Business Students Compete at Leaders Competition

Ursinus Business and Economics students successfully competed in the Business Early Leaders Case Competition at the University of Rochester Simon School of Business, Nov. 11-12.Students Zana Mathuthu of Philadelphia and Thad Gregory of Montclair, N.J., were on the first place Team. Students Tim Jordan Westford, Mass., and Morgan Vandermast of Waterford, Va., were on the second place team. Students Grace Buchele of Georgetown, Texas, Julia Fox of Wycoff, N.J., Elizabeth Hooper of Columbia, Pa., Daniel Horowitz of Broomall, Pa., Rebecca Kamm of St. Johns, Fla. and Phlip DeSimone of Chapel Hill, N. C., were on a team designated with an Honorable Mention.

Ursinus successfully competed in this annual competition along with students from Reed, Oberlin, Dickinson, Bard, Hobart and William Smith, Elimira, Utica, Ripon and Allegheny colleges, the U.S. Military Academy, St. John Fisher, University of Rochester, and the College of Wooster

The Simon Graduate School of Business Early Leaders Case Competition brings together current  students from various undergraduate institutions to compete in a business case competition designed to simulate decisions faced by business leaders across the globe. Once on Simon’s campus, participants are divided into teams and under tight deadline requirements each team’s creativity and problem-solving skills are put to the ultimate test. Teams compete for a shared cash prize – with additional awards for runner-up teams.