Business Seminars: Fall 2014

 

 

Date/Time

Presenter

Company

Location

Topic

Sept. 10
Wednesday
6:30-8:00 p.m.

Dr. Wiese, Director

BLP

McIntyre 103

Welcome Back Seminar + Career Development mini-workshop
Mandatory for All

Sept. 16

Tuesday

6:00 p.m.

Maile Zahand '98, BT&E Financial Compliance, Governance & Processes

Boeing

McIntyre 107

 

Mandatory for Sophomores and Juniors

Sept. 25

Thursday

5:00-6:00 p.m.

Ed Wallace Jr., Owner

Destination Harley

Field trip - Depart Jones Circle @ 4:20 pm

Marketing + Small Business Leadership

Mandatory for Sophomores (Sophomores only!)

Sept. 25 Thursday

7:00-9:00 p.m.

Angela Davis, Civil Rights Activist & Professor, UC Santa Cruz

Race & Pedagogy

Memorial Fieldhouse

Race & Pedagogy Conference - Keynote Speaker *
Free - Registration required; link

Mandatory for Seniors

Sept. 26

Friday

8:30-10:30 a.m.

Winona LaDuke, Program Director Honor the Earth

Race & Pedagogy

Memorial Fieldhouse

Race & Pedagogy Conference - Keynote Speaker *
Free - Registration required; link

Sept. 26

Friday

4:00-6:00 p.m.

Henry Louis Gate, Jr., Harvard University & Director of the W.E.B. DuBois Research Institute Race & Pedagogy

Memorial Fieldhouse

 

Race & Pedagogy Conference - Keynote Speaker *
Free - Registration required; link

 

Sept. 27 Saturday 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Eduardo Bonilla Silva, Duke University, Sociology Professor and Author

 

Race & Pedagogy

Memorial Fieldhouse

Race & Pedagogy Conference - Keynote Speaker *
Free - Registration required; link
Sept. 29 Monday 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Shop.org Summit-Student Program

 

NRF

Seattle (Depart Jones Circle at 7:30 a.m.)

Recommended for All

Preregistration Required

Sept. 30 Tuesday 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Brad Smith '07 Pricewaterhouse Coopers;

Lindsay Pearce '09 Expedia.com

Accounting Panel

Tahoma Room

Commencement Hall

 

Mandatory for Juniors
Recommended for All

Oct. 7 Tuesday

6:00 p.m.

Michael Haas '13, Consultant & Andrew Kass, VP of Consulting Solutions

Hitachi Consulting

Murray Boardroom Wheelock

A Career in Consulting

Mandatory for Juniors & Seniors

Oct. 8 Wednesday 6:30 p.m.

 

Chris Roscoe '72, Clarion Partners-Property Mgmt. & Bill Katica '71

BLP

TBA

Mandatory for Freshmen and Sophomores

Oct. 9 Thursday 7:00 p.m.

Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) Night

CES

Marshall Hall Wheelock

Learn About Careers, Internships, Graduate School, etc.

Highly Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

Oct. 10 Friday

12:00-1:00 p.m.

Erik Fidel, Washington Post

 BLP

Commencement Hall Seminar Room

 Digital Media & Advertising

Recommended for All (light lunch & informal conversation - RSVP required)

Oct. 15 Wednesday

7:30 p.m.

Mentor Workshop

BLP

Rotunda Wheelock

Mandatory for Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors

Oct. 23 Thursday 6:30 p.m.

Nordstrom

 

BLP/CES

McIntyre 107

Dress for Success
Mandatory for Freshmen

Recommended for All

Oct. 28 Tuesday

6:30-8:00

Panel on Innovation

BLP

Tahoma Room Commencement Hall

Mandatory for All

Oct. 30 Thursday 4:00-6:00 p.m.

Career Fair

CES

Marshall Hall

Recommended for All
Nov. 3 Monday 12:00-1:00 p.m.

Book Club: Never Eat Alone

BLP

Battin Lounge McIntyre 109


Mandatory for Juniors & Seniors **

       

 

Nov. 5 Wednesday 6:00 p.m.

Dr. Wiese &
Maya Hallstein '15

BLP

McIntyre 107

Mandatory Freshmen Advising for Spring 2015 Registration

 

Nov. 5 Wednesday 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Book Club: Never Eat Alone

BLP

Battin Lounge – McIntyre 109

Mandatory for Juniors & Seniors**

Nov. 7

Friday

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Book Club: Never Eat Alone BLP

Battin Lounge

McIntyre 109

 

Mandatory for Juniors and Seniors**

 

Nov. 13

Thursday

7:30 p.m.

Professor Leon Grunberg & Professor Sarah Moore

John D. Regester Faculty Lectureship

Tahoma Room Commencement Hall

Say Goodbye to All That: Emerging From Turbulence at Boeing

Mandatory for Seniors

 

Nov. 19 Wednesday 5:00-7:00

Jim Haven '91, Creative Director & Partner

Matt Peterson '92, CEO & Partner

Creature

Field Trip Depart Jones Circle at 3:45 p.m.

Mandatory for Sophomores
(Sophomores only!)

 

Nov. 26-28

Thanksgiving Break

     
TBD

Social Event

BLP Student Advisory Board    

NOTE: BLP students are required to attend all mandatory events for the BLP in general and for their cohort. Each student must attend no less than eight (8) seminars per semester. If you must miss a mandatory event, you must secure an excused absence and make-up approval from the BLP Program Director prior to the event or talk.  You can count up to one TEN (Tacoma Entrepreneurship Network) event/talk towards your BLP seminar attendance.

*You must attend at least one of the Race & Pedagogy plenary sessions. Registration is free but required: Register at http://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/academic-resources/race-pedagogy-initiative/2014-race-pedagogy-national-c/registration/

** You must attend one of the Book Club sessions. Space in each session is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.