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'Cheap and Available' Sell Services like Zipcar

June 29, 2012
"A study authored by Cait Poynor Lamberton, an assistant professor of business administration at the University of Pittsburgh, and Randall L. Rose, professor of marketing at the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business, shows that consumers who use commercial services tend to focus on cost and availability more than popularity or eco-benefits."
Futurity.org

South Carolina Needs a Foreign Policy

June 26, 2012
"The Palmetto State needs a foreign policy. We need a broad and aggressive state policy to find new ways to elevate our standing globally and help our state become more engaged and competitive in the global market place of the 21st century. Today, we have a number of 'world class' assets that can provide a great foundation for building our new foreign policy. The international business component of the Moore School at USC is superb."
Summerville Journal Scene

Charleston Housing Market Healing, Slowly

June 21, 2012
"In South Carolina's metropolitan areas, unemployment is below the state and national averages, and first-time unemployment claims statewide are back at pre-recession levels, said Joseph Von Nessen, a research economist with Resh Marketing Consultants and the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business. 'We are definitely doing better that the nation in this regard.'"
The Post and Courier

Connecting Teens with Summer Jobs & Lifelong Skills

June 20, 2012
"In groups and one by one, on Wednesday teens filed into USC's Moore School of Business to learn the art of getting and keeping a job. It's part of Columbia Urban League's Summer Work Experience Leadership Program, or SWELP."
WLTX.com

SCRA Briefing Focuses on Using Intellectual Property Assets

June 19, 2012
"Dirk Brown, director of the Faber Entrepreneurship Center at the Darla Moore School of Business, said there has been an increasing need for more procedures and strategies that companies may use to help increase revenue both nationally and internationally that would have otherwise been lost because of poor intellectual property management."
Charleston Regional Business Journal

SC Jobless Rate Spikes to 9.1 Percent as More People Look for Work

June 16, 2012
"Over the last year, the state has gained about 24,000 jobs. But that is only about half of the number lost during the worst recession in a lifetime, said Joey Von Nessen, research economist with the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina."
The State

Top Ten Net-Zero Buildings

June 15, 2012
"The Darla Moore School of Business is to be the world's largest net-zero project upon its completion in 2013, the facility will consist of a trading room, a 500-seat lecture hall, and classrooms equipped with advanced telepresence technology. With a variety of green elements and efficient design, the building will qualify for LEED Platinum Certification."
ConstructionDigital.com

Myrtle Beach Area Jobless Rates Jump in May

June 15, 2012
"If you look at South Carolina as a whole we are extremely diverse with unemployment rates," said Joey Von Nessen, a research economist with the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. "If you look at the urban areas such as Myrtle Beach or Charleston, the unemployment rate is closer to 7 percent, which is a whole point below the national average. If you look at the more rural areas of the state it's closer to 15 or 16 percent in the counties."
MyrtleBeachOnline.com

South Carolina's Payne Wins Elite 89 Award for Baseball

June 14, 2012
"South Carolina sophomore infielder Erik Payne is the recipient of the Elite 89 award for the 2012 NCAA Division I Mens's Baseball Championship, it was announced on Thursday evening. Payne is majoring in international business."
SECDigitalNetwork.com

Intellectual Property Briefing Brings National and International Executives to South Carolina

June 14, 2012
"Today, SCRA Technology Ventures, The University of South Carolina and business executives from U.S. and global companies met to discuss the importance of intellectual property strategy to increasing a company's value at the Wild Dunes Resort in Charleston, SC. The event was a collaboration fo the Darla Moore School of Business and the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina, and the National IP Taskforce, a 15-year-old consortium dedicated to organizational development in IP strategy and management."
MarketWatch.com

Two Jobs, but Half a World Apart

June 9, 2012
"By 2008, I was in my mid-30s, had earned my M.B.A. at the University of South Carolina, and had a 10-month-old baby girl with my wife, Garima. I was a vice president of global strategy for Doosan Infracore's Bobcat construction equipment, based in Charlotte, N.C."
The New York Times

