Student Dilara Noorata Earns Marketing Award
Madison, NJ (October 27, 2008) — Fairleigh Dickinson University student Dilara Noorata was awarded the 2008 Gene Bozzo, Sr. Scholar’s Award by the New Jersey Chapter of the Business Marketing Association (BMA-NJ) in cooperation with the Corporate Communication Institute at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She received a $1,000 scholar’s award and BMA membership for one year.
The award is given based on recommendations from faculty, taking into consideration the nominee’s academic achievement, involvement in campus activity, and involvement in volunteering. Board members of BMA-NJ and the Scholars Award Committee select the winner. The program is open to full-time students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson working on an undergraduate degree with a concentration in marketing, public relations, or corporate communications.
The award is named in the memory of Gene Bozzo, Sr. Bozzo’s devoted contributions of energy, thinking, and time helped to form the bedrock of the New Jersey Chapter of the BMA and fuel continued accomplishment. In his 21 years of participation, he co-founded both the Career Link and IMPACT Award programs, was Chapter President and volunteered for nearly every committee activity. A leader by his actions, Gene brought a witty sense of humor and optimistic attitude to everything he did.
The Business Marketing Association is an 80-year-old, not-for-profit organization serving the professional, educational and career development needs of the business-to-business marketer. Membership includes corporate marketers, marketing communications agencies/consulting firms and related professional services and suppliers to the industry.
The NJ Chapter promotes programs on topics such as advertising, copywriting, trade show participation, public relations, market planning, media analysis, and market research exclusively for b-to-b marketing and communications professionals. BMA-NJ offers ways for its members to expand their business expertise and grow professionally, as well as meet, learn from, and build relationships with others in the profession.