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  Rutgers Business School: Graduate Programs-Newark and New Brunswick 2005-2007 Registration and Degree Requirements Awards for Graduating Students  

Awards for Graduating Students


Beta Gamma Sigma.The Alpha of New Jersey Chapter of Beta Gamma Sigma restricts eligibility for election to membership in the society to the highest 10 percent of the graduating class. The attainment of high original scholarship, outstanding service, and good moral character are qualifications for election of those scholastically eligible.

Beta Gamma Sigma Alumni Bronze Medallion.Presented to the graduating student who has demonstrated outstanding character; scholastic achievement; participation in collegiate affairs; and potential for civic, business, or professional leadership.

Beta Gamma Sigma Key.Awarded to the initiate who has not only an excellent scholastic record, but who has also given outstanding service to the school.

Edmund L. Houston-Alfreda P. Robinson Award.This award is presented to a minority M.B.A. graduate who demonstrates great academic achievement as well as evidence of entrepreneurial achievement.

Major Field Test in Business Outstanding Achievement Award.This award is given to the M.B.A. student with the highest score on the Educational Testing Service M.F.T.- M.B.A. of M.B.A. core curriculum. The test uniquely mea-sures critical thinking ability-the ability to interpret data; to apply concepts and ideas; and to analyze data, theories, and relationship deductively and inductively.

Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Prize, Day Program.This award is given each year to the full-time M.B.A. student with high scholastic and extracurricular activities.

Rutgers Business School Alumni Association Prize, Evening Program.This award is given each year to the part-time M.B.A. student with high scholastic and extracurricular achievement.


Prudential Arts Management Scholar.Awarded to a graduating student to recognize outstanding achievement both academically and as an arts manager.

Business Ethics

Dr. Harold Davis Award in Business Ethics-Graduate.Presented in the name of Dr. Harold Davis, former Senior Vice President and Chief Ethics Officer of Prudential Financial, this award is presented to a student whose course work reflects the highest degree of mastery of the field of business ethics.

Executive M.B.A.

Executive M.B.A. Achievement Prize.The E.M.B.A. Class of 1984 is the sponsor of this prize. It is awarded annually to the E.M.B.A. graduate with the highest academic achievement in the E.M.B.A. program.

Leon Wojtenko Award.This award is given to the E.M.B.A. student who exemplifies persistence and integrity in the face of personal challenge.

Joel E. Kelly Award.The E.M.B.A. Class of 1994 is the sponsor of this prize in memory of their classmate. It is awarded to the E.M.B.A. graduate, selected by fellow students, who best exemplifies the qualities of leadership and citizenship toward classmates and the E.M.B.A. program.

E.M.B.A. Director`s Award.It is awarded to the graduating E.M.B.A. student who has made outstanding contributions to the continued success of the E.M.B.A. program.

Finance and Economics

Brick-Whitcomb Prize.Established by John Longo and David Whitcomb, this award recognizes the M.B.A. student who completes the best stock report for the course Advanced Portfolio Management.

Merrill Lynch Award.Recognizing the graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in investment management studies and a capacity for professional accomplishment in this field.

Morris Schoenwald Memorial Award in Financial Management.Given in memory of the father of Professor Arthur A. Schoenwald to the M.B.A. candidate who has best demonstrated the capacity for professional work and future development in the field of financial management.

Rutgers Business Finance Advisory Board Award.Award made on behalf of the school`s finance advisory board annually to an outstanding student in finance.

The Whitcomb Center for Research in Financial Services Award.This award recognizes the M.B.A. graduating student who has demonstrated excellence in general finance studies.

Interfunctional Team Consulting

Dean`s Award for the Outstanding Team Consulting Program Project.This award is given by the dean of Rutgers Business School in conjunction with the S. George Walters Award in recognition of the best team consulting project.

Dr. S. George Walters Consulting Excellence Award.This award was established in honor of George Walters, who developed the first interfunctional team consultancy process for the M.B.A. program. This award recognizes the teams with the best submissions of consulting assignments for the team consulting program.


American Marketing Association Award (New Jersey Chapter).For the student doing the most outstanding work in the field of marketing.

Sales Executives Club of New Jersey Foundation Award II.Given to the student who has demonstrated excellence in the study of sales management and marketing.

Professional Accounting

Touche Ross, A.H. and H.S. Puder Memorial Fund Academic Award.This award derives from the income of an endowment fund established in memory of A.H. and H.S. Puder by their associates. The award recognizes two graduates with the highest academic achievement in the professional accounting program.

Supply Chain Management

Outstanding Leadership and Service in Supply Chain Management.This award is given to the student for excellent leadership in the M.B.A. supply chain management club.

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