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Dennis Hanno '90 Ph.D. Named President of Wheaton College
February 27, 2014

Former Isenberg Associate Dean for Undergraduate Matters Dennis Hanno '90 Ph.D. (Accounting) has been named president of Wheaton College in Norton. The Isenberg alumnus will remain in his current position of provost and senior vice president of Babson College until he takes office as Wheaton's eighth president on July 15.

Isenberg Researcher's Study Points to Negative Outcomes for NHL Teams with Olympic Participants
February 25, 2014

With the Sochi Winter Olympic Games in the rearview mirror, a 2012 statistical study by Professor Neil Longley of Isenberg's Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management is prompting observers to ask whether the teams of NHL players who participated in the Games will suffer a letdown during the rest of the NHL season.

Isenberg in the News-February 24, 2014
February 24, 2014

Recent news about Isenberg in the print and electronic media

Inaugural Women of Isenberg Conference Highlights Alumni Panelists and Networking Opportunities
February 21, 2014

Isenberg's inaugural Women of Isenberg Conference on February 8th attracted over 150 alumni, students, faculty, and staff members to a full day of panels, networking, and relationship building. Organized by the student group, Isenberg Women in Business, and generously sponsored by Target, the event featured seven breakout panels with 24 alumnae panelists spanning the Isenberg classes of 1978 through 2012.

Isenberg Alumnus Dissects Firm's Strategic Playbook
February 17, 2014

In a November visit to Isenberg, Marc Schneider '81, Group President of PVH Corp's (Phillips-Van Heusen) Heritage Brands division, described his firm's complex strategic discipline. Following a seven-step formal process to arrive at the division's strategies, Heritage Brands embraces horizontal execution that entails agile teamwork and cross-functional prowess.

Students Excel as Consultants in Marketing Tools Course
February 11, 2014

Charles Schewe's honors course, Tools for Professional Success in Marketing, assigns student consulting teams to strategic marketing challenges on behalf of corporate clients. In the fall-semester course, twelve Isenberg-Commonwealth Honors College students in four teams completed projects for Carvel Ice Cream, LEGO, Boston Scientific, and MapR Technologies.

Isenberg Student Receives Research Scholarship for Community Engagement
February 6, 2014

Reed Fox, a junior in the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, is one of six recipients of a Community-Engaged Research Scholarship, awarded by the Commonwealth Honors College.
Fox is founder of the year-old Northampton Exercise Club for the Homeless, an Isenberg Citizens First initiative that brings students and the homeless together for weekly basketball, yoga, and other physical activities.

Isenberg in the News--February 4, 2014
February 4, 2014

Recent news about Isenberg in the print and electronic media

Isenberg Center Partners with Wharton Research Data Services on Strategic Database
January 29, 2014

A prestigious Isenberg asset-the Morningstar CISDM Database-will now be offered by the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School's internet-based data research service, Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS). The Isenberg database, managed by the school's Center for International Securities and Derivatives Markets, tracks qualitative and quantitative information for more than 6,000 hedge funds, funds of funds, and commodity trading advisors (CTAs).

Isenberg Hospitality Students Gain Exposure to Leading Hotel Corporation and Executives
January 22, 2014

On October 10, 2013, 15 students traveled with their instructor and HTM Department Head, Dr. Haemoon Oh, to Marriott Headquarters in Bethesda, Maryland, where several senior executives spoke to them about Marriott's Voyage training program and other leadership topics. The students also spent time at the award-winning Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel for a full day of property immersion and training.

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