Recognitions

Award Winners
Recognitions
College/CBA Distinguished Teaching Award

About CBA's Distinguished Teaching Award

In the fall semester, CBA students nominate the faculty member who has made the most positive impact on their educational experience. The Scholarships, Honors, and Awards faculty committee then reviews the nominees’ teaching philosophy and syllabi, and selects the winner. The CBA Distinguished Teaching Award is presented to a tenured or tenure-track professor. This person’s name is forwarded to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Office as CBA’s selection for the College Distinguished Teaching Award.

About UNL's Distinguished Teaching Award

On the Campus level, fifteen faculty members will be given distinguished teaching awards upon the recommendation of the colleges. These faculty members will receive a $1,000 cash award through funds provided by the Nebraska Legislature. The distribution among Colleges is as follows:

Agriculture: 1
Arts and Sciences: 6
Business Administration: 1
Engineering: 2
Education and Human Sciences: 3
Fine and Performing Arts: 1
Journalism and Mass Communications: 1

Eligibility

Nominee must be a tenured of tenure-track professor for a full year. Once a faculty member has received the Distinguished Teaching Award he/she will not be eligible for three years following the award.

Nomination process

After Nomination the following supporting materials are needed:

  • Your current vita
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • Syllabi of at least 2 courses taught in the last year
  • Summary of teaching evaluations from at least two courses (qualitative and quantitative)

Please submit these materials in one complete file, MS Word or PDF format.

Timeline

Call for Nominations on November 1
Reminder for Nominations on December 1
Student Nominations due December 15
Supporting Material due January 5
Committee Selection due January 15

Distinguished Teaching Award Winners

Jake Messersmith 2016
Scott Seavey 2015
Scott Friend 2014
Geoffrey Friesen 2013
Subrata Chakrabarty 2012
Aaron Crabtree 2011
John Geppert 2010
William Walstad 2010
Ravi Sohi 2009
Ronald D. Hampton 2008
James R. Schmidt 2008
Amit Saini 2007
Dechun Wang 2006
Scott M. Fuess 2005
Angela Woodland 2004
Ronald D. Hampton 2003
Kathleen A. Farrell 2002
Keng Siau 2001
Fiona Nah 2001
David Rosenbaum 2001
Marc Schneiderjans 2000
John Geppert 2000
David Rosenbaum 2000
Terrence Sebora 1999
Excellence in Teaching Award

About the Excellence in Teaching Award

In the fall semester, CBA students nominate the faculty member who has made the most positive impact on their educational experience. The Scholarships, Honors, and Awards faculty committee then reviews the nominees’ teaching philosophy and syllabi, and selects the winner. The CBA Excellence in Teaching Award is presented to a professor of practice or a lecturer or adjunct faculty member.

Eligibility

Nominee must be a professor of practice, a lecturer, or adjunct faculty for a full year. Once a faculty member has received the Excellence in Teaching Award he/she will not be eligible for three years following the award.

Nomination process

After Nomination the following supporting materials are needed:

  • Your current vita
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy
  • Syllabi of at least 2 courses taught in the last year
  • Summary of teaching evaluations from at least two courses (qualitative and quantitative)

Please submit these materials in one complete file, MS Word or PDF format.

Timeline

Call for Nominations on November 1
Reminder for Nominations on December 1
Student Nominations due December 15
Supporting Material due January 5
Committee Selection due January 15

Excellence in Teaching Award Winners

Jina Morris 2016
Laurie Miller 2015
Sue Vagts 2014
Carlos Asarta 2013
Weixing Li 2012
Warren Luckner 2011
Tammie Fischer 2010
Warren Luckner 2009
Carlos Asarta 2008
Warren Luckner 2007
Marijane Hancock 2006
Debra M. Cosgrove 2005
Orn Bodvarsson 2004
Marijane Hancock 2004
Distinguished Research Award

About

The CBA Executive Committee has decided that CBA should offer a research award for faculty members that are assistants or associate professors in order to encourage their efforts in research. The amount of the award is $2000. The annual CBA Research Award will be decided by CBA’s Research/Professorship Committee. The criteria for the award are outlined below:

Nomination process

  1. Faculty members may nominate themselves or they may be nominated by other faculty members for the award.
  2. The nomination should be in a letter outlining the reasons the faculty member is deserving of the award (see the criteria listed below).
  3. Faculty members should provide copies of their major publications (including those accepted but not yet published) in the last three years.

