July 2009 Issue

From the July 2009 eLubin


[Lubin's 

Third Annual Forum on Contemporary Accounting Issues]   "Read All About It!"
Lubin's Third Annual Forum on Contemporary
Accounting Issues

Comprehensive coverage of Lubin's Third Annual Forum on Contemporary Accounting Issues has just been published with a 28-page article in the July 2009 issue of the CPA Journal. International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) convergence and transparency for the investor were major topics at the conference. Read the complete article in the CPA Journal at www.cpajournal.com. Additional information about the conference is also on our Web site at www.pace.edu/lubin/accountingconference.
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Hearst Magazines EVP to be Honored at Lubin Lunch
Michael Clinton, MBA '83, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer and Publishing Director, Hearst Magazines, will be honored at the 17th Annual Lubin Alumni Achievement Award Luncheon on Friday, December 4, 2009. As in past years, the Luncheon will be hosted at 1 Chase Plaza in Downtown Manhattan through the generous support of JPMorgan Chase. Proceeds from the luncheon fund scholarships for outstanding Lubin students with financial need. For information on tickets and sponsorship opportunities, please contact Arleen Johnson, anjenterprises@optonline.net.
  [Hearst 

Magazines EVP to be Honored at Lubin Lunch]
Michael Clinton, MBA '83

Win Big at the Pace Pitch!]
Tiffany Rad pitching her winning idea in 2008.
  Win Big at the Pace Pitch!
The Sixth Annual Pace Pitch Contest will feature cash prizes of over $50,000, a dramatic increase from prior years of this event. Other valuable awards include office space at TechSpace in Manhattan. If you are an aspiring entrepreneur, please visit our Web site for information on how to enter the Pitch Contest in either the New Business Concept or Social Venture categories. The event will be held on December 3 in Pace's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts at One Pace Plaza. If you aren't "pitching," you can still come out and see the ten finalists make their three-minute pitches. For additional information, visit www.pace.edu/pitch.


Last Chance to Apply! New EMBA Class Begins August 15, 2009
There's no better time than now to get the MBA you've always wanted. If your schedule and location doesn't permit enrolling in the part-time MBA program at Pace, consider the Executive MBA program's convenient 23-month format with quarterly weekend residencies augmented by online study. Visit www.pace.edu/emba or contact Jim Parker, EMBA Director, at (212) 618-6653 or jparker@pace.edu. The next Executive MBA class begins on August 15, 2009. The program has been touted as "highly innovative, ahead of its time, and unique in the marketplace."
  [New 

EMBA Class]

[New MBA Curriculum to Launch]   New MBA Curriculum to Launch
In the fall of 2009, the Lubin School will launch a new, robust MBA program that will appeal to a much broader market. The curriculum includes new Foundation and Professional Core courses, and will be consistent with MBA programs nationally, enriched by Lubin's historical strengths, entrepreneurial tradition, and diversity of offerings. Overall, the focus of the new program is on experienced-based education that prepares students for professional success in a rapidly changing global marketplace.
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New MS concentration Strategic Global Human Resources Management
Pace University will become one of the first universities to offer a graduate concentration in Strategic Global Human Resource Management in the fall of 2009. This concentration is part of the MS in Human Resources Management (HRM) and is designed for future managers who wish to undertake graduate level study in HRM in its international context, and/or those who wish to practice HRM internationally. It provides the future manager with the highly developed human resources capability to pursue an international career that addresses the issues involved in the management of people across international borders.
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  [New MS concentration Strategic 

Global Human Resources Management]

[NABA 

Chapter Among Top Competitors]   NABA Chapter Receives Highest Honor
For the seventh year in the past eight, the Pace Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) placed first in its membership division in the Association's annual competition for the quality, variety and quantity of their chapter activities. The chapter was recognized at the NABA National Convention in New Orleans in June for its outstanding achievement and was presented with a banner recognizing their excellent performance.
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Become a Mentor - Change a Life
Have you ever considered impacting a young person's life by becoming a mentor? The newly established Lubin Executive Mentor Program matches executive level Lubin alumni with students from the Business Honors Program at the Lubin School of Business for a three semester mentoring relationship. Mentors provide ongoing professional development and networking opportunities, which include a career informational interview, a shadowing half-day, periodic career advising, and general advice and support. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please contact Magda Fazio, Director of Development and Alumni Relations, at (212) 618-6418 or mfazio@pace.edu.
  [Become a 

Mentor - Change a Life ]

[B-School 

Applications On The Rise]
Dean Van Tassell,
MBA '09
  Lubin MBA Student Featured in Crain's
Dean Van Tassell, MBA '09, was featured in a recent Crain's article about applications to business schools being on the rise despite the dismal job outlook and the global financial crisis. In the article, Van Tassell opined, "If you're an MBA student and you don't understand that the economy is cyclical, then you should get your money back or pick another major.? At present, applications are up by 30% at the Lubin School of Business. Business schools are also now working to counter the image of Wall Street greed by offering courses in business ethics and corporate responsibility. Joe Baczko, Dean of the Lubin School, said that there is definitely interest among students in doing good.
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Summer Common Reading
The common reading assigned to Pace incoming students this summer is Unbowed by Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai. Unbowed is about the connections between sustainability, health, justice, human rights, politics, and peace. These topics will also be discussed at Convocation on September 6, by keynote speaker Carter Via, founder of Cross-Cultural Thresholds, Inc., and member of the Board of Directors of Wangari Maathai's Green Belt Movement. When the fall semester commences, students will discuss Unbowed in a number of programs and courses in their first year.
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  [Summer Common Reading]

[Field 

Studies Funded by Figueroa Fund]
Lubin students in Beijing during the 2008 field study to China
  Field Studies Funded by Figueroa Fund
During the January 2010 intersession, Lubin graduate students will visit India for a ten-day International Finance Field Study experience. Lubin undergraduate students will visit Brussels and London for a ten-day International Marketing Field Study experience and will participate in lectures given by marketing and advertising companies, including Coca-Cola, McCann Erickson and FedEx. During the spring 2010 semester, Lubin graduate and undergraduate students will visit Brazil and China. Field study participation is being supported through the generosity of the Figueroa family who continues to fund $1,500 per eligible Lubin student for International Field Studies and $3,000 per study abroad experience.
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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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  [Annual Fund]