On April 20, 2017, the Rotary Club of Cleveland presented Cleveland State University students with Awards of Excellence at Windows on the River. Presiding over the awards was Dr. Edward G. Thomas, program coordinator, past president of the Rotary Club of Cleveland and Professor of Marketing Emeritus at the Monte Ahuja College of Business.
The Award of Excellence Honorees were:
|Darsh Prakash Patel||Finance|
|Conor J. Cicon||General Business|
|Sean Edward Phillips||Information Systems|
|Melissa Anne Keyes||International Business|
|Evan Louis Andersky||Marketing|
|Tim H. Hasbargen||Operations & Supply Chain Management|
|Jacqueline Beckwith||Graduate Student|
Pictured Left to Right:
Dr. Edward G. Thomas, Alyse Souza, Darsh Prakash Patel, Conor J. Cicon, Sean Edward Phillips, Melissa Anne Keyes, Connie Tin, Evan Louis Andersky, Tim H. Hasbargen, Jacqueline Beckwith and Dr. Oya Tukel, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Programs and Student Services
The Rotary Awards of Excellence Program began in 1969. Dr. William E. "Bill" Schlender, who was dean of the James J. Nance College of Business Administration from 1968 until 1975, was a member of the Rotary Club of Cleveland and worked with the Rotary Club to recognize the most outstanding graduating students from the College.