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Celebrating 50 Years at Graziadio

Celebrate 50 years of values-centered, entrepreneurial learning with the Graziadio Business School. As we add on another candle, we look to shape the future of business through the development of Best for the World Leaders—professionals who are conscientious of the impact their decisions have on their local and global communities.

We invite you to engage with our community in a year of reflection and ideation on how we can prepare our school and students for the future.



Alumni annual welcome reception event

Celebrate Graziadio

Join us for a year of celebration! We are hosting 50th Anniversary events throughout our birthday year, reflecting on the past 50 years and celebrating the next 50 to come. Stay tuned to see what we have planned this year.


AEG Live in Los Angeles

Where We Are Now

Today’s business landscape is changing at a rapid pace as we enter the fourth industrial revolution, driving the need for innovation and forward-thinking thought leaders. Read ASPIRE 2025, our new strategic plan, to learn how we aim to educate these stewards of the future.


Graziadio graduates lining up

A Look Back

Throughout our 50-year history, we have remained committed to providing a values-based education rooted in integrity and compassion. Get to know Graziadio and witness our dedication to enriching lives for purpose, service, and leadership from our start in 1969 until today.


Students walking around Santa Monica, California


By giving generously to the newly created Graziadio 50th Anniversary Endowed Scholarship, you not only join Graziadio prestigious donor network, but you also cast your vote of confidence in the future of the school.  


Stay Connected

Share Your Ideas

During our 50th Anniversary year and celebration event, Spigit, our crowdsourcing platform, will engage students, alumni, executives, faculty, thought leaders, and staff from around the world in a massive virtual environment where we will collect their ideas, concepts, and insights on shaping Best for the World Leaders.