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Mar. 20 2017

Terry College report: Minority groups now driving US economy

In 2016, U.S. Hispanic buying power was larger than the gross domestic product of Mexico. That's just one of the telling statistics that illustrates the unprecedented economic clout of U.S. minority groups in the latest Multicultural Economy Report from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business.

Jan. 23 2017

Economic Outlook forecast predicts bright economy for 2017 and beyond

Jan. 23 2017

Terry College of Business study: Referral networks in labor market may help perpetuate inequality

Half of all workers say they found their current jobs through a friend or social acquaintance, but "job-referral networks" may help perpetuate inequality, according to new research from UGA. 

Nov. 14 2016

Alumnus shares approach to leadership at Mason Public Leadership Lecture

Promising to convey an unconventional approach to leadership, UGA alumnus and former Atlanta Olympics CEO Billy Payne told a packed Chapel audience at the Nov. 3 Mason Public Leadership Lecture that "the difference between leading and following isn't all that clear."

Oct. 24 2016

CEO of 1996 Olympic Games to give Mason Lecture Nov. 3

Billy Payne, who served as chief executive of Atlanta's 1996 Olympic Games, will deliver UGA's Mason Public Leadership Lecture Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. in the Chapel. He is currently chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, host of the Masters Tournament.

Sep. 26 2016

Bonbright Center relaunched with an eye toward regulation

A research center devoted to the study of economic regulation has been relaunched by UGA's Terry College of Business.

Aug. 22 2016

Never a dull moment: Terry professor takes energetic approach to teaching

There's a stereotype of the introverted, dull accountant.

Aug. 8 2016

Service side effects: Volunteering can impact work environment

New research from the UGA Terry College of Business finds co-workers' attitudes can vary depending on their perception of someone's charitable efforts-especially when they perceive a person is primarily volunteering to get ahead.

Apr. 25 2016

Terry College of Business launches Women’s Initiative

UGA's Terry College of Business has launched the Terry Women's Initiative, a program committed to the recruitment, retention and advancement of students that aims to inspire confidence and advance students' academic and professional goals.

Feb. 8 2016

Pro baseball team owner talks about leadership values

Ken Kendrick, the owner and managing general partner of Major League Baseball's Arizona Diamondbacks, talked to a packed house Jan. 22 at the Terry Leadership Speaker Series, which also is designated one of the university's Signature Lectures.

Feb. 1 2016

UGA experts predict a better Athens economy in 2016

While Georgia's economy will grow faster than the nation's in 2016, the pace of job growth in the Peach State will slow, according to the Georgia Economic Outlook report by UGA's Terry College of Business.

Oct. 5 2015

Report: Asians, Hispanics driving U.S. economy

Growth in the U.S. market is increasingly driven by Hispanic and Asian consumers, to the tune of nearly $2 trillion per year. That's one takeaway from the 2015 Multicultural Economy Report from UGA's Selig Center for Economic Growth.

Sep. 28 2015

University dedicates first phase of Business Learning Community

Before a crowd of hundreds on Sept. 18, the UGA Terry College of Business dedicated Correll Hall, Phase I of its future home, the Business Learning Community, and ceremoniously broke ground on Amos Hall, the centerpiece of the project's second phase.

Apr. 13 2015

Business education goes online with help of MIT program director

As the director of the Master of Internet Technology program and the first certified online instructor in the Terry College of Business, Craig Piercy is no stranger to teaching students he's never met. 

Jan. 20 2015

Economic outlook: Georgia moving in right direction

Georgia's economy will grow faster than its long-run average for the first time since the Great Recession, thanks to increased job growth, rising home prices and a solid economic development strategy. That will be the message delivered by Benjamin C. Ayers, dean of the UGA Terry College of Business, at the Georgia Economic Outlook event Jan. 21 in Athens.

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