Message from Business Institute Director

We invite you to experience college life at Marist, which is located on the banks of the majestic Hudson River, 75 miles north of New York City.

If you are interested in Business, this is a fantastic opportunity to earn 3 college credits from Marist's AACSB-accredited School of Management. The Princeton Review has also ranked Marist as having one of the nation's Best 282 Business Schools.

A Summer Business Institute student will be challenged by distinguished faculty, study in state-of-the-art facilities, including our James A. Cannavino Library, hailed by The New York Times as "a model for libraries of the 21st century". We have previously visited United Technologies headquarters, an IBM research facility, and the New York City Police Department Headquarters. We have invited senior executives from IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Cisco systems and United Technologies to speak regarding the challenges that their companies are faced with in doing business in the 21st century.

Professor Coletti has been a full-time faculty member at Marist College since 2003, teaching courses in his areas of academic interest including: individual and corporate tax, auditing and attestation services, financial and managerial accounting and global business. Ken also serves as the School of Management's Director of Internship Programs and is an active member of the National Association of College Employers (NACE), the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society (BGS) and was recognized and honored by Who's Who Among American Teachers & Educators for 2006 - 07. Ken also serves as a Faculty Mentor for Marist College's NCAA Division I Baseball and Football Programs. Professor Coletti holds an MBA with an emphasis in Accounting from Marist College and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from Vassar College.

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