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Summer Excel Testing Dates now Available

  Students now have the opportunity to take excel testing during the summer. More information can be found here. Click here to register. Summer 2021 exams will be given remotely only. You will need to choose whether or not you are taking the associate level exam or expert level exam. The exam is 50 minutes…


Mayo Business Plan Competition 2021 Results

Team Zero Wins 2021 Mayo Business Plan Competition!!!  The Mayo Business Plan Competition finals took place on March 31, 2021.  A full recording of the event can be found here. Congratulations to the team winners Joaquin Garcia ’21 (marketing major), Jay Lim ’21 (chemistry major), Thomas Fitzgerald ’21 (finance major) and Axel Delakowski ’21 (biomedical…


Fall 2020 Dean’s List

  The Dean’s List is officially released for the Fall 2020 semester. The School of Business congratulates all its students named on the list. Click here to read the full list.  


Spring 2021 Virtual Resume Review Sessions

Spring 2021 Resume Review Sessions will begin virtually on Monday, February 8 with Martine Bertin-Peterson, adjunct professor, management & marketing. The schedule for the semester will be: February 15 – May 1 Tuesday, 10:00-10:50am Wednesday, 4:00-4:50pm Friday, 10:00-10:50am There will be no more than two students during each session. Students must cancel with at least…


Entrepreneurship Club Continues to Innovate

This past semester at the Entrepreneurship Club has been a time of unprecedented and unique opportunity. The club discovered early on in the pandemic that the digital environment in which everyone was participating created fundamentally unique and new club dynamics, which could be leveraged in positive ways previously unknown. They recently launched a new website,…


Student Organization Hosts Investment Banking Alumni Panel

On Monday, November 2, the student organization, Lions on Wall Street (LWS), hosted the first ever TCNJ Investment Banking Alumni Panel. Eight investment bankers discussed their career paths and provided advice to the more than fifty TCNJ students who attended the event. LWS will host similar events in the future with alumni from various areas…


PwC’s Fall 2020 Case Competition

On October 28, 2020, TCNJ hosted the PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Case Competition Challenge, a campus-wide event that allows students to form teams to focus on creating strategies for business-model issues.  The winners include Afash Haleem, a sophomore biology major, Shrey Shah, a sophomore biology major, Rohan Singh, a sophomore biology major, Waez Umer, a sophomore biology…


2020 Academic Merit Awards

The School of Business awarded several academic merit awards to May 2020 graduates to honor their achievements and hard work. Recipients of the Accounting Academic Merit Award are Robert Bargna, Devin Errico, and Nicole Mikitskiy. These accounting students were recognized for their demonstrated academic and personal excellence and outstanding qualities of character and leadership. The…


Students still MUSE despite coronavirus challenges

For more than a decade, TCNJ’s Mentored Undergraduate Summer Experience (MUSE) has given students an invaluable opportunity to conduct research alongside members of the faculty. Despite the challenges presented by the pandemic and limited on-campus engagement this year, the program was a success with 70 students collaborating with 40 faculty members on 46 projects. The…


Virtual Excel Workshops

The School of Business is offering a Virtual Excel Workshop Session with Professor Pat Singkamanand of the Finance Department. The workshop dates and times are noted below. What does a workshop cover? The workshop will be based on projects and financial reporting schedule developments, with major focus on Pivot Tables & VLOOKUP. Excel Pivot Table: a step-by-step tutorial…


Excel Certification Testing

  All School of Business students are invited to earn a Microsoft Excel certification. Prior registration is required here. The School of Business offers its students the opportunity to complete the Microsoft Excel Certification testing for both Associate and Expert levels. The topical coverage of the Associate and Expert levels is described here.  For spring 2021,…


September Business Leaders Talk: Honest Career Advice from Fellow Alumni

If only they knew then what they know now! Alumni Darrel Kasper ’93 and George Wunder ’94 will share their expertise and advice with TCNJ students on Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 3:00pm, on Zoom. During this presentation, Kasper and Wunder will share information they wish they knew when they were undergraduates. Registration is required here!…


