May 2007 Issue

Accounting Conference Is Huge Success
Lubin Students Receive Fulbright Awards
Lubin's Ad Teams Place Second and Fourth at NSAC
New Deloitte CEO Is EIR at Pace
FEI CEO Honored at Spring Banquet
Lubin and Pace Law Focus on Urban Developments
Houlihan Lokey Managing Director Joins Lubin Board
Budding Entrepreneurs Test Their Business Savvy
2007 Golf Classic Headed for Record Attendance
Save the Date for the Lubin Lunch
Distinguished Tulane Professor on Lessons from Katrina
3rd Annual Faculty Research Day
Student Awards and Honors
Filing Taxes Made Easier By Pace
Lubin Student Awarded Scholarship by FWA
Lubin Student Receives AAF's Minority Award
Lubin Campaign Fundraising Progress


Accounting Conference Is Huge Success
The Honorable Paul S. Sarbanes keynoted the Lubin Forum on Contemporary Accounting Issues on April 26 in Midtown Manhattan. Over 100 senior industry professionals and media attended the by-invitation-only event. Robert Herz, Chairman, Financial Accounting Standards Board, gave a keynote interview to the New York Times' Floyd Norris, and Tom Jones, Vice Chairman, International Accounting Standards Board, was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal's Alan Murray. For conference highlights, including photos and video clips, visit www.pace.edu/lubin/accountingconference/2007
  [Accounting Conference is Huge Success]
Lubin's Dean Joe Baczko (left) and Senator Paul Sarbanes

[Lubin Students Receive Fulbright Awards]   Lubin Students Receive Fulbright Awards
Raj Shrestha, business management and political science, has been awarded a Fulbright to study "Alleviation of Poverty in Nepal Through Microfinance." Anthony Melendez, marketing, has been awarded a Fulbright to conduct market research on alternative fuel vehicles in Brazil. Emilio Vozzolo, international management/Italian, is a finalist for a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) to teach in Italy, and is awaiting confirmation from the host country. Four Dyson students also have been awarded Fulbrights, and two are awaiting decisions on their proposals.
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Lubin's Ad Teams Place Second and Fourth at NSAC
Pace's New York City and Pleasantville Ad Teams finished in the Top 5 in the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC). The New York City team came in second and earned the highest presentation score in the past 20 years; the Pleasantville team came in fourth place for their presentation. The New York City team's plans book will now be considered for a "wild card" position to compete alongside all first place teams at the national competition. We wish them much success in being selected to move forward and compete in Louisville, Kentucky, in June.
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  [The Olympics of Advertising]

[Gravity in a Weightless World]
Barry Salzberg (right)
after his lecture.
  New Deloitte CEO Is EIR at Pace
On Monday, April 2, Barry Salzberg, managing partner, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, visited the Lubin School as an Executive in Residence (EIR). Salzberg spent a day on the Pace downtown New York City campus lecturing to students and engaging the Pace community in a lively discussion about Deloitte, Generation Y, talent, and ethics. It was first announced that day at Pace that Salzberg will be the new CEO of Deloitte effective June 1.
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FEI CEO Honored at Spring Banquet
Michael Cangemi, president and CEO of Financial Executives International, keynoted the Spring Banquet, an annual conference spearheaded by several of Pace University's student organizations. Cangemi spoke about continuing Lubin's legacy of success and was honored with the Lubin Legacy Award. The purpose of the Spring Banquet is to provide a forum in which professionals from various business fields can share their experiences and knowledge with students and others in the Pace Community.
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[FEI CEO Honored at Spring Banquet]
Michael Cangemi, BBA '70

[Lubin and Pace Law Focus on Urban Developments]
Keynote speaker
Mary Murphy
  Lubin and Pace Law Focus on Urban Developments
On June 5, 2007, the Lubin School will be collaborating with the Pace University School of Law and various industry sponsors to present "Creating Profitable and Sustainable Urban Developments: Putting the Public and Private Pieces Together." This breakfast seminar addresses issues critical for New York City and the tri-state area's larger cities and towns that are experiencing exciting, but unplanned growth and development opportunities. Mary Murphy, Esq., of Gibson, Dunn, & Crutcher will keynote the event.
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Houlihan Lokey Managing Director Joins Lubin Board
Michael Fazio, BBA/MBA '83, managing director, Houlihan Lokey Howard & Zukin, has joined the Lubin Advisory Board. His primary responsibilities at the company include providing investment banking, valuation, and financial opinion services. Fazio has over 20 years of experience in advisory services in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, corporate strategy, operational oversight, and restructurings. The Lubin Advisory Board ensures that Lubin programs reflect contemporary relevance and best practices.
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  [Michael Fazio]
Michael Fazio, BBA/MBA '83

