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BusinessWeek Selects CBA Professor as Student Favorite

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Janet DiLorenzo, Ed.D.
BusinessWeek magazine has listed Janet DiLorenzo, Ed.D., assistant professor of marketing at the College of Business Administration, on its annual list of favorite undergraduate business professors.

The magazine, which published the list on its online edition on Sept. 4, referred to DiLorenzo as a “nurturer” and “equally tough grader who expects the very best from her students.” This is the magazine's second annual survey of undergraduate students from across the country about their favorite professors.

The honor wasn’t a surprise to Donna Rapaccioli, Ph.D., dean of CBA. “She’s a rigorous and energetic professor, and is genuinely concerned for the success and well being of our students," Rapaccioli said.

In addition to her teaching duties, DiLorenzo serves as director of the CBA Internship Program. Fordham students lauded DiLorenzo’s “funny” ways and “warm and approachable” personality. A former consultant and corporate analyst, DiLorenzo is known for bringing food to share with her students and props relating to topics she plans to teach.

Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to approximately 15,800 students in its five undergraduate colleges and its six graduate and professional schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Tarrytown, and the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y.

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