AMA Collegiate Chapter Award Winners - 2016-2017

AMA Collegiate Chapter Award Winners – 2016-2017

International Chapter of the Year
Aurora University
University of Wisconsin Whitewater

Top 5 International Chapters
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Pennsylvania State University
Temple University
University of Nevada Las Vegas

Top 10 International Chapters
California State University Fullerton
SUNY Oneonta
Texas State University
University of Puerto Rico Rio Piedras

Top 25 International Chapters
Bowling Green State University
California Polytechnic San Luis Obispo
Ferris State University
Indiana University
James Madison University
Montana State University
Plymouth State University
St. John Fisher College
University of Hawaii
University of Houston
University of Maryland
University of South Florida
University of Texas Austin
Utah Valley University
University of Wisconsin La Crosse

Small Chapter of the Year
University of Northwestern Ohio

Small Chapter Top 5
Chatham University
Hofstra University
Lansing Community College
Northeastern University


Functional Award Categories

3 Awards in Outstanding Fundraising, Membership, and Internal/External Communications
California State University – Long Beach
California State University – Northridge
North Carolina State University
Robert Morris University
St. Cloud University
University of Iowa
University of Michigan – Dearborn
University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley
University of Toledo

3 Awards in Outstanding Chapter Planning, Membership, and Internal/External Communications
Saint Joseph’s University

3 Awards in Outstanding Chapter Planning, Professional Development, and Internal/External Communications
Western Connecticut State University

3 Awards in Outstanding Chapter Professional Development, Fundraising, and Internal/External Communications
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

3 Awards in Outstanding Professional Development, Membership, and Internal/External Communications
SUNY – New Paltz

3 Awards in Outstanding Professional Development, Fundraising, and Membership
University of Washington

2 Awards in Outstanding Fundraising and Membership
California State University - Chico
Oakland University
Salve Regina University
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
University of Texas - El Paso
University of Rio Grande

2 Awards in Outstanding Chapter Planning and Internal/External Communications
Bridgewater University
East Carolina University
University of South Carolina

2 Awards in Outstanding Chapter Planning and Fundraising
Grand Valley State University
Quinnipiac University
St. Leo University

2 Awards in Outstanding Professional Development and Internal/External Communications
Ithaca College
Johns Hopkins University

1 Award in Outstanding Internal/External Communications
College of Saint Benedict & Saint John’s University
Elon University
Illinois State University
Kutztown University
Ohio University
Pace University
Piedmont College
Rowen University
Slippery Rock University
University of Rhode Island
West Texas A&M University

1 Award in Outstanding Chapter Planning
Clarion University of Pennsylvania
Northwest Nazarene University
Old Dominion University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Rider University
San Diego State University
Southern Connecticut State University

1 Award in Outstanding Fundraising
Canisius College
Oklahoma Christian University

1 Award in Outstanding Membership
University of Florida


AMA Collegiate Case Competition, sponsored by eBay
First Place
Texas State University

Second Place
Capilano University
Ferris State University
University of Pennsylvania

Third Place
CUNY – College of Staten Island
North Central College
Temple University
University of Nevada – Las Vegas
University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Semi-Finalists
British Columbia Institute of Technology
Cleveland State University
Florida International University
Hofstra University
Providence College
Southern Connecticut State University 
University of Nevada - Reno
University of South Florida

Honorable Mention
Assumption College
California State University - Chico
California State University - Northridge
Chatham University
Harding University
Indiana University
Liberty University
Piedmont College
Robert Morris University
Saint John Fisher College 
University of Cincinnati
University of Georgia
University of Maryland
University of South Dakota
University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley Edinburg
University of Wisconsin - La Crosse
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Commendable
Aurora University
Carnegie Mellon University
Elmhurst College
Ithaca College
Johnson & Wales University 
Northwood University
Oakland University
Saint Joseph's University
Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
University of Rhode Island
University of St. Thomas - Minnesota
University of Texas - Austin
University of Texas - Dallas
University of Washington
West Virginia University
Western Connecticut State University

Student Marketer of the Year, sponsored by Northwestern Mutual
First Place
Kelly Hauge – Aurora University

Runner Ups
Julia Rotella – Southern Connecticut State University
Elina Lankinem – Chatham University

AMA Sales Student of the Year, sponsored by USCA
First Place
David J. Densley - Utah Valley University

Second Place
Madison Curl - University of Toledo

Third Place
Nick Rasmussen – University of Wisconsin - Whitewater

Fourth Place
Meagan Yeaple - St. John Fisher College

Fifth Place
Tyler Hemmert - Utah Valley University

Sixth Place
Bradley Kigyos - Aurora University


AMA EBSCO Marketing Scholarship
First Place - $5,000
Caitlin deRuiter - Aurora University

Second Place - $3,000
Rhiana Chickering - University of Iowa

Third Place - $2,000
Kimberly Hayes - West Texas A&M University


AMA Diversity Leadership Scholarship
First Place - $7,500
Alejandro Trujillo - Utah Valley University

Second Place - $5,000
Aria Irizarry - Loyola University New Orleans


AMA Social Impact Scholarship
First Place - $7,500
Daniel Burtner - Slippery Rock University

