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The 11th annual YoUDee Leadership Awards Ceremony honoring outstanding student groups, leaders and efforts at UD included Lerner honorees Katie Meier, manager, marketing and communications, who received the Outstanding Adviser award for her work with Vocal Point; Elliot Jones, a student in HRIM, who received the Outstanding Leader award for his student group, American Hotel and Lodging Association; and Club Managers Association of America, a student group in HRIM, who received the Outstanding Commitment to their Mission award.
Mentions James Devanna, a Lerner College student, who was selected a finalist in the second annual Long Island Young Entrepreneur Challenge sponsored by FrontStreet Facility Solutions and Capital One Bank.
The University of Delaware Board of Trustees approved promotions for 39 faculty members at its spring meeting May 7, including Michal Herzenstein, business administration.
Austin Crouse, a mechanical engineering major, took home the top prize of $1,000 in the Horn Program in Entrepreneurship’s first entrepreneurial video pitch competition.
Eight University of Delaware faculty members have been recognized for outstanding work in teaching and advising, including the Lerner College’s Thomas Becker, professor of management and chair of the Department of Business Administration; Michal Herzenstein, assistant professor of marketing; and Jennifer Gregan-Paxton, associate professor of marketing and senior academic adviser.
UD alumni Louis Girifalco and Marc Reda partner with a mechanical engineering student on a golf product.
David Robertson, professor of practice at the Wharton School, delivered a lecture on “Rebuilding Lego” at the spring 2013 Chaplin Tyler Executive Leadership Series lecture last week.
In preparation for its 25-year anniversary, HRIM is planning an ice cream contest with the UDairy Creamery.
Two business leaders discussed the application of probability, statistics and experimental design on decision-making at the third annual W.L. Gore Lecture Series in Management Science presentation.
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