internationally accredited MBA
program. Students in the gradu-
ate MBA program may now
choose among tracks in account-
ing, finance and marketing,
along with the existing general
management track, said Brian
McAllister, MBA program direc-
first time in a fully online format.
seven weeks. Students generally
take one online course at a time
(therefore two online courses
would be completed each semes-
ter: fall, spring and summer). The
anticipated degree completion
time varies from 28 months
(seven semesters) to as few as 20
months (five semesters).
tive adult with a busy schedule,"
House of Representatives, visited St. Bonaven-
ture March 6-8 as part of the Congress to
with a focus on global issues such as immigra-
tion, terrorism and trade.
on the Northern Ireland Accords as a model for
negotiating peace in the Middle East. Walsh is
a government affairs counselor in K&L Gates'
Washington, D.C., office. He was elected to
the U.S. House of Representatives in 1989,
where he served until 2009.
with Congress to Campus
on school's legacy
of working in
the global arena
(left) served as deputy Republican whip from
ness. She previously was associate
dean of Jacksonville
College of Business
and director of its
tor of Leadership
folios, an electronic platform she de-
signed and maintained for the
storage and tracking of graduate
leadership development portfolios.
nity to raise the profile of the school
and create an enduring reputation of
responsive excellence in both the
community and business environ-
ments," James said. "The School of
Business has a history of academic
distinction and community involve-
ment. I plan to honor and
strengthen this legacy."
munication alumna Deb Henretta,
'83, (left) senior adviser to SSA &
Company and retired group presi-
dent from P&G, visited campus for
two days in March as the 2016
Leader in Residence. Henretta,
known as an inspirational leader
and global brand innovator, deliv-
ered presentations on "Developing
Your Personal Brand,""Being a
Leader of Consequence," "Commu-
nication Ethics," and "Women's Is-
sues in the Workplace."
ters Working Internationally,"
assembled a panel of international business
executives who shared details about how
their international work experiences en-
hanced their leadership and interpersonal
skills while honing their global business acu-
men. The panelists (above) included Brian
Kearns, vice president and CFO of BH Air-
craft Co.; Jennifer Torneden, vice president
and regional sales director for Zurich Insur-
ior executive of Beam Global Spirits & Wine.
In the Q&A session, the panel addressed
how students can best explore global career
opportunities and give their insights into cor-
porate international assignment programs.
host of the lecture series.