Unleashing Our Potential at Leadership EDGE Retreat

By Jessica Macias-Bochatay, MBA 2013 Thunderbird’s “Leadership Education and Development for Greater Effectiveness”, or Leadership EDGE, is an extra-curricular program designed to help students discover and develop their leadership skills. Led by Dr. Kay Keck, The EDGE Program builds self-awareness skills by running various self-assessment tools and related leadership development workshops. Each year, EDGE leaders participate […]

Time to suit up!

T-birds were all suited up, looking sharp to impress the 33 employers who participated in the career fair last week. The Career Management Center did an excellent job organizing the event from registering the recruiters to making them feel as welcome as possible on campus. It was indeed a busy time for those graduating soon… […]

Dancing with the Sticks

By: Brad Cerasani, Honorary Tbird Saturday night The Indian Subcontinent Club (ISCC) hosted “Dandia Night”, a night of dancing traditional Gujurat dances as part of the Hindu Navratri Festival. Or, as kindly translated by some Indian friends for a caucasian male from central Canada, “Wobble Night”. We arrived at Greenway High School shortly after 9:30 to a […]

If you believe, you can.. Si tu crois, tu peux

By: Djoudie Etoundi ’12 On Friday November 26th, Thunderbird’s Global Cohort, made of 27 Haitian women from the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Women Program, received their Thunderbird degrees under the tutelage of US Ambassador At Large for Global Women’s issues, Melanne Verveer and following a spirited, proverb rich keynote address by Ambassador Barbara Barrett. The Global […]

A T-bird SPOOKtacular

This past Friday night was the annual Thunderbird Spooktacular hosted by the Thunderbird Rugby team and the Get-Out-of-Glendale (GOGO) clubs. The clubs throw the Halloween themed party every year in which students help the clubs fundraise by purchasing admission, bus, and drink tickets to “get out of Glendale” and make their way to Scottsdale for […]

Project Management Week @ Thunderbird

This week, the International Project Management Institute will be holding their Project Management Week here in Phoenix, Arizona to give the community opportunities to sit, learn, and network with some extremely influential project managers in and around the area. The week will take place from Monday, October 29 through Saturday, November 3 with many different […]

Uncomfortable is a Global Virtue

A perspective on Professional Development and Networking By: Rico Austin’98 Amigas and Amigos of Thunderbird, it doesn’t seem like over 16 years since I first parked my car on the heated asphalt lot (to begin my Thunderbird experience) between the old “T-Bird Pub” and the “Tower” which housed the TV room, a snack bar, a […]

Graduation, 7 weeks away

WHEN:                 Tuesday & Wednesday, October 30 & 31 WHERE:               THE COMMONS TIME:                   11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. each day If you intend to walk in the fall 2012 Graduation Ceremony, MBA, MA, and MS must have a cap, masters’ gown, hood, and tassel. Certificate students must have a cap, master’s gown, and tassel.  Undergraduate gowns have different sleeves and may not […]

Victory for Thunderbird Soccer Club!

Late on Saturday evening, Thunderbird FC ventured out to the Phoenix Sports Center for their first league game of the soccer season. The game was set to be an indoor 6-v-6 with 25 minutes halves. Although the team was missing a few key players, spirits remained high and everyone was enthusiastic about the game. However, […]