Student Leaders Impacting Communities (SLIC) is a new student organization focused on student-led community service. Leadership positions are available. The organization is for all university majors. If you are interested in being a part of the organization or have questions, please email Dr. Susan Bristow (email@example.com) for an application.
More than 100 young women in high school and junior high school networked with professional women currently working in the field of information technology during the 2nd annual Girls in IT event to learn about industry careers, courses, and needed skills. This daylong affair was held at the Sam M. Walton College of Business on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Schools from Fayetteville, Springdale, Rogers, Bentonville, Prairie Grove, and even as far away as Pine Bluff, participated. The day was filled with a mix of activities, all geared toward encouraging young women to consider information technology as a field of study and a career. Continue reading Girls in IT Conference
On Thursday, Oct. 2, more than 300 high school and college students attended the IT Executive Forum, hosted by the Information Technology Research Institute at the Sam M. Walton College of Business. After introducing each group of students and their teachers, young people eagerly asked these technology executives how to prepare for the future.
On Oct. 22-23, seven supply chain students from the Sam M. Walton College of Business traveled to Denton, Texas, to visit Tetra Pak, a global food processing and carton packaging solutions company, to learn about packaging processes.
Mentors and scholarships often pave the way to successful careers for students. With that in mind, Walton College’s Supply Chain Management Research Center set out to provide opportunities for female business students to interact with professional women leaders.
At the Sam M. Walton College of Business, students take shopping seriously. Especially those with a focus on the retail industry.
To learn more about the latest in shopping trends, 10 business students attended the SHOP.org Summit held Sept. 28 – Oct. 1 at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.