The EMBA Class of 2017 at Lincoln Center.

2017 EMBA class at Lincoln Center: By the numbers

Fordham University has welcomed its EMBA Class of 2017 at Lincoln Center. Associate Dean Francis Petit said the cohort is “a wonderfully dynamic, professionally diverse and high-spirited group.” Here is a snapshot of the class, by the numbers: Total number of students in cohort – 36 Mean age – 34 Percent male – 75 Percent female – […]

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Bornstein to speak on social entrepreneurship Sept. 2

Author David Bornstein will discuss his book How to Change the World with incoming Gabelli School of Business freshmen on Sept. 2. Other members of the Fordham community will have a chance to hear from the journalist as well. Bornstein, who blogs for The New York Times in addition to writing books about social innovation and entrepreneurship, […]

Michelle Carchedi, center, discusses her team’s simulated business deal with seminar participants. (Photo by Chris Taggart)

Compliance seminar explores deal-making, regulations

How do you structure a good acquisition deal without running afoul of federal regulations? That question and others were addressed during a July seminar on corporate compliance, staged by Fordham Law School and the Gabelli School of Business. “We’re really trying to make sure that folks understand that there’s a dynamic involved,” Mario DiFiore, co-director […]

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The freshman Class of 2019, by the numbers

The undergraduate Gabelli School of Business Class of 2019 is a diverse group. The more than 500 incoming freshmen at both the Rose Hill and Lincoln Center campuses hail from 22 different countries, including the United States. They have compelling stories as well. Here is a look at the classes at both campuses, by the […]

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Success story: Sette completes internship at MLB

Having an internship in Major League Baseball’s Office of the Commissioner really is as cool as it sounds. Nicholas Sette, a rising senior at the Gabelli School of Business, just completed his summer as a baseball operations intern there. A lifelong New York Yankees fan, Sette “did a little bit of almost everything” while he […]

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Beta Alpha Psi wins national ethics award

Fordham’s Beta Alpha Psi chapter won a national award this month in the Grant Thornton Ethics in Business Competition. Seven students—Melanie Faulk, Archibald King, Rachel Cho, Katherine Alexanderson, Michael Hickey, Maggie Wang and Jake Candelaria—were awarded a plaque and $2,500 during the opening night of the national Beta Alpha Psi meeting. Earlier this year, these students […]

Interns in Fordham's STEP program gather with graduate assistants and staff following a presentation on Aug. 4.

STEP students take on weighty topics in summer program

Trying to figure out the correlation between greenhouse gas emissions and food production in 43 countries isn’t exactly a day at the beach. A group of five high school students traded in a part of their summer vacations to do just that as part of a Science and Technology Entry Program (STEP) internship at Fordham […]

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Fordham’s Komarova: Fiat Chrysler must restore trust after fine

Fiat Chrysler agreed this week to a historic $105 million fine and admitted violating federal rules for automobile recalls, signaling a U.S. government crackdown on car companies’ recall efforts. But how does this affect Fiat Chrysler’s business? The manufacturer had been riding high, which had been quickly growing its market. We turned to Yuliya Komarova, […]

Fordham's 3CMGM gather on the Grandstand Court at the National Tennis Center in Queens.

Fordham’s 3CMGM students get marketing lessons at USTA

Joseph Healy gathered a group of Fordham graduate business students around him on the Grandstand Court at the National Tennis Center and explained the value of the sport, beyond tournaments and worldwide recognition for its best players. “I’d encourage you guys: Pick up a racket. Get in the game,” said Healy, EMBA ’14, corporate controller of […]