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Kelly Loeffler’s story sounds like the stuff of legend.

From a modest upbringing on her parents’ Illinois farm, she’s worked her way through school, mid-level jobs and a series of setbacks to the top of the global financial and commodities markets.

Georgia’s economy will grow faster than its long-run average for the first time since the Great Recession, thanks to increased job growth, rising home prices and a solid economic development strategy. That was the message delivered by Benjamin C.

The 2015 Georgia Economic Outlook, hosted by the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, will take place at noon Dec. 12 at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta.

Websites like Slickdeals and FatWallet host deal forums where millions of promotions are posted online and carefully scrutinized by price sensitive consumers to find the very lowest prices.

Six Terry students earned their shot to compete at two sales competitions in November, and the teams took top honors at both events on the same weekend.

The Full-Time MBA program at the Terry College of Business continues to place among the nation’s best, according to the 2014 rankings from Bloomberg Businessweek.

Terry’s program climbed to 25th among public schools and No. 50 nationwide, up two spots from its previous ranking.

Terry’s Full-Time MBA Program moved up in The Economist’s “Which MBA” ranking, landing at 17th among U.S. public schools.

Meghan Skira, an assistant professor of economics, was one of 10 outstanding UGA faculty members inducted into the Center for Teaching and Learning's Lilly Teaching Fellows Program. The fellows are chosen for their passion and success in instruction at all levels.

By Jason Colquitt, William Harry Willson Distinguished Chair of Business and professor of management at Terry.

Reprinted from UGA Research magazine: