The County College of Morris Board of Trustees held its annual reorganization meeting on Nov. 17 during which three new members were appointed by the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Among them was Alumnus Alan J. Gordon (MBA) of Parsippany. Gordon is the business coordinator of the Women's Cancer Center in the Carol G. Simon Cancer Center at Morristown Memorial Hospital. He has served on the Parsippany Board of Education for 15 years.
Three students in the University's Center for Supply Chain Management proved victorious at a competition in Arizona over the weekend, beating out top-ranked programs to bring back the first award for the new program at the University. School of Arts and Sciences seniors Mikhail Naumov, Arnab Sengupta, and Jaysai Ghayal received $2,000 in prize money after judges at the Institute for Supply Management 11th Annual Services Conference deemed their presentation the best.
Rutgers Business School Professor of Management and Strategy dt ogilvie gives insight on why the national employment rate increased in the month of November.
For the second year in a row, a five-student team fielded by the Economics Department at Rutgers University in Newark has advanced to the national finals of the College Fed Challenge.
In Randal Pinkett’s latest book, “Black Faces in White Places,” co-authored with Dr. Jeffrey Robinson, an assistant professor at Rutgers Business School, Pinkett offers ten strategies on how you can succeed at playing the ‘ever-changing game” - a metaphor for the challenges minorities face.
Certificate programs are not the same as university-affiliated degree programs, such as the pharmaceutical MBA offered through Rutgers Business School. Mahmud Hassan, PhD, professor of finance and economics and director of the Pharmaceutical MBA program at Rutgers Business School, in New Jersey, says the MBA helps prepare professionals who have bachelor’s or master’s degrees and three years or more experience in any kind of industry for management careers in the pharmaceutical industry.
The New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) announced that New Jersey Resources the subject company for the New York regional competition of the CFA Institute Global Investment Research Challenge(R) (Global IRC). The Global IRC is an educational initiative in which leading industry professionals teach business and finance students how to research and report on a publicly traded company. Rutgers Business School will be one of the participating Universities.
Full and part-time MBA students talk about the Rutgers MBA experience at a family picnic held in Rutgers Gardens in New Brunswick, NJ.
Dean Martin Markowitz of Rutgers Business School told the students that college life would be much different from their high school experience. "You have to be responsible for yourself," Markowitz said. "Part of being responsible for yourself is first to develop a plan. You plan a parallel plan. You have your education, and then you have your career."
Textbook manuals offering "test banks'' of questions are a new frontier in college cheating, professors say. Donald McCabe, a business professor at Rutgers University in New Jersey who studies college cheating, said the UCF case is ambiguous since students might not have known the exact questions would be on their exam.
A new study by researchers Charles Naquin of DePaul University, Liuba Belkin of Lehigh University and Terri Kurtzberg at Rutgers University demonstrated that lying at work on e-mail is more of a temptation than was previously thought. The authors observed in their study that even though the liar would be caught, those who chose to fib were more likely to do so when corresponding by e-mail than when using old-fashioned paper and pen.
Risks and legal issues stemming from corruption will be the focus of a panel discussion at The Institute for Ethical Leadership at Rutgers Business School, on Dec. 2, in Newark. The program is slated to include speakers Andrew Weissmann, former prosecutor and director of the Enron Task Force, and Andrea Bonime-Blanc, associate general counsel and director of ethics and compliance with Navigant Consulting Inc., which has offices in Lawrenceville.
When Randal Pinkett and Jeffrey Robinson attended Rutgers University together in the early '90s, the glass ceiling of the corporate business world seemed impenetrable to many African Americans. Five degrees each and several successes later, the enterprising pair has penned "Black Faces in White Places: 10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness" a detailed account of how they and other blacks have smashed that ceiling to win what the authors now call "the ever-changing game."
The 2010 Chancellor’s Community Engagement Awards will be given out at a Dec. 2 ceremony on campus in recognition of the valuable relationships that faculty, staff and students have created with communities in Newark and the surrounding region. This year’s honorees are: Faculty members Thomas McCabe, South Orange, N.J.; Roberta Schorr, Hillsborough, N.J.; Kyle Farmbry, South Orange, N.J.; and Aimee Cox, Newark, N.J.; Rutgers senior Yolanda Jackson, New Brunswick; the Dean’s Advisory Council of the Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick; and the Victoria Foundation, in Glen Ridge, N.J.
In regards to shared responsibility, shifting norms, and such finger-pointing back and forth when cheating serves no purpose, said Fishman and Donald McCabe, founding president of the International Center for Academic Integrity and a professor of management and global business at Rutgers University at Newark. "I think this really suggests there’s an onus on us to understand that there are these shifting norms," said McCabe. "We need to be more explicit in instructions."
About 200 students admitted their involvement, but some have questioned whether the incident was actually cheating. Donald McCabe, founding president of the International Center for Academic Integrity, told Inside Higher Ed that surveys show far more faculty say there is cheating than students, suggesting shifting norms about the issue. “What we called cheating 20 years ago isn’t called cheating now,” he said.
