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    MAY 4, 2006
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Cindy Marselis, professor of management information systems at The Fox School of Business and Management, was awarded a grant of $2,275 for the unlimited use of Quest Software’s product TOAD for Oracle, Xpert Edition. This technology will help undergraduate and graduate students design, develop and model relational databases.

A book co-edited by English professor Daniel O’Hara is the 2006 Truman Capote Award Winner for Literary Criticism. The Geoffrey Hartman Reader, published in 2004 by the Fordham University Press, was edited by O’Hara and Hartman, an English professor at Yale University. It includes a compilation of Hartman’s writings and an introduction by O’Hara. The Capote Award is administered by the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Urvi Patel, an undergraduate management information systems and actuarial science dual major at The Fox School of Business and Management, received the SIM Future Leader Award, which recognizes “Outstanding Achievement and Potential for Leadership in Information Systems Field.” The award was presented on April 5 at the College of Physicians in Philadelphia.

Allan Dela Rosa, an undergraduate business student, has been selected as this year’s recipient of the Philadelphia SHRM Merit Award in the Undergraduate Student Category. He was honored at the Philadelphia chapter’s monthly breakfast meeting on March 14, where he received a plaque and a stipend of $1,000.