) rose sharply Wednesday, surprising some investors, who expected the stock to fall after 777 million more shares were unlocked, allowing employees to sell.
Facebook faces massive stock lockup expiration - Detroit Free Press
November 14, 2012 Today is when 777 million more shares of the No. 1 social-networking company are unlocked and available for sale.
Facebook faces massive stock lockup expiration - USA Today
November 13, 2012 The day Facebook (FB) investors have been dreading since the company went public is here.
Elders' Advocates Worry Politics May Push Vital Programs Off 'Fiscal Cliff' - New
November 12, 2012 Since last week's win by President Barack Obama, the issues of aging and retirement have loomed just beneath the headlines.
Foundation volunteers help students thrive - News Chief
November 12, 2012 He's "Uncle Kevin" to Jessi Searing and Ashley Woodard, two former Auburndale High School students who now attend the University of South Florida.
Indian interest in US varsity's online master's degree - News Track India
November 1, 2012 Several Indian institutions have expressed interest in a newly-launched University of South Florida's fully online Master of Science in Management Information Systems degree programme, the Tampa Florida-based university said.
Indian interest in US varsity's online master's degree - TwoCircles.net
November 1, 2012 The degree for the programme focusing on advanced analytic technologies, business intelligence, and big data is being offered through a partnership between USF's College of Business and University College.
Study proves multitasking on Facebook could benefit - The Oracle
October 30, 2012 A recent series of studies show that for some, Facebook may not always be detrimental to student academic performance.
Superstorm freezes political campaigning - ABC Action News
October 30, 2012 With eight days left until the election, both campaigns are sprinting towards the finish line, but Superstorm Sandy has stopped their ground game like a roadblock.
Undergraduate Case Competition Sparks Student Innovation
October 30, 2012 Have you ever gone up to an airline counter with an overloaded bag, wishing you could just mail the unnecessary items home and avoid the baggage fees?
Wells Fargo Gives Back Through Partnership With Corporate Mentor Program
October 30, 2012 The Corporate Mentor Program will be able to enhance its mentoring opportunities for both USF students and local middle schoolers, thanks to a recent $25,000 gift from Wells Fargo.
Analyzing Digital Domain stock not a perfect science - TCPalm
October 27, 2012 While Digital Domain Media Group's stock prices were tanking this summer, three rating analysts were recommending that investors buy until shortly before the company's Sept. 11 bankruptcy.
Presidential campaign trail winds through South County - The Observer News
October 25, 2012 With just under two weeks left in the campaign, it is possible, although as of yet unscheduled, that the trail that leads to the White House will again run through South County.
USF Alumnus, now Delta Air Lines Senior VP, helps students anticipate real world
October 25, 2012 When Mike Randolfi graduated from USF in 1993 with a finance degree, he immediately went to work for Raymond James as a staff accountant.
USF Launches Online Master's Degree in Management Information Systems
October 25, 2012 USF has launched a fully online Master of Science in Management Information Systems degree program, focusing on advanced analytic technologies, business intelligence, and big data.
Business Briefcase - Hernando Today
October 24, 2012 The board of directors wants to remind you that the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the University of South Florida (USF) has partnered with the Chamber of Commerce to provide free business consultation to small businesses and entrepreneurs in Hernando County
Distinguished University Professor Jim Stock Talks "Seven Sins of Reverse Logistics"
October 24, 2012 Every year, consumers in the United States return enough products to total a greater dollar value than what 66 percent of countries in the world have as their GDPs.
Biden, Ryan campaign in Tampa Bay - Bradenton Herald
October 20, 2012 A week after engaging in a televised debate in Kentucky, Vice President Joe Biden and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan nearly crossed paths in the Tampa Bay area on Friday.
Ryan learns about USF, Entrepreneurship - The Oracle
October 20, 2012 USF saw one more person who wanted to learn Friday — vice presidential candidate Rep. Paul Ryan.
GOP pounces after news of CIA cable on Libya raid - timesfreepress.com
October 20, 2012 Sensing a moment of political vulnerability on national security, Republicans pounced Friday on disclosures that President Barack Obama's administration could have known early on that militants, not angry protesters, launched the attack on U.S. diplomats in Libya.
Ray of Sunshine as Mitt widens Fla. gap - New York Post
October 20, 2012 The presidential campaigns yesterday turned up the heat in Florida, as a new poll showed Mitt Romney increasing his lead in that crucial battleground.
