A message from Mary Conran, Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Curriculum
Professor Mary Conran has been a staple of the Fox School community for nearly three decades. Even before earning her BBA in 1979 and MBA in 1981, Conran was a member of the Fox family; her father had been a faculty member and administrator, helping create the school’s MBA program in the 1970s. She was […]
Are student subject-matter experts the future of teaching?
Executive MBA (EMBA) and executive DBA programs have been steadily gaining popularity in recent years. Not only do these programs provide senior-level professionals with quality higher-level education, but their flexibility and compressed time format allow professionals to balance home and work life with study. Still, skeptics question whether the shortened and compressed format of EMBAs […]
Finding a finance niche with Girls Who Invest
“One of the first things that I realized when I was going to the SPO fairs and things like that was there were not a lot of people who looked like me—especially at the finance tables,” says Brianna Tonnesen, Class of 2023, Honors student, and finance and management information systems (MIS) double major. “It was […]
NYCE cofounder takes the next step toward building Philicon Square at Temple through BYOBB
Temple’s own Silicon Valley is about to become a reality at Temple I: The Tech Mansion.
Philip Michael, entrepreneur, and co-founder of NYCE, a real estate startup, set his sights on Temple University as the site of his own version of a co-living “hacker house” for student entrepreneurs with business venture ideas.
Temple Beta Alpha Psi President on creating future career paths
We have gotten used to doing a lot of things online—grocery shopping, working, learning and more. For Class of 2023 Honors student Rose Listman, that list included joining the national scholastic and professional fraternity Beta Alpha Psi and becoming an officer in the organization. From candidacy and induction to earning a seat at the table, […]
Back to the classroom: Lessons from the virtual world
After more than a year of exclusively teaching virtually, many faculty have mastered the art of Zoom polls and breakout rooms. But while a wider return to in-person teaching seems to be in sight, faculty members don’t plan on leaving everything from the past few semesters behind. Here are some of the lessons Fox faculty […]
Learning by doing in 2021 and beyond
With the creation of the Fox Strategic Plan 2025, being innovative in Experiential Learning has come front and center in the school’s mission and approach to curricula. We interviewed Misty Blessley, director of Experiential Learning and assistant professor of instruction in Marketing and Supply Chain Management to talk about Experiential Learning as an important strategic initiative for the Fox School.
Creating an International Business experience with no boarding pass required
How can you get the benefits of a fully immersive overseas trip, minus the jetlag? This may sound like a riddle, but with the Fox Without Borders program or the Fox Undergraduate Virtual Immersions Courses, it is a real possibility. This past spring, these programs offered their second semester of virtual immersion opportunities for students […]
Fox Analytics Student Association hosts speaker series “Data Science Today” to educate the data scientists of tomorrow
Data scientists and analysts play a critical role in making predictions, improving outcomes and building trust between firms and their clients. We are heading in a data-rich future, one that will demand a highly skilled labor force attuned to our rapidly shifting tech landscape. A strong education is a critical preparation for excelling in these […]
From Temple Made to Temple Making: Stat professor discusses building her career at the Fox School
“I have an interesting perspective because I know what it is like to be a student going through a program in our department at the Fox School,” says Lauren Burns, assistant professor of instruction in the Department of Statistical Science. “It makes my experience a little different as a faculty member because it has not […]
Temple Chapter of the nation’s largest Latino professional organization elects new presidents
The Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA) is the first national professional development organization of its kind in the United States. The organization connects students and business professionals who share a common cultural perspective, providing workshops for members and hosting special events around the country. Headquartered in Los Angeles, ALPFA was founded in 1972 […]
Vanguard partners with Fox School of Business to host annual student trading competition
Over the last several years, Temple University’s Fox School of Business has partnered with investment management firm Vanguard to host an annual ETF trading challenge for students. Participants are given the opportunity to simulate real-world trading scenarios and compete against their peers in a mock trading environment. ETF’s (otherwise known as exchange-traded funds) function as […]
Building on experience: Fox’s new Master’s of Real Estate program
“Nothing is better than an informed decision,” says David Wilk, director of the Temple Fox Real Estate Center and assistant professor of finance. “If you want to make money in real estate, you want to be as informed as possible about its value and risks.” With the new online Master of Science in Real Estate […]
Roommate duo wins first place after presenting how to fulfill customers shopping experience
Consumers are seeking the fastest and most cost effective ways to shop. During the 2021 Target Case Competition, students pitched their case studies which focused on expanding how customers shop Target products. This year’s competition was Making Room for Flexible Fulfillment, and the contestants were asked to find strategies to fulfill customer needs and emphasize […]
Understanding the pandemic’s impact on student professional development
For college students, the pandemic put the brakes on a critical part of their lives. For many, the final years of college are an opportunity to learn what they like and dislike about the “real world” through internships. It’s a time to adjust to workplace environments, hone their professional skills and get ready for the […]