The Fuqua School of Business
February 2014
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Former Dean Doug Breeden Honored as 2013 IAQF/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year

Douglas T. Breeden, Fuqua's former dean and William W. Priest Professor of Finance, received the 2013 IAQF/SunGard Financial Engineer of the Year Award at a gala dinner earlier this month. The award recognizes Dean Breeden's contributions to the advancement of quantitative finance. Learn more about the award




Register Today for Fuqua Reunions 2014!

Classes of 1954, 1959, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1979, 1984, 1989, 1994, 1999, 2004, 2009, and one-year reunion classes: Fuqua welcomes you back April 25-27, 2014! Early bird pricing ends March 12—register today. Who might you see at reunion? Check out the Who's Coming page. Lists of registered attendees will be updated every few days, so visit this page often!


Fuqua Thursday Around the World

We're bringing the long-time Fuqua Friday tradition to you! Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 17, to celebrate "Fuqua Thursday Around the World" (we're celebrating a day early so we don't conflict with religious holidays on Friday). All Fuqua alumni, current EMBA students, and admitted students are invited! If you'd like to host an event in your city, email

Upcoming Events




Fuqua Research Into Action: The Priority Review Voucher

Join us on Wednesday, February 26, for a Fuqua Faculty Conversation with David Ridley, Dr. and Mrs. Frank A. Riddick Associate Professor of the Practice of Business and Economics and Faculty Director of the Health Sector Management Program. Your "pre-reading" video is available now.


Alumni Q&A

Greg Hawkins MBA '10
Founder and CEO
Virginia and Maryland Triathlon Series

Executive Education: Managing the Unexpected

As you build your team of professionals, consider giving them the opportunity to learn from your favorite faculty by enrolling in the March 23-26, 2014 session of Managing the Unexpected.

Also check out our new course, "Strategic Planning for the Future of Health Care."

Alumni receive a 40% tuition reduction on Executive Education courses.



Nominate an Alumnus/a for the 2014 Alumni Awards

This spring, Fuqua will recognize alumni celebrating a reunion (classes ending in "4" and "9" and one-year classes) for deep commitments to the school and their communities. Consider nominating a fellow alumnus for the Alumni Award for Exemplary Service, the Alumni Impact Award or the Leader of Consequence Award.


Tell Your Team Fuqua Story

How do you stay connected to Team Fuqua? We're seeking 30-second video responses from alumni of all programs and years. We want to hear about your connections to your classmates and other alumni, your volunteer roles, and your support of the school. All alumni who submit videos will be entered into a drawing for Fuqua swag; deadline to submit entries is April 1.


#fuquatravels photo

Fuqua students have begun chronicling their time away from school by posting photos and hashtagging them with #fuquatravels. Join them in showing your Team Fuqua spirit around the world by tagging your photos. We'll be compiling these posts into a monthly page.

See highlights of #fuquatravels in January

Scavenger Hunt Winners

Congratulations to Danny Briere MBA '85, Vikas Mittal MBA '06, and Michael Summey MBA '95, who are the winners of our new website scavenger hunt drawing and proud owners of new Fuqua swag!




A Transformative Experience

Fuqua had a huge impact on the career of Sanjay Valvani MBA '01. Learn more about the scholarships he named in honor of two staff members who played key roles in his transformative experience at Fuqua.

Happy Birthday!

Hiro Hammamoto MBA '91
Stephen Seabolt MBA '06
Sasha Mentasti Shanley MBA '00
Jessa Sprenkle MBA '12
Jue Wang MBA '05

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, February 20, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...




Online Workshop: Determining, Discussing, and Negotiating Salary

 Join us on Thursday, March 20, at 11 a.m. ET for our online career workshop, "Determining, Discussing, and Negotiating Salary." We'll offer tips on how to negotiate your way to higher pay strategically and successfully.


One-on-one Career Coaching at Fuqua Reunions 2014

Fuqua's Career Management Center is pleased to offer one-on-one career coaching appointments during Fuqua Reunions 2014. These 45-minute sessions are available by appointment only on a first-come, first-served basis and are designed to assist alumni who are currently in a career transition or who are considering making a career change.

Library Resources to Support Your Career

Did you know that you have access to library databases that can help in your job search or career progression? You'll find ERI (a salary assessor), GoingGlobal (an international job search site), and OneSource (business profiles and financial reports), among others.

Access library resources

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