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I'm due to graduate with my MBA in May of 2013 with a focus in Marketing and Management. I have a strong interest in sustainability initiatives in business and higher education and am fortunate to be able to sit on the Student Green Energy Fund Committee here at USFSP as well. Wherever my career takes me, my desk better be big enough to hide a guitar amp.

Lake Atitlan

Beautiful view of Lake Atitlan and the village

Beautiful view of Lake Atitlan and the village

I literally NEVER thought that I would have the opportunity to go on a Study Abroad trip. That was until recently when I decided to take the plunge and commit to the Spring Break 2013 MBA trip to Guatemala. I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am for this opportunity.  We’ll be fully engaged with local businesses … Continue reading

The Melting Pot MBA

I love the diversity in educational backgrounds present in our MBA classrooms at USFSP.  I thought I would be the outsider coming in with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, but it turns out it couldn’t be further from the truth.  Almost half of my classmates have bachelor’s degrees in non-business majors.  I think the diversity adds value to the classroom. … Continue reading

Sustainability in Business Education

Triple Bottom Line Diagram

The triple bottom line model suggests that business should be accountable on three measures: social stewardship (people), environmental stewardship (planet), and the ability to maximize profits. Photo credit: http://mattress.springintoactionnyc.com/ socialmission/the_triple_bottom_line_model

Recently, I was able to attend the AACSB Sustainability in Business Education Conference as a MBA student representative of USFSP. I was VERY excited! Sustainability is a passion of mine, and despite the fact that the business world tends to have a bad reputation in terms of sustainability efforts, it was fascinating to see examples of some of the legitimate advances that have … Continue reading