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Lessons of Leadership from Rep. John Lewis

Since 2009, the University of St. Thomas has been a proud University partner of the National Black MBA – Twin Cities chapter Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) program. UST supports the NBMBAA mission of creating...
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Fearless…Leaders of Tomorrow

“Leaders are…?” “FEARLESS!!” That was the call and response used to launch our 7:30 a.m. meeting, kicking off Day 1 of an intensive, morning-to-night four day professional development conference...
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Interviewing: a two-way street

You've got your foot in the door at a job interivew. Things are actually going well. What a relief. Then, you're asked, what questions do you have for us? What do you ask? You should know everything from the...
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Baseball break

The last month was very demanding for all full-time MBA students. We were in the last stage of our ABR projects: the quantitative analysis. We had a huge amount of data that to analyze with several...
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Funny Follies Finished Friday

Last Friday students, faculty and staff of the UST Full-time MBA program got together in a more informal setting to relax and share some laughs at the Follies 2010. The evening started with a networking...
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I'm getting involved with UST MBA clubs

The Full-time UST MBA program offers students several ways of getting involved with the community, like participating in clubs and the Student Association. Although, during my first semester I didn't become...
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For whom the survey polls

In a restaurant, in a hotel, on the Internet – almost anywhere – we are constantly invited to take surveys.  Sometimes we take them, but we think “What is this for?” In our ABR (Applied Business...
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Networking: It works!

From our career services staff to our professors, everyone has the same piece of advice for us when looking for our internships: “Work on your networking.” For some of us this is the start of our worst...
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Spring is here!

Spring is already here! No more snow and cold weather. But spring means more than that to us, it means that we finished the first half of our second semester. We are only one month and half away to finish our...
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Real-world perspectives on market research

I appreciate how the Full-time UST MBA program offers a combination of academics and professional experience. An example of this is the integration of special speakers’ days into the regular class schedule....
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Premier MBA competition comes to UST

The ACG Cup is a case study competition hosted by the Association for Corporate Growth that is designed to give students from leading MBA programs across the country real world experience and invaluable...
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Getting started on my second semester

This week we finished our two-week J-term fresh with the leadership and communication skills needed to start and succeed in our second semester. On Wednesday we were assigned to our ABR (Applied Business...
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New Challenges

Yesterday we finished our first week of J-term. We have each been assigned to new groups for the Spring Semester. During this week he had some team building activities that allowed us to get to know each other...
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Learners to Leaders update

By engaging the academic community of fine colleges and universities across the state to help us spot the most promising young talent, we have identified a pool of more than 60 talented young people,...
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Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2010! I hope everyone had great holidays. My husband and I traveled back home to spend the holidays with our family and friends and just came back last Thursday to start preparing ourselves for...
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Building stronger engagement

We’ve taken the challenge of building stronger engagement with diverse young professionals and pre-professionals, and responded with an exciting initiative, which we’ve decided to call Learners to Leaders....
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Project report as the semester winds down

We are only three weeks away from our finals. And we have two projects to deliver before December 10: a statistics project, which is based on a survey that we designed and distributed among faculty, staff and...
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A busy week for a student

This week a lot of things happened. First on Wednesday my husband and I celebrated our fourth month of marriage. And we went to a great pub just one block away from the university, The Newsroom. We drank some...
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Professional Fridays: Great River Energy

This week was really fun. On Friday, as part of our Professional Fridays, we went to Great River Energy. We had the opportunity to learn about the energy business directly from one of the top executives of the...
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The spark of an idea

This week, the spark of an idea ignited into full flame. For some time I have been challenging various members of our faculty and administrative staff to consider how we might make the St. Thomas MBA degree...
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We survived midterms!

Midterms were pretty intensive. It’s not easy to study for the exams and at the same time prepare for each class. But know we are almost halfway done with the semester. This weekend we can relax a little bit...
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Midterms Approach

Today my husband and I are celebrating our third month of marriage. I cannot believe it!!! Just three months ago we were in Venezuela single. And now we are in Minnesota, married and doing our MBA. But we are...
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The results are in on our first quarter of LINKS

Yeahhh! We made 1.7 million dollars in our first quarter! And we have the second biggest market share! Not bad at all. (Too bad that is only a simulation.) Yesterday we went to see the movie The Hangover. It...