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College of Business Achievements


Congratulations to College of Business for achieving best Graduate Programs status for their MSLD, MSSCA programs from U.S. World and News Report Ranking

Student Organizations

Society for Advancement of Management Team

Student organization SAM

The colleges SAM Team recently competed at the national level; they received the following achievements.

Congratulations to our Society for Advancement of Management Team!

Team Awards

  • Overall, Team Championship – 1st place
  • Case Study Presentation – 2nd place
  • Written Case Study – 2nd place
  • Business Knowledge Bowl – 1st place
  • Best Innovative Concept Award

Individual awards

  • Overall Individual Championship – 1st place, Yulianny Matias Medina
  • Business Pitch – 1st place, Glenn Hayes
  • Extemporaneous Speech – 3rd place, Yulianny Matias Medina

supply chain awards

Supply Chain Round Table

Congratulations to Supply Chain Round Table

  • Dr. Carin Lightner-Laws, the Advisor of the Year Award (3rd year consecutively)
  • Yulianny Matias Medina, President, SCRT: Laker Vision
  • SCRT- Outstanding Community Service Activity/Program of the Year
  • SCRT- Outstanding Collaboration Activity/Program of the Year
  • Congratulations Geovanni Rios Hernandez - Academic Excellence Award from the Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants


Congratulations to SHRM-Outstanding Student Chapter Award

Beta Gamma Sigma

Congratulations Beta Gamma Sigma - Honors Chapter

Accounting Club & VITA

Congratulations to Accounting Club & VITA

Faculty Achievements

  • Dr. Joie Hain Selected as 2023 ProfCon Speaker & Promoted to Tenured Associate Professor
  • Professor Kate Cotter-Reilly - Passing of CSCA® Exam
  • Dr. Keith Miller & Professor Brian Hunt – Quality Matters Certification for Economics Course
  • Dr. Leon Prieto Invited to Speak at IDEO
  • Dr. Khamis Bilbesi Invited to Speak At Istanbul International Conference
  • Dr. Reza Khierandish Selected for the SABE Advisory Board for 2022-2026
  • Dr. Vinod Vincent Promoted to Tenured Associate Professor
  • Dr. Md Rokonuzzaman Promoted to Tenured Professor

Center and Initiatives Achievements

  • CREST – Grants, Economic Summit, Workforce Development Study
  • CWIL - Power of Women Conference
  • LifeVest – 6-day Financial Literacy Camp
  • CSISE – Social Innovation Challenge, Entrepreneurship Club
  • CSCM – Supply Chain Fellows