Category Archives: Spotlight Faculty

Addiction to Social Media Networks: What Students Need to Know

Social media platforms, such as Facebook, provide up-to-date, accessible and personalized communication, yet they also have the potential to become addictive. Mihaylo Professor Ofir Turel discusses how to use social media constructively. A 2012 survey of CSUF students conducted by … Continue reading

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The Economies of Latin America: What Business Students Need to Know

Taken as a whole, the nations of Latin America rank as the world’s fourth-largest economy, behind the U.S., China and the European Union. The region is particularly of interest to Southern California business students, who are only about 100 miles … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Students Develop Personal Elevator Pitches

Professor Atul Teckchandani helps business students develop an elevator pitch in a competition as part of his MGMT 340 – Organizational Behavior course. The staff at Mihaylo Career Services refers to the personal elevator pitch, a 60 to 90-second personal … Continue reading

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Latest Edition of Mihaylo Magazine Provides Snapshot of Business School

The 2014 edition of the annual Mihaylo Magazine features news about faculty, student and alumni activities at the Mihaylo College of Business and Economics, including inspiring stories on alumni success and innovative teaching programs. The magazine also includes a demographic snapshot of … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Professor Examines the ‘Dark Side’ of Information Technology

Email, internet, social media, video games and in-car technologies are taken for granted in today’s society and certainly have a positive impact on our lives. However, they also have the potential for harmful consequences, including addiction, misuse, risky and deviant … Continue reading

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New Business Incubator Program in Placentia to Assist Aspiring Entrepreneurs

Mihaylo’s Center for Entrepreneurship is preparing to open the Center for Innovation, the first CSUF business incubator, in Placentia. The business incubator will utilize entrepreneurs in residence and industry-experienced mentors affiliated with the Center for Entrepreneurship to guide aspiring business … Continue reading

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Professor Alali Provides a Retrospective on the Great Recession

Mihaylo Accounting Professor Fatima Alali discusses the financial and accounting causes behind the Great Recession, the worst economic downturn of the new millennium. She looks at the changes in the industry since that crisis and the lessons for the future. … Continue reading

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Professor Huiran Pan Studies the Impact of the Housing Market on the Economy

  The housing market is a key component of the United States economy generally and the Southern California economy in particular. Mihaylo Professor Huiran Pan examines the key drivers of housing prices and their broader economic impact. Housing prices are … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Entrepreneurship Collaborates to Win $1 Million NSF Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded CSUF a $1 million grant that combines engineering and entrepreneurship education in an innovative after-school program in Anaheim. Entrepreneurship may be the lifeblood of the American economy, but many young people, particularly in … Continue reading

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Mihaylo Alumnus and Professor Discusses Growing California’s Exports on CNBC

Mihaylo alumnus and adjunct professor of global marketing Jeff Williamson ‘03, director of California State Trade and Exports Promotion, appears on CNBC to discuss the outlook for California food exports. California has the largest agricultural sector of any state in … Continue reading

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