Loyola University Chicago

Quinlan School of Business

Graduate Weekly Announcement

September 24th, 2018

Thank you for reading the weekly announcements from the Quinlan Graduate Programs Office.


This Week at Quinlan

GWIB Snacks on the Spanish Steps
Date: Monday, September 24th
Time: 5-6pm
Location: Schreiber Lobby
Contact: Katie Pins at kpins@luc.edu

Join the Graduate Women in Business organization for their first Fall meeting in Schreiber Lobby. Stay the whole time to learn about what events are coming up, meet new members or stop by on your way to class!

Conversation with Nicole Johnson-Scales
Date: Monday, September 24th
Time: 6:00-7:30pm
Location: Schreiber Center 1001
Sponsored by: Baumhart Center
Contact: Seth Green at sgreen12@luc.edu

Please join us for a conversation and mentorship forum with Nicole Johnson-Scales. Johnson-Scales is the Senior Vice President and Head of Community Development for Fifth Third Bank Chicago, overseeing the Bank’s community development efforts and charitable contributions. She has received numerous awards for her business, community service and philanthropic work, including Chicago Leader of Color; Most Powerful & Influential Woman; Woman of Excellence and Chicago’s Top 40 Game Changer. The event will open with a conversation with Johnson-Scales and break into small group discussions where students and professionals can reflect on gaining the skills, knowledge, and values to live extraordinary lives. A light dinner and refreshments will be served. Note: If you plan to join us, we encourage you to RSVP. While you do not need to RSVP to attend, we plan to serve food and it would be helpful for us to have an approximate count of attendees.

MARK 561 Study Abroad Information Session
Date: Thursday, September 27th
Time: 4:45-5:45pm
Location: Schreiber Center Room 406

Please join Professor Cliff Shultz for an overview of the MARK 561: Comparative Consumer Behavior and Marketing in Emerging Southeast Asia. This course visits Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand in a span of ten days through the winter break. Course participants will gain insights on effective marketing and management decision making in cross-cultural settings. See comments from past participants here. Note that study abroad courses can satisfy a degree requirement for most GBUS degree programs (elective, global requirement, marketing concentration, advanced core, etc.).

MBA Charity Cup Day Event
Date: Saturday, September 29th
Time: 9am-5pm
Location: Lakeshore Park, 808 N Lakeshore Drive

Participate in one of the most exciting events in the academic year! Test your basketball, volleyball, soccer, relay events and more in a friendly competition for the annual MBA Cup! The MBA cup is a series of networking, fundraising, volunteering and athletic events involving students from Quinlan, Kellogg, Kellstadt and Booth. This year marks the 12th anniversary and all proceedings will benefit the Big Shoulders Fund. Click here to register. If you would like to donate instead, show your support here.

MBA Cup Networking Event
Date: Saturday, September 29th
Time: 8pm-11pm
Location: Electric Hotel, 222 W Ontario St

Celebrate the end of MBA Cup while networking with students from Booth, Kellogg and Kellstadt. Unwind with contemporary music accompanied by dancing, drinks and more. Register for the event here.

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Graduate Programs Updates 

Career Strategies Series: Resources for your Next Career Step, Save the Date: October 20th, 8:45am-12pm 

2019 Commencement Update: May 9th at 1pm for Quinlan MBA and MS Graduates

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Business Career Services

Gartner Consulting Information Session 
Date: Monday, October 1st 
Time: 6:00-7:30 pm
Location: Schreiber Center
Sponsored by: Business Career Services 
Contact: Mauricio Orellana at Quinlancareers@luc.edu

Come meet representatives from Gartner Consulting and hear a full presentation about the leading independent IT and business consultancy. Gartner helps clients define key IS/IT strategies, manage major technology initiatives, optimize business processes and operations though IT and telecommunications and achieve high returns on their related investments. Using Gartner methodologies, representatives help clients measure performance, optimize and create quantifiable business value, independently from implementation interests. RSVP is encouraged in RamblerLink> EVENTS>INFORMATION SESSION, though RSVP not required.

Kenway Consulting Information Session 
Date: Thursday, October 4th
Time: 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 
Location: Schreiber Center 220 
Sponsored by: Business Career Services 
Contact: Mauricio Orellana at Quinlancareers@luc.edu

Come meet representatives of Kenway Consulting and hear a full presentation introducing why they exist, their capabilities and services; as well as what an incoming Management Consultant should expect of the position. RSVP on RamblerLInk encouraged>EVENTS>INFORMATION SESSION, though RSVP not required.

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Student Organization Events

Vote in the Quinlan Graduate Business Association 2018-2019 Board Elections! Check your LUC email this week for more details.

