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.
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.
November 29, 2011
Boston College Carroll School of Management graduate Eliane Markoff is on a mission.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
September 20, 2011
Leif Neumann had multiple things going for him even prior to securing an excellent internship with the Boston Consulting Group Germany.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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  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.
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.
Friday, May 13, 2011
CEO Club and the Carroll School of Management present "New Leaders for New Realities"
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.
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.
Bloomberg BusinessWeek features a virtual tour of Boston College and the Carroll School of Management.
The BC MBA receives seven Top 20 Rankings in the Bloomberg Businessweek "Best US MBA Programs by Specialty" in 2010.
Assistant Director of Admissions, Kristen Baumann, speaks with Study in America about the unique aspects of the MBA program at Boston College.