Seven sales majors receive $1‚000 scholarships from Corporate Partners

The Center for Professional Selling Corporate Partners awarded merit−based $1‚000…

Georgia (Apr 24, 2006) — Seven sales majors receive $1‚000 scholarships from Corporate Partners

Stephanie Salter

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Contact: Stephanie A. Salter‚ 770−423−6969 or stephanie_salter@coles2.kennesaw.edu


The Center for Professional Selling Corporate Partners awarded merit−based $1‚000 scholarships to seven sales majors at a reception held April 20 at the Jolley Lodge.

“I am very excited about this scholarship because it’s not just any scholarship; it’s a scholarship in an area that I am passionate about — sales‚” said scholarship recipient Ashley Thomas.

The recipients of the scholarships are:

Gemma Beylouny‚ Sullivan−Schein Dental Scholarship

Greg Bishop‚ Elk Building Products Ethics in Professional Selling Scholarship

Melinda Jones‚ Federated Insurance Scholarship

Teddi Mathes‚ Aramark Scholarship

Tom Smith‚ ADP Scholarship

Ashley Thomas‚ Assurant Scholarship

Angela Wunderlich‚ Primary Capital Mortgage Scholarship

The professional sales major scholarship program is one of the latest offerings of the Corporate Partners Program. The Corporate Partners Program is designed to increase the interaction between members of the business community and professional sales majors. Corporate Partners is able to contribute to the enhancement of sales education‚ as well as develop professional relationships with top sales students. Students also benefit from the program. Each interaction a sales student has with a professional in the field becomes an additional beyond−the−classroom learning opportunity.

“I am thankful to Aramark for the scholarship because it will help me to achieve my academic goals‚” said scholarship recipient Teddi Mathes.

A special thanks to the following Corporate Partners for their generous scholarship donations: Elk Building Products‚ ADP‚ Federated Insurance‚ Aramark‚ Primary Capital Mortgage‚ Assurant and Sullivan−Schein Dental.


About the Center for Professional Selling

The Center for Professional Selling (CPS) was established at the Coles College of Business at Kennesaw State University in 2003. It is one of the premier educational facilities in the nation that offers training in professional selling. The CPS is committed to enhancing the practice and professionalism of selling and sales management careers by educating future sales professionals‚ forging partnerships between the academic world and the business community and conducting research in the areas of selling and sales management. For more information‚ please visit the CPS Web site at: http://coles.kennesaw.edu/selling/.

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