The Fuqua School of Business
October 2015
Team Fuqua Flash

Meet the Class of 2017

A recent article in Poets & Quants offered a snapshot of Fuqua's Daytime MBA Class of 2017 and a glimpse into the admissions cycle over the past year from Associate Dean for Admissions Liz Riley Hargrove. The results--higher GMAT scores, more women, and students from 48 different countries.

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Fuqua Reunions 2016: Volunteers Needed!

Do you have an hour or two to call old friends and encourage them to come to reunion? Reunion fun is directly proportional to the number of people from your class in attendance. Help make this reunion a memorable one by joining your reunion committee. This is a great opportunity to reconnect with your classmates and stir up excitement for what promises to be a great weekend!


MMS: A Photo Story


What's it like to be an MMS student? Iosif Papathanasiou MMS '15 (fourth from the left in this photo) chronicled a full year of the MMS program in photos from orientation to graduation and everything in between.

Upcoming Events




Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Debu Purohit

Join us on October 28 for our live online session with Professor Debu Purohit as he discusses "The New Sharing Economy and its Effect on the Demand for Durable Goods." Your pre-reading video will be available in mid-October. Keep an eye on your inbox for more details!

Executive Education

Develop internal and external communication strategies in the October 25-28, 2015, session of Communication for Leaders, and improve team collaboration and leadership in the November 8-11, 2015, session of Building Dynamic Teams. Alumni receive a 25% tuition reduction on Executive Education courses.



Share Your Fuqua Experience

Fuqua's Admissions office is hosting a series of events for prospective students and applicants, and they need your help. Alumni are invited to attend receptions in Atlanta, Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC next week to get to know current students who are in the area with Week-in-Cities trips and to share your Fuqua experience with prospective students. Fly your Fuqua flag, and help recruit new members of Team Fuqua!

Sector Switching: From Private Sector to Social Impact

John Troy MBA '09 made the leap from investment banking to nonprofit. In this CASE blog post, he shares three tips for those looking to made the transition.

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Be a Leader 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 or pledge payments qualifying for membership in the Thomas F. Keller Leadership Donor Society ($1,000 or more) between July 1 and October 31, 2015, will be entered into a drawing to win tickets to see Duke vs. Buffalo on December 5 at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Many thanks to the 2,000+ members of Team Fuqua who made leadership gifts last year!

Happy Birthday

Frederick Anlyan '70, MBA '79
Larry Bressler MBA '99
Nate Jaffee MBA '10
Kit Nowlin MBA '11
Andy Platt MBA '00
Ali Tadlaoui MBA '86
Azim Uddin MBA '13
Rebecca Yu MBA '11

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, October 15, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...



Advice from Fellow Alumni

Who gives better advice than your fellow Fuqua alumni? Check out a new series of short video clips that offer tremendous perspective for students and alumni just entering--or re-entering--the job market, those in transition, and those considering making a change. Many thanks to Bruce Barlow MBA '87, a member of Fuqua's Alumni Council, who during a period of career transition leveraged his expertise in qualitative market research to gather valuable insights and advice by interviewing a group of experienced alumni in a variety of industries and roles. Bruce captured the insights of these alumni who have worked to manage their careers while navigating the challenges of an ever-changing job market.

Workshop: Networking for Knowledge

Join us for our final online career workshop of 2015 on Thursday, November 19, at 11:00 a.m. ET for "Networking for Knowledge--Building Career Connections." You'll learn how to be an effective, intentional networker and how to develop and leverage connections throughout your career.

Learn more and register


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