Lander honors top Business & Public Affairs scholars at Academic Awards ceremony

April 28, 2011
More than 50 Lander University students were honored recently for their scholastic accomplishments during the 2010-2011 academic year, receiving the top discipline and special awards from the university's four academic colleges. The awards were presented during Lander's annual Academic and Student Life Awards Ceremony.

Business and Public Affairs Awards

Receiving discipline and special awards from the College of Business and Public Affairs, pictured, front row, from left, are: Jeffrey Maxwell of Greenville, criminal justice management; Allan Manyika of Greenville, accounting; Jeremy Babb of North Augusta, political science; and Dee Carpenter of Charleston, sociology. Second row, from left, are: Juan Manrique of Bogota, Colombia, finance/economics; Joseph Tebaldi of Seaford, N.Y., management/marketing; Ross Davis of Bennington, N.H., Alan Jones Award, established by former Lander political science professor Alan Jones and presented to the junior or senior majoring in political science who has demonstrated the most outstanding promise since entering the program; and Julia Riley of Hodges, Display of Outstanding Sociological Imagination Award, presented to a student who has demonstrated extreme fervor and creativity to the sociology faculty and has great potential for future contributions in the area of sociology.

Also receiving awards, but not pictured, were: Hunter Burton of Greenwood, Display of Outstanding Sociological Imagination Award, presented to a student who has demonstrated extreme fervor and creativity to the sociology faculty and has great potential for future contributions in the area of sociology; and Ashley Wolff of Chesnee, health care management.