Federation Business School

2017 Student awards Gippsland

Special awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Executive Dean's awardAssoc Prof. Bob O'SheaAmelia Best

Ros Fyffe Memorial award

Ros was a valued staff member who was passionate about Business and Marketing. Her energetic, friendly and caring nature ensured that students were supported whilst transitioning into university life.

Ros worked closely with first year students as she believed that a student’s initial introduction to university should be a positive and rewarding experience.

Award categoryRecipient
Best 1st year student - Bachelor of BusinessRyan Moore

Pat Thompson Memorial award

Patrick Thompson (Pat to colleagues and students) was passionate about his teaching and the profession of accounting. His enthusiasm for teaching was infectious and he had a positive impact on many students. Pat believed that accounting was the language of business and students needed to have a solid understanding of the basics.

Pat worked continuously to make accounting interesting and relevant to students and had an ‘open door’ policy for all. Pat dedicated a lot of his time to students, ensuring that their experience with us was positive and rewarding We all miss Pat but take inspiration from the example he set as a gifted teacher.

Award categoryRecipient
Outstanding MPA studentNga Lai Hui

Lisa Higgins Memorial award

Lisa was a student at the Gippsland Campus who passed away whilst undertaking her studies. Her family commenced an award in her memory for the best Honours student. This award was first presented in 1998.

Award categoryRecipient
Outstanding Honours studentDiana Kambovski

Undergraduate awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Best 1st year student - Bachelor of CommerceRopan Financial ServicesDylan Farrugia
Best 1st year student - Bachelor of BusinessAustralian Security and Investments CommitteeKayla Caruso
Best 2nd year student - Bachelor of BusinessRotaryJessica Hazelman
Best 2nd year student - Bachelor of Business
(Finance & Investment)
Australian Security and Investments CommitteeNathan Bainbridge
Best 3rd year student - Bachelor of Business
(Finance & Investment)
Dr Paul McPheeDean Williams
Best 3rd year student - Bachelor of Business
(Finance & Investment)
McMillansSamuel Carroll

Postgraduate awards

Award categoryPresented byRecipient
Outstanding MBA studentAustralian Security and Investments CommitteeSharon Houlihan

Commitment to faculty values awards

Presented byRecipient
Baw Baw ShireJessica Hazelman
Latrobe City CouncilWarren Jenkins