Finance

On Wednesday, Oct. 9, CMC will co-host (along with UCLA) the fourth annual CMC-UCLA Inland Empire Forecast Conference.

As in the past, the Forecast will present the latest independent quarterly economic projections for the nation, state and region, introducing GDP estimates for the Inland Empire and its major cities.

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Class of 2016 Robert Day Scholars

BA Scholars (5C)

BA/MA Scholars (CMC)

Information Sessions:

Tuesday & Wednesday

October 1 and 2, 2013

CMC Pickford Auditorium

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

The Robert Day Scholars programs focus on finance, accounting and leadership. Co-curricular leadership development activities are an integral part of the program, as is dedicated career development support.

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A strong CMC alumni networking effort is spreading across the US and could come to a city near you.

The brainchild of Aron Khurana ’09 and Rick Voit ’78 from the Chicago Chapter of the CMC Alumni Association, the program aims to help CMC job-seekers by connecting them to other alums in the cities where they’d like to work.

Eric Liu

Former White House speechwriter and Deputy Domestic Policy Advisor, Eric Liu spoke at the Athenaeum on Thursday, September 12. The title of his talk was  “Democracy is for Amateurs.”

Speaking to an audience of mostly CMC freshmen as this year’s freshman class speaker, Liu began with the question “What does it mean to be a citizen?”

Liu outlined two “moments of truth”—that facing the Millennial generation in defining itself instead of allowing others to define it, and a moment of truth for the country.

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Living on One’s “Change Series” launched its first two mini episodes on Sept. 3. This is an eight-part series following the experiences of Chris Temple ’12, Zach Ingrasci ’12, Sean Leonard and Ryan Christofferson, who lived on a mere $1 a day for eight weeks in rural Guatemala. Each episode focuses on a specific and pressing development topic faced by the young men (and their community), including access to clean water, nutrition, education, employment, finance and disasters. Each segment is paired with additional resources to help viewers take action.

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Claremont, Calif., August 7, 2013–– Claremont McKenna College today announced the successful conclusion of The Campaign for Claremont McKenna, which has raised a total of $635.2 million to help build, support, and transform the College’s academic environment. The Campaign raised support for faculty and students, enhancement of the College's facilities, and scholarships through The Fund for CMC.

Brentt Baltimore

Some people can’t quite figure Brentt Baltimore ’10. Others, when they find out the work he does and what he’s sacrificed to do it, know all they need to know about what kind of a guy he is.

You see, Baltimore, 24, is making news for having turned down a six-figure job at a Los Angeles hedge fund in favor of a $33,000-a-year position at a venture capital firm in Detroit––despite having $38,000 in student loan debt.

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Second Nature Aquaponics, co-founded by CMC Students Peter Fankuchen and Jack Oliphant; and Serengetee, co-founded by CMC student Jeff Steitz, won the 2013 Innovative Start-Up Awards presented by the Kravis Leadership Institute on April 22.

The awards are presented annually to a CMC student or team who proposes a business venture with the intention of putting it into operation. For the first time this year, winners were drawn from two tracks of competitors— commercial and social ventures. The commercial track award went to Second Nature Aquaponics.

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