CF Hosts Presentations on Brazil with UF Scholar McCoy
Feb. 21, 2012
The College of Central Florida will host presentations on “Brazil — The South American BRIC” with Dr. Terry L. McCoy, professor emeritus and director, Latin American Business Environment Program, Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida.
McCoy will provide background on BRIC — Brazil, Russia, India and China, countries considered to be at a similar stage in economic development — and will go into depth on Brazil and its remarkable emergence as a global player.
The presentations will be held Monday, Feb. 27, 9:30-10:45 a.m. in the Citrus Learning and Conference Center, Room 101B, at the Citrus Campus, 3800 S. Lecanto Highway, Lecanto, and Tuesday, Feb. 28, from 12:30-1:45 p.m. in the Ewers Century Center, Room 108, at the Ocala Campus, 3001 S.W. College Road, Ocala. There is no fee to attend either session.
McCoy was the director of the UF Center for Latin American Studies, 1985-1996, and associate director of the Center for International Business Education and Research in the Warrington College of Business Administration, 1999-2010. He is the author of numerous scholarly publications and a contributor of commentary on Latin America events to various newspapers.
Since 1999 McCoy’s research, teaching and consulting have focused on business and investment in Latin America. He publishes an annual assessment of business environment in the region, teaches a master’s course on this topic and directs the UF Business in Brazil study program at the Catholic University in Rio de Janeiro.