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Freeman awards more than 700 diplomas at graduation ceremonies

- Summer 2017 -

The A. B. Freeman School of Business awarded more than 700 diplomas at its 2017 graduation ceremonies, representing over a quarter of all degrees awarded this year by Tulane University.

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EMBA alum wins top prize at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

- Summer 2017 -

It takes approximately nine minutes for an ambulance to reach the scene of a medical emergency, but Ben Swig (PHTM ’09, MBA ’16) has an idea that will cut that time to just five minutes. For that idea, Swig took home the grand prize during The Big Idea competition at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.

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Alumnus opens Brooklyn restaurant with celebrity chef

- Summer 2017 -

Bringing flavorful, Nashville-inspired fare to Brooklyn, New York, Freeman School alumnus Evan Darnell (BSM ’98) teamed up with chef Carla Hall, a fan favorite on Bravo’s reality cooking competition show “Top Chef ” and co-host of ABC’s “The Chew,” to open Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen earlier this year.

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Tulane alums lead Silicon Bayou 100

- Summer 2017 -

Silicon Bayou News published its annual list of the most influential and active people in tech and entrepreneurship in Louisiana, and once again Tulane University and the A. B. Freeman School of Business were well represented. The 2016 Silicon Bayou 100 includes at least 30 honorees with connections to Tulane or the Freeman School.

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Darwin C. Fenner

- Summer 2017 -

Darwin C. Fenner (BBA ’54, MBA ’69), a longtime Tulane supporter whose gift to the Freeman School helped establish the Darwin S. Fenner Student Managed Fund, passed away in January 2017 at the age of 84.

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Class Notes: Summer 2017

- Summer 2017 -

Matt Schwartz (BSM ’99) received the 2017 T.G. Solomon Award for Entrepreneurship and Civic Engagement. The award is presented annually by the Times-Picayune and the Solomon family to honor New Orleans entrepreneurs who have emerged as impactful civic leaders.

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Emeritus Club Honors Stanley Motta with Lifetime Achievement Award

- Summer 2017 -

The Emeritus Club of Tulane University recently honored Stanley Motta (BBA ’67), chairman of Copa Holdings, the parent company of Copa Airlines, with its Lifetime Achievement of the Emeritus Class Award for the Class of 1967.

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My Brilliant Career: Striking It Rich

- Summer 2017 -

Justin Amick (BSM ’04) is co-founder of the Painted Pin, a boutique bar, bowling and entertainment venue that in the last three years has become one of Atlanta’s most popular nightspots.

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The Spirit of New Orleans

- Fall 2016 -

As the A. B. Freeman School of Business begins the 2016–17 academic year, I am proud to introduce myself as the new president of the Tulane Association of Business Alumni (TABA).

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Hertz named chair-elect of Board of Tulane

- Fall 2016 -

Atlanta businessman and nonprofit leader Douglas Hertz (A&S ’74, MBA ’76) has been named chair-elect of the Board of Tulane, the university’s main governing body. His three-year term as chairman will begin July 1, 2017.

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