West Hartford News – Professor Jose Cruz, of West Hartford, Conn., was one of eight outstanding faculty members honored at a recent ceremony by the University of Connecticut School of Business. Cruz, of the department of operations and information management, won the Faculty Service Award.
A professor who used chocolate chip cookies to teach about quality control, three researchers who had work published in top journals, and an educator who vigorously promoted the School of Business were among the 2015 Faculty Award recipients.
“This year we honored eight outstanding faculty members for their exceptional research, teaching and leadership achievements,” said Associate Dean Sulin Ba. “The selection process was particularly difficult due to the dozens of impressive nominees. We are fortunate to have such talented, creative and remarkable colleagues.”Continue Reading
Students, faculty and alumni of the School of Business’ Master of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) program are celebrating its double recognition as a top program in its discipline.
The Financial Engineer.net ranked the UConn program No. 11 in the nation in 2015, putting it in the company of other prestigious colleges, including New York University, University
of Southern California, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Fordham and Villanova universities.Continue Reading
The School of Business’ Master of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) has been recognized as one of the top in the nation by The Financial Engineer.net
The UConn program ranked number 11, putting it in the company of other prestigious colleges, including New York University, University of Southern California, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Fordham and Villanova universities.
In selecting the top colleges and universities, the staff at The Financial Engineer.net evaluated undergraduate GPA, scores on GMAT exams, acceptance rates, average starting salaries and bonuses for recent graduates and the rate of employment both at graduation and within three months afterward.
“Our program seeks high-caliber, motivated students who, after completing their degrees, continue to achieve great accomplishments as our alumni,” said Professor Jose Cruz, who serves as the program director. “We owe a debt of gratitude to our dedicated faculty and staff who work tirelessly to maintain and enhance the quality of our program.”
The best and brightest of UConn School of Business were honored Friday morning, April 25 at the 2014 School of Business Awards & Honors ceremony. Honorees, family and friends gathered in the Dave Ivry Seminar Classroom at the School of Business in Storrs for the annual celebration, where 2014 Student Hall of Fame Fellows were recognized, Ackerman Scholars were awarded, Faculty Awards were presented, and new members were officially inducted to the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society.Continue Reading
The Ackerman Scholar award recognizes significant and continuing all round academic productivity among the faculty of the School. It is awarded to faculty who are not already supported by Chair or Professorship appointments. The award is supported by the Ackerman Fund, the School and the departments. The purpose of the Ackerman Fund is to “grant a monetary reward to faculty members who have excelled in classroom teaching, curriculum development, research, outreach to business and state agencies.”
The University of Connecticut School Of Business is pleased to announce a new and innovative master’s degree program from the Department of Operations and Information Management (OPIM). The Master of Science in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM) is designed to meet the growing demand for professionals who can analyze, organize and manage high-value business solutions in today’s complex business environments. This 33-credit program, offered in Hartford, Connecticut, allows students to pursue the program either full or part-time beginning in any regular semester. Applications are now being accepted for the program kickoff in Fall 2011. Continue Reading