Walk through our buildings and you’ll see the names of numerous alumni adorning the walls and classrooms. While these people and their connection to the school might be well known to many of us, others may not know their story or what led them to give so generously to their alma mater.
As much as I enjoy listening to students from the School of Music filling our atrium with their beautiful carols, it’s the partnership that has developed between the two schools that hits the highest note for me.
I recently had the pleasure of spending time with our students’ parents at the annual Undergraduate Parents Winter Social. It was such a treat to get to know the people who were responsible for our amazing students. And they are indeed amazing!
Last week, Minnesotans celebrated philanthropy by participating in Give to the Max Day. It’s such a special day in our state and I couldn’t be more pleased with the record-setting support that was given to our state’s business school and its University.
How can management research be better aligned to shape and influence management practice? And how can research relevance be enhanced while maintaining rigor? These are some of the questions we will be exploring when I host a forum at the first-ever Business Education Jam beginning September 30.
Partnerships with the business community are key to the ongoing success of the Carlson School, the University, and our state’s economy. That is why it was so wonderful to see our strong relationship with Land O’Lakes honored during last Saturday’s football game.