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NEWS FROM THE LEAVEY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS : FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2015
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The results are in!

Santa Clara University killed the 2nd annual Day of Giving, bringing in a total of $1.2 million campuswide. Behind the Santa Clara Fund, the Business School received the most donations! Check out the infographic we made detailing more about this record-breaking day, including the Top 5 funds that received gifts.

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FROM OUR BLOG
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SCU among Top 5 Schools for Business

A business degree from Santa Clara University ranks fourth in the country for return on a student’s college investment, according to a new survey by PayScale.

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SCU Alumna Recognized by National CPA Award

Yen Duong, a 2012 graduate of the CAAP program, has been awarded by the American Institute of CPAs for extraordinary performance in the CPA examination.

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13th Annual Women in Business Conference

Don't miss the 13th Annual Womin in Business Conference taking place at the Tech Museum of Innovation on May 2! This year's theme is "Sustaining Your Legacy." 

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NEWSMAKERS
Dale Achabal : Apple Watch

Dale Achabal, L.J. Skaggs Distinguished Professor, was quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle on the importance of customer service at Apple. Read more»

Alex Field : Quantitative Easing Panel

Alex Field, Michel and Mary Orradre Professor of Economics, was quoted in a KLIV radio segment about an economics panel that was recently held on campus. Read more»

Kirthi Kalyanam : A Crafty IPO

Professor Kirthi Kalyanam, Director of the Retail Management Institute, spoke to Marketplace about Etsy's recent IPO. Read more»

Michael Malone : Reviving the Flagging Spirit of Silicon Valley

Michael Malone, keynote speaker at this year's CEP & NASPP Symposium, dives into why people in Silicon Valley aren't being compensated like they used to. Read more»

SCU Student Team Advances in Private Business Valuation Competition

A group of four MBA students were selected to advance to the final round of Seattle Pacific University's Private Business Valuation Challenge Competition. Read more»

Hersh Shefrin : Saving for Taxes & Money Rules to Live By

Hersh Shefrin, Mario L. Belotti Professor of Finance, was quoted in a Marketplace story on why people overpay their taxes throughout the year. He was also quoted in a story that ran in Yahoo Finance about tricks for creating financial success.

Meir Statman : Wealth & Investing

Meir Statman, Glenn Klimek Professor of Finance, spoke to numerous news outlets regarding wealth and investing. Read more»

John Toppel : HP & the SV150

John Toppel, Dean's Executive Professor of Management, was quoted in a San Jose Mercury News piece on HP's long-standing dominance in Silicon Valley. Read more»

Mark Weiner : Hey Entrepreneurs, Get a job

Mark Weiner, LSB advisory board member, wrote a piece on why young entrepreneurs are better served to learn from a few early job experiences before deciding to found a startup. Read more»

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT
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Tiffany Iskandar '16

LSB junior Tiffany Iskandar '16 (expected) is representing Team USA in the World Championship for Ballet on Ice in France this weekend! 

We spoke to her about this opportunity, her time at the Leavey School of Business and where she draws her motivation from. 

Find her profile here»

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

April 2015

Apr

24

Shi Chen : University of Washington

12:00PM | Lucas Hall, Room 125

A Chairs Research Seminar Series event.

 

Apr

27

Kevin Beals : RetailNext

7:00PM | Lucas Hall, Room 107

A CIE Entrepreneurs Forum Speaker Series event.

 

Apr

29

What is Impact Investing?

4:30PM | Forbes Family Conference Room, Lucas Hall

Sponsored by INC's Net Impact.

RSVP
 

Apr

30

FoodCrunch: Innovation You Can Taste

5:00PM | Williman Room, Benson Center

Sponsored by the Food & Agribusiness Institute.

RSVP
 

May 2015

May

1

MS in Finance Application Deadline

 

Application deadline for a fall start!

 

May

2

Sustaining Your Legacy

9:00AM | The Tech Museum of Innovation

Join Women in Business for their annual conference!

RSVP
 

May

4

Greg Moore : Fit3D

7:00PM | Lucas Hall, Room 107

A CIE Entrepreneurs Forum Speaker Series event.

 

May

9

Digital Marketing: The New Frontier

8:30AM | Netflix Headquarters

Join the Marketing Network for their first annual conference!

RSVP