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Undergraduate Student Veterans Wanted to Form Organization

The purpose of the Undergraduate Veterans in Business Association will be to form a network of undergraduate veterans who are majoring in business to help meet each veteran’s personal, professional, and social goals. Interested students should contact contact Justin Flower at (713)-382-6541 or via email at [email protected].

Personal Goals:

  • Establish a close network of members who will benefit from each other’s personal and motivational support of one another.

Professional Goals:

  • Participate in at least one community service project per semester (Additional Optional)
  • Establish a database of undergrad alumni who are veterans for assistance with recruiting
  • Help recently separated veterans transition into the business school with ease
  • Establish relationships with corporations who have veteran recruiting initiatives in place

Social Goals:

  • Host a lunch once a week
  • Grill Out for football games and sporting events

April 28th – Deadline to Register for Business School Olympics

Business School OlympicsCome enjoy an afternoon at Zilker Park for this year’s Business School Olympics!

WhenMay 1st from 10am to 1pm
Where: Zilker Park
CostFree for teams of 4 to sign up. We are also allowing two substitutes to register with every team.
Registration Deadline: Thursday, April 28th

The event will consist of 8 different games themed after international festivals such as La Tomatina, Holi, and the Tai Monkey Festival. Get ready to get dirty, win prizes, and finish with a washing off in Barton Springs!

For more information:  http://new.mccombs.utexas.edu/BBA/OSL/~/link.aspx?_id=4B0DDB74B52142DA8070C42822F4CB00&_z=z

 

Apr 26th – GLBTQA McCombs student organization info session

Looking for a GLBTQA business student organization at McCombs?

It is commonly forgotten that sexual orientation and gender identity contribute to a diverse workforce. The purpose of GLBTQA Business Student Association (GBSA) is to offer professional networking opportunities to Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Ally students through corporate interaction and community-building events.

GBSA will be holding an information session on Tuesday, April 26th at 7 p.m. in GSB 5.130, and discuss how you can become a member next semester and begin benefiting from the org! Please visit our website for more information at www.utgbsa.com or contact us by email at [email protected]. Come out and join us!

April 20th – ABSA Hosts Workshop on India and China

The Asian Business Students Association will be hosting the BIIC Workshop Series, Part II: India and China on Wednesday, April 20th.  The BIIC Workshop Series is designed to provide an open discussion about economically emerging countries in the world, specifically Brazil, Indonesia, India and China. For part II of the 1-hour workshop, Professor Konana and successful entrepreneur, Joel Shuler, will lead the discussion for India and China, respectively. There will be a short break between the sessions and you are welcome to attend to one or both of them!

  • Date: Wednesday April 20, 2011
  • Time: 4:30 – 6:30pm
  • Location: CBA Legacy Events Room (CBA 3.202)

April 14th – Deadline to apply for the Social Entrepreneurship Committee

Social Entrepreneurship Do you have creative ideas? Do you want to impact the community and start a business? Apply to be on the Social Entrepreneurship Committee.

University of Texas students will have the opportunity to conduct market research, write a thorough business plan, pitch the idea to investors, and finally, implement the business idea. Please complete the application at www.utnourish.org  and e-mail it to [email protected]  by Thursday, April 14th. All majors are encouraged to apply. For any questions or concerns, please contact Arjita Shrimali at [email protected]  or (972)-510-4897.

April 8th – Deadline to apply for leadership positions with Texas FIRST and Project 2012

VolunteerTexas FIRST and Project 2012 applications are now OPEN for any student interested! Please read descriptions below for instructions/more information about how to apply for each group. Texas FIRST is looking for qualified current students to be a part of the Texas FIRST leadership team, and Project 2012 is looking for general members. Applications are available online. Please consider applying, or passing this along to anyone who may be interested.

Texas FIRST: Be a mentor to first-year students, while benefiting the Austin community

Texas FIRST (Freshman Integrating Respect Service & Teamwork) is a service-based organization aimed at providing first-year students with opportunities to grow as leaders and public servants. Texas FIRST has 12 leadership positions open for Fall 2011 through Spring 2012. As a leader in Texas FIRST, you will serve as guide to new students at UT, participating in service events, weekly meetings, socials, and a leadership retreat!

