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3rd Annual Business Response Conference

The George Washington University Energy Club, in conjunction with the GW Net Impact Chapter, will be hosting the 3rd Annual Business Response Conference on February 24th at the Jack Morton Auditorium in the George Washington Media and Public Affairs Building (805 21st St. NW) . This event will dissect the issues of rising energy demand and supply side solutions through three panel discussions: The Role of Policy, Project Finance, and Corporate Strategy. 

Confirmed speakers include:
Michael Ware, Founder, Advanced Capital Markets
Michael Kagen, President of Retail Power, Constellation Energy Group, Inc.
Chris Lloyd, Executive Director of Public Policy & Corporate Responsibility, Verizon
Peter Molinaro, Vice President of Federal and State Government Affairs, Dow Chemical Co.
Bo Poats, Executive Vice President, Pace Financial Services
Katherine Gensler, Director of Regulatory Affairs, Solar Energy Industry Association
The conference will run from 9:00am – 4:00pm with a cocktail reception to follow; breakfast and lunch will be provided.  We will also be holding an industry specific career fair from 4:00pm – 5:30pm for graduate and undergraduate students interested in the energy sector.  For more information on speakers, topics, and to register, please visit http://www.thebusinessresponse.com/

International Student Institute Workshop

The GW School of Business is hosting an International Student Institute Workshop for incoming international students on Thursday, January 19th and Friday, January 20th from 9am-1pm in Duques 651..

The workshop will cover:

  • GWSB Academic Culture
  • Presentation Skills Workshop
  • Tools for Academic Writing
  • Career Center Strategies for Success

To RSVP, please email sbintl@gwu.edu.

The GWSB International Education & Programs Office is also looking current students to act as panelists at the workshop, so please email sbintl@gwu.edu if you would like to help out.

    GWSB: Toys for Tots Drive

    In honor of the upcoming holidays, the School of Business is hosting our 2nd annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation toy drive for local needy children. 

    What:  Marine Corps Toys for Tots Foundation toy drive for local needy children (e.g. hospitals, hospices, shelters)
    Where:  Duques 5th Floor Graduate Lounge (552)
    When:  Now – 10 December
    How:  Drop off unwrapped toys for children under 13 at the location above and warm a needy child’s heart.
     
    Last day to drop off toys will be Saturday, December 10th, so put your toy or toys in the 5th floor grad lounge soon! 
     

    FAQs:
     
    What kinds of toys are not allowed?

    Toys with military theme. Toys related to weapons/law enforcement type toys. Toys with candy. Used toys.   No chemicals (i.e. experimental labs, acid, crystal projects, etc.). The Toys For Tots Program does not allow these toys. Toys For Tots of the Marine Corps Reserve will not distribute toys fitting this description that are donated to the Program to children. Instead, these toys will be donated to another charitable organization.
     
    What kind of toys can I donate?

    New, unwrapped toys preferably around the $10 or above price range. It is unsafe to distribute dangerous or dirty toys that could cause injury or illness to a child.