Spring 2016


Najwa ZarookIn May, I will hand in my last paper and take my last exam. At commencement I will turn my tassel, shake President Jones’s hand and walk off the stage into my future. I arrived in the U.S. two days before my freshman classes began not knowing what to expect. Over the past five years I was exposed to a lot more than facts and figures and a lot more than I thought possible at the School of Business. I find that I learn more every day.

School of Business alumni contribute greatly to creating, developing and enhancing opportunities for graduates.   

Read more in this month's Viewpoint





Purple and Gold Student Ambassadors
Purple and Gold Student Ambassadors at the Big Purple Growl represent the best of the School of Business
Peter Rodrigues ’16 (Financial Analyst Honors Program and Accounting), Jacob Wasserman ’18 (Financial Analyst Honors Program), Najwa Zarook ’15,’16 (Accounting, Forensic Accounting), Rachel Kukuliev ’16 (Accounting and Math), Cristian Palma ’16 (Marketing and Management), Destiny Anderson ’16 (Financial Management Regulation) and Adam Mrowca ’17 (Information Technology).

Bob Lazar ’77 with author Charles Duhigg
Bob Lazar ’77 with Pulitzer Prize winner and bestselling author Charles Duhigg
after a reading sponsored by the School of Business and the New York State Writers Institute.


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