This award was established in recognition of the College of Business Administration's (CoBA) commitment to excellence in graduate management education. Each year, the award recognizes the accomplishments of an outstanding FEMBA student.

The nominations for the award are submitted and voted upon by CoBA FEMBA faculty.

Award Criteria:

  • Completion of master's degree requirements and evidence of outstanding achievement on the master's culminating experience
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Evidence of outstanding scholarship
  • Achievement in academic, professional, and service activities

The director of the MBA Program works in conjunction with the faculty to select the student who receives this honor; the highest bestowed to a graduate-level student within the college.

Mark, with a perfect GPA (4.00), was unanimously nominated by faculty as the recipient of this award.

mark schafer

Congratulations to the 2016 CoBA Outstanding Graduate Student Award recipient,
 Mr. Mark Schafer.

Past Recipients