Jan 2, 2008 — Students at Sy Syms School of Business will have the opportunity to learn from and meet the founders of successful start-ups and CEOs of international corporations when the Spring 2008 Doris & Dr. Ira Kukin Entrepreneurial Lecture Series begins on February 1.

Each week during the spring semester, a business personality is invited to speak to Sy Syms students. Students and alumni of Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business are invited to attend the series

The lectures are held in the Levy Commons at 215 Lexington Avenue (corner of 33rd Street) on the Beren Campus on Fridays at 10 am. This year’s speakers are:

February 1 – Jeffrey R. Brown, managing director, advanced planning, Cowan Financial Group; David J. Sondheim, CLTC managing director, wealth management & planning, Cowan Financial Group

February 8 – Russell Galbut, managing principal, Crescent Heights

February 15 – Robert Catell, vice chairman, National Grid

February 22 – Michael J. Granoff, founder and CEO, Maniv Investments, LLC

February 29 – Elizabeth Browning, president, Luminaire

March 7 – Dr. Marshall (Sonny) White, Jr., president,Midlands Technical College, South Carolina (Former president, CIBA Specialty Chemicals)

March 14 – Howard Jonas, CEO and founder, IDT Corp.

March 28 – David Galper, founder, Ruckus Network

April 4 – Peyton Patterson, chair and CEO, Alliance Bank

April 11 – Anthony E. Shorris, executive director, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey

April 16 – Marco Greenberg, president and CEO, Thunder 11.com

May 2 – Alan Levin, former chairman and CEO, Happy Harry’s Discount Drug Stores