The number of community banks in the United States has decreased by 50 percent in the last 20 years, shrinking at a much greater rate than non-community banks, according to a new study of the community banking industry from the University of New Orleans.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The University of New Orleans presented highest honors at fall convocation to University faculty and staff members chosen by their peers as leaders who rise above the call of duty to ensure both University and department success.
Monday, August 25, 2014
New students at the University of New Orleans are adopting a credo: The Privateer Promise.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
The University of New Orleans is one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to the 2015 edition of the Princeton Review's annual college guide, "The Best 379 Colleges."
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
A University of New Orleans materials scientist has received a $10,000 grant from the Louisiana Board of Regents to help develop a new solar device at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colo.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Tales of the Cocktail is an annual cocktail convention held in New Orleans French Quarter. The five-day festival, which included four days of seminars, parades and parties, brings thousands of visitors and nearly $15 million in economic impact each year to the city. Behind it all is Ann Tuennerman, a University of New Orleans alumna and local marketing guru who continually gives back to the UNO community.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Leaders from higher education systems across Louisiana joined Governor Bobby Jindal on Thursday to sign new legislation that will create a new higher education workforce incentive initiative and increase higher education funding by dedicating $40 million to better prepare Louisiana students to compete in the new global economy.
Friday, June 20, 2014
University of New Orleans President Peter J. Fos announced a plan and process to revitalize and restructure the University's academic programs.
Friday, June 13, 2014
New Orleanian Kristen Preau joins the University of New Orleans Entrepreneurship-in-Residence Program, telling students how she used her father's jambalaya pots and famous recipe first to raise more than $100,000 for relief efforts, then to create a thriving business: Cook Me Somethin' Mister Jambalaya Rice.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien will serve as the principal speaker at the University of New Orleans' spring commencement.
Monday, April 28, 2014
Thomas O'Connor, University of New Orleans professor of marketing, passed away on April 11 in New Orleans. O'Connor was a widely respected faculty member at UNO since 1970, where he was held in high esteem by students and colleagues alike.
Tuesday, April 15, 2014
An articulation agreement between the University of New Orleans and Nunez Community College will allow Nunez students to transfer into programs in the College of Business Administration at UNO.
Monday, March 24, 2014
University of New Orleans instructor and chef Ricardo Fredricks was named 2013 "Chef of the Year" by the American Culinary Federation New Orleans Chapter. Fredricks, who has worked at UNO for 26 years, teaches courses in the Lester E. Kabacoff School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration.
Friday, December 6, 2013
Regional marketing and advertising leaders are visiting the University of New Orleans this week for Marketing Week, a five-day event that provides students a chance to learn more about the fields of marketing and advertising.
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
The University of New Orleans gears up for Marketing Week, a five-day event that brings regional marketing leaders to the university and provides students a chance to learn more about the fields of marketing and advertising. This year's keynote speaker is a UNO alumna who founded the world's largest cocktail festival.
Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Fifteen University of New Orleans alumni--more than any other university--are among the 2013 New Orleans CityBusiness Money Makers. Money Makers is an annual special publication that honors 50 financial professionals for their career and community achievements in banking, corporate, investment and professional categories.
Monday, October 7, 2013
Louisiana-based accounting firm Postlethwaite & Netterville has pledged a $50,000 donation over five years to the University of New Orleans Department of Accounting.
Monday, October 7, 2013
The University of New Orleans College of Business Administration recently awarded seven endowed professorships to top faculty.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
First-year students at the University of New Orleans are taking advantage of a self-assessment tool designed to help them amplify their strengths in their academic and career pursuits.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
For the sixth consecutive year, a dozen students from the University of New Orleans Lester E. Kabacoff School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration visited the renowned California wine regions of Napa and Sonoma as part of a Wines of the World class field trip.
Thursday, September 5, 2013
The University of New Orleans will hold a financial economics seminar on September 20 from 1-5 p.m. in room 131 of Kirschman Hall on the UNO campus. The focus of the seminar is managing volatility in financial markets after the Great Recession. It is free and open to the public, but the topics will be of particular interest to financial professionals and college faculty members in the region.
Friday, August 30, 2013
The University of New Orleans presented highest honors today to University faculty and staff members deemed by their peers as leaders who rise above the call of duty to ensure University and department success. At convocation, awards and medallions went to leaders in the College of Liberal Arts, College of Business Administration and Office of Enrollment Services.
