News & Highlights

News & Highlights

The Consortium Application: Benefits

This article discusses the benefits of Johnson being part of the Consortium.
6/16/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Graduating MBA Students Honored at Dean’s Awards Brunch

More than 50 students received awards for their achievements while studying at Johnson at Cornell Un...
5/23/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Business School Deans Meet at White House

Johnson Dean Soumitra Dutta one of 14 deans, who met with White House senior advisers on best practi...
4/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Kicks Off MBA at Cornell Tech

Inaugural class gathers in New York City for instruction at Cornell NYC Tech campus
4/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Destination Johnson: Weekend of Fun, Information, and Inspiration

Admitted students and their families get to know their future classmates, current Johnson students,...
4/10/2014 12:00:00 AM
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eBay Executive Inspires Women Students

Sarah Brubacher McDonald, MBA ’99, chief of staff to the president of eBay, mixed humor with reality...
3/31/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Irene Rosenfeld ’75, MS ’77, PhD ’80, CEO of Mondelēz International and recipient of Johnson at Cornell University’s 2014 L. Joseph Thomas Leadership

Guest Speaker Rosenfeld pinpoints “Tips to the top: how to succeed in business (but you really do h...
2/5/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Student in MBA for Executives Program Earns Top Honors at PNC Bank

Nana Wilberforce, MBA 15, recognized for his plan to realize $15 million in energy savings   
12/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
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“The theme of supporting, accepting, embracing diversity, not simply tolerating it, is one of Johnson’s greatest strengths”

Stephen Crowe, MBA ’14, writes about his experience as a member of—and advocate for-- LGBT individu...
10/22/2013 12:00:00 AM
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School Increase Efforts to Attract More Women to Business Programs

Nsombi Ricketts discusses what Johnson is doing to attract more female students.
10/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson earns an A+ in Diversity

Diversity MBA Prep recognizes Johnson for outreach efforts and diversity recruitment results.
5/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Excellence, courage, and doing the right things

Christy Pambianchi, Corning’s senior vice president of human resources, shared career advice at the ...
4/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Establishes New Scholarship, Partners with Center for Hispanic Leadership

Hispanic and Latino Students to Benefit from New, Interactive Training  
3/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Hispanic Scholarship Fund Established at Cornell University

The Center for Hispanic Leadership (CHL) has established a $150,000 scholarship fund at Cornell Univ...
3/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Center for Hispanic Leadership Establishes $150,000 Scholarship Fund for Cornell University’s Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management Hisp

The Center for Hispanic Leadership (CHL) has established a $150,000 scholarship fund at Johnson and ...
3/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson in Africa: Ghana Trek 2013

Johnson students with His Excellency John Kufuor, former President of the Republic of Ghana, at his ...
2/21/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Can Women Have It All?

A panel of highly accomplished women shared their views on balancing work, family, and other intere...
1/20/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Parker Center’s Outreach to Women MBAs Gains International Exposure

Financial Times interviews director on her efforts at encouraging women to enter careers in inves...
1/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Board Fellowship Honored in Town-Gown Awards

MBA students serving non-profit community boards recognized by Cornell President Skorton 
12/6/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Vaults Into Top-10 U.S. Business Schools

Bloomberg Businessweek ranks Johnson #7, in its 2012 rankings of U.S. MBA programs. 
11/15/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Gutierrez Inspires Diverse Students at Johnson Means Business

Citigroup vice chairman, former Kellogg’s CEO, and U.S. Secretary of Commerce illustrates growing s...
11/2/2012 12:00:00 AM
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How Immigrants Help Business

Diversity Symposium speaker identifies “6 Skills that Enable Diversity in Your Business”
10/30/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Diversity Highlighted This Weekend

Johnson hosts two major events, focusing on diversity in business and its MBA programs
10/22/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Applications Up, Amidst Downward Trend

New survey shows MBA applications down for many, but not all, top U.S. business schools
10/18/2012 12:00:00 AM
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New Associate Director to Advance Diversity at Johnson

Keba Rogers, PhD, joins the Office of Diversity and Inclusion
10/17/2012 12:00:00 AM
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“Progress for women is progress for all”

UN Women executive director advocates women’s empowerment at Cornell University 
9/19/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Recognizing and Embracing Diversity

First-year residential MBA students participate in diversity training at Johnson
9/7/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Connect and Innovate

Frans Johansson describes the future of business to a rapt MBA Class of ‘14 
8/9/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Wins Top Honor from The Consortium

Numerous community building and leadership activities cited in award of Consortium’s T.E.A.M. Trophy
7/26/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Imani Grant, MBA’12 Wins Forté Foundation’s Edie Hunt Inspiration Award

2012 is the second consecutive year that a Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management stud...
7/23/2012 12:00:00 AM
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MBA programs lack minority students

Johnson is among most business schools who are experiencing a lack of minorities in their student po...
7/13/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Among Top Business Schools in Attracting Minority MBA Students

