Honors and Awards

By BizEd Staff

February 16, 2017

February 16, 2017—The Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University in California was awarded the Cordes Innovation Award for its Global Social Benefit Fellowship (GSBF) program by Ashoka U, an education initiative of the global network of social entrepreneurs Ashoka. The award recognizes innovative programs globally that advance social impact education. The GSBF is a social entrepreneurship program that enables undergraduate students to undertake in-depth and rigorous action research projects in developing countries. The program aligns with the Miller Center's focus on innovation-based entrepreneurship in service to humanity.
January 30, 2017—Professor of entrepreneurship and director of the John P. Lowth Entrepreneurship Center at The University of Tampa, Rebecca J. White, was recently awarded the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) Max J. Wortman Lifetime Achievement Award for Entrepreneurship. The award, presented to one recipient annually since 2004, recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a lifetime of work that encompasses the ideals of entrepreneurial activity.
January 11, 2017Colin Mayer, former dean and Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the University of Oxford's Saïd Business School, has been appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2017 New Year’s Honours list for services to business education and the administration of justice in economics. Mayer's research and expertise is in corporate finance, governance and taxation, the regulation of financial institutions, and the role of the corporation in contemporary society. His book Firm Commitment: Why the Corporation Is Failing Us and How to Restore Trust attributes the failure of economic and financial institutions to the misplaced interests of corporations. Mayer is also a Fellow of the British Academy.
Kenneth Kendall and Julie KendallEli Jones, Bernie Milano, Jose Rosa Inducted Into PhD Project Hall of Fame November 1, 2016—One dean and three professors have been newly inducted to the PhD Project’s Hall of Fame, based in Montvale, New Jersey. The Hall of Fame was established in 2011 to recognize individuals who have sustained an unwavering commitment to the PhD Project’s mission of increasing the presence of minority professors in business education. The 2016 inductees are Eli Jones, dean of Mays Business School at Texas A&M University in College Station; Julie Kendall, professor of management at Rutgers School of Business-Camden; Kenneth Kendall, distinguished professor of management at Rutgers School of Business-Camden; and José Rosa, professor and Dean’s Fellow in Marketing in the College of Business at Iowa State University in Ames. For more information, visit www.phdproject.org.

Photos, left to right: Eli Jones (left) and José Rosa (right) with Bernard J. Milano, president of the PhD Project. Kenneth and Julie Kendall.