The Human Element
Together with their team member, two BC sisters leverage their service experience to win a national real estate case competition
Together with their team member, two BC sisters leverage their service experience to win a national real estate case competition
“A lot of incredible moments . . . some very difficult ones . . . all the experiences have really expanded me.”
BC News: At Boston College's 144th Commencement Exercises on May 24, University President William P. Leahy, S.J., presented Shanmugam with the Edward H. Finnegan, S.J., Award, given annually to the graduating senior who best exemplifies Boston College’s motto “Ever to Excel.”
CSOM grad walks 50 miles to graduation in memory of friend and classmate
CNN: Brad Harrington, executive director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family, discusses how ongoing remote work options can help working parents and caregivers.
Augustin Rac's journey began as with emigration from Guatemalan; at BC, he's balanced academics, service, and entrepreneurship with the successful pursuit of U.S. citizenship
NEWS HIT: "Going towards graduation how much I’m missing him . . . I’m trying to turn all of that emotion as much as I can into positivity and do a good thing and honor his name."
Carroll School "Renaissance man" makes a prestigious annual list of M.B.A. graduates
The Carroll School of Management at Boston College has named James E. Joseph, dean of the Madden School of Business and doctoral candidate at Le Moyne College, as its inaugural Ignatian Global Carroll School Fellow.
Katherine Lemon (Marketing) and Miao Liu (Accounting) have both recently won top awards for research contributions in their respective fields.
BC NEWS: At a milestone year, more than 250 leaders from some 120 schools have participated in Boston College's Lynch Leadership Academy
This year’s Inclusive Leadership Forum Series was just the beginning of a crucial conversation on diversity and inclusion at the Carroll School and beyond
BC News: Compact logos can encourage favorable brand evaluations by signaling product safety, according to new research based in part on opinions from 17,000 consumers.
Politics, the economy, and global markets after the pandemic. Join us for a live webinar series during the first week of May.
Why we do research, and why it matters to our teaching and our students
For Carroll School of Management professors, innovating their way around a new, “hybrid” classroom isn’t the only adaptation this unusual year has demanded of them.
BUSINESS INSIDER: Millennials are catching up to boomers and Gen X in earnings and life events, per a new Boston College report, but they are still way behind in building wealth, and it has a lot to do with student-loan debt.
NEWS HIT: In an almost unimaginable feat, the baseball Eagles, trailing 9-1, rallied with two outs in the ninth to beat Auburn on Sunday.
Carroll School researchers have contributed their expertise to recent discussions of coronavirus. They’ve spoken on implications for retirement planning, corporate social responsibility, and other topics.
Shea Center’s TechTrek course is still on the move, embracing the entrepreneurial spirit, in a new digital format with help from alums
Winston Center to Host White House Whistleblower
Teaching series highlights faculty innovations; video offers glimpse into the hybrid classroom
With corporate help, Corcoran Center launches effort to expand case competition nationally
MEDIA HIT: Associate Professor of Marketing Nailya Ordabayeva told Refinery29 that Bostonians' uniquely devoted "fandom" for Dunkin' Donuts is due in part to the company's strategic branding.
Our centers play an essential role in connecting academic learning to the real world
On February 8, Eastern Bank President and Vice Chair Quincy Miller appeared virtually at the Inclusive Leadership Forum, the fourth in a yearlong series facilitated by diversity expert Carol Fulp and sponsored by the Carroll School's graduate programs.
Professor’s research reveals the benefits of ordering directly and skipping the delivery app
NEWS HIT: Boston Globe reports on Uber's acquisition of Drizly, an alcohol delivery service founded by CSOM alums Justin Robinson '11 and Nick Rellas '12, for $1.1B. Professor John Gallaugher comments.
WASHINGTON POST: Finance Professor Jeffrey Pontiff is quoted about surge of silver shares after GameStop short squeeze in January.
Global survey puts Carroll School among top business schools for research; points to strength of M.B.A. degree as well
REUTERS: Finance Chair Ronnie Sadka talked to Reuters about the GameStop short squeeze of January 2021.
