Bauer Leadership and Engagement

Welcome to the page for all things leadership and engagement. At Bauer, there are multiple ways to stay engaged and to learn about leadership. Whether you’re attending a virtual event, joining a student organization, or participating in one of our leadership programs or series, the opportunities are endless. Read more at this page and our subpages.

Bauer Virtual Engagement

Join us for a year filled with engagement, leadership, networking and socializing..

In addition to our normal programming and events, this year, we will be offering a variety of virtual events exclusively to Bauer students. These events are designed to help you get the most out of each semester while we are virtual.

The last year has looked different for everyone and we want to continue helping you to make the most of it. Whether you’re taking a few classes in person or going 100% virtual, we will help you find ways to stay connected. You can check out our Bauer Virtual Engagement page to find out about these various events.

Upcoming Events

We have some incredible events for you all for the spring semester. See below for details on upcoming events.

Alumni Coffee Chat with Amanda Wilkinson, CPA of BDO – Tuesday, February 9 at 5 p.m.

Join us for our Alumni Coffee Chat on Tuesday, February 9 at 5 p.m. with Amanda Wilkinson. Amanda graduated from the Bauer College with her BBA in Accountancy in 2017. She then graduated with her MS Accountancy in 2018 as part of the PPA program. While a student, Amanda was actively involved with Bauer Honors. She was also involved with the Bauer Honors Student Advisory Board and was very active in the organization. During her time at Bauer, Amanda completed several internships, including ones with Weinstein-Spira and BDO. She even completed summer leadership conferences with BkD and PwC (Elevate). Since graduating, Amanda has gone on to obtain her CPA and now works as an Experienced Tax Associate at BDO. She is also an incredible artist and sells her artwork online as a side project! Come to this event to learn more about Amanda, life in the professional world, and more! To get the Zoom information for this event, make sure you are signed up for our email updates.

Alumni Coffee Chat with Daniel Nguyen of ROSEN – Tuesday, February 16 at 5 p.m. via Zoom

Join us on Tuesday, February 16 at 5 p.m. for another Alumni Coffee Chat for this semester. Alumni Coffee Chat happens twice a month and gives you a chance to ask questions to alumni about how they found success in college and in their careers. On February 16th we will be joined by Daniel Nguyen, a Data Analyst at ROSEN. Daniel graduated from the C. T. Bauer College of Business in 2019 with his BBA in Management Information Systems (MIS). While a student at Bauer, Daniel worked full time as a Teller at JPMorgan Chase and balanced a full load of classes. Daniel was also actively involved in MISSO as a general member and he participated in the Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate Program. After graduation, Daniel went to work for AlliantGroup as a Data Associate and was promoted to a Project Associate role within their cybersecurity division. Recently, Daniel has taken on a new role at ROSEN as a Data Analyst. Come join this great event and learn more about Daniel and how he has found success in his career! To attend this event, make sure you are signed up to get our email updates and we will send you the Zoom information.

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Allison Keithly, MA:
Program Manager for Leadership Initiatives | CBB 512

Tierra Walters:
Program Manager for Student Engagement | MH 330H

Bauer Student Development Opportunities

Leadership Students


Students at the C. T. Bauer College of Business have the opportunity to explore and learn what it means to be a leader through Bauer Leadership Initiatives. With a dedicated team of faculty, staff and community partners, Bauer College offers students a strategic, integrated and inclusive approach to leadership development.

Each year, we select candidates for a new cohort in our Ted Bauer Leadership Certificate Program, where students build a solid leadership foundation, learn to make decisions with integrity and better understand their personal strengths and the value of working with a team. Through Bauer student organizations, we give students the opportunity to connect, engage, experience and create lifelong friendships. Bauer College also offers selected student leaders the chance to participate in LeaderShape, a six-day course that uses interactive teaching methods focused on ethics, team building and personal vision building.

At Bauer College, we are committed to providing students with the opportunity, experience and training necessary to become thoughtful, ethical and responsible business leaders.

Leadership Students


Leadership Students

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