Rutgers Business School team wins $1M ‘Nobel Prize for students’

hult prize winners

 
Above: Former President Bill Clinton presents the Rutgers Business School team with the $1 million Hult Prize.
 

A Rutgers Business School team’s transportation plan to return dignity to millions of refugees garnered it the $1 million Hult Prize for social entrepreneurship this weekend.

The prize is often referred to as the Nobel Prize for students.

The four-person team beat out finalists from Harvard University’s Kennedy School, the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, the University of Waterloo, the University of Calgary and York University. The students were the first Rutgers team to make the finals, beating out 50,000 participants from more than 100 countries.

Learn more at http://www.roi-nj.com/2017/09/18/education/rutgers-business-school-team-wins-1m-hult-prize-the-nobel-prize-for-students/

TeamUP with Rutgers Business School!

Rutgers Business School invites business professionals with at least three years of working experience to join the school’s mentor pool.

Mentors are paired with undergraduates in the TeamUP Mentoring Program to offer professional planning advice and guidance. Professionals with experience in Accounting, Finance, Management, Marketing, IT, and Supply Chain Management are encouraged to join.

We are looking for professionals to join the program now to get matched in time for the Fall session that begins in September.

Duration of each Mentoring Session : 1 semester

Recommended number of meetings with your student mentee : 3

Estimated Time Commitment: 5 hours per semester.

Over 225 professionals in the NY Metro area including many Rutgers alumni have joined the Rutgers Business School mentor pool in the past year alone.

For more information, visit our website at: http://www.business.rutgers.edu/teamup

Interested in signing up? Visit: http://teamup.chronus.com/p/p1/membership_requests/new

For more information contact:
Sangeeta Rao, Ph.D., Assistant Dean Office of Mentoring Programs
Rutgers Business School–Newark and New Brunswick
Phone 973-353-5709 | Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
http://www.business.rutgers.edu/mentoring

 

 

Volunteers

Getting Involved

The RBSAA offers many ways to get involved with the Rutgers community, on campus and beyond.  No matter your interest, background, hometown, or availability, the RBSAA can connect you to an array of opportunities including mentoring, public speaking, and volunteer work.

We encourage you to be involved with this strong and growing network. Your commitment allows Rutgers Business School to continue to be a force in the New Jersey region and across the globe.  A vital and engaged alumni community strengthens the Rutgers Business School brand and enhances the value of your degree.  Take time now to explore the many ways to get involved and we hope to see you on campus soon!

To find out more about volunteer opportunities or how to serve on the board, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. indicating your interest and that you’d like to be added to our mailing list. 

RBSAA is currently actively looking for volunteers to join our board and committees. Please review our by-laws for the description of the roles. Please submit the RBSAA Self-Nomination form to indicate your interest in becoming a committee member or a board trustee. .

 

Volunteer Speakers

RBSAA regularly receives requests from student groups looking for speakers on a variety of topics.  If you would like to be part of our list of potential speakers, email your subject matter(s) and contact information to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Mentors Needed

Rutgers Business School is currently looking for mentors to provide knowledge and advice to current undergraduates.
Click here to find out more about the mentoring programs.

The Helpful Executives-In-Reach (HEIR) program at Rutgers Business School connects students within each academic department with a Senior Executive within the professional field they are preparing for.

 

Volunteer with your Board of Trustees

All Rutgers Business School Alumni are invited to serve on the Board of Trustees or any of its committees, which offer numerous opportunities to meet and network with other successful business school graduates, develop new skills, cultivate leadership abilities, influence the direction and scope of the RBSAA, and give back to your alma mater.

 RBSAA is currently actively looking for volunteers to join our board and committees. Please review our by-laws for the description of the roles. Please submit the RBSAA Self-Nomination form to indicate your interest in becoming a committee member or a board trustee. .

 

Committee Responsibilities

Alumni Career Resources Committee provides support for the professional development of RBS alumni and students.

Communications Committee is a resource for other committees and the Officers who need to communicate thru various media to the alumni population and beyond.

Events Committee provides guidance and support to alumni (or other committees) who want to run an event or program.

Nominations Committee identifies and recommends outstanding alumni for Trustee positions either as a Committee Chair or an Officer.

Recognition Committee identify and recommend outstanding RBS alumni for recognition by Rutgers, the RBSAA, and other organizations.

RUAA Liaison acts as a liaison between the RBSAA and the Rutgers University Alumni Association.

Scholarship Committee oversees the various student scholarships and awards funded by the RBSAA.

Technology Committee determines the strategic role of technology in supporting the goals of the RBSAA and provides technical expertise to the Board.

University Outreach: School Administration Liaison Committee acts as the liaison between the RBSAA and the Rutgers Business School Dean’s office as well as to Alumni Relations. They also help coordinate activities between the RBSAA and the Rutgers Business School.

University Outreach: Student Liaison Committee acts as the liaison between the RBSAA and the Rutgers Business School’s Students. They reach out to students to coordinate activities with the RBSAA and educate them about the RBSAA.

Volunteer Outreach Committee maintains the list of RBSAA volunteers, helps align volunteer interests with committee activities, and works with the Nominations Committee to identify potential candidates for Trustee positions.

Introduction

The Rutgers Business School Alumni Association (RBSAA) was organized in the fall of 1948 to promote the welfare of the school, foster the interests and friendship of the members, and advance the cause of business higher education in the State of New Jersey.  Over the past 61 years the RBSAA has developed reputation for delivering programs that help Rutgers Business School Alumni continue to extend the value of their Rutgers business education by expanding their knowledge and professional networks.

All Rutgers Business School Alumni are invited to serve on the Board of Trustees or any of its committees, which offer numerous opportunities to meet and network with other successful business school graduates, develop new skills, cultivate leadership abilities, inf luence the direction and scope of the RBSAA, and give back to your alma mater.

Our Purpose

The Rutgers Business School Alumni Association is dedicated to extending the value of a Rutgers Business School education by

  • Providing professional and social activities that contribute to the personal and professional development of alumni.
  • Providing support including, but not limited to, financial support to the Rutgers Business School and its students.
  • Encouraging the enhancement of the quality of education at the Rutgers Business School by furnishing assistance in connection with admissions, awards, career services and contact with faculty members, etc.
  • Educating alumni about the affairs of the Rutgers Business School in order to strengthen their ties to the School, and by
  • Offering advice and recommendations to the Rutgers Business School.

Chartered Status

The Rutgers Business School Alumni Association is officially recognized as a Chartered Alumni Organization by the Rutgers University Alumni Association. The RBSAA is a registered non-profit 501 C (3).