Tag Archives: Team Spirit

Fuqua Community Helped Me Redefine Failure & Success

Many times in my life, I have been challenged. Many times, I have made mistakes. Many times, I have experienced failure. Now, reflecting on my time in business school, I realize that many opportunities were placed in front of me … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Events, Leadership & Ethics, Student Life, Why Fuqua | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Sports in Durham

I am not a die-hard sports fan by any means, but I enjoy going to sporting events a few times a year, and this was something that I considered when moving to Durham. When I was living in New York, … Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Around Durham, Duke Basketball, Sports, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Campout, Part Deux

It’s been over a week since Campout 2012, and I still laugh at the awesomeness that is Campout. For those unfamiliar with the event, it’s a yearly tradition and opportunity for graduate students at Duke to gain season basketball tickets. … Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Duke Basketball, Events, Sports, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Blue Devils “Campout” For Tickets

About a year ago, while at a conference in Dubai I ran across a French colleague. He learned that I was about to quit my job to pursue an MBA at Duke. His immediate reaction was “Wow! So you are … Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Duke Basketball, Events, International, Sports, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Stache Bash Success

When I last left you on the edge of your computer chairs, I was competing in Fuqua’s yearly Stache Bash! I am proud to report that the Stache Bash ended this past Friday, and I raised $600 for the CASE … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Miscellaneous, Student Clubs, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Growing a Mustache for a Good Cause

Ladies and Gentlemen – it’s that wonderful time of year when many of the young gentlemen at Fuqua grow mustaches for a good cause. Welcome to the world of Stache Bash 2012! Stache Bash is sponsored by the Net Impact … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Miscellaneous, Student Clubs, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

MBA Games — A Weekend of Fun

The MBA Games is an annual competition that brings teams from top MBA programs across the country to Durham to compete in fun events alongside amazing Special Olympics athletes. The competition started in 1989 and since then, has evolved into … Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Events, Sports, Student Clubs, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Madness Men

People kept asking me if I was conflicted. They told me that Duke would play Notre Dame in the second round if both schools were to win. I attended both schools, and I tried to assure them that this was … Continue reading

Posted in Careers, Duke Basketball, Events, Miscellaneous, Sports, Young Alumni | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Creative Business: It’s Not an Oxymoron

Remember the childhood game MadLibs? After coming up with random nouns, adjectives, verbs etc. you would make up a story that was possibly coherent or possibly ridiculous. Either way, that game always created a giggle. I was reminded of MadLibs … Continue reading

Posted in Academics, Around Campus, Duke Basketball, Events, Miscellaneous, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Duke Basketball — An Intense Experience

I attended my first Duke basketball game on October 29, and it is safe to say that I was hooked! As I mentioned in my blog about Duke football, I came from a great undergraduate program which did not have … Continue reading

Posted in Around Campus, Duke Basketball, Sports, Student Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment