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Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Inspires Students with Values-Focused Botton LineStarbucks CEO Howard Schultz Inspires Students with Values-Focused Bottom Line

Eller undergraduate and MBA students joined faculty, Starbucks partners, and community members to honor Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz with the 2011 UA Executive of the Year Award: includes video and photo gallery.

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Twenty Undergrads Fly to Omaha for Face Time with Warren BuffettTwenty Undergrads Fly to Omaha for Face Time with Warren Buffett

Every year, Warren Buffett takes time to meet with select college students from around the country — including a group from the Eller College. This year, 20 UA students joined groups from five other universities for a tour of a Berkshire Hathaway company and an open discussion with Buffett. [more]

 

Eller Undergrads Intern at NCAA Final Four ChampionshipEller Undergrads Intern at NCAA Final Four Championship

Six UA undergraduates — including three Eller College students — worked as interns for the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) during the 2011 NCAA men’s Final Four championship. [more]

 

ELITE Students Use Campus Resources to Gain Career ExperienceELITE Students Use Campus Resources to Gain Career Experience

As members of ELITE — Eller Leadership and Integrity Training for Excellence — pre-business freshmen Eric Brady and Aaron Iffrig were asked to attend their first career fair, where they spotted a gap in the system. [more]

 

Working MBAs Broaden Horizons AbroadWorking MBAs Broaden Horizons Abroad

As part of a required international management course, Evening and Executive MBAs traveled to South America and Asia to gain essential perspective on globalized business practice. [more]
  
  

 

Business Students Inspired by Social EntrepreneurshipBusiness Students Inspired by Social Entrepreneurship

Maria Billias and Ernesto Carrizoza, both seniors at the Eller College, got their first exposure to Tucson-based special needs toy company PlayAbility Toys in a social entrepreneurship class taught by Stephen Gilliland. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship at Work

Students Get Insight into Health Care Careers at Panel DiscussionStudents Get Insight into Health Care Careers at Panel Discussion

About 30 undergraduate and graduate students joined Eller College interim dean Leslie Eldenburg and a panel of health care executives for a discussion on careers in the industry. [more]

 

High School Ethics Forum Expands into Los AngelesHigh School Ethics Forum Expands into Los Angeles

The annual High School Ethics Forum — initiated in Tucson in 2007 — is now operating in three cities. The forum expanded to Phoenix in 2009, and launched in Los Angeles in April. [more]

 

Eller Connections

Electric Bike Company Velocis Wins Over Judges at Year-End ShowcaseElectric Bike Company Velocis Wins Over Judges at Year-End Showcase

The 100 students in the McGuire Entrepreneurship Program concluded their venture development experience with an annual day-long showcase event on April 14. [more]

 

McGuire Entrepreneurship Students Leap Through Final Academic HurdleMcGuire Entrepreneurship Students Leap Through Final Academic Hurdle

Students who complete the year-long McGuire Entrepreneurship Program walk away with a business plan, but their academic experience goes far beyond that document. [more]

 

Research Report

Management Professors Unlock Underlying Complexities of Social Capital in Trio of BooksManagement Professors Unlock Underlying Complexities of Social Capital in Trio of Books

In three books aimed at different audiences, associate professor of management Ken Koput sheds light on social capital. [more]

Alumni Spotlights

Carla Keegan, MBA '82A Passion for Solving Accounting Puzzles
Carla Keegan

MBA '82
Director, Keegan, Linscott & Kenon, P.C.
 
 
 
 

Jim Critchley, Eller Executive MBA '09Wildcat at Last
Jim Critchley

Executive MBA '09
Interim Fire Chief, City of Tucson
 
 
 
 
 

Student Profiles

Gavin Howell, MBA '12From Show Business to Business, Business
Gavin Howell

MBA '12
 
 

 
 
 
 

Nicole Bisetti, BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship '11Routing the Path to Success
Nicole Bisetti

BSBA Marketing and Entrepreneurship '11

  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upcoming Events

May 5, 2011
BBQ Celebration to Welcome Len Jessup, Eller College Dean and Halle Chair in Leadership

May 13, 2011
Eller College Undergraduate Convocation

May 14, 2011
Eller MBA and Eller College Graduate Programs Convocation

June 3, 2011
Mid-Year Economic Outlook Breakfast, Featuring Marshall J. Vest and Gerald J. Swanson

  
  
  
  

Eller in the News

UA hoping test of lie detection gets it marketed
Arizona Daily Star : April 29, 2011

UA students help residents find new online connection
Arizona Daily Star : April 18, 2011

Arizona hurt by stagnant, declining population
The Arizona Republic : April 10, 2011

Temp hiring picks up, but doesn't plug gap
The Arizona Republic : March 27, 2011

  

  

  

  

Alumni Online Community

Alumni Online Community

Are you a member of the University of Arizona Online Community? You can connect with Eller alums and fellow Wildcats through our new alumni directory, plus update your information, sign up for email forwarding, post a class note, and more. Log in at www.EllerCommunity.com.