Alumni Notes

TotalBank has named Daniel Diaz (MBA ’90) senior vice president and branch manager of the Bird Road branch. He is to be responsible for coordinating, managing, and overseeing all banking operations. Diaz was most recently a commercial real estate lender at Premier American Bank. Microsoft MSN and Internet music community Cyloop have teamed up in […]

Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame ceremony celebrates a different kind of green.

Each year, the Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame (EHOF) induction ceremony and luncheon, the College of Business Administration’s largest alumni event of the year, makes a glittering mark. On May 8, 2008, 450 guests—including many alumni and former inductees—celebrated the tradition for the ninth time. Malcolm Butters (MBA ’83), president and co-founder of Butters Construction & […]

The 2008 Entrepreneur Challenge: New name signals new opportunities.

Erica Courtney, winner, New Venture Challenge 2007 In recent years, the New Venture Challenge business plan competition gave budding entrepreneurs the chance to pitch their business plans and turn those plans into viable, profitable businesses.  This tradition has been part and parcel of the College of Business Administration’s commitment to preparing its students for entrepreneurial […]

2007 New Venture Challenge showcases the next generation of socially conscious entrepreneurs.

All entrepreneurs dream of turning their business plans into viable, profitable businesses. Once again this year, the college’s New Venture Challenge business plan competition is helping them transform these dreams into reality. Hosted by the Eugenio Pino and Family Global Entrepreneurship Center, the competition this time brought with it a new emphasis on social responsibility—with […]