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News from TABA

- Summer 2018 -
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The 39th annual Tulane Business Forum will take place on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. TABA’s signature event has grown to become the largest half-day general business conference of its kind in the Greater New Orleans area, attracting more than 750 business professionals representing over 200 companies.

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50-Year Reunion Class Presents Gift

- Summer 2018 -
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Members of the MBA class of 1967 presented the combined gifts from 2017’s reunion
classes to Freeman School Dean Ira Solomon at the Graduate Alumni Reunion Party.

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Freeman School celebrates largest graduation class in history

- Summer 2018 -
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On May 18, 2018 — nearly 100 years to the day after its inaugural graduation ceremony — the A. B. Freeman School of Business awarded diplomas to the largest graduating class in school history.

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Class Notes: Summer 2018

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Pamela Whitten (BSM ’85) has been named president of Kennesaw State University, the third-largest university in Georgia and one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country.

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In Memoriam: Summer 2018

- Summer 2018 -

Phyllis Derbes Eagan (BBA ’41)
William E. Kellner Sr. (’43)
C.J. Grayson Jr. (BBA ’44)
Arnold L. Levy (’44)
John F. Savage (’44)

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My Brilliant Career: Betting Big on Hollywood South

- Summer 2018 -
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Film producer Scott Niemeyer (BSM ’87) helped create some of the biggest hits in Hollywood. Now the Louisiana native is hoping to bring more of that business back home with a new project that could cement the state’s reputation as Hollywood South.

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Freeman awards more than 700 diplomas at graduation ceremonies

- Summer 2017 -
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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 -
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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 -
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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 -
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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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