[New York, NY, April 27, 2017] – Stu Seltzer, president of Seltzer Licensing Group was awarded the New York University “2017 Ambassador of the Year award” for his 13 years of teaching and service to the NYU community.
Since 2004, Stu Seltzer has been teaching a 3-credit class for undergraduates on brand licensing at New York University. “This award is given to those who have shown to be excellent supporters of the school. In his time as a professor at the University, Seltzer has been the definition of an ambassador, not only educating our students but also providing them with meaningful connections and wonderful learning opportunities in and outside of the classroom.” Stated Nadav Friedman-Grunstein, Vice President of the NYU SBS Award Committee.
“Additionally, Seltzer Licensing Group has provided countless NYU students with internships and even full-time employment. You have been the exact definition of this award and we are so excited to honor you at the award ceremony” continued Friedman-Grunstein.
“I’m honored to accept this award and honored to be part of the NYU community. At NYU we have the advantage of using NYC as our campus and we take the entire class to experience Toy Fair as well as visit many licensors and licensees including NBA, Nickelodeon, CBS, and interact with many leaders in the licensing industry” stated Seltzer."
Other award recipients at Tuesday’s ceremony included:
- Tony Clark, Executive Director, MLB Players Association – Bjorn Hanson NYU Leadership Award
- Val Ackerman, Commissioner, Big East Conference – Lalia Rach NYU Profile in Excellence Award
- Bill Daly, Deputy Commissioner, NHL – NYU Executive of the Year Award
- Claire Smith, ESPN Coordinating News Editor and MLB 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee- NYU Media Award
About the Sports Business Society Awards
The NYU Sports Business Society Awards are sponsored by the Sports Business Society (SBS) and Graduate Sports Business Society (GSBS), student organizations within the NYU School of Professional Studies Tisch Institute for Sports Management, Media, and Business. SBS and GSBS are designed to create educational, social, philanthropic, and professional opportunities for students.