UTA Business Now

Honors, Awards, Promotions, Initiatives

  • June 20, 2018 - Hassan Sedky, a 25-year-old Egyptian who attends UTA, was profiled in CNN, KingFut.com and Carbonated.tv stories after being photographed as he was carried in his wheelchair by a joyous World Cup crowd. Sedky's compelling story included his playing on UTA's Movin' Mavs 2017 National Championship team. Sedky is pursuing dual master's degrees in Economic Data Analytics and Quantitative Finance from UTA's College of Business.

  • June 20, 2018 - Sandy El-Rayes has joined TechFW as marketing director, CityBizList reported. She is currently earning an Executive Master of Business Administration degree from UTA's College of Business.

  • May 7, 2018 - Harry Dombroski, recently appointed UTA College of Business dean, was interviewed by the Fort Worth Business Press about his new position. "My area of focus is going to be outreach to the business community, and outreach to the community at large. And doing anything else I can to help the larger university," Dombrowski said. Dean Dombroski earned his bachelor's degree in accounting at UTA.

  • May 2, 2018 - Harry Dombroski, a longtime Hunt Consolidated and Hunt Oil Co. executive, has been appointed dean of The University of Texas at Arlington College of Business, Dallas Morning News reported. Dean Dombroski earned his bachelor's degree in accounting at UTA.

  • April 25, 2018 - Harry Dombroski, a longtime Hunt Consolidated and Hunt Oil Co. executive, has been appointed dean of the UTA College of Business, Dallas Business Journal, Fort Worth Business Press, Austin Business Journal, Chicago Business Journal, Longview News-Journal and several other media sites reported. Dombroski earned his bachelor's degree in accounting at UTA.

  • March 21, 2018 - UTA's MBA program is ranked No. 101 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report's latest ranking of the best MBA programs in America, the Dallas Business Journal reported.

  • March 9, 2018 - UTA marketing senior Ryan Su won the 2017 Capsim Fall Challenge, an international business simulation competition, beating business students from 104 universities across 14 countries, NewsEdge.com reported.

  • February 19, 2018 - Congratulations to the Rotaract Club of the University of Texas at Arlington in receiving a 2016-2017 Presidential Citation from John Germ, President of Rotary International. The UTA Rotaract Club was the only one in Rotary District 5790 being honored with this award. To benchmark, only 6 of the 69 Rotary Clubs within District 5790 received Presidential Citations. Clubs must achieve specific goals that advance Rotary's strategic priorities in serving the world. Club President Cameron Oswald received the Citation last week on behalf of the Club. The Club is an interdisciplinary service student organization with students from engineering, business, and other disciplines.

  • February 12, 2018 - UTA's spring enrollment reached a milestone yet again, U.S. Fed News reported. With almost 43,000 students this semester, the University experienced a 2.4 percent increase in enrollment over last spring. The College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the School of Social Work and the College of Business saw notable increases.

  • October 18, 2017 - UTA's College of Business is one of the prize sponsors for the seventh annual Fort Worth Business Plan Competition, a program of the Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, dallas.citybizlist.com reported. The finalists will present their plans to judges on Oct. 26.

  • August 9, 2017 - Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan will take part in a moderated question-and-answer session at the sixth annual Continuing Professional Education or CPE day hosted by The University of Texas at Arlington's Accounting Department, ZeroHedge, Bezinga and other websites reported.

  • August 2, 2017 - Reuters reported that UTA will host Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Robert Kaplan for a moderated Q&A before the Accounting Department's annual Continuing Professional Education or CPE Day.

  • June 30, 2017 - UTA's College of Business sponsored this year's Fort Worth Business Press CFO Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, June 28, Fort Worth Business reported.

  • June 9, 2017 - UTA senior Anthony Brooks’ skills with a Rubik’s Cube will be featured on the new Fox reality-competition series, "SuperHuman", the Star-Telegram and DFW.com reported. UTA produced a video highlighting Brooks' speedcubing expertise. He is pursuing a bachelor of science in economics in the College of Business.

  • May 31, 2017 - Fort Worth Business reported that UTA’s College of Business MBA and EMBA programs have been named Tier 1 in Global Ranking by CEO Magazine. This is the second consecutive year the college has appeared in the ranking.

  • May 10, 2017 - College of Business named Tier 1 in Global Ranking both MBA and EMBA programs by CEO Magazine
    CEO Magazine has been highlighting top business schools from around the globe since it first launched in 2008. This is the second consecutive year The University of Texas at Arlington's College of Business appeared in the ranking. Read more…

  • April 19, 2017 - UTA's College of Business Executive MBA program presented the "2017 40 Under 40" class, Fort Worth Business reported.

  • March 29, 2017 - Topmanagementdegrees.com, a business education and career guide, listed UTA’s MBA program one of the top 25 in Texas, according to several news outlets, including Yahoo Finance, KTIV NBC 4 in Sioux City, Iowa and WVIR NBC 29 in Charlottesville, Va. The programs were ranked according to accreditation, affordability, average salary, and prestige.

  • March 29, 2017 - A small group of UTA business students finished in first place at an Alley Shark Tank event held at Southern Methodist University, according to Public Now.

  • March 3, 2017 - The UTA College of Business recently reached a major milestone: a five-year high for spring enrollment this semester at the business school, MetroMBA reported. Between the spring of 2016 and the most recent semester, enrollment jumped from 5,224 to 5,822 students.

  • December 9, 2016 - Metro MBA reported that the UTA College of Business was named one of the best business schools by Princeton Review.

  • November 11, 2016 - The University of Texas at Arlington has been ranked the best place in Texas for military veterans and their families to get a college education, the Star-Telegram reported in using a recently released Military Times report. The article also mentioned the recently opened Veterans Business Outreach Center in the College of Business.

  • November 2, 2016 - UTA’s Distinguished Alumni dinner is at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 10 in the E.H. Hereford University Center, the Star-Telegram reported. Tarrant County Judge Glen Whitley, C. Keith Cargill, Maj. Gen. Daniel P. Hughes, Liz Johnson and Jocelyn Zee will be honored. Cargill holds an MBA from the College of Business.

  • October 14, 2016 - MetroMBA reported that CEO magazine listed the UTA College of Business in the highly selective international Tier 1 list.

  • October 13, 2016 - The annual UTA Faculty Recognition Dinner honored individuals with promotions and tenure. Congratulations to the following business professors who were honored at the dinner: John Adams, from the Department of Finance and Real Estate, was promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure; Stephanie Rasmussen, from the Department of Accounting, was promoted from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure; Sanjiv Sabherwal, from the Department of Finance and Real Estate, was promoted from associate professor to full professor.

  • September 19, 2016 - The Univision Network interviewed Ricardo Lucien, a member of the UTA Movin' Mavs wheelchair basketball team, about his life as a student-athlete with disabilities. Lucien chose basketball after a shooting in Venezuela that left him unable to walk. "Their [Movin' Mavs players] disabilities do not prevent them from playing a very, very competitive game," said UTA President Vistasp Karbhari. "In fact, we have some athletes in the Paralympic Games, and we are very proud of them." Lucien is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in International Business Spanish at UTA. The website story also included an interview with Movin' Mavs head coach Doug Garner.