Tag Archives: Holidays

An American Roadtrip

Coming to America, I knew that Thanksgiving was a festive tradition that brought families together to show appreciation for the freedom and liberties they enjoyed. Many international MMS students were invited to celebrate the holiday with American classmates and their … Continue reading

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An Absence Makes the Bonds Stronger

I have to say, business school is hard. After 3 months of intense learning and work, everyone was desperately looking for a break. So the moment we finished exams for Fall Term 1, people raced to the airport! It was … Continue reading

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Discovering Fuqua’s Diversity through International Events

After two really short but busy terms in the MMS: FOB program at Fuqua, we got a much-needed fall break. After the surge of on-campus recruiting, the mad frenzy of classes, company information sessions, networking, job applications, and interviews, getting … Continue reading

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My First American Halloween

It all started long before October 31. Already in the middle of September, when it was still hot as though summer wasn’t going to leave at all, I went for groceries and saw huge boxes filled with pumpkins. The sun … Continue reading

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Holi – Festival of Colors

During the MMS program, I’ve been exposed to different cultures, since many of my classmates are international. Recently, some of my friends from India included me in one of their traditional celebrations. Being teammates with Siddharth Singh, and living right next to … 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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A Fashionable Celebration

Black History Month is celebrated by millions of people of color in the United States as a testament to the richness and diversity of black history and culture. In an effort to showcase our take on it, the MMS Black … Continue reading

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Connoisseurs Club Celebrates their Love of Baked Goods!

It is safe to say that February 14 is most everyone’s least favorite made-up holiday. If you’re in a relationship, it’s that frustrating day where you have to get someone a gift for no real reason, or that sad day … Continue reading

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Fuqua Friday: Lunar New Year Style

Last week’s Fuqua Friday was a celebration of Asian culture and cuisine, in honor of the Lunar New Year. Celebrating this holiday has become one of Fuqua’s cultural traditions. The celebration featured a fashion show, traditional dance, musical performance, and … Continue reading

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My First Lunar New Year

One of the resounding themes of the MMS program and Fuqua in general, is the large value that is placed on diversity in terms of background, experience, and culture. This past weekend marked the Lunar New Year and for many … Continue reading

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