Five College of Business Administration graduates were honored at the UCF Alumni Association’s Black and Gold gala. Congratulations to:

  • Stephanie Pataky, ’05 (pictured), and Jennifer C. Hartzler, ’06 and ’07, received the Rising Star Award. Pataky is the district manager of CompuPay, Inc; Hartzler is associate (dispute resolution/international arbitration) at Herbert Smith LLP in London.
  • Stan Horton, ’73, received the Professional Achievement Award. He is a College of Business Administration Hall of Fame member and president and CEO of Boardline Pipeline Partners.
  • Karl Hodges, ’82, received the Service to UCF Award for his service on several UCF boards and committees.
  • Daniel Tosh, ’96, the well-known comedian and host of Comedy Central’s Tosh.0, received the Michelle Akers Award for the global recognition that he brings to UCF.
  • In addition to the alumni, international business student Melissa Blette, received the Distinguished Student Award.

    The Black and Gold gala is held each year during Homecoming Week.