Joseph R. Baczko Named Dean of Lubin School

David Oreck to Visit Pace

Spring Issue of LubinFutures Published

Class of 2005 Receive Honors

7th Annual Lubin Golf Classic

Diversity Managment from French Perspective

AOM's President Addresses Lubin Leaders

Pace Shines Again in NYSSA Challenge

Ad Team Scores in National Advertising Competition

Pace's Beta Alpha Psi First Place Again

NABA Chapter Celebrates 4th Outstanding Year

PUMA at the Big Easy

Entrepreneur Team Wins 'Rookie of the Year'

Pace Investment Team Scores High at Competition

ALPFA Chapter Places Second in Accounting Case Competition

3rd Annual Lubin Industry Conference

Lubin Student Awarded Research Opportunity at Michigan

  [eLubin] June 2005
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Joseph R. Baczko Named Dean of Lubin School
Pace University has appointed Joseph R. Baczko, former president of Blockbuster Entertainment and Toys "R" Us International and chair of the Board of Visitors for the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University, as dean of the Lubin School, effective July 1, 2005. Said Baczko: "I am thrilled to assume the leadership of the Lubin School of Business at Pace University, and look forward to working with its distinguished faculty, staff, students, and alumni as we build on its 100-year legacy of high quality business education."
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[Joseph R. Baczko]

[David Oreck] David Oreck to Visit Pace
The ubiquitous David Oreck, founder and chairman of the highly successful Oreck Corporation, will be an Entrepreneur in Residence on the New York City campus on December 8, 2005. In addition, he will be the keynote speaker and serve as a judge for the 2nd Annual Pace Pitch Contest on December 9. "Building a Brand" will be Oreck's theme for his entrepreneurship lectures.
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Spring Issue of LubinFutures Published
The spring issue of Lubin's new magazine, LubinFutures, is hot off the press. The issue features provocative articles on China's balancing act between economic boom and bubbling social pressure; an Economic Roundtable on Private Equity in the Public Sector, with three financial experts who debate the best ways to eliminate U.S. deficits; an Executive Suite interview with Lubin alumnus Charles Mak; The Street forecast on changing ethical behavior in the boardroom; and a research spotlight on Corporate Tax Sheltering.
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[LubinFutures]

[Arthur L. Centonze] Class of 2005 Receive Honors
Outstanding Lubin doctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students were honored on the New York City and Westchester campuses on May 19 and 20, respectively. Dean Arthur L. Centonze received the 2005 Beta Gamma Sigma Award for his 15 years of leadership of the School. Over 130 students were inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, the preeminent business society.
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7th Annual Lubin Golf Classic
Great weather and fun-spirited golfers set the pace for the Lubin School's 7th Annual Golf Classic at the Wheatley Hills Golf Club in East Williston, NY. Golfers played on a challenging Devereux Emmett designed course and enjoyed 5-star cuisine at brunch, a dinner/cocktail reception, fabulous raffle prizes, and silent and live auctions. The outing was the most successful ever, with proceeds from the event providing support for student leadership initiatives.
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[Lubin Golf Classic]

Diversity Management from French Perspective
[Diversity Management] "Diversity Management from a French Perspective" will be the topic of an open forum discussion among French, American, and Franco-American scholars and practitioners to discuss differences in cultural and business practices between France and the United States. The Conference will be held on the New York City campus on June 29th, 5-8 pm.
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AOM's President Addresses Lubin Leaders
Dr. Denise Rousseau, president of the Academy of Management (AOM), addressed Lubin Leaders and Scholars program students at Pace's New York City campus on April 14, 2005. The author of six books and over a hundred articles on careers, employment, and human resource strategies, Rousseau involved Lubin students and faculty in a lively, interactive discussion on "Leadership and Change."
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[Dr. Denise Rousseau]

Pace Shines Again in NYSSA Challenge
[Pace chapter of NYSSA ]
Photo courtesy of The New York Society of Security Analysts, Inc.
The Pace chapter of NYSSA (New York Society of Security Analysts) successfully participated in the Third Annual NYSSA Investment Research Challenge. The team, comprised of MBA students, placed first in the written report section and overall came in a fraction of a point behind first-place Fordham University in the equity research report competition.
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Ad Team Scores in National Advertising Competition
The Pace Pleasantville Advertising team, led by faculty advisor Paul Kurnit, came in second (up from third place last year) in the American Advertising Federation National Student Advertising Competition. Students from 23 regional schools worked on a real-world marketing campaign for Yahoo! "It's My Life" was the tagline for the campaign Pace students created to convince more teens to use Yahoo services. Pace was .30 behind the first-place winner, Ithaca College. The team garnered first place for presentation and third place for their marketing plan.
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[Ad Team]

Pace's Beta Alpha Psi First Place Again
[Beta Alpha Psi] Lubin's Iota Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi won first place in the Service to the Community category at the Regional Competition in April and took second place in both the Ethics and Innovation categories. Competing against their peers from 47 other Atlantic coast schools during their annual regional competition, the Pace and NYU teams were the only two to compete in all three categories.
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NABA Chapter Celebrates 4th Outstanding Year
The Lubin student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) was declared the winner of the Student Chapter Reporting Evaluation Program (SCREP) in the 2nd division (designated by the number of members in the chapter). Competing with other schools from all over the nation, Lubin's NABA students won for the 4th consecutive year.
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[NABA]

PUMA at the Big Easy
[PUMA] The Pace University Marketing Association (PUMA) participated in the Annual American Marketing Association's Collegiate Conference in New Orleans, in mid-April. The New York chapter won the Outstanding Professional Development and the Outstanding Chapter Planning Awards. The PUMA Pleasantville chapter received the New Chapter Performance and the Best Use of Conference Theme Awards.
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Entrepreneur Team Wins 'Rookie of the Year'
The Pace Pleasantville entrepreneurs' team of 15 students, inspired by their faculty advisor Professor Bruce Bachenheimer, won the "Rookie of the Year" award at the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) Regional Competition held in New York City in April. Part of the Pace Association for Collegiate Entrepreneurs (P.A.C.E.), the SIFE team studied business plan development and helped instruct teens at the YMCA who were interested in establishing their own small businesses.
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[Entrepreneur Team]

Pace Investment Team Scores High at Competition
[Investment Team] Only the University of Maryland bested Pace's student investment team in the Inter-MBA Asset Management Competition organized by Baruch College (CUNY). The competing teams had to build an overall investment strategy, perform trades, and rebalance their portfolios each month through April 2005, when a panel of Wall Street experts ranked them. NYU, Baruch, Georgetown, and Fordham also competed.
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ALPFA Chapter Places Second in Accounting
Case Competition

The Pace chapter of the Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) placed second in this year's accounting case competition, held at the offices of KPMG in New York City. Eight Northeast region schools competed and St. John's University came in first.
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[ALPFA]

[Lubin Industry Conference] 3rd Annual Lubin Industry Conference
On April 27, 2005, Lubin students learned from the best at the 3rd Annual Lubin Industry Conference themed "Educating Generations of Leaders" on the downtown New York City campus. Lubin faculty, alumni, and industry leaders shared with the many students in attendance their experience and insights on building successful careers.
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Lubin Student Awarded Research Opportunity at Michigan
Janis Estrella, a Lubin student in the Pforzheimer Honors College, is spending the summer working one-on-one with a mentor at the University of Michigan as part of the Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP). The program is designed to immerse talented minority students in research projects and provide them with the resources to learn more about graduate school possibilities, in particular at a Big Ten University. Estrella is one of 529 students participating in the program this summer.
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[Janis Estrella]


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