Pamela B. Lacson
Published on August 20, 2014
Business Bridge (B²) 2014 Student Handbook Welcome to the Business Bridge (B²) Program! The B² program provides a framework of success as you begin your Foster School of Business journey in an academically competitive, business ‐ focused environment. You were selected as a participant in this summer business bridge program based on your previous academic work and your interest in business as described in your personal statement. Your participation in this program is a jumpstart on your academic career and a preview of resources available to you at the University of Washington! As a B² student you will be participating in a four week total ‐ immersion program. During the program your week will be comprised of a daily schedule starting with three hours in a B² college writing prep course (BA490) with the remainder of the day focused on business programming. During the B² programming, all students will participate in a wide variety of activities including: business exploration topics, community involvement, peer and professional networking, and college transition seminars. To assist in the coordination of the B² program, the Foster School of Business Undergraduate Diversity Services and corporate partners ‐ Boeing, Deloitte, EY, KMPG, PwC, Seattle City Light and Target have teamed together to offer you this outstanding opportunity. Professionals from these programs as well as UW campus partners will be working directly with you to ensure that your experiences are positive ones. B² Contact Information Pamela B. Lacson p: 206 ‐ 221 ‐ 5128 e: email@example.com Associate Director Undergraduate Programs Office Ivette Aguilera p: 509 ‐ 952 ‐ 1004 e: firstname.lastname@example.org Assistant Program Manager Undergraduate Programs Office George Bauer p: 206 ‐ 543 ‐ 4240 e: email@example.com B² Writing (BA490) Instructor Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity Instructional Center – Writing Center Early Fall Start On ‐ Campus Housing You will be receiving further details about your move ‐ in (if applicable) directly from Housing and Food Services. UW Housing and Food Services p: 206 ‐ 543 ‐ 4059 e: firstname.lastname@example.org Program Participation and Attendance Students are required to attend all B² writing classes, program sessions, scheduled meals and activities for the duration of the program. o Exceptions need to be arranged in advance with the B² staff. o Tardiness to B² program sessions or other activities is not appropriate or acceptable. Students who are unable to assume these responsibilities may jeopardize their participation in the program . You represent your family, school, and community. Please remember this and conduct yourself accordingly .