Meet MSBA Student Chad Ellis

“Coming from lowered expectations of having learning disabilities to…earning a second Master’s degree [from] a dream school…was a very humbling moment,” shared Chad Ellis (he/him/his), Associate Director of Technology Solutions at Humana. H…

“Coming from lowered expectations of having learning disabilities to…earning a second Master’s degree [from] a dream school…was a very humbling moment,” shared Chad Ellis (he/him/his), Associate Director of Technology Solutions at Humana. He is a spring 2021 graduate of the Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) program at the University of Louisville. Ellis faced...

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Setting Her (Over)sights on Success

When College of Business student Elyse Portal learned she was a 2021 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Scholar, it came as a welcome surprise. Since 2011 the PCAOB has awarded scholarships to undergrad and graduate students pursuing car…

When College of Business student Elyse Portal learned she was a 2021 Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Scholar, it came as a welcome surprise. Since 2011 the PCAOB has awarded scholarships to undergrad and graduate students pursuing careers as auditors. The May graduate is preparing to earn her Masters of Accountancy from the College....

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Online MBA Student Spotlight: Melany Meador

“Having a school such as the University of Louisville on your resume goes a long way with hiring managers across the country,” shared Melany Meador, Active-Duty Religious Affairs Non-Commissioned Officer for the United States Army. She’s also a m…

“Having a school such as the University of Louisville on your resume goes a long way with hiring managers across the country,” shared Melany Meador, Active-Duty Religious Affairs Non-Commissioned Officer for the United States Army. She’s also a member of the University’s first online MBA graduating class. “UofL is a highly reputable school [and] is AACSB accredited.” When it came...

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Delivering on Potential

For some students, a part-time summer job in high school helps to fund your weekends. It puts gas in the car, some cash in your pocket. For others, part-time work helps support the family, offers a nest egg for college. These are rarely the jobs we wou…

For some students, a part-time summer job in high school helps to fund your weekends. It puts gas in the car, some cash in your pocket. For others, part-time work helps support the family, offers a nest egg for college. These are rarely the jobs we would attach to a future “career.” The reality of...

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The Art(s) of Business

Alison Addie is a triple threat, offering a mix of the arts with a business sensibility with an eye towards community engagement. Originally a music performance major at The Ohio State University, the flutist felt something was missing —  at the s…

Alison Addie is a triple threat, offering a mix of the arts with a business sensibility with an eye towards community engagement. Originally a music performance major at The Ohio State University, the flutist felt something was missing —  at the school and in her path. “I wasn’t getting the practical side, that entrepreneurial or...

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Make Your Own Way

There’s never one path to success, and it never looks like a straight line. Austin Brandon understands that on the road to a better tomorrow, the journey itself can take you down a variety of detours and potential one-ways. A recent graduate of the Col…

There’s never one path to success, and it never looks like a straight line. Austin Brandon understands that on the road to a better tomorrow, the journey itself can take you down a variety of detours and potential one-ways. A recent graduate of the College of Business, Austin’s excellent academic record is the product of...

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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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Welcome Back

Dear College of Business Community: Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year. The College of Business is so excited to welcome students and support them as they begin, continue, or near the end of their educational journey with us. The beginning of the yea…

Dear College of Business Community: Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year. The College of Business is so excited to welcome students and support them as they begin, continue, or near the end of their educational journey with us. The beginning of the year can be an exciting, celebratory time. But we must acknowledge that our...

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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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Building Confidence

“I started at the College of Business in the Fall of 2018, which was as unexpected as my pregnancy,” says recent grad Tiffany Fitzpatrick. While to some, the fall semester is the start of a journey, for Tiffany, it was a continuation of years full of e…

“I started at the College of Business in the Fall of 2018, which was as unexpected as my pregnancy,” says recent grad Tiffany Fitzpatrick. While to some, the fall semester is the start of a journey, for Tiffany, it was a continuation of years full of early mornings, late nights, and sacrifice. The goal was...

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