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Thunderbird welcomes interested students to campus during 360° Preview Weekend, Nov. 6-8

October 23, 2009

Thunderbird School of Global Management will host prospective students and accepted applicants for a Preview Weekend Nov. 6-8.

Participants will get a taste of Thunderbird life including overviews and introductions to the academic programs and a mini-course taught by Thunderbird Professor Kishore Dash, Ph.D. He will teach a class on international business management, international studies and cross-cultural communications. It will have the same content and structure as a regular class at Thunderbird to simulate the class experience.

Also included in the weekend are campus tours, a Career Management Center presentation and lunch with faculty and staff. Saturday night, participants will join in on one of Thunderbird's signature regional nights; Saturday’s regional focus will be on the Americas and Africa. There will be food and entertainment from both regions, and the entire student body is invited to attend.

Thunderbird, which has specialized in global business education for more than 60 years, offers a wide range of degree and nondegree programs for full-time students and working professionals, including a recently launched Global MBA for Latin American Managers in Arizona, which will allow working professionals in Arizona and other Southwestern states to participate in blended distance learning offering that focuses on Latin American business.

Other programs include the traditional and accelerated MBA, the Executive MBA, the Global MBA On-Demand, Evening MBA, the Master of Science in Global Management and the Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management. Thunderbird’s Master of Science in Global Management and Master of Arts in Global Affairs and Management degrees are aimed at recent undergraduates and individuals interested in launching new careers in global business and international relations.

Participants are responsible for travel to and from the Thunderbird campus. Housing for prospective students and guests is provided by Thunderbird at no cost on Friday and Saturday nights. Meals are also provided with the Saturday program and the campus dining service will be open all weekend. Attendees are invited to bring their families along to experience the Thunderbird culture as well.

Thunderbird’s campus is located on the southeast corner of 59th Avenue and Greenway Road. To register, please visit http://www.thunderbird.edu/360. Please e-mail Thunderbird Admissions at admissions@thunderbird.edu if you have any questions.