Oakley School of Business honors students

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QUINCY — Quincy University’s Oakley School of Business held an awards ceremony on May 2 in the Hall of Fame Room in the QU Health and Fitness Center.

The program featured comments from Brian McGee, QU president, and Cynthia Haliemun, dean of the Oakley School of Business. Faculty in the Oakley School of Business presented awards and recognized students for their achievements this past academic year.

The following awards were presented:

Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society — Eleven business students were inducted into Quincy University’s Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society. Sigma Beta Delta honors juniors, seniors and MBA graduate students in the top 20 percent of their classes.

  • Aidan P. Clancy (Fenton, Mo.) – Accounting and Business Analytics
  • William J. Clark (Liberty) – MBA (Operations Management)
  • Marcel Kaspar (Mannheim, Germany) – Management
  • Caren M. Kemner (Ursa) – Business Administration
  • Emily M. Leal (Rockwall, Texas) – Accounting
  • Parker J. Lymenstull (Oswego) – Accounting
  • Laura E. Madsen (Quincy) – Business Administration
  • Mathias R. Obert (Quincy) – Management and Marketing
  • Spencer K. Walker (Mapleton) – MBA (Organizational Leadership)
  • Jase R. Wallingford (Maywood, Mo.) – MBA
  • Andrew P. Xenakis (Eureka, Mo.) – Management

Certificates of Academic Excellence — Eighteen business students were awarded Certificates of Academic Excellence. The Oakley School of Business honors seniors with grade point averages of 3.75 or higher.

  • Vincent S. Bowen (Quincy) – Business Analytics
  • Samuele Contestabile (Italy) – MBA
  • Erin S. Cromie (Liberty) – Management and Marketing
  • Brenden M. Everhart (Frisco, Texas) – MBA
  • Varvara Griva (Greece) – MBA (Organizational Leadership)
  • Marcel Kaspar (Mannheim, Germany) – Management
  • McKinney T. Little (Quincy) – MBA
  • Paula X. Martinez (Bogota, Colombia) – Management and Marketing
  • Elisabeth Matas Martin (Girona, Spain) – Management
  • Cruz W. Meier (Camp Point) – MBA
  • Niels Middendorp (Netherlands) – MBA (Operational Management)
  • Joseph D. Mitchell (Quincy) – Management
  • Landon M. Obert (Liberty) – Management and Finance
  • Mia M. Orlet (Belleville) – Marketing
  • Cara Pincock (Quincy) – Management
  • Kassidy J. Venvertloh (Quincy) – Accounting, Finance and Business Analytics
  • Spencer K. Walker (Mapleton) – MBA (Organizational Leadership)
  • Jase R. Wallingford (Maywood, Mo.) – MBA

Certificates of Academic Achievement — Twenty-three business students were awarded Certificates of Academic Achievement. The Oakley School of Business honors seniors with grade point averages between 3.50 and 3.74.

  • Tyler S. Carpenter (Boulder, Colo.) – MBA (Organizational Leadership)
  • Nolan P. Christian (Plainville) – Accounting
  • Thomas B. Conzemius (Deerfield) – Business Analytics and Marketing
  • Gino J. D’Alessio (Quincy) – MBA (Organizational Leadership)
  • Jessica Felix (Wauconda) – Management and Marketing
  • Dylan R. Foley (Quincy) – Marketing and Management
  • Haley M. Friday (Quincy) – Marketing
  • Grant R. Hajicek (Columbia, Mo.) – Finance and Accounting
  • Edward Jakubauskas ((Plainfield) – Management
  • Grayson C. Kuan (Saskatoon, Canada) – Marketing
  • Dalton L. Loschen (Fithian) – Management
  • Hannah R. Maguire (Quincy) – MBA
  • Kalli A. Norfolk (Quincy) – MBA
  • Troy J. Potts (Quincy) – MBA
  • Evan Rockhold (Quincy) – Marketing
  • Jaden D. Rolffs (Quincy) – Marketing
  • Nolan L. Roseman (Oakwood) – Management
  • Gracie M. Schreacke (Quincy) – Accounting
  • Connor J. Stephenson ( Cheney, Kansas) – MBA (Operations Management)
  • Paul L. Sullivan (Florissant, Mo.) – MBA (Organizational Leadership)
  • Rees K. Treaster (Quincy) – Accounting and Information Systems
  • Thomas J. Wensing (Quincy) – MBA
  • Grant Wolfe (O’Fallon, Mo.) – Management and Cybersecurity

