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GWSB Undergraduate News

February 9, 2011

UBA Executive Board Infromation Session

Interested in getting more involved with the School of Business? Apply for an Executive Board position on the Undergraduate Business Association! The UBA has a strong entrepreneurial focus and as a member of the executive board, you will have the opportunity to shape the UBA and potentially transform the undergraduate experience for all School of Business students.

Every GWSB undergraduate student is eligible, and highly encouraged to apply for a position.

We will be holding an Information Session on Thursday, February 10, 2011, at 7:00 PM in Duquès Room 650. Please come to learn more about the UBA Executive Board and ask any questions about holding a position.

Applications are due Friday, February 18, 2011 by 5:00pm. Visit the application website for more information!

Introductory Language Courses Through The Global Languages Network

Graduate International Education & Programs is pleased to announce the following new introductory language courses through The Global Languages Network (GLN) for the Spring semester:
* Please note that the deadline to apply is February 10, 2011!

Russian Beginner I: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Chinese Beginner I (Mandarin): 7:00pm - 9:00pm

French Beginner I: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Global Language Network is an official 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to advance language learning by offering classes in common and less commonly taught languages, making language learning affordable and effective and facilitating cross-cultural interaction and exchange.

GLN is partnering with The George Washington University School of Business to offer language classes exclusively catered to GWSB students. Classes will run Feb. 15th – May 4th: once a week for 2 hours for 12 weeks total.

The courses include only a $25 processing fee, and a $100 deposit which is returned to participants who attend at least 80% of the classes.

Interested? Hurry! Applications are accepted on a first come first serve basis and the deadline to apply and submit deposits is February 10, 2011. For more information and to register, visit GLN’s School of Business web page or email

Business Gives Back

Students of the George Washington University School of Business (GWSB) present:


An evening of music and fellowship recognizing community initiatives led by
The George Washington School of Business students and alumni.

Saturday, March 5, 2011
7:00pm - 11:00pm
House of Sweden - 2900 K Street NW

Cocktail Attire

The evening will feature musical performances by current GWSB students.
Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

In line with the GWSB mission: “Act Responsibly, Lead Passionately, Think Globally,”
Business Gives Back is a student-led initiative bringing together the GW and D.C. communities in order to celebrate a commitment to sustainable business and responsible management.

All proceeds will directly benefit LearnServe International, a Washington, D.C.-based non-profit led by a current GWSB student. LearnServe International equips high school students with the tools of business planning, innovative problem-solving, and cross-cultural fluency. The program challenges students to lead and join community-based social change efforts across the D.C. area and the world.

$35 if purchased before February 21, 2011
$50 if purchased between Feb 21, 2011 and March 1, 2011
Tickets can be purchased at
(No tickets will be sold at the door)

For more information on the MBA Association, please go to

GWSB Concentrations Fair

Have questions about your concentration?
Meet us here to chat with faculty and alumni about all the possibilities each GWSB concentration has to offer!
GWSB Concentrations Fair
Duquès Hall Lobby
Thursday, February 17, 2011
10:00am - 2:00pm

Study Abroad Information Sessions


Come to one or more of the following information sessions to learn more about study abroad. All workshops will be held in Duquès Hall, Suite 453 from 5:00 - 6:00pm.

Studying Business Abroad Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Paris Business Program Wednesday, February 23, 2011

UBA Office Hours

Interested in learning more about the Undergraduate Business Association (UBA)? Want to hear what our great GWSB Student Organizations are up to? Need help planning an event, designing a flyer, or developing a budget?

The Executive Committee of the UBA will be holding weekly office hours in Duquès 454, and we'd love for you to stop by!

Chris Clark, President - Monday, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Hunter Thomas, Executive Vice President - Tuesday, 1:00 - 2:00 PM
Dean Laurence, Treasurer - Tuesday, 4:00 - 5:00 PM
Allison Latham, Vice President of Social Responsibility - Thursday, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Serena Wong, Vice President of Career Services - Monday, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Kacey Urlaub, Vice President of Events - Tuesday, 2:00 - 3:00 PM
Gabbi Baker, Vice President of Marketing and Communications - Wednesday, 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Jackie Lucas, Vice President of Technology - Thursday, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

If you have any questions or want to make a specific appointment, please feel free to email us at We look forward to seeing you soon!

Links for Life

The GWSB Office of Alumni Relations is hosting the spring session of the GWSB Student/Alumni Lunch Series, “Links for Life,” for undergraduate students on February 15, 2011. This program offers a forum for GWSB students and alumni to connect over lunch while providing an opportunity for students to build their network and learn about their fields of interest from members of the GWSB Alumni Network.
This session will feature alumni with the following job titles:
· Financial Consultant, private client group, RBC
· Account Supervisor, The Borenstein Group
· Consultant, Strategic Communications Group, Booz Allen Hamilton
· Managing Director, KPMG
· Analyst, Financial Services Roundtable
· Manager International Operations, Ecorm International, Inc
· Health Policy Research/Analysis, Avalere Health
· First Vice President, CB Richard Ellis
· Event Manager, Marriott
Event and Registration Details:
GWSB Student/Alumni Lunch Series: Links for Life
Spring 2011 Session for GWSB undergraduate students
Tuesday, February 15, 2011, 12:00 pm
Crain Center, 1st Floor Duquès Hall
Tables are limited to five to seven students per alum, and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis.
All lunches are free.

To register please visit:

Delta Sigma Pi Presents: The Big 4 Firms

Delta Sigma Pi presents:

The Big 4 Firms:
Who they are and making a career with them.

Come for an intimate information session with
the Big 4 Firms and learn about their consulting practice.

Ernst & Young

Wednesday, February 9, 2011
1959 E Street, 3rd floor

Light refreshments and beverages provided
Business professional attire

See GWork Announcements.
Contact Elaine ( for additional details.

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: Two $2,500 Scholarships Available

184 Marvin Ridge Road
New Canaan, CT 06840

The Andrew Stergiopoulos Foundation, in collaboration with the faculty and administration of George Washington University, is currently accepting application for the 2011 Andrew Stergiopoulos Scholarship Awards. Each year, the Awards are given to students in the sophomore and junior classes of the GW Undergraduate business school who exhibit Andrew’s outstanding qualities, including academic and athletic achievement, leadership and vision. Traditionally, two Awards are given each year, and each Award takes the form of a cash gift in the amount of $2500. To be used to defray tuition or work-study expenses, for a special research project, or to fund study abroad.

Winners of the Award are selected based on a short application, an essay and a faculty recommendation. Please visit our web site at for further information. For the 2011 Awards, application materials must be received by the Foundation not later than February 15, 2011. Recipients of the Award will be invited to attend a luncheon or dinner celebrating Fellowship Scholarships at The George Washington University.

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NEW! UBA Executive Board Information Session

NEW! Introductory Language Courses Through The Global Languages Network

NEW! Business Gives Back

GWSB Concentrations Fair

Study Abroad Information Sessions

UPDATED! UBA Office Hours

Links for Life

Delta Sigma Pi Presents: The Big 4 Firms

Attention Sophomores and Juniors: Two $2,500 Scholarships Available

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