Business students to accept Fanning Scholarships

by Kathleen McDonnell


Two University of Notre Dame seniorsWilliam W. Buzaid, a finance major from Verona, N.J., and Stephanie R. Eng, an information technology management major from Colfax, Wash.will speak to the advisory council of the Universitys Mendoza College of Business on Friday (Oct. 31) to accept the Eugene D. Fanning Scholarship Award.

Buzaid and Eng were selected by the faculty of Notre Dames Eugene D. Fanning Center for Business Communication in recognition of excellence in communication skills and exemplary personal characteristics. Six finalists were selected and the two winners were determined following faculty interviews.

The scholarships include a credit to each students tuition account and a commemorative pewter plate. The award, funded by donations from the Business Advisory Council, honors the life and work of Eugene D. Fanning, a Chicago businessman and investor who taught business communication courses as a guest instructor in the business school from 1989 to 1995. It also seeks to highlight the importance of writing, speaking, listening and interpersonal skills for the success of men and women in business.

Buzaid and Eng are the 27th and 28th recipients of the scholarship, established in 1995.More on the scholarship and the Eugene D. Fanning Center is available on the Web at .

_ Contact: J. S. O’Rourke IV, 574-631-8397,_ " "

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