Senior Completes Internship with Madison Square Garden

Senior interdisciplinary student Cameron Kamer recently completed a summer internship with Madison Square Garden in New York City. He was part of the Marketing Partnerships Student Associate Program. Read more on Cameron’s experience below. During my time at Madison Square Garden, I worked in the Marketing Partnerships department, where my primary task was working without partners,…


Spring 2021 Dean’s Office Operations

For the safety of students, faculty, and staff please review the below office procedures for the Spring 2021 semester. Please email business@tcnj.edu with questions or concerns. Visit TCNJ Spring Flex  — the official source for information on the college’s plans for the spring semester.  All advising appointments will be held virtually. Advising resources are available…


Fall 2020 Virtual Resume Review Sessions

Fall 2020 Resume Review Sessions will begin virtually on Monday, August 31 with Martine Bertin-Peterson, adjunct professor, management & marketing. The schedule for the semester will be: August 31, 2020-December 2, 2020 Monday, 8:00-8:50am Monday, 9:00-9:50am Wednesday, 4:00-4:50 pm There will be no more than two students during each session. Students must cancel with at…


Best & Brightest Business Majors Of 2020

Anandita Mehta ’20 and Kyle Rice ’20 were among the Poets&Quants For Undergrads Best & Brightest Business Majors of 2020. Since 2016, Poet&Quants (P&Q) has honored 100 students who majored in business-related fields. Read their features here, https://bit.ly/34pIYlS.


Spring 2020 Dean’s List

Over 600 School of Business students were named to the 2020 Dean’s List. The full roster is available here.


TCNJ School of Business Internship Preparedness Panel

Watch here! Co- Moderators: Nicole Beagin, Communications Specialist, TCNJ School of Business and Emily Behn, Assistant Director of Employer Relations, TCNJ Career Center. Panelists: Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Chief Financial Officer, MPI Jennifer Graf ‘96, Head of Operations, Renaissance Technologies Matt Conrad, Client Executive, IBM


3rd Annual Celebration of Student Achievement

During the Celebration of Student Achievement on Wednesday May 6, graduating seniors in Economics will be presenting their senior theses by Zoom. Each student will give a 15-20 minute presentation of their project, which will be followed by 5-10 minutes for questions and comments from attendees. The schedule of presentations with Zoom links can be…


PSE Takes Top Honors in Virtual National Convention

The College of New Jersey’s Zeta Zeta chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) was honored with multiple awards during the virtual 2020 PSE National Convention on April 2-4. Full details of the competition and awards received are available here.


7 Students win 2020 NJCPA Scholarships

The New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) announced the recipients of the 2020 Scholarship Fund. This year it awarded more than $380,000 in scholarships to New Jersey high school and college students. Over 220 students applied for the 60th annual awards. NJCPA is the largest professional organization serving the needs of Garden State…


Pursuing Graduate Education During an Economic Downturn

Live on Zoom: Pursuing Graduate Education During an Economic Downturn, Thursday, April 30, 5:00pm. Watch here! Moderator, Pete Simons ’98, Senior Staff Accountant, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Philadelphia Regional Office Panelists Shawn Kelly ’98, Vice President of Strategy & Operations for Digital Transformation Solutions @ PTC Chanelle Lester, JD, MBA Director, The College of…


The Vortex Wins 2020 Mayo Business Competition

The 2020 Mayo Business Plan Competition took place on Thursday, April 23, 2020. A recording of the competition is available here. Congratulations to the competition winners, Jake DeGennaro ’21 (mechanical engineering) and Alexander Iorio ’21 (civil engineering) of team The Vortex. The team won the $30,000 grand prize. The Vortex developed a device of the…


Sophomore Published in Journal of Student Scholarship

Business management sophomore Amanda Maroun’s paper, “Concerns of Data Collections Practices,” was published in The College of New Jersey’s Journal of Student Scholarship. Maroun was inspired to minor in Information System Technology after taking freshman seminar course “Nowhere to Hide,” with Dr. Lynn Braender. The class focused on topics related to data privacy, such as…


Presenting Your Best Self Online

The School of Business hosted a live panel discussion on Thursday, April 16, 5:00pm, using Zoom with Sean O’Grady ’04, Adjunct Professor, TCNJ Head of Strategy and Creative, Universum. Watch the presentation here!


