In front of a panel of four judges, 16 student-led startups gave five-minute pitches describing their ventures and participated in a 10-minute Q&A session. The judges selected four teams to advance to The Final, where $65,000 in seed money will be awarded.
On January 29th, alumni, students, and friends of Isenberg gathered together at the Westin St. Francis in San Francisco to network and learn about Dean Massey's vision for the school. Thank you to all who came out!
The annual hospitality and tourism management department alumni networking night in New York City was held on November 11th at Lavo Nightclub. Thank you to all who attended and congratulations to those honored at the event.
Dean Massey joined Isenberg alumni and friends at the Boston Harbor Hotel on November 7th. Dean Massey invited everyone into a discussion on the landscape of business education and Isenberg's position in that landscape.
The four-part Innovation Challenge began with The Minute Pitch on Wednesday, Oct. 16. In front of an audience of nearly 200 students, faculty, staff and supporters, 26 ventures gave 60-second pitches of their startup idea.
The Isenberg School of Management’s Hospitality & Tourism Management department hosted their annual Boston Alumni Night at the UMass Club on September 12, 2019. Current HTM students got the opportunity to tour the venue, breathtaking views and all, before the event thanks to Cass Luna, Membership & Marketing Director at the UMass Club. Muzzo Uysal, HTM Department Chair gave remarks about the current state of the department and their recent, exciting move from Flint Lab to the Isenberg Business Innovation Hub, and even led the entire room in song, wishing 2014 alum, Keith Sacenti a Happy Birthday. This night provided networking opportunities to over 90 HTM faculty, alumni and current students.
Hosted by the Berthiaume Center for Entrepreneurship and Valley Venture Mentors (VVM), the Collegiate Summer Venture Program (CSVP) wrapped its 10 weeks of programming, mentoring, networking and curriculum with a Celebration on Monday, July 29, at VVM’s Hub in Springfield, Mass.
On June 13th, Isenberg honored alumni Paul Carney and Michele Equale for their leadership and philanthropy in the business community. The event was held at The Colonnade Hotel in Boston and was attend by over 200 close Isenberg and UMass friends, faculty, staff and alumni.
On May 9th, Isenberg hosted hundreds of graduate programs students and their families to celebrate their completion of their program. Students from the MBA, MS in accounting, business & analytics, and sport management programs from on campus and online, along with doctoral graduates, were invited to attend. The reception took place in the new Business Innovation Hub. MBA graduates gathered early in the evening to recite and oblige to the MBA Oath.