Tuesday, October 29, 2013

November M.S. in MIT News

In This Issue:
November Events and Save the Dates!
Digital Innovation Resources
Job Postings
M.S. in MIT Giving

M.S. MIT Women’s Networking Event - Arlington
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
6:30 – 8:30
Lyon Hall
3100 N. Washington Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201
Join fellow M.S. in MIT Women in a casual networking event.  Come mingle, network and share your ideas for future women’s networking events!  Appetizers provided by McIntire Office of Development & Alumni Engagement, cash bar.  RSVP to Aimee Carter aimeecarter@virginia.edu

Happy Hour – Washington DC
Thursday, November 14
6:30pm - 9:00pm
City Tap House
901 I Street NW  Washington, DC 20536
Come join your MSMIT-ers in welcoming Philadelphia based City Tap House to DC with an open bar just for us DC Hoos from 7-8pm and free appetizers. The restaurant opens in mid-November and will boast 60 craft beers on tap plus an extensive beer bottle list.
Admission: Free with RSVP to Kelsey Taylor (kelseytay@gmail.com) by Oct 31st

Football Game Watch – Arlington, VA
Saturday, November 30th
Game Time: TBA
 Arlington Rooftop Bar & Grill
2424 Wilson Blvd.   Arlington, VA 22201
Come out and enjoy a classic Commonwealth rivalry as the Cavaliers take on the Virginia Tech Hokies. We will have an area reserved, ½ off appetizers and the following drink specials: $3 Miller Lite/Bud Light/Coors Light, $4 Cavalier Crush, $5 “The Virginian”
Admission: Free – RSVP not needed, just show up! Contact Kelsey Taylor (kelseytay@gmail.com) with questions.

 Knowledge Continuum:  April 4, 2014, Charlottesville
M.S. in MIT Gala Fundraiser and Golf Tournament:  April 5, 2014, Charlottesville

Digital Innovation Resources
Stefano asked for me to share with you all the results of a Class of 2014 survey on sources of information for digital innovation.

Job Postings
Remember to share your job postings with us! Please contact me at acarter@virginia.edu  if you have a job opportunity to share.

M.S. in MIT Giving
Thank you to all of you who donated to the McIntire School of Commerce Annual Fund this past year!   In Fiscal Year ’13 (July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013) M.S. in MIT alumni and current students donated a total of $86,230 with an overall participation rate of 24%.  THANK YOU!  Our goal in 2014 is to raise $100,000 to start the first endowed scholarship for an M.S. in MIT student. 

Reading List
One of our current M.S. in MIT cohorts recently created a Good Reads group for M.S. in MIT.  Please join the group and share only professional reading selections and reviews that you think will help your fellow alumni to be better IT managers. https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/116356-ms-in-mit-at-uva  Thanks, Teri Centner for putting this together! 

·         Stay in Touch: Update your HoosOnline profile regularly, let us know about life changes, and drop us a line when you’re on Grounds.
·         Attend Events: Events are valuable resources for relationship building and continued professional development:  http://www.commerce.virginia.edu/events/Pages/McIntireEvents.aspx?EventType=Alumni%20Event
·         Share Job Information: Career resources are one of the biggest benefits of participating in the McIntire alumni network. Contribute to this by sharing job opportunities with fellow young alumni, recruiting on Grounds, or reaching out when you are ready to make a change.  (http://www.commerce.virginia.edu/alumni/jobpostings/Pages/default.aspx)

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