The McCormack Center recently completed another successful Summer Sport Leadership academy, a two-week Pre-College program in its fifth year featuring educational workshops, site visits, and leadership training for dozens of driven high school students.
The 5th Annual Isenberg Business Leadership Awards & Dinner was held on June 15 at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston. This year Isenberg recognized Earl Stafford, CEO of the Stafford Foundation as the Honoree, and Nick Markey, Audit Senior at Deloitte as the Recent Alumni Awardee. The gathering hosted over 300 alumni and friends of Isenberg and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Hospitality & Tourism Management held their Annual Awards Dinner on April 12, 2017 at the Boston Park Plaza. With over 400 attendees, and 5 honorees, including Industry Leader Steve Wynn, the event was a huge success.
Celebrating Student Entrepreneurship. ElectroPure, a student team and developer of a water treatment/purification device for homes, schools, and other small-scale water systems, took first-place honors in the finals of the 2017 Innovation Challenge business plan competition on April 6th.
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“Leadership is a state of mind. Take responsibility—you don’t need a title,” urged keynote speaker Karyn Schoenbart ’78 at Isenberg’s annual student-run Women of Isenberg Conference, on February 25. The UMass alumna is President and Chief Operating Officer of The NPD Group, a top 25 marketing research company, based in Port Washington, New York. “[After graduation] you’ll be the youngest person in the room,” she told Isenberg students in the well-attended gathering of 350. “Age doesn’t matter. Get over it.”
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The Spring 2017 Boston Isenberg Alumni Night brought out over 170 alums, faculty and friends of Isenberg to the Top of the Hub—our highest attendance for an alumni night yet. Dean Fuller spoke about the new Business Innovation Hub, and alums also heard from Finance Professor Robert Feingold and MBA Associate Dean John Wells on recent news in both departments.
Isenberg Citizens First, Dean Fuller, and Dean Shea, along with other Isenberg faculty and staff members, raised almost $4000 to support Safe Passage, who provide services for victims of domestic abuse.