Gray Hunter Stenn LLP Accounting Award — One accounting student received the prestigious Gray Hunter Stenn LLP Accounting Award.

  • Kassidy J. Venvertloh (Quincy) – Accounting, Finance and Business Analytics

Certificates of Performance Excellence — Four business students were awarded Certificates of Performance Excellence. The Oakley School of Business honors students who are at least at the 90th percentile of the Educational Testing Service for the Business Major Field Test, a nation-wide business test.

  • Dalton L. Loschen (Fithian) – Management
  • Landon M. Obert (Liberty) – Management and Finance
  • Rees K. Treaster (Quincy) – Accounting and Computer Information Systems
  • Kassidy J. Venvertloh (Quincy) – Accounting, Finance and Business Analytics

Certificates of Leadership — Eleven students were awarded the Certificate of Leadership at Quincy University. The Oakley School of Business honored members of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization who have done projects that had significant impact on QU and Quincy communities.

  • Nolan P. Christian (Plainville) – Accounting
  • Faith Cummings (Columbia, Mo.) – Business Analytics
  • Austin Dearing (Arnold, Mo.) – Management
  • Anthony Enciso (Lake Zurich) – Aviation
  • Faith Fierge (Quincy)- Accounting
  • Emily Klinner (Quincy) – Marketing
  • Wesley Moore (Loami) – Finance
  • Mason Petty (Arnold, Mo.) – Management
  • Alexander J. Polston (Wright City, Mo.) – Finance
  • Maria del Mar Sarda Marti (Barcelona, Spain) – Management
  • Cole J. Schnettgoecke (Shrewsbury, Mo.) – Finance and Management

Certificates of Entrepreneurial Excellence — Four students were awarded Certificates of Entrepreneurial Excellence. The Oakley School of Business honors students who are winners of the Elevator Pitch Competition in Small Business Management class.

Top Elevator Pitches

  • 1st place: Ashley A. Galvan (Fort Worth, Texas) – Marketing
  • 2nd place: Andrew P. Xenakis (Eureka, Mo.) – Management
  • 3rd place: Kami R. Conry (Mendon) – Management; and Ryan T. Riggs (Bow, WA) – Management

Certificates of Industry Champions — Eight business students were awarded Certificates of Industry Champions. The Oakley School of Business honors students who are winners of the Computer Simulation in Strategic Management class.

Industry ID: C139867 Team Andrews

  • Vincent Bowen (Quincy) – Business Analytics
  • Edward Jakubauskas (Plainfield) – Management
  • Mathias R. Obert (Quincy) – Management and Marketing
  • Rees K. Treaster (Quincy) – Accounting and Computer Information Systems

Industry ID: C139868 Team Ferris

  • Benjamin S. Gippleh (Springfield) – Management
  • Adam S. Lewis (St. Charles, Mo.) – Marketing
  • Mason Marano (Dallas, Texas) – Marketing
  • Parker Toney (Morisson, Colo.) – Marketing

Captain of Industry — Four business students received Captain of Industry Awards. The Oakley School of Business honors students who obtain an exceptionally high score in their class on the Individual Simulation.

  • Nolan Christian (Plainville) – Accounting
  • Edward Jakubauskas (Plainfield) – Management
  • Dalton L. Loschen (Fithian) – Management
  • Rees K. Treaster (Quincy) – Accounting and Computer Information Systems

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