Adelphi to Host Acclaimed Author and Business Journalist Suzanne McGee

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Adelphi University is pleased to host a book discussion with Suzanne McGee, author of Chasing Goldman Sachs. The event will take place on Monday, April 18, 2011; at 1:00 p.m. in room 109 of Adelphi's Hagedorn Hall of Enterprise, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY. Limited space is available and pre-registration is required.

 

In Chasing Goldman Sachs, Ms. McGee provides an incisive look at the forces that transformed Wall Street from its traditional role as a capital-generating and economy-boosting engine into a self-serving structure on a destructive spiral with reckless disregard for the overall financial system and those who relied on that system for their well being and prosperity. As banking undergoes its biggest revolution since the 1929 crash and the Great Depression, Ms. McGee illustrates where it stands today and points to where it needs to go next, examining the future of financial institutions supposedly "too big to fail."

 

Ms. McGee is currently a contributing editor at Barron's. After spending more than 13 years as a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal in Toronto, New York, and London, she became a freelance contributor to more than a dozen business publications, including Barron's, The Financial Times, Institutional Investor, and INC. She has written about the financial markets for various publications, including the New York Post and Portfolio.comand is a Loeb Award winner for a multimedia series on consumer culture in China.

 

This event is sponsored by Adelphi's Finance Society. To register for or learn more about this event, please contact Finance Society Advisor Seung-Chan Park at (516) 877-4454 or park@adelphi.edu. For more information about Adelphi's School of Business, please visit http://business.adelphi.edu.

About Adelphi University: Adelphi is a world class, modern university with excellent and highly relevant programs where students prepare for lives of active citizenship and professional careers. Through its schools and programs—The College of Arts and Sciences, Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies, Honors College, Ruth S. Ammon School of Education, University College, and the Schools of Business, Nursing, and Social Work—the co-educational university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees as well as professional and educational programs for adults. Adelphi University currently enrolls nearly 8,000 students from 41 states and 60 foreign countries. With its main campus in Garden City and centers in Manhattan, Hauppauge, and Poughkeepsie, the University, chartered in 1896, maintains a commitment to liberal studies in tandem with rigorous professional preparation and active citizenship.

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This article was published on 2011/04/01