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Marilyn Davies College of Business Hosts Regional Business Forum on June 24​​

The University of Houston-Downtown’s Marilyn Davies College of Business is hosting a Regional Business Forum to highlight topics and issues among Houston, Mexican, and Central American industries at 9 a.m., Friday, June 24.

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MDCOB Wishes a Happy Retirement to Two Faculty Members​

After 20 years, Dr. Steven P. Coy has retired from UHD. A passionate educator, Coy served many functions at the Marilyn Davies College of Business.​..

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CFO University, Presented by FEI Houston & Marilyn Davies College of Business at UHD ​

The Houston Chapter of Financial Executives International hosted a one-day conference to provide a broad training curriculum for chief financial officers...

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Prospective Business Grad Student? This Week’s For You

The Marilyn Davies College of Business invites all prospective graduate students to learn more about its programs during Graduate Business Programs Week, June 13-17.​

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The C.T. Bauer Foundation Continues Support Of Business Students With $635K Gift

For the fourth consecutive year, The C.T. Bauer Foundation is supporting students at the Marilyn Davies College of Business​.​..​

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Finance Faculty Earns UHD's Fourth Fulbright for 2022

UHD is now home to four Fulbright Scholars. ​Dr. Rahul Verma rounds out this historic moment for the University. He is the second Fulbrighter in the Marilyn Davies College of Business.​..​

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The Sky's The Limit: Scholarship Fuels Marketing Student's Goals, Dreams

Sloane Pardue is a student on the rise. The senior marketing major at the University of Houston-Downtown’s Marilyn Davies College of Business.​..​

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Professor Dietrich Von Biedenfield featured on the Today Show

The “Great Resignation” or “The Great Regret?” Many U.S. workers who changed jobs during the “Great Resignation” regret quitting their old job.​..​

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Marilyn Davies College of Business Gators at the Student Research Conference

The 21st annual University of Houston-Downtown Student Research Conference took place virtually on April 22, 2022​...​

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2022 Excellence in Teaching Award Recipients

Earlier in the semester, we announced the creation (and criteria) of the MDCOB Excellence in Teaching Awards...​

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Lunch & Learn 2022

The Marilyn Davies College of Business hosted a special Lunch and Learn session where advisors from local community colleges attended...​

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Dietrich von Biedenfeld, Assistant Profes​sor of Business Law and Supply Chain​

Faculty expert, Dietrich von Biedenfeld speaks to media about rising prices in our economy.​

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New BBA in Human Resource Management​

In March 2022, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) approved UHD’s new Bachelor of Business Administration...​

New HRM Program​​​
AMA UHD Attends The 2022 AMA ICC​

AMA UHD attendedand competed inthe 2022 AMA International Collegiate Conference in Chicago, Illinois...​

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Academy Sports + Outdoors Executive Shares Insight With IRM Students​

Since 2013, Insurance & Risk Management students (IRM) at the Marilyn Davies College of Business have been afforded opportunities to gain valuable knowledge...​

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Asian Chamber Luncheon with Houston Mayor

Dean Gengler and Mr. Jacob Lipp attended the Asian Chamber luncheon March 25, where he had an opportunity to visit with Mayor Turner as well as the Chair of the Chamber, Mr. Kenneth Li.​

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MDCOB Sponsors 2022 Lunar New Year Festival​

The Marilyn Davies College of Business participated in the 2022 Lunar New Year Festival as a sponsor.  The Chinese Community Center is a multi-ethnic organization...

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UHD MPAC Graduate Student Featured in TXCPA Houston Forum Magazine

The Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants (TXCPA), the largest, most influential association of accounting and finance professionals in Texas...

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MDCOB Annouces Excellence in Teaching Award; Reinforces Faculty Distinction

The Marilyn Davies College of Business is proud to introduce the “MDCOB Excellence in Teaching Award” to recognize, reward, and support the outstanding efforts of our faculty in providing excellence in...

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The University of Houston-Downtown, Marilyn Davies College of Business is proud to announce the re-launch of the MBA Student Association. The mission of MBA Student Association...

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Meet UHD Gator & Rodeo Scholar Ashly Garcia

Each year, more than 800 scholarships are awarded to Texas students by the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo™ (HSLR). As one of the largest scholarship providers in the nation, the Rodeo has presented more than 20,000 scholarships...

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See what is happening in the Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center. Events are hosted for students on career opportunities, provides interview-related skills, and assistance with securing internships and full-time positions.

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Susana Gonzalez is charting her course for success as an Insurance Risk Management (IRM) major at the University of Houston-Downtown’s Marilyn Davies College of Business...

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Dean, Dr. Charles Gengler, welcomes you and reminds you to check your GatorMail for updates on UHD's Soft Opening.

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The Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center has received a generous gift of $20,000 from Enbridge in support of...

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The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), a nonprofit association devoted to "bridging the opportunity gap for black professionals in the...

