Top Graduate Students and Faculty Honored in Awards Ceremony as Part of Fall Commencement Activities
December 15, 2016
Full-Time MBA Award of Academic Merit Recipients
Professional MBA Award of Academic Merit Recipients
Executive MBA Award of Academic Merit Recipients
Health Sector Management and Policy Award of
The best among the School’s master’s programs classes of 2016, along with their favorite professors, have been honored as part of the annual graduation awards program. Awards were presented to outstanding faculty and the top graduates in the Full-Time MBA, Professional MBA, Executive MBA and Health Sector Management and Policy MBA, in a ceremony leading to their graduation on December 15. School administrators and staff joined the students, their families and friends to celebrate their accomplishments and to honor the top students with awards from their peers.
Leaderships Awards were presented to one student from each of the graduating cohorts. The awards recognize students who demonstrate strong initiative, commitment, passion and leadership among their peers.
The Full-Time MBA award went to Carmelo Colon. Hal Bolter won the Leadership Award for the graduating Miami Executive MBA for the Americas class, and Ted Marlowe won in the Professional MBA class. Amadeo Cabral took home the Leadership Award for the graduating Health Sector Management and Policy cohort, and Shannan Muench won for the Executive MBA cohort.
The Awards of Academic Merit were awarded to students from each program who earned a cumulative GPA of 3.8 or above. The following from each cohort received the award:
Full-Time MBA Award of Academic Merit Recipients:
- Juan Altirriba
- Hannah Bittel (not pictured)
- Jonathan Erbstein
- Eli R. Rodrigues
- Zackary Simkins
Professional MBA Award of Academic Merit Recipients:
- Hilda Caridad Fernandez
- Jeffrey Moskovitz
- Ayse Mercedes Nunez
- Luis Lorenzo Porto Jr.
Executive MBA Award of Academic Merit Recipients:
- Daniel James Catron
- Elizabeth A. McHugh (not pictured)
- Alex Ferreira Martins (not pictured)
- Shannan Wynette Muench
Health Sector Management and Policy Award of Academic Merit Recipients:
- Morad Askari
- Edward Borrego
- Amadeo Hernan Cabral
- Ricardo Luis Matos
- Audrey Y. Ofir
- Matthew Isaac Pinzur
Students also honored the professors with Excellence in Teaching awards. The Full-Time MBA students awarded associate professor of management science, Tallys Yunes. The Miami Executive MBA for the Americas Excellence in Teaching Award went to accounting professor DJ Nanda for the residencies portion and marketing lecturer Jeff Weinstock for the online module.
The Professional MBA Excellence in Teaching award went to business law lecturer Mark Shapiro. The Health Sector Management and Policy MBA cohort awarded management science professor Howard Gitlow, and the Executive MBA cohort awarded associate professor of management, John Mezias.