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    Business Alumna Earns Top Honor for Entrepreneurship

    Business alumna Kristine Porcaro ’91, co-founder of Lexington Wealth Management, is one of just three people globally to receive a Beta Gamma Sigma 2024 Entrepreneurial Achievement Award. She was recognized by the Manning School of Business at its induction ceremony for the international business honor society.
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    Concrete Idea Takes Top DifferenceMaker Prize

    Mechanical engineering graduate student Joshua Landis ’22 took home the top prize at the Rist DifferenceMaker Institute’s 12th annual $50,000 Idea Challenge with SparkCell Technologies, his fast and cost-effective way to detect problems in concrete structures.
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    ‘It Took a Weight Off My Shoulders’

    Manning School of Business students who have received financial support from the Rist Families Endowed Scholarship Fund had a chance to thank the Rists in person at a recent luncheon.
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    Happy Returns: Business Students Put Tax Lessons to Good Use

    Nine Manning School of Business students are preparing taxes for low-income people as part of a three-credit internship with Community Teamwork, a Lowell-based nonprofit organization that supports the IRS’ Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
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    Manning School of Business Extends AACSB Accreditation

    The Manning School of Business has maintained its accreditation from AACSB International, the highest level of business school accreditation that an institution can achieve in the United States.
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    Business Alumni Share Secrets of Their UKG Success

    Manning School of Business students learned about career opportunities at UKG, a $4.3 billion workforce management software company with headquarters in Lowell, from alumni John Butler ’85 and Josh Cole ’21.
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    Fork Lift: Business Students Help Local Restaurant

    Manning School of Business students are serving as consultants this semester to Lowell restaurant FORK Included as part of their Internship in Entrepreneurship course.
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    Business Alumni to Students: ‘Just Bring It’

    Manning School of Business alumni Lorna Boucher ’86 and Roma Aurora ’18, ’20 shared career advice with students at a “fireside chat” hosted by the International Business Association and Finance Society student organizations.
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    How to Enjoy Spring Break — Without Breaking the Bank

    UMass Lowell alumni Louis Cirignano ’20, Khyteang Lim ’16, ’18 and Tatiana Tompkins ’21 are helping people save for vacations and other major purchases with their FAM Social Finance app.
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    Mentorship Program Inspires Women to Pursue Investment Management

    The Undergraduate Women’s Investment Network, a mentorship and internship program run by the Boston-based investment management firm Loomis, Sayles & Co., helps female UMass Lowell students interested in business, finance, accounting, mathematics or economics explore career paths and build connections. 
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    Business Alum Swings Big with Benji Ball

    Business alum Benjamin McEvoy ’21 has turned his DifferenceMaker project Benji Ball into a game that’s now being played in nearly 200 school districts in 41 states across the country.
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    Business Students Make Their Best Selling Points

    Ten Manning School of Business students participated in the Northeast Intercollegiate Sales Competition at Bryant University in Smithfield, Rhode Island.
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    Business Students Take Measure of Health Tech Startups

    Forty students from Management Prof. Scott Latham’s Strategic Management classes attended the Barracuda Bowl in Boston, a health tech pitch competition co-hosted by UML’s Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center.
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    Business Students Get in the Giving Spirit

    Manning School of Business students are giving back to the community in several ways this holiday season, including a food drive initiated by first-year student Jayson DeLong.
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    New Business Dean Driven to Help Others Succeed

    Bertie Greer, the new Rist Family Endowed Dean of the Manning School of Business, is an expert in global supply chain management who brings a wealth of administrative and industry experience to UML.
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    Would You Buy Soap from an AI-Powered Robot Dog?

    As people develop a stronger sense of connection to artificial intelligence-powered robots, Mark Yi-Cheon Yim, an associate professor of marketing, entrepreneurship and innovation, is researching whether the robots can influence purchasing decisions.