CSI School of Business Officially Named for Lucille and Jay Chazanoff
The School of Business at the College of Staten Island was named for philanthropists Lucille and Jay Chazanoff during a heartfelt dedication and reception on October 26, 2019. The Chazanoffs met while they were both students at CSI precursor instititon Staten Island Community College, graduating in the Class of 1965. The couple donated a record-setting cash gift of $7.5 million to be used to support the School of Business. The gift is the largest individual donation ever made to a non-profit within the borough of Staten Island.
Aspiring CSI Entrepreneurs Win Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Competition
Winners of the first CSI Blackstone LaunchPad Ideas Competition were announced recently. The Ideas Competition provided students with the opportunity to submit early-stage entrepreneurial ideas in several theme categories.
Finance Club Holds Speaker Event Featuring Multiple CSI Alumni
The Finance Club of the Lucille and Jay Chazanoff School of Business recently held an online speaker event involving three CSI Management alumni at various stages of their careers, all of whom currently work in the finance and banking fields at JPMorgan Chase.
Notable Business Student Receives Prestigious Scholarship
Nicole Agu, a current student in the Lucille and Jay Chazanoff School of Business who is notable for her many outstanding achievements and contributions to the School, the College, CUNY, and the community, was recently named a recipient of the PSC-CUNY Belle Zeller Scholarship for 2020.
Chazanoff School Students Take Another First Place in National Competition
Following a first-place finish last year, a team of students from the Lucille and Jay Chazanoff School of Business at the College of Staten Island (CSI) has again taken the top prize in the annual Government Finance Case Challenge from the Association of Government Accountants (AGA).
School of Business Student Receives Scholarship from International Honor Society
Chazanoff School of Business student Frimcha Fuchs was named the recipient of a 2020 Fellowship from Sigma Beta Delta (SBD), the International Honor Society for Business, Management, and Administration, which boasts 97,000 members worldwide. Chapter 372 of SBD at the College of Staten Island was founded in 2012. Only the top 10% of junior, senior, and graduate Business students at the College are invited to apply for membership.
Chazanoff School of Business Hosts Fireside Chat with NY Federal Reserve Bank President John C. Williams
The Lucille and Jay Chazanoff School of Business hosted a virtual Fireside Chat with John C. Williams, President of the New York Federal Reserve Bank, on June 24, 2021. The event was moderated by Mark Stroud, a Lecturer in the Department of Economics in the Chazanoff School.
Chazanoff School of Business Students Network with Career Experts at Annual Summit
Over 300 students, faculty, and alumni occupied the Williamson Theatre on Wednesday, November 6, 2019, for the third annual “Careers in Finance, Economics, and Accounting Summit” hosted by the Lucille and Jay Chazanoff School of Business. The summit featured experts from various sectors of the financial world, with each speaker sharing details of their own career paths, imparting advice about strategies for landing one’s first job and career advancement, and emphasizing the importance of networking.
Views on the Practice Management Survey: State of the Profession 2019
Chazanoff School of Business adjunct lecturer Orumé Hays spoke with The CPA Journal about the state of the Accounting profession in 2019, including the benefits of teaching the next generation of accounting students.
CSI Business Students Rise to the eBay Challenge
In only their second year of involvement in the American Marketing Association (AMA) Collegiate Case Competition, students from the College of Staten Island (CSI) returned from the finals in New Orleans with a third place ranking.
School of Business alumni are intent on building a network
If the old adage, “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know,” is true, then the efforts of the School of Business at the College of Staten Island are an essential and integral part of the opportunities that the School provides to its students. “We know how important networking and alumni interaction are to our students,” said Dean Susan Holak in a recent interview. “If we can bring students together with alumni, many good things will follow.”
CSI Students Place Second in International Collegiate Case Competition
In their third year of involvement in the American Marketing Association Collegiate Case Competition, students from the College of Staten Island (CSI) recently returned from the finals in New Orleans with a second place ranking out of more than 100 teams from across North America. Top honors went to a team from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, the oldest Business school in the country.