Tag Archives: Graduation

Happy, Sad, and Everything In Between: The End of MMS

When I finished my last official class as part of the MMS program, I was so happy. I found myself in a favorable position — gainfully employed, graduating with a master’s degree, and with a newfound set of friendships that … Continue reading

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Fuqua Network Still Strong After Graduation

I truly loved being a part of Fuqua during my year in the MMS program. Aside from the academic and career-oriented aspects of it, you really feel like you’re in a close-knit family. So when we graduated, you can imagine … Continue reading

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First Month At My Dream Job

I mentioned in previous posts that I’d be working for Wells Fargo in Charlotte. While I was greatly looking forward to that position, my circumstances changed, and it was in my best interest to take another opportunity. The day after … Continue reading

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A Gift to Fuqua

It feels great to have made it through the MMS program, and finally join another wonderful alumni network. Watching everyone file past in their robes during graduation made me extremely proud of my classmates and what we’ve accomplished in the … Continue reading

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Champions of Change

Classmate’s Graduation Speech Focused on our Transformation into Leaders As Juliana Taylor approached the podium at graduation, we all waited with intense anticipation. We had the opportunity to select a class speaker for our commencement ceremony, and we believed Juliana … Continue reading

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Celebrations & Reflections

Fuqua sponsored our end-of-the-year banquet just over a week ago at one of Durham’s best Italian restaurants, Piazza Italia. The event provided an opportunity to celebrate each other and our accomplishments. It was also a great way to socialize as … Continue reading

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Some Final Fuqua Events

During the last few weeks of the MMS program, there were many events to celebrate and embrace how far we’ve come, as well as give back to the community. One of our final events was Fuqua Friday. Fuqua Friday is … Continue reading

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Looking Back, While Looking Forward

As I Walk Away from MMS, I See That I’ve Gained A Lot How quickly things change! Just a few weeks ago I was anxiously shooting my resume out to companies, hoping to make plans for after graduation. Now, I … Continue reading

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10-Month Marathon

I started the MMS program in July of last year, and now, graduation is around the corner. In the 10-month program, I’ve covered quantitative analysis, accounting, business communication, marketing, strategy, finance, decision analysis and operations. It’s been a steep learning … Continue reading

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Spring Social

Earlier this year, the MMS Black Student Association had the opportunity to host a mixer with our MBA counterparts, The Black & Latino MBA Organization (BLMBAO). The event was a great opportunity to network and interact with the MBA’s as … Continue reading

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