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Rutgers business plan competition sees a return to more traditional ventures; interior landscaper wins top prize

The two top winners, both Rutgers Flex MBA students, started companies that provide services. Brian Bergen, owner of an interior landscaping company called Bergen Botanicals, won the $20,000 first-place prize. Paula Zwiren, president of Zwiren Title Agency, received $15,000 for second place. Sarah Blessing, who graduated from the Rutgers Flex MBA Program in January, came up with the idea for TRAINgle, a fitness band with some flair. Her team, which includes Flex MBA students Aamir Khan and Leann Cosley-Richardson and recent MBA grad Joanna Trzaska, won the $10,000 third-place prize. More ›

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

TAGS: Business Plan Competition Entrepreneurship Flex MBA MBA New Brunswick Newark Social Entrepreneurship

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Contest gives students a chance to meet a distinguished Rutgers alum and win tickets to spring awards gala

Five students from across the Rutgers University campus will be selected to win a pair of tickets to the black tie awards gala (a $300 value) and a chance to meet one of the honorees, which include Avon Products CEO Sheri McCoy, a 1988 graduate of Rutgers Business School’s MBA program, and Harvey Schwartz, chief financial officer at Goldman Sachs. More ›

Friday, March 14, 2014

TAGS: Alumni MBA Rutgers Business School Sheri S. McCoy

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Rutgers Business School students meet and connect with professionals on the NYSE trading floor

February 21, in follow-up to hosting a lunch and conversation with Rutgers Business School students on the Livingston campus, RBS alumni, Vice President and CFO Greg Ochojski and Barclays Market Maker Jason Hardzewicz hosted 30 RBS students to visit the New York Stock Exchange.  More ›

Monday, March 3, 2014

TAGS: Marty Markowitz Rutgers Business School Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Undergraduate New Brunswick

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Rutgers Finance and Economics Department continues to build network connecting students with alumni, financial professionals

A networking event hosted by Rutgers Business School’s Department of Finance and Economics on Feb. 25 drew a crowd of nearly 90 people to The Lotos Club on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. Students, faculty and alumni heard a talk by Irv Rothman, president and CEO of Hewlett-Packard Financial Services and afterward, had a chance to mingle and exchange business cards in the club’s elegant library. More ›

Thursday, February 27, 2014

TAGS: Alumni Finance Ivan Brick MBA Networking Rutgers Finance Alumni Network Thought Leadership Undergraduate Newark

Joseph Taylor, CEO and chairman of Panasonic North America Feb. 20 CEO Lecture Series
Friday, February 14, 2014
Joseph Taylor, CEO and chairman of Panasonic North America, will provide Rutgers Business School students with an insightful look at leadership and strategy on Thursday, Feb. 20 as the next featured...
Rutgers MBA Alumnus Michael O'Neill Appointed CEO of Broadcast Music, Inc.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), a global leader in music rights management, today announced that the Board of Directors has unanimously elected Michael O'Neill as Chief Executive Officer effective...
KPI: What is a Key Performance Indicator?
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
KPIs are often seen as a cure to what ails the online ad industry. During AOL's first-quarter earnings call in 2012, CEO Tim Armstrong discussed how he was trying to convince more advertisers to...
Bloomberg captures the scene at New Jersey Needs You gala and the purpose behind MBA alum's charity
Thursday, April 18, 2013
The New Jersey Needs You gathering probably had the biggest number of Garden State cheerleaders, among them Mark Savino, who works at Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. and grew up in...
Farrokh Langdana featured: Researchers and professors at top business schools in the Northeast share their predictions
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Professor Farrokh Langdana was featured in Arrive, Amtrak's magazine for the Acela northeast train corridor. "Once the economy gets traction, because never in history have we printed so much money...