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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.
Dallas-Fort Worth - Thunderbird Chief Engagement Office Patrick McDermott attended the DFW First Tuesday May 3rd.
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.
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…
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.
This month, Patrick McDermott has joined Thunderbird as the School’s Chief Engagement Officer, a position that is responsible for Thunderbird’s relationships with alumni, partners, donors, and friends. He joins Thunderbird’s executive leadership team, under the leadership of Dr. Allen Morrison.
Thunderbird School of Global Management:
Our Commitment to Alumni
Thunderbird alumni have played a critical role in the history of the School. They are central to the global prominence and strength of the Thunderbird brand. Alumni represent the reputation of the School on a daily basis through their accomplishments and the ‘Thunderbird mystique’ that they bring to their professional careers and personal leadership.