March 2017 – Fox Update

April 7, 2017 //

Fox part-time, full-time MBA programs surge in latest rankings

Discussed in this issue:

  • Join Fox and Temple alumni to make a difference
  • Fox Impact: Philanthropy Panel of Professionals

February 2017 – Fox Update

April 7, 2017 //

MBA alum Shpat Deda produces BAFTA-winning short film on refugees

Discussed in this issue:

  • Marketing alumnus Raheem Brock: From Super Bowl champion to acting
  • Accounting students make an impact: File tax returns for community members for free

January 2017 – Fox Update

February 3, 2017 //

The art of business: Fox alums in the music, beauty and culinary industries

Discussed in this issue:

  • Fox student wins grand prize at Temple’s Innovative Idea Competition
  • 1,000 Fox students raise $320,000 to benefit 100 organizations

November 2016 – Fox Update

November 30, 2016 //

Gen. Colin Powell cuts ribbon to celebrate the new Military and Veteran Services Center at Temple University

Discussed in this issue:

  • Fox School of Business dedicates Charles Schwab Financial Planning Training CenterTM
  • Fox students making real-world impact

MIS earns No. 1 world ranking for research productivity


Discussed in this issue:
• MIS undergraduate program earns top-15 ranking for fifth year in a row
• Advisory board member endows $100,000 scholarship
• Recognizing MIS students who excel in academics and professional and soft skill development

U.S. News ranks Fox School of Business among nation’s top-50 undergrad business programs

Discussed in this issue:

  • Seven Owls – three from Fox – named to the Philadelphia Business Journal’s “Power 76” list
  • Fox develops innovative report card for higher education

September 2016 – Fox Update

September 29, 2016 //

U.S. News ranks Fox School of Business among nation’s top-50 undergrad business programs

updateDiscussed in this issue:

  • Amazon’s Ozii Obiyo, MBA ’12, takes Silicon Valley’s tech startups to the Cloud
  • Fox unveils owl statue as part of centennial celebration

For Fox alums Tim Mounsey and Jesse DiLaura — the line between home and work is blurred


Discussed in this issue:
• Smart technology – and not body cameras – more likely to reduce use of lethal force by police, according to Fox researchers
• Entrepreneur Lauren Troop, BBA ’16, co-creates organic, fair trade cafe on campus
• Memorial service September 9 for Dr. Mitrabarun “MB” Sarkar

July 2016 – Research @ Fox

July 26, 2016 //

Fox School’s Masaaki Kotabe elected to three-year term as Academy of International Business President


Discussed in this issue:

• Research productivity by Accounting Department earns top rankings
• Fox Executive DBA candidate from La-Z-Boy presents at two leading industry conferences
• Fox researcher uncovers connection between workplace gender inequality and bosses’ political leanings

Fox entrepreneurship programs earn top-10 rankings nationally


Discussed in this issue:
• $700,000 in cash/prizes and 223 participants at Temple’s Be Your Own Boss Bowl competition
• Fox entrepreneurs win top cash prizes at College Pitch Philly
• Fulbright Scholar takes entrepreneurship lessons home to Pakistan

Executives from QVC, RJMetrics, and Spencer Stuart honored at Fox IT Awards


Discussed in this issue:
• MIS Graduate Programs Rank Top 15
• GenEd Data Science Course Scores National Award
• Top CIOs provide a path to excellence in digital leadership

Rob Lawton ’13 helps communities impacted by Flint water crisis


Discussed in this issue:
• MBA alumnus Justin Rosenberg ’09 to bring Honeygrow to Temple
• Philadelphia mayor appoints Sheila Hess ’91 as City Representative

Home Depot’s co-founder visits Fox


Discussed in this issue:
• Career as a gymnast helps alumnus Bill Roth ’93 jump into new venture
• Pectus condition spurs professional collaboration between Fox student and Mayo Clinic

MBA candidate contributes to winning prototype at healthcare design competition


Discussed in this issue:
• Fox School student receives scholarship for academic excellence, military service
• From marketing major to Hollywood and an HBO series
• Fox Focus Alumni Magazine: What Do You Think?

Spring 2016 – Accounting

May 2, 2016 //

Fox School’s MAcc program five-year history marked by stellar reputation, elite job placement

Discussed in this issue:
• Accounting professors rank among nation’s most-prolific researchers
• RSM audit partner and Accounting alum maintains ties to Fox
• Fox School establishes endowed chair in accounting, taxation, and financial strategy