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DEAN'S MESSAGE

 

Spring temperatures are reaching record highs in Memphis and gas prices look to follow the same trend. Fortunately, the stock market continues to rally and suggests a slight rebound in the economy. Likewise, the CBU School of Business is performing positively as evidenced by the large number of students who are interning or completing a practicum with local companies. Currently, students are working with ALSAC/St. Jude, Anthropologie, Avis, CBU, Everything Financial Company, Ghould’s, Ingram Micro, Jay-Ton, McVean Trading & Investments LLC, Medtronic, Merrill Lynch, Mississippi Riverkings, Preferred Medical Systems, Revid Investments, Red Deluxe/Brand Development, ROTC, Shoemaker Financial, Steel Warehouse, UBS Financial Services Inc., and UT Health Science Center. Companies with internship availability include Christ Community Health Services, Cordova Safety Products, Fastenal, Independent Bank, and TekSystems. We are constantly cultivating new organizations for internship placements that often result in full time employment for our students upon graduation. Special recognition goes to Jenny Cowell, our internship coordinator.


This newsletter features alumni activities and achievement with a special focus on Sean Egger (’03 ) with Humana, Inc., followed by a section on student activities and achievements with the spotlight on Catherine Delbove (’13), an accounting major with minors in finance and international business. Also included are faculty activities and achievements, the latest news from Delta Sigma Pi, the MBA program and the CFP program, and a salute to the Life After College Program. Finally, it is with great sadness that we acknowledge the loss of Clifton Gibbs (Business Administration, ’11) and Clifton Ghoston III ('01, MBA '11). Please continue to keep them, their family, and their friends in your thoughts and prayers. If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact me at jhargett@cbu.edu.


Jack Hargett, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Business



Delta Sigma Pi Formal Event for Spring 2012, Image Shared by Faith Ferrell (Business Administration '12)

 

STUDENT ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Mitchell Bennett (’16) has signed a letter of intent to play Golf at CBU.


Chrisqueria Bragg (Accounting ’15) has been accepted into an internship program that was offered through the Career Center at the DMAG firm. Chrisqueria wanted to extend her thanks to the School and our friends in the Career Center for helping make such opportunities possible.

 

Buccaneer guard Scott Dennis (Business Administration '12) has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches and Division II Bulletin All-America teams. Dennis averaged 15.9 points, 9.2 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 1.5 steals, and 0.9 blocks per game this year, leading the Bucs to a 25-7 record and a spot in the NCAA Division II South Regional Finals. He is one of 16 players selected to the NABC All-America Team, and he is also an Honorable Mention All-American by DII Bulletin.


Brigette Dobbins (MIS ’12) is completing an internship at Memphis-based monthly news magazine The Best Times as a Web Design Intern. Brigette’s work will concentrate on building Web applications for smartphones.


Four CBU Buccaneer soccer players earned Daktronics All-South Region honors after leading the Bucs to the the GSC Championship and their first NCAA Tournament berth since 2000. Forward Jose Ferraz (General Studies '15) was the lone Gulf South Conference player on the First Team after scoring 15 goals with one assist for 31 points. He ranks 25th in the nation in goals and 39th in points. Goalkeeper Jaime Garcia (Business Administration '14), midfielder Michael Hollier (Business Administration '14), and midfielder Yannick Skull (Business Administration '13) earned spots on the Second Team. Garcia played 1,610 minutes in goal this season with a 0.78 goals against average, ranking 14th in the nation in goals against average and 21st in the nation with an 81.8 percent save percentage. Hollier ranked second on the team with six goals and 13 points, and Skull played all 20 games as a defensive-minded midfielder.


Libero Corinne Doder (Accounting '12) was the lone Gulf South Conference player selected to the Daktronics All-South Region Volleyball First Team after taking part in a historical entrance to the NCAA Tournament. Doder led the GSC with 4.90 digs per set, good for 43rd in the nation in Division II.


Corinne Doder (Accounting ‘12), Kelly Nolan (Accounting ‘12), Tayannia Kerr (Accounting ‘12) and Catherine DelBove (Accounting ‘13) received scholarships from the Memphis chapter of the AICPA in February.

 

Buccaneer basketball guard Scott Dennis (Business Administration '12) earned his second Gulf South Conference Player of the Week award of the season for the period ending February 9. He averaged 21.0 points and 8.5 rebounds per game, shooting 64 percent from the floor and 45.5 percent from three-point range for the week.


