Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Awards 2017

Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business Awards

   
Sandra Blanke Sandra Blanke, director for the Center of Cybersecurity Education and associate professor of management, was named the Ralph and Joy Ellis Endowed Chair in Management Technology for her “tireless pursuit to advance her students’ skills in the field of cybersecurity.” At a time when cybersecurity is ever more critical to business, Blanke remains devoted to her students and “advancing the study of technology and management,” a mission for which the endowed chair was founded.
Bruce Evans Bruce Evans, professor of management, received the Impact Award to recognize his influence on Gupta College’s curriculum, his students and his relationships with Dallas/Fort Worth companies. More than 900 completed student projects have assisted more than 500 companies in North Texas as part of the college’s Capstone Consulting Experience, a hallmark program that he helped launch in 1973.
Laura Muñoz Laura Muñoz, associate professor of marketing, received the Engagement Award for her passion and enthusiasm for her students. As a faculty coach in national competitions and as adviser for Market Share - Marketing, an undergraduate student organization affiliated with the American Marketing Association, she is able to connect theory with practice to her students’ great benefit.
J. Lee Whittington J. Lee Whittington, professor of management, received the Innovation Award for his leadership and development of the Gupta College’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program. With this unique doctoral degree — designed for professionals with extensive managerial experience looking to transform business practice — Whittington introduced Texas’ only DBA program accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).

 

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