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One Mark of the Opus College of Business' ROI

This fall marks the start of my fifth year as a part of the St. Thomas community. I can honestly say that of all of the projects and programs I’ve been a part of during my tenure, the Promises Kept Tour has b...
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Becoming a Social Entrepreneur

In addition to her MBA, Larissa Rodriguez has nearly 20 years of marketing and communications experience at private firms, publicly-traded Fortune 500 companies and a major non-profit. She never saw herself as an entrepreneur -- until an unexpected social need presented itself.
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2011 Hearts & Hammers Project Day a Success

Coffee, paint, chocolate mulch and volunteering for a good cause where the four primary ingredients in UST’s recent participation in the fall 2011 Hearts & Hammers Project Day.
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’07 Alumni Repeat Golf Title

The Third Annual Full-time MBA Student and Alumni golf outing recently took place at Theodore Wirth Golf Course. Fifty students and alumni competed for the top honors but there was no match for the ’07 grads.
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The Business of Being the Bike Man

Erik Saltvold, better known throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin as “Erik the Bike Man,” CEO of Erik’s Bike Shop recently spoke at Master’s Pub.
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The Corn-on-the-cob King of the Minnesota State Fair

A highlight for many Minnesota State Fair-lovers is the announcement of new food vendors each summer. A battle of sorts is waged every year as new products are promoted and tested, with a limited amount of accepted applicants.
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Dustin Sayre, Real Estate Project Development Specialist

A specialist in the development of senior housing communities with Senior Housing Partners, a division of Presbyterian Homes, Dustin is on his way to completing the MSRE degree this December and continuing to excel in the development business.
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From Mad Men roots to cutting-edge PR

The Star Tribune profiled top public relations firm Padilla Speer Beardsley, led by Lynn Casey, a UST Evening MBA alumna and this year's Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal Women in Business Career Achievement honoree.
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Moving in to the new House of Talents

Many Full-time UST MBA students list owning their own business as a goal when they begin the program. Class of 2009 alumna Kate Herzog is one of the very few who opened a business right after earning her degree.
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Evening MBA Student Knows Noodles…and Negatives

The vast majority of our students work full time, take one or two courses each semester, and make time for activities with friends and family. But few evening students pack as many activities into each day as Tony Wang.
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Jargon Genesis: Pomp and Circumstance

Many of you had the distinct honor of walking down an aisle, mortarboard on head, participating in a ceremony to commemorate the attainment of your UST graduate business degree.
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Where One Road Ends, Another Begins

I’ve spent the past three years (17 classes and about 2,300 hours) focused fairly exclusively on my studies. Many of my hobbies and social pursuits had to go by the wayside (and in some cases, stop altogether) while I dedicated a lot of my time to school. As much sacrifice as this has required, every second has been worth it. And then some.
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UST MBA alumna leads top Twin Cities clinic

Not many of our MBA graduates can say they once dreamed of being a Rockette. While Health Care UST MBA alumna Donna Block never achieved that particular dream, her medical degree and MBA have enabled her to run one of the top OBGYN clinics in the Twin Cities.
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Insights on Instigating an IPO

Minneapolis-based SPS Commerce’s services take advantage of the new breed of software, often referred to as “cloud computing” or “Software-as-a-Service,” that connects global trading partners. Some of the lessons that Master's Pub speaker Kim Nelson learned during the IPO process involved four "Ps" - preparation, people, perspective and process.