Ashley Martin '20, MBA '21 cruised directly from her Pacific University undergraduate degree in economics into the university's MBA program. The experience has taught her much about the world of work, professional networks, and friendships.
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“I wanted to be competitive in the market and earn that edge that others might not want to pursue,” said Zade Al-Khatatbeh MBA '18. He saw earning an MBA as a way to help develop the skills needed to advance a career goal of finance or consulting management.
“The true beneficiaries of the accreditation are students who can pursue their Pacific University business and MBA degrees with confidence and pride," said Associate Dean Jennifer Yruegas.
Zade Al-Khatatbeh '18 earned his MBA in a program designed for working professionals. Read about how he took his business know-how and moved quickly through roles as an analyst, financial consultant, and financial strategy consultant at one of the largest healthcare providers in Oregon.
Daniel Yazzolino '16, MBA '20 was featured on the Instagram for Young Professionals in Business Aviation.
Autumn Davis MBA ’19, Breanne Davis ’16, OT ’19, and Carmel Nichol ’16, MSW ’17 completed a family triple play this summer when Breanne was awarded her doctorate in occupational therapy. She was the third triplet in the family to earn a graduate degree from Pacific.
Sitting in her office in Coos Bay, Ore., Pacific MBA alumna, Angila Petris, MBA is employed in her dream job. After completing her Pacific MBA in 2017 she moved with her husband to Coos Bay where, after a stint working as a Staff Accountant at a CPA firm, she began her current role as the Director of Finance for the South Coast Education Service District.
The College of Business at Pacific University organized another successful Corporate Landscape Tour for its MBA Candidates.
The College of Business at Pacific University was recognized as having the top accounting program in Oregon.
As I reflect on my first full year here at Pacific University, it is great to see how much we have accomplished. We had the largest number of majors in the Forest Grove undergraduate class of May 2018. Commencement was a wonderful ceremony where the university honored both our graduates along with our honorary degree recipient, Tommy Thayer of the iconic rock band KISS.