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Notre Dame’s Mendoza College names new executive education director

Carol Elliott

Paul J. Slaggert has been named the director of the Stayer Center for Executive Education at the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business.

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Slaggert, who previously served as the director of Stayer’s non-degree programs, will be responsible for the leadership and administrative oversight of marketing, recruiting, student services, curriculum and operations for all of the executive education programs. These include the graduate degree programs – the Notre Dame Executive MBA

New ND MBA test tool helps prospects overcome GMAT anxiety

Michael Hardy

When Kristin McAndrew travels around the country meeting with prospective MBA students, one of the most common concerns she hears is about the GMAT, the standardized test required of all business school applicants.

“If you ask people what aspect of the application is the biggest hurdle, the GMAT is it,” said McAndrew, the director of admissions for the University of Notre Dame Graduate Business Programs.…

Lessons from John Veihmeyer

Christine Cox

The KPMG global chairman and ND accounting alum talked about life at a "Big Four" accounting firm and the higher purpose of business during an Oct. 30 lecture.

 

Joseph Zahra, head of Vatican financial reform, explains new papal financial structures

Eddie Zamstra

While many are aware of Pope Francis’ devotion to solving global problems, especially in regards to poverty, Joseph Zahra highlighted the pope’s sometimes overlooked commitment to amending the administrative and financial structure of the Vatican.

Zahra, the vice coordinator of the Council for the Economy for the Holy See, gave his lecture, titled “Inside the Financial and Administrative Changes in the Vatican: What Pope Francis is Doing and Why,” at the Eck Visitors Center Auditorium on Wednesday. The talk was sponsored by Mendoza College of Business and was open to the public. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington D.C. and CAPP-USA National Ecclesiastical Counselor, introduced Zahra to kick off the event.…

Here’s what awesome looks like

Carol Elliott

Here’s Colin Dunn’s story in a nutshell:

Dunn won a car by sinking a hole-in-one during a golf tournament, and he donated the $25,000 cash value back to the charity.

If you think knowing the end of the tale spoils the whole thing, you’re wrong. Dunn’s story is not about golf, or a car, or even the money. It’s about the 10 minutes he held the keys to the shiny black 2015 BMW 428i convertible in his hand and decided what to do.…