Awarded to the writer of the best essay titled, "What Alpha Beta Gamma Means to Me". This award recognizes the outstanding contribution that Dr. Mary Bone, Adviser Emeritus at Pensacola Community College has made to her chapter and to the national organization. A stipend of $300.00 and a framed certificate is provided to the recipient. A special restricted fund provides the stipend. The Dr. Mary Bone Competitive Essay Form must accompany each essay. Less than 500 words in length (word count required at end of essay).
This essay competition which involves writing about the concept of Living Life to Its Fullest honors the life and practices of Keith Ulich, A.S., B.S., M.B.A , former vice president of the Delta chapter of Alpha Beta Gamma at Westchester Community College , and a member of the Board of Advisers of the Alpha Beta Gamma National Finance Committee. The essay should detail the concept of Living Life to Its Fullest, outline the elements of this concept, explore factors which might affect its implementation and conclude with the benefits towards one’s life that implementing such a practice would generate. Our Society believes that only after one conducts intensive thinking about this topic, might one understand the beauty of Keith’s incredible life. He will continue to inspire us to emulate his philosophy of well-being. The winner will be awarded a $300.00 stipend and a framed certificate.
Celebrating the life of Marc Napolitano, friends of the family have established the Marc Napolitano Memorial Essay Competition. Each year a stipend of $300.00 and a framed certificate will be granted to the most outstanding essay which ponders this theme: The Use of Film and the Media to Foster Corporate Growth. The scholarship Committee will select the best essay and the winner will be announced at the Annual Leadership Meeting.
This essay honors Paul V. Cunningham, CFO of Alpha Beta Gamma for more than two decades. He is Director of Construction Finance Management at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. The Executive Board created this essay to recognize his Contribution to the society. THEME OF THE ESSAY - As a member of Alpha Beta Gamma Honor Society and as a contributor to our global existence, any area of interest is available for you to think and write about. Specifically, how will you, through your work in the future, ensure that your efforts have a positive contribution to our world and could be used as building blocks for others to make significant positive contributions to humankind. Committee will select the best essay and the winner will be announced at the Annual Leadership Meeting. 500 - 1000 words (word count required). $300.00 stipend and a framed certificate will be awarded to the writer of the selected essay.
This award was established to honor the entrepreneurial talent of Don Christesen. This essay will consider the topic “Work for Yourself—Don’t Have a Boss”. Don Christesen, after earning his MBA at the Stern School of Business NYU, left a promising position at General Foods to establish his own firm. The winner of the best essay will be selected by the scholarship committee of Alpha Beta Gamma. A framed certificate and a $300.00 stipend will accompany this award.
This award was sponsored by Patrick LaValley who is an alumnus of Delta Chapter and is open to alumni only. An essay on the topic “THE CONTRIBUTION OF INVESTMENT BANKS TO THE ECONOMY” should be submitted. This essay requires research as to the contribution United States Investment Banks make to the US Economy. Your research should cover a 5 year period; graphs and charts are helpful in understanding the contribution. The winner of the best essay will be selected by the scholarship committee of Alpha Beta Gamma. A framed certificate and a $300.00 stipend will accompany this award. Winners are ineligible to compete again for 3 years.
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 $300.00 stipend and framed certificate accompany this 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 framed certificate. College Presidents cannot be nominated for this award since there is a separate award for Outstanding College Presidents. The certificate will be sent to the chapter adviser for an on-campus presentation.
Presented to the Best Faculty Presenter at the Annual Meeting. A stipend of $300.00 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.
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 $300.00 stipend and framed certificate will be awarded to the winning chapter.