Tag Archives: MMSA

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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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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MMS Throws Hat into MBA Games Ring

Every year MBA students organize fundraising events for the Duke MBA Games, a charity benefiting the Special Olympics of North Carolina. Students are registered via an online platform, teams are assembled, and fundraisers are planned. I have to give the … Continue reading

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It’s Flunch Time

Every term we have lunches called “flunches,” which are lunches with faculty members, sponsored by the MMSA (the MMS Association). These lunches serve as a unique opportunity to get to know our new professors outside of the classroom. Any 5 … Continue reading

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A Heart for Service

Before coming to Fuqua, serving on the MMS Association (MMSA) Executive Board was not even remotely in my mind. I am not even sure if I was aware of its existence. Despite this fact and quite to my own surprise, … Continue reading

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Club Life

In my previous posts I’ve talked quite a bit about the academic and professional (aka job search) demands of the program, but not much about what there is to do within the Fuqua community outside of class. The MMS Association … Continue reading

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Crossing the Sectional Divide

October 4th marked the first official MMS “cross-section lunch.” This created an opportunity for students in different sections to socialize with each other. This was an experience many students had not had since the summer term. Program Format The MMS … Continue reading

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