– Florida Tech’s School of Extended Graduate Studies is the 2004 institutional recipient of the Eccles Medal. The medal is conferred by SOLE, the
International Society of Logistics. First awarded in 1966, the medal recognizes outstanding achievements in the development or administration of logistics
education. It is named after the late Admiral Henry E. Eccles, a highly respected logistician of the 20th Century.
Dean of the school, Dr. Ronald Marshall, will accept the award on Sept. 2 at the organization’s 39th Annual International Logistics Conference and
Exposition in Norfolk, Va. in September.
Founded in 1966, SOLE is a non-profit international professional society devoted to scientific, educational and literary endeavors to enhance the art and
science of logistics technology, education and management. Membership is open to individuals and companies working, studying or interested in the career
fields of logistics technology, management, engineering, education, product support and physical distribution.
The School of Extended Graduate Studies offers master’s degree programs through 11 graduate centers in five states and one virtual graduate center, serving
students from all over the world. Curricula and course content are tailored to meet the needs of the students and their employers, while maintaining the
highest possible academic quality and integrity.