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Girard School of Business News & Events

See news and events in Merrimack College’s Girard School of Business.

News

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By: Michael Cronin
Reece Pearlman ’24 studied this past fall at John Cabot University in Rome, Italy.
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By: Michael Cronin
Thanks in part to a START program grant from Merrimack College, Aaron Mansfield, Ph.D., an assistant professor of sports management, will expand his ongoing research into how supporting your favorite sports teams impacts your physical health.
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By: Michael Cronin
Roberto Santos leverages his dual career in engineering and business as an assistant professor of practice and graduate program director in Merrimack College’s Girard School of Business.
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By: Michael Cronin
While attending Merrimack’s Professional Development Retreat, Grant Jackson ’23 networked his way into a summer internship in the coastal town of Rockport, Mass.
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By: Michael Cronin
The student traders, named Team Bloomburgers, ranked high in the 2022 Bloomberg Global Trading Challenge.

Notable & Quotable

Associate Professor Joseph Stasio was featured in WalletHub’s piece about Farmers Insurance. Stasio teaches in the marketing department at Merrimack’s Girard School of Business.

Reputational damage and name changes: Impact of financial crimes” is an article published by Dr. Omer Unsal, associate professor of finance.  This study examines the relationship between reputational issues and name-change decisions among U.S. financial firms.

Associate Professor Joseph Stasio was recently interviewed by MoneyGeek for his expert views on Business Credit Cards and Startup Funding Studies. Stasio teaches in the marketing department at Merrimack’s Girard School of Business.

Associate Professor Joseph Stasio was featured in WalletHub’s piece about Credit Card promotions. Stasio teaches in the marketing department at Merrimack’s Girard School of Business.

Associate Professor Joseph Stasio was featured in WalletHub’s piece about lowering the cost of car insurance. Stasio teaches in the marketing department at Merrimack’s Girard School of Business.

Dr. Omer Unsal, assistant professor of finance at the Girard School of Business, recently published an article titled Corporate crimes and innovation: Evidence from US financial firms. By utilizing a large sample of financial firms located within the United States between 2002 and 2019, Unsal found that fraudulent financial firms innovate fewer new products, services, and patents. The article can be found in the Journal of Economic Modelling.

Associate Professor Joseph Stasio was featured in WalletHub’s piece about Cheap Car Insurance in Massachusetts. Stasio teaches in the marketing department at Merrimack’s Girard School of Business.

Associate Professor Joseph Stasio was featured in WalletHub’s Best Barclays Credit Cards article. Stasio teaches in the marketing department at Merrimack’s Girard School of Business.

Rodrigo B. DeMello, associate professor of management at the Girard School of Business, recently published an article in the Organization Science journal, a top journal in the management field. DeMello’s publication titled “The Returns to Nonmarket Strategies During Institutional Transitions: Investor Reactions to Actor and Tie Characteristics” explains how investor perceptions of non-market strategies’ legitimacy, and thereby value, change during institutional transitions toward greater legal compliance.

Associate professor in the Girard School of Business Joseph R. Stasio was featured in The Ascent’s Best Rewards Credit Cards for June 2022. Stasio shared his insight on high gas prices and if consumers should consider using credit cards that provide rewards to pay for gas.

Events

Graduate Student Celebration

Graduate Student Celebration is an exciting event where prospective and accepted students can get a glimpse into becoming a warrior through information sessions, campus tours, and opportunities to connect with faculty, staff, and peers!

Arcidi Welcome Center