Breaking Into the Blue

Stern College Student Named Finalist in Nationwide PepsiCo Marketing Competition Scrolling through LinkedIn one day, Stern College for Women student Michal Kupchik was intrigued by an ad challenging viewers to submit an entry to PepsiCo’s “Meeting of the Minds” competition: “Come up with an innovative way to link a PepsiCo brand with an up-and-coming musician. […]

Sy Syms Business Plan Competition Unveils Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow

“Since its establishment in 1987, the business school and its curriculum have been constantly evolving,” said Dr. Fred Palumbo, professor and area chair of marketing and management at Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business (SSSB). Addressing an audience of students, proud parents, and captains of industry gathered at the 2009 Dr. William Schwartz Business Plan Competition, Dr. Palumbo provided a brief history of one of the northeast’s top undergraduate business programs. He went on to explain that recently he has noticed a dramatic shift towards the field of entrepreneurship.

RecycleMania Hits Campus as Students Compete in National Competition

At 10:30 pm every Wednesday night, Yeshiva University student volunteers climb aboard large scales holding bags filled with glass and plastic bottles and cans. They subtract their body weight from the total and record the figures. This ritual is an integral part of YU’s participation in RecycleMania, a 10-week, national recycling competition between college campuses. The competition, which runs from January 30 through April 9, involves over 400 schools and seeks to motivate campus communities to recycle more and reduce overall waste.

Sy Syms Seniors Win CJF Short Film Competition

And the award goes to ChaZack, created by Richard Lewis, Josh Graber, and Mathew Cherney. The winners of the Student Short Film competition were announced today by Yeshiva Universitys Center for the Jewish Future (CJF), which sponsored the festival, in which the winning producers, all Sy Syms seniors, received $2,000 toward the purchase of film equipment or Jewish books.