Mark Lucas Takes the Wheel as CBA Career Services Director

After 15 years at Toyota Motor Sales USA, Mark Lucas decided it was time to shift gears in his career. He had always had a strong interest in recruiting so when he learned that LMU was hiring a new Director of Career Services, he jumped at the opportunity. Only a few months into his new position, Mark has already managed to reengage graduate business students through several career-related events. And he's just getting started. More

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Alumni Profiles
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MBA Alumnus Patrick Biggerstaff Books New Job in Singapore

Patrick Biggerstaff ’13 was born in Singapore but moved to Los Angeles as a baby and has no memories of his first experiences in the Southeast Asian country. All of that changed in January when he was offered a job with Singapore Airlines to relocate to Singapore as the new Head of Digital Experience. Only a few months into his new position, Patrick is more than making up for all those lost experiences. More

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EMBA Alumna Cari Kojima on the Benefits of Working in HR

Cari Kojima ’10 is one of the friendliest, most likeable people you will ever meet. The successful career she’s built in human resources is no accident – this girl was born to work with people. Cari is Director of Human Resources and Corporate Social Responsibility at Murad, the leading clinical skincare brand based in El Segundo. It’s hard to believe a career in human resources wasn’t always on her radar. More

Faculty Spotlight

Meet Management Professor Patricia Martinez

According to The PhD Project – a program that creates more diversity among business school professors and corporate leaders in America – there are only 40 female Hispanic-American management professors teaching in business schools in the U.S. LMU’s Patricia Martinez is one of them. In fact, it was The PhD Project that inspired her to pursue a career in academia. More

 
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Upcoming Events
The following is a list of upcoming events for the summer. For additional details on these and other events, please visit the College of Business Administration online calendar.

MAY
5/9 - MBA Finals Party
5/11 - MBA Commencement Breakfast
5/11 - Graduate Commencement Ceremony
5/15 - MBA Info Session
5/17 - EMBA Summer Session Begins
5/17 - EMBA Info Session
5/17 - MBA Info Session
5/19 - Summer I Classes Begin
5/22 - EMBA Director's Coffee
5/26 - Memorial Day (No Classes)
5/31 - EMBA Info Session
5/31 - MBA Application Deadline (Fall 2014)

 

JUNE  
6/4 - MBA Alumni Board Meeting
6/4 - EMBA Info Session
6/5 - MBA Info Session
6/7 - EMBA Info Session
6/11 - EMBA Info Session 
6/12 - Real Estate Alumni Group Meet & Greet
6/21 - MBA Info Session
6/21 - EMBA Info Session
6/26 - EMBA Director's Coffee
6/27 - Summer I Classes End
6/30 - Summer II Classes Begin


JULY
7/1 - EMBA Application Deadline (Fall 2014)
7/4 - Independence Day (No Classes)
7/24 - MBA Info Session
7/26 - MBA Info Session

Latest News

Rachelle Katz Retires, Scholarship Funded in Her Honor

As Associate Dean and Director of the MBA Program from 1994 to 2011, Rachelle Katz transformed the MBA Program into what it is today. MBA alums are honoring this remarkable woman as she retires with a scholarship funded in her name. More

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Highlights

OnBoarding Program Eases EMBA Students Back into Academia

The LMU EMBA Program is introducing a new OnBoarding Program this summer to help incoming EMBA students prepare for the rigorous 20-month program that lies ahead. More

John Mellen to Retire from EMBA Program After 15 Years

EMBA Marketing, Recruiting & Admissions Manager John Mellen is retiring in August from the program he helped build. He joined LMU in 1999 after retiring from a successful 30-year span in the aerospace industry. More

EMBA Students Research Hospitality Industry in Vietnam

Eighteen EMBA students traveled to Vietnam for two weeks in March to develop a comprehensive business plan for a U.S. company seeking to enter the hospitality market in Vietnam. More