Just Bagels President Cliff Nordquist and Co Founder James O’Connell
get the Prestigious 2012 Distinguished Alumnus Award From SCSUDear Cliff and Jimmy,Please allow me to extend my congratulations as well on your receipt of SCSU’s Outstanding Alumni Awards for 2012 from President Papazian. I truly enjoyed hearing about your stories and your journeys to the successful careers you enjoy today.Gregg suggested that I reach out to you to share my enthusiasm about Just Bagels, and to extend an invitation for you to join us to share your story with Business students and faculty members. You can be an inspiration for our undergraduate and graduate students who are looking for role models and guidance as they move into their careers post-SCSU. Additionally, Gregg and I would love to take a trip to Just Bagels to see what you do and how you make it happen each day.Please let me know if you would be interested in connecting with our Business School; I’d love to give you a tour of our new B School building when you are in Connecticut. I look forward to hearing from you. Again, congratulations!Ellen DurninEllen D. Durnin, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Business
Southern Connecticut State University