Christian Calderon receives the 2016 Promising Young Educator Award

For release:  August 30, 2016

Congratulations to Christian Calderon, fifth year doctoral student in management, who received the 2016 Promising Young Educator Award from the Ph.D. Project's Management Doctoral Students Association (MDSA). The award recognizes his excellence in teaching, instructional innovation, and scholarship.

A peer and self-nominated award, the Promising Young Educator Award is given annually to the Ph.D. Project MDSA member who has demonstrated teaching excellence during the current academic year. Teaching evaluations are considered in the nomination process among other criteria including a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching role and scope of responsibilities, number of courses, number of students, student population, teaching awards received, and class syllabus.

"I am very grateful to FCBE. As Ph.D. students, we engage in research and teaching. This award demonstrates that teaching is also valued and encouraged when pursuing an academic career," said Christian Calderon.

"The Department of Management and Fogelman College are honored that Christian has won this prestigious award. It's a testament to the quality of scholarly training that our Ph.D. students receive at the Fogelman College," said Dr. Chuck Pierce, chair of the Department of Management..