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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 t...
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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. It’s...
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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 s...
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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 w...
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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 mor...
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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 an...
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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 w...
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The UST Business Simulation

We have been busy this week. We are still adjusting to the workload. It is not easy to come back to school after four years. But we still have time to go out with our friends!Yesterday we went to this great s...
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One Week Done!

The first week is over. It was really good (of course was a short one). The professors are really nice. I thought it would be hard for us due to the language and everything, but it was not. Also on Friday we we...
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Launch Week Reflections

We finished our Launch Week. It was really intensive! We had to prepare a marketing plan presentation for the Dean in just 3 days. It was stressful but at the same time really exciting because it allowed us to ...
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Starting my MBA

August 30th, 2009Tomorrow is the big day!  My husband (who is also a first-year MBA student) and I arrived from Venezuela three days ago and have been settling in to life in Minnesota.  We are going to start ...