Spring 2024


Online Magazine of the McCoy College of Business at Texas State University

Spring 2024


Leanna Mouton

Advocate for Access

MBA student Leanna Mouton is determined to make a meaningful impact in the world.
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Bruce Smith

A Man of Vision

Distinguished Alumnus Bruce Smith (BBA '87) is creating new opportunities for students.
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Equity in Education

See how Dr. Li Feng's leadership is shaping the future of learning.
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Downtown Singapore at night

Around the World in One Semester

Dr. Seth Frei discusses global education and healthy uncertainty.
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Tahir Ekin

From Theory to Practice

Dr. Tahir Ekin is a visionary in the realm of analytics and decision sciences.
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Studies in Lasting Change

Studies in Entrepreneurship students raise $120,000 for local organizations.
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Linda Alkire

See the World

Dr. Linda Alkire epitomizes global academic collaboration. 
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Dean Sanjay Ramchander smiling in suit with arms folded

From the Dean

A look inside our Spring 2024 issue.
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Cruz Untz

Balancing Books and Business

Cruz Untz (BBA '24) sets a standard for excellence.
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Kiersten Florence

Bobcat in her Blood

Kiersten Florence (BBA '24) is just getting started.
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Jalen Wright in graduation cap and gown

The Wright Stuff

Jalen Wright (BBA '24) thrives on competition.
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Class Notes

See what McCoy College of Business alumni have been doing recently, and connect with our alumni community.

Tell us your story.

We present alumni accomplishments and life updates in our Class Notes section to connect you to the McCoy College of Business community.

Maroon graphic with white and gold text that reads, "Twenty years. McCoy College of Business Foundation."

On May 7, 2004, The Texas State University System Board of Regents approved the $20 million transformational gift from Emmett and Miriam McCoy, formally establishing the McCoy College of Business Foundation. ✯


Dr. Sanjay Ramchander

Associate Dean, Faculty and Research
Dr. Phil Davis

Associate Dean, Undergraduate Programs
Dr. David Wierschem

Associate Dean, Graduate Programs
Dr. Diego Vacaflores

Assistant Dean, Program Assessment 
and Global Engagement
Dr. Seth Frei

Manager, Marketing and Communications
Magazine Senior Editor and Designer
Twister Marquiss

Digital Marketing Strategist
Magazine Associate Editor
David Kallison

Staff Writer and Editor
Valerie Figueroa