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The University of Houston-Downtown, Marilyn Davies College of Business celebrated their student organizations on December 15th.

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UHD Marilyn Davies College of Business hosted the 2021 Australian US Innovation and Investment (AUSii) conference...

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On Tuesday, November 30, the Marilyn Davies College of Business at UHD hosted...

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On December 7th, the Marilyn Davies College of Business held their annual Holiday Festivities on campus.

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The Marilyn Davies College of Business at the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) was excited to visit our educational partners... 

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The MDCOB, the MDCOB Career Center, and the Graduate Business Program hosted our first in-person social engagement, the Graduate Holiday Jingle Mingle... 

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I’ve had the privilege of working in admissions in a variety of institutions from large, public universities and a large private business school, to small private institutions... 

Three Questions with Dr. Gooden

Marilyn Davies College of Business (MDCOB) is actively working towards staying connected and supporting the business community. Just recently, the MDCOB attended several business events in Houston...

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Kevin Jones joined UHD in 2011 and currently serves the Marilyn Davies College of Business as an associate professor of finance.  His teaching interests include financial markets...

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Throughout our lifetimes, we come face-to-face with the realities of who we are, what we are capable of and where we want our life to be.

Read about UHD Alumna Krystal

The Texas State Board of Public Accountancy (TSBPA) presented to the Accounting and International Business (ACCI) Department’s accounting students and faculty on Thursday, October 21st.

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University of Houston-Downtown's MDCOB celebrated the bicentennial independence of five Central American countries during Hispanic Heritage Month.

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The University of Houston-Downtown is known for providing a quality education at a reasonable cost...

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Sebastian Troitino believes that when you set your mind to achieve your goals, nothing can stand in your way.

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If anyone has heard of the University of Houston-Downtown, they know that this institution of higher education is known for its diversity and experiential learning.

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The Marilyn Davies College of Business hosted a Business Alumni Conference on Saturday, July 10 at UHD’s Shea Street Building. The event featured speakers...

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The Marilyn Davies College of Business hosted a Business Alumni Conference on Saturday, July 10 at UHD’s Shea Street Building. The event featured speakers...

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The C.T. Bauer Foundation Once again, the support of The C.T. Bauer Foundation is making dreams come true for students at the University of Houston-Downtown’s Marilyn Davies College of Business.Continues to Shape Futures...

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Univision Houston, the area’s leading Spanish-language station group and the most-watched Houston television station regardless of language, and the University of Houston-Downtown...

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Dr. Conde joined panelists from higher ed to speak to current job market trends for aspiring graduates given the current economic climate.

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Faculty from the Management, and Insurance and Risk Management Department collected their cumulative accomplishments in and outside the classroom from Fall 2020...

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MDCOB social has launched a #FacultyFriday video series, showcasing our professors twice a month on LinkedIn. Posts about faculty receive high engagement, and the short videos offer insight about each professor’s academic journey, their hobbies, and why they chose to teach at UHD. Did you miss seeing Dr. Canedo’s videos? Follow MDCOB on LinkedIn and YouTube to keep up with the latest posts.

Join us April 15, 2021 for niche table discussions focused on the career paths and growth trends in specific industries, special skills needed for today’s grads, and emerging trends in the industry. Staff, faculty and students are welcome and encourage to attend.

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Rich Johanson  

Rich Johanson has worked in the insurance and risk management industry for some well-known companies. Now, will share his experiences with University of Houston-Downtown students as part of the Spencer Educational Foundation Risk Manager on Campus program...

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Marilyn Davies College of Business Building  

The University of Houston-Downtown’s Marilyn Davies College of Business has once again earned accolades for the success of its degree programs...

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Womens History Month Gator Grit  

A group of University of Houston-Downtown alumna, featuring Maria Montes (MBA ’17) and Shannan Nobles (BBA ’13, current MBA student) serving in leadership roles with the City of Houston will share their stories during Women’s History Month edition of the UHD Gator Grit Speaker Series...

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Gerald Floyd  

Most people say they can pinpoint a pivotal moment or memorable time in their lives that shaped the person they are today. UHD Alumni Gerald Floyd Jr. (BBA '09) couldn’t agree more...

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Tooba Narejo  

In academia, the Three Rs stand for “reading, writing and ‘rithmetic.” For the environmentally conscious, they stand for “recycle, reuse and reduce.” University of Houston-Downtown senior Tooba Narejo (MIS major, Ted Bauer Scholar) has blended...

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Mother and son graduate  

The story of Gator Graduates Renita Gray-Taylor and Anthony Taylor (MBA '20) continues to inspire audiences across the nation. The mother-son duo made headlines locally and nationally when they shared their tale just prior to Fall 2020's virtual Commencement Ceremonies...

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free tax assistance  

Free virtual tax assistance provided by the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance / Tax Counseling for the Elderly (VITA/TCE) program will be offered by the Marilyn Davies College of Business...

