Alumni News

New scholarship program hopes to attract more Peace Corps volunteers to business

April 15, 2020

While business school might not be the first thing most Peace Corps alumni think of following their service, a new scholarship program makes pursuing a business degree more accessible to Peace Corps volunteers than ever before.

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Megan Guy named executive director of Executive Education

January 07, 2020
Megan Guy, professor of practice in business and legal studies, has been appointed as the Freeman School's new executive director of Executive and Professional Education.
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Yest named inaugural recipient of the Peter Ricchiuti Professorship

December 12, 2019
Senior Professor of Practice Myke Yest was recently named the inaugural Peter Ricchiuti Professor, a fitting tribute to his zest for giving students real-life learning experiences. Yest developed both of the Aaron Selber Jr. Courses in Alternative Investments.
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Alumnus delivers TEDx talk on servant leadership

December 05, 2019
Edward Crawford (MBA ’09), co-founder and president of Coltala Holdings and member of the Business School Council, recently delivered a TEDx talk at Wiley College on the role of service in business and life.
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Freeman community comes together for Wave '19

November 05, 2019
Freeman School alumni, parents and friends returned to campus in November for a weekend of food, fun, friendship and football. The occasion was Wave ’19, Tulane’s annual celebration that combines homecoming, class reunions and family weekend.
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Alumna's business celebrates one of NOLA's greatest resources

September 30, 2019
Collin Ferguson (BSM ’04) considers the arts community to be the greatest natural resource that New Orleans possesses. Ferguson’s company, Where Y’Art, is dedicated to promoting the work of local artists and building a stronger, more expansive New Orleans.
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Lepage Center announces 2019-20 Innovators-in-Residence

September 24, 2019
The Albert Lepage Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Tulane University's A. B. Freeman School of Business has announced a new cohort of executives, investors and entrepreneurs to serve as 2019-20 Innovators-in-Residence.
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Freeman 50 announces newest members

September 09, 2019
Established in 2008 to help strengthen the Freeman MBA brand, the Freeman 50 works to support the school in three key areas: admissions, placement and development.
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Alumnus earns 2018 AICPA Elijah Watt Sells Award

April 25, 2019
Anthony Salazer (BSM/MACCT '18) has been named a 2018 recipient of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ Elijah Watt Sells Award, which recognizes the year's top performers on the Uniform CPA Examination.
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Internet pioneers highlight NOEW 2019

April 03, 2019
Netscape Communications Corp. founder Jim Clark and CEO Jim Barksdale shared their recollections of the company's meteoric rise in a special keynote talk hosted by New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.

New Orleans startup aims to minimize hospital wait times

March 12, 2019

Every year, hospitals around the country lose out on millions of dollars in Medicare reimbursements due to low patient satisfaction scores. DOCPACE, a New Orleans startup founded by native Shelby Sanderford, might just be the solution.

Pierre Conner to lead Tulane Energy Institute

February 25, 2019

The A. B. Freeman School of Business has named Pierre E. Conner III, a senior energy and finance executive with more than 40 years’ experience in the oil and gas industry, to lead the Tulane Energy Institute.