Kathy Cassidy, senior vice president and treasurer of GE, talks to Gabelli school and graduate business school students on Monday, Oct. 20.

Work-life balance was key for GE’s Kathy Cassidy

It’s OK to step off the treadmill. So says Kathy Cassidy, senior vice president and treasurer of GE and GE Capital. Cassidy, a 1979 Fordham University graduate, talked with university graduate and undergraduate business students on Monday about work-life balance, her life in corporate business and the lessons she learned during an eventful 35-year career […]

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Panel on tax inversions slated for Thursday, 10/23

With the federal government moving to crack down on tax inversions, Fordham University‘s Schools of Business will have an opportunity on Thursday to hear a panel of experts discuss the practice of U.S. companies acquiring foreign addresses in order to lower tax burdens. “Tax Inversions: What, How, Whether” will be held from noon to 2 p.m. […]

Ken Langone, cofounder of Home Depot, will speak at Fordham University on Oct. 27.

Home Depot’s Langone to give President’s Council Lecture Oct. 27

Ken Langone, cofounder of the home-improvement giant Home Depot and a star investor since the 1960s, will share his decades of business experience with a Fordham University audience on Oct. 27. Langone, who will deliver a President’s Council Lecture, will speak at 6:30 p.m. in Keating Hall. Langone’s address will be conducted interview-style, with Donna […]

Students from the Gabelli school's Ground Floor program visit Stew Leonard's grocery store in Yonkers.

Customer care is key to students’ Stew Leonard’s visit

By Kate Marinkovich How does a local supermarket survive and thrive in a competitive environment? For Stew Leonard’s, a small grocery store chain, the keys are exceptional care of employees and excellent customer service. As the Fordham University Gabelli School of Business Ground Floor class learned last week, these two practices go hand in hand. Stew […]

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Technology summit comes to Rose Hill on 10/15

The opportunities and challenges of technology innovation and economic development will be the topic of an Oct. 15 roundtable discussion held by Fordham University’s Center for Digital Transformation. The third annual summit, held on Fordham’s Rose Hill campus, will feature a number of stakeholders in the economic development of the Bronx, including faculty, students, company […]

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Fordham University’s graduate business school praised in survey

Citing Fordham University’s location in “the heart of the financial capital of the world,” a college ranking service has included the university’s graduate business school in its listing of the nation’s best business schools. Princeton Review’s “The Best 296 Business Schools” surveyed an average of 73 students at each of the schools included in the listing. While […]

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Give back as a volunteer tutor for children in the Bronx

Looking for ways to help others and give back to the community in a meaningful way? There’s an opportunity here in the Bronx for you to make a real difference in the lives of young boys and girls. Volunteer as a tutor and mentor at The Crotona Center for Boys or the Rosedale Center for Girls and help Bronx youngsters with […]

Fordham University students take part in the Ubuntu study-abroad program in South Africa. (Photo courtesy of the International and Study Abroad Programs)

Deadline extended to 10/15 for S. Africa study abroad

It’s not your typical study-abroad program. Fordham University Gabelli School of Business students seeking to learn about a different culture and make a difference at the same time are being given another opportunity to spend a semester in South Africa as part of Fordham’s Ubuntu Program. Based in Pretoria, one of South Africa’s capital cities, […]