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News from the Leavey School of Business

U.S. News & World Report magazine has ranked the part-time Master of Business Administration program at Santa Clara University’s Leavey School of Business No. 25 in the nation, out of 301 part-time MBA programs, based on peer evaluations and the caliber of entering students. This year’s ranking, up from No. 37, places the Leavey School of Business 2nd in the Bay Area, 2nd among Jesuit Schools, and 4th in California.


Day of Giving Success

This month's Day of Giving broke records for the University and the School of Business. Leavey raised over $126,500 - more than double what we achieved last year!  We'd like to give a huge shout-out to everyone who supported LSB on this momentous day.

See the Day of Giving results »

Business Undergraduates Win Big

Leavey School of Business undergraduates took two of the top three spots at the U.S. finals for the Unilever Unigame business case competition and are moving on to the international finals this May.

Read more »

Applications for the Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency (CAAP) program are open.

The summer CAAP program allows you to take all 45 accounting units needed to sit for the California CPA exam in just 3 and a half months. Launch yourself into a high paying career with job security and opportunities for advancement. No prior experience in accounting needed.

Newsmakers

Alumnus Hang Chen : Joins Celtic Bank
Alumnus Hang Chan MBA ’12 was named as Vice President of Business Development for Celtic Bank. Read more »

Sanjiv Das & Seoyoung Kim : Detecting Risk Through Firms' Emails
Finance and Business Analytics Professors Sanjiv Das and Seoyoung Kim's piece on corporate emails was featured in Columbia Law School’s Blue Sky Blog. Read more »

Alumna Debbie Dyson : Climbing the Corporate Ladder and Leadership
Alumna Debbie Dyson ’88 was interviewed for the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit about climbing the corporate ladder, leadership, and finding her voice. Read more »

John Ifcher : Does Studying Economics Make You Selfish?
Economics professor John Ifcher’s research on selfishness in economics was featured on NPR’s Morning Edition. Read more » 

Jo Ellen Pozner : Talking Trump in the Classroom
Management Professor Jo-Ellen Pozner recently wrote a piece on how professors can hold difficult discussions without imposing their own views. Read more »

Alumnus Chris Rabang : Joins the new Westin Nanea Ocean Villas
Alumnus Chris Rabang ’95 has been appointed general manager of The Westin Nanaea Ocean Villas. Read more »

Alumna Aruna Ravichandran : Named Co-Chair of DevOps Summit 
Alumna Aruna Ravichandran ’98, MBA ’08 was recently named a co-conference chair of DevOps at Cloud Expo 2017. Read more »

Alumnus Phil Rekemper : Joins Freeman as Chief Financial Officer
Phil Rehkemper ’85, MBA ’89 was recently named VP & Chief Financial Officer of Freeman. Read more »

Alumna Christine Russell : Joins eGain Board of Directors
Alumna Christine Russell ’71, MBA ’83 joins cloud customer engagement solution provider eGain’s Board of Directors. Read more »

Michael Santoro : Speedy Drug Approvals and Pharmaceutical Regulations
Management professor Michael Santoro weighed in on President Trump's plans for the pharmaceutical industry in a piece published by the LA Times.  Read more » 

Hersh Shefrin : President Trump's Climate Change Policies
Finance professor Hersh Shefrin analyzed President Trump’s psychological mindset based on his stance on climate change in his piece for ForbesRead more »

Meir Statman : How to Not Hate Doing Your Taxes
Finance professor Meir Statman was quoted and referenced in a Bloomberg article about how to make filing our taxes every year a little less painful. Read more » 

Andy Tsay : Can Trump Bring Factory Jobs to the Bay Area?
OMIS department chair and professor Andy Tsay weighed in on the viability of Trump’s push to bring manufacturing back to the U.S. in an article for The Mercury NewsRead more »

Business School Spotlight - Recent Events

Economic Forecast Recording

Did you miss Dr. Belotti's Economic Forecast this year? Get access to his insight through the recording of his San Francisco forecast.

Listen here »

Business of Wine Photos  

Did you attend the Business of Wine? Photos from the recent event, hosted by the Food and Agribusiness Institute, are available online.

Check them out »

Calendar of Events
Mar
18
Free GMAT & GRE Practice Test and Prep Session
8:00AM - 2:30PM | Lucas Hall

Kaplan Test Prep and the Leavey School of Business invite you to a day of practice and preparation for the GRE and GMAT.

Mar
23
MS Webinar
9:00AM | Online

Learn more about the four MS programs we offer and find a good fit for you.

Mar
28
MBA / MS Information Session
7:00AM | Lucas Hall

Learn more about our MBA and MS programs, and meet with current students, alumni, faculty, and staff to have your questions answered.

Apr
5
MBA Webinar
2:00PM | Online

Ask our admissions team your questions and learn about your MBA options.

Apr
12
MBA / MS Information Session
6:00PM | Lucas Hall

Explore our graduate business program options, and meet current students, alumni, faculty, and staff.

Apr
14
BroncoHack 2017
through Saturday, April 15

Santa Clara’s Largest Hackathon challenging teams to come up with a solution that addresses a social issue.

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