Two new buildings in Terry's Business Learning Community have been named in honor of business leaders with lasting connections to the college. Construction of Benson Hall and Moore-Rooker Hall is near completion as part of the second and largest phase of the college’s new home at the intersection of Lumpkin and Baxter streets. The new buildings adjoin Amos Hall, the centerpiece of Phase II’s construction, to Correll Hall.
Terry teams take top spots in school competitions
Three Terry College teams have won first prize in recent business school case competitions.
Caring for a husband or wife with cancer significantly diminishes family income, according to research by assistant professor of economics Vincent Pohl, who tracked changes in employment and income among working-age couples in Canada.
May 5 is graduation day at UGA. Business graduates will hear from Elizabeth W. "Betsy" Camp (BBA '74), president and CEO of DF Management Inc., at the Terry Convocation scheduled for 2 p.m. at Stegeman Coliseum.
The University of Georgia added two new Udall Scholars to its ranks this year, including economics major Shreya Ganeshan. She plans to pursue a doctorate in clean energy innovation and deployment. She is an Honors student and Foundation Fellow.
From overcoming introversion to learning from mentors, Cheesecake Factory CFO Doug Benn (BBA '76 MAcc '82) had some words of advice for soon-to-be Terry graduates hoping to make strong starts in their careers.
Research from Tim Quigley, associate professor of management, was highlighted in an article in Management Today. Referencing Quigley’s work, it states: “The death of a CEO causes a company's value to fluctuate by $65 million more today than it did 60 years ago (adjusted for inflation).”
Executive-in-Residence Dennis Beresford was quoted in a Wall Street Journal article detailing the departure of Audit Head Scott Marcello from KPMG. “It’s a huge and disappointing thing to happen to such a fine individual,” said Beresford. “[He was] personable and extremely competent.”