The Achievement Index

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Getting to Equality

Blog | Feb 26, 2021

In today’s episode, we’ll discuss pay equality, social inequality, and the lack of women in C-suite positions. As we head into Women’s History Month, our host John Rebecchi, Ph.D. (M.B.A. ’83) welcomes Terri Alessi-Miceli, President and CEO of Hauppauge Industrial Association of Long Island (HIA-LI). We’ll learn through Terri’s experience the importance of practicing the profession of business, the concept of work-life blending, and the key to creating equality and opportunity.
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The Power of Pivoting: Bettina Skye and Mary Kahrs

Blog | Jan 12, 2021

As we reach the end of 2020, we can see that the pandemic has disturbed our economy. For many, it requires for business owners and entrepreneurs to pivot. In this episode, we’ll hear from two guest who have to change their business model from in person approach to online services.
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Getting Involved to Create a Competitive Advantage

Blog | Dec 07, 2020

Samuel Chen (B.S. '21) discusses the importance for students to take advantage of the opportunities presented to them in their college careers.
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Cutting through the Noise: Bruce Wilpon and Tomas Larsson

Blog | Dec 02, 2020

Imagine launching your new product coinciding with the week of the pandemic lockdown. In this episode, we chat with Bruce Wilpon and Tomas Larsson, cofounders of EBBS Brewing and Fountain Co., a CBD infused premium craft sparkling water to discuss how they handled launching their product during a pandemic.
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Alumni Profile: Charlie Vazquez

Profile | Nov 24, 2020

New York Tech’s challenging courses and New York City location gave Charlie Vazquez (M.B.A. ’01) the edge he needed for a successful career. Today, he is senior vice president for key accounts at Centauri Health Solutions.


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Turning Struggle into Success

Blog | Nov 16, 2020

In this week's episode of In Reality: Lessons from Leaders and Entrepreneurs, Derrick Bernard Webster, Executive Director of New York Tech’s Center for Entrepreneurial Studies, discusses how sacrifice and resilience are essential to becoming an entrepreneur.
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Stepping Up to the Challenge: Arjun Rai

Blog | Nov 02, 2020

Arjun Rai, (B.S. '15) the founder and CEO of HelloWoofy, is interviewed in our third episode of season two! In the episode, Arjun describes the importance of networking, having momentum, and persevering through difficulty. Those key factors helped him on his entrepreneurial journey and got him to where he is today.
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Leading By Example

Blog | Oct 19, 2020

John Resechi chats with Dan Rodenbush, President and CEO of Oliver, Inc. In the episode, Rodenbush emphasizes the significance of transparency powered by strong core values to ensure business success. With Rodenbush's multifaceted background, he lead Oliver Inc to become an industry powerhouse inn packaging and printing solutions.,
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Caring for the Commons

Feature | Oct 13, 2020

In a paper co-authored by Associate Professor of Marketing Colleen P. Kirk, D.P.S., researchers experiment with psychological ownership to help consumers take better care of public spaces.


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Student Profile: Raynía Ashley Arnold

Profile | Oct 08, 2020

Since transferring to New York Tech, Raynía Ashley Arnold has made the most of her experience. Learn more about her journey.


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