UVA Darden Students Announce Graduation Speakers, Faculty and Staff Awards
By Dave Hendrick
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business on 20 April celebrated outstanding students, staff and faculty and looked ahead to an in-person graduation at the annual student-led spring awards.
The event, which was delivered virtually, comes roughly one month before final exercises, which will include an in-person ceremony at Scott Stadium. The Darden School will also host a student award event with Dean Scott Beardsley, faculty marshals and student speakers on 7 May.
The Executive MBA Class of 2021 named Professor Shane Dikolli as faculty marshal.
Additional awards included:
The Theo Herbert International Award: Professor Lalin Anik
The Kitty Smiley Friend of the Student Awards: Assistant Dean of Student Affairs Sarah Elliott and the entire Darden Hospitality food service staff
The Executive MBA Friend of the Student Awards: Associate Director Kathy Masloff and Director of Student Affairs and Engagement Laura Bordoni
The Faculty Diversity Award: Professor Roshni Raveendhran
The Outstanding Faculty Awards: Professors Lalin Anik and Frank Warnock
The Executive MBA Transformational Faculty Awards: Professors Shane Dikolli and Andy Wicks
The Club Prizes for Excellence: Graduate Women in Business and the Darden Outdoors Club
Additional details on Darden graduation and the 7 May awards event will be announced soon.
The University of Virginia Darden School of Business delivers the world’s best business education experience to prepare entrepreneurial, global and responsible leaders through its MBA, Ph.D., MSBA and Executive Education programs. Darden’s top-ranked faculty is renowned for teaching excellence and advances practical business knowledge through research. Darden was established in 1955 at the University of Virginia, a top public university founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819 in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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