College of Business > News & Events > DePaul Business College Community Returns to Campus
September 10, 2021 /
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Students, faculty and staff of the Driehaus College of Business returned to DePaul University’s campuses in September after more than a year of remote learning and working. The campus comeback included the annual Convocation in Lincoln Park that marks the start of the new academic year as well as festive welcome events and innovative Discover Chicago classes that introduced new students to DePaul’s Loop Campus and the city that surrounds it.
DePaul University kicked off the fall 2021 academic quarter on Wednesday, Sept. 8.
Beginning this fall, the Driehaus College of Business is offering five course modalities that include in-person learning, online learning and a blend of in-person and remote.
During the fall quarter, DePaul offers Discover Chicago and Explore Chicago courses to acquaint first-year students with Chicago communities.
DePaul University faculty and staff process toward St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church Sept. 2, kicking off the school year at the annual Academic Convocation.
Fifty members of the DePaul community received recognition at the Academic Convocation ceremony.
Associate Professor of Accountancy Christine Gimbar (left) and Professor Emeritus and Via Sapientiae Awardee John McEnroe pose in front of the St. Vincent de Paul Parish Church during the annual Academic Convocation ceremony.
From left to right: Spirit of DePaul Award winner Andy Clark, senior instructor and director of the Sports Management Program at the Driehaus College of Business; Tom Donley, interim dean of the business college; and Betty Shanahan, associate vice president for Administration and Operations at DePaul.
Driehaus College of Business staff welcomed new students to DePaul during the Blue Demon Welcome event on Wednesday, Sept. 8 at Pritzker Park across the street from the DePaul Center.
The Blue Demon Welcome event at the Loop campus offered new students an opportunity to participate in fun activities and get DePaul swag.
The Blue Demon welcome event took place from 12 to 7 p.m. at Pritzker Park in DePaul's Loop Campus.
DePaul's official mascot DIBS (Demon in a Blue Suit) stopped by the outdoor welcome event to greet new students.
The Kellstadt Graduate School of Business held an all-day orientation for full-time MBA students on Friday, Aug. 27 at the DePaul Center.
During the MBA orientation, students were acquainted with their fellow MBA cohort members.
Sixty-four students enrolled in Kellstadt's full-time MBA program this year.
Students enjoy the sunshine while sitting in the Outdoor Terrace located on the 11th floor of the DePaul Center.
Photos by Kathy Hillegonds