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October 24, 2012

News and Events

Electives Fair

Mon., Oct. 29, 2012 and Wednesday, October 31, 2012 • 5-6 p.m. • AIM Ticker Area Melcher Hall

Not sure which classes to take this spring?  Come by the Electives fair, talk with some professors, and pick up elective syllabi.  There will be a representation from each department as well as career services.  This will be a great opportunity to see what options are available to you as you start choosing your classes for next semester.

The First University of Houston Doctoral Symposium in Leadership

Fri., Oct. 26 • 5:30 p.m. • University Hilton, Plaza Room

The University of Houston Department of Management and The Leadership Quarterly are hosting the 1st Annual Doctoral Symposium in Leadership on October 26th and 27th, 2012. This symposium will focus on both micro and macro areas of leadership. There will be faculty presentations on leadership from professors coming from nationwide as well as a panel discussion with current and former Leadership Quarterly editors.

For additional information on the agenda or accommodations, please click here.

NBMBAA Houston Chapter Scholarship Program

The NBMBAA-Houston Chapter MBA Scholarship Program offers scholarships to African-American students enrolled in a graduate business or management program in the United States pursuing an MBA degree. Applicants must attend a Houston area college/university, or be a native of Houston and attend any university within the continental United States. Awards disburse by December 31st.

For additional information and to apply, click here.

Deadline to apply is Nov. 24, 2012.

Distinguished Leaders Series

Thurs., Nov. 13 • Reception 5 p.m. • Event 6 p.m. Cemo Hall, Stubbelfield Auditorium

Join the C.T. Bauer College of Business for the final Distinguished Leaders Series (DLS) presented by AGL Resources and their Houston-based companies for the Fall 2012 semester for a discussion on "A Day in the Life of a Natural Gas Trader".

RSVP here.

BCAA Monthly Networking Breakfast

Thurs., Nov. 15 • 7-8:30 a.m. • Event 6 p.m. Houston City Club

Join the Bauer Alumni Association Monthly Networking Breakfast as we feature S. Glynn Roberts, president of Northstar Offshore Group, LLC.

Mr. Roberts received his MBA from the University of Houston. He has an extensive background in the acquisition and divestiture of producing oil and gas properties and the management of Gulf of Mexico exploration and production.

The fee is $30 UHAA Members and $35 Non-Members.

If you have questions, please contact Billy Tilotta, btilotta@heincpa.com.

 

Spotlight

This Week's Spotlight is on Assistant Dean Daniel Currie

Daniel Currie is Assistant Dean, Graduate and Professional programs and Director of the Bauer College's GEMBA program, an energy-focused MBA program delivered in Beijing, PRC, Dubai and Houston. Dan has been teaching graduate courses in the Bauer College since 1994. Among others, he has taught International Environment of Business, International Marketing, Business Ethics for Accountants and Business Law and Ethics.

Dan has trained thousands of supply chain professionals and managers throughout the United states. He managed the $7 million dollar project to build AIM Center for Investment Management in the College. He received his law degree (LL.B., 1983) from University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario and his MBA (1991) from the University of Houston.

For additional information on Daniel Currie, click here.

Marketing Update

Bauer Referral Program
If you know someone who is interested in an MBA, add your referral on the Student Referral site for a chance to win a prize or contact me at dlsager@bauer.uh.edu, and I will personally invite them to attend.

Thank you for your support!

Upcoming Information Sessions:
(Click on event for registration information)


SPECIAL EVENT: A 360-View of the Bauer MBA •  Main Campus October 27, 2012 •  1 - 3 p.m. 

MS Finance •  Main Campus November 7, 2012 •  6:30 - 8 p.m.

Executive MBA • The Woodlands November 8, 2012 •  6:30 - 8 p.m.

Houston-Area Events

TYP 3rd Annual Women's Entrepreneur Event
Thursday, Oct. 25 •
 7:30-9 a.m. • Kirksey Architecture

Texas Young Professionals invites you to attend the 3rd Annual Women's Entrepreneur Event. Entrepreneurship can be a lonely journey and women face particular challenges while building their business. Come learn how other women have over come these challenges and the tremendous success that comes with starting your own business. Walk away with tips from the panelists such as work-life balance as a female entrepreneur.

For additional information and to register, click here.

UH Information and Events

Idealist Grad Fair

Mon., Oct. 29 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. • M.D. Anderson Public Library, Rockwell Pavillion Room

The Graduate College of Social Work will host the Idealist.org Grad Fair for the second year in a row. This fair highlights programs in Social Work, Public Policy, Public Interest Law, Non-Profit Management, Public Health and more. If you are considering graduate school this is a great opportunity to connect with some of the best programs throughout the country.

To register, click here.

Moores School of Music
October 26-28 
• UH Moores School of Music

Moores School of Music presents Salsipuedes, A Tale of Love, War and Anchovies. Music is by Daniel Catan. The banana republic declares war on the Nazis and newly wed salsa musicians are caught in the crossfire. Love is put to the test in this bittersweet comedy that sways to the sultry rhythms of the Caribbean. Sung in the original Spanish with English subtitles.

For additional information on show times and to purchase tickets, click here.

UH vs. UTEP

Sat., Oct. 27  3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. • Robertson Stadium

Come out and support the UH football team as they take on UTEP. Tailgate prior to the game. To purchase tickets you may visit University of Houston Athletics or call 713-GO-COOGS.