Examining the gender deficit in business October 9, 2018 by Dena Hillison Fewer women are leading the biggest companies and the number of female chief executives is falling, especially in the Fortune 500. The Lerner Women's Leadership Initiative will be exploring how to reverse this downward trend with business leaders around the region in October with two events: The Women's Leadership Summit and the Women's Leadership Forum.
Paul Wise Distinguished Speaker Series brings hospitality industry leaders to UD October 8, 2018 by Lerner This semester, the Paul Wise Executive in Residence Speaker Series will invite inspiring and leading professionals in the hospitality industry to the University of Delaware campus. Hosted by UD’s Department of Hospitality Business Management, this series will cover the latest business trends changing the future of the hospitality industry. Mark your calendars for these “must-attend” sessions.
Teenage entrepreneurs create pop-up businesses on Main Street October 2, 2018 by Lerner Pop-up businesses created by local high school students took over Main Street in downtown Newark this summer, as part of the EntrePrep Summer Institute’s “Business-for-a-Day” program.
Q&A with Professor Carlos Asarta on his upcoming talk at UD’s Biden Challenge September 27, 2018 by Sunny Rosen Former Vice President and University of Delaware alumnus Joe Biden will host The Biden Challenge Conference at the UD. Carlos Asarta, professor of economics and director of the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) at UD’s Lerner College, will participate in one of the conference’s plenary sessions on how to revitalize the middle class in the United States.
A Q&A with Wawa CEO Chris Gheysens on Delaware, business and more September 26, 2018 by Sunny Rosen Wawa president and CEO Chris Gheysens will visit the University of Delaware on Sept. 27 as part of the Chaplin Tyler Lecture Series at UD’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics. In this Q&A, Gheysens gives a preview of his discussion, offers his advice for students and talks about the special place Delaware holds in his heart as the parent of a UD student.
5 Essential Tips for Updating Your Resume September 20, 2018 by Sunny Rosen September is International Update Your Resume Month! Celebrate by following these key tips from Jill Panté, director of our Lerner Career Services Center.
Meet Lerner College’s 2018 Faculty Fellows September 18, 2018 by Sunny Rosen Lerner College Dean Bruce Weber announces Lerner’s 2018 Faculty Fellows, who are productive scholars, publishing in top journals, committed to our students’ success, and contributing to the college’s research environment. Lerner’s Fellows were made possible by successful development initiatives and generous alumni.
Top CPA Candidate: UD Grad Jim Celia wins Elijah Watt Sells Award September 12, 2018 by Sunny Rosen UD graduate and CPA exam high score award-winner Jim Celia gives advice for future test takers.
The Lerner Bucket List: 10 Essential Blue Hen Experiences August 27, 2018 by Sunny Rosen For students of UD’s Lerner College, the Lerner Bucket List offers 10 ways to similarly celebrate and connect with the Lerner community, while making your UD experience the best that it can be. Lerner Blue Hens can kick off their fall semester by checking these items off their lists.
Alumni Spotlight: Esther Sportello August 23, 2018 by Sunny Rosen This year, the Lerner College celebrated eight excellent alumni at its 27th annual Alumni Awards of Excellence. Alumna Esther Sportello is the winner of Lerner’s inaugural Rising Star Alumni Award.