NSU presents Business Awards

Southern Scripts

Southern Scripts

Southern Scripts, LLC, a pharmacy benefit manager, was among the businesses recognized by Northwestern State University’s College of Business and Technology with 2018 Outstanding Business Award in thanks for their partnership in assisting students pursuing degrees in business administration and accounting and providing post-graduate employment. A program to honor industry partners took place during Homecoming festivities Oct. 27. From left are NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio, Southern Scripts owners Dr. Steven T. Boyd and Dr. LeAnn Causey Boyd, Dr. Margaret Kilcoyne, dean of the College of Business and Technology, and Dr. Vickie Gentry, NSU provost and vice president for Academic Affairs.

Beta Industries

Beta Engineering

Northwestern State University’s College of Business and Technology recognized Beta Industries of Pineville with an Outstanding Business Award during Homecoming festivities. Beta Industries is an EPC and high voltage power systems company that has long been an industry partner for students in NSU’s Department of Engineering Technology. From left are Dr. Vickie Gentry, provost and vice president for Academic Affairs; Dr. Margaret Kilcoyne, dean of the College of Business and Technology; Beta Engineering representatives Ross Twidwell and Chris Wilson, Dr. Jafar Al-Sharab, head of NSU’s ET Department, and NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio.

Sharpco

Sharpco Hotels Group

Sharpco Hotels Group was among the industry partners honored with Outstanding Business Awards presented by Northwestern State University’s College of Business and Technology. The company has mentored students pursuing degrees in hospitality management and tourism program by providing internships and professional work experience. From left are Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Vickie Gentry, Sharpco owners Jay Sharplin, Lauryn Sharplin and Jerry Sharplin, HMT program coordinator Landon Amberg, Dr. Margaret Kilcoyne, dean of the College of Business and Technology, and NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio.

GDIT

General Dynamics Information Technology

Northwestern State University’s Computer Information Systems faculty recognized General Dynamics Information Technology with an Outstanding Business Award in thanks for providing students with internship and networking opportunities. From left are Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Vickie Gentry, Dr. Margaret Kilcoyne, dean of the College of Business and Technology; Dr. Niesha McCoy, GDIT University Relations Recruiter, Talent Acquisitions; CIS faculty Lilly Pharris and Don Rider and NSU President Dr. Chris Maggio.