For Students, Faculty, and Staff
June 6, 2011
Fisher In The News
Ten Fisher College of Business students were apart of the eight teams receiving awards in the 2011 Ohio State University Business Plan Competition hosted by Fisher.
Genanosys, a semiconductor technology company comprised of three Fisher MBA students, was the first-place winner. FinDestiny, a web-based financial planning and advising application, was the winner of the undergraduate track of the competition.
Second place winner was New Dimensions and third-place was captured by the HOIA Health. Second and third place winners for the undergraduate track were Social Signature and Columbus Promos.
The Genanoys' team members include: Paul Dymerski, who is the interim CEO and COO; Paul Berger, chief technology officer and Ohio State technology inventor; Daniel Casey, CFO, Bryan McElwain, marketing manager, a student in Fisher's Working Professional MBA,; Kangsub Song, global account manager, – second year MBA student in Marketing; and Ravi Patel, finance manager, second year MBA student in finance and Andrew Stock, an Ohio State undergrad in computer science engineering. Read More >>
Raquel Hernandez,vice president elect of the Hispanic Business Student Association, presents Jesse Tyson with the 2011 Diversity Award.
Fisher alumnus Jesse Tyson, an executive with ExxonMobil and a member of the Dean's Advisory Council, received the 2011 Individual Diversity Award. The corporate award was given to Abbott Nutrition.
Tyson was cited for on-going support and advocacy for the National Black MBA Association's Leaders of Tomorrow program and a national case competition, which was hosted by Fisher in 2008. He also established a scholarship grant fund in honor of his mentor, Dr. Frank W. Hale, Jr., the former assistant to the president of The Ohio State University.
Abbott Nutrition was cited for its on-going support of Fisher student affinity organizations, including activities with the Asian Business Student Association, Hispanic Business Student Association and the National Association of Black Accountants.
The keynote speaker was Jeff Tate, global finance director for Dow Chemical Co. In its 10th year, the Fisher College of Business Diversity Awards program was held on May 31 at the Blackwell Inn. Read
For the third year in a row, The Ohio State University Net Impact chapter, launched at Fisher, was given "Gold" status. Ohio State's Net Impact chapter, part of the international organization dedicated to environmental and social sustainability, has received the award every year since it was established.
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