March 2010 Issue

From the March 2010 eLubin



Shooting the Rapids at Accounting Conference
Lubin's 4th Annual Forum on Contemporary Accounting Issues will be held on Tuesday, April 27, 2010. The theme of this year's conference is "Global Accounting Standards: Shooting the Rapids," and the focus is on the most salient issues and challenges in the adoption of international accounting standards. James L. Kroeker, recently appointed chief accountant at the SEC, and Ian Mackintosh, chair of the UK Accounting Standards Board, will give keynote interviews. For additional information about the conference, contact Catherine Gay Communications, pace@cgcomgroup.com, 212-501-7200.
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  [Shooting the Rapids at Lubin Accounting Conference]
Ian Mackintosh

[R.R. Donnelley CEO to Visit Pace]
Thomas J. Quinlan III, BBA '85
  R.R. Donnelley CEO to Visit Pace
Thomas J. Quinlan III, BBA '85, president and CEO, R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company, will be an Executive in Residence on the downtown New York City campus on April 13, 2010. R.R. Donnelley & Sons is the largest provider of printing and print-related business services in the world. Mr. Quinlan will lecture to students on the topic of leadership. Lubin's Executive in Residence program has been in existence for over 20 years and leverages Pace's New York locations to connect our students with top business leaders. To reserve a space at the lecture, visit www.pace.edu/lubin/eirrsvp.
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CNBC's Maria Bartiromo to Visit Pace
Maria Bartiromo, anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo," will visit Pace on May 3, 2010, at 6:00 p.m. on the downtown New York City campus, Multi-Purpose Room. She will give a brief lecture followed by a signing of her highly anticipated new book The 10 Laws of Enduring Success. Ms. Bartiromo will also be Master of Ceremonies at Pace's Leaders in Management Dinner on April 29, 2010. The lecture and book signing are open to the public; please contact vturner@pace.edu to reserve a seat.
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  [CNBC's Maria Bartiromo to Visit Pace]
Maria Bartiromo

[2010 LIM Honors Publishing Tycoon David Pecker and Tech Entrepreneur Gurbaksh Chahal]   2010 LIM Honors Publishing Tycoon David Pecker and Tech Entrepreneur
Gurbaksh Chahal
On Thursday, April 29, 2010, Pace University will host its 47th Annual Leaders in Management Award Dinner, which will be held at Cipriani Wall Street. David Pecker, BBA '72, Pace University trustee and president and CEO of American Media, the leading publisher of health and fitness, and celebrity magazines, and 2009 Pace Entrepreneur in Residence Gurbaksh Chahal, founder of Blue Lithium and a self-made millionaire by the age of 25, will be joint honorees. CNBCs Maria Bartiromo, author of The 10 Laws of Enduring Success, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. To purchase tickets, make a contribution, or for more information on this event, please visit www.pace.edu/lim2010.

Finance Club Welcomes Lubin Alumni Speakers
Co-vice presidents of the Finance Club, Andrew Goncalves and Danny Adams, worked with Lubin's Associate Dean of Communications and External Relations, Barbara Rose Aglietti, to invite several Lubin alumni to visit Pace and speak to their members and other Pace students. Thommy Guerrero, BBA '06, fixed income controller at Morgan Stanley, came on February 24, 2010, and Robert Power, MBA '93, vice president, NYSE Euronext, visited on March 3, 2010. Economic forecaster, Maria Ramirez, BBA '72, president and CEO of MFR, Inc., will speak to the Club on April 13, 2010. Thommy Guerrero was honored last December with the Recent Alumni Service Award. Bob Power serves on the Lubin Advisory Board along with Maria Ramirez; Maria is also a trustee of Pace University.
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Maria Ramirez, BBA '72

[A Year of Achievements]   A Year of Achievements
Recently, the Lubin School published its informative "A Year of Achievements" brochure highlighting events and accomplishments of the past academic year. Read all about the many achievements of our faculty and students in the electronic version of the report. In addition, you can link to videos, photos, speeches, lectures, and happenings at the Lubin School during the past year. If you would like to receive a printed copy of the brochure, please request one at lubin@pace.edu and include your mailing information.
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Scholarship Opportunity for Lubin Sophomores
The 12th Annual Lubin Golf Classic is scheduled for June 1, 2010. The outing raises funds for Lubin scholarships and will be held once again at Wheatley Hills Golf Club in East Williston, Long Island. Scholarships are available for qualified Lubin sophomores and the deadline to apply is April 30, 2010. The Golf Classic also serves as a great way to connect with alumni and other corporate partners and support a critically important fundraising effort for Lubin. For more information about the golf outing, please contact Arleen Johnson, anjenterprises@optonline.net, 845-221-9931.
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  [Scholarship Opportunity for Lubin Sophomores]
2009 Golf Classic scholarship recipients