Paul Ryan stumps in Tampa about importance of entrepreneurial spirit - Tampa Bay Times
October 20, 2012 Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan visits the Tampa Bay Technology Incubator at USF in Tampa on Friday.
Biden, Ryan battle for voters in Tampa Bay area - Tampa Bay Online
October 19, 2012 With the Nov. 6 election less than three weeks away, and with Florida still chased by the campaigns as a swing state, both Joe Biden and Paul Ryan pitched their presidential tickets today at different ends of Hillsborough County.
Presidential campaigns descend upon Bay area - 13 News
October 19, 2012 Friday, GOP candidate Mitt Romney, Vice President Joe Biden and GOP Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan are all in the state with both VP candidates holding events in Tampa.
Biden, Ryan Conduct Dueling Vice Presidential Campaigns in Hillsborough County - WUSF News
October 19, 2012 Biden, Ryan Conduct Dueling Vice Presidential Campaigns in Hillsborough County
Presidential campaigns descend upon Bay area - Bay News 9
October 19, 2012 Vice President Joe Biden spoke at a rally in Sun City Center, while GOP Vice Presidential nominee Paul Ryan stopped by the University of South Florida.
Candidates descend on crucial Fla in final weeks - Wink News Now
October 19, 2012 Vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan attended a round table discussion at University of South Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship in Tampa to talk about the economy and jobs.
Vice presidential candidates Joe Biden, Paul Ryan make stops in Tampa Bay area - ABC
October 19, 2012 Both vice presidential candidates made their way around the crucial election state of Florida Friday, trying to shore up support from the party faithful and trying to sway undecided voters in the final weeks of the campaign.
Biden, Ryan barnstorm in swing-state Florida - dallasnews.com
October 19, 2012 Ryan attended a round-table discussion on jobs and the economy at the University of South Florida's Center for Entrepreneurship in Tampa.
Ryan, Biden court Fla. voters before final debate - The Miami Herald
October 19, 2012 In dueling Florida appearances on Friday, Vice President Joe Biden portrayed Republican Mitt Romney as out of touch while Romney running mate Paul Ryan said President Barack Obama is blaming the country's problems on everyone but himself.
Biden and Ryan nearly cross paths in Florida - The Washington Post
October 19, 2012 GOP vice-presidential nominee Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden both spent their Friday rallying supporters in Florida, the biggest electoral college prize among the country's swing states.
Biden, Ryan battle for voters in Tampa Bay area - Tampa Bay Online
October 19, 2012 With the Nov. 6 election less than three weeks away, and with Florida still chased by the campaigns as a swing state, both Joe Biden and Paul Ryan pitched their presidential tickets today at different ends of Hillsborough County.
Vice Presidential Nominee, Paul Ryan Discusses Entrepreneurship
October 19, 2012 USF held a roundtable discussion on entrepreneurship Friday afternoon, featuring U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, the Republican vice presidential nominee.
The fallout: a challenging chapter for Armstrong, foundation ahead - statesman.com
October 18, 2012 "Everybody is going to be looking at it like it's under a microscope," said Bill Sutton, a business professor and director of the University of South Florida's Sport and Entertainment Management program.
Professor Dip Biswas comments on the effects of scandal on celebrity - WTSP.com
October 16, 2012 University of South Florida College of Business Professor of Marketing Dr. Dip Biswas says given Hogan's image as a wrestler or action star, it's hard to find a downside to the tape being leaked.
Finance Professionals Grill Students on Stock Recommendations
October 12, 2012 Finance majors in the Applied Security Analysis class that runs the USF Student Managed Investment Fund had their first presentation of the year on Thursday, presenting stock analysis and recommendations to a room full of seasoned finance professionals.
We have lift-off: Now a broad Tampa Bay team will try to build better technology workforce - Tampa Bay Times
October 12, 2012 Wake up and good morning. It used to take a village but when it comes to getting its technology workforce up to snuff and prepared to grow, it will take the entire Tampa Bay region.
Signs of a comeback in small business lending - Tampa Bay Times
October 7, 2012 Name a charity and Karen Conroy's small business, Fundraising for a Cause, has a product line to help people raise money for it.
Eileen Rodriguez receives award
October 4, 2012 The USF Society of Latinos (SOL) has named Small Business Development Center Regional Director Eileen Rodriguez the recipient of its 2012 USF SOL Staff Award.
