“Everything is coming right after the other,” said Dominique. “Students should be using the break to take a breather and spend time with family, but because of the tightness of this year’s fall calendar, we’re basically forced to study and work on homework throughout the break.”
“I believe naming gifts really set the basis for a legacy that will last in perpetuity,” President Julio Frank said in a statement. “The Herberts are associating their name and legacy with the future of the Business School.”
“There’s something nice about being able to write, cross-out and annotate on paper,” Rodriguez said.
Ellen Venzer, the University of Miami’s judge-in-residence will be hosting a “Dinner & Dialogues” event.
“When I say I go to UM, people reply, ‘Oh I thought about applying there, but I didn’t even bother because of how expensive it is,’” Locke said.
“It gives students a lot of flexibility,” said Manuel Sicre, a full time lecturer at the Miami Business School who was among the first faculty members to start teaching online courses at UM. “All they need is a computer and an internet connection, and they can participate.”
Participants will hear admissions directors, faculty and students from business schools speak about the opportunities and advantages that come along with having a Ph.D. in business.
Eltouzkhy expressed gratitude at achieving tenure, a key career milestone for most academics. Being a member of a unique team of faculty and students working on improving people’s education, psychological and physical wellbeing is the most rewarding part of his career.
Currently, there are 400 people registered for the event, comprised of students, alumni, community members, business leaders and faculty.