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Winner of Ben Auburn Award in Cultural Criticism announced May 3

Winner of Ben Auburn Award in Cultural Criticism announced May 3

Jackson Gagne (pictured second from the right), a junior majoring in international business, is this year’s winner of the Ben Auburn Award in Cultural Criticism. The award was presented May 3 at the Honors Complex. The title of his short story was “The Foxes and the Wildcats.” Gagne received a $500 cash prize.

CBA Alum Ahmed Recognized at Ohio State

CBA Alum Ahmed Recognized at Ohio State

Ohio State has recognized CBA alum Zia Ahmed as one of 12 staff members worthy of a 2019 Distinguished Staff Award. A two-time CBA graduate, Ahmed earned his B.S. degree in Information Systems Management in 2001 and his MBA (Electronic Business) degree in 2004. He had served as Director of UA dining services before going to Ohio State, where he is the Senior Director of Dining Services. Read more…

Dr. Susan Hanlon to Lead CBA on Interim Basis

Dr. Susan Hanlon to Lead CBA on Interim Basis

Dr. Susan Hanlon, associate dean of the College of Business Administration, has been named interim dean of the college, effective July 1, pending Board of Trustees approval. Hanlon, an associate professor of management and a Fitzgerald Institute Fellow of Entrepreneurship, also has been serving as interim department chair of the Daverio School of Accountancy. "I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the College of Business Administration," said Hanlon. "I look forward to continuing to work with our excellent faculty, staff, students and partners across campus and in the business community. As a team, we will do our very best to increase the success of the College of Business Administration and to continue our contributions to the success of The University of Akron." Read more about Dr. Hanlon and her contributions.

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