U.S. Business School in Prague Celebrates 13th Commencement
July 14, 2004
by Marcia Morphy
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Rochester Institute of Technology's business school in Prague, Czech Republic, has awarded degrees to 32 new graduates of its MBA program.
The U.S. Business School held its 13th annual commencement ceremony on June 24. RIT College of Business Dean Thomas Hopkins, who is also president of the U.S. Business School, was on hand to distribute diplomas during the ceremony. William Cabaniss, U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic, delivered the keynote address.
This year's graduating class continues a tradition of diversity at the school with students representing countries from several countries, including Canada, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, the United States and Yugoslavia.
RIT has granted MBA degrees to more than 450 graduates of the U.S. Business School. Many members of the school's alumni now hold senior management positions in the Czech Republic.
NOTE: RIT's College of Business is recognized nationally as a leading provider of career-oriented business education, offering undergraduate and graduate level programs in accounting, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, and photographic marketing management. U.S. News & World Report ranks RIT's College of Business among the top 50 undergraduate business programs in the country.