Publication

November 2011 Alumni @ccelerator

In This Issue:

  • Spotlight on Noemi Danao ’04: Global Citizen Does Well by Doing Good
  • Become a Business Partner: A Valuable Investment
  • Dean’s Distinguished Speaker Bernard Tyson, President and COO, Kaiser Permanente
  • “Green” Gallagher Hall Earns LEED Platinum Award
  • Judy Nagai Joins as Assistant Dean, Development and External Relations
  • Alumni Online Directory Keeps You in Touch
  • Keys to Success for Low-Carbon Innovation: New Report by Professor Andrew Hargadon
  • UC Davis MBA Ranks among World’s Best: The

    Economist’s 2011 “Which MBA?”

  • Business Professionals Networking Group Lunch

Spotlight Story

Noemi Danao ’04: A Global Citizen Does Well by Doing Good

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Noemi Danao’s passport reflects her frequent travel from her current hometown of Quito, Ecuador, to countries throughout Latin America and Europe. At the head of business development for the Dutch social enterprise SNV, Danao uses her business acumen to help private sector firms, government institutions, NGOs and community-based organizations link low-income producers and consumers to formal markets.

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News Release

UC Davis Part-Time MBA Ranked in Nation’s Top 9%
Fourth Consecutive Year among U.S News & World Report's Premier Programs

(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.

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UC Davis Full-Time MBA Ranked among Nation’s Premier Programs for 20th Consecutive Year
MBA Programs among Top 10% in U.S.
Record Salary and Bonus

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(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:

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UC Davis Graduate School of Management partners with Lawrence Livermore and Sandia National Labs to drive technologies from lab to market

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(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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Vickie Sherman MBA 13 Finds Her Passion, Her Career—and Herself

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What opportunities, decisions, events have shaped your professional life?

My career path has been a climb across a jungle gym rather than a tangent up a corporate ladder. As a child, I used to thumb through the three-inch JCPenney catalogue, picking out the professional women who I would grow to be. I wanted to rule the world from a corner office in a suit and heels. I wanted to shed my humble origins and become Corporate Barbie.

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MBA Student Consultants Make an IMPACT
Projects Put Business Needs Front and Center

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Agilent Technologies’ Electronic Measurement Group is a $3.6 billion business that over the past decade has seen a dramatic shift in its customer base from U.S., and Western European customers to predominantly Asia-based customers. Today, the majority of the division’s revenues are generated outside of the U.S., with an increasing concentration in China.