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Improv lessons prove valuable for MBA students

By Ann Fonseca Can learning improvisation at a comedy theater help improve your business skills? A group of Gabelli School MBA students would agree that it can. Full-Time Cohort MBA students visited the Upright Citizens Brigade last week to take part in a “corporate improv workshop.” The half-day workshop offered an open environment to practice improvisation fundamentals that can double […]

Students in the Executive MBA program at Lincoln Center went to Bogazici University in Turkey. This photo was taken with the Bosphorus in the background.

EMBA students visit Turkey, consult with businesses

Students in the Executive MBA program at Lincoln Center, Class of 2015, are on the ground in Istanbul, Turkey, for their international capstone experience. Though they are taking in Turkey’s beauty, the visit isn’t just about sightseeing. As part of their academic program, the EMBA students did a consulting project for Hibboux, a new brand for YATAŞ, […]

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Students flock to Rose Hill for Gabelli research conference

By Joe Vitale, GabelliConnect Freelance Writer The Gabelli School of Business held its Undergraduate Business Research Conference last week, covering a variety of topics including audit pricing, gender roles in advertising, and peer-to-peer lending. The presentations took place in both the McGinley Center and Hughes Hall, where students from several universities were able to present […]

Members of the Business of Sports Society at Fordham visit Major League Baseball headquarters in New York.

Sports society hears value of persistence during MLB visit

By Constantine Z. Demopoulos, GABELLI, BS ’15 Not all the lessons of baseball are learned on the field, a group of Fordham University students discovered during a recent visit to Major League Baseball headquarters in New York City. The Business of Sports Society at Fordham got the opportunity through the efforts of Michael Sansarran, GABELLI, […]

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Finance Scholars applications are due May 5

If you are a rising junior seeking an in-depth knowledge of the financial markets, the Finance Scholars program may be perfect for you. Finance Scholars is an intensive 10-week program for students exploring careers in finance. Students must have at least a 3.3 grade point average to apply, and their selection for the program will be […]

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Real estate executive: Make sure career plan is nimble

When MaryAnne Gilmartin graduated from Fordham University in the mid-1980s, a career in real estate development was not on her radar screen. In an era of carefully managed résumé-building and 10-year plans for careers, that may sound odd. But for Gilmartin, it worked. Originally planning to go to law school, Gilmartin instead took an Urban […]

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Culture of data security must begin at top, expert says

A culture of data security at a company must begin at the top levels of management and must be taken seriously if a firm is to deal proactively with online threats, a security expert told an audience of information specialists recently. Ed Stroz, founder of the security firm Stroz Friedberg and a Fordham University graduate […]

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Success story: MSMI student hired at Booz Allen

For Aneesha Krishnakumar, her graduate-level data-driven marketing decisions class was just what the employer ordered. Krishnakumar, who will graduate from the Gabelli School of Business with a Master of Science in Marketing Intelligence degree this summer, has landed a job as a senior business systems consultant with Booz Allen Hamilton in Washington, D.C. “The class […]

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Gabelli School students invited to join new book club

Most book clubs follow a similar script: Read a book. Gather with friends. Discuss what you’ve read. A new club at the Gabelli School of Business, scheduled to form in the fall semester will add an enviable new wrinkle. Rather than just talking about the book with peers, students will get a chance to hear […]