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Orfalea College of Business

A Message from Dean Scott Dawson

Orfalea College of Business

The business of education is about discovering and creating opportunity. For the Orfalea College of Business, our mission — to prepare career-ready, global business leaders through hands-on discovery and application — is rooted in our Learn by Doing tradition and realized in each learning moment.

The momentum and enthusiasm is evident within our college and with each encounter we have with students, alumni, and the many individuals that we draw upon to learn and grow. For the leadership team and all of us in the college, our focus is on the learning partnerships that each day brings and ultimately on the future of our graduates.

With a respected history, talented people, and an enchanted location, each day brings us opportunities to learn and grow. The Orfalea College of Business understands that our vision of being the undisputed leader in experiential business education will only be realized through partnerships and look forward to working with all who join us in this journey of discovering and creating opportunity.

Scott Dawson
Orfalea College of Business Dean

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