Graduation Awards for Lubin Graduate Students

Annual Graduation Awards for Lubin Graduating Students

[Graduation Awards]  
If you have filed for graduation for January 2014, May 2014 or August 2014 with the Office of Student Assistance (OSA) and have a 3.75 QPA or higher, you may be eligible for one of the following recognitions.

Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Beta Gamma Sigma is the premier accrediting organization for AACSB accredited business schools in the world. The top 20% of the graduating class will be invited to join Beta Gamma Sigma. Invitation letters will be sent to eligible students in March.
BGS invitations are automatically generated based on the graduating class. You do NOT need to apply for BGS.

Outstanding Student Award The Outstanding Student Award is given by the faculty to the student who has most significantly contributed to advancing the mission of the Lubin School of Business while maintaining an excellent academic profile.

Lubin Graduate Leadership Award The Lubin Graduate Leadership Award honors a graduating student who has served the University community with distinction. Our purpose is to recognize the quality and scope of an individual's participation and leadership at Pace, thereby significantly enhancing the quality of campus life for their fellow students.

Lubin Alumni Association Award Given in recognition of academic excellence, professional business experience, and significant contribution to the Lubin School of Business and dedication to the ideals of Pace University. Up to three students from each campus are nominated by the Lubin Undergraduate Academic Standards and Student Relations Committees. Two undergraduate recipients are chosen by the Lubin Alumni Association. (Minimum 3.50 GPA is required.)

Professional Management Award (New York Campus only) Given to an outstanding Lubin student for leadership in the management of academic and student affairs. Recipient is selected by the Lubin Undergraduate Academic Standards and Student Relations Committees. (Minimum 3.00 GPA is required.)

Scholastic Achievement Award To the student excelling in scholarship, effectiveness in class discussions, research, and general performance in a BBA degree program. (To be eligible, a student must have a minimum 3.50 GPA and have completed a minimum of 60 credits at Pace. This award is the top Lubin academic award given to an outstanding graduating senior. It is generally given to the graduating senior on each campus who has the highest GPA and has gone beyond the normal requirements in his/her academic work.)

Trustees Award (Presented at Commencement) Given to the student whose positive contributions to the University life and whose academic accomplishments exemplify the highest level of achievement attainable for an undergraduate.

Community Service Award (Presented at Commencement) Given to the undergraduate student whose active contributions to the life of the University community and to the endeavors of our neighbors in the surrounding community, most admirably embodies an appreciation for the value of social responsibility.

To be considered for any or all of the AWARDS listed above, submit the following by Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (any materials received after this date will NOT be accepted): ALL DOCUMENTS MUST BE IN ELECTRONIC FORM ONLY (preferably Microsoft Word documents or PDF)
  • A self-nominating letter (please state which awards you are applying for & your home campus)
  • Current resume
  • Two letters of recommendation from current faculty members (please remind the faculty that the deadline for submission is 3/19/2014)
  • At least one letter of recommendation from a current Lubin graduate student (for Lubin Graduate Leadership Award ONLY)
Presentation of the awards will be made at the Lubin Awards and Beta Gamma Sigma Induction Ceremonies: May 13th (NYC) and May 16th ( PL).


Graduate Academic Standards Committee
c/o Jean Nguyen, Academic Advisor, OGAASD

Please contact the Office of Graduate Academic Advisement and Student Development at 212-618-6440 with any questions!