Drew Danko: New Member Monday (Week 8)

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Why did you decide to join BC? Daniel: I am interested in transferring into the College of Business and I wanted join something that would bring me closer to the college. At the same time, I wanted to enjoy myself while being involved in the Illinois community.   Jassiem: During our Business Honors Seminar, all of the business fraternities and Business Council came to present to us and I knew BC would be the right fit for me. It seemed the most professional, but at the same time it had a lot of social and service events which was important […]

Drew Danko: New Member Monday (Week 7)

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Why did you decide to join BC? Joanna: I am not a business student, I’m an economics major. I wanted something that would put me back in the loop of business and show me how to act in the professional world. Michael: I wanted to get more involved with the College of Business. I wanted to meet people who had the same interests as me and going through info night I met a lot of people with different personalities that had the same interests as me. Adam: BC is much like a mullet. Business in the front, party in the […]

Drew Danko: New Member Monday (Week 6)

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Why did you decide to join BC? Alli: I decided to join BC because I had been introduced to it earlier when I shadowed an older student. Also, everyone I met throughout the interview process was so welcoming and kind. I looked up to everyone I met and wanted to surround myself with those kinds of people. Elena: BC people are some of the most impressive, kind and amazing people I know, and I really wanted to be a part of that. So happy that I tricked them into letting me in! Rikin: At first, a lot of my friends […]

Drew Danko: New Member Monday (Week 5)

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Why did you decide to join BC? Josh: I decided to join BC because I was super involved in high school. I was in many clubs and sports, and I knew I wanted to do that in college. I thought BC would be great because it could really get me immersed in the college experience and the business side. I thought it was a great way to meet a lot of friends while still developing professional skills. Owen: I joined BC because I had some friends in it who said it was a great organization to be in. Not only […]

Drew Danko: New Member Monday (Week 4)

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Why did you decide to join BC? Nick: I knew I wanted to be in BC when Brad Johnson told me I looked good at info night. Everything after that just reaffirmed my belief. Liz: I knew right away in college that I would want to join a business fraternity or Business Council. Going through the process, BC was the one I connected most with. I went in with an open mind, but I made great connections with BC members and saw myself fitting in the Council. Calvin: I decided to join BC because I knew some people who were […]

BC alumni help current members prepare for real world

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By: Drew Danko Business Council members got the opportunity to reconnect with BC alumni last Wednesday virtually at Wohlers Hall to learn about working in the real world. Professional Development members Peyton Curtin and Anton Kulikov arranged a Google Hangout live video chat with alums Cody Williams, Bobby Parratore, and Smaritha Ponnala. Curtin organized the alumni event to allow BC members a glimpse into what working and living real world is like for former students. “We thought this would be a great opportunity for freshmen to see what all of these classes will mean one day and for upperclassmen to […]