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Stories of Barowsky School of Business

Our stories feature interviews, profiles and news stories about our students, alumni and faculty. Our goal is to show you who we are at Dominican's Barowsky School of Business: We are talented and ambitious students, professional and inspiring faculty and staff, and passionate and successful alumni who are proud of their school. We are a community that is doing it's best to create cutting-edge programs, challenging curricula, inspiring out-of classroom experiences, character-building volunteer and service-learning experiences, study abroad and international programs. We hope you'll enjoy our stories.


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MBA Program Introduces 'The Beer Game' to Curriculum

Dominican’s curriculum is permeated with teaching methods proven to be most effective for student learning. Experiential learning – or learning from experience – is one such method.

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Graduates Return as Panelists for DAFA Club Meeting

The Dominican Accounting and Finance Association (DAFA) club recently hosted a panel discussion in Guzman Lecture Hall featuring four alumni of the Barowsky School of Business lending advice to current students.

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Barowsky School of Business Grad Giving Back From Deloitte

As a manager for Deloitte Tax LLP, Salvatore Crivello ’07 has traveled from coast to coast and around the world, yet he still comes back to his accounting roots at Dominican.

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Accounting Students Attend CALCPA Careers Panel

Led by senior Jana-Cassandra Visperas, a dozen Dominican accounting students attended the CalCPA Careers Panel September 30 at Autodesk in San Rafael. The event was sponsored by the Young Emerging Professionals (YEP) section of the CalCPA Society.

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New MBA Student Shares What Brought Her to Dominican

The journey from China to Dominican for MBA student Mengya Wang has crossed the plains of central Kansas, climbed the high desert of eastern Washington and come to rest on the west coast amidst the magnificent terrain of Marin County and the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Inaugural "MBA BOOT CAMP" Greets Grad Students

The boot camp was just one feature of the newly launched MBA, offered through the Andrew P. Barowsky School of Business.

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President Marcy Named Bay Area Most Influential Woman in Bay Area Business

Dominican University of California President Mary B. Marcy was named one of the “Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business” for 2014 by the San Francisco Business Times in the publication’s May 2, 2014 issue.

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Tony Zhang's rise to Chief Investment Manager at Franklin Templeton Sealand Fund Management

The business courses taken at Dominican built a broad foundation for me to start an internship at a San Francisco-based investment company. After the internship, I was employed and eventually moved up to be Senior Investment Officer – Greater China.

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Abdurahman Almaimani graduates with two MBAs

In 2011, Abdurahman Almaimani came to Dominican to earn an MBA in Strategic Leadership. Two years later, he graduated with not one but two master’s degrees, becoming the first student at Dominican to complete both an MBA in Strategic Leadership and an MBA in Global Management simultaneously.

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Scoop app success achieved with the support of MBA education

As a child, Andrew Chino loved playing in the sandbox with Tonka trucks. Now, he’s drawn on his childhood love of construction equipment to create a mobile game that gained thousands of fans in more than 65 countries.

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CalCPA Scholarship goes to a worthy student

From a local family of five, Andy helps finance his education by working as a bank teller for West America Bank in Ignacio and as a customer specialist at Best Buy in San Rafael. In hopes of lessening the financial burden of his education on his family, Andy recently applied for a San Francisco Chapter of CalCPA scholarship. The scholarship recognizes excellence in accounting and encourages students to pursue CPA licensure and careers in accounting.

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Dominican students host speed interview workshop

The students were participating in a speed interview workshop dinner with professionals from Bay Area businesses, including Deloitte, U.S. Capital Partners, Chevron, and Lateef Investment Management. Sponsored by the Dominican Accounting and Finance Association (DAFA), the event attracted about 35 students and 10 professionals.

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MBA Alumna is appointed CEO of Goodwill Industries

Now Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill Industries of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin, MBA alumna Maureen Sedonaen is leading a staff of about 700 Goodwill employees in enterprise, including 425 full-timers. “I’m just delighted to be here. I feel challenged, blessed, humbled and excited every day.” She thanks Dominican for helping her along the way.

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Students win first prize - 2013 Annual Business Case Competition

Four dedicated undergraduate business students are rewarded for their commitment and hard work, winning first prize at the 2013 Globe-Without-Borders Business Case competition at Savannah State University in Savannah, Georgia.

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