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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

iChallenge: Ideas for Innovation

Tuesday, November 12| 6:30pm-8:30pm
JBWS, Carter Auditorium

Inviting all undergraduate and graduate students to pitch their innovative ideas for a new for-profit or non-profit business, app, product, or service (in two minutes or less)!  Register here: http://bit.ly/seu-ichallenge-19

Welcoming Dr. Ward-Peradoza

Thursday, August 29  |  4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Trustee Hall, 2nd Floor Lobby

Join us for cake and punch in the lobby of Trustee Hall's second floor to welcome Dr. Marianne Ward-Peradoza as dean of The Bill Munday School of Business. All faculty, staff, and students are invited to stop by and say hi.

Marianne Ward-Peradoza

Welcome Day with The Bill Munday School of Business

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. Apply at https://stedwards.3daystartup.org by September 13.

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

Accounting Student Retreat

Friday, October 25  |  11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Mabee Ballrooms A and B

Meet with CPA firms, hear from students and alumni, and learn more about career paths in audit, tax, and more. Accounting, AIT, and Master of Accounting students are invited to attend.

Accounting Student Retreat

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

Fireside Chat with Mason Arnold, Cece's Veggie Co.

Tuesday, November 19  |  6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Jones Global Events Center

Learn more about this founder’s journey to innovate through sustainability. Before creating the spiralized veggie company, Mason founded Greenling, an award-winning local and organic food delivery service all over Texas.

Mason Arnold

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.

Fall 2019 Happy Hours
Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden  |  4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

  • September 7
  • September 21
  • October 12
  • October 19
  • November 9

GBSA Happy Hour