OVERLAND PARK, KS, USA (April 20, 2017) Vo Minh Hieu, Faculty Business at FPT University, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, has been named a regional recipient of the 2017 ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award. The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs recognizes individuals each year who exemplify teaching excellence in the classroom.
Mr. Hieu will be honored, along with other regional recipients, at ACBSP Conference 2017, June 24-27 in Anaheim, Ca. He will receive a medallion and a $250 check. Two International Teaching Excellence Award recipients will be announced at a special Salute to Regions luncheon, one from a baccalaureate/graduate degree-granting institution and one from an associate degree-granting institution. As a regional recipient, Mr. Hieu is now a candidate for the international award.
“Our faculty especially has been impressed by his contribution, especially his determine spirit well known as his declaration to our students: A Teacher would never leave his classes unless all of the students understand the lesson. As being a teacher, Mr. Hieu volunteers to work extra time, open extra classes after office hours to consult our students,” said Dr. Tran Ngoc Tuan, Vice Rector and Dean of Faculty, Business, FTP University. “Not only supporting to our students, Mr. Hieu has been successfully organizing the academic conference forour faculty in June 2016 and January 2017, then, he has expanded his contribution by nominating to be Secretary of Research Committee which put a milestone to boost our faculty research activities,” he said.
The ACBSP Associate Degree Commission established the International Teaching Excellence Award in 1995 to recognize outstanding classroom teachers. In 2002, the Baccalaureate Degree Commission created a similar award to recognize excellence in teaching at the baccalaureate/graduate degree level. ACBSP is the only specialized body for business schools that presents an award recognizing excellence in teaching, open to application by the entire membership.
“It is more important than ever for business programs to produce graduates who are ready to enter the global marketplace,” said Jeffrey Alderman, ACBSP President and CEO. “ACBSP has a mission to develop, promote and recognize best practices that contribute to continuous improvement of business education. Recognition of teaching excellence is one way we achieve this goal,” he stated.