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New Certificate Program Serves Public Sector ManagersNew Certificate Program Serves Public Sector Managers

Building on the success of the regional, five-day Southwest Leadership Program, Eller launched a new certificate program for public sector leaders this spring. The program, Foundations of Public Sector Leadership, launched in April with a capacity enrollment of 45.

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Eller Undergrads Design Mobile Apps for United Way and Community Foundation Partnership

Eller Undergrads Design Mobile Apps for United Way and Community Foundation PartnershipWhile the business communication competition is a rite of passage for all Eller students, the case under consideration changes each semester. Thanks to support from Eller National Board of Advisors member Paul Lindsey, this particular case revolved around the nonprofit sector. [more]

 

Eller Masters Students Top ACG CupEller Masters Students Top ACG Cup

An Eller team of one MBA and three master’s in finance (MMF) students took home a $2,000 first prize at the annual ACG Cup competition in Phoenix. The competition presents case studies focused on mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, financial advisory, and private equity. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Marketing Students Propose Solutions for Public Safety ProgramMarketing Students Propose Solutions for Public Safety Program

Three teams of students designed campaigns focused on Tucson Fire Department public safety programs as part of their coursework in assistant professor Hope Schau’s integrated marketing communications class this semester. [more]

 

Eller Connections

McGuire Team Wins on Viability Plus Values at International New Ventures CompetitionMcGuire Team Wins on Viability Plus Values at International New Ventures Competition

The students behind the new venture OnwardPacks belong to a generation that's redefining the popular concept of entrepreneurship, blending sustainable profit with strong social values to change the lives of people in need. [more]

 

Student Venture Team Profile: SiestaLifeStudent Venture Team Profile: SiestaLife

After reading a study that reported firms lose billions in productivity costs due to fatigue, Tony Floor and his team of three saw an opportunity. “I had an idea to build prototype pods for individuals who commonly complained of being exhausted in the workplace,” he said. [more]

 

Alumni Venture Team Profile: MojoTree FarmAlumni Venture Team Profile: MojoTree Farm

Two years after being a finalist team in the annual McGuire Entrepreneurship Program year-end competition event, MojoTree Farm is going strong. [more]

 

Research Report

Accounting Faculty Hones in on New Measure for Predictability of Firm IncomeAccounting Faculty Hones in on New Measure for Predictability of Firm Income

The difference between the income a firm reports to investors and the income it reports to the IRS can shed light on how useful the former actually is, according to a new paper by professors Dan Dhaliwal and Mark Trombley and Eller alumna Linda Chen. [more]

 

Eller MBAs Find Economic Impact of Tucson International Airport Tops $3.2 BillionEller MBAs Find Economic Impact of Tucson International Airport Tops $3.2 Billion

“We knew that the airport had a significant impact on Pima County, but none of us guessed how large the impact would ultimately be,” said Catherine Weigand, Eller MBA ‘13. “We were excited to share the results with the community.” [more]

Alumni Spotlights

Sam Swift, Eller Finance '06Shepherding Growth
Sam Swift

Eller Finance '06
Partner, TCI Wealth Advisors, Inc.
  
  
  
  

Hoon Choi, Eller Executive MBA '10Entrepreneurial Responsibility
Hoon Choi

Eller MBA '10
Managing Partner, Savvy Computers
 
 
 
  

Student Profiles

Paige Chapman, Eller MBA '13Mapping out a Path
Paige Chapman

Eller MBA '13
 
  
  
  
 
 

Bryan Baldwin, Eller Business Management '12In Body and Mind
Bryan Baldwin

Eller Business Management '12
  
  
  
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

June 19, 2012
Eller MBA Full-Time, Evening, and Executive Program Information Session in Phoenix

June 21, 2012
Eller MBA Full-Time, Evening, and Executive Program Information Sessions in Tucson

August 20, 2012
Executive Ethics Symposium

  
  

Eller in the News

A Rare Feat: UA Grad Earns Three Distinct Degrees
UA News : May 8, 2012

New University of Arizona Health Network Board named
Arizona Daily Star : May 7, 2012

Debate over continued incentives for energy companies
The Arizona Republic : May 5, 2012

Region needs capital infusion to stoke entrepreneurs for success
Inside Tucson Business : May 4, 2012