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Throughout the year, The Bill Munday School of Business hosts events to provide students with relevant skills and career experiences, connect them with Austin business leaders, and create a strong, engaging community they can join as Hilltopper alumni

Hilltopper Welcome Days

Friday, August 30  |  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Trustee Hall Breezeway

Welcome back to the hilltop, business students! Bill Munday School of Business faculty and staff wish you a wonderful first week of classes. Meet us in the Trustee Hall breezeway for breakfast tacos, games, and giveaways.

Welcome Days Photo Booth

General Magic Film Screening and Panel Discussion

Monday, September 9  |  6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Jones Global Events Center

View this award-winning feature documentary, and learn more about the ideas that came out of General Magic, a secretive Silicon Valley startup that spun out of Apple in 1990. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion.​

General Magic

3 Day Startup

Friday, September 27 – Sunday, September 29
Jones Global Events Center and Mabee Ballrooms

Gain the skills to not only start a company but also land jobs in startups, drive innovation in established corporations, and kick-start social impact projects. This 72-hour program will connect you with talented people. Food provided!

3 Day Startup

Distinguished Marketer Speaker Series

Monday, September 30  |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Carter Auditorium

Hear insight on the future of AI from Frank Coppersmith, CEO of Smarter Reality, a digital discovery and development company in Austin. The company's services include product design, user acquisition strategy, and more.

Frank Coppersmith

iChallenge on the Hilltop: Ideas for Innovation

Tuesday, November 12  |  6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Carter Auditorium

Pitch your innovative idea for a new for-profit or non-profit business, app, product or service! The top 15 ideas will move forward to the Business Plan Competition in spring 2020.

Ideas for Innovation Competition 2018

Graduate Business Student Association Events

Throughout the academic year, the Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) hosts happy hours, networking events, panels, and speaking engagements for students in the MBA, MACT, and MSDMA programs. St. Edward's University students and alumni are welcome to attend all events as appropriate.

Summer 2019 Happy Hours
  • June 29  |  4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  |  ABGB
  • July 6  |  4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  |  Baker Street Pub
  • July 27  |  4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  |  Crow Bar
  • August 17  |  4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  |  Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden

GBSA Happy Hour