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Carroll School of Management Graduate Programs

2012

Career Path Ahead street sign
An interview with Marilyn Eckelman, Director of Graduate Management Career Services

The final numbers for the Class of 2012 full-time MBA placements resulted in 90% of our full-time MBA graduates receiving job placements within three months of graduation and 99% of the Class of 2013 being placed in a summer internship.

BC Thanksgiving with Professor Wilson
Giving Thanks

November 30, 2012

By Professor Peter Wilson

For several years, we have enjoyed sharing Thanksgiving Day at our home with local relatives, CSOM graduate students, their families or guests, and a few local MBA alumni who keep returning each year.

graduate students sorting food donations
CSOM Hosts First Annual Food Drive Benefitting Newton's Centre Street Food Pantry

November 27, 2012

By Rachael Kleinman, MBA '14

During the busy weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, the CSOM graduate community paused to reflect on the true spirit of the holiday and the school’s Jesuit tradition of service. November 1 thru 15 marked the school’s first annual food drive in support of the Newton Centre Street Food Pantry. The goal of the drive was to provide at least 600 items to the pantry for Thanksgiving meals, and it was a resounding success!

Eric Rosengren
Eric Rosengren of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston addresses the Carroll School community

November 15, 2012

By Tim Gray

The U.S. Federal Reserve, the country’s central bank, will likely continue trying to reduce unemployment by stimulating the economy with low interest rates for several more years, Eric Rosengren, president of the Boston Federal Reserve Bank, told an audience of alumni and MBA students at the Boston College Club in early November.

IME Picture -Faculty and Students at Disney in Hong Kong
A student’s experience on the 2012 International Management Experience trip to Asia

October 19, 2012

The 12th annual International Management Experience (IME) trip to Asia brought 19 full and part-time MBA students to Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Tokyo this past May, including MBA Evening student Nathan Richman. Led by Carroll School Lecturer Gregory L. Stoller, Nathan and his peers visited 12 corporations and also participated in three alumni events during their two week stay.

Soon-to-be-graduates lined up
Commencement 2012

By Mark Haser, MBA 2013

Despite the cloudy weather on May 21st, the excitement was palpable as soon-to-be-graduates lined up outside the tent on the Bapst library lawn.  The bonds between classmates were evident as graduating MBAs, MSFs, MSAs and PhDs mixed and mingled before taking their seats for the ceremony marking the culmination of their academic careers at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management.

the oath of ethical conduct
The MBA Oath of Ethical Conduct 'a moving experience'

July 11, 2012

By Bob Radin, lecturer

The MBA Oath of Ethical Conduct ceremony brings many of the graduating full-time and part-time management students together at the close of the academic year to proclaim their commitment to be ethical members of the broader management professionals’ community when they leave the Carroll School of Management.

CGSOM students volunteering
Boston College CGSOM Day of Service at The West End House

May 29, 2012

By Anna Tustison, MBA '12

Carroll School of Management graduate students volunteered eight hours of their time to the West End House Boys and Girls Club (WEH) for Spring Jesuit Day of Service on Saturday, March 31.  An unprecedented number of students RSVP’d for the seventh annual Spring Day of Service event including full-time and part-time MBA, MSF and MSA students. 

 

Erin Morley
A Second-Year Consultant's Perspective on the BC MBA Consulting Project

May 15, 2012

By Erin Morley, JD/MBA '12

Serving as a Second-Year Consultant ("2YC") for the Boston College MBA Consulting Project has been one of my most rewarding experiences in business school.  Last semester, along with the ten other 2YCs, I began marketing the BC MBA consulting service and promoting its benefits to potential business clients.

Graduate students presenting projects
Carroll School Students Bring Color to the Community

April 3, 2012

By Tara Bagge, Devon McKenna, and Lorenzo Posadas

The students of the Carroll School of Management’s MB812 Negotiating class were tasked with an unconventional final project: negotiate an activity for the twenty-student group to participate in on the last evening of class.  The project included multiple layers of negotiations in that an activity had to be arranged, but then also agreed upon by the rest of the class whom were also in competition.  This presented the opportunity to put the many theories studied throughout the semester into practice. 

 

Governance board
Board Fellows learn the business of not making a profit

March 21, 2012

By J.M. Berger

For many students, getting an MBA is all about the profit. Take that away, and what’s left? A different kind of learning experience.

“It’s a way to get involved in extracurriculars without just simply sitting in lectures and being a passive participant,” said Michael Leitzel, class of 2012, director of the BC chapter of Board Fellows. “Board Fellows lets you spend your time outside the classroom doing something tangible.”

GMA Leadership Event
GMA Leadership Event

March 8, 2012

By Matt Horne, MBA/MSF '12

On Friday, February 24, 2012, the Graduate Management Association of the Boston College Carroll School of Management held its annual leadership event at the BC Club of Boston. This year’s guest speaker was John Leahy, CFO of iRobot and BC MBA alum (’82).

 

Kristen Johnson
Kristen A. Johnson, MBA '05

March 7, 2012

When Kristen Johnson graduated from Princeton University with a degree in international affairs, she went directly into the world of consulting. For five years, she worked with Fortune 500 companies to build effective institutional websites and other technology solutions.

glasses, graphs and calculator
CIRM endows students with confidence and experience

February 10, 2012

Universities have a lot of ways to express confidence in their students. But if money talks, BC’s Curriculum in Investment Research & Management is using a bullhorn to get the message across.

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