Alumna Interview: Trends in Human Resources

How transparency and diversity benefit organizations.

Amy McLellan Takes High-Level Tax and Law Positions at Golden Gate University

Amy McLellan (JD, LLM) will devote her time to work creatively to grow the tax and accounting programs at GGU.

Conference at GGU: Advancing Psychotherapy for the Next Generation

This conference emphasizes the core values of relationally informed psychology practice in contrast with the emerging threats from managed care, digital delivery, and a narrow psychology curriculum.

OnlineMasters.com Names Top Master's in Human Resources Programs for 2019

Taking courses at GGU is an efficient and cost-effective route toward career advancement.

New Director Chosen to Lead Santa Barbara Airport

A U.S. Air Force veteran and graduate of GGU's MBA program, Henry Thompson builds on experience that includes management positions at the San Francisco Airport Commission and the San Jose Airport.

Building Emotional Intelligence and the Practice of Financial Planning

Applying the latest research and practices to ramp up a career.

MBA Student Says GGU Is Ideal for New Managers

How the GGU Experience Can Be Boiled Down to One Word: Applicable

David Roberson Joins RoseRyan as VP to Lead Cannabis and Private Equity Initiatives

A seasoned executive, Roberson (JD, GGU School of Law) led Hitachi Data Systems as CEO and was involved in running RoseRyan's finance operations following DigiCert's purchase of Symantec’s web security business.

My Journey from Uganda to San Francisco – the Hub of the World’s Technology Innovation

International student brings expertise and driven attitude to the Bay Area.

US Shutdown May Drag with Trump's 'Take it or Leave It' Stand

Joaquin “Jay” Gonzalez, Chair of the Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) program, weighs in dynamics of the current US government stand-off.

Marty Dirks Joins Multiverse Capital to Head Investment Committee

Marty Dirks, an adjunct Finance professor at GGU, is joining Multiverse Capital, which covers ancillary, medicinal and recreational sectors of the legal cannabis and hemp industries. Multiverse, along with its advisory group (3C Consulting, LLC), have operated in 13 countries and 30 US states.

GGU Awarded #1 National Ranking for Career Support of Online Master’s Taxation Students

Golden Gate University provides comprehensive career services for both online and in-person students. The Office of Career Planning offers services through video conferencing, email, and telephone appointments.

Management by Design: Student Government Association Officer Lorena De Benedittis

Lorena De Benedittis has master’s degrees in graphic design and urban design and has come to Golden Gate University to earn a third in Project Management. After eight years working as a graphic designer, she has her sights set on managing a creative team. Her peers recently elected her to the GGU Student Government Association as Marketing & Communication Officer.

What is a Master’s Degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology?

Caroline Griffith, a Candidate in the MA in Industrial-Organizational Psychology program, discusses how she chose her career path and where she is headed.

OnlineMasters.com Names Top Master's in Organizational Psychology Programs for 2019

Once again, GGU has been recognized for online delivery of graduate education, this time in the field of Organizational Psychology.

John N. Haramalis Appointed as Associate General Counsel

The Armed Forces Benefit Association (AFBA) and its affiliate has selected John N. Haramalis (PhD, International Legal Studies) as Associate General Counsel joining the team that handles all legal and compliance matters. He served in the U.S. Army for more than 30 years starting as an enlisted soldier and retiring as a Colonel. A combat veteran with more than five years of deployment experience, he held senior leadership assignments at high levels in NATO, the National Guard, and the Army.

Black Friday Beginning to Merge with Cyber Monday

GGU's Professor Emeritus Kit Yarrow, PhD, comments on the effect online consumer behavior is having on the bottom line and practices of US businesses.

USAID/SURGE and UPV to Hold Partner’s Meeting

Golden Gate University's Joaquin “Jay” Gonzalez, Chair of Executive Master of Public Administration (EMPA) program, has been providing his expertise to USAID’s Strengthening Urban Resilience for Growth with Equity (SURGE) Project in the Philippines. An upcoming conference celebrates the partnership between the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) -- a major stakeholder in the SURGE Project.

Want to Study and Work in the U.S.? Seven Tips from a Career Counselor and Former International Student

Joana Scharinger (MS, Human Resources '15), a Brazil native, shares what international students need to know about getting a job in the U.S. In this post on the GGU blog, she discusses campus employment, CPT, OPT, H1B visa process, and all challenges an international student usually faces.

“Stackable” Organizational Leadership Courses Blend Quality and Convenience

More than ever, employers demand competent, adaptable leaders. The Stackable Leadership Program is designed to give students the make-or-break organizational leadership and management skills that are responsive to an uncertain, chaotic, and global business environment.

Taxation Alum Fiona Ma Elected California State Treasurer

Fiona Ma, CPA, who earned a Master of Science in Taxation from Golden Gate University (’93), was elected California State Treasurer yesterday. Ma has been a commencement speaker for GGU and is just one the accomplished leaders among GGU’s network of 68,000 graduates. In her most recent role, Ma represented more than nine million Californians on the California State Board of Equalization and is one of the few CPAs to have served on the Board in its history.

Boundless Curiosity: Shweet Yohannes Goes Back to School for a Business Analytics Degree

A military veteran, Shweet Yohannes is adding hard skills to her repertoire.

GGU Professors Edit & Author Articles for New Cybersecurity Book

GGU’s Joaquin “Jay” Gonzalez III, PhD and Roger L. Kemp, PhD, have edited Cybersecurity: Current Writings on Threats and Protection – a new collection of articles that surveys cybersecurity threats and remedies from the perspective of government, academia, and businesses.

Today’s Google Walkout for Real Change & GGU’s New Human Resources Ethics Course

The Ethics in Managing People at Work course was designed Dr. Marianne Koch, Associate Dean of the Ageno School of Business and Human Resources Management Program Director, and developed by lawyer and Senior Adjunct Professor Tom Cushing, Esq. In this up-to-the-moment class, students study situations and dilemmas from work organizations, like today’s Google walkout, and learn to critique approaches to handling tough situations that roil companies. The class teaches how to conduct an internal review of policies and provides a toolkit to help make ethical decisions in a work environment.

Entrepreneurship Expert and Former Banking VP Robert Shoffner Named Director of MBA Programs

Shoffner has taught at GGU since 2014 and last year won the Outstanding Adjunct Faculty Member award for undergraduate management instruction. A former Citibank executive, Robert is also an alumnus of GGU’s EMBA program and Brown University.