Selected Faculty Presentations, Honors, Etc.

- Summer 2017 -

Christine Smith, professor of practice in accounting, received the Freeman School’s 2017 Excellence in Intellectual Contributions Award.

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Global Reach

- Summer 2017 -

The dean of one of Mexico’s top business schools doesn’t mince words. “I don’t think any U.S. business school has done as much to further the development of business education in Latin America as the Freeman School,” says Mauricio Gonzalez, dean of the Northern Region for the School of Business at the Monterrey Institute of […]

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Keeping Up With Yvette Jones

- Summer 2017 -

Tulane University’s former executive vice president for university relations and development is doing what she enjoys most in her newest endeavor–helping purpose-driven enterprises grow and achieve their full potential.

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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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