Undergraduate BBA Awards & Honors
SCHOLAR ATHLETE AWARD
Presented to the graduating business student who has most effectively balanced the demands of varsity athletics with the rigors of the academic program.
CAMPUS LEADERSHIP AWARD
Given to the graduating senior who has served as an exemplary BBA representative through leadership beyond Goizueta Business School and whose efforts have made an extraordinary contribution to the larger university community.
BUDNICK AWARD FOR TRANSFORMATION THROUGH CREATIVITY
Awarded to the senior who has most successfully applied creative talents to enhance and expand the horizons of the Business School or University.
INTERNATIONAL AMBASSADOR AWARD
Presented by an interdepartmental committee to the student who has done the most to assist the school in its efforts to forge cross-cultural ties and extend its global reach.
BBA CAREER MANAGEMENT CENTER AWARD
Awarded to the graduating student who, through his or her activities and outreach, has enhanced the reputation of the School and helped to augment career opportunities for Goizueta BBAs.
BBA MERITORIOUS SERVICE AWARD
Presented to the senior who has significantly enhanced the undergraduate business student experience through service beyond expectations and who has supported the mission of the BBA Program.
BBA CORE VALUES AWARD
Presented to the senior who embodies principled leadership by demonstrating personal and professional growth, intellectual development, and positive impact in organizations.
BBA UNSUNG HERO/HEROINE AWARD
Presented to the graduating student who has rendered notable service to his or her class, the program, or the University, without expectation of recognition.
BURT AND BETTY SCHEAR BOOK PRIZE
Awarded on a university-wide basis to the student most likely to make a uniquely
positive mark on his or her universe.
BOISFEUILLET JONES MEDAL
Presented to the graduating senior who best represents the qualities of servant leadership, integrity, character and contribution, with no expectation of reward
ANDREW ETHRIDGE OUTSTANDING BBA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented in memory of a BBA student who passed away after a long battle with cancer. The Ethridge Award is given in recognition of many of the things Andrew stood for: excellence in academic achievement, service to others, a willingness to work hard to overcome obstacles, a desire to make a lasting contribution, and a love of Emory.
MOST OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENT
Presented to the graduating student who has amassed the most distinguished academic record in the program.
ROBERTO C. GOIZUETA AWARD FOR LEADERSHIP
This award is the highest honor given to a graduating student in the BBA Program and comes with a financial stipend. It is presented to the graduating student who best exemplifies six criteria: a love of learning, inspirational leadership, creative thinking, courage and commitment, transparency and trust, and excellence and integrity. This Award is the highest honor given to a student by Goizueta Business School. In addition, this gift recognizes the key role Goizueta faculty and staff play in students’ development. The selection criteria reinforce the already existing BBA Creed and MBA Core Values practiced daily at Goizueta Business School. In sum, the goal of the Award is to recognize the brightest minds who can solve the biggest problems with integrity, ingenuity, and grit. After being selected for the Award, each recipient will identify the faculty or staff member who has had the biggest impact on them during their time as a student at Goizueta. The BBA and MBA recipients of the Roberto C. Goizueta Award for Leadership will each receive a $25,000 award. Faculty and staff honorees will receive a $5,000 honorarium.
Beta Gamma Sigma
Beta Gamma Sigma is the honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. The top 10% of the graduating BBA students are invited to join Beta Gamma Sigma.
Campbell Accounting Award
Presented to the student who has attained the highest scholastic average in accounting during his or her senior year.
Educational Foundation of the Georgia Society of CPAs Award
Presented to the student with a concentration in accounting who has attained the highest scholastic average over the four year course of his or her undergraduate program.
John R. Jones Accounting Award
Presented to an undergraduate accounting student in recognition of outstanding academic and personal characteristics.
Excellence in Communications Award
Presented to the student who has enhanced the standards for Business Communication within the BBA Program and has consistently demonstrated intelligent, creative solutions to communication issues in school, work, and life.
Atlanta Society of Financial Analysts’ Award
Presented to an undergraduate student who demonstrates outstanding academic scholarship and whose contribution to the classroom creates a better learning environment for both students and faculty.
Partnership Award In Finance
Presented to the most outstanding undergraduate student in finance.
Real Estate Faculty Award
Presented to the most outstanding undergraduate student in real estate.
ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
Presented to the graduating student who best demonstrates the aspirational vision, business acumen and determination needed to launch a successful entrepreneurial venture.
Organization & Management Faculty Award
Presented to the graduating student making the most significant contribution to the field of organization and management.
INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
ISOM Distinction Award
Presented to the student who best exemplifies excellence in the field of information systems and operations management.
ISOM Emerging Technologist Award
Presented to the student who best enhances the reputation of the school through the application of state-of-the-art technology to innovative problem solving as well as through interactions with the larger technological community.
ISOM Analytic Consulting Award
Presented to a graduating student who exhibits an exceptional understanding of data analytic tools and methodologies, and has demonstrated his or her ability to leverage this knowledge in field-based projects.
American Marketing Association Award
Presented to the most outstanding undergraduate student in marketing based on academic performance and the student’s contribution to the marketing area.
Marketing Faculty Honor Award
Presented to the most outstanding student in marketing in academic performance and in service to the area.
EmoryMAC Award for Academic Achievement
Presented to a graduating student for academic achievement in marketing analytics coursework and contributions to the Emory Marketing Analytics Center.
- BBA DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR AWARD
- EMORY WILLIAMS TEACHING AWARD
*Not all of these awards are awarded every year.