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Women make their mark: Females account for 51 percent of the new class of full-time MBA students

At Rutgers Business School, women represent 51 percent of the new class of 79 full-time MBA students – the highest since 2007 when female students made up 48 percent of the class. In 2013, the incoming class of full-time MBA students was 39 percent female. More ›

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

TAGS: Diversity Full-Time MBA Graduate Admissions Lei Lei MBA Sharon Lydon Students

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Career moves at Prudential prepared Rutgers MBA alumna for role as CFO of Group Insurance

Christine Knight, who is now chief financial officer of Prudential’s Group Insurance, started working at Prudential as an entry-level accountant in a reinsurance subsidiary the Newark-based financial services has since spun off. After the divestiture, Knight stayed on as controller for the run off businesses. It was the first in a series of career moves Knight made at Prudential that reflected a combination of moxie and ambition and what one executive described as Knight’s drive for "continuous improvement.”  More ›

Friday, September 5, 2014

TAGS: Accounting Alumni Finance MBA Mentoring Prudential

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Jorge Cardenas, vice president at PSE&G, shares his thoughts on personal integrity in his first blog as Management and Global Business HEIR

Jorge Cardenas, shares his thoughts on personal integrity in his first blog as Management and Global Business HEIR entitled "My Stand as a Human Being."  More ›

Monday, August 25, 2014

TAGS: Blogs Helpful Executives-in-Reach Jorge Cardenas Management and Global Business Mentoring Undergraduate

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Ceremony marks an end and a beginning for students completing the Business Transition at Rutgers Program

The six-week B-STAR Program is offered by the Office of Diversity Programs to support high-performing, high-potential minority students accepted for admission to Rutgers Business School.  More ›

Friday, August 15, 2014

TAGS: Business Student Transition at Rutgers (B-Star) Charles A. Brown LaToya Battle-Brown Office of Diversity Programs Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

Sharon Lydon, executive director of MBA Program, shares personal experiences in story about gender parity at Rutgers Business School
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
This year, RBS admitted a 51 percent female MBA class, surpassing the 37 percent national average and becoming the first business school in the country to achieve gender parity. Sharon Lydon,...
Women Business Undergraduates in Leadership Development mentoring program advances business and social skills
Monday, September 8, 2014
As Hailee Bellusci enters her final year of college and begins finishing her curriculum as a student in the Rutgers Business School, she knows she will walk away with a skill not taught in any of her...
Rutgers Business School continues reaching out to women high school students
Friday, July 18, 2014
NJBIZ
The Garden State Woman Education Foundation will host a Business and Leadership Academy in Florham Park from Aug. 11 through 15 to educate and inform high school girls about the importance of...
National Association of Women Business Owners business plan competition awarded $16,000 prize
Friday, June 6, 2014
The 6th Annual National Association of Women Business Owners - Central Jersey (NAWBO-CJ) Chapter Business Plan Competition, Supporting Emerging Entrepreneurs’ Development (SEED) was hosted on the...
New Jersey's 111 largest companies have a higher percentage of women board members than the national average, yet still too few
Tuesday, January 28, 2014
NJ.com
Women represent just under 14 percent of the total board seats of New Jersey’s 111 largest publicly held companies. That statistic is slightly better than the national average, where just 12 percent...