Michael Roth Drafted by Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

June 5, 2012
"South Carolina senior left-hander Michael Roth has been selected in the ninth round of the 2012 MLB Draft. Roth was the No. 297 overall pick in the draft by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim." Roth Graduated in May with a double major in International Business and Marketing from the Darla Moore School of Business.
GamecocksOnline.com

USC's Roth Has Big Dreams On, Off Baseball Field

June 5, 2012
"He dreams of playing professional baseball and always has. But he does not want the sport alone to define him. He also dreams of running his own company, of learning a third language, of returning to Spain and befriending the locals he salsa-danced alongside last summer."
Aiken Standard

USC Reports Record Number of Fulbright Scholars


June 4, 2012
"A record 12 Fulbright scholars will represent the University of South Carolina abroad in 2012-13, conducting research, studying and serving as English teachers in countries from Brazil to Russia to Taiwan."
Columbia Regional Business Report

The State of State Employees

May 31, 2012
"Working for the state is not what is used to be. Layoffs, pay freezes, furloughs and benefit cuts are just a few of the financial pressures that continue to plague state workers and the agencies that employ them. 'The outlook for the status of state employees is difficult because it is a political question in addition to an economic one,' said Dr. Joey Von Nessen, Research Economist at RESH Marketing in Columbia and at USC's Moore School of Business. 'Of course, the recession led to significant reductions in available revenue that has led to downsizing among many state agencies.'"
Columbia Business Monthly

The Jobs Are Out There, You Just Have to Know Where to Look

May 31, 2012
"With employment growth on a gradual upward climb and the unemployment rate continuing to trend downward, slow and steady improvement in South Carolina's economic picture is predicted for the year ahead. Two percent employment growth is expected for 2012 overall, says Joseph C. Von Nessen, Ph.D., a research economist with the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, and manufacturing will play the strongest role in that growth."
Greenville Business Magazine

Analyzing Industry Analysts

May 31, 2012
"The insurance technology industry turns to analysts most for technology, business and competitor trends. The top three analyst firms they hold in highest regard are Celent, Novarica and Strategy Meets Action. This information comes from Innovation in Insurance's (i3) second annual insurance industry analyst survey, intended to measure the value and usage of the reports produced by the firms that research industry trends and provide vendor analysis. More than 200 of the 1,300 worldwide subscribers of Moore School at USC's student-run enterprise (carriers, consultants and technicians) responded to the online survey, reviewing CEB TowerGroup, Celent, Forrester, Gartner, Novarica and Strategy Meets Action."
Insurance Networking News

Breakfast Series Highlights Social Media Impact

May 30, 2012
"There are 2,393,880 Facebook users in the state of South Carolina, comprising 45 percent of the population. It's this statistic that brought 25 local business owners, including Patrick Mason of Carolina Living Magazine, to the Darla Moore School of Business Thursday fora breakfast session on social media."
The Daily Gamecock

Business School Research Briefs

May 25, 2012
"Commercial sharing systems typically highlight the environmental benefits over everything else, assuming consumers are motivated by a desire to do good for the environment or to take the moral high ground. Unfortunately they're not. Consumers using these kinds of services are actually motivated by price and product availability most of all, according to "When Is Ours Better than Mine? A Framework for Understanding and Altering Participation in Commercial Sharing Systems." The Study was written by Cait Poynor Lamberton of the University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business and Randall L. Rose of the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business."
Bloomberg Businessweek

USC Darla Moore School Launches Minority-Business Forum

May 23, 2012
"The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina will launch a forum to help small- to medium-sized minority-owned businesses grow to the next level. The forum, called Driving Growth in Challenging Times, will feature USC faculty and business leaders who will share growth strategies with business owners."
Charleston Regional Business Journal

The Effect of IP on Corporate Performance - June 14 and 15

May 20, 2012
"The Darla Moore School of Business and the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina have joined forces with the National IP Taskforce to sponsor an international executive briefing on the Effect of IP on Corporate Performance."
Swamp Fox

USC Moore School to Launch New Educational Breakfast Series for SC Businesses

May 4, 2012
"The Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina will launch a new monthly business-education breakfast series for the state's business owners and managers Thursday, May 24."
MidlandsBiz

Do You Understand Risk Appetite?

