UTA Business Now

Honors, Awards, Promotions, Initiatives

  • 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. Congratuations 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.

  • June 20, 2016 - Fort Worth Business reported their CFO of the Year awards will be presented by the UTA College of Business. Fort Worth Business will recognize the top chief financial officers in Fort Worth and Tarrant County who successfully navigate their company’s financial future and are stewards for their organization.

  • July 28, 2016 - Fort Worth Weekly reported on UTA alumnus Josh Miller’s effort to bring a youthful, energetic church to Fort Worth. In 2013, Miller earned a bachelor's degree in business management, and in 2015 he earned a master’s degree in business administration, both from UTA.

  • July 18, 2016 - Exciting news has been announced for the University of Texas at Arlington College of Business. According to Value Colleges, UT Arlington ranks in the top 50 best value dual MBA and Health Management degrees of 2016. Read more...

  • July 8, 2016 - UTA’s College of Business was mentioned in StreetInsider and many other media as the co-sponsor of the luncheon celebrating Fort Worth Business’ Chief Financial Officer of the Year award in Fort Worth.

  • July 5, 2016 - The UT Board of Regents honored UTA College of Business faculty member Jim C. Quick with the 2016 Outstanding Teaching Award for excellence in the classroom. Quick is the Professor of Leadership & Organizational Behavior, a John and Judy Goolsby-Jacqualyn A. Fouse Endowed Chair at the Goolsby Leadership Academy. The honor comes with a $25,000 award and recognition as a faculty member in the UT System who demonstrates "extraordinary classroom performance and innovation in undergraduate instruction," according to the Board of Regents' website. Quick is the author of over 130 publications and focuses on the application of ethics within business. He attributes his passion for teaching to his grandfather, an inspiring medical school professor and pediatrician. "What continues to inspire me are the great things that our students have the potential to do and to achieve," he said. "So, teaching is a partnering activity, inviting the best from the student." Read the press release.