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Accounting Chair Ingrid Fisher ’79, ’82,’02, has been named associate dean of the School of Business, succeeding Hany Shawky who is serving as interim dean.
The boy was four years old. His father was in prison and his mother was addicted to drugs. Almost every morning he crossed the street to visit his neighbors, students Stephen Stabile ‘01 and William Bott ’01, at their pseudo-fraternity-house in Pine Hills, sometimes with a note, “Can you watch Jamel today?” The 20-year-olds fed him, read to him, taught him how to write and took him to school.
Spring commencement included many first generation college students, including student speaker Rosa Bautitista '16 and alumna speaker Joan Solotar '86, senior managing director at Blackstone Group.
Professor Hany Shawky is serving as interim dean of the School of Business as former dean Donald Siegel has stepped down to work on grants, his scholarship and a new book contract. Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost James Stellar said, “An accomplished administrator in his own right, Dr. Shawky has been a true citizen of the University at Albany for 38 years.”
The expanded and enriched UAlbany MBA program starts fall 2015. Students will have the opportunity to choose from six concentrations. Cyber security, marketing, finance and entrepreneurship have been added to the current offerings in information technology management and human resource information systems.
Sarah Royals ’15 and Sam Rowley ’15 went to the NCAA tournament this spring, Royals for the fourth time and Rowley for the third. Both students graduated with dual majors this spring.
School of Business News from the UAlbany News Center
How did a college dean find time to be the University’s most oft-cited scholar?
How is one UAlbany military veteran giving a career boost to another?
UAlbany Weekend MBA students developed new social ventures in their final course before graduation this summer. Each team saw success, raising $1,000 or more for a charity of choice.
Widely published scholar in finance and economics starts new position on July 1.
University at Albany faculty members are available to discuss the causes of the Zika virus, the transmission of the disease, and the public health and business implications of its spread both from a statewide and global perspective.