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Deer Run Fellows 2019

Deer Run Fellows

Each semester eight of our highest achievers are selected to participate in leadership classes with the Dean and a weekend leadership retreat with former Coca-Cola CEO Doug Ivester and other executives at Deer Run, Ivester’s 25,000 acre property in Leary, Georgia.

Activities

At Deer Run, you take part in a number of activities designed to:

  • Inform you about the business of a modern pecan farm and quail-hunting operation and its impact on the economy and culture of the South.
  • Stimulate you intellectually through lectures and discussion. Typically, at least one industry expertis invited to Deer Run to speak about his or her area of expertise. Topics may include any aspect of business in a wide array of organizations (manufacturing, service, agriculture, non-profit, etc.).
  • Encourage you personally through discussions of life and professional goals and plans.
  • Promote team building through activities associated with Deer Run. Examples include horseback riding, hiking, skeet shooting, etc.

Selection Process

  1. Nomination
    Prospective participants are recommended to the Dean by a Terry College faculty or staff member every spring and fall semester.
  2. Application
    Students are then notified of the nomination and submit a completed application (résumé and short essay).
  3. Review
    Each application is reviewed by a Terry College faculty/staff committee that narrows the applicant pool to a group of finalists.
  4. Interview
    Finalistsare invited to participate in individual interviews with the Terry College committee.

Eligibility

Participants are selected based upon:

  • Demonstrated ability and desire to grow intellectually and personally from the Deer Run experience
  • Excellent academic preparation and potential for continued learning

Deer Run Fellows, Fall 2019

Josh Anderson

Josh Anderson

Sydney Hasler

Sydney Hasler

Brandon Henderson

Brandon Henderson

Curria Johnson

Curria Johnson

Brandon Kim

Brandon Kim

Lauren O'Neil

Lauren O'Neil

Cole Parris

Cole Parris

Natalia Rivera Chica

Natalia Rivera Chica