The School of Business hosted its 11th Annual Recognition of Awards Ceremony on Wednesday 9th October (Dean’s list ceremony). This Ceremony recognises continuing students with outstanding academic achievement in their previous year. The awards were called by the Course/Stream Leaders and presented by the Head of School, Dr. Thomas O’Toole. Recognition of student effort and excellence is something the School of Business continually does. These top performing students can influence others to achieve their potential as peer role models, and the recognition represents a mark of excellence to be included in recipient’s curriculum vitae.
The following are the Awards presented on the night:
The Dean’s list comprises the highest performers in the School each achieving first class honours in their continuing studies. In 2012-2013, 82 students from the School of Business received an award. The School of Business was joined by parents and friends of the students for the event. The full list of recipients is posted on the Awards Notice Board in the School of Business.
The Rowe Medal is in memory of the founding Head of School, it is presented to the best performing undergraduate student. The Rowe Medal was presented by Dr. Thomas O’Toole, to a Bachelor of Business (Honours) student, Sarah Fitzgerald, whose overall result was highest across the School.
Graduate of the Year
The Graduate of the Year Award is presented to the best performing graduate continuing into a graduate degree programme. The Graduate of the Year was presented by Dr. Thomas O’Toole to Roisin Bridges who completed the Bachelor of Business (Honours).
The following prizes were also presented on the night:
John Hume Credit Union Award
Lisa McGrath – Bachelor of Business (Honours) with French
CIMA Management Accounting Prize
Una Jackman - Bachelor of Business (Honours) with French
Olivia McDonald – Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting
CPA Financial Accounting Prize
Jonathon Kenneally – Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting
Willie Fanning Bursary
Rory Bryan – Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Retail Management
Nicola Christie – Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Retail Management
Thomas Drummy – Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Retail Management
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