Live: The Business of Sports Panel Discussion

The School of Business hosted a live panel discussion on Thursday, April 9 using the Zoom platform. The event recording is available here. Please email communications specialist, Nicole Beagin, with questions. Participants included Rob Roche ’93 (moderator), Adjunct Professor, TCNJ, President, RSR Sports Management; Amanda DeMartino, Executive Director of Athletics, TCNJ; Rick Lovato, Pro Bowler…


5 Business Students Inducted into Blue & Gold Hall of Fame

The College of New Jersey announced its 12 inductees for the 2020 Blue and Gold Hall of Fame class. Five of the recognized are School of Business students. Sherida Hinckson, Accounting My plans after graduation involve studying for the CPA before going to work full time at EY and also re-acclimating myself with my hometown and my…


2020 Neil Gaston Student Achievement Award

Applications are now being accepted through April 10 for the 2020 Neil Gaston Student Achievement Award. The Neil Gaston Student Achievement Award includes a monetary award and will be presented during the School of Business Commencement Program. To be eligible for the award, a recipient must be a graduating senior in the School of Business…


Business Students Attend National Investment Banking Competition Finals

Aagna Patel (Finance ’21), Will Cunningham (Finance ’22), Joseph Feuerstein (Finance ’22), and Lawrence Kruglyak (Finance ’21), were one of 30 teams selected out of a pool of 300+ teams to attend the National Investment Banking Competition Finals in Vancouver, Canada. During the 3-day event, the TCNJ team worked together to create valuation and merger…


2020 MBPC Final Teams Selected

The final three teams competing in the 2020 Mayo Business Plan Competition have been selected. The Finals will be recorded on April 23, 2020. A recording will be made available online. “Now in its 8th year, the Mayo Business Plan Competition allows our TCNJ students from across campus to challenge the status quo and develop…


Business Faculty Comment on Coronavirus

On Tuesday, March 3, the US Fed announced an emergency rate cut in response to the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Below, three School of Business faculty members weigh in on the cut’s impact. Dr. Seung Hee Choi, Chair & Professor, Finance The Federal Reserve cut its benchmark interest rate by 50 bps to…


Dean’s Emergency Fund

At times the School of Business may have a modest amount of funding to provide one-time emergency assistance to one or more School of Business students who encounter unexpected, significant financial hardships that demonstrably affect their ability to continue their education at TCNJ. There is no guarantee that such funding will be available for any…


Club Members Attend Leadership Institute

Members of TCNJ’s Alpha Kappa Psi chapter recently attended the Principled Business Leadership Institute in Boston. This is an annual event where brothers of the fraternity from chapters across the country come together and learn from business professionals. Students were able to attend workshops ranging from “Ace Your Next Interview” to “Break Down the Benefits:…


Freshman attends PwC Conference at Headquarters

On February 17, I had the opportunity to attend PricewaterhouseCooper’s (PwC) Explore Program at the US Headquarters in New York City, for a full-day conference. Explore is an annual program PwC sponsors for freshmen and sophomores in four year undergraduate programs to help participants identify and align their interests and skills with potential career opportunities.…


2020 MBPC Semi-Finalists Announced

The six semi-finalist teams have been selected to advance to the next round in the Mayo Business Plan Competition. On March 4, the semi-finalists will deliver a presentation before a panel of judges, and three teams will advance to the finals on Wednesday, April 1, 5:00pm, in the Mayo Concert Hall. The finals are open…


TCNJ ranked a best college for Accounting

The School of Business Accounting program at The College of New Jersey is featured on the 2020 Best Colleges list on GradReports.com. These rankings are based on median early-career salary data of over 5 million graduates from the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard. TCNJ ranked top in NJ and #14 in the country. “TCNJ…


Fall 2020 Study Abroad Programs Announced

Now is the time to start planning your study abroad trip for the Fall 2020 semester. Below are two exciting opportunities for School of Business students to study in England or Germany. Scholarships are available for both programs. The Center for Global Engagement is hosting a study abroad fair on Tuesday, February 4, 11:00am-2:00pm, in…


Student Photo Submissions

Thank you to the students who submitted their favorite end of semester photos! If you have photos you would like to share with the School of Business, email Nicole Beagin or tag #tcnjbusiness on social media.


