Baylor MBA Student Nominated to Who's Who Among StudentsJan. 20, 2007
MBA Student Michelle Nelson has been selected to the Who's Who Among Students in American Universitites and Colleges, a national program designed to recognize "outstanding academic acheivement and student leadership." This exclusive honor is conferred by more than 1,900 schools in all 50 states. Students and faculty choose a nominee, after which the nominee's application is reviewed by a panel. Chosen students receive a certificate of recognition, an entry in the Who's Who book, and eligibility for several scholarships.
After working as a registered nurse for three years, Nelson came to Baylor to puruse her MBA in healthcare administration. Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Nelson immersed herself in the MBA program experience. Interested in pursuing a career in healthcare consulting, she pursued a residency with the health services unit of the international consulting firm BearingPoint Inc. in San Francisco. She served most of her residency as a member of a change management team performing project work to assist a hospital system launch an electronic health record system.
Upon return from her residency, Nelson served as vice president for the Graduate Business Association, where she organized events for fellow students, including new student orientation. It was during the Fall 2006 orientation she met new MBA student Landon Romano, who recognized Nelson's leadership skills and nominated her for the Who's Who recognition.
See www.whoswhoamongstudents.com for additional details about the recognition.