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Spring 2016 Convocation

Meet some of Thunderbird’s most recent graduates

Thunderbird held its Spring convocation this past month on May 6, sending another 149 T-birds out into the world and into the T-bird network of alumni. This class was, in many ways, a cohort that best exemplifies what it means to be a graduate of the school, trained to deal with uncertainty and ambiguity.

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Thunderbird 70th Anniversary

April 7-10 marked the 70th anniversary of when Lieutenant General Barton Kyle Yount, the Commanding General of the US Army Air Training Command, chartered Thunderbird. More than 800 alumni and guests from around the world came back to the Glendale campus to celebrate the past and welcome the future through camaraderie, events, meetings, and activities to reignite/relive the mystique.

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Career Management Center launches "Good Neighbor" initiative

Research says that 80% of jobs today are landed through connections with other people. To help encourage networking throughout the Thunderbird community, the CMC is excited to present the Good Neighbor initiative! The goal of this initiative is to connect students with students, students with alumni, and alumni with alumni. Learn more…

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Jack Rokahr ‘47 - Original Thunderbird

Watch the trailer of an interview with one of Thunderbird’s original graduates — Jack Rokahr, ’47. And look for the full 5-minute video of our interview with Jack — coming to your email box soon in celebration of Thunderbird's 70th Anniversary.

NEW Program Updates! Space is still available for most of the activities during the April 7 – 10 Celebrations and All-Class Reunion so register as soon as possible.

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