California Baptist University’s Assistant Dean of Graduate Business Programs, Aaron Christopher, has been awarded the 2013 ACBSP’s Teaching Excellence Award. This honor has also made Professor Christopher a candidate for the 2013 International Teaching Excellence Award.

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools & Programs (ACBSP) was founded in 1988 and is a specialized accrediting association that acknowledges and emphasizes teaching and learning outcomes in business schools nationwide. The ACBSP is currently divided into ten regions, with Professor Christopher winning region seven. Professor Christopher and the other region winners will be honored at ACBSP’s 2013 annual conference that will be held in Salt Lake City, Utah this June.

ACBSP’s mission is to recognize schools and teachers for preparing students to enter the marketplace which highly relates to the mission here at cbu. The executive director of ACBSP states that “It is more important than ever for business programs to produce graduates who are ready to enter the global marketplace.” The ACBSP was created to recognize and reward schools and teachers that are achieving the goal of creating a learning environment for students that prepares them to be competitive and marketable in the business industires. The faculty at the Dr. Robert K. Jabs School of Business is committed to nurturing the talents of students while teaching practical skills in the classroom that will be valuable when graduating and beginning their professional endeavors.

The School of Business faculty, staff and students congratulate Professor Christopher for receiving this top honor.

If you would like to read the official Press Release, click on the following link: Christopher Press Release.


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