The Cohort 8 executives from Stetson University’s Executive MBA program have been returning in waves over the last several days from South Africa. The business portion of the trip ended last weekend, but many of the students opted to stay extra days to enjoy more of the culture and — for some — shark diving! [...]
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Students in Cohort 8 experienced South African culture first-hand yesterday when they visited the Apartheid Museum, rode through Soweto, and attended an UMOJA dinner show. Their day began with a guided tour of the Apartheid Museum, where they participated in exhibits that communicated the atmosphere of the troubled era into present time. They learned about [...]
After arriving in Johannesburg, the cohort had lunch in Nelson Mandela Square in a fabulous cafe called Balio’s, overlooking the Nelson Mandela bronze statue. After an afternoon of sightseeing near the hotel and/or taking a brief nap, the students headed to Carnivore for the Welcome Dinner and an authentic South African meal. Carnivore specializes in 13 different [...]
While the students in Stetson University’s Executive MBA Cohort 8 were getting prepared to fly across the Atlantic to visit South Africa in a just a few days, their director was flying as well — but mid-flight, he jumped out of the plane. Dr. Stuart Michelson, dean of Stetson’s School of Business and director of [...]