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Student Profile: Clifford Temprosa

Profile | Jan 22, 2020

With his degree in international business, Clifford Temprosa hopes to connect people of different backgrounds through commonalities to help make the world a more diverse place.

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Starting a Business to Help Others

Blog | Dec 17, 2019

Ron Montgomery, the founder and owner of Six Juice, discusses the importance of putting in the time and being passionate when starting a business in the latest episode of In Reality: Lessons from Leaders and Entrepreneurs.
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The Importance of Passion in Entrepreneurship

Blog | Dec 02, 2019

Craig Dubitsky, founder of Hello Products, discusses finding your passion and the importance of remembering "there's nothing wrong in trying."
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Embracing and Learning from Failure

Blog | Nov 18, 2019

Dr. James Hayward, President and CEO of Applied DNA Sciences, is interviewed in the latest podcast episode where he provides advice on making mistakes and owning failure.
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Ice Cream Social with Dean Boronico and Insights on Success

Blog | Nov 05, 2019

Student Advisory Board (SAB) hosted an ice cream social where students were able to meet Dean Jess Boronico.
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In Reality Podcast Presents "The Power of Honesty"

Blog | Nov 01, 2019

In episode three of In Reality: Lessons from Leaders and Entrepreneurs, Michele Gay and Madison Mallardi, founders of LimeLife, discuss the importance of being honest business leaders and redefining success.
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Student Profile: Kaela Bell

Profile | Nov 01, 2019

Kaela Bell may consider herself an introvert, but the marketing major showed her strong leadership skills at her internship with Mikkeller Brewing NYC at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.

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Alumni Profile: Tekisha Thomas

Profile | Oct 24, 2019

Tekisha Thomas (M.B.A. ’18)is committed to her clients and her colleagues. As a strategic account manager for Microsoft, she helps her customers succeed. And as the company’s chairperson for an employee resource group, she helps with retention and creating an inclusive workplace.

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Jennifer Salta Discusses Her "Unshakable Core" in Latest Podcast Episode

Blog | Oct 21, 2019

In episode two of In Reality: Lessons from Leaders and Entrepreneurs, John Rebecchi (M.B.A. ’83) interviews Jennifer Salta, the founder of Unmarked Industries. "UNMARKED INDUSTRIES is a female-owned jewelry design and manufacturer in New York. We are dedicated to producing quality, handmade jewelry that connects the hand of the artist to the heart of the modern market" ("What We Stand For" Unmarked Industries).
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MSG Internship Experience

Blog | Oct 17, 2019

Recent MBA graduate, Namrata Pandey, describes her experience working as an intern for Madison Square Garden.
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