by Roger Halualani MBA 91| President, GSM Alumni Association
UC Davis just completed its first comprehensive campaign, raising more than $1 billion from more than 100,000 donors. The GSM raised over $25 million to support the campaign. In the past several years, we’ve continually seen how the School is advancing under the guidance of Dean Steven Currall, who we will miss as he moves into a new leadership role at UC Davis in October.
Below is a short list of some of the School’s recent achievements. We should all be proud to be alumni.
by Evelina Feinberg MBA 11 | GSMAA Board Member | Neuroscience Area Manager, Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc.
The Alumni Association’s board of directors is committed to increasing alumni engagement with the School, the students and the faculty. We understand “engagement” to include everything from fundraising to networking events, reunions and student interactions (mock interviews, informational discussions, attendance at admissions events and much more).
Those who know me are aware that I am not the gregarious, warm-n-fuzzy type. However, a number of years ago the Graduate School of Management asked for volunteers to sit on a panel to discuss the ROI of an MBA, and I volunteered.
I can remember the moment I decided to pursue an MBA at the Graduate School of Management. I had a stable job at Levi Strauss in San Francisco with a decent salary and many opportunities for advancement. Yet as I looked to the future, I knew reaching my full potential would be difficult without a deeper understanding of business and a network of people I could draw upon during my career. An MBA seemed a perfect fit to fill this need.
UPDATE: Andrew Barkett is leaving his post as senior engineer at Facebook to bring his decade of experience in Silicon Valley to become the first-ever chief technology officer for the Republican National Committee.The June 4 announcement has stirred a whirlwind of media coverage, including the Huffington Post and Washington Post.Bark
Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s full-time MBA program has been ranked among the top six percent of AACSB International-accredited programs nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.