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Leading with Purpose

Faculty, Featured News | Aug 03, 2022 |

For 15 years, Dean Donna Rapaccioli, PhD, BS ’83, led the Gabelli School through an unprecedented era of transformation, forever changing undergraduate and graduate business education at Fordham. At the end of June, Rapaccioli will step down from her role …

The Bond King: Bill Gross and his Influence on American Finance

Featured News, Gabelli100 | May 27, 2022 |

After Bill Gross graduated from college in the late 1960s, he headed to Las Vegas where he gambled at the casinos. He later applied the lessons he learned counting cards to finance, becoming a renowned investor and fund manager who …

James Dougherty, GABELLI ’22: Jumpstarting Accounting Career With Two Degrees in Four Years

Featured News, Graduate | May 27, 2022 |

When James Dougherty was a sophomore in the Gabelli School and unsure of what he wanted to major in, he took a class with Barbara Porco, clinical professor and associate dean of graduate studies. “Dr. Porco told me that she …

Class of 2022 Rose Hill and Lincoln Center Undergraduate Awards

Featured News, Undergraduate | May 27, 2022 |

On May 20th, the Gabelli School of Business celebrated graduating undergraduate students who received awards for outstanding academic performance and distinguished achievements. Rose Hill Students, along with faculty and staff honorees, gathered in the Leonard Theater at Fordham Prep in …

Gabelli School of Business Celebrates Master’s and Doctoral Graduates’ Perseverance in Uncertain Times

Featured News, Graduate | May 27, 2022 |

Addressing 720 new master’s and doctoral graduates of the Gabelli School of Business on May 24, Mandell Crawley, chief human resources officer at Morgan Stanley, urged graduates to “be incredibly proud” of what they’d “accomplished during such an uncertain and …

‘You Are Tomorrow’: Fordham Class of 2022 Invited to Transform, Lead the World

Featured News, Graduate, Undergraduate | May 27, 2022 |

“No one is an island. No one stands alone. Each one’s joy is joy to me,” the Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Butts, III, told the more than 16,000 gathered at the Rose Hill campus to celebrate the Class of 2022. …

International Business Week: Business for a Better World

Featured News | May 23, 2022 |

By Claire Curry At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, the iconic torch centerpiece burned 50,000 cubic meters of natural gas every day to stay lit. But when the 2022 Winter Olympics Games were held there in February, the city …

Journalist Gillian Tett Takes an Anthropological Look at Business

Featured News | May 23, 2022 |

Before pursuing her career in journalism, British author and Financial Times’ editor Gillian Tett studied anthropology, living for a time in Tajikistan in the former Soviet Union where she conducted field research for her doctorate. More than a decade later …

Class of 2022 MS and MBA Awards Ceremony

Featured News | May 19, 2022 |

On May 17, the Gabelli School of Business celebrated graduating MS and MBA students who received awards for outstanding academic performance and distinguished achievements. Students, along with faculty award winners, gathered in the E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center at Fordham’s …

How Lincoln’s Administration Financed the Civil War and Reformed America

Featured News, Gabelli100 | May 02, 2022 |

During the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln and Secretary of the Treasury Salmon Chase asked banks along the east coast for loans totaling $50 million in gold to support the war effort. They agreed, but one leading banker said that …

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