Bryan Reyes ’23

Making Investments

Undergraduate finance student Bryan Reyes ’23 has started his senior year, and he’s actively immersed himself in academic opportunities that will prepare him for a career in wealth management. This includes his role as vice president of the Hylander Financial Group (HFG), a UCR student club open to all students of all disciplines and levels...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Anjali Kansara headshot

Finding a Career Through the Education of Internships

The value of internships during her undergraduate career was front and center for Anjali Kansara ’22, who recently earned her bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in information systems. Internships help shape a professional trajectory as students figure out what their true interests are. “I created social media content, monitored analytics, and conducted interviews with potential...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Women in Business AGSM panel March 2022

Women in Business Panel Discussion

The UCR Business Graduate Programs Office hosted a panel of MBA alumni and student leaders in a roundtable discussion about women in the workplace. Topics ranged from inclusion to managing change to supporting and mentoring other women. On Inclusion: Victoria Guidry ’23, MBA-marketing: "A great vision of inclusion happens through our guest speakers and the...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
Victoria Guidry headshot

Making History for a Better Future

When she was growing up, Victoria Guidry never heard much encouragement about going to college. And she didn’t learn anything in high school about financial literacy. She has since learned plenty about both topics, and she is using that knowledge to close gaps and inspire others. As she pursues her Professional MBA degree with a...
By Darin Estep |
Stephanie Moya headshot

Supporting Fellow Latinas in Business School

While MBA student Stephanie Moya is immersing herself in the coursework, class projects, and community service that make up her master’s experience, she’s also focused on one of the issues that matters to her most: Supporting first-generation Mexican American students, especially women, like herself. “It is essential to motivate students, particularly Latina, who are underrepresented...
By Laurie McLaughlin |
Angelina Chavez ’23

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going

Firsthand experience helping her mother run a business laid the foundation of Angelina Chavez's passion and drive in business. Raised by her mothers who immigrated from Apatzingán Michoacán in Mexico, she learned to appreciate the ethics of working hard to help others. "My mom offered income tax services in the front portion of our home...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
Poets & Quants UC Riverside School of Business MBA Class of 2023

Meet the UC Riverside School of Business MBA Class of 2023

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 "Poets & Quants: a Q&A with Dean Wang and Assoc. Dean Zwick." They’ve closed million dollar deals. Started companies. Spearheaded multi-national projects. They are high potentials with successful...
By Jeff Schmitt | Poets & Quants |
Lynette Lee ’22 portrait

Future Business Leaders Look Forward

Becoming a business leader takes discipline and determination. The Future Business Leaders of America Phi Beta Lambda chapter (FBLA-PBL) aims to cultivate a space for members to familiarize themselves with modern business practices that will position them for success. FBLA-PBL President Lynette Lee ’22 takes pride in the time and effort she has invested in...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
Angela Marcel-Gavin, UCR School of Business student

A World of Rocks Waiting to be Turned Over

In the months leading up to graduating with a Bachelor of Science in management information systems, Angela Marcel-Gavin ’21 recalls having tunnel vision when thinking about what career opportunities lay ahead of her. She found herself in a cycle of applying for positions, facing rejection, and mustering the willingness to apply once again. “At the...
By Elias Almarez-Herrera ’23 |
Graduate hats

“Challenges are a Sign of Life”

During the winter quarter of 2021, Brittney Agoncillo ’21 found herself in Lago Vista, Texas, doing all she could to help her sister, brother-in-law, 4-year-old nephew, and newborn nephew survive COVID-19. Her beloved Auntie Margie died from COVID-19 at the end of February. “It came as a shock to all of us, and I still...
By Laurie McLaughlin |