On the day that our new Co-Presidents Kunal and Laura assumed their role, we sent an email to the school that expressed our thanks to both the incredible leaders we worked with this year and to the student body of HBS. We also wrote about what our goals were for this year and how happy we are to see so many of these things become a reality.
Fashionista Nate Leung had a chat with incoming SA Co-Presidents Laura Merritt and Kunal Modi to learn about what to expect in terms of style from the new leadership.
The Student Association (“SA”) is proud to support the second year of the SA Community Impact Fund, which was designed to help fund HBS student activities that make a direct impact in the external community. The Student Association is now taking applications for the SA Community Impact Fund, which will provide financial support for student-led… Continue reading SA Now Taking Applications for Community Impact Fund
The Student Association is now taking applications for the SA Community Impact Fund, which will provide financial support for student-led initiatives that have direct and tangible impact on communities external to HBS. Applications for the Fall process are due on November 28. In line with the Student Association’s mandate to support the interests of HBS… Continue reading SA Now Taking Applications for Community Impact Fund
In a move to continue supporting community projects led by HBS students, the Student Association is taking the unprecedented step of creating a dedicated $20,000 fund. The Community Impact Fund will subsidize student-led ventures that positively impact the broader community. The fund’s mission and structure were approved by the Senate last week. “This is an… Continue reading Student Association Launches Community Impact Fund
For the whole of this week, March 26 to March 30, HBS will host its third annual Green Week, a series of activities aimed at raising environmental awareness throughout the HBS community. Sponsored by the Student Association, the event is jointly organized by the Business and Environment Club (BEC), Restaurant Associates and HBS Operations. Several… Continue reading This is Green Week!
$11,877. At a place like HBS, where daily discussions focus on multi-billion-dollar corporations and multi million-dollar profit margins, that doesn’t seem like a huge sum of money. But to the victims of the recent disasters on the Gulf Coast and in Pakistan, it can make a huge difference. Thanks to the generosity of many HBS… Continue reading To the Rescue: HBS Charity Auction Nets Over $11,000 for Disaster Victims
Students and art aficionados gathered for the HBS Student Art Show last Wednesday in the Spangler Williams Room. The Show was organized by the Student Association and the Art Appreciation Society. Above, attendees take a close look at a student’s work on display. The Show also included a performance by the HOTS and a charity… Continue reading Student Art Show Draws a Crowd on Campus
The stated goal of the Student Association is “to cater to the needs of the student body in order to make your time here as rewarding and enjoyable as possible”. Next Tuesday, the Class of 2005 will elect the officers who will seek to fulfill this mission in the year ahead. Have you decided who… Continue reading Meet the SA Candidates
The snow has finally melted, classes are winding down and a new, very impressive team from the class of 2004 is now leading the Student Association. As the outgoing co-presidents, we would like to provide a sense of what was accomplished during our year in the Student Association. In doing this, we would like to… Continue reading Student Association Year-In-Review
Were you worried that it would be difficult to get a hold of your classmates once our classcards get taken off the system? Well we can’t promise the transition to be flawless or to happen as soon as we lose access but we can say that the project will happen and it will be partially… Continue reading The 2003 Class Gift ….
I would like to offer a hearty congratulations to our new Student Association officers. In a student body devoid of ambition, leadership talent, and gratuitous resume stuffing, it is refreshing to see that these individuals have stepped up to the plate. I would like to offer a couple of action items for each of our… Continue reading That Guy Welcomes our New Class Officers
Ever wish you could hear some of the incredible professors at HBS talk about what interests them in their research or learn more about their class but were unable to enroll due to capacity constraints? Now is you chance. Some of the professors in those doubly oversubscribed classes have agreed to speak as part of… Continue reading Thought Leadership Initiative Presentation Starts on Tuesday
Welcome back. We hope you have had a great Winter Break. The Student Association has been working hard this past term on issues important to the Student Body and is looking forward to an active Winter Term. The Student Association’s agenda is based on issues surfaced in a poll administered to the student body at… Continue reading Update from the Student Association
The Student Association would like to congratulate Catherine Rucker, David Hall, Matthew Turner, Graham Weihmiller, Charles Masters and Erin Russell as recipients of the SA/MBA Award. This award is given to students who have excelled in efforts to improve or promote the HBS Community. Students are nominated by another student, a faculty member or an… Continue reading Six Students Awarded SA/MBA Award
Over the past couple of weeks, it has come to the attention of the Student Association that several recruiters have been offended by students walking out of company presentations early. Clearly, how recruiters feel about HBS students is very important to all of us. The purpose of this article is to raise awareness about the… Continue reading Recruiter Perceptions
As many of you know, QuickPay is no longer offered by The Harbus. With the Club Fair this week, implementing an alternative is a top priority for student organizations. Also, there is a lot of confusion about why the service was taken offline in the first place and why there is not another solution in… Continue reading QuickPay's QuickFix: PayPal
Did you know that The Harbus is not financially supported by Harvard Business School and does not fall under its direct supervision? In fact, we are the only student-owned and operated independent business here on campus. While Harvard Business School’s administration graciously donates, and has for 65 years, office space and certain on-campus privileges to… Continue reading Reality Bites: Operating an Independent Business on Campus
On Thursday, April 25th, second-year students will return to their sections for one last case discussion. Organized by the combined efforts of students and the administration, the final section meeting will provide an opportunity for EC students to reflect on their HBS experience. Students will meet in their old section rooms from 3-5 p.m., and… Continue reading Do You Remember Your RC Seat?
It seems most HBS students shared a moment on March 6 when they saw in their HBS Inbox a message from Tony Deifell (OK) titled “FYI…” that read, “Hi , I thought you’d be interested in checking this out…” And then most of us thought, “Do I know this person? How does Tony know me… Continue reading Editorial: Lofty Aims, Low-Brow Tactics
Most MBA students are vaguely aware of what the Student Association or the Senate does. Our goal in this article is to make the inner-workings of the SA clearer and to offer some ideas of how we think the Student Association and Senate can serve the student body even better (many of which have come… Continue reading Two Senators' Thoughts on The Student Association
Over 100 students and faculty joined John Travers (OH) in the U.S. launch of his new book about Irish entrepreneurship, Driving the Tiger, last Wednesday in the Williams Room. The event was sponsored by Travers’ section, the Entrepreneurship Club and the Student Association, and was organized by Travers’ sectionmates Steve Shafer, Richard Linder and Priya… Continue reading Travers Celebrates U.S. Launch of New Book
On Oct. 10, the Class of 2003 will elect section officers. Read on to learn about the elections process, what positions are open, and how to run for them. And remember, these are not the last elections in your HBS career —Student Association leaders and club officers will be elected in the spring. HOW TO… Continue reading Have You Ever Dreamed Of Being President?
The SA is working hard to make sure that your student issues are heard, voiced, dealt with, and communicated. But you might be asking-what issues are these, exactly? The Student Association is undertaking so many initiatives that it can be hard to keep track of them all, especially in light of classes, clubs, recruiting, and… Continue reading Now Hear This! SA Adds VPs of Communications
So you are in. You are ecstatic. Your whole family is ecstatic. The one year old is so happy (no doubt imagining the high-end Gerber products he’ll be swimming in when you land your post MBA signing bonus) he practically forgets about jamming Cheerios into the light sockets. In the midst of your glee, you… Continue reading Where to Live as a Family