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This March, Institute for Private Business members were invited to attend March's "Teach and Tour" at TechShop, a creative community with open access to DIY tools including 3D printing tech, fabrication tools, and design software. Our members took a tour of the facility before hearing from Daniel Fort, the founder of Defiance Whiskey, and his father, Garth Fort. Daniel told his story of how he got the idea for Defiance, how the name came to be, and what the future of Defiance holds.
A group of Saint Louis University international business students traveled to Hungary as part of a week-long global immersion trip. The eight students were accompanied by Dr. Hadi Alhorr, director of the Boeing Institute and chair of the international business department, and Stacy Godlewski, program manager.
“We believe all students can think outside the box and every student can become an entrepreneur,” says SLU Entrepreneurs’ Club president, Jonathan Hwang, a junior in Analytics and Enterprise Systems in the John Cook School of Business at Saint Louis University.With inclusion in mind, the club encourages students from all majors across campus to get involved with its mission: to “introduce, engage and inspire student entrepreneurs to create a better world through entrepreneurship.” Each of these words: introduce, engage, inspire and create are steps along the path SLU Entrepreneurs’ Club members follow to get more comfortable and more involved with entrepreneurship. These words also create the pillars for different events and programs the club puts on every year.
Even with a stellar game and Lady Gaga dropping into the halftime show, the commercials are always one of the focal points of the Super Bowl. What did our marketing professors think of this year’s campaigns?
Students from our MBA and Graduate classes traveled to Hong Kong this winter break as part of our study abroad program. Students Ploy Supree (#SLUPloy), Sarah Kiehl (#SLUSarah), and Emily Sheehey (#SLUEmily) took over the @SLUCookBusiness account for the trip.
During Winter Break, some of our undergraduate class participated in a study abroad trip to Panama. Two of our students, Chris Gaynor and Abby Tierney, took over the @SLUCookBusiness twitter feed with their "Flat Billy" to document the trip.
Cook School students in Dr. Andrew Kaikati’s integrated marketing communications course won the Chevy College Marketing Competition. The winning team competed against four top student teams from three other local universities
From January 1st through the 12th, select undergraduate students will be studying abroad in Panama for an annual Global Immersion course. Two of these students will be sharing their experience on the @SLUCookBusiness twitter feed. Students will be touring local businesses and learning about the South American culture.
As part of our One-Year and Part-Time MBA Programs, students can take part in a study abroad trip to Hong Kong where they’ll explore the culture and business in the economic hub of the east. Our MBA class will be leaving for Hong Kong on December 30th, and some of our students will be live-tweeting their journey on our @SLUCookBusiness twitter handle. Follow every student by following the #SLUHongKong hashtag, and these students taking over our twitter handle:
A networking breakfast, with exhibitor tables from global organizations and companies, officially opened the 2016 Monsanto International Business Conference held Thursday, December 1, and organized by the Boeing Institute of International Business in the John Cook School of Business. Hundreds of guests gathered in the Wool Ballroom in Busch Student Center on the campus of Saint Louis University for the morning program that began with opening remarks by Dr. Hadi Alhorr, director of the Boeing Institute of International Business. Dr. Fred Pestello, president of Saint Louis University, provided a welcome to the speakers and guests, congratulating the Boeing Institute on its professional as well as academic achievements: “As many of you know, our International Business Programs are ranked highly by the U.S. News and World Report with our undergraduate programs ranked #11 and the graduate programs #12.” He further noted that the conference is a testament to the University’s commitment to engage in enriching dialogue that can impact the region’s global landscape.