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Sports Business Initiative Launched at Gabelli School of Business

Featured News, Sports Business | Apr 11, 2022 |

BY KELLY KULTYS The Gabelli School of Business announced the launch of the Gabelli Sports Business Initiative, “a new way to dissect sports” and to “examine the tough issues involving the sports business,” said founder Mark Conrad, J.D. “We’re going …

Denisse Garcia lands fall internship with New York Mets

Areas of Study, Marketing, Sports Business, Success Stories | Jun 26, 2013 |

Have you ever watched the recap of a New York Mets game on the news and, as the camera panned over CitiField, thought to yourself, “Wow, the stadium’s really empty!” Well, changing that is about to become the provenance of …

Michael Sansarran to speak at MLB conference in Houston

Areas of Study, Featured Events, Sports Business | Jun 12, 2013 |

Last year, the Diversity Business Summit was the event that opened doors for Michael Sansarran (GSB ’13) into his career at Major League Baseball. This year, Michael has been invited as one of the panelists! Michael’s panel is titled “The …

Success story: Thomas Bannon is finance intern at Yankee Stadium

Finance, Sports Business, Success Stories | Jun 06, 2013 |

Legends Sports and Entertainment, which runs operations at Yankee Stadium, takes on only one finance intern for the summer. That spot for 2013 went to our very own Thomas Bannon (GSB ’15). If the words that caught your attention above …

An unexpected path to a very animated sports career

Areas of Study, Business Sports Society, Sports Business | Apr 25, 2013 |

by Joe Rapolla (FCRH ’13) When Kenneth “Kenny” Pordon (FCRH ’07) was an undergraduate at Fordham, he was sure of one thing: He wanted to work in sports. Mr. Pordon was right on the money, but he’s found himself in …

Student conference explores sports & tech

Areas of Study, Business Sports Society, Digital Business Society, Event Recaps, IT / Information Systems, Sports Business | Apr 24, 2013 |

by Joe Rapolla (FCRH ’13) Six established men in the sports industry shared their biographies and insights during this month’s Business of Sports Today conference. What they said was extremely useful to the students in the audience, many of whom …

Business of Sports Society visits the NBA and Barclays Center

Areas of Study, Business Sports Society, Sports Business | Apr 12, 2013 |

by Joe Rapolla (FCRH ’13) It’s been a basketball-fueled couple of months for the Business of Sports Society. The NBA was a major player in the club’s semester from early on. Brian McIntyre came to campus in February to talk …

April 11: Sports business symposium comes to Rose Hill

Areas of Study, Business Sports Society, Featured Events, Sports Business | Apr 02, 2013 |

Talk about three of-the-moment issues with sports industry professionals on Thursday, April 11, as Rose Hill plays host to the first Business of Sports Today Symposium. You can register here to attend for free. You’ll hear from the experts and …

Thursday 2/28: Have breakfast with a global baseball executive

Areas of Study, Featured Events, Sports Business | Feb 21, 2013 |

Seating is very limited for this event with a longstanding Major League Baseball executive, so register now if you are interested. The Gabelli School’s sports business specialization welcomes Mr. Lou Melendez, senior advisor to the international baseball operations department in the …

Senior NBA staffer advises students to ask ‘Why not?’

Areas of Study, Communications/Media Management, Event Recaps, Sports Business, Stories | Feb 07, 2013 |

by Joe Rapolla Jr. (FCRH ’13) Fordham was treated to a unique guest appearance on Wednesday night when Brian McIntyre, senior communications advisor to the commissioner of the NBA, took the lectern to discuss his job as David Stern’s right-hand …

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