Senior Alumni Share Professional Insights with Isenberg Freshmen
September 25, 2013
Two Isenberg alumni with extensive senior executive experience captivated hundreds of students with career and business insights in the Dean's professional development seminar for first-year Isenberg students. David Fubini '76 (Marketing), Director with McKinsey & Company, and David O'Leary '81 MBA, former Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer with State Street Corporation, gave students their take on networking, interviewing, teamwork, mentorships, and "hard" versus "soft" business skills.
Eighty Recruiting Companies to Attend Isenberg Career Day on October 3
September 19, 2013
Isenberg Career Day on October 3rd (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) will attract 1,200 students and 80 employers to the Campus Center Auditorium. "The diverse scope of recruiting companies will ensure opportunities for students in all of our seven majors," notes Melissa Salva, Director of Recruiting Operations at Isenberg's Chase Career Center.
Student Managed Equity Fund at Isenberg Tops the Competition
September 18, 2013
The Minutemen Equity Fund (MEF), a portfolio managed principally by Isenberg students, has outperformed rival student-managed funds on the UMass Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell campuses. During the fiscal year spanning June 2012-May 2013, the MEF returned 15.62% on its portfolio, narrowly topping its closest rival, UMass Lowell.
Isenberg in the News--September 3-13, 2013
September 16, 2013
A compilation of recent news about Isenberg that has appeared in the print and electronic media.
Haemoon Oh, Head of Isenberg's Department of Hospitality & Tourism Management, told Springfield's television media that his department is poised to provide managerial talent both for a future casino in Western Massachusetts and for the hotels, restaurants, and other venues that would cluster around it.
Class of 2017 is Isenberg's Most Academically Gifted
September 5, 2013
This week, Isenberg welcomes the most academically accomplished first-year class in its 54-year history.
Isenberg Professor Advises Business Leaders on Managing Millenials
September 4, 2013
The Millenials are tech savvy and work well in teams, but they are roamers who on average have seven jobs by age 26, Isenberg professor of marketing Charles D. Schewe told the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield.
Isenberg Professor on Media Images of Female Athletes
August 28, 2013
Advertisers and the media have traditionally emphasized a female athlete's attractiveness in endorsements and in other media presentations, observes Janet Fink, an associate professor in Isenberg's Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management. Research, she notes, demonstrates that the next generation wants to see its female athletes simply as athletes.
Glenn Wong, a professor in the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management, discusses issues and cases involving the NCAA and compensation alternatives for collegiate athletes.
A new partnership between Isenberg's finance department and Moody's Corporation will bring the School, its faculty, and students three years of valued access to the company's suite of data bases. In addition, the partnership will include support for a year-long seminar featuring key speakers in the finance industry and academe. And it will introduce students first-hand to Moody's and the credit ratings industry through semiannual student visits to the company's headquarters in New York City.