The John D. Christesen Essay

The John D. Christesen Essay

  • November 13, 2017
Colleagues, family, former students and friends of Prof. John D. Christesen Raised funds for this award at a fundraising event in 2006. Additional Contributions to this can be made on line at www.abg.org. This competitive essay should describe in approximately 3,000 words, the environment, pedagogy or other atypical conditions under which the writer experienced a most significant teaching event. The essay should describe the process, technique or environment with which a truly exceptional teaching event occurred. Other faculty should be able to emulate the ideations. Members of the business and professional departments at colleges which have chapters of Alpha Beta Gamma are eligible to submit essays. A $300.00 stipend and a framed certificate are awarded to the recipient. The essay will be published in the Honors Journal. In some cases, the recipient might be invited to present the paper at the annual meeting.
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The Cornelia Blackwell Memorial Essay

The Cornelia Blackwell Memorial Essay

  • November 13, 2017
An essay competition entitled “The Importance of Teaching Business” was established by colleagues and friends of Cornelia Blackwell whose career in the Registrar’s Office of Westchester Community College demonstrated incredible assistance to students and especially to Alpha Beta Gammans. The essay is judged by the scholarship committee. An award of a $300.00 stipend and a framed certificate will be presented to the finalist. 500-750 word range.
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The David Bjorklund Memorial Essay

The David Bjorklund Memorial Essay

  • November 13, 2017
Alpha Beta Gamman David E. Bjorklund, former Vice President of the Delta Chapter died suddenly in an auto accident in March 2006. At 35 years old Dave already achieved an excellent career in finance working with Morgan Stanley. Fellow Alpha Beta Gammans who studied with Dave at Clarkson University established this essay fund. The theme of the essay is “Using Finance for Corporate Growth”: An award of $300.00 stipend and a framed certificate will be presented each year to the finalist selected by the scholarship committee. The Taddeo Family Foundation was a major contributor to this fund. 500-750 word limit.
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The David Pope Essay

The David Pope Essay

  • November 13, 2017
An essay describing the contribution that emigrants made and continue to make to our democracy is required for this essay competition. The Award was funded by a grant from the Pope Foundation. An award of $300.00 stipend and a framed certificate will be presented to the essay selected by the scholarship committee. The essay should be no more than 750 words.
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