School of Business Faculty and Student Accomplishments

View the accomplishments of the School of Business faculty and students during the month of December.

Faculty Accomplishments

Poonam Arora, Ph.D., assistant professor of management and marketing, and Carolyn Predmore, Ph.D., professor of management and marketing, have had their chapter “Social Media as a Strategic Tool: Going Beyond the Obvious” accepted for publication in Emerald: Advanced Series in Management, volume “Social Media and Management.”

Student Accomplishments

Ali Beydoun, a junior majoring in finance and economics; Mark Coglitore, a senior majoring in finance; Michael Cox, a junior majoring in accounting; Alexander Lizzo, a senior majoring in finance with a minor in Spanish; Philip Messina, a junior majoring in finance; Felix Larsen Silijeback, a senior majoring in finance; and Christopher Vu, a junior majoring in finance; competed in the regional College Fed Challenge, held by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in partnership with Eastern Economic Association. The team scored 35 out of 40 in the challenge, and their knowledge of the Federal Reserve and monetary policy was rated as superior.

A group of students (Jacob Adams, a sophomore majoring in philosophy and government; Erin Campagnola, a senior majoring in communication with a minor in environmental studies; Sarah Conte, a senior majoring in communication with minors in digital media art and environmental studies; Allen Fok, a senior majoring in civil and environmental engineering; Nathan Hunter, a senior majoring in marketing with a minor in environmental studies; Lili Johnson, a senior majoring in international studies and peace studies; Kadeem Marulaz, a senior majoring in civil and environmental engineering; Kevin Shiraldi, a senior majoring in communication; and David Stahl, a senior majoring in civil and environmental engineering) from the Environmental Politics class submitted a proposal to the Campus RainWorks Challenge sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Water. The group worked on a campus rainwater-harvesting project this semester and entered the competition on Dec. 12. The competition consists of undergraduate and graduate student teams producing a green infrastructure design for a site on campus, which demonstrates how to manage storm water.