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The IACBE announces its annual awards of excellence for 2011.

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IACBE AwardsThe IACBE Presents Annual Awards of Excellence at its 2011 Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting

Lenexa, Kansas, USA (April 2011) – During the Accreditation and Awards Banquet at its Annual Conference and Assembly Meeting on March 30-April 1, 2011 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA , the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) presented the following awards of excellence:

John L. Green Award for Excellence in Business Education

The John L. Green Award for Excellence in Business Education honors individuals who have made significant contributions that advance the cause of academic quality in business education in a manner consistent with the IACBE’s "Characteristics of Excellence in Business Education."

2011 Recipient:  Dr. Terry Girdon, Head of the Department of Business Administration and Technology Management at the Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Education Leader of the Year Award

The Education Leader of the Year Award recognizes exemplary educators who are part of the IACBE community and are chosen based on their contributions to higher education, their communities, and the IACBE or the members of the IACBE.

2011 Recipient:  Dr. Arlene Mlodzik, Dean of the American Business School in Paris, France

Excellence in Teaching Award

The Excellence in Teaching Award recognizes outstanding faculty members from the IACBE community who have significant records of accomplished teaching in business education.

2011 Recipient:  Dr. James Cosgrove, Professor of Business at Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Missouri

Business Leader of the Year Award

The Business Leader of the Year Award recognizes exemplary businesspersons who are part of the IACBE community and are chosen based on their contributions to higher education, their communities, and the IACBE or the members of the IACBE.

2011 Recipient:  Mr. James A. Unruh, Former CEO and Chairman of Unisys, Inc., and Founder and Managing Principal, Alerion Capital Group

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The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) was founded in 1997 in response to the expressed needs of presidents, chief academic officers, and business deans and chairs who wanted an accreditation process that was mission-driven and outcomes-based. The IACBE is nationally-recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), and is the leader in mission-driven and outcomes-based programmatic accreditation in business and management education for student-centered colleges, universities, and other higher education institutions throughout the world.

The IACBE’s mission is to promote and recognize excellence in business education in institutions of higher education worldwide, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, through specialized accreditation of business programs. The IACBE has hundreds of member institutions and campuses worldwide, and has accredited over 1,000 business and business-related programs in the United States, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Central America, and South America.

The IACBE’s World Headquarters are located at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, 66215, USA. For more information about the IACBE, please contact us here.

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