Prizner named to 40 Under Forty list

Release Date: September 17, 2014 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- John Prizner III, assistant dean and director of development in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been selected for the 2014 40 Under Forty list by Buffalo Business First.

The annual list recognizes 40 of Western New York’s up and coming leaders under the age of 40.

“John has done an outstanding job in leading our development efforts,” says Arjang Assad, dean of the UB School of Management, who recommended Prizner for the award. “I am grateful for his service and proud to have him represent the School of Management in this year’s 40 under Forty class.”

Prizner and the other winners will be honored at an awards celebration on Nov. 6 at the Hyatt Regency in Buffalo.

Prizner earned a bachelor’s degree in communication studies from Canisius College and a master’s degree in public relations from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication at Syracuse University. He joined the University at Buffalo in 2010. 

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