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Winners Announced for the 2017 Golden Apple Awards

By Heather Jackson

In recognition of their commitment to outstanding research, expertise in their field and devotion to teaching excellence, Dr. Sean Jasso and Dr. Ye Li are the undergraduate program 2017 Golden Apple Award winners. And Dr. Timothy Gubler and Dr. Ashish Sood are the graduate program 2017 Golden Apple Award winners.The Golden Apple Awards is an annual student-voted teaching award given to outstanding faculty.

From Left: Dr. Ye Li, Assistant Professor of Management
 Dr. Sean Jasso, Continuing Lecturer of Management

In judging the effectiveness of teaching, students were asked to consider a professor's ability to teach their material with force and logic while simultaneously making it understandable for students. Students also weighed the professor's attitude, mentorship ability and their capacity to inspire and mentor. 

Dr. Sean Jasso, a senior lecturer of Management, won the core courses category for the undergraduate program. He teaches Business Ethics & Law, Marketing and Distribution Management, Competitive and Strategic Analysis, Senior Honor Research, Honors Research for Undergraduates,  Special Studies, Leader of Tomorrow Theory & Practice, Directed Studies, and Honors Individual Internship.

Dr. Ye Li, an Assistant Professor of Management, won the elective courses category for the undergraduate program. He teaches Judgment & Decision making, Feld Colloquium, Directed Research, Research for Thesis Dissertation, Special Studies and Fieldwork in Management.

Dr. Timothy Gubler, Assistant Professor of Management, received the award for the core courses category for the graduate program. Tim Gubler teaches both Strategic Management and Management Synthesis. In the fall semester, he will also teach Fieldwork in Management.

From Left: Ashish Sood, Assistant Professor of Marketing
and Tim Gubler, Assistant Professor of Management

Dr. Ashish Sood, Assistant Professor of Marketing, won the category for elective courses for the graduate program. Ashish Sood teaches Fieldwork in Management along with Research for Thesis. He will teach Directed Studies in the fall semester


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