Share Your Lake Forest Story to Celebrate 70th Anniversary

LFGSM Marketing

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

This year, we are celebrating our 70th anniversary. Lake Forest Graduate School of Management opened its doors in 1946 as the Lake Forest College Industrial Management Institute (IMI) with twenty-seven students. Today, more than 500 students are enrolled in the Leadership MBA program at Lake Forest Graduate School of Management (LFGSM) and even more business leaders are participating in our Corporate Learning Solutions programs.

We owe our seventy years of graduate education and leadership development to more than 10,000 students and alumni. To celebrate our 70th anniversary, we want to hear your stories about the impact of your LFGSM degree.

Share Your LFGSM Story to Celebrate the 70th Anniversary

From February 16 through April 30, current students and alumni of Lake Forest Graduate School of Management are invited to enter a written submission that explains how the Leadership MBA program has impacted their professional and/or personal lives. Share your story with us for a chance to win one of three tablets.

Submission Guidelines

  1. Write a short, written summary (350-500 words).
  2. Attach a headshot or profile picture in .png or .jpeg format.
  3. Email your submission to with “LFGSM 70th Anniversary Celebration Contest” as the email subject.
  4. Or, you can also enter to win on our Facebook app.

Thank You for 70 Years

Lake Forest Graduate School of Management’s success and continued growth has been driven by a commitment to constantly reexamine and update curriculum to keep pace with the rapidly changing needs of employers. Our Business Leader Faculty™ are talented, business practitioners employed in C-Suite roles for some of the most successful and innovative organizations in Illinois and beyond. They deliver educational content that is competitive, with insights and advice that can be immediately implemented in business environments. 

Thank you to our students, alumni, Board of Directors, faculty and staff for fostering and contributing to our rich academic environment. We look forward to launching exciting new offerings in our curriculum and to the continuation of our seventy-year tradition of business and educational excellence.

Terms and Conditions
By submitting your entry to the ‘Share Your Lake Forest MBA Impact Story’ contest in accordance with the official rules, you hereby grant Lake Forest Graduate School of Management and its designees the right to edit, promote and publish your submission. 

The content of your submission may be used for advertising, promotional or other purposes without having to seek permission from the participant or any third party. Any entry may, at our discretion, be posted online on our official blog, or social media channels. Three winners will be randomly drawn from qualified submissions on April 4, 2016, and notified by email.


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