Engage Mobile hosts Rockhurst University Alumni and VIPs (Video)

Engage Mobile hosts Rockhurst University Alumni and VIPs (Video)

Matthew Barksdale, President of Engage Mobile, Cheryl McConnell, the Dean of the Helzberg School of Management and Barnett Helzbert

Matthew Barksdale, President of Engage Mobile, Cheryl McConnell, the Dean of the Helzberg School of Management and Barnett Helzberg

On Thursday, September 17th, Engage Mobile had the opportunity to host a Rockhurst University Alumni event featuring notable alumni, staff, and the namesake of the Helzberg School of Management, Barnett Helzberg.

The Engage Mobile space was rocking with beer, appetizers, cream puffs, selfies, social media frames and general fun and merriment.

Cheryl McConnell, PhD, the Dean, Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University, spoke to a packed house about the growth and success of the business school.  Dr. McConnell discussed many of the initiatives that are underway to position Rockhurst for continued success well into the future.

The alumni association or Rockhurst is active in both Kansas City and several other cities around the country, hosting both social and educational events throughout the year. You can learn more about the alumni association here.

In the past several years, both the undergraduate and graduate business and management programs at Rockhurst have recently received national recognition and applicants to the programs are at an all time high.

At the undergraduate level, the Helzberg School of Management at Rockhurst University was once again recognized in the latest edition of U.S. News & World Report rankings, released Sept. 9. Ranked No. 12 on the list of best undergraduate business programs in the nation is the Helzberg School’s management program—a jump from its No. 18 ranking in 2015.

At the graduate level, the Management MBA at the Helzberg School was ranked No. 20 in the 2015 Best Graduate Schools management rankings announced by U.S. News and World Report and was the only program in the region included in the top 20.

Engage Mobile is proud to support one of Kansas City’s truly great educational institutions.

The following are some of the highlights pictures from the evening:

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