Support the ECU College of Business Relay For Life Team by enjoying some frozen yogurt! On Tuesday, March 26th from 4 – 8 pm, 15% of all sales at Brrrberry will benefit the fundraising efforts of the Relay for Life Team.
The College of Business Relay for Life Team will be cooking a spaghetti lunch from 11:30 am – 1:00 pm on Wednesday, March 6th. You can pick up the lunch or have it delivered (in Bate or Slay) by Deans Eakin, Gibson, and Schwager. Tickets will be sold all this week (Feb 25th-March 1st) on the 3rd floor of Bate from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Tickets are also available in Bate 3016 and Slay 122. Tickets are $7.00 in advance or $10.00 the day of the event. Payment must be cash or a check made out to GBA. Also, purple ribbons and luminaries are available for sale–both are $10.00.
Attention Graduating Seniors: final Senior Portrait sessions will be held February 25th – March 1, 2013 in Hendrix Theater (Mendenhall Student Center). The free sessions will consist of a business professional portrait for the yearbook and a cap & gown portrait for optional purchase. To make an appointment, students will need to go to www.ouryear.com and enter ECU’s school code (453).
If there are any questions regarding senior portraits, please contact Terrace Dove (Student Media Coordinator for the Buccanear Yearbook) via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (252-328-4712).
Interested in becoming a nurse or occupational therapist? There are two upcoming presentations on nursing and occupational therapy careers and their respective majors here at ECU.
The ECU College of Nursing Advising Center will host “So You Want To Be a Nurse?” on Thursday, February 28th from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm in Bate 1031. There will be a discussion of the nursing profession and the degree programs at ECU, as well as a Q&A session with current College of Nursing students and faculty.
The ECU Pre-Professional Advising Center will host “So You Want To Be an OT” on Thursday, February 21st from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm in Bate 1026. There will be a presentation and discussion with Gina Garris, OTR/L IV, and Tim Garris, COTA/L IV, CWT for insights into the field of Occupational Therapy. There will be a Q&A session with current ECU Occupational Therapy students.
See the attached flyers for more information on the presentations!
In this edition of the BUZZ: Find out which degrees paid the most for new graduates in 2012, browse all of the new job and internship listings, and learn an important etiquette tip!
Scholarships are available to College of Business Undergraduate and Graduate Students for Fall 2013! Requirements are listed in the attached flyer. The deadline for applications is February 28th. Apply today!
The Business Buzz is an excellent resource for COB students to read to stay informed about job opportunities and career-related events both on and off campus!
In the Jan. 24th edition of the Business Buzz:
- Upcoming on-campus recruiting events in the College of Business,
- Other job and internship listings
- A resourceful search tool for international students
- Info on a new online program to help you hone your interview skills!
Those things and more in the Buzz!
James Morgan, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, will speak at East Carolina University on Tuesday, Feb. 19 as a part of the Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the College of Business. The public is invited to attend this free event, which will begin at 3:30 pm in Wright Auditorium at ECU.
Morgan was named president and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. in January 2008. He has been a member of the Krispy Kreme board of directors since 2000 and was elected chairman in 2005. Prior to joining Krispy Kreme, Morgan was chairman and CEO of Wachovia Securities following the acquisition of Interstate/Johnson Lane Inc. by Wachovia Corporation. Before it was acquired by Wachovia Corporation, Morgan served as chairman and CEO of Interstate/Johnson Lane, Inc. He has more than 37 years of business experience and is a 1969 graduate of Vanderbuilt University. He also served as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy.
Dr. Stan Eakins, dean of the College of Business, said, “Mr. Morgan brings deep institutional knowledge and perspective regarding Krispy Kreme’s strengths, challenges, and opportunities. We are delighted to host such a notable business leader and learn from his unique insights and experiences.”
Mark your calenders for this special presentation!
Who: James Morgan – Chairman, President, and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.
What: Cunanan Leadership Speaker Series
Where: Wright Auditorium at ECU
When: Tuesday, Feb 19th at 3:30 p.m.
The Pirate Tutoring Center is now open for the Spring 2013 semester! The Pirate Tutoring Center is located on the second floor of the Old Cafeteria Complex. You can access the PTC by using either the North or Cupula entrances to the building.
Tutoring by appointment begins Tuesday, January 22nd. Students should call 757-3009 or stop by the PTC to make an appointment.
Night Walk in Tutoring begins Monday, January 29th. A complete listing of the courses for which tutoring services are offered (both by appointment and at night) are listed in the attached documents. Students will need their ECU One Cards to enter for night tutoring.
Study hard and have a great semester Pirates!!