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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...

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Business student named Department of Energy ambassador

February 21, 2013

Alexis Vrotsos of Aspen, Colo., a graduate student in the A. B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, has been selected to serve as a Department of Energy Student Ambassador for the 2012-13 academic year.

As an Energy Student Ambassador, Alexis Vrotsos conducts presentations and workshops at Tulane and collaborates with career services representatives and faculty members. (Photo by Ryan Rivet)

Vrotsos, who is pursuing a master of business administration and master of management in energy, serves as an on-campus resource for DOE job and internship information, providing...

Tulane MBA Project wins top prize in FCG Showcase

February 01, 2013

A team of eight Freeman School MBA students that studied the current landscape of MBA education and made recommendations to the Freeman School’s MBA Task Force took home top honors and a $500 prize at the inaugural FCG Consulting Showcase.

The Freeman Consulting Group organized the event to highlight the nine projects that FCG teams worked on during the fall 2012 semester. Each team delivered a 10-minute overview of its project and recommendations and answered questions from a panel of guest judges, who were charged with picking the top project based on the team’s understanding of...

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NFL's Smith and Atallah talk business with MBA students

January 30, 2013
New Orleans Saints starting defensive end Will Smith, standing, and NFL Players Association Assistant Executive Director for External Affairs George Atallah, seated, spoke to students about the business of the NFL in a special Super Bowl week talk. Photo by Cheryl Gerber.

Will Smith, starting defensive end of the New Orleans Saints, and George Atallah, assistant executive director of external affairs for the NFL Players Association, discussed the business side of football in a special Super Bowl week appearance at the A. B. Freeman School of Business on Tuesday (Jan. 29).

NFLPA...

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Service takes the spotlight on MBA trip to Argentina

December 10, 2012

It started out modestly, as a way to offer volunteer opportunities to students during one of their international trips, but in the last three years, public service has grown to become a focal point of the annual MBA Global Leadership trip to Argentina.

MBA students spent a day planting vegetable gardens at an orphanage in Buenos Aires as part of this year's Global Leadership trip to Argentina.

“There’s a real desire on the part of students to give something back and contribute positively to the places they visit,” says Stephen Estrada, director of professional education, who helps...