Dear MBA Students, Alumni, and Faculty,

Welcome to the fall 2022 semester. We hope you all have had a wonderful, relaxing summer and stayed cool in the heat. Campus is booming again and we are ready to welcome you back. With a total of 187 students, the MBA program continues to be the largest on-site graduate program at the University of Nevada, Reno. We are grateful that this newsletter can focus on the accomplishments of the program.

Congratulations, MBA Class of 2022!

Our alumni family grew by 55 this past spring and summer. Congratulations to all our University of Nevada, Reno MBA graduates. You have done an amazing job through these challenging times. Your grit, determination, and resilience will take you far!

Welcome New MBA Students!

Introducing the class profile, we are thrilled to welcome 49 new MBA students into the program. The group has an average of four years of work experience to draw on as they move through the program, and six have already completed an advanced degree or have earned a professional certification. We are also proud to welcome international students from Peru!

Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition Winner 2022

We want to extend a huge congratulations to fellow MBA student, Perm Singh, the winner of this year’s Sontag Entrepreneurship Competition which took place in April. Perm took home the $50,000 prize and $10,000 Dragonfly Energy Innovation Award for his company, U-Niq. We are so proud of all the finalists, especially our MBA students, and their innovative business ideas!

Nevada Global Business is Back!

This summer, Nevada Global Business hosted three trips to New York, Toronto, and London. Students in New York got to tour CBS studios with University alumnus, Nate Burleson. We are so glad Nevada Global Business is up and running post-COVID!

On behalf of the College of Business and MBA team, we wish you a healthy and productive fall!


Kambiz Raffiee, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Research
Director of MBA Programs
College of Business