CityU Newsletter April 2015

CityU Enactus Places Third in Quarterfinals at National Competition

imageCityU Enactus brought home two trophies this year, after placing third in the Quarterfinals at the Enactus National Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri. With 35 team members from 19 different countries, 11 members of CityU Enactus team participated in this year’s competition and was one of 183 teams from throughout the U.S. Each year, CityU Enactus students empower local communities and improve livelihoods through entrepreneurial projects. Together they work on sustainable projects and establishing partnerships with various nonprofit organizations in Washington State. more

Student Profile: Hichem Ben Ali, Master of Business Administration

imageHichem Ben Ali’s Master of Business Administration from CityU helped him land a job at IBM and he began working at the company shortly after graduating in 2010. Originally from Tunisia, Hichem appreciated Seattle’s diversity and the opportunity to participate in entrepreneurial projects through the student organization SIFE (now known as Enactus). As a CityU alumnus he wanted to share his experience with current MBA students or those considering the program. more

New Education Partner in China: Renai College

imageCityU is pleased to announce its new educational partner in Tianjin, China: Renai College of Tianjin University. CityU and Renai College signed an agreement that allows students from Renai College to transfer to CityU to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a Bachelor of Science in General Studies or a Bachelor of Arts in Management. The Renai delegation met with CityU President Richard Carter this month in Seattle. more

Workshop: Working with Trauma Survivors – May 8

imageLearn the core components of trauma-informed care and how practitioners can address trauma and violence history in clients at City University of Seattle’s workshop on May 8 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at CityU’s Seattle Campus. This workshop is applicable to work in counseling, human services and healthcare, and will cover the primary components of trauma-informed care. For providers, having solid guiding principles and tools to assess, address and apply trauma-informed care is essential in creating systems-wide services that identify and meet clients’ needs at various levels of severity and readiness. more

Leadership Breakfast: High Performance Teams

imageEffective teamwork is critical to the success of any organization, and fostering an environment of collaboration and communication can be complex. To examine these topics, CityU’s School of Applied Leadership will host a Leadership Breakfast, High-performance Teams: Building cohesion. Empowering innovation. Driving results. Through debate and deep exploration, eight dynamic speakers from diverse industries will share specific ways to build cohesion, empower innovation and drive results. more
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