The Fuqua School of Business
August 2016
Team Fuqua Flash

New Additions to Team Fuqua

This summer, we welcomed more than 850 new students to Team Fuqua. We are excited to grow our Fuqua community with the members of the Weekend Executive, Global Executive, and Cross Continent MBA classes of 2017, the MMS classes of 2017, and the Daytime MBA class of 2018. As you meet these new students on campus or in your communities, give them a warm Team Fuqua welcome!




Save the Date for the Second Annual Women's Leadership Summit

Join the Fuqua alumnae community October 28-29 for the 2nd Annual Women's Leadership Summit. Held in conjunction with the Duke MBA Weekend for Women for prospective students, the Women's Leadership Summit seeks to engage alumnae from diverse backgrounds and industries. The purpose of the WLS is to strengthen the Fuqua alumnae network while engaging the next generation of female prospective students in order to build a pipeline of strong, diverse female leaders in the business world.


Alumni Q&A

Scott Lewis MBA '02
Vice President of Marketing, D.C. United
Adjunct Professor, George Washington University
Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University

"For me, it's been less specific advice and more in the way of opportunities to work with some incredible people that I was easily drawn to emulate as best I could."

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Ryan McDevitt on "The Effect of Social Interaction on Economic Transactions"

In our August Fuqua Faculty Conversation, Ryan McDevitt, Assistant Professor of Economics, shows how the social nature of a transaction influences what consumers purchase. Our discussion video is available on the Fuqua Faculty Conversations website--join the conversation on the video page or in the Fuqua Alumni LinkedIn group.

Executive Education

David Ridley

Navigating Health Care Trends
November 7-10, 2016

Cost: $4,800
Duke/Fuqua Alumni: $3,600

Learn more about this program taught by Professor David Ridley



Regional Alumni Volunteer Training

Are you interested in helping to build the Fuqua alumni network in your area? Join our team of regional alumni volunteers for a virtual planning meeting to learn best practices and tools available to grow and strengthen the Fuqua community in your region. We will be hosting identical sessions on August 23 at 8:00 a.m. ET and August 25 at 11:00 a.m. ET via WebEx. Contact Kate Kemery, Assistant Director, Alumni Relations at for more information about volunteering.

Engage a Team of Fuqua Students to Tackle a Current Business Challenge

Learn how you can be a part of the Fuqua Client Consulting Practicum to work with a team of Fuqua students on a real issue that you are addressing in your business.  Our client application window is open until August 31. Click here for a brief overview of our program and contact information.



Thank You, Team Fuqua!

Over 1,100 alumni and friends engaged with Fuqua as volunteers in 2015-16, and nearly 7,000 of you supported the school financially. We can't thank you enough for helping to make Fuqua better. Your support means so much, not only to the school, but to the Team Fuqua community of students and alumni that is made stronger by your gifts of time, talent and treasure. Please accept our heartfelt thanks for your ongoing commitment to Fuqua.

Happy Birthday!

Meredith Driscoll MBA '13
Sandeep Gupta MBA '07
Wonkyun Lee MBA '15
David Love '94, MBA '01
Tarika Mansukhani MBA '14
Wilson Muscadin MBA '11
Palle Pedersen MBA '14
Ilya Rikhter MBA '15
Cindy Schwartz MBA '94
Andrei Zuzin MBA '04

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

Here's what they said...



Do You Have 10+ Years of Experience?

Interested in connecting with employers and other experienced Fuqua MBAs? Join us in Durham for our second annual Experienced Talent Networking Night on September 27. Fuqua alumni and executive MBA students are invited to a networking reception with employers and executive recruiters wanting to meet MBA professionals with 10 or more years of work experience. Alumni can attend as individual participants or as prospective employers.


Online Workshop: Making the Shift to Social Impact Careers

Join us on Thursday, September 29, at 11:00 a.m. ET for our next online career workshop, "Making the Shift to Social Impact Careers." With many options and roles, functions and types of organizations, contemplating a career shift into the sustainability or social impact sector can be overwhelming. During this session, participants will learn about the sector and the types of roles MBAs and experienced professionals might consider, how to make a transition into a new non-profit or social impact career, and what resources are available.

Credit Suisse Launches its Application Process for the Real Returns Program

Are you thinking about re-entering the work force after an extended absence?  Real Returns at Credit Suisse is an initiative designed to re-engage talented professionals and help facilitate their transition back into the workforce. Real Returns is a paid employment program that runs for 11 weeks starting in February 2017. You will work on an important short-term assignment in one of our business areas in New York based on your expertise, interests and skill set. The application process runs through October 14, 2016. 

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