Farrokh Langdana, Rutgers Business School Professor of Finance and Economics, comments Fed. Quantitative Easing, the hike on precious metals, Fed’s plan to increase Aggregate Demand through the Wealth Effect, and on how Chairman Bernanke seeks to “help increase confidence” by boosting consumption and investment.
Randal Pinkett and business scholar Jeffrey Robinson say it's time to redefine the game. The game is "any activity undertaken to pursue personal and professional pathways to success involving rivalry, strategy, or struggle" that are governed by a collection of spoken and, more often, unspoken rules. They redefine the game with great care in their new book Black Faces in White Places: 10 Game-Changing Strategies to Achieve Success and Find Greatness.
Joe Nyzio, a retired U.S. Army sergeant who suffered serious wounds in combat in Iraq and works for the State’s Veterans Benefits Bureau, was on campus in Newark from 10 a.m. to noon and at New Brunswick from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays. He’ll be available in Camden as needed, and on any Rutgers campus by appointment. Student veterans at Rutgers-Camden are also served by a VSO based.
The Career Development Center, which can be used by students and alumni of the Newark College of Arts and Sciences, the University College, the School of Criminal Justice, the School of Public Administration and the Rutgers-Newark Graduate School, provides career counseling, on-line vocational testing, resume critiques, interview skills appointments, and workshops. In addition, the center provides mock interview appointments, internships and career search strategies, a mini library of career resources, as well as career fairs and recruiting programs.
The University and the New Jersey business community came together Monday at Rutgers Entrepreneurship Day to exchange and promote new ideas and technologies. The event, held at the Rutgers Student Center on the College Avenue campus, focused on introducing developing companies and entrepreneurs to investors and creating interest for their products and ideas.
The Rutgers Mini MBA Program is offering an accelerated Social Media Marketing Course from December 6 through 10, 2010, on the Piscataway campus. This Social Media Certificate Program has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Labor for workforce training grants. Funding may be available for those receiving unemployment benefits.All of the students enrolling in the Social Media Marketing Course will receive Apple iPads, which will be an integral part of the 10-session Rutgers Mini MBA Program which provides new career skills in a field that is defined by social media technology and change.
The Rutgers Mini MBA Program is offering an accelerated Social Media Marketing Course from December 6 through 10, 2010, on the Piscataway campus. This Social Media Certificate Program has been approved by the New Jersey Department of Labor for workforce training grants. Funding may be available for those receiving unemployment benefits.
The Rutgers Mini MBA Program is offering an accelerated Social Media Marketing Course from December 6 through 10, 2010, on the Piscataway campus. The Rutgers Mini-MBA program is designed for executives or professionals working in marketing, advertising, branding, communications, or sales as well as individuals seeking to use social media to further their careers. Participants receive a certificate at the completion of the course and those passing an optional exam earn three credits toward a full-time MBA degree.
Rutgers University's Sigma Chi fraternity chapter raised $95,000 for the Children's Miracle Network last week, holding several events on the College Avenue campus for the 22nd annual Derby Days. Along with the help of seven sororities, Sigma Chi broke the record for the most money raised by a greek organization in the country during the week, said Alcibiades Torres, director of Recruitment for Sigma Chi. About seven members from the Sigma Chi fraternity were drafted earlier this semester to team up with each sorority, with some acting as Derby Days captains, said Daniele, a Rutgers Business School junior.
Professor Jerome D. Williams of Rutgers Business School said, “In these turbulent and complex financial times, this much-needed exposition on the role and responsibility of providers of financial services in ensuring positive customer experiences is outstanding. I like that Lubin deals with sound business practices for lenders while simultaneously emphasizing fair and equitable treatment of customers."
A Republican-dominated Township Committee will govern in 2011, after Republicans Alumnus Ed Trzaska and Patricia Graham took both seats from Neena Singh and Democratic incumbent Louise Wilson on Tuesday night. Mr. Trzaska, 35, has been an advisor to the township’s Planning Board and vice president of the Pike Run Homeowners Association. After earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and an MBA from Rutgers University, he began a career in pharmaceuticals as a researcher and corporate manager.
Newark’s Halsey Street was hopping last Friday night, as Mayor Cory Booker, Rutgers University Chancellor Steven J. Diner and a host of other luminaries gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Cravings, a gourmet eatery and caterer that aims to transform the city’s downtown. “We have over 30,000 students in the area,” said Dr. dt ogilvie, CUEED’s Founding Director. “Having a revitalized Halsey Street would make a difference to them, the community and the City of Newark.”
Without touching an instrument or playing a note, conductor Jacques Lacombe can achieve the musical sound he wants from the 60 people who are actually doing the work of making music. During an innovative program at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, the students in the Rutgers Business School’s Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program observed Lacombe rehearse Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 with guest soloist, Yuja Wang, and his ensemble of musicians.
F&S Produce Inc., a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of prepared fresh-cut produce and other refrigerated value-added products, is pleased to announce that Lou Cooperhouse has joined its leadership team as president and chief operating officer. He has served as an adjunct professor at the Rutgers Business School and received an MS in Food Science and BS in Microbiology, both from Rutgers University.
Students in the Nonprofit Certificate program at Rutgers Business School listen to and ask questions of NJSO Music Director Jacques Lacombe. The orchestra is a perfect example of collaboration between management and employees and how he motivates and collaborates with them.
