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Buffalo Business - Spring 2020

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2 Buffalo Business Spring 2020 Startups Ranked with the best The School of Management fared well in three rankings released in the fall. The school's undergraduate business program is again one of the nation's best, according to U.S. News & World Report. Among public business schools, the School of Management is ranked No. 49. Across all B-schools, the school is tied at No. 79, up eight spots from last year, and ranked higher than any other business school in the State University of New York system. In Bloomberg Businessweek's ranking of the nation's best MBA programs, the school climbed another two places, coming in at No. 76. Among public universities, the school ranks No. 39 and, in the critical learning component of the survey, No. 38 overall, besting such schools as Harvard, Duke and NYU. Forbes released its biennial MBA ranking and the School of Management placed No. 49 overall and No. 25 among publics for the return on investment it provides its graduates. In all the rankings, the school is solidly in the top 10% of programs accredited by the prestigious AACSB International. Startups 49 79 All B-schools No. No. Public business schools 76 All MBA programs No. 39 Public business schools No. All MBA programs 49 No. 25 Public business schools No. U.S. News & World Report Bloomberg Businessweek Forbes RANKED IN THE TOP 10% of all AACSB-accredited schools Honoring alumni and business leaders for impact This fall, the School of Management named the 2019 Buffalo Niagara Executive of the Year: John Scannell, chairman and CEO of Moog Inc., a worldwide designer, manufacturer and integrator of precision controls. Scannell accepted the award at the 70th Annual School of Management Alumni Association Awards Banquet. Established in 1949, the award is presented annually to an individual who resides in or has a major impact on the region, and whose career has been distinguished by executive success and civic leadership. Scannell was selected by a vote of past honorees and the alumni association board of directors, who praised him as a humble leader who brings diverse stakeholders together and has helped propel Moog's steady growth during his tenure. At the event, the school also honored the following alumni and business leaders: • Marc A. Adler, MBA '82, CEL '08, president of Why Not Marketing, for his service to the School of Management. • Stuart H. Angert, founder and former CEO of Remarketing Services of America, for entrepreneurship. • Brandon D. Glasgow, MBA '18, CEO of Scholar and a Dream, and senior consultant in the retail and consumer goods practice at Cognizant, for early career success. • Tamara B. Owen, EMBA '02, president and CEO of Olmsted Center for Sight, for her service to the Western New York community. • Judy Vredenburgh, MBA '75, past president and CEO of Girls Inc., for industry leadership. Adler Angert Glasgow Owen Vredenburgh Scannell

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