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Michael A. Bernstein named TCNJ’s 17th president

Michael A. Bernstein has been appointed The College of New Jersey’s 17th president, following a vote this afternoon by the school’s Board of Trustees. Bernstein has served as TCNJ’s interim president since July 1, 2023. The appointment is effective immediately. “Dr. Bernstein is an extremely accomplished educator and a transformational leader,” said Rebecca Ostrov, chair…


TCNJ School of Business Commencement 2024

May 16, 2024, began two days of celebration as TCNJ kicked off their 168th Commencement Ceremonies.  The School of Business ceremony was held Thursday evening, graduating 351 graduates. TCNJ Interim President, Dr. Michael Bernstein, began the evening with words of encouragement for the graduates. Dr. Bernstein shared four commitments for the graduates to make to…


Professor Karen Becker Featured on WalletHub Discussing Cheap Car Insurance in New Jersey

Karen Becker, Associate Professor of Marketing & Interdisciplinary Business, was featured as an expert in a recent article in WalletHub discussing Cheap Car Insurance in New Jersey. What does it say about car insurance companies that so many have celebrity endorsers? In many cases, the use of a celebrity suggests companies know their target audience. Most…


School of Business 2024 Senior Awards Ceremony

Last evening, the School of Business held the 2024 Senior Awards Ceremony.  Each year the faculty of the School of Business recognizes the academic and co-curricular achievements of our graduating Seniors. In her welcome address, Interim Dean Dieterich said, “Today, we gather to honor those who have exemplified remarkable commitment to their studies and have…


Senior Economic Students Give Thesis Presentations

As part of the capstone course for Economics majors, students must present both a written and oral thesis. The goal of the senior thesis is to produce original research on an economic topic. The thesis requires not only that students review and synthesize related literature from economics journals but also gather and analyze new data…


School of Business Students Display Their Meticulous Work at COSA

On April 30, 2024, TCNJ School of Business students participated in the 27th Annual TCNJ Celebration of Student Achievement, a day-long opportunity for the TCNJ community to engage with the scholarly activity of its students. The School of Business was represented by 23 students showing off 16 projects presented in the form of papers, posters,…


TCNJ School of Business Senior Takes First Place at the Fox Sales Challenge!

Four TCNJ School of Business Students participated in this year’s Fox Sales Challenge, an event hosted by Temple University’s Professional Sales Organization. The TCNJ team had the privilege of showcasing our skills and talents alongside other institutions like Temple University, St. Joe’s, and Penn State. The team was comprised of: Jessie Liu (junior, Marketing major),…


ALPFA TCNJ Student & Professional Mixer

The TCNJ School of Business student organization the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) recently hosted a student and professional mixer. The event was a success with professionals from PwC, TIAA, RWJBH, Fiserv, and Merck! President Tiffany Rojas said, “I’m glad to have seen how engaged my future employer was in speaking with students.”…


Faculty Spotlight: Michele Naples, Professor, Economics

Our final Faculty Spotlight for the semester is on Michele Naples, Professor of Economics. Michele has been with the School of Business for over 30 years. Recently we spoke to Michele about a study abroad program she has participated in a few times, TCNJ in Ghana. Can you share with us how this opportunity first…


School of Business Honor Society Induction Ceremony

On April 21, 2024, the School of Business held its annual induction ceremony for Beta Alpha Psi, Beta Gamma Sigma, the New Jersey Collegiate Business Administration Association (NJCBAA), and Omicron Delta Epsilon. BETA ALPHA PSI Beta Alpha Psi is a national honors organization for information professionals, which includes Accounting, Information Systems, and Finance majors. As…


TCNJ’s MBA program ended the spring semester on a real high note this year: Our inaugural MBA Alumni Panel!

We were thrilled to welcome back five talented alumni representing each of our program’s graduating cohorts and specializations.  They shared insights on the mindsets, skills, and relationships they developed as MBA students and how those takeaways have helped to facilitate their ongoing career growth.  It was a phenomenal learning and networking experience for our current…


School of Business Alumni Weekend Lunch

On Saturday, April 20, 2024, the School of Business hosted its alumni on the Trenton Hall lawn as part of Alumni Weekend. The School offered lunch for the alumni from “The Fry Boss,” a business owned and operated by School of Business alumni and 2021 Mayo Business Plan Competition participant, Dominic (Tony) Morency ’21. Several…


Alumni Spotlight – Micaela Schaffer ’18

    Micaela Schaffer ’18 Project Manager, Johnson & Johnson “Being a student at TCNJ taught me to be resourceful. TCNJ has so many resources and programs available that I took advantage of, which ultimately led to my success as a student and in securing a full-time job prior to graduating.” Click on the link…


The Real Estate Club Completes It’s First Case Competition

Through the hard work of students, a new student organization was recently added to TCNJ School of Business, the Real Estate Club. “Since the club’s inception, the importance of developing opportunities for members to advance themselves professionally and establish meaningful networks and relations has always been at the forefront of its purpose,” shared the club’s…


Faculty Spotlight: Karen Becker, Associate Professor, Marketing & IDB

This Faculty Spotlight will spotlight Karen Becker, Associate Professor, Marketing & Interdisciplinary Business.  Karen joined TCNJ in the fall of 2006, and among her contributions has been her successful mentoring of the last two first-place teams in the Mayo Business Plan Competition. We recently talked to Karen about a new project of hers, Lions in…


Management Student Wins HRM Human Resource Management Scholarship

Senior Management major, Lauren Goodger, recently was presented with the HRM Human Resource Management Scholarship. The Human Resource Management Association of Princeton awarded the scholarship. Lauren is currently the outgoing president of TCNJ’s chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). There to support Lauren when she received the award were Professor Waheeda Lillevik,…


Finance Students Visit NYC!

  A group of finance majors was hosted by two School of Business alumni, Jennifer Graf ’96 and Brandon Klein ’16, in NYC on April 10, 2024. The group was accompanied by Interim Dean Tammy Dieterich, Professor Seung Hee Choi, and Professor Thomas Patrick. Jennifer and Brandon spoke candidly to the students about their experiences,…


Students Present at the 38th Annual Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference

On Saturday, April 6, 2024, led by Professor Waheeda Lillevik, a fantastic presentation was given by undergraduate students Alison Zingaro (junior, Interdisciplinary Business major), Lauren Goodger (senior, Management major), and Luce Elvariste (senior, Management major) at the 38th Annual Mid-Atlantic Organizational Behavior Teaching Conference in Philadelphia. This conference is for faculty who teach courses in…


Golden Connections Wins First-Place at the 2024 Mayo Business Plan Competition

Congratulations to Lauren Cunningham (Senior, Marketing major), Emma Route (Junior, Chemistry major), and Sangam Shivaprasad (Senior, Biology major) on winning the first-place price of $30,000 in the 2024 Mayo Business Plan Competition. The final three teams presented their plans to the judges and a live audience on March 27, 2024, in Mayo Concert Hall at…


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