Stories

School of Business



Even after their passing, Edgar “Dusty” Bredbenner ’50 and his wife, Barbara Northrop Bredbenner, are making a difference for Ithaca College student-athletes and sports fans, not to mention everyone who will benefit from the spectacular public spaces in the new athletics and events center. The College will soon...

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David Fleisher '91, who majored in finance in the IC School of Business, is executive vice president and chief operating officer at Firstrust Financial Resources, LLC, in Philadelphia, and an acknowledged expert in financial matters. He was recently interviewed on CNBC's program Squawk on the Street about the stock markets, discussing what he calls "credit,...

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A young alumnus starts a scholarship in gratitude to an administrator who cared.    by Greg Ryan ’08

Tas Hasan ’01 almost didn’t make it to graduation, let alone Wall Street. The Bangladeshi student was out with friends in downtown Ithaca one night when someone accidentally smashed a beer bottle over his head, resulting in a...

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Paul Fields ’79 uses his food-business savvy to nurture a nonprofit that feeds thousands.    by Erika Spaet ’09

Paul Fields was hungry. After graduating from IC, the Scarsdale, New York, native found himself in the dog-eat-dog world of business. He was enormously successful at an early age, but he craved...

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