Friday, August 23, 2013
Students pursuing advanced business degrees in a University of New Orleans program designed for executives spent the summer developing individual marketing plans for clients of the Louisiana Small Business Development Center.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013
As glorious as spending five weeks in the southern province of Montpellier and traveling around the magnificent country of France for summer school may sound, this dream has been a reality for 40 students since July 1.
Friday, August 2, 2013
A University of New Orleans faculty member recently spoke at the U.S. Department of Commerce about tourism and hospitality.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
University of New Orleans President Peter J. Fos became an honorary member of the Golden Key International Honor Society this week as the UNO chapter reinvigorated with a jolt of new leadership. Golden Key recently held its first new member recognition event at UNO in more than a decade.
The 147th Golden Key Chapter UNO was originally chartered on April 17, 1990, but until recently the group has been inactive, officials said. Restarting the chapter is part of a new era at UNO.
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved the appointment of five University of New Orleans administrators during its board meeting in Baton Rouge.
Wednesday, June 26, 2013
The University of New Orleans ranks among the nation's leaders in low-cost colleges with high starting salaries for graduates, according to a new list compiled by the website Affordable Colleges Online. The rankings show the average starting salary for a UNO graduate is $41,600.
Monday, June 10, 2013
Nearly 20 percent of the agency's employees count themselves as proud alumni of the University of New Orleans.
Monday, June 10, 2013
An accounting professor at the University of New Orleans wrote one of the most popular articles published last year in the nation's most widely read accounting publication.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
The University of New Orleans honors program celebrated high achievement this spring, honoring students and faculty at spring convocation.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
University of New Orleans President Peter J. Fos and Vice President of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Brett Kemker voiced plans this spring to see an Honors College established at UNO.
Following a recent surge in membership to the University's 50-year-old honors program, the program director believes those plans could soon come to fruition.
"We are at the threshold," said Abu Kabir Mostofa Sarwar, director of the University honors program and a professor of geophysics at UNO.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A UNO marketing professor learned this week that an article she wrote was named an outstanding paper by a top marketing journal.
Friday, May 17, 2013
A University of New Orleans marketing professor received this week an award from one of the nation's foremost business journals.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The University of New Orleans' College of Business Administration presented 160 awards, scholarships, grants and certificates of recognition on Wednesday.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
A University of New Orleans marketing professor has received the year's "Best Book" award from the International Association for Management of Technology.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
A University of New Orleans doctoral student has received has been named a 2013 Minority Fellow by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She is among the nation's first recipients of this honor, which brings a $20,000 award.
She also is a fellow in the UNO College of Business Administration's new business accelerator program, which helps students develop plans to successfully launch a business. With these two fellowships in hand, Tamia Randolph-Alvarez could soon make waves in the New Orleans counseling community.
Friday, April 19, 2013
The results of a new survey from the University of New Orleans Survey Research Center show New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu continues to enjoy strong support from Orleans Parish residents with a robust 70 percent job approval rating. The New Orleans City Council is also viewed positively, with a 53 percent job approval rating, according to the survey.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
University of New Orleans Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs James E. Payne announced that John Williams has been appointed dean of the College of Business Administration. Williams had served as interim dean since August 2010. Williams was one of three finalists, selected from a nationwide search, who participated in open forums during the search process.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
The Lester E. Kabacoff School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration at the University of New Orleans accepted a $50,000 donation from the Greater New Orleans Hotel and Lodging Association Hospitality Education Foundation.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
The University of New Orleans College of Business Administration and the College of Business Executive Council, a business students' organization, hosts next week the is 7th Annual UNO College of Business Career Week.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Fifty-five years after the University of New Orleans opened as the South's first fully integrated public university, the University's first African-American students are returning to campus to be honored.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
A leading economics professor at the University of New Orleans was recently named chairman of the board of commissioners of Slidell Memorial Hospital.
Monday, March 11, 2013
The University of New Orleans greets three finalists for permanent dean of the College of Business Administration.
Monday, March 11, 2013
The University of New Orleans has hired Kim Oren as director of institutional research and data management, it was announced by James E. Payne, provost and vice president for academic affairs.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
University of New Orleans President Peter J. Fos has been named the newest member of the Committee of 100 for the Economic Development of Louisiana.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
More than 50 students participated on Friday in the University of New Orleans first juried undergraduate research competition, a showcase event designed to expose undergraduates to scholarly research competitions and put them on a path to pursuing graduate work and attaining grant funding.
