Alumni Impact

Conversation Starters - My most valuable class

Tim Ponisciak

Almost every alum can look back on his or her time at Notre Dame and think, "that Finance (or perhaps Marketing, Accounting or Consulting) class is still valuable to me today." There were certain classes each student took which had a profound impact on one's career or personal growth.

We want to hear from you, what one class did you love during your time at Notre Dame?…

Notre Dame MBA at 50: A look at the program's evolution

Notre Dame MBA at 50: A look at the program's evolution

Angela Sienko

MBA Turns 50

It’s been 50 years since Notre Dame launched its MBA program, and in that time, the class size has almost tripled, increasing from 50 in 1967 to 131 in 2017. And when the inaugural MBA class arrived on campus, it was comprised entirely of men, whereas today, nearly 30 percent of the classes are comprised of women.* …

Announcing this year's Mendoza Graduate Alumni Award Winners!

Announcing this year's Mendoza Graduate Alumni Award Winners!

Tim Ponisciak

Each year, the Mendoza College of Business recognizes individuals who live out the mission of the College and have been great examples for future Mendoza students. The College is proud to announce five winners for this year's awards. The award winners will be honored at the third annual Mendoza Graduate Alumni Awards Luncheon, on Friday, October 27, the day before the ND-NC State football game. This year's alumni award winners come from the MBA, EMBA and MNA programs.…

Announcing the focus of The Ask More Ideas Challenge

Tim Ponisciak

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Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business constantly challenges its students to “Ask More of Business, Ask More of Yourself.” Once our students become alumni, the Office of Graduate Alumni Relations believes in continuing to provide opportunities for alumni to be a force for good, through their relationship with their alma mater. In 2014, Mendoza launched ND Impact Partners as a way for alumni in selected cities to partner with local nonprofits and help them tackle a strategic challenge. In 2017, Graduate Alumni Relations is launching its first Mendoza - Ask More Ideas Challenge, to provide opportunities for our alumni and friends of the College, regardless of where they live, to serve their communities and to serve a nonprofit by submitting their own ideas related to an impact initiative that affects society.…

Hockey players aren't tough

Anders Lee (MGTC '14)

Hockey player Anders Lee (MGTC '14), who currently plays for the New York Islanders, tells the story of his friendship with Fenoy Pierre-Louis and how he became involved with Kancer Jam, a charity that supports children being treated for cancer.

Join Us! Mendoza Alumni Relations Announces Spring Reception Dates

Join Us! Mendoza Alumni Relations Announces Spring Reception Dates

Tim Ponisciak

Each year, Mendoza's Alumni Relations team hosts a number of regional receptions to stay in touch with our alumni, to provide an opportunity to network and to share all of the exciting news coming from Mendoza with our alumni base. Listed below are each of the spring receptions. We hope you can make it!…

Going Abroad With Your Fellow Alums - The Travelin' Irish Program

Going Abroad With Your Fellow Alums - The Travelin' Irish Program

Tim Ponisciak

Christa LeeVan has one of the most interesting jobs at Notre Dame, as it takes her to all four corners of the world, and allows her to meet alumni from a wide variety of industries and backgrounds. Christa is the Travel Program Director for the Notre Dame Alumni Association! The Mendoza Graduate Alumni Relations Department recently asked her to share a little bit about some of the highlights of this program

Alumni Career Coaching Spotlight: Theresa Sullivan

Tim Ponisciak

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Theresa Sullivan BBA '98 didn't gravitate to career coaching at first, but her life kept moving her in that direction until she found her true calling. Theresa ended up founding a career coaching company called Wayfinder Advisors and is now one of a handful of ND alums who serves as a career coach

Notre Dame MBA climbs in the rankings

Carol Elliott

The Notre Dame MBA program moved up in two significant rankings recently, earning the No. 25 spot on Bloomberg Businessweek's 2016 listing of the top business schools, and the No. 24 spot on Poets & Quants composite ranking of the best 100 schools in the U.S.

By referring a student, you strengthen Mendoza's future

Tim Ponisciak

At the University of Notre Dame and Mendoza College of Business, we rely on our strong alumni network to continue to pursue our mission. We are recognized for creating leaders who make their businesses and society a better place. With your support, Mendoza has expanded its curriculum, enhanced its resources, and grown in prestige as one of the world’s foremost institutes of business learning.…

Start the Conversation!

Tim Ponisciak

You may have seen that last month, Graduate Alumni Relations launched its own social media hub on Mendoza’s site. The hub is a place where alumni, faculty, students and prospective applicants can see what the Mendoza experience is all about. As part of the social media hub, we are hoping to encourage topical business conversation that is also relevant to ND. From this idea, we are launching “Conversation Starters”. Periodically, we will take on a specific business topic, and ask you to share your thoughts and ideas! We hope you will join the conversation.…