The Fuqua School of Business
May 2015
Team Fuqua Flash

Congratulations to our Alumni Award Winners!

At Fuqua Reunions 2015, we recognized six alumni who have made extraordinary contributions to the school, Team Fuqua, and their communities.

Learn more about the award winners




Fuqua Reunions 2015: Thanks for a great weekend!

With more than 800 alumni and guests, Fuqua Reunions 2015 was a great weekend of reconnecting with the school and fellow alumni. You can re-live the memories by viewing photos from the weekend. Share your feedback by June 1 and help us make reunion weekend even better! For those in classes ending in "1" and "6" and our recent graduates, save the date for Fuqua Reunions 2016—April 29-May 1, 2016.


Alumni Q&A

Todd Fitts MBA '02
Founder and CEO
Improv'eat, LLC

"I see the results as exponential when there is an attitude of serving as a team instead of desiring individual recognition and selfishness."

Upcoming Events




Jonathon Cummings on Coordination Challenges in Innovation Teams

Join us for our June Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Jonathon Cummings on "Coordination Challenges in Innovation Teams." Your pre-reading video will be available in June. Join us for our live online session with Professor Cummings on Wednesday, June 17, at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Executive Education: Communication for Leaders

Master your ability to answer tough questions from reporters, stakeholders, and clients during "Communication for Leaders." Alumni receive a 25% tuition reduction on Executive Education courses.

Learn more



Help with the Global Business Outlook Survey

If you or someone you know is in a leadership position with regard to a company's finances (CFO, treasurer, controller, VP of finance, etc.), Fuqua's Professor John Graham would like your help to gain new insights into the current business climate by filling out the Global Business Outlook Survey. Response deadline is Thursday, June 4.

Get Socialized

What's the latest with Fuqua alumni? How can you find out about events and lifelong learning opportunities? Follow us on Twitter @FuquaAlumni and join more than 10,000 alumni in our LinkedIn group.



Graduating Students Give Back

As they completed their programs, 89% of our graduating students made their first gifts to the Fuqua Annual Fund. The Weekend Executive MBA Class of 2014, Global Executive MBA Class of 2015, and our inaugural MMS: Duke Kunshan University class knocked it out of the park with 100% participation. The MMS: Foundations of Business Class of 2015 came in strong at 93%, and the Daytime MBA Class of 2015 reached 96% participation. Many thanks and congratulations to our new alumni!

Happy Birthday!

Brook McShane Bock MBA '05
Megan Forlines MMS '12
Katherine Hutton '05, MBA '11
Caroline Liang MBA '10
Julie MaGill '94, MBA '00
Ahsan Rahim MBA '99
Ankur Sanghi MBA '14
Damon Willis I MBA '03
Nigina Yoqubova MBA '08

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, May 21, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...




Online Workshop: What's New in Job Interviewing?

Are you getting ready to interview for the first time in a while? Want to sharpen your interview skills in case a great opportunity comes your way? The job interview and the process itself have become increasingly challenging. Join us on Thursday, May 28, at 11:00 a.m. ET to gain insights from recruiters and Career Management Center staff to help you know what to expect and how to prepare for your next interview.


Executive Search & Your Post-MBA Opportunities

BlueSteps invites Fuqua alumni to review their recent webinar to learn what industries and regions currently have a strong demand for executive-level candidates, how best to transition between industries and functions, and how to gain visibility and build relationships among the search community.

2015 BlueSteps Job Outlook Report

A report recently released by the Association of Executive Search and Leadership Consultants shows that 72.4% of management-level professionals worldwide feel more optimistic about their career opportunities for 2015, an increase of 21.4% compared to the previous year.

Read more

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