"My rule was I wouldn't recruit a kid if he had grass in front of his house.
That's not my world. My world was a cracked sidewalk." —Al McGuire

Sunday, September 30, 2007

Marquette CIRCLES comes to NYC; Crean to speak

The successful networking program pioneered by Marquette in the Midwest is making its way to New York City next month. On Thursday, October 18 MU will host Marquette CIRCLES in New York -- highlighted by an address from head basketball coach Tom Crean.

The event, a terrific professional networking opportunity, also includes speeches and discussions with a host of notable business leaders. 'CIRCLES' is a first-class program -- so if you live or work in the Tri-State area, why not? You can get your basketball fix with Tom Crean and build some professional relationships on top of that.

Information on Marquette Circles appears below. To register, click on this link. If the link won't work, please register at MU Connect or contact the Marlee Smith in the Marquette Advancement Office at 414-288-4767.

Marquette CIRCLES
Thursday, October 18

University Club
One West 54th Street
New York, NY

$65 per person
(includes attendee directory, hors doeuvres, wine, beer and soda)

6:30 to 7:00 p.m. -- REGISTRATION

7:00 p.m. -- FOCUS SESSIONS
Please select your session preference during your online registration

8:00 p.m.
From Business to Basketball : Leadership Insight from Tom Crean
Hear an exciting update from Tom Crean, Head Coach, Marquette Mens Basketball


David M. Darst, CFA, Chief Investment Strategist, Morgan Stanley

David Darst is a Managing Director of Morgan Stanley where he serves as chairman of the Asset Allocation Committee and chief investment strategist of the Global Wealth Management Group, and was the founding president of the Morgan Stanley Investment Group. Prior to joining Morgan Stanley, David spent 24 years with Goldman Sachs. David is the author of four books and has lectured extensively at Wharton, Columbia, INSEAD and New York University business schools and served as a visiting faculty member at Yale College, Yale School of Management and Harvard Business School.

Matthew Winkler, Editor-in-Chief, Bloomberg News

Bloomberg News is a global news service that Matthew Winkler founded with Michael Bloomberg in 1990 when Matthew joined the then eight-year-old financial information company Bloomberg L.P. He became a member of the Bloomberg L.P. Board in 2006. Bloomberg News, which has grown to 2,350 editors and reporters in print and broadcast media, produces more than 5,000 stories daily. Matthew received the 2007 Gerald Loeb Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing exceptional career achievements in business, financial and economic news writing.

Marquette is headed in an exciting direction! Hear from a panel representing the groundbreaking work taking place on campus.

Justice Janine P. Geske (ret), Law 75
Distinguished Professor of Law, Marquette University Law School
Janine Geske oversees the Restorative Justice Initiative a program that supports crime victims and communities in the healing process by facilitating communication among victims, members of the greater community and offenders.

Dr. Stanley Jaskolski, Eng 62
Dean, College of Engineering
Dr. Stan Jaskolski, OPUS Dean of Marquette University College of Engineering, has also had the distinction of being the former CTO of Eaton, the former president of the Industrial Research Institute and the 2004 recipient of the Engineers and Scientists of Milwaukees Engineer of the Year award. But perhaps his most exciting role is his current position leading a unique engineering college that is about to celebrate its 100th anniversary.

Timothy Keane, Jour 70
Director, Golden Angels Network, College of Business Administration
Tim Keane is the current entrepreneur-in-residence in the College of Business Administration, where he teaches cutting-edge courses in new business formation and growth strategies and is currently directing the cross-campus entrepreneurship initiative. He is also the founder and director of the Marquette Golden Angels Network, a group of investors interested in advising and funding entrepreneurial businesses.

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