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See what is happening in the Marilyn Davies College of Business Career Center. Every month, our Career Center hosts events for students on career opportunities, provides ​interview-related skills, and assistance with securing internships and full-time positions.​

Richard Conde, Ph.D.

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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Marilyn Davies College of Business Building

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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Dr. Julio Canedo

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.

Student panel

Join us April 15, 2021 for ​nic​he 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 Gra​y-Taylor and Anthony Taylor (MBA '20) continues to inspire audiences across the nation. The mother-son duo made headlines locally and nationally when they shar​ed 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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