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Business Week at Fisk University

March 17-21, 2014

The mission of Business Week at Fisk University is to assist in the professional development and career process of participants and to raise awareness and support for Fisk University.  All events except the Business Partnership with Fisk annual luncheon are open and free to the public, and will be held on the historic Fisk University campus, unless otherwise noted on the schedule of events.

The Business Week at Fisk University is a collaborative endeavor of the Department of Business Administration and the Division of Institutional Advancement.  An activity of the BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP WITH FISK initiative, it provides Fisk students and members of the Middle Tennessee community with a wide range of activities for empowerment and networking.

The major sponsors of this year’s Business Week at Fisk University are Regions Bank, SKANSKA, Fifth Third Bank, the Nashville Business Journal, and the National Urban League’s Black Executive Exchange Program (BEEP).

For more information regarding Business Week at Fisk University, please contact Dr. Stafford Cargill, Department of Business Administration Chairperson, at (615) 329-8793 or or Mr. Dedric Norris, Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations, at (615) 329-8595 or

Daily Activities


Monday, March 17, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  
Spence Hall, Multi-Purpose Room,
Fisk University Campus

The Affordable Healthcare Act in the Business Sector, Presented by Blue Cross/Blue Shield of TN

  • How the Affordable Healthcare Act affects businesses.
  • Government healthcare assistance for disadvantaged and minority owned businesses.
  • Healthcare and the college student: What are your coverage rights?

Presenter: Mr. Chris Ramsey, Director of Policy & Regulations for the Office of Healthcare Reform Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Tennessee 

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 
Appleton Room, Jubilee Hall, Fisk University Campus

Panel DiscussionAre Leaders Born or Made?  Moderator: Fisk University President H. James Williams

  • What is a business leader?
  • What are Fortune 500 companies looking for in a leader?
  • Workforce competition.
  • How to make the most of your opportunity.

Panelist: Don Hardin,  President of Don Hardin Group, Jim Schmitz, Middle Tennessee Area President, Regions Bank, Joey Hatch- Co-COO at Skanska USA Building Inc., Danielle Cornwall, Manager, Campus Programs Black Executive Exchange Program

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Boardroom to the Classroom Business Professionals visit the following classes:

Principles of Finance    9:20-10:30 a.m. 

Park Johnson 203 (A. Cambronero)

Latrisha Jemison, Senior Vice President & Regional Community Affairs Manager, Regions Bank

Kandace Harris, Private Banking Assistant, Regions Bank  

 

Principles of Macroeconomics     10:40-11:55 a.m.   

Park Johnson 203 (A. Cambronero)

Robin Dunlap, Sr. Director, Strategic Resource Group, HCA, Inc.

Rhonda Sherry, Corporate Regional Recruiter, Standard Parking


Principles of Accounting     1:00-2:10 p.m.              

Park Johnson 206 (S. Cargill)

Joseph Turner, President, Universal Electronics Co., Inc.

Ernest Howard, Owner, Tax Planning and Defense       


Introduction to Business & Entrepreneurship     2:20-3:35 p.m.    

Park Johnson 206 (S. Cargill)

Bill McCleskey, Master Agent, Mitech Partners 

Jenean Davis, Owner, JDavis Events Management


Business Policy     10:40-11-55 a.m.        

Park Johnson 122 (N. Umontuen)

Kimberly Taylor, Trust Assistant, Regions Private Wealth Management

Rachel Howard, HR Manager, Aegis Sciences Corporation

Justin Wyatt, VP, Consumer Insights & Research, Country Music Television

 

Principles of Management     1:00-2:10 p.m.             

Park Johnson 107 (N. Umontuen)

Jeff Fisher, ‎Chief Financial Officer/ Chief Cultural Officer, Aegis Sciences Corporation

Kara Allen, HR Recruiter, Aegis Sciences Corporation

Business Mixer:     5:00 to 7:00 p.m.         

Nashville Business Journal Offices 1800 Church Street Suite 300, Nashville, TN 37203

*Sponsored by the Nashville Business Journal*

Thursday, March 20, 2014
11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Business Partnership with Fisk Luncheon Appleton Room
Jubilee Hall, Fisk University Campus

  • Keynote Speaker-Ms. Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Wealth Management
    Senior Client Advisor, Managing Director Morgan Stanley
  • Presentation by students from Enactus (formerly SIFE)
  • Delta Mu Delta Induction Ceremony

Friday, March 21, 2014
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fifth Third Bank Lunch and Learn
Spence Hall, Multi-Purpose Room, Fisk University Campus

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  30. Fisk Alumni Article Featured in the Marin Independent Journal
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  37. Fisk University Celebrates its Trailblazing Students
  38. Honorary Degree Nominations
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  40. Fisk AVP Jonathan M. Frost named a finalist for 2013 NELA Awards
  41. Golf Outing with Fisk President H. James Williams
  42. Fisk Alumna Mary K. Bush featured on television program