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2011

Business Plan Competition Winners
MBA students compete for bragging rights, good grades and cash prizes

December 16, 2011

By J.M. Berger

There were no Number 2 pencils in sight when nearly 30 Carroll Graduate School of Management students gathered in Fulton Hall on Friday, December 16, to take their finals in the Business Planning and Entrepreneurship course taught by Dr. Gregory Stoller.

Professor Alicia H. Munnell
Prof. Alicia Munnell Delights In Her Work for BC

December 1, 2011

Prof. Alicia H. Munnell, the Peter. F. Drucker Professor of Management Sciences at the Carroll School of Management, has had an impressive career.

Painting of flowers
The Gift That Keeps Giving

November 29, 2011

Boston College Carroll School of Management graduate Eliane Markoff is on a mission.

Professor Kathering (Kay) Lemon, Ph.D.
Prof. Kay Lemon: “Working at BC is a Blessing”

November 15, 2011

Accenture Professor of Marketing Katherine (Kay) Lemon, Ph.D. is a successful academic and prolific researcher in the Boston College Carroll School of Management.

The Carroll School MBA students meet Warren Buffett
Meeting Warren Buffett

November 4, 2011

The Carroll School of Management’s Senior Lecturer Professor Robert F. Radin hosted his fourth consecutive trip last month to attend a two hour Q&A session with the famous investor and philanthropist Warren Buffett.

Carroll School's Fall Day of Service
Carroll School’s Fall Day of Service

November 2, 2011

Giving back to the community is part of the Jesuit culture. So, in keeping with that theme, on October 22, the Carroll School of Management hosted its Fall Day of Service, by helping the Presentation School Foundation, Inc. (PSF) convert its old primary school building into a community center.

Fidelity Investments
Jordan Alexiev, '03 Thrives in Investment Management

October 27, 2011

Jordan Alexiev, ’03 is a Tactical Asset Allocation Analyst in the Global Asset Allocation Division of Fidelity Investments which manages over $300 billion in assets.

hasbro puzzle pieces
Rachel Cafarella, ’12 interns at one of the world's largest toy and game companies

October 26, 2011

Second year Carroll School MBA student Rachel Cafarella can't believe her luck.  Not only did she secure a summer internship with Hasbro, the leading toy, game and branded play company, her timing was superb.

Career services work with students to source opportunities that may be a fit for them.
An interview with Marilyn Eckelman, Director of Graduate Management Career Services

October 25, 2011

The final numbers for the Class of 2011 full-time MBA placements are in. This year 93% of our full-time MBA graduates received job placements.

Matt Muhlhauser
Performing Quality Work

October 19, 2011

Matt Muhlhauser, ’10 is a financial analyst for ExxonMobil. He is currently based in Virginia where his role involves copious travel sometimes with 15 trips per year for company projects in Central and South America.

Switching Careers

October 18, 2011

Kristen Vicino, '10, is a proud alumna of the Carroll School of Management. In an interview, she shares her experience at school and the successful role at Liberty Mutual she obtained through the Carroll School’s on-campus recruiting process. 

Kevin Cuomo, '12
An Interview with Kevin Cuomo, ‘12

October 12, 2011

I knew Boston College had a great reputation. The small class size was also attractive and I felt this would add to the sense of community.

Matt Horne
Moving on to Greener Pastures

October 10, 2011

Matt Horne spent six years working as a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy and now works part-time as a Navy Reservist. 

Lieutenant Stephen Hart, ’12
Early Leadership comes from Coast Guard training

October 7, 2011

Lieutenant Stephen Hart, ’12 has been working as an active-duty Coast Guard officer for four years before enrolling for his MBA degree at the Carroll School of Management.

Military going back to school
Military and MBA programs

October 6, 2011

Talk with military within the Carroll School of Management program and it is clear why military experience is excellent training for business leadership. 

Dave Wilson
Five Questions – Dave Wilson

October 4, 2011

Dave Wilson has been the president and CEO of the Graduate Management Admission Council since 1995, a former MBA professor at Harvard University in the 70s and a long-time advocate of MBA education. Here are the highlights of our interview:

Matthew A. Rudnick
Matthew A. Rudnick ’04 Segues From Sales to Investment Banking Thanks To His Carroll School MBA

September 29, 2011

Matthew A. Rudnick, ‘04 is at the top of his game. He leads business development for MHT Partners, an investment banking firm based in Dallas with offices in Boston, Mass., and previously did the same for Capstone Partners. Much of his career success; however, he attributes not only to luck and hard work, but also having an MBA degree from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College. "The faculty and deans, the courses and the friendships I made in my two year degree were life changing and dramatic,” he says.

The Pentagon
David Emerson ’12 interns at one of the nation's largest government research organizations

September 26, 2011

Second year MBA student David Emerson got way more than he expected from his 11 week internship with MITRE.  By working on a huge innovation project in the operations research division in McLean, VA, Emerson got to work on several interesting ideas the organization wants to launch. 

Boston Consulting Group
Pressing For Results

September 20, 2011

Leif Neumann had multiple things going for him even prior to securing an excellent internship with the Boston Consulting Group Germany.

Warren Buffett and Students
"If you want a life changing experience, meeting Warren Buffett is it."

September 8, 2011

What MBA professor doesn't admire Warren Buffett?  But the Carroll School of Management’s Senior Lecturer; Professor Robert F. Radin loves Warren Buffett.  For three years Radin has hosted Carroll School students to attend a two hour Q&A with the famous investor and philanthropist along with MBAs from seven other selected programs.  This year's session takes place on Oct. 21 and the Carroll School has been invited back, yet again for a fourth time.