Alumni Elevator Pitch Workshop

Join fellow School of Business alumni from Johnson & Johnson for a workshop on how to master your elevator pitch. The Johnson & Johnson finance team will lead students in an engaging and interactive event focused on building, presenting and refining your elevator pitches. This will be a one-hour session beginning at 3:00pm on Wednesday,…


Microsoft Excel Certification Program

All School of Business students are invited to earn a Microsoft Excel certification! Prior registration is required here. For questions related to registration please contact Ms. Horner at horners@tcnj.edu. The excel certification is being offered at two levels: Associate and Expert. The topical coverage of the Associate and Expert levels is described here. We encourage all…


Kathryn Jervis named Dean of the School of Business

On Thursday, January 9, TCNJ’s Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs William W. Keep announced the appointment of Kathryn Jervis to the position of dean of the School of Business. Jervis will assume her post on July 1, 2020. “As interim provost and former business dean, I am thrilled to welcome Dr. Jervis…


Spring 2020 Resume Review Sessions

Spring 2020 Resume Review Sessions will begin on Friday, January 31 with Martine Bertin-Peterson, adjunct professor, management & marketing. The schedule for the semester will be: Tuesdays: 9:00am-9:50am, 10:00am-10:50am Fridays 10:00am-10:50am Beginning in February, the last Friday of the month will be held for Cover Letter review sessions. Students must have completed a resume review…


Can’t Stop the Class of 2023!

The School of Business Class of 2023 worked together on a special project during the fall 2019 semester. This assignment was part of the freshman Business 99 class, run by Assistant Dean, Tammy Dieterich, and Coordinator for Undergraduate advising, Mary Lehr-Furtado. Watch here, https://youtu.be/4qSyHMEOOag!


Heidelberg European Study Center news from Dr. Susan Hume, Fall 2019 Visiting Professor

This fall we had the opportunity to visit many cultural sites and companies. It was fun to learn about the Oldenwald forest, Philosophenweg, Heidelberg Castle on the Neckar River, SAP headquarters, the Audi Neckarsulm plant, the Mercedes Benz Museum, Berlin, Roman ruins, Strasbourg, the interdenominational city Worms, the Karlsruhe Supreme Court, Frankfurt, and the Deutsche…


Finance Department Updates

The finance department has kept up close ties with several alums who have taught courses for us this past year. They include, but are not limited to Catherine Bernard ’84 (Manutti), Joseph Haddock ’97, David Johnston ’96, Nicola Lasky ’00 (Yap), Michael Lavelle ’06, Todd Povlich ’03, and Eric Szabo ’97. Dr. Tom Patrick has…


Adjunct Professor Interviewed on Impeachment and Mueller ’66

School of Business adjunct professor Jeffery Levine was interviewed by The Daily Princetonian at Princeton University on the Robert Mueller ’66’s independent investigation into President Donald Trump and the impeachment process. Read the interview here.


Sheil Naik ’09, Global Data Technical Trainer, Bloomberg

Sheil Naik is a technical trainer on Bloomberg’s Global Data Training team. He graduated from The College of New Jersey in 2009 with a degree in finance, which helped teach him the foundations of finance needed to work with his clients at Bloomberg. “I work with leaders and subject-matter experts to forecast the technical data…


A Decade with the TCNJ School of Business

The College of New Jersey School of Business wishes everyone a Happy New Year. We have had a lot to celebrate over the last decade and look forward to even more in 2020! Here are a few of our favorite memories over the last decade. 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019


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