What Can SBE Do for You? Orientation
Scheduled for Students Considering SBE
October 30th, 1:00-1:50 p.m., Demaray 150
SBE invites you to a special orientation and information
hour specially prepared for intended SBE majors or minors
and undecided students who want to learn more about SBE
and our undergraduate programs. Our Associate Dean
for Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Denise Daniels, will
MC the event which will include Dr. Kenman Wong, Elizabeth
Gordon, and others. Enjoy refreshments, and learn
about the SBE philosophy, extracurricular opportunities,
and about admission requirements (including one recent
change!) Come with your questions and make the right
choices when you register.
Annual Distinguished Speaker Series Luncheon,
Wednesday, November 28th: RSVP Today!
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!
Bradley D. Tilden,
President and Chief Executive Officer, Alaska Air Group,
be speaking on Changing Times: How Alaska Airlines
Keeps Adapting to Succeed, Change Management and
about this special luncheon and about our speaker.
The Dean's Speaker Series Brings Colleen Brown to Campus
on November 8th
Our quarterly Dean's Speaker
Series will feature
Colleen B. Brown, President & CEO,
Fisher Communications, Inc. Fisher Communications
operates 20 television stations and three radio stations
(KOMO, STAR 101.5 FM, and KVI), as well as many online
media sites. This event will be Thursday, November
8th, in the Library Seminar Room at 10:30 a.m.
More information about our speaker and about
this important quarterly event is available online.
AUSBE's "Donuts with
the Dean", Thursday, November 1st, 9:30 - 10:20 a.m.,
Room, Featuring Dr. Gary Karns
You may not be thinking that
graduate school is in your future, but for many of you it
certainly is. Next month's AUSBE-sponsored
Donuts with the Dean event will feature Dr. Gary
Karns, Professor of Marketing and our Associate Dean for
Graduate Studies. This is your chance to look ahead
to your next degree (yes, there's more!) Ask Dr.
Karns about the
both here at SPU and elsewhere. And Economics
students, business minors, or your non-SBE friends may
want to ask him about our amazing one-year Master of Arts
in Management (MASSM)
also has a long history here in SBE at SPU, having joined
the faculty in 1979. He can tell you what life was
like before there was a McKenna Hall (built in 1983), or
when we all worked in cubicles instead of offices.
Come enjoy the refreshments and fellowship at our next
Donuts with the Dean gathering.
Autumn Events from the Center for Career and Calling
HOW TO FIND A FEDERAL JOB,
Tuesday, October 30th, 4:00-5:00 in Bertona 1
Tuesday, November 6th, 4:00-5:00 in Bertona 1
CAREER MIXER -
MARKETING, MEDIA, and P.R., Thursday, November 8th,
3:00-5:00, Upper Gwinn Commons
Advising and Registration
BUS 3950 Spirituality
and Business Sections for Winter 2013
These three offerings of
the 1-credit weekend BUS 3950 class next quarter are
limited to 20 students each. Each class is
held on a single weekend listed in this table.
Friday night classes are held from 6:00-9:00 p.m.,
and the following day classes meet from 9:00 a.m. to
4:00 p.m. Completing 3 credits of BUS 3950 is
one of the ways that Business Administration
students can satisfy the SBE "Signature Experience"
Another Way of Doing Business
Jeff Van Duzer
2/1 - 2/2
Work and Faith: Practical Connections to a
Career and Calling in Business
||Cynthia Strong and John
Spiritual Gifts, Disciplines & Fruitfulness
in Business Vocations
2/8 - 2/9
I cannot remove Faculty Advisor Holds. Please
contact your Faculty Advisor and work with them to
form a schedule for next quarter. They will remove
the hold upon your schedule completion.
If you are a Business Minor, needing a major
restriction removed from a class you'd like to take,
please be sure you emailed me your Student ID
Number, the class, and the subject name and number
(i.e., Business Finance: BUS 3250). If you are not
formally admitted to one of our minors, please apply
online through the SBE website first:
If you are an SBE intended-major wanting to register
for major-restricted classes for Winter, please
email me your Student ID Number, and the courses
you’d like to take. I will calculate your SBE and
Cumulative GPAs, and if they are both above 2.80, I
will lift major restrictions for you.
