Girard School of Business News & Events
See news and events in Merrimack College’s Girard School of Business.
More than 20 Merrimack College students have passed the Securities Industry Essentials® (SIE) exam, administered by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Passing the exam is a prestigious achievement and demonstrates immense promise for students interested in the finance industry.
Merrimack investment students took home second place at this year’s global financial conference, GAME Forum. Students competed with a brand new team, Fixed Income, and managed over $300,000 in funds through the Mucci Lab.
Merrimack College announced it has been named, for the third year in a row, a “Top 50 Comprehensive College,” by U.S. News & World Report, while remaining one of the top 10 “Most Innovative” schools. The College’s steady ascent in these rankings is a great external endorsement of its strategic vision.
Massachusetts Division of Banks Commends Merrimack College Students for Participation in Community Bank Case Study Competition
Commissioner of Banks Mary L. Gallagher recognized a team of students from Merrimack College for competing in the 2020 Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) Community Bank Case Study Competition.
In this week’s edition of “Fast Five: Quick Q&As with Members of the Merrimack Community,” we talk to assistant professor of marketing in the Girard School of Business, Yilong (Eric) Zheng. In his research, Zheng examines how online altruism can be harnessed to create a real-world impact.
Merrimack College finance students from the Mucci Capital Markets Lab win second place in largest student-run financial conference in the world.
Notable & Quotable
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 Sirkwoo Jin was a co-author of “The Creative and Cross-Functional Benefits of Wearing Hearts on Sleeves: Authentic Affect Climate, Information Elaboration, and Team Creativity,” recently published inOrganization Science. The article is a part of a study on the benefits of employees showing their emotions at work.
Associate professor in the Girard School of Business Joseph R. Stasio was featured in MoneyGeek’s Expert Advice for First-Time or Newer Cash Back Cardholders and Expert Advice for Balance Transfer Cardholders.