Yes, it could be, said technology leaders at the annual Tulane Business Forum that was presented by the Tulane Association of Business Alumni in September. Among the participants at the forum were representatives of DXC Technology, which is bringing its new Digital Technology Center to New Orleans along with 2,000 tech jobs over the next six years. Part of the appeal of New Orleans is its universities, said the tech experts.https://tulane.it/business-forum-2018
The School of Architecture and the A. B. Freeman School of Business have initiated a double-track master’s degree program leading to a Master of Sustainable Real Estate Development and a Master of Business Administration. The A. B. Freeman School of Business’ new one-year Master of Business Analytics program provides students with the skills to transform large, complex data sets into the clear information managers need to make business decisions. The School of Social Work has a new online Master of Social Work program.
Peter Ricchiuti, a longtime A. B. Freeman School of Business professor, is the first recipient of the Tulane Alumni Association award that recognizes a distinguished faculty member who continually engages alumni with the university. http://tulane.it/alumni-faculty-award-Ricchiuti
In January, the A. B. Freeman School of Business began offering classes in downtown New Orleans at the Stewart Center CBD, located at the corner of Howard Avenue and Carondelet Street. The 21,000-square-foot space houses the Stewart Center for Executive Education, which includes Freeman’s executive MBA program and custom, non-degree programs for professionals, the Goldring Institute for International Business and a newly launched program in Entrepreneurial Hospitality. tulane.it/Stewart-center-cbd
Tulane’s A. B. Freeman School of Business and the School of Liberal Arts are the beneficiaries of a new $3.5 million gift from Carole B. (NC ’65) and Kenneth J. Boudreaux (B ’67).
Burkenroad Reports, the student equity research program founded by Peter Ricchiuti, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. The nation’s first such program, Burkenroad Reports has developed into one of the jewels of the A. B. Freeman School of Business.