Altaf Merchant named GARY E. & JAMES A. Milgard Endowed Dean
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Learn more about Milgard's new Gary E. and James A. Endowed Dean - visit the South Sound Business feature "The List" explaining more of Dr. Merchant's journey
The 2020 pandemic is accelerating the digital transformation of society, including online working, learning, shopping, health services, playing and belonging. The future of automation and artificial intelligence will bring even greater acceleration and transformations to how we live and work.
Eric is a 1999 UW Tacoma Business Administration graduate from the Milgard School of Business.
When COVID 19 descended upon the Pacific Northwest, the health of the people was of tremendous concern to all. Then the heavy toll on the economy took place. Businesses were shuttered or closed permanently. People lost jobs - some forever.
In autumn quarter, the Milgard Center for Leadership and Social Responsibility (CLSR) launched an interview series called Leadership Lessons which aims to highlight the leadership wisdom of local executives and visionaries within the greater Puget Sound Community. Part one of this series features Kurt Carlson, CEO of Propel Insurance and recipient of the 2019 Business Leader of the Year award.
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!
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.
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.
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.