This summer, thirteen select students took part in a “Doing Business in Spain” course. For a total of one month, they took classes; visited private, public, and cooperative organizations; and engaged in cultural activities.
New Faculty member, Russell Zwanka released his new book titled, A Marketing Manual for the Millenium this past week. Professor Zwanka joins the School of Business as a Marketing faculty member and the Faculty Advisor to the New Paltz Chapter of the AMA.
On Thursday, July 9, students from the International Business School visited a local business, Alfandre Architecture, PC. There, they met with alum Rick Alfandre 80′, founder and CEO of the company.
At a lunch meeting attended by representatives of the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce and of SUNY New Paltz, Kristin Backhaus, dean of the School of Business, talked to local business owners about the potential for collaboration between entrepreneurs and the School’s students and faculty.
Through the School of Business, SUNY New Paltz offers the VITA service to students, faculty, administration and the community. VITA, a tax service recognized and operated through the IRS, provides a free tax service to anyone who meets the requirements. Donald Furman, a School of Business professor and professional, mentors students as they prepare tax documents electronically or by hand.