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2010 News Archive

AGSM MBA Career Services Director Receives NBMBAA Award

(12/16/10) The UCR School of Business Administration congratulates MBA Career Services Director Monica Martin, who was recognized this past weekend by the National Black MBA Association's Los Angeles chapter for her outstanding work and commitment to the organization as a long-time education partner. Read More…

Bay Area Business Alumni Show School Spirit

(12/14/10) UCR school spirit is still alive in the Bay Area, when this past Sunday UCR alumni donning UCR sweatshirts and jackets met in Palo Alto for a get-together prior to the UCR vs. Stanford men's basketball game. In coordination with the UCR Alumni Association, the pre-game reception drew 65 UCR alumni. Read More…

SoBA Hosts California Inland Empire District Export Council

(12/1/10) On November 29, the UCR School of Business Administration (SoBA) was pleased to host a meeting of the California Inland Empire District Export Council (CIEDEC). Comprised of Inland Southern California business leaders involved in promoting and expanding global trade within the local community, the group plays a large role in the revitalization of the Inland Empire economy. Read More…

Riverside Named Among World's Most Livable

(11/24/10) From The Press-Enterprise: The city of Riverside was recognized as one of the world's most livable communities by an international panel of judges at the 2010 International Awards for Livable Communities (LivCom) finals competition held recently in Chicago. Read More…

SoBA Partners With Beacon to Release Southern California Economic Forecast

(11/10/10) The UCR School of Business Administration, in partnership with Beacon Economics, releases an economic forecast for the Southern California region that provides signs of a beginning but slow recovery. Read More…

UCR Accounting Student Jonathan Pittard Receives CalCPA Scholarship

(11/3/10) Fourth-year business administration student Jonathan Pittard received a $1,000 scholarship award from the Inland Empire chapter of the CalCPA for achievement as an outstanding accounting student. He is one of fourteen scholarship recipients from the Inland Empire chapter. Read More…

SoBA Named One of Best by Princeton Review

(10/13/10) From UCR Newsroom: The University of California, Riverside School of Business Administration is among the top 300 business schools in the nation and one of the best in the west, according to the new 2011 edition of Princeton Review's "The Best 300 Business Schools." Read More…

UCR MBA Students Glimpse Opportunities at NBMBAA 32nd Annual Conference

(9/30/10) The A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management (AGSM) MBA Program recently sent three of its students to participate in the NBMBAA 32nd Annual Conference & Exposition, which is geared toward assisting minority students find success in their business career paths. Read More…

Dean David Stewart Talks to Economic Development Corp. of Southwest California

(9/24/10) From The Press-Enterprise: The dean shared his marketing expertise at a quarterly luncheon held in Temecula for the Economic Development Corp. of Southwest California. He spoke about ways to improve the Inland Southern California economy by investment in education and public-private partnerships, among other things. Read More…

Read the Summer 2010 Alumni e-Newsletter

(9/23/10) In the summer issue, SoBA celebrates 40 years of quality management education at the UCR business school. The issue also features recent Class of 2010 graduates: Andrew Carruthers (BS 2010), Ece Kaptanoglu (MBA 2010), Justin Rastegar (BS 2010), Abel Leon (BS 2010), and Jamaal Lewis (BS 2010). Read More…

AdAge Features Marketing Accountability Standards Board (MASB)

(9/21/10) Advertising Age features the Marketing Accountability Standards Board's (MASB) efforts at establishing standards for marketing metrics (similar to FASB's efforts with quality control measurements). The organization, for which SoBA's Dean David W. Stewart serves as chairman, recently added Coca Cola, Inc. as a charter member. Read More…

Executive MBA Students Heading to Boot Camp

(9/13/10) UC Riverside's second cohort of Executive MBA students will be in Lake Arrowhead starting Sept. 21 for a weeklong "business boot camp" Read More…

SoBA Makes The Cut in 2010 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

(8/18/10) In its annual Best Colleges rankings, U.S. News and World Report places the SoBA undergraduate program in the top 5% of 1,400+ universities, and spotlights Assistant Adjunct Professor Roger Conway's MBA program course on leadership. Read More…

Local Professionals Open Eyes to Global Economy As Part of the UCR Executive MBA Program

