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Alumni & Friends Events

Here you can learn about recent and upcoming Alumni & Friends Events.

November 11, 2022

McCombs 2nd Friday Breakfast

Please join us at Stinson’s Cafe for the 2nd Friday Breakfast series. This month will be dedicated to networking, so come out and join us for coffee and breakfast and meet fellow McCombs alumni.

Time: 7:30-9 a.m. (CT)

Location: Stinson's Cafe, 4416 Burnet Road, Austin, TX 78756

Cost Per Person: Free


November 16, 2022

Holiday Career Strategies: McCombs Alumni Career Management Webinar

Did you know that there are at least 30 different celebrations and days of recognition that occur between November 15 and January 1? Did you also know that these celebrations and the time surrounding them are actually a great time to work toward achieving your career goals?

Join us to expand your Longhorn network and learn practical strategies for job search and career management during the holiday season. Get a jump on the new you before the new year! This virtual event is for ALL job seekers. 


Time: Noon, (CT)

Location: Online

Cost Per Person: Free


November 17, 2022

Houston Chapter Monthly Lunch Speaker Series

The McCombs Houston Alumni Chapter is excited to have Jonathan Zadok as our speaker at our monthly lunch.
Jonathan Zadok is a partner at Zadok Jewelers, Houston’s premier watch, jewelry and diamond destination on Post Oak Boulevard. Jonathan plays an integral role in operating the family business, which was founded in 1976. He has a passion for buying inventory for the store, as well as assisting customers with finding special pieces that commemorate life experiences. Before devoting his work full-time at Zadok over 20 years ago, Jonathan graduated from the University of Denver with a degree in Marketing and Finance followed by a GIA (Gemological Institute of America) Certification in California.

Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. (CT)

Location: Cadillac Bar, 1802 Shepherd Drive, Houston, TX 77007

Cost Per Person: $30


November 17, 2022

CATT 2022 Global Analytics Conference: Differential Privacy

High-performance organizations depend upon actionable insights from data to drive business forward. As the collection and use of “big data” becomes more prevalent, data privacy becomes a central concern to a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

Responsible firms put an emphasis on the conscientious use of data. Methods of differential privacy enable firms to learn from the data while protecting personal and private information. 

This conference will provide a primer on differential privacy, exploring its methods, best practices, and current research.

Time: November 17, 1-4 p.m.; and November 18, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. (CT)

Location: Online

Cost Per Person: Free


November 29, 2022

McCombs Houston Chapter Happy Hour

The McCombs Houston Alumni Chapter is excited to host a Happy Hour.

Time: 5:30-7:30 p.m. (CT)

Location: Memorial Trail Ice House, 6202 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

Cost Per Person: Pay Your Own Way


November 30, 2022

Midsize. A No-Nonsense Guide of Successful Marketing Strategies for Midsized Organizations

Please join top business school alumni at an exciting book launch. Author and CMO, Julia Fitzgerald, talks about her new book, Midsize. Get a signed book, and join a lively discussion about where and how marketers thrive.

Time: 6:30-8:30 p.m. (CT)

Location: The Merchandise Mart - Marshall's Landing, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, Chicago, Il 60654

Cost Per Person: $45