Pen on a piece of paper
The Virtue of the Carroll School MBA Internship

September 7, 2011

At the Boston College Club in Downtown Boston, MA, in April, Carroll School of Management alumni spoke to incoming students for the fall 2011 semester.  One recurring theme from the success stories was the role internships played for securing the jobs the alumni now hold.  Matt Rudnick, ‘04 an investment banker for MHT Partners, an investment banking firm based in Dallas, Texas, with offices in Boston said his internship at EMC Corporation was "instrumental" in landing a full-time job after graduation. 

BC students in front of Google
Students Describe Prof. John Gallaugher’s TechTrek West As “A Game Changer”

August 31, 2011

Prof. John Gallaugher, Associate Professor of Information Systems at the Carroll School of Management at Boston College knows that the field study he hosts annually out to the West Coast is a blockbuster hit. It's called TechTrek West and Gallaugher is convinced he's offering his business students something unbeatable — something they won’t find elsewhere. “It's not an exaggeration to say the program is the best of its kind in the country.  The level of access we have to companies is unprecedented," he says.

Investment Banking
Finance Professor, Philip E. Strahan Takes a Holistic Look at Finance

Compared with other MBA professors, Prof. Philip E. Strahan, Professor and John L. Collins, S.J. Chair in Finance comes from an eclectic and creative background. His dad taught high school education in subjects such as foreign languages, music and humanities. Both his mother and father also played and taught the piano. Strahan has pleasant childhood memories of his parents singing and playing duets together. “Academia was hailed as the golden path in our household. Teaching was considered a noble thing to do," says Strahan. 

Research shows media is failing to maintain long-term attention of users.
Marketing Professors Research Multitasking With Multimedia

On the head of their successes with their Red Bull “Gives you Wings” research, Professors S. Adam Brasel and James Gips of the Boston College Carroll School of Management produced some new research about how effectively, or ineffectively, we multi-task as we work with multimedia. 

Sadka teaching an MBA finance class.
“When ideas come up, you must act,” says Carroll School Professor of Finance Ronnie Sadka

August 18, 2011

Few professions allow people to act upon ideas as they come up. But Professor of Finance Ronnie Sadka, who teaches the Investments course at Boston College's Carroll School of Management, feels he can accomplish a lot through his teaching. 

Carroll School MBA launches 19th dual degree.
Carroll School of Management Launches Its 19th Dual Degree Program

August 12, 2011

The Boston College Carroll School of Management is unique with its vast array of dual degrees—19 in total. And this summer the newest pilot degree program emerged between Boston College and Tufts University. This is an MBA degree and a master's degree in urban and environmental policy and planning and the Carroll School is already accepting applicants.

Carroll School of Management Students Visit Hong Kong Disneyland
The 2011 International Management Experience Trip to Asia Was "Life Changing," Students Say

August 9, 2011

The MBA degree is often touted as a life changing degree, but  students from the Boston College Carroll School of Management who participated in the 2011 International Management Experience trip to Asia last month feel this more intensely than most. 

Full-Time MBA Program Ranks #34

Ranking for 2011

The U.S. News and World Report ranks the Full-Time MBA program number 34, up 5 spots from last year and a tie for the program's best ranking ever in the U.S.  The program ranked 20 in the Finance area while the Evening MBA program ranked 21. 

Red Bull cans
Carroll School Marketing Professors Research the Edgy Marketing Efforts of Red Bull

Professors S. Adam Brasel and James Gips of the Carroll School of Management released some interesting research this spring that showed the power of unintended consequences of ambient advertising and product placement. The research, which examined the edgy marketing efforts of Red Bull the energy drink, was published in a recent edition of the Journal of Consumer Psychology. 

Andy Boynton
Carroll School’s Dean Andy Boynton Inspires Entrepreneurs In His New Book: "The Idea Hunter"

The Idea Hunter: How to Find the Best Ideas and Make them Happen a book co-authored by Boston College Carroll School of Management Dean, Andy Boynton and Professor Bill [1] Fischer, is gaining excellent media coverage. Fortune Magazine, Inc. Magazine, CNBC, Investors.com, Business Spot.com and BNet have favorably reviewed the book. Forbes.com even asked Boynton to be a blog contributor.

Children's shoes
Alumna Kate Cox Thrives As Product Line Manager at Stride Rite Children's Group

Kate Serafini Cox ’09, is a product line manager at Stride Rite Children's Group, the children’s footwear brand. She is also a proud alumna of the Boston College’s Carroll School of Management and a self-described poster child for those entering the MBA program with a humanities background. “If I can do the math required for this MBA program, you can too,” she says. 

Indra K. Nooyi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, PepsiCo

Friday, May 13, 2011

CEO Club and the Carroll School of Management present "New Leaders for New Realities"

Boston needs a startup culture

May 1, 2011

Courtney Scrib, 26, is studying for an MBA at the Boston College Carroll Graduate School of Management.

Boston’s economy is rich in innovation and diversity. But compared to Silicon Valley, and some may argue New York, it is not the marquee destination for tech entrepreneurs and innovators.

Manager's Studio with Paul Sagan

March 30, 2011

At the Manager's Studio, Paul Sagan, CEO of Akamai Technologies, fields questions from Bob Radin, lecturer in the Carroll School of Management, and audience members about his career path and lessons he's learned about effective management and leadership.

A Virtual Tour of Boston College

Bloomberg BusinessWeek features a virtual tour of Boston College and the Carroll School of Management.

Bloomberg Businessweek MBA Program Rankings

The BC MBA receives seven Top 20 Rankings in the Bloomberg Businessweek "Best US MBA Programs by Specialty" in 2010.

Study in America Interview

2010

Assistant Director of Admissions, Kristen Baumann, speaks with Study in America about the unique aspects of the MBA program at Boston College.