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Three UTPA students presented Fogarty Paper awards
Posted: 12/13/2004
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Three students in the College of Business Administration at The University of Texas-Pan American won awards recently at the chapter level of the Donald W. Fogarty International Student Paper Competition. The awards are sponsored by the Rio Grande chapter of the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), the Educational Society for Resource Management. The competition encourages professional development of students interested in resource management careers. The competition judges research papers from undergraduate and graduate students on topics related to the field of resource management. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Hale Kaynak, UTPA associate professor of Production/Operations Management in the Department of Management, Marketing and International Business; Sylvia Soria, APICS vice president of education, 305 Chapter; educational chair; Annita Marie Gonzalez, senior from Mercedes, "How Dell Implements the Internet to Conduct E-Operations," second place ($75); Maria Monserrath Reyes, senior from Pharr, "Role of the Internet in a JIT System," third place ($50); Ana I. Mejia, senior from Donna, "Just in Time for Wal-Mart," first place ($100); and Dr. John Emery, dean of the College of Business Administration.