TROY professor named a regional award recipient

Posted: Wednesday, 06 August 2008

TROY, AL – Troy University marketing professor Steve Garrott has been awarded the Region 3 Teaching Excellence Award by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs.

Garrott was selected a recipient of the award by ACBSP members and was honored at the 2008 ACBSP annual conference in New Orleans this summer.

ACBSP is responsible for accrediting business programs at colleges and universities with a focus on teaching and learning in the classroom. Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business is accredited by the organization.

The ACBSP Teaching Excellence Award Committee looked at five criteria in evaluating professors for the award, including quality of classroom teaching and learning; institutional versatility; curriculum development; professional development and community commitment.

Dr. Garrott earned his doctorate at the University of Arkansas after completing an undergraduate degree and a master’s of business administration at Murray State University. Dr. Garrott teaches in the fields of retailing, salesmanship, advanced marketing, business consulting and research and marketing management.

At Troy University, Dr. Garrott has received numerous teaching awards including the Ingall’s Award for Teaching Excellence, the highest teaching honor given by the University.

A Mayfield, KY native, he is the son of the late M.C. Garrott and Catheryn Garrot, who now resides in Murray, KY.

Steve Garrott