VOL. 1 ISSUE 3 November 2015

Mitchell Report

Bob Wood

Message from the Dean

Mr. Abraham Mitchell was honored by current and past Mitchell Scholars at a surprise reception held on October 6 at the USA Faculty Club.  Mr. Mitchell was expecting to meet the freshman scholars and parents at a reception traditionally held in October; that reception was 

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Craig Percaivalle

Craig Perciavalle, President Austal USA First Executive Leadership Series Speaker

Austal USA President Craig Perciavalle served as the inaugural speaker in the Mitchell College of Business’ Executive Leadership Series in October.  Austal USA, the largest aluminum shipbuilder in the world, is one of Alabama’s largest private employers with more than 4,000 

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Jaleel Payne

Student Spotlight Jaleel Payne

Starting my senior year at South Alabama has been such a surreal experience so far.  Growing up in Mobile has given me the chance to see the University expand a great deal in such a short period of time.  I have several family members who graduated from South, including my

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Richmond Fed President Jeffrey Lacke

Liftoff will Begin Momentarily...Maybe

The much anticipated Federal Reserve federal funds liftoff campaign will have to wait another month or so to get started.  The Federal Reserve, which met on Wednesday, October 28, 2015, decided to hold the fed funds rate steady at near zero, again.  However, there was at  

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Don Sprouse

Alumni Spotlight Don W. Sprouse Jr., CPA

I graduated from the University of South Alabama with a degree in Accounting in 1995.  I began my corporate accounting career with no intention of sitting for the CPA exam.  However, after several years, it was apparent to me that I needed to get this professional 

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HBK Scholarship

Hartmann, Blackmon & Kilgore P.C. Endowed Accounting Scholarship

Hartmann, Blackmon & Kilgore P.C. has endowed a $25,000 scholarship in honor of the firm's 25th anniversary.  This endowment will be matched by funds from the Mitchell/Moulton Scholarship. HB&K is a certified public accounting and business consulting firm 

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Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi – Active in the Mobile

Beta Alpha Psi along with Dr. Carol Vann provided the dinner meal for 23 families on Sunday September 20th at the Ronald McDonald House. Seventeen members of BAP participated in the meal preparation, serving, and clean-up. "I am so blessed that BAP has participated in

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MCOB Recognizes National Business Women’s Week

MCOB Recognizes National Business Women's Week

For the second year, MCOB recognized National Business Women's Week by inviting women business leaders to speak to MCOB classes. This year, faculty hosted 23 women to share their experiences with MCOB students. The photo is Dr. Janea McDonald, MCOB Alumni, and

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MCOB Recognizes National Business Women’s Week

First MCOB Field Day a FUN Afternoon for students and faculty

On Friday, October 2, 2015, the Mitchell College of Business hosted the first ever MCOB Field Day. The event took place at the intramural fields on campus and at the Student Government Association pavilion, and was organized and hosted by our MCOB SGA Senators, Elizabeth 

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MCOB Gonfalon

Faculty News

On September 2, at the USA National Alumni Association annual meeting, Dr. Gregory Prescott received the Andy and Carol Denny National Alumni Association Excellence in Teaching Award for the University.

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