Buccaneer soccer goalkeeper Jaime Garcia (Business Administration '14) of San Salvador, El Salvador, was selected to the qualifying pool for the El Salvador Under-23 National Team for the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Tournament in March. El Salvador will compete in Group A games at LP Field in Nashville on March 22-26, where they will face Canada, Cuba and the United States. The top two teams in Group A advance to the knockout stage in Kansas City. The two finalists advance to the 2012 Olympics in London this summer.


New members of Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (AX) majoring within the School of Business, inducted on November 13, include: Robb Barham, Gina Bui, Catherine Delbove, William Gass and Bao Zeng. AX is an interdisciplinary coed honor society with membership extended by invitation to the top 10% of juniors and seniors within the individuals schools. Alpha Chi's name is derived from the initial letters of the Greek words ALETHEIA, meaning TRUTH, and XAPAKTHP, meaning CHARACTER. The national charity is literacy, and the CBU chapter has been collecting new or gently used books. AX also supports Heifer International. The motto of the organization is "making scholarship effective for good."


Congratulations to Mr. & Ms. CBU 2012! Trey Tedford (Business Administration '13) and Christian Bahniuk (Biology '13) were crowned as king and queen of the 2012 Homecoming Court at the game on February 4.

 

Buccaneer forward Zack Warner (Business Administration '12) has been named Academic All-Gulf South Conference, and 15 CBU basketball players earned a spot on the GSC Winter Academic Honor Roll. The All-Academic team is selected by a joint vote of the GSC's Sports Information Directors and Faculty Athletic Representatives. To be eligible for the ballot, student-athletes must be at least sophomores in school, carry a 3.20 or better cumulative GPA, and be a significant contributor to the team. The Honor Roll comprises all players who carry at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA and played in at least one game.


Virginia Kate (“Katy”) Williams (Marketing ’13) has been hired as a Spinal MDM Intern for Medtronic. Katy will be working under the direct supervision of an IT Business Analyst and will assist in reviewing customer contact data, researching and validating data, identifying and resolving potential duplicate records.


Lauren Yokell (Accounting ’13) was hired as an intern for FedEx.


CONDOLENCES

 

Clifton Gibbs (Business Administration '11) passed away at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis on February 3 from injuries suffered in a car accident on February 1. The funeral was held on February 11 at Mississippi Blvd. Christian Church. The students of Christian Brothers University initiated a weeklong series of events in his memory from February 27 - March 2. He leaves his mother, Carol Gibbs and father, Dorsey Patterson. Please continue to keep Clifton, his family and his friends in your thoughts and prayers.

 

Please keep Loretta Ghoston (Aramark Food Services) and her family in your thoughts and prayers. Her husband, Clifton Ghoston, passed away on March 26 and her stepson, Clifton Ghoston III ('01, MBA '11), passed away on March 23.

 


FEATURED STUDENT: CATHERINE DELBOVE

 

Image of Catherine DelBove at Christian Brothers UniversityCatherine DelBove is an Accounting major with minors in Finance and International Business. Catherine plans to graduate in May 2013. The following question and answer segment are excerpts from our Facebook feature.


School of Business (SOB): Why did you want to attend business school? Why CBU?


Catherine DelBove (CD): I visited a few colleges during my college search, but CBU seemed like the right fit. CBU was gracious to offer me generous scholarships, which certainly made me consider CBU strongly. However it was the people I met when I visited that really made my decision for me. Everyone I met was cheerful and welcoming. I still love talking to Sam Nolan, the woman who gave me my first tour at CBU as a perspective student. She is also why I am Ambassador myself, to share that with new prospective students.


SOB: What are your plans and goals for life after college?


CD: I plan on taking the CPA exam directly after graduation, and then working in public accounting for a few years. I am not yet sure whether I want to work in Audit or Tax. Forensic accounting interests me as well. I am not currently sure if I want to pursue a career in public accounting permanently or move to the private sector. Years later, I am interested in returning to the academic world to teach.


SOB: How do CBU and the School of Business specifically, help you achieve these goals?


CD: I love the individual attention that a student in the School of Business can receive from all of the professors. I remember once last year when one of the Deans of Business stopped me to tell me that she was proud of me for how I was doing in school. I don’t believe that I would have that experience at a different school. That pride and attention turns into recommendation for internships and scholarships, but it also provides a comfortable environment to thrive in.


SOB: What do you do in your spare time? Are you involved with campus life? Tell a little about your experience with campus activities, groups, fraternities/sororities, etc., and what it means to you.