Eligibility Period

  1. Faculty members may be nominated each year until winning the award.
  2. Once a faculty member has received the research award, he/she will not be eligible for three years following the award.

Criteria for Receiving the Award

  1. Research Activity Period
    1. The research activity period will be the average research productivity over the last three years.
    2. Assistant professors who have less than three years since their degree are encouraged to apply for the Emerging Scholar Research Award.
  2. Research Quality Assessment
    1. Emphasis will be on the quality of the research produced (see below).
    2. The following is a list of suggestive (but not exhaustive) indicators of quality. It is ultimately up to the nominee to provide a convincing case of the quality of her/his research using both subjective and objective criteria.
      1. Journal appearance on journal quality lists (CBA departmental listings and other journal rankings).
      2. Journal rankings by the Impact Factors outlined in the Journal Citation Reports (available through the ISI Web of Knowledge in the UNL Libraries' electronic databases).
      3. Article citations (available through the Web of Science in the ISI Web of Knowledge in the UNL Libraries' electronic databases). The committee realizes that recent work may not have had the chance to be cited by others so faculty members are encouraged to present citations for their research program from its inception.
      4. Quality or prestige assessments of the journal publisher/editor or the other researchers publishing in the journal.
      5. Importance of the research questions addressed in the research program (i.e., theoretical, practical, educational, or university importance).
    3. Items to be considered include: (a) refereed journal articles, (b) research monographs or high quality books/book chapters, and (c) research grants obtained.
Yijia Lin 2016
Peter Harms 2015
Alok Kumar 2014
Christopher Tuggle 2013
Geoffery Friesen 2012
Seth Giertz 2012
Peter Harms 2011
Yijia Lin 2010
Emre Unlu 2009
Sam Allgood 2008
Sucheta Nadkarni 2007
Fiona Nah 2006
Keng Siau 2005
Kathleen A. Farrell 2004
Ravi Sohi 2004
Emerging Scholar Research Award

About

The purpose of the Emerging Scholar Research Award is to recognize a tenure-track assistant professor who is in the first three years of his/her academic career and has made an outstanding contribution to the academic literature. The award seeks to promote research excellence in CBA.

Nomination process

  1. Faculty members may nominate themselves or they may be nominated by other faculty members.
  2. The nomination should be in a letter outlining the reasons the faculty member is deserving of the award (see criteria listed below).
  3. Faculty members should provide copies of all accepted research.

Eligibility Period

  1. Faculty members may be nominated during each of their first three years after appointment as assistant professor at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln College of Business Administration until winning the award.
  2. At least some publications should be produced while at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln.
  3. Once a faculty member has received the research award, he/she will not be eligible again for the award.

Criteria for Receiving the Award

  1. Emphasis will be on the quality of the research produced (see criteria below)
  2. The following is a list of suggestive (but not exhaustive) indicators of quality. It is ultimately up to the nominee to provide a convincing case of the quality of her/his research using both subjective and objective criteria.
    1. Journal appearance on journal quality lists (CBA departmental listings and other journal rankings).
    2. Journal rankings by the Impact Factors outlined in the Journal Citation Reports (available through the ISI Web of Knowledge in the UNL Libraries' electronic databases).
    3. Article citations (available through the Web of Science in the ISI Web of Knowledge in the UNL Libraries' electronic databases). The committee realizes that recent work may not have had the chance to be cited by others so faculty members are encouraged to present citations for their research program from its inception.
    4. Quality or prestige assessments of the journal publisher/editor or the other researchers publishing in the journal.
    5. Importance of the research questions addressed in the research program (i.e., theoretical, practical, educational, or university importance).
  3. Items to be considered include: (a) refereed journal articles, (b) research monographs or high quality books/book chapters, and (c) research grants obtained.

