The Achievement Index

Welcome to the School of Management's Achievement Index blog. Email your ideas and questions to us at kteleish@nyit.edu.

Student Profile: Larabe Imran

Profile | Oct 15, 2021

Larabe Imran is gaining first-hand experience through her on-campus jobs and involvement with the Student Government Association, which she says will help prepare her for life after graduation.


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Refresh Investing with Boaz Rahav

Blog | Oct 13, 2021

In this week’s episode, our host John Rebecchi,Ph.D. (M.B.A. ’83) and Boaz discuss how entrepreneurship often involves failure before achieving success. If you decide you have what it takes, Boaz believes you need to be passionate, know what you are good at, and be willing to take risks. In this episode, we also learn the skills required to be an entrepreneur today and the importance of following your gut.
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Alumni Profile: Russell Makofsky

Profile | Oct 05, 2021

After receiving his M.B.A. from New York Tech, avid chess player Russell Makofsky (M.B.A. ’09) combined his chess skills and business training to create his dream job: teaching the game to young students.


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The Art of Resilience

Blog | Sep 27, 2021

In this episode, our host John Rebecchi (M.B.A. ’83), Ph.D. sat down with Eric Malka, Co-Founder of Ingredients Inc, a wellness brand. Known for its radical transparent approach, Ingredients Inc dominated the natural, health and wellness space by listing ingredients, all of which are 100% plant-based. Prior to starting this venture, Eric and Myriam co-founded a prestigious brand, The Art of Shaving, which was acquired by Procter & Gamble in 2009.
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Student Profile: Melanie Jelen

Profile | Sep 01, 2021

Master’s candidate Melanie Jelen (B.S. ’20) is the recipient of the 2021 Women Economic Developers of Long Island Madeline Orsini Scholarship. She spoke to The Box about the award and her plans for the future.


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Students First: Fall Academic Plans with the Deans

Feature | Aug 04, 2021

Deans and representatives from New York Tech’s colleges and schools joined the university community for the second discussion of the 2021 Students First: Community Conversations series.


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Alumni Profile: Radhika Mehta-Sharan

Profile | Jul 29, 2021

Radhika Mehta-Sharan (M.B.A. ’02) believes being a true leader is having the ability to lead through times of uncertainty. As a wealth management advisor at Merrill Lynch, she guides her clients through economic ups and downs to help them reach financial success.


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New York Tech Launches Risk Management, M.S.

Feature | Jul 26, 2021

The new M.S. in Risk Management will provide the highly trained talent and expertise that companies need to navigate ever-changing business landscapes.


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One Student’s Enduring Commitment to HR

Feature | Jul 20, 2021

Ishita Trikha (M.S. ’20), a recent graduate of the Human Resources Management and Labor Relations, M.S. program, is the recipient of the 2021 New York City Society for Human Resource Management Sherman Award for her dedication and active participation in New York Tech’s student chapter.


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Alumni Profile: Zahera Patel

Profile | Jul 19, 2021

Zahera Patel (M.B.A. ’19) doesn’t see her degree as only a career opportunity but as a way to build confidence. As a human resources manager, she uses what she learned in the classroom to effectively speak to and guide employees, helping them grow in their careers.


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