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2024 Graduate Spotlights

Another group of Ducks is spreading their wings and flying off to their futures. May your futures be bright, your endeavors fruitful, and your hearts forever tethered to the memories forged during your time at the University of Oregon.⁠ Congratulations the Class of 2024!

Lorena Garcia ’24
Undergraduate (Business Administration)

Lorena Garcia chose to earn her undergraduate degree at the Lundquist College because she understood the advantages business acumen brings to nearly every industry. She selected UO because she wanted to challenge herself, step out of her comfort zone, and thrive.

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Christian Tinoco Lopez ’24
Undergraduate (Accounting)

As a non-traditional student transitioning from the military, Christian Tinoco Lopez chose the University of Oregon because it aligned with his personal values and professional aspirations.

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Brett Filuk ’23, MActg ’24
Master of Accounting

As an undergraduate accounting student, Brett Filuk grew interested in studying and researching financial fraud. He's now graduating from the Master of Accounting program with a minor in ethics.

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Brodi Sabiston, MBA ’24, MS ’24
Master of Science in Finance and MBA

Since his first day at UO, Brodi Sabiston knew he had found his place. He's now graduating after having earned two master's degrees and many more accomplishments. And the connections he formed with classmates are perhaps his most valuable takeaway, he said.

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James Schulte, MBA ’24

James Schulte is everywhere. A natural project manager, his contributions to the Lundquist College are many. Perhaps most impactful is his role as director of the inaugural Summit for Sustainable Organizations, an annual conference for industry leaders and students.

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Jarryd Briggs, MBA ’24
Executive MBA

As an Oregon Executive MBA student, Jarryd Briggs, MBA '24 juggled his studies with his full-time role as vice president and assistant treasurer at Umpqua Bank.

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Alex Finn, MS ’24
Master of Science in Sports Product Management

Looking back at her time as a student in UO's Sports Product Management master's program, Alex Finn feels she learned a lot about herself and the leader she hopes to be.

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Woocheol Kim, PhD ’24
PhD (Marketing)

Woocheol Kim was inspired to apply to UO's PhD program by the work of marketing professor Conor Henderson. Now, after graduating, he's looking forward to giving back and bringing positive change to the community.

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Woocheol Kim, PhD ’24 (marketing), wearing his commencement regalia, stands in the atrium of the Lillis Business Complex on a sunny day.