Final schedule set for Alumni Week Fall 2014

The Wayne State University School of Business Administration will open its doors once again to alumni and friends during its third Alumni Week, Oct. 6-10, 2014. Please join us in connecting with current and former students and faculty as we celebrate the school's mission.

This Alumni Week takes on added significance as it coincides with the launch of the next Campaign for Wayne State.


Alumni Panel Discussions
All Week Long
5-6 p.m. - Prentis Building

The School of Business Administration boasts more than 31,000 alumni who have gone on to almost every career imaginable. Come meet some of them as they share their professional wisdom and personal insights with our current students

Days and Topics:

Marketing (Prentis Fishbowl)

Accounting (21 Prentis)
Global Supply Chain (25 Prentis)

Finance (Prentis Fishbowl)
Information Systems (27 Prentis)
Management (25 Prentis)

Entrepeneurship (Prentis Fishbowl)


Business School Showcase
Thursday, Oct. 9
1-3 p.m. - Prentis Building and Rands House

Part of the WSU campaign launch, the Business School Showcase is your chance to get a closer look at why WSU is the ideal place to get a real education in business. See and hear for yourself how we are advancing knowledge in our disciplines and preparing the next generation of business leaders for Southeast Michigan and beyond.

Agenda of events with times and location:

Registration Center and Research Showcase
Enjoy refreshments and chat with our faculty and students about the scholarly and practical impact of their world-class research.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Prentis Fishbowl

Student Success Open Houses
Meet the skilled advisors who guide our students through their academic and professional development ... and hear from some of the students, themselves.
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Student Services - 200 Prentis
Graduate Programs Office - 103 Prentis
Career Planning & Placement - 240 Rands House

Presentation: WSU Supply Chain Case Competition Team
See the student team selected to compete in the 2014 WSU/GM Global Supply Chain Case Competition share their solution to a real-world logistics challenge.
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
21 Prentis

Presentation: Study Abroad 2014
Hear about the experiences WSU students had this summer as they toured industrial facilities and met with global business leaders across Europe.
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
21 Prentis

Presentation: Technology in the SBA Classroom
Learn more about recent and upcoming technological enhancements we are bringing to the classroom – this is not your mother's or father's business school experience.
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
21 Prentis


The Premiere
Thursday, Oct. 9
4-5 p.m. - The Hillberry Theatre

The official launch of the Wayne State University campaign, featuring student performers, speakers and video segments. For a complete list of campaing-related activities, please visit


If you have specific questions or comments about any aspect of Alumni Week, please contact Steve Townsend at or 313-577-0202.



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