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Mark Brightenburg

Mark Brightenburg
Director at Fidelity Investments

Mark Brightenburg’s academic research is motivated by an interest in using organizational behavior science to help employees thrive in their work.  He has presented his scholarly research at multiple academic conferences, and has written on topics such as leadership, rewards, employee engagement, ethics and job fit.  Mark is currently a director at Fidelity Investments, and has served in other work roles spanning the Fidelity organization.  Mark credits his 20-plus year career in financial services to his interest in helping individuals achieve financial well-being.  Mark is also a CFP® and registered representative licensed by FINRA.  

Education

Texas State University, BA - Communication Studies

University of Texas at Dallas, MS – Management and Administrative Science

University of Dallas, MBA – Financial Services

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News

University Announces New Director of Civil Rights

The University of Dallas has announced a new director of civil rights, Luciana Milano. Milano, who has a Bachelor of Arts in government from Harvard College and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, began her new role on Oct. 12.

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Donors Endow Philosophy Scholarship in St. John Henry Newman’s Name

“This is the first time we’ve had a scholarship in honor of a great Catholic intellectual — and now, within the last year, saint,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, by way of introducing the St. John Henry Newman Scholarship in Philosophy recently endowed by alumnus Matthew Hejduk, MA '98 PhD '06, and his wife, Julia Hejduk, Ph.D. Julia was a colleague of Hibbs during his time at Baylor University, where she teaches in the Classics Department.

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Former Teacher, MFA Alumna Explores Memory, Pursues Art Full Time

Michelle Cortez-Gonzales, MFA ’20, was a Fort Worth ISD high school teacher with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in painting from the University of Texas at Arlington when she decided to go back to school to get her master’s. At the recommendation of a friend, she visited UD, and knew immediately from the wooded area around the Art Village, the architecture of the buildings, and the faculty members she met that UD was the place for her.

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