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Eccles Global announces collaboration with Cabo Verde

Staff and students from Eccles Global at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah are collaborating with Cabo Verde government officials to connect Cabo Verdeans around the world and foster economic development in Cabo Verde. Eccles Global Associate Director Cesar Sanchez along with Eccles School students Peyton Williams and Amanda Edwards are working with Cabo Verde’s Secretary of State for [...]

2020-07-17T13:54:36-06:00July 17th, 2020|

Webinar Series: Get answers to undergrad questions about Fall Semester

Have questions about Fall Semester for undergraduates? We have answers! Join us for our weekly webinar series where Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Director of Business Scholars Andrea Thomas will discuss what the 2020 Fall Semester will look like. Register for upcoming sessions at Eccles.link/fall-webinar. What to expect for the 2020 Fall Semester [Original air date: [...]

2020-07-10T12:14:01-06:00July 10th, 2020|

Webinar Series: Answers to undergrad questions about Fall Semester 2020

Have questions about Fall Semester for undergraduates? We have answers! Join us for our weekly webinar series where Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Director of Business Scholars Andrea Thomas will discuss what the 2020 Fall Semester will look like. Register for upcoming sessions at Eccles.link/fall-webinar. What to expect for the 2020 Fall Semester [Original air date: [...]

2020-07-02T17:13:52-06:00July 2nd, 2020|

In the news: Master of Business Creation adapts to COVID-19

This past school year, the David Eccles School of Business Launched the Master of Business Creation (MBC) program, which was designed specifically with entrepreneurs and startup companies in mind. The original founding class consisted of 26 students and 20 startups, with classes, meetings, and grades specifically geared toward driving the startup’s success.  In an article on universitybusiness.com, Thad Kelling articulates how the global pandemic [...]

2020-07-02T17:01:53-06:00July 2nd, 2020|

Sorenson Impact Center names impact investor Geoff Davis CEO

Geoff Davis will take on the new role of CEO for the Sorenson Impact Center at the David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah. He begins his new position on July 13, 2020. Davis is a seasoned entrepreneur turned social entrepreneur turned impact investor, and his most recent position was CEO & Managing Partner of Cicero Impact Capital. He will bring [...]

2020-06-30T13:10:01-06:00June 30th, 2020|

Webinar Series: What undergrads can expect in fall 2020

Have questions about Fall Semester for undergraduates? We have answers! Join us for our weekly webinar series where Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Director of Business Scholars Andrea Thomas will discuss what the 2020 Fall Semester will look like. Register for upcoming sessions at Eccles.link/fall-webinar. What to expect for the 2020 Fall Semester [Original air date: [...]

2020-06-26T09:15:37-06:00June 26th, 2020|

Eccles’ Ruchi Watson shares thoughts on career shifts, embracing change

Ruchi Watson graduated with her MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2008 in the midst of the economic crisis. She completed her Ed.D. in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania in 2019. In a conversation with fellow Kellogg classmate, Tara Ghei, on Ghei’s blog, Gilded Chaos, the two speak on embracing change, what it means to be [...]

2020-06-26T13:50:19-06:00June 25th, 2020|

Sorenson Impact Center addresses declining higher ed enrollments

In his 2018 book Demographics and the Demand for Higher Education, Nathan Grawe projected that a 10% decline in new students enrolling in higher education facilities would occur from 2018 to 2029. However, with the growing pandemic, it is possible this decline will happen within the coming year, nine years before Grawe’s hypothesis. This general decline in enrollment is not only detrimental to the [...]

2020-06-26T08:44:32-06:00June 24th, 2020|

What to expect for the undergraduate Fall Semester 2020

Have questions about Fall Semester for undergraduates? We have answers! Join us for our weekly webinar series where Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Director of Business Scholars Andrea Thomas will discuss what the 2020 Fall Semester will look like. Register for upcoming sessions at Eccles.link/fall-webinar. What to expect for the 2020 Fall Semester [Original air date: [...]

2020-06-18T21:53:09-06:00June 18th, 2020|

Webinar Series: What to expect for Fall Semester

Have questions about Fall Semester for undergraduates? We have answers! Join us for our weekly webinar series where Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Director of Business Scholars Andrea Thomas will discuss what the 2020 Fall Semester will look like. Register for upcoming sessions at Eccles.link/fall-webinar. What to expect for the 2020 Fall Semester [Original air date: [...]

2020-06-11T15:04:22-06:00June 11th, 2020|