Business Students Win Trip to China

By Alex Costello,
Li Herald

Scholarship winners Gareth Moore, second from left, and Patrick Lisante were congratulated on their win by Associate Dean Ron Carman, left, and Dean Stephen Bier.For many years, Molloy College's Division of Business hosted a trip to China for its first-year students. But for the first time, the business department held an essay contest about business ethics, the winners of which had their trip to China paid for by a scholarship. Gareth Moore and Patrick Lisante, both first-year students in Molloy's Business Honors program, won first and second place in the essay contest, respectively.

The essays were on one of two topics: addressing the question of social responsibility or a definition of what is the "right" thing to do in business.

"The reason we do ethics is because our position as the only Catholic college within the county of Nassau is something we take very seriously," said Stephen Bier, the dean of the division of business. "And we think ethics, just in general, is something that needs to be emphasized, with the scandals and fraud we've seen permeating the business headlines." Read more.