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Wednesday October 8th
1:50pm - 3:10pm
Guest Speaker - Mr. David Bolton
Location: GH 442
Description:

Mr. David Bolton is a financial planner and owner of Bolton Financial in Bowling Green, KY. Mr. Bolton is a WKU alum who received his A.B. in Economics in 2006. Mr. Bolton will be speaking to students about developing characteristics and skills for success in the business world.

Thursday October 9th
7:00pm - 9:00pm
WECON (Women in Economics) Club
Location: GH 434B
Description:

WECON (Women in Economics) is a group created based on the concept that women should lean in to their ambitions as expressed in Sheryl Sandberg's book Lean In. Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and a John H. Williams Prize winner as the top graduating student in economics at Harvard. The group is devoted to leadership, networking, empowerment and personal insights from leading female professionals in business. The group is made up primarily of economics majors and minors, but women from other majors with an interest in economics or a desire to network and discuss leadership and empowerment are welcome.

Friday October 10th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Guest Speaker - Mr. Matt Sherertz
Location: GH 437
Description:

Mr. Matt Sherertz is an actuary with Nyhart in Indianapolis, Indiana. He is a 2009 WKU alum holding a B.S. degree with a double major in Mathematics and Finance. He will talk to the new WKU Actuarial Science Club members and other interested students.

Thursday October 16th
12:00pm - 4:00pm
PEAK Career Climb
Location: Grise Hall
Description:

An event designed to help GFCB freshmen and sophomore students with professionalism and other pertinent skills to help them succeed in college and beyond.

Friday October 17th
2:00pm - 3:00pm
ECON+ Workshop - Dr. Kenneth Troske
Location: GH 437
Description:

DR. Kenneth Troske is is the William B. Sturgill Professor of Economics and Senior Associate Dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky. He has also served as the Chair of the UK Department of Economics and the Director of the UK Center for Business and Economic Research.

Thursday October 23rd
7:00pm - 9:00pm
WECON (Women in Economics) Club
Location: GH 434B
Description:

WECON (Women in Economics) is a group created based on the concept that women should lean in to their ambitions as expressed in Sheryl Sandberg's book Lean In. Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and a John H. Williams Prize winner as the top graduating student in economics at Harvard. The group is devoted to leadership, networking, empowerment and personal insights from leading female professionals in business. The group is made up primarily of economics majors and minors, but women from other majors with an interest in economics or a desire to network and discuss leadership and empowerment are welcome.

Saturday October 25th
All Day
GFCB Minority Recruiting Event
Location: Grise Hall and all over campus
Description:

Invites were sent to the Commonwealth's best and brightest minority students to come and spend a Saturday on campus with the Gordon Ford College of Business. Enjoy meeting professors and current business students while learning all about what the GFCB and WKU has to offer. Lunch and tickets to the football game are included in this day.

Wednesday October 29th
10:00am - 1:00pm
GFCB Career Fair
Location: Grise Hall Lobbies
Description:

A job fair specifically for Gordon Ford College of Business students!

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