5 facts about Ken Langone, who will talk at Fordham 10/27

Ken Langone, investor and cofounder of the home improvement giant Home Depot, is coming to speak at Fordham University on Monday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m. in Keating 1st. (All students are invited—register here!) Beyond Home Depot, who is Langone and what makes him interesting? Here are five facts about the billionaire that will help you get […]


Deadline to enter PwC Challenge event extended to 10/26

Gabelli School of Business students who want to take part in the Pricewaterhouse Coopers Challenge competition still have time to register for the event. The deadline for signing up for the challenge, in which teams of competitors take on real-world business issues, has been extended to Sunday, Oct. 26. The registration form can be found […]

Green entrepreneur Hunter Lovins talks to a group of students at Campbell Commons on Fordham University's Rose Hill campus Thursday, Oct. 21.

Lovins: Green job opportunities expanding as economy changes

Hunter Lovins admits that the title of her Tuesday morning talk at Fordham University might not have been the best fit for her. Lovins, the celebrated green entrepreneur and author, brought her message of the economic power of sustainability to Fordham’s Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses in a series of appearances and made the […]

David J. Shakow

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

Professor W. "RP" Raghupathi

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 […]