Category Archives: Faculty Spotlight

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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Are You Ready To Lead?

Posters in Mihaylo Hall talk about how our students are “Ready to work. Ready to lead.” We all know that it takes a strong work ethic to graduate from this program. So let’s talk about leadership. What does it mean … Continue reading

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Valuable Exposure: Students Work Closely with Industry Executives in Entertainment Tourism Course

As the entertainment and tourism industry is booming in Southern California, Mihaylo students are in the “Shark Tank” with industry executives. It’s a big opportunity that requires a great deal of time and professionalism from the students. A lot like … Continue reading

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Management Professor Appointed to Rick Muth Chair

Lori Muse, professor of management, was appointed to the Rick Muth Family Chair of the Center for Family Business in Mihaylo College. The appointment was effective January 24, 2013. With her new role, Muse will work with the Center and … Continue reading

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