Business

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Nov 29, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Kurthakoti to Present Research Paper at Annual Marketing Conference

A paper, "Forgetting Brand Placements: Results from a Panel Analysis," written by Raghu Kurthakoti, Assistant Professor of Marketing, was accepted for presentation at the Marketing Management Association Conference, March 28-30, 2012, at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, Ill. The annual spring...

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Nov 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Good Evening, Singapore Alumni!

"Good evening, Singapore!" he boomed into the microphone. Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III made his presence known to the cheering M.B.A. alumni in Singapore, sending his greetings from his office in Grey Towers Castle to a big screen at the restaurant where alumni and students...

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Nov 22, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Online and Hybrid Courses Draw Wcislo Back to School for Business Degree

By Erica Lamberg Like many adult learners Caryn Wcislo is short on time but full of academic promise and determination. Wcislo is currently enrolled in Arcadia University's Accelerated Business Degree Completion program. "My major is Business Administration and I'm exploring a minor in...

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Nov 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: The Value in Finding a Mentor

By Stephenie F. Wilson, M.A., Assistant Director of Career Education Have you been encouraged to partner with a mentor, possibly a more “seasoned” professional that you can learn from as you begin your career? If you have not already thought about selecting a mentor, please consider the potential...

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Nov 15, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Brinker Discusses Financing Medical Care in Exceptional Parent Magazine

Thomas M. Brinker, Jr., LL.M. CPA, Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the M.B.A. program, published “Home Equity Loans and Retirement Plan Distributions” in the November 2011 issue of Exceptional Parent magazine. Brinker focuses on two common resources frequently utilized in...

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Nov 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

SABA Hosts 'Dress for Success' Fashion Show

Guests gathered along a red carpet in Grey Towers Castle on Nov. 2 for the third annual Dress for Success Fashion Show, co-hosted by the Students for the Advancement of Business Administration (SABA) and the Office of Career Development. Emceed by Julie DiTrapano, Director of Student Engagement,...

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Nov 4, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Career Development: How to Dress for a Job Interview

By Fallon McAnany, Career Development Grad Assistant Interviews are often the first time that employers meet the person behind the resume. When dressing for an interview, it is important to dress professionally and modestly to keep the focus on you as a professional and avoid unnecessary...

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Oct 21, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Arcadia Students Log Face Time with Potential Employers at Career Fair

Arcadia University’s Office of Career Development hosted an Internship & Career Fair on Oct. 18 in Grey Towers Castle. Employers such as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prudential Financial Services, the Civil Service Commission, and the Philadelphia Zoo were recruiting for a variety of...

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Oct 18, 2011 Sarah Schwartz

Minkus ’09 Lands Dream Job at National Constitution Center

Elizabeth Minkus ’09, Catering Sales Manager for Brulée Catering at the National Constitution Center, has the job of her dreams and is relishing Philadelphia's young professional scene. Living independently in the Rittenhouse Square District of the city, she feels fortunate for her achievements and...

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Oct 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

ING Financial Names Business Alum Head of Advisory Business Development

(PRNewswire) ING Financial Partners, ING U.S.'s broker-dealer, has appointed Andre Robinson as head of advisory business development and Rich Taylor as head of brokerage operations to support the firm's growing advisory business. "Advisory programs are so important to our financial advisors and...

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Oct 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

M.B.A. Students Meet with Chief Economist in Peru

M.B.A. Cohort 14’s second international business experience provided students the opportunity to study the emerging economy of Lima, Peru, where they visited several companies to learn about the country’s business practices in September. The cohort spent a day at the Central Reserve Bank of Peru...

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Oct 11, 2011 Purnell Cropper

Brinker Presents at MetLife Special Needs Planning Symposium

Thomas M. Brinker Jr., LL.M. CPA and Professor of Accounting, presented a session on "Examing the Medical Expense Deduction for Families with Special Needs Children (and related financing nuances)" at the Met Life Special Needs Planning 2011 Symposium Oct. 5 in Boston. "As the number of children...