Building Community through Philanthropic Support

Today kicks off a weeklong Class Giving campaign for all University of Virginia Fourth-Year students. This is one of UVA’s many longstanding traditions, providing students with a valuable opportunity to give back to the University with a philanthropic gift as a way to express gratitude for the people and programs that have enriched their time here on Grounds.

There's Nothing in the World Like a Really Good Book

Reading, in many ways, felt like the beginning of everything. It sparked my love of learning and made so many things possible.

Celebrating Black History Month with GlobalMindED

Recently I was asked to participate in an interview with GlobalMindED in celebration of Black History Month. GlobalMindED is an innovative network of inclusive leaders who are committed to creating a capable, diverse talent pipeline across industries and sectors nationally and globally. I am pleased to share with you this recent interview in its entirety.

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Recognizing Reality While Choosing Enduring Optimism

As we transition back to the academic calendar in February, we will do so with a faith that the next academic year will be better. This faith exists alongside our reality of the challenges both known and unknown that are on the horizon.

December Note to Alumni and Friends

In many ways, I can hardly believe that I only joined the Commerce community this past July. While time has manifested in unusual ways for us all this year, the highlight of these past six months at McIntire has been marked by the relationships I have developed with many of you and our faculty, staff, and students.

What if Commerce Is the Path Through? Comments to Students on Election Night

Commerce has always been about the exchange of goods, services, and ideas to strengthen and advance societies. When everything we know is upended, commerce continues, and it has the potential to be a very stabilizing force that can move a society forward. So often we talk about a business degree as a pathway TO something or somewhere…but stop for a minute and consider, what if commerce is the path through?

One Step At A Time

On October 10, the UVA Alumni Association hosted Retold, a virtual conference acknowledging the 50th anniversary of full coeducation (1970) and to celebrate the transformational impact of UVA women across the generations. As a proud member of Gen-X, I am amazed that this step toward full inclusion for women happened during my lifetime.

A Conversation with Chris Nassetta (McIntire '84) President and CEO of Hilton

Recently, I had the pleasure of hosting McIntire's own Chris Nassetta for an inspiring conversation as part of our ongoing Centennial Speaker Series.

Unraveling Our Truth in Real Time

As a 19-year-old intern, I was harassed by a fellow employee who worked on the team to which I was assigned. When I realized what was happening, I created an elaborate process for how I was never going to be alone with him, not in the audit room, not in a car, and never at night in the office.

Note to Alumni, Parents and Friends | 9.10.20

Dear Commerce Community, In academia, the beginning of the fall semester is like our New Year’s. We find ourselves resolving to do things differently and, ...

Finding Air with the Long Tee

When new employees join the Comm School, they are asked to share a unique nonacademic quality about themselves. Mine is that I have pretty good muscle memory. ...

Asking Our Fourth-Years to Show Up and Build Wisely

This past week, I participated in the Back to Grounds virtual orientation for fourth-years. During our time together, I shared a parable from a book that my son...

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