VOL. 1 ISSUE 4 December 2015

Mitchell Report

Bob Wood

Message from the Dean

“and ma in her kerchief and I in my cap had just settled down for a long winter’s nap….”.  Fat chance of that happening; it seems as if not only do the holiday’s roll around more quickly each year but that the holiday season gets busier. 

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Micah Calhoun

Student Spotlight Micah Calhoun

I am a senior finance major at the University of South Alabama.  I was born in Newark, DE but came to Mobile when I was 5 years old.  I started at Faith Academy in kindergarten and in 2011 graduated from there with honors.   The main reason I initially pursued the University 

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Melissa Morrissette

Ask the Expert from the MCOB Executive Advisory Council – Real Estate is on the Move

Real estate is on the move.  According to the National Association of Realtors, 2015 has been the best year for real estate sales since the recession.  Pent up demand for housing is emerging as a result of sustained job growth and increased home values across the nation.  

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HR Conference

Student Chapter of SHRM Hosted the Annual Alabama SHRM Student Conference and Wins First Place in Alabama HR Games

The USA Student Chapter of SHRM won first place in the inaugural Alabama HR Games.  HR Games is a jeopardy style competition testing students’ knowledge of human resource management and general business topics.  The students competed in four rounds against  

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Senior Vice President for Huawei Addresses USA Community

Zheng Baoyong, Senior Vice President for Huawei, a leading global ICT solutions provider, that builds IT devices and solutions for enterprises and consumers, spoke to the USA community in the Mitchell College of Business Thursday November 19, 2015.

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Coastal Organics

Entrepreneurship Students Pitch a New Business Proposal to the Bay Area Food Bank and The Department of Agriculture

Recently the Bay Area Food Bank evaluated a business proposal developed by students in the Social Entrepreneurship course, taught by Jennifer Edwards.  The proposal provides a plan to create a student led business that is a farm to market initiative and a not-for-profit 

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MCOB Gonfalon

Faculty News

Terry Grant recently had two articles published in Internal Auditing:  Internal Auditing’s Unique Role in the IPO: A Study of Non-GAAP Financial Disclosures and A Summary of the FASB’s New Revenue Recognition Rule and Illustrative Case. 

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