Illustration of colleagues sneering at their coworker who was just crowned "MR. Stressed" complete with sash.

‘Stress bragging’ backfires at work

Management researcher Jessica Rodell found people who brag about their stress levels are seen as less competent and less likable by their co-workers.

uhusuru Ranasinghe left, Anthony Tringali, right, and Lauryn Sanders, center, pose for a portrait in under and artchway in the UGA Business Learning Community.

UGA’s COVID freshmen prepare to graduate

Four years ago, the University of Georgia’s class of 2024 came to Athens to live in sequestered dorm rooms, eat from dining hall take-out boxes, and attend their first college courses over Zoom. It was — without a doubt — a strange way to launch into the world. But as they prepare to graduate on May 10, this year’s class is thinking about how the COVID-19 pandemic shaped their attitudes toward work, community, and what they want out of life.

Jakhari Gordon

Finding the perfect path

Jakhari Gordon visited nearly a dozen college campuses during his senior year of high school. His last visit was to the University of Georgia. “When I got to the hotel that night, I didn’t think, ‘Could I go here?’ I thought of me riding the buses, going to classes,” Gordon said. “I could see myself there, and that stuck with me.”

Paul Shoukry sits on the UGA Chapel Stage in front of ILA banners

The right advice at the right time

Paul Shoukry (MAcc ’05) found his career inspiration while listening to a ILA visiting speaker while at UGA. He moved to return the favor this month by endowing the Terry Leadership Speaker Series.

Kendall Valdry stands in a hallway in front of a Terry College of Business centennial timeline wall display at the UGA Business Learning Community

Terry Case Study: Kendall Valdry

Kendall Valdry, an economics and international business major, found community at UGA and has spent the last four years making sure that others find community too.

Cover of Carla Moultrie's Ausome Girl book, yellow with a little girl superhero drawn in a comic book style

Becoming the hero she needed

Terry College PMBA student Carla Moultrie turned her daughter Camille, who is on the autism spectrum, into a full-fledged superhero in Ausome Girl, a children’s book about the strengths and needs of people with autism and how to support them.

Halley Bynum

Terry Case Study: Halle Bynum

Accounting major Halley Bynum grew up driving tractors and prepping fields on her parents’ sod farm in Fitzgerald, Ga. Her love for rural Georgia and entrepreneurship contributed to her desire to study accounting at Terry. After graduation, she plans to attend dental school and fulfill her dream of starting a small chain of dental practices in South Georgia.

Chris Allen, Tonya Davies, Dean Ben Ayers, Laura Picott and KB Yabuku

Building community through business

Success isn’t defined by the car you drive or the square footage of your house — it’s the opportunities you create for others that let you know how far you’ve come. Sometimes, it’s as monumental as the first person who looks like you taking a C-level role at your company. Sometimes, it’s as simple as […]

Two professional women speaking to each other in a conference room

Terry Welcomes 2024 Trailblazers

The Terry College of Business recognized four alumni as the 2024 Terry Trailblazers on Feb. 7 at the Business Learning Community. Terry Trailblazers are business leaders who achieved career success while making a meaningful impact on their organizations and communities. In addition to a roundtable discussion, each Trailblazer had flash mentoring appointments with several Terry students.