Dr. Melvin Lewis, an assistant professor in the Sports Business Management Graduate program of the College of Human Environmental Sciences, was this year's non-student recipient. Joining him was his wife, Camisha, Dr. Milla Boschung, dean of the college, and Carla Hugg, the student who submitted the nomination. In her nomination, Ms. Hugg spoke, among other things, of Dr. Lewis' enthusiasm and encouragement, his positive attitude and the way he brings real-life experiences to the classroom. She spoke of his efforts to connect students with internships and with the professionals in various sports organizations. She described these efforts as invaluable.
Dr. Lewis certainly meets the criteria of outstanding leadership, service and dedication to students, and professional activity. We congratulate him on this achievement!