MBA students take time to say, ‘thank you’

  • April 13, 2017
  • By Melody Walker
  • 1 minute read
A poster size thank you card signed by MBA students.
A poster size thank you card signed by MBA students.

In the final weeks before graduation, various awards for student achievement, excellence in teaching, and community service will be announced. But Olin’s MBA students upstaged the awards season when they offered a special recognition to the Aramark staff that keeps the Knight Center, three retail outlets in Bauer Hall, Knight Hall, and Simon Hall, and innumerable school events running smoothly.

In a letter to Dean Mark Taylor, Rob Garwitz wrote on behalf of the MBA students:

“Gene Castellitto’s Aramark staff deserves our highest recognition for their level of performance and professionalism that can only be classified as “excellence,” a measure we all strive for as aspiring business leaders.”

Castellitto, Aramark General Manager, acknowledged that many staff members were present when MBA students presented a large thank you note after raising a banner above the Graduate Programs office. Castellitto also confirmed that a representative from the Graduate Business School Association is tentatively scheduled to address the Aramark staff at the Annual Employee Appreciation Day Celebration later this month.

Thank you Aramark staff for all you do!!

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Melody Walker

Melody Walker

My nickname around the office is "Scoops" because I always have the latest news from the halls of Simon, Starbucks, or the STL startup scene. Thanks to staff and student bloggers, I'm not alone in reporting on the Olin community here on the Blog. Don't be shy, post a comment or send us your story. New bloggers always welcome!

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