July 2007 Issue

Lubin Gets Million Dollar Figueroa Fund
Tucker Wins Prestigious Jensen Prize
Pace Law School Dean Is Named President of Pace
Third Lubin Fulbright Awarded
15th Annual Lubin Lunch on December 7
NABA Chapter Places 1st Again
Annual Fund


Lubin Gets Million Dollar Figueroa Fund
Thanks to the generosity of the Figueroa Family of Westchester, NY, a $1,000,000 fund has been created that is expected to let students enrolled in the Lubin Leaders and Scholars honors program make their international travel experience requirement more meaningful and affordable. Exceptional undergraduate students, regardless of their economic circumstances, will be able to participate in expanded international travel experiences and field studies to important national economies like those of Japan, India and Brazil.
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  [Dean Joseph Baczko thanks Janice Figueroa]
Dean Joseph Baczko thanks Janice Figueroa

[Alan L. Tucker]
Alan L. Tucker, finance
  Tucker Wins Prestigious Jensen Prize
A publication documenting the impact of tax shelters on corporate debt policy by Alan L. Tucker, finance, and John R. Graham of Duke University's Fuqua School of Business, was awarded the coveted 2006 Jensen Prize for Corporate Finance and Organizations, presented by the Journal of Financial Economics (JFE). Graham and Tucker found that tax shelters not only save tax payments, but enhance attractiveness to investors.
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Pace Law School Dean Is Named President of Pace
The Pace University board of trustees has appointed Stephen J. Friedman, former dean of the Pace University School of Law, to the position of president. Friedman said, "I am honored to serve, and I look forward to working with the trustees, faculty, students and administration to lead the process of change and growth at Pace." Pace University president David A. Caputo retired from the presidency this past June.
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  [Stephen J. Friedman]
Stephen J. Friedman

[Emilio Vozzolo]
Emilio Vozzolo
  Third Lubin Fulbright Awarded
In addition to the two Fulbright Awards received by Lubin students Raj Shrestha and Anthony Melendez, which were previously announced, a third Fulbright has been confirmed for Emilio Vozzolo, international management/Italian. Vozzolo received the Fulbright English Teaching Assistanship (ETA) to study for a year in Italy. His research will focus on the role of tourism, Italy's role in the European Union, and the development of modern day Italy and cultural changes since WWII.
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15th Annual Lubin Lunch on December 7
Be sure and save the date for the 15th Annual Lubin Alumni Achievement Award Luncheon, which will be held on Friday, December 7, 2007, at One Chase Plaza. Jack Ribeiro, BBA '78, global managing partner, Financial Services Industry, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, is the honoree. The luncheon raises funds for scholarships for outstanding Lubin students who demonstrate academic achievement, financial need, and service to the University and/or community.
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  [Jack Ribeiro]
Jack Ribeiro, BBA '78

[National Association of Black Accountants]
Members of NABA's Executive Board
  NABA Chapter Places 1st Again
Lubin's student chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) continues to excel within the organization. For the sixth consecutive year, the chapter placed 1st among 24 Division II schools across the nation in NABA's 2007 Student Chapter Reporting Evaluation Program (SCREP). Competing with 142 other schools nationwide, NABA students placed 2nd overall for the quality, quantity, and variety of their chapter activities.
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Annual Fund
For over 100 years, Pace has been the learning ground for professionals from all over the world. Since 1906, every year, thousands of alumni, faculty, staff, and students provide financial support to Pace University so that we may continue this mission and provide an outstanding educational experience to Pace students. Every gift greatly enhances the value and prestige of a Pace University Lubin School of Business degree. Please make your gift today at www.pace.edu/givetopace and don't forget to designate your gift to the Lubin School of Business.
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