In statement to BC community, Fr. Leahy calls for vigilance against virus and reflects on Jesuit values amid national turmoil
In a remarkable streak, Carroll School faculty have walked off with six of these prestigious awards in the past six years
NEWS HIT: Center for Retirement Research Director explains COVID's effect on matching employer contributions to retirement plans
Fr. Leahy renounces violence following January 6 attack on U.S. Capitol.
Continuing a tradition of Carroll School hockey players reaching great heights, two sophomores on opposite teams fought for the gold at the World Juniors Hockey Championship
Applications open for summer management program that draws growing numbers of arts and sciences students
Marketing Professor Nailya Ordabayeva discusses how to make society more resilient, in time for the “next disaster”
Partnership with United Way exemplifies BC trend toward using “Big Data” for social change
Photos from the Heights that tell a story of 2020—a year of disruption and resilience
Curtis Chan, assistant professor of management and organization at the Carroll School, was named to Poets & Quants for Undergrads’ list of Top 50 Undergraduate Business Professors of 2020.
A dangerous ascent of Mount Everest helped Juan Montes, a professor of the practice in Management and Organization, derive lessons on how companies can meet crises like those brought on by COVID with “the resilience tool kit."
Carroll School’s M.B.A. students are attacking systemic racism and seeking to make tomorrow’s boardrooms reflect the complexion of America.
Each year, the Joseph E. Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action brings together Boston College faculty and alumni for its “Launching Your Real Estate Career” event, which introduces students of all majors to industry trends and career opportunities in commercial real estate and urban development.
The Carroll School’s Accounting Department ranked #4 nationwide for first-time CPA exam performance
The Wall Street Journal is publishing a series of excerpts from Professor Gerald Kane’s forthcoming book about how COVID-19 is accelerating a digital transformation in business.
After suffering from major declines in revenue since the pandemic began, Boston businesses will continue implementing services and safety measures to keep customers safe for the holiday shopping season.
STEM and online retail rise to the top at Shea Center’s 2020 Elevator Pitch Competition
In advance of the volatile November elections, 582 students, faculty, and other attendees logged on for a bracing Zoom lecture titled “One Person, No Vote,” delivered by historian and best-selling author Carol Anderson of Emory University.
Leading diversity consultant Carol Fulp has joined the Carroll School of Management’s Board of Advisors. Dean Andy Boynton made the announcement on October 29, during the Carroll School’s latest online forum on inclusive leadership.
As co-host of a new podcast produced by MIT SMR and Boston Consulting Group, Professor Sam Ransbotham talks to leaders who’ve achieved big wins with AI, hearing firsthand how they did it.
The Wall Street Journal is publishing a series of excerpts from Professor Gerald Kane’s forthcoming book about how COVID-19 is accelerating a digital transformation in business. The first excerpt, published in October, profiles health insurance company Anthem, where the crisis has intensified a drive to go digital-first.
Philanthropist couple commits $3 million to funding the Carroll School’s 14th Endowed Chair
Social-media misinformation isn’t just a problem in politics. Unfounded financial rumors on Twitter can distort the price of a stock for weeks.
Socially responsible stocks posted significantly higher returns, Seidner Family Faculty Fellow and Professor of Finance Rui Albuquerque finds
Phil Schiller ’82, longtime Apple executive, topped Forbes’ list of “The World’s Most Influential CMOs” in 2020. The magazine decided on the top 50 marketing executives based upon data reflecting brand performance, industry and internal influence, and personal influence.
From classes to advising to MBA networking, many, if not most, campus activities have carried on virtually at the Carroll School of Management this fall. But there’s another hallmark of the Eagle experience that coronavirus cannot thwart: community engagement and service.
Lourdes German, co-director of the Managing for Social Impact & the Public Good minor, is teaching lead for a new initiative from Bloomberg Philanthropies, which aims to help city leaders tackle economic recovery from COVID-19 with a focus on equality.
Lynch Leadership Academy received a $30K grant from the Nellie Mae Education Foundation's Rapid Response: Educators for Black Lives fund as part of their new grantmaking strategy to advance racial equity in public education.
In her winning paper, Saamia Bukhari '22 writes that “board diversity is powerful as long as the structures and culture around give it the room to be.”
The Center is one of four organizations funded by the SSA’s Retirement and Disability Research Consortium, which provides funding for interdisciplinary research related to Social Security’s various program areas and target populations.