May 1, 2012
"Understanding risk appetite is a crucial factor in developing acceptable security programs, communicating value, and aligning the function with the goals of the business. 'One definition is the limit of how much risk -- in an absolute sense -- you want to take,' said Gregory Niehaus, professor of Finance and Insurance at the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business, during last month's Next Generation Security Leader development program session. 'An alternative view, one that I prefer, recognizes that you engage in risky activity because of the good results. We take risk because we expect a return.'"
Security Magazine

Commerce Dept. Launches S.C. Aerospace Task Force

April 30, 2012
"The S.C. Department of Commerce announced that Charlie Farrell, adjunct faculty member of the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business, will direct the new S.C. Aerospace Task Force, an advisory council to the secretary of commerce on the development of a strategic initiative to enhance and grow the state's aerospace industry."
The Times and Democrat

SEC's Risk Management Program with University of South Carolina

April 26, 2012
"The Security Executive Council (SEC) and the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business (USC DMSB) are pleased to announce a newly formed alliance that will bring together and expand upon the significant interests, resources, and focus of both organizations concerning risk."
SecurityInfoWatch.com



South Carolina Unemployment Rate Drops for Eight Consecutive Month, Now at 8.9 Percent

April 21, 2012
"South Carolina's unemployment rate dropped to 8.9 percent in March, the lowest in three years, suggesting a gradual economic recovery is continuing. 'We don't know what will happen through 2012, but the first three months came in like a lion,' said Douglas P. Woodward, director of the University of South Carolina's Division of Research and professor of economics at the Darla Moore School of Business. 'If we had construction in there adding more jobs --we can never have a vigorous recovery without construction,' he said. 'At least the other sectors are doing well.'"
The Post and Courier, Charleston

Fixed-Income Conference Comes to Charleston

April 21, 2012
"Analysts and academics gathered downtown Friday for the first day of 'Navigating Cathartic Change in Fixed Income,' a conference sponsored by the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business. The discussion ranged from the real estate bubble that led to the Great Recession to the ongoing risk posed by the sovereign debt crisis in Europe."
The Post and Courier, Charleston

Elizabeth Wilson Receives the Steven N. Swanger Leadership Award

April 20, 2012


"University of South Carolina senior Elizabeth Ruth Wilson of Georgetown, S.C., received the Steven N. Swanger Leadership Award, the university's second-highest undergraduate honor. The award is named for a former president of Omicron Delta Kappa (ODK), which sponsors the university's Awards Day. It is given to a graduating senior for exemplary leadership and for making significant contributions to the Carolina community."
YouTube

USC School of Business Honors Alumni

April 19, 2012
"The event honors alumni James Samples, president of Scripps Networks Interactive, Thack Brown, senior vice president of SAP Latin America and the Caribbean, and Raphael Miolane, chief financial officer for Yum! Restaurants International in France and Spain. The school's distinguished service award is being presented to AT&T South Carolina president Pamela Lackey."
MidlandsConnect.com
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Fixed-Income Conference Launches in Charleston this Week

April 18, 2012
"The Darla Moore School of Business of the University of South Carolina is holding a conference in Charleston this week to offer insights into impending changes in fixed income from industry experts, regulators and researchers."
Charleston Regional Business Journal

Moore School Moves to Riverplace

April 18, 2012
"The University of South Carolina Moore School of Business will move its MBA program from the University Center of Greenville into the Riverplace development across from Camperdown Way near Falls Park."
GSA Business

Big Sky Associates' John Dillard Named Co-Chair of Leadership Dinner for USC's Moore School of Business

April, 17, 2012
"Big Sky Associates President and Managing Partner John Dillard was named co-chair of the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business' Annual Business Leadership Dinner and Awards Program."
MidlandsBiz

New Alliance Between Security Executive Council and USC Business School Formed to Address Business Risks

April 16, 2012
"The Security Executive Council (SEC) and the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business (USC DMSB) are pleased to announce a newly formed alliance that will bring together and expand upon the significant interests, resources, and focus of both organizations concerning risk."
Loss Prevention Magazine