[Seventh Annual Business Plan Competition  ]   Seventh Annual Business Plan Competition
The Pace Business Plan Competition, presented in association with the MIT Enterprise Forum of New York City, will take place on April 12, 2010. This competition is held to foster entrepreneurial spirit among students, promote practical business skills, and encourage the creation of new ventures. The theme of this year's event is Technology Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Israel. Israel has the largest number of NASDAQ-listed companies outside the United States, more than all of Europe or all of Asia (including China, India, and Japan) combined. The winning business plan will be announced during an awards ceremony at the conclusion of the program.
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New EMBA Class To Start In August
The Executive MBA Program (EMBA@PACE) is an online-supported Executive MBA with weekend residencies for experienced professionals. It has been cited as "highly innovative, ahead of its time, and unique in the marketplace." The program's unique format combines Internet study and quarterly residencies. The next new EMBA cohort will start on August 21, 2010, with a week-long orientation, followed by 3-day weekend residencies spaced about 11 weeks apart. Apply now!
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  [New EMBA Class To Start In August]
EMBA students during residency

[Upcoming Field Study Opportunities]
Lubin students in China
  Upcoming Field Study Opportunities
As a part of Pace's commitment to providing students with a global business perspective, the Lubin School of Business will be offering 11 international field study classes during the spring 2010 semester. Students will have the opportunity to travel to China, Zurich and Vienna, Dubai, Istanbul, Milan, and Brazil for a ten-day field study experience. Increased field study participation for Lubin students is being made possible in part by the generous support of the Figueroa Family Fund, which provides students with scholarships for international travel.
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Don't Fret About Tax Season - VITA Will Help
The Iota Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at Lubin runs one of the most successful and largest Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)programs in New York City. The VITA program offers free tax help to low-to-moderate-income (under $50,000) individuals. Student volunteers are trained by the IRS and must pass an IRS certification test before preparing returns. Last year, VITA volunteers prepared over 150 tax returns for the public. This year's goal is to prepare over 300 returns.
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  [Don't Fret About Tax Season - VITA Will Help]
BAP volunteers assist the community

[Beta Alpha Psi Regional Competition]
BAP students at the regional conference
  BAP Students in First Place Times Three!
Lubin's Iota Lambda chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national scholastic and professional organization for accounting, finance, and information system students and professionals, competed in the Beta Alpha Psi Regional Conference Best Practices competitions. The chapter placed first in all three categories: "Service Learning: Learning by Using Your Skills to Help a Local Organization," "Ethics and Integrity in Business: Identify and/or Promote Ethical Business Practices," and "Chapter Sustainability: The Future Success of Your Chapter Practices." The students will compete at the Annual National Conference in San Jose, California, in August 2010.

Alumni Establish Caporale Family Scholarship
Robert Caporale, BBA/MIS '85, his brother Steven, BS/CS '86, and Steven's wife, Amelia, BBA/Accounting '88, recently established the Caporale Family Scholarship to support students at both the Lubin School of Business and the Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems. The first scholarship recipients will be selected in time for the fall 2010 semester. We are truly grateful to the Caporale family for their generosity and ongoing commitment to helping our students. If you are interested in learning more about establishing a scholarship at Pace, please contact the Lubin School's director of Development and Alumni Relations, Magda Fazio, at 212-618-6418 or mfazio@pace.edu.
  [Alumni Establish Caporale Family Scholarship]
Steven Caporale, BS '86, and Amelia Caporale, BBA '88

[Annual Fund]   Pace Annual Fund
June 30, 2010 marks the end of the seven year, $100 million Centennial Campaign for Pace University – the most ambitious in our 104 year history. With $98.7 million raised to date, we are very proud of this tremendous accomplishment and extremely grateful to all who have given so generously. With just over three months remaining to raise the additional funds needed to reach our goal, we are looking to those closest to us – both alumni and friends – for their commitment and support. One of the most important ways in which to help is by making a gift to the Annual Fund. Every gift matters, so please give now!
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