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The Department of Economics, Finance, and Managements Plants a Tree in Honor of Dave Adams
Wednesday, 18 April 2012 14:13

Dave Adams thumbThe department of Economics, Finance and Management along with Nancy Todd of the Biology department held a tree planting ceremony in honor of the late Dave Adams on Wednesday, April 18.

Members of the Manhattanville College community joined Adams' wife, Julie, for this special ceremony. Professor Robert Derrell and Julie Adams both offered kind words in Adams' memory.

Adams joined Manhattanville College in 1998, primarily teaching management courses that focused on human resources and entrepreneurship. Before his passing he was granted the title of Professor Emeritus. He recently co-authored two papers entitled "Micro and Small Businesses: Their Nature and the Keys to Their Economic Sustainability" and "New Opportunities for Social Entrepreneurship Generated by the Great Recession." Some of his many contributions to Manhattanville include serving a three-year term as Chair of the Faculty, Chair of the Faculty Handbook Committee, and co-chair of the Middle States Self-Study Committee. He received his B.S.M.E. degree at the Rochester Institute of Technology, his M.S. from the College of Environmental Science and Forestry, Syracuse University, and his Ph.D. from Syracuse University. He was a member and past president of the Westchester Human Resource Management Society, and represented Manhattanville College at the Small Business Council of Westchester.