Marketing Instructor Receives IACBE Business Faculty of the Year Award

Matt Schiering, Marketing Instructor, received the Business Faculty of the Year Award from the IACBE.

Marketing Instructor Matt Schiering has received the Business Faculty of the Year Award from the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). 

Ivan Rudolph-Shabinsky, Director of the Division of Business, Innovation, and Leadership, nominated Schiering for the award that honors those who show excellence in teaching, model ethical behavior, and conduct scholarly activities.  In his nomination letter, Rudolph-Shabinsky wrote, “He has accomplished a great deal – becoming a favorite professor among students and a valued colleague.  The success of our business program, which has double first -year enrollments and significantly improved retention and graduation rates over the last three years, has been tremendously helped by Matt’s numerous contributions – including developing and running the division’s Instagram account that now has 1,000 followers. “

Rudolph-Shabinsky applauded Schiering for having more guest speakers than any other professor in the program and establishing partnerships in the business community. Schiering was recognized at the Accreditation & Awards Banquet on April 4, 2024, in Memphis, TN.  He did not attend, but sent a video of his acceptance speech.