• Ray Young

    CFO Roundtable 2009 Year-End Dinner

    Events

    Terry College of Business Dean Robert T. Sumichrast addressed some 150 Atlanta-area senior finance executives on Nov. 19 at the CFO Roundtable's 2009 Year-End Dinner and CFO of the Year award presentation. Sumichrast praised the nationally recognized roundtable program in remarks preceding a keynote address by Ray G. Young, who at the time of his speech was nearing the end of a tumultuous year as chief financial officer of General Motors Co.

  • Gala

    2008 Alumni Awards and Gala

    Events

    When the inaugural Alumni Awards and Gala was held in May 2007, the Terry College wasn't sure it would be an annual event. But 560 alumni and friends showed up at the Westin Buckhead that night, and they had a rousing good time — thanks in part to the efforts of Gov. Sonny Perdue, who worked the auction floor as though he were prying votes out of delegates at a political convention.

  • Bill Lastrapes

    Financial Crisis Panel

    Events

    On October 8 the Terry College sponsored a panel discussion of the current financial crisis. The panelists — Professors Bill Lastrapes (Economics), Jim Kau (Real Estate) and Chris Stivers (Finance) — addressed a standing-room only crowd of over 400 gathered in SLC 101 to hear "what just happened". Or, as Lastrapes correctly put it, "what is going on".

  • Jim Blanchard

    Terry Leadership Speaker Series

    Events

    James H. Blanchard, retired chairman and CEO of Synovus, will present an executive lecture on leadership at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10, in room 248 of the University of Georgia's Student Learning Center.