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Cornell Receives TEAM Trophy Award Four Years in a Row, Showing What’s Possible When Everyone Is Committed


For the fourth year in a row, Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management received The Consortium’s TEAM Trophy Award. Designed to generate healthy competition among member schools, foster collaboration among Consortium peers and demonstrate students’ commitment to

Consortium | Featured | Students

Cornell MBA Jefferson Betancourt Is on a Mission to Show Disadvantaged Youth They Have it Within Themselves to Succeed


As a first-generation American and a first-generation college graduate, Jefferson Betancourt has learned much about the American dream. 

In 1986, concerned about the escalating drug wars, his parents left Cali, Colombia, in search of a better life in the United

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Consortium Alumni Demonstrate Commitment to Helping Minorities Advance in Business with $1M Gift to Indiana Kelley School of Business


Indiana University (IU) Kelley School of Business alumni Derica Rice and Robin Nelson-Rice want to give more minority students the same opportunity they credit with helping launch their successful careers at Fortune 500 companies. 

Consortium | Featured | Students

This Tech-Savvy Entrepreneur Hopes to Use Her MBA to Give Back to and Empower Others


As the oldest child of immigrant parents, growing up, Fanta Kaba found herself pulled between parental expectations and her desire to help others.

“I really wanted to be a social worker because I wanted to give back, but my parents …

Consortium | Featured

Unemployed as a Result of COVID, This Incoming MBA Found Hope in Being Open to New Paths


For Ryan Fleer, getting laid off was just the impetus he needed to shift his career trajectory.

After years working in financial services, first as an equity derivatives middle office analyst at a large French multinational bank, Fleer knew a …