Dyson Undergraduate Council
The Dyson Undergraduate Council is a student-directed organization committed to promoting and strengthening the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. The organization consists of students with diverse backgrounds and experiences, all united by their passion for the Dyson School community and undergraduate Applied Economics and Management (AEM) major.
Please feel free to contact the Dyson Undergraduate Council with questions regarding anything from student life to coursework.
This page will feature upcoming Dyson Undergraduate Council events, so check back often for the latest information on opportunities to live the AEM experience.
The mission of the Dyson Undergraduate Council is to promote and strengthen the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management, give leadership and assistance to fellow AEM students, provide representation and information to the Cornell community and beyond, and embody the ambition, diversity, and goals of the Dyson School's undergraduate program.
Alumni Relations:Responsible for alumni outreach and programming. Responsibilities include contacting alumni and building support for the Dyson School, as well as establishing events that foster strong relations between current students and graduates.
Prospective Students: Responsible for communicating with prospective students throughout the year with a focus on Dyson Days programming for admitted students visiting campus during Cornell Days. Responsibilities also include developing peer mentorship programs for incoming Dyson students.
Student Development: Responsible for academic, social, and professional development programming for current Dyson School students. Also responsible for contributing to discussions related to the current curriculum and potential changes.
The Dyson Undergraduate Council organizes its projects and meets its goals through the use of Initiatives, which are overseen by Vice Presidents and appointed Chairs. Examples of current and recent Initiatives include:
- Alumni relations related activities like Externship Programs and Alumni Mentors
- Public relations projects such as the Dyson Branding Initiative, which brought Dyson School apparel to the Cornell Store
- Programs for prospective and admitted students, including Dyson Days, individualized meetings, calling panels, and peer mentorships
- Student development events such as Pre-Enrollment assistance sessions, Dyson School Welcome Events, and Recruitment Preparation Professional Development Events.
The Dyson Undergraduate Council recruits new members during the fall and spring semesters. Recruitment includes information sessions, application submissions, and interviews.
For Spring 2013, the Dyson Undergraduate Council will host information sessions on Tuesday, February 12, and Wednesday, February 13, at 5 PM in Mann 102. Please join us to learn more about our organization.
After attending a mandatory information session, applicants should submit resumes and letters of intent to email@example.com by Friday, February 15 at 10 PM. In the letter of intent, please include both reasons why you would like to join the Dyson Undergraduate Council as well as ideas for improving the Dyson School. In the subject line write “DUC Application, YOUR NAME,” and attach files named “First _Last_Resume” and “First_Last_Letter.” Applicants will be notified about interviews following the application deadline.
If you have any questions about recruitment, feel free to contact Jake Gillman.
|Executive Board Members: 2012-13|
|E. Alec Kane ’15
|Manhattan Beach, CA||CIIFAD, California Manufacturing Technology Consulting||Finance, Strategy
Cornell Venture Capital, Cornell International Affairs Society, BOLD CCJF Program, Club Water Polo, Student Assembly Finance Commission, Student Liaison to the CALS Dean, Welcome Weekend, Cornell Tradition, Research Assistant, TA for AEM 2601
|Frank Arland ’14
Executive Vice President / VP, Alumni Relations
|New Hyde Park, NY||Royal Bank of Scotland, Holtz Rubenstein Reminick LLP||Finance, Accounting
Mutual Investment Club of Cornell, Cornell Accounting Association, Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity, Ho-Nun-De-Kah CALS Honor Society, Orientation Leader
|Zach Leighton ’15
|Jericho, NY||Camp Winadu, City of Binghamton: Office of the Mayor||Finance, Marketing
Mutual Investment Club of Cornell, Cornell Model Congress, Cornell Real Estate Club, Phi Gamma Nu Professional Fraternity, Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
|Karolyne DeBriyn ’15
VP, Student Development
|Houlton, WI||Shoptiques, Inc.||Finance
Society for Women in Business, Pi Beta Phi Sorority, TA for AEM 2200, Shoptiques Campus Ambassador, Smart Woman Securities
|Kyle Brumm ’16
VP, Public Relations
|Pasadena, CA||Trader Joe's||Finance, Int’l Trade & Development
Alternative Breaks, Club Swim, Cornell International Affairs Society, Cornell Tradition
|Stephanie Ou ’16
VP, Prospective Students
|West Chester, PA||Jacobs Music||Accounting, Finance
Student Assembly Finance Commission, Society for Women in Business, Cornell Accounting Association
|Jake Gillman ’15
VP, Recruitment & Training
|Livingston, NJ||Blue Ocean Brokerage, Mascott Corporation||Finance, Accounting
Cornell Entrepreneurship Organization, TA for AEM 1200, Sigma Phi Society
|Mollie Dillon ’13||Teaneck, NJ||The Berman Group, PricewaterhouseCoopers||Accounting
