Event Recap

UC Davis MPAc Orientation: Building Lifelong Friendships and Landing Job Offers
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UC Davis MPAc Orientation: Building Lifelong Friendships and Landing Job Offers

Being part of the MPAc program isn't just an achievement—it's a gift.

MPAc student Aditya Prasad shares highlights of the five-day program orientation, including career advice, networking opportunities, and landing three job offers at the Meet the Firms event.

Meet the Firms: Kickstarting Your Accounting Career
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Meet the Firms: Kickstarting Your Accounting Career

Students connect with top national accounting companies at UC Davis

At this year’s 11th annual Meet the Firms event, recruiters from nearly 30 companies and agencies came to connect and share their organization’s career tracks and culture with MPAc students.

Tips & Tricks for Your MPAc Application
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Tips & Tricks for Your MPAc Application

Webinar Recap

Learn how to strengthen your application for the UC Davis Master of Professional Accountancy program. MPAc Associate Director of Admissions Zoë Richardson leads an insightful conversation about the program and the application process.

Executive Insight: Wisdom, Networking, Inspiration
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Executive Insight: Wisdom, Networking, Inspiration

Sacramento Metro EDGE event offers face time with area leaders

Sacramento MBA Marissa Hernandez shares her experience at Metro EDGE’s Executive Insight, meeting area leaders from healthcare, wine industry, coffee entrepreneurs and higher education, including GSM Senior Assistant Dean for Student Affairs Amy Russell.

MSBA and MBA Students Dig Deep into Data from Z by HP
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MSBA and MBA Students Dig Deep into Data from Z by HP

How we organized UC Davis Aggie Hack: 5,000+ BigQuery jobs and Redshift queries in 48 hours

Student body president Sumanth Munnangi lifts the veil on the UC Davis Aggie Hack 2023, in which teams generated more than 5,000 BigQuery jobs and Redshift queries in 48 hours to develop marketing insights for Z by HP.

UC Davis Aggie Hack 2023 Puts Business Analytics to Work
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UC Davis Aggie Hack 2023 Puts Business Analytics to Work

How our team combined creativity, expertise and curiosity

A member of TechEmpowerHER, winner of the Analytics Excellence Award, MSBA student Vaaridhi Mathur shares how they learned something new every hour during the 48-hour hackathon to deliver marketing insights for Z by HP using data analytics and machine learning.

Food Trifecta Summit Features Nexus of Taste, Health, and Sustainability
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Food Trifecta Summit Features Nexus of Taste, Health, and Sustainability

Hosted by UC Davis MBA Food & Wine Leadership Club

Full-Time MBA Nathaniel Morrison of the Food & Wine Leadership Club recaps their campus-wide event featuring experts’ views and the story behind Vine to Bar chocolate.

 
“What Does it Mean to be a Collaborative Leader?”
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“What Does it Mean to be a Collaborative Leader?”

Culminating retreat in Monterey brings MBAs and top executives together

Bay Area MBA Kevin Leung recaps our three-day Advanced Collaborative Leadership Program retreat in Monterey, Calif., where students learned from top executives and presented their legacy statements.

UC Davis Places in Top 3 in Second Annual Food & Ag Business Challenge 
Six teams with 18 students from Colorado State University; University of California, Riverside; Sacramento State University; University of California, Chico; University of California, Berkely; and UC Davis participated in the 2nd Annual Food & Ag Business Challenge.
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UC Davis Places in Top 3 in Second Annual Food & Ag Business Challenge 

Competition draws student teams from across California and the West  

Students put their collective experience, knowledge and skills to work on a pressing supply chain issue facing Driscoll’s, the world’s largest berry company and lead sponsor of the challenge—with $6,000 in prize money to the top teams.  

Data Analytics Executives Help Supercharge Our Job Search
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Data Analytics Executives Help Supercharge Our Job Search

Top tech leaders offer tips, dispel rumors and build our confidence

As a student in the UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics program, I had the privilege of attending and moderating the online career panel discussion on analytics insights, featuring executives from Amazon, Gladly, Sunrun, Gain Credit and UC Davis experts.

How My MBA Class Used Jeopardy! to Teach Technology Competition and Strategy
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How My MBA Class Used Jeopardy! to Teach Technology Competition and Strategy

Learning new ways to strategize and problem solve leading technology companies

Game on! MBA student Lisa Hornick shares how staging Jeopardy! Q&A games based on trivia about Square, Intuit and WeChat with her classmates helped them develop critical thinking skills, and made learning a lot of fun!

Adobe Analytics Challenge: Sweat, Tears, Perseverance and Joy
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Adobe Analytics Challenge: Sweat, Tears, Perseverance and Joy

UC Davis MSBA team Guns n Roses bests 4,000+ worldwide to win $6,000 third prize

Competing alongside more than 4,000 teams worldwide in the prestigious Adobe Analytics Challenge 2022 is a clear highlight of my first few months as a student in the UC Davis Master of Science in Business Analytics program.

Tips & Tricks for Your MPAc Application
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Tips & Tricks for Your MPAc Application

Nov. 17, 2022 Webinar Recap

Learn how to strengthen your application for the UC Davis Master of Professional Accountancy program. MPAc Associate Director of Admissions Zoë Richardson leads an insightful conversation about the program and the application process.

From Ideation to Insights: Creating Business Value from Data
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From Ideation to Insights: Creating Business Value from Data

Takeaways from UC Davis MSBA–Association of National Advertisers conference

Student Ridwan Abdusalam shares key takeaways from the joint UC Davis MSBA–Association of National Advertisers conference featuring top data science executives.

Building My Pride Network at 25th ROMBA Conference
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Building My Pride Network at 25th ROMBA Conference

Connecting with LGBTQ+ professionals nationwide—and meeting Monet X Change

In Washington, D.C., Full-Time MBA Angelina Cayabyab shares how she stepped out of her comfort zone to connect with LGBTQ+ professionals nationwide.

Setting Sail in the MSBA with a Practicum Booster and Davis Day
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Setting Sail in the MSBA with a Practicum Booster and Davis Day

Starting our journey at UC Davis, meeting the dean, touring campus

Onboarding for our MSBA cohort featured a tour of the UC Davis campus, essential preparation for our client projects, and meeting the community.

Over the EDGE: Reinventing Myself by Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone
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Over the EDGE: Reinventing Myself by Stepping Out of My Comfort Zone

Lessons learned in networking as an extroverted introvert and UC Davis MBA student

Esther Muriithi shares her experience juggling being a Sacramento MBA student, nurse and parent, and how she’s spreading her wings to become a better networking professional.