Since its launch last year, the VCU “Make it real” campaign has helped bridge that gap by encouraging merging disciplines as a means of innovation. “Make it real” emphasizes that learning and creation doesn’t just happen in the classroom, it happens everywhere. Jack Alden, a junior in the School of Business, serves as a prime example with the growth of his local glass art studio. Read Jack’s story.
Please join us Thursday, April 24th for a conversation with Mark P. Vergnano, joint VCU Business and Engineering Executive-in-Residence. The program titled, "From Tech to Exec: Career Advice for the Next Generation" will cover how Mr. Vergnano made his career choices and what he looks for in new hires. You will also be able to get practical tips and hear stories from the front lines. For more information, click here.
Join the VCU Business Alumni Society as it hosts the 5th Annual Golf Open on Friday, April 25th at Independence Golf Club. The event includes 18 holes on a championship course, lunch, giveaways, prizes and a dinner reception to follow. For more information and to register a team, click here.
Deloitte estimates a shortage of 180,000 professionals with Big Data analytical skills over the next 5 years. In response to employer demand, locally as well as nationally, the VCU School of Business is launching a new weekend format Master of Science in Business with a concentration in Decision Analytics. In just 15 months and without interrupting your career, you will gain the skills and knowledge needed to enter the rewarding new field of advanced analytics. Learn more here.