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News from the Leavey School of Business

Our faculty have designed a new MBA program filled with cutting-edge classes drawing from the collective knowledge of Silicon Valley executives. This two year part-time program will cater to the working professional and is now taking applications for the inaugural cohort that will begin in January 2017.

Important Information:

  • Upcoming Information Sessions: November 2, November 16
  • GMAT/GRE waivers available for qualified applicants in inaugural cohort
  • Applications due by December 1

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Questions can be directed to Graduate Business Admissions ( or 408-554-4539).

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LSB Welcomes Toby McChesney

Toby McChesney joins the Leavey School of Business as the new senior assistant dean of graduate business programs.

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SCU's Data Analytics Program Ranked Top 3

Value Colleges ranked Santa Clara University's Data Analytics program no. 3 nationally for the Best Value Big Data Graduate Program of 2016.

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2016 Book Recommendations

We've compiled a list of book recommendations from our faculty, staff and friends. Check out what our community members read this summer and what they'd recommend!

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In Memoriam

Rest in Peace André Delbecq

Professor of Management

Esteemed professor and former Business School dean André Delbecq passed away on October 12, 2016. 

We have lost a dear friend and valued colleague. He was an amazing professor, a great man, and affected each of us in his own unique way.

Read Fr. Engh's remarks »


Business School student receives Ray Greenly Scholarship
RMI student Giannina Ong '17 recently received the Ray Greenly Scholarship from the National Retail Federation. Read more »

Rory Byrne : Named EVP of Business Development
Alumnus Rory Byrne MBA '00 was recently named Executive Vice President of Business Development at Billtrust. Read more »

CAPE : Fueling Entrepreneurial Dreams
Inc. listed SCU's California Program for Entrepreneurship as an effective way to prevent student debt from inhibiting an entrepreneur's visions. Read more »

Nelson Chan : Appointed to Board of Socket Mobile
Nelson C. Chan MBA ’89 was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of Socket Mobile. Read more »

Economic Impact : CIE Driving Innovation
A study conducted by ICF International quantified SCU's economic effect on the Bay Area, featuring the work of LSB's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship. Read more »

Blair Hull : The World's Greatest Investors
Alumnus Blair Hull MBA '69 shares his story, as well as his experiences with, and advice about, investing wisely, in MoneyWeekRead more »

Rich Ruben : Joins FDH Velocitel Board
Alumnus Rich Ruben MBA '80, J.D. '80 was appointed to FDH Velocitel's board of managers. Read more »

Marla Sanchez : Joins Rocket EMS
Alumna Marla Sanchez MBA '83 recently joined Rocket EMS as CEO and Executive Director. Read more »

Michael Santoro : Election Blindness
Michael Santoro, professor of management, was quoted in Salon about an American debt crisis expected to hit after the election. Read more »

Teny Shaprio : A Later Start for Kids
Research into the benefits of starting school later by Teny Shapiro, assistant professor of economics, was mentioned in an op-ed in the LA TimesRead more »

Faculty Spotlight

Siqi Li

Associate Professor of Accounting 

SCU recognized Business School faculty member Siqi Li at the annual Faculty Awards celebration held last month.

“We are so proud of the work Siqi has accomplished,” said Caryn Beck-Dudley, dean of the Business School. “She is an asset to the School and absolutely deserves this recognition.”

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Calendar of Events
Business of Beer
5:00PM | Mission Gardens, SCU Campus

Join the Food and Agribusiness Institute at their annual Business of Beer event. Tickets include buffet dinner, panel discussion and beer tasting.

Dean Zikria : Spirometrix
7:30 PM | Lucas Hall, 107

Part of the CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series.

Pratima Rao : Genia Technologies
7:30 PM | Lucas Hall, 107

Part of the CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series.

MSIS Application Deadline

Applications are due for a Winter 2017 start in our MSIS program.

MBA/MS Information Session
6:00 PM | Lucas Hall

Learn about our various graduate business programs at the next information session.

MBA Webinar
10:00 AM | Online

Get your questions answered at our November MBA webinar.

Nicole Ruccolo : SytleBar
7:30 PM | Lucas Hall, 107

Part of the CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series.

Chris Reed : Reed's Ginger Beer
7:30 PM | Lucas Hall, 107

Part of the CIE Entrepreneur Forum Speaker Series.

MBA/MS Information Session
6:00 PM | Lucas Hall

Network with current students and alumni at this informal event.

MS Programs Webinar
4:00 PM | Online

Learn about our various masters degree programs at the next MS Webinar.

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