Spirit Week 2017

October 23 – 28, 2017

Celebrate your Illini Spirit during the College of Business Spirit Week! The Council of Presidents, Office of Undergraduate Affairs, and the Office of Advancement are sponsoring a variety of fun activities.

Monday, October 23

Spirit Week Kick-Off

10:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Business Instructional Facility, Commons

Join us as we kick off Spirit Week with cake and fun games! (hint: THE CLAW)

V. Dale Cozad Lecture on Entrepreneurship

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Lecture
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. – Q &A
Business Instructional Facility, Deloitte Auditorium

Four Deals and Lessons Learned with Ravin Gandhi (’94 Accountancy), CEO and Co-Founder of GMM Nonstick Coatings.  Ravin Gandhi is founder and CEO of GMM Nonstick Coatings, one of the world’s largest suppliers of nonstick coatings to the $9 billion housewares industry. Gandhi is also a venture capital investor. He was the first investor in KeyMe, a manufacturer of robotic kiosks that is revolutionizing the $8 billion locksmith industry, and which has subsequently raised over $100 million in funding.

To Register: go.business.illinois.edu/Cozad2017

Tuesday, October 24

LEGACY Scavenger Hunt

10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Business Instructional Facility, Commons

Join Legacy in the BIF Commons for treats while searching for Business price tags in our scavenger hunt to learn about the generous gifts from alumni and friends that helped to create BIF!

Thursday, October 26 

Courtyard Tailgate

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Business Instructional Facility, Courtyard

Join us in the courtyard for tailgate-style games and food!

Annual Dean’s Business Council Dinner

6:15 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Business Instructional Facility, Commons

The Dean’s Business Council (DBC) will host a number of Business students at its annual dinner on Thursday, October 26th in the BIF Commons. This is an excellent opportunity to network and connect with DBC members and learn about their careers and leadership. The event is exclusive to invited Business juniors and seniors. RSVP required.

Friday, October 27

College of Business Celebration

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Business Instructional Facility, Commons

Dean Jeffrey R. Brown invites all students, faculty, alumni, and staff to gather together for a celebration of Homecoming, our College of Business family, and 150 years of the University of Illinois.

Saturday, October 28

Homecoming Business Bash

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Lot 31 (First Street and Kirby Ave)

Join the College of Business alumni and friends for the traditional Homecoming tailgate, post game, in Lot 31 off of First Street and Kirby Ave., across from Memorial Stadium. At this family friendly event, enjoy delicious food, a cash bar, and DJ playing the latest hits! Hosted by the College of Business Alumni Association.  Cost: $18.  RSVP by October 24, 2017.