School of Management Dean's Awards

Qualifying students in the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) program and the Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) program will receive an invitation to apply in the term of their graduation.

May 2018 Dean’s Awards Recipients

 

Valedictorian (BSBA) - Invitation Only

The School of Management honors one qualifying undergraduate student as its Valedictorian. The Valedictorian exemplifies the highest standards of leadership and scholarship in the Jesuit tradition. A leader in the finest sense of the word, the Valedictorian demonstrates selfless service to the University community while reflecting excellence in all academic pursuits.

Eligibility Requirements

As described in the University catalog, to be eligible a student must:

  • have a cumulative GPA of 3.85 or above;
  • have earned a minimum of 60 letter-graded credits completed at USF prior to the semester in which he or she is participating in Commencement;
  • have completed or be in process of completing all requirements for their degree by the conclusion of the term in which he or she is participating in Commencement (no outstanding or incomplete credits); and
  • have completed a Petition to Graduate by the required deadline and be eligible to participate in the undergraduate commencement ceremony.

The Dean’s Medal of Excellence (BSBA and BSM) - Invitation Only

A medal and a gift of the McLaren School of Management is awarded to the graduating senior who has best exemplified in academic accomplishments, extracurricular work, and personal life the values of the University of San Francisco in its Mission and Goals.

 

Eligibility Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA)

 

Candidates for the Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree will have fulfilled the following minimum requirements by the beginning of the term in which he or she is graduating (except where noted below):

 

Fall Commencement

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree to be conferred at the conclusion of the fall term (no outstanding or incomplete credits);
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.75;
  • No Incomplete (I) or ‘missing’ (NR) grades;
  • Completed a minimum of 60 letter-graded credits at USF;
  • Completed a minimum of 40 letter-graded credits in the McLaren School of   Management (including fall term registration);
  • Submitted a Petition to Graduate by the September 1st deadline and be eligible to participate in the December Commencement. 

Spring Commencement

  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree to be conferred at the conclusion of the spring or summer term;
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.75;
  • No Incomplete (I) or ‘missing’ (NR) grades;
  • Completed a minimum of 60 letter-graded credits at USF;
  • Completed a minimum of 40 letter-graded credits in the McLaren School of Management (including spring term registration);
  • Submitted a Petition to Graduate by the February 1st deadline and be eligible to participate in the May Commencement. 

 

Eligibility Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) – Professional Bachelor’s Degree Program

 

Candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Management degree in the Professional Bachelor’s Degree Program will have fulfilled the following minimum requirements by the beginning of the term in which he or she is graduating (except where noted below):

 

Fall Commencement

  • Bachelor of Science in Management degree to be conferred at the conclusion of the fall term (no outstanding or incomplete credits);
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.75;
  • No Incomplete (I) or ‘missing’ (NR) grades;
  • Completed a minimum of 36 letter-graded credits at USF (including fall term registration);
  • Submitted a Petition to Graduate by the September 1st deadline and be eligible to participate in the December Commencement.

Spring Commencement

  • Bachelor of Science in Management degree to be conferred at the conclusion of the spring or summer term;
  • A cumulative GPA of at least 3.75;
  • No Incomplete (I) or ‘missing’ (NR) grades;
  • Completed a minimum of 36 letter-graded credits at USF (including spring term registration);
  • Submitted a Petition to Graduate by the February 1st deadline and be eligible to participate in the May Commencement.

The Dean’s Service Award (BSBA and BSM)

 

A plaque, given to a graduating candidate in the McLaren School of Management, who has demonstrated outstanding service to others.

 

The Dean’s Service Award recognizes the achievements and contributions of individual students who have demonstrated a dedicated commitment to the greater good, which in turn is a reflection of the University’s Jesuit values. The successful nominee will have effected a positive impact and made a difference whether it be to the School of Management (SOM), the University of San Francisco (USF), a local community, or a national or global organization. Examples include: community service; developing programs or initiatives that benefit SOM or USF students or society; helping marginalized communities; taking action that positively benefits SOM or USF students, the School of Management and/or the University of San Francisco.

 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Undergraduate candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree and undergraduate candidates for a Bachelor of Science in Management degree may be nominated.
  • Students may be nominated by USF faculty, staff, or fellow students.
  • Only nominees who have submitted a Petition to Graduate by the required deadline, and are eligible to participate in the undergraduate commencement ceremony in the term of their nomination, will be considered.
  • Self-nominations will not be considered. 
  • Documentation of service performed must be provided.

A.A. Berti Undergraduate Award (BSBA)

 

An inscribed desk set, the gift of A. Russell Berti, BA’26, JD’28, LLM’29, in memory of his father, Augustin B. Berti, is awarded to the graduating senior of the McLaren School of Management who has earned the highest record of scholarship.