Nearly 400 Broad College of Business students will receive their diplomas at commencement ceremonies held December 13–14 at Michigan State University’s Jack Breslin Student Events Center.
On Friday, December 13, 94 Broad College advanced degree students will receive their diplomas from the following programs:
- Doctorate in Accounting: 1
- Doctorate in Operations and Sourcing Management: 2
- Master of Business Administration: 1
- MS in Accounting: 31
- MS in Business Analytics: 8
- MS in Finance: 10
- MS in Hospitality Business Management: 2
- MS in Marketing Research: 28
- MS in Supply Chain Management: 11
Mary Sue Coleman, president of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, will speak at the advanced degree ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Coleman has been named one of the nation’s “10 best college presidents” by Time magazine. She will be given an honorary doctorate of laws at the graduation ceremony.
The undergraduate commencement ceremony will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, with 292 receiving degrees in the following programs:
- Accounting: 61
- Finance: 63
- General Management: 15
- Hospitality Business: 55
- Human Resource Management: 4
- Marketing: 24
- Supply Chain Management: 70
James Hackett, CEO of Steelcase Inc., will give the commencement address at the Broad College undergraduate ceremony. Hackett supervises all operations of Steelcase Inc., including domestic and international operations. He will receive an honorary doctorate of humanities at the ceremony.
Prior to commencement ceremonies, two Broad students were recognized with Board of Trustees’ Awards for having the highest grade point average at the close of their last semester at MSU. Evan Pennisi, an accounting major, and Zachary Reed, a finance major, both earned a 4.0 grade point average.