Academics

2007 Award Recipients

In April, the Banta Center recognized Philip White, June Overholt and Pat Dolan, all MBA students, for their thoughtful submissions that were recognized as recipients of the Walker Ethics Award. June Overholt's submission critically addressed the role of stakeholder engagement in civil service and provided insightful recommendations for public and private organizations. Philip White's essay explored the relationship between ethics and law in business, questioning whether legal reform will ultiamtely serve the ends of ethics. Pat Dolan, a marketer with Redlands' own ESRI, examined whether sales compensation policies in the IT industry adequately protect the interests of customers.

Lucille Martinez, a BSB student, received the 2007 Community Service Award for her significant contributions to the veterans community of the Inland Empire. She has spent countless hours in service of the Jerry L. Pettis VA Hospital spearheading the Hispanic Employment Services program as well as other social service efforts for Hispanic veterans. Shiela Bishop, also a BSB student, received the Community Service Award for her numerous activities, including her leadership role in the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform, an organization dedicated to improving the quality of care in California's nursing homes.


Thurber, an English bulldog, is the University's mascot.
Thurber

He is named after Clarence Howe Thurber, University president from 1933-37.

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