Tagged: veteran

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MARINE REFLECTION ON WEEKEND MBA

Submitted by MAJ Paul Lowman (Marines), second semester student in the Weekend Executive MBA program and one of Goizueta’s Fort Benning Fellows. Fall 2016 was a real eye-opener.  The WEMBA program has the same number of class hours and academic requirements as other programs so the learning curve is steep and the nights of studying are long.  The truth is, I wouldn’t have it any other way!  This is a great challenge, but thankfully, there are fellow vets, students, and the phenomenal staff and faculty at GBS to overcome all that is placed in your path.  In all seriousness,...

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VETERAN FIRST SEMESTER REFLECTION

Submitted by Sacha Silvana (Army), first-year student in the Two Year MBA program This fall at Goizueta I had the opportunity to participate in a wide array of activities.  One of the main highlights for me was getting to know my high caliber classmates.  The class sizes are relatively small, which allows you to really bond with your classmates.  Not only do you get to know them personally, but you learn many new skills from working closely with them.  Goizueta does an outstanding job at creating a class of accomplished individuals from a variety of backgrounds.  Pertaining to academics, a...

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Goizueta designated as military-friend school

GI Jobs/Victory Media has awarded the Goizueta Business School with their 2017 Military Friendly Schools designation. This is the fifth year in a row that Goizueta has been recognized with this award. We have also been selected as a Top Ten Graduate School for military veterans. Rankings are based on services available to students, funding provided, and student success outcomes. The faculty, staff and students at Goizueta are pleased to receive this designation in recognition of the priority we put on veteran student success. We remain committed to the recruitment of strong military-affiliated applicants to our five MBA formats. For the...

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LTG KEEN SPEAKS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS

Submitted by Grant McGarry (Army), current student in the Weekend Executive MBA program. This fall I attended the Hope Awards Dinner on November 3rd at the Fox Theatre’s Egyptian Ballroom with some of Emory’s veteran MBA cohort.  The event supported veterans and their families to end homelessness in Atlanta. Retired Lieutenant General Ken Keen delivered a passionate call-to-action to End Homelessness in Atlanta.  Furthermore, there were a lot of people representing Atlanta’s real estate companies and as a result of everyone’s contributions the dinner raised $390,000. The money will be used to provide services to countless veterans and their loved...