VERMILLION, S.D, –Beacom School of Business student John Oynes was recently awarded the 2018 Pi Sigma Epsilon President’s Award of Special Merit. Oynes graduated in May with a major in health services administration.
The President's Award for Special Merit recognizes outstanding achievement and dedication to the Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) organization. This award is presented to the individual who stands out from their peers and has made significant strides in PSE. Judging for this award was conducted by the PSE national headquarters and the PSE national council.
“Receiving the PSE Special Merit award is a great honor,” said Rand Wergin, associate professor of marketing and PSE faculty advisor. “Recipients of this award exhibit leadership and management qualities that make for outstanding future professionals, and Oynes is a stand-out example of someone who is deserving of this award.“
Pi Sigma Epsilon is a co-ed professional marketing fraternity in the fields of sales, marketing and management. Through PSE, students can gain real world experience while networking with other students and companies from around the country. Pi Sigma Epsilon is one of 10 active organizations in the business school that allows students opportunities to perform community services, network with employers and alumni and compete in regional and national competitions.