Chancellor, others recognized by UH Hilo Lambda Psi

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Date: Tuesday, May 27, 2008
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

Chancellor Rose Tseng was among the honorees as the Lamda Psi Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi, the nation’s most prestigious business fraternity, held its 19th Annual Initiation and Recognition Banquet May 3 at the University of Hawaii at Hilo.

Tseng and Mitzi Hennessey, secretary to Dean Marcia Sakai of the College of Business and Economics, were honored with the 2008 Hall of Fame Awards for their dedication to the chapter and service to the University and Hilo communities.

Dr. Carole Miura, emerita professor of mathematics, was presented the 2008 Outstanding Professor of the Year Award. Miura retired this spring after 35 years of teaching business mathematics. She was UH Hilo's first director of institutional research and was responsible for installing the University's first four-year student tracking system.

In addition, Neil Nakaza was recognized with the Hawai‘i Alumni Chapter's Outstanding Alumni Award by President Karolina Siriah for his continual support of the Chapter by attending all of its fundraising and social events.

Lambda Psi also welcomed its newest faculty initiate, Dr. Kimberly Furumo, into the Chapter. Furumo is a professor of management information Systems at CoBE.


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