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  •  Graduate Business Networks Election Results

    Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013 9:00 AM

    The Leavey School of Business Graduate student body recently held elections for the Inter-Network Council (INC) and its various graduate student networks. Through these networks, students plan engaging programs for their peers to meet each other, as well as Silicon Valley executives and entrepreneurs, in informal speaker events and social activities, helping to build community and strengthen our ties with Silicon Valley.

    The following people have been elected to leadership positions for the 2013-2014 academic year:

    Jen Visscher – Chair of the Inter-Network Council
    Chris Gadek – Vice Chair of the Inter-Network Council
    Martha Andrews – President of the Entrepreneurs Connection
    Monalisa Chati – President of the Finance Connexion
    Courtney Robinson – President of the Food and Agribusiness Network
    Devesh Chandawala – President of the Information Systems Connexion
    Mark Peters – President of the International Business Network
    Jill Sturgis – President of the Marketing Network
    Jonathan Lai – President of Net Impact
    Doug Wilson – President of the Sports Business Network
    Leslie Cheng – President of Women in Business

    If you are interested in getting more involved with the various networks, please email the respective club presidents and join the INC Facebook Group.

    This post was updated on July 30, 2013 to reflect previously incorrect information.

  •  MBA Team Places First in Case Competition

    Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2013 2:47 PM

    A team of Santa Clara MBA students took first place in the International Food and Agribusiness Management Association (IFAMA) Student Case Competition on June 19.

    Twenty-two teams competed from universities across the globe. Each team was given 8 hours to analyze a case and provide their solution to the business problem. SCU’s case asked team members to evaluate growth opportunities for the Italian tomato processing firm, Mutti.

    MBA students Michael Billikopf, Tina Cosentino, Alvin Chen, Ngoc Dao Ngo, and Zach Wise, were mentored by Food and Agribusiness faculty, staff, and alumni. Those advisors included Michael Enos, Erika French-Arnold, Mike Harwood, and Mahbod Parvar, as well as Institute Director Greg Baker.

    Read more and watch a short clip of SCU's winning team here »

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