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FCBE Faculty Receive New Teaching Awards

For release:  September 11, 2012

Ten Fogelman College professors were recognized for their excellent teaching skills and their success in mentoring students outside of the classroom at the college’s faculty and staff meeting on August 23. The Research Mentoring Excellence, Engaged Creative Teaching, and Teaching Beyond the Classroom Awards were created this year to showcase professors who have given freely of their time, energy and resources.
Seven faculty members were selected for their effective collaboration with Ph.D. students on research projects, which enabled the students to publish their work in prestigious academic journals. The professors who received the Research Mentoring Excellence Awards were:

Dr. David Allen – Management  
Dr. John Amis – Management
Dr. Jasbir Dhaliwal – Management Information Systems & Associate Dean for Academic Programs  
Dr. P. K. Jain – Finance
Dr. Christine Jiang – Finance
Dr. Thomas McInish – Finance
Dr. Charles Pierce – Management  

Economics faculty members, Dr. Douglas Campbell and Dr. Albert Okunade, received the Engaged Creative Teaching Excellence Award for the undergraduate and graduate levels, respectively. Dr. Robert Taylor, of the Management Department, was selected for the Teaching Beyond the Classroom Award.
“It is important to recognize the contributions of professors who are dedicated to enhancing our students’ overall learning experience, both inside and outside the classroom,” said Professor Irvin Tankersley, Chairman of the selection committee.  “The recipients are excellent teachers, researchers and role models for students.  They are most deserving of these awards.
The professors were nominated by faculty members throughout the college and were selected by a committee comprised of a representative from each academic department. Dr. Rajiv Grover, Dean of Fogelman College, accepted the committee’s recommendations and recipients were honored at the fall faculty and staff meeting.

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