UMW Awards Top Honors at Commencement Ceremonies

Dorothy Sandridge

The University of Mary Washington presented its top honors during commencement ceremonies Friday, May 11 and Saturday, May 12. Dorothy M. Sandridge of Charlottesville, Va., received the Colgate W. Darden Jr. Award, which is presented to the student with the highest grade-point average (GPA) in the four-year undergraduate program. She finished with a 3.984 GPA. Dawn S. Bowen, professor of geography, was presented the Grellet C. Simpson Award, the institution’s most prestigious annual award for excellence in undergraduate teaching. The recipient is routinely a senior member of the faculty. Edward Hegmann, newly-named Director and Professor of Athletics, Health and Physical Education Emeritus, was presented the Washington Medallion, one of the university’s most prestigious awards that recognizes an individual who has served Mary Washington with exceptional dedication. Rosemary K. Jesionowski, assistant professor of art, received the UMW Alumni Association Outstanding Young … [Read more...]

UMW College of Business Faculty Presented at Global Management Studies Conference

U of Mary Washington_Chandler Hall

Six University of Mary Washington faculty members in the College of Business presented papers at the 2012 International Conference on Global Management Studies on Monday, March 5 and Tuesday, March 6 in Cambridge, Mass. The conference, held at the Harvard Faculty Club, was organized by the Association of Global Management Studies. Faleh Alshameri, visiting assistant professor of accounting and management information systems, and Debra Hockenberry, visiting instructor of management, will present “The Map is Not the Territory: The Missing Patient in the Electronic Medical Record.” Raul Chavez-Negrete, chair of management and marketing and associate professor of leadership, will present “Leading Multinational Teams in Global Projects: A Total Quality Management (TQM) Perspective Using Quality Circles and Internal Audits.” Wei Chen, assistant professor of management and marketing, will present “Differences in Future Time Orientation and Team Performance.” Louis Martinette, associate … [Read more...]