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Princeton Review Lists AGSM in National Top 15 for Marketing

Willamette University's Atkinson Graduate School of Management was named a "Top 15 Program for Preparing Students for Marketing" by the Princeton Review.  The ranking, based on a survey of 19,000 students worldwide, appears in the latest issue of Entrepreneur magazine.

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To read the Entrepreneur article in its entirety, go here.


Professor of Free Enterprise Debra J. Ringold Wins 2009 Orchid Award

Debra J. Ringold, AGSM Dean and JELD-WEN Professor of Free Enterprise, has been named one of the most outstanding women of the year by the Portland Business Journal. The annual "Orchid Awards" will be presented during the Women in Business Expo at the Oregon Convention Center on April 23, 2009.

In conjunction with the Expo, Willamette University Alumni Career Services and the Willamette University MBA will present a special, invitation-only reception entitled "Celebrate Willamette Women!" The event will include music performed by Willamette University students, refreshments and networking. The Willamette MBA program will announce a local chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA), called the Oregon Women MBAs. The chapter is slated to launch in Fall 2009.

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Willamette MBA to Establish Oregon Chapter of National Association of Women MBAs

In Fall 2009 the Willamette University MBA will be pleased to launch the Oregon Women MBAs, a professional development chapter in Oregon affiliated with the National Association of Women MBAs. The chapter is meant to provide networking, professional development and other outstanding programs to empower women and their careers. Programming will take place throughout the state of Oregon on a variety of hot topics.

For more information on the chapter, please call 503.808.9901 or e-mail women-mba@willamette.edu. You can also join the Oregon Women MBAs mailing list by visiting http://www.oregonwomenmbas.org.


Brownwater 2009: Get Out the Inner Tube

It's that time of year again, and this year's AGSM reunion event will feature the usual itinerary:

  • Rock Band Competition
  • Golf Tourney
  • Casino Night
  • The Choate 10k
  • BBQ and Mill Stream Float

Brownwater takes place on the Willamette University campus from April 23-25. For more details and to RSVP for the event, visit the Brownwater website.