A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

Sandy Reyes ’23

‘I am. I can. I will.’

Sandy Reyes ’23 is unabashed in expressing her joy as a business student. “I sit in the front, and I participate in every single class that I am in,” says Reyes. “I’m a big extrovert, so being the first to participate comes easy for me.” Her infectious enthusiasm is reflected in her deep involvement in...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Red Envelope Tree

Happy Lunar New Year, Highlanders!

January 22 marks the beginning of the Year of the Rabbit. Lunar New Year, often referred to as Chinese New Year, is an annual holiday celebrating the second new moon after the winter solstice. Lunar New Year is commonly celebrated in China, Korea, Vietnam, Japan and Mongolia, although individuals all around the world take part...
By Jordan Driscoll '23 |
Cinema Culturas 2023 with Mayor

UCR Business Interns Create Proposal for Riverside City Leadership

UCR students “were tasked to find a solution to bring prosperity to the Inland Empire, specifically, the city of Riverside,” says student intern Pierre CeArc ’20, ’23 MBA about his internship with Riverside’s Cinema Culturas. The 135-hour internship offered by Cinema Culturas, a Riverside business and film festival, hosts interns from a different college or...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Basketball hoop at sunset with palm trees

Like Father, Like Son

orn in New Zealand, Highlander guard Flynn Cameron, MFin ’23, first dreamed of becoming a basketball star like his father Pero Cameron at 3 years old. A New Zealand Tall Blacks legend, Pero was a 2017 FIBA Hall of Fame inductee and played in two Olympic games in 2000 and 2004. Cameron moved to Australia’s...
By UCR Magazine |
Poets & Quants UCR MBA Class of 2024 | Leadership team

Poets & Quants: An Interview with the UCR Business Leadership Team

This article was recently published on Poets & Quants, a premium online resource for prospective graduate business students worldwide. Also read the first part of the article: "Meet the UC Riverside School of Business MBA Class of 2024." Meet the UC Riverside School of Business MBA Class of 2024 An Interview with the UCR Business...
By Jeff Schmitt | Poets & Quants |
Poets & Quants UCR MBA Class of 2024

Meet the UC Riverside School of Business MBA Class of 2024

This article was recently published on Poets & Quants, a premium online resource for prospective graduate business students worldwide. Also read the second part of the article: "An Interview with the Leadership Team". When Wayne Gretzky was asked why he was successful, the hockey great made a timeless observation: “I skate to where the puck...
By Jeff Schmitt | Poets & Quants |
Blackstone LaunchPad competition winners 2022

UCR Business Graduate Student and Recent Graduate Win $1,000 in Blackstone Pitch Competition

Seth Freeman MFin ’22 along with Jason Roberts MBA ’24 won $1,000 for their pitch during the Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Competition on October 25. They edged out the rest of the competition in the Climate and Social Change category with their product, BMBOO, an eco-friendly water bottle made from bamboo. The bottle can be deconstructed...
CDC Career Fair 2022

Graduate Career Development Center Hosts First Graduate Business Job Fair

The Graduate Career Development Center hosted their first Graduate Business Job Fair on October 14, 2022. The event featured over a dozen companies and government representatives.
By Jordan Driscoll '23 |
Ahmad Alajaji (c) Ilse Ungeheuer

MBA Student Alajaji Celebrates Earning his Degree with Annual Run at Mission Inn

The Mission Inn, a prominent feature of Riverside attractions, hosted their annual Mission Inn Run on Oct. 22 and 23rd. The run has been a Southern Californian staple for 45 years, and is a an important fundraiser for the Mission Inn Foundation. One of the participants this year was MBA student Ahmad Alajaji, who will...
By Jordan Driscoll ’23 |
HSIF student group with Prof. Jean Helwege

How the MFin Program Delivers ROI for Students

Jerrold Penprase ’17 Master of Finance (MFIn) earned multiple degrees in psychology and sociology before he ever considered studying finance. Today, Penprase applies his expertise as a financial specialist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture. He has company on that nonlinear path to an education and career: The academic director of UCR’s Master of Finance...
By Laurie McLaughlin |