Category Archives: Faculty Spotlight

Marketing Professor Teaches Professional Selling Class Using New Technologies

Marketing 401 is a Professional Selling course taught by Olga Di Franco that allows students to use Salesforce.com as a typical salesperson would in an actual business environment. Students are put into teams and then decide what technology is needed … Continue reading

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Job Market Sees High Demand for Data Scientists

Written by Laurie McLaughlin The demand for data scientists is increasing exponentially, and Mihaylo College professors want to ensure students are prepared to take advantage of these career opportunities. “Data mining and analysis is one of the areas with explosive … Continue reading

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Finance Professor Takes Real Estate Knowledge Overseas

“I was looking for a part time job while completing my MBA at UC-Berkeley and the job I happened on was working for a guy in downtown Oakland who described himself as a real estate consultant. It turned out that … Continue reading

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Accountant Turned Professor Looks to Make a Difference

After dedicating nearly nine years to the corporate accounting and tax world, Maia Farkas was encouraged by a mentor to pursue another career: teaching. At the time Farkas was also working on her master of taxation at the University of … Continue reading

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New Faculty Member Explores The Business Side of Social Media

While obtaining her doctorate at Baylor University, Ester Gonzalez studied the use of internal social media and its impact on organizational socialization and commitment. As a new faculty member of Mihaylo College, Gonzalez hopes to put her practical experience to … Continue reading

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