Full Scholarships Awarded to Two RIT Business Students
May 12, 2002
by Paul Stella
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Two undergraduate students have been awarded the largest scholarships offered by Rochester Institute of Technologyís College of Business. Mary Murphy and Stacey Wronkowski are RITís latest winners of the William G. McGowan Scholars Program.
Mary Murphy is a third-year student from Chili, N.Y., majoring in accounting. She served as president of Next Generation of Accountants at RIT and has been active in numerous off-campus activities. She participates in a co-op program through Mengel, Metzger, Barr and Co.
Stacey Wronkowski is a management information systems major from Schenectady, N.Y., in her third year of study. Her activities include the Deanís Student Advisory Council, community service through RITís Lowenthal Group, and she served as vice president of the American Marketing Association. Her co-op experience is with Parker Hannifin Corp.
Both students will receive full scholarships for the 2002-2003 academic year, made possible by a nearly $40,000 grant from the William G. McGowan Charitable Fund. The program recognizes academic achievement among business students while encouraging leadership and community involvement.
RIT is among 31 colleges and universities from around the country that participate in the William G. McGowan Scholars Program, named in honor of the founder and chairman of MCI Communications Corp.
NOTE: RITís College of Business is recognized nationally as a leading provider of career-oriented business education, offering undergraduate and graduate level programs in accounting, finance, international business, management, management information systems, marketing, and photographic marketing management. U.S. News & World Report ranks RITís College of Business among the top 50 undergraduate business programs in the country.