Northwood University AMA Chapter Wins Awards at International Conference

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This year Northwood University won two awards.

MIDLAND, MI – Students in Northwood University’s American Marketing Association (AMA) participated in the AMA 35th Annual International Collegiate Conference which took place from March 21-23 in New Orleans.

AMA is a student organization that provides students with professional experiences in several competitions by teaching them how to manage finance, people, projects and deadlines. As part of that experience, the International Conference takes place every year. It consists of a series of lectures from current marketing professionals and helps build networking connections and competitive learning opportunities for students. AMA is one of the largest professional associations for marketers with 38,000 members worldwide.

This year Northwood University won two awards—the Marketing Activities Week Award and Outstanding Chapter Planning Award. The Marketing Activities Week Award was given to the Northwood chapter of AMA for successful recruitment of new members, performing community service in the Midland community, promoting organ donation and hosting their first speaker of the year. The second award, Outstanding Chapter Planning, was received for chapter excellence in devising and executing the plan.

Professor Hosein, AMA advisor, commented, “Northwood’s AMA students worked together as a team for a job well done. We are very proud of our students in representing our University and winning these two awards.”


Northwood University is committed to the most personal attention to prepare students for success in their careers and in their communities; it promotes critical thinking skills, personal effectiveness, and the importance of ethics, individual freedom and responsibility.

Private, nonprofit, and accredited, Northwood University specializes in managerial and entrepreneurial education at three full-service, residential campuses located in southern Florida, mid-Michigan and northern Texas. Adult Degree Programs are available in eight states with many course delivery options including an online option. The DeVos Graduate School offers day, evening and weekend programming in Michigan, Texas and Florida. The Alden B. Dow Center for Creativity and Enterprise provides system-wide expertise in family enterprise, entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation, and new business development. International education is offered through study abroad and in Program Centers in Switzerland, China, Malaysia and Sri Lanka.