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Smith Career Day Collage Healthcare 2016
Learn about Careers in the Business of Healthcare

February 3, 2016
Thinking about career opportunities in the business of healthcare? If so, make sure to sign up for the Smith Career Day on Friday, February 12, when Sewanee alumni with successful careers in this exciting field will return to the campus to share their career paths, offer networking assistance, and conduct practice interview sessions.

Tax season is coming—take advantage of free filing assistance!

January 21, 2016
Area residents who make less than $54,000 or who are disabled or elderly will have the opportunity to get free, Internal Revenue Service-approved assistance with preparing and filing their federal income tax returns this year, thanks to a program sponsored by the Babson Center for Global Commerce at the University of the South.

Seven sophomore students selected for business honors track

January 14, 2016
Read more to see the students selected for the Carey Fellows Class of 2018

Marty Willis Easter 2016 Graham Executive-in-Residence
OppenheimerFunds Chief Marketing Officer is 2016 Graham Executive-in-Residence

January 13, 2016
Martha (Marty) Boal Willis, C ’82, the chief marketing officer for OppenheimerFunds, will deliver a public lecture on Wednesday, January 27 at 4:30 PM in Gailor Auditorium. Willis is the Babson Center for Global Commerce’s Graham Executive-in-Residence for the 2016 Easter Semester.

Carey Fellows Travel to Chicago BOT and NYSE

November 4, 2015
As part of the Carey Fellowship, honors students in the business minor participate in two trips with the director of the Babson Center.

Crowdfunding Site Founder to Speak on Entrepreneurship

October 9, 2015
The Babson Center for Global Commerce welcomes Catherine Merritt, co-founder of the crowdfunding site MUMZY.com, as the Advent 2015 Humphreys Entrepreneur in Residence. She will deliver a lecture, titled "Bringing Ideas to Life: Story-Telling at the Heart of Entrepreneurship,” at 4:30 PM on Tuesday, October 27 in Gailor Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public. A reception will follow.

Economist at Stonewall College, 2015 Advent Bryan Viewpoints speaker
Economist to Discuss Income Inequality in America

September 30, 2015
Economist Sean Mulholland will deliver a public lecture on income inequality in the United States on October 13, at 4:30 p.m., in Gailor Auditorium. The lecture, titled “Taking on Income Inequality: Seeking Paths to Greater Prosperity,” is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception. An economics professor at Stonehill College, a liberal arts college in Easton, Mass., Mulholland is the Babson Center for Global Commerce’s Bryan Viewpoints Series speaker for the Advent semester.

Uganda AIDS Orphans Project Founder to Speak September 10

August 27, 2015
Twesigye Jackson Kaguri, the founder of the Nyaka Aids Orphans Project, an organization that provides support for Ugandan children whose parents have died of HIV/AIDS, will give a public talk, “A School for my Village: A Promise to the Orphans of Nyaka,” at 7:30 p.m. September 10 in Gailor Auditorium.

Seven Awarded Summer Business Bridge Scholarships

March 31, 2015
Seven Sewanee students have been awarded Beecken Scholarships for summer “bridge” programs at some of the nation’s premiere business schools. The scholarships provide up to 100 percent of program costs.