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Graduates Class of 2020  

Congratulations to all of our newest Marilyn Davies College of Business Alumni! We're so proud of you, and can't wait to see what's next.....

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Business meeting  

This semester, Dr. Candace TenBrink’s virtual classroom was transformed into a virtual boardroom for Master of Business Administration students at the University of Houston-Downtown’s ....

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The University of Houston-Downtown’s Cybersecurity course offerings through the Marilyn Davies College of Business have been named one of the most affordable by Cyber Degrees EDU....

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Internship Panel  

In October, the Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center hosted a virtual panel where students spoke about their internship experiences during COVID-19...

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Professor Candace Tenbrink  

Dr. Candace TenBrink Completes Cultural, Academic Exchange in Poland.  It’s been one year and almost 10 months, since Dr. Candace TenBrink was officially named a “Fulbrighter.”  As the first faculty...

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Faculty receives ORCA award  

The Provost’s Office and the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) is pleased to announce the recipients of the FY21 Organized Research and Creative Activities (ORCA) awards.

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Ted Bauer Scholars  

Fifty University of Houston-Downtown Marilyn Davies College of Business students were recognized for their achievements as Ted Bauer Undergraduate Business Scholars during two virtual Zoom ceremonies...

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College of Business building  

Faculty from the Management, and Insurance and Risk Management Department collected their cumulative accomplishments in and outside the classroom from Academic Year 2020...

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Faculty Research Award Winners  

Join us in sending virtual congratulations to five faculty members receiving the Marilyn Davies Outstanding Research Award...

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August 2020 Business Graduates  

These students completed their degrees in August, and their achievement will be recognized on our social media channels...

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Accounting students Yanethzy Lara and Nazma Reeza  

Yanethzy Lara and Nazma Reeza, accounting students in the Marilyn Davies College of Business, have been awarded scholarships from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) for 2020-21. Since 2011, the PCAOB has administered a scholarship program for undergraduate and graduate accounting students enrolled in accredited U.S. colleges and universities. 

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Rahul Verma, Ph.D. Professor of Finance and Dinah Cohen, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Marketing  

Two Marilyn Davies College of Business professors received the Online Course Development Initiative grant, an effort that encourages educators to adapt new courses or revise existing courses to an online format and use low cost or no cost materials. Instead of using textbooks to present topics, these courses will offer learnings from multiple sources, including web articles, videos and research, among others.

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New normal for online learning  

Connecting with students is one of the most rewarding aspects of a professor’s job.  Some faculty hesitate to teach online, frequently offering the rationale: “I want to connect with my students. There’s just not enough interaction and engagement online!”  Faculty are not alone in yearning for this connection – students want it too

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Fall 2020 Career Fair Events 

You are invited to attend the Fall 2020 Marilyn Davies College of Business Virtual Career Fairs. Come network with employers who are looking for you! Career Fairs are open to all College of Business students and alumni.
September 9th:Tech/Engineering/Data/Math Virtual Fair
September 17th: Accounting and Finance Virtual Career & Internship Fair
September 22nd:ALL Business Majors Virtual Career & Internship Fair 

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Virtual Meeting

Interested in attending the University of Houston-Downtown? Whether you are a freshman, transfer student, or international student, join us for a virtual session with an admissions counselor where you can ask questions on how to become a UHD Gator!

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Freshman Business Students  

Attention New UHD Freshmen! Keep an eye on your email for an invitation to attend a virtual Gator Gateway session! Interested in a business major? Attend and meet the College of Business Dean, as well as hear from the Department Chairs about the various industries and job opportunities after you complete your degree. Gator Gateway takes place every Tuesday from July 7 through the beginning of the fall term.

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Accounting images on tablet 

UHD’s Master of Professional Accountancy program takes your career to the next level and prepares you to take the Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) exam.The MPA program will fit into your schedule with classes offered in the evenings and on the weekends.

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MBA students 

For the second consecutive year, The C.T. Bauer Foundation is supporting students at UHD’s Marilyn Davies College of Business. The foundation has …

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During these unusual times, those interested in pursuing their graduate degrees may have been mulling over it for a little while longer than normal.  We want to make sure that you make the right decision to pursue your degree and give you a little more time to think about it.

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Marilyn Davies College of Business building  

Job candidates with intellectual disabilities are often overlooked in the workforce. So what can be done to influence hiring managers’ perceptions? Christine Nittrouer, assistant professor of Human Resource Management, sought to answer in her dissertation. Learn more about Professor Nittrouer.

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FMA Banquet 2019  

Five years ago the Financial Management Association International chapter at UHD was almost nonexistent.  Castro says she and another co-worker were asked to step in and guide the organization to help revive it.

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UHD Welcome Center

With the spring semester converted to distance learning, the Department Chairs in the Marilyn Davies College of Business were determined to continue the tradition of spring awards. Please enjoy our virtual celebration of students! 

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