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Miss out on International Business Week? Recaps here!

Event Recaps, Stories | Feb 17, 2012 |

Did you miss the International Business Week presentation about global sustainability and “greening the supply chain”? If so, there’s still time to catch up on what Kevin Lyons, a highly regarded Rutgers University professor, taught to the students who attended: Click …

Sherron Watkins, whistleblower, on the truth about Enron

Accounting, Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Stories | Feb 09, 2012 |

Elizabeth Anderson (FCRH ’13) provides this account of Sherron Watkins’ speech at Fordham about uncovering the accounting deceptions that brought Enron down. As a Jesuit institution, Fordham emphasizes the development of each student’s personal ethics, both in the classroom and …

Team Kellogg’s takes home $1K in business competition

Coursework, Event Recaps, Stories | Jan 26, 2012 |

Proving the adage that hard work leads to great reward, five Gabelli students representing the Kellogg’s corporation took home top honors — and $1,000 — this past Tuesday in the integrated business core’s first business presentation competition. What will benefit …

Juniors put their communications skills to the test

Coursework, Event Recaps, Faculty, Stories | Jan 12, 2012 |

A reporter is on the phone demanding your reaction to just-announced charges of insider trading against your boss, the CEO. Think fast. What do you tell the reporter? One of your company’s most crucial suppliers delivers the news that she’s …

Whole Foods talks sustainability at Fordham

Event Recaps, Stories | Dec 19, 2011 |

by Elizabeth Anderson (FCRH ’13) Sustainability — the filling of human social, economic and other needs in ways that still leave resources for future generations — is quickly progressing beyond a fad to a necessary element of every field of …

Fueled by Starbucks, SWS team wins competition

Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Finance, Smart Woman Securities, Stories, Student Organizations & Clubs | Dec 06, 2011 |

Here’s advice from four members of Gabelli’s chapter of Smart Woman Securities: Starbucks is worth buying — for more than gingerbread lattes. These investors consider its stock a wise acquisition. For this semester’s Smart Woman Securities campus investment competition, Farzana …

Failure can be a great thing, visiting entrepreneurs say

Alumni, Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurship Society, Event Recaps, Stories, Student Organizations & Clubs | Nov 30, 2011 |

Walk around your class tomorrow and ask who wants to fail the final. You won’t find any takers, of course. Nobody wants to fail. But entrepreneurs who visited Fordham during the Gabelli-sponsored TrepCon — a week-long entrepreneurship conference — argued …

Kenta Shirafuji wins “Me and a Ram” pizza party

Event Recaps, Stories | Nov 29, 2011 |

Congratulations to Kenta Shirafuji (GSB ’13) whose image was selected as the winner of the “Me and a Ram” student photo contest. His scene, which you’ll see below, won over our panel of Gabelli dean’s office judges. For his visual …

Attending a Gabelli event gets 3 students the inside track

Areas of Study, Event Recaps, IT / Information Systems, Stories | Nov 14, 2011 |

Attending Gabelli events (yes, those things you see advertised on fliers around campus and here on GabelliConnect) can be your ticket to the personal connection that ends up launching your career. Three students had such an opportunity this month. By …

Three Gabelli alumni enlighten sophomores on finance jobs

Alumni, Areas of Study, Event Recaps, Finance, Stories | Nov 03, 2011 |

For students taking the first steps toward a business career, some of the subdivisions within the financial world — and the routes to landing work in those fields — can be somewhat opaque. Helping a group of Gabelli sophomores to …

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