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.
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.
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.
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.
Isenberg Seniors Place Second in Bose Case Competition
September 30, 2014
A team of Isenberg Operations and Information Management students has taken second place in the 2nd annual Bose Supply Chain College Case Competition. Bose challenged the students with a complex real-world business problem that focused on issues involving process, people, and technology.