It happened in 2013, 2014 and now this year: Students in the UNT logistics program have taken the top prize at the Intermodal Association of North America's annual Intermodal EXPO Academic Challenge held in September in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Myron E. (Mike) Ullman III, executive chairman and board member of the Plano-based J. C. Penney Company, will be the opening speaker for the series in a talk titled "Adversity is a Great Teacher." In a Q&A, he'll be joined by Shah Karim, chief executive officer of SafeRock, which provides analytic solutions to retailers to improve shareholder value and improve return on investment.
The Club at Gateway Center provides students enrolled in the UNT Hospitality Management program with real-world, hands-on experience in running a successful restaurant. Students oversee the entire dining experience, including meal preparation, marketing, budgeting, menu planning and staff management.
Four leading business executives will relate first-hand knowledge of the business world to University of North Texas students this fall as part of the annual College of Business Distinguished Speaker Series.
Allie Salgueiro of Garland, a senior hospitality and tourism management major at UNT, has received a Wyndham Worldwide WEC Scholarship that will allow her to attend the 2015 World Education Congress, the annual global conference of Meeting Professionals International.
The University of North Texas Financial Services Program will be awarded a $50,000 grant from TD Ameritrade Institutional as part of its NextGen Financial Planning Initiative. To celebrate the honor, TD Ameritrade Institutional will fly two UNT representatives to the New York Stock Exchange to accept the award July 22 (Wednesday), where they'll be joined by UNT's mascot, Scrappy, to help ring the closing bell.
Four students in the University of North Texas College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism are among 25 students in the nation named semifinalists in the 2015 Ray Greenly Scholarship Competition sponsored by the National Retail Federation.
The UNT College of Business' online MBA program was ranked in the Top 25 Online MBA programs by The Princeton Review for excelling in five areas of criteria: academics, selectivity, faculty, technical platforms, and career outcomes. UNT ranked 14th on the list, which was published in May.
For the first time, a group of logistics students at UNT have won first place in the Intermodal Association of North America – University of North Florida case competition.
UNT's Logistics and Supply Chain Management program of the College of Business was ranked third in a new study of supply chain technology education by Software Advice, an online database providing research and reviews of software applications. UNT ranked highly due to its integration of new technology into the program.