Homecoming Party for the Champion Team

Submitted by Reina Wong, Student Exco VP Communications

The Nanyang MBA participated in the John Molson MBA International Case Competition held on 5 to 9 January at Montreal, Canada. The team comprising of Cory Reid, Aswathi Suresh, Sunitha Vijiyasingam and Jonah Wong emerged as division champion, and eventually beat all other semi-finalists and finalists and emerged as the champion team. In fact, the team won every single round of the 7 intensive cases throughout the competition. It is also the first time an Asian school won in this prestigious international competition. (News coverage on Channel News Asia, Straits Times, NTU Website)

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EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Gala

Submitted by Aswathi Suresh, Co-Chair of the Marketing & Entrepreneurship Club

The EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award is a prestigious business award that is handed out every year in multiple countries across the world to honor enterprising entrepreneurs who have made outstanding contributions to their local economies. Within Singapore, the annual awards gala ceremony has evolved into a tradition and a hallmark event of the business community and this year, the Nanyang MBA was privileged to be a part of it. The only MBA program to be represented at the event, the school was represented by Anggonno Natalnugroho and Aswathi Suresh, co-chairs of the Marketing and Entrepreneurship club.

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Air Rifle Shooting

Submitted by Vivek Negi, Co-Chair of the Sports Club

Date – 10 December 2014
Activity Organizers – Nanyang MBA Sports Club (Vivek and Aditya)
Participants: 14 MBA(FT), 1MBA(PT), 1Exchange, 2 PhD(NBS), 2(Guests)
Venue – Air Rifle Club, NTU

While exploring NTU during the induction period, I came across the NTU Air Rifle club and felt that the Sports Club should organize an air rifle shooting for the Nanyang MBA cohort.

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Diwali Cultural Term-End Party

Submitted by Sunitha Vijiyasingam, Co-Chair of the Social & Cultural Club

Being a part of an international cohort of MBA students, fellow Indian classmates and I had the opportunity to share a part of our culture with the rest of the cohort – Diwali, otherwise known as Festival of Lights.

By a stroke of sheer luck, the festival fell just after a very busy first trimester and immediately after our last paper. We gathered together to celebrate Diwali and Oktoberfest on 21 October. Diwali is an extremely important festival in India – Deepavali or Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It’s the festival of lights that’s marked by a few days of celebration. In each story of Diwali, the underlying significance is the triumph of good over evil; from darkness into light.

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