Rachel Kelley, Outstanding Undergraduate Student
The School of Business and Management Outstanding Undergraduate Student Award recognizes the accomplishments of an exemplary student. To qualify, a student must be a graduating senior and have a GPA of at least 3.75. The recipient also must display a strong willingness to improve their community by participating in worthwhile campus and local organizations. Through their accomplishments at the College, the individual will show great promise in the business professions. Moreover, their involvement in campus activities will predict that they will actively represent the ideals of the School and the College upon graduation.
Claire Sieber, Outstanding Graduate Student
The School of Business and Management Outstanding Graduate Award recognizes the accomplishments of an exemplary student in the Master of Science in Accounting, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Public Administration programs. To qualify, a student must be completing a School of Business and Management graduate degree in the year they receive the award. Besides proving to be an outstanding student by achieving a GPA of at least 3.75, the award recipient will have displayed mastery of the program content, commitment to high ethical standards, and will demonstrate future dedication toward a career in academics, accounting, business, or public service.
The Departmental Scholar Awards that follow are presented in recognition of outstanding achievement within the academic majors. Although award criteria differ among departments, faculty from each academic major nominate and select the Departmental Scholar based on performance in the classroom, scholarly activity outside the classroom, and commitment to the discipline and/or profession.