School of Economics anniversary year looks to the future
The School of Economics celebrates 100 years of operation.
The School of Economics began celebrating its 100th anniversary last October, when 1,300 graduates from different decades met for an alumni gala.
main event of the anniversary year will be held today, on 20 January, at the School of Economics. The traditions of past generations of economists will be passed on during the gala, thus ushering the School of Economics into the future.
Other events during the year include the Economics Afternoon at The Science Forum on 13 January, the Studia Economica public lecture on 3 March and the Ceremonial Conferment of Master’s and Doctoral Degrees on 19-21 March.
- The School of Economics slogan for the anniversary year is ‘On the Move!’. This phrase expresses confidence and a positive outlook regarding the future as well as activeness in building a better world. The School of Economics has been closely connected to Finnish society and business life from its inception, and has been a part of societal development throughout its 100-year history,” says Project Manager Mirja Komulainen.
- As a part of Aalto University, the School of Economics wants to be a leader in this changing world. The anniversary year will highlight economic competence and its importance,” Komulainen says in conclusion.
Text: Tiina Jakobsson
For further information:
Mirja Komulainen, Project Manager, Centenary Anniversary,
School of Economics, tel +358 40 353 8337