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COBA Students Bring Home Awards in International Business Competition

Belmont had four representatives, Ayesha Gaffar, Jordan Holt, Patrick Hurt and Rami Nofal, from the College of Business Administration compete in the Eighth Annual CIBER (Center for International Business Education and Research) Case Challenge in late October. Mixed in with students from universities across America and abroad, the students formed new teams and competed against each other by analyzing and presenting an international business case to judges.

Competitors Ayesha Gaffar, Patrick Hurt, Jordan Holt, and Rami Nofal

Ayesha Ghaffar’s team won their preliminary round competition of five teams and competed in the final round to place third, out of fifteen, in the competition overall. Two other Belmont students were awarded individual awards in the preliminary round among their five teams. Jordan Holt was named “Best Presenter” and Patrick Hurt was named “Best Q&A.”

Belmont was the only university with two students recognized for individual awards.

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