Weatherheadlines - December 2009
Earning High Marks in BusinessWeek's 2009 Rankings
BusinessWeek recently announced its 2009 rankings for the "Best Part-time MBA Programs" and "Best Executive MBA Programs." Weatherhead's Part-time MBA program placed #14 in the nation. The Executive MBA program ranked #21 worldwide. Among schools in the United States, the Executive MBA program placed #16. Read the complete news release.
MBA Channel Lists Weatherhead as One of Fifteen Outstanding "Green" MBAs
MBA Channel, a website that links business schools, companies, and prospective students, featured Weatherhead as one of fifteen "green" schools. Weatherhead, which was listed in the mix with Columbia, Yale, Cornell, and the University of Michigan, was profiled as demonstrating a unique strength in Environmental Sustainability. Read the complete article.
Entrepreneurship Meets Sustainability
Roger Saillant, executive director for the Fowler Center for Sustainable Value, will present insights about entrepreneurial startup companies in the fields of renewables and sustainability on December 8 at MIT's Sloan School of Management. More information is available online.
Leveraging United Nations Global Compact Membership
Learn how to strategically leverage membership in the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) in an online discussion led by Gavin Power, deputy director of the United Nations Global Compact; Chuck Fowler, CEO of Fairmount Minerals; Christina Vernon Ayers, director, Office for a Healthy Environment, Cleveland Clinic; and Paul Boykas of Pepsi Co.
This webinar will offer content for current UNGC members, organizations seeking membership, and those interested in learning more about the UNGC. A main focus of the discussion will be on the business case for membership, with examples of how the UNGC has been a catalyst for advancing sustainability programs and initiatives within organizations.
Undergraduate Accounting Major Wins Deloitte & Touche Scholarship
Lydia Fields, an undergraduate accounting major, is the recipient of a $5,000 scholarship from Deloitte & Touche. Fields, also a Cleveland Scholarship Programs recipient, was chosen from a group of ten finalists. She has made the Dean's List and is president of the African American Society. Fields is also a member of the coordination team with the Saturday Tutoring Program at Church of the Covenant, and has tutored at John Hay High and Mary Bethune Elementary schools.
Weatherhead Undergraduates Compete on a National Level
Two select groups of undergraduate students competed this fall at the Eller Ethics Case Competition in Arizona and the McCombs International Business Challenge in Texas.
Appreciative Inquiry in NepalDavid Cooperrider, PhD, and South African Chief Justice Albie Sachs, architect of South Africa's constitution, collaborated with Nepal's President and Constitutional Assembly to advance the vision of a new Nepal at the fourth World Conference on Appreciate Inquiry.
The 36th Annual David A. Bowers Economic Forecast Luncheon Featuring Sam Thomas, PhD is Less than Two Weeks Away!
December 11, 2009
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We are pleased to share that 236 donors have contributed over $70,000 to the Weatherhead Annual Fund this year. These gifts are currently enhancing our learning community by providing students with much needed scholarship dollars. In addition, these gifts provide Dean Reddy and faculty members with resources to continue advancing the mission of the Weatherhead School. Thank you to those donors whose support is making this possible.
There is still time to make your tax-deductible Weatherhead Annual Fund gift before December 31, 2009! To be eligible for tax deduction on your 2009 statement, please give by midnight on December 31. Visit us online to donate or contact Jennifer Nye, director of the Weatherhead Annual Fund, at 216.368.5225 or toll-free at 866.478.6221, for other means of donating.