Chapter Awards

 

The following awards are announced at the Annual Leadership Meeting.

**HEAD'S UP! THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ESSAYS AND NOMINATIONS FOR AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO MARCH 8, 2017**
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New Awards
See below, The Excellence in Administration Award and the Gaye Andersen Award of Excellence.


The following awards are based on the Annual Reports submitted by each chapter (use Annual Report form, available here.). Chapters may request to be considered for any of the awards and may attach ancillary materials to the Annual Report.

The Brooks College Golden Key Award - to the chapter that displays overall excellence and serves as a model chapter for others to emulate. Chapters submit information on the Annual Report Forms and may add supplemental information. The Scholarship Committee selects recipient.  No special submission form required although nominations from other chapters are acceptable. A plaque is awarded to the winning chapter. This award is funded by a most generous contribution from Brooks College’s Omega Chapter, thanks to Professor and Adviser Emeritus Dixie Towers.

Excellence in Financial Management - to the chapter that displays excellence in fundraising and cash flow management. The ability to finance special projects and events is important in this category. Chapters submit information on the Annual Report form. The Scholarship Committee selects recipient. No special submission form required yet, additional material can be attached to the Annual Report.  A plaque is awarded to the winning chapter.

Excellence in Recruitment - to the chapter with excellence in recruiting by means of materials and marketing programs. Materials that can be shared with other chapters are most valuable. Chapters submit information on the Annual Report form. The Scholarship Committee selects the recipient. No special submission form required; yet, additional material can be attached to the Annual Report. A plaque is awarded to the winning chapter.

Excellence in Campus Service - to the chapter that best serves the Host College. Chapters provide ancillary learning experiences in the business division are encouraged to document their activities in their Annual Reports. The Scholarship Committee selects the recipient. No special submission form required. A plaque is awarded to the winning chapter.

The Professor Donald Bertram Community Service Award - to the chapter that displays innovation in service to the community. Chapters submit information on the Annual Report Form. The Scholarship Committee selects recipient. No special submission form required. This award salutes Professor Donald Bertram, Faculty Adviser Emeritus.  His chapter led the society in community service over many years. A plaque is awarded to the winning chapter.

Best Website - Winning chapter receives a framed certificate and $200.00 stipend towards attending the following year's conference

Best Poster - Winning chapter receives a $200.00 stipend and a framed certificate.



The awards listed below require nomination forms for consideration. Click on the title of each award to download the form in .rtf format. Please complete the form and submit via e-mail to webmater@abg.org by the deadline for award consideration.

Alpha Beta Gamma College President of the Year - Awarded to a college president who has demonstrated, over an extended period of time, inordinate support for the mission of Alpha Beta Gamma. Nominations from Chapter Advisers accompanied by Curriculum Vitae and photo are sent to the Scholarship Committee, which selects recipients for this award. Recipients will be awarded a plaque.

The Hausman Siegel Distinguished Chapter President Award - This award is presented to outstanding Chapter Presidents. Nominations can be made by the Chapter Adviser or officers of the chapter. The nominee should be an exemplary president whose tenure would serve as a model for all Alpha Beta Gamma officers to emulate. A letter of nomination which delineates the nominee’s worthiness to receive this award must be attached to this form.
This award is funded by the Hausman Siegel Restricted Fund. Mr. Robert Hausman, former Chairman and CEO of the Board of Loews Hotels and Mr. Jerome Siegel, for Chairman and CEO of the Board of Titan Industrial Steel Corporation are the sponsors of this award.
A book stipend of $200.00 and a framed certificate are provided to the recipient.

The Professor Steve Graham Memorial Award - Awarded to a student who is nominated by a faculty adviser. Both must be in attendance at the Annual Leadership Meeting. Letter of nomination from chapter adviser is required. A book stipend of $200.00 and a framed certificate are awarded to the recipient.

The Joseph Perry Creativity Award - Awarded to either an adviser or student who makes a significant editorial contribution to the Honors Journal. This award is funded by the Prof. Joseph Perry Creativity Fund. Recommendations for this award are made by the Editor in Chief of the Honors Journal and the Chief Executive Officer of the Society. A book stipend of $200.00 and a framed certificate accompany this award.

