Recent Graduates Provide BOP Young Alumni Scholarship
Special thanks goes to James Turner (BOP ’07) and Charisse Williams (BOP ’08) for leading efforts to provide a “BOP Young Alumni Scholarship” to a student in BOP ’14.  Due to their generosity and leadership, one student in BOP ’14 will receive a scholarship in excess of $4,000.

BOP Newsletter, Volume 6

(please click pictures to the right or bold text below for stories)


  • BOP Set to Launch the Minority Business Academy (MBA) for High School Juniors

    “Did you do MBA?” will now be the discussion amongst top high school juniors.  To remain competitive with other business schools, BOP will bring high school juniors to Krannert and highlight career options within the world of business.  The highly selective, dynamic program will aid in identifying prospective BOP students.  Current high school juniors with an interest in participating next spring should submit contact information via the following link:

  • Student Spotlight: Demetrius Wilson, MBA ’14

    Originally from Columbus, OH, Demetrius Wilson attended Tennessee State University where he received his bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering.  After years of experience in the aerospace industry, Demetrius was somewhat hesitant to leave his previous employer and forfeit two years’ worth of salary to pursue an MBA.  Over a year later, Demetrius can’t imagine life without the Krannert experience.  Click the bold text above to read about his internship role last summer.  Upon graduation, Demetrius will head to Charlotte, NC to begin Bank of America’s TechMBA Leadership Development Program.

  • BOP Salutes General Mills

    Thanks to Steve Creel, Darrell Gradford (BOP ’83), Candice Hall (BOP ’99), Darren Harmon (BOP ’87), and other finance professionals at General Mills for creating a virtual mentoring program for BOP students.  Students interested in finance will receive guidance, mentorship, and professional development related to the field of study.