Faculty Recognitions, Spring/Summer 2024

Rob Hoyt, Dudley L. Moore, Jr. Chair of Insurance and professor of risk management and insurance, won the 2023 American Risk and Insurance Association President’s Award. The award recognizes an individual who demonstrated distinguished, sustained and significant service contributions to ARIA. The Georgia Ports Authority awarded Jeff Humphreys, director of the UGA Selig Center for […]

Dean Ayers with Terry Donors at the 2024 Terry Alumni Awards Gala

Four honored at 2024 Terry Alumni Awards and Gala

More than 600 alumni and friends of the Terry College of Business gathered on April 27 at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta to share a good meal, catch up with classmates and celebrate lasting bonds formed at the University of Georgia and in the wide world of business. With a theme of “Taking Care of Business,” […]

Carol Yancey

Heart of a champion: Carol Yancey (BBA ’85)

As a child, Carol Yancey loved sports.  The only girl among four siblings, “I probably grew up a little tough,” she says.  An avid baseball fan, Yancey excelled at playing softball and soccer, among other athletic pursuits. But when it came time to consider potential career paths, she chose to follow another of her many […]

E. Howard Young

A sound foundation: Howard Young (BBA ’82)

Throughout a 200,000-square-foot warehouse tucked into an industrial corner of southwest Atlanta, boxes of beer flow as swiftly as the Chattahoochee River. While drivers load trucks and workers whip by on forklifts, Howard Young stands with a watchful eye. As president of General Wholesale Beer Company, Young counters the warehouse’s bustle with Zen-like calm, ensuring […]

a real estate map of a city with tiny houses clustered into one area

Local knowledge yields quicker, bigger sales

“Location, location, location” may be the mantra when choosing the right home, but new research from the University of Georgia finds it also might be key when choosing the right real estate agent.

Terry College Entrepreneurship

So you want to start a business?

It begins with an idea. Specifically, an idea designed to solve a problem — something that fills a consumer need. Then comes customer discovery — do others see value in the solution? Once product-market fit is verified, then comes pitching. Lots and lots and lots of pitching — selling the idea to anyone who might […]

Georgia Supreme Court Justices

A deep bench

The verdict is in: a Terry College education serves justice well in the state of Georgia.  Several Terry alumni hold prominent judicial positions across the state. These interpreters of the law use similar words to describe how a business core has helped them in their legal duties:  Logic. Discipline. Organization. Accountability. Planning. Prioritization. Financial acumen.  […]

Brian Harman at The Open Championship

A golden age for Terry golf

Terry and golf go together like azaleas and Augusta National. Look no further than the UGA Golf Course, where players recharge after rigorous practices in the plush Boyd Golf Center, named after the late former amateur standout and Georgia Golf Hall of Fame director David Boyd (BBA ’63). The course’s general manager? That would be […]

Harriet Williams

A village to raise a community

Harriett Williams should have been worried. As the holiday season approached in 2016, the freshly minted homeowner  — with a new car to boot — was working through her fourth year as a forensic technology associate for KPMG in Atlanta. Responsible for data collection in client investigations (“cool things I can’t talk about,” she says), […]

Stacey Campbell

Leading tomorrow’s leaders

Before studying CEO effectiveness, before teaching her first course on team management, Stacy Campbell (PhD ’07) knew the impact a great boss could have on an organization.