2022 National Awards Recipients

Lewis F. Gordon Top Gold Chapter

Recognizes the PSE chapter that excelled in all areas of chapter operations while attaining the Gold level of the Chapter Operations Guide.

1st – University of Toledo | Epsilon Delta Chapter
2nd –  Miami University | Gamma Gamma Chapter
3rd –  The Ohio State University | Gamma Nu Chapter

Finalists:

  • Miami University | Gamma Gamma Chapter
  • The Ohio State University | Gamma Nu Chapter
  • University of Toledo | Epsilon Delta Chapter
  • University of Northern Iowa | Epsilon Theta Chapter
  • Kent State University | Zeta Xi Chapter

William H. Harris Top Silver Chapter

Recognizes the PSE chapter that excelled in all areas of chapter operations while attaining the Silver level of the Chapter Operations Guide.

1st – Appalachian State University | Gamma Xi Chapter
2nd – University of Wisconsin-Whitewater | Beta Gamma Chapter

Finalists

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater | Beta Gamma Chapter
  • Appalachian State University | Gamma Xi Chapter
  • University of North Carolina Wilmington | Delta Tau Chapter
  • Indiana University | Epsilon Omicron Chapter

Lloyd L. Antle Top Amethyst Chapter

Recognizes the PSE chapter that excelled in all areas of chapter operations while attaining the Amethyst level of the Chapter Operations Guide.

1st – Michigan State University | Eta Beta Chapter
2nd – Northern Illinois University | Gamma Zeta Chapter

Arno Kleimenhagen Award for Sustained Excellence

This award is given to chapters that have attained Gold standing in the Chapter Operations Guide (COG) for at least three consecutive years.

Central Michigan University
Kent State University
Miami University
University of Georgia
University of Northern Iowa
University of Toledo
The Ohio State University
University of Wisconisn – Eau Claire

The Case Study Competition

The Case Study Competition was developed to provide our chapters with a new opportunity to showcase their ability to critically analyze a business scenario taken directly from the real world. The winners of the Case Study Competition will be the chapters that present the best plan to solve the problem presented in the case.

1st – Central Michigan University
2nd – Kansas State University

Top New Member Development Program

The Top New Member Development Process award is given to the chapter who has most effectively and wholesomely developed potential new members to be upstanding, lifelong members of Pi Sigma Epsilon.

1st – University of Toledo
2nd – The Ohio State University

Top Chapter Recruitment Program

Given to the chapter that most successfully developed, executed, and demonstrated its recruitment plan throughout the previous year.

1st – Virginia Tech
2nd – The Ohio State University

Top Social Media Strategy

Presented to the chapter that most successfully developed and executed a social media campaign to promote the chapter and its events throughout the year.

1st – University of Toledo
2nd – The Ohio University​ Gamma Nu​ Chapter

Top Professional Development Program

Given to the chapter who has most clearly, accurately, and effectively planned and executed a variety of professional programming that provided their chapter members an experience that connected them to the professional world. Professional development activities include: guest speakers, workshops or seminars focusing on business, networking events, professional competitions, alumni events, award banquets, chapter retreats, company tours, etc.

1st – Miami University
2nd – University of Toledo

Top Marketing/Sales Project – Not For Profit

Presented to the chapter that most successfully implemented a promotional or sales project in a structured and analytical manner without the intent or option of generating profit for the chapter itself.

1st – University of Toledo
2nd – The Ohio State University

Top Marketing/Sales Project – For Profit

Presented to the chapter that most successfully created and implemented a promotional or sales project for an outside client in a structured and analytical manner through effective planning, marketing research, performance, and evaluation.

1st – University of Northern Iowa
2nd – The Ohio State University

Top Project Manager

Recognizes individuals who have managed a significant project successfully during the past year. These individuals represents excellence in the area of managing a chapter project by employing best practices in project management.

1st – Sarah Murray – The Ohio State University
2nd – Autumn Stack – University of Wisconsin, Whitewater

Top PSE Salesperson

Recognizes the individual that has best demonstrated the ability to sell through Pi Sigma Epsilon activities on campus and in the local community. Being well-versed in selling and sales management with significant project organization and participation while maintaining a high standard of ethics and professionalism. The Top Pi Sigma Epsilon Salesperson is truly the best example of someone having used Pi Sigma Epsilon as a training ground for future sales career success.

1st – Lev Grosshandler – Miami University
2nd – Chelsea Barnett – Central Michigan University

Top Faculty Advisor

Recognizes the faculty advisor of a Pi Sigma Epsilon chapter who has effectively guided their chapter to a successful year by offering advice, reviewing projects, and supporting the chapter in its endeavors.

1st – Nick Hussein – Central Michigan University

President’s Award for Special Merit – Innovation

Recognizes those who have improved their chapters through new ideas or by introducing new methods for development, chapter programming, or management.

Michelle Scanameo – Indiana University

President’s Award for Special Merit – Inspiration

Recognizes those whose efforts and character have energized his or her chapter to reach new levels of performance.

Madison McShepard – The Ohio State University

President’s Award for Special Merit – Alumni Engagement

Recognizes the chapter whose officer team excelled in process and performance management while handling significant daily tasks, overcoming obstacles, and maintaining chapter motivation.

Laura Stapleton – University of Toledo

Top Management Team

Recognizes those chapters who have fostered exceptional relationship with their alumni as demonstrated through their continued involvement with Pi Sigma Epsilon post-graduation.

1st – University of Toledo
2nd – The Ohio State University

Whan Challenger Award

Presented to the collegiate member who has best demonstrated the ability to provide leadership to fellow students by serving as a role model. This individual upholds all the principles of Pi Sigma Epsilon in their interaction with their chapter, other chapters, and in pursuit of academic goals. This individual exhibits outstanding qualities in leadership, motivation, guidance, initiative, and humility.

1st – Jakob Stober – University of Toledo

Most Improved Chapter

Recognizes outstanding growth and improvement in chapter operations, including programming, recruitment, communication, professionalism, and the identification and usage of chapter resources.

1st – James Madison University

Marvin D. Loos Top New Chapter

The Top New Chapter Award recognizes the outstanding development of a chapter in the areas of chapter operations, programming, recruitment, and communication during its charter or first full COG year.

1st – Robert Morris University

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