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We’ve rounded up the latest news coming out of Los Angeles MBA programs this week.

Students Explore Asian Culture Through Unique Summer ProgramLoyola Marymount University Newsroom

The Center for Asian Business at Loyola Marymount University’s College of Business Administration celebrates the 10 year anniversary of its “Exploring Asian Culture” program this year. The course, which has served 142 students since its premier ten years ago, is held at LMU in the spring and includes a two-week immersion experience in cities throughout Asia.

This year, students traveled to Shanghai and Beijing in China and Seoul and Busan in South Korea. Throughout the two week trip, students had the opportunity to visit cultural sites, attend lectures, and visit with local companies.

“The program was designed to broaden students’ perspectives through global imagination, enhance cross-cultural understanding, and exemplify positive world views,” comments Dr. Marki Hackett, Assistant Director for the Center for Asian Business.

“Our goal is that the program promotes a deeper understanding and appreciation between Asians and Americans, as well as prepare students to work in the global market.”

Read more about the Center for Asian Business and the “Exploring Asian Culture” course at Marymount here.

New Faculty 2018USC Marshall Newsroom

The Marshall School of Business at USC has recently announced the addition of nine new and continuing teacher-scholars.

In the past two years, the university added more than 50 new faculty members to the business school, covering a wide range of departments including entrepreneurship, economics, and accounting. Marshall MBA alum Maria Colman, lecturer in the Department of Business Communication, and Feng Chen, Department of Data Sciences and Operations lecturer, are also among the nine new faculty members joining the school this year.

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More than 50 new faculty members have joined the USC Marshall School of Business over the past two years.

“We are excited about these faculty appointments, which build on our long tradition of fostering excellence in both research and teaching,” comments Marshall’s Vice Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs Nandini Rajagopalan.

Click here for more information on the new faculty joining Marshall this year.

A Career That Makes Memorable Experiences for Others: Incoming Director Ellen Kim Discusses Opportunities in Entertainment and HospitalityMihaylo Newsroom

Associate Professor of Management, Ellen Kim, has been named as the new Director of the Center for Entertainment and Hospitality Management (E&HM) at the Mihaylo College of Business at California State University, Fullerton. The Center aims to make students and graduates aware of the many opportunities in this growing field, especially in the Southern California area.

With Disneyland, Southern California has a unique position when it comes to careers in entertainment and hospitality. The E&HM Center is the only hospitality program at a university in Orange County, positioning Kim to play a defining role in the way the industry grows in the area.

“Our students major in business, taking courses in accounting, finance, marketing and operations that are very challenging, which makes them well-rounded,” Kim comments in the Mihaylo Newsroom.

“What makes our students stand out is that they have a strong business foundation, which Mihaylo College provides.”

Read more about the Center at Mihaylo here.


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