The Fuqua School of Business
June 2016
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Team Fuqua Needs You!

With just 14 days left in Duke's fiscal year, we need your help to meet our 2015-2016 Fuqua Annual Fund goal of $4.3 million. With the support of thousands of alumni already, we are less than $500,000 away! Fuqua's Annual Fund is a critical source of unrestricted dollars that fuel every aspect of the school's mission, from scholarships to faculty research to innovative educational programs.

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Help with Research on Leadership and Personality

Help Fuqua's top-ranked faculty continue to produce relevant and innovative research by participating in a study on leadership and personality, conducted by Fuqua PhD candidate Devin Hargrove as part of his dissertation research. To participate, you will answer a brief survey and identify individuals in your organization who can answer confidential questions about your leadership traits. Study results will be shared at the conclusion of the research.


Summer 2016 Class Notes Online Now!


Weddings…reunions…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!

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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.




Dorie Clark on Building a Brand and Monetizing Your Expertise

Join us for our June Fuqua Faculty Conversation with Dorie Clark, Adjunct Professor of Business Administration and author of Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future and Stand Out, as she discusses how to build an audience for your idea, monetize your expertise, and leverage that expertise into a sustainable career. Our discussion video will be available in late June. Keep an eye on your inbox for more information.


3 Tips for Nonprofit Startups Looking for Funding

In a recent post on the CASE blog, Loree Lipstein MBA '15, founder of Thread Strategies, offers advice for young nonprofits looking to make a strong start in building their fundraising operations.

Executive Education

Ashleigh Rosette

Business Negotiation Skills
November 6-9, 2016

Cost: $5,200    
Duke/Fuqua Alumni: $3,900

"Outstanding. Absolutely challenged me and took me out of my comfort zone. Will benefit me every day as a leader and entrepreneur." 
- Todd Fetzer, U.S. Department of Defense

Learn more about this program taught by Professor Ashleigh Rosette



Alumni Improve the Student Experience

Thanks to our alumni for making this spring's Global Academic Travel Experience (GATE) trips a success by opening doors for Fuqua students to learn about the business and culture of many places around the world. In this photo, students studying in East Asia with Professor Dan Vermeer had the opportunity to talk with Zela Chin AB '03 and Shawn Saparamadu MBA ’11 about energy and water issues facing the region.

Happy Birthday!

Arpan Bhukhanwala MBA '06
Samuel Garcia-Cuellar MBA '15
Ronni Graff '83, MBA '84
Simon Moore-Crouch MBA '14
Elizabeth Pagano MBA '83
Sandeep Sharma MBA '01
Danielle Sica MBA '16
Kelsey Vachon MMS '15
Caveni Wong MBA '02

We asked the alumni above celebrating a birthday today, June 16, "Where are you now?"

Here's what they said...



Working with Executive Recruiters

If you have ever wondered whether or how an executive recruiter could be beneficial for your career; the best ways to find, contact and maintain relationships with recruiters; or what to do when they call, sign on to the next online career workshop on July 28. In preparation, our experts in the Career Management Center have put together a few tips.

July Online Career Workshop


The Inside Track on Leveraging Executive Recruiting Relationships
Thursday, July 28, 2016
11:00 a.m. ET

Register now

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