Welcome MBA Interns and Graduate Assistants

As interns and assistants in the College of Business, our students have the best of both worlds — they are learning skills that lead to growth and expansion of their knowledge base for future employment, while also learning what occurs behind the scene…

As interns and assistants in the College of Business, our students have the best of both worlds — they are learning skills that lead to growth and expansion of their knowledge base for future employment, while also learning what occurs behind the scenes to make the programs successful, and are contributing to the success and...

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Mentoring Spirit

Associate Professor José Fernandez has been awarded a Cardinal Spirit Award alongside Thomas Teague. Dr. Fernandez was recently named chair of the Economics Department, and is serving a second term as a member of the American Economic Association Commi…

Associate Professor José Fernandez has been awarded a Cardinal Spirit Award alongside Thomas Teague. Dr. Fernandez was recently named chair of the Economics Department, and is serving a second term as a member of the American Economic Association Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession. He is also a fellow of...

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The Economic Impact of Racism

College friendships are sometimes just that. They may begin and develop over the course of four years, but in the time following graduation, friends can drift apart and friendships can fade. Some relationships forged in college, however, stand the test…

College friendships are sometimes just that. They may begin and develop over the course of four years, but in the time following graduation, friends can drift apart and friendships can fade. Some relationships forged in college, however, stand the test of time. And in the case of two University of Louisville alumni who met in...

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Vibrant Entrepreneurship Hub

Daniel L. Bennett, PhD, has joined the College of Business as assistant professor of entrepreneurship, affiliated with the Center for Free Enterprise (CFE). In his new role, Dr. Bennett teaches undergraduate and graduate classes, continues his research…

Daniel L. Bennett, PhD, has joined the College of Business as assistant professor of entrepreneurship, affiliated with the Center for Free Enterprise (CFE). In his new role, Dr. Bennett teaches undergraduate and graduate classes, continues his research related to entrepreneurship, and works closely with the Center for Free Enterprise on entrepreneurship-themed programming and events for...

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Destiny Rising

In 2014, Scoppechio established the Rise Above Scholarship at the University of Louisville to be awarded annually to a student in the College of Business in memory of Debbie Scoppechio, our founder, former CEO and chairperson. An outgoing community and…

In 2014, Scoppechio established the Rise Above Scholarship at the University of Louisville to be awarded annually to a student in the College of Business in memory of Debbie Scoppechio, our founder, former CEO and chairperson. An outgoing community and business leader, Debbie inspired a countless number of young women in Louisville and beyond to...

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Securing A Community

The most successful entrepreneurs will always point to their capacity to recognize opportunity as a fundamental element of their success. Founded by College of Business undergrads Pablo Hernandez and Matthew Brown, The Secure Mask company was founded t…

The most successful entrepreneurs will always point to their capacity to recognize opportunity as a fundamental element of their success. Founded by College of Business undergrads Pablo Hernandez and Matthew Brown, The Secure Mask company was founded to meet the public demand for comfortable, reusable face masks in the wake of COVID-19. But it can’t...

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Spring 2020 Dean’s Message

We are in a place and time of incredible tumult and uncertainty. The recent deaths of George Floyd and Louisville’s own Breonna Taylor have turned greater attention to centuries-old racial fissures in our society – fissures that we as a society ha…

We are in a place and time of incredible tumult and uncertainty. The recent deaths of George Floyd and Louisville’s own Breonna Taylor have turned greater attention to centuries-old racial fissures in our society – fissures that we as a society have a moral obligation to address.  The brutality and injustice of these events are felt...

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New Management Major

With a focus on project management as well as quantitive skills, the new Management major looks to position its graduates with skills that increase their competitive advantage in the job market. “With an added emphasis on project management, our degree…

With a focus on project management as well as quantitive skills, the new Management major looks to position its graduates with skills that increase their competitive advantage in the job market. “With an added emphasis on project management, our degree will prepare [our students] for a larger variety of jobs—perhaps doubling or tripling their prospects,”...

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Targeting Talent

UofL alum and El Toro cofounder David Stadler’s office overlooks a sea of computers streaming data. “I don’t need a typical intern. I need full-time employees.” The open floor plan below teems with activity—energy and enthusiasm palpable when you step …

UofL alum and El Toro cofounder David Stadler’s office overlooks a sea of computers streaming data. “I don’t need a typical intern. I need full-time employees.” The open floor plan below teems with activity—energy and enthusiasm palpable when you step in the office space. This frenetic kineticism is a product of business El Toro trades...

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Distinguished Alumni: Dana Reinhardt

Ask Dana Reinhardt about his success in the insurance and finance business, and he will be quick to point out how much he has valued the wisdom passed onto him by his mentors. Mr. Reinhardt believes in the collaborative spirit of mentoring, as well as …

Ask Dana Reinhardt about his success in the insurance and finance business, and he will be quick to point out how much he has valued the wisdom passed onto him by his mentors. Mr. Reinhardt believes in the collaborative spirit of mentoring, as well as investing in our most important resource, our students. Currency had...

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