The determined proprietor of “Cravings” is Marisa Blackwell, backed up by a give-back-to-the-community-minded Paul Profeta. He’s the guy who has poured $1 million of his own money into a Halsey Street stimulus package. Marissa Blackwell, a Chicago native — she now lives in South Orange — once managed Windows on the Hudson, a restaurant in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., and later took a job with a food-service company working with Rutgers Business School. In short order, she launched her own catering operation — with an assist from the kitchens of her friends — and landed the business of Rutgers Executive MBA program.
A Caterer, a new restaurant and catering service, opened it’s door this past Friday at 87A Halsey St., in Newark, as the fourth business to receive assistance from a partnership between The Center for Urban Entrepreneurship & Economic Development, at Rutgers Business School, and The Profeta Urban Investment Foundation, which provides capital to the city’s minority- and small-business owners through the CUEED project. Because of the partnership’s efforts, “we move ever closer to our goal of a 24/7 Rutgers - Newark campus and the transformation of Halsey Street and the area around the Rutgers - Newark campus,” said Steven J. Diner, chancellor of Rutgers - Newark.
Rutgers Business School Alumni: Brian Campbell comments that Chinese and Indian youth complete their engineering, medical and accounting degrees, we are being educated at respectable universities in the fine art of facebooking, twittering and you-tubing. Look out world, here comes America with its soldiers of social media experts. And what exactly is a mini-MBA? Are we looking at a future of mini-medical degrees? Skip the age-old process – become a cardiologist in just one year. It will soon be a government job anyway, so there may be a lot of demand for the profession if we can dumb it down and shorten the learning curve.
Director and Professor and Prof. Farrokh Langdana, Ph.D. commented on Next Generation Excel: Modeling in Excel for Analysts and MBAs (Wiley Finance),”If I should thank Microsoft for inventing Excel, then I would like to thank Dr. Isaac Gottlieb more for teaching me how to use it to solve the real problems in my real work.”
A conference devoted to elevating the operational capacity of nonprofits, with a special focus on building stronger boards, drew about 100 nonprofit executives to Rutgers University Business School, in Newark, on Thursday, for a day of seminars hosted by the Victoria Foundation and the Prudential Foundation. At the event, $25,000 grants were awarded to three nonprofits that have taken steps to build capacity.
Marketing takes a decidedly "Net Generation" approach for the young entrepreneurs. Cheek uses Facebook to advertise his goods and hire "official 365 campus reps." May Chiu, a third-year Rutgers Business School student, has 2,500 followers on Twitter. They have instant access to her latest jewelry, clothing, and accessories, which she designs, makes, and markets on her website as the Mayflower Fashions.
Details for this year's Rutgers Business School 2011 Business Plan Competition were released earlier this month, giving entrepreneurs the opportunity to expand their business. The competition, sponsored by the Sales Executives Club of Northern New Jersey Foundation, will be held from Dec. 1 to March 4 at the Rutgers Business School and will allow business owners to present their plans to a panel of experts. Judges look for a plan with long-term viability, said William McIlroy, the director of Corporate Outreach at the business school.
Horizon Asset Management, Inc., a private, value-oriented investment firm with approximately $5.0 billion under management, today announced that RBS Alumnus Robin Shulman (MBA), former Managing Director and Compliance Officer at Seix Investment Advisors, LLC will join the firm as Chief Compliance Officer, effective immediately. In this role, Ms. Shulman will be responsible for Horizon’s regulatory and market compliance function.
RBS Alumnus Dr. Sabrina Simmons (EMBA), Franklin Park, has been named the chief medical officer of Ocean Health Initiatives, with locations in Lakewood and Toms River. Simmons will plan, direct, and monitor the delivery of medical services for Ocean Health Initiatives. She will also assist Dr. Theresa Berger, the CEO, in implementing policies and in recruiting medical doctors and health care providers.
Professor Jerome D. Williams was recently added to the Bristol Township Athletic Hall of Fame. While at Woodrow Wilson High School, Williams excelled in cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field. He was the captain of the 1965 teams and established numerous Wilson records. He was All-County in Cross Country, All-County in Track and Field in the half-mile, two-mile relay, and triple jump, and All-State in the triple jump.
Rutgers, ranked No. 21 on The Register Guard’s and received students' highest ranking for administrative support. And more of the same is coming. Farrokh Langdana, program director at Rutgers Business School, is in the process of hiring additional executive career coaches who specialize in IT and pharmaceuticals to give students more support. But he's not making the final decision on whom to hire: The E.M.B.A. students are.
Executive M.B.A. students are used to juggling the demands of high-octane careers and family life. But add in 20 to 30 hours a week of class work, and that balancing act can become overwhelming. Farrokh Langdana, director of Rutgers University's E.M.B.A. program stated "I have wives and husbands calling and said: 'We're going to put our nest egg in your program -- is this the right thing?"
President Obama intends to nominate Alumnus Susan H. Hildreth to be Director, Institute of Museum and Library Services. Susan, who holds an MBA from Rutgers University, is the city librarian of The Seattle Public Library.