Student Awards and Competitions

Our student organizations compete in national competitions.

Our student's efforts outside the classroom have earned UM-Dearborn organizations multiple honors in national competitions.

Beta Alpha Psi Midwest Regional Best Practices Competition

Midwest Regional Best Practices Competition

On April 1, the College of Business’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi participated in the Midwest Regional Best Practices Competition, where they were judged in three categories: strategic planning, community outreach, and leadership development.

We are pleased to announce that our students took second place in community outreach and first place in strategic planning, which qualified the chapter to advance to the national competition in August. This fall the team will travel to Anaheim, CA where they will compete against the winners from each of the other 7 regions. During the trip, the chapter also plans on participating in the Community Service Day, where they will distribute books to local organizations in under-served neighborhoods and teach about the importance of literacy.


AMA recognized at Collegiate Case Competition and National Conference

AMA members

The UM-Dearborn American Marketing Association Chapter competed in the AMA Collegiate Case Competition on Dec 7. The competition was a yearlong event that brought together top marketing students across the nation to create a marketing campaign

for ebay. On March 16 the chapter attended the American Marketing Association’s 39th Annual International Collegiate Conference in New Orleans where they received an award for exemplary collegiate performance with outstanding chapter communications, membership, and fundraising. During the conference AMA members participated in workshops, seminars, and two members competed in the Marketing Strategy Competition. 

Great Lakes APICS case competition

four College of Business graduate students took fifth place at the Great Lakes APICS competition

A team of four College of Business graduate students took fifth place at the Great Lakes APICS competition held in Illinois February 17-19, 2017. APICS is the leading professional association for supply chain and operations management.

Association for Information Systems International Competition

Association for Information Systems International Competition

16 students from the UM-Dearborn Information Technology Management (ITM) Club participated in the 2016 Association for Information Systems International Competition April 1-3.

Associated with the competition was also a leadership conference that included workshops and opportunities for students to network with other students, professors, and corporate representatives. The ITM Club placed in three of the five competitions:

2nd place:  Video Competition (see below)
4th place:  Security Competition
6th place:  Merck Analytics Challenge