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AMA Students Receive Award, Present Workshop at National Conference

May 30, 2008
The Ohio Northern University chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) attended the American Marketing Association's National Conference April 3-5 in New Orleans.

The conference was attended by 1,300 marketing students representing 126 universities from across the country. The ONU members participated in a trade show event where they competed against 38 other universities in creating and operating a mock trade exhibit for an evening. The exhibit was visited by 1,200 conference attendees and over 70 faculty advisors.

The ONU AMA received a national award for its excellence in the area of club communications.

The team also was one of 15 chapters selected to present a leadership workshop addressing fundraising. More than 100 students attended the session, which was presented by Craig Bailey, Brittany Blakely, and Ashley Ewing.

ONU AMA team members who attended the conference included Craig Bailey, Union, Ohio; Jeremy Berg, Lima, Ohio; Abbey Bertsch, Huron, Ohio; Brittney Blakely, Dublin, Ohio; Ashley Ewing, McComb, Ohio; Amanda Ingram, Dublin, Ohio; Lindsay Jorkos, Defiance, Ohio; Megan Poeschl, Sandusky, Ohio; Tarah Reiter, Huber Heights, Ohio; Briana Rosenfeld, Columbus, Ind.; and Pat Tehan, Springfield, Ohio. The team's faculty advisor is Professor Randall Ewing.

ONU's chapter of the American Marketing Association is a professional association that promotes marketing education and high marketing ethics. The chapter is comprised of 32 members and is open to anyone with an interest in marketing.