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Mendoza alumnus opens restaurant in Duncan Student Center

Mendoza alumnus opens restaurant in Duncan Student Center

The South Bend Tribune

Rob McColgan, a 2002 Mendoza College of Business graduate, and his business partner Anthony Pigliacampo won the McCloskey Business Plan Competition in 2009 and opened their restaurant, Modern Market.

Last month, the chain debuted inside Notre Dame’s new Duncan Student Center. This is Modern Market’s first campus location.

Speaker examines connection between service, passion in business

The Observer

Mendoza College of Business alumnus Bob Burke spoke at an Ethics Week event on Feb. 12 (Monday) in the Stayer Center. Shortly after graduating in 1994 and taking a job as a business analyst for Arthur Andersen, he founded a nonprofit that provides free tax preparation assistance to low-income families. He pitched the idea as a way to help young employees at the firm develop professionally as they learned to work with a different demographic. The program, now called Ladder Up, also includes other financial programs to help people climb out of poverty and has expanded to other cities in the U.S. In Chicago alone it has provided more than $529 million in economic benefits to more than 297,000 residents. He encouraged students to take a chance and do something different and to consider taking a year and working at a nonprofit after graduation.…

Involved Alumni - Patricia Bravo MBA '00

Tim Ponisciak

In this new feature, each month Mendoza will highlight an alumnus/a who is not just doing great things in their career, but is also staying involved with the College of Business. In this first piece, we spoke with Patricia Bravo, member of the MBA class of '00, and learned about her consulting company and her work with Mendoza's Admissions department.…

Like, Share & Talk With Us! - Mendoza's Social Media Sites

Like, Share & Talk With Us! - Mendoza's Social Media Sites

Tim Ponisciak

Social Media Feature

Do you want to hear more about Mendoza news than just from the newsletter? Make sure to follow Mendoza's various social media accounts. This is a great way to not just get your news, but to also see more about student life!

Here are some of the key sites to follow: …

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Flourishing under an abusive boss? You may be a psychopath, study shows

Shannon Roddell

When you hear the term “psychopath,” you probably picture Charles Manson or Jeffrey Dahmer. Psychologists, however, define it as a personality trait, and we all fall somewhere along a scale from low to high levels of psychopathy.

In the workplace, employees respond differently to abusive management styles, in part due to their varying levels of psychopathy, according to a new study from the University of Notre Dame.