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90th Anniversary Celebration

CBA_90th_ArtworkThis year, the College of Business Administration marks its 90th year with a series of special events celebrating the College’s achievements. For more about this COB milestone, see the following:

Special 90th Anniversary events

March 19, 2014, Swan Hall, URI Kingston Campus
Meet the Ultimate Networker

Meet the Ultimate Networker, featuring job hunting expert Daniel Seddiqui, author of 50 Jobs in 50 States—One Man’s Journey of Discovery Across America. 

Vangermeersch_WebPosterMarch 24, 2014
CBLS Auditorium, URI Kingston Campus
7th annual Vangermeersch Endowed Lecture, featuring Bob Jeffrey, JWT Worldwide Chairman and CEO
“From Rhode Island to Madison Avenue: The Creative CEO on Brand Building, Creativity, and Pioneering for the Future

Bob Jeffrey is the Chairman and CEO of JWT Worldwide, the world’s best known marketing communications brand, which celebrates its 150th anniversary this year. Jeffrey leads a network of nearly 10,000 employees across 200 offices in more than 90 countries. For the past 16 years, and the past 11 as Worldwide CEO, he has been shepherding relationships with blue-chip global clients including Bayer, Ford, HSBC, Johnson & Johnson, Kellogg’s, Kimberly-Clark, Macy’s, Nokia, Nestlé, Rolex, Royal Caribbean, Schick, Shell, Unilever, Vodafone, Vonage, and many others.

Known in the industry as “The Creative CEO,” Jeffrey is regarded as an ambassador of advertising, widely respected for his achievements and industry expertise.  A regular contributor to Fox Business Network, CNBC, and CNN, he also hosts an original Web series called Worldmakers, interviewing influencers and thought leaders from various industries across the globe.

May 1, 2014
In this special year, the College of Business is hosting a special luncheon honoring its alumni who have reached their 90th year.

CBA_90th_ArtworkCollege of Business Nonagenarian Luncheon
Thursday, May 1, 2014
11:30 a.m-1 p.m.
University Club, Kingston Campus


June 14, 2014

College of Business celebrates its 9oth anniversary at Providence Waterfire, culminating a series of special events this year.

See photos.

Providence Waterfire, June 14, 2014, sponsored by the URI College of Business


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