ATLANTA– Robinson’s V. Kumar was honored by the Georgia House of Representatives recently with an Invitation Resolution. HR 1026, sponsored by Rep. Ed Setzler, and cosponsored by Rep. Jan Jones (MBA ’82), Rep. David Dreyer, Rep. Earl Ehrhart and Rep. Rick Jasperse, commended Kumar for his achievements in marketing.
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Irvin Bishop Jr reflects on his experiences in the Master of Science in Marketing program at J. Mack Robinson College of Business
For the fourth year, V. Kumar of the J. Mack Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University topped both the Author Productivity in the Premier AMA Journals (Journal of Marketing and Journal of Marketing Research) and the Author Productivity in the Premier Marketing Journals (Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing, Journal of Marketing Research, and Marketing Science).
Here are some memorable moments from the graduation party of the Class of 2017 hosted by the MS in Marketing program. The highlights of the event included best student awards, best professor awards, and a surprise musical performed by the MS in Marketing students for the faculty.
Despite being known as the “City in the Forest,” a 2001 study by American Forests revealed that the average tree cover in Atlanta declined 16 percent from 1974 to 1996. In 1985, Trees Atlanta was founded to combat this tree canopy decline, focusing its initial efforts on bringing shade back to downtown Atlanta.
MS in Marketing faculty offered expert guidance for the 2017 holiday season. Dr. Denish Shah’s interview was featured in the “Ask the Experts” section for Labor Day Shopping Trends on Wallet Hub and for Black Friday Shopping Trends on BestBlackFriday.com.
Over the summer Kenneth Wright Jr., B.B.A Marketing ’12, won $20,000 on ABC’s national pitch competition show, Steve Harvey’s Funderdome.
Current and former Ph.D. students in the Department of Marketing program recently took top honors in three competitions recognizing research excellence.
Winners were announced Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the 24th annual Marketing Awards for Excellence at the Georgia Aquarium. Four winners and three finalists were recognized for innovations developed or launched in 2016. Two winners and five finalists were recognized for the third annual Georgia’s Top Startup Awards.
V. Kumar, Regents’ Professor and executive director of the Center for Excellence in Brand & Customer Management, received the 2016 Society for Marketing Advances (SMA) Distinguished Scholar Award at the organization’s annual conference, recently held in Atlanta.