All faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend the Global ADE Third Annual Fundraising dinner to support education in Cambodia on Friday, March 22, 6 to 9 p.m., in the Bauccio Commons board room. Global ADE was founded by University of Portland alumni and is a 501(c)3 registered non-profit organization that partners with organizations in rural Cambodia to give students the opportunity to pursue a quality education. The night includes a live and silent auction with exciting items such as a four night stay in Mexico. Cost is $50 per person or $500 per table of 10. All proceeds from the event go to support Global ADE’s work in Cambodia. Order froms are at http://tinyurl.com/atdcbvh. For more information contact Brianna Rodrigues at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pamplin School of Business
Lisa Sedlar, former CEO of New Seasons Market, will be a featured speaker for the Dr. Robert B. Pamplin Jr. School of Business Administration’s 2013 Leadership Speakers Series on Tuesday, March 19, at 7:10 p.m., in the Bauccio Commons Board Room. Her lecture is free and open to all.
Sedlar resigned from her position at New Seasons Market in 2012 to launch her own chain of small convenience stores, Green Zebra Grocery, that will feature healthier options for shoppers and focus on sustainable business practices. The first two stores are planned to open in the Woodstock neighborhood in Southeast Portland and the Kenton neighborhood in North Portland. For more information contact Pete Rooks, executive director of leadership programs in the Center for Entrepreneurship, at 8914 or email@example.com.
A team of students from the University’s operations management program won the APICS (Association for Operations Management) West Coast Case Competition, the largest APICS regional case competition offered this year nationwide, according to Gary Mitchell, business administration. It was the second straight year that a UP team won the competition.
Students on the winning team are Tommy French, Andrew Hadfield, Keith Hummel, Elyse Landreville, and Deven Ropes. The UP team outperformed Portland State, San Diego State, Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Northridge, and many others. For this competition, the West Coast region included 11 western states, Texas, and Mexico. For more information contact Mitchell at 7280 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Faith-Based Leadership program is an internship experience that will introduce high-achieving juniors to the challenges facing leaders in church and faith-based organizations while also helping them to discern how God may be calling them to a vocation by using their personal gifts and talents in their careers. Faculty and staff are encouraged to nominate qualified sophomores who have a demonstrated interest, aptitude, and ability to thrive in a church or faith-based organization and encourage them to apply for the program. Student applications are due no later than March 31. More information is available at http://bit.ly/12Nryfo, or by contacting Jordan Sehestedt, business administration, at 8801 or email@example.com.
The Pamplin School of Business has maintained its business accreditation by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), which is considered the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s 13,000 business programs. The Pamplin School of Business was specifically commended for its supportive and involved advisory boards; its excellent faculty and staff; the award-winning Entrepreneur Scholars program; the Bloomberg Trading Room; Pamplin Professional Preparation Program (P4); and study abroad opportunities. For more information go to http://business.up.edu or call 7224.