Goizueta in the News: March 3, 2011

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Diversity/Careers: MBEs in technology show resiliency & business smarts
“President and CEO Kanchana Raman [MBA alum] founded Avion Systems, Inc (Atlanta, GA), her global telecom and technology consulting company, in 1996.’”

PR-GB.com:Brett Chepenik- A Passionate Fitness Trainer
“Brett Chepenik [graduate of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School] is a renowned fitness trainer who is the president and founder of Timed Exercise. This is an innovative exercise program that has been designed to improve the fitness of any committed individual in less than 30 minutes a day.”

Yahoo! News: Union Bank Expands Consumer Lending Group with Three Key New Hires Union Bank
“N.A. today announced that account manager Mark Angel, and account executives Leigh Konopka, and Adam Liebross [Goizueta alum] have joined the residential wholesale team for the bank’s Consumer Lending group. Union Bank’s Consumer Lending group originates and services the bank’s loans to consumers, which includes residential mortgages.”

My Fox Atlanta: High Gas Prices Hitting Small Businesses
One group especially hard hit by rising gas prices are small business owners. As the price of gas goes up at the pump, small businesses especially ones that do deliveries, are watching closely.”

FM Link: LEED© for Existing Buildings
“Emory University identified and solved a building problem through the course of meeting LEED-EB requirements. An undersized intake and control system problem was allowing heating and cooling systems to operate simultaneously in the Goizueta Business School Building.”

The Emory Wheel: RHA Recognizes Eight Professors for Their Teaching Skills with Crystal Apple Awards
“The Residence Hall Association (RHA) awarded eight Emory professors for their commitment to excellence in teaching at the 12th annual Crystal Apple Awards on Monday.”

My Fox Atlanta: Mideast Crisis Fuels Higher Gas Prices
“Dr. Raymond hill teaches economics and finance at Emory. He says prices are now reacting to fear of what could happen in oil producing countries – like Libya.”

The Republic: Experts on U.S.-India relations gather at Emory University in Atlanta for summit
“Emory University is hosting a national summit on India, featuring the Indian Ambassador to the United States.”

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