MPA Educated EatsEach semester, the MPA Program Office facilitates Educated Eats, a series of lunches and cookie/coffee breaks hosted by faculty and staff. These meetups provide an opportunity for students to interact with faculty and staff in a small-group setting and engage on a variety of topics.

Spring 2020 Schedule
For details about each event and to RSVP, follow the link in the Sign Up column (EventBrite registration is not required to RSVP).  Attendance is limited to ten students per event and is open to any MPA unless otherwise noted. Sign up ends 24-hours before each event or when all spaces are full, at which time the wait list is activated. The MPA Office will provide sandwich box lunches for lunch events and Tiff’s Treats for cookie breaks. There is space to indicate allergies or dietary restrictions on the RSVP form. All events are located in the MPA Conference Room, GSB 4.112CB. If you have any questions, please contact

Date                 Time Topic Host                Sign Up
Friday, 2/14 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch: Succeeding as a working parent – hopes and fears, costs and opportunities. Professor Mills RSVP
Tuesday, 2/18 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. Cookie Break: Internal Audit – What’s that About Professor Goodson RSVP
Tuesday, 2/25 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch: discussions/questions on the FSA class or other topics. *this lunch is reserved for any integrated or traditional MPAs who are taking (or took) any of Professor Badolato’s FSA classes. Professor Badolato RSVP
Friday, 2/28 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch: chat with Craig Greenway, UT alum, Accounting Advisory member, partner in a Dallas financial planning firm. *this lunch is reserved for all students enrolled in Professor Holbrook’s Financial Planning for Wealth Management class, whether MPA or not. Also, other MPAs who may be interested in Wealth Management, but are not in her class this semester Professor Holbrook RSVP
Thursday, 3/5 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch: career options Professor Brown RSVP
Monday, 3/9 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Lunch: Mentorship: Mentorship Starts Now Tina Reed RSVP
Tuesday, 3/10 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Cookie Break: transfer pricing, digital services taxes, and other changes in the global tax world Professor Spiller RSVP
Tuesday, 3/24 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Cookie Break: transfer pricing, digital services taxes, and other changes in the global tax world Professor Spiller RSVP
Monday, 3/30 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. Lunch: Lunch with the Department Chair Department Chair Michael Clement RSVP
Tuesday, 3/31 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Cookie Break: career advice Assistant Director of Energy Management and Innovation Center, Stephanie Jue RSVP
Thursday, 4/16 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Cookie Break: career experiences as a pharmaceutical accounting/finance leader Professor McGuire RSVP

**Cancellation notice: If you RSVP for an event and need to cancel, you can do so through EventBrite. In order to avoid penalties such as being blocked in RecruitMcCombs, you must cancel at least 24-hours in advance (Monday RSVPs must be cancelled by Friday).**