South Carolina Lures Michelin Jobs in Latest Manufacturing Coup

April 13, 2012
"Tire giant Michelin will invest $750 million for a new plant and a factory expansion in South Carolina that's expected to bring 500 new jobs.. 'It's a revival,' said University of South Carolina Moore School of Business economist Doug Woodward. 'We're turning the corner in terms of job creation and manufacturing.'"
The Charlotte Observer

S.C. Education Board Approves Teach for America Expansion

April 13, 2012
"The state education board has approved expanding a program that puts enthusiastic, mostly non-education college graduates into hard-to-fill slots in South Carolina's underprivileged schools. The state House's spending plan for 2012-13 includes $2 million for Teach for America. The program is also funded with private donations. That includes $1.5 million from investor and philanthropist Darla Moore, the namesake of the University of South Carolina's business school, who was behind the effort to bringTeach for America to the state."
The Augusta Chronicle

USC Professors Named to Princeton Review, RateMyProfessors.com 'Best 300' List

April 12, 2012
"According to the Princeton Review and student reviews on RateMyProfessors.com USC has some of the best professors in the nation. Three current USC professors and one former professor -- Tom Hughes, Bradford Collins, Mariah Lynch and Mark Sibley-Jones -- were named in the collaborative "Best 300 Professors" guide, published April 3."
The Daily Gamecock

Alfac Group Plans to Increase S.C. Workforce to 825 by End of Year

April 12, 2012
"Aflac Group plans to have about 825 employees on the payroll in Columbia by the end of the year. 'We're really thrilled with South Carolina and the workforce,' said Laura Kane, vice president of public relations. 'There are a lot of people who really understand insurance and are very enthusiastic.' Besides the quality of the local workforce, Kane added that Aflac has set up an internship program with the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. USC offers a major in insurance and risk management."
Columbia Regional Business Report

Midlands Economic Developer to Lead Innovative Start Up Program

April 6, 2012
"Entrepreneur and economic developer Greg Hilton, magna cum laude graduate of the nationally ranked MIBS/IMBA program at the Moore School of Business, has been named Executive Director of the Midlands Center for Entrepreneurial and Technological Innovation (CETI). CETI is a collaboration between the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator and USC Innovista. The start up center will focus on providing a one-stop destination for all things entrepreneurial."
MidlandsBiz

Michael Roth Gets Scholar Athlete Award

April 6, 2012
"University of South Carolina baseball player Michael Roth and Georgia swimmer Wendy Trott have been named the 2011-12 SEC H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athletes of the Year, SEC Commissioner Mike Silve announced Friday. Roth, a native of Greer, S.C., will earn a B.S. degree in International Business and Marketing in May."
The Times and Democrat

USC Professors Featured in New Princeton Review Book, 'The Best 300 Professors'

April 4, 2012
"The University of South Carolina has four of the country's best undergraduate teachers according to the Princeton Review's new guide 'The Best 300 Professors.' Featured in the guide are Bradford Collins, an associate professor in art history in the College of Arts and Sciences; Tom Hughes and Mariah Lynch, lecturers in accounting in the Darla Moore School of Business; and Mark Sibley-Jones, an adjunct English professor in the South Carolina Honors College."
MidlandsBiz

Gamecock's Roth Up For SEC Honor

April 2, 2012
"Greer native and star Gamecock baseball player Michael Roth has been nominated for the H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship. Besides being the University of South Carolina's ace pitcher and a two-time national champion, Roth is also about to graduate with a degree in international business and marketing..."
Taylors.Patch.com

Delivering Meaningful Metrics

April 1, 2012
"If security continues to mature as a business function, senior management will likely ask for a set of metrics to measure performance. Security leaders should prepare meaningful metrics that inform management and improve security effectiveness. 'Metrics should help us make better decisions,' said Greg Niehaus, Ph.D, from the Darla Moore School of Business, University of South Carolina. 'A good decision is one that furthers the organization's goals. Metrics should ultimately tie back to organizational objectives. Creating value is an important goal for most companies, so metrics should address that.'"
Security Magazine