The Red Carpet Society: Executive Board Member, TA for AEM 2210, Kappa Delta Sorority, TA for COMM 2200 TA, Golden Key Honor Society
|Hannah Dolgin ’13||Scarsdale, NY||JPM Private Banking, UBS Wealth Management, Starwood Hotels: Global Sales||Finance, Strategy
Pi Sigma Epsilon, Society for Women in Business: Executive Board, SHAG: Treasurer, Former TA for AEM1102
|Katie Grandle ’13||Las Cruces, NM||Roadrunner Pecans, BerryWorld UK||Agribusiness
Alpha Xi Delta: Assistant Finance VP, Produce Marketing Association: Pack Family Scholar 2011, CALS Ambassador, Collegiate FFA, Navigators, Cascadilla Boat Club
|Richard Kang ’13||Maywood, NJ||Thomson Reuters, City of New York: Fiscal Operations, Bank of America Merrill Lynch||Int’l Trade & Development
Cornell Model UN Conference: Secretary-General, Heavyweight Crew Manager, Mann Library Committee: CALS Representative, Navigators, Cornell FCA
|Julian Ordman ’13||Hastings-on-Hudson, NY||Warner Music Group, Cornell Residential Life, Village of Hastings-on-Hudson,||Applied Economics
TA for COMM 2010, Class Notes A Cappella, Language Pairing Program, Cornell Piano Society, CIAO
|Jen Werbitsky ’13||East Aurora, NY||J.P. Morgan Investment Banking, High Bar Capital Private Equity, M&T Bank Treasury Services||Finance
BOLD Leadership Certificate Program, CALS Honor Society, Cornell Tradition, Outdoor Odyssey Guide, Libe Cafe Barista, Former TA for AEM 2200
|Nick Baccile ’14||Greenwich, CT||Oaktree Capital Management, J.P. Morgan Investment Banking, Sheraton Hotels and Resorts||Finance, Strategy
BOLD Leadership Certificate Program, Mutual Investment Club of Cornell, Cornell Real Estate Club, Sigma Nu Fraternity
|Ross Berger ’14||Woodbury, NY||NC Chocolate Manufacturing LLC, Catch New York||Finance
Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity, Student Assembly Finance Commission, Cornell Sports Business Society, Former TA for AEM 1200, Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
|Dylan Berkenfeld ’14||Dix Hills, NY||Green City Force, JustMelt, Nutricap Labs||Entrepreneurship
Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity, Student Assembly Finance Commission, ILR Sports Industry Management Club, Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity, TA for AEM1230 and AEM2410, HNDK Honor Society
|Trevor Burns ’14||Rochester, NY||TD Bank, Rochester Advertising Council||Strategy, Marketing
Ursa Creative Consultancy: President, Slope Media Music Director, Radio Host, BOLD Leadership Program, TextSmart: President, Delta Chi Fraternity
|Cheryl Cho ’14||Chappaqua, NY||J.P. Morgan Hedge Fund of Funds, Sequoia Capital: Tula Technology||Finance
Society for Women in Business: President, Cornell Venture Capital: President, Grader for AEM 2100, Delta Delta Delta, 2014 Class Council: CALS Representative, Golden Key Honor Society
|Nicholas Farago ’14||Santiago, Chile||Citi Investment Banking, Santander Global Markets, ProChile||Finance
Mutual Investment Club of Cornell: Analyst, Tau Epsilon Phi: Philanthropy Chair
|Jonathan Gacioch ’14||Rochester, NY||Constellation Brands, Harris Interactive||Marketing
BOLD Leadership Certificate Program, Cornell Marketing Association Case Competition Team, Independent Undergraduate Research
|Peter Galbo ’14||Buffalo, NY||Cornell Investment Office, National Fuel Gas Distribution Co.||Finance, Strategy
Interfraternity Council: Executive VP, Zeta Psi Fraternity: Former President, Social Business Consulting: Project Manager, TA for AEM 2410, BOLD Leadership Certificate Program, Apex Capital Fund
|Bryan Gertzog ’14||Scarsdale, NY||Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network||Strategy
Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity, Former TA for AEM 1200 and 2400, Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity
|Alison Nathanson ’14||Harrison, NY||Bloomingdale's, INsider||Marketing
Society for Women in Business: Junior Associate, Researcher in Food and Brand Lab, Sigma Delta Tau Sorority: Panhellenic Delegate, Pi Sigma Epsilon Business Fraternity, TA for AEM 4020
|Gianni Parente ’14||Pittsgrove, NJ||Salem County Improvement Authority, Farm Credit East, Cottonwood Agricultural Investment||Agribusiness Mgmt. Finance
Alpha Zeta Fraternity, Undergraduate Research
|Alexandra Rheinhardt ’14||Cooperstown, NY||Alcoa: HR Intern, Bassett Health Care: Department of Support Services||Finance, Marketing
Cornell Republicans: 2nd Vice Chair, Golden Key International Honour Society, Research Assistant
|Rachel Woloszynski ’14||Elma, NY||Resetarits Construction Corporation, Crowley Webb||Marketing
Delta Sigma Pi Professional Fraternity, Student Assembly Finance Commission: Vice President of Public Relations, Alpha Phi Fraternity, TA for AEM 2200
|Vincent Daigger ’15||Commack, NY||State Farm Insurance||Finance, Strategy
Mutual Investment Club of Cornell, Cornell Tradition, Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity, Cornell Italian American Organization, Cornell Annual Fund
|Dylann Katz ’15||Weston, CT||Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide||Food Industry Management, Finance
Alpha Kappa Psi Professional Fraternity, Kappa Kappa Gamma Sorority, Society for Women in Business
|Elizabeth Shvidky ’16||Brooklyn, NY||The Law Offices of Marina Shepelsky, Allstate Financial Services, Brash Publicity||Finance, Accounting
Cornell Finance Club
|Amanda Wong ’16||Sterling, VA||Finance, Accounting
Cornell Finance Club: Director of FI/FX, Society for Women in Business, Cornell Intramural Soccer, Cornell Rotaract Club