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Clubs at Fuqua: A Great Match for My Interests

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October 26, 2018

a standing room only classroom of students looks on, clubs at Fuqua

When reflecting on my time in the MMS program, there is no doubt that my involvement with the Daytime MBA clubs at Fuqua shaped a major part of my experience. After being in…

Benefits of Getting Involved with Fuqua Clubs

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October 2, 2018

Student organizers of the Business in Africa Conference pose for a photo after the event, Fuqua clubs

Attending Fuqua was both exhilarating and intimidating at the same time. Cultivating strong and lasting relationships has always been something I strive to do wherever I am. Therefore, from the moment I started the…

Unrivaled Returns: MMS Starts an Investment Club

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May 6, 2016

A remarkable ecosystem exists among entrepreneurs, corporate leaders and the financiers who create, fund and unlock business value. Yet that ecosystem often feels like nothing more than a distant theory in a classroom…

What a Day at Fuqua Looks Like

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January 20, 2016

an MMS classroom - part of a day at Fuqua

Six months into the Master of Management Studies (MMS) program, I can assure you of one thing. There is no typical day at Fuqua if you take full advantage of the plethora of resources that…

Q&A with MMS Student Leaders

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August 19, 2015

Duke MMS student leaders help organize events for students like this one at a trampoline park

As I mentioned in my overview of the MMS Association (MMSA), there were some changes in the student leadership roles available for my Class of 2015 to what is currently in place for the…

Building a Legacy

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May 28, 2015

Fuqua's Stop Hunger Now event

As I was approaching the end of the MMS program, I started to reflect on how I spent my time at Fuqua. I looked at my photos that recorded past activities and travels…

How Clubs Enhance the MMS Experience

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February 13, 2015

Besides group meetings, classes and career events, MMS club events are frequent visitors to my Outlook calendar. There are two types of clubs in general—professional and recreational. I like both of them because…

Gain Leadership Experience While Following Your Passion

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December 9, 2014

During my undergraduate career, it seemed that there were endless opportunities to become involved. Clubs based on preferred pastimes, organizations targeted towards future employment, and various leadership roles volleyed for my attention during…

Giving and Growing Outside the Classroom

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May 19, 2014

mms students at house under construction

Although the MMS: FOB program will keep you running from the moment you start, finding time to give back to the community will make your experience in Durham so much more valuable. Here…

Habitat for Humanity: Building Houses for the Durham Community

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March 19, 2014

MMS students at Habitat for Humanity construction site

On an afternoon in November, I found myself traveling to a small neighborhood on Durham-Chapel Hill Road. As I pulled up the driveway with four classmates, I saw three houses under construction that…

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