Four Technologies That Will Change the World

March 31, 2012
Dirk Brown, Director of the Faber Entrepreneurship Center at the Moore School of Business, and recent graduates of the business school develop successful technology-based startups. "With state and city leaders committed to growing Columbia's knowledge economy, entrepreneurs can apply fo funding, production, marketing and other supports from development partners such as SC Launch, EngenuitySC, the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator and other public/private partnerships. These high-tech, high impact companies generate jobs, wealth and positive buzz about Columbia's growth and ever-increasing potential, for investors and innovators alike."
Columbia Business Monthly

Teegen: Moore School Evolves to Meet Needs of Business

March 29, 2012
"Dr. Hildy Teegen, Dean of the Moore School of Business, sees the Moore School's mission as one that is statewide, and that complements other business programs. She said the deans of the business colleges throughout the state meet twice a year to compare notes. Teegen believes the state's business schools complement each other with very little overlap."
Charleston Regional Business Journal

GDP Growth in South Carolina

March 25, 2012
"According to statistics from the S.C. Economic Development Data Clearinghouse developed by the USC Moore School of Business, over the last decade, real gross domestic product grew in South Carolina. Between 2000 and 2010 the figure grew from $130.8 billion to $145.1 billion, an increase of 11 percent."
The State

Architectural Gallery of the Future Moore School of Business

March 24, 2012
A gallery of the future Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, as designed by Rafael Viñoly Architects.
rvapc.com

Golden Strip Communities Create Identities Through Cultural Expression

March 20, 2012
"The arts contributed $13.3 billion to South Carolina's economy and employed 107,614 people in 2008, when Dr. Douglas Woodward, a professor of economics at the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business, compiled the first report on the state's creative clusters."
ConvergentNonprofit.com

Innovista: Economic Engine for the Midlands and the State

March 20, 2012
"The landscape of Innovista continues to evolve with the construction of the new Darla Moore School of Business at the corner of Assembly and Greene streets. The internationally ranked business school will provide the gateway to the Innovation District. And with the completion of IdeaLabs, commercial wet lab space available for lease on the first floor of the Horizon I research building, companies can take advantage of the proximity to USC faculty and their cutting edge research in clean energy on the floors right above."
EngenuitySC

Success Depends on Phrasing

March 20, 2012
"According to market researchers at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina there really is a difference between six-of-one and half-dozen-of-the-other, but only sophisticated analytics that incorporate hitherto unplumbed distinctions can inform companies as to which is the best way to quote the price of a product or service."
SmarterTechnology.com

Five Points Youngest Bar Owner Opens Breakers Bar & Grill

March 19, 2012
"Don't let his age fool you. While he's only been legally allowed to drink alcohol since last year, Bradley Morgan, 22, now serves it full time in his newest nightlife spot: Breakers Bar and Grill. He graduated from USC in December from the Darla Moore School of Business with a degree in marketing and management."
WLTX

Teegen Speaks to Pinewood Board of Visitors

March 15, 2012
"The March Board of Visitors event hosted at the home of Board of Visitors Chairman Jed Suddeth allowed the Board to hear insights on the global business from Dr. Hildy Teegen, Dean of the University of South Carolina Darla Moore School of Business, as well as from the Pinewood Head of School and the Global Scholars."
The Summerville Journal Scene

One Week + Seven Days ≠ Two Weeks

March 14, 2012
"According to a new study out of the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business, people perceive time and distance and other measurements differently depending on their mindset -- specifically, whether they are thinking concretely at that moment, or abstractly."
Free Times

S.C.'s Jobless Rate Falls to a 3-Year Low

March 14, 2012
"'It's normal to see lower job gains and even losses over this period. But the total employment figures stayed about the same, so this is perfectly in line with what we would expect.' said USC economist Joey Von Nessen."
The State

Global Woman: Hildy TeegenDean Hildy Teegen

March 12, 2012
An interview with Hildy Teegen, Dean of the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina. "I am fortunate to have had many opportunities to work in a mentoring and instructional capacity with women and girls as an educator and now as a senior administrator in the Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina."
The Diplomatic Courier

