Category Archives: Around NC

From the Court to the Classroom: The “Fist” Team Analogy

If you ask me, North Carolina is home to the best college basketball in the world. I grew up on the folklore of Tobacco Road, and for those unfamiliar with North Carolina, Tobacco Road is not so much a geographical … Continue reading

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Frankie’s Fun Park Lives Up to its Name

Work hard, play hard. It’s a mantra you’ll hear over and over at Fuqua. Luckily for us, it’s not just a mantra, but a true philosophy by which Fuqua students live. So it’s no surprise that recently, a group of … Continue reading

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Internships Pay Off in More Ways than One

So, you know what an internship is. You may have even done one or two over the years. But, what about a winternship? These are internships that Fuqua’s Career Management Center (CMC) sets up for students to complete over their … Continue reading

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Halloween, MMS Style

For Halloween, the MMS Connoisseurs Club organized an eventful party at the Lofts. There was food (cake, cookies, cider, candy and ribs) and a lot of great costumes including two classmates dressed as our Corporate Finance Professor Dr. David Robinson!! … Continue reading

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Dining in Durham

One of my favorite things about Durham was all the great food, especially Southern food. During my year in Durham, I became a big fan of many restaurants — places I miss a lot now that I’ve graduated and moved … Continue reading

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Do This in Durham:

Looking back, there are some things that I should have taken more advantage of during my stay in Durham. Don’t let these things pass YOU by: The Duke Gardens: I went there once and it was great! The day I … Continue reading

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I Wish I’d Known:

Before starting the MMS program, there are a few things that I wish I would have known: This is going to be hard for everyone – everyone will struggle. Don’t feel alone! The Ford Library carries all of the textbooks … Continue reading

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Adding My Two Cents …

Favorite MMS Moment: There’s too much to choose from, so I’ll just say what my favorite class moment was — it was when we discussed the Bayer case in Business Communications class. Favorite Professor: Sharon Belenzon Favorite Off-Campus Hangout: My … Continue reading

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My Duke & Durham Superlatives

Favorite MMS Moment: Every moment! Hahaha. No, I’m serious. I loved being here. Favorite Professor: Bob Nau. He taught Spreadsheet Modeling, and he’s my favorite! He’s amazing – he included screenshots with every in-class exercise and homework, and included detailed … Continue reading

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A Few Recommendations:

Favorite MMS Moment: Getting tickets to the Duke-UNC game at Cameron! Favorite Professor: Aaron Kay Favorite Off-Campus Hangout Spot: Shooters II Best MMS Social Event: Formal Favorite Late-Night Eatery: Cookout Best Local Deals/Happy Hour: Local Yogurt Things I Wish I’d … Continue reading

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