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Entrepreneurship Society
Entrepreneurship Society, Event Recaps | Mar 04, 2013 |

Lessons from the Entrepreneurship Society: Get up and do it

  Sam Hysell (GSB ’14) wrote the following notes — a “what you need to know” — after the Entrepreneurship Society’s “Breaking & Entering into New York City Tech Startups” event.   The session was split into two parts: Concrete …

Areas of Study
Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Finance | Mar 04, 2013 |

‘Heroic Leadership’ author puts leading within everyone’s reach

by Farzana Ali (GSB ’15) Pause. Mentally go over the last few hours and find a lesson that you learned. Use this lesson to help you for the next few hours. This advice is unusual to hear at a business …

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

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

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 …

Alumni
Alumni, Event Recaps, Stories | Feb 06, 2013 |

‘Now is the time,’ says sugar executive Alfy Fanjul

by Farzana Ali (GSB ’15) When Dean Donna Rapaccioli introduced Alfonso “Alfy” Fanjul (GSB ’59) as an accomplished executive, caring businessman, global leader and true son of Fordham, she wasn’t exaggerating. Owning five major companies, from Domino Sugar to Tate …

Areas of Study
Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Global, Stories | Feb 06, 2013 |

Ambassador: Learning about Latin America holds value

by Jackson Lindauer (GSB ’15)  Juan Carlos Vignaud has been an Argentinean ambassador since 1999. He has extensive experience in international relations, social development and governments. He lectures around the world on Latin-American foreign policy and teaches a class at Fordham on …

Areas of Study
Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Finance, Stories | Feb 04, 2013 |

Eight seniors attend high-powered value investing conference

Columbia University MBA candidates. Investment professionals. Eight Gabelli School of Business seniors. Our students were in good company at Friday’s 16th annual Value Investing Conference, where people who are carrying forward the strategies of value-investing pioneers Ben Graham and David Dodd …

Areas of Study
Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Marketing, Stories | Jan 24, 2013 |

Hoff, Iman, Kulangara, Matteini and Pierson take the Core Bowl

Walking out of yesterday’s Core Bowl — the premier business-presentation competition of the sophomore-year core curriculum — with a $1,000 prize and a lot of pride were five students: Thor Hoff (GSB ’15), Nicole Iman (GSB ’15), Nevin Kulangara (GSB ’15), Michelle Matteini …

Accounting
Accounting, Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Finance, Stories, Students | Jan 17, 2013 |

GSB team leaves today for KPMG contest in Dallas

by Farzana Ali (GSB ’15) Offering students only 48 hours to rip through 20 pages of facts, figures and charts, the KPMG International Case Competition is unlike any other. Competitors identify and analyze key issues facing a business — this …

Areas of Study
Areas of Study, Communications/Media Management, Coursework, Event Recaps, Stories, Students | Dec 18, 2012 |

Seven exercises test juniors’ communication capacities

by Emily Raleigh (GSB ’16) According to Dean Rapaccioli, “It’s not always what you say. It’s how you say it.” We talk. We text. We Facebook. We e-mail. We tweet. The question is, though, do we know how to really …

Accounting
Accounting, Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Stories, Students | Dec 04, 2012 |

Five GSB juniors are Fordham’s PwC xTAX winners

by Balt Heldring (GSB ’14) Is accounting exciting? Depends on whom you ask. For five Gabelli School juniors, the answer is yes — especially now that they’ve won the Fordham University round of PwC’s “xTAX” competition. PwC, one of the …

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