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Samford Alumnus Appointed as State Farm's First Chief Diversity Officer
Victor A. Terry, a 1997 graduate of Samford University's Brock School of Business, has been appointed as State Farm's very first chief diversity officer. Here he reflects on life-long relationships built at Samford and shares advice for students entering the workforce during unprecedented times.
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An Interview with the Author: Art Carden Discusses Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich
In this interview, Brock School of Business professor of economics Art Carden discusses “Leave Me Alone and I’ll Make You Rich: How the Bourgeois Deal Enriched the World,” for which he was the co-author.
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Sunshine and Color: Marketing and Art Student Launches Business to Shine Light into the World
When the onset of COVID-19 forced students who had been studying abroad to return home, Samford marketing major Haley Batson took advantage of the time to launch a business she had long had a vision for. Through her business, Sunshine and Color, Batson aims to show others that they are loved and not alone.
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Samford’s Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Recognized as Superior Chapter by International Honor Society
International honor society, Beta Alpha Psi, has once again recognized Samford’s Kappa Pi chapter as a Superior Chapter for the 2019-20 academic year. Superior status, the top level of achievement for university chapters, has been awarded to the Kappa Pi chapter for more than a decade.
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MBA Alumna Nationally Recognized by Savoy Magazine
Dean's advisory board member Tracey Morant Adams, M.B.A. '92, has been named to Savoy magazine's 2020 list of the Most Influential Black Executives in Corporate America.
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Accounting Alumnus Reflects on Relationships Made at Samford; Looks Toward Harvard and Dartmouth
This fall, accounting graduate and U.S. Marine Corps Captain Taylor Dillenberger will begin his pursuit of a Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) through Harvard Kennedy School and a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) through the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth. Here he reflects on his relationships made at Samford.
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Samford Launches Joint Master’s Degree with Business and Healthcare Administration
In coordination with its School of Public Health and Brock School of Business, Samford University now offers a joint Master of Healthcare Administration (M.H.A.) and Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program that can be completed fully online.
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Mann Center Shares Video Recognizing Students, Faculty and Staff for Leadership and Character
The Mann Center for Ethics and Leadership is honoring eight faculty and three staff members as the center’s 2019-20 class of the Mann Fellows in Community-Based Learning. The center previously honored 11 student leaders for exemplary service during their undergraduate or graduate careers in early April. All were honored remotely via video to follow social distancing protocols due to COVID-19.
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Sports Business Professor to Join Brock School of Business Faculty
In an effort to expand its offerings in sports business, Brock School of Business will welcome Nathan Kirkpatrick back to Samford as an assistant professor of sports business in the fall 2020 semester.
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Brock School of Business Adds Data Analytics Concentration to M.B.A. Programming
Brock School of Business has added a data analytics concentration to its Master of Business Administration programming to equip graduate students with the necessary tools and understanding to operate within the dynamic data environment.
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Carden, Eason, Newberry Earn Brock School of Business Faculty Promotions
Three professors in Samford University’s Brock School of Business have recently earned faculty promotions. Congratulations to Art Carden, Clif Eason and Michelle Newberry.
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With Commencement Plans Disrupted, Byers Finds Opportunity to Thank Mentors
I am not discouraged by this time of social distancing. If anything, I am so excited and ready to get back to work. I am ready to start using these skills Samford University has given me.
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Birmingham Physician Receives Samford M.B.A., Praises Quality Experience
In order to become a leader in the healthcare industry, Birmingham physician Matt Sherrer sought to obtain a Master of Business Administration. He completed his M.B.A. at Samford this spring and plans to pass on what he's learned to other physicians.
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Using the Power of Your Voice in Business Management and Customer Marketing
COVID-19 has forever changed the way we operate, but it has also brought an evolution of incredible ingenuity and creativity. Instructor of marketing Alice Gordon Holloway offers insightful tips on how to use the power of your voice in business management and customer marketing as we move forward.
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Lowell Broom: On to the Links
Accounting professor Lowell Broom retired in May after 14 years of teaching in Samford’s Brock School of Business.
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Samford Junior Is One of 20 To Win National Study Abroad Scholarship
Regan Maples, a rising junior in Samford University’s Brock School of Business, is one of 20 students nationwide to receive the James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship awarded by the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) national honor society.
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Regions New Venture Challenge Competitors Display Virtual Ingenuity
Samford University’s Brock School of Business and Regions Bank teamed up to present the 12th Annual Regions New Venture Challenge business plan competition April 24. Recent alumni and student competitors from across Samford’s campus displayed virtual ingenuity as the COVID-19 pandemic forced the event to move to an online forum.
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Brock School of Business Announces 2020 Scholarships and Faculty Awards
Samford University’s Brock School of Business announced its 2020 student scholarships and awards and Outstanding Faculty Awards April 20. Eighty-three student scholarships and four faculty honors were awarded.