Spring 2013

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Commencement ceremonies for the Carlson School’s Class of 2013 are taking place Monday, May 20, at Mariucci Arena. The graduate ceremony is taking place from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m., followed by the undergraduate commencement from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. A reception follows each ceremony in the DQ Club Room at TCF Bank Stadium.

The Carlson School is pleased to welcome Peter McCormick, ’91 BSB, ’99 MBA, as our commencement speaker. He is one of the founders of ExactTarget, a cross-channel interactive marketing software company. Since its founding in December 2000, ExactTarget has grown to span four continents with 1,500 employees. McCormick has held several executive positions at ExactTarget, with responsibilities ranging from expanding global marketing to product development. He currently is the senior vice president of corporate development.

Prior to co-founding ExactTarget, McCormick held sales and development leadership positions at Divine, Inc.; Target, Inc.; and Steelcase, Inc. He was profiled in the Carlson School issue on social media in fall 2012.

More information about the Carlson School’s commencement ceremonies can be found at carlsonschool.umn.edu/commencement.

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