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From the Banks

June 2023 Alumni Updates

From the Banks

June 2023 Alumni Updates

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Alumnus Brent Woodford gives $550,000 to support Broad faculty and students

The estate gift from Woodford (B.A. Accounting ’84), executive vice president, controllership, financial planning and tax at the Walt Disney Company, will help support students and retain outstanding faculty to expand opportunities in financial reporting and accounting at the Broad College.

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Through USDA grant, MSU experts will build resilient food systems from seed to table

Interim Dean Judith Whipple is part of an MSU-led team that received a $10 million grant from the United States Department of Agriculture. Hear about her role in this project and how she’s bringing her supply chain expertise to help strengthen agrifood systems.

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MSU Student Venture Capital Fund announces 2023 investments in Michigan startups

Cross-campus collaboration and hands-on learning translate to real-world investment for five local companies.

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Kara Tripi

EMBA blog post: Building LGBTQ+ visibility and inclusivity into the Broad Executive MBA

Kara Tripi, assistant director of MSU’s EMBA program, offers ways to support the LGBTQ+ community in higher education.

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Broad Connect, Broad College of Business, Michigan State University

The official online community of Spartan business leaders

When you join Broad Connect, you can give back by serving as a resource to current students through networking and sharing your professional experiences. You’ll also connect with Broad College alumni to gain their insight as you navigate your own career. Broad Connect supports current students and alumni as they work together to empower the next generation of business leaders. Don’t wait — join today!

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Be inspired by fellow alumni...

Ryan Sullivan speaks to students seated in a tiered classroom

Pung speaker: How will you measure your life?

Alumnus Ryan Sullivan (B.A. Finance ’05), former CEO of Xenith and a personal investor, spoke to Full-Time MBA students in the Pung Speaker Series audience to share some of his most valuable lessons and show what it means to live with intention.

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Jason Murray

The fast track: Double major in three years, vice president at 29

Jason Murray (B.A. Human Resource Management ’14) was featured in the Spring 2023 issue of Spartan magazine about how it all connected for him at RailPros.

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Kara Peters

Broad alumna aims for impact at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

With a passion for education and HR, Kara Peters (MBA ’16) is helping the Gates Foundation deliver on its mission to save and transform lives.

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The Minskoff Pavilion, as viewed from the Secchia Lawn, with a bright, clear blue sky and vibrant green trees in summer 2022

Two Broad MBA teams win at International Business Ethics and Sustainability Case Competition

Focused on the well-being of the world’s future, the winning teams impressed the judges with their innovative ideas.

Victory for MSU
Peter Estefan

Supply chain management student recognized with Richter scholarship

Rising senior Peter Estefan is one of six students nationwide to earn this prestigious scholarship in 2023.

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Members of the winning team hold oversized letters spelling YHS

Hospitality business junior a member of winning team at global summit

Olivia Cannella represented MSU at the influential Young Hospitality Summit in Switzerland and earned first place.

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Broad Spartans win at 25th annual University Undergrad Research & Arts Forum

Three research projects presented by Broad undergraduate students won first-place prizes at the 2023 all-MSU event.

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Rajat Srivastava, Poets&Quants MBA Best & Brightest Class of 2023

MBA Class of 2023 student recognized as one of Poets & Quants’ Best & Brightest

Rajat Srivastava, in the Full-Time MBA Class of 2023, was named to this year’s competitive list of Best & Brightest MBA students.

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Tune in to the Broad Matters podcast...

Members of the International Advisory Board pose with Sparty and Interim Dean Judith Whipple

For the finale of #BroadMatters Season 6, hear from William Horton-Anderson, assistant director of the Full-Time MBA Program, and Scot Wright, the college's DEI program manager. With host Ken Szymusiak, they each discuss their work to involve diverse perspectives, promote inclusion and ensure equity across the college.

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