SUNY New Paltz American Marketing Association chapter receives college awards

NEW PALTZ – The State University of New York at New Paltz chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA), that won a bronze medal at the AMA International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans this year, also received several awards at the New Paltz Student Club and Leadership Awards reception held on campus.

The AMA received three awards including the Best Large-Scale Event of the Year, Outstanding Promotional Award, and the Outstanding Recruitment Award. The awards recognize the AMA’s success in organizing the 16th Annual Business Day Conference, promoting the chapter, and recruiting and retaining members. The board’s commitment to community service was also recognized with a nomination for the Outstanding Community Service Award.

The New Paltz AMA chapter’s executive board was led by Fiona Lee ‘12, president, and Professor Ted Clark, faculty advisor. The board members included Eddie Monroy ‘12, Derya Eren ‘12g, Mariuxi Izquierdo ‘08g ‘12, Michael Smith ‘12, Kristin Wood ‘12, Ashley Barraud ‘12, Joe Lahita’ 12, Katie Kocijanski ‘12 and Alexandra Sanky ‘12. Clark said the chapter is honored to be recognized by its peers on the campus. “The awards at the college level are just as rewarding as the ones received at the international level,” said Clark. “The New Paltz awards provide recognition for the AMA’s student development activities on our home campus,” he added.

The collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association at New Paltz seeks to create opportunities for its members to acquire knowledge and skills to foster personal and professional growth. The AMA supplies the resources necessary for members to expand their networks, gain real world experience, and prepare for their careers.