My Sunday Tradition: Planning the Weeks Ahead with "The Hub"
One of my Sunday traditions since becoming a student in the Full-Time MBA program is visiting the Graduate Student Event Hub to see what exciting things are happening at Fisher over the next several weeks.
The Graduate Student Event Hub, or "The Hub," as we call it, is a website that lists all the upcoming events for the semester and is updated daily. These events range from student organization meetings to lunch with CEOs, workshops, networking events, volunteer opportunities, and much more.
As I continued my Sunday tradition this week, here are some of the events that sounded exciting:
- FGWIB Mentor & Mingle with Undergraduate Women in Business
FGWIB stands for Fisher Graduate Women in Business. FWGIB acts as a forum to discuss and address issues relevant to women in business and build awareness of women in leadership positions through professional and social events. This event allows Fisher graduate students to partner with undergraduate students to speak about their student experience in business school and corporate life. Also, food is provided-- which is always a plus!
- Fisher Follies Variety Show Info Session
Fisher Follies is a student organization that aims to support Fisher graduate students in need and does this through fun events during the year. The two big "Follies" events are the Fall Auction & Spring Variety Show. The Variety Show was hilarious last year, and consisted of skits, videos and musical numbers that poked fun at classmates, professors, and life at business school in general. I'm excited to see what they have up their sleeves this year!
- Tour of Wendy's Innovation Kitchen
A tour of where new ideas are formed at Wendy's? Sign me up!
- Fisher Follies Presents: The Murder of Oliver Oxenbridge
This is a new event this year that sounds super exciting! A murder mystery dinner at the historic Jeffrey Mansion in Bexley, Ohio, with food and drink included. Fisher Follies never disappoints!
- BMBAA Legends Lecture Series
BMBAA stands for the Black MBA Association. The Legends Lecture Series is an annual event that brings in business leaders from across the nation to speak with current students about their professional achievements and how they became leaders in their organization. This year, the BMBAA is hosting the SVP of Human Resources at Fifth Third Bank, VP and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Messer Construction, Local Government Affairs Manager for Columbia Gas of Ohio, and Chief Diversity Officer at Ford Motor Company. Free lunch at each event! Another win.
- The Business Side of NBA Free Agency
This event is a collaborative effort between FSBA (Fisher Sports Business Association) and FGWIB (Fisher Graduate Women in Business) that is bringing NBA player agents Danielle Cantor and David Falk to discuss their role in the industry. They have represented current and former players, including the legendary Michael Jordan, Patrick Ewing, and many more. Also, free pizza!
As you can see, there is always something to do at Fisher. It's just a matter of finding enough time to take part in everything!