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.
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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
Meet Trish and Sally, our staff from the Milgard Success Center, helping students achieve career success
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.
Next year the Milgard school is going back to Bielefeld, Germany, to study business management, culture and economics.
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.
Move the Field Forward: 52nd annual student research papers showcase the future of intelligent technology
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.
Using design thinking -- founded on ideation, prototyping and testing -- a new program will leverage campus and community resources for local and global solutions.
A military base economic impact study conducted by UW Tacoma’s Center for Business Analytics shows just how strong the linkages are between JBLM and the South Sound community.
On November 20, 2018, faculty and staff at the Milgard School of Business hosted a special visit by His Excellency Kassa Tekleberhan, Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States. Dean Howard Smith, Associate Dean Altaf Merchant, and Stan Emert, Executive Director (Interim) for Leadership and Social Responsibility, hosted the Ethiopian delegation in a campus tour and dinner.