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• MBA in Asheville – Wednesday, October 27, before 5pm.
Advising with the MBA Program Director will be offered at UNC Asheville on Wednesday, October 27, in the WCU Asheville Programs office - Karpen Hall 120.
New Students: If you have not already done so, you must schedule an appointment to meet with Dr. Ha.
• MBA Program Graduate Assistant Small Groups.
We would like to invite you to join our graduate assistants as they work on projects aimed at improving the MBA program, including Graduate Student Business Association (GBSA), Branding, Recruiting, and Curriculum. Please contact the GA’s listed below if interested. GBSA – Ann Whitaker Thompson& Matt Leech –Branding – Jason Markey Recruiting – Meghan AdamsCurriculum – Sarah Withrow& Kimberly Waggl
Outstanding local CEOs will talk about personal and organizational leadership. Open to all MBA students. Sessions are Monday night at 6pm, at UNC Asheville in Ramsey Library room 11 (the Square D Teleconference Center). Nov 1 - Bill Murdock, CEO, Eblen Foundation Watch online, 24 hours after
• TODAY! Interviewing Skills for Jobs & Internships. Tuesday, October 26 from 12:30 – 1:30pm. Call UNCA Career
Center at 828-251-6515 for location on UNCA campus. • Career Services Week!
Wednesday - Engineering, Computer Science and Math Career Fair. Wednesday, October 27. WCU campus, UC
Grandroom, 11am – 2pm. Thursday - Criminal Justice & Social Work Career Fair. Thursday, October 28. WCU campus, UC Multipurpose. 1pm –
• 2011 Summer Travel Course. LAW693: The Legal, Regulatory & Business Environment of the Cruise Industry (3
Credits). May 13-28. Register by Nov 15. Contact Bethany Davidson 828.227.7185. • Graduate Research Symposium - Thursday, March 24, 2011 in the University Center. This will be a great opportunity to present any research you have worked on during your MBA program experience. For more information and to register, go to
This calendar, created by Kimberly Waggle, is primarily helpful for the cohort in MBA 609-612. However, it has a wealth of information that may be useful to other students as well. We are interested in creating and updating calendars for each course and cohort. If you are interested in getting involved, email Erika at [email protected] • Library Resources - Betsy Clementson, MLIS
MBA Research Library Resource Guide –Contact Betsy ator
• Career Services MBA students have access to a host of career services through both WCU and UNC Asheville's Career Center.
• TOMORROW – GBSA Speaker Series. Mark Upright JD, MBA. Mark is the President and CEO of Eliada Home. Eliada Home is a non-profit organization with the mission of "Helping Children Succeed" and does amazing things for the community. Mark will speak about leading this non-profit organization. • MBA Volunteer Day at Eliada Home's Corn Maze.
A very special thank you to the following MBA students who came out on Sunday to volunteer at Eliada Home's Corn Maze- Mike Kimmel Matt Leech Lauren Percilla Sarah Withrow Madison Flego (WCU ESL Master's Student) Students spent the afternoon manning the corn gun station, the maze entrance, the pumpkin house and hand-stamping at the ticket booth – and enjoying fried oreos at the concession stand! We hope to do this event again next year, with increased student participation! • Flickr account. Review the good times you had at happy hour, golfing, volunteering and even in class. Or, catch up
on the GBSA events you missed! View photos at the Flickr account
Sarah is in her last semester in the MBA program and has accepted a job offer! She will be the newest Research Analyst at Addison Whitney in Charlotte, NC. Addison Whitney is a full-service global brand consulting firm who has named and branded the Cadillac Escalade, Microsoft Office Outlook and a plethora of domestic and international pharmaceuticals including Boniva and Restasis. For a full list of clients and projects, please visi
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