I was part of SIPP (Semester in the Profession Program) this Spring where I interned at EY in Boston, one of the "Big Four" accounting firms. I was in the assurance service line, or auditing. I audited many clients from industries like Bio-Technology (pharmaceutical companies), a professional football team from the NFL, and real estate investment firms just to name a few.
Red Cross executive Jeff Meyer dissected the supply and demand of blood supplies, in Anna Nagurney's course, Humanitarian Logistics and Healthcare. Cost and waste reduction have been the principal drivers in an increasingly consolidated national blood supply network.
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Todd Bari '94, an assurance partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Boston office, will be honored as Alumnus of the Year at Isenberg's Annual Accounting Awards Banquet on April 16th. Todd, who helps lead the PWC Boston office's Financial Services Assurance practice, will be the event's keynote speaker.
Isenberg undergraduate Rob Flanagan ’16 and his interdisciplinary team, FogKicker, won the top prize in the campus-wide Innovation Challenge on March 31. Other entrepreneurial teams also won prizes at the annual business plan competition.
The Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management honored alumni and students at its Annual Awards Banquet on March 30. Alumni received the department’s VanderZwaag Award and its Alumni on the Rise Award. Twenty-two students earned scholarships.
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Like many aspiring business leaders, Kaila Kennedy likes to push herself out of her comfort zone. Initially attending a small school, she transferred to Isenberg because it would force her to interact with different types of people. Ultimately, she knew she needed to improve her people skills in order to have a successful career.
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Three Isenberg finance majors—Sam Jezard ’15, Hannah Kim ’17, and Joshua Owczarski ’17—are competing against student teams from 14 other business schools in this year’s Kerrisdale Capital Investment Case Study Competition on the Economist.com web site.
Seven Isenberg Hospitality students attended the World Conference on Club Management and Club Business Expo in San Antonio on March 8-12. The students participated in a competition and idea fair, networked with peers and employers, and attended education sessions that explored the club management industry.
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. Two to three hundred students attended the daylong event to learn about opportunities at the 74 companies and to network with alumni and company representatives.
An Isenberg faculty member and part-time MBA student are Massachusetts’ two appointees to the nationwide Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. The volunteer group voices consumer concerns over IRS policies and issues.
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Hospitality graduate/entrepreneur Ben Goldberg’s ventures, Enjoy Nantucket and Enjoy Aspen, bring his upscale clients value and peace of mind on their vacations. Ben and his team offer concierge, household management, catering, event planning, and property rental services.
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.
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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.
Reflecting on his four decades at Isenberg, Professor Schewe recalls former students and alumni and explains his long-standing emphasis on experiential learning. He comments on marketing's transformation and his role as cofounder of the discipline, marketing to generational cohorts.
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Debbie Wilson, a nurse formerly on the front lines of Ebola relief in Liberia, spoke in Professor Anna Nagurney’s course, Humanitarian Logistics and Health Care. Wilson discussed the logistical and cultural challenges that arose during her six-week stay in the field.
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