Higher Gas Prices Affect Prices of Other Consumer Goods

March 11, 2012
"'Higher gas prices also affect large products that need to be moved long distances. Both the buyer and seller are affected,' said Bill Hauk, the assistant professor of economics at the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business."
The Augusta Chronicle

Study Shows BlueCross BlueShield has $4.8B Annual Economic Impact

March 8, 2012
"An economic impact study by the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina shows BlueCross BlueShield employs more than 10,000 people statewide."
Columbia Regional Business Report

BlueCross S.C. Economic Impact Almost $5 Billion a Year

March 8, 2012
"'The insurance and technolog giant's economic impact eclipses that of some whole sectors in the state, including information services and utilities,' said Joey Von Nessen, the USC economist who conducted the report."
TheSunNews.com

Publication Reveals Industry with Nearly $6.7B Impact and 1000+ Career Opportunities

March 6, 2012
"The Columbia region's insurance technology and services industry generates more than $4.9 billion in annual sales with a nearly $6.7 billion total annual economic impact for the state of South Carolina... The statistics were analyzed and vetted by the City of Columbia's Office of Economic Development and economist Dr. Joseph Von Nessen of the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business."
MidlandsBiz

Report Reveals Financial Impact on Insurance Technology, Services for Columbia, S.C

March 6, 2012
"Insurance Technology has a direct economic impact of $6.7 billion per year in South Carolina, representing roughly 2.5 percent of the state's gross state product (GSP). The statistics were analyzed and vetted by the City of Columbia's Office of Economic Development and economist Dr. Joseph Von Nessen of the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business."
PropertyCasualty360.com

Two Weeks or 14 Days? Talking Time May Build a Bottom Line

March 6, 2012
"The influence of time and numbers on consumer behavior is the focus of a new study completed by marketing researcher Ashwani Monga, a professor in the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina."
NewsWise.com

Central S.C. Alliance Fielding Many Inquires

March 2, 2012
"University of South Carolina economist Doug Woodward cites research at the Darla Moore School of Business that productivity in South Carolina has risen 20% in the last 18 years."
Columbia Regional Business Report

Charleston Residential Market Forecast

February 28, 2012
"Dr. Joseph Von Nessen, Economics Professor at the Moore School of Business predicts that the growth in the Charleston housing industry for 2012 will be a mere 2.7% over 2011. With interest rates artificially low and prices down, this scenario creates a great opportunity for real estate buyers."
Exit Ocean Isles Real Estate

Moore School Seminar Teaches Benefits of Sustainability

February 28, 2012
"The seminar, hosted by USC's chapter of Net Impact, featured an array of business professionals and leaders who discussed tactics and reasons for going green, including Darla Moore School of Business Dean Hildy Teegen, Duke Energy Vice President of Sustainability Shawn Heath and Cox and Dinkins Business Development Director Ted Chalgren."
The Daily Gamecock

USC Darla Moore School of Business Names 2012 Distinguished Award Winners

February 27, 2012
"The Darla Moore School of Business will honor three alumni and one longtime supporter of the school at an annual gala that draws hundreds of alumni and business leaders."
MidlandsBiz


Studies: S.C. Economy Recovering Better Than Most States

February 25, 2012
"'What we're seeing is that the economy is slowly starting to turn around,' said Bill Hauk, an economics professor at the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business in Columbia. 'It's not going gangbusters like we'd like it to, but there does seem to be some growth out there.'"
The Herald, Rock Hill


Low-Country Housing Figures, Observations Point to Steady Gains Ahead

February 25, 2012
"'Expect mild improvements in sales and stabilizing prices,' says Joseph Von Nessen, of the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business.  The economist addressed the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors last week in its yearly residential market update."
The Post and Courier, Charleston


S.C. Economy Gets National Notice

February 24, 2012
"'What we're seeing is that the economy is slowly starting to turn around,' said Bill Hauk, an economics professor at the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business in Columbia. 'It's not going gangbusters like we'd like it to, but there does seem to be some growth out there.'"
McClatchy Newspapers

