Words of Wisdom for CSB 2017 Graduates From Denise Castillo-Rhodes

By Nelson Carvajal —-I had the privilege of attending and being part of the spring 2017 Cameron School of Business Honors Convocation and Graduation Celebration. After working for about five years in the Oil Refining Business as a Process Engineer,…

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Tips And Advice For Good And Effective Presentations

  By Dr. Patricio Torres-Palacio —-It was the evening of September 26, 1960. America was witnessing a historic moment: the first general election presidential debate shown on television. After all these years, it has been mentioned that Senator John F….

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CSB Career Day 2017: The Accounting Panel

By Elsy Perez– During the CSB 2017 Career Day, several disciplinary and industry focused  panels were part of the rich and informative sessions available to attendees. Accounting was one of the various disciplinary focused panels that had four experienced and…

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Making Management Research More Relevant

By Dr. Hassan Shirvani—Much of the recent management research deals with the presumed growing business competition, the increasing roles of entrepreneurship and technological progress in economic growth, the deepening appreciation of corporate social responsibility, and the rising importance of globalization.  As a matter of fact, however, there is considerable evidence that (1) businesses are becoming more concentrated and…

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Business Ethics Forum Luncheon: What is the Main Goal of Business?

By Natalia Sotskaya—–On February 24, 2017,  I had the honor of attending the Business Ethics Forum luncheon and represent the University of St.Thomas. Visiting the Business Ethics Forum luncheon was interesting and useful. I saw that in our “dog- eat-dog”…

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Billion Dollar Buyer Open Casting Call: An Adventure for Entrepreneurship Students

By Mary Morley—Last Thursday, March 9th, 2017, was surreal and a totally a new experience for me. For the past 18 years, I have been in the shadows of the executives I supported in the Investor Relations and Marketing functions….

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Fostering Entrepreneurship at UST: The McNair Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

The McNair Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship at The University of St. Thomas Houston was founded in July 2015 thanks to a generous $5 million commitment from The Robert and Janice  McNair Foundation. The McNair Center is located in…

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Spiritual Intelligence and Coaching

By Georgina Bastidas—During the CSB Annual Business Symposium, four remarkable professionals gathered in a breakout session to discuss Spiritual Intelligence and Coaching. Panel of Speakers Cindy Wigglesworth, President and Founder of Deep Change Inc., began the session talking about Spiritual…

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Should Millennials Influence Corporate Practices?

By Seth Romo—When an HR Director of Odessa, a fictional oil and gas company, decides to hire employees after a layoff, she brings in new millennial talent and faces unexpected challenges. Simply: The new millennial employees find the on-call work…

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CSB Business Symposium: Family Businesses

By Erin Vallagomesa–I had the privilege of attending the annual Cameron School of Business Symposium on November 18, 2016, at the University of St. Thomas.  The keynote speaker and the speakers in the Family Business Breakout Session both shared excellent…

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