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Class of 2022 Rose Hill and Lincoln Center Undergraduate Awards

On May 20th, the Gabelli School of Business celebrated graduating undergraduate students who received awards for outstanding academic performance and distinguished achievements.

Rose Hill Students, along with faculty and staff honorees, gathered in the Leonard Theater at Fordham Prep in the Bronx, while Lincoln Center students attended their ceremonies in the McNally Amphitheater, on the Lincoln Center campus in midtown Manhattan.

These students joined together to celebrate their collective achievements and to have their degrees officially conferred at the University Commencement ceremony on May 21, 2022 on Edwards Parade.

Congratulations to all the award winners listed below:

 

ROSE HILL

Co-Valedictorians: Brandon Aptilon & Andrew Pace, Jr.

Gabelli School of Business Alumnus of the Year Award: Jake Braithwaite, SJ, Class of 2011

Gabelli School of Business New Alumni Award: 

Israt Ali

Kendall Dandridge

Erin Hardiman

Matthew Heutel

John Nusrallah

Phillip Riggins

Amelia Still

Anthea Vishegonov

Siyao Wang

Gabelli School of Business awards Ceremony Class of 2022, in the Bronx, May 20, 2022. 

 

2022 Global Business Honors Program:

John Andrew Barback – Exotic Alternatives and their Impact on Portfolios

Shawn M. Connell – Do Democratic Presidents Increase the Frequency of Climate Change Risk Disclosure?

Katherine R. Delahunt – Pyramid Schemes or Profitable Investments? Analyzing the Returns of Multi-Level Marketing Stocks

Edrick Kam – The Impact of a 15% Global Minimum Tax on Market Capitalization of Multinational Firms.  Edrick’s thesis was selected as a runner-up for the E. Gerald Corrigan Award for thesis excellence in the Global Business Honors Program.

Colin P. Murphy – Comparative Analysis of Emissions Trading Schemes: With a Focus on the Interaction Between Scale and Design

Quinnivan Kathleen Raudat – Fashion Trends in Social Media: Are Likes Reflective of Popularity?

Adwitya M. Singh – Blockchain: Freeing the Path to Increased Clinical Trial Participation Rates

Thomas D. Sullivan – Federal Response to the 2008 Housing Crisis: Has it been effective?

Hannah E. Underwood – Intangible Asset Perception: Can Metrics Used to Explain Intangible Asset Possession Help Predict Stock Returns?

Nicolas James Zaferiou – Making Considerations for Confidence: Are Confidence Metrics Adequate Determinants of SPAC Popularity? * Nicolas’ thesis was selected as a runner-up for the E. Gerald Corrigan Award for thesis excellence in the Global Business Honors Program

 

2022 Honors Thesis Program:

Israt Z. Ali – The Truth About Loneliness and Extraversion. *Israt Ali was selected as a winner of the Patricia Ramsey Honors Thesis Award for thesis excellence in the Honors Thesis Program

Michael C. Polis – The Relationship between Consumers and Fictional Characters in the Purchase Decision-Making Process

Lucille Sophia Richter – The Effects of Tax Awareness, Knowledge, and Perceived Fairness on Tax Compliance

Qi Di Zheng – How People Form Judgments of Low-Income Individuals’ Spending on Basic Versus Higher-Order Needs.  *Qi Di Zheng was selected as a winner of the Patricia Ramsey Honors Thesis Award for thesis excellence in the Honors Thesis Program

 

2022 Ignite Honors Program:

Erin M. Hardiman –  FOODability

Henry Thomas Hittle – Eco-op

Natalie H. Lamb – Broken Glass: To Harm or To Heal

Jack A. Parsons – eContractor

Siyao Wang – WSY Business Studio, LLC

Colin M. Wexler –  FOODability

 

Awards for Academic Excellence:

Daniel Young

James Dougherty

Nolan Pappas

Josephine Bullaro

Britney Touchett

Ryan Twitchell

Gianna Bartko

Meghan McAlary

Aleks Barszczewski

Evan J. Garvelink

Tom Russwurm

Jillian Dinowitz

Mira Balsam

Kelly Mahaney

Julia Petalcorin

 

International Business Award: Camryn Pecyno

Benedict T. Harter Award: Natalie Ortof

2022 New York State Society of CPAs Superior Scholarship Award: James Dougherty

Beta Gamma Sigma Bronze Medal: Lucille Richter

Angela Lopez Higher Education Opportunity Program Award: Ahmed Gohar Hussain

C-Step Award: Geraldo De La Cruz

Senior Leadership Award: Colin Wexler

Social Impact Award: Mason Lambrix and Natalie Lamb

Economic Impact Award: John Regan

Entrepreneurship Award: Russell Alexeev

Nicholas Brandemarti Award: Peter Fitzgerald  

Evening Student Award: John Jacewicz

Patricia David Trailblazer Award: Eva Li

Gabelli School of Business awards Ceremony Class of 2022, in the Bronx, May 20, 2022. 

