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GWSB Undergraduate News

September 8, 2010

GWSB Blood Drive


Study Abroad Information Sessions

Thursday, September 9, 2010
1:00pm - 2:00pm, Regional Information Session: Europe, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Regional Information Session: Australia and New Zealand , Office for Study Abroad Conference Room

Friday, September 10, 2010
12:00pm - 1:00pm, Regional Information Session: French-speaking Europe, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
1:00pm - 2:00pm, Regional Information Session: Sub-Saharan Africa, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room


Alpha Kappa Psi Fall Recruitment

INTERESTED IN BUSINESS AND THE PURSUIT OF EXCELLENCE? WE ARE TOO!

Alpha Kappa Psi, the largest international co-ed professional business fraternity, will soon be hosting its annual Fall Recruitment. This is a great opportunity for students of ALL majors to explore their interest in business and learn about what Alpha Kappa Psi has to offer.

Information Session
Monday, September 20, 2010
Duques 453
7-8pm

Meet and Greet
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Thurston Piano Room
7-9pm

BBQ with the Brothers
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Kogan Plaza
7-9pm

Professional Event
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Duques 453
7-9pm

Mocktails (invite only)*
Thursday, October 7, 2010
Tonic Lounge

Interviews (invite only)*
Sunday, October 10, 2010
MC Continental Ballroom

* Further information regarding invite-only events will be provided via email.

We look forward to meeting you! For more information, connect with us on Facebook at http://facebook.com/gwakpsi or contact us at recruitment.betamu@gmail.com.


Diversity at Deloitte, September 15th, 6-7:30pm

Please join us in Duques 255 to learn about the exciting work that Deloitte’s Federal Consulting Practice is currently involved with. You will have the opportunity to learn about our campus recruiting Analyst Programs and the importance of diversity and inclusion as a part of Deloitte’s culture. A panel of Deloitte practitioners will be available to answer any and all of your questions about life at Deloitte. Refreshments will be served. We look forward to seeing you!


Run With the Dean

Come run with Dean Guthrie the third Thursday of every month starting September 16, 2010. Students who are interested should meet at 7:30am outside the fitness center at G and 23rd.


Interested in Having Your Own Business Cards?

The Office of Undergraduate Programs is offering sophomores, juniors and seniors the opportunity to have their own business cards printed. Business cards can be ordered in sets of 250 for $25 a set. To order, bring your completed Business Card form and $25 in cash or check made out to The George Washington University to the Office of Undergraduate Programs in Duquès 455. Business cards will be ordered twice during the fall semester with the first deadline being September 24, 2010. If you are interested in having business cards in time for the New York Trek make sure to turn in your form before the first deadline.


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Studying Business Abroad Information Session

Interested in studying business and/or your electives abroad? The School of Business Advising Center and the Office for Study Abroad will hold an Information and Q&A Session on Studying Business Abroad on Wednesday, September 22, 2010 from 5:00pm to 6:00 p.m. in Duquès Hall, Suite 453. Learn more about Study Abroad programs for GWSB students and speak to advisors from the School of Business and the Office for Study Abroad. A representative from the new GW/Kent State University European Business program in Florence, Italy will be present at this event.


Study Skills and Time Management Workshop --Wednesday, September 29

Are you having trouble fitting everything in? Are you worried about upcoming midterms? Do you want to make the most of your 168 hours this week?
Please join us for a workshop on how to develop better study skills. Learn how to organize your time, set goals, and take control of your education.
This presentation is provided by Dr. Imran Riaz, University Counseling Center and is sponsored by The GWSB Advising Center.

STUDY SKILLS AND TIME MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP
Wednesday, September 29
5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Duquès Hall, Suite 453


Mintz Sophomore Getaway

Hello Sophomores!

Interested in learning more about the various concentrations, study abroad options, and GWSB student organizations while having a fun weekend outside of the city? Join us for our Mintz Sophomore Getaway in Edgewater, MD! This years Getaway will take place from October 1-2, 2010. GWSB faculty, staff and alumni will help you escape the city and answer your individualized questions in a relaxed setting. You'll also be able to network with upperclassmen and learn about various professional development opportunities. This is an annual and unforgettable event, so don't miss out!

For more information, visit the website at: http://business.gwu.edu/ugrad/cocurricular/


Apply to the Compass Fellowship

The Compass Fellowship is a dynamic two-year program that enables fifteen freshmen to become social entrepreneurs. Through a unique personal development and social business training program, Fellows interact with CEOs, bestselling authors, and start-up innovators. They receive mentorship and guidance from upperclassmen students and entrepreneurs from the community, are connected to internship opportunities in areas of passion and receive access to funding so each can launch their own social business ventures. Fellows engage in weekly modules, team-building retreats, workshops and social business simulations, all which challenge them to think creatively and develop innovative solutions to change the world. Apply online at http://compasspartners.org/fellowship/


Want to do Something More With Your Time at GW? Have you Thought About Service?

DC Reads, a service program organized through the Office of Community Service, is currently recruiting tutors and volunteers for the fall 2010 semester. Tutors work closely with elementary school children, providing tutoring and mentoring in an effort to improve reading and math abilities. With eight different volunteer sites to choose from, there’s something for everyone.

Your experience with this service opportunity will not only be personally rewarding, but through the leadership, communication and team-building skills you develop, it will help make you a well-rounded job candidate. This experience will also give you a new perspective on DC culture, helping you better understand the community you’re living in. If you qualify for work study, you can get paid for your time. For more information about DC Reads, and to find out how you can sign up, visit gwudcreads.wordpress.com

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GWSB Blood Drive

NEW! Study Abroad Information Sessions

NEW! Alpha Kappa Psi Fall Recruitment

NEW! Diversity at Deloitte, September 15th, 6-7:30pm

Run With the Dean

Interested in Having Your Own Business Cards

Back2Business

Studying Business Abroad Information Session

Study Skills and Time Management Workshop -- Wednesday, September 29

Mintz Sophomore Getaway

Apply to the Compass Fellowship

Want to do Something More With Your Time at GW? Have you Thought About Service?

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