The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 20, 2013

Business people: Associate professor receives award

— Dawn Edmiston, associate professor of management and marketing at St. Vincent College’s Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government, has received the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) Teaching Excellence Award in Region 2.

ACBSP recognizes individuals anually from each of its 10 regions who exemplify teaching excellence in the classrooms.

At St. Vincent, Edmiston teaches Internet and global marketing courses. In addition, she serves as a marketing consultant to the Fred Rogers Center. Her research has been featured in the International Journal of Educational Advancement, Journal of Marketing for Higher Education and publications of the American Marketing Association and Marketing Management Association.

She received the 2011 Marketing Management Association AxcessCapon Teaching Innovation Award and the 2012 Middle Atlantic Association of Colleges of Business Innovation in Teaching Prize.

Prior to joining St. Vincent, Edmison held marketing management roles with IBM Business Consulting Services, Pricewaterhousecoopers Management Consulting Services and Discovery Communications (Discovery Channel, TLC, Travel Channel, Animal Planet and Discovery Channel Online).

She is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where she received a bachelor’s degree, and Columbia University, where she earned a master’s degree in business administration. She earned a doctorate from the University of Maryland University College.

MetLife employee earns recognition

Robert E. Vamos, financial services executive of MetLife Resources, has earned MetLife’s leaders level of recognition, an honor bestowed to a select set of MetLife top producers, specifically those who exemplify the highest standards of personal integrity, professionalism and customer service across the company.

Vamos, a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh, has worked in the financial services industry for 22 years.

Salon Vizions employees attend beauty show

Melissa McBee and Samantha Musulin of Salon Vizions Inc., Johnstown, recently attended the International Beauty Show held in New York City.

For two days, they were taught by leading educators in the industry on various fashion-forward, out-of-the-box and advanced skills.

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