Class of 2012 shared the top spot for share of underpresented minorities with the University' of Vir...
7/5/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Women’s Career Growth: Little Things Make a Difference

Johnson Professor Elizabeth Mannix shares insights from her research, strategies to overcome gender...
6/29/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Hires New International Recruiting Manager

Charli Taylor to lead Recruitment in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India
6/27/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Cornell University: Johnson - Women's Management Council

Rita Golub, president of Johnson's Women's Management Council describes the main features of her clu...
6/11/2012 12:00:00 AM
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MBA Students Revitalize Fatherhood Initiative in Juvenile Justice Community

Park Fellows' project  provides mentorship, support, education, and life skills to young inmates who...
4/23/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Aaron Holiday, MBA ’12 Selected as Prestigious Kauffman Finalist

To seal the deal, Holiday must leverage Cornell connections to land a job in venture capital
4/6/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson’s Office of Diversity and Inclusion Launches Diversity Council

Group to strengthen collaborative efforts between Johnson and Cornell University
3/8/2012 12:00:00 AM
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A cheer for the ‘underdogs’

Financial Times - March 8, 2012 Irene Rosenfeld, '75, MS '77, PhD '80 , is mentioned by the Fin...
3/8/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion Receives Top Honor

Ricketts recognized for advancing diversity in business education
2/6/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Why Did Elisa Dobbins, MBA '12 Choose Johnson?

In an interview with the MBA blog "Admitted," the second-year student cites "familial, tight-knit co...
1/28/2012 12:00:00 AM
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Tips from Women MBAs - talks with Johnson's ODI Director

At Johnson, emphasis has been placed on providing women with a toolbox of resources to help them he...
12/20/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Angela Noble-Grange, MBA '94, receives 2011 Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award

About the honor, the Johnson lecturer of management communication says, "The greatest award a teache...
12/13/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Office of Diversity and Inclusion Supported Students Attending National Recruiting Conferences

In 1988, a group of Hispanic MBAs sought to remedy the lack of visibility of Hispanics in the exec...
12/1/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson's ODI brings Raymond McGuire, head of Global Banking at Citi, to talk to prospective an current students at JMB

Raymond McGuire, head of Global Banking at Citi, focused his presentation to a diverse audience of p...
11/30/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Hosts Second Annual Women in Investing Conference

Bringing together top female MBA students to explore careers in asset management with leading firms...
11/17/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Angela Noble-Grange, MBA '94, receives 2011 Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award

The ODI Founder Angela Noble-Grange received the 2011 Wibur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award fro...
11/16/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Carlos Quintanilla, MBA '80, receives 2011 Distinguished Latino Alumni Award

The  Latino Business Students Association (LBSA)  has honored Carlos R. Quintanilla, MBA '80, with ...
11/3/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson's Nsombi Ricketts tells the Financial Times how the school looks to attract more women students

Says Ricketts, the MBA is an ideal degree for women seeking a versatile and valuable skill set for a...
10/24/2011 12:00:00 AM
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MarketWatch reports on Johnson's commitment to its female MBA students

Johnson at Cornell University hosts events and initiatives that provide its female MBAs with the ski...
10/17/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Kaya Ladejobi and Rachel Happen are Named the New Springworks Scholars

Kaya Ladejobi and Rachel Happen are named the new Springworks Scholars for the 2013 class.  In...
9/27/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson's Office of Diversity and Inclusion Bring Diversity and Cultural Differences to Front Stage

Students engage in frank exchanges during Johnson’s interactive diversity training
8/24/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson connects with emerging markets of Africa for student talent

Recruiting trip to African nations supports Johnson's goals of maintaining its stellar, diverse stud...
8/17/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Improving Livelihoods and Empowering Women

Using what I learned in the SGE immersion to think creatively, thoroughly, and thoughtfully, to deve...
8/8/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Dana Radcliffe lends viewpoint on same-sex marriage

Johnson's senior lecturer of business ethics says that the recent NY State decision demonstrates "mo...
7/6/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Joseph Thomas to resume teaching at conclusion of five-year term as dean of Johnson

Thomas to continue robust execution of myriad initiatives as dean throughout the '11-'12 academic ye...
6/22/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Consulting Magazine recognizes Johnson alum as one of "Top 25" consultants

Hernan Saenz, MBA '98, MIL '98, who also serves on Johnson's advisory committee, is celebrated by pu...
6/17/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Take time to take in Enterprise online!

The spring 2011 issue of Johnson's award-winning, biannual magazine Enterprise features a fascinat...
6/8/2011 12:00:00 AM
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James Nixon, MBA '05, honored by The Network Journal

Johnson alum graces the cover of the leading monthly magazine for black professionals in the New Yor...
6/2/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Adam Conderman, MBA ’11 and ODI Recognized for Service, Commitment and Support of Cornell’s LGBT Community

Adam Conderman, MBA ’11 and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Johnson Recognized for their ...
5/17/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Kima McCoy MBA ’11, Selected as a Recipient of the 2011 Forté Foundation’s Edie Hunt Inspiration Award.

