This Fall 2012, the Executive MBA Program graduated its first Executive MBA December
Class under the new, 17-month format. The 17 graduates represented various industries
and companies, both domestic and international. In celebrating this achievement,
a graduation celebration was held in the Louis XVI Ballroom located inside the Peabody
Hotel. This celebration included EMBA students and their guests, and faculty and
staff of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics Executive MBA Program.
During this celebration, two students were honored with the Dean’s Award, which recognizes
students who have achieved academic excellence and outstanding academic performance
by earning a GPA of 4.0. These students were Ms. Christine Lovett, Account Manager with Sonoco Products Company, and Mr. Jim Horsey, District Business Manager – West Tennessee with Pfizer, Inc. The two recipients of this prestigious award are shown above with Dr. Rajiv Grover,
Dean of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics.