Isenberg Citizens First and the Jewish Leaders in Business hosted Roger Fine, Retired Johnson & Johnson Senior Executive. He present a talk about "The Paradox of Business - The Power of Putting People Before Profits"
Entrepreneurs came together for the Idea Jam in February to pitch their business ideas and to hear other’s interesting ideas. Participants were able to network with other entrepreneurs, find team members for their ventures, and hear feedback from mentors and other students. Look out for announcements of future Idea Jams!
Recruiters from diverse industries—hotels, food services, property management, senior living, clubs, and casino gambling—were in force at HTM’s 41st annual Career Day on March 4th. Four to five hundred students attended the daylong event to learn about opportunities at the 74 companies and to network with alumni and company representatives.
Sport Management students gained invaluable career insights and advice from alumni and other practitioners at the inaugural McCormack Future Industry Leaders Conference. The event featured a panel, case work, and networking.
The second annual Women of Isenberg Conference took place on February 7. Coordinated by the student group Isenberg Women in Business, the day-long event attracted 210 members of the Isenberg community, including 42 alumnae, a dozen Isenberg faculty and staff members, and 150 students. Alumnae and faculty participated on nine panels that explored career development and workplace issues.
A group of Isenberg students, faculty, and staff, organized by the Isenberg Citizens First program, participated in the annual Hot Chocolate Run for Safe Passage in Northampton, MA. Team Isenberg raised money for the charity by gathering pledges for the 5k race.
On December 4, the campus welcomed the family of the late Gene Isenberg '50, '00H, including his wife Ronnie, their daughter Diane and husband David and their three children Dylan Carolyn, and Stefan. A tribute was held to honor Gene and Ronnie's leadership and generosity at UMass Amherst and Isenberg.
Photos from the newly launched David C. O'Leary '81 MBA Leadership Orientation Program which immersed Isenberg's first-year MBA students for three days in professional development activities before classes began.