Note: Awards received before 2017 were for the Best Paper Award

Jenna Pieper 2016
Jing Wang 2015
Stanislava Nikolova 2014
Seth Giertz 2013
Scott Seavey 2013
Fiona Nah 2012
Amit Saini 2011
Emre Unlu 2011
Faculty Service Award

About

The annual CBA Faculty Service Award for Outstanding Service is given to recognize the contributions of a faculty member to the accomplishment of the service mission of the College. The award is given to a faculty member who has distinguished himself/herself through service to the University, College, department, community or profession. The award is based upon a record of sustained performance that, in the estimation of the selection committee, has significantly contributed to the College's service mission.

Nomination process

Faculty are invited to nominate their colleagues for this award. A letter of nomination should include the nominees' vita and a persuasive statement as to nominee's achievements in the area of service.

Eligibility

  • Nominees must be tenured or tenure-track Faculty.
  • Once a faculty member has received the award, he/she will not be eligible for three years following the award.

Timeline

  • Call for Nominations on December 1
  • Reminder for Nominations on January 15
  • Nominations due February 5
  • Committee Selection due February 15
Scott Fuess 2016
John Geppert 2015
Terrence Sebora 2014
James Brown 2013
Richard DeFusco 2012
Donna Dudney 2011
Distinguished Service Awards

The Distinguished Service Award is presented annually to a member of the professional or clerical staff that supports the work of the College. This award recognizes staff who show consistently outstanding job performance; provide service or support above and beyond the call of duty; exemplify or inspire a “teamwork” attitude; make innovative or creative contributions.

Nominees can be nominated by their departments, faculty, or students. The Scholarships, Honors, and Awards Committee makes the final selection based on the record of the nominees.

  • Nominee must be employed permanently, .50 FTE or more in the University.
  • Nominee must have a CBA appointment.
  • Employee cannot be on corrective probation.
  • The Distinguished Service Award can be received once every 3 years.

Nes Comez-Vance 2016
Sheri Irwin-Gish 2015
Erin Burnette 2014
Suzanne Reinke 2014
David Hartline 2013
Michelle Jacobs 2012
Kathy Thornton 2010
Carol Nelson 2010
Carol Danielson 2009
C.J. Bachman 2009
Michelle Jacobs 2008
Shawn Aguirre 2008
Jeff Burdic 2007
Kathy Schoonover 2007
Andrea Johnson 2006
Linda Hietbrink 2005
Michelle Jacobs 2004
David DeFruiter 2003
Cathy Watson 2002
Carol Nelson 2001
D'vee Buss 2000
Michelle Jacobs 1999
MBA Distance Teaching Award

The MBA Distance Teaching Award was established in 2005. All on-line students are requested to vote for their favorite professor, thus determining the winner.

Geoffrey Friesen 2016
Elina Ibrayeva 2015
Emre Unlu 2014
Emre Unlu 2013
Steve Welton 2013
Emre Unlu 2012
Emre Unlu 2011
Marc Schniederjans 2010
Jim Brown 2009
Gordon V. Karels 2009
Gordon V. Karels 2007
Donna Dudney 2006
Hank van den Berg 2006
Gordon V. Karels 2005
Richard DeFusco 2005
Marc Schniederjans 2005
Graduate Research Assistant Award

The Graduate Research Assistant Award is presented to the student with the most impressive research record. The student is nominated by his advisor and selected by the Research Committee.

