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Walmart’s sustainability strategy leads to B-school teaching

December 18, 2012

In 2005 Walmart made history when then-CEO Lee Scott announced a bold sustainability strategy that would impact every aspect of its business. Along the way business researchers from the University of South Carolina and the University of Arkansas were given unprecedented access to study the process.

USC Economists Forecast Stable Growth Pending a Fiscal Cliff Resolution

December 12, 2012

South Carolinians can expect more stable growth across a broader array of industries in 2013 if Washington strikes a deal and averts the fiscal cliff, say University of South Carolina economists. The growth would mean more jobs and greater income for the state’s residents.

The Ultimate BOGO for Alumni

December 11, 2012

Whether you’re on the road or in your office, you can now have access to nearly unlimited numbers of business publications, journals and periodicals through a new perk provided by the Alumni Association. These resources are designed specifically for the needs of the post-college business professional, so you don’t want to let this one slip by you.

Brittany Owen Wins AICPA’s ‘Women to Watch’ Award

December 11, 2012

Britanny Owen (BS ’06, MACC ’07) hasn’t been out of school very long, but she’s already drawing attention and making a fast ascent to the top. Find out why the AICPA believes she’s an emerging leader who’s one to watch.

Bubba Fennell’s Lifetime of Leadership

December 11, 2012

You’ve probably heard about the “Bubba Boil”—at one time one of the largest alumni events held on the USC campus. We’re pleased to profile this month the man this event was named for: A.C. “Bubba” Fennell, III (BS ’72). It’s hard to find anyone more dedicated to the university than this Moore School graduate.

Holiday Career Moves: Why It Matters, How to Craft the Perfect Introduction in Under 10 Minutes

December 11, 2012

Want to ring in the New Year with more business, new clients or a new job? The holidays can be an optimal time to find new opportunities and make the most of them. Discover how.

FAD Kick-off and 30th Anniversary Celebration

December 11, 2012

The Friends of Accounting have much to celebrate and often do. Read what your friends had to say about the 30th anniversary celebration—and more.

Fergusson Named Outstanding Educator

December 11, 2012

Janice Fergusson (MACC ’01) is touching the lives of future accountants while strengthening the School of Accounting, so it’s no surprise that she’s already won her share of awards. And she just got another one.

Moore School Partners with Koç University for Study Abroad in Turkey

December 11, 2012

Two Moore School professors will take students for a study abroad program in Turkey this coming May in what they hope will become an on-going partnership with business schools in Turkey.

Winter Internships Give Accounting Firms Help when They Need It Most

December 11, 2012

Historically, accounting internships have been scheduled during the summer because of class schedules. But we’ve changed all that with winter internships that give accounting firms extra hands when they need them most and provide a more realistic experience for students.