Blog Post #3 (7/21/22) – Is the natural environment a stakeholder?

What is your best/favorite example of a business or organization that does an admirable job at incorporating sustainability into its operations? My dad and most of my family loves to shop from the company Patagonia. Patagonia has done an excellent job focusing on building their brand around sustainability as well as advocating for various underprivileged…

The Business of Pitt Athletics

The largest revenue opportunity in college sports comes from deals with successful TV sport channels such as ESPN, CBS Sports, etc. With broadcasting deals paying out hundreds of thousands, and even millions, of dollars, it’s important for colleges and conferences to calculate the best long-term offer and redistribution of the money they gain. Investing time…

 Maximization vs. Shared Value

Cameron Golden  I am focusing on a small business called Conshy Girls Restaurant Group. This business is comprised of two restaurants, Southern Cross Kitchen and Gypsy Saloon in Conshohocken PA. Conshy Girls Restaurant Group also  offers catering services and event spaces within their restaurants. Southern Cross Kitchen is a southern styled restaurant that gains its…

Final Thoughts on the Haller Global Honors Fellowship

As my fellowship comes to a close, I have an immense amount of knowledge heading into my first year at Pitt. Overall, the past two weeks have been a dive off the deep end into the world of real life problem solving with a real organization on the line.  Although not every class or club…

Last Blog for the Haller Fellowship

Here we are, with the last blog for this program. However, its only fitting that I am starting this blog after getting a flat tire coming out of a Walmart during a Thunderstorm. I guess thats 2020 for you. I think we should start at the beginning of the fellowship. My early expectations for the…

Hail to Haller !

Earlier this year, before I even decided that I wanted to attend University of Pittsburgh, I received a letter in the mail about the Haller Global Honors Fellowship. After opening the letter, I told all my friends that I might go to Dublin this summer and be able to meet incoming freshman before even going…

Waving Goodbye to Ireland – The Virtual Way

Well, this is it. We’ve played all four quarters of the Haller Global Honors Fellowship, and now it’s time for the game recap. And what a game it was. Reflecting on my entire experience throughout the last two weeks, I can honestly say I’ve had an outstanding time and have come out with a whole…