Everest receives teaching award established by School of Management dean

Release date: February 18, 2015

Nicholas J. Everest, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Nicholas J. Everest, clinical assistant professor of organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo School of Management, has been awarded the Arjang A. Assad Excellence in Teaching Award.

Established with a personal endowment from Arjang A. Assad, dean of the UB School of Management, the award recognizes the contributions of outstanding faculty members. It is presented biennially to a School of Management faculty member, with preference given to an undergraduate professor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching, leadership and a passion for the profession.

Recipients of the award are chosen based on the recommendations of the school’s teaching effectiveness committee. According to the committee, Everest has taught more than half a dozen courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also has played an integral role in the development and implementation of LeaderCORE, the School of Management’s award-winning leadership certification program that spans the entire two years of the UB MBA experience.

“With his extensive multinational industry experience and his years of professional consulting, Nick brings real-world leadership development and a remarkable passion for teaching into all his classes,” says Assad. “It is an honor to present him with this well-deserved award.”

The UB School of Management is recognized for its emphasis on real-world learning, community and economic impact, and the global perspective of its faculty, students and alumni. The school also has been ranked by Bloomberg Businessweek, the Financial Times, Forbes and U.S. News & World Report for the quality of its programs and the return on investment it provides its graduates. For more information about the UB School of Management, visit mgt.buffalo.edu.

The University at Buffalo is a premier research-intensive public university, the largest and most comprehensive campus in the State University of New York. UB’s nearly 30,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 300 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, the University at Buffalo is a member of the Association of American Universities.

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