World's Largest Net-Zero Building Will Call South Carolina Home

February 24, 2012
"When the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business is completed in 2013, it's expected to bear the title of largest net-zero building in the world."
Care2.com


Residential Market to Benefit from Economic Improvements

February 16, 2012
"Economist Joseph Von Nessen anticipates stronger recovery for the Charleston market driven by nearly 2% job growth, below state-level unemployment and strong population numbers."
Charleston Regional Business Journal


USC Upstate Celebrates 45th Annual Founders Day, Honors Those Who Have Made Outstanding Contributions

February 16, 2012
"A native of Spartanburg, William R. Cobb earned an associate's degree from Dutchess County Community College, a bachelor's degree from the University of South Carolina Upstate, and an MBA from the Darla Moore School of Business at USC.  Cobb has been honored as a University of South Carolina Upstate Distinguished Alumnus. He serves as chairman of the College Hub of Spartanburg."
USC Upstate


Local Economy on the Upswing

February 16, 2012
"The Charleston area is seeing a stronger economic recovery than the rest of the state and most of the nation, but don't expect a jump in real estate sales or higher home prices. 'Charleston is a really good place to be right now,' said Joseph Von Nessen, an economist at the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business."
The Post and Courier, Charleston


Experts at Real Estate Conference Have Optimistic Outlook for 2012

February 15, 2012
"Wednesday Dr. Joseph Von Nessen, an economist with the USC Moore School of Business and Raymond Owens, a senior economist with the Federal Reserve Bank in Richmond spoke at the 2011 Residential Real Estate Year-In-Review Update at the downtown Marriott. 'I think 2012 is going to be better than 2011 and especially in Charleston which is really the hot spot for South Carolina for a lot of different indicators, in terms of high impact firms, in terms of employment growth," Von Nessen said.'"
ABC News 4 Charleston 


Video: New Moore School Building and Sustainability

February 15, 2012

A new video from the University of South Carolina on sustainability efforts features the new Moore School building. The video notes that, when the Darla Moore School of Business is completed next year, the University of South Carolina will have 1.2 million square feet of green building space. If planned sustainability goals are achieved, the Moore School would be the largest net-zero building in the world.
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10+ Amazing MBA Programs for Avid Travelers

February 14, 2012
"One of the easiest ways to travel while getting an MBA, and after you start a career, is to enroll in an International MBA program like that offered by South Carolina's Moore School of Business."
Gettingsmart.com


Graham to Lead State Commerce Department's Europe Office

February 14, 2012
"Graham received his law degree and international masters of business administration degree from the University of South Carolina's School of Law and Moore School of Business."
GSA Business


Ford Graham to Lead S.C. Department of Commerce's Europe Office

February 13, 2012
"The South Carolina Department of Commerce announced today that Ford Graham will lead the agency's Europe Office in Munich, Germany, which spearheads Commerce's international recruitment efforts on the continent."
The Times and Democrat


All the State Economic Data You Can Shake a Bar Graph At

February 8, 2012
"Thanks to researchers at USC's Moore School of Business, you can now get all your South Carolina economic facts and figures in one place online."
Free Times


Leadership Columbia Hosts Governance Role-Playing Session

February 6, 2012
"The Global Awareness session will feature Ambassador Mark Green, senior director, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition; Lt. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks, Third Army Commander, Shaw Air Force Base; Hildy Teegen, dean of the USC Darla Moore School of Business; and Andy Spicer, associate professor of international business, USC Darla Moore School of Business."
Columbia Regional Business Report


Dean Hildy Teegen on the cover of Columbia Business Monthly

World Class Leaders for Worldwide Business

January 31, 2012
"When it comes to top-tier rankings and accolades from some of the world’s most prestigious academic and news organizations, the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina consistently stands head and shoulders above the rest." The story includes an interview with Dean Hildy Teegen and information about our new Corporate Solutions division, GSCOM and the new Moore School building. 
Columbia Business Monthly