The Prof. C. George Alvey Distinguished Fellowship - Awarded by the Scholarship Committee to the chapter adviser who emulates the significant contribution made to Alpha Beta Gamma by Adviser Emeritus, C. George Alvey of the Rho Chapter. A stipend that accompanies this award is funded by the C. George Alvey fund of Alpha Beta Gamma. Recipients become Fellows in the Society of Alpha Beta Gamma. A $200.00 book stipend and framed certificate accompany this award. Nominations by letter for this award should be sent to the Chief Executive Officer.

The Eva Bobrow  Memorial Medallion of Excellence Award - Each chapter adviser may annually recommend one outstanding Alpha Beta Gamman who in serving as an officer of the chapter has contributed in an outstanding fashion and achieved excellent results for the chapter. Use the Eva Bobrow Medallion of Excellence Nomination form.

The Papps Award - Award presented to an Alpha Beta Gamman who transferred to the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Awarded by the Scholarship Committee. Bruce Papps alumnus of the Delta Chapter and President of Papps Capital, contributed to the restricted fund which provides this award. The faculty adviser must submit the Papps Award Form. A book stipend of $200.00 and a framed certificate will be awarded.
Bruce Papps, alumnus of the Delta Chapter and President of Papps Capital, contributed to the restricted fund which provides this award.
Bruce Papps and Henry Kissinger


The Cerrone Award - Awarded to a Chapter President who has done an outstanding job rejuvenating a chapter. The Cerrone Fund was created by Ray Cerrone, past President of the Delta Chapter. A letter of nomination from the faculty adviser should be sent to the Scholarship Committee prior to the Annual Leadership Conference. A $200.00 book stipend and a framed certificate accompany this award.

The Zagara Competitors Award - This award is named to recognize the significant contribution that Chapter Adviser Marc Zagara has made to Alpha Beta Gamma over many years and is presented to an athlete who is also an Alpha Beta Gamman. Nominations are sent to Professor Zagara who in turns advises the Scholarship Committee of the recipient. A book stipend of $200.00 and framed certificate are offered to the awardee.

The Ginny Fastje Best Student Presentation- Award will be determined by a vote of all students attending the Annual Conference. A $200.00 book stipend and framed certificate will be conferred upon the winner/winning team at the Awards Dinner.

Harold E. Tepool Award - In memory of Violet E. Tepool, mother of adviser Harold Tepool, will be given to the chapter with the best promotional material from chapter activities. In addition to submitting their annual report, chapters should detail all areas of the report in printed format and saved on disk. Electronic media and desktop publishing should be used to create a stand-alone document on chapter activities, including photos, narratives and supporting material. A $200.00 book stipend and framed certificate will be awarded to the winning chapter.

The Pamela Donahue Award - Presented to the Best Faculty Presenter at the Annual Meeting. A book stipend of $200.00 and a framed certificate will be presented to the recipient selected by the Program Committee. Professor Donahue served as the first Chair of the Scholarship Committee.

Excellence in Administration Award - Outstanding college administrators from colleges which have Alpha Beta Gamma Chapters can be nominated for the Excellence Award by Faculty or chapter officers. The Scholarship makes recommendations to the Chief Executive Officer and awards are announced at the annual leadership conference. Recipients of the award receive a Plaque. College Presidents cannot be nominated for this award since there is a separate award for Outstanding College Presidents. The Plaque will be send to the chapter adviser for an on-campus presentation.

Gaye Andersen Award of Excellence - Each year there is someone whose unique contribution does not fit into one of the society's existing awards. The Gaye Andersen Award of Excellence has been created to honor adviser Gaye Andersen whose unique contribution to the society over many years inspired all. The Chief Executive Officer of Alpha Beta Gamma shall select the recipient of this award with nominations coming from advisers and student officers or the executive committee. A $200.00 stipend and framed certificate accompany this award.


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