Ahmed Haruna (GSB '11)
Ahmed Haruna (GSB '11) turned his internship at KPMG — one of the nation’s Big Four accounting firms — into a full-time position with the company.
To his Gabelli School of Business major in public accountancy, Ahmed added a minor in economics and a G.L.O.B.E. international second concentration, studying abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and taking a Gabelli study tour to Rome and Florence, Italy. A dedicated student, Ahmed was inducted into Omicron Delta Epsilon, the international honor society in economics, and Beta Alpha Psi, the honor society for accounting and finance majors. He took Gabelli's Fair Trade international consulting course, where he studied microfinance and helped to advance small businesses overseas, and lived for a year in the Integrated Learning Community for Global Business.
Ahmed and his twin brother, Jamal Haruna (GSB '11), were known around campus for their dedication to Fordham and to the surrounding Bronx community. The winner of a Senior Leadership Award at graduation for his high level of involvement, Ahmed served on the executive board of the Up Till Dawn fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Hospital, volunteered at St. Barnabas Hospital a few blocks from campus, acted as a mentor to Gabelli freshmen and much more. He also played Division I football for the Fordham Rams, earning NCAA Academic All-American Student Athlete honors.