Professor, students, alumna receive education awards

October 13, 2017

UW-Stout students Allison Rigotti, left, and Karolyn Erickson received the WEBIT scholarship.

A UW-Stout professor, three students and an alumna have been recognized by regional and state business and marketing education organizations.

Debbie StanislawskiProfessor Debbie Stanislawski, director of the university’s marketing and business education undergraduate program, received the North Central Business Education Association award for Outstanding Contributions to Business Education by a senior college or university business instructor.

She was honored at the NCBEA conference recently in Indianapolis. The NCBEA covers an eight-state area.

Stanislawski has been active in various roles for more than 20 years in the NCBEA as well as the National Business Education Association and the Wisconsin Educators of Business and Information Technology. She served on the NBEA board from 2013 to 2016.

Stanislawski, who has taught at UW-Stout since 2001, has a bachelor’s in business education from Winona State University, a master’s in instructional technology and telecommunications from Western Illinois University and a Ph.D. from Capella University.

Alumna Sarah Hart Olson, left, and student Maggie Heck received Wisconsin Marketing Education Association awards.UW-Stout students Karolyn Erickson and Allison Rigotti recently received the WEBIT Scholarship.

Erickson is a junior from Prentice. Rigotti is a sophomore from West Salem. Both are majoring in marketing and business education, www.uwstout.edu/programs/bsmbe.

UW-Stout student Maggie Heck, of Sun Prairie, and alumna Sara Hart Olson were honored by the Wisconsin Marketing Education Association.

Heck received the Emerging Marketing Educator of the Year award and Olson the Marketing Educator of the Year award. Heck student-teaches in La Crosse while Olson teaches full time in Sun Prairie.

The students and alumna were honored at the first joint conference of WEBIT and WMEA, held in Stevens Point.

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Photos

Top: UW-Stout students Allison Rigotti, left, and Karolyn Erickson received the WEBIT scholarship.

Middle: Debbie Stanislawski

Bottom: Alumna Sarah Hart Olson, left, and student Maggie Heck received Wisconsin Marketing Education Association awards.