Fridays in Austin: Design
- 10 am | Panel: Apparel Design and Merchandising | Austin 274
Apparel design and merchandising discussion with Oregon State alumni Lily Ma (Columbia), Meg Marlett (Nike), Mia Linn (Uliko Studio), Eliot Frack (Nike), and Adrienne Kraft (Nike).
- 10 am | Panel: Interior Design | Austin 222
Interior design discussion with Oregon State alumni Shannon Ferrigno (SmithCFI), Brittanie Dodge (Henderer Design), Diane Shenk (Shenk Design), and Samantha Kelsey (Mackenzie).
- 10 am | Panel: Design Strategy/General Design | Austin 270
Design strategy with Oregon State alumnus Henry Chin (Ziba Designs).
- 12 pm | Workshop: Improve Your Group Work Performance | Austin 100
Learn how to keep study groups and class team projects focused and on track, and reap benefits for school and career! Presenters: Sarah Norek and Clare Creighton from the OSU Academic Success Center.
- 1 pm | Designing Your Future Career | Austin 222
Design your future career with this workshop lead by Jim Kuhlman (State Farm).
- 11 am | How to Find a Job as an International Student (OPT) | Austin 226
Learn how to have a more successful job search in our How to Find a Job as an International Student Workshop. This session will center on Optional Practical Training.
- 11 am | Design Networking Coffee | 3rd Floor, Austin Hall
Come network with some industry professionals about design, and explore potential internship and career opportunities.
- 10 am - 2 pm | Design Tabling | Austin Marketplace
Come talk about career opportunities with companies including Columbia, Sherwin Williams, and Interface, and others representing different industries in design. Additionally, see the beautiful work of our interior design, apparel design and merchandising students on display, talk to the artists (11 am -12 pm), and learn more about the design programs here at Oregon State.
Dean's Executive Series, Tim Leatherman, Keynote Speaker for Shark Tank
In this Dean's Executive Series event, "How a Boy Scout Knife with Pliers Transformed an Industry," Leatherman Tool’s Tim Leatherman discusses the journey that transformed him from a mechanical engineer to an entrepreneur, and world’s largest maker of multifunctional tools. He is Oregon State alum, chairman of the board, and co-founder of Leatherman Tools. Tim’s keynote will kickoff the Shark Tank competition, hosted here by the Entrepreneurs Club and InnovationX. RSVP.
Leatherman Keynote | Fri., May 5 | 3:30 pm | Austin 183
Shark Tank is Here!
Join members of the OSU Entrepreneurship Club at their annual student startup pitch competition. Support our students competing against teams from the University of Oregon in a Shark Tank-style-like pitch competition.
The "sharks" are investors and entrepreneurs from across Oregon: Ben Rivera, president and CEO of Leatherman Tool Group; Celeste Edman, CEO of Lunar Logic; Jon Maroney, partner of the Oregon Angel Fund; and Caroline Cummings, Venture Catalyst, Oregon RAIN, Venture Associate, Willamette Angels. RSVP.
Fri., May 5 | 3:30 - 5:30 pm | Austin 183
Advising: Academic Notes
Course updates: We have important informational updates about fall 2017 course changes, which are fully outlined on the blog. Please visit this page!
Fall registration begins May 21. It is likely all students will be asked to enter a PIN when registering for fall. If spring is your first term with the College of Business, you must get your new PIN in an advising appointment. NCAA athletes, DAS students, students getting VA benefits, and Post Bac students also must receive a new PIN. Other College of Business students use the common PIN 262746. For more information about registering for courses, including how to look up your assigned fall registration day/time here.
ALSO: The College of Business Advising Office is hiring two student ambassadors. Apply by May 1.
Advising: Spring and Summer Term Important Dates
- Change to S/U Grading: May 19 at 5:00 pm (in person)
- Withdraw from a Course: May 19 at 11:55 pm (online)
- Withdraw from ALL Spring Course: June 9 at 5:00 pm (online)
- Online business core classes for on-campus students: Opens May 22. No override is needed.
- Summer registration: Began April 16; no PIN needed.
- BA 466 summer term: Summer graduates receive primary consideration; if it is closed, please add yourself to the wait list.
Jobs and Internships
Undergraduate Graduation Celebration
The College of Business Undergraduate Graduation Celebration takes place Fri., June 16, from 2 – 4 pm at the Austin Hall Plaza (outdoor) and Austin Marketplace (indoor). This is chance for graduates to bring their families together at Austin Hall prior to the formal university event on Saturday. Greetings from Dean Mitzi Montoya at 3 pm. Refreshing drinks and light fare. RSVP here by May 31. (MBA graduates will have an evening event on Friday; more details to be announced.)
Kaplan GMAT Test Prep Class
Thinking about graduate school? Considering an MBA? Are you studying for the GMAT, or know you need to start? Join us for a free GMAT Test Prep Class taught by a Kaplan Test Prep instructor. You’ll also learn what it takes to apply to the OSU MBA program, and how earning a business major or minor can help you get there. Sign up here.
Wed., May 10 | 5:30 pm | Austin 126
Impact Oregon: Impact Strategy
This week’s workshop focuses on planning the Impact strategy for your project. We will use real impact project examples to create your impact plan to strengthen your Impact Oregon competition submissions. Reminder: May 15 is the deadline to submit your entries for the Impact Oregon invention competition.
Fri., May 5 | 2 pm | EG01 Weatherford
Are you achieving your academic goals for the term so far? Here are a few resources which can help you do so: TUTORING, ACADEMIC COACHES, STUDY TIPS/STRATEGIES.
The College of Business tracks and reports data on our students’ success in finding internships/jobs that prepare them for a professional career. This is important for our AACSB accreditation. If you haven’t completed this survey in class recently, or if you’ve held an internship since taking the survey, please take a few minutes to tell us about your internship. Thank you!