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#ICYMI: MetroMBA Trends – 01.02.16

#ICYMI: Metro MBA Trends

Welcome back to our weekly series, #ICYMI: MetroMBA Trends, where we round-up the hottest posts from the past week (in case you missed them). So, without further ado, here are the top 5 posts:

TSU President Stepping Down at the End of the Year

John M. Rudley, the TSU president, recently announced that he will be stepping down at the end of this school year. Leading the school for eight-and-a-half years, Rudley has been an integral leader, guiding the school through hardship, inspiring new leadership, and creating new academic opportunities such as the executive MBA program at Texas Southern University’s  Jesse H. Jones School of Business.

Seattle University Helps Foster Kids Gain a College Education

Seattle University helps foster kids get a college degree. For the last ten years, Seattle University’s Fostering Scholars scholarship program—one of the most comprehensive programs of its kind in the country—has helped foster students attend university. Even more incredible, it has a retention rate of about 80 percent—about the same rate as all students at the school. It’s a remarkable number considering only half of all foster kids graduate high school, only 10 percent go to college, and only 3 percent graduate.

Wharton Professor Explores Importance of Workplace Culture

Adam Grant, professor of management and psychology at the Wharton School of Business, recently wrote an op-ed piece in the New York Times entitled, “The One Question You Should Ask About Every Job.”

UC Davis Graduate School of Management Alum Earns Cybersecurity Innovation Award

Malcolm Harkins, a 1992 MBA graduate of UC Davis Graduate School of Management, recently received the 2015 Security Advisor Alliance Excellence in Innovation Award from Fortune 1000 Chief Information Security Officers.

Clark Atlanta MBA Students Win Big in Business Competition

Two MBA students from the Clark Atlanta University School of Business have been named winners of the 2015 Ford Motor Company’s Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) Community Challenge.

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