Cura Personalis Award:

Samantha Wu

Tinglan (Shirley) Du and

Jackson Marcantonio

 

Homines Pro Aliis Award:

Gabriella Amaturo

James Dougherty

Zoe Lopez

Sara Milovcic 

Corey Vita

 

Magis Award:

Alessandra Ciuffo

Katherine Delahunt

Melisa Gjokaj

 

Rachel Ragone Unity of Heart, Mind, and Soul Award: Luke O’Flaherty

Gabelli School of Business Appreciation Award: Keith Eldredge, AVP and Dean of Student Services.

Reverend Garrett J. Fitzgerald Award: Megan Decker, Assistant Dean for Sophomores

Faculty Cura Personalis Award: Benjamin M. Cole, Ph.D

Faculty Magis Award: Kevin Mirabile

 

Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence: 

Full Time Faculty: Santiago Mejia

Adjunct Faculty: Jim Teague

 

2022 Alumni Chair Award: Julia Elizabeth Petalcorin

Mozilo Future Distinguished Alumnus Award: Geraldo De La Cruz

Gabelli School of Business Dean’s Award: Colin Wexler

 

LINCOLN CENTER

Alumni Inspiration Award: Sihien Goh

Global Business Honors Program:

Joseph VanGostein:  The Eco-Consumer Versus Greenwashing

Akshath Umesh: Fordham: Improving An Already Great Institution

Alia Benabdeljalil: StepForward: Activating Better Solutions for the Female Doctors, Engineers, Artists, and CEOs of Tomorrow

Kaitlin Cunanan: Connecting during COVID-19:  Exploring Relational Cohesion Theory and Personality Theory within the Digital Environment of COVID-19  *Winner of the E. Gerald Corrigan Award for thesis excellence in the Global Business Honors Program

 

Finance Scholars: 

Max Balanevsky

Larisa Basmouk

Gabriel Carrillo

Sandy Cheng

Nicole Goldin

Arpitha Gorur

Luc Maynard-Parisi

Jimin Son 

RajSubramanian

Bryce Tayengco

Michael Utomo 

Anne Wang 

Li Wang 

Danny Ye 

Lauren Yu

 

Marketing Scholars:

Alia Benabdeljalil

Jin Lin Chen

Kaitlin Cunanan

Qiqi Deng

Mikayla Gardner

Susan Guo

Hanwen Li 

Jiawei Johnny Miao

Daniel Neckonoff

Ashley Wei

Lincoln Center Awards

Gratias Tibi Award: Department of Public Safety: Robert Dineen, John Carroll

 

Faculty Cura Personalis Award: 

Fordham College: Joshua Schapiro

Gabelli School of Business: Bozena Mierzajewska

 

Magis Award:

Digital Media & Technology: Kaitlin Cunanan, Bridget Iadanza, Jackson Letterman

Global Marketing & Consumer Insights: Alia Benabdeljalil, Jin Lin Chen, Emiko Gantt, Mikayla Gardner, Stephanie Polakowski, Joseph VanGostein

Global Finance & Business Economics: Angel Alcantara, Jr., Larisa Basmouk, Maria Binamin, Sandy Cheng, Arpitha Gorur, Christian Hines, Dante Mayeno, Bryce Tayengco, Akshath Umesh, Li (Frank) Wang, Nicole Zlotchevsky

 

Homines Pro Aliis Award: 

Maxwell Balanevsky

Yusuf Elmenshawy

Catherine Gallo

Brittany Gesell

Nicole Goldin

Jac Hamilton

Yashnoor Kaur

Isabel León

Luc  Maynard

Johnny Miao

Long Yin (Rodney) Pun

Munaka Ramaite

Victoria Sardinas

Catherine Sperl

Pranav Viswanathan

 

Dean’s Award: Stephanie Polakowski

Alumni Chair Award: Alia Benabdeljalil

 

Photos by Marisol Diaz and Bruce Gilbert

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