Marketing majors Dan Cottrell (senior) and Matt Napoli (junior) participated in the William Patterson RBI National Sales Challenge in November. (Pictured l-r: Matt, faculty advisor Dr. Al Pelham, and Dan.) Both Dan and Matt are Pi Sigma Epsilon members who have been finalists in regional and national sales competitions. Recruiters included: ADP, McKesson, DHL, Reckitt-Benkiser, Reynolds and Reynolds, Tom James, Canon, EMC, Michelin, Lennox, Lutron, Oracle, Stryker Orthopedics, and UPS.
Kelly Cosentino (left), a senior marketing major and Rachael Scott (right), a junior marketing major, participated in the Florida State University International Collegiate Sales Competition. Their combined point total placed TCNJ 21st of 48 universities. Employers at the career fair included ADP, Paycom, TekSystems, Aerotek, Gallo Wineries, Henry Schein Dental, Laird Plastics, McAffee Software, Netsuite Software, and Tom James. They are pictured at the competition with faculty advisor Dr. Al Pelham.
Students from Phi Beta Lambda, the Society for Human Resource Management and Student Government supported the School of Business Alumni Chapter at their 2013 Homecoming tent on October 19th. PBL volunteers are pictured (l-r): Shreya Vora, Amber Tuttman and Stephen Fabiano.
At left Amber Loihle, Phil Nichilo, Chris Minitelli and Kristen Spiegel display trophies earned at the PSE Northeast Regional Sales Competition at UCONN this fall. TCNJ won first and second place in the sales competition and first place in the public speaking competition. Nine of the ten finalists in the sales competition were TCNJ students. Phil Nichilo won first in the sales competition and Chris Minitelli and Kristen Spiegel tied for second. For the second year in a row Amber Loihle won the public speaking competition.
This summer, Tim Pfenninger traveled to the Academy of Legal Studies Annual Conference in Boston with Professors Nancy Lasher & Susanna Monseau to present “A Stealth Drug Recall: Who Protects Consumers and Shareholders?“ Pfenninger remarked: “Presenting and working with both Prof. Monseau and Prof. Lasher offered me an invaluable opportunity to pursue my interests while simultaneously honing my research, writing, and communication skills.”
Eight students accompanied Professor Pelham on the summer European Study Tour to France and Germany for the International Business 250 course. The purpose of the course was to develop an understanding of how culture and politics impact business decision making for companies in the European Union and companies doing business globally. In France the students went on tours of Paris, Strasbourg and Vichy where they attended lectures at Pole University/Clermont-Ferrand University. In Germany they toured Heidelberg and Frankfurt where they attended a lecture by a European Central Bank representative about the role of the bank in Europe’s financial stability.
First-year marketing student Garrett Erny (pictured, right) interned this past summer with Morayea Pindziak ’99 at The Agency Inside Harte-Hanks. He spent 8 weeks at their Yardley, Pa, office and then traveled to Colorado for a marketing conference, where he participated in workshops and a group project. His fellow interns were from St. Joe’s and University of Tampa.
Senior economics major Nick Malmi spent eight weeks in residence at TCNJ this summer working with Professor Michele Naples on a Mentored Undergraduate Summer Experience (MUSE) research project focused on how the New Jersey education system is taking action due to the rise of children diagnosed with autism. Read about the MUSE program and Nick’s project in The Signal.
When Kyle Magliaro ’13 was considering colleges, he choose TCNJ in part due to our convenient location. “It’s situated almost directly between New York and Philadelphia, which I hoped would provide me with job opportunities after graduation.” Magliaro — now training as an underwriter at Chubb Insurance – spoke with The Times of Trenton reporter Nicole Mulvanely about the strength of TCNJ’s Career Center and School of Business in a recent interview.
TCNJ graduating seniors share their post-graduation plans in this video on the College Youtube page, which includes interviews with business seniors Bob Mika (marketing), Samantha Codner (accounting), Kristen Duke (economics) and Winnie Rene (accounting.)
Junior Harcourt Scholar Sade Baker is majoring in accounting with plans to to apply to Teach for America or pursue an MAT after graduation. In an interview for TCNJ Magazine, she discussed how she dicscovered a passion for teaching through her freshman Community Engaged Learning assignment: “Through my service, I’ve learned that I love teaching. I love the classroom. I love the kids. I love the feeling of them knowing something new after I leave.”