Press Release for Tuesday, September 26, 2017
UNF Coggin College of Business Stages First Annual Gala
Media Contact: Joanna Norris, Director
Department of Public Relations
The University of North Florida Coggin College of Business presents its first annual gala, “Celebrating Milestones and Memories,” from 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, in the Student Union Ballroom, Building 58W, Room 3703, in the UNF campus.
Coggin College is celebrating the many milestones and memories that have made the College what it is today. Coggin is commemorating the 10th anniversary of its nationally recognized flagship programs—International Business as well as Transportation and Logistics. It’s also celebrating more than a decade of success by its Career Management Center. Coggin has also been recognized as a “Best Business School” in the country for 10 years by Princeton Review.
The evening will kick off at 6 p.m. with cocktails, music and a silent auction, followed by dinner and an awards presentation at 7:30 p.m. Following the awards presentation, there will be dancing and dessert. Cost for the event is $150. Dress attire is cocktail, black tie optional.
Three awards—Community Advocate Award, Coggin Distinguished Alumni Award and the Coggin Young Alumni Service Award—will be presented to the Energy Authority, Anna Brosche and Benjamin Freedman.
The Energy Authority is the recipient of the Community Advocate Award, which recognizes an individual or company for his/her/their role as an advocate for Coggin in the community. The nominee makes a significant contribution to Coggin and/or the University through their time, resources, talents and dedication.
UNF alumna Anna Brosche will be receiving the Coggin Distinguished Alumni Award, an honor that recognizes alumni from the College for superior professional achievement. To be nominated for this award, a Coggin graduate must have attained the highest level of professional accomplishment, making significant contributions to his or her profession, community and/or society; and has consistently maintained the pursuit of excellence as a representative and graduate of UNF.
Alumnus Benjamin Freedman will be given the Coggin Young Alumni Service Award, which is presented to Coggin alums for outstanding professional achievement in their chosen career field, service to and impact on the College, University and their community. To be nominated for this award, a nominee must be 35 or younger and someone who has attained the highest level of professional accomplishment; made significant contributions to his or her profession, community and/or society; and has consistently maintained the pursuit of excellence as a representative and graduate of UNF.
To register for the event, visit https://www.alumni.unf.edu/netcommunity/coggin-college-of-business-gala. For more information, contact Teresa Nichols, Coggin College director of development, at (904) 620-1833.
With more than 3,800 students, the Coggin College’s mission is to educate and develop business professionals through rigorous, relevant accredited degree programs offered by faculty devoted to student learning and engaged in scholarly activities. Since 1976, the Coggin College of Business has been accredited by AACSB—only one in five business schools are awarded the accreditation, which honors the best business schools in the world. The AACSB is the world leader in accreditation for business education.
UNF, a nationally ranked university located on an environmentally beautiful campus, offers students who are dedicated to enriching the lives of others the opportunity to build their own futures through a well-rounded education.