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Isenberg Hospitality Students Earn Scholarships; Help Manage Tournament
October 27, 2014

Four Isenberg Hospitality and Tourism Management (HTM) students were among the six recipients of $13,000 in scholarships at the New England Club Managers Association's (NECMA) annual awards ceremony on October 20th at the Golf Club at Turner Hill in Ipswich. Isenberg HTM students also played key roles on October 7th at the David Meador Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament at the Kittansett Club in Marion.

Blake Frohnapfel Knows the Value of Teamwork
October 27, 2014

On the playing field and in the classroom at Isenberg, where he is a first-year full-time MBA/M.S. student, UMass Amherst stating quarterback is taking care of business. In prospecting for a graduate program, Frohnapfel found that UMass and Isenberg met his three main criteria: it had a highly ranked MBA program, a nationally prominent sports management program (McCormack), and it needed a quarterback.

Isenberg MBA Student Advocates Gender Inclusiveness
October 22, 2014

"For some people, [a closeted existence] is worth it. I'm not one of those people," first-year Isenberg MBA student Corey Hodges told BusinessWeek in an interview at the annual Reaching Out LGBT MBA Conference on October 3-6 in San Francisco. Hodges arrived at Isenberg in September after spending 6+ years as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, much of that time as an engineer on nuclear submarines. "Isenberg has been way better than tolerant," he says.

Isenberg in the News--October 17, 2014
October 17, 2014

Recent news about Isenberg in the print and electronic media

New Isenberg Course Gives Sophomores Professional Development Edge
October 17, 2014

A new course for Isenberg's sophomores is giving them a competitive edge in job interviewing, networking, and skills for researching employers and industries. The course, "Career and Professional Development," is equipping students with a roadmap for professional development success.

New Provost on Campus Values Marketing as an Administrator and Author
October 16, 2014

In a visit to Isenberg's Fundamentals of Marketing class, UMass Amherst Provost Katherine Newman discussed the importance of marketing in fostering the campus's competitiveness and reputation.

Isenberg Graduate Sees Finance as a Positive Force for Change
October 10, 2014

For Isenberg MBA graduate Michael Philipp '80, financial acumen is essential in marshaling business as a positive force change. During his two-day visit to Isenberg on September 30 and October 1st, the former Chairman and CEO of Credit Suisse Europe, Middle East, and Africa, described some of his current ventures to Isenberg students and faculty. Philipp was also at Isenberg to honor finance professor Hossein Kazemi, who recently succeeded Thomas Schneeweis as the school's Michael and Cheryl Philipp Professor of Finance.

Two Isenberg Faculty Members Honored at International Conference
October 6, 2014

Two Isenberg professors, Steven Floyd and William Wooldridge, were honored on September 21 by the Strategic Management Society at its annual conference in Madrid for their 25-year impact on research involving middle managers, strategy processes, and corporate strategic renewal.

Isenberg Professor Views Failures as Critical to Success
October 3, 2014

"Whenever you aspire to be creative-to stretch yourself and take risks-you're bound to have setbacks. In other words, you're going to fail to some degree as a prelude to success," observes Charles Manz, Isenberg's Nirenberg Professor of Leadership.

Isenberg Marketing Faculty Member and Students Bring Their Breast Cancer Message to Retailers
October 1, 2014

Cynthia Barstow, a faculty member in marketing at Isenberg, and the campus-based organization, Protect Our Breasts, are raising awareness among retailers and consumers about carcinogenic and other health dangers of everyday commercial chemicals.

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