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The John Ruffatto Memorial Award

The John Ruffatto Memorial Award was established to encourage and reward UM faculty who impart practical, applicable principles into their classroom presentation.

Learn more about the award


The John Ruffatto Memorial Award is presented during Charter Day ceremonies, which occur every year in February.


Nominations are made in the fall of each year by mid-November.

Most recent recipients

  • 2017:  Justin Angle
    Associate Professor, Marketing
    School of Business
  • 2016:  Sam Panarella
    Associate Professor/Director of International Programs
    Alexander Blewett III School of Law 
  • 2015:  Shawn Clouse
    Professor, Management Information Systems
    School of Business Administration