From the Desk of the TSG President

Hello T-Birds As Finals week commences, I want to wish all students good luck on your exams, assignments, and presentations. So as this term is coming to an end and it gives me immense pleasure to announce the new leadership for the Summer 2014 leadership, Giacomo Paccione and Casey Sutton. I am sure the two […]

Why Waste your PCA’s time?

By Borijan Borozanov I’ve been serving as a PCA for two semesters in a row. During this time and according to my not so perfect journal, I have had close to 200 face-to-face meetings with my fellow students, reviewed more than 70 first-time resumes and exchanged approximately 400 e-mails. The numbers might suggest that I […]

Thunderbird’s Future post the HLC decision – the Sentiments

Two weeks ago, we received the decision that T-birds around the world and on campus had been anxious about for months. The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) turned down Thunderbird’s application for a deal to become an independent partner with Laureate. The HLC went on to say that Thunderbird has been given the option to submit a new […]

It’s not just business. It’s just personal.

By Mark Jackson and Kate Stout In light of the HLC decision a couple weeks ago, a group of students have organized as the unofficial voice of the TIAA on campus and an advocate for those students aligned with the TIAA initiative. We spoke with Will Counts ’09 who is the Interim Executive Director of […]

Venezuela Protests

By now, most of the world has heard that protests are occurring in Venezuela at this moment. Many who follow the news daily may be up to date on the causes, current events, and what the protests may spell for Venezuela’s future. Many may not. I was approached by a current Thunderbird student, Fabian Gutierrez, […]

Managing Soup: The Dinner Interview

As Peter Drucker once noted, “More business decisions occur over lunch and dinner than at any other time, yet no MBA courses are given on the subject.” Until now, that is, at Thunderbird. This past Monday, 25 students sat down for dinner with CMC Coach, Tony Kmetty for a business dining etiquette seminar.  With topics […]

Country Roads – take me home!

Universal statement: Thunderbird is a global school consisting of students from multiple countries and backgrounds. So how much do you actually know about your classmates? Read what some of your international classmates had to share about their countries: Adriano Caccamo, Italy Italy is all about creativity, high lifestyle and ancient heritage (Roman, Renaissance), Italians are […]

Ladies and Gentlemen… I’m Back!

By Kelly Swanson Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Kelly Swanson. Yes that’s right. My controversy is back for a really great show. I have my bruises, but I can hang with any crowd. So many things have gone right and wrong since I was away for the summer.  I don’t have to […]

Financial Aid Exit Counseling Sessions

By: Brenda Wright, Financial Aid If you have received federal student loans (Subsidized Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, Perkins, Grad PLUS) while attending Thunderbird, you must complete the on line exit counseling.   In accordance with federal regulations, all colleges and universities participating in federally sponsored loan programs must present exit information for students who have borrowed through federal programs. […]

Wall Street Winterim: January 2012

By: Shamus Ankrom Similar to the masses of other Thunderbird students this January, Global Finance majors took a Winterim to the Street unlike any other in the world. Dissimilar to the many other Winterim programs, the Wall Street Winterim take place on a small island measuring no more than 15 miles in length.  New York […]