School of Business News
As president of St. John Fisher College’s Beta Gamma Sigma chapter, School of Business student Amanda Gabak’s November was anything but ordinary. Earlier this month, the junior accounting major joined more than 350 business students and professionals from 14 countries at the international honor society’s Global Leadership Summit.
For the first time in St. John Fisher College history, two teams of accounting students from the School of Business took the top two spots in a Deloitte FanTAXtic Regional Competition, held Nov. 7-8 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Jana Sacks, an associate professor of accounting and finance in the School of Business, recently published a new book, Elementary Financial Derivatives: A Guide to Trading and Valuation with Applications.
There are hundreds of online advice columns about how to shape your personal brand, but last week, more than 30 students, faculty, and staff from St. John Fisher College’s School of Business heard directly from one of the marketing industry’s best, when Sharon Napier ’83 delivered a lecture on the topic during the year’s first Women’s Leadership luncheon.
The fifth annual 4A’s Agency Transformation Conference was held at St. John Fisher College on Wednesday, Oct. 14, in the Joseph S. Skalny Welcome Center.
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.