For ACC fans, I wanted to pass along Lincoln Park’s new Tobacco Road Tap Room. for some fall fun at new ACC Bar, Tobacco Road TapRoom on Wednesday, November 9 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm. Appetizers and drink specials will be provided.
D’15 Eric Minnick has launched AE Machines, an engineering company for designing tools to make automation design and implementation accessible to a broader group of people and businesses. AE Design Tool allows you to design an automated system — one with hardware and software components. After you’ve created your design, download code to power a littleBits Arduino and purchase the hardware through AE to make your design come to life.
The 30th Annual Spooky Zoo Spectacular is a not-for-profit event held at the Lincoln Park Zoo that endeavors to create a safe trick-or treating environment for Chicago area children.
The UVA Club of Chicago, in conjunction with the event organizers, is helping to recruit volunteers to staff and manage the event this coming Saturday, October 29 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Volunteer meet-up, check in and free breakfast will be provided at the zoo’s Wild Things Cafe at 8:30 a.m. The volunteering portion of the event will run from 9:30 a.m. until roughly 1:00 p.m. Afterwards, a volunteer appreciation party will be held at 2158 N. Halsted.
Sept 8 @ 6:30 – The Darden Offices of Engagement and Admissions invite you to enjoy an evening of hospitality at the Chicago Admissions/Alumni reception hosted by Google and our Google working alumni D’10 Caroline O’Sheasy and D’14 Warner Lewis. The Darden alumni community is a valuable asset in attracting top talent and, as always, we encourage you to invite prospective students.
We are excited to announce that Mike Lenox, senior associate dean and chief strategy officer, will be in attendance, along with Michael Woodfolk and they looks forward to meeting you. Please join Mike Lenox, Admissions staff and your fellow alumni to discuss the Darden distinction with prospective students for the three formats of the School’s MBA program: residential MBA, MBA for Executives and Global MBA for Executives.
Darden delivers the world’s best business education experience, and we invite you to share your journey as a valued member of the School’s powerful, global network. Prospective students enjoy talking to you about your time at Darden; please join us to share your story.
Google’s new Chicago office: 320 North Morgan Street, #600, Chicago, IL 60607
D’13 Julie (Young) Langdon and D’14 Warner Lewis are each new parents as they both welcomed newborns this summer. I hear both sets of parents are considering Darden applications for the class of 2044. Congrats to the new families.
Thank you D’14s Michael Humenansky, Allison Kelly and Amanda Middlebrooks for hosting this year’s summer brunch Sunday July 14, 10:00 am (1749 N Wells St. #2010). Last year this was ‘potluck’ style so bring a favorite dish if you like but we’ll plan food based on RSVPs via Darden’s forthcoming invitation (email me if you want to bring a dish).
Compass Pro Bono matches small teams of top MBAs with qualified non-profits for an array of consulting projects that include; Marketing, Partnerships, Strategic Planning, Board Development, etc. Locally, both D’14 Michael Humenansky and D’16 Vivek Mehta have rolled up their sleeves to get involved. Michael worked with Compass while consulting in Washington D.C. and both are involved in the Chicagoland.
For more information visit CompassProBono.org and reach out to Compass’s Executive Director in Chicago, Julie Walther at JWalther@CompassChicago.org.