Students from the Frank G. Zarb School of Business who earned Bloomberg Essentials designation during the 2013-14 academic year were celebrated this spring during a tour of Bloomberg headquarters in midtown Manhattan.
A record number of students participated in the Bloomberg workshops this year, which are conducted in Hofstra’s Martin B. Greenberg Trading Room. The trading room, equipped with 34 Bloomberg terminals, is among the largest academic trading rooms in the world. The trip to Bloomberg headquarters is an annual tradition for students who complete the Bloomberg Essentials Program,l which is offered by Hofstra’s Department of Finance offers the Bloomberg Essentials program.
Dr. Ahmet Karagozoglu, a professor of finance and the academic director of the trading room, arranges the visit, which includes a special ceremony during which Bloomberg executives congratulate the students for their achievement.
This year, the ceremony took place on Wednesday May 21, 2014, with Alexandra Huber, global head of training for sales and analytics at Bloomberg, spoke to Hofstra students and handed out their Bloomberg designations.