May Graduation Ceremony 2015

A very warm and overwhelming goodbye to the students who graduated in May this year; we wish them a flourishing career and a prosperous life ahead. The Graduation Ceremony was enthralling not just for the students graduating in May, but also for the current MSBAPM students who attended the event.

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The students who graduated were awarded with different funny and interesting titles like:

  1. Excellence in Group Work – Yinghui Ye
  2. Loch Ness Award – Yiyao Zhang
  3. Foot in Mouth Award – Emily Hill
  4. Wikipedia Award – Stanley L Nolan
  5. Smart Cookie – Shan Zhou
  6. Firecracker Award – Snehal Joshi
  7. Puzzle Poser Award – Yiyao Zhang
  8. Class Best Friend Award – SrikanthVarma Tirumalaraju
  9. Busy Bee Award – Wei Sheng Liao
  10. Above and Beyond Award – Shranish Joshi
  11. LOL Award – Michael Harvey Levesque
  12. Future Detective Award – Carl Lee Dean
  13. Class Fashionista Award – Mengfei Yang
  14. Class Statistician Award – Robert Alan Riccio
  15. LifeSaver Award – Xing Wang
  16. Dewey Decimal Award – Si Qin
  17. Carpe Diem Award – Steven Theodore Brown
  18. Duct Tape Award – Sai Madhukar Srinivasa
  19. Swiss Army Knife Award – Joydeep Banerjee
  20. Grandma’s Dumpling Award – Neha Kamineni
  21. Technology Wizard Award – Ivan Theobalds
  22. It’s 5 O’clock somewhere Award – Hema Sree Kamineni

After an entertaining round of awards, it got even more interesting when faculties got awarded with a couple of amusing and interesting titles like:

  1. Is It A Yes Or No Award – Prof. Alpesh Kumar Tailor
  2. Most Assignments Award – Prof. Xin Xin Li and so on.

John A. Elliott, the Dean of UConn School of Business wished the students good luck and spoke about the journey of students here at UConn and our new Graduate Career Advisor, Katherine Duncan, was officially welcomed and introduced to the MSBAPM program during the ceremony.

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After the speech by the Dean, dinner was served and the bar was opened up for drinks and socializing. There was an elegant spread of entrees, mains and desserts and a fine assortment of red and white wines and beers. Cheery conversations filled the room. Graduating students, professors and other attendees seemed to thoroughly utilize the networking opportunity. Everybody was seen clicking pictures with friends and colleagues to memorialize this day.

The students and the faculties said a warm and amicable goodbye to students who graduated with kind words, and capturing a few memorable moments with graduate students. A few graduate students expressed their memories at UConn School of Business and expressed about their awesome journey at UConn not just because it helped them shape their careers but also because they had an amazing time with students and faculties during their learning experience at UConn. It was overall a great networking event for the students and the faculties.