James Stevens oversees admissions and recruitment, leadership programming, academic and student services, and career development.
He serves as director of full-time and part-time MBA programs as well as the Technology Management Undergraduate Minor. He represents the GSM to a broad range of constituents including alumni and corporate partners. He serves as special advisor to dean and faculty and works with students regarding admissions, academic, leadership and placement issues.
Frances Lessman is the program manager for the Sacramento MBA program.
An Aggie alumna with an undergraduate degree in International Relations, Lessman has experience in both student services and recruitment. She spent more than five years working in Australia as a student services manager, a recruitment consultant and student services officer. She has worked with professionals, employers and students at the college level. Since returning to California, Frances has been working at WEAVE in Sacramento.
Crissy Lyles is the program manager of the Master of Professional Accountancy (MPAc) program, which welcomed its charter class in 2012.
Lyles works directly with the MPAc students, providing guidance for student programs, events and activities. She also supports MPAc recruiting and admissions activities. Additionally, Lyles works within Student Services – in particular registration for courses, planning weekly Connections networking events for current students, and communications with current students.
Serves as GSM Registrar and oversees all aspects of student enrollment including records, registration, grades, and degree checks. Manages the undergraduate minor in Technology Management. Coordinates GSM funding with the graduate financial aid office and administers the private MBA scholarship programs.
Inger oversees the student experience at the GSM, starting when students arrive for Orientation, all the way through to Commencement. In her position, she plays a lead role in delivering varied programming to students, including international exchange programs and the GSM’s new Principled Leadership Program. Inger manages policies and procedures affecting student enrollment and academic advising, as well as oversees the process for student scholarship awards.
Jacqueline is responsible for driving work-flow improvements to increase operational efficiency and effectiveness. She collaborates with the Associate Director, Academic & Student Services on the development of the school’s enrollment and information systems. Jacqueline is responsible for working directly with the full-time MBA students by providing guidance for student programs, events, and activities as well as supporting MBA recruiting and admissions activities.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Part-Time MBA program offered in Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay Area is ranked among the top 9% in the U.S., according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings.
At No. 29, this is the fourth consecutive year the UC Davis Part-Time MBA program is among the top AACSB International-accredited part-time MBA programs surveyed. This year, there were 323 part-time MBA programs surveyed.
(Davis, CA) — The UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s Full-Time MBA program is ranked among the premier business schools in the nation for the 20th consecutive year, according to U.S. News & World Report’s latest graduate business school rankings released today.
U.S. News’ latest ranking places the Full-Time MBA program at No. 48, placing it among the top 10% of the 464 Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International’s accredited full-time MBA programs surveyed.
Key statistics from the School’s Full-Time MBA ranking include:
(Davis, Calif.) – With a joint goal of speeding the transfer of new technologies from the laboratory to the commercial marketplace, the UC Davis Graduate School of Management, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories have announced a new partnership for researchers to develop their entrepreneurial skills.
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