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Summer Professional Development – for Business Students

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This is the fourth of a four-part series identifying ways students across different majors can hone their skills, gain experience and stimulate their minds over the summer months. Whether you’re looking to volunteer, find a full-time job or simply explore a passion, there are so many ways to develop yourself professionally even though class is […]

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June 23rd, 2015

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Accounting Industry Predictions

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A recent Forbes article, “The Future Of The Accounting Industry In 2015” discusses predictions on how the accounting industry will evolve. Joseph Tarasco, president of Accountants Advisory Group, shares a number of insights, a few of which foresee a trend of mergers and acquisitions. Tarasco predicts: Accounting firms will continue to acquire consulting companies that […]

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June 9th, 2015

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Assumption students join the conversation at the 13th Annual Business Ethics Lecture

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Every year in April, Assumption College students have an opportunity to attend the annual Business Ethics Lecture and hear from speakers that range from former White House advisors to sport coaches. 13th Annual Business Ethics Lecture 4/23/2015 from Assumption College on Vimeo. This year’s speaker was Robert Lewis Jr., a nationally recognized advocate for urban […]

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May 12th, 2015

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Assumption’s business students participate in the AMA Collegiate Case Competition

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The American Marketing Association (AMA) recently hosted a Collegiate Case Competition, bringing together top marketing students to develop a series of solutions to a marketing challenge. Among this year’s competitors were Assumption students majoring in business and members of Assumption’s Greyhound Association for Marketing Enrichment (GAME). GAME is the Assumption College AMA collegiate chapter. GAME’s […]

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April 23rd, 2015

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Business implications of the Boston Olympics

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A new study commissioned by The Boston Foundation reports that a 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston would generate billions of dollars for the Massachusetts economy. According to the report, venues construction would create 4,100 jobs. Olympic operations such as security, information technology and ceremonies would contribute an additional $5 billion in spending; half of which […]

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April 16th, 2015

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Business Faculty Spotlight: Jennifer Niece

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Regardless of business degree concentration, Assumption students are required to take at least one accounting course. If you’ve already completed this business degree requirement, then you may have met Assumption’s Chair of the Business Studies Department and Associate Professor of Accounting, Jennifer Niece. Professor Niece has completed her bachelor’s degree in Economics and Accounting from […]

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March 25th, 2015

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Turning a passion for sports into a paying career

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Often dubbed as a highly competitive field, sport management is an enticing career for students who seek to combine their academic interest in business with their passion for sports. At Assumption College, an Advisory Board on Sport Business Education — comprised of the industry’s most recognized sports organization leaders — helps students to turn their […]

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March 19th, 2015

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Alumnus Recognized in Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under Forty

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Matthew Doyle ‘98 was named to Worcester Business Journal’s “40 Under Forty” list — a yearly recognition that honors the best and brightest business leaders under 40 in Central Massachusetts. Among his many accomplishments, Doyle built a central commissary that supplies fresh baked goods to his family’s Dunkin’ Donuts shops, including the Assumption location. Later, […]

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February 19th, 2015

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Making the most out of your business internship

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One of our previous posts offered tips on how to successfully juggle school and an internship. While mastering time management and planning techniques is one hurdle, ensuring that you get the most value out of an internship is another challenge. Some interns find themselves doing a range of mundane tasks that have almost nothing to […]

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February 10th, 2015

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Advertising Beyond Borders

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Advertising a product or a service across different countries can present many challenges including language translation and different cultural standards. Many can still recall a few notorious campaigns gone astray. KFC’s old slogan “finger-lickin’ good” translated became “eat your fingers off” in China, or, American Airlines’ “Fly in Leather” translated “Fly naked” for the market […]

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January 27th, 2015

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