Dean's Honor Awards

May 10, 2018

USF Dean Davis and Commencement Speaker Joseph Ham The University of San Francisco School of Management proudly recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who have distinguished themselves in scholarship and service embodying USF’s mission and values.

Pictured are USF School of Management Dean Elizabeth B. Davis and Joseph Ham, Masagung Graduate School commencement speaker, May 2018


Awards in May 2018

VALEDICTORIAN

Giorgia Scelzo
The School of Management honors one undergraduate student as its valedictorian, who exemplifies the highest standards of leadership and scholarship in the Jesuit tradition. A leader in the finest sense of the word, they demonstrate selfless service to the University while reflecting excellence in all academic pursuits.

COMMENCEMENT SPEAKERs

Shelby Lou Fabianac, McLaren Undergraduate School
Joseph Ham, Masagung Graduate School

MCLAREN UNDERGRADUATE SCHOOL of Management

DEAN’S MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE

Abrielle Susann Peltier
A medal and gift from the School of Management to the graduating student who has best exemplified in academic accomplishments, extracurricular work, and personal life the values of the University of San Francisco in its Mission and Goals. 

A.A. BERTI UNDERGRADUATE AWARD

Kimberly Chen Liu
An inscribed desk set, the gift of A. Russell Berti, BA’26, JD ’28, LLM’29, in memory of his father Augustin B. Berti, to the graduating senior of the McLaren School of Management who has earned the highest record of scholarship.

DEAN’S SERVICE AWARD

Nicole-Jocelyn Bautista Sanchez
An award plaque and a gift given to a graduating candidate in the McLaren School of Management, who has demonstrated superior academic performance and outstanding service to the School of Management and to University student life.

Lorenzo Petroni Endowed Prize for Hospitality

Alyssa W. Lam
This prize was created through a private donor to honor the life of Lorenzo Petroni, iconic San Francisco restaurateur. The Lorenzo Petroni Endowed Prize for Hospitality is awarded to an outstanding senior majoring in Hospitality Management in the School of Management.

MASAGUNG GRADUATE SCHOOL of Management May 2018


DEAN’S MEDAL OF EXCELLENCE IN SCHOLARSHIP

Shan Huang
An award is given to a graduating candidate of the Masagung Graduate School of Management, who exemplifies leadership through professional and academic development, aligning with USF’s mission and values. All nominees must rank in the top five percent of their respective program to be eligible. 

DEAN'S STUDENT LIFE AWARD

Delise Morgan Martire
An award given to a graduating candidate of the Masagung Graduate School of Management who has shown commitment and outstanding service to the students and programs in the School of Management through extracurricular work, student involvement and commitment to students and USF’s mission and values.

Executive MBA Excellence in Scholarship Award

Jose L. Vitela
This award is presented to the graduating member of the Executive Master of Business Administration Program who has demonstrated superior academic performance and best exemplifies the values of the University of San Francisco in its mission and goals.

Dean's Outstanding Public Service Award

Jessie Alexander Escobar
An award is given to a graduating candidate of the Masagung Graduate School of Management based on his or her demonstration of superior academic performance, outstanding service to the community, and promotion of social justice and USF's mission and values.

HONOREES, UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE, May 2018


Beta Gamma Sigma Excellence in Scholarship Award

Mai Tran Nhat Vu
Yanhua Liu
This award is given in memory of Professor Alev Efendioglu to the Spring 2018 graduating MBA student who has earned the highest overall record of scholarship in the School of Management and who is also a recipient of the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society Key.


BETA ALPHA PSI HONOR SOCIETY

Beta Alpha Psi is an international honorary and service organization for accounting, finance, and information systems students at AACSB-accredited universities. To be eligible for Beta Alpha Psi membership, a student must have declared concentration in finance, or information systems with an attainted cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.

USF School of Managment Deans Honor Award Beta Alpha Psi Students May 2018

HONOREES, BETA ALPHA PSI

Siyu Chen, Ryan Chiao, Prianka Priya Dhillon, Xinying He, Matthew Ryan Lau, Macky Lee, Jun Li, Ruqi Liu, Sehar Mansoor, Dat Thanh Nguyen, Andrew Miyoji Nii, Nikki Faye Isla Pasamic, Anthony Paul Preziosi, Joseph Bruce Snyder, Mako Ueda, Yinuo Zhong


 
BETA GAMMA SIGMA HONOR SOCIETY

Beta Gamma Sigma is the national scholastic honor society in the field of Business Administration recognized by the International Association for Management Education (AACSB). To be eligible for Beta Gamma Sigma membership, an undergraduate student must rank in the top 10% of the junior or senior class.

USF School of Managment Deans Honor Award Beta Gamma Sigma Students May 2018

 

HONOREES, BETA GAMMA SIGMA

McLaren Undergraduate School
Sydney Ellis, Romeo Alexander Guerrero, Xinyi Huang, Diana Huynh, Madeline Rose Mazzola, Eliana Meyer, Noah Peters.

