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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 ...