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Summer Newsletter: From the Dean's Desk

July 30, 2020

The Milgard School is happy to present our summer quarter newsletter "From the Dean's Desk". Featuring discussion on what we're doing amid COVID-19, the journey of two students, Lindsey and Fanny, and more!

UW Tacoma, Snoqualmie Library

Accounting at Milgard: Past, Present, Future

July 7, 2020

Accounting has been a popular offering at the Milgard School of Business (MSB) since 1994, enabling students to specialize in the field while earning a Bachelor’s of Arts in Business. The undergraduate program’s success led university leaders to consider expanding the program to the graduate school level.

UW Tacoma Library, Spring 2020

COVID-19 Response from the Milgard School

July 2, 2020

Like most organizations, the Milgard School of Business was recently faced with the challenge of confronting the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Considering all the important aspects of our mission, we chose to place the needs of our students at the highest priority. 

Aerial shot of Downtown Tacoma, 2019

Milgard Alumni Engagement Survey

July 1, 2020

POPULATION: The Milgard Alumni Engagement Program is led by a group of area business leaders from the Milgard Executive Council, along with Milgard School Director of Development, Kevin Dugan, and Deanna Blanchfield of Milgard staff. A recent, comprehenseive survey asked alumni if they had attended a Milgard or alumni event in the last 2 years – 80% said they had not. Given this feedback, the Alumni Engagement group will now begin planning future events informed by the responses given through this survey.

UW Tacoma Campus, Spring 2020, Emergency Aid

Emergency Aid for Students

May 18, 2020

Milgard is contributing funds to assist with emergency aid requests made by Milgard students. Students who are experiencing financial difficulty can apply for emergency aid

Sally Schwartz, Milgard staff

Meet our Staff: Trish and Sally

February 27, 2020

Meet Trish and Sally, our staff from the Milgard Success Center, helping students achieve career success

Stellar Industrial Supply, WA state

Stellar Industrial working with MSBA student team

January 27, 2020

The Center for Business Analytics has partnered a multi-disciplinary five-student team of Master of Science in Business Analytics (MSBA) students with Stellar Industries via the Center’s “applied projects” component.

European Summer School 2019

European Summer School 2020

November 25, 2019

Next year the Milgard school is going back to Bielefeld, Germany, to study business management, culture and economics.

MWI Mentorship Meeting 2019

Milgard Women’s Initiative Launches Mentorship Program

October 9, 2019

As autumn quarter 2019 began, the Milgard Women’s Initiative (MWI) launched the inaugural year of the mentorship program. 22 graduate students from the MBA and MSBA programs were individually matched with mentors from the South Sound area and met for an orientation dinner at Pacific Grill Event Center.

Milgard Faculty Haluk Demirkan at HICCS ceremony in Hawaii

Move the Field Forward: 52nd annual student research papers showcase the future of intelligent technology

September 24, 2019

In 2019, The International Society of Service Innovation Professionals (ISSIP), International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), and The Center for Business Analytics (CBA) collaborated to promote and disseminate research and applications among academicians and professionals interested in theory, methodologies and applications in major understanding of intelligent service systems. The awards encourage a culture shift for scholars and professionals to come together in order to greater progress in these fields.

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