Justin D. Achezinski, a 2007 University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown business/marketing and management graduate from Butler, was named a recipient of the Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award.
The Wall Street Journal Student Achievement Award was established by the Journal to provide national recognition to top graduating seniors in business at colleges and universities that are participating in its Journal-in-Education program. At UPJ, students are nominated for the Award based on the exceptional quality of their social issues research portfolio, a project that requires extensive research into contemporary issues in business.
While at UPJ, Mr. Achezinski received the Academic Achievement in Business Award for 2007, recognizing academic excellence and extraordinary dedication to the completion of his degree.
Founded in 1927 and celebrating 80 years, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is a four-year, degree-granting college of the University of Pittsburgh with an enrollment of approximately 3,200. The university offers more than 40 majors and is known for its engineering technology, education, humanities, natural and social sciences degree programs. UPJ has been ranked “Third in the North” among public comprehensive colleges and universities, northern region, by U.S. News and World Report, America’s Best Colleges, 2007.