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GWSB Undergraduate News

April 10 , 2013 

REMINDER! Registration for Fall 2013 Opens in Early April

To find out your Registration Day/Time, refer to the schedule on the Registrar's Website. 
PLEASE NOTE: registration days are based on number of credit hours completed; it does NOT include Spring 2013 classes that are currently in progress.  
 
Plan ahead and avoid lines at the Advising Center!  Prepare for registration by meeting with your advisor at least three weeks before your scheduled registration day.  Express Advising hours are from 9:30 - 12:30, Monday - Friday; appointments are available in the afternoons.  Advising appointments can be scheduled by calling the Advising Center at 202.994.7027. 

Not sure who your advisor is?  Check our staff listing to find out!  Due to the high volume of students the Advising Center will see in the coming weeks, we will not provide fall schedule advising via email.  Come in to meet with your GWSB advisor in person instead!


NEW! GWSB Student Research Recognition

The Office of Undergraduate Programs and Research Experience for Undergraduates Program would like to recognize GWSB Sophomore Colleen Tan for winning 2nd place for Business Research at GWU Research Days 2013. Colleen's research, "Professional Social Media Analysis," has been supervised by Dr. Marilyn Liebrenz-Himes. Colleen will be presenting again through GWSB Research Week on Thursday, April 18 from 5-5:30 PM in Funger 420. Congratulations Colleen!

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NEW! DSP Ernst and Young Event

Interested in a career with a Big 4 firm? Want to know what it's like working at one of the largest professional service firms on earth? Interested in a career in accounting or consulting? Come to DSP's Ernst and Young event to learn more about opportunities at the firm and speak directly with recruiters and firm employees. Open to all students on April 10th in Room 451!

RSVP Here: https://www.facebook.com/events/431743176918226/?fref=ts


NEW! Apply to be a Neighbors Program Assistant

Use your business leadership skills to help a local non-profit in need and get paid for it! Apply to be a Neighbors Program Assistant!  For the 2013-2014 academic year Neighbors will be revamped to become a structured, year-long service leadership program. To learn more about the program and how you can work directly with a local non-profit and lead a cohort of 8-10 student volunteers, read the Neighbors Program Assistant Job Description.

Applications for the position are available here and are due Thursday, April 11, at 5:00pm. Please make sure you choose Neighbors as your first choice since the application is also for several other positions within the Center. (Please note that the deadlines for the other positions have already passed.)

Questions? Please email me at: enorton@gwu.edu.


NEW! Branding from the Inside Out - Social Media Training Workshop

Sponsored by the GW Undergraduate Businession Association

DATE: THURSDAY, APRIL 11 - 6:30PM TO 7:30PM
LOCATION: Duques 453

Kick off your weekend with free food and valuable advice from the F. David Fowler Career Center about expanding your connections and making your online profile appealing to recruiters! Open to all students!


NEW! Undergraduate Business Association (UBA) Applications Available! 

Interested in improving the GWSB undergraduate student experience? Apply for a 2013-2014 Executive Board position on the UBA! Applications will be accepted until Sunday, April 14th at 11:59PM. Please visit: http://tinyurl.com/uba1314app for more information on positions, to view the application timeline, and to apply! 

Have a question about the application? Contact the UBA at uba@gwu.edu.  


Summer Session Course Offered

SECOND SUMMER SESSION 2013
CSci 1030 (formerly 110)—Technology and Society (3 credits)—CRN 72231
Offered via Distance Learning — July 8, 2013–August 17, 2013

Michael B. Feldman, Professor Emeritus of Computer Science
http://www.seas.gwu.edu/~mfeldman/csci1030
This course is designed for students in arts, natural and social sciences, and business, and is not taken by computer science students. There is no programming in this course, and no computer science background is required. Students are, of course, expected to have the usual undergraduate computer-usage experience: word processing, Internet searching, and electronic mail are all used heavily in this online course.


Courses for the Fall

INTRODUCTION TO Information Technology PROJECT MANAGEMENT
ISTM 6204-10 – MW 6:10-9:50 May 20th – June 29th

PROFESSOR: ELIAS G. CARAYANNIS, PhD
E-mail: caraye@gwu.edu
Course Description: This course provides a synthesis of public and private sector perspectives and across a variety of industries and countries on key project management practices, challenges and opportunities in order to enhance the understanding of their nature and dynamics within a given contextual framework, whether that may concern private industry, multilateral, governmental or non-governmental organizations.

IS/IT Strategy -ISTM 6222-10
TR 6:10-9:50 May 20th – June 29th

PROFESSOR: ELIAS G. CARAYANNIS, PhD
E-mail: caraye@gwu.edu
Course Description:
Over recent years, the business environment has been transformed in large part by leveraging capabilities of information systems and technology. Today’s environment is often called the information age, knowledge economy, digital businesses, digital markets, etc. Labels aside, information systems and technology are not just back-office process enablers any more, but they can be of strategic importance to any business. That is even more so as businesses become global. To be ready to meet the challenges of this business environment, this course provides the necessary breadth and depth of knowledge needed to develop IS/IT strategies that are aligned with the business strategies, and approaches to implement those IS/IT strategies.