CD: I am involved in several organizations, and I have never regretted any of those experiences. I am in the Honors Program and on the Honors Board of Directors (so I help plan and host honors program events). That has led me to the Brothers’ Keepers program, which I expect to be a great asset to our school in the future. It is a program where Honors Program students can apply to sit as non-voting members on the Boards of Directors of local non-profit organizations. I have been matched with the Orpheum. I am also an active member in Delta Sigma Pi, the professional business fraternity. I have also been involved with plays on campus (See me in another picture on here playing Dr. Brittingham's wife in a play.) and in other organizations such as President’s Ambassadors, MAA (Mathematics Association of America), and Peer Counselors.


SOB: Looking back at all that you’ve learned and experienced, what advice would you give to a first-time freshman?


CD: This year, I was a peer counselor, an experience I really enjoyed because I could help freshmen in a structured way and tell them the advice I have collected over my years here. My main advice is to make the most out of different opportunities and to use the valuable resource of caring teachers (and classmates, especially upperclassmen).


When asked what she is currently up to, Catherine reported: “I'm helping restart the Accounting Club along with President Beth Adkison, advisor Jennifer Weske, and a few senior Accounting majors. We will also be starting a chapter of the IMA (the Institute of Management Accountants) that will be open to all business majors. I am also currently looking for a summer accounting internship.” To read more about Catherine’s experience at CBU, and more, visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/cbusob. Features such as Catherine’s can be located in the Photos section. Send us an email at business@cbu.edu if you have an interesting story to tell and would like to be featured on Facebook as well.

 


DELTA SIGMA PI NEWS

 

Delta Sigma Pi, CBU’s oldest Greek organization, celebrated its 12th birthday on February 29, 2012. Technically it is 48 years young! It just initiated 25 new brothers in the fall. That is one of the biggest pledge classes for the Epsilon Psi chapter in decades.

 


Recently the brothers dedicated their Saturdays for the month of January and February to help the IRS Volunteer Tax Assistance Program (VITA) to prepare taxes for people of low income in the Memphis area.


One of their newest members, Patrick Ghant, represented their chapter at Delta Sigma Pi’s annual Southern Provincial Lead Conference in Jacksonville, FL.


Delta Sigma Pi will also be hosting a Luncheon with Leaders in April. This lunch will give the brothers networking opportunities with several leaders in the Greater Memphis Area. They are currently looking for leaders to participate in the luncheon. For more information, please contact Corinne Doder at cdoder@cbu.edu.


The next step for the brothers is planning a banquet/formal that will take place in May. Don’t forget that alumni are always welcome, so keep your schedules clear!

 


ALUMNI ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Natalie Hurt (Biology ’11) and Joe Birch III (Business ’11) were married on December 30, 2011. Joe Birch, Jr. is on CBU's Board of Trustees.


Three CBU alumni (and/or current MBA students) have been named to the Mayor's Young Professionals Council (MYPC): Hayley Isaac (Business Administration '09, MBA '11), JT Malasri (Civil Engineering '06, MBA '12), and Dan Springer (Business Administration '07). Shelby County Mayor Mark Luttrell convened the MYPC as an ad hoc council to address the exodus of local talent. The MYPC is composed of 15-17 young professionals from throughout Shelby County who serve as a liaison between Shelby County government and the local community of young professionals.


Carlos Polania (MBA ’11) was featured in the February/March edition of Diversity Careers. Polania is principal tech support analyst in the spinal division of Medtronic, a global leader in today's spinal devices market. The article is available online: http://www.diversitycareers.com/articles/pro/12-febmar/chg_tech_healthcare.htm


Andrew Prislovsky, CBU Vice President for Advancement , and Chip Saltsman (Economics/Finance '90), chief of staff to Congressman Chuck Fleischmann (TN 3rd Congressional District), on the ledge of the Cannon House Office Building in Washington, DC last week. This visit was just one of several meetings Andrew and President John Smarrelli had with our Tennessee Congressmen and Senators regarding the importance of CBU to both Memphis and the State of Tennessee.


The FIC noted that alumnus John Riggins (Business Administration ’81) presented a lecture on “Building Trust with Donors: A Workshop for Nonprofits” in Fort Worth, TX in February.


Kevin Rooney (Sport Management ’11) has been promoted within the Redbirds to Operations Coordinator, just under the Director of Operations. Kevin is no longer a paid intern; he has a full time salary position with benefits!

 

FEATURED ALUM: SEAN EGGER

 

My name is Sean Egger and I am class of May 2003 with a B.S. in Business Administration with a Concentration in Information Technology Management.


