Women in Business: Navigating for Success
Chief Diversity Officer at Goldman Sachs Erika Irish Brown ’91 and other notable alums will speak to students on Friday, March 5.
2021 New York Business Plan Competition: Capital Region
The 12th annual Capital Region Business Plan Competition will be hosted by the University at Albany School of Business on April 9th, 2021. In 2021, the regional and state-level business plan competitions will be hosted as virtual events. The top two winning teams in each track at the regional competition represent the Capital Region at the New York Business Plan Competition May 7, 2021.
Q&A with Accounting Pioneer Jagdish Gangolly
Emeritus Associate Professor Jagdish Gangolly taught and researched at UAlbany from 1979 until 2011. During his tenure, he explored the field of textual analysis well before it became of interest of fellow researchers. In response to industry, he developed graduate concentrations in accounting information Systems for accounting and MBA students and an MS in forensic accounting. He also established the Junior Accounting Orientation sponsored by top public accounting firms.
UAlbany Maintains AACSB Honors in Business and Accounting
The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business has granted the School of Business maintenance of accreditation after a successful peer review. UAlbany transitioned its business education program to a traditional school of business in the 1960s. The school has maintained its AACSB accreditation since it was first granted in 1974, and was the first school in the world to be recognized by AACSB at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
MS Tax #1
The UAlbany MS Taxation is ranked at the top of “Best Masters in Taxation Programs” by Best Value Schools. It is the second time that this program has been highly ranked by Best Value Schools.
MBA student finishes third in international business competition
Evening MBA student Prachi Bharadwaj competed solo in an international business simulation competition and came home with third prize.
Keeping Up the Good Work: School of Business Student Clubs
Student clubs are proceeding safely during the pandemic, with some clubs increasing their membership and participation. “Our student organizations have dealt with many challenges - redefining what it means to be involved in a time where meetings can only be done virtually. We are proud to see the ways our students have adapted, evolved and grown while continuing to offer ways to network with and share knowledge from alums, industry experts, and corporate partners and to support their peers,” said Damira Pon, academic coordinator and director of student services for digital forensics program.
Executives Reach Students
The School of Business offered an opportunity for students to learn from seasoned executives this fall. The program, planned as an in-person event, went virtual. The Industry Partnership Committee of the School of Business Dean’s Advisory Board’s collaborated with the John S. Levato Office of Career Services to provide students with an opportunity to interact with top-level alumni practitioners.