Q&A With John Schuldt, Executive Director of TIAA

By Youfeng (Gloria) Pan, Guest Writer  John Schuldt is the Executive Director of the Thunderbird Independent Alumni Association (TIAA). He sat down with us on Feb. 15 to discuss his story, TIAA’s role in the Thunderbird community, and what he sees the future holding for Thunderbird. What is your story? What led you to this […]

The Benefits of Joining TIAA as a Current Student

By Tash Kovacs ’16, Guest Writer The support, camaraderie, and networking opportunities made possible by TIAA have, in my experience, been absolutely incredible.  Joining TIAA has given me direct access to diverse and bright Alumni members who better than anyone fundamentally understand the value and ‘mystique’ that T-birds bring to the table. As a TIAA […]

Calming the Chaos: TIAA Conference in NYC

By Lauren Herber, Editor-in-Chief Those of us that have had the pleasure of attending a class or lecture taught by Professor Denis Leclerc are likely familiar with the topic of “Leading in a VUCA World.” VUCA isn’t a particularly new term, but its meaning and implications are just as relevant today as they were when […]

Appetizers and Alumni: Lunch with the TIAA

By Jake Strickler, Editor-in-Chief Days before the start of Foundations, with the click-clack sound of luggage being rolled along the sidewalks in the air as new students arriving from parts far-flung moved into their rooms, the executive leadership of the Thunderbird Independent Alumni Association (TIAA) assembled in the Tower conference room. The occasion: a luncheon […]