Culverhouse Student Update for October 10

Business Analytics Symposium

The latter half of the week of October 10-14 presents incredible opportunities for Culverhouse College of Business students.

Before getting into the events agenda, make a point to check out the offerings at Culverhouse’s Manderson Graduate School of Business.

The UA Graduate School will be offering application fee waivers to all applicants who submit their application between October 17th at 8:00 a.m. and October 21st at 4:45 p.m. Students who apply during this week must submit the following documents at that time:  resume, personal statement, unofficial transcript and references, but test scores (GMAT/GRE) can be sent in after.

The Manderson MBA has extended its Round 1 Priority Admissions to October 22 so that prospective students can take advantage of this offer. Ranked 30th in the country among public programs by U.S. News & World Report, the Manderson MBA offers a variety of focused areas of study like cybersecurity, finance, and real estate, that may match with your career goals.

Check out some must-dos below:

Women in Technology Cybersecurity Panel

The Women in Technology student group is hosting the WIT Cybersecurity Panel on Thursday, October 13 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Attendees will hear from T.E.N. CEO & President Marci McCarthy, and CI2A President & Managing Member Ashley Ferguson.

This event is open to everyone, but registration is required as spots are limited. More info and register here.

Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium

The Culverhouse Business Analytics Symposium takes place Friday, October 14 from 8 a.m. to late afternoon. Free for students, this event has consistently brought in high-profile speakers from industry and government to talk about developing comprehensive data analysis programs in their organizations.

Registration is required and includes admission to the Symposium, lunch, and refreshments throughout the day.

Further ahead

Alma Scroggins, the 2022 J. Barry Mason Distinguished Alumni Award Winner, will be giving a lecture on October 19  at 10 a.m. in Hewson Hall.

A native of Greensboro, Alabama, she graduated from The University of Alabama’s Culverhouse College of Business in accounting. She spent 30 years with Turner Broadcasting System, Inc in Atlanta before retiring in 2000.

She was with CNN from its infancy, serving as the CNN News group’s executive vice president and chief financial officer.

The event is open to all — more info here.


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