Fisher Class of 2018

The Fisher College of Business community continued to celebrate the Class of 2018 with a number of Summer Commencement events.

The Master of Accounting (MAcc) program recognized the first cohort of the KPMG Master of Accounting with Data and Analytics program at Fisher. The 26-member class, whose tuition, room, board and books were funded by KPMG, represented the inaugural group that participated in the innovative partnership between the college and the accounting giant.

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Members of the MAcc Class of 2018 pose for a photo following a Summer Commencement ceremony.

Max Carrier (BSBA ’80) delivered a keynote at the MAcc commencement ceremony. Carrier, KPMG’s former National Partner-in-Charge of eAudIT, Global Delivery Center and Audit Data & Analytics, was partly responsible for helping launch the unique data and analytics initiative at his alma mater, as well as the Villanova School of Business.

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Max Carrier (BSBA '80) speaks to the summer graduates of the MAcc Class of 2018.

In addition to the MAcc graduates, several other graduate programs celebrated commencement, including:

  • MBA for Working Professionals: 29 graduates
  • PhD in Business Administration: five graduates
  • PhD in Accounting and Management Information Systems: one graduate
  • Master of Business Logistics Engineering: one graduate

At the undergraduate level, 86 students joined the Fisher alumni family following an August 5 ceremony at the Schottenstein Center. Alan C. Michaels, dean of the Moritz College of Law, delivered The Ohio State University’s 2018 summer commencement address.

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Students celebrate Commencement inside the Schottenstein Center.