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Richard Charles Warner Receives 2015 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award

Tuesday, May 12, 2015   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Guin Griswold
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OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA (April 29, 2015) Richard Charles Warner, Professor of Business/Director of Entrepreneurial Studies & BEC, Lehigh Carbon Community College in Schnecksville, Pa., has been named a regional recipient of the 2015 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom.

Warner will be honored, along with other regional recipients, at ACBSP Conference 2015, June 12-15 in Philadelphia, Pa. He will receive a medallion and a $100 check. Two International Teaching Excellence Award recipients will be announced at a special Salute to Regions luncheon, one from a baccalaureate/graduate degree-granting institution and one from an associate degree-granting institution. As a regional recipient, Warner is now a candidate for the international award.

“Mr. Warner is extremely committed to fostering the development of entrepreneurial skills among college staff, faculty and students, and recently coordinated an Entrepreneur Development Day at Lehigh Carbon Community College,” said Barry L. Spriggs, Ph.D., Interim Vice President for Academic Services and Student Development, Lehigh Carbon Community College. “His use of experiential learning in the classroom is a very effective pedagogical teaching approach, and he encourages students to think critically in his courses,” Dr. Spriggs said. 

The ACBSP Associate Degree Commission established the International Teaching Excellence Award in 1995 to recognize outstanding classroom teachers. In 2002, the Baccalaureate Degree Commission created a similar award to recognize excellence in teaching at the baccalaureate/graduate degree level. ACBSP is the only specialized body for business schools that presents an award recognizing excellence in teaching, open to application by the entire membership.

“It is more important than ever for business programs to produce graduates who are ready to enter the global marketplace,” said Jeffrey Alderman, ACBSP Chief Executive Officer. “ACBSP has a mission to develop, promote and recognize best practices that contribute to continuous improvement of business education. Recognition of teaching excellence is one way we achieve this goal,” he stated.

About ACBSP

ACBSP’s mission is to promote continuous improvement and recognize excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around the world. ACBSP, www.acbsp.org, is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) as a specialized accreditation agency for business education. ACBSP is the only global accrediting body to accredit business, accounting, and business-related programs at all degree levels. ACBSP currently has 1,315 member campuses, 211 of which are located outside of the U.S. Of those campuses, 997 have achieved accreditation and more than 226 are in candidacy for accreditation. Individual members on these campuses now exceed 11,000. FAQs / Accreditation FAQs

Contact: Melinda Dorning 913-339-9356 — mdorning@acbsp.org

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