Goizueta in the News: Aug. 4, 2011

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Forbes: The Best Business Schools
“Business schools have come under fire in recent years for the financial crisis, while the implosion of firms like Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns robbed graduates of traditional employment landing spots.” (Goizueta ranked No. 22 on the list).

Poets & Quants: HBS Nudges Aside Stanford
“These adjustments make for some unusual results. Incoming students at No. 22 Emory’s Goizueta School of Business and No. 23 Carnegie Mellon’s Tepper School, for example, have the same $55,000 pre-MBA salaries…”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Rise in construction work a bright spot in dreary jobs report (link unavailable)
“‘In the last recession, when the tech bubble burst, we had real estate to grab onto to climb our way out,” said Tom Smith, a labor economist at the Goizueta Business School at Emory University. ‘We don’t have that this time.’”

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Metro Atlanta unemployment jumps to 10.5 percent in June
Tom Smith, a labor economist with the Goizueta Business School at Emory University, said he is usually an optimist on the economy, believing recently that things were beginning to get better with the unemployment rate stabilizing.”

The Hollywood Reporter: Industry’s Protectors of the Environment, Arts and Education
“‘Sometimes, just the idea of success can carve out your story,’ says Usher, 32, who started his New Look Foundation in 1999 to give underprivileged kids what they need most: opportunity. He would know. As a kid, the singer credits Boys & Girls Club for providing him with ‘a place to be and a reason to stay positive, because there was negativity all around.’ Now, his endeavor, founded on four leadership tenets — talent, education, career and service — has a partnership with Emory University’s MBA program…”

Bloomberg BusinessWeek: MBAs Hitting the Books
“At such schools as Carnegie Mellon University’s (Tepper Full-Time MBA Profile), the University of Southern California’s (Marshall Full-Time MBA Profile), and Emory University’s (Goizueta Full-Time MBA Profile), new MBA students are getting down to business.”

PR.com: Endeavor Continues to Expand Management Team with Appointment of Two Senior Resources to Critical Leadership Roles in Operations
“[Patrick] Kinsella holds a B.S. in Operations Research & Industrial Engineering from Cornell University and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Emory University Goizueta Business School.”

PRNewswire: Agilysys Promotes Tina Stehle to Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
“[Tina] Stehle received an MBA from Emory University’s Goizueta School of Business in Atlanta and holds a bachelor’s degree in Education from Wilkes University in Pennsylvania.”