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Professor Cheryl Gaimon won the the Brady Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence. She is pictured with Dean Steve Salbu; Charlie Brady, IM 1957, and Steven Deedy, IM 1981 (left to right).
Professor Cheryl Gaimon won the the Brady Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence. She is pictured with Dean Steve Salbu; Charlie Brady, IM 1957, and Steven Deedy, IM 1981 (left to right).
Vinayak Gaikwad accepted the Dean's Prize for Evening MBA Student Excellence.
Vinayak Gaikwad accepted the Dean's Prize for Evening MBA Student Excellence.

Scheller College Honors Excellent Faculty, Students and Staff

Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business honored faculty, students, and staff who exemplify excellence on April 1 at the College of Management's Sixth Annual Honors Day.

“Since their inception in 2008, these awards have helped to motivate the entire Scheller community to strive for greater heights of excellence,” says Scheller Dean Steve Salbu. “Your collective dedication and drive have taken us far in our mission to become the world’s best school for business and technology.”

The support of dedicated alumni enabled endowment of many of these annual awards.

This year, faculty award winners include:

  • Cheryl Gaimon, a Regents’ professor of operations management and holder of the Esther and Edward Brown Chair, who won the Brady Family Award for Faculty Research Excellence.
  • Ravi Subramanian, associate professor of operations management and holder of the Steven. A. Denning Professorship, who won the Brady Family Award for Faculty Teaching Excellence.
  • Sudheer Chava, professor of finance, who won the Linda and Lloyd L. Byars Award for Faculty Excellence.
  • D.J. Wu, the Thomas R. Williams Wells-Fargo professor of IT management, who won the Dean's Award for Teaching Excellence.

Student award winners include:

  • Graham Goldberg, a senior business major, who won the John R. Battle Award for Student Excellence.
  • Alexei Nikonovich-Kahn, a junior business major, who won The Dow Chemical – P.C. McCutcheon Prize for Outstanding Student Achievement.
  • Stephen Roegge, a senior business major, who won the Jennifer R. and Charles B. Rewis Award for Student Excellence in Accounting.
  • Mark Ladisch, a first-year MBA student, who won the Dean’s Prize for MBA Student Excellence.
  • Ashley Campbell, a second-year MBA student, who won the Dean’s Prize for MBA Excellence.
  • Jennifer Lynn Schwert, an Evening MBA student due to graduate in May, who won the Dean’s Prize for MBA Student Excellence.
  • Vinayak Gaikwad, an Evening MBA student due to graduate in May, who won the Dean’s Prize for MBA Student Excellence.
  • Daniel Sheehan, a PhD candidate in marking, won the Ashford Watson Stalnaker Memorial Prize for Student Excellence.

Staff award winners include:

  • Patricia Smith, event coordinator for Communications and Marketing, who won the Verlander Family Award for Staff Excellence.
  • Andrea Soyland, program manager (custom programs) for the Huang Executive Education Center, who won the Stephen P. Zelnak Jr. Award for Staff Excellence.

Most awards included $5,000. They were presented during a formal luncheon at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center. A surprise award at the end was presented by Ernest Scheller Jr., IM 1952, to Dean Steve Salbu in recognition of his eight years of service leading the Scheller College.

The event also recognized past winners of the business school's Alumni Awards as well as the holders and benefactors of scholarships, fellowships, and endowed chairs and professorships.

 

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