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Shaping New Legacies

- Summer 2014 -
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Along McAlister Place, there’s a palpable feeling that something exciting is happening. Part of the reason is the wave of outstanding new students that just washed upon the quad, but this feeling is about something more than just the start of a new school year.

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Social network for B-school alums debuts

- Summer 2014 -
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Fith more than 250 million users worldwide, LinkedIn is the world’s leading business networking website, but up until now it’s been difficult for Freeman alumni to use LinkedIn to connect and communicate with fellow alumni. That changed in March with the introduction of Freeman Connect. The new site, developed in partnership with Graduway, a London-based […]

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More than 700 receive diplomas at graduation ceremonies

- Summer 2014 -
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On June 5, 1918, in a ceremony at the French Opera House in New Orleans, Tulane University’s College of Commerce and Business Administration awarded degrees to its first graduating class. There was one graduate. When the A. B. Freeman School of Business awarded degrees to the graduating class of 2014, it was a very different […]

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Ethics focus inspires job search

- Summer 2014 -
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Before graduating this spring, Kelly Doucette (MACCT ’14) had a few ideas about the kind of company she wanted to work for. Doucette’s time at the Freeman School taught her that when ethical challenges arise in the workplace, culture greatly influences how a company confronts those challenges. Finding her fit at a firm with a […]

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Energy scholarship honors visionary businessman

- Summer 2014 -
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There are traits all great business schools, including the A. B. Freeman School of Business, aim to foster among promising, young students. Unwavering integrity. An ability to turn ideas into reality. A tireless drive to succeed. Andrew Makk (BSM ’92) embodied all of these qualities. He was always the kid with a business idea. He […]

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Networking leads to real estate start up

- Summer 2014 -
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For Cullan Maumus (MBA ’13), networking is serious business. And it has delivered his best ROI to date: the opportunity to be project manager and executive team member of the New Orleans Redevelopment Fund (NORF), a startup that tackles blight and renovates properties to answer the city’s growing demand for quality housing. Maumus met his […]

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Seven Graduates Honored with Tulane 34 Award

- Summer 2014 -

The Tulane 34 Award is among the most coveted university-wide honors bestowed upon graduating students. Named for the year Tulane University was founded, the award recognizes 34 students from across the university who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate lives by demonstrating exemplary leadership, service and academic excellence. This year, seven graduates of the A. […]

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My Brilliant Career: Back To School

- Summer 2014 -
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When Wall y Boston (MBA ’78 ) became president and CEO of American Public University System in 2004, he realized it was time to go back to school.

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Class Notes: Summer 2014

- Summer 2014 -

1970s Jack Laborde (E ’71, MBA ’73) reigned as Rex, king of New Orleans Carnival, in 2014. Laborde is president of All Aboard Development Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production company, and chairman of Gulf Island Fabrication Inc., a manufacturer of offshore drilling and production platforms. 1980s John P. Babcock (BSM ’80) has […]

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In Memoriam: Summer 2014

- Summer 2014 -

Arnold J. Levy (BBA ’41) Lewis C. Bryan (BBA ’42) Earl B. Philips (’42) Randolph B. Robert (BBA ’42) Charles S. Bell (BBA ’43) Helen Pool Chalstrom (BBA ’43) Ashton S. Junker (BBA ’43) Wilmore P. Cox Jr. (’44) Dorothy J. Darby (BBA ’44) Floyd W. Lewis (BBA ’45, L ’49) Blanc A. Parker (BBA […]

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