My hometown is Louisville, KY, where I have lived and worked since soon after I graduated CBU. I have worked for Humana for the past five years and thought my short success story could be inspirational to others, especially in a hard economy. CBU’s School of Business did an exceptional job teaching and preparing me for life after graduation, which is one of the reasons I have been lucky enough to have so much success early on in my career.


In December 2006, I was hired as an Oracle database developer at Humana where I worked for about two years. I learned object-oriented programming and Java web/Struts on the job, and that would have been very difficult without the quality education I received at CBU.


After that, I transitioned to a Business Analyst role in IT where I worked with many different business areas at Humana to provide solutions and write technical documentation for the development team to implement those solutions. I was in this role for about a year and a half.


I was promoted to IT Project Manager/Scrum Master in June of 2010 for a team in our Medicare line of business. I was brought in to implement a brand new development framework called Agile & Scrum and to lead/manage 8-10 IT developers and multiple IT projects.


In October 2010,I worked with the Humana IT training team (they provide classes and IT training to ALL of Humana on technical, project management, requirements gathering, etc.) and taught others in IT about what is required to perform the Agile Scrum Master role based on my experience. I will be teaching and leading a class every month to provide guidance to new Scrum Masters or anybody else that wants to learn more about the role or Agile principles in general.


I received a STAR (Special Thanks and Recognition Award) from my IT leadership, which comes with bonus compensation. Therefore, these are not handed out unless earned and have to go through two levels of IT management as well as HR to be approved.


In November, I won the Mitzi Silliman Memorial Award offered to all Humana IT associates. This award is in memory of a former VP in IT who passed away five years ago. Out of approximately 3,000 people in IT, 36 were nominated, and I was one of two who received the award. This award is presented to the person who “brings their best, personally and professionally, to work every day” and exemplifies these three traits:


a. Doing the right thing, the right way
b. Making a difference
c. Serving with humility


In January, I was asked by my director, as well as the manager of Humana’s IT Learning Team, to be the Agile Coach for Humana’s Medicare and Humana One (individual insurance) product lines. My IT development team has been identified by Humana’s enterprise Agile Coach who has 25 years of experience in implementing/coaching Agile/Scrum processes at multiple Fortune 500 companies as the team that has most closely aligned and implemented Agile/Scrum principles to help our business partners realize the most value from an IT development team. I am tasked and challenged with working with all the areas in Medicare and Humana One and assisting them in building strong, trusting relationships and increasing the value of the IT/Business partnership.


Due to CBU’s education and preparation for the business world, the sum of all my life experiences and my hard work ethic, I have enjoyed a lot of success fairly early in my career. Anybody reading this who works hard in school, is driven, and has a will to succeed and always grow personally and professionally can also accomplish what I have been able to.


Sean Egger
IT Business Consultant / Scrum Master
Senior Products Actuarial (CMS2)
Humana, Inc.


FACULTY ACTIVITIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

James Allen’s (Sport Management) NCAA Division I Athletic Trainers: Examining Sport Wagering Behavior has been accepted as a poster presentation at the 5th Annual College Sport Research Institute Conference on College Sport at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, April 19-21, 2012.


Dan Brandon (MIS) continues his position as Editor for the Mid-South CCSC (Consortium for the Computing Sciences in Colleges) for 2012, and he is presenting a Tutorial Session on “Building Smartphone Apps using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript” at the CCSC annual conference in March at Union University.


Andrew Morgret (Accounting) spoke to Dr. Lynne Kugele’s Personal Finance class at the University of Mississippi – Southaven Center in January. His topic was dealing with the federal income tax. He discussed the various aspects involved in completing the federal individual income tax return as well as the Mississippi state income tax return.
In February, Mr. Morgret spoke to Professor Nancy Mardis’ Personal Finance class at the University of Memphis. Again, he discussed the various aspects of completing the federal individual income tax return and dealt with questions regarding individual income tax situations.


Reginald Peyton (Marketing) was elected to the position of Secretary at the Better Business Bureau.


Bevalee Vitali (Finance) presented "Authentic Leadership: Using your Strengths in College" to high school seniors who are members of Memphis Challenge.


Jennifer Weske is bringing a student chapter of the IMA to CBU. The charter officers are Beth Adkison (President), Monica Davis (VP finance), Catherine DelBove (SVP of recruitment) and Terri Alford (VP communications). This chapter is open to all business majors (sophomore and up) with a 3.0 GPA.

