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Ellen VanGorder

Green & Gold Highlights CBPP's Weidner Property Management and Real Estate Program

The success of the College of Business and Public Policy’s property management and real estate concentration — part of our management degree is drawing attention. The demand for graduates with a management degree that includes property management is high and is leading to excellent career opportunities for CBPP students in our WPMRE program! Read the Green & Gold article and learn a little about a few of our gradutes.

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Commerce Unbound: A Modern Promethean Story

Commerce Unbound: A Modern Promethean Story

Friday, March 31, 2017 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m., RH 117 Presentation by: Jan Osborn Assistant Professor, Chapman University Department of English Commerce Unbound: A Modern Promethean Story is an experiment with integrating economics and ethics in a form that could be described as literary-critical economic nonfiction. By mapping the modern world of commerce into our interpretation of Percy Shelley's “Prometheus Unbound,” we revivify bourgeois life as Shelley revivifies the Promethean story with his own take on the myth. In doing so we make Shelley’s purpose our own, “to familiarize” our audience “with beautiful ideal-isms of moral excellence” in their everyday lives of commerce. Shelley’s point and ours is that any socioeconomic revolution, whether from the left or the right, will ultimately fail if it is fomented by despair, anger, and hate.

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Roxanne Makamson and Maureen McCabe Moore

Leadership Fellows Mentor Interview

The College of Business and Public Policy's Leadership Fellows Program pairs high-performing CBPP students with a mentor in the Anchorage business community, giving students the opportunity to learn about real-world leadership from local business leaders. This year’s cohort includes 21 CBPP students, called protégés, and their mentors. To begin the program, each protégé interviewed their new mentor, and every week, we will feature one of these interviews with the mentors, who share their thoughts on leadership. This week’s featured protégé/mentor pairing is Roxanne Makamson, and her mentor Maureen McCabe Moore.

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Inside the Boardroom

Inside the Boardroom of an Alaska Native Organization - March 31 and April 7

Inside the Boardroom of an Alaska Native Organization Class - March 31 and April 7. Last year we had 8 of the 12 chairs of the Alaska Native Regional Corporations for the Chairman's Panel. This year we hope to have all 12 Regionals. The Chairman's panel takes place April 7 from 8 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and includes lunch.

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