A. Gary Anderson
Graduate School of Management

Faculty Teaching and Innovation Awards

The faculty of the UC Riverside School of Business are not only renowned scholars, but they are teachers, passionate about imparting knowledge to our students. They are dedicated to our mission,

…creating knowledge through impactful research, unlocking potential through exceptional educational experiences, and fostering success in an innovative and collaborative environment, contributing to the upward mobility for our diverse student population. 

In recognition of this, the school has annual teaching innovation and excellence awards that are voted on by our students.


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Golden Apple Awards for Teaching Excellence

The Golden Apple Awards are student-voted awards for the professors in whose classes they had the best overall experience in terms of learning, engagement, teaching style, and innovative teaching methods.

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The James Merino Endowed Innovation Award

The Merino Endowed Innovation Award is a student-voted innovative teaching award recognizing faculty for bringing innovative ways of teaching, or utilizing innovative tools and technologies in the classroom.

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The Shulman Endowed Excellence in Teaching Award

The Shulman Teaching Award is an annual student-voted teaching award recognizing outstanding faculty who embody the fulfillment of learning through their excellence in teaching.

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