Each academic year, the Business Communication Department faculty and staff choose a student for the Outstanding Business Communication Award. This year, Solomiya Kavyuk and Beth Nelson, two outstanding graduating seniors, were chosen for the prestigious award for the 2020-2021 year.
Kavyuk, from Wisconsin Dells, WI, is graduating with a marketing major, organizational communications minor, and advanced business communications certificate.
Nelson, a Cannon Falls, MN native, is receiving a degree in marketing and certificates in advanced business communications and digital marketing certificates.
The Outstanding Business Communication Student Award is presented annually to a senior who demonstrates excellent oral, written, and interpersonal skills; has achieved high grades in business communication courses, and has completed (or is in the process of completing) the Advanced Business Communication Certificate.
"Beth and Solo received an equal number of votes for BCOM’s outstanding students, which is why we have two winners this year. They have both earned the Advanced Business Communication Certificate, have been tutors in the Business Communication Studio, and have excelled in their business communication courses," says Dr. Paula Lentz.
"But when casting their votes for this year’s outstanding BCOM student, faculty noted that while they demonstrate excellence in all areas of business communication, they are, above all, good people, engaged students, and a joy to know in and out of the classroom. We are so very proud of them for their achievements and proud to have them representing our program."
Recipients received a certificate and their names placed on the plaque in the Business Writing and Presentations Studio with previous years’ winners.