Tag Archive for Worcester

Great night at the GSOM Annual Banquet

Student Contributor Hayley Gao (Graduate School of Management, MSF ’16) talks about the annual GSOM Spring Banquet, an evening of awards, dinner, and dancing for GSOM students, faculty and staff. After weeks of anticipation, the day had finally come – April 3rd, the day of the Graduate School of Management (GSOM) Formal Annual Banquet. This grand…

National Grid Executives Talk Corporate Responsibility with Graduate Students

Graduate students at Clark University were treated to a special visit in November with two executives from the United Kingdom corporate headquarters of National Grid. Donald Johnson, ‎Head of Corporate Responsibility & Brand Strategy for National Grid, and Jim Gould, Vice President Strategic Communications, came to Clark as part of instructor Will O’Brien’s “Corporate Social…

Net Impact Continues Busy Semester of Activities

The Clark University Net Impact group continued its busy semester of events and activities. In late October, twenty members of the Clark community, including students, staff, and faculty, toured SolarFlair’s solar farm in Charlton, MA. The University maintains a financial agreement with Solar Flair to purchase the offsets produced by the solar panels through virtual…

Faculty Profile: Anita Fábos

Anita Fabos teaches class.

Anita Fábos has been working with refugees for almost 25 years, including research and practice in Cairo and London. Today, Professor Fábos is contributing to numerous projects in Worcester that bring Clark students to work alongside members of local refugee communities. Since joining the IDCE department in January 2009, Professor Fábos has been establishing connections between…

Clark Graduate School of Management remains among Princeton Review’s best business schools

The Graduate School of Management (GSOM) at Clark University is once again selected as one of the nation’s outstanding business schools by The Princeton Review, which  features the school in the new 2015 edition of “The Best 296 Business Schools.” The Princeton Review tallied its Best Business School list based on feedback from 21,600 students…

Clark ranks high on Forbes list of most entrepreneurial universities

Anyone who knows Clark University knows that creativity, imagination and innovation are part of a Clarkie’s DNA. From entertainment to organic farming, from consulting to personal coaching, Clark alumni are making their marks as successful entrepreneurs. Forbes magazine has taken note, ranking Clark at No. 13 on its just-released list of the nation’s most entrepreneurial…

Effort to End Youth Homelessness Gets $450K in New Funding; CDP Prof Laurie Ross and IDCE Students Contribute Vital Research

By Savannah Cooley (B.A. ’16) The announcement of a $450,000 grant from the Health Foundation of Central Massachusetts sounded a clear and hopeful note at press conference on “Addressing Youth Homelessness in Worcester,” on Feb. 15 at the YWCA in Worcester. Laurie Ross (left), Clark University associate professor and co-director of The Compass Project, made introductions…

IDCE Grad Students Garner $5,000 Grant from the New Economics Institute

Five IDCE graduate students—Latoya Jones (ES&P ’13), Jenkins Macedo (IDSC ’12/ES&P ’14), Danielle Battle (ES&P ’13), Maya Pilgrim (IDSC ’13), and Mario Torrico (IDSC ’13)—have won a $5,000 grant from the Cambridge, Mass.-based New Economics Institute to host the “New Economy Summit” at Clark University in mid-April. Other IDCE students involved in the summit leadership…