The annual Academic Awards Dinner will take place Friday in Gold Hall and the Executive Dining Room. The evening starts with a 5:30pm reception, followed by dinner and the awards.
Congratulations to the following students:
Outstanding Students in Decisions, Operations and Technology Management
The academic award for DOTM recognizes superior academic achievement in the area.
Joseph Guido (MBA)
Yousufali Dala (FEMBA)
Gloria Appel Prize (Entrepreneurship)
The Gloria Appel Prize is given annually to graduating MBA students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in entrepreneurial studies and student leadership.
Brady Clegg (MBA)
Neama Dadkhahnikoo (MBA)
Autumn Holycross (FEMBA)
Sangeeta Kumar (FEMBA)
Raimundo Lira Eyzaguirre (MBA)
Felipe Maul Fonseca (MBA)
Chelsea Sellars (FEMBA)
Christopher Varin (MBA)
J. Fred Weston Award (Finance)
The J. Fred Weston awards are given to the graduating MBAs whose achievements in their finance courses best exemplify the highest standards of academic excellence and scholarship.
Darren James Aiello
M. Reza Banki
Chafic El Rassi
Raimundo Lira Eyzaguirre
Felipe Maul Fonseca
Pablo Roa Prieto
Ignacio Silva Lombardi
Outstanding Student in Management & Organizations
The M&O Award recognizes superior academic achievement in the area.
Ben Perossa (MBA)
Outstanding Students in Marketing
Ayushman Jain (MBA)
Alanna McCarthy (MBA)
Dan Yavorsky (FEMBA)
Long Award (Real Estate)
Named for John S. Long, founding chairman of the UCLA Ziman Center for Real Estate Board and CEO of Highridge Partners Inc., the award recognizes a student reflecting Long’s leadership style.
Outstanding Students in Strategy
The academic award for strategy recognizes superior academic achievement in the area of strategy and policy.
Ayushman Jain (MBA)
Diana Lin (MBA)
Artak Arakelian (FEMBA)
The Deloitte Consulting Award (AMR)
Since 1992, this award has been given to the AMR team and project judged to represent the highest standards of leadership, teamwork, research and analysis, professionalism and strategic creativity in its solution of a complex problem.
Team 50 – Chipotle Mexican Grill
Dean’s Award for Beat-Written AMR Report
Team 57 – Mercy Corps
Global Access Program Fellows
The GAP program honors and formally recognizes a select few outstanding graduates of the previous year’s GAP program. It offers students an opportunity to mentor and share their GAP experiences with the incoming class of students.
Diana De Loza
Edward W. Carter Fellows (Top 2% MBA)
Edward W. Carter Fellows represent the highest level of academic achievement in the MBA Program. To qualify, the single requirement is daunting in its simplicity: earn a grade point average in the top 2% of the class within five quarters of study.
Harold M. Williams Fellows (Top 2% FEMBA)
Harold M. Williams Fellows represent the highest level of academic achievement in the Fully Employed MBA Program. To qualify, the single requirement is daunting in its simplicity: earn a grade point average in the top 2% of the class over ten quarters of study.
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