Wednesday, March 30, 2011

BBSA Alumni Weekend in a Few Days

The BBSA is sponsoring a reunion weekend for African-American alumni. The weekend will allow people to network with colleagues across the different programs and reconnect with former classmates. The weekend includes social activities, workshops and concludes with a banquet. The weekend will be an opportunity for alum to interact with current students and also discuss ways to continue bringing a diverse applicant pool to the school. Please RSVP to if you will be bringing a guest so that we can begin to finalize our arrangements. If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to send those as well.

Here is a sampling of the events scheduled for Saturday, April 2:

Wake Forest Schools of Business Diversity Update Panel, 10-11 am at Worrell 1124

Representatives from various departments within Wake Forest University (admissions, faculty, etc.) will provide their perspectives on diversity efforts within the Schools of Business. There will be ample opportunities to ask questions, voice concerns and offer solutions relative to diversity efforts during this event.

Building Bridges Roundtable Symposium, 11:15 am – 1 pm at Worrell 1124

This roundtable discussion based on our theme will be led by several alumni, business professionals and current students. The discussion is meant to provide insight and to provoke thought on issues revolving around the goal of being a successful business professional in today’s competitive marketplace.·       

Distinguished Alumni Banquet, 5-9 pm (black tie optional) at Graylyn Conference Center: Mews Room

The keynote speaker will be Inga Willis, CEO of The Mogul Group, which is an entertainment marketing and consulting firm based in Atlanta. This event serves to honor our alumni, provoke thought on the changing face of the business landscape and to allow further opportunity to connect with fellow alums and current students. Complimentary beer and wine will be served during the first hour. Proceeds from this event will go towards the new BBSA Scholarship Fund. Formal dress required, black tie optional.

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