Temple Winners Wharton Blockchain and More – Philly News

first_img About the AuthorMax PulciniMax Pulcini is a Philadelphia-based writer and reporter. He has an affinity for Philly sports teams, Super Smash Bros. and cured meats and cheeses. Max has written for Philadelphia-based publications such as Spirit News, Philadelphia City Paper, and Billy Penn, as well as national news outlets like The Daily Beast.View more posts by Max Pulcini Last Updated Jun 21, 2018 by Max PulciniFacebookTwitterLinkedinemail Summer may be just beginning, but that doesn’t mean class is out for Philadelphia business school news. Here’s this week’s Philly news brief.Fox School Announces Second Annual IMPACT Award Winners — Fox NewsroomThe Temple University Fox School of Business recognized outstanding staff members at the second-annual IMPACT Awards ceremony late last month, honoring staff who demonstrated the ability to collaborate effectively as groups to deliver impactful service, teaching, and research contributions. The awards are also held with Temple’s School of Sport, Tourism, and Hospitality Management.This year, 16 groups representing the accomplishments of 70 faculty and 86 staff members earned nominations. The three winners were:The Fox Global Immersion programThe Temple University Entrepreneurship Academy (TUEA)The Fox Center for Undergraduate Advising.Winning groups took home glass trophies, customized merchandise to commemorate the achievement, a special group experience, and financial rewards. To read more about the winners, click here.Penn Launches Strategic Collaboration with Ripple — Wharton NewsThe University of Pennsylvania Wharton School and the School of Engineering and Applied Science recently announced the launch of The Ripple Project: a collaboration with blockchain-based global payments leader Ripple that aims to support academic research, technical development, and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency, and distributed ledger technology.Geoffrey Garrett, Dean of the Wharton School, proclaimed during the announcement that:“Blockchain represents the fusion of technology and finance spanning schools and disciplines well beyond Wharton. The Ripple Project will transform the way our students and faculty look at blockchain and its potential to change the world. We are thrilled to welcome Ripple’s collaboration as we prepare future leaders who will shape the future of how this dynamic technology is developed to transform fields as diverse as finance, logistics, and healthcare.”Penn is one of only 17 universities around the world partnering with Ripple and its University Blockchain Research Initiative. Each university has the autonomy to determine its own research topics and areas of focus.You can read more about this exciting news here.EMBA vs MBA: Which Is Right for Me? — LeBow NewsThe LeBow College of Business recently published an article to help prospective MBAs choose between their EMBA and MBA programs. The piece compares and contrasts the Experience Level, Class Style, and Curriculum of both programs.MetroMBA has ranked LeBow’s EMBA as one of the best in the Philadelphia metro area. Check out how the two degree programs match up here. regions: Philadelphiacenter_img Temple Winners, Wharton Blockchain, and More – Philly News RelatedVillanova Wins, Wharton and Temple Land Donations, and More – Philly NewsPhiladelphia was up late this week watching the Villanova win its second NCAA Championship in three years, but that wasn’t the only exciting news out of the City of Brotherly Love. Here’s your weekly Philly business school news brief! William P. Lauder Endows the William P. Lauder Wharton Leadership Fellows…April 5, 2018In “Featured Home”Fox School of Business Names Lenfest Professor of Entrepreneurship and InnovationDr Mitrabarun “MB” Sarkar, Professor in the Department of Strategic Management and founding Academic Director of the Global Immersion Program at Temple University’s Fox School of Business, has been named the H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest Professorship in Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Dr. Sarkar has been a member of the school’s faculty since…April 18, 2014In “Featured Home”Getting Paid: The Highest MBA Salaries in PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia: The City of Brotherly Love—or shove, depending on which out-of-town sports jersey you might be wearing out in public. Jokes aside, Philly’s rep as the “City That Bombed Itself” or a town Vice once described as “an entire population of high school dropouts unite[d] in their worship of a…August 1, 2017In “Featured Home”last_img

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