• Sam Lorenzo

    Sam Lorenzo (EMBA 2006)


    Lorenzo developed his urgent care clinic idea with help from EMBA classmates who work in telecommunications, transportation, recruiting, and banking.

  • Vanessa Patrick

    Art affects consumer taste buds


    The Athens eatery Mama's Boy is where Assistant Professor Vanessa Patrick and doctoral student Henrik Hagtvedt briefly posed as waiters to investigate the phenomenon of art infusion. They were collecting data for groundbreaking research appearing this June in the Journal of Marketing Research.

  • Robert Vandenberg

    Terry College’s 2008 Outstanding Research Award


    Vandenberg is internationally recognized as an expert in research methods and has lead workshops or courses on research methodology in Europe, Asia, and the U.S. As a Distinguished Research Methodologist for the Center for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis, his workshops are attended by faculty and PhD students from across the U.S. and webcast to 50 different universities around the world.

  • Daniel Feldman

    Terry College’s 2007 Outstanding Research Award


    Feldman, who is associate dean for research and international programs and also holds the Synovus Chair of Servant Leadership in the Institute for Leadership Advancement, investigates how individuals make decisions to enter or change careers and how new hires adjust to new work environments and to pressure from veteran employees.

  • Maric Boudreau

    Dawning of the ‘Green IT’ era


    Maric Boudreau and Rick Watson are in the early stages of research that involves monitoring "Green IT," a new environmental movement to combat the startling fact that the global-wide use of PCs, servers, and telecom networks produces as much greenhouse gas as all of the world's airplanes. And for these two MIS professors and a collaborator from Georgia State, there's much more to Green IT than just the computer-generated pollution that's making news today.

  • Chris Hanks

    Chris Hanks


    There is ample evidence to suggest that Chris Hanks (BBA 1990) was born to be an entrepreneur. Now, with a career that has come full circle and landed him back at UGA, Hanks is well-equipped to succeed long-time management professor Charles Hofer as Terry's new business plan guru and mentor to MBA students.

  • Margaret Emmelhainz

    Margaret Emmelhainz


    This spring, Terry College honored marketing and distribution lecturer and undergraduate academic coordinator Margaret A. Emmelhainz with the 2008 Outstanding Teacher Award.

  • Denny Beresford

    Denny Beresford


    What makes former FASB chairman Denny Beresford such an unlikely rock star — in both corporate boardrooms and the academic world — is that the bespectacled Ernst & Young Executive Professor of Accounting acts nothing like the part.

  • Chris Cornwell

    Chris Cornwell


    A professor at the Terry College of Business since 1988, Cornwell has contributed to numerous joint research projects, many of which have been translated into lessons for the classroom. But when he incorporated more action-based learning into his Economics of Human Resources course last spring, he said it was the result of his participation in the Archway Partnership Project during his recent tenure as the director of the Leonard Leadership Scholars program.

  • CPA Exam Pass Rates

    CPA Exam Pass Rates


    It’s a 14-hour right of passage split into four parts. It tests knowledge, organization, and expression through its battery of questions. Those who pass each section with a minimum score of 75 percent earn the initials signifying their technical excellence like a badge of honor. It is the Certified Public Accountants (CPA) licensing examination, and its difficulty is so renowned that the long–running joke among accountants is that CPA exam centers serve as their profession’s unofficial reunion place.