 


CFP PROGRAM NEWS

 

On January 12, the School of Business graduated nine persons from its CFP Board-Registered Program in Financial Planning.


The program consists of six courses, meeting one night per week, over a 12-month period. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for the CFP Certification Examination. The School of Business offers the program in partnership with Kaplan Financial.


The following individuals graduated:


Teresa M. Bernhardt, Bernhardt Law Firm
Steven Boles, First TN Advisory Services
Alan de Flumere
Lindsey Donovan, Veesart Financial, LLC
Derick Garner, SunTrust Bank
Donald Grayer, Federal Express – FedEx
Jeremy T. Jones, Shoemaker Financial
Michael J. Leonard, Regions Bank
Rebecca Y. Lin, Santi Company, LLC


CBU’s press release is available online and can be viewed by clicking here.


Don’t miss your chance! New classes will be offered starting September 2012. For additional information about the Certificate in Financial Planning program, contact Christina Brown at (901) 321-3315 or by email at clbrown@cbu.edu.


FEATURED CFP GRADUATE: LAUREN ESTES

 

Image of Lauren EstesLauren Estes is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) currently working as an Associate Advisor at Fish and Associates and presiding over the local Financial Planning Association (FPA) Board. Lauren graduated from the CFP Program at Christian Brothers University in September 2008 and successfully transitioned from paralegal services to the world of financial planning. Below is Lauren’s account of the career change and experience with the School of Business’ program as relayed to program administrator Christina Brown.

 

CB: You graduated from the CFP Program at Christian Brothers University in 2007, while working as a paralegal for Farris Bobango. Can you tell me a little bit about your experience with the program and what made you decide to seek certification as a financial planner?


LE: There were a few things that led to my career change. I had become aware of concerns surrounding my grandfather’s finances and had started hearing more and more about financial planning. I went to lunch with a couple financial planners to discuss what they did and they ultimately were the ones that influenced me to start the CFP Program.


CB: Passing the CFP Board’s exam is a major accomplishment. The national pass rate averages about 50% while CBU’s rate is set higher. Were you nervous? Was it worth it?


LE: I knew it would be a strenuous test, and while I had done well in the classes, there’s always that fear of not passing. Once classes ended, I studied regularly for the next two and a half months, taking practice tests and answering questions. I honestly feel that regardless of the outcome of the test or my future career, the classes themselves were invaluable.


CB: How has certification affected your career? I see that you are working in official advisor capacity at Fish and Associates now.


LE: Completing the CFP Program and passing the test shows dedication. Being a young advisor, it was important for potential employers to see that I had put in the time and effort and had the fundamental knowledge to start out in this career since I did not have the experience behind me. Without the designation, I don’t think I would have found the position I was seeking.


CB: I know that you are also currently serving as the President of the Board of Directors for the Financial Planning Association of Greater Memphis (FPA) and have worked with the organization since January 2010. Tell me what the organization does and what your role in it is.


LE: I started attending the monthly luncheons to network, learn more about the different types of planning that each member did, and for the continuing education. In 2010, I was asked to serve as Secretary and am now President. It is a great honor to work with such dedicated people to not only grow and educate our membership, but to give back to the community. The FPA provides financial planning services through several programs such as our annual phone bank with a local news affiliate, Junior Achievement, and other organizations.


CB: What advice would you give to someone considering certification as a financial planner?


LE: More and more consumers are looking for advisors that hold certain qualifications and obtaining the certification will further promote a career through credibility and competence.


CB: Is there anything you would like to add that I haven’t thought to ask?


LE: I would encourage those considering a career change to financial planning or those who would like to become more involved either in the community or through networking to come to an FPA monthly luncheon. Please visit our website at www.fpagreatermemphis.com or email fpagreatermemphis@gmail.com to set up a mentoring lunch with one of our current members.


MBA PROGRAM NEWS

 

 

The MBA program had its March Orientation on March 3-4 and had a total of 32 students join the program. These students are all working adults who come from a wide range of different industries. The average age is 31, with a total of 20 males and 13 females. The students are: Julie Acosta, Nicolas Albert, Mallory Bailey, James Bell, Nicholas Berezni, Zachary Bice, Steven Booth, Billy Cawein, Chase Cole, Kim Constantinides, Chris Cook, Michael Covington, George Daley, Eugene Douglass, Toni Greer, Julie Hagar, CJ Hencyk, Mia Jennings, Scott Jordan, Crystal Lyles, Jennifer McDonald, Dana Mister, Cecily Nathaniel, Geoffrey Pope, Nikita Redmond, Luis Salazar, Trevor Seck, Lisa Shelton, Thomas Slavings, Daniel Springer, Bowe Travis and Jessie Woodson.

