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2008 Eugene D. Fanning award announced

by Carol Elliott

September 11, 2008


Stephanie Eng, a senior IT Management major, and William Buzaid, a senior Finance major in the Mendoza College of Business have been named recipients of the 2008 Eugene D. Fanning Award in Business Communication.

They were selected by the faculty of the Eugene D. Fanning Center in the Mendoza College of Business at Notre Dame for excellence in communication skills and exemplary personal characteristics.

The scholarships include a credit to each student’s tuition account with the University and a commemorative pewter plate engraved with the student’s name and award, along with the heraldry of the College. The award, funded by donations from the University of Notre Dame‘s
Business Advisory Council, honors the life and work of Eugene D. Fanning, a Chicago businessman and investor who taught business communication courses as a guest instructor in
the business school from 1989 to 1995.

About the Fanning Center

The Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication assists members of the Notre Dame community in the achievement of their academic, intellectual, and professional goals by providing instruction, guidance, and counsel in writing, speaking, and other dimensions of human communication. At the heart of this mission is a concern for the individual, a focus on ethics and integrity in business, and a commitment to the advancement of the College and the University. For more information about the Fanning Center please visit the web site at http://www.nd.edu/~fanning

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