College programs offer Tampa Bay area entrepreneurs a head start - Tampa Bay Times
October 1, 2012 While most college students don't create multimillion dollar startups, college entrepreneurship is a growing trend. And universities and colleges are capitalizing on a new market. Numbers of them now offer a major in entrepreneurship.
Research Alliance - USF Magazine
Fall 2012 The new alliance marries data with academic research. It gives USF the ability to access data and do projects that no other universities can. It gives students experience with massive, real-world data sets.
USF's entrepreneurship program climbs up Princeton Review list - Tampa Bay Business Journal
September 26, 2012 In a survey of more than 2,000 undergraduate and business school entrepreneurship training programs, the Princeton Review named University of South Florida's graduate interdisciplinary entrepreneurship program one of the top 25 programs in the United States.
USF Entrepreneurship Program Named Among Best in U.S. - Tampa Bay Newswire
September 25, 2012 The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur Magazine rank USF's interdisciplinary program among the top 25 programs in the nation
5 Things to Know about New USF Business Dean - WUSF News
September 18, 2012 Moez Limayem has been named the new dean for the USF College of Business. Here are five things to know about the man who succeeds Robert Forsythe, who served as dean since 2006.
Nielsen brings opportunities to USF through new partnership - USF Oracle
September 17, 2012 College of Business Dean Moez Limayem describes USF's new partnership with the Nielsen Company in three words: "Win win win!"
Tampa Bay Business Journal - ABC Action News
September 7, 2012 In this week's Tampa Bay Business Journal report, editor Alexis Muellner the implications of distracted driving on businesses, a Tampa panel addressing workplace bullying and the new divorce methods Hillsborough County courts are using.
New Business Dean - WUSF Radio
September, 2012 There's a new leader of the Bulls' business herd, and he brings an international pedigree with him. This week's University Beat on WUSF 89.7 introduces you to Moez Limayem, who was recently named dean of USF's College of Business.
Stocks: The 'Lockup' Effect - The Wall Street Journal
August 17, 2012 Three months after its initial public offering, Facebook already is down almost 50% from its $38 offering price. The worst might be yet to come.
College Branding - Gulf Coast Business Review
August 17, 2012 As the new dean of the University of South Florida's College of Business, Moez Limayem is drawing on his global experience to find ways to make the admittedly plain college stand out.
Chick-fil-A Appears To Lose Little Support From Sponsors - WTSP.com
August 3, 2012 The view of Chick-fil-A's president supporting a traditional marriage struck a nerve with some people who are for it and against it. How has it affected sponsorship?
Front Row Tampa Bay: USF College of Business - USF News
August 2012 The USF College of Business was featured during a roundtable discussion on business partnerships.
One Tampa start-up finds success with a sport they love, stand-up paddle-boards -
ABC Action News
July 30, 2012 You might be surprised to find out that even in a fragile economy, starting your own business could indeed be your path to success and happiness.
The Multiple Levers of Reverse Logistics - EBN Online
July 30, 2012 Increasingly, reverse logistics are seen as a competitive advantage in the supply chain. "Individual firms and supply chains will continue to seek ways to achieve competitive advantage," writes James R. Stock, professor of marketing and logistics, at the University of South Florida
Sights, sounds and smells affect cravings, USF professor confirms - Tampa Bay Times
July 27, 2012 "It almost always happens at a subconscious level," Biswas said. "You know you like something, you don't know why. You just enjoy it."
Same chain store doesn't always mean same merchandise - Tampa Bay Times
July 23, 2012 "Retailers are making a much better use of technology now to match up the demographics with their stores. They do track on a store-by-store basis as to what products sell, and then they can tailor their orders to that."
Tom Benson has a grip on all things sports in New Orleans after snatching up the Hornets - The Times-Picayune
July 22, 2012 Big-money deals struck recently by the Saints and Hornets on consecutive days provide fresh evidence that Tom Benson is far and away the No. 1 sports power broker in south Louisiana.
Orange Juice TV Ads Also Target Away-From-Home Consumers - The Ledger
July 21, 2012 About 40 percent of annual U.S. orange juice consumption occurs away from the home at restaurants, schools, hotels and through various other food service vendors, according to the Florida Department of Citrus.
TV ads also target away-from-home consumers - NewsChief.com
July 20, 2012 "Even if the target is the supermarket buyer, there are spillover effects that would reach the restaurant consumer," said Dipayan Biswas, associate professor of marketing at the University of South Florida's College of Business Administration.
