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Student Awards

We take pride in our students for their remarkable academic and extra-curricular achievements, and commitment to give back to the community.

2021 Excellence in Leadership and Scholarship Award

  • Ashley Flynn, Marketing
  • Kyle Cusick, Finance
  • Gabe Morrison, MIS
  • Samantha Dowdy, Accounting
  • Audrey Bull, Business Administration
  • Nathaniel Cameron, Business Pre-Law
  • Brin Nutter, Entrepreneurship
  • Lily DeNoma, International Business
  • Hannah Strickling, Management & Strategic Leadership
  • Cayla Cavris, Business Analytics
  • KJ Russell, Sport Management

2021 Special Awards

Hellebrandt Award

This award was established in honor of Dr. Edwin T. Hellebrandt, a distinguished member of the College of Business’ management systems department for more than 50 years. The award seeks to recognize students for outstanding achievement during their undergraduate years at Ohio University. 
Olivia Stokes and Andrew Sayer

The Office of Career Management Student Leadership Award 

This award is presented to the student that served their fellow students as president of one of the college's student organizations. 
Brody Gilliand

SAF Alumni Relations Scholarship

This award recognizes significant achievement in Alumni Relations.
Hayley Brown, Adison McClain, Samuel Neal, and Hannah Protsik

William Day Award

Named in honor of Dr. William Day, former Dean of the College of Business, this award recognizes a student for outstanding academic achievement including multicultural experience and language proficiency.
Kathryn Berkemeyer

Wolfe Scholars Awards

This award is presented to the junior and senior with the highest GPA.
Olivia Madden (junior) and Mitchell Liston (senior)

Senior Class for the College of Business Faculty Recognition Award

Mark Rowe

2021 Student Organization Awards

Outstanding Student Organization

This award goes to an organization that has made a significant impact on Ohio University and the Athens community, provided innovative programming, excellent recruitment and development of members, and actively supports the mission of the College of Business.
OHIO Women in Business

Selective Outstanding Student Organization 

This award goes to an organization that has made a significant impact on Ohio University and the Athens community, provided innovative programming, excellent recruitment and development of members, and actively supports the mission of the College of Business.
Emerging Leaders 

2021 Analytics & Information Systems Department Awards

MIS Student of the Year Award

Recognized as an outstanding overall MIS student (areas considered include excellence in coursework, collaboration activities with faculty and other students, involvement in research projects, involvement in projects outside of class, other awards and recognitions, community activities, and leadership in student groups)
Gabe Morrison

Analytics Student of the Year Award

Recognized as an outstanding overall Analytics student (areas considered include excellence in coursework, collaboration activities with faculty and other students, involvement in research projects, involvement in projects outside of class, other awards and recognitions, community activities, and leadership in student groups) 
Cayla Cavris

MIS Excellence Award

Student that has excelled and made a positive impact in areas related to MIS (including coursework, student groups, industry groups, internships, work experiences, research, and volunteer activities).
Madison Keller, Allison Kiefer, and Mitchell Wright

Analytics Excellence Award

Student that has excelled and made a positive impact in areas related to Analytics (including coursework, student groups, industry groups, internships, work experiences, research, and volunteer activities).
Nicole Eichberger, Anibel Neill, and Dale Wilson

AIS Diversity Award

Student that has excelled AIS areas and overcome challenges coming from a diverse or challenging background.
Saif Al Zawawi

AIS ISAP Excellence Award

Student that has excelled in AIS areas and made a difference with the ISAP student group.
Ian Patton

Management Department

Resilience Award

This award is presented to a Management Department student who exhibited strength and resilience in meeting life's challenges
Christian Velez-Brown

Marketing Department

David and Ruth Richmond Award

This award is named for Dr. David Richmond, a marketing professor who retired in 1984, and his wife, Ruth. The award is given to a senior who has displayed leadership as a marketing major and has a minimum GPA of a 3.2. In addition to GPA, students are selected based on work experience, academic activities, a written essay about the marketing major, and recommendations from marketing faculty.
Farrah Kozyr-Verni

Marketing Department Citizenship Award

This award recognizes an outstanding graduating senior who has made significant contributions to the Marketing Department through scholarship, leadership, and co-curricular involvement.
Lexi DeBord

2021 Sports Administration Awards

Leadership in Sport Management Award

This award goes to a senior sport management student who has demonstrated strong leadership that made significant impact on his or her peers in the sport management program.
Rhi Lucas

Dan Lowe Memorial Sport Management Scholarship

Dan Lowe, BSJ '03, was the first member of the Ozone Student Section established by the OHIO Athletic Department, and he was known as OHIO's Number 1 fan. He became promotions coordinator in the Athletic Department and established a career promoting all of OHIO's sports with the same enthusiasm that he had as a student. He died suddenly in 2005 at the age of 24 during a pick-up basketball game in the Convocation Center. 
Jessica Butterly, Cade Cooper, Nathan Doerfler, Micaylah Nash, Jessica North, Darel Rodriguez, Aundrea Rog, and Lillian Wittman

Dow and Linda Finsterwald Sport Management Scholarship

This award honors Dow Finsterwald, AB ’52, who joined the PGA Tour shortly after graduating from Ohio University and eventually won the PGA Championship in 1958. The award recipient is an undergraduate sports management student seeking a summer internship with the PGA Tour.
Daniel Kill

Brad Moorehead Scholarship

This award goes to a senior sport management student that has demonstrated academic aptitude with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarship applicants must participate in an essay competition, and the most compelling essay is awarded the scholarship. This award honors Brad Moorhead, a former sport management student who tragically passed away in an auto accident in 2004.
Maxwell Meehan

Center for Consumer Research and Analytics

Center for Consumer Research and Analytics Award

This award recognizes a CRC Fellow who has made a significant impact on the CRC Fellow program through their leadership and contributions.
Derek Tittle

The Ralph and Luci Schey Sales Centre 

Robert & Jean Axline and William & Barbara Axline Scholarship

The Axline family have been some of the strongest supporters of sales education at Ohio University extending even prior to the founding of “The Sales Centre” and the renaming to the Schey Sales Centre. This award recognizes the student leaders in the program who have had a positive impact on pushing the program forward. Just like the Axline’s themselves, the winners of this scholarship represent some of the finest students Ohio University has ever produced.
Vincent Eguakun and Julia Mattox

Dr. Ralph E. and Lucille M. Schey Scholarship

Ralph Schey is a Bobcat exemplar. Having graduated from Ohio University and launching an incredibly successful business career, he turned his eyes toward supporting and ultimately naming the Schey Sales Centre. The Schey Scholarship is the largest scholarship the program awards to junior students who, like Ralph, serve as role-models for the next generation through their actions and leading by example. The winners have typically held multiple leadership positions in the Schey and have consistently gone above and beyond to raise everyone in the program up.
Delaney Allen, Alex Berbari, Alyssa D'Egidio, Sam Healey, Ashley Mullins, and Taylor Pipero