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Dean’s Fellows

An Extraordinary Leadership Experience

The Dean’s Fellows Program is a premier leader/scholar program offering opportunities to step outside of your comfort zone and make a significant contribution to the UNC Kenan-Flagler community. The Dean’s Fellows Program is committed to the investment of the overall leadership development of participants.  This includes opportunities to:

  • Engage with MBA Program Administration and Senior Leadership across UNC Kenan-Flagler including the Dean, Associate Deans, and Program Directors
  • Connect with recruiters, alumni, community partners, and business leaders
  • Participate in high impact opportunities designed to expand your professional skills and contribute to personal growth
  • Develop and apply leadership skills through a variety of activities and experiences
  • Create lasting relationships and build a robust network with your Dean’s Fellows cohort, DF alumni, and others

Become a Dean’s Fellow

The Dean’s Fellow Selection Committee typically chooses 30 students from each class to be in the Dean’s Fellow Program. Select incoming MBA students will be invited to apply for the Dean’s Fellow Program. To learn more about the program, please contact Amanda Williams, Associate Director, MBA Dean’s Fellows.

Dean's Fellows Program Benefits

Dean’s Fellows Profiles

Dean’s Fellows Student Committee

Our Student Committee works alongside business school leadership to shape the direction of the Dean’s Fellows program. The committee designs events, assists with first year Dean’s Fellows projects, and facilitates engagement between first- and second-year Fellows.

Alumni Stories

Brittany Gulledge (MBA ’16)
Senior Market Access Manager, GlaxoSmithKline New Zealand
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“The Dean’s Fellows Program has been very beneficial to me personally in three ways. First, it has allowed me to spend time connecting with the most impressive students at Kenan-Flagler in my year as well as the years above and below me through social events. Second, it has provided me with an opportunity to give back to the school through a Dean’s Fellows Project, which shows that the school values my recommendations and gave me a great project to speak about with potential recruiters. Third, it gave me greater access to recruiters because my résumé was published in a Dean’s Fellows Résumé Book that showcases the best and brightest of Kenan-Flagler.”

Rodrigo Aquino (MBA ’16)
Team Leader, Bain & Company
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“The Program enabled me to develop myself tremendously, both from a leadership and a skillset perspective, while giving back to the School and making a mark on this very special place called UNC Kenan-Flagler.”

Kyle Gibler (MBA ’13)
Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company
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“The Dean’s Fellows Program both attracted me to Kenan-Flagler and enriched my time as a student. Through frequent social events, opportunities to connect to leaders in academia and industry, and an exciting practicum, the Dean’s Fellows Program provided me both a strong network and lifelong friends.”

LeVert Novak (MBA ’17)
Senior Financial Analyst, Amazon
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“The Dean’s Fellows embody a commitment to excellence, service and humility. I consider it an honor to have this distinction and I seek to add to the legacy of accomplishments of those who have been distinguished before me.”

Pranav Pimpley (MBA ’17)
Business Manager, Capital One
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“Being a part of the Dean’s Fellows program helped me make meaningful connections at Kenan-Flagler and the UNC community. Working on a project to improve the business program and having a lasting impact on the business school is a fulfilling experience as well.”