Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Meeting: Tuesday February 23rd

Hey guys, don't forget to come to the meeting @ 3:30pm in ALK Rm 106.
Be ready to say whether or not you would like to buy a shirt and to vote on officers.
If you would like to run for a position or nominate someone, just shoot us an email. 

Thanks, see you all there!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Updates from Meeting on Nov. 11th!

Thanks to those of you who came today! If you didn't make it, I need you to sign some forms asap. Please stop by the AMA board and sign your name on ALL of the five forms by FRIDAY! Thanks =)
Here's what you missed....

AMA T-shirt design by Eric Narvaez was chosen (Black tshirt with the AMA letters going diagonally down it) If you would like one, I need your $10.00 by next WEDNESDAY! (You can also give it to Sarah Roche or Dr. Priesmeyer with your name attached). If you still haven't sent me your size, please do so ASAP.

Committee Sign-up! If you haven't signed up for a committee, we will let you know where we need you most and you'll be contact by committee chairs! If you have a preference and have not signed up, let me know by Friday =)

Facebook Group - We'll try to send reminders via the facebook group so if you're not in the group, send me a message (kristina Kay Lindsey) and I'll send you the link!

Participation - We really want everyone involved so please let us know what ideas you have for socials, networking events, speakers, etc. We don't want to waste your time (or ours on planning) so keep us in the loop about what you want to do! One idea was an iceskating event during study/finals week with the finance club! Interested? Let me know!
          Internatianal Education Week Event -- Stop by and check it out. Next Wednesday (11/18) from 12:30-3:30p.m. in the UC atrium.

Officer Positions- We have 2 positions open for the Spring Semester - The VP of Finance and the VP of Programs. If you're interested in becoming an officer, please e-mail me and let me know and I'll send you more information.

Stay updated! - I realize everyone is BUSY, but please keep updated on what the chapter is doing and get involved, even if you missed the meeting! Check the AMA board in Alkek, the blog or the facebook group and we'll try to keep them updated for you!

Thanks again
Hope to see you all soon!
Kris Lindsey

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Next Meeting

Just a reminder that our next meeting will be held on Wednesday,November 11th 2009 at 4p.m. in Alkek107.
Everyone please try and be there!

It's not too late to order an AMA T-shirt. Send an e-mail to by Friday with your size. Cost per shirt is $10.00.

If you have not yet joined a committee, please do so ASAP!

We will begin fundraising over the next week so be prepared to pitch in and help the fundraising committee.

Email us with any questions! !!

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Meeting Number Three!

Hey everyone!
Thanks to those of you who came for the 3rd meeting and 1st seminar! Shelly Underwood did a great job with "Boosting our Resumes" and is willing to help anyone who needs it. You can email her at or stop by the Career Services Center.
Please remember that your resume is due to the e-mail account by October 28th! We will have these reviewed by career services and send them back to you! Also, we would like to keep a copy on file for an AMA resume book.

If you have not done so, please sign up for a committee as soon as possible. We would like for every member to join at least one committee (You can always sign up for more than one if you like!).

Also, T-shirts for the year will be $10. Please email if you would like a T-shirt and include your T-shirt size!

Just wanted to include a picture from our last event- Marsha "McCombs" Shields for Executive Lecture Series (This is Dean Singh speaking)... Thanks again for those who came!

Here is a picture from our social at Fatso's!

Email us if you have any questions, suggestions, etc!
Have a great day,
Kris Lindsey

Saturday, October 10, 2009

3rd Meeting and Seminar

Hey, don't forget that Tuesday (October 13th) starting at 4pm we will have our 3rd meeting and 1st professional seminar. In the meeting, we will be gathering your signatures to turn into RSO and talking about needing to fill in some committee seats. Also, don't forget your resume, so you can get help from career services.

See you there!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

1st Executive Speaker Series, Wednesday,Oct. 7th!

Just a reminder that Marsha "McCombs" Shields will be coming for the Executive Speaker Series on Oct. 7th, 2009 at 6:15p.m. in the Alkek Atrium. All members should attend -- this is a great networking event! Food and drinks will be provided.
Please dress professionally.

See you there! =)

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

2nd AMA Meeting

During our 2nd meeting, we mostly reviewed the information presented in the 1st meeting (see the link below in that post to download that slide show).

WE EXTENDED THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO WEDNESDAY SEPT. 30!!  (If for any reason, you want to apply but cannot do so by this date, please let us know at and we will try to make arrangements.)

You can turn in your form upstairs in Alkek 212 to our AMA box or drop them off in Dr. Priesmeyer's office! (Just a reminder dues are $65)

Also, please get your creative juices flowing and come up with an idea for an AMA T-shirt and/or a T-shirt for sale to the whole university as a fundraiser (a more general design for the university).

We are also looking for new ideas for a logo.

Feel free to submit any ideas you have to our email:

We will be getting back to you soon about committees! We need to figure out who will chair each one, and then we'll let them take the reigns. If you are still interested in a committee that you didn't have a chance to sign up for, once again just shoot us an e-mail. We'll be more than happy to add your name to the list.


Monday, August 31, 2009

1st AMA Meeting

Just in case you missed our first meeting, Check out what we covered!

You can download our first meeting PowerPoint Presentation HERE!

 Download your AMA application!

Email the account, if you would like to sign up to head or support any of the activities (we have committees for each).

Remember: Dues and Applications are due on the same day as our next meeting (September 16th, Alked 107)
***a single check of $65 can be made out to St. Mary's AMA Chapter


Saturday, August 22, 2009

Welcome to the St.MU AMA Blog! Come check us out on Aug. 31st at 5 p.m.

Hello everyone!

Welcome to the St. MU Chapter of the American Marketing Association Blog! We will try to keep you updated on all of our upcoming meetings, events, and more! If you have any questions or suggestions, please feel free to contact us at . Come and check us out at our first meeting Monday, August 31, 2009 at 5 p.m.! (There is no obligation to join.)

Applications can be found on the AMA board located near the entrance of the Bill Greehey School of Business. You can also ask any of the Marketing or Management faculty members for an application. Dues are $65.00 for the year ($45.00 for nationals and $20.00 for our local chapter). Make checks payable to “St.MU AMA” and return checks and applications to ALKEK 212. Keep in mind you DO NOT have to be a marketing major to join… You just need an open mind and the desire to learn to “market yourself.”

We look forward to seeing you at our first general meeting on Aug. 31st!


Kris Lindsey

(2009-10 President)

Why Join AMA?

-It looks great on ANY resume

-Joining gives you access to the AMA Career Center, to assist you in your job search (We are also thinking about hosting a job fair, depending on interest from members.)

-To give back to the community (our projects this year are with VITA and Big Brothers, Big Sisters)

-To practice marketing skills and refine professional skills, through various projects (We all need to learn how to market ourselves, especially in this economy.)

-To receive “Marketing News” and “Collegiate Connections” – e-mails that inform you about market conditions/changes and other opportunities

-To meet people on campus with similar interests (We are having several social events and will be hosting them with other clubs.)

-To network (Several networking opportunities are provided, including the Executive Speaker Series.)

-To participate in something different (we have a case competition and a competition for our chapter plan and annual report, all creative minds are welcome)

-To be a leader (We will have several committees that will be headed by AMA members.)

-To get a free trip (3 participants in the Case Competition get an expenses paid trip to the conference to present their marketing plan, if it is chosen)