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UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School

Inside Kenan-Flagler 2019 Agenda

OPTIONAL: Thursday, November 14th
(UNC Kenan-Flagler McColl Building; 300 Kenan Center Dr., Chapel Hill)
5:00pmAll attendees in town by Thursday night are invited to join current UNC MBA students, faculty and staff at our weekly social, “Carolina Casual
  • An MBA student will be your host for the event. Keep an eye out for more info via e-mail for attendees
  • Transportation is not provided

Inside Kenan-Flagler Diversity Day
Friday, November 15th
(
UNC Kenan-Flagler McColl Building; 300 Kenan Center Dr., Chapel Hill)
8:30am - 9:00amRegistration and Light Breakfast 
  • Free parking available in the Business Deck
  • Registration will be located in Tillman Lobby of McColl
9:00am - 9:20amWelcome
Speaker: Mabel Acosta, MBA Class of 2020 & MBA SA VP of Diversity & Inclusion
Speaker: Melissa Hlavac, Associate Dean of MBA Programs

Location: McColl Building Room 2000
9:25am-10:30amAttend a Class with Current Students
Topic: Negotiations
Professor: Sreedhari Desai, Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior

Location: McColl Building Room 2250
10:30am-10:35amBreak
Refreshments and light snacks provided
10:35am - 11:15amMBA Student Panel: Diversity & Inclusion
Moderator: Jermisha Dodson, Associate Director of MBA Student Engagement

Location: McColl Building Room 2000
Panelists:
  • Richard Meyers MBA 21
  • Devon Johnson MBA 21
  • Melissa Siefert MBA 20
  • Jack DeBell MBA 20
  • John Nelson MBA 20
  • Khalid Mohammad Syed MBA 20
11:15am - 12:05pmBuilding your Personal Brand
Presenter: Erika Lewis, Associate Director of Career Coaching

Location: McColl Building Room 2000
12:15pm - 1:15pmLunch with Students & Career Coaches
Speaker: Tammy Samuels, Executive Director, Career & Leadership for MBA & Alumni
Location: Cafe McColl
1:25pm - 2:05pmMBA Alumni Panel
Moderator: Sherry Wallace, Executive Director of Engagement & Inclusion

Location: McColl Building Room 2000
  • Ashley Martin MBA '13
  • Khalif Oliver MBA '10
  • Max Rondon JD/MBA '10
  • Betsy Shane MBA '14
  • Christian Robinson MBA '11
  • Michael Burris MBA '19
  • Stephen Wynn MBA '19
  • Mitchel Dudas MBA '10
  • Monica Pigues MBA '93
2:10pm - 3:55pmStudent Led Mini Sessions (35 minutes each)
Location: McColl Building Room 2000
  • Partnering with Consortium, Forte, ROMBA & MBA Veterans
  • Bringing Your Authentic Self to Carolina
  • Experiential Learning
3:55pm - 4:10pmBreak
Refreshments and light snacks provided
4:10pm - 4:50pmCorporate Panel: How are companies creating an inclusive environment?
Moderator: Sandra Chandler, Associate Director of Career Coaching

Location: McColl Building Room 2000
  • Cortland - Michael Burris, Area Coordinator MBA '19
  • Harris Williams - Peyton Curdts, Head MBA Recruiting
  • Dell - Michelle Kimbrough, Senior Advisor, Product Marketing MBA '19
  • P&G - Angelica Matthews, Associate Brand Director
4:50pm - 5:00pmClosing Remarks
Speaker: Brad Staats, Associate Dean of MBA Programs

Location: McColl Building Room 2000
5:00pm - 7:00pmNetworking Happy Hour with current students, staff, alums and event attendees
Location: Kenan-Center Lounge

MBA Open House
Saturday, November 16th
(
UNC Kenan-Flagler McColl Building; 300 Kenan Center Dr., Chapel Hill)
8:30am - 9:00amRegistration and light breakfast
Location:McColl Building Tillman Lobby
 
9:00am - 9:15amWelcome
Speaker: Sarah Perez, Executive Director of MBA Student Engagement

Location:McColl Building Room 2250
 
9:15am - 10:00amOverview of Full-Time MBA Program
Speaker: Kara Cupoli, Director of FT MBA

Location:McColl Building Room 2250
 
10:00am - 10:15amBreak
Refreshments and light snacks provided
 
10:15am - 11:05amMock Class: Unstructured Data & Analyzing Text
Professor: Adam Mersereau, Professor of Operations

Location:McColl Building Room 2250
 
11:10am - 11:55amBuilding Your Best MBA Application
Speaker: Danielle Richie Senior Associate Director, FT MBA Admissions & Recruitment

Location:McColl Building Room 2250
 
12:05pm - 1:05pmLunch with current MBA Students
Location:Cafe McColl
 
1:15pm - 1:50pmCareer Services & Resources
Speaker: Chad Collins Associate Director of Career Coaching
Location:McColl Building Room 2250
 
1:55pm - 2:25pmMcColl Business School Tour with MBA Students 
2:25pm - 2:35pmBreak
Refreshments and light snacks provided
 
2:35pm - 3:05pmFund your MBA
Speaker: Susan Brooks, Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Location:McColl Building Room 2250
 
3:05pm - 3:45pmMBA Student Experience Panel
Location:
McColl Building Room 2250
 
3:45pm - 4:00pmClosing Remarks
Speaker: Danielle Richie, Senior Associate Director MBA Admissions & Recruitment

Location:McColl Building Room 2250
 
4:00pm - OnwardsExplore Chapel Hill on your own