Dr. Kathy Tuberville Nominated for Distinguished Teaching Award

For release:  December 15, 2014

Dr. Kathy Tuberville, instructor in Management and director of the Avron B. Fogelman Professional Development Center, was recently nominated as a potential recipient of the 2015 Alumni Association Distinguished Teaching Award. This award is designed to honor four outstanding faculty members that go above and beyond in their efforts to help students excel in and outside the classroom.

“Throughout my career, my philosophy of teaching has incorporated active learning both inside and outside the classroom,” said Dr. Tuberville. “My goal as a teacher is to develop the ‘whole’ student, both academically and professionally.”

Dr. Tuberville has over 19 years of experience teaching students in both traditional classroom settings and by leading professional development programs such as her new course, Managing Employee Wellness. In this class, Dr. Tuberville partners with community health and HR professionals to teach students the best ways in which to become role models of healthy lifestyles and implement wellness programs as future business leaders.

Dr. Tuberville also serves as the Tennessee State SHRM College Relations Officer, co-faculty advisor for the University of Memphis SHRM Student chapter, advisory board member for MILE, Nexus Program Mentor, member and conference presenter of CEIA, Cooperative Education and Internship Association, and field consultant for Intern Bridge, a national research and training firm in internships.  Her philanthropic work includes working with Memphis non-profits who seek to prepare high school students for the workforce through professional development program presentations.