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Dean Tsetsekos and Executive MBA Class to Ring Closing Bell at New York Stock Exchange

September 29, 2006

09.29.2006 Dr. George P. Tsetsekos, dean of Drexel University's LeBow College of Business, will ring the closing bell at the New York Stock Exchange today to cap a week in which the Dow Jones industrial average flirted with record highs. Dr. Tsetsekos will be joined at the Exchange by 16 students from LeBow College's internationally ranked Executive MBA program. Prior to the closing bell, the Drexel Executive MBAs will tour the exchange, attend an educational seminar and meet with a representative of the NYSE. The Closing Bell (SM) will be rung at 4 p.m. A Live Web cast will be available at 3:55 p.m. and the event will also be viewable on CNBC and Bloomberg.

"LeBow College is grateful for the opportunity to visit the New York Stock Exchange and signal the close of the day's trading", said Dr. Tsetsekos. "Our Executive MBA members will be enriched by this event which is a great complement to the outstanding educational experience they gain through the Drexel Executive MBA program."

Recognized by BusinessWeek, Entrepreneur, Financial Times, Forbes/The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for superior programs, Drexel University's LeBow College of Business empowers, enriches and inspires future business leaders through an innovative, strategic approach to business education defined by leadership and ethics, industry perspectives and technological orientation. Founded in 1922, LeBow College has more than 3,300 students, 100 faculty and 30,000 alumni and is accredited by AACSB International-The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. It offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral and executive education programs. The Drexel Executive MBA is one of Greater Philadelphia's most prominent programs and was most recently ranked by Financial Times as 20th in the nation and 42nd in the world, marking the program's third consecutive year of growth, advancing 10 positions in the nation and 14 in the world since 2003. For additional information, visit

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