At U.Va. we have our own way of talking. We figure that people outside our world might have trouble understanding our lingo so we came up with this little dictionary to help you out!
Academical Village: The Jeffersonian focal point of U.Va., an arrangement of residential and academic buildings, gardens, The Lawn and Rotunda (read more).
Commerce Career Day: Annual Career Fair organized by Commerce Career Services with over 90 companies (read more on their website).
Communication & Organizational Behavior (OB): These courses examine human behavior both within the organization and within the global business environment. They discuss personal effectiveness and interpersonal skills in a global climate.
GCOM 7010: Global Strategy and Systems: Core course taught by Professor Ira Harris providing an overview of global business through the perspective of business management strategy and the organization as a system. The course involved both theory and applied cases and gave us a lot of hands-on experience with problem solving in business.
GCOM 7070: Seeking Authenticity and Thinking as a Leader (SATL): Core course taught by Professor Ira Harris that aids students in leveraging their non-business academic background, and provides guidance on integrating across the functional areas in the masters program. Many of the classes involve guest lecturers who are successful entrepreneurs.
Global Immersion Experience (GIE): One of the very appealing aspects of the M.S. in Commerce– a 4-week program where students and faculty study business in a global context. Trips go to Europe, Southeast Asia, Latin America, East Asia, and Middle East & India.
The Range: Graduate housing in Jefferson’s historic Academical Village. There are usually a few M.S. Commerce students who live there. (read more about The Range)
The Rotunda: The focal point of The Lawn. (read more)