Osram Sylvania Awards
In 2012, 15 Salem State University business students received scholarships from OSRAM Sylvania in ceremonies at the university. Since 1979, OSRAM Sylvania has annually honored upperclassmen in the university's Bertolon School of Business who have achieved the highest grade point average in their concentrations. The awards were presented at a ceremony hosted by dean of the Bertolon School of Business, Dr. K. Brewer Doran. OSRAM Sylvania vice president Michael Colloti presented each of the 15 students a $1,000 scholarship.
The winners, and their concentrations and hometowns, are as follows:
David Patnaude, Management
Kristin Conti, Marketing and Decision Sciences
Rebecca Blanchette, Management
Melissa Di Mercurio, Accounting and Finance
Alicia Knight, Accounting and Finance
Lisa Gerbick, Management
Michael Diaz, Management
Sylvi LaFrazia, Accounting and Finance
David Babcock, Marketing and Decision Sciences
Yuzhu Feng, Accounting and Finance
Tingyi Gu, Management
Stephen LaMonica, Accounting and Finance
David Pena, Marketing and Decision Sciences
Victoria Di Donato, Accounting and Finance
Matthew Shea, Accounting and Finance
Salem State University's Bertolon School of Business is a regional business school that provides undergraduate and graduate education for a diverse mixture of traditional, non-traditional, and working professional students. Over 7,700 Salem State University business alumni own or manage businesses both large and small, and use the skills and business acumen they learned at Salem State in leadership roles in a multitude of organizations.
The school is housed in a state-of-the-art complex on Loring Avenue that formerly housed the GTE/Sylvania plant. Business majors make up the university's largest undergraduate population, at nearly 23 percent, and enrollments in the master's degree program in business (MBA) are growing steadily. It is a market leader in providing management education to individuals and businesses in northeastern Massachusetts, and its programs emphasize academic excellence, practical relevance and service to the community.
For more information on the OSRAM Sylvania Scholarship, contact the Salem State University Foundation at 978.542.7588.