Reflections from the Class of 2015

Everyone thinks about what their future holds when they walk across that stage and receive a diploma. But graduation is also a perfect time to ask what you got out of the experience. What will you take with you into your new life and career? Those same thoughts came to mind for the W. P. Carey class …

EMBA Students Explore Innovation at Zappos

Having already experienced so much in my first year of the W. P. Carey EMBA program, I was really looking forward to visiting Zappos in Las Vegas over the summer. It was a rare look behind the curtain at one of the most forward-thinking companies around. The most interesting aspect about our visit to me was that …

W. P. Carey Alum Wins Poets & Quants’ Best EMBA Award

“If I hadn’t gone to business school, I would be ill-prepared for the challenge of becoming CEO of one of the country’s fastest growing companies,” Scott Gates told Poets & Quants upon being named its Best EMBA of the Class of 2015. “It is not an exaggeration to say that my MBA has fundamentally changed …

Experiencing Leadership at W. P. Carey with NAWMBA

I believe in the power of transformational leadership, and I believe more women need to pursue their MBAs to get us there. Ever since I was elected vice president of events communication for the W. P. Carey chapter of the National Association of Women MBAs (NAWMBA), I’ve been actively talking to women MBA leaders and seeking opportunities …

Giving Back at W. P. Carey

Two years ago, I was still picturing myself in business school. I’ve always had a passion for giving back to society and I wanted to make sure it remained a big part of my life as an MBA student. In under a year, the W. P. Carey School has exceeded those expectations. Lending a hand on the …

Reach New Heights with a W. P. Carey MBA

With about 300 days of sunshine, the Phoenix Metro is a hiker’s paradise. So on a foggy morning on Super Bowl day, second-year Evening MBA students hiked the Cholla Trailhead — a tough three-mile round-trip hike on Camelback Mountain with a 1,275 feet elevation gain. Organizing and leading the hikes helps Nilesh Dhallu not only …

An International Student’s Home Away from Home

“Four hours from Vegas and six hours from LA!!” is how I remember ecstatically introducing Tempe to my family and friends upon learning that I had been admitted to Arizona State University’s W. P. Carey School of Business. And I clearly remember the reactions I got… “Wow, she’s so close to Hollywood,” my friends thought with envy …

MBA Top 5: What I’m looking forward to next semester

My first semester in the W. P. Carey Full‑time MBA program was full of great moments, new friends, and memorable lessons — and as the spring semester gets started, I know there’s plenty more to be excited about. Here are the top five things I’m looking forward to in the upcoming semester. 5. Intramural basketball season There …

MBA Top 5: What I enjoyed most about my first semester at W. P. Carey

Looking back on fall 2014, I’m still excited about my decision to attend the W. P. Carey School of Business. My first semester was full of great moments, new friends, and memorable lessons. It was a close call, but a few stood out above the rest. Here are the top five things I enjoyed most about my …

Mustaches Raise Donations, Awareness, Spirit at the W. P. Carey School

At the W. P. Carey School, we’re very proud of how committed our students, staff, and faculty are to the communities in which they work, live, and learn. The W. P. Carey family is eager to lend a hand to a range of organizations and causes, many with personal ties to our b-school. “A few years ago my family …