Tuesday, March 30, 2010

M.S. MIT update

Dear M.S. MIT Alumni,

Four things:

1. Program Referrals

The MS MIT 2011 class begins the first weekend in May. We still have seats available. Applications are due April 15th. Please contact Matt Miller at mjm4eg@comm.virginia.edu if you have any referrals for the program.

2. Upcoming Events

- NoVA Happy hour on Thursday, 4/15 at Clydes in Reston from 5:30 – 8:00 pm.
- Women’s Networking Event, Thursday, 5/6 in Reston at Jackson’s from 5:30 – 9:00 pm.

3. McIntire Madness

Please help us increase our participation rates by making a gift of any size. Most of the classes still have under 20% class participation.
Link is:
4. Facebook
We have made Facebook pages by MS MIT class to try and help increase class communication, networking and engagement.
Let me know if you have any questions joining.

Thank you for your support!

Have a great day!


Friday, March 26, 2010

Professor Barb Wixom in the News

For those of you that had Barb Wixom as a professor, she has won the UVA Teaching Award this year, which is a huge honor! Please congratulate her.
And... today is her birthday!

Her email is:

Have a good weekend!


Monday, March 22, 2010

Managing Up Webinar

Below please find an invitation for Thursday’s Managing Up webinar. Please formally register below to secure your spot.

Please let me know if you have questions.
Managing Up: Navigating Working Relationships

Join us for a Webinar on March 25

Managing Up: Navigating Working Relationships
• What is “Managing Up”?
• Making an Impression in the Workplace
• Mentoring relationships
• Managing difficult situations

And will include time for questions and discussion.

Title: Managing Up: Navigating Working Relationships

Date: Thursday, March 25, 2010

Time: 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM EDT

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

System Requirements
PC-based attendees
Required: Windows® 7, Vista, XP, 2003 Server or 2000

Macintosh®-based attendees
Required: Mac OS® X 10.4.11 (Tiger®) or newer

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at:

Amanda G. Flora, Ph.D. (Curry '08)
Assistant Director, Commerce Career Services
Rouss & Robertson Halls, East Lawn
Room 407E
P.O. Box 400173
Charlottesville, VA 22904

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Friday, March 19, 2010

Professor Nelson in Richmond - Project Management Upate

Professor Nelson will be at the Capital Ale House in Innsbrook this coming Tuesday, 3/23, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm to give an update on his project management research and a few projects. We will have a reservation in the “Game Room”.

Please join us for his update and then a happy hour to follow.

RSVP by Monday, 3/22 to me, Fitzwater@virginia.edu.

Thank you and hope to see you soon!


Save the Date for Ladies Networking Event

Save the Date
M.S. MIT Ladies’ Networking Event in Northern VA
May 6th, Thursday, 5:30 – 9:00 pm
Jackson’s in Reston

Please join us for a M.S. MIT Ladies’ Networking Event in Reston at Jackson’s on Thursday, May 6th. Barb and I will be there from 5:30 – 9:00 pm. Please stop by anytime, we would love to see you and catch up.

Also, we have a subgroup on LinkedIn for M.S. MIT Women Alumnae! Please request to join the group.


Thank you for your support!