There are many different entities on the Hofstra campus that host seminars, conferences and programs relevant to business students, faculty and professionals. The listing that follows is organized according to the group sponsoring the event. A link to their website is provided for additional details.
Graduate Business Career Services
Executive Speaker Series: Corporate Executives and alumni from diverse industries are invited to present on current business issues and trends. The programs are designed to enhance professional development and provide career insights to invited students and alumni, while professional networking is promoted. Each semester three or more executives are brought in to share their organizational expertise.
- Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 6:00-8:00pm, 10th Fl., Axinn Lib.
Jeffrey Siegel, Chairman & CEO, Lifetime Brands, Inc. a leading designer, developer and marketer of a broad range of nationally- branded consumer products used in the home.
Recent Executive Speakers
Hofstra is very proud to have highly-prominent professionals, many of whom are Hofstra graduates, participate in the Executive Speaker Series. Recent speakers have included the following:
l. to r.: Brian McNally, Divisional President, Arrow Electronics, James Campbell (MBA '81), President/CEO General Electric Consumer and Industrial, Doug Maine (MBA '78), Former CFO, IBM, Randy Levine (JD '80), President, New York Yankees, Thomas DiNapoli (BBA '76), New York State Controller
- Wednesday, April 2, 2008, 6:15-8:30pm, 246 BDC, Bank of New York Mellon, White Paper Presentation on Operational Risk of Hedge Funds (co-sponsored with The Merrill Lynch Center).
Corporate Industry Roundtable: Corporate management/alumni are invited to participate on panels to present information about personal career paths, corporate experiences, management roles and share hiring requirements for internships or full-time opportunities. Students are exposed to corporate success stories, as well as given advice on corporate job search practices. The speakers also get to know students in small group discussions. These programs are scheduled throughout each year.
- Wednesday, April 16, 2008
6:00-8:00pm, Scott Skodnek Business Development Center, Room 246.
Our presenters for the 10th Annual Corporate Industry Panel and Roundtable include alumni, managers and analysts from Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers (Hedgefund), Citigroup (Derivatives Department), Arrow Electronics Inc, Synovate (Global Market Research) and OpenLink .