Masagung Graduate School 
Gary Bahl, Timothy Betry, Zijian Cao, Catherine Fudge, Sean Hofman, Shan Huang, Daniel Kenzy, Elzbieta Kozera, Yanhua Liu, Jeannine Luna, Chang Ma, Sasha Macomber, Michael Martinez, Faye Ellen Mehl, Christina Morrison, Joseph O'Connell, Akshata Pandit, Jordan Raabe, Amy Rosenkrantz, Juan Ignacio Rubio Ortega, Loan Russo, Shun Savory, Ritika Singh, Mai Vu, Clara Yan.


Financial Management Association (FMA)

The Financial Management Association (FMA) National Honor Society recognizes scholastic achievement through induction of students who have demonstrated superior scholarship. Individuals accepted for membership have the distinction of belonging to the only international honorary which specifically recognizes the achievement of finance majors.

USF School of Managment Deans Honor Award Finanicial Management Association Students May 2018

 

HONOREES, FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION

Priscilla Samantha Campos,  Jonathan Eric Cervantes, Weibin Chen, Masahiro Chiba, Taylor Olivia Foster, Jingyi Fu, Xinying He, Michael Edward Hudson, Daniel Martin Jimenez, Serena Chiyo Kasama, Matthew Ryan Lau, Xueying Li, Riley Jack Lynch, Joseph Francis Soriano Maravilla, Madeline Rose Mazzola, Mason Otus, David Martin Salazar, Suryaj Sekhar, Benjamin Tshin Tan, Oeystein Vaagen, Khiang Seng Wong.


Nu Lambda Mu Honor Society

Nu Lambda Mu is an international honor society established by the Nonprofit Academic Centers Council to recognize students dedicated to the study of nonprofit management, philanthropy, and social entrepreneurship/enterprise. Its mission is to advance the study of nonprofit organizations and their function in society and to promote the scholarly achievement among those who engage in these academic pursuits.

USF School of Managment Deans Honor Award Nu Lambda Mu Students May 2018

 

HONOREES, NU LAMBDA MU

John Calandra, Thomas Casey, Karla Diaz, Gregory Finkelstein, Adriana Guerrero, Ishekia Harris, Soo Kim, Mary McInerney, Vanessa Merino, Katrielle Risa Veslenio.


PI ALPHA ALPHA HONOR SOCIETY

Pi Alpha Alpha is the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration and is run by NASPAA. Its focus is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration. Pi Alpha Alpha membership identifies those with the highest performance levels in educational programs preparing them for public service careers. Students must achieve and maintain a 3.7 GPA to be eligible.

USF School of Managment Deans Honor Award Pi Alpha Alpha Students May 2018

 

HONOREES, PI ALPHA ALPHA

Pascual Artero, Gelila Berhane, Anna Bougas, John Calandra, Anthony Carnesecca, Thomas Casey, Alexandra de Almeida Lopes, Jessica Diamond, Jonathan Domingo, Jessica Edmundson, Alexander Fernandez, Gregory Finkelstein, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Katrina Gascon, Adriana Guerrero, Audrey Hakenewerth, Precious Jones, Soo Kim, Tak Wai Law, Arthur Littler, Dayanna Macias-Carlos, Charissa Martinez, Mary McInerney, Mason McMaster, Elvin Alexander Membreno, Sondra Miller, Richelle-Lynn Mojica, Lisa Phan, Ana Maria Pulido, Stephanie Romero, Vanessa Rosales, Kyle Ruth-Islas, Jose Santos, Nancy Sarieh, Hakim Smith, Elise Sudlow, Katrielle Risa Veslenio, Erik Wikman, Samantha Wilkinson, Christopher Winter.


PI GAMMA MU

Pi Gamma Mu is the oldest and preeminent honor society in the social sciences and was founded on December 1, 1924. Our mission is to encourage and recognize superior scholarship in social science disciplines and to foster cooperation and social service among our members. To be eligible for Pi Gamma Mu membership at USF, a graduate student must achieve a 3.9 cumulative GPA and major in an area of social sciences offered by the university and approved by the USF California Tau Chapter faculty.

USF School of Managment Deans Honor Award Pi Gamma Mu Students May 2018

 

HONOREES, PI GAMMA MU

Jordyn Aquino, Pascual Artero, Joseph Atneosen, Michelle Azizzi, Gelila Berhane, Trisha Blaylock, Anthony Carnesecca, Thomas Casey, Rebecca Charlton, Andre Clement, Karla Diaz, Jessie Escobar, Sara Esparza, Ruel Espinosa, Alexander Fernandez, Kelly Fitzpatrick, Karen Harris, Sean Hofman, Maggie Karaman, Soo Kim, Elizabeth Lara-O'Rourke, Tak Wai Law, Emily Leduc, Jessica Lindquist, Arthur Littler, Jeannine Luna, Vicente Casal Manuel IV, Jaimie Marchetti, Mary McInerney, Elvin Alexander Membreno, Sondra Miller, Richelle-Lynn Mojica, Miquel Penn, Ana Maria Pulido, Kyle Ruth-Islas, Anna Erika Sandberg, Jose Santos, Nancy Sarieh, Elise Sudlow, Katrielle Risa Veslenio, Liana Whyte.

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