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Fordham University’s Donna Rapaccioli to Step Down as Dean of Gabelli School of Business Following a 15-Year Tenure in Academic Excellence for Business with Purpose

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Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - 10:40pm

Following her highly successful tenure as the leader of the Gabelli School, Rapaccioli will return to a faculty position within the school and devote herself anew to teaching, learning and research.

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  • Following her highly successful tenure as the leader of the Gabelli School, Rapaccioli will return to a faculty position within the school and devote herself anew to teaching, learning and research.
  • A Fordham alumna herself, Rapaccioli led the unification of Fordhams undergraduate and graduate business schools in 2015 to form the high-functioning Gabelli School of Business, named after Mario Gabelli, a 1965 Fordham business graduate, following a pivotal donation from Mr. Gabelli, Regina Pitaro, a 1976 Fordham graduate, and the Gabelli Family Foundation.
  • The reputation and standing of the Gabelli School has been on a steady upward trajectory during Rapacciolis tenure.
  • Following Dean Rapacciolis departure, Lerzan Aksoy, Ph.D., current professor and associate dean in the Gabelli School, will serve as interim dean beginning July 1, 2022.

Oil-Dri Announces Key Senior Leadership Promotions

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Friday, May 20, 2022 - 9:09pm

CHICAGO, May 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC) announced three key senior leadership promotions within the company.

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  • CHICAGO, May 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Oil-Dri Corporation of America (NYSE: ODC) announced three key senior leadership promotions within the company.
  • Daniel S. Jaffee, President and Chief Executive Officer, stated, I would like to congratulate Aaron, Wade and Yasmith on their promotions.
  • I appreciate the contributions they have all made to our organization and the leadership they provide to their teams.
  • It gives me great pleasure to acknowledge their hard work and dedication with these promotions."

Exploding Kittens Announces Poetry For Neanderthals: Not Safe For Work Edition, An After-Hours Twist on the Company’s Fastest Growing Game

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Tuesday, May 24, 2022 - 5:02pm

Exploding Kittens , the hit tabletop game creator, today announced Poetry for Neanderthals: Not Safe for Work Edition , a word-guessing party game with an after-hours twist.

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  • Exploding Kittens , the hit tabletop game creator, today announced Poetry for Neanderthals: Not Safe for Work Edition , a word-guessing party game with an after-hours twist.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220524005457/en/
    Exploding Kittens, the hit tabletop game creator, today announced Poetry for Neanderthals: Not Safe for Work Edition, a word-guessing party game with an after-hours twist.
  • As Exploding Kittens fastest growing franchise, the NSFW sequel forces players to only use single-syllable words to describe the complex, and sometimes inappropriate, terms, or get bopped with a 2-foot inflatable Slap Stick.
  • After initially seeking to raise $10K through Kickstarter, the Exploding Kittens campaign raised $8.7M in 30 days from 219,000 backers.

HOST OF CELEBRITIES SUPPORTING DIANE LOUISE JORDAN IN HER LAUNCH OF 'THE MAKING OF BLACK BRITAIN'

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Friday, April 1, 2022 - 9:49am

LONDON, April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- What does it mean to be Black British? Diane Louise Jordan, of Blue Peter and Songs of Praise, is organising a mass collection of stories from all over the United Kingdom over the next couple of years. The Making of Black Britain is set to be the UK's biggest ever audio and digital gathering exercise. It will be a living public oral history archive, inviting every class, colour, and creed, from generation to generation, to share their story, exploring Black British history and present-day experiences. She is being supported by a host of celebrities and dignitaries, including Mica Paris, Levi Roots, Ben Elton, Trevor Phillips, Benjamin Zephaniah, David Akinsaya, Marverine Cole, Michelle Gayle, Paterson Joseph, Colin Salmon, Rachel Adedeji, Jahmene Douglas, George the Poet, John Leslie, Anthea Turner, Alex Wheatle, Lord Hastings, Baroness Lola Young, Dame Fiona Reynolds, Professor Gus John, Munir Miza, Angie La Mar, Angie Greaves, Ashely John-Baptiste, Lemn Sissay OBE, Dominique Samuels, Kwame Kwei-Armah and Tim Vincent, and the launch last night March 31st at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, was a star studded event and huge success.

Key Points: 
  • Diane Louise Jordan, of Blue Peter and Songs of Praise, is organising a mass collection of stories from all over the United Kingdom over the next couple of years.
  • The Making of Black Britain is set to be the UK's biggest ever audio and digital gathering exercise.
  • It will be a living public oral history archive, inviting every class, colour, and creed, from generation to generation, to share their story,exploring Black British history and present-day experiences.
  • The Making of Black Britain is set to become the UK's 3rd largest digital archive, exploring the stories and history of people who make up Britain today.

Three ASU MBA Programs Ranked Top 30 in the Country

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 5:00pm

1 for online undergraduate business programs, No.

