Undergraduate Business Council

Business Month

  • With the UW transferring to virtual instruction due to the pandemic, zoom has become everyone’s largest mode of communication for classes! In order to make this change more enjoyable, UBC will be hosting a zoom background challenge for students! If you are interested in creating a Foster themed background for students to use during classes, meetings, and hang-outs, please participate and fill out the google form application. We are excited to see your creativity!
  • The top three submissions will be receiving prize money
    • First Place: $50 e-gift card of choice
    • Second Place: $30 e-gift card of choice
    • Third Place: $20 e-gift card of choice
  • Submission Google Form
    • Throw away the formalities and pick your favorite PJs in this live networking event! This is an opportunity to meet other students and talk about things you’ve been doing while in quarantine!
    • Google Form: Opens up May 2
  • In this free interactive webinar and workshops you will Learn how to transform fear to realize more of your leadership potential. Join the discussion about how to access our inner resources, draw lessons from some of the greats in history, and grow during these times of global uncertainty.
  • Learn more and sign up here:  tinyurl.com/resilientleaders
  •  Do you want to work at one of the Big Four firms? Meet representatives from KPMG! Learn about KPMG’s recruiting, careers, work culture and more. Fill out the form below to register and tell KPMG what you want to them to discuss!
  • Learn more and sign up here:  https://tinyurl.com/may14KPMG
  • Enjoy a fun challenge to test how much you know about people in our Foster community. The game is to guess who the faculty member is from their baby photos. A lot of cute pictures coming soon on our FB page and be ready to send us your guess!
  • A winner will receive a $20 gift card of your choice (Uber Eat/ Doordash/ Netflix)
  • More details to participate coming soon!
  • Join us for a rare and close-up conversation with Mark Canlis, co-owner of Canlis restaurant in Queen Anne. Lauded as Seattle’s finest, fanciest restaurant,” your experience at Canlis is like no other. Mark will share about the restaurant’s creative and visionary mindset and describe how the restaurant has made brilliantly successful business pivots <https://canlis.com/> to remain relationship-centric with customers, retain vendors, and keep its employees working during the COVID-19 pandemic. At the end of the talk, we’ll host a session of the famous retro Canlis Bingo! <https://canlis.com/bingo>, complete with a special Canlis prize for the winner.
  • RSVP here
  • Join us for the first ever virtual At the Table! Our speaker will be sharing their story and advice, followed by a Q&A with the audience.
  • Founder of CameoWorks and recognized as one of the most influential leaders in financial services, Deanna Oppenheimer is a turnaround strategist known for her ability to transform entrenched institutions into forward thinking, customer-centric champions. Deanna is currently the Co-Chair of the Edward V. Fritzky Endowed Chair in Leadership at Foster. This prestigious faculty position is designed to bring distinguished business leaders to campus to share with our community.
  • RSVP and Access Zoom Link: https://tinyurl.com/ATTDeanna
  • Take a break from classes and meet other students and their pets! UBC is taking our annual event of Destressing with Dogs and making it virtual. Bring your dogs, cats, and hamsters and have a fun night of taking with other pet lovers!
  • RSVP Link: Coming out soon!
  • Zoom Link: Coming out soon!
  • Throwing it way back! How well do you know your UW campus and history? We created a fun Buzzfeed quiz for you all to guess the year these pictures were taken. First five to get 100% will win a prize, so just go for it!
  • More details to participate coming soon.

In order to recognize all the work everyone has contributed throughout the year, we’ve created awards to be presented to outstanding students, RSOs, faculty, staff and others. Be sure to apply to be in the Foster 5 (https://forms.gle/U69ar8PgresGvr1S8) and look out for an upcoming voting form for Faculty and Staff awards!

  • May 26th – RSO award winners announced
  • May 27th – Outstanding Faculty by department and Faculty of the Year announced
  • May 28th – Foster 5 winners announced
  • May 29th – Staff of the Year announced + extra appreciations!
    • The RSO Fair offers a glimpse into the different clubs offered at UW. This RSO Fair is geared specifically for business majors! Drop in and out of Zoom rooms where each will be led by a different RSO. They’ll offer short descriptions of their club and some of the things they do in the community!
  • Join UW’s American Marketing Association (AMA) and Microsoft’s Senior Director and Head of Marketing for Xbox Digital Services, Eric Hermelee!
  • Learn about the different marketing roles, people, and skill sets involved in running global digital services businesses like Xbox, Netflix, Spotify, or Hulu. Find your fit, see how to use your strengths and passions, and spark new career path and professional development ideas.
  • Sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/xboxmarketingfoster
  • Interested in finding music other Foster students are listening during quarantine or adding your favorite songs to UBC’s quarantine playlist? Check out our quarantine playlist by clicking the link above and add your favorite songs through the google form below!
  • Add Songs
  • View playlist