What is happening to the American middle class and the "American Dream"? How has the recession changed the face of poverty? Are the rich getting richer? What can be done? Join us for a lively panel discussion on how our current economic situation is affecting all of us.
Panelist include: Kara Boatman, Professor, School of Economics and Business Administration, Saint Mary’s College
Mohamed Eisa, Professor of Business, Diablo Valley College
John Rasmus, Politics Department & Economics Department
Solomon Belette, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the East Bay
Ethel Long-Scott, Executive Director, Women’s Economic Project Agenda
Introducing a New Business Analytics Concentration for Business Administration Majors
Business and Big Data: Today's leaders combine business, analytics
With the rise of the Internet, businesses have, not just streams, but oceans of data at their disposal. As many companies have become adept at collecting more and more information, the business challenge has evolved: after you capture an ocean of data, how do you keep from drowning in it?
Saint Mary’s College, in Moraga, teaches analytics from a business school perspective so that graduates are not just able to parse data, but also put it in the context of larger business decisions.