In Photos: MBA Students Experience Business and Economics in Action in NYC

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Photos and copy by Bryan Pridmore, current MBA student
This month, a group of 18 PLNU students, faculty, staff, and one alum from PLNU’s Fermanian School of Business and Fermanian Business & Economic Institute traveled to New York City. The trip was a part of the MBAs’ special finance class. We are studying financial institutions and how they work in today’s economy. The special visits that we had prior to attending the annual NABE (National Association of Business Economics) conference were opportunities to put names with faces regarding the financial instruments we were studying in class.

Dr. Lynn Reaser on the “Fiscal Cliff”

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Dr. Lynn Reaser, PLNU’s chief economist, speaks with The Daily Transcript‘s George Chamberlin about her trip abroad with the National Association for Business Economics and gives her thoughts on the fiscal cliff. Watch the video interview: Dr. Lynn Reaser on the European financial crisis, the ‘fiscal cliff’ (San Diego Source). Reaser, along with California State Controller… Read more »

PLNU Celebrates Creation Care

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PLNU celebrated its ninth annual Creation Care Week Sept. 10-15. The sustainability program, headed by Alexandria Bennett, collaborates with the sustainability studies minor each year to dedicate a week to environmental education and awareness and how those play a role our Christian faith. This year’s Creation Care Week featured a sustainability fair; Bike the Jam,… Read more »

Dr. John Wu Releases YoYo Dad 2

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Dr. John Wu is a chair of PLNU’s Department of of Psychology and professor of psychology. Prior to joining PLNU, Dr. Wu worked for over a decade in university counseling centers providing counseling to undergraduate and graduate students at UCSD and Northeastern University. He received his master’s and doctorate degrees in counseling and consulting psychology… Read more »

PLNU Welcomes Alana Nicastro

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In May, Alana Nicastro joined PLNU as the new director of external program development, an aspiration she had been seeking to acquire for quite some time. “I’ve always loved this university,” said Nicastro, “and now I’ve found a position here that allows me to work with all of the talents I’ve been given.” Nicastro received… Read more »

Business Professor Honored by Alma Mater

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Dr. Robert Gailey, associate professor of business for the Fermanain School of Business and director of PLNU’s Center for International Development, has been awarded the Emerging Leader Alumni Award from Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) in Quincy, Mass.  News of this award was announced in the summer 2012 issue of The Christian Scholar, the alumni newsletter… Read more »