APICS Case Competition
Date: Registration opens Monday, October 1st
Contact: Dr. Michael Hewitt at mhewitt3@luc.edu

APICS, the international association for supply chain and operations, sponsors an annual case competition along with Deloitte that challenges students to solve supply chain problems. In 2017, the Quinlan team took first prize in the International Student Team Competition! To win, the team had to show a strong understanding of various technical aspects of supply chain management, as well as present their results in a meaningful and insightful manner to a panel of judges. Be a part of Team 2018! Registration is currently open. If you are interested in being part of this exciting event, please contact Dr. Hewitt. For more information on the APICS competition click here. See past Quinlan victories here.

LUC Net Impact
Date: Tuesday, October 9th, 2018
Time: 5:30-7:00pm
Location: McDonald’s Global HQ
Contact: Kate Burnham at kburnham@luc.edu

LUC Net Impact inspires, educates, and equips students to use the power of business to create a more socially and environmentally sustainable world. Come meet the new executive board for the 2018-2019 academic year: Kate Burnham and Kaitlin Butler: Co-Presidents, Payal Patel: VP, External Relations, and Taylor Sticha: VP, Marketing and Communications at the Net Impact Chicago chapter event where a group of panelists will share how they achieve impact in their careers. Register for the event here. Sign onto OrgSync to send a message that you are attending the event so Quinlan students can meet up together. For more information, about OrgSync and future events click here.

Quinlan Graduate Advisory Council Seeking Students

The Quinlan School of Business Graduate Advisory Council (QGAC) serves as a forum to voice graduate student ideas about relevant University issues and exists to enhance communication between students, faculty, and administration. Members of the QGAC commit to meeting twice a quarter and to represent the graduate programs at various recruiting events. Contact quinlangrad@luc.edu for application materials.

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Water Tower Campus Events

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Other Events

Loyola Night at Wrigley Field
Date: Thursday, September 27th
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Wrigley Field

Don’t miss this special night at Wrigley celebrating Ramblers! Show your school pride as the Chicago Cubs play the Pittsburgh Pirates. Purchase your reduced-price tickets here and receive a commemorative Cubs hat in Loyola colors! A portion of net proceeds from this event will be donated to the undergraduate scholarship program.

Trade Matters: Discussions from the Korean Perspective
Date: Friday, October 19th
Time: 8:00 am
Location: Wintrust Hall, 9th Floor
Sponsored by: International Business Society
Contact: Sean Ryan at sryan2@luc.edu

Come learn about the importance of trade for the Republic of Korea and of trade negotiations, such as Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement. The talk will cover how trade affects the Korea-U.S. economic relations and other economic partners around the world. Minister Counselor Han-Koo Yeo holds a BA degree from Seoul National University and dual MBA and MPA degrees from Harvard University. Mr. Yeo has served in the Korean government for 25 years, working in a variety of policy areas including trade, investment, industry, energy, and climate change. Please join us for discussion and complimentary continental breakfast. Please register here by Monday, October 15th.

International Student Orientation Pt 2 – Writing and Employment
Date: Tuesday, October 2
Time: 3-4:30pm
Location: Cuneo Hall 104, LSC
Sponsored by Water Tower Campus Life and the Graduate School
Contact: Astrid Beltrán at abeltran1@luc.edu

This second session in our ongoing orientation for new international students focuses on helping students understand aspects of writing for graduate school that may be different from their home countries. Michael Meinhart, facilitator for this year’s Graduate Writing Series, and staff from the Writing Center on campus will be on hand to discuss guidelines, strategies, and resources that will help new international students acclimate to the expectations of graduate writing in the US. Additionally, a representative from the Career Development Center will be present to discuss strategies for finding on-campus employment. Snacks will be provided and there will be time for socializing with other international students. Please click here to RSVP.

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Lakeshore Campus Events

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WTC Resources

Business Career Services: 312-915-7810

(Mon-Fri: 9:00am to 5pm)

Graduate Business students may schedule a Career Advising Appointment by phone or RamblerLink.

Bursar’s Office: 312-915-6161

(Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5pm)

Campus Card Office: 312-915-7756

(Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5pm)

Financial Aid: 773-508-7704

(Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5pm)

Office of International Programs: 773-508-3899

(Mon-Fri: 8:30am to 5pm)

WTC Bookstore: 312-915-7420

(Mon-Thurs: 9am to 6:30pm, Fri: 9am to 5pm, Sat: 10am to 3pm)

WTC Wellness center: 312-915-6360

(Mon,Thu,Fri: 8:30am to 5pm, Tues: 9am to 6 pm, Wed: 1pm to 6pm)

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