(8/11/10) The charter UCR EMBA class recently spent an eye-opening week in Shanghai during which they learned about the changing face of the global economy. The emerging business leaders of the EMBA program returned home to Southern California with a new understanding of business that can only benefit regional economic development. Read More…

SoBA, Riverside County, Japan Partner to Conduct Investment Study

(6/30/10) The UCR School of Business Administration participated in a historic signing with the nation of Japan to perform the first study of foreign direct investment impacts in the County of Riverside. Through the study, the County of Riverside hopes to boost economic development and investment, as well as create more jobs. Read More…

SoBA Confers Degrees to Class of 2010 at 56th Annual Commencement

(6/14/10) On June 11, 2010, the UCR School of Business Administration (SoBA) conferred degrees to business MBA and bachelor's degree candidates for the second year at the The 56th Annual Commencement. Prior to 2009, the College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences (CHASS) had conferred those degrees. Read More…

MBA Students Celebrate Fruits of Labor at Annual MBA Banquet

(5/17/10) As another schoolyear draws to a close, hard-at-work MBA students (both first-year and graduating second-year students) set aside their textbooks to celebrate their accomplishments of the past year at the annual MBA Banquet, held May 15 at the Alumni & Visitor Center. The event was an opportunity for students to momentarily set aside the rigors of schoolwork, interact with SoBA faculty and staff in a non-academic environment, and enjoy the fruits of their labor for the past year. Read More…

Harvard Professor Visits SoBA to Discuss the Art of Negotiation

(5/14/10) Harvard Law School Professor Robert H. Mnookin visited the School of Business Administration on May 13th for a lecture and discussion with SoBA students on the topic of negotiation. He is the author of "Bargaining With the Devil: When to Negotiate, When to Fight." Read More…

Riverside County & SoBA Collaborate on Research & Development

(4/19/10) From North County Times: Riverside County's Economic Development Agency and the UC Riverside business school said Thursday they will collaborate on developing a medical school, related research facilities, green technology and renewable resources. Read More…

Business Students Spend Spring Break in Oxford

(4/13/10) For many college students, spring break conjures up images of rest and relaxation. Whether at the beach or back at home, academics are the least of students' worries. However, a group of UCR Business students spent this year's spring break doing the exact opposite. Twenty-three students immersed themselves in an intensive academic seminar at one the world's most renowned higher education institutions: University of Oxford. Read More…

SoBA Defends Chavez 5k Title

(4/6/10) The School of Business Administration won the Campus Department Challenge at the Cesar Chavez 5k on April 3 by raising over $830 for UCR scholarships. This is the second year in a row that SoBA has won the Challenge, and the third that the business school has attended. The school will be treated to a breakfast sponsored by the Vice Chancellor for its fundraising efforts. Read More…

Michael Moore To Tackle New CPA License Requirements

(4/2/10) From The Biz Press: Committee determining new course requirements draws on diverse interests, aims to help students specialize. Read More…

Dean Stewart Receives Chamber of Commerce Chairman's Award

(3/29/10) From The Press-Enterprise: Chamber awards Inland business leaders. Read More…

Erik Rolland on Co-Research with Bajis Dodin on Disasters & Management

(3/12/10) From UCR Newsroom: UC Riverside Research Shows How Mathematical Business Management Models Can Help Save Lives in Human Disasters. Read More…

SoBA Awards Scholarships to Deserving Undergrads and MBA Students

(3/8/10) On March 3, 2010, the School of Business Administration held its 17th Annual Scholarship Ceremony and Reception in the Genomics Building Auditorium. Read More…

Homecoming 2010 A Success

(2/16/10) The School of Business Administration welcomed back its undergraduate and MBA alumni on Saturday, February 13 for UCR's Homecoming 2010. The business school festivities started with lunch with Dean David W. Stewart and Chancellor Tim White, followed by a presentation by Distinguished Professor of Management and Marketing, Amnon Rapoport. Read More…

Dean Leads Riverside Economic Development Vision

(2/10/10) Dean David W. Stewart has been involved in the City of Riverside's visioning effort, "Seizing Our Destiny: The Agenda for Riverside's Innovative Future." The effort, which Mayor Ron Loveridge had asked Dean Stewart to lead in 2009, is meant to help craft Riverside into a hub for innovation known for a high quality of life, among other qualities. Read More…

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