UC Professor Charles Matthews was recognized for his 30-year association with SCORE, the volunteer arm of the Small Business Administration.
Matthews, executive director of the Center for Entrepreneurship Education & Research at the UC Carl H. Lindner College of Business, was awarded a special SCORE award in October for his enduring participation and support. For his longstanding partnership, the SCORE organization renamed the 2012 Cecil B. Boatwright award after him. Students who now compete in the business plan competition will be awarded the Dr. Charles H. Matthews Best Field Case Award.
Meanwhile, SCORE selected 26 Lindner College of Business students as first-, second- and third-place winners of the annual case competition. SCORE helps fund the competition that unites students and Lindner College of Business faculty for 10 weeks to develop a comprehensive business plan for area businesses.
The 2012 Cecil Boatwright Awardees (named after the late Cecil Boatwright, manager of the Small Business Administration, Cincinnati branch) include graduate and undergraduate winners. Winners received a certificate, plaque and one year’s free tuition to all Cincinnati SCORE seminars, a $2,000 value for each student if he or she attended all 45 SCORE seminars.