Fox MIS continues upward climb in programs and research

Fox Update - March 2012 - Management Information Systems
Discussed in this issue:
• Fox MIS advisory board adds national leaders in information technology
• MIS student organization again recognized as an Outstanding Chapter
• inciteXchange and FOX DESIGNweek
• MIS Community Project enables social education and digital identity management

Grandfather of Temple International Business receives CUIBE Service Award


Discussed in this issue:
• Passport Night and student blogs encourage Fox students to take studies overseas
• Fox celebrates cultural exchange with French business school CEFAM
• Parisian technology startups consult Fox IMBAs through Le Camping program
• University of Ghana EMBAs earn international business certificates at Fox School

Fox Online MBA ranks No. 8 in the nation in student services in U.S. News’ Top Online Education Program rankings


Discussed in this issue:
• Fox School marketing grad combines taste for crepes and entrepreneurship
• Fox 10-10-10 marketing students fund smiles, name a dog – and raise $20,000 for charities
• Three young entrepreneurs with Fox connections named to PBJ 2012 Watch List

Fox students learn identity management and create e-portfolios


Discussed in this issue:
• Fox blog, Opportunity Knocks, shares professional development news
• Social mediation of tourism experiences via smartphones
• Growing stronger every day: The Fox MIS Community Project enables social education
• Fox MIS professors discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of social media on TUTV show

December 2011 – Fox Update

December 24, 2011 //

Fox Alumni Association Hosts 5th Annual Holiday Party


Discussed in this issue:
• Study finds online marketplaces overplay safeguards and ignore social aspects of transactions
• MBA alumnus Carmen D’Ascendis manages global marketing for Jack Daniel’s
• Fox offers short-term study abroad program to reach underserved students
• Alumnus David Schoch to oversee ‘aggressive expansion’ as CEO of Ford Motor China

Fox School Executive MBA program ranks in Top 20 in U.S. by Financial Times


Discussed in this issue:
• Fox adds a dozen new faculty members in eight of nine departments
• Fox professor earns NSF grant for pioneering research in ‘organizational genetics’
• Temple University/Fox receives $700,000 in grants to create Urban Apps & Maps Studio
• Mary Weiss, Deaver Professor of Risk and Insurance, testifies on Senate panel

Scholarship Reception connects donors with student recipients


Discussed in this issue:
• Temple University/Fox receives $700,000 in grants to create Urban Apps & Maps Studio
• Mary Weiss, Deaver Professor of Risk and Insurance, testifies on Senate panel
• Fox Honors Reunion celebrates philanthropy and academic community
• John P. Mesko is the Fox School’s 2011-12 Gallery of Success honoree

Interdisciplinary Symposium on Decision Neuroscience bridges theory and practice


Discussed in this issue:
• Center for Design+Innovation teaches design skills to MBAs; also offers Executive Education
• MBA business plans made a reality in ‘ReStoring’ the community
• Fox Board Fellows matches MBAs with local nonprofits
• MBA consulting practice broadens clientele with Australian expansion

Fox School’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) Program attracts students worldwide

fall-2011-issue
Discussed in this issue:
• Fox accounting students launch Institute of Management Accountants at Temple
• PICPA CEO discusses current accounting issues with MAcc students
• Fox School Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program posts record results
• How Business Leaders Can Support Accounting Education

Hundreds of students, faculty and staff Power Up for Fox


Discussed in this issue:
• Three Fox undergraduate programs rank among nation’s best in U.S. News survey
• Fox ranks in Top 20 nationwide for entrepreneurship
• Fox hosts White House Urban Entrepreneurship Summit
• MBA business plans made a reality in ‘ReStoring’ the community

Finalists chosen for Be Your Own Boss Bowl, one of nation’s top business plan competitions


Discussed in this issue:
• Boss Bowl alumni reaching major milestones
• Mid-Atlantic Diamond Ventures drives regional entrepreneurship
• Finalists announced for Pavlides Spirit of Entrepreneurship Award
• Social entrepreneurship a focal point at Temple

Fox charts future of business education with new Center for Design+Innovation


Discussed in this issue:
• Fox School Part-time MBA program ranks highest among regional competitors in U.S. News survey
• Alumnus Niraj Patel donates $50K for scholarship fund
• Join 270,000 Temple graduates for a weekend to remember
• Consul General of Israel in Philadelphia addresses Fox MBAs

No sign of unrest during Temple CIBER’s expansion to the Middle East and North Africa


Discussed in this issue:
• Temple CIBER hosts Trade Finance Conference, connecting small businesses with global opportunities
• Exporting scholars, importing experience
• Fox’s International Business Undergraduate Programs Ranked Top 10
• Temple CIBER grant to help local businesses go global

Accounting Circle: How Business Leaders Can Support Accounting Education

spring-2011-issue
Discussed in this issue:
• Introducing the Master of Accountancy Program
• Accounting students get hands-on training in IRS criminal investigations
• Identical twin alums land same position at different accounting firms
• Temple’s Ascend Student Chapter focuses on networking

Fox undergraduate Risk Management and Insurance program ranks as nation’s largest


Discussed in this issue:
• RIHM Department welcomes three new faculty members
• A birthday Bowers for Gamma Iota Sigma
• RIHM faculty propose new way to calculate longevity
• Actuarial Science Program receives SOA designation for 2nd year