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Faculty & Staff Awards

The Faculty Awards Program was established in 1975 by the College of Business Administration Foundation, now recognized as the College of Business Advisory Board, to recognize outstanding contributions to business education by the faculty of the College of Business at Tennessee Tech University. Over the next several years the faculty awards were broaden to include the addition of the Outstanding Staff Award and the Excellence in Service Award. All College of Business Faculty and Staff are invited to make nominations for the categories listed below. Students are not eligible to submit award nominations, but may provide letters of support.

Selection of the award recipients will be made by the College of Business Advisory Board Award Selection Committee. The awards will be presented at the College of Business Faculty & Staff End of Year reception in the spring.

Nomination Procedures

To make a nomination for any of the award categories below, please follow the link in each awards description. Nominations must include the following: 

  1. A completed nomination form
  2. A cover letter of no more than 4 pages
  3. Supporting documentation such as professional activities as submitted by the faculty from the nominee's most recent annual evaluation period
  4. Relevant teaching evaluations from the evaluation period

All nominations are due by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2022.

2020 - 2021 Winners

 

Dr. Alma Hales

The Award for Excellence in Overall Performance

Dr. Alma Hales

 

Leila Gibson

The Excellence in Service Award

Ms. Leila Gibson

Dr. Steve Garner

The Jordan-Wagner Award for Excellence in Research

Dr. Steve Garner

Ms. Julie Galloway

Continuous Impact Award

Ms. Julie Galloway

Clay Wesley

The Outstanding Staff Award

Mr. Clay Wesley

Dr. Robert Wilbanks

The Kinslow Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Robert Wilbanks

Debbie Pennebaker

Continuous Impact Award

Ms. Debbie Pennebaker

Ms. Debbie Pennebaker

Continuous Improvement Award

Ms. Donna Smith

Dr. Brian Jones

Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. Brian Jones

For a list of all previous winners, please click here.

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