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GWSB Undergraduate News

September 15, 2010

Senior Welcome Back Breakfast

The F. David Fowler Career Center and Undergraduate Programs hosted the Senior Welcome Back Breakfast September 15, 2010 for all GWSB seniors. Students had the opportunity to chat with Career Coaches, Academic Advisors, Undergraduate Programs Staff and fellow seniors. Thank you to all the seniors who attended and best of luck as you start your senior year at GWSB.

Attention Juniors: Register Your Team for Battle of the Beltway

Deloitte Consulting Battle of the Beltway Federal Consulting Case Competition at The George Washington University School of Business is a case competition open to juniors at GW. Interested students can register as a team of four or individually to be assigned to a team by the Undergraduate Programs Staff. At least one student from each team must be a School of Business student.

Nine GW teams will compete in the GW preliminary round on October 22, 2010. The top two teams will advance to the final rounds on November 4-5, 2010 to compete with teams from American, Georgetown, Howard, Princeton, Richmond, Wake Forest and William & Mary. Interested students should complete their profile and e-mail it along with team member names (if applicable) to by noon September 27, 2010.

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Study Abroad Information Sessions

Thursday, September 16, 2010
12:00pm - 1:00pm, GW Paris, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
1:00pm - 2:00pm, GW England, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
2:00pm - 3:00pm, Regional Information Session: Italy/Greece, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room
3:00pm - 4:00pm, Regional Information Session: Middle East/North Africa, Office for Study Abroad Conference Room

Financial Accounting Tutoring

Financial accounting tutoring is available in the Department of Accountancy (Funger 601) Mondays and Wednesdays 1:00pm - 3:30pm. No appointment necessary.

Your Personal E-Presence: Building and Managing Your Online Brand

The F. David Fowler Career Center invites you to attend the interactive presentation, "Your Personal E-Presence: Building and Managing Your Online Brand" led by Joey Coleman, founder of Design Symphony headquartered here in Washington, DC. Mr. Coleman recently participated in the GWSB's MBA Institute and led a discussion on "Building your Personal Brand" with first year Global MBAs. This second part of the series will take place on September 16, 2010 from 5:00pm -7:00pm in Funger 103.

The FDFCC is inviting students from other graduate and undergraduate business programs at GW to participate for this event. Non-GMBA students should RSVP for this event through Gwork. For more information on Joey Coleman and Design Symphony, please go to his website: If you have any questions, please contact Christine Fruehwirth at or 202-994-2291.


PwC Opportunities in China/Hong Kong

Come learn more about exciting opportunities with PwC in China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Hong Kong. This information session will discuss the recruitment process and potential opportunities for your career! Please join us in Duques 553 on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 from 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM to learn more! Please RSVP to by Monday, 9/20/10 with the subject "GWU INFO SESSION."

Deloitte Consulting Information Session

Learn more about full-time and summer intern opportunities with Deloitte Consulting at their campus recruiting information session on Thursday, September 23, 2010 6:00 -7:30 PM in Duques Hall, Room 651. Several GW alumni working at Deloitte will be participating in the information session. Refreshments will be served.

Delta Sigma Pi Fall Recruitment

Delta Sigma Pi, GW's oldest Professional Business Fraternity, is starting its Fall recruitment next week! It is a co-ed organization and it has Professional, Social, Community Service, and Fundraising events. The chapter consists of Business, Economics, and International Economics majors. In addition, they provide excellent networking opportunities both within the School of Business and regarding internships and jobs. Not to mention, the chapter has an amazing brotherhood full of people with diverse personalities and experiences. It is the perfect way to meet great people with similar interests as yourself!

Recruitment dates are below and please reach out to with any questions. DSP looks forward to seeing you at recruitment!

Thursday Sept 16, 2010 - DSP Info Session - Duques 453 - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday Sept 21, 2010 - Brother Meet & Greet / Speed Dating - Duques 453 - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Thursday Sept 23, 2010 - DSP BBQ -Veteran's Park - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Tuesday Sept 28, 2010 - Professional Event - Duques 453 - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Wednesday Sept 29, 2010 - Touch of Class - More details to follow - Must attend 3 out of 4 of the above events to attend Touch of Class

An Afternoon with Barclay's Capital

What: An Afternoon with Barclay's Capital
When: Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:00pm - 5:30pm Where: Duques 259
Hosted By: GW Women in Business
*Exclusively for GWWIB Members Only*
Join us for a Speaker Presentation and Q&A session,
while getting the opportunity to network with employees from this global financial firm.

Young Money Live

Young Money Live will teach students about becoming financially healthy, fostering an entrepreneurial spirit and reaching your personal goals. Stop by our table in University Yard for free giveaways and prizes and to learn more about financial responsibility.

September 21, 2010

Young Money Live
University Yard
11:00am - 3:00pm

Managing and Investing Your Money
Lecture by Founder of Young Money Magazine
Marvin Center Amphitheater
7:00pm - 8:30pm

** Sponsored by Young Money Magazine, GM, PNC Bank, AICPA and Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Business Fraternity

Alpha Kappa Psi Fall Recruitment


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

Meet and Greet
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Thurston Piano Room

BBQ with the Brothers
Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Kogan Plaza

Professional Event
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Duques 453

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.

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GWSB Blood Drive

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.


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.

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!

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NEW! Senior Welcome Back Breakfast

NEW! Attention Juniors: Register Your Team for Battle of the Beltway

NEW! Study Abroad Information Sessions

NEW! Financial Accounting Tutoring

NEW! Your Personal E-Presence: Building and Managing Your Online Brand

NEW! PwC Opportunities in China/Hong Kong

NEW! Deloitte Consulting Information Session

NEW! Delta Sigma Pi Fall Recruitment

NEW! An Afternoon with Barclay's Capital

NEW! Young Money Live

Alpha Kappa Psi Fall Recruitment

GWSB Blood Drive

Run With the Dean

Interested in Having Your Own Business Cards


Studying Business Abroad Information Session

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

Mintz Sophomore Getaway

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