The Mitchell College of Business is excited to introduce the newest cohort in the PhD in Business Administration program. This year's cohort consists of 20 students from six different states and 3 different countries.

Message from the Dean
As with most of my monthly letters, this one will start with a weather update. Simply put, it is HOT. High temperatures over the past three weeks have been near 100 degrees every day; add in the humidity and heat indices have run 110-115 degrees. Coupled with very little rain (unusual for Mobile), it has been miserable. At least we have

Student Spotlight: Hannah McDuffie
Hello! My name is Hannah, and I am a senior majoring in management with a concentration in human resources. I was born in Mobile and have lived here for the past 21 years. South Alabama has always been my first choice for furthering my education. As a first-generation college

Alumni Spotlight: Bill Stejskal
Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Bill Stejskal grew up surrounded by baseball. Knowing he wanted to continue his baseball career, he headed South. Stejskal said he was drawn to South for several reasons including, “the opportunity to play for Eddie Stanky in one of the top collegiate baseball programs in the nation.

2019 Faculty and Staff Awards
Dr. Joe Hair, Director of the PhD Program and Cleverdon Chair of Business, received the Frank R. Urbancic Faculty Fellow Award. Immediately prior to joining the University of South Alabama Joe was the Founder and Director of the Kennesaw State University DBA program. Before KSU he was on the faculty of the Ourso College of Business Administration, 

Faculty Accomplishments
Ang, J., Hunsader, K., Zhang, S. (in press). Order Dynamics During the Flash Crash. Journal of Asset Management.

Gray, R., Loes, M., & Howard, M.C. (2019, April). Measuring digital privacy concerns: An exploratory study. Paper presented at the

Snap Shots
What a great first Month at the Mitchell College of Business! It started off right with the family picnic, convocation, and ice cream social for new students. And to top it off, we also had doughnuts with the dean during the first few days to welcome everyone back to start a new school year.

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