School of Business News
On Saturday, Sept. 26, St. John Fisher College’s Accounting Club hosted its 34th annual networking golf tournament at Island Valley Golf Course in Fairport. More than 60 students, faculty, recruiters, and alumni gathered to get to know each other ahead of the 2015 recruiting season for accounting majors.
St. John Fisher College alumnus Martin Mucci '81 has been recognized as one of the first 100 Influential Leaders by AACSB International (AACSB), the global accrediting body and membership association for business schools.
St. John Fisher College honored John “Jack” Murphy, a member of the Pioneer Class of 1955, with the Accounting Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement Award during a luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 17, held at the Genesee Valley Club.
Fisher’s Victor E. Salerno Center for American Enterprise joins a host of collaborators in launching Race for the Space, a business competition that is part “Shark Tank,” part “Extreme Home Makeover,” and all Rochester.
Hemant C. Sashittal, chair of the Management/Marketing Department at the School of Business, has had several articles slated for publication this summer.
Four colleges and universities in the Rochester region will partner on an initiative to further embed the liberal arts into undergraduate business programs. Led by St. John Fisher College, the partnership is possible thanks to a $50,000 grant from the Teagle Foundation.
Students, their families and friends, faculty, and staff gathered in the Cleary Family Auditorium for the annual President’s Awards Ceremony, which honored 59 graduating seniors for their academic accomplishments, leadership, and service to the College.
On Friday, April 17, the St. John Fisher College School of Business inducted 40 students into the College’s Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) chapter.
More than 50 students from St. John Fisher College, Rochester Institute of Technology, and Alfred University attended the first-ever Student Night, hosted by the Rochester Chapter of the Tax Executive Institute.
On Tuesday, April 21, the School of Business hosted the first event in its Women’s Leadership Series, First Impressions: How to Successfully Approach your Job and/or Internship Search. Twenty-two business school majors attended the presentation, given by Valarie Upson, co-founder of Step Forward Leadership.