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“Construction of the second phase of Terry’s Business Learning Community is nearing completion. With ample space for faculty and students to work, learn, study and collaborate, Phase II offers many reasons to be excited for its opening in June.
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Terry FYI

Terry FYI is a periodic newsletter for alumni and others affiliated with the Terry College of Business.

IN THIS ISSUE

February 2017

FEATURED

Rendering of Terry's new Business Learning Community

5 reasons to be excited about Phase II

Construction of the second phase of Terry’s Business Learning Community is nearing completion. With ample space for faculty and students to work, learn, study and collaborate, Phase II offers many reasons to be excited for its opening in June. Here are our top five. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

FEB 03 | Terry Winter Formal
FEB 07 | Georgia Economic Outlook Series: Middle Georgia
FEB 07 | Master of Internet Technology Program Informational Webinar
FEB 08 | Terry Executive & Professional MBA Programs After-Work Information Session in Gwinnett — Lawrenceville, GA
FEB 09 | Building Terry in Your Town — Charlotte, NC
FEB 10 | Building Terry in Your Town — Atlanta, GA
FEB 10 | Building Terry in Your Town — Houston, TX
FEB 10 | Building Terry in Your Town — Nashville, TN
FEB 10 | MBA Alumni Happy Hour — Atlanta, GA
FEB 13 | Building Terry in Your Town — New York, NY
FEB 14 | Building Terry in Your Town — Washington, DC
FEB 16 | Terry Third Thursday: Lee Thomas, Deputy Commissioner, Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, Georgia Department of Economic Development — Atlanta, GA
FEB 16 | Full-Time MBA Program Overview: Webinar
FEB 20 | Full-Time MBA Campus Visit Day
FEB 21 | Charlotte Alumni Dean's Reception — Charlotte, NC
FEB 22 | Terry Executive & Professional MBA Programs Lunch & Learn — Atlanta, GA
FEB 22 | Master of Internet Technology Program Informational Webinar

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SPOTLIGHTS

Ryan Gembala

ALUMNI

 

Ryan Gembala (BBA '03)

Venture capitalist Ryan Gembala (BBA '03) carefully mapped his passage from Athens to the San Francisco Bay. Now he is on safari for “transformational technologies” with the potential to be pathbreakers.

Adrian Obleton

STUDENT

 

Adrian Obleton

“Leader” was a label that always seemed to apply to Adrian Obleton. He had all the qualities: Charisma, intelligence, compassion. Soon, he will have the certificate, too, as a Leonard Leadership Scholar.

NEWS

Most Valuable Colleagues: What the NBA teaches us

Just like former NBA MVP Steve Nash, who famously improved the output of his teammates whenever he was on the court, some employees could have a halo effect on their peers, according to new research from Terry economics professor Joshua Kinsler.

David McCulloch named director of Executive Programs

David E. McCulloch has been named director of Executive Programs at the Terry College. McCulloch, the former vice president for economic development at Gwinnett Technical College, started at Terry on Jan. 3. In his new role, he leads a staff headquartered in the Terry Executive Education Center, located in the Buckhead financial district of Atlanta.

Stock pitch competition draws cross-country talent

Terry’s Student Managed Investment Fund hosted its third annual Stock Pitch Challenge Jan. 27, bringing 12 collegiate teams from across the Southeast to Correll Hall to compete for prizes totaling $8,500 and a grand prize of $5,000.

The birthplace of public higher education

The establishment of UGA as America's first public university sparked a movement that continues to shape this nation—creating tens of millions of informed citizens, new scientists and innovative entrepreneurs every generation. Watch the 60-second video. 

Alumni Awards and Gala set for April 22 in Atlanta

The Terry College will honor three remarkable alumni for their commitment to excellence at the 2017 Alumni Awards and Gala, scheduled for April 22 in Atlanta. As part of the Gala preparations, Terry's Office of Development and Alumni Relations is seeking items to benefit the silent auction. Already procured are tickets to "Hamilton," art from Steve Penley, and more. If you would like to contribute an item, please let us know. Autographed memorabilia, tickets to sporting and cultural events, stays at vacation homes, visits with dignitaries, gift certificates, art, and the like are all greatly appreciated.

Better the second time around

Terry Executive-in-Residence Steve Goodroe is living proof that it’s never too late to reconnect to the Terry College.

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