University of Pittsburgh

April 2013 Alumni Newsletter

Upcoming Events

  • September 22: September 22: Pitt Business/Pitt Engineering Alumni Gathering in Troy, MI
  • September 27: September 27: Pitt Business Alumni Gathering in Philadelphia
  • October 14: October 12-14: Pitt Business Homecoming Events 2017
  • October 27: October 27: KGSB Japan Alumni Networking Reception and Annual Conference in Tokyo, Japan
  • Pitt Business News:

    Katz Merchandise Online Store

    Support students and show off your school pride by purchasing Katz clothing online through Pitt's Student Book Center. Available are ties, hats, polo shirts, and wind-shirts. Sales proceeds benefit the school's Student Resource Fund.

    2012 Thought Leader: Lessons in Starbucks' Transformation

    Starbucks executive Jeffery Hansberry (MBA '89, A&S '86) spoke to Katz students about global consumer products strategy as the 2013 Thought Leaders in Business speaker.

    Join the Katz LinkedIn Page

    Pitt Business alumni are encouraged to join the Katz LinkedIn page. The site is a great way to connect with business alumni, faculty, and current students.

    Redefining the Way Students View Hunger

    Hunger isn't a problem facing most college students. But it is real in the Pittsburgh community. So a team of College of Business Administration marketing students is leading the charge in getting Gen Y psyched about fighting hunger.

    Prof. Richard Franklin: Big Data is Watching You

    Clinical Assistant Professor Richard Franklin writes in a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette op-ed about how businesses are using big data to track our buying behavior -- often at the expense of our privacy.

    Brazil GEF, From Aerospace to Olympic Planning

    Katz Executive MBA students from around the world traveled to Brazil for the school's Global Executive Forum. The week-long business immersion blended classroom instruction with corporate visits and seminars.