Kamalika Mitra

Student Organization Spotlight: Undergraduate Women’s Network

At UIC Business, March always begins with celebrating the success of women in business at the annual conference hosted by the  Undergraduate Women’s Network (UWN). The UWN team has been instrumental in sharing success stories to inspire women to continue their journey to the top of the corporate ladder. Their efforts have made women more inspired, motivated and empowered to succeed. As they start to make the road map for the coming semester, we catch up with Akanksha Chaudhari (President, UWN... read more

The Kick Off of the PDP Guest Speaker Series

Teaching Professional Development online has its hurdles, but one perk has been the birth of the PDP Guest Speakers Series, a two-week long run of professionals sharing their work histories and advice to the Professional Development students via Zoom.  Faculty members—including Stephanie Anderson, Ranjit Souri and Jeff Wilson—serve as hosts, asking informational style interview questions for the hour to hour-and-a-half long interview—all while students have the chance to interact with the guest... read more

Virtual Graduation Ceremony Countdown with Undergraduate & Graduate Student Speakers | Ehlimana Gutosic & Katie O’Malley

Ehlimana Gutosic is an Accounting and Information Decision Sciences major, Business Scholar, member of the Honors college and also the President of Collegiate Association of Business Scholars (CABS). She has also served the Undergraduate Women’s Network as the Vice Chair of Communications and Vice Chair of Treasury. Ehlimana has successfully interned in multiple organizations starting with PwC and Michael Silver. We caught up with Ehlimana as her time at UIC Business comes to an end but the... read more

Celebrating Student Success & Awards | Bruna Tavares

This year 25 UIC Business students were recognized with the Chancellor’s Student Service and Leadership Award for the outstanding contribution they have made to the university and surrounding community. The Chancellor's Student Service Award (CSSA) honors students who have relentlessly served the campus and the UIC community. We had the opportunity to learn about the incredible journey of one of our UIC Business student winners, Bruna Tavares. First of all, congratulations on your success... read more

Student Organization Spotlight: Net Impact

With 2020 in full swing, we remember all the good things that happened last year. One of the biggest achievements for us at UIC Business was our student organization - Net Impact UIC being awarded the Gold Chapter Standing. The Net Impact team led by Bryan Thomas and Natalie Sheneman have done some tremendous work over the past year contributing to the well being of the society. Their efforts have made a positive impact on the society as a whole leading them to be immensely successful as a... read more

Summer Venture in Management Program at Harvard Business School by Abisola Oladigbo

Imagine the opportunity to experience a trial run as an MBA student, while still an undergraduate. Turns out students like yourself have the possibility of getting that chance. Harvard Business School (HBS) offers a program called Summer Venture in Management Program (SVMP), where rising seniors from diverse backgrounds, have the opportunity to spend a week at Harvard Business School and experience life as an MBA student on campus. UIC Business Student, Abisola Oladigbo, was fortunate enough... read more

Introducing UIC Business Adviser: Janasha Prabhu

In December 2019, Janasha Prabhu an alumnus of the University of Illinois Springfield joined the UIC Business Family as an undergraduate academic adviser serving Accounting majors. Janasha will be working closely with the students to help them in their academic journey at UIC Business. We had the chance of catching up with her as she got settled in her new role: Favorite Chicago Activities/Places: I’ve only had a short month to get to know Chicago (having recently moved from Springfield,... read more

Meet Our Newest UIC Business Adviser: Aaron Henrickson

Aaron Henrickson recently joined the UIC Business family as an undergraduate academic adviser serving Management, Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurship and Marketing majors. Aaron will be working closely with the students to help them achieve their academic goals. We caught up with him as he gets settled into his new position: Favorite Chicago Activities/Places:  Since I am not originally from Chicago my list of favorite places have continued to evolve with time. Starting from the South... read more

Helping with Students Financial Planning as the President of GFIG

Last month, the Graduate Finance and Investment Group (GFIG) hosted an event called Students Financial Planning – Make Your Money Work for You. GFIG provides education, information and networking opportunities to broaden students’ understanding of the financial business world, and career opportunities through interactions with professionals in the field of finance. This event was designed to give students the opportunity to develop their personal financial planning skills.  As President of GFIG,... read more

Introducing UIC Business Adviser Zyrika Pellumb

Zyrika Pellumb recently joined the UIC Business family as an undergraduate academic adviser. Zyrika is excited to help students achieve their academic goals. We caught up with the Chicago-area native as she gets settled into her new position: Favorite Chicago Activities/Places: I love hanging out at Lake Michigan, when the weather permits! When it is warm, I love to swim and make the most of the beach. My favorite spot is Montrose Harbor because of the view of the skyline; It’s also a great... read more

Student Organization Spotlight: Beta Alpha Psi

Many students underestimate the importance of building relationships and contributing in every possible way during their time in school. UIC Business students have repeatedly heard the importance of networking and how it drives you to become a better professional. The student organizations at UIC Business provide some of the best opportunities for students to network and build lasting friendships. Ramesh Idnani and Maheen Tauseef, executive board members of the Beta Alpha Psi shared their... read more

Doing Business in Brazil: Debra’s Summer in South America!

The UIC Business MBA program offers students exciting opportunities to gain first hand international business experience in both Europe and South America. Participants study alongside international business leaders, develop an understanding of another business and cultural environment, and sharpen their global business skills in an international market - all while earning credits toward their MBA degree. This summer, a MBA candidate Debra Sodimu decided to take this opportunity and enroll in the... read more