Rice Business Alumni Reunion Week
April 18 - 24, 2021
This year we held a combined celebration for all Rice Business alumni, highlighting alumni in 2020 and 2021 reunion milestone years. With a full week, we had more opportunities for exciting virtual programming like the Rice Business Alumni Awards, school updates and so much more. We hope to see you again next year!
2020 Milestone Years:
1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2019
2021 Milestone Years:
1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016, 2020
Thinking about taking the leap into entrepreneurship, or just curious about what's going on in the entrepreneurial ecosystem? Hear from the Liu Idea Lab for Innovation & Entrepreneurship's (Lilie's) Executive Director, Kyle Judah, as he walks through its impact and growth at Rice and beyond.
Dr. Alan Crane presents a Last Lecture about the virtues of quitting with grit. The Last Lecture was inspired by Randy Pausch’s “The Last Lecture: Really Achieving Your Childhood Dreams”.
Corporate governance is usually studied from the perspective of equity holders. Brian Akins, Associate Professor of Accounting, discusses the recent work examining the effect that some lenders are having on corporate governance as well.
Dr. Anastasiya Zavyalova, Associate Professor of Strategic Management discusses EESG issues in strategy. The goal of this session is to discuss how managers can make decisions that are beneficial for the firm and for society at large.
Dr. Constance Porter, Senior Associate Dean of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, and Lina Bell, Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, for an update on diversity and inclusion at Rice Business.
Frequently Asked Questions
For the safety of our community and based on Rice University and CDC guidelines, Alumni Reunion Week 2021 was virtual.
Yes, Alumni Reunion Week was only open to Rice Business alumni across all programs. All programming was open to all Rice Business alumni, however, we had special milestone events for reunion years (classes ending in 0/5, 1/6, 2019 and 2020). Students, we look forward to seeing you at your future reunion!
With a whole week, we had a lot of exciting programming available ranging from webinar presentations, fireside chats, career development opportunities, milestone events and more!
Contact Shauna Litwin at Shauna.Litwin@rice.edu for questions and concerns.