Honoring Student Veterans at Berkeley-Haas

Pictured above: Berkeley MBA Student and former US Marine Corps Captain Dominic Bea

Berkeley-Haas appreciates veterans, and we take pride in our veteran MBA and undergraduate communities.

With hundreds of veterans having graduated from Berkeley MBA programs, we’ve been able to create a community that can offer support and encouragement to military MBA students during their studies and beyond. We thank those who serve and we celebrate our student veterans—and all they bring to Berkeley-Haas—with this slide show. 

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Video: Honoring Our Student Veterans

Photo: Jeremy Hendricks, MBA 16, U.S. Army Special Forces

Jeremy Hendricks, MBA 16, U.S. Army Special Forces

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Executive MBA Ranks High with Veterans

The 69 students enrolled in the Berkeley MBA for Executives Program pack a lot of diversity into their cohorts. For Mark Gorenflo and Michael Boos (pictured above), that includes the valuable skills learned serving in the military. Here’s what they had to say about why they chose business school, where their careers are headed, and why they recommend it to other vets.

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How Part-time MBA Studies Strengthen Post-Military Careers

Berkeley MBA student and former naval officer LeAnn Turner (center)

Part-time MBA students typically don’t want to put their careers on hold while getting their degrees. That includes students in the Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program like Tony Sgroi, LeAnn Turner, and Alexander Polyansky, who are building their post-military careers. Here’s what they had to say about why they chose business school, where their careers are headed, and why they recommend it to other vets.

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Berkeley MBA Studies Help Military Servicemembers Take Flight

Teamwork and leadership skills become second nature when you serve in the military. How to use a spreadsheet or a financial model . . . not so much. That’s why Kelly Deutermann and Mike Christman—who happened to meet first in flight school—consider it a good career transition point.

Here’s what these Berkeley MBA students had to say about why they chose business school, where their careers are headed, and why they recommend it to other vets.

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Berkeley-Haas Veterans Learn VC Ropes on Trek to Andreessen Horowitz

Members of the Haas Veterans Club spent an afternoon at VC firm Andreessen Horowitz, engaging in a case study on funding negotiations, learning about the tech employment landscape for vets, and sitting down with Founder Marc Andreessen.

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Video: 7 MBA student veterans share their stories of transitions and tranformations

We spoke with seven students—all of whom have been deployed to war zones and other hotspots across the globe—who inspired us with their stories.

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Student veteran Mike Christman, MBA 16, to be honored at 49ers game

Mike_Christman_headshot_casualIf you tune in to the San Francisco 49ers game on November 23rd, you'll see 1st-year MBA student and former Marine Captain Mike Christman on the field at half-time.

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Saluting Haas Veterans

On this Veterans Day, we would like to recognize all the men and women who have served in uniform past and present. We are fortunate to have veterans among our student ranks here at Berkeley-Haas. They exemplify our Defining Principle of Beyond Yourself and their global perspective and leadership enrich our community. Thank you for your service.

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Vetted: Jeff Allen

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