Shreya Adiraju and Bradley Pruente were the Stephanie Chance "Bright Line" Award Essay Winners at the eighth annual Collegiate Ethics Case Competition held at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management from October 21-23. The essay focused on their estimation and description of the ethical issues in a case about whether a non-profit hospital took an ethical course in denying an undocumented and uninsured immigrant rehabilitative care, after being treated for stroke at the hospital. Depth of analysis and persuasiveness were key evaluation criteria.
Vikram Bishnoi, Manvir Heir and Isabella Sun placed third as a team in the written portion of the 2010 Nationwide Fisher Biz Quiz at Ohio State University November 5-7. This competition is the only one of its kind in the nation designed to showcase the business acumen of undergraduate business students from eighteen universities. Teams composed of three undergraduate students were asked questions from articles appearing in The Wall Street Journal six weeks prior to the competition.
For the fifth year, Professor Mary Sevier and PricewaterhouseCoopers have organized the Accounting Campus Competition (xACT) at the Goizueta Business School. xACT focuses on high-level issues designed to test and improve students’ decision-making skills. The five member teams must have a mixture of sophomores, juniors and accounting students. PwC launched the xTREME Games in 2002, to increase students' exposure to professional services and the world of public accounting. Since then, the games have grown substantially with over 85 schools involved in the competition. After two weeks of hard work, the Goizueta teams presented to PwC professionals on October 29. Sana Chopra, Benjamin Dodson, Pamela Lim, Fang Liu and Weijia Zhu from All Dat team captured first place. The PwC National Review Committee selected All Dat Team as one of five National Finalists. They were awarded $10,000 and a trip to New York City to join with experts from PwC for a fun-filled, exciting two-day final competition. Anam Sadarangani, Robyn Davis, Amy Lin, Ariel Farkas and Kathryn Hemsing from the Trident team won second place.
Goizueta BBAs will be competing in the Marshall International Case Competition at USC as well as the Georgetown Business Strategy Challenge in February. In March, a team of four BBAs was selected to compete in the Wake Forest Marketing Summit. Goizueta will compete in the MII Investment Conference at the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in March.