Graduate Profiles

A Global Perspective: An MBA@UNC Student in Hong Kong

When Lauren Abraham was offered a management position at TransPerfect Translations International, she had 48 hours to decide whether or not she would accept the offer. While she was eager to move into such a role, the job would require her to uproot her life and move to Hong Kong. Through MBA@UNC, Abraham was able to accept this new opportunity and pursue an MBA from Kenan-Flagler from across the world.

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How a Recruiter Became a Leader: One MBA@UNC Student’s Journey

“My experience at MBA@UNC helped me to stretch that out and analyze what’s going on across different teams. Not only am I able to run the talent team and handle our recruitment leads, but I’m also able to contribute ideas to our CEO.” -Jonathan Howard, recent graduate

MBA@UNC April Graduation

Graduation Day for MBA@UNC: April 2014

UNC Kenan-Flagler graduates 60 students from its online MBA program, MBA@UNC, on April 5, 2014.


MBA@UNC Graduate: Daniel Hager

“When UNC Kenan-Flagler set out to create the MBA@UNC program, they took their mission seriously,” says Daniel Hager. “They demonstrated a real commitment to doing everything they can to make …

Brian Edwards

MBA@UNC Graduate: Brian Edwards

Brian Edwards, 34, had co-authored two patents for metallic materials by the time he was 26, working as an engineer in the U.S. Army. Back then, he had no plans …

Mike Orazi

MBA@UNC Graduate: Mike Orazi

“MBA@UNC provided me the chance to continue doing a job I enjoy — and gain the diverse business skill set I was looking for,” says Mike Orazi, a senior strategy …

Julie Goodliffe

MBA@UNC Graduate: Dr. Julie Goodliffe

Dr. Julie Goodliffe was a professor at UNC Charlotte when she started the MBA@UNC program. Having enjoyed a successful academic research career in molecular genetics, she realized that she had …

Brian McGrath

MBA@UNC Graduate: Brian McGrath

“When I was in consulting, the path forward was very clear,” says Brian McGrath. “It’s an up-and-out model. When I switched to a different industry, I realized that if you …

MBA@UNC Graduate: D’Andre Payne

“Being in R&D, I’m always looking to try to new things,” says D’Andre Payne. “That’s how I felt about MBA@UNC. I thought, let’s see how this new program works …

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MBA@UNC Graduate: Marc Calabrese

“MBA@UNC helped me see both sides of the coin,” says Marc Calabrese, a software engineer and research scientist at Lockheed Martin. “I learned to think, not only about the coolest …

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