Culverhouse Points of Pride and Rankings

How We Rank

Recent College Successes

  • Dr. James King Jr. was appointed to the SEC Council on Racial Equity and Social Justice, a league-wide body consisting of a diverse group of student-athletes, administrators, coaches and SEC staff. He is the administrative representative from The University of Alabama, joining Coach Pat Murphy from UA’s Softball program, who represents athletics.
  • Faculty members John Heins and Dr. Lou Marino were recipients of The University of Alabama National Alumni Association’s “Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Awards” for 2020 owing to their “exceptional approach toward the art of instruction.”
  • Culverhouse alum Marillyn A. Hewson is the President, Chairman and CEO of Lockheed Martin and was named the Most Powerful Woman in Business for 2019 by Fortune Magazine. She was also named 2018 Chief Executive of the Year by Chief Executive magazine and selected to TIME 100: The Most Influential People of 2019.
  • Dr. Jim Cochran, the Culverhouse Associate Dean for Research, was recognized by the Institute for Operations Research & the Management Sciences (INFORMS) with its President’s Award, which goes to those who make “important contributions to the welfare of society” on a “local, national, or global level.” The award was given to him at the organization’s recent annual meeting.
  • The Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama celebrated 100 years of transforming business in 2019. The centennial year featured several special initiatives aimed at helping College alums and friends relive the rich history of Culverhouse while showcasing its plans for the future.
  • The John R. Miller Professor of Management at Culverhouse, Dr. Ron Dulek, was 2019’s recipient of the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, which honors one man and one woman of this academic year’s graduating class as well as one non-student.

Recent Student Successes

  • Daniel Seehase was named the college’s Austin Cup winner for 2020. Seehase, who graduated not only with a double major in finance and mathematics, but also a master’s in finance concentrating in financial engineering, was also a leader outside the classroom through participation in numerous clubs and outreach activities.
  • The Manderson Case Team had a banner 2019 year including placing first at the SEC MBA Case Competition in Knoxville, TN winning $10,000 in prize money. Additionally, the team earned back-to-back-to-back first place finishes in addition to snagging second and taking third at competitions across the nation.
  • At the 2019 convention, EIA challenged 11 Culverhouse College of Business students, including some on the STEM Path to the MBA, to build an entire business from concept to company in under three weeks. Shirah and her team’s idea won them a full-expensed trip to Greece for further exposure.
  • Three Manderson students filed a patent and received a $50,000 grant to launch their start-up Ortho Screws.
  • Master of Applied Statistics students advanced to the final round of the Humana 2019 Healthcare Analytics Case Competition.
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