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College of Business Schedule of Events


Wednesday, October 16, 2013 and Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Walgreens Recruitment Event

Walgreens is seeking strong student leaders with a passion for retail and an interest in management to join their team. If you are interested in opportunities with Walgreens, please see the attached flyer for additional information and send your resume to Dr. Ashagre "Ashe" Yigletu via e-mail at  For additional details see the link below.

Event Details...
Time:  9:00am - 4:00pm 
Location:  Room 214 T. T. Allain Hall
Contact:  Dr. Ashagre "Ashe" Yigletu (225) 771-6248 / E-mail:
Additional Information: Walgreens Fall 2013 Recruitment Event Flyer 


Friday, October 18, 2013 Gala Sponsors Appreciation Reception

Each year the Gala on the Bluff Fundraiser seeks sponsors to make the event possible.  Each year, our sponsors never disappoint us!  Therefore, this "invitation only" event will be held to show our appreciation to the individuals and companies that are helping to make our progress possible.

Event Details...
Time:  7:00pm 
Location:  T. T. Allain Hall
Contact:  Ms. Toni Jackson (225) 5883 / E-mail:


Friday, October 25, 2013 Homecoming Student-Alumni Engagement Forum

The College of Business encourages alumni to take the opportunity to mingle with our future alumni and give back by sharing their experiences, advice, and tips for success.  The 2013 Homecoming Student-Alumni Engagement Forum will "kick-off" a full day of Homecoming activities in the College of Business.  

Event Details...
Time:  9:00am - 11:00am 
Location:  Room 313 T. T. Allain Hall (The Global Communications Facility)
Contact:  Dr. Melanie Powell Rey (225) 771-2829 / E-mail:


Friday, October 25, 2013 Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Induction Ceremony and Luncheon

The College of Business will induct approximately fifteen high academic achievers into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society.  The annual Homecoming Luncheon will be held immediately afterwards.  Please contact the College of Business at (225) 771-5640 for ticket information. 

Event Details...
Time:  11:30am - 1:00pm 
Location:  Cotillion Ballroom (Smith-Brown Memorial Union)
Contact:  Dr. Ashagre "Ashe" Yigletu (225) 771-6248 / E-mail:


Friday, October 25, 2013 Gala on the Bluff Fundraiser

The Annual Gala on the Bluff Fundraiser is one of the premier events of the University's homecoming celebration. The gala's success is evident with more than $330,000 in scholarship awards to students pursuing business degrees at Southern University and A & M College, allowing us to attract, retain, and graduate talented students.  The 11th Annual Gala on the Bluff will be held October 25, 2013 (8:00pm; Semi-Formal Attire) at the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel. Our 2013 headliner will be the Emotions.   For more information, visit: 

Event Details...
Time:  8:00pm 
Location:  Belle of Baton Rouge Casino and Hotel
Contact:  Ms. Toni Jackson (225) 5883 / E-mail: