2020-2021 School of Business Department of Management and Entrepreneurship award recipients
Student of the Year
The Department of Management and Entrepreneurship honors Victoria Brown with its Student of the Year award. Victoria is majoring in the Entrepreneurship concentration, has a 4.0 GPA, and has been recognized as a Dean’s List honoree for the past 4 semesters. She was described as a “fantastic student” by one nominating professor. Victoria is currently interning with Dominion Energy as a Business Analyst in the Customer Payment Services department and following graduation will continue with Dominion in a full-time position. She also has plans for managing a beauty and barber salon that has been in her family for more than 50 years.
Distinguished Service Award
Chandni Patel is majoring in Human Resource Management and minoring in psychology. She is currently the President of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) student chapter at VCU student and served as treasurer in 2019-2020. In this role she has helped coordinate representation at Boss Day, scheduled events and industry speakers, worked with Richmond SHRM and coordinated and participated with student SHRM members in the HR Virginia Student Competition in 2020 hosted by VASHRM. She is currently working as a human resources intern at the Virginia Credit Union and plans to search for full time HR employment after graduation.