[Budding Entrepreneurs  Test Their Business Savvy]
Sheri Muth presenting
her winning business plan
Budding Entrepreneurs Test Their Business Savvy
The Fourth Annual Pace Business Plan Competition took place on Monday, April 30 at Pace's downtown New York City campus. Almost 150 Pace students, alumni, and guests attended the panel discussion with venture capital experts. Sheri Muth was selected by the panelists as the overall winner of the competition, and she received a cash prize plus a private meeting with a venture capitalist for her winning business plan, "Independence Painting." The event was presented by Entrepreneurship@Lubin, in association with the MIT Enterprise Forum of New York City, Inc.
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2007 Golf Classic Headed for Record Attendance
Demand for the 2007 Lubin Golf Classic on May 29 is so great we have had to place additional golfers on a waiting list. If you are interested in taking a sponsorship or playing, please contact Arleen Johnson as soon as possible at anjenterprises@optonline.net. We expect to have another outstanding year at the annual Classic, which raises money for undergraduate scholarships. Also new this year, we have two outstanding honorees: Tony DeLuca, BBA '84, CFO of Moore Capital Management, and long-time supporter of the Lubin Golf Classic, Michael Patti, president of Patti & Sons.
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  [2007 Golf Classic is Sold Out]

[Save the Date for the Lubin Lunch]
Jack Ribeiro, BBA '78
  Save the Date for the Lubin Lunch
The 15th Annual Lubin Alumni Achievement Award Luncheon will be held this year on December 7, 2007, once again at One Chase Plaza in downtown Manhattan through the continued leadership support of JPMorgan Chase. Our honoree is Jack Ribeiro, BBA '78, vice chairman - managing partner, National & Global Financial Services Industry, Deloitte & Touche USA LLP. Ribeiro serves as a trustee of Pace University and has played a leadership role in cultivating a strong partnership between Pace and Deloitte, including alumni relations, and scholarship and campaign support.
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Distinguished Tulane Professor on Lessons from Katrina
Angelo DeNisi, Dean of the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane University, was the guest speaker at the Lubin Leaders and Scholars' Academy of Management Distinguished Scholar Series in March. A PhD from Perdue University, Dr. DeNisi lectured on "Leadership Lessons from Katrina" where he discussed his research subject, Industrial/Organizational Psychology.
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  [Distinguished Tulane Professor Lectures Lubin Leaders]
Angelo DeNisi
[Executive MBA]   3rd Annual Faculty Research Day
Lubin faculty heard from peers and experts about recent research methodology developments, cross-disciplinary collaboration, and effective publishing and grant application strategies at the 3rd Annual Faculty Research Day on April 20. This stimulating event has been organized for three years by Lubin Faculty Scholarship Committee chairs Corinne Post and Noushi Rahman (both management).
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Student Awards and Honors
Pace's chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the national accounting, finance, and information systems organization, placed first in the Corporate Social Response category and second in the Involvement in Professional Organization category in Best Practice competitions at the Beta Alpha Psi Atlantic Coast Regional Meeting in March.

The Pace University Marketing Association (PUMA) won three awards at the 29th Annual Marketing Association Collegiate Conference in March in the Outstanding Chapter Planning, Outstanding Professional Development, and Outstanding Membership Activities categories. PUMA also sponsored a discussion on country branding with David Saranga of the Consulate General of Israel in March.
  [Beta Alpha Psi]
[Pace  University Marketing Association]
PUMA students at the Collegiate Conference

[Filing Taxes Made Easier By Pace]
VITA volunteers and
their clients
  Filing Taxes Made Easier By Pace
Beta Alpha Psi's chapter of Iota Lambda ran another successful year of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program where they offered free tax help to low and moderate income individuals. Volunteers are trained by the IRS and obtain certification from the IRS by passing a basic proficiency exam in preparing income tax returns. This year the volunteers prepared almost 250 e-file returns and over 100 paper returns. This success would not have been possible without the hard work and dedication of the students who contributed countless hours to the volunteer effort.
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Lubin Student Awarded Scholarship by FWA
Marina Slavina, MBA '08, received a scholarship from the prestigious Financial Women's Association (FWA) on April 19 at the downtown New York City campus. The scholarship recognizes a combination of academic merit and demonstrated leadership, and supports the FWA's mission to mentor and prepare the next generation of women professionals. Founded in 1956, FWA is an executive organization of over 1,000 business and financial leaders committed particularly to the development of women in finance. Including awards made in 2006, the FWA has awarded a total of $515,000 in scholarships at the graduate and undergraduate levels to 117 outstanding women pursuing careers in business and finance.
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  [Lubin Student Awarded Scholarship by FWA]
Marina Slavina, MBA '08

[Lubin Student Receives AAF's Minority Award]
Jun Kuang, BBA '07
  Lubin Student Receives AAF's Minority Award
(Miao) Jun Kuang, BBA '07, was one of the honorees who received the American Advertising Federation's (AAF) Most Promising Minority Students award. The Most Promising Minority Students Program proactively addresses the advertising industry's urgent diversity hiring needs by connecting recruiters with minority advertising students who demonstrate excellence. About winning the award, Jun stated: "I am honored to receive an award from the American Advertising Federation. Their hard work in gathering talents in advertising and allowing students to connect around the country has enriched my desire to be who I am and do what I love."
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Lubin Campaign Fundraising Progress
At the Leaders in Management Dinner on April 24 honoring Michael O'Reilly, MBA '81, Pace University publicly announced the launch of its $100 million capital campaign entitled It's Time: The Centennial Campaign for Pace University. To date, Lubin has raised $6.5 million of the $15 million it seeks to raise in endowment for academic programs, faculty excellence, facilities, and student support. To make your commitment to Lubin, please contact Magdalena Rybicki, 212-618-6418, mrybicki@pace.edu.
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  [Capital Campaign]