The Secrets of Sensory Marketing - WUSF News
July 17, 2012 Have you ever been tempted by the smell of a bakery? Drawn in by the color of the walls of a restaurant? It's called "sensory marketing," a field that USF Associate Professor of Marketing Dipayan Biswas knows a lot about.
SBDC planning workshop on July 25 - newssun.com
July 15, 2012 From how to determine feasibility and legal structure to the type of license you will need, this class covers all the essentials that will help you get started.
New dean wants USF business school to stand out - Tampa Bay Times
July 15, 2012 Just a couple of weeks into his new job as dean of the University of South Florida College of Business and he's already offering up strong opinions about establishing the right flavor for the school.
Does MLB Commissioner Bud Selig have an agenda when ripping Tampa Bay Rays attendance?
- WTSP 10 News
July 11, 2012 Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig back at it again, ripping the Rays attendance issues by calling the situation "inexcusable" and "disappointing."
Measuring the Brain's Reactions to Misleading Advertising - WUSF News
July 10, 2012 USF Assistant Professor of Marketing Adam Craig is studying how our brains react to advertising—particularly deceptive ads—and he's using neuroscience techniques to do so.
Building a Global Business - USF News
July 5, 2012 Former USF student is growing an international business around translating languages through the Small Business Development Center at USF.
Experts differ on impact of Lake Worth name change - Palm Beach Post
July 4, 2012 Several cities in Florida have sought to advertise their coastal locations with name changes.
University of South Florida Honors Narayana Murthy - India West
July 2, 2012 Infosys chief mentor Narayana Murthy has been felicitated with the Global Leadership and Free Enterprise awards by the University of South Florida in recognition of his entrepreneurial spirit.
Sensory Marketing - WUSF
July, 2012 Dispayan Biswas discusses how our senses affect our purchasing decisions.
How Our Brains React to Advertising - University Beat, WUSF
July, 2012 We talk to a marketing professor who is working with neuroscience researchers to analyze how people respond to advertising.
Building a Dream Team at USF - Street & Smith's Sportsbusiness Journal
June 25, 2012 Located in Tampa, the University of South Florida recently announced that it will offer an MBA in Sport and Entertainment Management.
The Tunisian Moez Limayem appointed dean at the University of South Florida - Leaders
June 24, 2012 Dr. Moez Limayem, prominent Tunisian academic specializing in management information systems has been appointed dean of the College of Business at the University of South Florida.
Florida university studies brain responses to deceptive advertising - McClatchy Washington
June 20, 2012 Ever wonder why you fell for that late-night infomercial selling the magical powers of a $150 fruit juicer that's never been removed from the box? Researchers at the University of South Florida have asked themselves that very question.
Reacting to Advertising - USF News
June 06, 2012 A USF business professor is working with a research team to analyze how people respond to advertising.
Good news-bad news scenarios for Groupon shares - Chicago Business
June 01, 2012 Groupon Inc.'s sagging stock price could prompt employees and early investors to hang onto their shares after sale restrictions vanish today.
Infosys' Dr. Narayana Murthy Receives 2 Awards in Tampa - Khaas Baat
June, 2012 The founder and chairman emeritus of Infosys Technologies was at University of South Florida (USF) for daylong activities, which included meeting students, faculty and staff.
Job prospects improve for college grads - WFLA-TV, Newschannel 8
May 30, 2012 In a story on improving job prospects for college graduates, it is noted that MIS degrees are among the most sought-after degrees in today's market.
Ryan's block grant plan would fray U.S. safety net - Tampa Bay Times
May 30, 2012 Charles Kroncke discusses block grants and "New Federalism" in an opinion column.
Workshop to tackle financial statements - Tampa Tribune
May 28, 2012 USF's Small Business Development Center hosts a financial intelligence workshop.
Hey, do corporations need any more tax cuts? - Tampa Bay Times
May 27, 2012 Accounting professor Ryan Huston points out that a columnist might be "mixing and matching concepts that don't necessarily fit" in a column on corporate tax breaks.
Small biz seminars planned - The News-Sun (Highlands County)
May 27, 2012 USF's Small Business Development Center offers free seminars for those seeking to launch a small business
Boynton Beach embarks on costly reinvention - South Florida Sun Sentinel/WPTV-TV,
May 26, 2012 USF marketing professor Anand Kumar notes that authenticity is important when promoting regional attributes