2022 John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award Winners Announced

 The winners of the 2022 John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award (“Teets Award”) have been announced. The Teets Award is an Arizona State University, W.P. Carey School of Business student-driven award based on student nominations. The student body also oversees the election process. The Teets Award is presented to professors and graduate teaching assistants who inspire academic excellence, stimulate students to become active participants in their own learning, and take pride in motivating students to do their best work. The recipients of this award represent the best of the best faculty members in W. P. Carey School of Business.

Teets Award winners for Outstanding Graduate Teaching and Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching each receive $7,000 stipends and are chosen based on their possession of a contagious love of knowledge and exhibiting creative and innovative teaching strategies in the continuous and sustained pursuit of teaching excellence. Teets Award winners for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Assistant receive a $3,000 stipend for going above and beyond to provide students with meaningful understanding of the subject matter.

The Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award winner is Reynold Byers, clinical professor, Supply Chain Management. The Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award winner is Eric Knott, lecturer, Management and Entrepreneurship. The Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award winner is Subham Sharma, MBA candidate and TA, Information Systems.

When given the award, Byers remarked, “It means so much to be honored by students. As an educator, these moments when you know you’ve made a positive impact can really provide energy to continue innovating in the classroom.” Knott said, “The students are why I do what I do. Their recognition means everything.” Sharma commented, “I’ve been inspired by my brilliant colleagues, who brought me up to speed on teaching. It was very exciting to provide students with the support I would want in their shoes.”

The John W. Teets Outstanding Teaching Award was established in 1999 with a donation from John W. Teets to recognize and reward professors for excellence in teaching. Teets was one of Arizona’s and the country’s most influential business and community leaders. His legacy is of entrepreneurship and leadership to the state of Arizona, the country, and internationally. His impact on and deep commitment to Phoenix and greater Arizona spans four decades filled with business and philanthropic success. Teets was a self-made businessman who rose to be the CEO of one of the nation’s most successful Fortune 500 corporations. He led a multibillion-dollar conglomerate with 48,000 employees and reshaped it into one of the world’s leading consumer goods and services companies.

Learn more about the award and the legacy and impact of John W. Teets at https://johnwteets.com.

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Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2021 Announces the Awarded Enterprises

Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2021 announced the awarded enterprises, with eight enterprises being awarded for nine awards. The Awards was able to receive recognition from the business community and media from both Hong Kong and overseas, witnessing the outstanding performances of these companies.

The 13th Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards: “Sustainability to Attain Business Excellence”

Being a leading financial website in Hong Kong, Quamnet not only focuses on the financial field, but also the accomplishments of Hong Kong business community which attracts public attention. The Awards, instituted in 2009, is organized by Quamnet and aims to identify and recognize the excellent performance of Hong Kong enterprises.

The judging panel of QOEA is formed by the Quamnet editorial team, Quamnet research team, and independent financial analysts. Each nominated enterprise is required to submit their company profile and the self-evaluation report for assessment and selection. The committee will then use eight categories to select the most representative enterprises. The eight categories include excellent products and services, brand reputation, philosophy of operation, marketing strategies, sustainable development strategies, accomplishments, corporate social responsibility and unique business philosophy or development.

The 13th Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards is themed by “Sustainability to Attain Business Excellence”, recognizing enterprises’ full dedication in operation and resilience in times of challenges, as well as the outstanding management on environmental, social and corporate governance. The performance sets a new standard of sustainable development for peers and the society as a whole.

Awarded companies come from diversified industries in Hong Kong, including financial services, MPF services, immigration advisory, ICT solution provider, logistics, transportation infrastructure and healthcare service etc.

A total of 8 companies are being awarded this year with its outstanding achievement, including Bartra Wealth Advisors Limited, China Life Trustees Limited, CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited, Kerry Logistics, Realord Group Holdings Limited, Realord Asia Pacific Securities Limited, Link-Asia International MedTech Group Limited and Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure Limited.

Witnessed by Honourable Guests and Supported by Business Community and Media

To protect the safety of participants, the Awards this year announces awarded enterprises online and trophies are to be distributed in other ways at a later date. Despite the arrangement, the Awards is greatly supported by honourable guests, including:

Mr. Joseph H.L. Chan, JP, Under Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury
The Government of Hong Kong SAR
Dr. Michael Chan, Honorary Chairman of Hong Kong Institute of Marketing
Mr. Michael Wong, President of Society of Registered Financial Planners

Mr. Andy Chan, Managing Director of China Tonghai Financial Media Limited, said “In 2021, the pandemic returned after the slightly slowdown. Companies around the world continued to forge ahead after absorbing the experience of the previous year, in order to continue business operation despite the difficult environment. Excellent enterprises with unique business philosophy calmly took on challenges, ensured the interests of enterprises and its stakeholders, these companies were able to achieve greater achievements, and thus laid a solid foundation for the economic recovery in the future. While the Awards steps into its 13th year, it once again affirms the outstanding performance of Hong Kong enterprises and sets the standard for the sustainable development of enterprises under the pandemic. Quamnet would like to sincerely this year’s award-winning companies. You have forged ahead despite difficulties and become a role model for your peers.”

Supported by elites and medias
In addition to a strong lineup of guests, the Awards attracted numerous media both in Hong Kong and China. Media partners include The Standard, Caiguu.com and Investing.com etc.

Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2021 (Alphabetical Listing by Company Name)

Categories / Awarded Company
1. Outstanding Irish Immigration Advisory & Immigrant Investor Programme 2021 / Bartra Wealth Advisors Limited
2. Best Pension Service Provider 2021 / China Life Trustees Limited
3. Outstanding MPF Scheme 2021 / China Life Trustees Limited
4. Outstanding ICT Solution Provider 2021 / CITIC Telecom International CPC Limited
5. Outstanding Global 3PL 2021 / Kerry Logistics
6. Outstanding Assisted Reproductive Health Care Service Enterprise 2021 / Link-Asia International MedTech Group Limited
7. Outstanding Diversified Integrated Enterprise 2021 / Realord Group Holdings Limited
8. Outstanding Securities Service Development 2021 / Realord Asia Pacific Securities Limited
9. Outstanding Investment and Development of Infrastructure 2021 / Yuexiu Transport Infrastructure Limited

Website of Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards:

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