[PAST EVENT] MBA 50th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
LocationAlan B. Miller Hall (Business School), Alan B. Miller Hall & The Sunken Garden
101 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
2017 marks the 50th anniversary of the MBA Program at William & Mary's Raymond A. Mason School of Business. Join us for a weekend in Williamsburg as we celebrate the countless achievements of our MBA graduates, and look with excitement to future triumphs.
Friday, June 2nd
Understanding the College Admissions Process
Learn what to expect and how to help prepare your student for success in the college admissions process across the country.
Hosted by W&M Admissions:
Amanda Barth, M.Ed. ’06, Director of Full-time MBA Admissions
Randy Tripp ’05, M.Ed. ’16, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Admissions
Jennifer Dahnke, M.Ed. ’08, Assistant Dean Undergraduate Business and One Year Business Masters Programs
"Own It!" An Overview of Today's MBA
Get an update on today's MBA program and learn how the Mason School focuses on five professionalism pillars to differentiate its students from those in other MBA programs.
Hosted by Ken White, Associate Dean of MBA & Executive Programs
Back to the Classroom
Return to our classrooms to hear lectures from current faculty members about topics relevant in industry.
Organizational Change: How to Make it Happen in Today's Workplace with Professor Ron Sims
Strategies for Navigating Wicked Problems with Professors Graham Henshaw & Jim Olver
The Road to Business Analytics with Professor Hector Guerrero
The Great & Grand Cocktail Party
Reunite with classmates from far and wide as we take over all of Miller Hall with a grand cocktail reception for all MBA program graduates.
Business Attire Suggested
Saturday, June 3rd
Guided Tours of Alan B. Miller Hall
Dedicated in October of 2009, Miller Hall has become the permanent home for the MBA program. Join classmates for guided tours of the building.
Alumni Panel: Living Lives of Principled Achievement
Dean Pulley ’74 states, as his unwavering vision and mission for the school, that we prepare our students for lives of principled achievement. Does this matter? In a world where quarterly earnings often define success, do integrity and trustworthiness play to our corporate earnings goals? These panelists will share their thoughts, experiences and lessons learned.
Hosted and Moderated by Professor Karen Locke
Nicolas Boël, MBA ’89, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Solva SA
Jennifer Guethoff ’88, MBA ’95, Global Deputy, Chief Ethics Officer, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu
Jim Kaplan ’57, Chairman & CEO, Cornell Dubilier Electronics, Inc.
12:00pm Lunch with Executive Partners
Join your favorite Executive Partners and meet some new ones while enjoying lunch together.
Alumni Panel: Managing the Enormous
There are those who, when confronted with herculean tasks, mergers, acquisitions, exponential growth, devolving situations, or crisis, seem to float through the myriad issues and life altering decisions that must be made. This panel will share their stories and insights.
Hosted and Moderated by Professor Brent Allred
Jeff Gardner, MBA ’97, CEO, Monitronics
Mike Matacunas, MBA ’93, Chief Administrative Officer, Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.
Nathan Ticatch, MBA ’91, Partner, Stonecourt Capital & President & CEO, PetroLogistics
Frank Roach, MBA ’76, CEO, Wolseley North America
Batten Fund Analyst Reunion
With more than 15 years of investment activity, the Batten Fund continues to be one of the most popular courses in the MBA program. Come join fellow Batten analysts to celebrate the fund's investment performance and to reconnect with your classmates.
Hosted by Professors Jim Haltiner and Gjergji Cici
MBAA Former Leaders Reception
Come and reconnect with classmates that served on the MBAA while students in the program.
Hosted by Carlane Pittman Ph.D. ’03, Director, MBA Programs
Military and Major General James Wright Reception
The Mason School proudly boasts that more than 30% of our MBA student population is current or former military. Come and reconnect with your military classmates and be honored for your service.
Hosted by Amanda Barth M.Ed. ’06, Director, MBA Admissions
Cocktails & Celebration Dinner in the Sunken Garden
Join President Taylor Reveley, Dean Larry Pulley ’74, and the entire Mason School community in William & Mary's historic Sunken Garden for cocktails and dinner to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the MBA program.
Hosted by President Reveley and Dean Pulley ’74
Business Attire Suggested
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