Distinguished Speaker Series Luncheon is
Thursday, November 10th
Students can start making their reservations for this
year's School of Business and Economics Distinguished
Speaker Series luncheon sponsored by the
Washington Business. This annual big event in
Upper Gwinn is free to all SBE undergraduates, and SBE
classes do not meet between Noon and 1:30 p.m. to
encourage your attendance.
RSVP here today!
Phyllis J. Campbell,
Chairman, Pacific Northwest for JPMorgan Chase & Co will
be speaking on
Perspectives on Banking, Change Management and
Careers. Read more
about this special luncheon and about our speaker.
Center for Integrity
in Business Brings Dr. Gideon Strauss to Campus
Center for Integrity in Business (CIB)
is proud to host
Gideon Strauss, a senior fellow at
The Center for
Public Justice, for a series of conversations
titled, Eternal Enemies! Why Business and
Government Are Not, and How They Can Partner on
October 13-14. Dr. Strauss will discuss
the ways in which business can approach a creative
partnership with government for achieving shared
A special discussion time with undergraduate
students is set for Thursday, October
13th from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Otto Miller 109.
Targeting undergraduates broadly and business majors
specifically, this talk will provide a distinct
perspective on government-business partnership intended
to reinforce the purpose of business
perspective taught at SBE.
free tickets are available to the first fifteen
students who wish to attend the
CIB-Kiros luncheon just before the undergraduate
meeting. Contact CIB Director
John Terrill if you are interested in attending this
event on SBE.
Meet Alaska Air's Brandon Pedersen at our Dean's Speaker Series
Brandon Pedersen, Chief Financial Officer of Alaska Air Group, is our invited speaker for our quarterly Dean's
Speaker Series event this month. Join with other SBE undergraduates on Wednesday, October 26th, at 11:00 a.m. in the Library Seminar Room. Mr. Petersen leads not only in the area of finance, but also in information systems and strategy at Alaska Air.
These quarterly seminars with top area executives are always fascinating and informative. Get this one on your calendar!
Monday, October 10th. Free to SPU students and alumni. 3:00pm - 5:00pm, Upper Gwinn
and see attending employers!
a variety of industry professionals in the Seattle area
and beyond. Active job and internship seekers benefit from
building relationships with employers and many find
opportunities at this event.
and Bolts of Applying to Graduate School
Tuesday, October 25th, 1:00pm -
1:50pm, Demaray Hall 261.
Cover the basics of a grad school
application, the GRE, obtaining recommendations, writing
your personal statement, and more.
Oh Behave! Social
and Professional Etiquette Dinner, Tuesday, October 25th
now to attend!
$12.00 for SPU
Undergraduates, all others
$25.00; 5:00pm - 7:30pm, Third Floor,
Upper Gwinn Commons
Learn the skills you need to be prepared and comfortable
in a variety of social situations.
AUSBE: The Associated Undergraduate Students of
Business and Economics
20th at 5:30
p.m. in Tiffany Loop and the Gazebo Room,
AUSBE is hosting a barbeque. Free food, Frisbee,
etc. and just a time to hang out with others in SBE. (Come
enjoy some free food before heading over to the Men’s
Soccer home game.)
And find your AUSBE friends on
Center for Applied Learning
Social Venture Plan Competition Info Session
It's not too soon to get this event on your schedule. In one month, the 6th annual Social Venture Plan Competition (SVPC) will kick off. Join us on Tuesday, November 8th at 3:00 p.m. in the Library Seminar Room and learn how you can team up with other students to address some of the world's most persistent social issues. Check out the results from last year.
Annual SBE Awards Announced
September, at the annual SBE Fall Retreat, members
of the SBE community are recognized for their
exemplary contributions in various categories over
the preceding year. Here are this year's
awards. Congratulations to these leading
servant-scholars over 2010-11.