Alumni Spotlight: Matt Cohen

November 5, 2018 by Sunny Rosen This year, the Lerner College celebrated eight excellent alumni at its 27th annual Alumni Awards of Excellence. In the Alumni Spotlight blog series, we get to know these…
Mentor Experience with Nicholas Makos

November 5, 2018 by Lerner In this video, Nicholas Makos talks about his experiences with the Lerner Executive Mentor Program, and all the opportunities he has acquired because of it. Transcript…
Over 350 local students gathered for UD alumnus led leadership program

November 2, 2018 by Dena Hillison On Oct. 9, over 350 students from 17 local middle and high schools gathered at Clayton Hall at UD for the fifth SYLP. Siegfried returns biannually to his alma mater to host this unique program in collaboration with his company, The Siegfried Group, the Center for Economic Education and Entrepreneurship (CEEE) in UD’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Junior Achievement of Delaware.
From Student to Alumna Success: Q&A with Lauren Pizzimenti

October 31, 2018 by Dena Hillison Last year, Lauren Pizzimenti spoke in a video about her experiences with undergraduate programs at the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and how they helped her land a career opportunity with Bloomberg. Pizzimenti recently returned to UD campus for her first  homecoming weekend as an alumna, and chatted with Lerner about her life so far as a working professional.
Gritty the Mascot: A sports marketing success or failure?

October 30, 2018 by Sunny Rosen Gritty, the new mascot of the NHL’s Philadelphia Flyers, is a 7-foot, googly-eyed furry orange creature who wears a hockey jersey. Since Gritty’s recent debut, fans’ reactions have run the gamut from delighted to horrified. According to The Guardian, Gritty “embodies everything that’s good and bad about [Philadelphia]. But mostly the bad,” while the New York Post described Gritty as “engineered to terrify Twitter.”
Lerner graduate students seek personal and professional growth through internships

October 25, 2018 by Lerner Lerner College of Business and Economics awarded an array of internship opportunities to graduate and MBA students this fall to enhance their skills and gain firsthand working experience in different companies. Through the Lerner Career Services, students are guided to select and apply to their ideal experiential opportunity–either with the university or partnering companies. Lerner MBA and graduate students also benefit from pre-internship preparation and awareness workshops.
Student Success: Nicholas Makos

October 24, 2018 by Lerner In this video, Nicholas Makos shares his engagement on campus, the opportunities he’s been given at UD’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics, and his experiences while…
Alumni Spotlight: Michael McCafferty

October 17, 2018 by Sunny Rosen This year, the Lerner College celebrated eight excellent alumni at its 27th annual Alumni Awards of Excellence. In the Alumni Spotlight blog series, we get to know these professional…
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.