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School of Management Congratulates 2024 Corporate Challenge Winners

May 09, 2024

The School of Management's Riyaz Akhtar Experiential Education Program recently hosted its annual 2024 Corporate Challenge, providing students with an exciting opportunity to gain hands-on experience in real-world business scenarios. 

This year, we had the privilege of partnering with Vasquez Integrators (VI) under the leadership of alumni Oliver Vasquez (B.S. ’12). VI is a renowned tech company based in NYC since 2017, emphasizing on quality, speed, and customer satisfaction with clients such as MTA, Long Island Rail Road The Port Authority, and more. This year's challenge provided students with firsthand experience to advanced technology solutions, including designing communication networks and security systems. Working as a team, students addressed specified challenges presented in a case study format over the course of multiple weeks. 

Please help us congratulate this year’s winners.

First Place: Shavi Diwan, Aarti Gadgil, Alvin E Oniyama, and Gurjyotsingh Narang 

Second Place: Ashanti Hannon, and Geeta Sneha 

Third Place: Ruhama Choudhury, and Hajar Falouhi

Wenyao Hu, Ph.D., assistant professor of finance and accounting and Director of Experiential Education organized the Corporate Challenge 2024 case competition.

By Patthara Chandaragga