Langone gives Fordham audience advice on business, life

This story was reported by Joanna Mercuri. For Ken Langone, a billionaire whose vision helped create one of America’s most iconic big-box businesses, investing wisely isn’t about the money. “I have a simple philosophy for investing: It’s all about the people,” the 79-year-old Langone told a standing-room-only crowd at Fordham University’s Keating Hall Monday. “A […]

Dr. Michael Pirson, Fordham business faculty

Pirson to urge shift to ‘people-centered’ business

Michael Pirson is a busy man. In September, the Fordham Schools of Business associate professor delivered a lecture at the École Nationale d’Administration in France. In October, he was in Germany at another conference. And on Nov. 7, he will be back in France at a meeting of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, ringing […]


SWS students get schooled in résumé writing

By Lauren Kelly (GSB ‘18) A résumé is a way to sell yourself to employers, so students should not be afraid to brag and let themselves shine, a recent Gabelli School of Business graduate told members of Smart Woman Securities. Kelly Heimrich (GSB ’12) of Credit Suisse said a solid résumé can make all the difference […]


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 […]


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 […]

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 […]