Spring semester 2013 Master of Business Communication degree graduates include: Philomena Cavalier, Ashley Christenson, Shaunna Dugstad, Colette Ehlers, Jenny Formanek, Robin Hicks, Jennifer Jorgenson, Sabera Kapasi*, Meghan Keating, Kathryn Krampe, Jenna Lange, Malisa Lieser, John Price*, Patrick Solomon*, Kris Vogel, Anna Wagnild Long and Rebecca Winters. Best wishes on your new UST MBC degree!
*Beta Gamma Sigma – Honor Society
The University of St. Thomas chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma congratulates the students who have earned invitations in 2013. Only the best business students in the world, and the professionals who earned the distinction of “the best in business” during their academic careers, can claim membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. This year’s Beta Gamma Sigma inductees from the Opus College of Business have earned that title.
These graduates join an expanding worldwide network of more than 625,000 outstanding business professionals who have earned recognition through lifetime membership in Beta Gamma Sigma. Students ranking in the top 10 percent of the baccalaureate and top 20 percent of graduate programs at schools accredited by AACSB International are eligible for this invitation.
Summer classes begin May 23, 2013, for students enrolled in BCOM 553 Interpersonal Communication, with instructor Milt Thomas. Other graduate business courses begin on varying dates: May 29-June 4. Check your summer class schedule in Murphy Online.
Registration is now open for some new graduate business students. Register today to save a place in a fall semester course. Early registration helps department chairs and instructors with course planning, scheduling classroom space and book orders. If you have questions on the available fall semester UST MBC courses please call Leslie Krona at (651) 962-4383. Register now via Murphy Online.
The fall 2013 course section of BETH 525-501 Communication Ethics is cross-listed with a BETH 601 Business Ethics section: instructor Dr. Daryl Koehn. MBC program students will be able to fulfill a core course requirement with this section and Dr. Koehn will be able to address business and communication ethics topics throughout the semester within this Thursday evening course.
Applications are now available for the James S. Fish Scholarship. This award goes to a qualified UST MBC degree student and provides tuition for four graduate business courses. Application deadline is August 1, 2013. Contact Leslie Krona for a scholarship application form.
Business communication certificate students planning to apply for the UST MBC degree will need to submit an application to transfer to the degree program. Apply to continue your professional development with a Master of Business Communication degree.
The next application deadlines are:
- August 5, 2013, fall semester.
- January 2, 2014, spring semester.
Multi-dimensionality: How to Manage a Workforce with Many Identities
Tuesday, June 18, 8 -10 a.m. University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis campus. Registration is required and the fee is waived for Opus College of Business graduate students. Register online.
In the early days of diversity, the work focused on race and gender. Then it broadened and became more complex: laws change, attitudes are continually evolving and the newest generation in the workforce does not want to be put in a box of one race, ethnicity or group.
About the Speaker
Mary-Frances Winters is president and founder of The Winters Group, a 27-year-old organization development and diversity consulting firm specializing in research, strategic planning, training and public speaking with an emphasis in ethnic and multicultural issues. Prior to founding The Winters Group in 1984, Winters was affirmative action officer and senior market analyst at Eastman Kodak Company, where she worked for 11 years.
Marketing in the New World: New Challenges. New Opportunities. The MN Chapter of the American Marketing Association hosts this conference.
When: Thursday, May 30, 2013 • 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Where: Minneapolis Marriott Southwest, 5801 Opus Parkway, Minnetonka, MN 55343
Registration open now.
Video Storytelling • Sharepoint Best Practices • Audience/Market Research • Personal Branding • Senior Communicators: What’s Next?
Join the International Association of Business Communicators MN Chapter at Summer Camp.
Empower yourself with new skills and insights. Summer Camp is a bundle of five professional development luncheons with something for everyone.
There are discounts for each additional event you attend; the more you attend, the more you save! Check out the dates, speakers, Bloomington location and registration details.
Thursday, August 22, 2013, New location – Aria Event Center, North Loop, Minneapolis.
Plan to attend the eighth annual gathering to celebrate Minnesotans working in marketing, communications, advertising, public relations and their many professional associations. It is a great event to check-in with past colleagues and build new connections. Watch www.alphabetbash.com for registration information.