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2nd Annual “A Year in Review”

525As this 2013-2014 Academic Year is ending, we would like to highlight some of the events and accomplishments of our office, programs, and students.

To start off the new year, the Undergraduate Business Association (UBA), hosted the annual Back2Business in Kogan plaza with t-shirts, cupcakes, and tables with all of the UBA affiliate organizations as well as other George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) offices thatwork with undergraduates. September marked the beginning of the Transfer Student Development Course (TSDC) program, for internal and external transfers into GWSB, in conjunction with the First Year Development Program (FYDP).

Two GWSB teams made it to the final round of the Battle of the Beltway Competition. In November, students in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Sports Management went on the New York Career Trek to meet with employers and companies in their industries.

mentorMentor Training
boTBWBattle of the Beltway

Our 2nd Annual Honorlloquium featured keynote speaker, Ms. Susan Eisenhower, the current President of the Eisenhower Group, Inc..  Ms. Esisenhower spoke about ethics, integrity, and civility involving history. Her input inspired many students and the student, faculty, and staff at The George Washington University were thankful for her time.

honorHonorlloquium, November 2013

To begin the Spring 2014 semester, the UBA welcomed GWSB students back to campus with the spring Back2Business with the help of some student organizations. FYDP and TSDC students attended the first colloquium this semester featuring Jim Clifton, the CEO and Chairman of Gallup, and Professor Ayman El Tarabishy, who spoke about social entrepreneurship and Lemonade Day. David Brooks, the acclaimed New York Times Op-Ed columnist spoke at the Inaugural Richard W. Blackburn Lecture about civility and integrity.

cliftonJim Clifton and Professor Ayman El Tarabishy

March marked the beginning of the new DC Trek program, focused in Consulting, Finance, and Marketing. The 15th Annual Maxon Lecture, in conjunction with the Institute of Corporate Responsibility, featured Sheri McCoy, the CEO and Director of Avon Products, Inc. The Multicultural Business Association held MBSA Week in March with a variety of events for students. Saturday, April 5th was a big day for GWSB with the 5th Annual GW Women in Business Spring Conference and the 2nd Lemonade Day in DC.

lemonLemonhead with our Board of Trustees

Several GWSB students competed in regional and national case competitions. GWSB’s Capitol Advertising Team won the District 2 National Student Advertising Competition in Florida. A team comprised of GWSB and GWU were finalists in the 2014 Brandstorm Competition in New York. Sevara Mallyn (BBA ’14) and Krisha Paz (BBA ’15) were selected as 2 of only 40 “Most Promising Minority Advertising Students in America” by the American Advertising Foundation. The 2013-2014 Scholarships Winners are Alice Murray, Hunter Pritchard, Gregory Lidrbauch, Amisha Sisodiya, and Andrew Georgeson.

leadership1 leadership2Student Leadership Dinner 2014

Thank you to all of the faculty, staff, and most of all, the GWSB students for making 2013/2014 yet another successful academic year, both inside the classroom and outside the classroom.  Your involvement in the Colonial Community has been noticed, and your choice to give back to your school in the co-curricular programs, competitions, and events makes you a most special group of individuals.


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