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Twenty students spent spring break in Havana, Cuba, as part of a new course from Terry’s International Business Program The trip – the first of its kind for the college – exposed students to real business and economic conditions on the Caribbean Island.
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Terry FYI

Terry FYI is a periodic newsletter for alumni and others affiliated with the Terry College of Business.

IN THIS ISSUE

April 2017

FEATURED

Spring break in Cuba

Spring break in Cuba

Twenty students spent spring break in Havana, Cuba, as part of a new course from Terry’s International Business Program The faculty-led study abroad trip – the first of its kind for the college – exposed students to business and economic conditions in Cuba through discussions with local entrepreneurs and workers, tours and lectures.

UPCOMING EVENTS

APR 07 | Full-Time MBA Welcome Weekend - Class of 2019
APR 10 | Young Alumni Board Info Session
APR 10 | Charlotte Lunch & Learn
APR 11 | Nashville Lunch & Learn
APR 11 | Young Alumni Board Info Session
APR 11 | Master of Internet Technology Program Informational Webinar
APR 12 | NYC Lunch & Learn
APR 12 | UGA's Next Top Entrepreneur
APR 13 | DC Lunch & Learn
APR 14 | Terry Leadership Speaker Series: W. Douglas Benn (BBA '76, MACC '82), The Cheesecake Factory
APR 19 | Honors Day
APR 20 | Terry Third Thursday: Glenn Lurie, President & CEO, AT&T Mobility and Consumer Operations — Atlanta, GA
APR 20 | Annual Accounting Banquet
APR 21 | MBA Alumni Weekend - Golf Tournament
APR 21 | MBA Alumni Weekend - Reception
APR 22 | MBA Alumni Weekend - G-Day Picnic
APR 22 | 2017 Alumni Awards and Gala
APR 23 | Executive Programs: Trucking Profitability Strategies
APR 25 | Executive Programs: Change Leadership: Engaging People for Organizational Change
APR 25 | Master of Internet Technology Program Informational Webinar

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SPOTLIGHTS

Fadel Matta

RESEARCH

 

Fadel Matta
Management

What's worse than an unfair boss? A sometimes unfair boss, according to new research from Fadel Matta, assistant professor of management. His work finds that unpredictable supervisors cause more stress for employees than consistently unfair bosses.

Annette Poulsen

FACULTY

 

Annette Poulsen
Meigs Professor

Annette Poulsen, has been named a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor, the university’s highest instructional honor. Students say Poulsen’s supportive demeanor, good advice and availability outside the classroom made the deepest impression on them.

NEWS

Terry MBA programs rank among nation’s best

Terry's part-time and full-time MBA programs both rose in the latest graduate school rankings from U.S. News & World Report on the strength of the college's highest-ever employment rate for new graduates and its academic reputation among peer business schools.

Accounting prof talks Trump taxes in The New York Times

Following the release of two pages from President Donald Trump’s 2005 income tax return, The New York Times sought reactions from people across the country, including J.M. Tull School of Accounting assistant professor Erin Towery.

Benjamin Watson talks football, leadership and perfectionism

Professional football player and author Benjamin Watson (BBA ’03) has been successful in every arena he’s tried. As a tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, he’s entering his 14th season in a league where the average career lasts 3.3 years. He’s published one book, with another on the way, and started the One More Foundation with his wife, Kirsten Vaughn Watson (BBA ’03). “[But] one of the biggest obstacles I had to overcome was perfectionism,” he said. “I was too scared to make mistakes, which meant I never took risks.”

Video: Former Atlanta Fed president speaks at TTT

Dennis Lockhart, previously the 14th president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, discussed “Crisis, Recession and Recovery: The Decade 2007-2016” at a recent Terry Third Thursday event.

Pro athletes have insurance concerns, too

More states are considering limits to the amount of workers’ compensation coverage for professional athletes, according to an article in Business Insider that quotes Nathaniel Grow, associate professor of legal studies.

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