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April 2014 Newsletter

Scheller College Welcomes New Dean

Maryam Alavi, Ph.D., current interim dean of Emory University’s Goizueta Business School, has accepted Georgia Tech’s offer to serve as the next dean of the Scheller College of Business. Her appointment will begin July 1.

As an expert in information technology innovations and strategic applications, Alavi is the John and Lucy Cook Chair in Information Strategy at Emory.

During her tenure at the Goizueta Business School, she has served in multiple leadership positions, provided strategic direction for several academic programs, and assembled a world-class faculty with a leading-edge research and teaching portfolio.

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Researchers Find Social Media Able to Predict Stock Returns


Scheller College Honors Excellent Faculty, Students and Staff


Georgia Tech Jumps Four Spots in Bloomberg Businessweek Undergrad Rankings


Scheller College MBA Programs Rank High in U.S. News


For Free or Not For Free: Scheller Professors Examine Various Software Business Models

Top Leaders in Their Fields to Discuss Sustainability at Scheller’s May 1 Event

Major corporate executives and other thought leaders on the environment will converge at Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business at 4 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, to discuss “The Sustainability Advantage: The Art and Science of Creating Sustainable Value.”

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Undergraduate Profile: Technology & Management Program Preparing Elana Burton for Success

Elana Burton of Peachtree City, Georgia, says she was originally “dead set” on attending college out of state. “But the more I learned about Scheller College of Business, the more I fell in love with it,” says the junior business administration major, who was also accepted at universities including Harvard and Notre Dame.

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Alumni Profile: Art Brannen Explains the Power of “Yes”

One of the best pieces of advice Art Brannen ever heard went like this: "When someone asks you to do something, and you're not sure if you should do it because you have so many demands already, say 'Yes' anyway," he advises.

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Alumni Profile: Home Depot’s Kelly Barrett a Dedicated Booster of Georgia Tech

When it comes to naming her favorite colors, Kelly Barrett is divided. On weekends – especially during football season – she favors Georgia Tech's white and gold. But during the week, orange is her color of choice. "Orange is the color of money!" she says, laughing. A 1986 industrial management graduate of Georgia Tech, Barrett is vice president of internal audit and corporate compliance for The Home Depot at its Atlanta headquarters.

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