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NEWS FROM THE LEAVEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS : FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
Caryn Beck-Dudley, new dean of the Leavey School of Business

Caryn Beck-Dudley Named New Dean

Last week, Santa Clara University President Michael E. Engh, S.J., announced that Caryn Beck-Dudley, dean of the College of Business at Florida State University will become the next dean of the Leavey School of Business. 

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It Was All for the Love of a Horse: A Life Story

Dr. Mario Belotti recently released a memoir recounting his life's journey, starting in an Italian farmhouse, immigrating to the U.S. and eventually finding his way to Santa Clara University. Copies are available for purchase through the publisher. Learn more»


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MBA Program Ranked #37 Nationally

Last week, U.S. News & World Report published its "Best Grad Schools 2016" guide, which included a list of the top part-time MBA programs in the nation. SCU's MBA program was ranked #37 of more than 323 part-time MBA programs in the U.S. 

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#AllinforSCU Day of Giving

Thank you to everyone who supported the Leavey School of Business and Santa Clara University during the 2nd Annual Day of Giving on March 18. We appreciate everyone's dedication and generosity!


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Tips to Become a Manager of the "Futures"

In SCU's blog Illuminate, professor Terri Griffith outlines five things you can to do to position yourself for success.

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NEWSMAKERS
Michel Courtoy : VP of Marketing & Business Development

Alumnus Michel Courtoy MBA '92, was recently named the Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Kilopass Technology, Inc. Read more»

André Delbecq : Mission & Identity

Professor André Delbecq represented higher ed at a Think Tank focused on mission and identity challenges. Read more»

Carolyn Evans & George Chacko : Best Paper

A paper co-authored by LSB's Carolyn Evans, George Chacko, and alumnus Nick Obradovich won best economics paper at a recent conference. Read more»

Alex Field : Interest Rate Hikes

Professor Alex Field spoke to KLIV about Janet Yellen's testimony to Congress regarding interest rate hikes. Read more»

Suzanne Luttman : Taxes, Hands off or on?

Professor Suzanne Luttman was quoted in a story about the pros and cons of tax software vs. hiring a tax professional. Read more»

LSB Student Andrew Papenfus' battle with a brain tumor

LSB senior Andrew Papenfus was featured in numerous news outlets regarding his battle back to the basketball court after brain surgery. Read more»

Barry Posner : Leader to Watch in 2015

Professor Barry Posner and his co-author Jim Kouzes were listed as Leaders to Watch in 2015 by the American Management Association. Read more»

Hersh Shefrin : Mindful Money Decisions

Professor Hersh Shefrin was quoted in a LearnVest article about smart money decisions. Read more»

Stephanie Singer : TAG Family CFO

Stephanie Singer, alumna of the Certificate of Advanced Accounting Proficiency program, recently joined the TAG Family CFO team in Orange County. Read more»

Meir Statman : Investing Awards, Values, & Mistakes

Professor Meir Statman received the 2015 Matthew R. McArthur Industry Pioneer Award from the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA). He was also quoted in a piece about the 10 biggest investing mistakes you can make, and spoke at length with KNOW-FM about investing according to your values.

TeenForce : Nonprofit of the Year Award

TeenForce, founded by alumnus John Hogan MBA '09, recently received the inaugural Nonprofit of the Year award from the San Jose Silicon Valley Chamber of Commerce! Read more»

Kim Tong-suk : Dean of KAIST College of Business

Alumnus Kim Tong-suk MBA '83, was recently named Dean of the KAIST College of Business in Korea. Read more»

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT
Dennis O'Malley '95, MBA '00, Minds at Work

Dennis O'Malley '95 MBA '00

"Storytelling is the best marketing tactic in business, and people are increasingly sharing their enthusiasm through social media." - Dennis O'Malley

Dennis is co-founder of social content marketing software ReadyPulse. 

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

March 2015

Mar

20

Jose A. Guajardo : Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley

12:00PM | Lucas Hall, Room 125

A Chairs Research Seminar Series event.

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Mar

24

CEP & Silicon Valley NASPP Symposium

8:00AM | Benson Memorial Center

The best one day event in Equity Compensation.

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Mar

25

Philipp Afèche : University of Toronto

12:00PM | Lucas Hall, Room 125

A Chairs Research Seminar Series event.

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Mar

26

MS Finance Webinar

4:00PM | Online

Learn more about our MS in Finance during this live webinar.

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April 2015

Apr

1

MBA Round 1 Deadline

 

 

Apr

7

What is "Quantative Easing" and What's the U.S. Economy Going to Look Like Without it?

7:00PM | Recital Hall

Join us for this panel featuring professor Alex Field.

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Apr

8

MS Finance Webinar

10:00AM | Online

Learn more about our MS in Finance during this live webinar.

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Apr

10

EC Intrapreneurship event

8:15PM | Forbes Family Conference Room, Lucas Hall

Sponsored by INC's Entrepreneur Connexion.

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