Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business is excited to invite student leaders studying business at all Jesuit, Catholic colleges and universities across the nation to the second annual Jesuit Business Student Alliance (JBSA) conference.
Continuing the tradition established last year by St. Joseph’s University, the JBSA conference will provide a forum for participants to come together and explore the impact of Jesuit values on business education, while simultaneously creating an opportunity for student leaders to network across institutions.
All student leaders studying business at a Jesuit, Catholic college or university are invited. JBSA member schools are welcome to send as many students as budget and interest will support, but this year we are encouraging member schools to send at least one freshman/sophomore and one junior/senior.
Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business, Lincoln Center campus, Manhattan, New York City
140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023
Accessible by 1/A/B/C/D subway lines.
Participants will stay as overnight guests of Fordham University students in residence halls.
Students should arrive to campus on Friday, March 24, between 1:00 and 4:00 p.m. They may depart Saturday, March 25, after 7:00 p.m. or the morning of Sunday, March 26, by 10:00 a.m. LaGuardia Airport is the preferred airport for students.
On March 24, shuttles will be available to transport students from LaGuardia Airport to campus from 1:00-4:00 p.m. Students arriving at another time or from another airport are responsible for their own transportation to campus.
On March 26, shuttles will be available to transport students from campus to LaGuardia Airport from 7:00-10:00 a.m. Students departing at another time or from another airport are responsible for their own transportation to the airport.
$200 program fee per student includes all meals and on-site materials.
Please submit online registration form by March 1, 2017.
Friday, March 24, 2017
1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Arrival and conference registration
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Reception at EY (downtown Manhattan)
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Evening entertainment (large group activity)
Saturday, March 25, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Team prep time
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Campus and neighborhood tour
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. “Chat and Chew”: Discuss topics related to Jesuit business education, led by past conference participants
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Competition presentations
2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Best practices poster presentation
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing keynote
5:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Break
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Closing dinner
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Evening entertainment options: students can select from a variety of activities from no to moderate cost (not included in registration fee)
Students may choose to depart from conference at this time.
Sunday, March 26, 2017
6:45 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. “Breakfast to-go”
7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Departure