Unification complete under the Gabelli School name

Today, February 25, the University announced the official unification of the undergraduate and graduate business schools under one name: The entire institution is now the Gabelli School of Business. Dean Donna Rapaccioli is the leader of the unified institution. Below is the Provost’s message. Congratulations to all of our students, alumni, faculty and administrators!   […]

Students talk near the German club table during the Global Business Showcase in February.

Global Business Showcase highlights Gabelli School diversity

Fordham University students who visited Hughes Hall recently were treated to a whirlwind trip around the world, courtesy of a rescheduled Global Business Showcase. Stations set up around the lobby at Hughes Hall on Feb. 19 featured information about 20 countries, including Ghana, Germany, Italy, Brazil and China. A few snacks, indicative of the culture […]

Lacoste North America CEO  Francis Pierrel talks to Fordham University students during an appearance on March 3.

Lacoste CEO: Leading involves planning and explaining

By Gabriella Stevens, FCRH ’17 For Francis Pierrel, CEO and president of Lacoste North America, leading a successful company is about “evolution.” Having multiple plans, choosing the best plan for the given situation and explaining the “why” of the plan as it trickles down to the rest of the 80-year-old company are all imperative to […]

Sophomore shooters, at the Feb. 6 men's basketball game, raised $250 for A Leg to Stand On as part of an Alternative Investment Club fundraiser.

AIC seeks to raise $10K for A Leg to Stand On charity

When Jillian Stackman, a member of the Gabelli School of Business Alternative Investment Club, heard a presentation at a club meeting from a charity called Hedge Funds Care last year, she knew it was time to act. “I was just so inspired by that, that I wanted [charitable activities] to be a more integral part […]

From left, team Mentor Charles Stryker, members Brendon Integlia, Michael True, Lushan Li, Alton Tang, Christopher Nealand and adviser Robert Fuest.

Graduate students advance to ‘Final Four’ of NYSSA Challenge

By Joe Vitale, GabelliConnect Freelance Writer A team of graduate students from the Gabelli School of Business has advanced for the third year in a row to the “final four” of the New York Regional Final of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, an event locally hosted by the New York Society of Security Analysts. The group […]


Aksoy’s latest book cracks Times’ best seller list

A Fordham University professor’s book on customer loyalty has struck a chord with readers. Lerzan Aksoy’s latest, The Wallet Allocation Rule, has cracked the bestseller lists of both The New York Times and USA Today. The book, a look at how companies need to change the way they measure customer loyalty, expands on Aksoy’s long […]

Chris Lowney

Fordham graduate Lowney to lecture on leadership on March 3

A Fordham University graduate and recognized expert on leadership will be giving a lecture on the topic on March 3 at the Lincoln Center campus. Chris Lowney, who holds both B.A. and M.A. degrees from Fordham, chairs the board of Catholic Health Initiatives and is the author of four books on leadership, the latest of […]

The advertisement on page A13 of the Thursday, Feb. 26, edition of The New York Times.

Ad in The New York Times heralds Gabelli school unification

It’s official, and it’s in The New York Times. The unification of Fordham University‘s undergraduate and graduate business schools under one name, the Gabelli School of Business, was announced on Wednesday, Feb. 25, and Thursday, a full-page advertisement appeared on A13 of the Times heralding the event. A large photo of Lincoln Center undergraduate students […]