USD School of Business welcomes new graduate students

Aug 16

USD 2013 MBA cohort

This time of year is always fun as new cohorts of graduate students arrive.  I had the privilege of meeting with the new Master of Science in Executive Leadership (MSEL) students last week, and the new International MBA (IMBA) and Full Time MBA cohorts this week.  It is fascinating to hear the backgrounds of these students and to tell them a bit about what they can expect over the next two years here at the USD …Read Full Article

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USD Alumni Day at the Races

Aug 6

USD alumni watching the races

Standing outside my home, I can see the lights of the Del Mar Racetrack six nights a week during the summer horse racing season.  Yet, for a variety of reasons and conflicting schedules, I rarely attend.  That changed on Sunday when I joined over 150 USD alumni for a USD Alumni Day at the Races.  The event was sold out, and I can see why. It was a pleasant San Diego day, we had an …Read Full Article

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Experience for the real world at USD School of Business

Jul 29

USD School of Business Professor, Justine Rapp

Here at the USD School of Business, we continually think about how best to prepare our students for the business world.  One thing I keep hearing from employers is that students who have had a real project with a real client get off to a stronger start in their careers.  One way students interact with actual companies is through an internship, and I am gratified that last summer 74% of our rising seniors …Read Full Article

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Zurich with USD alumni

Jul 23

A street in Zurich on USD European alumni weekend

My last post showed a few pictures from the USD alumni reception in Zurich, Switzerland.  USD’s European alumni gather every year to reminisce, network, and just have fun.  This year, the events were in Zurich, a wonderful city on a beautiful lake.  With a record number of alumni attending, we had several professors and staff from the SBA and Law School.  As always, I thoroughly enjoyed hearing their stories.  Here are …Read Full Article

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USD European alumni group in Zurich

Jun 30

I just spent three days in Zurich at the annual USD European alumni reunion.  Over 60 USD School of Law and School of Business alumni attended – the largest group so far!  Many thanks to Jorge Pardo for arranging the weekend’s activities, which included a delightfully rainy walking tour of Zurich’s Old Town.  These photos will introduce you to some of our European alumni, and I’ll follow up with a post to tell you more about the fascinating work they …Read Full Article

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