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  • Incoming Assistant Professor Natalie Mitchell comes to Merrimack from Tulane University where she taught graduate and undergraduate Marketing courses. She graduated from the University of Florida in 2004 with a B.S. in Public Relations and received an M.S. in Integrated Marketing Communications from Florida International University in 2009. She spent several years working in communications, merchandising, media planning and event planning, and then went on to earn a Ph.D. in Advertising and Marketing from the University of Texas in 2014. Her dissertation focused on the impact of luxury brand mentions on consumer culture.

  • Nearly 30 Girard School students and faculty recently traveled to New York City for several days of career exploration and industry networking.
  • Sigma Iota Epsilon, the national honorary and professional management fraternity, recognized Girard School of Business students for their academic excellence
  • Incoming Assistant Professor of Marketing Ray Lavoie – a Starbuck, Manitoba, Canada native – has a wide-range of experience. He runs his own skate-sharpening business, worked in marketing for an aerospace company, and served as a Market Research Analyst for a creative arts and entertainment company. He teaches fundamentals of marketing and managing innovation at the University of Manitoba, where he received a Bachelor of Commerce in marketing in 2011 and expects to receive a Ph.D. in marketing this spring.
  • The Girard School in partnership with the O’Brien Center for Career Development held events this spring to connect students with alums and local professionals to help prepare them for the Spring Career Fair.