Alumni Link

OCTOBER 2016

Businesswomen Giving Back through Philanthropy

For two alumnae, giving back to the institution that helped them on their path to success is not only a source of pride, but the right thing to do.

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EPPS Panelists
Alumni Provide Career Insights to Students

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences alumni met with students to share practical information and career advice.

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Career Expo
Alumni Return to Recruit University’s Top Talent

Fall Career Expo Days attracted representatives from 183 companies and more than 4,300 students and alumni over three days.

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Homecoming 2016
Come Home for Homecoming 2016

Register now and reconnect with your fellow alumni at this year’s Homecoming festivities.

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Alumni Notes

Katie Nees MBA’90 has joined HNTB Corp. as growth officer and senior vice president, bringing more than 35 years of leadership experience to the firm. Prior to joining HNTB, Katie served as the director of the strategic projects division of the Texas Department of Transportation, where she managed more than 20 active projects totaling over $28 billion, including local high-profile capital projects such as LBJ Freeway, DFW Connector, North Tarrant Expressway and I-35 managed lanes.

Ali Samana BA’13 was awarded the 2016 Immigrant Entrepreneur Award by legal counsel Scheef & Stone – an honor recognizing immigrant achievements and contributions to the North Texas area. Born in Pakistan, Ali immigrated to Texas in 1997 and graduated from Frisco High School before joining the U.S. Navy. After earning his bachelor’s in political science and government, Ali went on to co-found the solar energy company 1 Solar Solution, LLC, in Frisco, Texas.

James Fisher MPA’10 has been appointed the new city manager for Forney, Texas, after holding the same municipal leadership position in Murphy, Texas, for eight years. James earned his master’s in public affairs and has more than 27 years’ experience in municipal government.

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Upcoming Events

OCTOBER 28
JSOM October Sales Alumni Breakfast Club


NOVEMBER 5-7
Einspruch Lecture Series


NOVEMBER 9-12
Homecoming

 
Presidential Inauguration

A live video stream will be available for those who are
unable to attend.
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