2022 Innovation in Business Education Awards

Pedagogical or Curricular Innovations

Dr. Chen Ye, Dr. Lin Zhao, and Dean Rachel Smith from the College of Business at Purdue University Northwest, Integrating Undergraduate Research and Community Engagement in a Business Information Analytics Capstone Course

Strategic Redirection or Reorganization of Business School Activities

Dean Leslie Wilson from the College of Business at the University of Northern Iowa, Embracing Experimentation to Solve Complex Problems


New Ways to Achieve Student Engagement
Dean Alejandro Hernandez from the College of Business & Public Administration at Drake University, Dean’s Honor Roll for Social Impact


2022 Innovation in Business Education Awards

Pedagogical or Curricular Innovation

Engaged Scholarship: The Experiential Learning, Executive Education and Applied Research Trifecta
Jamie Plesser, Sri Zaheer and Ravi Bapna, University of Minnesota


Honorable Mention:

Management Information Systems Changed to Business Analytics and Information Systems
Austin Cheney and Furkan Akalin, Eastern Illinois University

New Ways to Achieve Student Engagement
New Opportunities in Challenging Times: The Story of a Virtual Cross-Cultural Community Project
Robert Steinbauer, Brock University


Honorable Mention:

Create Your Own Problem Set: An Innovative Way to Engage Students
Yi-Su Chen, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Strategic Redirection/Reorganization of Business School Activities

The New Normal: Wright State Marketing Students Take Over College's Digital Marketing
Shu Schiller and John Dinsmore, Wright State University

 

Honorable Mention:

Innovating a Peer Mentor Program During the Pandemic

Kristie McHugh, Ohio Northern University


2020 Innovation in Business Education Awards

There were many fine submissions this year.  Thank you to everyone who shared their innovative ideas.  After thoughtful reviews, feedback, and discussion, three submissions emerged as listed below. 

Category A (Pedagogical or curricular Innovation)

Winner
Joachim Scholz, Brock University.  "Pioneering a Virtual Agency Model to professionalize experiential learning."
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Honorable Mention
Kathy Fredrickson, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.  "Teaching Students to Be Virtual Consultants in Times of Crisis."
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Category B (New ways to achieve student engagement)
 
Winner
Marina Onken, University of Wisconsin-River Falls.  "Pivoting to Change the World during the pandemic Era."
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Honorable Mention
Deirdre Jones, University of Toledo.  "Making Connections and Shaping People Online - Webinars."
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2019 Innovation in Business Education Award Winners 

There were many fine submissions this year.  Thank you to everyone who shared their innovative ideas.  After thoughtful reviews, feedback, and discussion, three submissions emerged as listed below. 

1st place:

“TIME is of the Essence: An Audit Escape Room Activity,” Michael Barnes, Truman State University, School of Business, and Kathy Enget, University at Albany-SUNY, School of Business. View Summary.  
 

2nd place:

“Near-Peer Student-Alumni Mentoring for Student Success,” Carl Vieregger, Drake University, College of Business and Public Administration. View Summary.  
 

3rd place:

“Internet and Social Media Marketing (ISMM) Course,” Andrew Gaudes, Brock University, Goodman School of Business. View Summary