What’s next for the Emmy Award-winning producer?
Students in the Fed Challenge have a mere 20 minutes to present a well-researched summary of the current economic situation. They also propose actions that the Federal Reserve Bank should take to help improve the economy.
Dr. Alice Kassens received the Maurice L. Mednick Memorial Fellowship to help fund her ongoing research this summer and next spring on the effect of clinical depression in the labor market.
With a knack for business studies, Internet communications and intramural flag football, Emily Crew found interests that she never knew existed when she came to Roanoke College.
This Maroon alumna has joined The Martin Agency, named U.S. Agency of the Year in 2009 by Adweek.
Sarmadi does a lot more than fetch coffee for financial brokers, including Roanoke alum Brandon Reynolds ’00. He has been able to research liquidations and help create portfolios for clients while also attending and participating in conferences and meetings during his summer internship in Atlanta, Ga.
On March 12th and 13th, Roanoke College seniors Samantha Sterba ‘09 and Virginia Hopkins ‘09 accompanied Dr. Alice L. Kassens to the 2009 Virginia Association of Economists (VAE) 36th Annual Meeting. This trip really began, however, during the fall semester of 2008.
On the basketball court at Roanoke College, Morris Cregger ’64 earned a reputation as a fierce competitor. That spirit is the driving force behind Cregger’s success in business today.
Robinson has had a lot of callings. The Eagle Scout and economics major served in the U.S. Army and the administrations of Presidents Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald Reagan. As special advisor to Secretary of State George Schultz, he was named “Ambassador” in 1983. Now he is launching a new career, planning a book, and heading up a national organization.
“The two main objectives of the project are team work and communication,” Gibbs said. “It offers active learning and professional skills that are assets to graduates.”
“Peru is one of the better places to study abroad. There are not a lot of Americans [there] and so many natural wonders to see,” says Beck.
Course involves case studies, an advanced business simulation, workshops, labs, readings of top-tier articles and lectures on strategy.
Sharon Gibbs chose to work first so she could teach students about real-world work environments.
Each team was required to create a comprehensive business plan to include manufacturing, marketing and financial strategies for their products
“The happiest I’ve ever been was the first time I broke three hours for a marathon.” says Kassens.
Many colleges and universities have something similar in the form of a “mock” portfolio, but Roanoke College is unique in that they are using real money.