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The Celebration of Excellence recognizes outstanding professional achievements and services to the college by alumni and business partners, as well as entrepreneurs who have furthered Oregon’s pioneering spirit. The 2014 Celebration of Excellence took place on May 5. The 2015 Celebration of Excellence will be May 11. 

2014 Celebration of Excellence Honorees 

Alumni and business partners:

Hall of Fame: Jim Williams, CTK Capital Corporation

Distinguished Business Professional: Jill Eiland, Intel

Distinguished Early Career Business Professional: Peter W. Newport,

Sawyer Paddle & Oars

Distinguished Young Business Professional: Tim Jakubowski, KPMG

Distinguished Business Partners: Fred Meyer and Mutual of Enumclaw


With Weatherford Awards presented to:

Chris Botti, Grammy Award Winning Musician and Composer

Bert Sperling, Sperling’s BestPlaces


Thank you to our sponsors!

Gold Level:    
Andersen Construction Company
OSU Alumni Association

Silver Level: 
Aequitas Capital Management
OSU Foundation

2013 Celebration of Excellence

College of Business Hall of Famer Dr. Robert Zahary accepts his award.