Focusing on Job One

- Winter 2020 -

For this year’s State of the School Homecoming talk, I highlighted our dramatic growth, the exceptional quality of our students and the innovative new programs we’ve introduced in the last several years, but the topic everyone in attendance was most interested in — and it wasn’t even close — was jobs.

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Freeman Releases First Report Benchmarking New Orleans Startup Activity

- Winter 2020 -

Tulane University’s A. B. Freeman School of Business recently released the results of the 2019 Greater New Orleans Startup Report, the first comprehensive overview of the region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

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Business Analytics Students Team Up With New Orleans Pelicans

- Winter 2020 -

With a string of victories after a slow start and No. 1 draft pick Zion Williamson dazzling fans in his rookie debut, the NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans are starting to fly, but will that buzz translate into ticket sales?

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Freeman Earns AACSB Re-Accreditation

- Winter 2020 -

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the leading accrediting body for university business education, has extended the accreditation of the A. B. Freeman School of Business for another five years.

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Atlanta Fed Chief Tells Business Forum He Doesn’t Expect Recession

- Winter 2020 -

August’s yield curve inversion was yet another sign that the U.S. could be headed for a recession, but in remarks at the 2019 Tulane Business Forum, the president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta said he remains confident in the strength of the economy.

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The Conversion of St. Vincent

- Winter 2020 -

In January, Freeman students visited the former St. Vincent’s Guest House on Magazine Street to learn more about a developer’s plan to turn the historic property into a boutique hotel.

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Southern Hospitality

- Winter 2020 -

In October, Freeman students and faculty traveled to Atlanta to meet and learn from some of the top names in hospitality. The trip was part of the concentration/specialization in entrepreneurial hospitality, a new focus area that emphasizes the customer experience as a means of creating a competitive advantage.

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Freeman Adds 12 to Faculty for 2019-20

- Winter 2020 -

The Freeman School is pleased to announce the appointment of 12 new faculty members for the 2019-20 academic year. The appointments include 10 tenure-track assistant professors and two professors of practice.

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Initial Headliners Announced for 12th Annual New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

- Winter 2020 -

Heading up to its 12th year, New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), co-produced by the Freeman School and The Idea Village, has announced its initial lineup of speakers

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Yest Named Inaugural Recipient of Peter Ricchiuti Professorship

- Winter 2020 -

Senior Professor of Practice Myke Yest was recently named the inaugural Peter Ricchiuti Professor, a fitting tribute to his zest for giving students engaged learning experiences.

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