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Powers Family Dean Andy Boynton

A MESSAGE FROM POWERS FAMILY DEAN ANDY BOYNTON


Welcome to the premier edition of the Carroll Connection! This is an online publication by and about Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. It is geared especially to alumni of our School as well as parents and friends. Read Andy’s welcome message »




Added Values

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Almost as soon as they arrive on campus, first year students begin to learn a habit many senior executives wish they had nurtured long ago—the art of reflection. “I’ve gotten into the habit of slowing down and taking a recap of everything that’s happened. I’ve become a more self-reflective person,” says one student. Read more about the Portico course »
 


Blogging Scholars

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When MIT’s Sloan Management Review wanted to highlight the best scholarly thinking on social media and data analytics, the prestigious journal turned to two Carroll School professors—Sam Ransbotham and Jerry Kane. They have discovered the virtues of blogging. Read more about Ransbotham, Kane, and the Big Ideas initiative »
 


From Internship to Job: A Slide Show

Rebecca Hatcher '16

Growing numbers of Carroll School students are signing on the dotted line with top employers long before they get sized up for graduation robes. A common denominator: summer internships that lead to job offers as early as the summer before senior year. Here are five stories »
 


Filming BC

Max Prio '16

During his senior year of high school, Max Prio’s parents told him, “Don’t you dare study film. Go to Boston College and study finance.” He did. He threw himself into both finance and marketing. But along the way, Prio ’16 also became a celebrated campus filmmaker. What comes next? Read more about Max Prio »
 


By The Numbers

EVENTS


Imagine Boston 2030»

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 | 5:30 p.m.
Robsham Theater and Online Webcast

Shea Center Year End Celebration»

Monday, May 2, 2016 | 6:30 p.m.
Fulton Honors Library


SCHOOL NEWS


MAKE THAT 11 NEW PROFESSORS

He’s the associate editor of the Journal of Banking and Finance, as well as of the Portuguese Economic Journal. And he’s the newest full-time faculty member of the Carroll School of Management. Associate Professor of Finance Rui Albuquerque arrived on the Heights in January from Boston University, where he taught and conducted research for the previous ten years. Read more about Professor Albuquerque »

NEW MARKETING LAB OPENS

There was a christening at the Carroll School recently—for a new lab that conducts research on such matters as whether consumers feel guilty about choosing a dark chocolate bar over a gluten-free rice cake. Read more about the Consumer Insights Panel and students taking part in marketing research »

"BEST AND BRIGHTEST" PICK THEIR SPOTS

Two of the 50 “Best and Brightest” management students in the United States—no surprise—are headed for top positions in their professional areas of concentration. Read more about the honor bestowed by Poets & Quants  »

 


ALUMNI NEWS


DASHING INTO THE FORBES “30 UNDER 30”

Six years ago, the restaurant industry wasn’t exactly teeming with ideas about how to get takeout food delivered more quickly to customers. But Phil Dumontet ’09—fresh from commencement at the Carroll School of Management—was putting his head to the question. Read more about alums in the “30 Under 30” list »

AN EAGLE RETURNS

Brian Harrington ’89 recalls that as a marketing student in the late 1980s, he became fascinated with the most fundamental questions about consumer behavior. Now he’s back, mentoring student entrepreneurs. Read more about the new Entrepreneur in Residence »

A “WOMAN OF INFLUENCE”

Sighted in the New York Business Journal recently was an interview with Christina Bechhold ’07, co-founder and managing director of Empire Angels in New York, a venture capital firm that specializes in tech startups launched by millennials. Read more about Bechhold and her advice to her younger self »