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Interested in Entrepreneurship?

Featured Events | Aug 24, 2011 |

Are you interested in Entrepreneurship? Are you looking for cutting-edge learning opportunities that prepare you for life in a challenging economy? Join us for an ice cream social.  Come hear about: – The launch of our new entrepreneurship program – …

Free samples pay marketing dividends

Faculty, Marketing, Stories | Aug 19, 2011 |

Know anybody who doesn’t like the idea of free samples? Probably not. From the bowls of taleggio cubes near the cheese counter at Fairway to the spools of travel-size floss at the dentist’s office, complimentary samples go over well with …

Restaurants, cell phones, and customer rights

Faculty, Marketing, Stories | Aug 19, 2011 |

Restaurants, especially those that have enough buzz to attract attention from food bloggers, are finding it more and more common for patrons to be using their cell phones at the table — not simply to make calls, but to snap …

Renowned academic Iftekhar Hasan becomes Corrigan Chair

Areas of Study, Faculty, Finance, Profiles, Stories | Aug 17, 2011 |

The Fordham business faculty welcomes Iftekhar Hasan, Ph.D., as the first professor to hold the prestigious Corrigan Chair in International Business and Finance. Dr. Hasan comes to Fordham from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where he held multiple positions: acting dean of the …

Should business serve a higher purpose?

Stories | Aug 16, 2011 |

What’s the point of doing business? Most people would say it’s to make money. But Fordham’s Dr. Michael Pirson believes otherwise, advocating that the underlying intent of commerce should be to advance the well-being of as many human beings as …

New graduate program: 1 year, 3 continents, 1 degree

Coursework, Global, Stories | Jun 23, 2011 |

Some of you may be enjoying a well-deserved break this summer. Some of you may be out job-searching. Some of you may be thinking about continuing your education and sharpening your competitive edge in the job market. If you are …

Gabelli intern feels the need for speed

Marketing, Profiles | Jun 22, 2011 |

The following article was written by Gabelli student Ade Herbert about his internship with NASCAR. It was printed in a NASCAR publication in summer 2011. Fans file through the gate. They’re carrying coolers and portable seats. They’re also wearing t-shirts …

Image gallery: Senior awards night 2011

Event Recaps, Stories | May 31, 2011 |

This photo gallery contains images from awards night, when the Gabelli administration honored the special achievements of members of the Class of 2011. Congratulations to all of this year’s graduates, and cheers to those who were honored at awards night! …

Broadway’s “Lombardi” puts sports business in the spotlight

Alumni, Stories | May 20, 2011 |

The editors of GabelliConnect were fortunate enough to grab a few minutes with Joe Favorito, a Fordham alumnus and sports businessman who was an associate producer of the Broadway show Lombardi. Here, Mr. Favorito gives us some insight into the …

Former UBS head Joe Grano visits Gabelli

Event Recaps, Stories | May 06, 2011 |

Gabelli students packed a room on campus on April 27 to hear a lecture delivered by Joe Grano, chairman and CEO of Centurion Holdings LLC and former head of UBS Financial Services. Students came to glean knowledge from Mr. Grano’s business experience, …


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