Attached is the application, as well as information on available leadership positions. Applications are available online: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dGx0Y0lOR1pVZzJyei1CMWtOU2FpVEE6MQ

Guide these dedicated new students through their first year at college, while developing long-lasting friendships and making a positive impact within the community!

Project 2012: Join the planning committee for UT’s Largest Day of Service

Project 2012 is now recruiting general committee members for 2011-2012! General members will serve on one of six sub-committees, each with a specific role in planning Project 2012, which will be held Saturday, February 25, 2012 in the Dove Springs neighborhood of Austin. We will be working with neighborhood residents, schools, and City of Austin agencies to complete outdoor improvement projects throughout the area. More information about the event can be found at utproject.org.

Attached is the application, as well as information on available positions within the committee. Applications are available online: https://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dFk2bG1Zc2xZbVpmWTZ1R29PbXZhMEE6MQ

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE FRIDAY, APRIL 8, 2011, by 5pm, either online or to the VSLC front desk (SSB 4.400). If you have questions please contact [email protected] (for Texas FIRST) or to [email protected] (for Project 2012).

April 28th – Net Impact Undergrad hosts Professor Gershoff

Net Impact UndergraduateNet Impact Undergrad
April 28th
6-7 pm
Location TBD

Net Impact Undergrad is hosting a Faculty Discussion with Professor Gershoff “Talking Green But Buying Brown: Why Consumers Don’t Buy the Green Products They Say They Want and What Can Be Done About It.”

texasnetimpact.com

April 12th – Net Impact Undergrad hosts Blue Avocado

Net Impact UndergraduateNet Impact Undergrad General Meeting 
April 12th 
5:30-6:30 PM 
CBA 4.344

Net Impact will host a speaker from Blue Avocado, a lifestyle products company that was created to make it easy to do good and get it done, and to help people to take their first step on the “green” journey.  BlueAvocado introduces the gro-pak™, an eco—chic system of sustainable and reusable grocery bags.  Come out to hear our speaker and enjoy some free food!

 texasnetimpact.com

April 18th – VIP Speaker Series presents T. Boone Pickens

T. Boone Pickens FlyerCome listen to a conversation between Dean Gilligan and Chairman of BP Capital Management, T. Boone Pickens, and learn about his pathway to success. T. Boone Pickens received the 2009 Bower Award for Business Leadership for 50 years of visionary leadership in energy and for his philanthropic leadership contributing to education, medical research, and wildlife conservation. The event will be held in Hogg Auditorium from 5:30 – 6:30 on Monday, April 18th.

April 13th – AMA hosts Networking Dinner

AMA LogoNetworking Dinner
Wednesday, April 13
6:30-7:45 p.m.
GSB Events Room, GSB 5.130

Texas Union Catering will provide the food for this free dinner where you have the chance to mingle with professors, employers, and your fellow students. Come to brush up on your etiquette skills, or simply come to meet new people!

Look for us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/ut_ama) and Facebook (American Marketing Association).

April 13th – AMA hosts Professor Panel

AMA LogoApril 13
Professor Panel
Wednesday, April 13
5:30-6:30 p.m.
CBA Events Room, CBA 3.304

Part game show and part Q&A, this interactive event will be fun and informative. Come and see if you can outwit the marketing professors who’ve devoted their careers to helping students learn and grow.

Look for us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/ut_ama) and Facebook (American Marketing Association)

April 12th – AMA hosts Mini Career Fair

AMA LogoMini Career Fair
Tuesday, April 12
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Atrium, CBA 3rd floor
Dress: Business Casual

It’s never too late to recruit! Come to the Mini Career Fair to hear which local companies are still hiring and what opportunities they can offer you. Even if you already have a job or internship, this will be a wonderful chance for you to fine tune your networking skills.

Look for us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/ut_ama) and Facebook (American Marketing Association).

April 11th – AMA hosts speaker from ConocoPhillips

AMA LogoConocoPhillips Speaker
Monday, April 11
5:30-6:30 p.m.
Legacy Events Room, CBA 3.202

ConocoPhillips, the third largest integrated energy company in the U.S., will help us kick off Marketing Week with a presentation about brand management. Come out to hear how ConocoPhillips overcomes the challenge of marketing a product that has little differentiation from company to company, and enjoy some free snacks.

