The 2018-19 Annual Report, published by the College of Business and Economic Development at The University of Southern Mississippi, tells stories of outstanding achievements made by our faculty, students, staff, donors, and alumni over the course of the academic year.
RECOGNIZING EXTRAORDINARY ACCOMPLISHMENTS HONORS AND AWARDS FALL <strong>2018</strong> AND SPRING 20<strong>19</strong> COMMUNITY AND FACULTY AWARDS BOARDMAN ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR Robert St. John Restaurateur and Author DISTINGUISHED ALUMNA OF THE YEAR Joy Lightsey Senior VP of Operations, SunTech Inc. (Retired) LOUIS K. BRANDT PUBLICATION AWARD Dr. Srinidhi Kanuri Assistant Professor, School of Finance JOSEPH A. GREENE EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING AWARD Dr. Brigitte Burgess Associate Professor, School of Marketing BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL (BAC) RESEARCH AWARD Dr. Reginald Wilson Assistant Professor, School of Accountancy Dr. Wei Wang Assistant Professor, School of Marketing Dr. Fujun Lai Professor BUSINESS AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICE AWARD Dr. Gallayanee Yaoyuneyong Associate Professor, School of Marketing Dr. Jacob Breland Associate Professor, School of Management SCHOOL OF ACCOUNTANCY AWARDS OUTSTANDING ACCOUNTING STUDENT Kirkland McCarty, Hattiesburg, MS POSEY-MUNN BOOK AWARDS (SPONSORED BY MCGRAW HILL PUBLISHING) Ryan Sherrer, Picayune, MS Charles Overby, Brandon, MS Joseph Kirkland, West Monroe, LA Lainey Aenchbacher, Savannah, GA 48 | C O L L E G E O F B U S I N E S S A N D E C O N O M I C D E V E L O P M E N T
RECOGNIZING EXTRAORDINARY STUDENT EFFORTS JARVIS MAXEY AWARD Keiyanna Gaskin, Vicksburg, MS CHARLES JORDAN AWARD Mahum Caudhry, Lahore, Pakistan MISSISSIPPI SOCIETY OF CPAS AWARD Paige Dillistone, Hattiesburg, MS HADDOX REID EUBANK BETTS AWARD Brady Anderson, Purvis, MS BKD AWARD Jenna Van Dan, Summit, MS Brooke Hodges, Clinton, MS Sayle Sanson, Gonzales, LA BETA ALPHA PSI AWARD Erin Howell, Gulfport, MS FEDERATION OF SCHOOLS OF ACCOUNTANCY AWARD Josh Spivey, Lake, MS SCHOOL OF FINANCE AWARDS FINANCE FACULTY AWARDS Faiyaz Hussain, Dhaka, Bangladesh Matthew Keller, Metairie, LA John Haire, Clarksdale, MS OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN FINANCE Gregory Anderson, Perkinston, MS Ronald Tyler Russel, Niceville, FL SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT AWARDS MOST ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT STUDENT Gabrielle Morgan, Laurel, MS OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Christian Mason, Seminary, MS Chandler Bingham, Pascagoula, MS OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN HUMAN RESOURCES Emily Johnson, Carriere, MS OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP Lauren Haley Brown, Petal, MS Loida Ventura Paz, Lempira, Honduras OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS Tjasa Jerse, Medvode, Slovenia OUTSTANDING STUDENT IN MANAGEMENT Sharon Hughes, Moselle, MS Clayton Franklin, Jackson, LA STANLEY BROOKING MEMORIAL AWARD IN PRODUCTION AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT Robert Norsworthy, Florence, MS HONORING DR. JOSEPH A. GREENE During the spring semester, the late Dr. Joseph A. Greene was honored by a reception for his children, Kathy, Jackie, Mike and Alan. Dr. Greene was the first dean of the College of Business and served in that role for 36 years, upholding principles that still serve as a driving force behind our college today. Additionally, Dr. Greene is the namesake for Joseph Greene Hall, an academic building on the Hattiesburg campus. To find out more about the legacy of Dr. Joseph A. Greene, visit our website: usm.edu/business/legacy-dr-joseph-greene. The Greene children (Alan, Jackie, Kathy, Mike) posing with Dr. Greene's portrait, which proudly hangs in the Scianna Hall business building. A N N U A L R E P O R T 2 0 1 8 - 1 9 | 49