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Success story: Joe Coscia and Aimee Fields to Lord & Taylor


It’s often said that getting a job is all about whom you know. Joe Coscia (GSB ’14) and Aimee Fields (GSB ’14), however, are proving that you don’t have to know anyone. This summer, Joe and Aimee will be buying interns in the executive training program at Lord & Taylor,…

Joe Colandrea, MBA ’18, on balancing business school and a family business


How do MBA students spend their time outside of class? If you ask Joe Colandrea, MBA ’18, he’ll say you can find him using his marketing skills to help out at his family’s restaurant with everything from social media to partnerships. View the video to hear more from Colandrea about…

An unexpected path to a very animated sports career


by Joe Rapolla (FCRH ’13) When Kenneth “Kenny” Pordon (FCRH ’07) was an undergraduate at Fordham, he was sure of one thing: He wanted to work in sports. Mr. Pordon was right on the money, but he’s found himself in places in the industry that he hadn’t expected. “Originally, I…

Business of Sports Society visits the NBA and Barclays Center


by Joe Rapolla (FCRH ’13) It’s been a basketball-fueled couple of months for the Business of Sports Society. The NBA was a major player in the club’s semester from early on. Brian McIntyre came to campus in February to talk about league communications. Then it was Fordham’s turn to pay…

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 man. A Chicago native and a graduate of Loyola University…

Student conference explores sports & tech


by Joe Rapolla (FCRH ’13) Six established men in the sports industry shared their biographies and insights during this month’s Business of Sports Today conference. What they said was extremely useful to the students in the audience, many of whom aspire to careers in sports business. Three speakers made it…

Vote for Fordham’s Compass Fellow finalists for Kenneth Cole grants


Corinne Logan, Phil Sweeney and Nick Makarov & Joe Halpin hold three of the six Compass Fellowship finalist spots for Kenneth Cole grants. They were selected from among 220+ fellows across the country. Winners will be announced on April 5 during Shift Series, the annual conference of The Compass Fellowship…

Compass Fellows win two Kenneth Cole grants


This weekend, two Fordham student entrepreneurs and Compass Fellows won $2,500 Kenneth Cole grants for their socially conscious ventures. Corinne Logan’s Pumpstash compression shorts are designed to hold insulin pumps for diabetics. Nick Makarov and Joe Halpin created SamePage, an application to help students synthesize current events using timelines, infographics…

Ground Floor stresses business essentials with a practical twist


From left, Ground Floor students Joe Erbe, Nikolas Karsos, Kiki Eleftheriadis and Haley Hauge have teamed up to create a business for their final project. You have a pretty good idea for a business. You’ve raised $25,000 from friends and family, and you believe you can make a go of…

Sports symposium fields range of topics, hosts NFL kicker


From left, Daniel Sixsmith and NFL placekicker Patrick Murray at the Fordham Sports Business Symposium held on March 26. By Joe Vitale, GabelliConnect freelance writer The Fordham Business of Sports Society kicked off its annual symposium last week with a group of speakers and panelists who addressed topics ranging from…

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