Business Seminars: Spring Semester 2016

Date/Time

Presenter

Company

Location

Topic

January 27
Wednesday
6:30pm

Dr. Wiese, Director

BLP

McIntyre 103

 Welcome Back Seminar
Mandatory for All

February 10

Wednesday

6:00pm

Prof. Jeffrey Matthews

BLP

McIntyre 103

Leadership & Ethics

Mandatory for All

February 15

Monday

5:00pm

Laura Johnston Kohl- Author

Jewett Leadership Lecture

Thompson 175

Jonestown Survivor: An Insider's Perspective

 Recommended for All

February 16

Tuesday

6:30pm

Mark Curtis

Sales Manager for Costco Business Delivery

Costco

TBA

Supporting Customers in Export Markets

Mandatory for BLP International

Recommended for students interested in marketing, sales & logistics

 

March 2 Wednesday

2:00-3:30 

Matt Sulham & Puget Sound Alumni

Coca-Cola Bellvue

Field trip departs from Jones Circle @1:00pm. Return to campus by 5pm

Limited Space

RSVP with Maggie by February 15

 

March 3

Thursday

8:00pm

Eric Holder

Former US Attorney General

Pierce Lecture in Public Affairs

Schneebeck

 

Principled Leadership: The Courage to Face Challenge 

Mandatory for All

Free but Ticketed- pick up ticket at Info Desk

March 3

Thursday

4:30-6:30

Career Fair

Career & Employment Services

WSC- Marshall Hall

See list of participating companies and pre-register HERE
Highly Recommended for All

March 14-18

Spring Break

 

 

 

March 24

Thursday

5-6pm

Book Club Session

BLP 

 Battin Lounge 

McIntyre 109

Mandatory for All

All students must sign up ahead of time for one book club session.

Book: How to Fly a Horse by Kevin Ashton

March 25

Friday

12-1pm & 1-2pm

Book Club Session 

BLP

Battin Lounge

McIntyre 109

Mandatory for All

All students must sign up ahead of time for one book club session. 

Book: How to Fly a Horse by Kevin Ashton

March 28

Monday

4-5pm

Book Club Session

BLP

Battin Lounge

McIntyre 109

Mandatory for All

All students must sign up ahead of time for one book club session. 

Book: How to Fly a Horse by Kevin Ashton

March 29

Tuesday

6-7pm

Book Club Session

BLP

Anderson/Langdon Lounge

Mandatory for All

(Half the spaces reserved for Freshman)All students must sign up ahead of time for one book club session

Book: How to Fly a Horse by Kevin Ashton 

March 29 Tuesday

7-8pm

Prof. Nila Wiese and Hailey Vasquez

BLP

Anderson/Langdon Lounge

Freshman Advising Session Mandatory for Freshman

March 30

Wednesday

5-6pm

Ed Wallace Jr. (Owner)

Harley Davidson

Field Trip departs Jones Circle @4:15. Return to campus by 6:45

Mandatory for Sophomores Only 

April 2

Saturday

10am-12pm

NW Furniture Bank

BLP

Meet at 9:30 at Jones Circle. Return by 12:30pm

Community Service Activity

Come help take down decorations and put furniture back in the warehouse after NWFB's fundraiser on 4/1. 

RSVP with Maggie Zach

 

April 5 Tuesday 6:30pm

David Koppy '04

Engagement Manager

Arryve

McIntyre 107

Mandatory for Juniors & Seniors

April 6 Wednesday 6:30pm

Clara Esmeral-Parra

Senior Global Trade Project Manager

Microsoft Global Trade Organization

McIntyre 107

Mandatory for Freshman & BLP International

April 13 Wednesday 3-5pm

Jim Kopriva, Product & Media Manager & other members of Executive Team

Rite in the Rain Tacoma

Field Trip departs Jones Circle @ 2:30

Limited Space 

RSVP with Maggie 

April 20 Wednesday 5-7pm

Matt Peterson '92  (CEO) & Jim Haven '91 (Creative Director)

Creature (Advertising) 

Field trip departs Jones Circle at 3:45. Returns to campus at 7pm. 

Mandatory for Sophomores Only 

April 29 Friday

5-7pm 

End of the Year BBQ

Event Lawn