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       Newsletter for Alumni and Friends | Autumn 2013

Greetings, All!

We have just welcomed the next class of students to campus. This is an exciting time for the faculty and staff in the School of Business and Economics, and we are delighted to have this opportunity to teach and coach this promising generation. While most of the faculty and students were away from campus for the summer ... (Read more from Joseph Williams.)

Upcoming Events

Sonny Vu

Misfit Wearables Founder Coming to SBE
Sonny Vu, CEO, chairman, and founder of Misfit Wearables, will speak at our fourth Business as a Calling Day on Thursday, November 7. Friends of SBE (you!) are invited to the keynote address, 1:30-2:45 p.m., Demaray 150. Read about Sonny in Christianity Today or Fast Company, and join us if you are able. RSVP to kstegman@spu.edu or 206-281-2992.
Randall Lane

Speakers Series: Inclusion
Our Autumn Deans' Speaker Series is set for Tuesday, October 29, 9-10:30 a.m. in the Library Seminar Room. Randall Lane of Cisco Systems, Inc. will speak on "The Business Value of Inclusion." RSVP to cal@spu.edu.

SBE People

Hayley Hill

From Intern to Paraplanner: Meet Hayley Hill
Senior Hayley Hill stays busy as a Business Administration major with a Finance concentration and a French minor. But that's just the beginning. Read more about how this busy student's internship has turned into a significant job at a local financial services firm.
Janelle Maiocco

'02 Grad Connects Farm to Market
Janelle Maiocco, SPU Class of '94 Psychology major and SPU Class of '02 MBA graduate, is the founder and CEO of Farmstr -- an online marketplace connecting local, sustainable farmers with consumers. Janelle shares about her business, her vision for work, and her time at SPU.
Ross Stewart

Ross Stewart in Kenya
This past summer, Accounting Professor Ross Stewart represented Seattle Pacific University by special invitation of the U.S. Embassy in Nairobi. Read about his experience.
Herbert Kierulff

Valuation Challenge Goes National
The annual BVR/SPU Valuation Challenge has gone national! More than a dozen universities now plan to send their finance students to compete here. Read how SPU students excel in this event.

Featured at SBE

A Distinctive Offline Resource: The Work and Faith Collection
SBE students enjoy a unique knowledge base available nowhere else -- the Work and Faith Collection at SPU's Library. Read more about this collection and its continuing impact.

Books, Papers, Presentations
SBE faculty members have enjoyed a busy summer speaking, writing, and presenting at conferences worldwide. Read more about their most recent work.


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