The Fuqua School of Business
September 2014
Team Fuqua Flash

Tell Us Your Team Fuqua Story!

The Development and Alumni Relations office is putting together a video to show incoming students how our alumni stay connected to the school and one another, and we want to hear from you! Check out our video as three alumni staff members explain the project.

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Fuqua Reunions 2015: Plan Your Trip

We've heard from many of you that you're starting to make plans to spend April 24-26, 2015, with your classmates reconnecting. To help you plan your travel, check out the Fuqua Reunions 2015 website to find information about rooming blocks at local hotels and a tentative schedule for the weekend.


Fall 2014 Class Notes Are Online!


Weddings…sporting events…and Dukies out and about… It's all online! Visit your class notes page to find out who made new career moves, who expanded their families, who has been globe trotting, and much more!

Upcoming Events




Fernando Bernstein on "Online Retailing: A Personalized Shopping Experience"

Join us for a Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Fernando Bernstein, Professor of Operations Management, on "Online Retailing: A Personalized Shopping Experience." Your "pre-reading" video will be available on the Fuqua Faculty Conversations website in mid-October. Our live online session with Professor Bernstein will take place on Wednesday, October 29, at 11:00 a.m. ET.

From the Regional Blogs

Sergey Glushakov

Sergey Glushakov MBA '11 talks about the future of the IT industry across the world.

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Mentor a Daytime MBA Student

Share your career advice and industry knowledge as a mentor for a Daytime MBA student. Our student clubs are seeking mentors in a variety of industries to work one-on-one with students. You can learn more about this opportunity on the alumni website and sign up to be a mentor for the 2014-15 school year by October 12, 2014.

Sign up

Fuqua Welcomes New Board Members

We are delighted to welcome 32 new members to our alumni boards this year. The Alumni Council, Minority Alumni Advisory Board, and Health Care Alumni Advisory Board represent the interests of alumni and share feedback and ideas with the school for enhancing the community.

Happy Birthday!

Ashish Chugani MBA '92
John Coykendall MBA '96
Doug Dickerson MBA '08
Ana Paula Guimaraes MBA '02
Dave Hofferberth MBA '87
Sarah Nist MBA '08
David Oehm MBA '12

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, September 18, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...




Help Meet the Challenge and Win Basketball Tickets!

Basketball season is upon us, and we're hosting our own little Countdown to Craziness! Alumni and friends who make gifts of $1,000 or more (personal contribution only; matching gifts do not qualify) to the Fuqua Annual Fund in support of the Team Fuqua Annual Fund Challenge between July 1 and October 31, 2014, will be entered into a drawing to win tickets to see Duke vs. Temple in Brooklyn on November 21. If we succeed in reaching 1,150 gifts of $1,000 or more by June 30, 2015, we have the chance to earn an additional $200,000 from our challenge sponsor.

Alumni Q&A

Bill Huber

Bill Huber MBA '11
Managing Director
CohnReznick Advisory Group

"The relationships that I developed at Fuqua are ones I hope will last the rest of my life."

Read more about Bill




Online Workshop: Your Choice!

Our next online career workshop will take place on Thursday, November 20, and you're picking the topic! Vote for your favorite of eight deep dives into specific industries or suggest a topic. The winning topic will be announced in Team Fuqua Flash next month.


Work + Home + Community + Self

Stewart D. Friedman, author of Leading the Life You Want, offers an assessment and "Skills for Being Real" to help you succeed in the balancing act of work, home, community, and self in this article.

Alumni Resource: CareerLeader

Reevaluate your business-related interests, motivators and skills with this self-assessment tool, available at a discount for Fuqua alumni. CareerLeader shows you the unique combination of your motivators, skills, and interests, and how to use them in your career approach. It also assists in navigating the best organizational culture fit for you.

Learn more and register

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