Earlier this month two new members were elected and appointed to the Board of the Alumni Association – Inga Bratēna and Elizabete Andersone now join existing directors, Arta Beitāne, Viktors Bolbats and Akmis Lomsargis on the Board. Baiba Lokenbaha has been appointed the President, the Board Chairwoman. Congratulations and thank you all who voted! BaibaContinue reading “Changes to AA Board”
On October 6th the SSER Alumni Association Scholarship Awards Ceremony took place, and 37 students were awarded scholarships with the aim to honour and motivate outstanding performance. The Alumni Association, generously supported by corporate sponsors and individual donators, provided scholarships totalling EUR 64 200: The scholarship amounts range from EUR 2 075 to EUR 5 250.Continue reading “Scholarship Awards 2021”
In these turbulent times, AA leadership is forced to make tough choices. Due to recently announced state of emergency and then lockdown in Latvia, we postpone all in-person events (Presidents’ Dinner, Alumni Forum and HomeComing Party) to Spring’22. Meanwhile, the Virtual gettogether will take place – we just need a couple of days to transformContinue reading “HomeComing”
The aim of the SSE Riga “Shadow Economy Index for the Baltic Countries” is to measure the size of the shadow economies in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia, as well as to explore the main factors that influence participation in the shadow economy. The Index is measured annually since 2009. Read more and watch the conferenceContinue reading “Shadow Economy Index for the Baltic Countries”
In response to the CFLA call for applications for the ‘Innovation grants for Students, 2nd round’ programme, SSE Riga designed an educational programme and a startup incubator to promote Socially Responsible and Environmentally Sustainable Student Innovation (SRESSI). While not everybody will identify as an entrepreneur, many people will be well-aware of various issues, inefficiencies, orContinue reading “Stimulating Socially Responsible and Environmentally Sustainable Innovation”
AA donates EUR 1500 to co-finance Y1 real life practice — digital advertising campaigns (initiated by faculty member Marius Raugalas’09 within the Marketing course). 32 student teams each put EUR 100 to use for 16 businesses suggested by alumni and students. A couple of remarks from Marius – [..] the marketing student project has fullyContinue reading “Real-life Marketer practice”
~50 alumni, over 2 hours of fun, live performance, greeting by a surprise guest and desire for the show to go on — this is how the first online event Cheers Alumni went! After joining the Board of Alumni Association, Arta Beitāne’15 said “we need an alumni place”. On April 15 her team has deliveredContinue reading “Cheers Alumni in our new Meeting Place”
“Eagle is an eagle even in Estonia” says Māris Simanovičs’01 at hole #7 in Pärnu golf fields during SSE Riga Alumni Cup (August 21). The cup was held for the 7th time. So far all the previous tournaments had been held in Latvia so last winner and this year organizer Martins Dauburs’11 decided to takeContinue reading “Eagle is an eagle even in Estonia”
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At some point we will look back on Covid-19 as a mere historical event. But not yet. Nevertheless, we reconvened our board in-person for the first time (precautions in place), and enjoyed connecting on a personal level, while taking meaningful steps forward as a board and as an organization. Let’s keep the momentum going!