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Fowler College of
Business Administration

Dr. Don Sciglimpaglia Honored with 2012 Faculty Monty

Don Sciglimpaglia receiving Faculty Monty Award

Dr. Don Sciglimpaglia was awarded the SDSU Alumni Association's highest faculty honor for Outstanding Faculty Contributor (a.k.a. the Faculty Monty) from the College of Business Administration during the annual All-University Convocation on August 23, 2012.

Sciglimpaglia has been a marketing professor with the College of Business since 1977. He headed the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) program at SDSU and has won numerous awards with SIFE in the areas of entrepreneurial outreach, internet consulting, and small business consulting. For four consecutive years SDSU's SIFE teams won the international "Best Use of the Internet" honor awarded by AT&T for their success in teaching internet skills to entrepreneurs and small business owners.

In addition to his much-honored work with the SIFE program, Sciglimpaglia is also the author of several text books and over 100 conference proceedings and research articles that have been published in academic journals. He is a frequent presenter and speaker at professional conferences and is a nationally recognized marketing scholar.

Dr. Sciglimpaglia has built a legacy of developing award-winning educational programs and publishing meaningful research that has offered enlightenment on consumer behavior and marketing education.
Dr. Michael Cunningham

"I was truly honored to receive this award and I am particularly proud of the recognition for the work that I have done in community outreach," said Sciglimpalia. "It is incredibly fulfilling to be acknowledged for providing the guidance that our students need, who, in turn, provide guidance to small businesses in order to help them thrive."

"Dr. Sciglimpaglia has built a legacy of developing award-winning educational programs and publishing meaningful research that has offered enlightenment on consumer behavior and marketing education. The innovative student projects done through the Small Business Consulting Center, which he founded, have had a profoundly positive impact on our students, local business and the economy at large," said Dr. Michael Cunningham, dean of SDSU's College of Business Administration.

The Faculty Monty is a prestigious honor given annually to one faculty member from each of SDSU's seven colleges (College of Business Administration Faculty Monty Recipients).