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News from the Leavey School of Business

Five business alumnae along with 9 other SCU-affiliated women have been listed among this year’s 100 Women of Influence by the Silicon Valley Business Journal.

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The New Powerful Exchange

The business school recently received a new sculpture, donated by business alumnus Robert Kennerson '99 (marketing). Created by artist Lorenzo Ghiglieri, who has permanent pieces in the White House, the English and Spanish Royal Residencies, and the Vatican, the New Powerful Exchange has found a new home in the Dean's office! 

Recognizing Excellence

This month the business school presented the Leavey Impact Awards and the Leavey Staff Awards to business school faculty and staff members who've made significant contributions to the school. 

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Faculty Thought Leaders

Supply Chain Management: A seat at the CEO's table

With our increasingly connected world, supply chains have become more complex and play a bigger role in business decisions than ever before. Read more about it from Professor Ram Bala»

How Big Data Can Make Us Less Racist

Professor Sanjiv Das wrote a piece focusing on why we are hardwired to be biased and how big data can help change that. 

Read more»

Newsmakers

BroncoHack : Coding for a Cause
The OMIS Student Network's annual BroncoHack Hackathon was the subject of an NBC Bay Area news segment. Read more »

Alumnus Drew Davies : Named EVP & CFO
Alumnus Drew Davies Executive MBA '05 was recently named Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Extreme Newtorks. Read more »

Alumnus Abram Dawson : 30 Under 30
Alumnus Abram Dawson '12 was listed on Forbes Magazine's 30 Under 30 list for venture capital professionals. Read more »

Alumnus Brian Fukumoto : VP Operations
Alumnus Brian Fukumoto MBA '98 was recently hired as the vice president of worldwide operations at FINsix. Read more »

Alumnus Rick Giorgetti : 2016 Ignatian Award
Alumnus Rick Giorgetti '70 (accounting) was this year's recipient of SCU's Ignatian Award for his service to humanity. Read more »

SCU Names Newest Class of Johnson Scholars
Three future business students have been selected as part of Santa Clara University's Class of 2020 Johnson Scholars. Read more »

Neighborhood Prosperity Initiative : Seeds of Service
A story about LSB's NPI was featured in BizEd MagazineRead more »

Ashley Ricks : Johnson Scholar Recipient
Future business student Ashley Ricks, Class of 2020, was featured in a story by the Morgan Hill Times for receiving the Johnson Scholarship from SCU. Read more »

Alumnus Dean Robison : Chief Customer Officer
Alumnus Dean Robison MBA '01 was recently appointed the Chief Customer Officer for Insidesales.com. Read more »

Alumna Heather Schlenger : Women to Watch Award
Alumna Heather Schlenger '04 (accounting) was named one of five Women to Watch in 2016 by the California Society of CPA's. Read more »

Alumni Spotlight

Sydney Foresythe

M.S. Finance '14

Unsatisfied with the progress of his career, Sydney looked to SCU's M.S. in Finance program to give him a boost.

“The idea was to come to Santa Clara, get a master’s degree, and get into a field more involved with financial analytics,” he says. “That is exactly what happened, and I absolutely feel I made the right decision.”

Read more »

Calendar of Events
May
23
Food Innovation : Alternative Proteins
6:00PM | Lucas Hall, Forbes Family Conference Room

Sponsored by the Food & Agribusiness Institute.

May
23
Ronni Goldfarb : Equal Access Students
8:00PM | Lucas Hall, Room 107

A CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series event.

May
25
Why does an understanding of finance matter?
4:30PM | Lucas Hall, Room 107

Three MBA alumni discuss their surprising careers!

Jun
1
Denis Ring : OCHO Candy
8:00PM | Lucas Hall, Room 107

Part of the CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series.

Jun
10
Graduate Commencement

Congratulations to all our graduate students!

Jun
11
165th Undergraduate Commencement

Congratulations to all our undergraduate students!

Jun
15
MBA On-Campus Information Session
6:00PM | Lucas Hall

Come to campus and learn about our graduate business degree options!

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