Second Place - $5,000
Melissa Khalil – University of Wisconsin - Whitewater


Collegiate Chapter Exhibits, sponsored by PPAI
Best Overall Exhibit
California Polytechnic University – Pomona

Student Choice Award
University of Puerto Rico – Bayamon

Best Communication of Chapter Activities
First – British Columbia Institute of Technology
Second – Aurora University
Third – Ferris State University

Best Educational Value
First – Northeastern University
Second –  St. John Fisher College
Third – University of Puerto Rico – Bayamon

Best Use of Conference Theme
First – Fordham University
Second – Florida International University
Third – Ball State University


AMA Website Competition
First Place
Florida International University

Second Place
Aurora University

Third Place
Temple University

Fourth Place
California State University – Northridge
Northeastern University
Virginia Tech University

Fifth Place
Ithaca College
University of Puerto Rico - Bayamon


Best Community and Social Impact Video
Best Overall Video
First Place
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Second Place
Aurora University
California State University – Long Beach

Third Place
Montana State University
University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras
Utah Valley University

Best Smart Phone Viral Video
First Place
Utah Valley University

Second Place
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Third Place
University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras


Student Research Poster Competition
First Place
Kelly Fung, Brian Perez, & Alexander Melendez
Florida International University

Second Place
David Rebollo & Yaretzie Cruz
University of Puerto Rico – Rio Piedras

Third Place
Tess Taylor, David Smith, & Brendon Deremo
University of Wisconsin – Whitewater


Marketing Strategy Competition, sponsored by Mary Kay
First Place
Bradley Hagerich & Hailee Brown
University of Mount Union

Second Place
Sarah Novak & Taylor Darby
Northwood University

Third Place
Clayton Werner & Gabriel Patil
University of South Florida

Fourth Place
Alexander Melendez & Jessa McRee-Krim
Florida International University

Fifth Place
Riley Shull & Dina Teeti
University of Toledo

Semi-Finalists
Ball State University
Florida International University
Montana State University
Northwood University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Piedmont College
St. John Fisher College
Texas State University
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Mount Union
University of Nevada Las Vegas
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of South Florida
University of Toledo
University of Washington


Outbound Sales Competition, sponsored by TEKsystems
First Place
David J. Densley - Utah Valley University

Second Place
Karlee Nimmer - University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Third Place
Samantha Ahr - University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Fourth Place
Stephanie Mueller - University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Fifth Place
Rose Ducanis - Palm Beach Atlantic University

Tied for Sixth Place
Kyle Kogler, UW-Whitewater
Jordan Allred, Utah Valley University
Erica Allen, St. John Fisher College
Grace Love, University of Central Florida
Kelsey Druggan, James Madison University
Josh Richards, Bob Jones University
Hamzah Elhassani, Capilano University


AMA International Sales Competition, sponsored by ABC Supply Co., Inc
First Place
David J. Densley - Utah Valley University
Sarah Westwood – British Columbia Institute of Technology

Second Place
Autumn Ackerman – University of Central Oklahoma
Kelly Deschner – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
Keith Kubitrushcek – University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire
Nick Rasmussen – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
John Charles Roecklo -Navizio – California State University – Chico

Third Place
Max Dickstein – California State University – Chico
McKayla Mehring – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
Matthew Puleo – Plymouth State University
Megan Yeaple – St. John Fisher College
Tommy Zoerner – University of Wisconsin - Whitewater


USCA Sales Student of the Year
First Place
Alex Trujillo - Utah Valley University

Second Place
Madison Curl – University of Toledo

Third Place
Nick Rasmussen – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Fourth Place
Meagan Yeaple – St. John Fisher College

Fifth Place
Tyler Hemmert – Utah Valley University


Perfect Pitch Competition
First Place
David J. Densley - Utah Valley University

Second Place
Nick Rasmussen – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Third Place
Vikrant Nayar – University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Fourth Place
Haley Lechner – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater

Fifth Place
Kelly Deschner – University of Wisconsin – Whitewater
Rose Ducanis – Palm Beach Atlantic University


T-Shirt Competition, sponsored by PPAI
First Place
Ithaca College

Second Place
Slippery Rock University

Third Place
University of Wyoming


Hugh G. Wales Faculty Advisor of the Year
Andrea Eby - Capilano University

Runner Ups
Thomas Byrnes – North Carolina State University
Tracey Renzullo – British Columbia Institute of Technology 

Best Faculty Paper
Kerianne Roper & Randy Roper – Oklahoma Christian University
Scott Swanson – University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire


Lifetime Achievement Award
Keith Niedermeier – University of Pennsylvania
Laura Farlow Dix – Ferris State University


Marketing Week Competition
Excellence in Marketing Week Activities
Texas Southern University

Outstanding Marketing Week Activities
Aurora University
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
California Poly - Pomona University
California State University - Northridge
Florida International University
Indiana University

Honorable Mentions
Chatham University
Ferris State University
James Madison University
Quinnipiac University
University of Maryland
University of Nevada – Las Vegas


SABRE Business Simulation
First Place
Plymouth State University

Second Place
Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo

Third Place
Johns Hopkins University

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