Business Administration News

Persistence is Key: Student Entrepreneur Paolo Biondo

Persistence is Key: Student Entrepreneur Paolo Biondo

Paolo Biondo is a student from Mazara del Vallo, a small town in Sicily, and he is majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Entrepreneurship. In 2021, Paolo cofounded Ticketoo, a secondary ticket marketplace.

Building a Global Career: Graduating Senior Francesca Yang

Building a Global Career: Graduating Senior Francesca Yang

Born in Rome to Chinese parents, Francesca Yang is a graduating senior majoring in International Business, with a minor in Economics. Francesca has recently been accepted to University College Dublin’s Smurfit M.Sc. in International Management.

Frank J. Guarini School of Business Receives Accreditation from AACSB

Frank J. Guarini School of Business Receives Accreditation from AACSB

John Cabot University is proud to announce that the Frank J. Guarini School of Business has received accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), thus placing it among the world’s leading business schools.

IFE Welcomes Alumna Ksenia Kurileva for a Talk on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

IFE Welcomes Alumna Ksenia Kurileva for a Talk on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

On April 18, 2022, the Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed alumna and guest speaker, Ksenia Kurileva, for a talk titled “Unlocking Corporate Innovation - Entrepreneurial Ecosystems.”

From Humanities to Technology: Alumna Cristiana Cordova

From Humanities to Technology: Alumna Cristiana Cordova

On March 29, Professor Riccardo Maiolini welcomed Cristiana Cordova, a JCU alumna who received a B.A. in Art History with a minor in Entrepreneurship in 2017.

IFE Welcomes Alumnus Guk Kim, COO of lastminute.com

IFE Welcomes Alumnus Guk Kim, COO of lastminute.com

The JCU Institute of Entrepreneurship hosted alumnus and COO of lastminute.com, Guk Kim, for a talk called “Leading Growth in Online Travel.”

JCU Welcomes Pino Musolino for a Talk on the Belt and Road Initiative

JCU Welcomes Pino Musolino for a Talk on the Belt and Road Initiative

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi’s class welcomed Mr. Pino Musolino on March 9, 2022, to discuss the Chinese government’s activities in the scope of the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Meet Student Assunta Mareschi, President of the Business Club

Meet Student Assunta Mareschi, President of the Business Club

Assunta Mareschi is a junior majoring in International Business with a Minor in Marketing from Salerno. Assunta is the President of the Business Club, the VP of Student Government, and a Math tutor. 

JCU and PWA Host Special Class on Fashion and Sustainability

JCU and PWA Host Special Class on Fashion and Sustainability

On Wednesday, February 16, John Cabot University hosted the special class “Fashion and Sustainability” in the context of Professor Antonella Salvatore’s course, “Retailing Applied to Fashion Industry.”

Alumna Elisa Huang Accepted to University of Manchester M.Sc. Program

Alumna Elisa Huang Accepted to University of Manchester M.Sc. Program

Born in Rome to Chinese parents, alumna Elisa Huang graduated in 2021 with a B.A. in International Business. Elisa has recently received an unconditional offer from The University of Manchester for an M.Sc. International Fashion Marketing.

Alumna Lenora Biche Co-authors Book Chapter on Informal Savings Groups in Africa

Alumna Lenora Biche Co-authors Book Chapter on Informal Savings Groups in Africa

Alumna Lenora Biche recently coauthored a chapter in Transforming Africa: How Savings Groups Foster Financial Inclusion, Resilience and Economic Development (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2022).

Islamic Banking: IFE Welcomes United Bank of Albania CEO Amel Kovacevic

Islamic Banking: IFE Welcomes United Bank of Albania CEO Amel Kovacevic

The John Cabot University Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Amel Kovacevic for a talk called “Why and How to Do Islamic Banking,” on February 2, 2022.

Professor Silvia Carnini Pulino Appointed Director of the FJG School of Business

Professor Silvia Carnini Pulino Appointed Director of the FJG School of Business

John Cabot University President Franco Pavoncello recently announced the appointment of Professor Silvia Pulino as Director of the Frank J. Guarini School of Business.

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Business

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi on Cultural Diversity and Inclusion in Business

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi was invited to participate in the “Diversity Innovation Meeting” organized by ItaliaCamp for Poste Italiane on December 15, 2021.

JCU Welcomes Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha

JCU Welcomes Alumnus Daryush Arabnia, President and CEO of Geico Taikisha

The JCU Institute for Entrepreneurship welcomed Daryush Arabnia, President, CEO, and Chairman of Geico Taikisha, for a talk called “Becoming a Global Industry Leader through Strategic Intent” on October 7, 2021.

Dream Big: Global Explorer Scholarship Recipient Carolina Granaci

Dream Big: Global Explorer Scholarship Recipient Carolina Granaci

Born in Moldova and raised in Rome, Italy, Carolina Granaci is an International Business major. She speaks six languages, and in high school, she did an exchange year in Nebraska, USA. Carolina is one of the recipients of the Global Explorer Scholarship.

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Moderates Panel for Italy Africa Business Week

Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi Moderates Panel for Italy Africa Business Week

On October 9, Professor Ieva Jākobsone Bellomi moderated a panel discussion on the newly operational Africa Continental Free Trade Area for the 5th edition of Italy Africa Business Week (IABW).

Meet Francesco Soncini: President of JERO International Consulting

Meet Francesco Soncini: President of JERO International Consulting

Born and raised near Modena in northern Italy, Francesco Soncini is a senior majoring in Business Administration. Francesco is the President of JERO International Consulting, which is part of a worldwide network of Junior Enterprises (non-profit companies run entirely by university students).

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Talk at ICRIER’s 13th Annual International G20 Conference

Professor Alina Sorgner Invited to Talk at ICRIER’s 13th Annual International G20 Conference

Professor Alina Sorgner was invited to talk at the 13th Annual International G20 Conference on "Global Economic Coordination in the Age of Pandemic: Views from the G20 Members" organized by the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).

Life Lessons from Golf: Alumnus Guglielmo Della Porta

Life Lessons from Golf: Alumnus Guglielmo Della Porta

Born and raised in Rome, Italy, Guglielmo Della Porta graduated from JCU in 2021 with a B.A. in Marketing and a minor in Business Administration. Guglielmo and his golf team recently won the "Campionati Nazionali Assoluti a Squadre" championship.