Thursday, December 17, 2009

Happy Holidays!

The semester has come to a close, faculty are working on finals grades, and the campus is quiet. I want to thank all of the students from the School of Business and Leadership for another great semester. Have a wonderful holiday season and a nice relaxing break. I look forward to seeing you in the Spring.

I wish the best to you and your family and Happy Holidays!!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Opportunity for Graduate Students

American Society of Safety Engineers/Oregon State University Environment, Safety and Health PhD Fellowship

The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is committed to creating a vibrant future for the field of occupational safety and health. Towards that end, ASSE has created a PhD fellowship opportunity in conjunction with Oregon State University to fund tuition costs for two PhD candidates admitted to OSU’s PhD in Public Health, concentrating in Environment, Safety, and Health.

ASSE wants to ensure that there are enough qualified educators to teach the next generation of occupational safety and health professionals that have been schooled in formal academic research practices and pedagogy.

This fellowship program is also intended to produce a thread of evidence-based research in the economic and financial analysis of environmental, safety and health issues and practices. Doctoral candidates will be required to complete a number of research projects to advance this subfield of safety management research.

Eligibility Requirements:
· Basic Requirements: The ASSE PhD fellowship program is only open to applicants that are natural or naturalized citizens of the United States. All candidates must have attended a higher education program in the United States. Proof of citizenship and a copy of the individual’s bachelor’s and master’s degree diploma will be required upon final offer.
· Acceptance to Oregon State University: In order to apply for this fellowship, the applicant must initially apply to Oregon State University’s PhD program in Public Health with a concentration in Environment, Safety and Health. For more information on the PhD program application requirements, please see the PhD graduate program website where more detailed information about the PhD in Public Health as well as fellowship information can be read.
· Academic and Professional Background: Applicants for this PhD program may have an academic and professional background in Public Health, Business, Engineering or other allied discipline.
· Personal Statement and References: In addition to the OSU PhD program application materials, the applicant must submit a 2 page personal statement describing why they believe environment, safety and health education is important for the nation. In addition, the applicant must produce at least 2 references that can be contacted by OSU to validate the applicant’s intentions to teach and do research.

Terms of Appointment:
The fellowship recipient must enroll in the PhD program at Oregon State University as a full-time student for a period of three years.

Application Deadlines and Award Notification:
All applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2010. All applicants will be notified of their status by May 1, 2010.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Scholarship Opportunity

The National Black MBA Association-San Francisco Chapter was recently awarded additional Scholarship funding for African-American MBA and undergraduate Business students in Northern California. The chapter is seeking to distribute a scholarship to qualified graduate and undergraduate applicants.

For further information, please visit the National Black MBA Association San Francisco website:

From Career Services

Internship Position Information

Employer: Antenna Audio, Inc.
Title: Antenna Audio Sales Internships
Description: Are you an innovative go-getter with a passion for business and sales? Are you excited by the possibility of identifying and developing new business opportunities and generating revenue? Looking to learn more about the business of media and audio?
If you answered "yes" to any of the above questions, an internship with Antenna Audio in beautiful Sausalito, CA through Discovery Communications is for you! We're looking for motivated interns to join our Sales Department.

Some of the things you can expect to do include:
* Learn how the Sales Department generates revenue from new and existing clients in their core business and identifies and develops new business opportunities
* Conduct market research
* Implement and participate in development of sales initiatives
* Create and traffic marketing materials...or
* Complete margin analysis
* Analyze sales cycles and efficiencies
* Create highly effective sales models utilizing phone, web and interactive conferences

Location: Sausalito, CA

Position Type: Internship Part-time
Desired Major(s): Business Administration or MBA
Salary Level: UNPAID
Job Function: Business, Sales and Marketing
Start Date: January 25, 2010
Duration: Jan 25, 2010 - April 16, 2010
Approximate Hours Per Week: minimum 10 hrs/week
Travel Percentage: No Travel
• Currently be enrolled in undergraduate degree program OR graduate school, preferably an MBA program (with emphasis in Business or Marketing degree)
• Have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
• Be able to receive academic college credit for participation in the program

Must also have
. great written, spoken and interpersonal communication skills
. solid PC/Mac skills
. coursework in Marketing and or Web design....or..
. Undergraduate college/university degree with excellent financial modeling skills using Excel; experience using databases and familiarity with web and web conferencing (preferred)


How To Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining your interest in interning for Antenna Audio to:
Search for job requisition 9377
Requested Documents: Resume and Cover Letter
Applications Accepted Until: Jan 15, 2010


ALPFA and ASCEND Holiday Mixer
December 9, 2009 at 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Bubble Lounge 714 Montgomery St.
San Francisco, CA

Dear ALPFA Members and Friends, It's time to celebrate! Your local ALPFA chapter, in conjunction with our friends from ASCEND, would like to invite you to a joint holiday mixer which will be held at the Bubble Lounge in San Francisco. Come join us for a night of fun and holiday celebration. This is a great opportunity to expand your professional network and learn about other professional organizations. Members and non-members are welcome so don't forget to invite a friend. Free appetizers will be served and a no host bar is available.

Cost: $5 members / $15 non-members if registered online; $5 extra if you pay at the door.

We hope to see you all there!

To register and view event information, visit:

Tuesday, December 1, 2009


You're Invited!
School of Business and Leadership


Thursday, December 3, 2009 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Guzman Lecture Hall, Dominican campus

Please RSVP
to 415-458-3737 or
And More...
Finals are here and although you may be hitting the books and ironing out those presentations, don't forget to register for your Spring classes! If you have not yet had an advising appointment, please contact Moriah. If you have had your advising appointment, but have not registered, please do so ASAP. Classes are filling up.
Remember that the Spring semester begins on Tuesday, January 19.
Good luck on all your finals and have a wonderful holiday season!