 


BUSINESS CAREERS PRESENTATION

 

The School of Business hosted a presentation in Spain Auditorium on November 29. Stefan Gertsch, representing the CFA (Chartered Financial Analysts) Society of Memphis, gave an overview of the CFA designation. This was followed by Megan Murdock (ECC '05), representing Robert Half Finance & Accounting, who gave an overview of careers in the fields of accounting and finance. All CBU Business students were invited to attend.

 


SPORT MANAGEMENT LUNCHEON

 

 

The 2nd Annual Sport Management Majors Luncheon was held on February 8. This was an opportunity for CBU Sport Management students to interact with one another, meet with faculty, and also meet with sport industry professionals and internship supervisors. We had guests from the Aspire Group, the Memphis Grizzlies, University of Memphis athletics, the Redbirds, and the Fed Ex/St. Jude Classic (PGA). Door prizes included sets of tickets to three different Memphis Grizzlies games, Redbirds t-shirts and CBU hats.

 


LIFE AFTER COLLEGE

 

As the pilot course Life After College came to a close on March 1, fewer graduating seniors will have to struggle with the topics of finding a job, what to expect the first 90 days on the job, paying back student loans, housing, managing their credit score, applying for graduate schools and continuing the Lasallian traditions in the workplace. Almost 40 students attended the 8-week, 50-minute seminar-type classes taught entirely by CBU alumni. The volunteer alumni instructors were Megan Murdock, Michael Covington, Brandon Kamm, Burton Bridges, Anne Hotze, Joshua Shipley, Hayley Isaac, Shaina Itkin Zakalik and Maria Teresa Lensing.


The relevance of the topics combined with the expertise of the speakers led to a truly remarkable experience for the attendees. “The material discussed in the LAC sessions was so personal to me and went beyond the stuff we learn in our everyday classes,” stated senior Daniel Lock.


Dr. Tracie Burke, Chair of the Behavioral Sciences Department, and Karen Viotti, Director of Alumni and Annual Giving, spearheaded the series with help from a small advisory team including Jenny Cowell from the School of Business, Burton Bridges with ALSAC/St. Jude, and Emily Irwin, senior class representative.

 

 

Life After College alumni instructors are pictured celebrating the end of the pilot course. From l to r: Karen Viotti (Director of Alumni and Annual Giving), Burton Bridges (Business Administration, Economics and Finance, ’09), Hayley Gil Isaac (Business Administration, Marketing ’08; MBA ’11), Michael Covington (Information Technology Management, ’11), Maria Teresa Lensing (Electrical Engineering, ’01; MS Engineering Management, ’07), Shaina Itkin Zakalik (Psychology, ’03), Anne Hotze (History, ’01), Josh Shipley (Business Administration, Economics and Finance, ’01), Brandon Kamm (Business Administration, Accounting and Economics, ’01). Not pictured is Megan Wortham Murdock (English for Corporate Communications and Management, ’05).

 


ONLINE GIFT FORM

 

The CBU Annual Fund now allows alumni to designate their gifts to a particular school or area. The online donation page is set up so you can specify where your gift should be used. In addition, you can dedicate your gift to the honor or memory of someone special in your life. Because of its simplicity, giving cash is the most popular form of giving. Cash gifts may be made by currency, check, money order, bank draft, or credit card. The applicable income tax deduction reduces the actual cost of the gift. If you would like to make a donation online, you may do so by visiting https://commerce.cashnet.com/cashnete/selfserve/EditItem.aspx?PC=ADVANCE-GFT&ItemCount=1

 


Image of Buckman Hall at Christian Brothers University


CONNECT WITH US ONLINE

 

Facebook: You can find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cbusob.We often post paid internship opportunities, current news, and lots of photographs to this group. Group members are welcome and encouraged to post as well!


Another area of interest on the group page is our “Featured Business Student” photo albums with questions and answers about current student’s experiences at CBU. We would really like to feature our successful alumni as well, so please let us know if you are interested in participating by sending an email to business@cbu.edu.

 


LinkedIn: This is a professional networking group for future students, current students, alums and friends of the School of Business at CBU. Join the LinkedIn group to catch up with your professional contacts, favorite professors, check out job openings or post your own, and more.

 

 


SUBMISSIONS

 

Have news or images you would like to share with the school? Email business@cbu.edu.