They come from Beijing and from Boston. They are eye-opening researchers and award-winning teachers. They boast a panoply of experience—there’s a Finnish naval veteran and a record label executive, among others. Meet our new faculty.
The Carroll School of Management has launched the Inclusive Leadership Forum Series, featuring noted diversity expert and author Carol Fulp.
Finance, Marketing and Accounting all placed prominently in the magazine’s 2021 rankings
The beloved accounting professor challenged his students—and invited them on a journey
Matt and Sarah Hasselbeck, Bruce Springsteen welcome first-year students in separate kickoff events
Operations Management is now Business Analytics, reflecting seismic changes in management learning and practice
Two separate findings by Management and Organization professors Michael Pratt and Metin Sengul suggest better ways for companies to state their purpose and set goals
Researchers at Best Accounting Software combed the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard tool to analyze all colleges that were shown to offer a bachelor’s degree in accounting. It then averaged the median earnings of recent graduates with those degrees.
In a podcast appearance, Dean Boynton discusses what innovation looks like, in companies and on campus
CSOM student, formerly homeless, walks from Virginia to BC to highlight his cause
This past summer, the Carroll School of Management’s graduate programs offered a virtual Noon Networking Series, which featured alumni calling in from coast-to-coast. It showed that although networking might look different during a pandemic, it’s still just as vital in the business world.
In extraordinary times, a statement of purpose can serve as an organization’s anchor. But the reality is that many statements fall short: They rely on platitudes, fail to connect with an audience or beneficiary, or lack balance between being abstract or specific.
Terence To ‘09 helps his company do well—and good—by pivoting to high-quality face masks
In Academy of Management Journal, Metin Sengul and Tieying Yu, both associate professors in the Carroll School’s Management and Organization department, examine competitors’ reactions to a firm’s negative earnings surprise
From flipping fish to chasing Soviet spy ships to managing private wealth, Dan Holland—the new chair of the dean’s advisory board—relishes a challenge
A panel of influential analysts share investing strategies for uncertain times, at the Carroll School’s third and final webinar in the Navigation series
A panel of experts share insights on navigating retirement savings in the Carroll School’s second live webinar
The real estate course and center founded by Joseph Corcoran ’59, H’09, mixed-income housing pioneer, teaches tomorrow’s developers the art of listening
Former NATO Ambassador Nicholas Burns ’78 and Daniel E. Holland III ’79 kicked off the Carroll School’s live webinar series with their discussion of the current geopolitical landscape
Alum’s book and blog offer tips on navigating the MBA experience
Three live webinars navigate the global landscape, the retirement crisis, and market turbulence
Carroll School announces new endowed chair, names finance professor as first holder
As the business world has adapted in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the CEO Club has also shifted, transitioning their in-person gatherings to an online format and introducing virtual “Conversations with CEOs.”
A video podcast from Career Services features alumni who get what 2020 grads are going through
Carroll School professors recap experience of teaching online at virtual Best Teaching Practices lunch
Dean Boynton speaks out on the killing of George Floyd, saying the Carroll School "will redouble our efforts to build a culture of inclusion, mutual respect, and solidarity."
Cited for their “academic prowess” and a host of other qualities, three recent graduates of the Carroll School’s full-time MBA program have been spotlighted by Poets & Quants as “MBAs to Watch” from the Class of 2020.
David R. McKenna—a longtime Operations Management professor who is remembered for his “unparalleled commitment” to Boston College and the Carroll School of Management—died on May 24 at Lahey Clinic Hospital in Burlington, Mass. He was 73 and had retired from the Carroll School in 2014.
Reopening schools in the wake of COVID-19—whenever that happens—will require unprecedented collaboration among community leaders to rally support for school principals, according to this opinion piece in Education Dive co-authored by Jenne Colasacco, executive director of the Lynch Leadership Academy at Boston College.
This spring marked the second annual Corcoran Case Competition—and the first one held almost entirely online. Hosted by the Joseph E. Corcoran Center for Real Estate and Urban Action, the competition invites undergraduates to tackle a complex, real-world housing problem in Greater Boston.
Identical twin sisters and Carroll School seniors Allison and Amy Ferreira, both concentrating in Finance and Information Systems, have made the Poets & Quants’ list of “Best and Brightest Business Majors in 2020.”