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Bellevue University Marketing Students Win AMA Awards


Bellevue University Master of Science in Strategic Marketing and MBA students swept the student category at the 2021 American Marketing Association (AMA) – Omaha Pinnacle Awards.

  • Timothy Mar won the Pinnacle Award for his project on Northport Eye Care.
  • Klarissa Larsen won the Gold Award for her project on Eastway Bowl.
  • Aaron Eis won the Silver Award for his project on Savor Restaurant.
  • Ryan Stigge won the Bronze Award for his Gameroom Marketing Plan.

Bellevue University students have submitted work for consideration by AMA-Omaha for the past 17 years.

“Participation in the AMA Pinnacle competition is a valuable experience for Bellevue University students,” Randa Zalman, Assistant Professor of Marketing, said. “Acknowledgment in the competition highlights and reinforces the real-world marketing skills that are learned in class. Students also gain positive exposure at one of the industry's highest-profile regional events and have the opportunity to showcase their talent in front of industry professionals who make recruiting and hiring decisions.”

Student entries were judged and scored with a point system by industry marketing professionals.

For a complete list of award winners, visit amaomaha.org/news/2021-pinnacle-award-winners/.

About Bellevue University

About Bellevue University

Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with nearly 60,000 graduates worldwide. The University is a recognized national leader in preparing students for lifelong success with career-relevant knowledge and skills, while making college affordable. Routinely ranked among the nation’s top military and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 80 degree programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).