Celebrating Our 2020 Student Award Honorees
Students recognized for outstanding achievements
Please join us in congratulating the outstanding achievements of our student award honorees for the 2019-2020 academic year.
Richard C. Dorf Award for MBA Academic Excellence
The Dorf Award for Academic Excellence recognizes outstanding academic achievement in the MBA curriculum in each of our programs. Endowed by Richard and Joy Dorf, the award honors MBA students with the highest grade-point average.
- Andrew Light, Full-Time MBA
- Christopher Thielen, Sacramento Part-Time MBA
- Paul Wesley Chua, Bay Area Part-Time MBA
Robert H. Smiley Leadership Award
The Robert H. Smiley Leadership Award recognizes students who have shown outstanding leadership in activities and enterprises at the Graduate School of Management, in the name of a former dean and emeritus professor, Robert Smiley. These students have shown leadership and initiative in starting new programs or taking existing programs to new and improved levels of operation and success.
- Patrick Joseph Rosenberg, Full-Time MBA
- Justin Andrei Virrey, Sacramento Part-Time MBA
- Aliona Chistol, Bay Area Part-Time MBA
James F. Sullivan Award
The Sullivan Award is given to the graduating student who has contributed the most to the School, the UC Davis campus and the community during his or her tenure here.
- Patrick Joseph Rosenberg, Full-Time MBA
Stephen G. and Shelley A. Newberry Distinguished Fellowship for Leadership Award
The Newberry Distinguished Fellowship Award is the School’s largest privately funded fellowship award, and was established by Lam Research Chairman Stephen Newberry and his wife Shelley Newberry. Awardees have a broad base of experience and indicators that they will be successful team leaders in business; they can make difficult decisions that are not popular, take responsibility and are accountable; and they also demonstrate a great potential for leadership and long-term CEO or COO roles.
- Shwetha Chandrashekar, Full-Time MBA
- Daniel Student, Full-Time MBA
Will Snyder Award for MPAc Excellence in Academic Achievement
The Will Snyder Award for MPAc Excellence in Academic Achievement has been endowed by Will and Helena Snyder, and is awarded to the Master of Professional Accountancy student with the highest grade-point average.
- Frances Iyer
Will Snyder Award for MPAc Excellence in Leadership
The Will Snyder Award for MPAc Excellence in Leadership recognizes an Master of Professional Accountancy student who has shown outstanding leadership in activities and enterprise in the program.
- Brianna Matteucci
Master of Science in Business Analytics Award for Academic Excellence
The MSBA Award for Academic Excellence was established by faculty to recognize outstanding academic achievement in the MSBA program. It is awarded to the student with the highest grade-point average.
- Breno E. Albuquerque
Master of Science in Business Analytics Leadership Award
The MSBA Leadership Award recognizes a student who has shown outstanding leadership in activities and enterprises at the School. This student has shown leadership and initiative in taking programs to new and improved levels of operation and success.
- Nandini Basu
GSM Alumni Association Student Fellowship Winners
The GSM Alumni Association awards annual fellowships to deserving students from each program. Nominees exemplify the core values of the association. They are passionate, energetic student leaders who help to improve our community.
- Ishita Ghai, Full-Time MBA
- Samantha Contreras, Sacramento Part-Time MBA
- Connie Xu, Bay Area Part-Time MBA
- Hediberto De Los Santos, MPAc
- Ana Parra Vera, MSBA
Beta Gamma Sigma Candidates
|Full-Time MBA||Bay Area Part-Time MBA||Sacramento Part-Time MBA|
|Brittany Baade||Gaetano Bettinelli||Sam Bishop-Green|
|Bo Brown||Ryan Fong||Ryan Brewer|
|Yuan Cheng||Chen Gu||Will Cahill|
|Maria Labouyer||Swapna Iyer||Yalla Daghupati|
|Jung Hwan Lee||Tom Kress||Christopher Thielen|
|Carolyn Morrice||Jeremy Lomax||Stephanie Zarate|
|JP Mulligan-Hawkins||Tanuj Mahmood|
|Chenmu Sun||Adam Noll|
|Master of Science in Business Analytics||Master of Professional Accountancy|
|Paridhi Agal||Logan Deangelis|
|Breno Albuquerque||Anka Kondraska|
|Michael Chen||Michelle Pesce|
|Hao Hao||Dinh Quach|
|Xiqiao Huang||Suya Zhao|