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Bay Area Companies Use Smartphones to Personalize Shopping in Stores

Psychology expert Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow speaks with ABC7 discussing the increasing amount of information businesses retrieve from consumers.

Golden Gate University MS in Taxation Program Ranked Number One in the US by Tax Hiring Authorities

GGU's Master of Science in Taxation program was recognized as the best taxation program in the US in TaxTalent's 2016 Top in Tax Educational Survey, listing the leading undergraduate, graduate and legal taxation programs according to tax employers.

Golden Gate University Alumnus Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente, Receives 2015 Bay Area Most Admired CEO Award

Golden Gate University congratulates distinguished alumnus Bernard Tyson (BS 82, MBA 84), and celebrates his leadership and commitment to the community.

Shreveport Airport Authority Names Director of Airports

GGU alumnus Henry Thompson (MBA 02) is named Director of Airports by the Shreveport Airport Authority.

Four Reasons This Holiday Shopping Season Will Be Different from the Past

GGU professor emerita Kit Yarrow discusses new shopping trends this holiday season.

Yeske Buie Wins 2015 Charles Schwab & Co. Inc. Trailblazer IMPACT Award

The founders and principals of Yeske Buie, Financial Planning Program Director Dr. David Yeske, CFP® and Adjunct Professor Elissa Buie, CFP®, receive the 2015 Trailblazer IMPACT Award™ on behalf of Yeske Buie.

How Parents Can Help With Jumbo Mortgages

Tax and Accounting Dean Emerita, Mary Canning, tells the Wall Street Journal how classifying a property as an investment can provide significant tax benefits.

Humbug? Starbucks Cups Cause Social Media Outcry

Professor Emerita Kit Yarrow weighs in on the Starbucks red cup controversy.

Supporting Veterans on the Path from Soldier to Student

Daniel Tripp, GGU Master of Science in Financial Planning student and current reservist in the US Air Force, joins KQED's "Forum" to discuss the post-9/11 GI Bill and the challenges veterans can face when they transition to civilian life.

Gov. Brown names San Carlos woman to Boating Commission

Governor Brown appoints GGU alumna Cecily Harris (MBA 88) to the California Boating and Waterways Commission.

Should You Give a Car as a Holiday Gift?

Professor emerita Kit Yarrow explains why a car might not be the perfect present.

Officer Dealt with High-tech Weapons

GGU alumnus Jeffrey A. Brand (MPA 84) profiled in veterans feature by The Sarasota Herald Tribune.

Michelle Andre Joins Virtual Incentives as Vice President of Marketing

GGU alumna Michelle Andre is appointed VP of Marketing at Virtual Incentives.

Carrie Larson: 'All Students Deserve a World Class Education'

GGU alumna Carrie Larson (MBA 77) seeks to represent District E in an additional two-year term on the Eagle County Board of Education in Colorado.

Hard Frescos are Easy to Sip

GGU alumnus Peter Stearns (MBA 12) launches new line of alcoholic beverage called Hard Frescos, made from fermented natural ingredients.

Celebrating Over 25 Years in Property Management

Steve Gorman (MBA 85) celebrates a successful 25-year career in property management.

2015 Top Online Graduate Programs in Accounting Published by The Accounting Degree Review

The Accounting Degree Review lists Golden Gate University among the 2015 top online accounting graduate programs.

Givaudan Expands Executive Committee

Givaudan appoints GGU alumnus Willem Mutsaerts (MBA 97) as Head of Global Procurement.

Always Best Care Names Larry Miramontes Vice President Marketing

GGU alumnus Larry Miramontes takes Vice President of Marketing position at Always Best Care.

Don’t Lower the Bar for Financial Planners

Adjunct Professor Rick Kahler analyzes recent CFP certificate qualification changes made by the CFB Board.

Centrify Appoints New General Counsel and Board Member

Alumnus Murray Demo (MBA 87, Alumnus of the Year 05) is appointed to the board of directors at Centrify. Demo is the former CEO of Adobe Systems, LiveOps, Postini and Dolby Laboratories.

To Disney or Not To Disney

Psychology Professor Emeritus Kit Yarrow discusses the psychological and emotional affects that Disney's brand and characters have on consumers.

Is the Market Being Pushed Down to Help CNBC, Trump, and a Few Speculators?

Dean Emeritus Terry Connelly speaks on those who may benefit from a market downturn (via The Huffington Post).

The Catamaran Company Announces New Members of Management Team

GGU alumnus John Peterson joins Gemini Catamarans as VP of Sales and Marketing.

What You Don't Know About Social Security Can Hurt You

Financial Planning Program Director Dr. David Yeske talks to Forbes about his research on how well Americans understand Social Security.