awards honor partnership efforts
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Wendy Lewis ’95 (2nd from right), was one of three
alumni to receive the Schaffner Award. The vice president
of strategic planning for recruitment and diversity
for Major League Baseball was joined by her family and
Jerry Reinsdorf (center), chairman of the Chicago Bulls
and White Sox.
Partnership and leadership on display at
annual Alumni Awards
School hosted its annual celebration of partnership and leadership
on April 29 when it honored several dedicated alumni and friends
at the Alumni Awards dinner.
evening is for the people who make this school great,”
said Dean Dipak C. Jain in his introductory remarks in the
James L. Allen Center. “These awardees are true Kellogg
recognized distinguished individuals who have given their
time, energy, and expertise to the Kellogg School, and includes
alumni as well as non-alumni friends. The Schaffner Award,
The Kellogg Alumni Service Award and the Friends of Kellogg
School of Management Award were given to nine individuals
this year. Over 160 people were in attendance to honor the
award winners during a dinner and ceremony.
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Pat Cafferata, retired president and CEO of Young &
Rubicam and a member of the Kellogg Dean’s Advisory
Board, was honored for her commitment to the Kellogg School.
Award is named for Joseph Schaffner, one of the founders of
Hart, Schaffner & Marx Co., who firmly believed that higher
education and culture help the practical person deal more
intelligently with the problems of commerce. Kellogg created
the Schaffner Award to honor the memory of the man whose vision
created what is now the Kellogg School of Management, and
to honor special alumni for their extraordinary contributions
to the school. This year’s Schaffner Award recipients
were Joseph Gutman ’81, Scott H. Filstrup ’67,
and Wendy L. Lewis ’95.
Alumni Service Award recognizes the efforts of graduates who
have promoted the Kellogg School throughout the world and
who have shown their commitment to the continued progress
of the school and the Kellogg community. These dedicated alumni
have demonstrated their intention to maintain a lifelong friendship
with the Kellogg School. This year’s Kellogg Alumni
Award recipients were Yves L. Hanania ’94, Mark A. Shapiro
’80, and Lee Ann Scovil ’91.
of Kellogg School of Management Award honors individuals who,
though not graduates of Kellogg, have loyally served the school
over the years. Their efforts have helped Kellogg build its
success. This year’s Friends of Kellogg School of Management
recipients were Patricia A. Cafferata, William J. Brodsky and
J. Douglas Gray.
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Europeans were represented by Yves Hanania ’94
(center), and Pauline and Francois de Breteuil ’02.
Hanania, business development director for FullSIX Europe,
was lauded for his service to Kellogg.
the attendees, Director of Alumni Relations Jim Corboy ’95
said: “Kellogg turns out leaders and great people who
give back. This evening proves it. Tonight is our Academy