Inaugural Scholarship Luncheon recognizes scholarship recipients, donors
The Broad College held its inaugural Scholarship Luncheon on Friday, November 2, at the Wharton Center to highlight the importance of scholarships in student success. More than 70 scholarship recipients and donors attended the event, which gave students a chance to meet the benefactors whose generosity has provided them with much needed support. The keynote speaker was Tom Luccock, director of the MSU Internal Audit Department, who in 2012 created the Thomas N. Luccock Internal Audit Scholarship Endowment. Also at the event, brothers and alumni Jeff Thelen (BA Finance ’04) and Michael Thelen(BA Finance ’09) were presented the Young Alumni Achievement Award. Similar scholarship events hosted for students and donors in the hospitality business and accounting programs are held annually in the spring semester.
Hospitality Business honors industry leaders at Celebration of Leadership
The School of Hospitality Business recognized industry leaders at the annual Celebration of Leadership held at the Waldorf Astoria on Saturday, November 10. Honorees at the event included industry leaders of the year Jay Shah, CEO of Hersha Hospitality Trust, and Neil Shah, president and COO of Hersha Hospitality Trust. Several alumni were also recognized in the Hall of Fame “Class of Pacesetters”: Hans Desai (BA Hotel & Restaurant Management ’79), VP of Xanterra Parks & Resorts; Mary Roszel (BA Hotel & Restaurant Management ’88), co-founder of BIGGBY Coffee; John L. Huckestein (MBA ’72), partner of Yang Kee Noodle World Cafe, LLC; and Jim Veil (BA Hotel & Restaurant Management ’73), distinguished alumnus. Congratulations to our hospitality alumni and leaders!
Join us for the final tailgate of the season!
The Broad Alumni Pre-Game Tent has one game left for the 2012 MSU football season. Please join us on Saturday, November 17, for the MSU vs. Northwestern game from 10 a.m. to noon (kickoff). We hope to see you there! Remember to share your game day photos with us on Facebook or Twitter. GO GREEN! More about the tailgate
Broad College alumnus, namesake Eli Broad visits the Broad College
Students, faculty, and staff welcomed Eli Broad (BA Accounting ’54), namesake of the Broad College, back to his alma mater on Friday, November 9. A standing-room-only crowd had the unique opportunity to hear firsthand from this renowned business leader and ask questions about his views on business, philanthropy, and the future of education. Broad also discussed his book, The Art of Being Unreasonable, and signed copies following his hour-long talk. He was on campus for the dedication and grand opening of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum.
MSU takes third place in Bowersox Graduate Supply Chain Challenge
The third annual Graduate Supply Chain Challenge, renamed this year to honor the late professor emeritus of supply chain management and marketing Donald Bowersox and his 40-plus years of service to MSU and supply chain management, was recently held at the James B. Henry Center for Executive Development. Through the use of the Broad College-developed Supply Chain Operations Decision Environment (SCODE), teams competed via a supply chain simulation. Nine of the 15 top-ranked schools in supply chain management took part in the challenge. Congratulations go out to team MSU for their third-place finish! Second place went to Ohio State University and the University of Arkansas placed first. Photos More on the supply chain challenge
MBA program kicks off experiential BroadWeeks
Successful Women’s Event
Educational networking event by and for career women
Speaker: Maureen Huber (EMBA ’10), Trubiquity Inc. CFO
MSU Management Education Center
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8th Greater China Supply Chain Forum
Hosted by Broad China Business Society to promote global business with focus on China
Speakers include: several Broad College professors
East Lansing, MI
8 a.m.-5:10 p.m.
Alumni Pre-Game Tailgate
MSU vs. Northwestern
Red Cedar Road, North of Shaw
East Lansing, MI
10 a.m.-noon (kickoff)
Executive Development Programs Business & Bagels
Topic: Workplace Diversity
Speaker: D. Venice Smith, MSU
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10 a.m.-noonBreslin Center
East Lansing, MI
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Hospitality Newest Alumni Reception
University Club of MSU
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