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Top Graduating MBAs and Favorite Professors Honored in Awards Ceremony

May 06, 2014
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Pictured: Full-Time MBA Leadership Award winners Rodolfo Eduardo Hernandez (left) and Kristi Ann Mooti Persad (right), with School of Business dean Gene Anderson.

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The best among the School’s MBA classes of 2014 along with their favorite professors have been honored as part of an annual MBA awards program. Awards were presented to outstanding faculty and the top graduates in the Full-Time MBA, Professional MBA, and Global Executive MBA programs in a ceremony leading to their graduation on May 6. School administrators and staff joined the students, their families and friends to celebrate their accomplishments and to honor the top students with awards from their peers. 

Leadership Awards were presented to one student from each of the graduating cohorts. The awards recognize students who demonstrate strong initiative, commitment, passion and leadership among their peers.

The Full-Time MBA awards were presented to Rodolfo Eduardo Hernandez and Kristi Ann Mooti Persad. Christopher Robert McDonald won the Leadership Award in the Professional MBA class that graduates in June. And Abraham Cherem won the award in the graduating Global Executive MBA class.

Tallys Yunes (left), associate professor of management science, was given the Excellence in Teaching - Best Course Award.

Students also honored the professors with Excellence in Teaching awards. The Full-Time MBA students awarded the Best Core Course award to associate professor of management science, Tallys Yunes. The Best Elective Course award went to Eric Kriss. The Global Executive MBA class honored management science lecturer Alejandro Bazan with the Excellence in Teaching award.

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