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Success Story: Mitchell Laferriere ’18 earns Sustainability Accounting Standards Board certification

Success Stories | May 04, 2017 |

There’s a lot of talk about “sustainability” in business, but when it comes to making real changes, action is key. A Gabelli School junior is taking that action. Mitchell Laferriere, BS ’18, recently received his Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Level 1 …

Success Story: Carl Jean-Pierre ’20 earns EY internship

Success Stories | Mar 27, 2017 |

“Come back in a year or two.” For some freshmen, hearing this advice at a career fair might be discouraging. For Carl Jean-Pierre, BS ’20, it made him even more determined to line up an internship. He will start this …

Success Story: Christa Ceconi ’17 in Dreyfus investment management role

Success Stories | Feb 16, 2017 |

Life is a marathon, not a sprint. A Gabelli School senior knows firsthand the truth behind these words. Christa Ceconi, BS ’17, recently accepted a one-year rotational position at Dreyfus, a subsidiary of BNY Mellon, but it took time, patience, …

Stephen Blackwell on SpinMedia, success, and being scared

Success Stories | Nov 22, 2016 |

Stephen Blackwell’s journey to become the CEO of SpinMedia, a pop-culture website publisher, was not typical

Fellowship takes MBA student from bakery to broadcasting

Success Stories | Sep 21, 2016 |

Nataki Kali Campbell, MBA ’18, will not have to wait long to apply her classroom learning to real-world experience. Campbell — who works with her family-owned business, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill — has been awarded the first WFUV …

Success Story: Student joins intensive finance program

Success Stories | Jul 05, 2016 |

For four weeks this summer, 30 college-age women learned from some of the finest academic and professional minds in finance. A Gabelli School student was among them. Rachel Clivaz, BS ’18, was selected for the inaugural class of Girls Who Invest, a …

Success Story: MBA student working with impact investor

Success Stories | Jun 29, 2016 |

By GabelliConnect A Fordham MBA student is working at Acumen as a summer associate, helping to change the way the world tackles poverty. Chris Bullard, MBA ’17, will help to scale up businesses in developing countries that are directed at serving people …

3 of 4 national entrepreneur grants go to Fordham students

Success Stories | May 17, 2016 |

Fordham University student entrepreneurs won three out of the four grants awarded by the Kenneth Cole Foundation at the Compass Fellowship National Conference held recently at Georgetown University. Makena Masterson, BS ’19, Michelle Berardino, FCRH ’19, and Enzo Obeso, BS …

Gabelli junior wins T. Howard Foundation scholarship

Success Stories | Feb 19, 2016 |

For Nazifa Nasim, BS ’17, a summer internship with Discovery Communications last year was an excellent learning experience. Now, it’s become even more valuable. Nasim, 20, from Fresh Meadows, Queens, learned this week that the internship led to her being …


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