October 2019 Alumni Newsletter SFU Beedie
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October 2019 Edition

Featured Story

Addictive De-Vices: how we can unplug from this 21st century epidemic

An article published in the Journal of Public Policy and Marketing, by SFU Beedie professor Leyland Pitt and his co-authors, analyzes the growing problem with digital addiction. Learn more.

SFU Beedie News
JDC West Alumni Party
SFU maintains top spot among Canadian comprehensive universities
SFU's research record and ability to translate that research into "real-world change," are among the strengths behind the university's number one status. Learn more.

Nanotechnology Meets Healthcare
Bend it like the Asian Rangers: Intramural soccer team reunites after decades
The game brought them together as SFU students. Four decades later, they came back to Burnaby campus from across the world to celebrate their alma-mater and lifelong friendships. Learn more.
Alumni Spotlight

Mary Teegee, IBL EMBA'18, Executive Director, Carrier Sekani Family Services

As a member of Takla Landing, within the Carrier Nation in northern BC, Mary Teegee, EMBA'18, is a proven leader within her community as well as in the field of First Nations family health and wellness. Her longstanding leadership experiences as a negotiator and executive director for Child and Family Services, are changing the face of how health and wellness services for Indigenous people are developed and delivered across Canada.  Learn more.

Events & Educational Opportunities
Career Workshop: LinkedIn Profile
October 15, 2019

Most people have a LinkedIn Profile but don't know how to utilize the site to their advantage. This interactive LinkedIn workshop shows where the power of LinkedIn resides and how to tap into it.

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Room 2300, Segal Graduate School of Business
Buy your tickets online.
Career Workshop: Interviewing Skills
October 22, 2019

Just a little preparation and thought ahead of time can have wondrous effects on your interviewing skills. This workshop will provide an in-depth analysis of the interviewing process.

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Room 2300, Segal Graduate School of Business
Buy your tickets online.
2019 SFU Beedie i2i Venture Pitch Competition
October 23, 2019

Join in as students pitch their product-ready ventures to a panel of expert judges.

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Segal Graduate School of Business.
Register Online.
Shop 'Til You Drop
October 24, 2019

Shop 'til you drop this fall at the #MadeBySFU marketplace and find products ranging from apparel and bath & body products.

Time: 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location: SFU Surrey Mezzanine
Register Online.
SFU Beedie Talks
October 30, 2019

Join alumnus Charles Chang, BBA'95, President & Founder, Lyra Growth Partners for a key note lecture and arm chair discussion focusing on his experience as an entrepreneur.

Time: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
Register Online.
Forum on Pension Fund Investing & Climate Change
October 31, 2019

Join the discussion for the Forum on Pension Fund Investing and Climate Change.

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Location: Room 2300, Segal Graduate School of Business
Register Online.
Conversation with Betsy Myers: Six Emerging Leadership Trends for the 21st Century
November 6, 2019

Join us for a conversation with Betsy Myers, Founding Director of the Center for Women and Business, Bentley University, where she discusses six emerging leadership trends for the 21st Century.

Time: 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location: Sustainable Energy Engineering Building, SFU Surrey Campus
Register Online.
Involvement Opportunities
Meet the Pros

Participate in the "Meet the Pros" Networking Event, where you will provide business students meaningful feedback on how they can improve the delivery of their personal brand in different settings as well as get the chance to meet other successful professionals from other industries. Learn more and get involved.

Give back by getting involved with Beedie Students

BBA students are looking for real-world perspectives and advice from alumni to enhance their in-class learning projects and activities. If you're interested in sharing your professional knowledge and experience with business students, please check out our upcoming involvement activities here.

Be the Judges for SFU Beedie Case Competitions

Over 400 SFU Beedie students need your expertise. Contribute your time and expertise to our 3rd Annual SFU Beedie BUS 201 Case Challenge as a case competition judge.  Learn more and get involved.

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