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Dr. Sarath Nonis honored as 2010
April 13, 2010
University-Jonesboro announces that Dr. Sarath Nonis, professor of
marketing, was recently recognized for excellence in
marketing education. Dr. Nonis is the
recipient of the 2010
Federation of Business Disciplines Outstanding Educator Award from
the Association of Collegiate Marketing
Educators (ACME). He was selected for this honor for his outstanding
record of accomplishment as a marketing educator and for his significant
contribution to marketing education.
The selection committee from ACME said of Dr. Nonis, ”his numerous
contributions over the years to the ACME marketing education track have
enriched the knowledge of all of us involved in ACME.”
“This prestigious recognition by his peers represents the most unbiased,
external validation for which one could hope with regard to Sarath’s
teaching excellence,” said Dr. Len Frey, dean of the College of
In the past 10 years, Dr. Nonis has received at least six outstanding
paper awards for his research in marketing education at numerous national conferences. Dr.
Nonis came to ASU in 1991 from the University of North Texas, where he
received his Ph.D. During his time at ASU, he has been recognized as
both an outstanding scholar in 2002 and 2006 and an outstanding graduate
teacher in 2005 and 2009 by his colleagues in the College of Business.
He won ASU’s Board of Trustees Faculty Achievement Award for Excellence
in Scholarship in 2006 and last week, he was awarded the 2010
Board of Trustees Faculty
Achievement Award for Excellence in Scholarship. He has been an active researcher who has been consistently
published throughout his career, and he is the founder of the College of
Business teaching conference that is now in its fifth year.
“First, excellent teachers are really intentional about what they teach
and the ways in which they teach. Second, excellent teachers care about
their students and find a way to communicate this fact. Third,
excellent teachers find a way to make material relevant to their
students so that the students can relate to and become involved in the
learning process,” said Dr. Gail Hudson, chair of the Department of
Management and Marketing.
has been published in the Journal of the Academy of Marketing Science,
the Journal of Business Research, the Journal of Personal Selling and
Sales Management, and the Journal of Marketing Education. He has won
several research awards, including the Society for Marketing
Advances/McGraw-Hill/Irwin Stephen J. Shaw Distinguished Paper Award,
and the ACME/McGraw-Hill/Irwin Distinguished Paper Award.
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