LSBE faculty receive awards for excellence and outstanding contributions

Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Three faculty members from UMD’s Labovitz School of Business and Economics (LSBE) are the recipients of prestigious awards for this past academic year.

Dr. Steve Castleberry, Professor of Marketing, received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching for his contributions to the teaching and learning mission of UMD that are of extraordinary quality and that reflect UMD’s emphasis on high quality undergraduate and graduate education. He is being honored for his innovative pedagogy and course design, development of creative and critical thinking, student mentoring, and a commitment to liberal education. Dr. Castleberry , who has been at LSBE for 23 years, will also have his name inscribed on a plaque in UMD’s Campus Center.

Dr. Jill Klingner, Associate Professor of Operations and Health Care Management, received the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award. Dr. Klingner, who has been at LSBE for nine years, has demonstrated outstanding service to the University through advising. In addition to her award, the economics department, of which Klingner is a part, receives $500 to enhance its advising program.

Dr. Rajiv Vaidyanathan, Professor of Marketing, received the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Advisor Award. Dr. Vaidyanathan, who has been at LSBE for 22 years, has demonstrated exemplary service to the University through advising and mentoring. In addition to his award, the MBA program receives $500 to enhance graduate student mentoring activities.

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