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Honors Program on the March!

On the evening of April 16, approximately seventy Fogelman honors students, scholarship recipients, faculty, and administrators gathered at the Rose Theatre for the first Fogelman honors/scholarship banquet, which will become an annual event.  Doug Browne, General Manager, The Peabody Memphis and Vice President, Peabody Hotels, the evening's featured speaker, inspired his audience with amusing anecdotes and insightful observations gleaned from his successful career in the hospitality business.  Dean Rajiv Grover provided an overview of the many creative programs that are being implemented in the Fogelman College, programs that address not only the academic needs of students but their physical and social needs and ethical concerns as well.  Whitney Brown, Academic Services Coordinator for the Fogelman College, provided some specifics as to the many scholarships and internships available to Fogelman students.  Professor Irvin Tankersley, Director of the Fogelman Honors Program, noted that many improvements in the Fogelman honors program have recently been implemented and encouraged suggestions as to ways in which the honors program can be bettered.  Seniors Stephen Sloas and Matthew Hedgepeth spoke, respectively, on "What My Scholarship Means to Me" and "What the Honors Program Means to Me."  Professor Charlene Spiceland of the School of Accountancy received the Fogelman Honors Teacher of the Year Award and Anthony M. LaRocca, a senior management major, the Fogelman Honors Student of the Year Award.

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