Make sure you’ve got one
of our core courses in your schedule for next
quarter. This could be Microeconomics (ECN 2101),
Macroeconomics (ECN 2102), Financial Accounting
(ACCT 2361), Managerial Accounting (ACCT 2362), or
Legal Environment of Business (BUS 2414). If you
have room, consider adding a 1 or 2 credit course on
top of that, like Spreadsheets (CSC 1123),
Managerial Communication (BUS 2600), or Internship
and Career Strategies (BUS 2910). I want you making
headway towards that 15 SBE credits, to be eligible
for admission next year! Thinking about Statistics?
We will have a special offering of Business
Statistics Fall 2013, which will incorporate the
Spreadsheets requirement! Consider holding off to
try out this option.
All upper division SBE
courses will be restricted to you (they have
“major-restriction” holds on them). If you are
intending to apply to one of our majors this winter,
and have taken all lower division SBE courses
available, please email me
and request your GPA be
calculated for admission into upper division
courses. If you are considered “on track” for
admission with 2.80 cumulative and SBE GPAs, I will
lift the major restriction for you.
2012 Major Application window has been set.
You will be able to apply online between December 20th
and January 20th
If you’ve been admitted
to SBE, you should be on autopilot by now. Make sure
you’ve completed the pre-Internship course (BUS
2910), and be on the look-out for internship
opportunities! Now is also the time to start
thinking about what concentration (if any) you’d
like to complete, and start making headway. If you
intend on graduating within the next four quarters,
please login to your Banner account and apply to
Have you completed your internship experience?
Then it’s probably time to register for BUS 4942,
Internship Reflection and Professional Development.
Here’s how: Complete the
Internship Reflection Course Approval Form
and be sure to obtain your Internship Supervisor’s
signature. Return the form to Christina McCracken’s
office (SUB 2nd) for her signature. Once SBE has
received word from the Center for Career and Calling
that you have permission to register for BUS 4942, I
will remove the registration restriction on the
course, allowing you to register as usual through
your Banner account.
Undergraduate Services Supervisor
Business and Economics, SPU
3307 3rd Ave W, Suite 201, Seattle, WA, 98119
206.281.2970 | fax: 206.281.2733
AUSBE: The Associated Undergraduate Students of
Business and Economics
Fellow SBE students,
has a potentially rewarding opportunity for you. In
order to gauge our effectiveness and to better meet the
needs and desires of SBE students, we are seeking your
input via the voluntary survey below. If you
completely fill out the survey and include your email
address, we will enter you into a drawing for a $25
gift certificate to one of these three great
locations: Menchies, Bubble Tea, and Safeway.
The deadline to complete the survey is Thursday,
November 1st at 11:59pm. Here is the link to the
“Donuts with the Dean” special edition
with Dr. Gary Karns, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies,
Thursday, 9:30am, November 1, McKenna Conference Room.
And find your AUSBE friends on
Beta Alpha Psi
Beta Alpha Psi is gearing up for another year of events of
interest to its members. If you are a student in
Accounting, Finance, or Information Systems, get in touch
BAP officers and don't miss out on the targeted
programs BAP will provide this year.
Center for Applied Learning
Social Venture Plan Competition Info Session
It's not too soon to get this event on your schedule.
On Tuesday, November 6th, the 7th annual Social Venture Plan Competition (SVPC) will kick off
for this year. Join us on election day 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.
More information is being added to
the SVPC web
site regularly, and
check out the results from last year.
And read the
KOMO News story about last year's winner, Protosong,
and visit their website.
Center for Applied Learning page to learn more about
Center for Integrity in Business
CIB Helps Students Network with Christians in
You can always find out the latest and greatest from the
Integrity in Business. For example, CIB hosts
Kiros Seattle, a
fellowship of Christian businesspeople, for monthly
breakfast events. The next one - on November 29 - features
speaker Mark Sabo, who will talk about the destruction
that occurs when “small” decisions go wrong in a big way.
Members of the SPU community (students, faculty, staff)
who contact Tom Lane (firstname.lastname@example.org)
prior to the breakfast will have their registration fee
covered by SBE.
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 2011-12.