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ILC students “speed network” with high-level alumni

Stories, Students | Dec 19, 2012 |

How do you meet as many Fordham alumni as you can in the shortest time possible? Students in the Gabelli School’s Integrated Learning Community for Global Business gave one method a try this month: a networking round-robin that allowed them to meet …

Seven exercises test juniors’ communication capacities

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

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 …

Success story: Carolina Martinez gets E&Y internship

Accounting, Areas of Study, Students, Success Stories | Dec 14, 2012 |

This summer, Carolina Martinez (GSB ’14) will be heading to work in Times Square — specifically, as an intern in the assurance services practice at Big Four accounting firm Ernst & Young. Congratulations! Raised in a business-focused home, Carolina developed …

Stuff to sell? Ditch eBay … support GSB students using Zwikk

Areas of Study, Entrepreneurship, Stories, Students | Dec 10, 2012 |

by Elizabeth Anderson (FCRH ’13) As Fordham approaches finals and the semester draws to a close, it’s a time of year when students may find themselves with items they no longer need. Now, though, Rams have a new option: Zwikk, …

Success story: JPMorgan Chase chooses senior Domenick Ferrera

Areas of Study, Finance, Stories, Students, Success Stories | Dec 07, 2012 |

Is it possible to have a long history with a company before you’ve even graduated from college? For Domenick Ferrera (GSB ’13), it certainly is. Domenick has been working on and off for JPMorgan Chase since summer 2011, when he …

Tale of an internship: Michelle Ciesielska at the New York Fed

Accounting, Areas of Study, Business Economics, Personal & Professional Development, Stories, Students | Dec 06, 2012 |

by Elizabeth Anderson (FCRH ’13) The success Michelle Ciesielska (GSB ’14) has had with internships yields an important lesson for younger Gabelli School of Business students: Don’t wait. There’s no need to sit back until junior year to find an …

Deloitte competition teams meet (and beat!) last year’s performance

Accounting, Areas of Study, Stories, Students | Dec 05, 2012 |

Last year, one of Fordham’s two teams edged out its competitors from several other regional universities to earn a ticket to the national round of Deloitte’s FanTAXtic tax case-study competition. A Fordham team repeated that feat this year, vanquishing seven …

Five GSB juniors are Fordham’s PwC xTAX winners

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

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 …

Fordham SWS inducts 36 new members

Event Recaps, Smart Woman Securities, Stories, Student Organizations & Clubs, Students | Dec 03, 2012 |

by Claire Smith (GSB ’12) Fordham’s chapter of Smart Woman Securities is most definitely a growth operation. Last week, the group inducted 36 new associates — the organization’s title for new members — at an official ceremony. This was one …

Tale of an internship: Juvoni Beckford at S&P

AIS, Areas of Study, Finance, IT / Information Systems, Students | Nov 28, 2012 |

  by Juvoni Beckford (GSB ’13) This past summer, I got an internship with the ratings agency Standard & Poor’s as an application developer. The firm wanted me to create visualizations and 3D graphics that could be used as visual …

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