Crummer Commencement 2016

On April 30, Rollins College conferred 141 students with MBA degrees from the Crummer Graduate School of Business.

On April 30, 141 students were presented with MBA degrees from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at its annual commencement ceremony. The student body of graduates had representatives from nine countries outside of the United States, including Argentina, China, India, Turkey, and the United Kingdom.

Not only do the graduates represent geographically diverse backgrounds, they come from an array of top-tier companies, including the Walt Disney Company, U.S. Marine Corps, and Tupperware Brands.

The commencement address was delivered by Mike McKee, president and CEO of McKee Foods Corp., the manufacturer and marketer of branded sweet baked goods, cereals, and snacks, including Little Debbie, Sunbelt Bakery, and Hartland Brands.

In addition to the presentation of diplomas, business students were honored with awards for outstanding performance.

Early Advantage MBA Scholarship Award
Silvana Mass
Tunc Torosdajli

The Dr. Claudio Milman Scholarship Award
Tatsiana Sokalava

Executive MBA Scholarship Award
Monica Washington Rothbaum

John C. Myers Jr. Awards for Scholarship and Leadership
Shawn Draheim
Matthew Bengston

Professional MBA Leadership Award
Carmen Rasnick

Executive MBA Leadership Awards
Andrea Bailey Cox
Scott Lee

Financial Executives International Scholarship Award
Nathan Morgan
James Ferrell
Samuel Miles

SunTrust Distinguished Leader of Merit Award
Esther Lamarche
Tunc Torosdagli
Milita Rana

Entrepreneurial Scholars of Distinction
Francesca Agostino
Shelby Davis
Chris DeGuzman
Cassandra Gasparin
Mrinal Gupta
Dave Kumar
Julien Meyer
Georges Obolo
Monica Washington Rothbaum
Arron Solano
Tunc Torosdagli
Garren Work

Dr. Edward Moses Distinguished Finance Award
Shawn Draheim

(Photo by Scott Cook) (Photo by Scott Cook)

(Photo by Scott Cook) (Photo by Scott Cook)

(Photo by Scott Cook) (Photo by Scott Cook)

Mike McKee delivers the commencement address. (Photo by Scott Cook) Mike McKee delivers the commencement address. (Photo by Scott Cook)

Interim Provost Craig McAllaster and Crummer Dean Tom McEvoy place a hood on graduate Jonathan Carrizzo ’16MBA. Interim Provost Craig McAllaster and Crummer Dean Tom McEvoy place a hood on graduate Jonathan Carrizzo ’16MBA.

Rollins College President Grant Cornwell shakes a new graduate's hand. (Photo by Scott Cook) Rollins College President Grant Cornwell shakes a new graduate's hand. (Photo by Scott Cook)

(Photo by Scott Cook) (Photo by Scott Cook)

Mother R.J. Poole ’16MBA and daughter Taylor Williams ’16MBA graduate together. (Photo by Scott Cook) Mother R.J. Poole ’16MBA and daughter Taylor Williams ’16MBA graduate together. (Photo by Scott Cook)

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