USC's Economic Impact on South Carolina Economy

  • Study: USC, Alumni Pump $4.1B into South Carolina Economy

    January 25, 2012
    "The university's eight campuses, which employ 14,000 plus 155,000 alumni living in South Carolina, contribute $75 million more to the state in taxes than USC receives in state appropriations, according to Joey Von Nessen, an economist at the university's Darla Moore School of Business."
    Columbia Regional Business Report
  • USC Contributes $4.1 Billion to S.C. Economy

    January 18, 2012
    "Conducted by Moore School of Business economists Joseph Von Nessen and Doug Woodward, USC's in-house study quantified the net impact of the overall USC system and of each of its eight individual campuses on different aspects of the Palmetto State economy."
    Free Times
  • USC Worth $4.1 Billion to State's Economy

    January 17, 2012
    "USC's study, conducted from June through November by a research economist at the university's Darla Moore School of Business, was released as Gov. Nikki Haley and higher education officials are working on a new funding formula that will determine how much state money goes to public colleges and universities."
    The Herald
  • Press Conference: The Economic Impact of USC

    January 12, 2012

    "Darla Moore School of Business economist Joey Von Nessen joined by Upstate Chancellor Tom Moore and Spartanburg business leader Bill Cobb to brief area reporters on the economic impact of USC's alumni and eight campuses on South Carolina."
  • USC System, Alumni Pump $4.1B into State's Economy Annually

    January 12, 2012

    "The University of South Carolina and its alumni drive the state's economy by supporting nearly 53,000 jobs and pumping $4.1 billion into the state's economy every year.  The figures were released Thursday (Jan. 12) by Darla Moore School of Business economists Joey Von Nessen and Doug Woodward."
  • USC: School, Alumni Have $4B Annual Impact on SC

    January 12, 2012
    "Researchers Joey Von Nessen and Doug Woodward said the $4.1 billion represents the total dollar value of all goods and services associated with the school, which, along with its graduates, accounts for about 1 in every 37 jobs in South Carolina, or 53,000 total jobs." 
    Yahoo! Finance
  • USC: School, Alumni Have $4B Annual Impact on SC

    January 12, 2012
    "The study conducted by economists at the Darla Moore School of Business looked at the wages earned by working alumni of the university and estimated the economic impact of non-tax dollars that the university spends."
    WRDW News

Romney's Tough China Talk May Fall Flat as South Carolina Trades

January 24, 2012
"Tire production is coming back to the U.S.," said economist Doug Woodward of the University of South Carolina.  "We're benefiting from that in South Carolina."
Bloomberg Businessweek

Moore School Alumnus, Minor, Earns Position on Health Board

January 23, 2012
"Allen C. Minor has been named to the Healthy Northeast Pennsylvania Initiative board. Minor graduated from the University of South Carolina with a master's in finance."
The Times Leader

2012: South Carolina's Rebound Year

January 20, 2012
"'It's not to say that we're going to have the most prosperous economy, but our prospects for growth in 2012 are strong relative to other states,' said Doug Woodward, an economics professor at the University of South Carolina."
CNN Money

Properly Placed Telepresence a Must-Have in Higher Ed

January 19,2012
"We've seen telepresence take off in higher education programs, as we shared in a post on how the University of South Carolina's Darla Moore School of Business uses the technology to connect its students with executives across the world."
Cisco Blog

Don't Expect 'Populist Backlash' in Palmetto State

January 18, 2012
"People tend to assume social issues are going to be high on the agenda here—and South Carolina does deservedly have a reputation as a socially conservative state," said William Hauk Jr., an economics professor at the University of South Carolina's Moore School of Business.  But, he added, the candidates' focus this year has been on 'jobs, jobs, jobs.'"
National Journal

Bates Becomes Leader of Southern Mutual Church

January 17, 2012
"Robert "Rob" A. Bates has become president and chief executive officer of Southern Mutual Church Insurance Co., a position he assumes after 11 years as the firm's executive vice president.  Bates is a 1984 graduate of University of South Carolina Business School."
The Times and Democrat

Evolving Expertise

January 16, 2012
Mike Ulrich, a doctoral student at the Darla Moore School of Business, contributed to an article about how "HR professionals are honing their skills as activists, change champions and capability builders who can turn external business trends into organizational actions."
Human Resource Executive Online