From the Classroom

Business ventures across the pond: MBA students visit London and Ireland

The intricacies of international business, and Maine’s interactions with the UK and Ireland were the focus of University of Maine MBA students who traveled to London and Dublin last May as part of BUA 596. Nory Jones, UMaine professor of MIS, and Richard Borgman, professor of finance, led the BUA 596 trip that included 10 […]

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A SPIFFY Student Leader

Abigail Bennett ’18 is one of a handful of women who have co-led SPIFFY (Student Portfolio Investment Fund), the Maine Business School’s popular student-run investment club that manages nearly $3 million of the University of Maine Foundation’s $230 million endowment portfolio. Since SPIFFY was created in 1993, six women have served as co-president, most recently […]

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Professional Development

  MBS students got valuable career advice last fall when the business school held information and networking sessions with Maine professionals in the accounting and finance fields. Each event featured a panel of professionals — including MBS alumni — from both the private and public sectors who described their firms, offered advice about job searches, […]

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Cassidy: ‘Work harder than everybody else’

Last semester, the successful MBS alumnus who provided the gift that allowed the creation of the Gerard S. Cassidy ’80 Capital Markets Training Laboratory in the D.P. Corbett Business Building, met with SPIFFY, the school’s student investment club. “Equity research is a great career with many opportunities, but you have to be passionate, work harder […]

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