The Fuqua School of Business
December 2016
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2017 Online Career Workshops

We are pleased to announce our new online career workshop topics for 2017! From networking to employee engagement to working with millennials, we've got you covered.

Learn more and register




Fuqua Reunions 2017: A Weekend to Remember

We have a great weekend in store April 28-30! Hear from General Martin Dempsey on Friday afternoon and kick off the weekend at the newly renovated Wallace Wade Stadium. Saturday begins bright and early with golf, family fun day, a BBQ lunch, academic sessions, and class dinners at Fuqua and the new JB Duke Hotel. Registration opens in February.


Winter 2016 Class Notes


Check out the latest news from your classmates by logging in to view the Winter 2016 class notes.

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Stay connected with the school and your fellow alumni by joining our LinkedIn group and following @FuquaAlumni on Twitter and Instagram.




Preyas Desai on Consumer Bundling

Join our Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Preyas Desai, Spencer R. Hassell Professor of Business Administration, as he presents "Family Cell Phone Plans: A Proving Ground for Consumer Bundling." Professor Desai explains how consumer bundling allows firms to improve customer satisfaction while benefitting their own market segmentation schemes. Our discussion video is available on the Fuqua Faculty Conversations website--join the conversation!


Jean Case Announced As SBSI 2017 Keynote

Jean Case, CEO of the Case Foundation, will be a keynote speaker at the 2017 Sustainable Business and Social Impact conference on February 8. The Case Foundation is a pioneer in innovative philanthropy, impact investing, and inclusive entrepreneurship. Alumni are welcome to attend; early bird registration runs through December 31

Executive Education

Time to Refresh Your Management Skills?

Rick Larrick

Duke Management Program
April 23-26, 2017
Taught by: Rick Larrick

Alumni Q&A

Andrea Fernandez
Andrea Fernandez MBA '03
Director of Governance and Global Partnerships
C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group

Learn more about Andrea




Isela Bahena MBA '04 Wins May-Penn Award

Congratulations to Isela Bahena MBA '04, who received the May-Penn Award for Excellence during the 2016 Duke MBA Workshop for Minority Applicants. A member of Fuqua's Alumni Council, Isela is an enthusiastic volunteer and supporter of the school.


Alumni Award Nominations Needed

This spring, Fuqua will recognize alumni who make outstanding contributions to the school and their communities. Consider nominating a fellow alumnus for the Alumni Impact Award, the Alumni Award for Exemplary Service, or the Leader of Consequence Award. Visit our volunteer recognition page to learn more about the awards and last year's winners.

Become a Class Communication Chair

Be the glue that holds your class together! We are looking for Class Communication Chairs from the following Daytime MBA classes to collect updates on a quarterly basis:

1972, 1973, 1975, 1976, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1989, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2013, 2014, 2016

Visit the Fuqua alumni website to learn more about the class communication chair role. Write to if you're interested in volunteering.



Make your Gift before December 31

There are just 16 days left in 2016! In this season of giving, please consider making a tax-deductible year-end gift to the Fuqua Annual Fund. Annual Fund dollars are critical to providing merit scholarships, supporting our award-winning faculty's teaching and research, and offering programs that connect academics with practice. Your gift--large or small--makes a difference!

Happy Birthday!

Robert Barth MBA '93
Carolyn Bartholdson MBA '96
Keith Buschmann MBA '89
Elizabeth Chambers MBA '91
Alex Christian MBA '14
George Ferguson MBA '13
Patrick Heffernan MBA '13
Felipe Ospina MBA '05

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

Here's what they said...



Top Picks for Holiday Reading

As the holiday season approaches and many of you reflect on the past year and make goals (and resolutions) for 2017, the team at Fuqua's Career Management Center wanted to share some of their "top picks" for career-related books or blogs they've read over the course of the year. Happy holiday reading!

Search for Jobs

New year, new you, new job in 2017? Check out Fuqua's online job listings to find the position that's right for you. From entry-level to C-suite, you can search our proprietary job database by company name, location, industry, or function.

Find a job

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