Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Blau Auditorium
Since 2006, MREACH has focused on strengthening the linkages along the educational pipeline by providing career enrichment, academic preparation, and hands-on business activities for underrepresented groups including first generation, college-bound students and students from lower socioeconomic standing.
MREACH brings Michigan high school students to the Ross School for a series of action-based learning experiences focused on the fundamentals of business and also offers insight into the college planning process and careers in business.
Ross Weekend Welcome is a wonderful opportunity to get to know Michigan Ross, your future classmates, and the city of Ann Arbor all before formal orientation. Although the event is not mandatory, we recommend that you attend. Many students take advantage of Ross Weekend Welcome to explore the depth of the Ross community and our Part-Time MBA program, and we are certain that you will have an exceptional time!
Time: 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location: Blau Auditorium, Colloquium
Energy 2030 on the Road: A State and Local Campaign is an education, outreach and action campaign aimed at motivating communities and states across the nation to adopt the goal of doubling energy productivity by 2030. By making stops in key cities around the country, the campaign will inform participants about policies, programs and initiatives that can aid in doubling energy productivity by 2030. The Michigan event will encourage stakeholders – including state and local policymakers, business leaders and advocates – to adopt the Energy 2030 goal.
Jonathan Freeman is the vice president supply chain & industrial strategy for the building materials group for Owens Corning, a world leader in building materials.
Prior to joining Owens Corning, Mr. Freeman was vice president global supply chain for Libbey Glass, as well as an officer of the company. Mr. Freeman joined Libbey in 2007 with the initial responsibility for all USA manufacturing operations (4 plants), in addition to global supply chain, including global purchasing, finished goods sourcing, warehousing, distribution, logistics, production planning, advanced planning & forecasting, capacity & facility planning, as well as customer service.
Mr. Freeman began his career with Delphi (Packard Electric) and progressed through many positions of increasing supply chain & manufacturing responsibility over 22 years, including assignments in Mexico and Europe, and global responsibilities across 37 countries.
Mr. Freeman earned an MS degree in Manufacturing Management from Kettering University (GMI) and a BS degree in Industrial Education and Technology from Iowa State University. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and Operations Committee of the Downtown Toledo Development Corporation.
From MBA to CEO - How best to manage your career post B-School and how to develop, grow, and manage your post-B-School relationships: A discussion with Ross Faculty. This event is co-sponsored with RISA.
Rub elbows witht he best ofht ebuisiness world! The afternoon will include an interactive Q&A discussion, catered lunch, and more! Open to all University of Michigan studetns and faculty. Dress is casual.
Join Victor J. Strecher, Ph.D. for our final session of the Positive Links Speaker Series for Winter 2014. The Winter 2014 theme is Positive Organizational Scholarship in Other Disciplines.
Dr. Strecher has been a Professor in the UM School of Public Health since 1995. He founded the Center for Health Communications Research and has been leading investigator on over $45 million in grant-funded studies. With the University, Dr. Strecher founded HealthMedia Inc. in 1998, an Ann Arbor-based company that develops and disseminates award-winning tailored health interventions to millions of users. In 2008 HealthMedia Inc. was purchased by Johnson & Johnson. Currently, as Director for Innovation and Social Entrepreneurship, Dr. Strecher is helping the University of Michigan disseminate research to the real world, improving the public’s health nationally and globally.
Go Blue Rendezvous (GBR) is a wonderful opportunity for admitted MBAs to get to know Michigan Ross, their future classmates, and the city of Ann Arbor all before formal orientation in August. Although the event is not mandatory, many students take advantage of GBR to find roommates and to investigate housing options, and are certain to have an exceptional time!