Foundations Week(s) A Great Success

I arrived at Foundations, a little jetlagged from the return flight from Lima.  Bags still packed, I checked in at the TEC not knowing what to expect from Foundations.  Would it be challenging? A bore? Fun?  From experiencing it myself and subsequently interviewing many of my new friends, it was all of the above. First, […]

Foundations – Fall 2013

Without a doubt, foundations for fall 2013 was a huge success. It had many interesting things- just as it had a few slips. The guest speakers, Mark Anderson, Strategic News Service CEO and Gerald Hsu, highest paid CEO in Silicon Valley were a great source of inspiration to the students. Fun events like Thunder Olympics, […]

Cheers, Mate

[wpyt_profile4]5_-Z8K9ny5c[/wpyt_profile4] Let’s grade some Foundation’s cheers! Jackrabbits This team seems to have focused their chant around the springy central figure. I have no idea what they are saying but I can only conclude it is in reverence to this individual. Grade: B Sidewinders What is this “o-lay, o-lay, o-lay?” It sounds catchy. I feel like […]

Behind the Brains of Foundations’12

By: Anirrban Mukherjii, Captain, Foundations team’12 It really feels surreal to pen down my thoughts on the past two weeks. Foundations Fall 2012 was an attempt by a humble and hardworking team of students, faculty and support staff to provide the perfect orientation for 230-odd students who were entering the Thunderbird family. A 7 day intensive […]

Welcome Incoming T-birds!

Not only are we welcoming back the continuing students from all over the world, but this past week and a half, campus has been taken over by a new group of Thunderbirds: the 2012 incoming class! From far and wide, the new incoming class flocked to Glendale for Foundations week and the coveted Foundations Champion […]