The Forté Foundation, a consortium of major corporations, business schools and non-profit organizati...
5/13/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Deliberate Speed: Diverse Influence on Leadership and Life at Johnson

To use the word “successful” to characterize Johnson’s most diverse class to date is perhaps too nar...
5/5/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson hosts 1st Forté Foundation Career Lab

Johnson hosts 1 st Forté Foundation Career Lab for 30 undergraduate Cornell women
5/2/2011 12:00:00 AM
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ODI hosts the Women’s Power Lunch Series for the 10th year

The JP Morgan Chase & CO Women’s Power Lunch (WPL) Series was initiated as a forum for women in th...
4/18/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Sachin Gupta discusses the importance of diversity among faculty with Business Week

Johnson's associate dean for Academic Affairs offers his insights for a piece about the challenge of...
1/31/2011 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson students selected to help organize international LGBT/business community conference

In its 14th year, the ROMBA (Reaching Out MBA) conference brings together students with organization...
12/10/2010 12:00:00 AM
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2010 JMB and JWIB Events Huge Successes

On October 28-30th and November 11-12th ODI welcomed diverse prospective students to Johnson...
11/16/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson calls women investors together in Boston, Nov. 18-19

The Parker Center for Investment Research hosts first annual Women in Investing conference this week
11/15/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson welcomes tomorrow's women in business, Nov. 11-12

At premiere female recruiting event, MBA candidates will take in all that is the b-school experience...
11/10/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Ana Duarte McCarthy offers keynote address at Johnson Means Business, 2010

Citi's managing director & chief diversity officer spoke to the importance of remaining authentic an...
11/8/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Ken Gurrola, MBA ’95, receives the 2010 Inaugural LBSA Distinguished Latino Alumni Award

Ken Gurrola, MBA ’95, the KBRO’s General Counsel for Kaufman Bros., L.P. receives the 1st Distin...
11/3/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Joseph T. Wilson, Jr., MBA ’86, receives the 2010 BGBA Wilbur Parker Distinguished Alumni Award

Joseph Wilson, the managing director of global credit sales at Citi, received the Wilbur Parker Dis...
11/2/2010 12:00:00 AM
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1st Annual Johnson Diversity Symposium Receives High Praise from Attendees

The inaugural 2010 Diversity Symposium, Diversity 20/20: A Vision for Leadership, Innovation, and N...
11/2/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Means Business 2010 begins, Oct. 28

Annual event introduces diverse students to the Johnson MBA
10/28/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Diversity celebrated through symposium events, Oct. 29-30

Speakers and panelists will discuss cross-cultural collaboration, leadership and innovation
10/25/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Michael Jurado, MBA '11, hits cover of Hispanic Executive Quarterly

Q & A reveals student’s role models, views on his Hispanic heritage and why he chose an MBA
10/12/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Economic Times features Johnson Women in Business

Story says women, recognized as "great managers," are heavily recruited MBA candidates worldwide
9/20/2010 12:00:00 AM
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33% women's quota in B-schools abroad

BANGALORE: Women make great managers and B-schools worldwide are even raising the quota regularly to...
9/18/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Universities to the Rescue: The Goals of The National Society of Hispanic MBAs' University...

07.15.10, 02:28 PM EDT Twelve new universities join the organization's mission of MBA funding for Hi...
7/15/2010 12:00:00 AM
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"In magazine" highlights Nsombi Ricketts' journey to Cornell

"In magazine" highlights Nsombi Ricketts' journey to Cornell Johnson's new director of Diversity ...
5/7/2010 12:00:00 AM
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Johnson Women in Technology Conference

March 21, 2014

Johnson Women in Technology

The Johnson Women in Technology (JWiT) Conference, hosted by Citi, is a student led collaboration between the High Tech Club and the Women's Management Council. Our mission is to provide female MBAs with the tools they need to power up their futures.

Johnson Women in Business
October 16-17, 2014
Johnson Women in Business

At Johnson Women in Business (JWIB) experience our MBA programs and gain valuable information on mentorship and flexibility in the Johnson community.

Johnson Means Business
OCTOBER 23-24, 2014
Johnson Means Business

Johnson Means Business (JMB) is our diverse student hosting weekend on the Cornell campus. Learn about our MBA programs, and how to position yourself as a top candidate for MBA admissions.

Johnson Diversity Symposium

OCTOBER 24, 2014
diversityi symposium

The theme of this year’s symposium is “The Business Case for Diversity & Inclusion", held in conjunction with Johnson’s diversity recruitment weekend, Johnson Means Business.


LGBTQ Preview Day

OCTOBER 30, 2014

Join us for an insightful discussion about pursuing a Cornell MBA as an LGBTQ student.  Is the recruiting process and learning experience different?  Students and alumni tell all.