Tag Archives: Accounting

Racing Toward Success

At 17, Jim Duffy ’75 enjoyed the high school business courses he completed. He also enjoyed working in a gas station and grocery store, making money, and learning the daily ups and downs of a small business. His goal was to study accounting, but he needed a program— a top-rated program—that was close to home and his job so he could commute to campus. Pace fit both criteria.

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A Cut Above

By the time Peter J. Ciccone ’61 was an undergraduate at Pace, he and his brothers had nearly a dozen years of business experience under their belts. Their father was a butcher in Greenpoint, New York, who trained his sons early. From the age of seven through his college years, Ciccone could be found working in the shop three days a week after school and all day on Saturdays. Ciccone believed that one day he, too, would also have his own business.

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