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August 6, 2010

Christopher Caine ’78 Receives International Leadership Award

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The Institute for Education (IFE) presented Christopher G. Caine ’78, president and CEO of Mercator XXI, with the IFE Leadership Award on May 15 at its leadership dinner held at the Egyptian Embassy in Washington, D.C. Caine was honored for his leadership locally, nationally, and in the world community. “In each of his endeavors–teaching at [...]

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December 30, 2009

Students Will Explore the Inner Workings of the Nation’s Economy

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Team heads to Baltimore to compete in the College Fed Challenge Nov. 2-4 A team of six students will travel to Maryland Nov. 2-4 to compete in the regional College Fed Challenge competition held at the Baltimore branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. The students will become monetary policymakers as they assess current [...]

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December 21, 2009

One Student’s Take on Argentina: Full of ‘Quirkiness, Style, and Culture’

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Richard Durham ’11 writes on learning about business, culture, and natural beauty in Argentina Richard Durham ’11 (Braintree, Mass.), a double major in economics & business and Spanish, studied in Argentina for a semester through IES Abroad, an academic consortium of more than 175 U.S. colleges and universities. He writes about his experience:As I excitedly [...]

Lafayette College

December 3, 2009

Diana Hasegan ’10 Takes First Place in National Undergraduate Business Competition

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She was part of the top team in the Early Leaders Case Competition at the Simon Graduate School of Business at University of Rochester Diana Hasegan ’10 (Tirgu Mures, Romania) was a member of the first place team in the Early Leaders Case Competition held at the Simon Graduate School of Business at University of [...]

Lafayette College

September 30, 2009

Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser Discusses National Economy at Policy Studies Forum

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Speech has been featured in hundreds of national and international news outlets; read the transcript and view photos from the event Charles I. Plosser, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, presented the speech “Demystifying the Federal Reserve” during an economic summit hosted by the College’s policy studies program Sept. 29. Plosser’s [...]

Lafayette College

August 25, 2009

Andrew Schnall ’10 Gets Taste of Big-City PR in New York

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He writes about his summer internship with Jonathan Schecter ’04 of M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment Andrew Schnall ’10 (Hillsborough, N.J.), an economics and business major, spent his summer as an intern under the guidance of Jonathan Schecter ’04, a senior account manager with M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment in New York City. This summer, [...]

Lafayette College

August 21, 2009

An Advocate for the Arts

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Sarah Rose Christy ’10 writes about her internship at the Princess Grace Foundation in New York City Sarah Rose Christy ’10 (Levittown, Pa.), an economics and business major, spent her summer as an intern for the Princess Grace Foundation in New York City. She secured the position with the nonprofit arts organization through the help [...]

Lafayette College

August 3, 2009

Teevrat Garg ’10 Explores Labor Demand and Poverty Alleviation in Madagascar

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He writes about his research with David Stifel, assistant professor of economics Teevrat Garg ’10 (Haryana, India), who is pursuing a B.S. in mathematics and an A.B. with a major in economics and business, is working as an EXCEL Scholar with David Stifel, assistant professor of economics, on a project examining the demand for labor [...]

Lafayette College

July 10, 2009

Alaina Masler ’09 and Samantha Speer ’09 Publish Research in Pennsylvania CPA Journal

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Their project was headed by Rose Marie Bukics, Jones Professor of Economics Research conducted by Alaina Masler ’09 and Samantha Speer ’09 under the guidance of Rose Marie Bukics, Jones Professor of Economics, has been published in the Summer 2009 edition of Pennsylvania CPA Journal. Masler, who graduated with majors in Spanish and economics & [...]

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February 23, 2009

Mitch Ditkoff ’69 Wins Award for Business Book

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Awake at the Wheel encourages creative thinking Awake at the Wheel, a book by business consultant Mitch Ditkoff ’69, has received a Silver Medal within the Business Fable category from the Axiom Business Books Awards. Released in 2008 by Morgan James Publishing, Awake of the Wheel: Getting Your Great Ideas Rolling (in an Uphill World) [...]