Albers School of Business and Economics


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    Albers 13th Annual Alumni Crab Feed

    March 14, 2015 | Seattle University, Campion Ballroom

    Sponsored by the Albers School of Business and Economics Alumni Board

    The Annual Alumni Crab Feed is organized by the Albers Alumni Board to bring members of the Albers community together and to support student scholarships at Albers. There will be a lively silent auction and reception before dinner, and after our feast of crab and chicken, jazz and cocktails will follow in the jazz lounge. Table sponsorships are available for groups of all sizes. Click here for more information and registration details or follow or the Redhawk Crab on Twitter!

    Albers Business Breakfast Series

    January 29th, 7:00am-9:00am | SU Student Center, Room 160

    Presented by Networking, News, Nourishment

    Three times a year Albers brings you a healthy, three course business breakfast of networking, news, and nourishment. Our January offering this is year is a presentation on the effects of Seattle's new minimum wage law, from an academic, regional, and national point of view. Doors open at 7:00a for coffee and networking. The breakfast buffet opens at 7:30a, and the program will begin at 7:45a. After the presentation, there will be time for lively discussion, questions, and answers.

    "Seattle Minimum Wage Laws and Their Collateral Damage: Good Bye to the Marginally Qualified Worker"


     Fred Breakfast Series Speaker

    Fred DeKay

    Professor Fred DeKay worked for several years as an economic consultant providing demand forecasts for utilities before being appointed to a full time faculty position in the Albers School in 1980. He served as associate dean and acting dean from 1987 to 2000. DeKay's cross disciplinary research has been in the areas of hospitality management and economic development and appears in the Cornell HRA Quarterly, Tourism Analysis and Economic Development Journal. He is the faculty advisor for the Albers Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter and consults with local attorneys as an expert witness in economic and statistics issues and provides economic and statistical consulting services to local businesses.

    Peter Breakfast Series Speaker

    Peter Nickerson

    Peter Nickerson taught as an Economics Professor at Albers for thirteen years and has also taught at the University of Washington and in the Graduate School of Public Affairs at New York University. He has founded and run two Internet companies and owns a ten-person consulting firm in Seattle. He currently teaches Microeconomics at Albers and does research on minimum wages, wage growth in the U.S. labor market, and studies the effects of federal student loan programs on college tuition and costs.


    The registration fee is $15 and includes a hot breakfast. Parking will be available in the Murphy Garage at E. Cherry St. and 11th Ave. with access to the Student Center via sky bridge. For a map of the SU campus see:

    Please register by Friday, January 23rd. Payment may be made in advance or will be accepted at the door. If you wish to pay at the door, please register as such in advance, so we can ensure adequate seating.

    For additional information, please contact Rob Bourke at 206-296-2277 or

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