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MBA, EMBA, MS alums gather for Gabelli School reunion

By Eric Askins More than 300 alumni of the Gabelli School master’s programs — now working at companies from Moody’s to the Discovery Channel to Major League Soccer — returned to the Lincoln Center campus last week for a reunion. This was the second year for this event, which was open to graduates of the […]

Chris Bullard, MBA '17

Success Story: MBA student working with impact investor

By GabelliConnect A Fordham MBA student is working at Acumen as a summer associate, helping to change the way the world tackles poverty. Chris Bullard, MBA ’17, will help to scale up businesses in developing countries that are directed at serving people in extreme need. Headquartered in New York City with offices around the globe, Acumen is […]

There will be extended study hours at Hughes Hall through finals.

New marketing concentrations, courses for growth fields

To keep pace with industry growth, the Gabelli School of Business marketing area has introduced three new courses and three new secondary concentrations for undergraduate students. Sertan Kabadayi, associate professor and area chair of marketing, said the changes were born of a desire to help students develop needed skills and be more competitive in the […]

Paul Cimino, tech entrepreneur and data strategist, talks to members of the Fordham University CIO Roundtable on Friday, June 24, 2016.

‘Stalker ads’ driving internet advertising, data strategist says

Do you ever feel as if the internet is following you? It is — at least some segments of it. Ads on Facebook and other websites will appear freakishly fast after a related Google search and stay in your line of vision until you start to search for something else. Some people call them “stalker ads,” said […]

Representatives from PRME Champion schools gather at Fordham University on Friday, June 24, 2016.

Sustainability education gets boost at Fordham meeting

Changing the culture of global business to one that embraces sustainability principles depends in part on a generational change in leadership. Making sure that next generation of business leaders is well-versed in social innovation is one of the goals of representatives from universities from around the world who gathered at Fordham University on Friday. The […]

James R. Lothian

Lothian: ‘Brexit’ economic doom scenarios ‘nonsense’

Tomorrow, voters in Great Britain go to the polls to vote on one of the most globally contentious economic and political issues of 2016: Whether or not the British should leave the European Union. At the heart of the closely watched vote are a plethora of issues, from immigration to sovereignty, with pundits and politicians […]

Fordham University Provost Stephen Freedman, left, congratulates Jarrad Harford of the University of Washington, one of the  "rising stars" honored at a May 6 conference at Fordham.

‘Rising Stars’ honored at finance conference

Four “Rising Stars” in finance were honored at a recent conference held at Fordham University. The scholars presented papers on topics ranging from the Home Affordable Refinancing Program to the impact of long-term investors on corporate decision-making. The 2016 Rising Stars Conference – held on May 6 and organized by Iftekhar Hasan, professor of finance […]

Pat David, BS '81, talks to Gabelli School of Business graduate students during their commencement on Monday, May 23, 2016.

Advice, wisdom from diploma ceremony speaker Pat David

In less than 10 minutes, Pat David, head of diversity at JPMorgan Chase, made the assembled Gabelli School of Business graduate students at the Beacon Theater laugh, think, and get inspired. David was the speaker at the MBA and MS diploma ceremony, during which she was awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree. Her […]

Marlo Coates loves broccoli and barbecues.

Talking with … Marlo Coates

If you need help on the fifth floor of Martino Hall, Marlo Coates will be the one to assist. Read on to see exactly how she goes about her workday. Q. Describe in your own words what your job is at the Gabelli School of Business. A. I’m a faculty secretary. I basically am the manager of […]