Kudos to Sang Choi
, professor of occupational and environmental safety and health, who participated as a judge of research presented at the General Donald R. Keith Memorial Capstone Virtual Conference in the United States Military Academy at West Point on April 29. The conference is a regional conference for the Society for Systems and Industrial Engineering.
Kudos to the UW-Whitewater Forensics Team
for its successful virtual forensics season. Over the course of the unique season the team earned more than 120 individual and team awards, including 12 tournament championships. Members of the team include: Nicole Carter, Alexis Zello, Mykayla Kuhn, Nicole Eithun, Caryana Dominguez, Kolden Severson, Abby Frey, Angie Carchesi, Kensington Narkis,
and Amanda Eaton
Senior Nicole Carter wrapped up her career with a bang, advancing to the national finals (top six) in Impromptu Speaking at the National Speech Championship in March, and qualifying for the oldest forensics tournament in the nation, Interstate Oratory, which brings together the top two persuasive speakers from each state.
Kudos to Jimmy Peltier
, professor of marketing and chair of the Department of Marketing, who was named among the most active, influential and impactful contributors in marketing education in a 40-year retrospective review by the Journal of Marketing Education.
Kudos to Tara Liegel
, a finance and marketing major, who received a Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Zonta Scholarship. The award honors women pursuing a business program at an accredited university/college/institute, who demonstrate outstanding potential in the field.
Kudos to the Warhawk Women's Bowling Team
for moving forward to nationals. The Warhawks will compete at the USBC Intercollegiate Team Championships for the first time since the 2016-17 season. This year's ITC is scheduled for May 5-8 at Spectrum Entertainment Complex in Wyoming, Michigan. Read more »
Kudos to Andy Yu
, associate professor of management, who co-edited a book, "Innovation, Growth, and Succession in Asian Family Enterprises," which was published as part of the Johns Hopkins University Series on Entrepreneurship published. The scope and depth of family business research have been quickly expanding in the last two decades. This book presents cutting-edge studies examining the impacts of the external environment and internal family conditions on the innovation, growth, and succession of family enterprises in Asia.
Kudos to Greg Iaccarino
, career counselor with Career and Leadership Development, who received the 2021 Mentor of the Year Award from the National Association of Colleges and Employers. Iaccarino was honored by NACE for demonstrating valuable leadership, advising and service to students with their career development and goals. NACE provides information on the employment trends of college students, forecasts hiring and trends in the job market, and identifies best practices and benchmarks for the career development field.