100 for 100 Walk

The College of Business is celebrating its 100 year anniversary with a charity event to raise money for ALS awareness. On May 1st, from 4pm-6pm on the field behind the Business Instructional Facility (6th Street Lawn), teams of 4 to 10 will walk a combined 100 laps around BIF representing the 100 years of the College of Business’s existence. PricewaterhouseCoopers and possibly Grant Thornton are sponsoring the event and will have representatives to network with and free giveaways. There will also be a guest speaker from the ALS Association, free frozen yogurt, games, and an ALS Ice Bucket dunk tank.

The cost to register is $10 per person, you don’t have to be a business major, and all proceeds go to the ALS Association. Furthermore, you’ll receive a free t-shirt for participating! Please join us in raising money for this great cause by registering your team through the link below by Thursday, April 23rd at 11:59PM. Only one submission is required per team. Even if you can’t attend the event, donations are appreciated and can be contributed by clicking here.

Click here to register your team.


What: 100 for 100 Walk for ALS
Who: Teams of 4-10 students
Where: 6th Street Lawn (field behind BIF)
When: May 1st from 4pm-6pm
Why: To raise money for ALS Awareness while enjoying May’s beautiful weather.

Harvard Business School SVMP

The Harvard Business School (HBS) Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP) is a one-week management training program for rising college seniors designed to increase diversity and opportunity in business education. The SVMP Application will be available online in February 2015. The application deadline is Monday, May 11, 2015. To apply to and for more information about SVMP, please visit the program’s website: www.hbs.edu/svmp

Walgreens Case Competition

Where: Business Instructional Facility (BIF) Room 3039

When: April 24th between 9:30 am and 3:30 pm

This case competition will allow students the opportunity to research and develop a strategic analysis on a Walgreens topic and present their recommendation to Walgreens representatives. Please contact Vivian Qian, our Walgreens Campus Ambassador, in order to sign up your team at vivian.m.qian@gmail.com.

Student Sustainability Initiatives Symposium

When: Saturday, April 18th from 9:30am-4pm

Where: Newmark Civil Engineering Building

In hosting SSIS, our hope as USGBC Students UIUC is to gather students and community members who are interested in sustainability for a variety of relevant talks & workshops and prompt some meaningful discussions. Don’t forget to sign up using the following link! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1T2vbxpnE_I0pwDPong9YLqk6-wrjR1W0D_qNP1qsnQE/viewform.

Community TA for Coursera Course: Marketing in a Digital World

You are invited to apply to be a Community TA (CTA) assisting in the course Marketing in a Digital World, by Prof. Aric Rindfleisch.

The Community TA is a voluntary activity and all students that commit to participate have to agree to give 2-3 hs a week for 4 weeks to be involved in this activity.

To apply: https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/229178

For more information go here: http://bit.ly/CTA-more or contact illinoiscourserastaff@gmail.com

Conversations with Business Young Alumni

Who: Upperclassmen

When: April 22nd @ 4-5:30PM

Where: 3009 BIF

Food: Black Dog BBQ

Join the Business Young Alumni Committee for a fun, casual conversation over barbecue from Black Dog Smoke & Ale. They’ll answer your questions, and give you practical advice on how to hit the ground running in your career. You’ll learn how alumni have successfully navigated the transition from student to professional, and how you can, too. For registration/RSVP,visit http://go.business.illinois.edu/LifeAfterCollege.

Global Leaders Orange and Blue Engagement

GLOBE is sponsored by the Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Affairs and the Counseling Center. Right now, we are in the process of recruiting domestic and experienced international students on campus. No international experience or foreign language skills are required and both graduate and undergraduates are welcome. The program does require at least a 2.7 GPA, involvement with other campus activities, and availability for a one hour training session this semester and a commitment of at least one hour a week for the fall semester. Over the fall, students will will meet once a week to engage in planned or their own social activities such cook-outs, movies, and social outings. Although domestic students will help introduce students to the University of Illinois campus, the primary focus is on friendship and cross-cultural communication. The application link follows here,https://illinois.edu/fb/sec/5045465. You can also follow us on facebook for additional information here, http://www.facebook.com/groups/globeuiuc.

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