Look for us on Twitter (www.twitter.com/ut_ama) and Facebook (American Marketing Association)

April 8th – Net Impact presents McCombs’ Sustainable Business Summit

Net Impact Sustainable Business SummitNet Impact presents McCombs’ Sustainable Business Summit

REGISTER HERE: http://utsummit.org (click “Registration)

$15 for non-Net Impact students
$10 for Net Impact students

An elite group of speakers will give 15-minute TEDx-style talks about how sustainability affects their companies starting at 12pm on Friday, April 8th at the Student Activities Center.

Featured companies include:

Whole Foods Market
IBM
Sweet Leaf Tea
American Electric Power
Blue Avocado
Green Fern Events
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters

There will be Light Refreshments when you arrive and throughout the conference, and a Product Expo and Networking Reception afterward from 4-6pm.

April 5th – Deadline to Apply for CFT Dallas

Company Field Trip - DallasThe Undergraduate Business Council hosts its final Company Field Trip of the year to Dallas, Texas on April 7-8, 2011. CFT is an excellent opportunity for students to tour companies and learn about various business fields. Attendees will have the opportunity to visit four outstanding companies: Capital One, Bain & Company, Boston Consulting Group, and Deloitte. Applications are due online at www.TexasBusinessCouncil.com by Tuesday, April 5 at Midnight. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact [email protected]

March 29th – Net Impact hosts general meeting with Greenling

Net Impact UndergraduateGeneral Meeting
Tuesday, March 29th 
5:30-6:30 PM 
CBA 4.344

This meeting’s speaker will be from Greenling, which is an award-winning home delivery service of Organic & Local produce & groceries. Come out to hear our speaker and enjoy some free food!

texasnetimpact.com

April 1st – Deadline to apply for LEI 2011-2012 Student Leadership Team

Leadership and Ethics InstituteThe University of Texas Leadership and Ethics Institute (LEI) is looking for outstanding student leaders to join the 2011-2012 Student Leadership Team.  If you’re looking for a great experience and a way to make a mark on the UT campus, we invite you to apply for a position on the Student Leadership Team!

LEI is a leadership initiative of the Office of the Dean of Students that focuses on leadership development training for undergraduate and graduate students. We are currently looking for students just like you to join our team next year. 

Being a part of our Student Leadership Team is a great way to continue to develop as the student leader you may already be, help others grow in their own leadership path, and leave a lasting legacy on the 40 Acres.  Your experience in LEI will provide you with the tools to continue growing and serving your peers, it will give you hands on programming experience, as well as access to a strong network of student affairs professionals in the Office of the Dean of Students. 

Available positions for the 2011-2012 academic year are as follows:

·       Administrative Director
·       Communication Director
·       First-Year Initiatives Committee Co-Chair (2)
·       Campus and Community Outreach Committee Co-Chair (2)
·       Leadership Development and Training Committee Co-Chair (2)
·       Recognition and Awards Committee Co-Chair (2) 

The position descriptions are available online, along with detailed information about the online application process at http://deanofstudents.utexas.edu/glie/lei/leadership_team.php

For additional information and to talk with members of our current team, please join us for our next information session on Thursday, March 24 at 4:30 p.m. in SSG 3.406. 

The application process is entirely ONLINE.  Applications are due on April 1st at 5:00 p.m. 

If you have any questions about LEI and/or the Student Leadership Team application process,please don’t hesitate to contact us at [email protected]. A member of our team would be happy to talk to you about LEI and the application process at any time.

March 21st – ABSA & UBC Case Competition Information Session

Spring Case Competition

Registration for the ABSA & UBC Case Competitions opens Monday, March 21st  and ends  Monday, March 28th.  You can register your team of 4 at TexasCaseComp.org

There will be an information session on Monday, March 21st at 5 pM in GSB 2.126.
The case week will run March 28th – April 2nd with preliminary rounds and finals on April 2nd.

Special Thanks to: Student Government, University Co-Op, Senate of College Councils and the Office of Student Life.

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