New MBA Kicks Off This Fall

Lubin Team Beats Competition for NYSSA's Investment Research Challenge

Rebuilding Public Trust at PwC

David Oreck—The Vacuum Cleaner Guy

Golf Classic Scores Lovely Day

Students Launch Lubin Industry Conference

Harvard Scholar on "Moral Consequences of Economic Growth"

Matt Morey Garners IMCA Journalism Award

Next Generation of Women in Finance

Outstanding Student Achievements

[eLubin] June 2003  
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New MBA Kicks Off This Fall
[New MBA curriculum]
With more flexibility, more connection across business fields, and greater emphasis on globalization and technology, Lubin's nationally ranked MBA has become even better. Our integrated, team-oriented program may now be completed with 52 credits. The program is offered to both full and part-time students at both the downtown NYC campus and the White Plains Graduate Center.
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Lubin Team Beats Competition for NYSSA's Investment Research Challenge
With a "hold" recommendation on Galaxy Nutritional Foods, Lubin graduate students won the New York Society of Security Analysts (NYSSA) Investment Research Challenge. The winning team opened the NASDAQ on Monday, April 28, in Times Square. Lubin competed against student teams from Fordham, NYU, Seton Hall, and St. John's.
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[The Pace team opening the NASDAQ]

Rebuilding Public Trust at PwC
[John J. O'Connor] John J. O'Connor, vice chairman, Services, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the largest of the Big Four accounting firms, visited the NYC campus as a participant in the Executive in Residence Program. O'Connor described the experiential learning program "PwC University," which is targeted at changing the culture within his company.
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David Oreck—The Vacuum Cleaner Guy
David Oreck, founder and chairman, Oreck Corporation, visited the Pleasantville and White Plains campuses, where he lectured to graduate and undergraduate students and spoke with faculty and students as an Entrepreneur in Residence. Describing how he built his highly recognized brand, he encouraged students to take advantage of opportunities and shoot for the stars.
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[David Oreck]

Golf Classic Scores Lovely Day
[Golf Outing] With some of the nicest weather in recent history, the 5th Annual Golf Classic was held once again at Wheatley Hills Golf Club on Long Island. The event broke all previous records by raising over $100,000 for the Leaders and Scholars Honors Program.
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Students Launch Lubin Industry Conference
[Lubin Industry Conference]
Organized by a number of student leaders, the first annual Lubin Industry Conference was held at the downtown New York City campus on April 24. The all-day conference featured a number of prominent New York business professionals, including senior executives from JPMorganChase, BarnesandNoble.com, Good Housekeeping magazine, Bank of New York, and KPMG.
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Harvard Scholar on "Moral Consequences of
Economic Growth"
Dr. Benjamin M. Friedman from Harvard University, spoke about the moral consequences of economic growth at the 3rd Annual Henry George Symposium at the Pace NYC campus. Friedman spoke of his hypothesis that establishes the connection between positive moral characteristics of society and increases in per capita income.
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[Friedman]

Matt Morey Garners IMCA Journalism Award
[Matthew Morey] Dr. Matthew R. Morey, associate professor of finance, received the highly prestigious 2003 Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA) Journalism Award for his article, "Rating the Raters: An Investigation of the Mutual Fund Rating Services."
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Next Generation of Women in Finance
To advance its goal of recognizing and nurturing leadership in the next generation of women in finance, the Financial Women's Association awards scholarships to women finance majors who demonstrate leadership and financial need. Lubin student Nana-Ama Kyerematen, MBA '03, received a scholarship at a reception in April attended by prominent FWA members Maria Fiorini Ramirez, BBA '72, Maria Fiorini Ramirez Inc.; Mary Barneby, UBS PaineWebber; and Roseann Burns, Smith Barney.
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[Financial Women's Association]

OUTSTANDING STUDENT ACHIEVEMENTS
[Faces of Pace]

Ad Team Took 4th Place in Regional Competition
Lubin's undergraduate ad team on the New York City campus came in 4th place in the 2003 National Student Advertising Eastern Regional Competition, up from 5th place last year, surpassing such schools as Baruch, NYU, and Syracuse.
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Beta Alpha Psi
Lubin's Iota Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national accounting honor society, attained top chapter status in national chapter activities for the fifth year in a row. Their free tax assistance program was a huge success.
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NABA Chapter Distinguishes Itself
The Lubin student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) ranked first in Division 2 of the national NABA chapters.
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PUMA! PUMA! PUMA!
For their creativity and demonstrated ability to market their chapter, the Pace University Marketing Association (PUMA) won the Outstanding Regional Award and the Most Educational Chapter Award at the International American Marketing Association's 25th Annual International Conference.
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