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Recent speakers

Selena Rezvani

MBA guest speaker

Speaker and consultant Selena Rezvani, who writes about women and leadership in a Washington Post column and National Public Radio’s “51 Percent” podcast, was the guest speaker of the MBA program last fall. Rezvani, author of The Next Generation of Women Leaders: What You Need to Lead but Won't Learn in Business School, discussed insights gathered from her interviews with more than 30 female executives from around the nation.
Robert J. Samuelson

BB&T Distinguished Lecture, “The Myth and Reality of the Economic and Financial Crisis”

Syndicated columnist Robert J. Samuelson, of Newsweek and the Washington Post Writers Group, discussed “The Myth and Reality of the Economic and Financial Crisis,” in his eponymously titled talk as the featured speaker in the college’s BB&T Distinguished Lecture.
Bruce C. Carver

Wachovia Distinguished Lecture, “Convergence of Business and Information Technology”

Bruce C. Carver (FIN ’83), vice president and chief information officer at Cummins, an Indiana-based diesel engine manufacturer, covered various aspects of business leadership and information technology in his Wachovia Distinguished Lecture on “Convergence of Business and Information Technology.”
Daniel J. Connolly

Wachovia Distinguished Lecture, “Taking the High Road”

Daniel J. Connolly (Ph.D. HTM ’99), associate dean for undergraduate programs at the University of Denver’s Daniels College of Business, gave a talk on “Taking the High Road.”
Nathan Latka

Guest lecturer at Texas A&M

Nathan Latka, a finance junior from Leesburg and successful social-media entrepreneur, was a guest lecturer at Texas A&M last fall. Latka discussed his entrepreneurial ventures and the creative process in a course on creativity and innovation taught by Rodney Hill, who holds the Eppright University Professorship in Undergraduate Teaching Excellence and the Harold L. Adams Endowed Interdisciplinary Professorship in Architecture at Texas A&M. Latka was featured in the fall 2010 Pamplin magazine.


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