Crummer Alumni Update Monthly E-Newsletter
January 2013 
In This Issue
Upcoming Alumni Events
Crummer Reunion
Audit a Class
Alumni Business Directory
The Annual Fund
Crummer News
Faculty in the News
Center Updates
Information Sessions
Key Links

Upcoming Alumni Events


Central Florida:

Crummer Connect Winter Alumni Social

Thursday, January 31

5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. 

Ember | Orlando, FL


Reconnect with classmates and mingle with fellow Crummer alumni. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar will be available. Click here for more information and to register to attend.

Around the United States: 

New York Business Schools Club All-MBA Soiree

NYC Club Wednesday, January 30

6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. 

Crimson | New York, NY 

All Crummer alumni in the New York City area are invited to mix and mingle with fellow MBA graduates from top U.S. and international business schools during this annual All-MBA Soiree. Click here for more information and to register to attend


Washington, D.C. City Club Presidents' Day Washington, DC City Club Celebration 

Monday, February 18

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.-Tour at Madame Tussauds
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.-Cocktails at Co Co Sala 


Celebrate Presidents' Day at Madame Tussaud's for the 1st Anniversary of The Presidents Gallery and a meet and greet with the likenesses of all 44 iconic leaders! Head over to Co Co Sala after the tour for a sweet treat. Click here for more details and to sign up to attend.

Tampa Bay City Club Yuengling Brewery Tour with Tampa Bay City Club Dr. Jim Johnson

Thursday, February 21

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

Yuengling Brewery | Tampa, FL


Join fellow alumni in the Tampa area for a tasty tour of the Yuengling Brewery followed by a reception and presentation by International Business Professor, Dr. Jim Johnson. Click here for more information and to register to attend.   


Dallas City Club Dallas City Club Family Museum Day 

Saturday, February 23

12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Perot Museum of Nature and Science | Dallas, TX


All alumni are invited for a family-friendly event at the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science. Guests will enjoy a picnic lunch and a day of museum discovery.Click here for more details and to register to attend. 



Save the Date:  

Rollins MBA Team at the Corporate 5K 

Thursday, April 18
Lake Eola | Orlando, FL  

Reconnect at Crummer Reunion
4th Annual All-Alumni Crummer Reunion - March 15 & 16 

Each spring the Crummer School invites alumni, from all class years, to come back to campus to reconnect with classmates, faculty, and fellow alumni. It's a beautiful time of year, and this year's reunion will be rockin'! Below please find the schedule of events.

Friday, March 15
Alumni Mix & Mingle Alumni Mix & Mingle
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location:  Downtown Winter Park
Kick off the weekend with this fun Crummer celebration! The venue will be announced later this month, but the event will include door prizes, complimentary appetizers, and drink specials. Click here for more information and to register to attend.

Saturday, March 16
Friends, Family & Faculty Breakfast Friends, Family & Faculty Breakfast  
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Galloway Room in Mills Memorial Hall
Rollins College

Reconnect with fellow alumni and your favorite professors during this casual breakfast on the beautiful Rollins campus. This event is open to alumni and their families and friends and it's a great way to start the day before heading to the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. Click here to register attend.

Rollins College Fiat Lux Society Campus Tour
11:00 a.m.

Immediately following the Breakfast, there will be a campus tour that will include an update of the various construction projects on campus (including Crummer's neighbor, the Bush Science Center) and a visit to Crummer Hall!

Saturday afternoon is open for alumni to enjoy the Winter Park Sidewalk Art Festival. Saturday evening is available for individual classes to hold private events. Contact the Alumni Relations Office to help facilitate the planning of your class event.

Audit a Spring Class
Executive Students Lifelong Learning Benefit for Alumni

The Crummer School is proud to offer free classes for life to alumni. The spring semester starts in less than two weeks, but there is still time to sign up. Click here to see a list of classes available and registration instructions. The deadline to register is Wednesday, January 16.
Alumni Business Directory
Promote Your Business and Strengthen Your Network
Antonio Muniz-Olan '00MBA and Julio Rocha '11MBA
Crummer Connect's Business Directory is a great resource not only to market your business, but to search for services, discounts, and potential business partners exclusively to Crummer alumni. Check it out today at:
The Annual Fund 
Crummer School's Bush Executive Center Every Gift Counts

Thank you to all of our alumni who made a contribution at year-end! Our goal is 20% alumni participation in the Annual Fund by May 31, 2013. Every gift counts. Make yours today at:
Crummer News

OBJ Readers Name Rollins Best MBA School in Crummer Hall Central Florida
Rollins College was named best business school in Centra
l Florida at which to earn an MBA by Orlando Business Journal (OBJ) readers in the publication's annual Readers' Choice Awards. The full listing can be found in the OBJ's December 14 print edition.

Students Accelerate NASA Technologies to Business Students Accelerate NASA Technologies to Market Market

NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida is getting help
transferring innovative space technologies to the marketplace, thanks to a
new partnership between NASA and Rollins College in Winter Park, FL.  

Under a new Space Act Agreement, a small team of MBA students and faculty advisors from the school's Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship will thoroughly analyze a patented NASA technology, then provide NASA's Technology Transfer Office at Kennedy with recommendations for potential licensees and marketing strategies, as well as insight gathered from industry experts. Click here to read the full article.  
Faculty in the News  

Dr. Bill Seyfried Dr. Bill Seyfried was quoted in "Orlando's construction industry shows signs of life" in the Orlando Sentinel.

Dr. Clay Singleton
Dr. Clay Singleton discusses investing in 2013 on Boston's WRKO's "The Financial Exchange" radio show
Rollins MBA Center Updates

Career Development Center

Career Development Center  * Be sure to check out the Career Development web page ( to find out about upcoming events including Employer Insights Over Coffee, a resume workshop, and Executives in Transition.

* Employers:  Our full time students who are graduating in May are conducting their job searches now! If you have employment opportunities and/or are available for informational meetings (in person, via phone or Skype), please contact Jane Trnka at Thank you! 


Management & Executive Education Center 

Board Finder Upcoming Programs and Workshops


Mini - MBA™ | January 15 - May 14, 2013 (Tuesday Evenings)

6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. | Fee: $3250.00

Click here for Info/Register

Rollins Business Accelerator - OPEN HOUSE
January 23, 2013 | 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Fee: FREE - Be our guest | Click here for Info/Register

Rollins Business Accelerator
March 8 - May 17, 2013 (Every other Friday)
Application Deadline:  February 22, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Fee: $3750.00

Click here for Info/Register

Essentials of Financial Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

(NEW - Online, with synchronous and asynchronous sessions)
February 6 - March 20, 2013 (Wednesday Evenings)
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. | Fee: $900.00
Click here for Info/Register 


If you have any questions, contact Tairi Perez at or 407-691-1252. Don't forget to ask about the Crummer alumni discount! 

Know Anyone Interested in an MBA?
Students Invite Them to an Upcoming Information Session:

Early Advantage MBA Breakfast

January 15 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
More Information
Professional MBA Breakfast
January 16 | 7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.
More Information
Executive MBA Luncheon
January 26 | Noon - 1:00 p.m.
More Information

Should you have any questions, please contact the Admissions office at 407-646-2405 or
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