Bellevue University Marketing Students Win AMA Awards
Bellevue University Master of Science in Strategic Marketing students swept the student category at the 2020 American Marketing Association (AMA) – Omaha Pinnacle Awards held via Zoom Monday, June 29.
- Sarah Baggett took home the Pinnacle Award for her project on Food Experiences and their Impact on Vacation Travel Decisions.
- Lisa Wilson won the Gold Citation for her Orange Blossom Photography E-Marketing Plan.
- Lindsey Ciurej won the Silver Citation for her Impact of Social Media Advertising on Purchasing Habits Research Report.
- Gregory Brown won the Bronze Citation for his Movie Theater Subscription Marketing Plan.
Under the direction of Dr. Julia Cronin-Gilmore, Professor in the College of Business, Bellevue University students have submitted work for consideration by AMA-Omaha for the past 16 years.
“We are proud of our Bellevue University students who receive awards each year,” Dr. Cronin-Gilmore said. “Some years the competition can be pretty tough, which makes for stronger programming in our marketing courses.”
All winners were from the MSMK program. Baggett, Ciurej and Brown are part of a cohort taught by Dr. Cronin-Gilmore and Wilson was part of a class taught by Assistant Professor Randa Zalman.
Founded in 1966, Bellevue University is a non-profit university with more than 57,000 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-friendly and accessible institutions, the University serves residential students at its main campus in Bellevue, Nebraska, and everywhere online with more than 70 undergraduate and graduate programs uniquely designed for working adults. The University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org).