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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)April 6, 2005

(Mahwah) – Dr. Frederic Champlin, dean of the School of Administration and Business at Ramapo College of New Jersey announced that Dr. Joseph LeMay, a professor emeritus of international business at the College, was recognized by the government of Quebec, Canada for his research on the business environment in Quebec. Le Prix du Quebec” is one of the highest awards for academic research in the Canadian province.

LeMay received this honor at the National Assembly Parliamentary Building in Quebec City. He was recommended by his colleagues at the biennial Conference of the American Council for Quebec Studies.

His research focused on Hydro-Quebec, farmland preservation, U.S. and Japanese direct investment in Canada and the business environments of the smaller cities of Quebec including Trois-Rivieres, St.-Hyacinthe, Drummondville, The Gatineau-Hull Region next to Ottawa and Sherbrooke.

Professor LeMay received a bachelor of arts degree from Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree from Georgetown University and his doctorate from Fordham University. He resides in Ridgewood.


Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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