GWSB Research Week

Announcing GWSB Research Week, put on by the Research Experience for Undergraduates Program! REU students will present their research in presentations throughout the week of April 15-18, including a reception on Tuesday, April 16 from 6:30-8:30 PM in Duques 453. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be provided. All are welcome are to attend - see attached flyer for details! Please contact Julie Mitchell at gwsbreu@gmail.com with questions. For more information please click here.


Net Impact: Undergraduate Chapter would like to invite you to apply for our executive board for the 2013 - 2014 school year! 

Who are We? Net Impact is a "community of more than 30,000 changemakers who are using our jobs to tackle the world’s toughest problems. We put our business skills to work for good throughout every sector, showing the world that it’s possible to make a net impact that benefits not just the bottom line, but people and planet too." Please visit Net Impact for more information!
Positions available include: President, Vice President, Director of Operations, and Treasurer. If you are interested in a position, please send your resume and a brief note about which roles you are applying to by Monday, April 15. Email this information to: netimpactgw@gmail.com. 
For more information about specific roles, please Email us!


Financial Literacy Series

SAVE THESE DATES for our upcoming seminars:

April 18, John Friedman, Harvard University
May 2, Jing Cai, University of Michigan
May 16, Nick Bourke, The Pew Charitable Trusts


U.S. Foreign Policy in a Global Era Summer Program

Looking for a way to earn credits and study U.S. foreign policy this summer? The U.S. Foreign Policy in a Global Era summer program will be taking place this June 3-14 and July 8-19 at the Elliott School of International Affairs at GW. This three-credit program provides participants from all over the world with the opportunity to spend part of their summer in the heart of Washington, D.C., learning about the complex factors that shape U.S. foreign policy. Students attend a mix of lectures from our own GW faculty and special guest invitees. Students also go on a number of site visits to key institutions involved in the making and implementation of U.S. foreign policy.

You can find plenty of information here: http://www.gwu.edu/~usfpsp.
If you want to know whether this class can fulfill BBA or BAccy electives, come in to talk with your GWSB Advisor in person.

Please feel free to contact the USFP office at usfpsp@gwu.edu, or (202) 994-7678 with any questions you may have.


Apply to be a Colonial Ambassador

If you are a proud Colonial, actively participate in GW traditions, enjoy meeting fellow students and alumni, and share our belief in philanthropy, then apply to join the Colonial Ambassadors!  

The Colonial Ambassadors are a select group of undergraduate students on campus that are dedicated to serving GW alumni, students, and prospective students.  The ambassadors support student engagement with alumni and alumni related activities, preserve GW traditions, and encourage a spirit of philanthropy.  

Applications are due on Friday, April 12, 2013 by midnight.  Please check out our website for more information, or contact Leanne Aurich, Coordinator of Student Alumni Programs, at 202-994-2610 or leanne24@gwu.edu.


Be sure to check out the GWSB Abroad Blog

Are you interested in the IBUS in Argentina and/or GW Paris GWSB Signature Study Abroad Programs, but you missed the information session?
Check out the GWSB Abroad Blog for detailed information on both programs as well as video testimonials from program participants! Be sure to check back on a regular basis for postings by GWSB students who are all over the world this semester. 


F. David Fowler Career Center Undergraduate Newsletter


http://business.gwu.edu/careercenter/undergradnewsletter/


GW Tutoring Initiative

GW Tutoring Initiative provides tutoring services for GW students in a variety of courses. In addition to individual sessions, we also have drop-in sessions that students can utilize throughout the semester free-of-charge, and online tutoring through Smarthinking. Please visit the GW Tutoring Initiative website for more information.


 
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REMINDER! Registration for Fall 2013 Opens in Early April

NEW! GWSB Student Research Recognition

NEW! DSP Ernst and Young Event

NEW! Apply to be a Neighbors Program Assistant

NEW! Branding from the Inside Out - Social Media Training Workshop

NEW! Undergraduate Business Association (UBA) Applications Available! 

Summer Session Course Offered

Courses for the Fall

GWSB Research Week

Conversations on Creative Leadership

Net Impact: Undergraduate Chapter would like to invite you to apply for our executive board for the 2013 - 2014 school year! 

Financial Literacy Series

U.S Foreign Policy in a Global Era Summer Program

Apply to be a Colonial Ambassador

Be sure to check out the GWSB Abroad Blog

F. David Fowler Career Center Undergraduate Newsletter

GW Tutoring Initiative

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