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Osram Sylvania Awards

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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:

  • Beverly
    David Patnaude, Management
  • Byfield
    Kristin Conti, Marketing and Decision Sciences
  • Danvers
    Rebecca Blanchette, Management
  • Gloucester
    Melissa Di Mercurio, Accounting and Finance
    Lawrence
  • Alicia Knight, Accounting and Finance
  • Lynnfield
    Lisa Gerbick, Management
  • Peabody
    Michael Diaz, Management
    Sylvi LaFrazia, Accounting and Finance
  • Salem
    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
  • Salisbury
    Victoria Di Donato, Accounting and Finance
  • Stoneham
    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.