Schmidthorst College of Business Week

Wednesday, September 9 – Sunday, September 13

Wednesday, September 9

1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Hatch Dress Rehearsal (by invitation only)

Stroh Center
Invitees: Hatchlings, Hatch and Expert Mentors, Falcon Investors, PJHC Advisory Board, Hall of Fame Inductees and Guest, and Hatch Staff

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Hatch Dress Rehearsal Dinner (by invitation only)

Stroh Center
Invitees: Hatchlings, Hatch and Expert Mentors, Falcon Investors, PJHC Advisory Board, Hall of Fame Inductees and Guest, and Hatch Staff

5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. HatchTonight

Stroh Center
Moderator: Parker Kern
Attendees: Public

6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The Hatch “Shark Tank” Falcon Style

Stroh Center
Attendees: Public

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. The Hatch VIP Reception (by invitation only)

Stroh Center
Invitees: Hatchlings and Guests, Hatch and Expert Mentors and Guest, Falcon Investors and Guest, Hall of Fame Inductees and Guest, PJHC Advisory Board and Guest, Leadership Council and Guest, Young Alumni Board and Guest, Corporate and College of Business Week Sponsors and Guest, Women in Entrepreneurship Panel and Guest, Student Ambassador Seniors, Major Donors and Prospects and Guest, and University Guests

Thursday, September 10

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Advisory Board Meeting (by invitation only)

Alumni Meeting Room 316, Bowen-Thompson Student Union

Invitees: Paul J. Hooker Center Advisory Board Members

11:00 a.m. PJHC Advisory Board Invited Guests: Hall of Fame Inductees, Jim Fliss, Eric Nowlin, and Barb Smith

12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Insiders’ Luncheon (by invitation only)

Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Bowen-Thompson Student Union

  • Master of Ceremonies - Student Ambassador
  • Student Presenters – Student Ambassadors
  • University Update – President Rogers
  • College Update – Dean Braun

Invitees: Hatchlings, Hatch and Expert Mentors and Guest, Falcon Investors and Guest, Hall of Fame Inductees and Guest, PJHC Advisory Board and Guest, Leadership Council and Guest, Young Alumni Board and Guest, Corporate and College of Business Week Sponsors, Women in Entrepreneurship Panel and Guest, Student Ambassador Seniors, Major Donors and Prospects and Guest, and University Guests

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. –Women in Entrepreneurship Panel

Student Union Theater, Room 206, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Panel discussion of outstanding women business leaders:

Moderator: June Ryan ‘84, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard (retired)

Panelists:
Charmaine Brown, President & Founder, Connexions Consulting, Inc.
Bethany Bryant ’91, President of The Private Trust Company
Rebecca Li, CEO Rebecca Total Wellbeing
Courtney Shale ‘17, Owner, Founder, LCN Events
Barb Smith, Senior Vice President, Director of Key4Women at KeyBank
Juli West ’89, ‘90, Vice President, Supply Chain Management at StandardAero

Attendees: Public

6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. The Paul J. Hooker Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Hall of Fame

Lenhart Grand Ballroom, Bowen-Thompson Student Union (by invitation only)

Inductees: Richard Allen, Bethany Bryant, Al Green, and Brad Seaman

Invitees: Hall of Fame Members and Guest, Hall of Fame Inductees Guest List, Hatchlings, Past Hatchling Students, Hatch and Expert Mentors and Guest, Falcon Investors and Guest, PJHC Advisory Board and Guest, Leadership Council and Guest, Young Alumni Board and Guest, Corporate and College of Business Week Sponsors and Guest, Women in Entrepreneurship Panel and Guest, Student Ambassador Seniors, Major Donors and Prospects and Guest, and University Guests

Friday, September 11

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Leadership Council New Board Member Orientation (by invitation only)

Buckeye TeleSystem/CPS Room 314, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Invitees: New Leadership Council Members

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Leadership Council Board Meeting (by invitation only)

McMaster Meeting Room 308, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Invitees: Leadership Council Members and Hall of Fame Inductees

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Young Alumni Board Meeting (by invitation only)

Sky Bank Room 201 A & B, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Invitees: Young Alumni Board Members

6:00 p.m. Donor Reception (by invitation only)

Maurer Center Terrace
Invitees: Major Building Donors and Guest, Hall of Fame Inductees and Guest, and University Guests

7:00 p.m. Private Reception (by invitation only)

Maurer Center Atrium
Invitees: Major Building Donors and Guest, Hall of Fame Inductees and Guest, Leadership Council and Guest, and University Guests

Saturday, September 12

9:00 a.m. Public Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Maurer Center
Time TBD BGSU Football vs. Robert Morris Tailgate in the Sky (by invitation only)
Wilcox Room, Sebo Athletic Center
Invitees: Major Building Donors and Guest, Hall of Fame Inductees and Guest, Leadership Council and Guest, Young Alumni Board and Guest, PJHC Advisory Board and Guest, Hatchlings, Hatch and Expert Mentors and Guest, Falcon Investors and Guest, Corporate and College of Business Week Sponsors and Guest, Women in Entrepreneurship Panel and Guest, Student Ambassador Seniors, Major Donors and Prospects and Guest, and University Guests

Sunday, September 13

12:00 p.m. Dean’s Picnic on the Green

Maurer Center Lawn
Attendees: College of Business Students, Faculty, and Staff
Corporate

Corporate Sponsors:

College of Business Week Sponsors:

A.A. Green Realty, Inc. (in-kind), Coca-Cola (in-kind), Hart (in-kind), Jet’s Pizza, Mecca Management, Inc. (in-kind), Theresa Popp Braun, Biggby Coffee (in-kind), Dynata (in-kind), Heidelberg Distributing Company (in-kind), Shumaker, Loop, and Kendrick (in-kind), Jet’s Pizza (in-kind), US Beverage (in-kind), Wood County Economic Development Commission, and Hanson (in-kind), and Moore, Yourkvitch and Dibo.