Professor Gonzalez Lends Expertise to Urban Development in the Philippines

Dr. Gonzalez guided over 100 public officials and citizens in brainstorming and strategizing exercises as part of a USAID program.

OnlineMasters.com Names Top 50 MPA Programs

GGU has educated more than 7,000 public administration professionals for more than half a century, making it the most proven program of its kind in the country.

Digital Analytics Association San Francisco Symposium Convenes at GGU

The event featured presenters from Golden Gate University, Nike, Google, Facebook, and other companies. Dr. Judy Lee represents GGU on the Symposia Planning Team of the DAA San Francisco chapter, and presented a session titled “Establishing Empathy with Customers.” GGU was the event’s official host.

GGU Faculty Edit a New Book on Marijuana Legalization

Edited by Dr. Jay Gonzalez — Mayor George Christopher Professor of Public Administration and Chair of the EMPA Program — and Mick McGee, DPA — Associate Professor of Public Administration at GGU — Legal Marijuana: Perspectives on Public Benefits, Risks and Policy Approaches also includes contributions by EMPA alumni and students. The book includes 60 essays and is one of five books on public administration that McFarland Publishing has contracted with GGU through 2020.

Comet Group Hires Suresh Biligiri Director of Product Marketing

Suresh Biligiri (MBA, '00) has been appointed Director of Product Marketing at Comet Technologies USA (COMT). He is extending a 25-year career in the technology hardware industry that includes senior marketing roles at Nikon and Seiko subsidiaries.

Project Management Alum Helps Attract a New Generation to the Profession

Batchimeg Shagdarguntev ('16) creates new initiatives through the Project Management Institute's SF Bay Area chapter.

Inscape Announces Addition of Board Member

David LaSalle (MS, Finance '03) has joined the Board of Inscape, a design company with a 100-year history. He has held senior positions at Parnassus Investments and other firms.

How to Build a Social Media Influencer Plan

An interview with Adjunct Professor and alumnus Michael Brito (MS, Marketing ’08).

Golden Gate University Celebrates Partnership with CFA Society San Francisco

Members of the Golden Gate University community — including Dr. David J. Fike, GGU President, and Gordon Swartz, Dean of GGU’s Ageno School of Business — gathered to celebrate that the CFASF’s Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) Program exam preparation courses will be taught live and in person at GGU.

To Help Beat Heart Disease, Stay Upbeat

Professor Emeritus Kit Yarrow, a consumer psychology expert, comments on recent findings from the Journal of the American College of Cardiology

Students Apply Tech & Agile Format Skills for Web Overhaul Project

This information architecture project emerged from the ITM Innovation Group that seeks avenues for students to get real-world experience.

U.S. News 2019 College Rankings Are Here, But Who's Keeping Score?

U.S. News reports that Golden Gate University is among five colleges and universities in the nation with the highest share of students age 25 and older.

Students Apply Tech & Agile Format Skills for Web Overhaul Project

A project of the GGU Innovation Group led by ITM Chair Ross Millerick, the five-member team are all students in the graduate-level ITM Certificate program.

Ten Forensic Accountants Fighting White Collar Crime

Ric Jazaie (MS Accounting, 2015) is a top performer in his field who has worked at the FBI and CIA to uncover fraudulent and terrorist activities.

Passing Level I of the CFA® Program Exam

How one student chose the CFA designation route and developed a study plan that worked for her.

Why Career-Changers Can Make Fantastic Financial Planners

This is the second post in a two-part series, Financial Planning Careers, by Lauren Stansell, CFP® and candidate in the Advanced Financial Planning MS degree program.

Golden Gate University Ranked #1 in the US for Adult Learners for Third Consecutive Year

Golden Gate University (GGU) was named the number one university for adult students in the nation by Washington Monthly for the third time in a row in its annual College Guide and Rankings, Best Four-Year Colleges for Adult Learners category.

IP Institute Moves Across Town From USF to Golden Gate

The McCarthy Institute—which is devoted to studying the intersection of business innovation, technology, and intellectual property—has moved to Golden Gate’s business and law schools.

McCarthy on the Move

The McCarthy Institute has moved from the University of San Francisco Law School to GGU. Operating at the nexus of trademark law, marketing, technology, and consumer behavior, the Institute conducts regular symposia, workshops, networking groups, and pursues original IP and branding research and scholarship.

GGU Hosts 2018 Digital Analytics Association Symposium in September

Dr. Judith Lee, whose roles include Chair of the MS in Business Analytics program at GGU, represents the university on the symposia Planning Team of the DAA San Francisco chapter. The day-long session will take place at GGU’s San Francisco Campus on September 27, 2018, in room #5210.

The Prestigious McCarthy Institute Moves to Golden Gate University

The McCarthy Institute – named after the world-renowned J. Thomas McCarthy, author of McCarthy on Trademarks – sits at the nexus of Intellectual Property law, technology, and business innovation. Over the past decade, it has strived to develop a better understanding of the way that culturally transformative business trends shape law and vice-versa. This unique work aligns perfectly with Golden Gate University’s mission of preparing students for today’s merging worlds of business, technology, and law with both innovative education and practical training. The McCarthy Institute publishes scholarship, coordinates workshops, introduces law students with IP leaders, and hosts conferences that focus on the unique legal issues endemic in modern digital marketing and brand protection.

Prestigious McCarthy Institute Moves to Golden Gate University

The McCarthy Institute, the world's preeminent trademark, consumer behavior, and branding institute, will be located jointly in the law and business schools at Golden Gate University in downtown San Francisco.

Emergency Communications Director Named

Barry C. Neulen (HR, '99) will become executive director of the Emergency Communications Center of the Charlottesville-University of Virginia & Albemarle County.

Becoming a Financial Planner

GGU student and professional in the field discusses skills needed and job satisfaction.

San Francisco-based Hedge Fund Manager & Expert Witness Brings Real-World Skills to Students

Marty Dirks is a San Francisco-based Litigation Consultant and Expert Witness who is an expert in hedge fund strategies, securities selection, and portfolio management. He has provided investment consulting, investment research and expert witness services to investment funds and law firms at his own firm, Investment Strategy & Analysis, since 2004.