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Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

April 14, 2022

The Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing academic excellence in the study of business, welcomed its newest members on April 13, 2022.

Josh Asarnow (BSM '22) and Sen. Bill Cassidy

Student parlays guest lecture into congressional internship

February 14, 2022

Josh Asarnow (BSM ’22) turned a guest lecture by U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy into an internship in Cassidy’s state headquarters office in Baton Rouge.

Matt Friedman and Sofia Viscuso

Student startup wins top prize at 2021 Impact Challenge

December 01, 2021

Rize, a Freeman-based startup founded to expand access to professional development and internship opportunities for students, took home first place and the grand prize of $15,000 in seed funding at the 2021 Impact Challenge, an annual pitch competition for undergraduate social entrepreneurs.

Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

November 22, 2021

The Tulane chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing academic excellence in the study of business, welcomed its newest members on Nov. 17, 2021.

Amy Wu

BSM student awarded Gilman Scholarship for study abroad

May 28, 2021

Amy Wu (BSM ’22), a Freeman School senior majoring in finance, has been awarded a prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the fall 2021 semester.

Fox Sports N.O. airs campaign inspired by students

December 10, 2014

Last year, students in a Freeman School marketing class worked with officials from Fox Sports New Orleans to help develop a marketing campaign for the network’s coverage of Louisiana high school sports. This year, Fox Sports New Orleans showcased those ideas in a series of promotional spots that aired throughout the 2014 high school football season.

The ads were written and produced by Fox Sports New Orleans’ marketing staff, but Director of Marketing Mary Hyink says the spots were based in large part on ideas the students came up with. On the creative side, the students proposed...

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Seven graduates honored with Tulane 34 Award

May 22, 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. B. Freeman School of Business were honored with the award. The Freeman School is proud to recognize the following Tulane 34 Award recipients.

Briggs Barrios (BSM ’...

2014 Student Award Winners

May 21, 2014

The following student awards were announced in conjunction with the Freeman School’s undergraduate and graduate-level diploma ceremonies, which took place on Saturday, May 17, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome following the unified commencement ceremony.

BSM Scholastic Achievement Award

Established in 1997, the BSM Scholastic Achievement Award recognizes excellence in academics and is presented to the graduate of the BSM program with the highest cumulative grade-point average. This year, three students tied for the award.

  • Hannah Hausman
  • Courtney M. Kulchin...
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Outgoing GBC president leaves legacy of progress

June 13, 2013

One night last spring, Albin Soares (MBA ’13) was working at his computer when he got a text message from one of his colleagues on the Graduate Business Council, the Freeman School’s student government organization.

“Hey, you need to calm down for the day,” the message read.

Outgoing GBC President Albin Soares (MBA '13) earned a reputation as one of the most active presidents in the organization's history.

Soares puzzled over the message for a second before realizing what it was about.

“I looked and I had sent out 74 emails that day,” laughs Soares, the outgoing...

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Freeman awards more than 700 diplomas at graduation ceremonies

May 21, 2013

Now that’s what you call an opening act.

To accommodate its growing size, the A. B. Freeman School of Business moved its diploma ceremony to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome this year, where it immediately followed the university’s spectacular unified commencement ceremony. For business graduates and their guests, the move enabled them to witness what was surely one of the most memorable graduation ceremonies in Tulane history. The Dalai Lama delivered Tulane’s commencement address this year to a rapturous response, and the ceremony also featured special musical performances from...

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Houston PMBA project about more than marketing

May 15, 2013

For almost 30 years, the Periwinkle Foundation has offered children with cancer one of the most powerful healing therapies in existence: Fun.

The Periwinkle Foundation hosts a summer camp and other programs for children with cancer. Last semester, a Houston-based class of PMBA students partnered with the foundation to develop strategies to improve marketing, development and community engagement.

The Houston-based foundation hosts an annual summer camp for children undergoing cancer treatment that enables the pint-sized patients to enjoy a week filled with all the traditional camp...

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Beta Gamma Sigma inducts newest members

April 29, 2013

The Tulane University chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society recognizing business excellence, welcomed its newest members on April 18, 2013, at a ceremony hosted by the A. B. Freeman School of Business.

Bachelor of Science in Management students Michelle Germain, Samantha Oppenheim and Walter Kissling, left to right, were among this semester's inductees into Beta Gamma Sigma, the international business honor society.

Celebrating its centennial year in 2013, Beta Gamma Sigma is recognized by the educational and corporate communities as the highest recognition...