Business college recognizes educators

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UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Four Gies College of Business faculty members have been awarded the 2018 – 2019 Award for Teaching Excellence.

Fiona Yao, an assistant professor of business adminstration, has been named among Teachers Ranked as Excellent or Outstanding by students in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2018.

Julia Shapland, a senior lecturer of accountancy and alumna of Gies Business is frequently ranked as excellent by her students and was name an Outstanding Educator by the Illinois CPA Society.

Yao and Shapland were recognized for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

George Pennacchi, a professor of finance and Fred S. Bailey Memorial Chair of Finance, has received numerous awards and grants while teaching at UI since 1990. He was recognized for his Excellence in Graduate Teaching.

Anand Vijayasankaran, a PhD student in business administration, has been named to the List of Teachers Ranked as Excellenet in 2015 and 2016. He was recognized for his Excellence in Teaching Assistance. 

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