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Tramont to be Honored by Small Business Administration

Janine Tramont

Release date
Mar-24-2010

Contact
Jacqueline Molik Ghosen
716-645-2833
ghosen@buffalo.edu

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Janine Tramont will receive the District Women in Business Champion of the Year award from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Buffalo District office.

Tramont is the business development and special programs assistant in the University at Buffalo School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL).

She is being recognized for consistently working to connect women and minority business owners to resources and networking opportunities with other entrepreneurs to help strengthen their business connections.

In addition, Tramont helped form an alumni association for the CEL’s Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs program.

Tramont and 12 other award recipients will be recognized at the Small Business Week awards luncheon on May 12 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center.

The UB School of Management’s Center for Entrepreneurship has been assisting area entrepreneurs for more than 21 years. Nearly 700 CEL alumni employ more than 22,000 Western New Yorkers, and their businesses are worth more than $2 billion to the local economy. In addition to its Core and Strategic Entrepreneurship programs, the center offers a Hi-Tech program for early-stage life sciences companies, the Henry A. Panasci Technology Entrepreneurship Competition for students and recent graduates, and the Allstate Minority and Women Emerging Entrepreneurs program.

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, U.S. News & World Report and The Wall Street Journal for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, a flagship institution in the State University of New York system and its largest and most comprehensive campus. UB’s more than 28,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.