Alumni

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

Friday, March 14, 2014

The Rutgers University Alumni Association is holding its first-ever Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni Student Competition, giving students from across the university campus a chance to meet a high-profile alum during a black tie gala on May 3.

TAGS: Alumni MBA Rutgers Business School Sheri S. McCoy

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

Thursday, February 27, 2014

A financial alumni 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.

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

NYSE Euronext SVP Greg Ochojski encourages students to define their college experience, connect with senior professionals

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Greg Ochojski is an NYSE Euronext senior vice president and currently serves as chief financial officer of U.S. Cash Markets. He has been with NYSE Euronext since 2008.  In his role, Ochojski is responsible for all financial aspects of the Equities and Options trading businesses, market data, regulation, and the listings platform.

TAGS: Alumni LIBOR Marty Markowitz Rutgers Business School Thought Leadership Undergraduate New Brunswick

Joseph Taylor, CEO and chairman of Panasonic North America Feb. 20 CEO Lecture Series

Date: 
Friday, February 14, 2014
Location: 
Newark, NJ

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 guest in the school's distinguished CEO Lecture Series.

Taylor's talk, "The Challenge of Remaking a 100-year-old Global Corporation," will focus on Panasonic's emergence from its business struggles and what it has taken to regain the company's footing in the global marketplace.

Students, faculty alumni, journalists and others interested in attending are encouraged to register. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. inside Bove Auditorium, Rutgers Business School, One Washington Park, Newark.

A reception will follow in the lounge outside Bove.

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TAGS: Alumni CEO Lecture Series MBA Undergraduate Newark

Chief executive of Panasonic North America will discuss strategy, leadership behind company's turnaround at CEO Lecture Series

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Joseph M. Taylor, CEO and chairman of Newark-based 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 guest in the school’s distinguished CEO Lecture Series.

TAGS: Alumni CEO Lecture Series Networking Newark Panasonic Thought Leadership

Rutgers MQF students impress crowd with provocative quant summit staged at NYC's Museum of American Finance

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Three prominent experts in finance delved into the complexities of sovereign debt and shared their perspectives on the impact of the U.S. Central Bank's intent to unwind its economic stimulus efforts during the annual summit sponsored by the Rutgers Master of Quantitative Finance Program.

TAGS: Alumni Glenn Shafer Master of Quantitative Finance Networking Quant Summit Thought Leadership Wall Street Yangru Wu

Students and alumni learn about networking currency from NY Times author Keith Ferrazzi

Thursday, January 23, 2014

On Thursday evening, January 23rd, Rutgers Business School undergraduates, MBA students and alumni had an opportunity to learn first-hand how to develop authentic and impactful relationships in life and in business from NY Times author, Keith Ferrazzi, of Never Eat Alone and

TAGS: Alumni LaToya Battle-Brown MBA Rutgers Business School Undergraduate Undergraduate Newark

Speek co-founder gives Rutgers Business School crowd a real sense of what it takes to launch a company

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Danny Boice, a software engineer turned entrepreneur, was never a fan of conference calls.

"The dial-in, the PINs…the whole thing just sucks,” Boice said as he introduced Speek, a company he has spent nearly two years building since coming up with the idea for a new app to handle conference calls over beers one night with friends.

TAGS: Alumni Entrepreneurship Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Speaker Events Tech-Startups

New program will allow Rutgers Business School students to connect with New Jersey entrepreneurs

Thursday, December 12, 2013

Rutgers Business School’s undergraduate entrepreneurship program and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) of New Jersey are launching a new program to enhance Rutgers University’s student entrepreneurship experience.

TAGS: Alumni Entrepreneurship Leadership Mentoring Networking Partnerships Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

Rutgers Business School alumnus views pharmaceutical industry from top spot at FDA's Office of Prescription Drug Promotion

Monday, December 9, 2013

Thomas Abrams doesn’t look like a man in the hotspot at one of the Food and Drug Administration’s key regulatory offices.

TAGS: Alumni Ethics Mahmud Hassan MBA Michael Santoro New Brunswick Pharmaceutical Management

Branding guru William Arruda inspires students and alumni to distinguish themselves in their careers

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Undergraduate, MBA, and professional accounting students had a unique opportunity to network with alumni and representatives from a number of major companies at the inaugural annual mixer hosted by Rutgers Business School Undergraduate Newark.

TAGS: Alumni Career Development Corporate Partners LaToya Battle-Brown Rutgers Business School Undergraduate Newark

Shark Tank-like Business Plan Competition helps launch Rutgers business ideas

Thursday, October 31, 2013

From medical records to advertising, Rutgers alumni and students bring their business savvy and a pitch. Medical record website Opcura dreamed up by Ross Goldstein and Cesar Cheng takes top prize in 2013. Will your idea be next?

Ross Goldstein and Cesar Cheng won the 2013 Rutgers Business School Business Plan Competition—and how did they celebrate?

By putting up a billboard for their business right before the entry into the Garden State Parkway.

TAGS: Alumni Business Plan Competition Entrepreneurship MBA Undergraduate New Brunswick Undergraduate Newark

Deloitte & Touche chief executive will offer perspective on professional excellence at CEO Lecture Series

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

There were times during Gregory Weaver’s career at Deloitte & Touche when a mentor’s advice convinced him to take an opportunity he did not immediately recognize on his own.

TAGS: Alumni CEO Lecture Series MBA Mentoring Professional Accounting MBA

Professor Langdana and Executive MBA alumnus team up on new book to explain complex forces driving global economy

Monday, September 30, 2013

The dynamics at play in the world economy can be head-spinning.

Tariffs, exchange rates, intra-industry trade are all factors that company executives have to weigh in a business world that is increasingly global and complex.

Rutgers Professor Farrokh Langdana and Peter Murphy, an alumnus of the Rutgers EMBA program and chief executive officer of DC Safety in New York, have produced a textbook intended to help fill what they describe in the book’s introduction as a void of MBA-level teaching material on international trade and global macroeconomic policy.

TAGS: Alumni Economics Executive MBA Faculty Insights Farrokh Langdana

Rutgers Executive MBA alumna is building non-profit to improve healthcare services in developing countries

Thursday, September 26, 2013

As Helen Kest completed her residency in pediatric medicine at a hospital in the Bronx, she couldn’t help comparing the level of care and services in the U.S. to what she knew existed in Nigeria, where she had grown up.

“The whole time my heart was breaking for Nigeria and other developing countries, where there aren’t these privileges,” said Kest, who graduated from the Rutgers Executive MBA Program in 2006.

TAGS: Alumni Executive MBA Health Care Nonprofit

Rutgers MBA Alumnus Michael O'Neill Appointed CEO of Broadcast Music, Inc.

Date: 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Location: 
Astoria, NY

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 September 16, 2013. O'Neill will also become a member of the Board. O'Neill succeeds BMI's current President and CEO Del Bryant who announced his desire to step down earlier this year after almost 42 years of continuous service to the company. O'Neill will assume the title of President upon Bryant's retirement in June 2014.

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TAGS: Alumni Finance Marketing

Rutgers Business School Alumni Association receives two excellence awards for Abby Kohut webinar series

Friday, August 30, 2013

The Rutgers University Alumni Association will present its 2012-2013 Ernest E. McMahon Award for programming excellence to the Rutgers Business School Alumni Association.

Anik Roy, RBS Class of 2001, was also chosen to receive the university alumni association’s Block R Award for her service on the RBSAA’s Career Resources Committee.  

TAGS: Alumni Awards Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Speaker Events Webinar

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