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Connecting the business experience to the academic experience is what can benefit students tremendously.
James “Jim” Corbett knows learning a concept in the classroom doesn’t always translate into understanding it in the workplace. That’s why the alumnus, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Kansas in 1980, worked to help launch a new speaker series in the KU School of Business that will bring top business executives into the classroom over the 2018–19 academic year.
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“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not a bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” — Jim Rohn
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I am a first-year business analytics student. I chose analytics because I have always enjoyed math, and I want to use my analytics degree to come up with new ways to fundraise and market for nonprofit organizations. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do until I started this service project and decided that the nonprofit sector is for me.What programs or groups are you involved with at the School of Business and at KU?
In the School of Business, I am a member of the Business Leadership Program under... Read more
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