"Everybody is a winner," said Michael A. Tarr, chair of the UNO chemistry department and UNO Undergraduate Research Council. "I was very impressed by the thoroughness and professionalism with which the students presented their work."
Monday, March 4, 2013
Having spent five years in the U.S. Navy, Jason Wyman is familiar with military veterans' skills and talents. He aims to capitalize on those strengths as he refines and expands his maintenance, construction and restoration business and a new business accelerator program at the University of New Orleans is helping him.
Monday, February 25, 2013
An economic outlook and real estate forecast seminar focused on the greater New Orleans metropolitan area will be held from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 1, in the ballroom of UNO's University Center, located on UNO's lakefront campus, 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70122.
Monday, February 18, 2013
The New Orleans area economy grew modestly over the first three quarters of 2012, with total employment increasing by 0.4 percent year-to-date, according to the latest edition of the University of New Orleans Metropolitan Report.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
UNO Marketing Week Hosts Fleurty Girl, Key Note Speaker Lauren Thom
Thursday, October 25, 2012
Marketing Week at the University of New Orleans brings a bevy of talent to campus today with a lunchtime seminar by the American Marketing Association and talks led by six leading marketers from the greater New Orleans area.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The University of New Orleans Department of Marketing and Logistics kicks off UNO Marketing Week today with presentations by two top marketers from the Greater New Orleans Area.
Monday, October 22, 2012
The University of New Orleans today launched "Follow Me 2 UNO," a social media campaign aimed at engaging and recruiting prospective students. UNO students Emily Srofe and Brandan Bonds are at the center of the initiative in which they will try to enlist as many friends on Facebook and followers on Twitter to offer a first-person account of the life of a UNO student.
Friday, October 19, 2012
A University of New Orleans graduate student pursuing her Master of Business Administration degree is among 15 student leaders from colleges and universities across the U.S. who have been selected by the United States Olympic Committee to participate in the 2012 Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere (F.L.A.M.E.) Program.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
The University of New Orleans Department of Marketing and Logistics brings top marketers from around the region to campus next week to help interested students, particularly marketing majors, polish their skills as they prepare for careers in marketing.
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
University of New Orleans Professor of Marketing Paul Hensel was honored last week at the Marketing Management Association Fall Educators' Conference in Minneapolis, Minn.
Monday, September 24, 2012
A top administrator in the University of New Orleans' College of Business Administration has been named by CityBusiness as one of New Orleans' "Fifty Women of the Year."
Monday, September 24, 2012
Sixteen local healthcare administrators have joined the University of New Orleans' 15-month Executive Healthcare Management program with hopes of leading advancements in the healthcare industry. The majority of the students pursuing a Master's degree in Healthcare Management are women.
Friday, September 21, 2012
The University of New Orleans' 17-month Executive Master of Business Administration program is now in full swing, with 30 local business leaders avidly pursuing advanced studies in business administration to get ahead in their industries.
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The University of New Orleans is partnering with the Gulf Oil Spill Disaster Adjustment Assistance Center at The University of Texas at San Antonio to support businesses adversely affected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
Monday, September 17, 2012
For the second straight year, the University of New Orleans ranks among the universities whose students graduate with the lightest debt loads, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Does your heart pound with love and pride for your school? The University of New Orleans launched today a new television commercial that depicts UNO as "the Heartbeat of the Crescent City."
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
The New Orleans leisure and hospitality industry posted a net gain of 4,300 jobs over the past year, according to the August 2012 edition of the University of New Orleans Metropolitan Report. Overall the leisure and hospitality industry as a whole has reached nearly full recovery, as it currently stands at 91% of pre-Katrina employment.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The University of New Orleans is one of the "25 Most Affordable Colleges," according to Newsweek's 2012 college rankings. The rankings are based on student debt and salary statistics. UNO ranks number 17 out of 25 institutions across the country.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Two Department of Marketing and Logistics faculty at the University of New Orleans were recently honored for their research at two international conferences.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
A University of New Orleans graduate student pursuing her Master of Business Administration degree will receive the Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship of the New Orleans chapter of the Zonta International Club, a worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working to advance the status of women and to eradicate violence against women and children.
Friday, July 20, 2012