Hull Case Competition showcases cross-disciplinary collaboration

The James M. Hull College of Business at Augusta University hosts an annual Case Competition that offers cross-disciplinary collaboration between undergraduate students to solve real world business problems.

This year, 25 students participated in the event and demonstrated their ability to apply/enhance their critical thinking skills, their classroom learning, build their resumes, network with the local business community and win cash prizes.

“The Hull Case Competition is an excellent opportunity for students to analyze and present a real-life situation involving business processes, controls, and ethics,” said Susan Murray, an assistant professor in the Knox School of Accountancy in the Hull College of Business at Augusta University. “They get to show off their skills in research, professional writing, analysis, public speaking and persuasion. It is also a great networking opportunity as the students work with area professionals, and it is a great opportunity for our potential employers to see our students in action.”

Hull Case Competition Primary Winners

PlaceStudent TeamFaculty MentorProfessional Mentor
1stPrometheus - Elizabeth Souza & Danae Lawrence Dr. Juanita Woods Roger Duke - SRNS Project Manager
2ndMadoff & Skilling, LLC - Daniel Hill & Jonathan MarinoDr. Peter BascianoDanny Walters - SRNS Internal Audit
3rdLet's Get Fiscal - Lauren Gaston & Timothy Arnette Dr. Simon MedcalfeLance McGahee - Columbia Co Ga Finance Manager

Hull Case Competition Finalists

PlaceStudent TeamFaculty MentorProfessional Mentor
4thThe Bottom Line - Gunnar Stever & Faith StoreyAnthony RobinsonMichael Parish - D&M Graphics
5thTwo Broke Girls - Alecieia Hatcher-Freeman & Carmen AndersonWilliam StyronLondon Smith - AU Internal Audit

Hull Case Competition Audience Choice Winners

AwardStudent Team Team Members
Most Humorous/Entertaining Display Ledgerndary Hailey Lowe and Cathleen Herndon
Most Creative Display Two Broke Girls Alecieia Hatcher-Freeman and Carmen Anderson
Most Creative Team Name Prometheus Danae Lawrence and Elizabeth Souza
Most Professional Display Madoff & Skilling, LLCJonathan Marino and Daniel Hill
Best in Show Let's Get Fiscal Timothy Arnette and Lauren Gaston
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