Business Seminars: Spring 2015

Date/Time

Presenter

Company

Location

Topic

January 28
Wednesday
6:30

Dr. Wiese, Director

BLP

Mc103

 

Welcome Back Seminar
Mandatory for All

January 31

Saturday

All day event

Undergraduate Marketing Conference

Sponsored by UW Foster School

UW-Seattle Campus

 

Highly recommended for those interested in Marketing

Registration required

February 4

Wednesday

7:00

Kevin Powell

Sponsored by CDO

Kilworth Chapel

 Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, and the Ghost of Dr. King: Leadership, Diversity, and the Future of America

February 9

Monday

7:30pm

Sister Tahera Ahmad

Swope Lecture

Schneebeck

“Postmodern Muslim Feminism”

Free, but tickets required

Highly recommended for All

February 11

Wednesday

6:30-7:15

Peer Mentoring

BLP

Mc107

 

Mandatory for All

Ask questions or share knowledge on career development, internships, job search, etc.

February 15

Sunday

4:00-6:00pm

Valentine’s Bowling

BLP

Chalet Bowl

We hope to see you all there

Please RSVP to Shawn by Feb. 12

February 18

Wednesday

6:30-8:30

Recruiting Panel

Aerotek, Starbucks, PeaceCorps

CES

Rotunda

 

Highly Recommended for Juniors and Seniors

 

February 19

Thursday

12:30-2:30

Visit to Value Village DC & Recycling Center

IPE

Meet in Jones Circle @12:30

Recommended for Students interested in Sustainability and Environmental Studies

RSVP to Scrump@ups.edu by 2/14

Feb. 23-27

Book Club

(M, W, F times)

BLP

Battin Lounge

Mandatory for Freshmen and Sophomores

Book: “A General Who Will Fight:  The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant” by Harry S. Laver

February 25

Wednesday

4-6pm

Community Service

Opportunity

Rescue Mission

 

Contact scrump@pugetsound.edu to sign up for a 2-hr food prep shift at Rescue Mission

Recommended for Juniors & Seniors

March 2

Monday

5:00pm

Dr. Harry S. Laver

Author of “A General Who Will Fight:  The Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant”

Jewett Leadership Lecture Series,

BLP & Matelich Scholarship Program

Rausch Auditorium

A Strategy of Deference: Abraham Lincoln and the Failure of Presidential Military Leadership

Mandatory for All

March 5

Thursday

2:00-3:00pm

Tableau Software

BLP/CES

Murray BoardRm

The Power of Data Analytics

Highly Recommended for All

 

March 5

Thursday

4:30-6:30

Career Fair

CES

WSC-Marshall Hall

See list of participating companies and register at http://www.pugetsound.edu/about/offices-services/ces/career-events/career-fair/ 

(+ LinkedIn Photo booth)

Highly Recommended for All

March 7

Various times

PIE Conference

 

Upper Marshall Hall

All BLP students must attend at least 1 of the sessions

Link Coming soon

March 10

Tuesday

3-5pm

Field trip to Starbucks

Starbucks

Seattle

Limited space

Pre-registration w/Prof. Wiese required

 

March 16-20

Spring Break 

 

 

 

March 26 Thursday
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Mentor/Mentee Networking Event

BLP

Tahoma Room

Mandatory for Freshmen, Sophomores, and Juniors
Optional for Seniors

March 28

Saturday

9am-12noon

Community Service Opportunity

Northwest Furniture Bank (A partner of Habitat for Humanity)

117 Puyallup Ave, Tacoma, WA 98421

Contact Shawn Crump to sign up for a 3 hr furniture build activity (no training necessary)

March 31 Tuesday

4-7pm

3-hr workshop on Data Analytics

Tableau Software

Mc 107

Limited Space - Preregistration with Prof. Wiese required.
Highly recommended for students interested in marketing and data analytics

April 2 Thursday

6:00 pm

Dr. Wiese &

Maya Hallstein

BLP Mc 107

Spring Advising Session

Mandatory for Freshmen

April 3

Friday

12:45-5:00 pm

Field Trip to Boeing Customer Solutions Center Boeing

Renton WA Meet in Jones Circle at 12:45pm

Preregistration with Prof. Wiese is required.

Tour is scheduled for 2-3:30 pm

April 15 Wednesday

6:30-8:00

Panel - Corporate Social Responsibility in the 21st Century REI, Point B Consulting, Alaska Airlines WSC Rotunda Mandatory for All

April 22 Wednesday

6:30 pm

Carol Maa

Creative Director & SVP

OfLeisure Private Advisory Group to Global Luxury Brands Mc 107

Marketing in the Luxury Goods Sector

Highly recommended for students with an interest in marketing and international business

April 24 or 25

    Off Campus

Potential Community Service Event

May 1

Friday 6:00-8:00 pm

Senior Reception & BLP Alumni Reunion

BLP Chambers Bay

Seniors Only