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NEWS FROM THE LEAVEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS : MAY 2015
Illuminate - Terri Griffith

How to Craft Your Job and Chart Your Future

Management professor Terri Griffith outlines 4 things you can do to "incorporate your motives, strengths, and passions" into your work in her latest piece for SCU's Illuminate blog. 

Find the article here»


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MBA alum receives 2015 Ignatian Award

Frank Boitano '69, MBA '74 is the 2015 recipient of the Ignatian Award. His work was recognized by the University at this year's President's Dinner. Find out why he received this award in a touching video that was shown at the dinner. Watch here»

CIE Business Plan Pitch Competition 2015 Winners
CIE's Business Plan Pitch Competition a Success!

The first annual CIE Business Plan Pitch Competition generated great ideas from students ranging from an app to buy and sell used items, to technology that tracks, predicts and controls water usage! Find a recap of the teams and their pitches here»

FoodCrunch: Innovation You Can Taste
FoodCrunch: Innovation You Can Taste

FAI teamed up with Beta Gamma Sigma to host this event profiling entrepreneurial growth and major investments in California's food industry. Photos of the event are now online. Take a look»

Bloomberg Businessweek Survey

ATTN: MBA Graduates from the classes of '06-'09

Keep an eye out for Bloomberg Businessweek's 2015 Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Rankings survey. The survey will be emailed to you soon! 

SOCIAL UPDATE
Instagram Takeover
A Day in the Life of a Business School Student

This quarter, we are partnering with an undergraduate marketing class to execute an Instagram "takeover," where students are posting on LSB's behalf. Follow @scubusiness on Instagram to see what our students are coming up with! 

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NEWSMAKERS
Adina Ardelean : Trans-Pacific Partnership

Adina Ardelean, lecturer in the economics department, was quoted in a NerdWallet story about the pros and cons of the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal. Read more»

How To Make Online Reviews Work For You : Forbes

An article by marketing professors Edward McQuarrie and Shelby McIntyre was the subject of a piece appearing in Forbes Leadership. Read more»

Ashok Seshadri MBA '08 : Director of Product for Movideo

Alumnus Ashok Seshadri MBA ‘08 was recently appointed Director of Product for Movideo, a global SaaS cloud video platform. Read more»

Hersh Shefrin : Trick Yourself into Building Wealth

Finance professor Hersh Shefrin spoke with Business Insider about how to trick yourself into building personal wealth. Read more»

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT
Peter Rooks MBA '94

Peter Rooks MBA '94

Peter Rooks launched Phoenics Electronics after seeing that there was a market for a company that could provide technical and knowledgeable service to customers too small to deal directly with manufacturers.

“We just tried to do the right thing by our customers, and their reaction was, ‘Wow! You guys are so different from everyone else.’”

Read more»

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

May 2015

May

23

SBN Color Run

8:00AM | 330 West St. John Street, San Jose

Join MBA folks for the happiest 5K on the planet!

RSVP
 

May

27

The Art of Social Media

5:00PM | Forbes Family Conference Room, Lucas Hall

RMI is hosting speaker Guy Kawasaki.

RSVP
 

June 2015

June

1

MBA Application Deadline

 

 

 

June

1

Nicole Ruccolo : StyleBar

7:00PM | Lucas Hall, Room 107

CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series Event

 

June

12

7th Annual Senior Awards Ceremony

1:00PM | Mayer Theater

A celebration of our remarkable graduating seniors.

RSVP
 
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