Jessica Mikeska 2014
Jeff Johnson 2013
Justine Rapp 2012
DonHee Lee 2011
Sang Heui Lee 2010
Michael Krush 2009
Clinton Lanier 2008
Amber Epp 2007
Tara Wernsing 2006
Risto Moisio 2005
Xin Tan 2004
Seongbae Lim 2003
Susan Jensen 2002
Hwanyong Kim 2001
Graduate Teaching Assistant Award

The Graduate Teaching Assistant Award is presented to a graduate student who has teaching responsibilities.

Nomination process

After Nomination the following supporting materials are needed:

  • Your current vita
  • A statement of your teaching philosophy (1-page minimum)
  • Letter of support from a faculty member in your department
  • Syllabus from a course you have taught
  • Summary of teaching evaluations from at least two courses (qualitative and quantitative), if available

Please submit these materials in one complete file, Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Timeline

Call for Nominations on November 1
Reminder for Nominations on December 1
Student Nominations due December 15
Supporting Material due January 5
Committee Selection due January 15

Jennifer Bernard 2016
Pavel Jeutang 2014
Joseph Matthes 2013
Jiri Tresl 2012
Shannon Cummins 2011
Sam Nelson 2010
Julie Pennington 2008
Yi Zhang 2007
Carlos Asarta 2006
Abhirjun Dutta 2005
Brad Cripe 2004
Lynn A. (Susie) Pryor 2003
Peter Sherman 2002
Lee McGinnis 2001
Dean's Coin Award

The Dean's Coin is presented to individuals who have gone above and beyond to help others in the College of Business Administration.

Anyone can nominate a colleague anytime by clicking the link below.

James Fairchild / Kimberly Smith

Dean's Coin Award

Alicia Steggs 2016
Laura Niles 2016
Patti Schomaker 2016
Davis Podany 2016
Tyrell Ross 2015
Davis Podany 2015
Roxanne Stowers 2015
Margo Young 2015
Dayna Larreau 2015
Katie Sewell 2015
Sara Weixelman 2015
Janessa Hageman 2015
James Fairchild 2015
Wendy Hunt 2015
Shelley Harrold 2015
Nes Comez-Vance 2015
Jill Havlat 2015
Kathy Mellick 2015
Kimberly Smith 2015
Deborah Eisloeffel 2015
Krista Hoover 2015
Sara Weixelman 2015
James Gentry 2015
Rob Simon 2015
Varkey Titus Jr. 2015
Jerry Sellentin 2015
Samuel Nelson 2015
Marijane Hancock 2015
Sue Vagts 2015
Gerry Finnegan 2015
William B. Walstad 2015
James Schmidt 2015
Scott Seavey 2015
Erin Burnette 2015
Jennifer Davidson 2015
Laurie Miller 2015
Amanda Colborn 2014
Jeremy Caldwell 2014
Patti Schomaker 2014
Michelle Jacobs 2014
Patty Schomaker 2014
Matt Dussault 2014
James Fairchild 2014
Kimberly Smith 2014
Mark Davis 2014
Jeannine Berge 2014
John Anderson 2014
Donna Dudney 2014
Glenn Williams 2014
Sam Nelson 2014
Jerry Sellentin 2014
Varkey Titus 2014
Les Carlson 2014
Amit Saini 2014
Deb Cosgrove 2014
Gretchen Mills 2013
Mary Fischer 2013
Ann Chalupa 2013
Michelle Jacobs 2013
Sheri Irwin-Gish 2013
Steven Craig 2013
Debra Cosgrove 2013
Gordon Quitmeyer 2013
Jean Riley-Schultz 2013
Trevor Shonhiwa 2013
Carlos Asarta 2013
Laurie Miller 2013
Sam Nelson 2013
Rose Graves 2013
Michelle Jacobs 2013
Mark Davis 2012
David Hartline 2012
Kathi Ellis 2012
Nancy Kenny 2012
Charlotte Frank 2012
Carol Nelson 2012
Roger Simonsen 2012
Michelle Jacobs 2012