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  • 1 for online undergraduate business programs, No.
  • 7 for online graduate business programs, No.
  • 7 for online MBA programs, and four online MBA specialties rank Top 3 in their disciplines.
  • "These rankings indicate that our programs meet the demands of not just students but industry and hiring companies, as well."

Poets&Quants Names Best & Brightest Undergraduate Business Majors For 2022

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Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 12:07pm

OAKLAND, Calif., March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Poets&Quants For Undergrads, the leading news source for undergraduate business education, has released its seventh annual "Best & Brightest Business Majors" feature, which honors 100 of the most accomplished seniors who majored in fields like finance, marketing, operations, and human resources.

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  • OAKLAND, Calif., March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Poets&Quants For Undergrads , the leading news source for undergraduate business education, has released its seventh annual "Best & Brightest Business Majors" feature, which honors 100 of the most accomplished seniors who majored in fields like finance, marketing, operations, and human resources.
  • To compile this year's Best & Brightest students, Poets&Quants reached out to the 50 highest-ranked schools in its 2022 Undergraduate Business School Ranking .
  • To read the Best & Brightest Business Majors of 2022, CLICK HERE .
  • Highlighting the content is the annual exclusive ranking of the best undergraduate business schools across the United States.

Financial Times ranking puts Rutgers MBA at No. 1 for salary percentage increase among U.S. public business schools

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Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 2:35pm

NEWARK, N.J. , March 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the significant strengths of Rutgers Business School continues to be the high return on investment MBA graduates achieve in their careers, according to the Financial Times 2022 Global MBA rankings survey.

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  • Rutgers MBA alumni had a 166 percent salary increase three years after graduation, resulting in Rutgers earning a No.
  • 1 ranking among public business schools in the U.S.for salary percentage increase, according to the survey findings.
  • "Building a strong public business school takes many years and requires strong teamwork," said Lei Lei professor and dean of Rutgers Business School.
  • However, Rutgers Business School had the third biggest jump in the rankings, according to the Poets & Quants article.

Poets&Quants™ Announces Final 3 Contestants in IdeaBounce Pitch Competition in Partnership with Olin Business School at Washington University of St. Louis

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Tuesday, March 15, 2022 - 11:07am

"It was difficult for the judges to pick a final three based on the quality of submissions we received," says Doug Villhard, academic director for entrepreneurship at Washington University."In the end the judges appear to have been drawn to what is commonly referred to as the "triple bottom line" -- profit, people, and planet. All three finalists have profit potential, but they are also good for people and/or the planet."

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  • This final round of judging in a first-of-its-kind pitch contest has been done in partnership with the Olin Business School at Washington University of St Louis , the No.
  • More than 55 universities were represented in the contest that was open to any current undergraduate or graduate students, or any prospect interested in a graduate business school degree.
  • "It was difficult for the judges to pick a final three based on the quality of submissions we received," says Doug Villhard, academic director for entrepreneurship at Washington University.
  • About Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis
    Firmly established at the Gateway to the West, Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis stands as the gateway to something far grander.

The Podcast Academy Announces Nominees for Second Annual Awards for Excellence in Audio (The Ambies)

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 3:00pm

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Podcast Academy, the preeminent professional podcast organization, has announced the nominees for its second annual Awards for Excellence in Audio ( The Ambies ).

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  • LOS ANGELES, Feb. 16, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The Podcast Academy, the preeminent professional podcast organization, has announced the nominees for its second annual Awards for Excellence in Audio ( The Ambies ).
  • Donald Albright, Chairman of the Podcast Academy and President & Co-Founder of Tenderfoot TV stated: "The Podcast Academy is proud to share that it received a 34% increase in submissions compared to its inaugural awards last year.
  • As the medium continues to grow, we have decided to introduce two new categories: Best Indie Podcast and Best Podcast for Kids.
  • The Podcast Academy introduced two new categories: Best Indie Podcast and Best Podcast for Kids.

FLORIDA SOUTHERN COLLEGE'S BARNEY BARNETT SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND FREE ENTERPRISE AMONG BEST IN THE WORLD

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Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 10:00am

"We stay on top of the latest global business trends, and upgrade our curriculum accordingly," said Dr. Anne B. Kerr, president of Florida Southern College.

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  • "We stay on top of the latest global business trends, and upgrade our curriculum accordingly," said Dr. Anne B. Kerr, president of Florida Southern College.
  • "We prepare our students not just for the rigors of today's business world, but we teach them the skills to succeed in tomorrow's business environment."
  • "Having C-level executives recognize our program verifies the great education we provide," said Michael Weber, dean of the Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise.
  • This academic year alone, FSC's Barney Barnett School of Business and Free Enterprise has been lauded as a premier program by top publications, including U.S. News & World Report, The Princeton Review, and Poets&Quants.